GARY SHAW NEWS

Francisco Santana ready to continue stepping up

After extending his winning streak to 9-fights in a row, Francisco "Chia" Santana (21-3-1, 10 KOs), is looking forward towards fighting for a regional title by the end of the year. Friday night at the Chumash Casino, Santana defeated Luis Alfredo Lugo (13-21-1, 5 KOs) by way of a fifth round TKO. With the win, Santana feels he's ready to fight all top contenders, especially...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

FNF results: Denis Shafikov takes out & busts up Rustam Nugaev

Gary Shaw Productions presented another edition of ESPN "Friday Night Fights" at the Chumash Resort Casino in Santa Ynez, Calif. In the main event, Lightweight contender Rustam Nugaev's (27-7-1, 17 KOs) five fight knockout streak was halted by a very determined Denis Shafikov (34-1-1, 18 KOs), who put on a stellar performance winning by TKO at the 1:16 mark of round...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nugaev vs. Shafikov FNF fight preview

The August 15 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights will feature an IBF eliminator between Lightweight contender Rustam “The Mongoose” Nugaev (27-6-1, 17 KOs) and former Lightweight title challenger Denis “Ghengis Khan” Shafikov (33-1-1, 17 KOs). The winner of the 12-round fight will be ranked No. 1 by the IBF and become the mandatory challenger for IBF Lightweight titleholder...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nugaev vs Shafikov this Friday: Shaw – “This is going to be one hell of a fight”

Promoter Gary Shaw believes the scheduled main event on ESPN Friday Night Fights this week, featuring lightweights Rustam Nugaev vs. Denis Shafikov, is going to be a potential fight of the year candidate. Nugaev (27-6-1, 17 KOs), who's rated IBF #5, WBC #3 and WBA #7, is currently riding a 5-fight knockout streak since arriving from Russian in 2013. Shafikov (33-1-1, 18 KOs)...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nugaev vs. Shafikov Featured On FNF

GARY SHAW PRODUCTIONS ESPN “FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS” NUGAEV vs. SHAFIKOV FRIDAY AUGUST  15, 2014 FROM THE CHUMASH RESORT CASINO TICKETS ON SALE NOW NEW JERSEY (July 17, 2014) - Gary Shaw Productions highly ranked lightweight contender,Rustam Nugaev (27-6-1, 17 KOs) has officially signed to fight Russia’s Denis Shafikov (33-1-1, 18 KOs) in a 12-round IBF elimination bout...
Via BadCulture
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Shaw on Scott Coker and Kimbo Slice potentially going to Bellator

Lot’s of news and rumors these last 24 hours in the MMA world. Just when you think a quiet week with no events gracing our airwaves will give us a chance to not be in a vortex of MMA, some big news breaks, and a rumor makes that big news even more interesting. If you haven’t heard on social media, Scott Coker is replacing Bjorn Rebney as CEO of Bellator, much to the reported...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Francisco Santana after defeating Eddie Gomez: I’ll earn my title shot the old fasioned way, by kicking ass

This pas Friday, Gary Shaw Productions welterweight Francisco "Chia" Santana (20-3-1, 9 KOs), proved he's on the right track to position himself in the welterweight rankings, with his upset unanimous victory over previously unbeaten prospect, Eddie Gomez (16-1, 10 KOs).  The bout was televised on ShoBox: The New Generation, from the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos + Quotes: G4 Press Conference in NYC

New York City (June 9, 2014) – Saturday afternoon in New York City, a Press Conference was held for “G4″, the boxing extravaganza set for SATURDAY, JULY 26 at ‘The Mecca of Boxing”, Madison Square Garden and Live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. In attendance were WBA/IBO Middleweight World Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN, Two-Time World...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Undefeated Brandon Gonzales signs with Gary Shaw

