Detroit brawl

February 16, 2017

Claressa Shields Takes On Former World Title Challenger Szilvia Szabados in Detroit

Live from MGM Grand Detroit, SHOWTIME® presents premium television’s first Women’s Boxing Main Event as Claressa Shields takes on former World Title Challenger Szilvia Szabados.  
February 7, 2017

Two-time olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields to make professional television debut.

TWO-TIME OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST CLARESSA SHIELDS TO MAKE PROFESSIONAL TELEVISION DEBUT FRIDAY, MARCH 10 ON SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION SHOWTIME® To Present Premium Television’s First Women’s Boxing Main Event As Shields Takes on Former World Title Challenger Szilvia Szabados Live on SHOWTIME® From MGM Grand Detroit NEW YORK (Feb. 7, 2017) – Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields will make her professional television debut on ShoBox: The New Generation, a series that has sparked the careers of 67 future world champions, on Friday, March 10, live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT) from MGM Grand Detroit Event Center in Detroit, Michigan. Shields (1-0) is facing Hungary’s Szilvia “Sunset” Szabados (15-8, 6 KOs), a former world title challenger, in the first women’s […]
January 24, 2017

Sunday matinee Detroit Brawl draws huge crowd to Masonic Temple in Detroit

Promoter Dmitriy Salita of Salita Promotions wishes to thank all the participants, sponsors and especially the fans who helped make his latest “Detroit Brawl” such a tremendous success. Held this past Sunday, January 22, at the Masonic Temple Downtown, the Detroit Brawl attracted a near sell-out crowd, who took in an exciting night of no less than 10 fights. In the night’s welterweight main event, Detroit’s Lanardo Tyner (31-10-2, 20 KOs) proved he still has plenty left in the tank as he made a meal out of Hungary’s Istvan Dernanecz (10-5, 7 KOs). Tyner, one of the city’s most beloved fighters, scored an impressive TKO in the first round (1:58). And in the co-main event, Detroit bantamweight James Gordon Smith […]
January 16, 2017

Batmanweight James Gordon Smith ready to deliver another thriller in co-main event of Detroit Brawl .

Detroit bantamweight action hero James Gordon Smith (11-0, 6 KOs) knows what boxing fans in Detroit have come to expect from him… and he doesn’t mind one bit. “People want to see you exciting in there; we are in the hurt business,” said Smith. “They don’t want to pay to see a guy running the whole fight. It’s not exciting that way. I fight the way fans love. You make more money that way.” The thrill-a-minute Smith will face Kiskunfelegyhaza, Hungary’s Szilveszter Ajtai (10-3-1, 5 KOs) in the co-main event of promoter Dmitriy Salita‘s special Sunday edition of his “Detroit Brawl” series on January 22, 2017, at Masonic Temple in Detroit. Once again sponsored by the Greektown Casino Hotel, tickets for […]
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