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Ali Returns To Madison Square Garden

Ali Returns To Madison Square Garden

Evoking memories from the historic days of Madison Square Garden, the name Ali will once again be on the marquee at the Mecca of Boxing Saturday night, November 11. Following in the iconic footsteps of her legendary father Muhammad Ali, who graced the Garden's ring in eight epic battles, WBC ...

Franklin Square, LI Hosts The Fights

Franklin Square, LI Hosts The Fights

Bob Duffy and Tony Mazzarella’s Ringside Promotions will host a night of boxing, as well as a tribute to Hall of Fame referee Arthur Mercante Sr. at the Plattduetsche Park Restaurant in Franklin Square, Long Island, New York, on Thursday, October 19, 2006, beginning at 7:00 P.M. Among the hundr...

Kosovo Kid Fights in White Plains

Kosovo Kid Fights in White Plains

Light heavyweight Elvir Muriqi (31-3, 19 KOs), aka the Kosovo Kid, will appear on promoter Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing card on October 11 at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York. Muriqi will face “Irish” Ted Muller (19-7-2, 19 KOs) from Moline, Illinois.“Elvir has alway...

Manfredo To Spina: Put Up Or Shut Up

Manfredo To Spina: Put Up Or Shut Up

Peter “The Pride of Providence” Manfredo, Jr. (25-3, 11 KOs), one of the stars of the first season of The Contender, plans on silencing his Little Rhody rival, Joey “KO Kid” Spina, when they meet on October 14 in the 12-round main event – “The Contender Special – Put Up or Shut Up” ...

Sam Peter’s Manager Speaks Out

Sam Peter’s Manager Speaks Out

While enjoying his fighter Samuel Peter’s recent victory over James Toney and preparing for his other client, WBO Heavyweight Champion Sergei Liakhovich’s fight against Shannon Briggs, November 4 in Phoenix, powerhouse manager Ivaylo Gotzev says he’s been content to “monitor the situation wi...

Jason Litzau Hits Chicago

Jason Litzau Hits Chicago

On October 20, undefeated featherweight prospect Jason “The American Boy” Litzau makes his Chicago debut in a ten-round co-main event. Known for his electrifying, all-action fighting style, Litzau, of St. Paul, Minnesota, has been earmarked as one of the up-and-coming superstars of the sport. ...

Casamayor Promises Corrales KO

Casamayor Promises Corrales KO

Joel “El Cepillo” Casamayor has met with plenty of success during his 11-year career. With 33 victories and 21 devastating knockouts to his credit, Casamayor has twice been a world champion. Despite three defeats, all coming on close decisions (two split, all disputed), and one draw, Casamayor s...

Joey Spina Sets Sights On Manfredo

Joey Spina Sets Sights On Manfredo

PROVIDENCE (September 20, 2006) – Outspoken super middleweight Joey “KO Kid” Spina promises to KO his Providence cross-town rival “Peter “The Pride of Providence” Manfredo, Jr. on October 14 in the 12-round main event on “The Contender Special – Put Up or Shut Up” at the Dunkin’ ...

Big Boxing Night/Tribute to Arthur Mercante Sr.

Big Boxing Night/Tribute to Arthur Mercante Sr.

Bob Duffy and Tony Mazzarella’s Ring Promotions will host a grand night of boxing, as well as a stirring tribute to legendary referee Arthur Mercante Sr., at the Plattduetsche Park restaurant in Franklin Square, Long Island, New York, on Thursday, October 19, 2006. The 86-year-old Mercante has ...

Matt Godfrey Training at Wild Card Gym

Matt Godfrey Training at Wild Card Gym

NABA and USNBC cruiserweight champ Matt “Too Smooth” Godfrey (12-0, 7 KOs) left his home in Providence for L.A., where he’ll finish training at the Wild Card Gym for his September 23 unification bout against WBC Continental Americas titleholder Danny “Boy” Batchelder (24-2-1, 11 KOs). T...