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V3FIGHTS: RAINEY VS PERKINS SET FOR MARCH 8

Posted in 2014, From V3 Fights, MMA on February 20, 2014 by Champ

V3Fights will return to Minglewood Hall (Memphis, TN) on March 8 for their amateur series. Paul Rainey will clash with Carey Perkins in the main event for the vacant middleweight title. Both fighters won their last bout via TKO in the second round and look to walk out of Minglewood Hall with V3 gold. Continue reading

Ruiz Injured; Melson to face Ward February 12!

Posted in 2014 on February 7, 2014 by Champ

New York, NY (February 7, 2014) – tough Tennessean Donald “Bulldog” Ward will replace the injured Mike Ruiz as the opponent for Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson Wednesday, February 12 in New York City.
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Fights at the Fitz Results!

Posted in 2014, Tracy Morin on January 26, 2014 by tracymorin

By Tracy Morin/MemphisBoxing.com at ringside

The first 2014 edition of Fights at the Fitz in Tunica, Mississippi, drew an enthusiastic crowd to support local fan favorites pitted against time-tested veterans, plus adopted son Tony Mack facing a young undefeated in the card’s main event.

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MORE FROM V3 FIGHTS PRO DEBUT!

Posted in 2014, From V3 Fights on January 21, 2014 by Champ

The Cannon Center for Performing Arts was turned into The Cannon Center for Mixed Martial Arts on Saturday night in Memphis, TN. V3Fights definitely lived up to the hype in their first ever all pro event. Continue reading

Redkach Passes Tough Test in Memphis

Posted in 2014, Boxing News, Reports, ShoBox, Tracy Morin with tags , , , on January 18, 2014 by Champ

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By Tracy Morin/MemphisBoxing.com at ringside
Photos by JD Meredith

On January 17 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, ShoBox launched its first The New Generation program of the year by testing the mettle of eight up-and-coming boxers (seven of them putting undefeated records on the line) and showcasing a host of local favorites in undercard fights. Continue reading

Quick Report – Redkach defeats Luis, stays unbeaten

Posted in 2014, ShoBox on January 18, 2014 by Champ

After more than a month’s hiatus, the first Showtime boxing telecast of 2014 took place Friday night at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis.

In the main event, hard-hitting lightweight Ivan “The Terrible” Redkach (16-0, 13 KOs) kept his undefeated record intact with a ten round unanimous decision
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REDKACH-LUIS FINAL PRESSER

Posted in 2014, DiBella, ShoBox with tags , , , on January 15, 2014 by Champ

Memphis, Tenn.(Jan. 15, 2014) – Earlier today at Memphis’ famed Jerry Lee Lewis Café in downtown, lightweights Ivan Redkach (15-0, 13KO’s) and Tony Luis (17-1, 7KO’s) met face-to-face at the final press conference before the two square off this Friday night in their 10-round lightweight showdown. The match-up will be the headlining bout on Friday’s ShoBox: The New Generation premiere card of the 2014 season. Continue reading

V3FIGHTS HELPS LOCAL MEMPHIANS ‘FIGHT TO STAY WARM’

Posted in 2014, From V3 Fights with tags on January 13, 2014 by Champ

Last week, schools in the local area were closed due to weather and kids not having proper winter clothing. As a result, V3Fights has decided to help this cause by starting a “Fighting To Stay Warm” coat drive. Continue reading

THE INFAMOUS AO IS READY TO RUN THROUGH WILLIAMS ON V3FIGHTS’ INAUGURAL PRO CARD

Posted in 2014 with tags on January 9, 2014 by Champ

It’s been said that wrestlers usually make the best MMA fighters. And although that is usually true, a lot of times other athletes cross over into the sport of MMA and are just as successful. This is true when it comes to former University of Memphis track star, Amaechi Oselukwue, aka “The Infamous AO.” Continue reading

BREWER LOOKING FOR HIS SIXTH WIN IN V3FIGHTS’ INAUGURAL PRO EVENT

Posted in 2014 with tags on January 9, 2014 by Champ

Ben Brewer will return to the V3 cage on January 18 to face the toughest opponent of his young professional career, Thomas Gifford.

The V3Legion got to witness Brewer when he was an amateur fighting for the organization. He was undefeated in Continue reading

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