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Anthony Barnes takes on Dwayne Williams Friday night in Detroit

Anthony Barnes takes on Dwayne Williams Friday night in Detroit Photo Credit: Anthony Barnes Facebook Page New York, NY (July 12, 2018)-Friday night at The Motor City Casino in Detroit, undefeated super middleweight Anthony Barnes (10-0, 8 KOs) takes on Dwayne Williams (6-8-1, 3 KOs) in a bout scheduled for six-rounds. “I can’t wait for […]

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Detroit Fall and Rise of Clarissa Shields

Detroit Fall and Rise of Clarissa Shields Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent On Friday evening, June 22, 2018, at the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan, this reporter covered a nine-bout card, with three main event bouts televised on Showtime. The two world championship bouts featured women, a televised first. This […]

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Claressa Shields Defeats Hanna Gabriels & Christina Hammer Defeats Tori Nelson – Video Highlights & Post Fight Altercation Video of Shields/

Claressa Shields Defeats Hanna Gabriels & Christina Hammer Defeats Tori Nelson By ESPN Boxing Detroit, Michigan (June 23rd, 2018)– Claressa Shields, the only American boxer to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals, had faced virtually no adversity through her brilliant amateur career or in her first five professional fights — until Friday night. That’s when Shields, […]

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Salita Promotions Presents Ten Bout Showtime Detroit Card Featuring Two World Titles

  Salita Promotions Presents Ten Bout Showtime Detroit Card Featuring Two World Titles By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Promoter Dmitriy Salita and Salita Promotions will present an exciting ten bout card at the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan, televised nationally on USA Showtime Special Edition, on Friday evening, June 22, 2018, […]

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CLARESSA SHIELDS TRAINING CAMP NOTES & PHOTOS AS SHE PREPARES TO FACE HANNAH GABRIELS ON SHOWTIME

CLARESSA SHIELDS TRAINING CAMP NOTES TWO-TIME OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST CLARESSA SHIELDS PREPARES TO FACE FELLOW UNIFIED CHAMPION HANNA GABRIELS FRIDAY, JUNE 22 ON SHOWTIME Flint Native Shields Attempting to Become Two-Division Champion On SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION Tickets on Sale for Event at Ticketmaster and Masonic Temple in Detroit Click HERE for photos; Credit Salita Promotions/Terrell Groggins […]

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Claressa Shields Media Workout Quotes & Photos

 Claressa Shields Media Workout Quotes & Photos Unified Super Middleweight World Champion To Defend Titles Against Undefeated Challenger Tori Nelson Friday, Jan. 12, in Main Event On SHOWTIME   Click HERE for Photos from Terrell Groggins / Salita Promotions   DETROIT (Dec. 13, 2017) – Unified Women’s Super Middleweight World Champion Claressa Shields met with local members of […]

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Anthony Dirrell Wins Technical Decision Over Denis Douglin in Main Event of a Special Friday Night Edition of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-T

Former World Champion Anthony Dirrell Wins Technical Decision Over Denis Douglin in Main Event of a Special Friday Night Edition of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 & BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes from Dort Federal Credit Union Center in Flint, Michigan   Unbeaten Prospect Jamontay Clark Beats Domonique Dolton by Majority Decision   & Ryan Karl Scores […]

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 CLARESSA SHIELDS TO DEFEND WOMEN’S SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLES AGAINST UNDEFEATED TORI NELSON 

  CLARESSA SHIELDS TO DEFEND WOMEN’S SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLES AGAINST UNDEFEATED MANDATORY CHALLENGER TORI NELSON FRIDAY, JANUARY 12 LIVE ON SHOWTIME® Unified Champion & Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Headlines ShoBox: The New Generation From Turning Stone Resort Casino In Verona, N.Y.   NEW YORK (Nov. 8, 2017) – Unified Women’s Super Middleweight World Champion […]

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Anthony Dirrell Flint Press Conference Quotes & Photos

Anthony Dirrell Flint Press Conference Quotes & Photos   Former World Champion Takes on Denis Douglin in Main Event of Premier Boxing Champions Event Live on FS1 & FOX Deportes Friday, November 17 from Dort Federal Credit Union Center in Flint, Michigan   Click HERE for Photos from Kristie Marshall   FLINT, MI. (October 25, 2017) – Former […]

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UNDEFEATED PROSPECT ISIAH JONES TAKES ON UNDEFEATED ANTONIO WADE IN DETROIT ON NOVEMBER 3RD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNDEFEATED PROSPECT ISIAH JONES TAKES ON UNDEFEATED ANTONIO WADE IN DETROIT ON NOVEMBER 3RD Detroit, MI (October 23rd, 2017)– Highly touted Middleweight prospect Isiah Jones (4-0, 3 Kos) returns to the ring for a tough challenge early in his career as he faces hard-hitting undefeated Antonio Wade (4-0, 3 Kos) on November 3rd, 2017 at the MotorCity […]