Gary Shaw Productions has signed undefeated Super Middleweight contender Brandon "Flawless" Gonzales (18-0-1, 10 KOs) to a promotional agreement. In his last fight, Gonzales, who hails from Sacramento, Ca, defeated previously unbeaten contender Jonathan Nelson (18-1, 8 KOs) back on November 11, 2103. Gonzales, who is the IBF #3 ranked contender, had a successful 2013, going...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Luis Paredes & Jean Rivera make pro debuts this Saturday in Puerto Rico

Gary Shaw Productions newly signed amateur stars, Luis Paredes and Jean "Chapito" Rivera will be making their pro debuts this Saturday, March 22 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on the undercard of Jose Pedraza (15-0, 10 KOs) vs. Alberto Garza (26-6-1, 21 KOs). Both fighters speak on their upcoming bouts and fighting in their native land of Puerto Rico. Both fighters stand 5'...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenneth Sims & Eduardo Martinez make successul pro debuts

After making an impressive showing in their pro debuts, Chicago phenom's Kenneth Sims Jr. (1-0) and Eduardo Martinez (1-0) speak on their performances. Promoted by Gary Shaw Productions and Antonio Leonard Promotions, Sims and Martinez will look to get back in the ring very soon. "I felt very comfortable fighting as a professional for the first time," said Sims...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Full Friday Night Fights ringside report: Nugaev, Morales, Hernandez-Harrison, Luna all win

An enthusiastic throng of boxing-starved fans north of San Diego piled into the Pala Events Center to watch a night of exciting fights promoted by Gary Shaw. There are a lot of fans in this neck of the woods who rarely get to see top boxing so close to home. Due to TV scheduling, the top 3 fights came first. Almost all fans, however, stuck around to see 6 more fights--most of them...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nugaev, Morales Victorious On ESPN FNF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESPN “FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS” NUGAEV & MORALES MARCH ON WITH VICTORIES Photos By Mario Serrano PALA, CA (March 7, 2014) – Tonight Gary Shaw Productions in association with Greg Cohen Promotions, Antonio Leonard Promotions and All In Entertainment presented ESPN “Friday Night Fights” to a lively crowd at the Pala Casino Spa and Resort. Every fight...
Via BadCulture
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dulorme To Battle Mayfield on HBO Boxing After Dark

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - NEW JERSEY (February 25, 2014) - Gary Shaw Production’s super-lightweight contender and Puerto Rican star, Thomas Dulorme (20-1, 14 KOs), who’s ranked WBA # 3, IBF # 5, WBC # 6, and WBO # 14, will battle WBO # 6 and WBC # 11rated contender,  Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield (18-0-1, 11 KOs) battle for theNABF Super-Lightweight title.  The...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Puerto Rican prospects Luis Paredes & Jean Rivera sign with Gary Shaw, make pro debut on March 22

Gary Shaw Productions, in association with Javier Bustillo, have recently signed two of Puerto Rico's top amateur boxers, Luis Paredes and Jean Rivera. Both fighters are scheduled to make their pro debuts on March 22 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on the undercard of Jose Pedraza (15-0, 10 KOs) vs. Alberto Garza (26-6-1, 21 KOs). The 20-year old Luis Paredes hails from San Juan,...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenneth Sims Jr & Eduardo Martinez both set for pro debuts on March 7 FNF undercard

Gary Shaw Productions and Antonio Leonard Promotions' highly touted amateur standouts, Kenneth Sims Jr. and Eduardo Martinez, will make their pro debuts on March 7 at the Pala Casino Spa and Resort in Pala, Calif. Both fighters hail from the Chicago area and will be facing opponents to be announced in 4-round bouts. The card, in association with Greg Cohen Promotions, will be...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas Dulorme now promoted exclusively by Gary Shaw

