Professional two-sport athlete, Codie Shuffield, will once again defend his PrizeFight MMA middleweight title this Saturday (12/15) at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, TN. Shuffield is currently undefeated in both MMA (4-0) and boxing (3-0). He trains in a gym in the back of his house in which he and his father built (Iron Man Combat) and where he teaches private lessons. He cross-trains at PrizeFight MMA, Team Pincer, Oxford Jiu-Jitsu Club, and the MPD Boxing Gym. Read more »
Archive for the 2012 Category
By Tracy Morin at ringside, MemphisBoxing.com, Photos by JD Meredith
The night began with a memorial 10-count for boxing legend Emanuel Steward and culminated in a main event that would have made him proud to be a part of the sport. On November 3 at the Fitz Hotel & Casino in Tunica, Mississippi, Prize Fight Promotions put on a five-card event that offered up plenty of drama and impressive performances from rising undefeateds. Read more »
Prize Fight Boxing’s Karim Mayfield (15-0-1, 10 KO) defends his NABO Jr. Welterweight title Saturday night against Mauricio Herrera (18-2, 7KO) on HBO.
Prize Fight Boxing’s Karim Mayfield (16-0, 10 KO) defends his NABO belt Jr. Welterweight title Saturday night when he meets Mauricio Herrera (18-2, 7Ko) in an HBO televised event from the Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, NY. Tune in to HBO Saturday night and watch Karim Mayfield as his stock swiftly rises.
Memphis fight fans get ready to witness Flowers Power Boxing as they present “MMA invades Boxing”. The event will take place on Friday, Nov 30, 2012 at the ECLIPSE CONVENTION CENTER located at 4532 Getwell Rd, MEMPHIS,TN 38118. The bout card will feature a guest appearance by none other than FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR. and his rising star female sensation Yolanda “Mz. Knockout” Ezell. Read more »
BRYANT VS McGROGAN
FOR MID-SOUTH TITLE
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – Mid-South fight fans will have a chance to show their appreciation for two of Memphis’s greatest fighters as Bobby Bryant & Tom McGrogan are set to do battle on Saturday, October 20! Bobby “The Prodigy” Bryant, 15-0 (9 KO’s), steps up to the biggest test of his young career against the grizzled veteran Tom McGrogan, 14-3 (7 KO’s). Bryant, just 21 years young has been on the fast track since turning professional at just 18 years of age in 2009. Read more »
FROM MINGLEWOOD HALL
Report & Photos by JC Martin @ Octagonside, MemphisMMA.com
V3 Fights were fought in front of a lively, electric and packed crowd at Minglewood Hall Saturday night, September 22. JC Martin of MemphisMMA.com was there to report on the round-by-round action as it played out in front of him at octagonside.
Bout 1: Josiah Johnson (3-5) vs Chance Wilson (6-0)
Round 1: It would appear a good portion of the crowd is solidly behind the Hyperblend fighter Josiah Johnson. Johnson with an early triangle choke attempt from his back, but Wilson fights out. Johnson with another triangle attempt from his back, but Wilson drops hard punches and hammerfists and Johnson is out cold!
Prize Fight Promoters has signed Memphis Jr. Middleweight Prospect Bobby Bryant 15-0 to an exclusive promotional contract. Bryant’s first fight under the Prizefight Banner is expected to be in early October.
Closes Fight Trilogy With a Win Over Nicole Woods
By Tracy Morin at ringside/Photos by Wesley Ortiz, MemphisBoxing.com
In the main event of Fights at the Fitz on August 25 at the Fitz Hotel & Casino in Tunica, Mississippi, Kim Connor (9-2-2, 4 KOs) scored a decisive decision win in her third fight against Nicole Woods (11-9-2, 3 KOs). The female lightweights had met twice in 2010 (the first ending in a draw and the next a unanimous decision for Connor), and both were out to prove their superiority to a packed crowd–including female boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields, who sat ringside in a special appearance.
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Tunica, Mississippi. – The Bellator 73 weigh-ins have been completed from Tunica, Mississippi in preparation for Bellator’s Friday night event at Harrah’s Tunica, which features the Light Heavyweight Tournament Finals, as well as the Bantamweight Tournament Finals.
Bellator 73 will be broadcast LIVE on Friday, August 24 at 8:00 pm ET/7:00 pm CT on MTV2 and in commercial-free HD on EPIX. The undercard will begin at 6:00 pm ET/ 5:00 pm CT and streamed LIVE and FREE on Spike.com.
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