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March 5, 2018

Claressa Shields and Mary J Blige Appear as Superheroes in Commercial Aired During Sunday’s Oscars Broadcast

WBC and IBF World Super Middleweight Champion, and two-time US Olympic gold-medal winner, Claressa Shields, appeared with music legend and fellow female superstar Mary J. Blige in a special 60-second short film that aired during Sunday’s worldwide broadcast of the 90th Academy Awards. Directed by Dee Rees and sponsored by Walmart, the film was inspired by Walmart delivery boxes and featured Shields and Blige as superheroes. Proudly presenting an out of this world film created by director Dee Rees. It all begins when #TheWalmartBox arrives. #Oscars pic.twitter.com/OZtoQbRs4h — Walmart (@Walmart) March 5, 2018 A world-famous singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress, Blige is a nine-time Grammy Award winner, a three-time Golden Globe nominee and the first woman to receive multiple […]
February 27, 2018

JARICO O’QUINN SHINES IN STEP UP; EASILY HANDLES OTIENO

Congrats on your victory over Otieno. Can you give us some thoughts on your performance? It was a good step up fight versus an experienced guy that’s faced many world champions. He was a ranked contender, I give my performance out of a scale from 1-10, with me being hard on myself, I give myself about a 6 maybe. I know there’s so much more that I could do, things that I do in sparring in stuff. I just got to continue to grow and get more comfortable with being a professional, I need to let things go more and set my mind free to truly be able to do everything I want to do in the ring. I’m confident that […]
February 12, 2018

Eyubov: I Will Run Ulysee Jr Out of the Ring

Already one of the most entertaining up-and-comers in boxing and willing to face anyone put in front of him, Kazakhstan-born slugger Bakhtiyar “Bakha Bullet” Eyubov, is calling out a fellow super lightweight prospect that most of his contemporaries try to avoid. Photo: Terrell Groggins “Bring me Yves Ulysse Jr. next,” said Eyubov. I want to fight him.” A true warrior, Eyubov says he’s willing to go where others fear to tread on his way to a world championship. “I know Ulysse is considered a difficult opponent and fighters are avoiding him, but I would run him out of the ring. I’ll stop him and get my respect in the division. I am too strong and too hungry. He can’t survive […]
February 10, 2018

Christina Hammer Prepares for Potential Clash with Claressa Shields

Undefeated World Champion Christina Hammer to Host New York City Media Workout WBO & WBC Middleweight World Champion Prepares for Potential Clash with Claressa Shields Tuesday, February 13 at 4 p.m. ET – Mendez Boxing WHO: CHRISTINA HAMMER, Undefeated Five-Time World Champion WHAT: Unbeaten five-time world champion and current WBO and WBC middleweight champion Christina Hammer will host a media workout in New York City as she prepares for a potential 2018 meeting with current unified super middleweight world champion Claressa Shields. Note: Hammer will also host an instructional workout featuring self-defense tips and techniques at Paragon Sports. See attached for more details. WHEN: Tuesday, February 13 3:30 p.m. ET – Media Arrival 4:00 p.m. ET – Open Workout Begins […]
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