FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Olympic medalist Nico Hernandez injured,

“KO Night Boxing: Gold & Glory” postponed

 

Feb. 10 at Hartman Arena in Park City, KS

 

PARK CITY, Kansas (November 27, 2017) – Due to an injury suffered by 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez last week at training camp, this Saturday night’s “KO Night Boxing: Gold & Glory” card, presented by KO Night Boxing LLC, has been postponed until February 10, at the same venue, Hartman Arena in Park City, Kansas.  
 
The 21-year-old Hernandez was scheduled to headline the event in his hometown against Hungarian flyweight champion Jozsef “Little Red” Ajtai (19-9, 12 KOs) in the eight-round main event for the vacant International Boxing Association (IBA) Americas flyweight championship.
 
The promoter plans to keep the card intact, as much as possible, and he is hopeful that Ajtai is available to challenge Hernandez for the IBA Americas title.
 
“Injuries are an unfortunate part of boxing, but the good news is that Nico will be 100-percent ready to go February 10th,” promoter John Andersen said. “I know that Nico feels that he’s letting everybody down but, at the end of the day, all that really counts is his health. He’s a tough kid who has his entire pro career ahead of him.”
 
“Over the last six months, Nico has become like family to the Hartman Arena staff,” said Hartman Arena Executive Director, Ben Bolander. “We wish the best for him and hope for a speedy recovery, so we can see him back here in February fighting for the title.”
 
TIckets to the December 2nd event will still be honored at the February 10 event. If ticket holders, are unable to attend the new event date, full refunds will be offered at the point of purchase. Tickets will remain on sale for the February 10, 2018 event date.
 
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Blair Cobbs Improves to 8-0, 6 KOs with TKO Victory

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LAS VEGAS, NV (November 20, 2017) – This past Saturday Prince Ranch Boxing’s super-lightweight prospect, Blair “The Flair” Cobbs (7-0, 6 KOs), remained undefeated with a dominating performance against Ousmane Sylla (1-3-1, 1 KO), scoring a 4th round TKO.  The scheduled 6-round bout took place at the at the Fitzgerald’s Casino & Hotel in Tunica, Mississippi.

 

“From the opening bell, Cobbs applied a tremendous amount pressure as he walked down Sylla, forcing him to fight going backwards.  Cobbs was digging to the body with vicious intent.  Cobbs continued to overwhelm Sylla with an all-out attack, landing multiple power shots to the head and body in rounds two and three.  Finally, Cobbs landed another solid right hook to the head forcing the referee to stop the bout in the fourth round, giving him the TKO victory.

 

“Going into this fight I felt I had to get the knockout,” said Blair Cobbs. “I did exactly that by applying a lot of pressure and going to the body.  After round three I knew he was wearing down, and that’s when I went for the knockout.  Everything went great…now it’s time to get back in the gym and continue grinding.”

 

“Blair Cobbs is taking advantage of all the opportunities that have come his way,” stated Greg Hannely, president of Prince Ranch Boxing. “I believe he has all the talent to become a world champion in the next couple of years.  We are going to keep him very busy moving forward.  Sky is the limit for this kid.”

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2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez & Hungarian champion Jozsef Ajtai have taken different paths into pro ranks “KO Night Boxing: Gold & Glory” for vacant IBA Americas flyweight title

GOLD & GLORY

Featuring

NICO HERNANDEZ

2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist

 IBA Americas Flyweight Championship vs. Jozsef Ajtai

Saturday night, Dec. 2, 2017 * Hartman Arena * Park City, Kansas

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez & Hungarian champion Jozsef

Ajtai have taken different paths into pro ranks

“KO Night Boxing: Gold & Glory” for vacant IBA Americas flyweight title

 

Dec. 2 at Hartman Arena in Park City, KS

PARK CITY, Kansas (November 20, 2017) – USA Olympian and hometown hero Nico Hernandez and Hungarian flyweight champion Jozsef “Little Red” Ajtai took completely different paths into the professional ranks.

