'Warriors' utilize ring with plenty of boxing history
(MAY 30) Local fighters went 3-3-1 in last
Saturday's boxing show at Bellmont High School. The event, attending
by some 200 spectators pitted boxers from several clubs against each other,
including the Adams County Boxing Club, Copyrighted Story on Decatur Daily
Professional Boxing Returns to Chinook Winds
(MAY 26) Professional
boxing returns to Oregon with twice the tenacity at Chinook Winds Casino and
Convention Center's Commotion at the Ocean V - Back to Back. Goossen
Tutor Promotions will bring two, top-ranked boxing events on two consecutive
nights to the casino. The boxing will be held June 3 and 4. Copyrighted by
Newport News Times
Jones' fall is not boxing's
(MAY 23) ROY JONES JR. didn't fall from grace with any hint of grace. He
contended he was bored with Antonio Tarver once Jones regained his thinking
processes after Tarver's mind-numbing left hook. Jones' alibi was not only a
cop-out, but also demeaning to himself and Tarver, the first fighter to
shatter Jones' reign of invincibility. ...Copyrighted by Alameda Times-Star
Results from the Miller Lite Fight Night!
(MAY 21) Last night in front of 3, 369 boxing fans, on the Miller Lite Fight
Night at the Tank, at the HP Pavilion, in San Jose, California, the
following boxers fought: Giovanni Rubio defeated Carlos Tovar (KO Rd. 2,
Time 2:05); Ricardo Baragan defeated Edgar Sabal (TKO Rd. 2, Time 2:16);
Sergio Rios defeated Damon Franklyn (TKO Rd 5, Time 2:47); Jose Bermejo and
Orlando Lora (Draw, 6 rounds); Carlos Quintana defeated Oscar Delgado
(Disqualification, Round 1).
The Square Ring
by Howie Reed
(MAY 21) Sometimes you shouldn’t get what you
wish for. On the other hand sometimes this rematch deal works very well.
Antonio Tarver (21-1, 17 KOs) scored a one-punch knockout of Roy Jones Jr.
Sunday morning in Las Vegas at 1:41 of round 2. In their first fight, which
Tarver thought he won, Jones claimed that he wasn’t in shape after losing a
lot of weight...full
This 'Contender' won't have much of a punch
19) Yet another reality TV show is in the making from tireless producer Mark
Burnett ("Survivor,'' "The Apprentice,'' "The Restaurant''). "The Contender"
is set to appear on NBC in January 2005. It is expected to follow 16
up-and-coming fighters in their bids to earn $1 million in prize money and a
shot at a new heavyweight championship belt.
Copyrighted story on San Francisco Chronicle
Tyson gets Missouri boxing license; St. Louis, Louisville vying ...
19) ST. LOUIS
- With former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson expected to climb back
into the ring for the first time in more than a year, St. Louis and
Louisville, Ky., apparently...Copyrighted on kentucky.com
Ex-boxing champ Bowe released from prison
(MAY 18)Former heavyweight champ Riddick Bowe, who
was convicted last year of abducting his ex-wife and children in 1998, was
released from a medium-security prison on Monday. The 36-year-old
American boxer had served almost the full 18 months...Copyrighted Story on
ABC Online, Australia
Boxing: Antonio Tarver hands Roy Jones Jr. a crushing defeat
(MAY 16) LAS VEGAS -- Antonio Tarver won the light
heavyweight title, but it hardly seemed significant. With one crushing left
hand, Tarver not only knocked out Roy Jones Jr. but also may have rewritten
his place in boxing history. Copyrighted by Minneapolis Star
Boxing director awaits decision
(MAY 14) Jim Cassidy probably will learn today whether he is out as
executive director of the Oregon Boxing and Wrestling Commission. “I
expect the worst,” he says, “and hope for the best. It’s all in their
court.” The Oregon State Police have investigated Cassidy’s regime and
role in an ill-fated boxing card last October in Pendleton. ...Copyrighted
on Portland Tribune
Former boxing champion Tyson registers as
sex offender in Phoenix
(MAY 9) PHOENIX - Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has registered as a
sex offender in Arizona. Tyson, who spent three years in an Indiana prison
on a rape conviction, registered Friday morning at the Maricopa County
Sheriff's Office, Lt. J.J. Tuttle said.
BOUZID tops MESSI for EBA rematch in Italy!
(MAY 1) French WBA International - E.B.A. Welterweight Champion Mustapha
Bouzid retained his Crown by majority points decision after some excellent
twelve rounds of boxing last night in Bergamo, Italy (Friday, April 30th).
Challenger was local hero Luca Messi (now 25-4-1) and this was the Title
rematch when four months ago Frenchman Bouzid (now 24-9-1) captured the EBA
Crown from Messi by stoppage in three rounds.
EBA welterweight Champion MUSTAPHA BOUZID (France)
(MAY 1) On the supporting bill Messi stablemate Michele Orlando (23-4)
clearly won by unanimous point decision to Alban Mothie (15-12-2) of France
over six rounds in another welterweight contest. Promoter of the event Mario
Loreni told Mr. Ferrarini that he now plans to match Orlando versus Bouzid
for the EBA Crown, in a move intended to "restore the Italian pride".
Rice president to face Foreman in charity bout
(MAY 1) He might have been --
might still be -- a contender.
Rice University's Malcolm Gillis, president of one of the world's leading
centers of wisdom and knowledge, intends to fight two-time heavyweight
boxing champ and grill king George Foreman in a charity bout.
the Houston Chronicle