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CNBNews Boxing: Unbeaten Zhang Signs Promotional Deal with Matchroom

Zhang Zhilei (photo)has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom – a deal that sees Eddie Hearn’s promotional outfit appointed as the sole promoter of the Chinese star. The unbeaten China Heavyweight (21-0 16 KOs) has returned to action in November in Monte Carlo, Monaco with a ten-round win over Andriy Rudenko... Read more →


CNB Sports: Fight Camp, Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing Announce Upcoming Autumn Schedule

Following the completion of Fight Camp, Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing are pleased to confirm details of their upcoming Autumn schedule that includes the highly-anticipated rematch between Dillian Whyte and Alexander Povetkin, as well as the return of Joshua Buatsi and Lewis Ritson as they work towards World Title shots in... Read more →


The Big Slam Memorial Fundraiser Saturday

Attention Super Fight Wrestling Fans! (Gloucestercitynews.net)(Sept. 18, 2020)--On September 19th live on Twitch.tv at 3pm SFW presents "THE BIG SLAM!", a memorial fundraiser show for the family of Walt McDonald. On July 28th, the wrestling world lost Walt McDonald who was better known as "Big Slam." Big Slam was a well... Read more →


Video: The Cashier of the Year or David v Goliath

The video has been circulated over the internet several times since it was first posted in October 2019. A brief summary; people are waiting in line at a store, somewhere in America, when a heavy set man aka Goliath, at the back of the line starts pummeling the person in front... Read more →


Armory Favorites Jamal ‘Shango’ James and David Morrell Jr. to Fight for WBC Saturday

Fans Give James and Morrell a Big Send-Off at the Circle of Discipline Gym in Minneapolis as the Fighters Depart for Los Angeles Minneapolis, Minnesota (August 3, 2020) - Boxing is back and so is Minneapolis welterweight contender Jamal “Shango” James. With the return of live boxing, James is getting his... Read more →


VIDEO: New York Trained Tiz The Law on Course for US Triple Crown

Tiz The Law became the first New York-trained thoroughbred to win the Belmont Stakes (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 30, 2020)--Tiz The Law became the first New York-trained thoroughbred to win the Belmont Stakes since 1882 when he landed the 2020 renewal of the Triple Crown event in June. The Belmont Park contest brought up... Read more →


*CNBNews Boxing: Webster v Pham, Super Middleweight Fight at Bally's

ATLANTIC CITY, NJPopular South Jersey based super middleweights, Derrick Webster and Gabriel Pham will meet in the eight-round main event as Hard Hitting Promotions makes it debut at Ballys Atlantic City Hotel and Casino on Saturday night, March 7th. Tickets currently available through Caesars Atlantic City Box Office. RELATED: BOXING Read more →


Colorado Rapids Ahead of a Busy Offseason

Gloucestercitynews.net (December 2, 2019)--Tim Howard retired and coach Robin Fraser was handed the reins on a permanent basis. The squad made a sluggish start to the 2019 season, but in the end, they were unlucky to miss out on a postseason place after delivering a strong rally. Now it is time... Read more →


BATTLE ON THE BATTLESHIP

Gloucestercitynews.net--CAMDEN CITY, NJ --Friday, September 27 help the committee in raising funds for a statue honoring boxing legend Jersey Joe Walcott on the Battleship NJ About this Event The funds raised will be used to build a statue honoring boxing legend Jersey Joe Walcott, the Camden City native who held the... Read more →


Boxing and the UFC Rankings

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 16,2019)--The UFC rankings were introduced in February of 2013 and are generated by a voting panel made up of several media members. In order to rank these fighters, the media members are asked to vote who they feel are the top fighters as per the UFC by weight class and... Read more →


Sports Betting One Year On: Was It Worth it?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 16, 2019)--It feels a little like ancient history now, but it’s actually just a little over a year since New Jersey went all the way to the Supreme Court, and secured the right for its citizens to place bets on sports events. The bill permitting wagers to be placed on... Read more →


VIDEO | Corey Anderson confronts Jon Jones at autograph signing in New Jersey

July 27, 2019 (July 27, 2019)--Current UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones was confronted by surging division contender Corey Anderson during an autograph signing this afternoon in New Jersey. As seen in the video below courtesy of ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, Anderson and some friends decided to crash Jones’ autograph signing. That... Read more →


“Do You Want To Play Some Football Under The Lights?"

