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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 […]

Kendrick Ball, Jr. vs. Bryan Vera highlight Granite Chin Promotions doubleheader

Granite Chin Promotions will kick-off 2021 with a day-night doubleheader April 17, highlighted by a vacant World Boxing Council USNBC (U.S.) Silver super middleweight title fight between former New England middleweight champion Kendrick “Peppa” Ball, Jr. and veteran Texas fighter Bryan Vera, at New England Sports Center in Derry, New Hampshire. “Undoubtedly, over the last […]

Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez targets Saul “Canelo” Alvarez for future mega-showdown

If 29-year-old Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (41-0, 27 KOs), arguably already one of the top 25 Mexican fighters of all-time, has his way as he enters his prime years, he will eventually have a mega-showdown with fellow countryman Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (54-2-32, 36 KOs) before making their way to the Hall of Fame. “Anything is possible, […]

41-0 Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez all in for WBC Interim World light heavyweight clash with “Sir” Marcus Browne

The first super middleweight world champion of Mexican decent, undefeated Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (41-0, 27 KOs) is all in for a potential World Boxing Council (WBC) Interim light heavyweight World title fight against 2012 U.S. Olympian “Sir” Marcus Browne (23-1, 16 KOs). The WBC ordered Ramirez vs. Browne this past Monday because reigning WBC light […]

Undefeated lightweight prospect Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz No longer best kept secret after Tyson-Jones, Jr. PPV show performance

Prior to his sensational performance on the recent Mike Tyson-Roy Jones, Jr. pay-per-view event, undefeated lightweight prospect Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz was boxing’s best kept secret. No more, though, as Ortiz firmly established himself as a rising star in front of countless fans among the 1.6 million PPV buys. Ortiz flew from Boston to Los Angeles […]

RJJ Boxing announces back-to-back shows next week in Mexico

Roy Jones Jr. (RJJ) Boxing Promotions has announced that it’ll close out 2020 with back-to-back professional boxing cards next week from Marinaterra Hotel Spa in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico. RJJ Boxjng will be streamed live on UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports, next Wednesday and Thursday evenings, December 9 […]

Gilberto Ramirez vs. Alfonso Lopez Headlines “Battle of Rio Grande”

There is a Texas showdown coming December 18th called the “Battle of Rio Grande,” in which undefeated, former world super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (40-0, 26 KOs) challenges North American Boxing Federation (NABF) light heavyweight Alfonso “El Tigre” Lopez (32-3, 25 KOs), live on pay per view from Galveston Island Convention Center in Galveston, […]