Hernandez vs, Ajtai is the eight-round main event for the vacant International Boxing Association (IBA) Americas flyweight title fight, Saturday night, December 2, on the “KO Night Boxing: Gold & Glory” card, at Hartman Arena in Park City, Kansas.

“KO Night Boxing: Gold & Glory” is a presentation of KO Night Boxing LLC., in association with Hartman Arena, and sponsored in part by Twister City Harley-Davidson Metro PCS, Mort’s Cigar Bar and Jimmy’s Egg.

The action will be taped live for future airing on CBS Sports Network.

The 21-year-old Hernandez (3-0, 2 KOs), fighting out of Wichita, was a decorated amateur boxer who compiled a sterling 123-12 record, highlighted by his bronze-medal winning performance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. Hernandez made his pro debut last March. All his fights have been at home, each has been in the main event, and on national television. His fight against Ajtai, however, will be his first title fight, coming in only his fourth pro bout.

Ajtai, who is one year and six days younger than Hernandez, made his professional debut 2 ½ years ago, and he’s already fought in five title fights.

Hernandez’ amateur pedigree versus Ajtai’s pro experience?

“I feel like I’m already at the level of a lot of top pro fighters,” Hernandez said. The only advantage he has is he’s used to fighting more rounds than I (this is Nico’s first scheduled 8-rounder), but I don’t plan on letting it go the distance anyways.

“I feel blessed to have this IBA title fight opportunity so early in my pro career. It honestly couldn’t come any faster. I do believe it will be special and open a tot of opportunities to fight bigger names once I win this fight. A win should open-up additional title fight opportunities, both overseas and, hopefully, back here at home to help us continue building Wichita into a fight town.”

Ajtai (19-9, 12 KOs) has already had 28 pro fights, including a full 10-round distance loss by decision last year at Madison Square Garden in New York City to two-time Olympic gold medalist Shiming Zou, the former World Boxing Organization (WBO) flyweight world champion. The Hungarian has fought at home in Hungary, as well as on the road in the United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Ukraine and Slovakia. A trip to America’s heartland doesn’t faze him in the least. Continue reading

SUGAR PROMOTIONS PRESENTS “NEW BLOOD” Prince Ranch Boxing Occupies Mexico Sends Six Undefeated Fighters to Aguascalientes

SUGAR PROMOTIONS PRESENTS

“NEW BLOOD”

Prince Ranch Boxing Occupies Mexico

Sends Six Undefeated Fighters to Aguascalientes

LAS VEGAS, NV (November 2, 2017) – Prince Ranch Boxing’s (PRB) undefeated fighters, super-flyweight Damien “Sugar” Vazquez (12-0, 6 KOs), super-featherweight Edwing Davila (16-0, 9 KOs), featherweight Isaac Avelar (13-0, 8 KOs), featherweight Victor Pasillas (11-0, 4 KOs), super-lightweight Blair Cobbs (7-0, 4 KOs), and light-heavyweight Kye Brooks (1-0, 1 KO), all make their way back to the ring on December 2, 2017, at the Palenque de la Feria in Aguascalientes, Mexico.  In addition, super welterweight Daniel Biaz (10-1, 5 KOs) and female flyweight Mayran Salazar (6-2), will be featured on the card.

Sugar Promotions LLC, will promote the 8-fight card titled “New Blood”, with Issac “Canelito” Avelar fighting for the WBC FECOMBOX Featherweight title in the 10-round main-event.  Damien “Sugar” Vazquez will be fighting in the 8-round co-main event.  All fighters will have opponents TBA.

“Sugar Promotions is doing a fantastic job with their promotional company in Aguascalientes, Mexico.” said Greg Hannely, President of Prince Ranch Boxing. “All my fighters will stay busy as we move forward in Mexico and the United States.  I’m signing top talent, with the vision of breeding world champions, and bringing them to the forefront.”

