By MICHAEL AMAKOR | January 9, 2015
In all sports, particularly in the combat blood sport of boxing, fighters fight each other. The winner then goes on to fight and defeat progressively elite contenders before challenging and defeating the reigning titlist to become Champion.
Baltimore, MD – World record knockout holder Sam “Vanilla Gorilla” Crossed is replacing Joey Veazey in the main event of “Slugfest” January 23at Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie, MD.
LOS ANGELES – Sports Illustrated has named Golden Boy Promotions Founder and President Oscar De La Hoya its 2014 Boxing Promoter of the Year.
OSAKA, Japan – After enduring a frustrating year in which he has fought only once, unified world super bantamweight champion Guillermo “The Jackal” Rigondeaux (14-0, 9 KOs) is prepared to defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) title belt
LOS ANGELES – Still eight months shy of his 30th birthday, Jorge “El Nino de Oro” Linares (37-3, 24 KOs) has the opportunity to become the youngest Venezuelan to win world titles in three divisions when he faces Mexico’s Javier “Implacable” Prieto(24-7-2, 18 KOs) for the vacant WBC Lightweight World Championship