Andrey Fedosov: I plan to clean out Chicago, including that bum Artur Szpilka

Bobby Hitz announced today that Russian heavyweight prospect Andrey Fedosov (24-3, 19 KOs) has relocated to Chicago and will train full time in the United States. In June, Fedosov, who hails from Shuya, Russia, impressed American boxing fans in a televised fight against Bryant Jennings (18-0, 10 KOs) which Hitz felt was stopped prematurely. "Andrey is an impressive fighter who...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikey Garcia, Bryant Jennings Take New York By (Sorta) Storm

Mikey Garcia and Bryant Jennings went to New York City and earned quality wins Saturday night on HBO, but if the show was a Broadway play, it would've gotten approximately two and a half stars. Artur Szpilka had his hands full with Mike Mollo in his last two fights, so one might have thought Jennings, one of the top young American heavyweights, might have blown right through...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Garcia vs. Burgos, Jennings vs. Szpilka on HBO Boxing After Dark from MSG this Saturday

HBO’s hit late-night boxing franchise begins 2014 with an all-action doubleheader featuring an intriguing junior lightweight title showdown when HBO Boxing After Dark, Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Carlos Burgos and Bryant Jennings vs. Artur Szpilka is seen from the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday at 9:45 p.m. The main event pits Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28 KOs) of...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

HBO Boxing After Dark Jan 25: Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Carlos Burgos, unbeaten heavies clash with Jennings vs. Szpilka

HBO’s hit late-night boxing franchise begins 2014 with an all-action doubleheader featuring an intriguing junior lightweight title showdown when HBO Boxing After Dark Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Carlos Burgos and Bryant Jennings vs. Artur Szpilka is seen on Saturday, January. 25 at 9:45 p.m. The main event pits Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28 KOs) of Oxnard, Cal. against Juan Carlos Burgos (30...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrzej Fonfara, Adrian Granados, Artur Szpillka Win On One Of 2013's Best Cards

There was a kaleidoscopic quality to Friday Night Fights this week, where it was impossible to know at any given moment who was up and who was down, and where the cylinder would stop twisting, nobody knew. The men who came out on the winning end of the stellar ESPN2 card, one of the finest you'll see all year regardless of the network -- light heavyweight Andrzej Fonfara, junior...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Fonfara vs. Campillo, Szpilka vs. Mollo weigh-in results for FNF

Tonight at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Friday Night Fights and the Big Fight 2 event will be held, headlined by Andrzej Fonfara vs. Gabriel Campillo in a title eliminator, and featuring a rematch between Mike Mollo and Artur Szpilka, in what was a thrilling first fight. Right here, you'll find the complete weigh-in results for the card, and some photos from the weigh-in as...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks singer James Cornelison to sing national anthem for FNF at US Cellular Field on Friday

Legendary Chicago national anthem singer James Cornelison, best known for his beloved renditions of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "O Canada" at the beginning of home games for the Chicago Blackhawks, will sing the national anthem at tomorrow night's (Friday, August 16) historic boxing event at U.S. Cellular Field. A huge crowd is expected to watch Cornelison...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Fonfara vs. Campillo, Szpilka vs. Mollo presser photos

A huge crowd of media and fans descended upon the final media conference held yesterday at the Copernicus Center in Chicago to discuss 'THE BIG FIGHT 2,' ESPN Friday Night Fights at U.S. Cellular Field, being held this Friday, August 16. Right here, you can find the photos and notes from the presser, with the headline attraction of Andrzej Fonfara vs. Gabriel Campillo, and...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Wlodarczyk in Chicago to support Polish countrymen Fonfara & Szpilka

Two-time and current WBC Cruiserweight Champion Krzysztof "Diablo" Wlodarczyk, a native of Warsaw, Poland, is making his way to Chicago this week in support of his countrymen, Andrzej Fonfara and Artur Szpilka, in their "Big Fight 2" appearances this Friday, August 16, at U.S. Cellular Field. Credit: Team Wlodarczyk In a show of true patriotism, Wlodarczyk will...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Video preview: Fonfara vs. Campillo, Szpila vs. Mollo II at US Cellular Field on FNF

The first professional boxing event at a Chicago baseball stadium in more than 50 years will be televised live on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra August 16 when the show visits U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox. Friday’s show, a special three-hour telecast (normally two hours), will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2. Check out a preview of...
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Andrzej Fonfara vs. Gabriel Campillo now IBF eliminator

The highly anticipated light heavyweight clash between "Chicago's Polish Prince" Andrzej Fonfara and former world champion Gabriel "El Chico Guapo" Campillo set for Friday, August 16 has now been declared an International Boxing Federation (IBF) World Title Eliminator. The winner will be ranked #1 by the sanctioning body. "We're very happy the I.B...
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Gabriel Campillo already in great shape for Fonfara fight

Former World Light Heavyweight Champion Gabriel "El Chico Guapo" Campillo (21-5-1, 8 KOs) is in fantastic shape in advance of his showdown with IBO Light Heavyweight World Champion Andrzej Fonfara (23-2, 16 KOs). Campillo will face Fonfara in the 12-round main event of "THE BIG FIGHT 2," at U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, and broadcast live...
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Szpilka and Campillo Win Prelims; Ready for Big ESPN Night

