27 Jun 2018

The Contender cast announced, Marcos Hernandez, Valdivia amongst fighters

The boxers have been announced for the reboot of “The Contender,” beginning August 24 on EPIX. The winner gets $250,000. The show is hosted by Andre Ward with two teams of middleweight fighters trained by Freddie Roach and Naazim Richardson. Amongst those featured on the show are two Central California

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22 May 2016

Lara and Charlo Brothers win atop Showtime card

WBA super welterweight world champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (22-2-2, 13 KOs) outboxed avenged his draw to Vanes “The Nightmare” Martirosyan (36-2-1, 21 KOs) by picking up a twelve round decision win on Saturday night at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Lara was elusive like always and caused problems for Vanes who

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20 May 2016

Weights from Night of Champions (Showtime)

Tomorrow from the Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan, four world titles will be on the on line for the Showtime broadcast stemming from Las Vegas, Nevada. Erislandy Lara 153.5 vs. Vanes Martirosyan 153.75 Jermall Charlo 153 vs. Austin Trout 154 Jermell Charlo 153.25 vs. John Jackson 153.5 Beibut Shumenov 199 vs. Junior

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19 May 2016

Night of Champions Final Press Conference

The six elite 154-pound fighters competing in the night of champions on Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader went face-to-face for the first time Thursday at the final press conference before they enter the ring live on SHOWTIME from The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. In attendance Thursday and

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19 May 2016

Shumenov & Flores round out Saturday’s undercard in separate bouts

Cruiserweight champion Beibut Shumenov (16-2, 10 KOs)will battle once-beaten Junior Wright (15-1-1, 12 KOs)and top contender B.J. Flores takes on Mexico’s Roberto Santos (12-3, 5 KOs) in a pair of boutsthat highlight undercard action on Saturday, May 21 from The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The May 21

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18 May 2016

Lara-Matirosyan II media workout quotes

Fight week kicked off Wednesday with media workouts at the UNLV Boxing Gym for the six fighters competing in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader of 154-pound world title fights this Saturday, May 21 from The Chelsea inside of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Working out Wednesday and headlining the event

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16 May 2016

Lara-Martirosyan II Conference Call Quotes

Erislandy Lara will rematch Vanes Martirosyan, who fought to a draw four years ago. This time around the two will meet for the WBA junior middleweight title at The Chelsea in the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, NV. In the co-main event of the Showtime broadcast, Jermall Charlo will defend his

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13 Apr 2016

Lara-Martirosyan II set for May 21st, tickets on sale tomorrow

The 154-pound division will take center stage on Saturday, May 21 in a stacked triple-header featuring three world title fights in the same division.  Five of the division’s top-six fighters will square off live on SHOWTIME from The Chelsea, a one-of-a-kind 40,000-square-foot venue, inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. In the main event, Cuban sensation Erislandy “The American

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14 Jan 2016

WBC announces tournament; Guerrero-Garcia, Charlo-Jackson for vacant titles

Following the retirement of Floyd Mayweather, the WBC has formulated a plan for activity in the welter and super welterweight divisions. The following will function is an impromptu tournament to clarify the division. Welterweight Division. 1. Danny Garcia vs. Robert Guerrero will fight for the WBC welterweight championship. 2. Amir

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02 Aug 2015

Payano wins close split decision on Bounce TV headliner

In the main event of Premier Boxing Champions debut broadcast from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida,   WBA super bantamweight champion Juan Carlos “Baby Pacquiao” Payano (17-0 8KOs) earned a hotly debated split decision over three time U.S. Olympian Rau’shee “Baby Pit” Warren (14-1 4KOs)   The bout

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