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    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Sweet Science

    Boxing superstar Amir "King" Khan returns to the ring to take on former world champion Chris Algieri on Friday, May 29, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York as the Main Event in an exciting Premier Boxing Champions card on Spike TV. The televised action begins live on Spike TV at 9 pm ET/6 p.m. PT.


  2. Undercard Specs for April 17 DiBella/Mohegan CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Sweet Science

    NEW YORK/UNCASVILLE, Conn. - A loaded undercard featuring a cast of unbeaten prospects has been announced for the non-televised segment of the April 17th ESPN Friday Night Fights card, airing live from beautiful Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.


  3. Galarza and Derevyanchenko Ultra-Impressive in BrooklynRead MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Sweet Science

    Frank Galarza comes from humble roots, from a fractured home, and he managed, through kind fate and his own mettle, to not become a stat. He was headed for an early death, or a lifetime in lockup for dealing, or something along those lines.


  4. ShoBox: The New Generation Final Weights, QuotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Sweet Science

    Brooklyn-native, unbeaten Frank "Notorious" Galarza weighed-in at 154 pounds and Belgium's Sheldon "The Closer" Moore measured 153 A1 4 pounds during Thursday's official weigh-in for the main event of this Friday's ShoBox: The New Generation , live on SHOWTIME . Galarza , regarded by many as "The Brooklyn Rocky," and Moore will square off in the eight-round super welterweight headliner of the televised tripleheader from the Aviator Sports and Events Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Undefeated power-punching middleweight Ievgen "The Ukrainian Lion" Khytrov tipped the scales at 161 A1 2 pounds and fellow unbeaten Aaron "Heavy Metal" Coley , of Hayward, Calif., measured 160 A1 2 pounds for their eight-round middleweight bout.


  5. Ireland's Andy Lee Fulfilled Emanuel Steward's ProphecyRead MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Sweet Science

    It was the great John L. Sullivan who used to walk into a tavern or pub and shout, "I can lick any sonofabitch in the house." You can't rise to the top without confidence in yourself and Irish and Irish-American fighters are bred with that belief.


  6. Galarza Topping April 10 SHOBOXRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Sweet Science

    Brooklyn-native, unbeaten Frank "Notorious" Galarza returns to the ring to battle Belgium's Sheldon "The Closer" Moore in an eight-round super welterweight bout headlining ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader on Friday, April 10 from the Aviator Sports and Events Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., live on SHOWTIME . Galarza, regarded by many as "The Brooklyn Rocky," continues to make up for lost time.


  7. Sadam Ali-Francisco Santana On For April 25, on HBORead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    The undefeated Sadam "World Kid" Ali and fast -punching Francisco "Chia" Santana will face off at "The World's Most Famous Arena", Madison Square Garden on Sat. April 25 as the co-feature to "The Champion Returns", the World Heavyweight Championship between undisputed heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and top-rated challenger Bryant Jennings.


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    Mar 21, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    On Saturday, March 28, New Legend Boxing will return to the famed Resorts World Casino New York City with another action packed night of professional boxing for the latest installment of its popular International Fight Night series, proudly sponsored by Nissan of Queens and Four Ones Taxi. Over the course of boxing history, Cleveland, OH, has been known as a hotbed for producing many talented fighters, including Joey Maxim, Jimmy Bivins and Lloyd Marshall among others.


  9. Andy Lee Pumped For April 11, in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    While we celebrate St. Patrick's Day today, perhaps enjoying a beer or two, middleweight champion "Irish" Andy Lee is hard at work at his training camp in Monte Carlo with trainer Adam Booth as he prepares to defend his world title against former champion Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, at Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, NY, on Saturday, April 11. Promoted by DiBella Entertainment, Lee vs. Quillin will air live on NBC at 8:30 p.m. ET, along with the eagerly anticipated contest between Danny "Swift" Garcia and Lamont Peterson, as part of the Premier Boxing Champions series. "I love St. Patrick's Day.


  10. No Female Boxer Has More Buzz Than Heather Hardy Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    I dare say she is the hottest woman in pro boxing, and hey, before you level me with on point counterpunching that I shouldn't be touching on the attractiveness of a female athlete, as I wouldn't attach the same import to a male one, let me point out that I'm talking about buzz . Yes, Heather Hardy, who gloves up against TBD at Barclays Center on April 11, has stirred up a degree of buzz which at least bears watching.


