Bryant Jennings walks through fire to finish Alexander Dimitrenko

  Bryant “By-By” Jennings (24-2, 14 KOs) inched closer to his goal of fighting for a Heavyweight title in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Saturday, August 19, 2018 by beating Alexander Dimitrenko (41-4, 26 KOs) by TKO at 1:56 of Round 9. A native of Philadelphia, Jennings walked through fire to top Dimitrenko, who was valued as a +1200 underdog by some sports books entering the contest. The fight got off to an auspicious start for Jennings, who struggled with Dimitrenko’s size and aggression in early rounds. Dimitrenko, who was defending…

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Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury Set for Later This Year

  WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder and lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury announced on Saturday that they have agreed to a heavyweight showdown later this year. The announcement was made in Belfast immediately following’s the undefeated Fury’s shutout decision of Francesco Pianeta. Wilder vs. Fury, a 12-round matchup for Wilder’s WBC Heavyweight World Championship, will be produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV. A date and venue for the event will be announced shortly. The 6-foot-7 Wilder is 40-0 with 39 knockouts and American’s only heavyweight champion since 2007. The…

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Carl Frampton and Tyson Fury Both Win Easily

  CARL FRAMPTON & TYSON FURY WIN WITH DOMINANT PERFORMANCES SATURDAY IN DOUBLEHEADER STREAMED LIVE FROM BELFAST ON SHOWTME SPORTS® SOCIAL PLATFORMS Lineal Heavyweight Champion Fury Shuts Out Francesco Pianeta To Line Up 2018 Showdown With WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder Primetime Encore Presentation Airs Tonight At 10 p.m. ET/PT On SHOWTIME EXTREME BELFAST (August 18, 2018) – Former two-division world champion Carl Frampton knocked out Luke Jackson to retain his interim featherweight title Saturday at Windsor Park in Belfast in a doubleheader that streamed live on SHOWTIME Sports…

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Jennings vs. Dimitrenko: Top Rank on ESPN Results

  Boxing is being featured for the first time at the recently opened Ocean Resort Casino (formerly Revel), which is located steps from the Atlantic City boardwalk. Heavyweights will take center stage on Saturday evening when Philadelphia’s Bryant “B.Y.” Jennings faces Alexander “Sascha” Dimitrenko in the 12-round Heavyweight main event. In the co-feature, Philadelphia native Jesse “Hollywood” Hart will defend the NABF Super Middleweight title in a 10-rounder versus Mike Gavronski. Jennings-Dimitrenko and Hart-Gavronski will be broadcast on ESPN at 10:00 p.m. ET, with the entire undercard to be shown…

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Carl Frampton vs. Luke Jackson Final Press Conference

  CARL FRAMPTON vs. LUKE JACKSON FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES & PHOTOS FOR INTERIM TITLE BOUT THIS SATURDAY LIVE FROM BELFAST ON SHOWTIME SPORTS® SOCIAL PLATFORMS SHOWTIME BOXING INTERNATIONAL Begins At 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. On SHOWTIME Boxing Facebook And SHOWTIME Sports YouTube BELFAST (August 16, 2018) – Former two-division champion Carl Frampton and undefeated Australian contender Luke Jackson faced off on Thursday in Belfast during the final press conference for their featherweight showdown Saturday from Windsor Park. Frampton’s first defense of the WBO interim belt he won in April…

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Fernandez-Foster Headlines ShoBox Tripleheader September 21 on Showtime

  UNDEFEATED KNOCKOUT ARTIST JON FERNANDEZ TO FACE FELLOW 130-POUND PROSPECT O’SHAQUIE FOSTER FRIDAY, SEPT. 21 LIVE ON SHOWTIME® IN FIRST OF BACK-TO-BACK WEEKS OF SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION ACTION Fernandez-Foster Headlines ShoBox Tripleheader Live at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT from Firelake Arena in Shawnee, Okla. NEW YORK (August 16, 2018) – Undefeated super featherweight prospect Jon Fernandez will face O’Shaquie Foster in the main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader on Friday, September 21 live on SHOWTIME® at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT from Firelake Arena in Shawnee, Okla. The…

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Weigh-In Results: Jennings vs. Dimitrenko / Hart vs. Gavronski

  LIVE on ESPN, TOMORROW at 10 p.m. ET/Undercard Streaming on ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET • Bryant Jennings 225 lbs vs. Alexander Dimitrenko 257 lbs(Vacant NABO and IBF International Heavyweight titles – 12 Rounds) • Jesse Hart 168 lbs vs. Mike Gavronski 166.5 lbs(NABF Super Middleweight title – 10 Rounds) • Shakur Stevenson 127 lbs vs. Carlos Ruiz 126 lbs(Featherweight – 8 Rounds) • Christian Carto 120 lbs vs. Javier Gallo 119 lbs(Bantamweight – 8 Rounds) • Jason Sosa 131.5 lbs vs. Reynaldo Blanco 132.5 lbs(Lightweight – 8 Rounds)…

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Fury Rewriting Rules of Boxing Show Business

  Tyson Fury Continues to Blaze a Trail Through Boxing When most fighters face off, insults and sometimes pushes and blows are exchanged. When Tyson Fury does it there are smiles, hugs, selfies and best wishes for his opponent. Friday’s hotel lobby fracas with Deontay Wilder even seemed well-meaning and conducted in good spirits. You got the sense the pair would genuinely enjoy exchanging views during a prospective pre-fight build-up. By his own admission, the world lineal heavyweight king has always flouted convention (“I’m different…”) but now seems to be…

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Bec Rawlings Los Angeles Media Workout Quotes & Photos

  “Queen of Bare Knuckle” Shows Off Skills Ahead of Matchup on “BKFC 2: A New Era” Saturday, August 25 from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Mississippi & Live on Pay-Per-View LOS ANGELES (August 17, 2018) – The “Queen of Bare Knuckle” Bec Rawlings met with media in Los Angeles on Thursday to discuss her return to Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) and offer an inside look into the bare knuckle discipline. Rawlings will be stepping into the ring at “BKFC 2: A New Era” on Saturday, August 25…

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Boxing Photographer Emily Harney Enters Ring to KO Cancer

  Haymakers for Hope: Belle of the Ball, Oct. 10, House of Blues Boston Emily “The Educator” Harney SALEM, Mass. (August 16, 2018) – Award-winning boxing photographer Emily Harney will swap her Nikon camera for a pair of Society Nine boxing gloves for one night — Wednesday, October 10 — when she fights in a charity event to KO cancer, the sixth annual Hayemakers for Hope: Belle of the Ball, at House of Blues Boston. Fighting out of Salem, MA, Harney is entering her fourth year as a visual arts…

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