Tag Archive | Arizona

Michael Carbajal Still Champion

Five-time world champion, Hall of Famer and Olympic silver medalist Michael Carbajal may be recording the best victories of his life at the age of 43 as a retired boxer. Instead of receiving a beautiful belt or medal for his achievements, Carbajal now helps build character for countless Phoenix youngsters who may not have another way to get […]

David Benavidez Gives Back to Phoenix Youth

Two-time world champion and Phoenix native David Benavidez will be donating a portion of his fight purse this Saturday, March 13 to the Boys and Girls Club sports program. Those proceeds will be used to sponsor a team in the Boys and Girls Club of the Valley basketball league. Arizona sports fans will be watching […]

John Vera stops Cleotis Pendarvis In opening round

John “The Phenom” Vera stopped Cleotis Pendarvis in the opening round of last night’s RJJ Boxing on UFC FIGHT PASS main event at Biloxi Conference Center in Biloxi, Mississippi . RJJ Boxing was streamed live and exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports. To sign up for UFC FIGHT […]

Two-time world champion David Benavídez faces dangerous veteran Ronald Ellis on March 13

Two-time world champion David Benavídez faces dangerous veteran Ronald Ellis in a 12-round WBC super-middleweight title eliminator Saturday, March 13 live on SHOWTIME at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. in a Premier Boxing Champions event. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast also features two under-25 lightweight contenders Isaac Cruz and Matías Romero […]

St. John’s Men’s Basketball set to take on Butler, while Duo earn Award from BIG EAST Conference

 Victorious in each of its last six games and seven of its last eight overall, the St. John’s Men’s Basketball team will look to continue its winning ways on Tuesday when it travels to Indianapolis for a 9 p.m. contest with Butler. The game will be broadcast live nationally on FS1 with Joe Davis and […]

RJJ Boxing Battles Pandemic with Fighting Spirit with Successful Events

Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions (RJJ Boxing) successfully met 2020 pandemic challenges, promoting eight shows, including seven during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each event was streamed live and exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports. To sign-up for UFC FIGHT PASS, please visit http://www.ufcfightpass.com. Keys to its success included […]

Mets claim LHP Stephen Tarpley

The New York Mets announced recently that the club has claimed left-handed pitcher Stephen Tarpley off waivers from the Miami Marlins. Tarpley, 27, appeared in 12 games for the Marlins last season, going 2-2 with one save and a 9.00 ERA (11 earned runs/11.0 innings) with eight walks and 11 strikeouts. The southpaw has appeared […]