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Featherweight Jorge ‘Pilón’ Lara returns from long layoff

Featherweight Jorge ‘Pilón’ Lara returns from long layoff

KO punching featherweight contender looking for big fights Back to 100% after a year of recovering from a hand injury, and a botched robbery that resulted in him being shot, power-punching Mexican featherweight contender Jorge “Pilón” Lara is back and

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Samuel Clarkson in ‘the shape of his life’ for title challenge against Dmitry Bivol april 14 live on Showtime® from MGM National Harbor in Maryland

Samuel Clarkson in ‘the shape of his life’ for title challenge against Dmitry Bivol april 14 live on Showtime® from MGM National Harbor in Maryland

NEW YORK – Light heavyweight title challenger Samuel Clarksonsays he’s in the shape of his life for his shot at Interim WBA Light Heavyweight TitlistDmitry Bivol on Friday, April 14, live on SHOWTIME.   Clarkson (19-3, 12 KOs) will face

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Rahman jr. ready to begin his own heavyweight legacy at Skylands ECC on Thursday, March 23

Rahman jr. ready to begin his own heavyweight legacy at Skylands ECC on Thursday, March 23

Having grown up the son of a former undisputed and two-time World Heavyweight Champion, Hasim Rahman Jr., doesn’t mind that the world will be watching from the beginning of his professional boxing career. “This isn’t new,” explained Rahman. “I’m so

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Kender Halili to headline at Skylands Ecc in Randolph, New Jersey, on Thursday, March 23

Kender Halili to headline at Skylands Ecc in Randolph, New Jersey, on Thursday, March 23

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, Greg Cohen Promotions will proudly present SUPER BRAWL® III, a night of world-class professional boxing at the Skylands Event & Conference Center (ECC) in Randolph, New Jersey. Presented in association with David Schuster’s Winner Take

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Quadrupleheader announced for Salita Promotions’ “Detroit City Gold” boxing event on Friday, March 1

Quadrupleheader announced for Salita Promotions’ “Detroit City Gold” boxing event on Friday, March 1

DETROIT (Feb. 15, 2017) – Six prospects will round out the ShoBox: The New Generation televised bouts for Salita Promotions’ “Detroit City Gold” on Friday, March 10, at MGM Grand Detroit, live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT). In addition to

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Caribe Promotions and Warriors Boxing Announce Co-Promotional Agreement with Yunier Dorticos

Caribe Promotions and Warriors Boxing Announce Co-Promotional Agreement with Yunier Dorticos

Warriors Boxing and Caribe Promotions proudly announce they have teamed up to sign Miami via Cuba’s interim WBA World Cruiserweight Champion, Cuba’s Yunier Dorticos, to a co-promotional agreement. The power-punching Dorticos (21-0, 20 KOs), originally from Cienfuego, Cuba, won his

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Brant Stops Hloros with Body Shot and Defends WBA-NABA Championship in Hinckley

Brant Stops Hloros with Body Shot and Defends WBA-NABA Championship in Hinckley

On Friday, January 20, in front of a standing-room-only crowd of 3000+ at the Grand Casino’s Events & Convention Center in Hinckley, Minnesota, WBA #3-, IBF #13- and WBO #5-rated middleweight contender Rob “Bravo” Brant stayed busy and defended his

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Weights from Windy City Fight Night: Achour Esho 154 Lbs. vs. Anthony Abbruzzese 152 lbs.

Weights from Windy City Fight Night: Achour Esho 154 Lbs. vs. Anthony Abbruzzese 152 lbs.

Achour Esho 154 Lbs. vs. Anthony Abbruzzese 152 lbs. ABO SUPER WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP Josh Hernandez 128.5 Lbs. vs. Thomas Smith 129 lbs. Martez McGregor 170.5 Lbs. vs. Cesar Ruiz 171.5 Lbs. Yousif Saleh 132.5 Lbs. vs. Luis Ramos 137 lbs.

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Weights from Brant vs. Hloros in Hinckley, Minnesota

Weights from Brant vs. Hloros in Hinckley, Minnesota

Rob Brant 158.2 lbs. vs. Alexis Hloros 160 WBA-NABA Middleweight Championship Duarn Vue 128.6 lbs. vs. Lance Williams 130.8 lbs. DeLorien Caraway 143.2 lbs. vs. Deonte Wilson 138.8 lbs. Skender Halili 154 lbs. vs. Romon Barber 153.8 lbs. Jose Homar

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Bantamweight James Gordon Smith Ready to Deliver Another Thriller in Co-Main Event of Detroit Brawl on Sunday, January 22 in Detroit

Bantamweight James Gordon Smith Ready to Deliver Another Thriller in Co-Main Event of Detroit Brawl on Sunday, January 22 in Detroit

Detroit bantamweight action hero James Gordon Smith (11-0, 6 KOs) knows what boxing fans in Detroit have come to expect from him… and he doesn’t mind one bit. “People want to see you exciting in there; we are in the

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