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One on one with M-1 Challenge Interim Flyweight Champion Arman Ashimov

One on one with M-1 Challenge Interim Flyweight Champion Arman Ashimov

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (May 22, 2018) – M-1 Challenge Interim flyweight champion Arman Ashimov takes on M-1 Challenge flyweight title-holder Aleksander Doskalchuk(8-1-0, M-1: 2-0-0) this Thursday (May 24) to determine the “undisputed” king of the M-1 Global flyweights, in the

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Nico Hernandez captures IBA flyweight World title in 5th professional fight

Nico Hernandez captures IBA flyweight World title in 5th professional fight

MULVANE, Kan. (May 21, 2018) — History was made this past Saturday night on the “SUPERBOX LIVE: High Stakes” pay-per-view card, when 2016 Olympic bronze medalist and local hero, Nico Hernandez, knocked out Hungarian challenger Szilveszter “The Silent Assassin” Kanalas in the opening round to capture

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Richard “Popeye The Sailor Man” Rivera to headline “Fight Night at the Capital” J

Richard “Popeye The Sailor Man” Rivera to headline “Fight Night at the Capital” J

HARTFORD, Conn. (May 15, 2018) – New England’s hottest, most popular and hardest hitter, Richard “Popeye The Sailor Man” Rivera,will defend his Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) All America light heavyweight title at home on Hartford Boxing Promotions’ inaugural event, “Fight

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WBO light flyweight champion Tito Acosta to showcase skills & build his legacy vs. Carlos Buitrago

WBO light flyweight champion Tito Acosta to showcase skills & build his legacy vs. Carlos Buitrago

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (May 10, 2018) – World Boxing Organization Light Flyweight World Champion Tito Acosta will showcase his vast skills July 16 in his first title defense against Nicaraguan challenger Carlos “Chocorroncito” Buitrago in the “La Batalla” 12-round

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Two-division world champion Beibut Shumenov comeback fight for vacant WBA Cruiserweight World title

Two-division world champion Beibut Shumenov comeback fight for vacant WBA Cruiserweight World title

ASTANA, Kazakhstan (May 10, 2018)) – Two-division World Boxing Association (WBA) World Champion Beibut Shumenov announced his comeback fight will be held July 7, against 30-1 Hizni Altunkaya for the vacant WBA Cruiserweight World title, in Astana, Kazakhstan. Shumenov (17-2,

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2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez will be fighting for IBA World title in his 5th professional fight

2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez will be fighting for IBA World title in his 5th professional fight

DMONTON, Canada (May 7, 2018) – History will be made May 19th in several categories, when International Boxing Association (IBA) Americas flyweight champion Nico Hernandez (4-0, 3 KOs) faces Szilveszter “The Silent Assassin” Kanalas (14-7, 9 KOs) for the vacant

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WBO light flyweight champion Tito Acosta to make 1st title defense vs. Carlos Buitrago

WBO light flyweight champion Tito Acosta to make 1st title defense vs. Carlos Buitrago

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (April 30, 2018) — Miguel Cotto Promotions hosted a press conference earlier today to announce World Boxing Organization Light Flyweight World ChampionTito Acosta will make his first title defense at home on June 16 against Nicaraguan

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Adonis Stevenson: I am the best light heavyweight in the world, and Toronto and the world will see that on May 19

Adonis Stevenson: I am the best light heavyweight in the world, and Toronto and the world will see that on May 19

WBC Light Heavyweight World Champion Adonis Stevenson and former two-division world champion Badou Jack faced off in Toronto on Tuesday to formally announce their highly anticipated showdown Saturday, May 19 live on SHOWTIME from Air Canada Centre in Toronto. The

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“Storm” Warning! Star middleweight Alexander Shlemenko To headline M-1 Challenge 93, Plus, Artem Frolov vs. Joe Riggs title fight

“Storm” Warning! Star middleweight Alexander Shlemenko To headline M-1 Challenge 93, Plus, Artem Frolov vs. Joe Riggs title fight

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (April 24, 2018)) – One of the greatest middleweights in mix martial arts history, Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko, returns to The Rage on June 1 to headline M-1 Challenge 93 versus Brazilian power-puncher Bruno Silva (17-6-0, M-1: 0-0-0),

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Max Ornelas vs. Tony Lopez, Jr. Vacant NABA US bantamweight title & RJJ bragging rights on the line

Max Ornelas vs. Tony Lopez, Jr. Vacant NABA US bantamweight title & RJJ bragging rights on the line

LAS VEGAS (April 17, 2018) – University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV) student and Las Vegas resident, unbeaten bantamweight prospect “The Baby-Faced Assassin” Max Ornelas (10-0-1, 4 KOs), faces Mexico-native Tony Lopez, Jr. (13-3, 4 KOs) this Friday night

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