  11. Quotes Ahead of Vasquez-Lartey on "ShoBox"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    Pittsburgh favorite and undefeated welterweight Sammy Vasquez tipped the scales at 147 A1 4 pounds and Emmanuel Lartey measured 146 A1 2 pounds during Thursday's official weigh-in for tomorrow's ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader. Vasquez , who has knocked out nine straight opponents, and Lartey , of Brooklyn, N.Y. by way of Ghana, who has never been knocked down, will meet in the 10-round welterweight main event, live on SHOWTIME from CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.


  12. Friday Broadway Boxing Gets Big Boost, In DerevyanchenkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    For the first time in its 12-year existence, Broadway Boxing heads north to the suburbs of Westchester County, NY, when DiBella Entertainment stages an exciting 11-bout card, featuring a number of DBE's top up-and-coming talent and world-rated contenders at the beautiful Hilton Westchester, in Rye Brook, NY. The card is headlined by the homecoming of undefeated prospect Bryant "Peewee" Cruz taking on the tough-as-nails Jorge Pazos in an eight-round junior lightweight matchup.


  13. Vasquez Aims For 10th Straight KO on "ShoBox"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    Hometown favorite and unbeaten welterweight Sammy Vasquez held a media workout on Wednesday at South Park Boxing Club as he prepares to face fellow southpaw Emmanuel Lartey in the 10-round main event of ShoBox: The New Generation , this Friday, Feb. 20 , live on SHOWTIME from CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. Vasquez is aiming for his 10th consecutive knockout.


  14. Luna Gets W on NYC "Uprising" Card Friday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    Uprising Promotions, in association with Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, put on another explosive card at the Five Star Banquet Hall in Long Island City on Friday night, thanks in large part an incredible job of matchmaking from promoter Ronson Frank. In the co-feature of The Big Payback, Uprising Promotions featherweight Angel Luna dropped Jhovany Collado twice in the opening round of an eventual unanimous decision victory, while Top Rank welterweight John Jackson was forced to settle for a majority draw in the main event against a very game Rafael Gonzalez .


  15. DiBella Packs House At BB King's in NYC; Vazquez Gets WRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    On Thursday night, DiBella Entertainment hosted an action-packed Broadway Boxing card in front of a raucous sold-out crowd at NYC's famed B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, sponsored by Manfredi Auto Group and Everlast, headlined by the always-exciting world-ranked super bantamweight contender Rafael Vazquez, who put on an impressive display of punching power. In the evening's main event, Vazquez, 122, scored an impressive TKO after four rounds over San Antonio's Joseph Rios.


  16. David Lemieux Signs With Golden BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    Golden Boy Promotions and Eye of the Tiger Management have joined together as Canadian fan favorite and tour de force David Lemieux, has signed an exclusive promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions . After his explosive headlining debut in the U.S. at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, on Dec. 6, the beloved Montreal native not only retained his NABF middleweight title, but proved to critics that he is a powerful force in the 160 pound class.


  17. Ivan Redkach KOs Yakubu Amidu At Morongo CasinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    Russian lightweight Ivan Redkach found Yakubu Amidu may not have the flashy name of other contenders, but he was a stiff challenge. Redkach was busier and more accurate than Amidu in the first three rounds.


  18. ShoBoxers Make WeightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    In the main event of the DiBella Entertainment-promoted event, unbeaten lightweight Ivan "El Terrible" Redkach , of Los Angeles by way of Ukraine, will meet Yakubu Amidu , of Los Angeles by way of Ghana, in a 10-round fight. In the co-feature, former amateur standouts Patrick Day , of Freeport, N.Y., and Alantez "SlyAza" Fox , of Forestville, Md., collide in an eight-round junior middleweight bout.


  19. Lemieux and Rosado Make Weight For Brooklyn ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Sweet Science

    The HBO telecast kicks off live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, when junior welterweight sluggers Thomas Dulorme and Hank Lundy square off in a 10 round bout.


  20. Boxing Odds - " Lemieux vs. Rosado SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Sweet Science

    David Lemieux is a powerful knockout artist that takes boxing back to its glory days and is among the most exciting fighters in the game to watch. He will be in action again this weekend going for another KO.


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