“Here in Aguascalientes, Mexico, Sugar Promotions will be promoting top level professional boxing throughout the entire city,” said president of Sugar Promotions Oscar Vazquez. “We have fighters from Mexico and the United States, all fighting on the same cards.  At some point, we will take our fighters to the States as well.  This is the second of many shows. We plan coming back once a month and it starts December 2nd.”

 

 

 
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Selina Barrios Spooks Her Opponent, Zarina Tsoloyeva Backs Out of Fight


 

 
RAYNE, LA (November 2, 2017) – Two days after Halloween, unbeaten female sensation, lightweight Selina “Aztec Queen” Barrios (2-0, 1 KO), has spooked her opponent, Zarina Tsoloyeva (Pro Debut) from Zhaksy, Kazakhstan, as she backed out of their scheduled 4-round bout, set to take place today at The Rayne Civic Center in Louisiana.  Tsoloyeva refused to step on the scale at yesterdays weigh-in. 
 
Selina Barrios is one of the most avoided female fighters in the United States and now Kazakhstan.  Ebony Jones from Alabama, Alpha Patricia Lopez from Mexico, and now Zarina Tsoloyeva from Kazakhstan, all signed to fight Selina but backed out to fight her at the last minute.  Jones and Lopez were no shows, while Tsoloyeva who is from the distant land of Kazakhstan, showed up to the weigh-in, but declined to step on the scale.
 
“I was willing to fight Zarina Tsoloyeva, the decorated amateur from Kazakhstan, but she pulled out at the last minute, like my last two opponents.” said Selina Barrios from San Antonio. “It’s been very difficult getting opponents to fight me.  I’ve always said, I don’t care who they put in front of me, I’ll fight anyone.  I have that much confidence in my skills.  I have no choice but to move on, but I’m respectfully sending a message to everyone in the lightweight and super-lightweight divisions, I’m not going anywhere, eventually you will all have to fight me.”
 
Nothing will derail Selina as she stays positive and continues to work hard, looking for that opportunity to challenge the best the lightweight and super-lightweight divisions has to offer. Selina’s handlers must now move her to six and eight round bouts right away, to chip away and get to a championship fight as she gains more ring experience as a professional.
 
“Looking at all the top lightweights and super-lightweights, I predict Selina will fight for a world championship before her tenth fight,” said advisor Kerry Daigle. “Possibly by fight number seven or eight.  We’re going to move her into six and eight rounders moving forward.  I’m already in talks with the sanctioning bodies to get her ranked.”
 
“If no one wants to fight me, then I’m calling out all the name fighters in the division,” Selina Barrios continued. “Amanda Serrano, Mikaela Mayer, Jessica McCaskill and of course, Katie Taylor, I’m willing to fight you guys anytime, anywhere.  Like I said, at some point, you will all have to fight me.”
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Unbeaten Super-Lightweight Phenom DEVIN “THE DREAM” HANEY Training Camp Quotes and Photos

Devin Haney

 

Unbeaten Super-Lightweight Phenom

DEVIN “THE DREAM” HANEY

Training Camp Quotes and Photos

Photos by Mario Serrano Team Haney

LAS VEGAS, NV (October 30, 2017) – As his November 4th date approaches, unbeaten super-lightweight prospect, 18-year old phenom, Devin “The Dream” Haney (17-0, 11 KOs), shares his thoughts on training camp and more, as he prepares for his fight with Hamza Sempewo (14-8, 7 KOs) of Kampala, Uganda.

Haney vs. Sempewo, an 8-round bout, will take place at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta, GA, and serve as the co-main event to heavyweight’s, Devin “The General” Vargas (19-4, 7 KOs) of Toledo, Ohio, vs. Galen “Bad Boy” Brown (44-38-1, 25 KOs) of St. Joseph’s, Missouri.

