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Unknown 15-0 Thai Fighter Apinun Khongsong Scores Incredible Upset in Japan

  Unknown 15-0 Thai Fighter Apinun Khongsong Scores Incredible Upset in Japan By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Tokyo, Japan(February 19th, 2019)– Unbeaten but unknown 15-0 Thai super lightweight Apinun Khongsong of Bangkok traveled to Tokyo, Japan, and scored an unpredictable, unlikely and shocking fifth-round knockout in hostile territory of 31-7-1 Japanese […]

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TYSON FURY HAS JOINED ESPN & WILL BE CO PROMOTED BY TOP RANK

Tyson Fury Joins ESPN

TYSON FURY HAS JOINED ESPN & WILL BE CO PROMOTED BY TOP RANK By ESPN Boxing Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and promoter Frank Warren have signed a deal under which Fury will be co-promoted by Top Rank, they announced Monday. Fury will have his future bouts co-promoted by Top Rank and Warren’s Queensberry Promotions, […]

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M-1 GLOBAL RETURNS TO UNITED STATES – “Road to M-1: USA 2”  

M-1 GLOBAL RETURNS TO UNITED STATES   “Road to M-1: USA 2”   MATCHES WILL STREAM LIVE ON UFC FIGHT PASS® APRIL 4 FROM CALIFORNIA SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (February 18, 2019) – M-1 Global announced today that it is returning to the United States, presenting Road to M-1: USA 2 on Thursday night, April 4, at Quechan […]

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Ray Ximenez, Jr. vs. Luis Alberto Lopez Headlines in vacant WBO International featherweight title fight

Ray Ximenez, Jr. vs. Luis Alberto Lopez Headlines in vacant WBO International featherweight title fight   BOUT WILL STREAM LIVE ON UFC FIGHT PASS® FEB. 28TH FROM THE EVENT CENTER AT LEGENDS CASINO HOTEL IN TOPPENISH, WASHINGTON LAS VEGAS (February 18, 2019) – Roy Jones Jr. (RJJ) Boxing Promotions heads to the great Northwest for the […]

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UFC FIGHT NIGHT ESPN 1 RESULTS, VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS & POST PRESS CONFERENCE

Francis Ngannou Defeats Cain Velasquez

UFC on ESPN 1 Results Francis Ngannou def. Cain Velasquez via first-round KO (punch) Paul Felder def. James Vick via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) Cynthia Calvillo def. Cortney Casey via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Kron Gracie def. Alex Caceres via first-round submission (rear-naked choke) Vincente Luque def. Bryan Barberena via third-round TKO (strikes) […]

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2016 Olympic Silver Medalist Joe Joyce vs. Bermane Stiverne Preview at O2 Arena: Too Much or too Soon?

Joe Joyce on Twitter

2016 Olympic Silver Medalist Joe Joyce vs. Bermane Stiverne at O2 Arena: Too Much or Too Soon? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent On Saturday, February 23, 2019, at O2 Arena in Greenwich, United Kingdom, 2016 Olympic Heavyweight Silver Medalist Joe ‘Juggernaut’ Joyce, age 33, will face 40-year-old former World Boxing Council World […]

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Boxing Postman Ernesto Garza III RCM Interview: Thank You ShoBox!

Boxing Postman Ernesto Garza III RCM Interview: Thank You ShoBox! By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: RoundbyRoundBoxing.com Boxing postman and super bantamweight southpaw Ernesto Garza III, who delivers mail by day, and knocks them out by night, is back in the ring and back in the news. The David McWaters […]

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BELLATOR 216 RESULTS & VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

BELLATOR 216 RESULTS & VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS Main card Michael Page def. Paul Daley via unanimous decision (48-47 x3) Mirko Cro Cop def. Roy Nelson via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2) Cheick Kongo def. Vitaly Minakov via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2) Yaroslav Amosov def. Erick Silva via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28 x2) Valerie Loureda def. […]

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ERROL SPENCE JR. VS. MIKEY GARCIA LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE VIDEO, QUOTES & PHOTOS