Taking interim bouts over the weekend in their native homelands before their showdowns on Friday, August 16 at Chicago's U.S. Cellular Field, Home of the Chicago White Sox, heavyweight contender Artur "The Pin" Szpilka and former light heavyweight champion Gabriel "EL Chico Guapo" Campillo were both victorious in dominant fashion. "Szpilka and Campillo...
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June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Fonfara vs. Campillo, Szpilka vs. Mollo II at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday Night Fights Aug 16

Tickets for "THE BIG FIGHT 2," at U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, presented by "The Promoters" and "The Illinois Sports Facilities Authority," (ISFA) will go on sale Wednesday, June 12, 2013. This historic event marks the return of boxing to the South Side of Chicago after more than 50 years. Headlining this memorable night, telecast...
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June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Mollo wants rematch against undefeated Artur Szpilka

Chicago heavyweight "Merciless" Mike Mollo (20-4, 12 KOs) says he's thought it over and there is only one fight that make sense for him right now. "I want the Artur Szpilka rematch. That's the only fight I want." Mollo suddenly finds himself a hot commodity after the back-and-forth war he and Poland's Szpilka waged on February 1 at the UIC Pavilion...
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March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Speculative Fiction: Artur Szpilka-Magomed Abdusalamov?

Welcome to our Deputy Editor’s “Speculative Fiction”, the best thing to happen to “crap we found on the Internet” since Tosh.0… Artur Szpilka (13-0, 10 KOs) looked about as bad as it is possible for the winner of a knockout in boxing to look against Mike Mollo on the Internet-special Friday Night Fights dessert on [...]
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February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Carlos Molina-Cory Spinks weigh-in results

On Friday Night at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois, Friday Night Fights will air a card headlined by a junior middleweight fight between Carlos Molina and Cory Spinks. Also on the card is a bout between Jose Luis Castillo and Antwone Smith, and Artur Szpilka and Mike Mollo. The card is promoted by 8 Count Productions, Round 3 Productions, Warriors Boxing and Blue Wave Boxing in...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Mollo ready to take out Polish heavyweight prospect Artur Szpilka

Mollo Looking to Flip the Script against Szpilka: "I'm going to explode on him and we'll see how he takes it." Chicago's "Merciless" Mike Mollo (20-3-1, 12 KOs) knows what the script says: Even though he's in his own hometown, he's being brought into to lose to fast-rising Polish heavyweight prospect Artur "The Pin" Szpilka. However...
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January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Arreola withdraws from fight with injury

An injury has forced heavyweight Chris Arreola to withdraw from his scheduled June 23 fight against Mike Mollo, which  was slated to open the Showtime telecast.  The network will still move ahead with a doubleheader featuring two 12-round fights. In the main event, former World Champion "Vicious" Victor Ortiz (29-3-2, 22 KO's), of Ventura, Calif., will face Josesito...
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June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Arreola injures arm, pulls out of June 23rd match against Mike Mollo

by Jorge Alarcon-Swaby American Heavyweight, Chris Arreola (35-2), has pulled out of his June 23 bout against Mike Mollo (20-3) due to a hand injury. The fight was scheduled to take place on Showtime from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, under the main event of Victor Ortiz (29-3) vs Josesito Lopez (29-4). With [...]
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June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Mollo to step in and face Chris Arreola next weekend

Illinois' Heavyweight contender, Mike Mollo (20-3-1, 12 KOs), will step in the ring to challenge Riverside California's, Chris "The Nightmare" Arreola (35-2, 30 KOs), on the undercard of the Victor Ortiz vs. Joseito Lopez fight, taking place at the Staples Center on June 23, 2012.  The 10-round bout will open the Showtime telecast portion of their scheduled triple...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Franklin Lawrence vs. Mike Mollo weigh-in

WEIGHTS FROM DOVER DELAWARE Two heavyweights square off against one another in Delaware, with the winner moving closer to being in the mix amongst the contenders in the division, and the loser falling back to the pack. Franklin Lawrence and Mike Mollo stepped on the scales for their pre-fight weigh-in. See the weigh-in results for the card right here, which will be available to...
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May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Franklin Lawrence: Mike Mollo is a stepping stone

This Friday night at the beautiful Dover Downs Casino in Dover, Delaware, WBC number-twelve ranked Heavyweight Franklin “Ya Ya” Lawrence will look to make it six straight knockout wins when he takes on Mike Mollo in a bout for the vacant NABA Heavyweight title.  From his confident words, he feels it will come in impressive fashion. That bout plus a full undercard that will...
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May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Mollo looking to win in spectacular fashion against Franklin Lawrence

This Friday night two Heavyweights will slug it out in Dover, Delaware will slug it out as Franklin "Yah Yah" Lawrence (17-2-2, 12 KO's) takes on Mike Mollo (20-3-1, 12 KO's) for the vacant NABA title. Mollo has been training hard for this bout as the Chicago native knows the importance of the bout. "Not only am I going to win but I will win in spectacular...
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May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Mollo returns against Franklin Lawrence on May 18 in Delaware

Heavyweight contender, Mike Mollo (20-3-1, 12 KOs), returns to the ring on May 18 against Franklin "Yah Yah" Lawrence (17-2-2, 12 KOs) in a 10-round bout for the vacant NABA title.  The fight takes place at the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino inside the Rollins Center in Dover, Delaware on their "Friday Night Fight" series.  Promoted by Boxing360, Mollo...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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