Here is what Devin Haney, the WBC Youth World Lightweight title holder, had to say ahead of his November 4th showdown:

On his recent training camp in Las Vegas…

“I’m constantly grinding in the gym, trying to get better.  No one is working harder than me.  I’ve been working closely with “The Body Snatcher” Mike McCallum, and he’s showing me some old veteran tricks.  I’ve been sparring with all the top fighters in Las Vegas, getting that good work.  I feel strong going into this fight.  I’m in great shape.”

On having his father William Haney guiding his career…

“My dad is great and he’s always by my side every step of the way.  He comes from the music industry, where he was very successful, so he knows how to build a star.  I’m very grateful to have him in my corner.  Together we are a force in the boxing world, and I know with hard work, I’ll be the next super-star in boxing.”

On the importance of staying active…

“It’s very important to stay active in boxing, because in this sport, its all about that live action.  Fighting with no headgear and smaller gloves is a big difference as opposed to sparring.  The more fights I can get under my belt, the better I’ll be when I hit the big stage.”

On fighting in Atlanta, Georgia for the first time…

“Atlanta is a major city and I’m going to give the fans in attendance a fight they’ll remember for years to come.  Fighting in the South is a great opportunity to expand the Devin Haney Promotions brand.  I want to fight in as many big cities as possible.”

On the state of the super-lightweight division…

“The super-lightweight division is stacked with a lot of great fighters.  Terrance Crawford sits atop the division, and to me, he’s one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world.  I’m on my way up and I’m confident in my ability to become a world champion.  I’ve been in the ring with Floyd Mayweather, Shawn Porter and a lot of other great fighters, so my confidence is extremely high.  I’m gunning for everyone in the division.  I know I can get down with the best of them.”

The card titled, “Remembering Our Fallen Officers Charity Boxing Gala” is being promoted by Fight Tyme Promotions, the Atlanta Boxing Association, in conjunction with Devin Haney Promotions.  A live Pay-Per-Stream broadcast will be available exclusively on Fight Tyme Live for $5..99.

Tickets for “Remembering Our Fallen Officers Charity Boxing Gala” are priced at GENERAL ADMISSION $50.00 (Section D), $100 (Section C), $200 (Section B), $500 (Section A  / V.I.P) CORPORATE & V.I.P. TABLES of 10 Seats including Dinner $5,000.00, and are available at www.FightTyme.com/Atlanta.

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Publicist – Devin Haney Promotions

boxingpublicist@aol.com

(408) 607-5756

 

SELINA “AZTEC QUEEN” BARRIOS Returns to the Ring Nov 2 Against Decorated Amateur Zarina Tsoloyeva

SELINA “AZTEC QUEEN” BARRIOS

Returns to the Ring Nov 2 Against Decorated Amateur Zarina Tsoloyeva

Press Release
For Immediate Release
Photos by Team Barrios
 
SAN ANTONIO, TX (October 27, 2017) – Undefeated female sensation, super-lightweight Selina “Aztec Queen” Barrios (2-0, 1 KO), returns to the ring Thursday, November 2, 2017 in Louisiana at The Rayne Civic Center.  Barrios will face the highly touted Zarina Tsoloyeva (Pro Debut) from Zhaksy, Kazakhstan, in a 4-round bout in the super-lightweight division.  The card titled “RAYNE RISING” is presented by Bad Chad’s Boxncar Promotions.
 
Barrios, who hails from San Antonio, TX, is the older sister of undefeated super-lightweight contender, Mario Barrios (20-0, 12 KOs).  As an amateur, Selina had a remarkable record of (80-3), most of which came by stoppage.  She has a notable win against USA Olympian and Top Rank fighter, Mikaela Mayer (2-0, 2 KOs), and vows to make a statement against Tsoloyeva.
 
“Even though Tsoloyeva is making her pro debut, she’s a big step up in competition,” Selina Barrios said. “She had a great amateur career and I know she’s going to be a tough opponent.  All I know is I’m going to bring the heat, and show her why I’m the most dangerous fighter in women’s boxing.”
 
Selina Barrios is guided by longtime boxing manager, Kerry Daigle, who believes Barrios is one of the most exciting boxers he’s seen in years. 
 
