Boxing

USA Boxing Announces Seven New Board of Directors Members

USA Boxing announced today the seven new board of director members, as well as Cam Awesome and Dick Hoffmann being reappointed as Athlete Representative Director and Independent Director, respectively. The new members will join the board effective March 31, 2019. The Affiliate Member Director, Athlete Representative Directors, and the Local Boxing Committee (LBC) Director were […]

FIGHTNIGHT LIVE to Air Murphy’s Boxing Card, Dropkick Murphy’s Concert on Saturday

For the second-straight year, FIGHTNIGHT LIVE Powered by Everlast has something for everyone as the fan-friendly and completely FREE platform celebrates St. Patrick’s Day in Boston with the Dropkick Murphys and Murphys Boxing. Music fans and fight enthusiasts from across the nation and around the globe can catch the Dropkick Murphys in concert and an […]

Roy Jones, Jr. Boxing Promotions signs undefeated Irish middleweight Connor Coyle

Roy Jones, Jr. (RJJ) Boxing Promotions has announced the signing of undefeated Irish middleweight prospect Connor Coyle (9-0, 3 KOs) to an exclusive, long-term promotional contract. Fighting out of Derry, Northern Ireland, the 28-year-old Coyle has boxing flowing through his veins. His great-grandfather and uncle, both named Spider Kelly, each became British Empire and Commonwealth […]

From the projects to owning boxing’s ultimate crown John “The Quietman” Ruiz

From the projects to owning arguably the most respected individual title in sports, John “The Quietman” Ruiz remains the only Latino to capture the coveted world heavyweight title. Ruiz, 47, is a proud Puerto-Rican American boxer who grew-up in a Chelsea, Massachusetts. The two-time World Boxing Association (WBA) heavyweight champion, defeated USA Boxing Alumni Association […]

Long-Awaited Pro Debut for Worcester Father Owen Minor

Decorated amateur boxer Owen Minor has spent the past three years focusing on fatherhood responsibilities. Minor will make his long-awaited professional debut with his two sons at his side on the “Every Man for Himself” card, Shearns Boxing Promotions’ (SBP) inaugural event, on Friday night, March 15, at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. The 32-year-old […]

USA Boxing Alumni Association To Provide Study Hall for Boxers Participating in Western Qualifier

The USA Boxing Alumni Association will provide a study hall for boxers participating at the 2019 Western Elite Qualifier & Regional Open Championships in Reno, Nevada, March 23-30. Boxers will be offered a quiet space, which will be open 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, in the Grand Sierra Resort to complete school work they […]

Erislandy Lara and Brian Castaño Fight to Highly Competitive Split Draw in Title Fight on Saturday

Former 154-pound world champion Erislandy Lara and WBA Super Welterweight Champion Brian Castaño fought to a highly competitive split-draw Saturday at Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™, in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. With the draw, Castaño retains the WBA belt in what was the toughest test of his career against the […]