Tag Archive | Las Vegas

Seniesa Estrada Training Camp Quotes: Super Bad is BACK

 After nearly 11 months out of the ring, Seniesa “Super Bad” Estrada is ready to make up for lost time. Estrada, who signed a long-term promotional pact with Top Rank earlier this year, will defend her WBA minimumweight world title Saturday against Jazmin Gala Villarino at Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Estrada-Villarino will serve as the […]

Fordham’s Ryan Greenhagen Named William V. Campbell Trophy Finalist

 The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced recently the finalists for the 2022 William V. Campbell Trophy®, college football’s premier scholar-athlete award that annually recognizes an individual as the absolute best in the nation for his combined academic success, football performance and exemplary leadership. The 15 finalists, which include Fordham grad […]

 Lightweight Phenom Emiliano “El General” Vargas Signs Promotional Contract with Top Rank

 Lightweight prodigy Emiliano “El General” Vargas, the youngest fighting son of former junior middleweight world champion “Ferocious” Fernando Vargas and one of boxing’s blue-chip talents, has inked a multi-year promotional contract with Top Rank. Trained by his father, Vargas (1-0, 1 KO) is a seven-time national amateur champion who turned 18 in April. The Las Vegas native […]

Janibek & Seniesa Estrada Headline World Championship Doubleheader at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas 

 Boxing’s most avoided world champion finally has a dance partner. WBO middleweight world champion Janibek “Qazaq Style” Alimkhanuly, a southpaw power puncher from Kazakhstan, will make the first defense of his title against two-time British champion Denzel Bentley on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. In the co-feature, undefeated pound-for-pound […]

Hofstra University stars Wright-Foreman And Pemberton Added To NBA Summer League Rosters

Two all-time greats of the Hofstra Men’s Basketball program will get the opportunity to impress NBA teams this summer as Justin Wright-Foreman (’19) and Eli Pemberton (’20) have both been added to rosters for NBA teams this summer.  Wright-Foreman will be a member of the Washington Wizards team that will compete in the MGM Resorts […]

Gonzaga and UCLA to meet in the 2021 Empire Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project presented by Continental Tire

 The top two teams in the country, Gonzaga and UCLA, headline the 27th annual Empire Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project presented by Continental Tire, which will be held at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on November 22nd and 23rd. Joining them will be Central Michigan and Bellarmine. Gonzaga and UCLA will meet on Tuesday, November […]

USA Men’s National Team Defeats Argentina, 108-80

 From the beginning against Argentina, the USA Basketball Men’s National Team players made sure they wouldn’t be losing three games in row. Just seconds after controlling the opening tip, Bradley Beal found forward Bam Adebayo for an emphatic alley-oop. The U.S. was off and running … and shooting … and dunking, en route to a 108-80 victory over the […]