“Selina has that fighting style that every boxing fan loves,” said Kerry Daigle. “She’s nonstop action every time she steps in the ring.  I haven’t seen a fighter like her in a long time, male or female.  She has that special something that you can’t explain but you know is extraordinary.  She’s in a very competitive fight, against a very skilled fighter in Zarina Tsoloyeva.  When I asked her if she was willing to fight such a decorated amateur fighter, she said yes, with no hesitation.  That’s what I love about Selina, she’s ready to fight anyone, anywhere.”
 
Zarina Tsoloyeva, best known for her resemblance to actress Angelina Jolie, won a bronze medal in the Kazakh national championships.  She’s a highly accomplished amateur champion with great boxing skills. 
 
Tickets to “RAYNE RISING” priced $25 General Admission (Pre-sale), ($30 general admission tickets at the door), $125 VIP Ringside, and $800 1st Row Executive Tables, are on sale now at http://www.boxncar.com/buy-tickets/ or by calling (337) 298-7658.
 

The Rayne Civic Center is located at 210 Frog Festival Dr, Rayne, LA 70578.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. first bell at 7:00 p.m.

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Olympian Nico Hernandez fighting for 1st pro title Dec. 2

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GOLD & GLORY

Featuring

NICO HERNANDEZ

2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist

 IBA Americas Flyweight Championship vs. Jozsef Ajtai

Saturday night, Dec. 2, 2017 * Hartman Arena * Park City, Kansas

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez to fight for first pro title, Dec. 2 at home vs.  Hungarian invader Jozsef “Little Red” Ajtai

“KO Night Boxing: Gold & Glory” at Hartman Arena in Park City, KS

Nico Hernandez Tony Schock / GS Memory Maker 

 

NicoPARK CITY, KANSAS (October 23, 2017) – 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez will be fighting for his first professional title on Saturday, December 2, when he takes on Hungarian invader Jozsef “Little Red” Ajtai in the eight-round main event for the vacant International Boxing Association (IBA) Flyweight Championship, headlining “KO Night Boxing: Gold & Glory” at Hartman Arena in Park City, Kansas.

“KO Night Boxing: Gold & Glory” is a presentation of KO Night Boxing LLC., in association with Hartman Arena, and sponsored in part by Twister City Harley-Davidson Metro PCS, Mort’s Cigar Bar and Jimmy Egg.

The action will be taped live for future airing on CBS Sports Network..

The 21-year-old Hernandez (3-0, 2 KOs), fighting out of Wichita, will be fighting in a scheduled eight-round bout for the first time. His three pro fights to date were all scheduled for six rounds and each was held in Kansas, the last two in his second home, Hartman Arena.

In his last fight this past September 23rd, Hernandez was forced to fight late replacement Kendrick “Uprising” Latchman who outweighed the celebrated American Olympian by more than 10 pounds. Hernandez won a six-round unanimous decision by scores of 60-54 and 59-55 twice.

Despite being younger than Hernandez by almost a year to the day, Ajtai (19-9, 12 KOs) has already had 28 pro fights, including a full 10-round distance loss by decision last year to two-time Olympic gold medalist Shiming Zou, the former World Boxing Organization (WBO) flyweight world champion.

“By far, Nico is fighting the toughest opponent of his pro career,” Hernandez’ promoter John Andersen (“KO Night Boxing LLC) said. “Ajtai has much more experience as a pro than Nico, plus he went the distance against a two-time Olympic gold medalist, Zou. Ajtai is a busy fighter with a good knockout ratio (63%). This fight is going to tell us a lot about Nico, especially his power at 112 pounds.

“Nico fighting for a title in only his fourth pro fight proves that all our hard efforts of KO Night Boxing and Team Nico has paid off quickly and we’re grateful that the IBA has given him this great opportunity. I didn’t realize the high quality of champions the IBA has had in the past and we’re proud that Nico can someday join this group. In the flyweight division, Nico may enter world title fight shot discussions earlier than I had originally thought, which was in his third year as a pro.   An impressive performance against Ajtai could position him for a world title fight next year with less than 10 fights under his belt.”