Junior welterweight contender, Thomas Dulorme ( 20-1, 14 KO's ) from Puerto Rico not only moved his training camp to Oxnard , California under the tutelage of Robert Garcia, but he also made some changes on a promotional level. Of the three promoters Dulorme signed in 2010, DiBella Entertainment, Universal Promotions and Gary Shaw Productions, the last one will continue with...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rustam Nugaev headlines Friday Night fights against Marvin Quintero March 7th

Gary Shaw Productions presents, ESPN "Friday Night Fights" March 7th at the Pala Casino Spa and Resort in Pala, California. The card is headlined by the rejuvenated Russian warrior and top Lightweight contender, Rustam Nugaev as he takes on Mexico's Marvin Quintero in a 10-round lightweight tilt. The bout will go a long way in deciding the next potential title challenger...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Decorated amateurs Kenneth Sims Jr & Eduardo Martinez sign with Gary Shaw

Gary Shaw Productions and Antonio Leonard Promotions have just signed two of the top U.S. amateur boxers in Kenneth Sims Jr. and Eduardo Martinez. Both fighters who hail from Chicago, IL, were brought to the professional ranks by manager James Prince and are trained by Kenneth Sims Sr. Kenneth Sims Jr. (198-21) is a highly decorated amateur standout with over 200 amateur fights....
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Artur Szpilka finally clears up visa issues, fight against Bryant Jennings officially on

The United States Embassy in Poland has granted heavyweight sensation Artur "The Pin" Szpilka (16-0, 12 KOs) the proper visa to enter the United States, and he will be landing in Chicago this evening. Credit: Team Szpilka Szpilka had been denied entry on his first attempt to enter the country for his 10-round showdown against Bryant Jennings (17-0, 9 KOs) on January 25...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Artur Szpilka has visa issues, Bryant Jennings fight in jeopardy

Gary Shaw Productions, Antonio Leonard Promotions and Team Bryant Jennings are all hoping Artur Szpilka can resolve his visa problems as it was reported that the Polish fighter was deported back to his native land after he was stopped by the Department of Homeland Security at O'Hare International Airport.  Bryant Jennings is scheduled to face Artur Szpilka on HBO January 25th...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Szpilka Deported Back To Poland, Fight In Jeopardy

According to a report on Boxingscene.com, heavyweight prospect Artur Szpilka was deported back to his native Poland after being stopped by the Department of Homeland Security in Chicago’s O’Hare International airport. Szpilka is scheduled to fight Philadelphia based prospect Bryant Jennings January 25th on HBO. In light of Szpilka’s arrest, this fight is now jeopardy. The Jennings...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jennings and Szpilka Set For January 25th

December 15, 2013 - Gary Shaw of Gary Shaw Productions and Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing are happy to announce an agreement has been reached for rising heavyweight contenders Bryant Jennings (17-0, 9 KOs) and Artur Szpilka (16-0, 12 KOs) to meet in a 10-round showdown onJanuary 25 in New York at Madison Square Garden Arena. The undefeated pair will meet in an HBO-televised...
Via BadCulture
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Bryant Jennings to take on undefeated Artur Szpilka on Jan 25 at MSG HBO card headlined by Mikey Garcia

Gary Shaw of Gary Shaw Productions and Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing are happy to announce an agreement has been reached for rising heavyweight contenders Bryant Jennings (17-0, 9 KOs) and Artur Szpilka (16-0, 12 KOs) to meet in a 10-round showdown on January 25 in New York at Madison Square Garden Arena. The undefeated pair will meet in an HBO-televised doubleheader, headlined...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Francisco Santana vs. Joachim Alcine at Chumash this Friday, Dec 6th, Lateef Kayode & Rustam Nugaev also in action

On Friday December 6, 2013 Gary Shaw Productions will present another addition of the boxing series titled "Central Coast Championship Night" at the Chumash Resort Casino in Santa Ynez, Calif. In the 10-round main event, hometown hero Francisco Santana (17-3-1, 8 KOs) will put his "Central Coast Championship" on the line against Joachim Alcine (33-4-1, 19 KOs...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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