ERROL SPENCE JR. VS. MIKEY GARCIA LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES & PHOTOS   (Photo Credit: Frank Micelotta/FOX Sports)   Unbeaten Welterweight World Champion Spence Battles Undefeated Four-Division World Champion Garcia In Historic Showdown On First Premier Boxing Champions on FOX Sports Pay-Per-View Event   Saturday, March 16 From AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas Tickets […]

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Yves Ngabu of Belgium, European RCM Boxing Prospect of the Month

Yves Ngabu of Belgium, European RCM Boxing Prospect of the Month By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo courtesy Sportngnews.com  Roeselare, Belgium (February 17, 2018)–   European EBU Cruiserweight Yves Ngabu of Roeselare, Belgium, is the Real Combat Media ‘Boxing Prospect of the Month’. Ngabu, 20-0, retained his European cruiserweight title on Friday, […]

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Leo Santa Cruz and Omar Figueroa Win Saturday Night PBC Super Bouts – Video Highlights

Leo Santa Cruz and Omar Figueroa Win Saturday Night Super Bouts By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Leo Santa Cruz Twitter Los Angeles, CA (February 17th, 2018)– World Boxing Association Super World Featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz retained his title with a unanimous 12 round decision win over game Rafael […]

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Olympic Medal Winner Nico Hernandez Defeats Victor Trejo Garcia in the Shobox Main Event from Mulvane, Kansas

Olympic Medal Winner Nico Hernandez Dominates Mexico’s Victor Trejo Garcia in UFC Fight Pass Main Event from Mulvane, Kansas Mulvane, Kansas, (February 16th, 2019)– Fighting in the main event of a special two-hour live stream on UFC Fight Pass and in front of an adoring crowd of fans at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, […]

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BELLATOR 215: MITRIONE vs. KHARITONOV RESULTS & PHOTOS

BELLATOR 215: MITRIONE vs. KHARITONOV RESULTS & PHOTOS FULL PHOTOS HERE    Complete Bellator 215 Results: Matt Mitrione (13-6, 1 NC) and Sergei Kharitonov (29-7, 2 NC) ended in a no contest Logan Storley (10-0) defeated Ion Pascu (18-9) via unanimous decision (30-27 30-26, 30-26) Eduardo Dantas (21-6) defeated Toby Misech (11-7) via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) John Douma (4-1) defeated Mike Kimbel (2-1) via submission (triangle choke) at 2:51 of round one Austin Vanderford (7-0) defeated Cody Jones (6-3) via submission […]

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UFC Fight Night on ESPN Debuts With Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez – Weigh-in Video

UFC FIGHT NIGHT ESPN 1 WEIGH-IN VIDEO & PRESS CONFERENCE Date: Sunday, February 17 Time: Early Prelims at 5:30 pm ET, Mid-Level Prelims 7 pm ET and Main Card at 9 pm ET TV: ESPN for Mid-Level Prelims and Main Card Live Stream: ESPN+ for Early Prelims, ESPN app for Mid-Level Prelims and Main Card UFC Fight Night on ESPN makes […]

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Dr. Mario Yagobi and Boxing 360’s Million Dollar Mistake

Dr. Mario Yagobi and Boxing 360’s Million Dollar Mistake Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media In 2009, Dr. Mario Yagobi founded Boxing 360 in New York City, with former New York State Athletic Commissioner right-hand as his right hand man. Together, the two put […]

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LEO SANTA CRUZ VS. RAFAEL RIVERA FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE & WEIGH-IN

Santa Cruz vs. Rivera

Click HERE for PDF Version   Click HERE for Photos from Sean Michael Ham/TGB Promotions LEO SANTA CRUZ VS. RAFAEL RIVERA FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES & PHOTOS   PBC on FOX & FOX Deportes Headlined by Featherweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz Taking on Mexico’s Rafael Rivera This Saturday Night from Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles […]

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Rob Brant Retains WBA Middleweight Title, Stops Khasan Baysangurov on ESPN

