Author Archive: ANDRE COURTEMANCHE / BIG MEDIA BUZZ

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Weights from Gassiev vs. Shimmell at Black Bear Casino in Carlton, MN

Weights from Gassiev vs. Shimmell at Black Bear Casino in Carlton, MN

Murat Gassiev 199.2 lbs. vs. Jordan Shimmell 196 lbs. John Wesley Nofire 231.2 lbs. vs. Joey Abell 257.2 lbs. Danny Kelly 232.4 lbs. vs. Stephan Shaw 252.2 lbs. Leduan Barthelemy 128.6 lbs. vs. Rafael Eduardo Reyes 129.8 lbs. Deonte Wilson 144.2 lbs.

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Javier Fortuna, to make second defense against hard-punching Jason Sosa in Beijing china, on Friday, June 24

Javier Fortuna, to make second defense against hard-punching Jason Sosa in Beijing china, on Friday, June 24

On Friday, June 24, at the 18,000-seat Beijing Capital Gym in Beijing, China, one of boxing’s most exciting fighters, Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna (29-0-1, 21 KOs) will make the second defense of his WBA World Super Featherweight Championship against hard-punching

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Fighting out of Kronk Gym, /Banks sees southpaw opponent Salas as nothing new

Fighting out of Kronk Gym, /Banks sees southpaw opponent Salas as nothing new

Given the number of world-class southpaws he’s been in with at the world-famous Kronk Gym in Detroit, undefeated Motown-based cruiserweight Demetrius Banks (6-0, 4 KOs) says he’s not at all concerned about facing Puerto Rican New Yorker Emilio Salas (5-1-1,

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Barroso and Camp Offer Sincere Respect for ‘Future Former Champion’ Crolla

Barroso and Camp Offer Sincere Respect for ‘Future Former Champion’ Crolla

Heading into his showdown with WBA World Lightweight Champion Anthony Crolla (30-4-3, 12 KOs) this Saturday night at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK, WBA #1-rated contender and interim champion Ismael Barroso (19-0-2, 18 KOs) and his team wish to offer their sincere respect to

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Miller to Face Guivas for WBO NABO Title on ‘Championship Boxing on CBS Sports Network’ at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on Friday, May 2

Miller to Face Guivas for WBO NABO Title on ‘Championship Boxing on CBS Sports Network’ at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on Friday, May 2

WBO #11, WBA #12 and IBF #15 heavyweight Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller (16-0-1, 14 KOs) will face Topeka, Kansas, slugger Nick Guivas (12-3-2, 9 KOs) for the WBO NABO Heavyweight Championship on Friday, May 27, 2016, at the Seneca Niagara

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Boxing Prodigy David Benavidez Returns to Action April 30 in Carson, California

Boxing Prodigy David Benavidez Returns to Action April 30 in Carson, California

Boxing prodigy and the super middleweight division’s Red Flag, David “El Bandera Roja” Benavidez, will return to action on Saturday, April 30, at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The undefeated phenom Benavidez (13-0, 12 KOs) will take on fellow

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Brant Celebrates One-Year Anniversary with GCP by Knocking Out Delray Raines in First Round

Brant Celebrates One-Year Anniversary with GCP by Knocking Out Delray Raines in First Round

Last Friday night April 15, at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minnesota, WBA-NABA Middleweight Champion Rob “Bravo” Brant celebrated his one-year anniversary of fighting under the Greg Cohen Promotions banner by knocking out Arkansas veteran Delray Raines at 55 seconds

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Russia’s Zubov living out his dreams fighting for Detroit’s Kronk gym

Russia’s Zubov living out his dreams fighting for Detroit’s Kronk gym

BROOKLYN, NY (April 12, 2016) – As a kid growing up in Magnitogorsk, Russia,cruiserweight Alexey Zubov heard stories about the fabled Kronk Gym and the late legendary trainer Emanuel Steward, but never thought he’d have a chance to join the team. But

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Tickets on Sale Now for Salita Promotions’ ‘Detroit Brawl’ on Saturday, May 14, at Masonic Temple

Tickets on Sale Now for Salita Promotions’ ‘Detroit Brawl’ on Saturday, May 14, at Masonic Temple

Tickets are on sale now for Salita Promotions’ “” event on Saturday, May 14, at the Masonic Temple in Downtown Detroit. The second installment in a series of shows, the undercard that night will feature up-and-coming Detroit locals such as

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Eric Hunter in London, Ready to Take Selby’s IBF Featherweight Title This Saturday

Eric Hunter in London, Ready to Take Selby’s IBF Featherweight Title This Saturday

Upcoming world title challenger Eric “The Outlaw’ Hunter is in London and feeling more motivated now than ever to take the title away from Welsh champion Lee Selby. A proud Philadelphia fighter, Hunter (21-3, 11 KOs) will face Selby (22-1,

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