“We’re excited to have an American Olympian fighting for our first Americas title,” IBA President J.C. Courreges added. “Nico Hernandez is an Olympic bronze medalist and we’re hopeful that he will develop into an IBA world champion in the not too distant future. His amateur pedigree speaks for itself and we’re very happy to have this young man fighting for the IBA Americas title.”

IBA world champions during the past quarter-century include Hall-of-Famers Oscar de la Hoya, George Foreman, Roberto Duran and Arturo Gatti, as well as stars such as Roy Jones, Jr., Bernard Hopkins, Shane Mosely, James Toney, Mikkel Kessler, Eric Morales, Diego Corrales, Jose Luis Castillo, Glen Johnson and Antonio Tarver. Continue reading

MAYFIELD, MILLER, AND MARTINEZ VICTORIOUS IN SAN FRANCISCO

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 22, 2017) – Last night at the historic San Francisco Armory, the “Back to Business” card took place with local fighters, Karim Mayfield, Raquel Miller and Xavier Martinez moving forward with victories.

Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield (20-4-1, 11 KOs), cruised to a 6-round unanimous decision over outmatched Miguel Dumas (10-0, 7 KOs), giving him his first defeat. With the win, Mayfield captures he the WBU Welterweight Americas Belt. Scorecards read 60-54 twice, and 55-54.

Middleweight, Raquel “Pretty Beast” Miller (5-0, 3 KOs) remained undefeated with a 1st round knockout against Lisa Garland (15-9, 8 KOs). Time was 2:00 of round one.

Xavier Martinez (10-0, 5 KOs) stayed unbeaten winning by 2nd round knockout over Raymond Chacon (7-27-1) in a 6-round featherweight bout. Time was 2:59

Ricardo Pinell (15-3-1, 8 KOs) won a lopsided unanimous decision against Carlos Ruiz (8-4, 3 KO) in a 6-round middleweight bout. Score cards read 60-54 across the board.

Will Shaw (3-0, 3 KOs) defeated Lenard Davis (1-0-3) with a 2nd round TKO in a scheduled 4-round super lightweight bout. Time was .50 of round two.

 

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Montgomery Brothers Maliek, Mikhail, and Michael Jr Return to the Ring This Saturday

 

Montgomery Brothers, Maliek, Mikhail & Michael Jr. 

Return to the Ring This Sat in Their Hometown


 

MACON, GA (October 19, 2017) – Boxing returns to Macon, Georgia this Saturday, October 21st at the Shrine Temple as the Montgomery Brothers, Maliek, Mikhail, and Michael Jr, all guided by Witness Sports Management’s Greg Hannely and Jared Shaw, look to prove why they’re the future of boxing atop a stacked card in the heart of the south.

 

All three brothers who were born and raised in Macon, GA, are featured in four-round bouts as Maliek Montgomery (1-0, 1KO) will face veteran Calvin Smith (2-11), Mikhail Montgomery (1-0 1KO), who will be making his pro debut, will face Tony Jones, as Michael Montgomery Jr. will face Edwin Aceves (Pro debut).  As amateur boxers, the three brothers had an outstanding combined record of 419-44.  All three brothers are trained by their father, Michael Montgomery Sr.

 

“It is an honor to fight in Macon, Georgia, as we didn’t have many boxing cards growing up out here, and it is a great feeling to help bring a professional boxing match to my hometown,” said Maliek Montgomery. “This is a rare opportunity for my brothers and I show our hometown fans what we got, now that we are professional boxers.”

 

 “I am proud to fight in Georgia and it is Macon, that makes it even better,” Michael Montgomery Jr.

stated. “I am excited about this fight and wish it was fight night already. All I can tell you is get ready for a great performance as I’m looking to bring some heat when I step in the ring.”

