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 […]
January 31, 2018

Claressa Shields Eager To Raise Women’s Bar

Think Vasyl Lomachenko is the premier authority on a quick transition from amateur ring success to professional stardom? Then Claressa Shields has a simple message for you: Hold my beer. The confident Michigander mirrored the Ukrainian’s dual Olympic golds with wins at the 2012 and 2016 Games — and has climbed the punch-for-pay ladder at an even more prolific rate than Loma since a celebrated Las Vegas debut just 437 days ago. She added a second win and a regional title belt in less than four months and had already captured a pair of world super middleweight titles well before her precocious career arrived at the one-year mark. Along the way, too, a main event appearance on Showtime and near […]
January 10, 2018

Claressa Shields sends words of support to Paul Gonzales’ alleged molestation victim

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and current two-belt super-middleweight world champion Claressa Shields has a message for the 13-year-old female boxer allegedly victimized by former gold medalist Paul Gonzales. “If I could talk to her, I would tell her don’t let the perpetrator win. Don’t let him be the reason you don’t become successful, or that you don’t live out your dreams and do what you want to do,” Shields told the Los Angeles Times in a Wednesday interview. Shields, 22, is preparing to defend her World Boxing Council and International Boxing Federation belts Friday on Showtime (7 p.m. Pacific) against 41-year-old Tori Nelson (17-0-3, two knockouts) at Turning Stone Resort in New York. Gonzales, a 1984 light-flyweight from Boyle Heights […]
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