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Ex-World Boxing Champ John Ruiz’ 1st American Fighting Organization show Apr. 26

Ex-World Boxing Champ John Ruiz’ 1st American Fighting Organization show Apr. 26

MEDFORD, Mass. (March 4, 2014) – Promoter John “The Quietman” Ruiz, former two-time World Boxing Association heavyweight champion, announced today that the new American Fighting Championship (AFO) will promote a Pro-Am mixed-martial-arts show Saturday night, April 26 at Tyngsboro Sports Center in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts.

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Antonin Decarie To headline ‘Fight Club Series’ PPV

Antonin Decarie To headline ‘Fight Club Series’ PPV

GATINEAU, QUEBEC, Canada (March 3, 2014) – World-rated welterweight Antonin Decarie (29-2, 9 KOs) will headline the seventh installment of the popular Fight Night Series on March 28, airing live on pay per view from Lac Leamy Casino in Gatineau, Ontario, Canada.   Fight Club Series, presented

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New British Invasion: Steed Woodall

New British Invasion: Steed Woodall

     Team Woodall (L-R) – Head trainer Guy Laietta, Steed “The Stallion” Woodall, manager John Seip   MIAMI (February 24, 2014) — British amateur boxing star Steed “Stallion” Woodall, in a bold trend reversal, has moved from England to

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Chisora- Johnson, Fury-Abell

Chisora- Johnson, Fury-Abell

(L-R) Dereck Chisora & Kevin Johnson WBO AND WBA INTERNATIONAL HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP  (12) DERECK CHISORA, Champion,  (19-4, 13 KOs), UK, 238 lbs. vs. KEVIN JOHNSON, Challenger, (29-4-1, 14 KOs), USA, 240 lbs. (L-R) Tyson Fury & Joey Abell HEAVYWEIGHTS (10)

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Demetrius Andrade throws   Name into ‘Money’ ring

Demetrius Andrade throws Name into ‘Money’ ring

ATLANTA (February 12, 2014) – Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior middleweight champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (20-0, 13 KOs) is shooting for the stars, better make that, The Star. Not only does Andrade plan to succeed Floyd “Money” Mayweather,

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Tyson Fury talks about Feb. 15 show & more

Tyson Fury talks about Feb. 15 show & more

TORONTO (February 6, 2014) – It isn’t just a 6′ 9″, 250-pound frame that distinguishes Tyson Fury as potentially the biggest superstar in British sport.   After 21 consecutive pro wins, the trigger tongued traveller is on the cusp of

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Smoldarev vs. Delija headlines ‘M-1 Challenge 45’ Feb. 28 in Russia

Smoldarev vs. Delija headlines ‘M-1 Challenge 45’ Feb. 28 in Russia

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (February 4, 2014) — M-1 Global Heavyweight contender Denis Smoldarev headlines M-1 Challenge 45 on Friday night, February 28 against Ante “Walking Trouble” Delija at Atmosphere Show Hall in St. Petersburg, Russia. The main event is an intriguing heavyweight showdown between Estonia’s undefeated Smoldarev (5-0-0, 2

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WBA #4 ranked Logan McGuinness a promotional free agent

WBA #4 ranked Logan McGuinness a promotional free agent

ORANGEVILLE, Ontario, Canada (February 4, 2014) — Undefeated North American Boxing Association (NABA) featherweight champion and world title contender, Logan Cotton McGuinness (20-0-1, 9 KOs), is a promotional free agent.   The 26-year-old, fan-friendly McGuinness fought only once in 2013,

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Fight Network to air Chisora & Fury fights Feb. 15 live in North America

Fight Network to air Chisora & Fury fights Feb. 15 live in North America

TORONTO (January 29, 2014) – Fight Network announced today that it will air theFebruary 15 Frank Warren-promoted card in North America, showcasing world heavyweight contenders Derek “Del Boy” Chisora and Tyson Fury in separate bouts, live from Copper Box Arena in

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Mike Tyson protege Dennis Galarza making smooth transition to pros

Mike Tyson protege Dennis Galarza making smooth transition to pros

(All pictures by Rich Peterson / 13twentythree Photography) LAS VEGAS (January 23, 2014) — One of Mike Tyson’s “Young Gunz” is promising featherweight prospect Dennis Galarza (2-0, 1 KO), who is making a smooth transition from amateur to professional ranks

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