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Anthony Dirrell Takes On Denis Douglin in a Special Edition of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS 

Former 168-Pound World Champion Anthony Dirrell Takes On Denis Douglin in a Special Edition of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 & BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes from Dort Federal Credit Union Center in Flint, Michigan on Friday, November 17   Plus! Rematch Between Welterweight Prospects Jamontay Clark & Ivan Golub in Co-Main Event & Ryan Karl […]

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TEAM SHIELDS CONGRATULATES BOXING’S NEWEST SUPERSTAR, CLARESSA SHIELDS FOR UNIFYING WBC & IBF TITLES

TEAM SHIELDS CONGRATULATES BOXING’S NEWEST SUPERSTAR, CLARESSA SHIELDS, FOR WINNING UNIFIED WORLD TITLES IN FOURTH PRO FIGHT DETROIT (August 8, 2017) – Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa “T-Rex” Shields became the unified WBC and IBF World Super Middleweight Champion last Friday night with a dominant fifth-round TKO of now former champion Nikki Adler.   Fighting […]

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WBC CHAMPION NIKKI ADLER TO DEFEND HER BELTS AGAINST CLARESSA SHIELDS ON SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 4th

WBC CHAMPION NIKKI ADLER HARD AT WORK TO DEFEND HER BELT AGAINST CLARESSA SHIELDS ON SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 AT MGM GRAND DETROIT DETROIT (July 21, 2017) – German WBC Super Middleweight World Champion Nikki Adler is hard at work for her Friday, August 4 title defense against two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa “T-Rex” Shields.   Adler (16-0, 9 […]

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  EVANDER HOLYFIELD’S REAL DEAL SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF JANELSON BOCACHICA  

EVANDER HOLYFIELD’S REAL DEAL SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF JANELSON BOCACHICA NEW YORK, NY – July 6, 2017 –  Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Sports and Entertainment has officially signed Detroit-based prospect Janelson Figueroa-Bocachica to an exclusive promotional contract. Bocachica is also signed to manager David McWater’s company Split-T Management. “We are ecstatic to sign an athlete […]

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Claressa Shields Defeats Sydney LeBlanc In Detroit to Win the WBC Silver Female Super Middleweight Title

    Claressa Shields Defeats Sydney LeBlanc In Detroit to Win the WBC Silver female super middleweight title By Detroit Free Press Detroit, Mi (June 17, 2017)– Claressa Shields knew she was at an advantage against Sydney LeBlanc in the Detroit Brawl on Friday night at the Masonic Temple. So the two-time Olympic gold medalist […]

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Sydney LeBlanc Steps in to Face Two-Time Gold Medalist Claressa Shields for WBC Silver Super Middleweight Championship at Detroit Brawl, Loo...

Sydney LeBlanc Steps in to Face Two-Time Gold Medalist Claressa Shields for WBC Silver Super Middleweight Championship at Detroit Brawl, Looking for an Upset this Friday Detroit, MI (June 14th, 2017)– Sydney “Ginger the Ninja” LeBlanc is stepping in on three days’ notice to face Women’s NABF Middleweight Champion, Claressa “T-Rex” Shields of Flint, Michigan, […]

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Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist and NABF Middleweight Champion Claressa Shields Announces Deal with Salita Promotions

Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist and NABF Middleweight Champion Claressa Shields Announces Deal with Salita Promotions Detroit, Michigan (June 12th, 2017)– Two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa “T-Rex” Shields announced today that she has signed a promotional agreement with promoter Dmitriy Salita and Salita Promotions.   Already a national sports figure and role model for women everywhere, […]

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Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields to Face Dominican’s Mery Rancier for WBC Silver Super Middleweight Championship

Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields to Face Dominican’s Mery Rancier for WBC Silver Super Middleweight Championship at Salita Promotions’ Detroit Brawl on Friday, June 16, at Masonic Temple in Detroit Promoter Dmitriy Salita is proud to announce he will feature two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, and now Women’s NABF Middleweight Champion, Claressa “T-Rex” Shields of […]

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The Iraqi Butcher, Super Middleweight Sinan Fradi RCM Interview: Revenge at 2:59

  The Iraqi Butcher, Super Middleweight Sinan Fradi RCM Interview: Revenge at 2:59 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent In a Real Combat Media interview exclusive, a rare Iraqi professional boxer hopes to take the super middleweight division by storm in the next 12 months. He calls himself ‘The Iraqi Butcher’. Undefeated […]

