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RCM Puerto Rico Boxing: ‘Night of Champions’ August 31

RCM Puerto Rico Boxing: ‘Night of Champions’ August 31

“NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS” PEDRAZA CONFIDENT FOR 8/31 BOUT   August 15, 2012 – Universal Promotions, Gary Shaw Productions and Dibella Entertainment will be presenting ‘Night of Champions’, a card to be held on Friday, August 31 at the Guillermo Angulo Coliseum in Carolina, Puerto Rico.   In the co-feature bout, ambidextrous boxer, José ‘Sniper’ Pedraza […]

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Strikeforce on Showtime Preview

Strikeforce on Showtime Preview

Strikeforce on Showtime Preview Written by: Daniel Kendrick Heartbreaker/Armbreaker It’s ladies night! No, I don’t mean getting dolled up, meeting up with the girlfriends, & hittin’ up the clubs. I’m talking about the Showtime Strikeforce card this Saturday night where ‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey puts her 135 lb. title on the line against former champion Sarah […]

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Real Combat Media 2012 Olympic Boxing: Recap and Medal Winners

2012 Olympic boxing: Recap and Medal winners By: Travis Kennedy The 2012 summer Olympics in London awarded over 900 medals to some of the best athletes in the world. These men and women compete in a wide variety of different sports such as: archery, diving, swimming, gymnastics, volleyball, basketball, boxing, and many more. Every four […]

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DEVON ALEXANDER VS. RANDALL BAILEY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWDOWN SET FOR SEPTEMBER 8

DEVON ALEXANDER VS. RANDALL BAILEY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWDOWN SET FOR SEPTEMBER 8

DEVON ALEXANDER VS. RANDALL BAILEY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWDOWN SET FOR SEPTEMBER 8 AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO IN LAS VEGAS AJOSE OLUSEGUN AND LUCAS MATTHYSSE TO BATTLE FOR VACANT WBC INTERIM SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT BELT IN CO-FEATURE SHOWTIME TO TELEVISE CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLEHEADER LIVE   LOS ANGELES (August 15, 2012) – What do you get when […]

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JOE SMITH JR. TO TAKE ON YASIN RASHID IN QUEENS, NY

JOE SMITH JR. TO TAKE ON YASIN RASHID IN QUEENS, NY

JOE SMITH JR. TO TAKE ON YASIN RASHID IN HEADLINING BOUT ON SEPTEMBER 22ND AT RESORTS WORLD CASINO IN QUEENS, NY PLUS UNDEFEATED SENSATION JUAN DOMINGUEZ, FRANK GALARZA, RAFAEL VAZQUEZ AS WELL AS BOYD MELSON TO APPEAR ON HISTORIC SHOW FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JAMAICA, NEW YORK (August 14, 2012)—On Saturday night September 22nd, a historic […]

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JENNINGS TAKES ON KOVAL “IRONBOUND THROWDOWN” NEWARK,NJ

JENNINGS TAKES ON KOVAL “IRONBOUND THROWDOWN” NEWARK,NJ

        JENNINGS TAKES ON KOVAL “IRONBOUND THROWDOWN” NEWARK SEPT 8, 2012 Photo Credits: Boricua Boxing NEWARK, NJ – Bryant Jennings, 14-0, 6 KOs, the hottest young heavyweight in the country, puts his unbeaten record and newly minted status as a ‘fighter to watch’ on the line when he faces hard-hitting Youngstown, OH native […]

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GOLDEN FINISH TO A GREAT GAMES FOR GB AND IRELAND’S BOXING FRATERNITY – PART II

GOLDEN FINISH TO A GREAT GAMES FOR GB AND IRELAND’S BOXING FRATERNITY – PART II

GOLDEN FINISH TO A GREAT GAMES FOR GB AND IRELAND’S BOXING FRATERNITY – PART II By: Peter Mann, Head UK & Eire Editor With the semi-finals having been successfully traversed there was to be three fighters from Team GB and one from Ireland, in the boxing finals, in three weight divisions. This meant that the […]

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RCM Women Fighters: Mia St. John upsets Christy Martin to win WBC Title

  Mia St. John upsets Christy Martin to win WBC Title By: Jon Campbell Photos: Mary Ann Owen Last night we saw the last bout of arguably the two most famous women in boxing. Christy Martin (49-7-3) fought Mia St. John (46-11-2) in a rematch to their 2002 bout. On the line was the WBC […]

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Good vs. Wallhead headlines Welterweight Tournament At Bellator 74 from Caesars Atlantic City September 28th

Good vs. Wallhead headlines Welterweight Tournament At Bellator 74 from Caesars Atlantic City September 28th

Good vs. Wallhead headlines Welterweight Tournament At Bellator 74 from Caesars Atlantic City September 28th   Spike.com pre-show Loaded With Talent, including Bezerra, Holland & Nover   Newport Beach, Cali. (August 14, 2012) — With the tournament field now complete, Bellator Fighting Championships is ready for another season of incredible knockouts and dynamic finishes as the promotion […]