Rob Brant Stops Khasan Baysangurov

Rob Brant Retains WBA Middleweight Title, Stops Khasan Baysangurov on ESPN By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Hinckley, Minn (February 16th, 2018)– Rob Brant retained his World Boxing Association World Middleweight title with an impressive eleventh round stoppage of game challenger Khasan Baysangurov in the USA ESPN televised main event on Friday, […]

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BELLATOR 216: MVP vs. DALEY WEIGH-IN RESULTS, VIDEO & PHOTOS

BELLATOR 216: MVP vs. DALEY WEIGH-IN RESULTS & PHOTOS EVENT AIRS LIVE ON DAZN AT 10 P.M. ET / 7 P.M. PT FULL PHOTOS HERE UNCASVILLE, CONN. – Bellator 216: MVP vs. Daley takes place tomorrow Saturday, February 16, at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The event will air live on DAZN at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. […]

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TWO-DIVISION BOXING WORLD CHAMPION BADOU JACK TO LAUNCH BADOU JACK PROMOTIONS

Badou Jack Promotions

TWO-DIVISION BOXING WORLD CHAMPION BADOU JACK TO LAUNCH BADOU JACK PROMOTIONS (From left to right: Mushal Nisthar, Associate Director Five Hospitality, Aloki Batra,  CEO Five Hospitality, Badou Jack, President of Badou Jack Promotions LLC,  Amer Abdallah – CEO Badou Jack Promotions LLC.)   Jack to Bring Exciting Action to United Arab Emirates  Beginning With Inaugural Event […]

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Shobox Weights from Kansas Star Casino in Wichita, Kansas

BoxNation to Air Friday Night’s ShoBox: The New Generation Telecast from Kansas Star Casino UK’s Popular 24/7 Boxing Channel Picks up Uzbek Crusher Shoh Ergashev vs American Slickster Mykal Fox and Bantamweight Championship Battle Between Texan Jesse Angel Hernandez and the UK’s Thomas Patrick Ward Friday night’s ShoBox: The New Generation telecast will also be […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Battling Bartender Lee Savold – Doctor’s Office Mystery Photo Solved

Battling Bartender Lee Savold: Doctor’s Office Mystery Photo Solved Recently, at my doctor’s office in New Jersey, this reporter was confronted with a please ‘solve the mystery’ of the boxing photo on the wall, as in who was the other fighter in the photo with Joe Louis, ‘The Brown Bomber’ who held the world heavyweight […]

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DERRICK WEBSTER READY FOR WBA TITLE SCRAP WITH LENNOX ALLEN

DERRICK WEBSTER READY FOR WBA TITLE SCRAP WITH LENNOX ALLEN ON FRIDAY NIGHT

DERRICK WEBSTER READY FOR WBA TITLE SCRAP WITH LENNOX ALLEN ON FRIDAY NIGHT Photo: Derick Webster and head trainer Denny Brown (John Archibald, Resolution Promotions). Hinckley, Minn. (Feb. 15, 2019) – A late entry into boxing at the age of 24, Derrick “Take it to the Bank” Webster (28-1, 14 KOs) has continually developed under the […]

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BELLATOR 215: MITRIONE vs. KHARITONOV WEIGH-IN RESULTS & PHOTOS

  BELLATOR 215: MITRIONE vs. KHARITONOV WEIGH-IN RESULTS & PHOTOS   EVENT AIRS LIVE ON PARAMOUNT NETWORK & SIMULCAST ON DAZN AT 9 P.M. ET / 8 P.M. CT   FULL PHOTOS HERE UNCASVILLE, CONN. – Bellator 215: Mitrione vs. Kharitonov takes place tomorrow, Friday, February 15, at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The event will air […]

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June 1 Garden Humdinger: Is It Joshua or Miller Time?

