Tag Archive | Germany

Star Boxing Inks Deal with Middleweight Badien Hasso

Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing is pleased to announce the signing of well regarded middleweight, BADIEN “BAD MAN” HASSO (19-0 10KO’s). Badien first laced up the gloves at the age of 9 and quickly realized that he was a skilled combatant. His skills were showcased internationally as he represented Germany multiple times as an amateur. Rated in the top […]

Gilberto Ramirez hunting undefeated Russian light heavyweight world champion

Former world super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (41-0, 27 KOs) is on the hunt and his targets are undefeated Russians, Artur Beterbiev and Dmitry Bivol, respectively, the reigning WBC/IBF and WBA Super light heavyweight World champions. The 29-year-old Ramirez, who recently signed an exclusive promotional contract with Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions, is currently ranked No. 4 and […]

New York City FC Signs Defender Chris Gloster From PSV Eindhoven; Acquires Homegrown Priority From Red Bulls

New York City FC today announced that the Club has acquired defender Chris Gloster from Dutch side PSV Eindhoven on a contract through the 2023 season, with an option to extend for two additional seasons. Additionally, NYCFC has traded $100,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) to the New York Red Bulls in exchange for the […]

New York City FC Acquires Defender Malte Amundsen From Danish Club Vejle BK

New York City FC announced that the Club has acquired left back Malte Amundsen from Danish club Vejle BK pending the receipt of a P-1 visa and International Transfer Certificate (ITC). The defender will occupy an international roster slot. Amundsen said: “It’s a wonderful feeling for me and I’m very happy to sign with NYCFC. […]

WBC celebrates Jimmy Burchfield’s ‘relentless will’ for boxing with honorary championship belt

The “hardest working promoter in combat sports,” an eclectic personality in and out the ring, father figure to fighters young and old, and a spirited ambassador for women’s boxing – Jimmy Burchfield Sr.’s list of accolades has grown exponentially over the course of his marvelous, five-decade career.   As he closes in on 30 years […]

U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball Draw And Preliminary Round Schedule Announced

FIBA (International Basketball Federation) conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Men’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside 2019 FIBA World Cup bronze medalist France, 2017 Asia Cup runner-up Iran, and the winner of the FIBA Olympic […]

Washington Spirit Re-Sign Japanese International Kumi Yokoyama to Multi-Year Deal

The Washington Spirit have re-signed forward Kumi Yokoyama to a new two-year contract. Yokoyama is the final player from the 2020 roster to re-sign with the Spirit, bringing the total number of players under contract heading into the 2021 preseason camp to 19. Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say on Yokoyama: “After […]