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JOEY EYE PROMOTIONS: 14TH AT HARRAHS IN CHESTER, PA

VICTOR VASQUEZ TO TAKE ON NAIM NELSON FOR PA. STATE LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE SEPTEMBER 14TH AT HARRAHS IN CHESTER, PA ALSO FERRANTE – GOYCO; PLUS UNDEFEATED RAHEEM, MERCURIO, UNTHANK-MAY, GRAFTON AND U.S OLYMPIC TEAM MEMBER JESSE HART FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHESTER, PA (August 13, 2012)—On Friday night September 14th at Harrahs in Chester, PA, Victor Vasquez […]

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Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller Arrested, Found Naked in a Church

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller Arrested, Found Naked in a Church Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller who is a former mma and reality tv star was arrested on Monday in Orange County, Calif., after allegedly breaking into Mission Hills Church in Mission Viejo. He was spraying a fire extinguisher inside the building. According to TMZ, Miller was found naked […]

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O’CONNOR DESTROYS SOTO AT GILLETTE STADIUM

O’CONNOR DESTROYS SOTO AT GILLETTE STADIUM

PRESS RELEASE    O’CONNOR DESTROYS SOTO AT GILLETTE STADIUM New York, NY/Foxborough, MA (8/13/12) – Last night before a raucous local crowd, Framingham welterweight Danny O’Connor scored a dominant fourth round TKO over Providence’s Eddie Soto in the first live boxing event to be held at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough.  The card, promoted by DiBella […]

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Bellator Adds Renato “Babalu” Sobral

Bellator Adds Renato “Babalu” Sobral

MEDIA ALERT *Bellator Adds Renato “Babalu” Sobral*   Explosive Brazilian Will Compete in Season 8 Light Heavyweight Tournament on Spike   Newport Beach, Cali. – Bellator Fighting Championships continues to bolster its already impressive roster as the promotion has announced the signing of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Renato “Babalu” Sobral to its Light Heavyweight roster. Still […]

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DARREN ‘AMMO’ HAMILTON INTERVIEW

DARREN ‘AMMO’ HAMILTON INTERVIEW

DARREN ‘AMMO’ HAMILTON INTERVIEW By: Peter Van Leyden The new British light welterweight champion Darren ‘Ammo’ Hamilton was considered a replacement opponent before taking on then defending champion Ashley Theophane. Accepting the challenge at five days’ notice the Southern Area Light Welterweight Champion was suffering from flu yet he still became the new champion by […]

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GOLDEN FINISH TO A GREAT GAMES FOR GB AND IRELAND’S BOXING FRATERNITY – PART I

GOLDEN FINISH TO A GREAT GAMES FOR GB AND IRELAND’S BOXING FRATERNITY – PART I

  GOLDEN FINISH TO A GREAT GAMES FOR GB AND IRELAND’S BOXING FRATERNITY – PART I By: Peter Mann, Head UK & Eire Editor It was supposed to be the Games that boxing came of age, more so with the addition of women’s boxing for the first time. For the USA though this was not […]

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Shamrock in the Park in NY Boxing Results by Pattee Mak

  Brooks wins the IBA Youth Lightweight Title. By: Pattee Mak — Ringside Franklin Square, New York— On August 11, 2012 Bob Duffy’s Ring Promotions presented Shamrock in the Park at the Plattduetsche Park Restaurant outdoor theater in Franklin Square, New York.  It was perfect weather for this outside venue.  The fights heated up the […]

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RCM Women Fighters: Christy Martin vs. Mia St. John II August 14th

  Christy Martin vs. Mia St. John II August 14th By: Jon Campbell On August 14th at the Table Mountain Casino in California, two experienced female fighters will battle it out in the rematch to a fight which happened ten years ago. The prize, both pride and for the vacant WBC Females Light-Middleweight title. Christy Martin (49-5-3) will […]

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Wheeled Warriors: The Next Big Thing in Combat Sports

Wheeled Warriors: The next big thing in combat sports. By: Jon Campbell I have recently had the privilege to speak to the mastermind behind this brand new operation who is ready to take the world by storm, Col Wood. Col is the creator, manager and promoter of SportsTechDSC, a charitable association which uses unique technology which allows combat […]

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ESPN2 “Friday Night Fights Results 8/11/12

ESPN2 “Friday Night Fights Results 8/11/12

Photo By Carlos Baeza – Thompson Boxing   Cabazon, CA – August 11, 2012 – Last night Gary Shaw Productions and Thompson Boxing Promotions’ showcased a great show on ESPN2 “Friday Night Fights” at the Morongo Casino Resort and Spa in Cabazon, Calif. The 10-round main event, featuring Columbia’s Darley Perez against Houston’s Bahodir Mamadjonov […]

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Former World Heavyweight Champ Michael Dokes Passes away at age 54

