February

February 24, 2016

SALITA PROMOTIONS SIGNS RUSSIAN SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT VLADIMIR TIKHONOV

Salita Promotions Signs Russian Super Bantamweight Vladimir Tikhonov Promoter Dmitriy Salita of Salita Promotions proudly announces the signing of undefeated super bantamweight prospect Vladimir Tikhonov to a promotional contract. A pro since 2008, the 25-year-old southpaw, from Saint Petersburg, Russia, sports an undefeated record of 13-0, 7 KOs. As an amateur boxer who finished with a record of 85-15, Tikhonov was a gold medallist at the 2008 All-Russia Class A Tournament 2008 in Togliatti and a silver medallist in 2007 and was recognized as the best boxer of the tournament. He has also been given the designation as a Sport Master of Russia. Tikhonov has had only 13 fights in eight years and ventured out of his native country only […]
February 24, 2016

HURRICANE WRIGHT WANTS TO TOPPLE TOP CRUISERWEIGHTS

CHICAGO BOXER TARGETS CHAMP SHUMENOV Chicago, IL (February 22, 2016) – BoxRec.com says Junior Wright is the number-two ranked cruiserweight in the United States, and the Chicagoan is keen to show he should have the top slot. On Friday, the 15-1-1 Wright got a 1st round stoppage over Jim Franklin on a show in Iowa, and the boxer feels he’s building superb momentum, which will soon result in another title shot. “The fight was over so fast I couldn’t really tell you much about it,” said Wright, laughing. “But I threw a really good body shot to put him down and then afterwards I just threw a lot of combinations when he got up and they stopped it. I feel great about […]
February 5, 2016

FULL CARD ANNOUNCED FOR SATURDAY NIGHT’S ‘DETROIT BRAWL’ AT MASONIC TEMPLE

  The full card has been announced for promoter Dmitriy Salita’s “Detroit Brawl” this Saturday, February 6, at 6:30 pm at the iconic Masonic Temple in Downtown Detroit. In the night’s main event, WBA #14-ranked cruiserweight Junior “Hurricane” Wright (14-1-1, 11 KOs) of Chicago will face Homewood, Pennsylvania’s Chris “Nightmare” Stallworth (9-3, 3 KOs) in a six-round cruiserweight battle. The powerful 29-year-old Wright has already challenged for a world title and is looking to secure another opportunity. In the intriguing six-round co-main event, undefeated New York (via Kazakhstan) lightweight Dimash Niyazov (8-0-3, 4 KOs) takes on Detroit’s capable James Lester (10-9, 4 KOs). While Niyazov has the unbeaten record, Lester has been in with stronger opposition and always been competitive. […]
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