Tag Archive | Boxing

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

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 Night at the Capital”, June 16th at Xfinity Centre in Hartford, Connecticut. Rivera (7-0, 6 KOs) has partnered with his trainer, […]

Sergey Kovalev vs. Eleider Alvarez set for Saturday, August 4

Two-time light heavyweight world champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) puts his WBO Light Heavyweight World Title on the line against long-time WBC Light Heavyweight number one Contender Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (23-0, 11 KOs) at the Etess Arena in the brand new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City on Saturday, August 4, 2018. […]

PHOTO GALLERY and VIDEO: Thurman v Porter Press Conference

Fans of boxing mark your calendars for June 25, as Welterweight World Champion Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter will be battling it out at the Barclays Center. Thurman (26-0, 22 KOs), of Clearwater, Fla., and Porter (26-1-1, 16 KOs), of Las Vegas by way of Akron, Ohio, are both coming off superb 2015 campaigns that […]

Former World Champion Former world champion and Long Island-native Chris Algieri returns to Barclays Center on Dec 5 to Battle Erick Bone

Former world champion and Long Island-native Chris Algieri (20-2, 8 KOs) returns to Barclays Center in Brooklyn to take on Ecuador’s Erick Bone (16-2, 8 KOs) in a 10-round welterweight bout on Saturday, Dec. 5. The Algieri vs. Bone fight is promoted by DiBella Entertainment in association with Star Boxing and will be part of […]

PHOTO GALLERY and VIDEOS from Golovkin v Lemieux Workout

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following photos and videos from the Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux workout that was held in the Theatre at Madison Square Garden. Golovkin and Lemieux will battle in a Middleweight World Championship Title Unification on Saturday, October 17 at MSG. While the co-main event features the WBC Flyweight […]

Daniel Jacobs and Peter Quillin Square-Off on Dec. 5 at Barclays Center

In a highly anticipated showdown between two of Brooklyn’s most exciting and talented fighters, WBA Middleweight World Champion Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs (30-1, 27 KOs) will take on former world champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (32-0-1, 23 KOs) on Saturday, December 5 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT). “There is no doubt this is going to […]

PHOTO GALLERY and VIDEOS Tarver v Cunningham set to rock Prudential Center on 8/14

Boxing fans in the Metropolitan Area get excited as the Antonio Tarver v Steve Cunningham card is set and ready to rock the Prudential Center on August 14. The bout brought to fans by Premier Boxing Champions and with some of the fights airing on Spike TV starting at 9:00 pm, there is no reason […]