Former World Heavyweight Champ Michael Dokes Passes away at age 54 By: Anthony L. Gonzalez Michael “Dynamite” Dokes passed away today at the age of 54 in Akron, Ohio. Michael had been battling cancer in recent months. Dokes was known for his long reach and solid footwork. He had a professional record of (53-6-2) with […]

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UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II RECAP

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II RECAP

  UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II RECAP     By MMA Writer: Mike Alexander   Another rematch, another controversy. Benson Henderson (17-2) and Frankie Edgar (14-3-1) threw down for a second time, and this decision was debatable as their last decision. Benson won the match with a split decision (49-46, 48-47, and 48-47), but the […]

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Daniel Kendrick’s Preview for UFC 150 Shields vs. Herman & Cerrone vs. Guillard

  Preview for UFC 150 Henderson vs. Edgar 2 By: Daniel Kendrick ‘The American Kid’ Justin Lawrence (4-0-0) vs. Max ‘Blessed’ Holloway (5-1-0) Contrary to popular belief, lightning does indeed strike twice. Case in point: the rematch between UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson and Frankie Edgar. Following the closely contested throwdown at UFC 144, an […]

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TWO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS HIGHLIGHT CHÁVEZ JR. vs. MARTINEZ

TWO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS HIGHLIGHT CHÁVEZ JR. vs. MARTINEZ MÉXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND PAY-PER-VIEW UNDERCARD!   RIGONDEAUX AND MARROQUIN BATTLE FOR WBA SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP MARTINEZ AND BELTRAN JR. RUMBLE FOR VACANT WBO JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE   MACKLIN AND ALCINE DUKE IT OUT IN MIDDLEWEIGHT SHOWDOWN THE RETURN OF UNDEFEATED NOTRE DAME CHAMPION MIKE LEE […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA PUERTO RICO UPDATES 8/09/12

REAL COMBAT MEDIA PUERTO RICO UPDATES 8/09/12  For Inmediate Release August 8, 2012 www.prbestboxing.net   Contacts: Iván Rivera, President PR Best Boxing (787) 645-1132 Aleudi Rosario Cotto, Press PR Best Boxing (787) 406-7219 prbestboxingprensa@gmail.com www.facebook.com/PRBestBoxing                                       ROCKY MARTINEZ VS MIGUEL BELTRÁN JR. ON SEPTEMBER 15; IVAN CALDERON VS MOISES FUENTES ON OCTOBER 6; JONATHAN […]

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JOHN MOLINA JR. Vs. ANTONIO DeMARCO PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

JOHN MOLINA JR. Vs. ANTONIO DeMARCO PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

                  JOHN MOLINA JR. Vs. ANTONIO DeMARCO                    PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES   Sherman Oaks, CA. August 9, 2012 – Yesterday at a packed Sisley’s Restaurant in Sherman Oaks, Calif, WBC lightweight champion, Antonio DeMarco (27-2-1, 20 KOs) and top contender John Molina Jr. (24-1, 19 KOs) hosted a press conference to discuss their upcoming championship bout, […]

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DOUBLE GOLD AS THE HOME LADIES CREATE HISTORY

DOUBLE GOLD AS THE HOME LADIES CREATE HISTORY

DOUBLE GOLD AS THE HOME LADIES CREATE HISTORY By: Peter Mann Head UK & Eire Editor History was created on the afternoon of Thursday 9th August in the inaugural finals of the Women’s Boxing. Immortality was etched out for that of Team GB’s Nicola Adams in the 51kg final, and Team Ireland’s Katie Taylor in […]

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Why is Amateur Boxing losing popularity in the US ?

Why is Amateur Boxing losing popularity in the US ? Editorial By: Bobby Allen Bryant Amateur boxing was once a significant sporting event in the U.S. that major international competitions were once common events on network television. The country’s finest boxing writers covered the events. These days, network television and sponsors pay almost no attention to US Amateur Boxing This past week the […]

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RCM Puerto Rico: Meet WBO Women’s Undefeated World Champ Yesica Bopp

  Meet WBO Women’s World Champ Yesica Bopp August 9, 2012  www.wboboxing.com YESICA BOPP GET HER WBO DIAMONDS RING IN PUERTO RICO SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO) female junior flyweight champion Yesica “La Tuti” Bopp received today from some Puerto Rican world champions a diamonds ring in honor for her seven title […]

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BRIAN VERA AND SERGIO MORA BATTLE IN MAIN EVENT WITH STACKED UNDERCARD

BRIAN VERA AND SERGIO MORA BATTLE IN MAIN EVENT WITH STACKED UNDERCARD

ANTONIO ESCALANTE VS. LEONILO MIRANDA ADDED AS CO-FEATURE ON SATURDAY’S TELEFUTURA “SÓLO BOXEO TECATE” EVENT IN SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS BRIAN VERA AND SERGIO MORA BATTLE IN MAIN EVENT WITH STACKED UNDERCARD   LOS ANGELES, August 8 – Popular and proud Texan Antonio Escalante returns to the ring this Saturday night at the Illusions Theater at […]

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