Shobox results & photos: Salka defeats Collado, National Guard vet Vasquez scores 1st round KO

Rod Salka put on a boxing clinic for Alexei Collado in Friday’s ShoBox: The New Generation main event. And then he stated his case for a world title shot. Salka was the more intelligent and effective fighter from the opening bell, pounding the body and utilizing his superior movement in an impressive 10-round unanimous decision victory (96-94, 96-93, 96-93) over the previously...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

American Forces Network to televise Shobox with National Guard vet Sammy Vasquez in action

Nearly 1 million uniformed military personnel serving abroad will be able to watch and support U.S. Armed Forces veteran Sammy Vasquez, Jr., as part of a special agreement between SHOWTIME® and the American Forces Network. Vasquez, who served two tours of duty in Iraq, is featured in the opening bout of Friday’s ShoBox: The New Generation telecast, which airs live at 10:45 p.m...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Shobox weigh-in results, photos & quotes from Pittsburgh

It turns out promoter Mike Tyson can stir the pot almost as much as heavyweight champ Mike Tyson. Almost. Tyson seemed right at home in his new role as promoter Thursday as he guided his Iron Mike Productions fighters through the final press conference and weigh-in for tomorrow’s ShoBox: The New Generation event. Tyson egged on his fighters, enticed trash talking and did...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Full undercard for Pittsburgh Power Shobox event this Friday

Sensational 18-year-old welterweight prospect Erickson "The Hammer" Lubin (4-0, 4 KOs) and 2004 Olympic silver medalist Yudel Jhonson (14-1, 9 KOs) will provide chief support this Friday evening, April 18, in separate bouts on "Pittsburgh Power," presented by Iron Mike Productions (IMP), at Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Pa. Lubin, arguably the...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Iron Mike Productions hosting Shobox tripleheader April 18: Alexei Collado, Felix Diaz & Sammy Vasquez in action

During his career, former undisputed heavyweight champion and international star Mike Tyson fought on SHOWTIME 17 times, second only to Julio Cesar Chavez (21) for most appearances by a boxer in the history of the network. On Friday, April 18, Tyson returns in a different capacity when his Iron Mike Productions makes its promotional debut on the premium network with a three-fight...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Unbeatens Joel Diaz Jr & Wanzell Ellison clash on Dec 20 Big Apple Boxing card in Queens

Unbeaten junior lightweight prospects Joel Diaz, Jr. (13-0, 11 KOs) and Wanzell Ellison (9-0-1, 5 KOs) headline "Big Apple Boxing," presented by 50 Cent's SMS Promotions, on Friday night, December 20 at Resorts World Casino NYC in Jamaica, Queens, New York. "This is going to be an exciting night in boxing," promoter Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson said...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

LI Golfer who had hand chomped by croc at Cancun golf course July 4th sues

Long Island golfer Edward Lunger is suing the Iberostar Cancun resort for $2.25 million, alleging that the firm introduced crocodiles “as a marketing tourist attraction and hence profit- enhancing lure.” Seems Ed lost fingers to one of the crocs while on vacation during the July 4th holiday. What's disputed is...how those fingers got lost. Initially reported by SKY News...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Lucas throws no-hitter at LLWS

Will Lucas threw a no-hitter to lead Fairfield, Conn., past New Castle, Ind., 4-0 on Monday night at the Little League World Series. The 12-year-old right-hander struck out 13 and also had a two-run single in the fifth. When it was over, he fell to the ground as his teammates piled on top of him near the mound. One out away from the no-hitter, Lucas was surrounded by his infielders...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Mexico beats Uganda 12-0 to move on at LLWS

Three pitchers combined on a perfect game, and Andres Carrillo hit two of Mexico's four homers and in a 12-0, four-inning victory Saturday that eliminated Lugazi, Uganda, from Little League World Series contention. The first team from Africa to advance to the World Series in the 66-year history of the tournament received a baseball lesson from Mexico's mini-mashers from...
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August 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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