University of Detroit Mercy Athletic History DATELINE DETROIT… OCTOBER 5, 1951 By Fred Lauck, Esq. Under the cool, night skies of a crisp October evening in the year of 1951, a bus load of Fightin’ Irishmen from Notre Dame pulled into Briggs Stadium at “The Corner” of Michigan and Trumbull Avenue.... Read more →


WrestleMania® to Feature First-Ever Women’s Main Event

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the first time in WWE history, a women’s match will be the main event of WrestleMania as the Raw Women’s Championship featuring Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch will take place on Sunday, April 7 in front of a capacity crowd at MetLife Stadium and... Read more →


North-Philly Danny Garcia vs Granados Set for April

CNBNews graphics file PHILADELPHIA-(CNBNewsnet)(December 17, 2018)--Back in September North Philadelphia’s Danny Garcia found himself standing on the wrong side of the judge's decision. All of them. The unanimous decision loss to Shawn Porter had media outlets questioning Danny Garcia’s next move. Where will he go? Is he at crossroads? Does this... Read more →


Philadelphia Heavy Weight Boxer Endorses "Vegan" Lifestyle On Area Radio

Bryant Jennings, a contender for a heavy weight championship with a 23-2 record, including 13 knock outs, was interviewed by Dei Lynam recently on the "Interesting People" radio show on WWDB 860 AM. He spoke on the training and dedication required for success in life. The radio show is produced by... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS: Celebrity Boxing Promoter Authors Book On Ups and Downs, In And Out of The Ring

PHILADELPHIA PA (May 9, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Philadelphia Promoter Celebrity and now author Damon Feldman was a guest interviewee on the WWDB-860 AM show, "Interesting People" recently. He told Dei Lynam of his experiences with celebrities he has put in the ring and his dealing with depression after his dad passed away, as reported... Read more →


Boxing around the clock, around the world this weekend

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 21, 2017 – Boxing is truly an international sport, with national rivalries and regional flavor adding to the sport's attraction for many fans. This weekend's top fights make the case nicely, with action starting in Belfast, Northern Ireland and Stokke, Norway, then moving to the East Coast... Read more →


Boxing Match Schedule Oct-Dec 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017 Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California ESPN Deportes – Click For More Details Fidel Maldonado, Jr. (24-3-1, 19 KOs) vs Ismael Barroso (19-1-2, 18 KOs) – Saturday, October 14, 2017 SSE Arena, Wembley, London Undetermined – Click For More Details George Groves (26-3, 19 KOs) vs Jamie Cox... Read more →


CNBNews Boxing: McGregor strong early but Mayweather's skill wins out for 10th-round KO

LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he set out a game plan to let Conor McGregor attempt his best shots, and then tire himself out. The strategy was timed perfectly by Mayweather, who set aside the ills of age and hammered McGregor with a series of late punches to set... Read more →


Where to Watch the Mayweather McGregor Fight In Philadelphia/South Jersey

BY VICTOR FIORILLO / PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE Scroll to the bottom of this story for a full list of the bars showing the Mayweather-McGregor fight in the Philadelphia area. I love a good fight, but usually when there’s a “big fight” on pay-per-view, it can be hard to find a decent place... Read more →


Shields Dominates in Detroit Victory

Photo by Bob Ryder By Raymond Rolak | Exclusive for CNBNewsnet Tex-Mex Fighter to Undefeated Russian, ‘Good Night’ - (Spokojnoj Nochi) DETROIT — It was a spirited and home-style crowd at the MGM Ballroom urging Claressa Shields onward and upward. They were there to see Shields defeat the women’s pro-Nikki Adler... Read more →


Undefeated Philadelphia Boxer Featured on "Lifestyles" Radio

PHILADELPHIA, PA--Noted Philadelphia sports, commentator Dei Lynam (center) interviewed Stephen Fulton Jr. (R), a 22-year-old featherweight Golden Gloves titlist with a current record 11-0 including 5 knock outs along with his trainer Mohammad Hamza (L). The interview will be aired Thursday, August 27 at 1-1:30 pm and repeated the following Sunday... Read more →


