During a Q&A session in Pennsylvania, old rivals Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes recounted their 1988 heavyweight bout, which ended with Holmes on the canvas in the fourth round.
On July 2, 50 Cent’s SMS Promotions will bring an ESPN2-televised card to Foxwoods Resort Casino, headlined by Mark Davis vs. Michael Farenas.
Lightweight veteran Petr Petrov and skilled middleweight Willie Monroe Jr. used their experience to earn Boxcino tournament titles on Friday in Verona, N.Y. Petrov outworked Fernando Carcamo to an eighth-round TKO; Monroe outboxed Brandon Adams to a decision.
The 2014 Boxcino tournaments that have aired on Friday Night Fights this year culminate tonight with a lightweight final between Petr Petrov and Fernando Carcamo and a middleweight final between Brandon Adams and Willie Monroe Jr. in Verona, N.Y.
Undefeated junior middleweight and youth advocate Frank Galarza returns to ‘ShoBox’ on Friday to risk his zero against Sebastien Bouchard.
Josesito Lopez returns to action tonight when he faces Aron Martinez in a 10-round bout at the Agua Caliente Casino in Rancho Mirage, Calif. The bout will headline a special Thursday edition of Friday Night Fights on ESPN2 that starts at 9:00 p.m. ET/ 6:00 p.m. PT.
Chris Rudd, Petr Petrov, Miguel Gonzalez and Fernando Carcamo all moved forward in the first round of the Boxcino lightweight tournament that aired on ESPN2 from Laughlin, Nev., on Friday. The tournament got off to a good start as all four bouts were entertaining.
Junior middleweight Vanes Martirosyan will return to the ring against veteran gatekeeper Luciano Cuello in the main event of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights on March 21 in Cabazon, Calif., promoter Dan Goossen announced on Tuesday.
Once-beaten junior middleweight contender Vanes Martirosyan has signed with Goosen Tutor Promotions. He’ll make his debut under his new promoter March 21 on ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights.
Tim Witherspoon Jr., the 29-year-old son of the former two-time heavyweight titleholder, will have the opportunity to show the world who the fighter is behind the name when he faces Dusty Harrison in West Orange, N.J. on ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights.
Light heavyweight prospect Thomas Williams Jr. scored two knockdowns and had to get up from a knockdown to score a thrilling first-round stoppage in a Friday Night Fights main event in Shelton, Wash. Rico Ramos outpointed Jonathan Arrellano in the co-featured bout.
Junior lightweight Juan Antonio Rodriguez outworked late-sub Yenifel Vicente en route to a majority decision in the main event of a Friday Night Fights show in Tacoma, Wash. Former contenders Zahir Raheem and Lateef Kayode also won on the ESPN2-televised card.
Junior lightweight standout Rances Barthelemy scored a brutal and controversial second-round knockout of Argenis Mendez, which netted him the IBF junior lightweight title, in the main event of 2014 season premiere of ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights on Friday in Minneapolis, Minn.
Junior lightweight beltholder Argenis Mendez spoke to RingTV.com about his IBF title defense against Rances Barthelemy on Friday, training camp with his new trainer John David Jackson, his upbringing and amateur career in the Dominican Republic and his thoughts on the 130-pound division.
Arash Usmanee battled IBF junior lightweight titleholder Argenis Mendez to a controversial majority draw on Friday night in Verona, N.Y. Scores were 114-114 twice, and 115-113 Usmanee. It was the main event of ESPN2’s final Friday Night Fights show of 2013.
Mike Mollo was the wrong side of closet-classic heavyweight slugfest against popular Polish prospect Artur Szpilka earlier this year. The 33-year-old Chicago native says he’s put in the right training to win their rematch in tonight’s Friday Night Fights co-feature, but Mollo adds that fans will still get a blood-and-guts fight.
Polish-born light heavyweight prospect Andrzej Fonfara fights in his adopted hometown of Chicago against former titleholder Gabriel Campillo in the main event of this week’s Friday Night Fights. The fight is the definition of a crossroads bout.
Billy Dib rebounded from his recent featherweight title loss with a majority decision over Mike Oliver in a Friday Night Fights main event in Hartford, Conn., on Friday. The hard-fought scrap salvaged the 50 Cent-promoted show that lost it’s original main event.
Sergio Mora was a bit more exciting than he has been in previous bouts, but more importantly, he was effective as he outpointed Grzegorz Proksa over 10 rounds in ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights main event in Jacksonville, Fla. Mora won by scores of 98-92 and 96-94 (twice).