“It is a great feeling to make my professional debut in my hometown and alongside my brothers and father,” Mikhail Montgomery said.  “We’ve all worked very hard for moments like this.  With this being my pro debut, I’m looking to shine.  This is going to be a fight you don’t want to miss.”

 

“My boys are ready to show our hometown fans that they are elite fighters,” said Michael Montgomery Sr. “No fighter out of Macon, Georgia has ever won a world title and my boys have a great chance to become the first to do so.  I’m expecting a lot of family and friends to be in attendance.  My sons are super excited to be fighting in Macon and everyone watching will know they are some rough boys, with some serious boxing skills.”

 

“The Montgomery brothers are special.” said Greg Hannely. “They have a fan friendly style that I know will resonate with their hometown fans.  In boxing, you want to see fighters that like to engage, and the Montgomery brothers are a perfect example of what action fighters should look like.  These boys can bang.”

“The time has come where all three brothers will be fighting on the same card,” said co-manager Jared Shaw. “The fact that this card is taking place in Macon, Georgia, is truly amazing.  As managers, you always want to build a solid fan base in the city where the fighter is from.  In this case, we got three bonified fighters, fighting in their hometown. Real fighters, fight, and Macon is going to be proud to call the Montgomery’s their own.”

Tickets are $25 for general admission and $45 for seating. For tickets please contact (478)319-1502.

The event is promoted E Butts Jr Promotions, more information about the promotion can be found here (https://www.facebook.com/ebuttsjrpromotions/).  First bell is at 7:30 PM.
 
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Witness Sports Management Signs Marcus The Dream Crusher Bates 7-0-1, 6 KOs

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Photo:  Team Bates

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 18, 2017)Witness Sports Management (WSM) has come to a managerial agreement with undefeated prospect, Marcus “The Dream Crusher” Bates (7-0-1, 6 KOs).  Greg Hannely and Jared Shaw will now be managing the career of Bates, who hails from Washington DC.  Bates, who is signed with King’s Promotions on the promotional side, will work closely with WSM’s Hannely and Shaw, as they jointly look to keep Bates busy, while guiding him toward a world title.

 

“My team is complete now that I have a management team looking out for my best interest,” said Marcus Bates. “I’m very happy with the direction my career is heading.  I know if I put in the hard work, everything will be there at the end.  Greg and Jared are two guys I trust, and I know they will get the job done managing my career.  I’m looking forward to my next fight.”

 

“Greg and I are extremely happy that Marcus Bates is part of our team.” Jared Shaw said. “We believe he has the power and speed to be a force in the featherweight division.  We have big plans for him and will work harmoniously with Marshall Kauffman’s King’s Promotions.  The sky is the limit for this kid.”

 

“Mr. Bates is a bright young man with astonishing talent.” stated Greg Hannely. “He has the punching power to end a fight with one punch, and that type of power is what sells.  We are happy that we were able to sign him to our stable of fighters.”

 

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Damien Vazquez, Blair Cobbs, and Tye Brooks Victorious in Mexico

VAZQUEZ, COBBS, AND BROOKS

 VICTORIOUS IN AGUASCALIENTES, MEXICO

 

LAS VEGAS, NV (October 17, 2017) – Undefeated prospects, super-flyweight Damien “Sugar” Vazquez (12-0, 6 KOs), super-lightweight, Blair “The Flair” Cobbs (7-0, 5 KOs), and light-heavyweight Tye Brooks (1-0, 1 KO), all who fight under the Prince Ranch Boxing (PRB) management banner, were victorious this past Saturday at the Palenque de la Feria in AguascalientesMexico.  The card was promoted by Damien Vazquez’s “Sugar Promotions” in associations with Malibu Films and SOBA Recovery Centers.