June 1 Garden Humdinger: Is it Joshua or Miller Time? Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent The mainstream verbal expression “It’s Miller Time!” is most commonly associated with the act of consuming Miller Beer. However, in colloquial English, “It’s Miller Time” implies “It’s time to call it a day, lighten up […]

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Unbeaten Michigan Fighters Isiah Jones & Taylor Duerr, Central US Prospects of Month

Unbeaten Michigan Fighters Isiah Jones & Taylor Duerr, Central US Prospects of Month By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Two undefeated Michigan regional prospects, middleweight Isiah Jones and cruiserweight Taylor ‘Machine Gun’ Duerr, are the Real Combat Media USA Central Region ‘Prospects of the Month’ for February 2019. Undefeated rising Michigan Dave […]

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ANTHONY JOSHUA TO FACE JARRELL MILLER IN U.S. DEBUT AT MSG & MILLER SENDS A MESSAGE TO JOSHUA

ANTHONY JOSHUA TO FACE JARRELL MILLER IN U.S. DEBUT AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN ‘AJ’ defends WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO Heavyweight World titles against ‘Big Baby’ on June 1 Historic clash screened live on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK and DAZN in the U.S.    Heavyweight boxing’s biggest star Anthony Joshua OBE will defend […]

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CLARESSA SHIELDS vs. CHRISTINA HAMMER IS OFFICIAL FOR SHOWTIME IN ATLANTIC CITY

Shields vs. Hammer

CLARESSA SHIELDS vs. CHRISTINA HAMMER UNDISPUTED WOMEN’S MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SET FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 13 LIVE ON SHOWTIME® FROM BOARDWALK HALL IN ATLANTIC CITY   IBF, WBA And WBC Champion Shields To Meet WBO & WBC Champion In Recess Hammer In Arguably The Most Significant Women’s Boxing Event In History   Photo Credit: SHOWTIME   SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL […]

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Ramirez, Servania, and Beltran Win Key WBC Bouts – Video Highlights

Ray Beltran

Viva Los Dos Carlos! Ramirez, Servania, and Beltran Win Key WBC Bouts By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Three key World Boxing Council titular bouts took place on Sunday, February 10, 2019. 24-0 Jose Carlos Ramirez of Avenal, California, retained his WBC World Super Lightweight title by 12 round majority decision over […]

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The Lady From Windsor: Former Female Lightweight Undefeated Champion Kara Ro RCM Interview

The Lady From Windsor: Female Lightweight Champion Kara Ro Interview By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent On Friday evening, February 8, 2019, at a Carlos Llinas promotions boxing card at Motor City Casino’s Sound Board venue in Detroit, Michigan, retired undefeated Women’s International World Lightweight champion Kara Ro sat down for an […]

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JOSE RAMIREZ WINS A CLOSE DECISION OVER JOSE ZEPEDA ON ESPN IN FRESNO, CA

Jose Ramirez Defeats Jose Zepeda

JOSE RAMIREZ WINS A CLOSE DECISION OVER JOSE ZEPEDA ON ESPN By ESPN BOXING Fresno, CA (February 12th, 2019)– After Jose Ramirez’s 2012 U.S. Olympic appearance, he came into the pros as a heralded 21-year-old prospect with a great left hook who was still in need of a lot of development. I saw most of […]

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UFC 234 RESULTS, VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS & POST PRESS CONFERENCE

UFC 234 Results

UFC 234 RESULTS Main card Israel Adesanya def. Anderson Silva via unanimous decision Lando Vannata def. Marcos Mariano via sub (kimura) (R1, 4:55) Ricky Simon def. Rani Yahya via unanimous decision Montana De La Rosa def. Nadia Kassem via sub (armbar) (R2, 2:37) Jim Crute def. Sam Alvey via first-round TKO (2:49) Undercard Devonte Smith […]

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Crowley Defeats McLellan in All-Canadian Grudge Match Showdown

Crowley Dominates McLellan in All-Canadian Grudge Match Showdown Photo by Emily Wilson Photography An all-Canadian grudge match was settled tonight in emphatic fashion as hometown hero Cody “The Crippler” Crowley (17-0, 9 KOs) made the third successful defense of his CPBC Canadian and International Super Welterweight Championships, and remained undefeated, with a dominant unanimous decision […]

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