BOXING: Mayweather, McGregor smack tour only free thing for fans

NEW YORK Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will earn perhaps nine-figure paydays while fight fans will be charged $100 to watch on TV in high def and can't get into the arena for anything less than a $500 face-value ticket if they're lucky. But in New York, where a "Hamilton"... Read more →


Boxing: Texas style true grit in Britain, Spence defeats Brook by 11th round KO

SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2017 – Kell Brook won his IBF welterweight title on foreign soil, defeating Shawn Porter in California in 2014. Errol Spence, Jr. took Brook's belt away in the same manner, beating the champion on his own turf Saturday and proving up to his nickname, "The Truth." In... Read more →


“White Devils” and "Crackers"—FBI Records Show Muhammad Ali’s Racist Mosque Tirades

As a Nation of Islam heavyweight, boxing legend Muhammad Ali referred to In 2005 Bush called him "the Greatest of All Time" and "a man of peace," and tied the Presidential Medal of Freedom around the former heavyweight champion's neck. Caucasians as “white devils” and “crackers” and told mosque worshipers that... Read more →


Undefeated Light Heavyweight Mike Lee Giving his all to Boxing

SAN DIEGO, February 14, 2017 – Athletes don't pursue boxing because it's the easy path to fame or fortune. Most boxers are driven to escape tough times, whether poverty, crime, or a difficult family life. When there's another option, why work so hard and risk so much? Undefeated light heavyweight Mike... Read more →


Blood, fan fights, ejection mark Gloucester wrestling's win over Pennsville (PHOTOS) - NJ.com

GLOUCESTER CITY – The Tri-County Conference-Classic Division CNBNEWS FILE IMAGE wrestling match between Gloucester and Pennsville on Wednesday night will be unforgettable for any number of reasons. There were: • A pair of injury defaults • A physical altercation between fans in the stands • A clearing of fans from the... Read more →


BOXING: Berchelt beats Vargas; Miura stops Roman

INDIO, California, January 28, 2017 – Fans saw the first "Fight of the Year" candidate for 2017 Saturday at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. But it was the co-main event that provided the superior fireworks. In the main event, a determined Miguel "The Scorpion" Berchelt of Mexico battered Francisco... Read more →


Harold “Shadow” Knight joins World Champion Alicia Ashley’s Boxing School

Scotch Plains, New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) December 22, 2016 Alicia Ashley Slick Strike Club at YETI MMA is excited to announce that former co-trainer to World Heavyweight Champion Lennox Lewis, Harold “Shadow” Knight, has joined the boxing and kickboxing academy as a coach and trainer. Harold joins an already illustrious team... Read more →


Who is Cassius Clay?

English: Bust portrait of Muhammad Ali, World Journal Tribune photo by Ira Rosenberg (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Late Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali's Life is captured in Art and Photography NEW YORK, Dec 19, 2016: He was born Cassius Clay. Later he became known as Muhammad Ali. He was a three-time heavyweight boxing... Read more →


Father Time Catches Up With "The Executioner"

Smith Jr. ends Hopkins career with TKO win SAN DIEGO – December 17, 2016 – Future Hall of Fame boxer Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins (55-8-2, 32 KOs) entered the ring to the sounds of his own version of "My Way," flanked by two hooded executioners as he stepped into the ring.... Read more →


Bernard Hopkins faces Father Time in "The Final 1," HBO Boxing Saturday Night

English: Bernard Hopkins at the Fight Night Club event. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Boxing preview: SAN DIEGO – December 16, 2016 – When you get to be older, any compliment that ends with "for your age" carries a sting no matter how sincere. Examples: "You look good for your age," or "You're... Read more →


Heavyweight boxing shuffle: Ortiz vs. Scott, HBO Saturday

SAN DIEGO, November 12, 2016 – The heavyweight division was thrown into disarray over a month ago when lineal champion Tyson Fury was stripped of his titles for failing to defend them, a situation due to Fury's apparent mental health issues and drug abuse. Now the rest of the serious contenders... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS:

Rise of the Hackers-for Online Gambling Rights

(CNBNewsnet)(November 9, 2016)--A group of activists blocked the work of the Governmental Internet resources in the Czech Republic. The most powerful DDoS-attack was recorded in the Czech Republic at the end of the last week. Activists of a cyber-communities have joined forces to block the activity of the government website of... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS:

