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Promoter Joe DeGuardia Interview: Chris Algieri and More

  Promoter Joe DeGuardia Interview: Chris Algieri and More By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  *Photo courtesy Matt Tucker Photography President and CEO of Star Boxing, Joe DeGuardia gave Real Combat Media an exclusive interview in the press room at Barclays Center in Brooklyn after his fighter Chris Algieri lost by fifth […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: John “Apollo Kidd” Thompson v. Liam Smith weigh video

John “Apollo Kidd” Thompson – Liam Smith weigh video Manchester, England (October 9, 2015)–Below is the weigh in video from Friday’s weigh in for the World War III event that will take place this Saturday at the Manchester Arena. In the co-feature, WBO number-five junior middleweight contender, John “Apollo Kidd” Thompson takes on Liam Smith […]

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Demetrius Andrade returns to the ring to take on Dario Fabian Pucheta

    Former WBO Jr. Middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade returns to the ring on Saturday, October 17 when he takes on Dario Fabian Pucheta for the WBO International title at The Mohegan Sun  Providence, RI (September 15, 2015)—It was announced today at the Rhode Island State House that undefeated former WBO Jr. Middleweight championDemetrius Andrade will […]

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Undefeated Mauro Maximiliano Godoy to defend WBO Latino & Argentinian 140 pound titles this Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Undefeated Mauro Maximiliano Godoy to defend WBO Latino & Argentinian 140 pound titles this Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina (July 8, 2015)–This Friday night in Buenos Aires, Argentina, undefeated and world ranked, Jr. Welterweight  will defend the WBO Latino and Argentinian 140 pound titles when he takes on Xavier Luques Castillo. Godoy […]

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WBA and WBO to add regional titles to Boxcino championship fights this Friday in Corona, California

WBA and WBO to add regional titles to Boxcino championship fights this Friday in Corona, California ORANGE, Calif. (May 18, 2015) – This Friday night at the Omega Products Outdoor Arena, the 2015 Boxcino finals will take place in the heavyweight and jr. middleweight divisions. The fights will be televised on ESPN Friday Night Fights […]

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MERCITO GESTA VS. CARLOS MOLINA & UPCOMING GOLDEN BOY SCHEDULE

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS VIP MEMBERS CALENDAR UPCOMING FIGHTS TOMORROW, APRIL 30:  GESTA VS. MOLINA   Plus: Fernando Vargas to host a special fan meet-and-greet at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino  this Thursday 6:00 p.m. at the Special Events Center!   WBA & IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady Golovkin, GGG, will also be in attendance!  APRIL 30 […]

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2012 Olympic Bronze Medal winner Taras Shelestyuk back Friday night in Ontario, California

2012 Olympic Bronze Medal winner Taras Shelestyuk back Friday night in Ontario, California Taras Shelestyuk (l) weighed in at 146.7 lbs while Patrick Boozer weighed in at 146.4 lbs.  Future Hall of Famer, James Toney looks on in the background Photo by Carlos Baeza / Thompson Boxing      For Immediate Release Ontario, CA (September […]

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RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV BEGINS TRAINING CAMP TODAY FOR MIKE ALVARADO SHOWDOWN ON OCTOBER 19TH IN DENVER ON HBO

RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV BEGINS TRAINING CAMP TODAY FOR MIKE ALVARADO SHOWDOWN ON OCTOBER 19TH IN DENVER ON HBO

RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV BEGINS TRAINING CAMP TODAY FOR MIKE ALVARADO SHOWDOWN ON OCTOBER 19TH IN DENVER ON HBO                                         LOS ANGELES (August 12, 2013)—World Ranked Ruslan Provodnikov began training camp today at the Wild Card Gym to start his preparation for his October 19th clash with WBO Jr. Welterweight champion Mike Alvarado that will take place […]

