Former World Heavyweight Champion Shannon Briggs returns to the ring Saturday in Lula, MS. Briggs will be taking on Kansas City’s Richard Carmack (12-5) in the main event at the Isle of Capri Casino. Briggs, the last American to hold the World Heavyweight Title, captured the NABA
By Tracy Morin at ringside
On October 25, 2014, Prize Fight Promotions hosted its latest installment of Fights at the Fitz in Tunica, Mississippi. With the crowd buzzing, amped up by the guest appearance of former heavyweight champion James “Buster” Douglas at ringside, the evening offered a six-card bout that showcased young undefeateds, cagey veterans and a fair dose of drama.
Buster Douglas at ringside to Meet & Greet fans!
Brian Young of Prize Fight Promotions and the fan favorite series “Fights at the Fitz” returns this Saturday to Fitzgerald’s Casino in Tunica, Mississippi with a main event featuring undefeated middleweight Tyler Howard (4-0, 2 KOs) battling Steve Victor (5-2).
This show marks the 10th Anniversary of the “Fights at the Fitz” events, making Continue reading
This Saturday night October 25th marks the 10th Anniversary of the boxing series Fights at the Fitz, making it the longest running casino boxing series in the sports history. In honor of the Anniversary, in attendance will be former Undisputed Heavyweight CHAMPION JAMES “BUSTER” DOUGLAS of Columbus,OH. Douglas was the first man to defeat Mike Tyson on February 11th, 1990 via 10th Round KO to capture the WBA, WBC, and IBF Heavyweight Titles in Tokyo, Japan.
Memphis,TN.: Fitzgeralds Casino Tunica and Prize Fight present “Fights At The Fitz”, a six bout professional boxing card this Saturday night October 25th. This show marks the 10th Anniversary of the boxing series, making it the longest running casino boxing series in the sports history. The Main Event is a six round Middleweight Bout featuring undefeated TYLER HOWARD (4-0) vs STEVE VICTOR (5-2).
V3Fights will make its fourth trip to Music City on November 22 at Marathon Music Works.
The main event will feature the top two heavyweights around when Robert Neal and Tony Johnson go Continue reading
By Tracy Morin at ringside
Mentally, Jermain Taylor (33-4-1, 20 KOs) had to fight his share of demons coming in to the ring in Biloxi, Mississippi, on October 8. The struggles were well-publicized: Brain bleeding after his 2009 loss to Abraham. A two-plus year layoff. And many saying he didn’t deserve a world title shot considering his recent in-ring opposition and outside-the-ring legal battles.
But halfway through his fight with Sam Soliman (44-12, 18 KOs), it was his opponent fighting the uphill battle. Soliman has become accustomed to adversity in his own career: This is a fighter Continue reading