The Advantages of Live Casinos and Online Slots

(CNBNewsnet)(November 9, 2016)--Mankind for many years, has an affinity for easy money and, in particular, to their winnings via gambling. Previously, people who wanted to play gathered together and that’s how casinos appeared. But virtual slot machines have been created with the development of technological advances and the advent of the... Read more →


North Jersey Casino Proposal Crumples

TRENTON -- New Jersey voters Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a controversial proposal to expand casino gambling to the northern part of the state, meaning Atlantic City will retain its four-decade monopoly on gaming. The ballot question failed in what could likely be one of the largest margins of defeat for any referendum... Read more →


CNB Boxing: Manny Pacquiao proves he's still a champion with solid victory over Vargas

SAN DIEGO, November 5, 2016 – A full house of 16,132 fans at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas saw a refreshed, renewed 37-year-old Manny Pacquiao looking a decade younger than his calendar age thoroughly dominate opponent Jessie Vargas, age 27, scoring an early knockdown on the way to... Read more →


CNB Boxing News: Andrade, Molina, Zlaticanin impress with boxing wins in New York

Boxing gloves (Photo credit: Wikipedia) SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2016 – California's John Molina Jr. used a volume attack behind a solid jab to take the starch out of Ruslan Provodnikov of Russia, scoring one of his most meaningful victories to date with a unanimous decision. Judges scored it 117-111, 116-112,... Read more →


BOXING: Manny Pacquiao says he's retiring after his victory over Timothy Bradley

LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao joined Floyd Mayweather Jr. in retirement Saturday night, less than a year after they produced the best-selling prizefight in history. In beating Timothy Bradley by unanimous decision at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Pacquiao accomplished most of what he wanted in his return to the ring... Read more →


BOXING ON THE BIG SCREEN! Fight Fans Going Ringside for Alvarez vs. “King” Khan Title Match

In Select Carmike Cinemas – LIVE on Saturday, May 7 at 9:00 PM (ET) Fathom Events and Golden Boy Promotions present the Canelo Alvarez v Amir “King” Khan title fight. WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) makes his first title defense of 2016 against former... Read more →


CNB BOXING NEWS: LA Fight Club showcases boxing stars of the future

SAN DIEGO, February 19, 2016 – Baseball has its minor leagues. The National Football League and National Basketball Association have the NCAA system. In boxing, the equivalent of the minor leagues are local events featuring regional prospects. This is where boxing fans can see the potential stars of tomorrow, frequently in... Read more →


CNB BOXING: Kovalev KOs Pascal in seven rounds

SAN DIEGO, January 30, 2016 – If Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev established anything with his beatdown of Canadian Jean Pascal in Montreal on Saturday, it was this: his punching skills are exceeded only by his mean streak. Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KOs) could have ended his fight with Pascal (30-4-1, 17 KOs) several... Read more →


BOXING TOP FIGHTS OF 2015: Vargas vs. Miura is FIGHT OF THE YEAR

SAN DIEGO, January 1, 2016 – The past 12 months in boxing brought fans a "Fight of the Century" which simply couldn't live up to expectations. But when the noise died down from Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, there were plenty of terrific fights and impressive performances worth remembering and calling out as... Read more →


HBO Boxing's Best of 2015 series kicks off Sunday with tripleheader

SAN DIEGO – December 27, 2015 – In the return of a holiday tradition for fight fans, HBO Boxing airs its best fights from the 2015 for fans to enjoy again, or perhaps catch up with for the first time. Starting Sunday and for four consecutive nights, HBO will air two... Read more →


Rocky's Leather Jacket Sold at Auction for Mega Bucks

A black leather jacket that Sylvester Stallone said he bought in Philadelphia and wore for "many, many years" before donning it on screen in "Rocky" sold at auction recently for nearly twice the amount it was expected to fetch. Though the 1976 movie about a struggling Philadelphia fighter who gets a... Read more →


Boyd "The Rainmaker" Melson aims to knock out paralysis

English: U.S. Army Capt. Boyd Melson, right, throws a right hook while boxing against H. Rawshan, from Uzbekistan, during the Conseil Internationale du Sport Militaires Military World Games at Gachibowli Stadium in Hyderabad, India, Oct. 15, 2007. The games is the largest international, military, Olympic-style event in the world, with 103... Read more →