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TARAS SHELESTYUK BACK IN ACTION TONIGHT IN ONTARIO, CA

TARAS SHELESTYUK BACK IN ACTION TONIGHT IN ONTARIO, CA

2012 OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDAL WINNER TARAS SHELESTYUK BACK IN ACTION TONIGHT IN ONTARIO, CA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 17, 2013)—TONIGHT at The Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California, undefeated Jr. Middleweight prospect Taras Shelestyuk will look to make it three for three when he takes on Mario Angeles in a scheduled four […]

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Arthur Pelullo’s Banner Promotions signs undefeated Jr. Lightweight Evgenii Chuprakov

Arthur Pelullo’s Banner Promotions signs undefeated Jr. Lightweight Evgenii Chuprakov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHILADELPHIA, PA (March 21, 2013)—Arthur Pelullo’s Banner Promotions is excited about the signing of undefeated Jr. Lightweight Evgenii Chuprakov to an exclusive promotional contract.  Chuprakov will make his American debut on March 29th as part of an ESPN’s Friday Night Fights event at the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, New York. Chuprakov, […]

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ANDRADE READY FOR TITLE SHOT AFTER HERNANDEZ VICTORY

  ANDRADE READY FOR TITLE SHOT AFTER HERNANDEZ VICTORY PHILADELPHIA (January 30, 2013)–World ranked Jr. Middleweight Demetrius Andrade is now eying a world title opportunity after his impressive performance this past Friday night as he scored a shutout unanimous decision over former world title challenger Freddy Hernandez on SHOBOX: The New Generation. The bout was […]

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SERGIY DZINZIRUK “I HAVE ALL THE TOOLS NEEDED TO BECOME THE VERY BEST”

SERGIY DZINZIRUK “I HAVE ALL THE TOOLS NEEDED TO BECOME THE VERY BEST”

SERGIY DZINZIRUK “I HAVE ALL THE TOOLS NEEDED TO BECOME THE VERY BEST”   January 22, 2013 – Southpaw middleweight contender Sergiy Dzinziruk is preparing for his January 25th contest against hardnosed Texan Brian Vera on a Banner Promotions and Gary Shaw Productions promoted edition of ESPN 2’s Friday Night Fights.   The bout is scheduled […]

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Juan Carlos Burgos Demands a Rematch… Now

Juan Carlos Burgos Demands a Rematch… Now FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK (JANUARY 21, 2013)—On the heels of Saturday night’s controversial WBO Super Featherweight title bout that saw defending champion Roman Martinez receive a gift draw against Juan Carlos Burgos, Burgos promoters Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing are filing a request to the WBO for […]

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JI-HOON KIM READY FOR BELTRAN THIS THURSDAY ON ESPN 2

JI-HOON KIM READY FOR BELTRAN THIS THURSDAY ON ESPN 2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHILADELPHIA (December 5, 2012)—This Thursday a gigantic boxing weekend in Las Vegas kicks off with an important Lightweight tussle between two-world ranked fighters with major implications. Exciting Ji-Hoon Kim (#3 IBF; #7 WBO) and Ray Beltran (#9 WBC) will fight a ten […]

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Real Combat Media Mexico: Juan Carlos Burgos ready for Martinez

JUAN CARLOS BURGOS READY FOR MARTINEZ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TIJUANA, MEXICO (SEPTEMBER 27, 2012)— Juan Carlos Burgos is ready for his mandated challenge against newly crowned WBO Jr. Lightweight champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez. Burgos of Tijuana, Mexico is promoted by Thompson Boxing and Banner Promotions. Burgos, 30-1 with twenty knockouts is now ranked number-one by […]

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Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade scores an early KO and stays undefeated

Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade scores an early KO and stays undefeated

  MANCHESTER, N.H. (September 20, 2012) – World-ranked junior middleweight Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (18-0, 13 KOs) displayed his entire arsenal tonight, stopping Alexis “Hurricane” Hloris (16-4-2, 12 KOs) in the second round, headlining the11th annual Fight To Educate Pro-Am card at Verizon Wireless Center in Manchester, New Hampshire.     The 24-year-old Andrade, a […]

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