 

In the scheduled 8-round main event, Damien Vazquez, stopped his opponent Ivan Galicia Morelos, retiring the Mexican native who didn’t come out for the fifth round.  Blair Cobbs went the distance with Hugo Padilla, winning a unanimous 6-round decision.  Tye Brooks won his pro debut with a first round knockout over Ivan Najera.  New signee’s, flyweight Maryan Salazar (6-2, 4 KOs) and lightweight Issac Avelar (13-0, 8 KOs) were also victorious.  Avelar went the distance for the first time winning an 8-round unanimous decision, while Salazar won a 4-round unanimous decision.

 

“I was very happy that the Prince Ranch Boxing team went out there and got victories, going 5-0 in Mexico,” said Greg Hannely president of Prince Ranch Boxing. “The goal is to keep our stable of boxers constantly fighting.  With each bout they are getting the experience they need to help them prepare fight bigger fights.  We have big plans moving forward and as we grow, the boxing world will take notice.”

 

“It was a great show with a lot of up and coming talent,” said president of Sugar Promotions Oscar Vazquez. “Sugar Promotions is just getting started and we are off to a great start.  We will be making an announcement shortly about our next show.”

 

“Vazquez, Cobbs and Brooks, all gained quality experience and confidence with these victories,” said head trainer Clarence “Bones” Adams, “All the hard work in the gym is paying off.  All three of them will be back in the gym next week, ready to put in more work.”

 

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Mario Serrano   Sugar Promotions Prince Ranch

Publicist – Prince Ranch Boxing

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(408) 607-5756

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RAQUEL “PRETTY BEAST” MILLER TO FACE NEW OPPONENT LISA GARLAND

Raquel Miller

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 11, 2017) – Unbeaten female middleweight prospect, Raquel “Pretty Beast” Miller (4-0, 2 KOs) will now face Lisa Garland (15-8, 8 KOs)

when professional boxing returns to the city of San Francisco, CA, on October 21, 2017.  Miller was supposed to battle Sydney LeBlanc (4-4) but the fight fell through.  Miller vs. Garland, a 6-round bout, will serve as the co-feature to Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield (19-4-1, 11 KOs) vs. Miguel Dumas (10-0, 7 KOs).  The card titled “Back To Business” will take place at the historic San Francisco Armory.

 

“I’m happy they found an opponent for me as I have a lot of family and friends coming to see me fight,” said San Francisco native Raquel Miller. “Garland has a lot of experience and I know it’s going to be a tough fight.  I believe my hunger and skill will be to much for Garland to handle though.  I’m ready to bring it, and I can’t wait for my hometown fans will see me in action.  I’ll be looking to stop Garland before the final bell rings.”

 

“Back To Business” tickets priced $40 (standing room only), $50 (floor seats tier 3), $60 (floor seat tier 2), $80 floor tier 1, $125 (front seats), and ringside $250, are on sale now at EVENTBRITE.COM or by calling (415) 722-3184.  Doors open up at 4:00 p.m.  First bout at 5:00 p.m.

 

The San Francisco Armory is located at 1800 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103. Located conveniently at the corner of Mission Street and 14th Street, the SF Armory is served by Muni routes, major bus lines and is easily accessible by BART that serves the East Bay and the airport. Parking can be arranged using local lots or valet.

 

Other Featured Bouts:

8-round bout featherweight bout

Xavier Martinez (9-0, 5 KOs) vs. Jonathan Alcantara (7-16-2, 1 KO)

6-round bout super-lightweight bout

Stan Martyniouk (17-2, 3 KOs) vs. Luis Alfredo Lugo (14-27-1, 3 KOs)

6-round middleweight bout

Ricardo Pinell (14-3-1, 8 KOs) vs. Carlos Ruiz (8-3, 3 KOs)

4-round bout super-lightweight bout

Will Shaw (2-0, 2 KOs) vs. Lenard Davis (1-0-2)

4-round bout super-lightweight bout

Luis Casillas (1-1, 1 KO) vs. TBA

4-round bout featherweight bout

Marquita Lee (3-5) vs. TBA

 

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Mario Serrano

Publicist – Team Mayfield

boxingpublicist@aol.com

(408) 607-5756

@fightaction