With the close of the Title National Boxing Championships, Saturday, June 16, marked the completion of the tournament’s seventh year. Despite a a last minute venue change, the tournament drew more than 800 boxers and coaches from all over the United States, with over 45 states being represented . The competition level was high and closely compared to the energy of US Olympic Trails Boxing Tournament, with over 176 champions crowned. The tourney ran into the early morning hours on Thursday, Friday and ended at 11 p.m on Saturday. The Fight Connection and Tile Boxing Inc. would like to thank all Mid-South boxing fans that came out to show their support as well as and all their Mid-South sponsors.
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On a fight card dubbed “Unfinished Business,” Monyette Flowers came up big, winning by a TKO in the second round of the featured bout at the Omni New Daisy Theatre on Tuesday night (April 10).
Tyrone Dowdy, who went the distance against Flowers in a losing effort 2/28 at the New Daisy, was determined to bring his fans a higher-level of satisfaction. Monyette Flowers, of Flowers Power Boxing stable, vowed he was, “coming back to put somebody to sleep.” Read more »
Jesse Parker of “Premier MMA” and Memphis, TN won the PrizeFight Bantamweight Championship over Cody Chessor from “Team Relentless” and Union City, TN Saturday Night at the Lady Luck in Caruthersville, MO, via third round arm bar.
Photographer Bob Chastain captured these ringside photos. Read more »