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Andrade seeks big fights; 1st up is Rose mandatory

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]PROVIDENCE (January 16, 2014) – World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior middleweight champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (20-0, 13 KOs), fresh off of his convincing title-winning performance on HBO over previously undefeated 2004 U.S. Olympian Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan (33-1-1, 21 KOs), is riding high in 2014. The 25-year-old Providence native became the first member of […]

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Garcia – Burgos Conference call transcript

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight champion and 2013 Fighter of the Year nominee MIKEY GARCIA (33-0, 28 KOs), of Oxnard, Calif., and two-time world title challenger and current No. 1 contender JUAN CARLOS BURGOS (30-1-2, 20 KOs), of Tijuana, México, hosted an international Media Conference Call from their respective training camps on […]

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Chavez – Vera II Presser, Thurs. in San Antonio

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Chávez (47-1-1, 32 KOs), of Culiacán, México, making his 2014 debut in his first fight in San Antonio in over two years, and Vera (23-7, 14 KOs), of Austin, TX, will go mano a mano again in a super middleweight bout that both combatants vow will settle the score from their controversial September 28, 2013 fistic debate which was won by Chávez Jr. Chávez Jr. vs. Vera II will be televised live from the Alamodome, Saturday, March 1 on HBO World Championship Boxing®, beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.

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Pelullo knows it works to have your face in the place

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]By Bernard Fernandez / thesweetscience.com It’s a credo understood by every politician. Mass mailings, automated telephone calls to registered voters and posters seemingly plastered on every building and utility pole aren’t always enough to win the day. A lot of times, you just have to have your face in the place. It’s that personal […]

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Bradley – Provodnikov replay on Christmas eve

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]NEW YORK (December 23, 2013) — Boxing fans can wrap last-minute Christmas gifts by the glow of the 2013 Fight of the Year between the year’s two Fighter of the Year candidates — undefeated WBO welterweight champion TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY, JR and reigning WBO junior welterweight champion, “The Siberian Rocky” RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV. Promoted […]

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Garcia – Burgos set for January 25th in New York

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]NEW YORK (December 16, 2013) — Undefeated two-division world champion and Ventura County Police and Sheriff’s Reserve Officer Academy graduate MIKEY GARCIA returns to the stage where he won his first world title 12 months earlier — The Theater at Madison Square Garden — only this time he’ll be defending his second world championship […]

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January 25 – Garcia vs. Burgos

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Undefeated two-division world champion and Ventura County Police and Sheriff’s Reserve Officer Academy graduate MIKEY GARCIA returns to the stage where he won his first world title 12 months earlier — The Theater at Madison Square Garden — only this time he’ll be defending his second world championship belt in as many weight classes. Garcia will put his World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight title on the line against two-time world title challenger and current No. 1 contender JUAN CARLOS “Mini” BURGOS. Garcia vs. Burgos will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, Saturday, JANUARY 25, beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.

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Banner Promotions signs Simeon Hardy

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]PHILADELPHIA (DECEMBER 11, 2013)–Arthur Pelullo’s Banner Promotions is pleased to announce the signing of undefeated welterweight Simeon Hardy to an exclusive promotional contract. Hardy of Brooklyn, New York via Guyana, has a perfect mark of 10-0 with 7 knockouts and he holds two wins over two-time world title challenger and fellow Guyana native Howard […]

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Demetrius Andrade to be honored by Rhode Island

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND (December 2, 2013)—This Wednesday, WBO Jr. Middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade will be honored by his home state for his sensational championship victory over Vanes Martirosyan on November 9th in Corpus Christi, Texas. Andrade, 20-0 will be receiving his recognition at the Rhode Island State house at 4:30 pm eastern. “We are […]