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Rayco Saunders (23-30) Gets Lucky Technical Draw with Unbeaten DeAndre Ware

  Rayco Saunders (23-30) Gets Lucky Technical Draw with Unbeaten DeAndre Ware By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Dearborn, Michigan (March 27th, 2017)–  Get really lucky! This is worse than cherry picking. 42 year old light heavy weight journeyman veteran Rayco Saunders, now 23-30-2 with 10 knockouts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a 56 […]

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Jaafar Promotions Presents Lanardo Tyner Nine Bout Ford Center Card in Dearborn

  Jaafar Promotions Presents Lanardo Tyner Nine Bout Ford Center Card in Dearborn By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Eddie Jaafar Promotions will present a nine bout card of boxing on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, Michigan, featuring former USBO and WBC […]

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MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES & PHOTOS FROM CLARESSA SHIELDS AND NIKOLAY POPTAPOV

“DETROIT CITY GOLD” MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES & PHOTOS FROM CLARESSA SHIELDS AND NIKOLAY POPTAPOV Shields Headlines First Women’s Boxing Bout On Premium Television On Friday, March 10 Live on SHOWTIME® From MGM Grand Detroit     Click HERE For Photos Photo Credit: Bob Ryder   DETROIT, MI (February 28) – Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields […]

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CLARESSA SHIELDS TO MAKE PROFESSIONAL TELEVISION DEBUT FRIDAY, MARCH 10 ON SHOBOX

TWO-TIME OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST CLARESSA SHIELDS TO MAKE PROFESSIONAL TELEVISION DEBUT FRIDAY, MARCH 10 ON SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION To Present Premium Television’s First Women’s Boxing Main Event As Shields Takes on Former World Title Challenger Szilvia Szabados Live on SHOWTIME® From MGM Grand Detroit NEW YORK (Feb. 7, 2017) – Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa […]

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Sunday Matinee Detroit Brawl Results From the Masonic Temple in Detroit

Sunday Matinee Detroit Brawl Draws Huge Crowd to Masonic Temple in Detroit Promoter Dmitriy Salita of Salita Promotions wishes to thank all the participants, sponsors and especially the fans who helped make his latest “Detroit Brawl” such a tremendous success. Held this past Sunday, January 22, at the Masonic Temple Downtown, the Detroit Brawl attracted […]

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Russian Cruiserweight Zubov Continues Road to Redemption at Detroit Brawl on Sunday, January 22 Against Budapest, Hungary’s Csomor

Russian Cruiserweight Zubov Continues Road to Redemption at Detroit Brawl on Sunday, January 22 Against Budapest, Hungary’s Csomor Russian cruiserweight Alexey Zubov knows what’s at stake when he enters the ring this Sunday in Detroit. With a second chance in a nationally televised fight possibly looming on the nearby horizon, Zubov (13-1, 8 KOs) from […]

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Several Match-ups Announced for Detroit Brawl on Sunday, January 22 in Detroit

Several Match-ups Announced for Detroit Brawl on Sunday, January 22 in Detroit Several match-ups have been announced for promoter Dmitriy Salita’s special Sunday edition of his “Detroit Brawl” series on January 22, 2017, at Masonic Temple in Detroit. In the night’s eight-round main event, Detroit’s perennial welterweight gate keeper and fan favorite Lanardo “Pain Server” […]

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Knockouts on Ave! Eddie Jaafar Presents K9 Bundrage 14 Bout Ford Center Spectacular

  Knockouts on Ave! Eddie Jaafar Presents K9 Bundrage 14 Bout Ford Center Spectacular By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent     Dearborn, Michigan (January 2nd, 2016)– Promoter Eddie Jaafar and Eddie Jaafar Boxing Promotion will present a spectacular action packed 14 bout card entitled ‘Knockouts on the Ave’ at the Ford […]

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National and International Prospects Appearing at Detroit Brawl on January 22, at Masonic Temple in Detroit

National and International Prospects Appearing at Detroit Brawl on January 22, at Masonic Temple in Detroit Promoter Dmitriy Salita of Salita Promotions has announced the featured fighters for a special Sunday edition of his “Detroit Brawl” series on January 22, 2017, at Masonic Temple in Detroit. In addition to Detroit fan favorite Lanardo “Pain Server” […]

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From Zab Super Judah to Thomas Hitman Hearns: Robert Brizel’s View of Boxing From Ford Center

  From Zab Super Judah to Thomas Hitman Hearns: My View of Boxing From Ford Center By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   On Saturday evening, October 20, 2016, I had the privilege of being the distinguished guest of promoter Eddie Jaafar and Jaafar Boxing Promotions, covering a boxing show at the […]

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