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Rumble at Resorts Results!

Posted in 2013, Reports, Tracy Morin with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 25, 2013 by tracymorin
Tony Mack with Randy Phillips

Tony Mack with Randy Phillips, Photo by Wesley Ortiz

By Tracy Morin at ringside, MemphisBoxing.com; Photos by Wesley Ortiz

Rumble at Resorts, held February 23, 2012, at Resorts Casino in Tunica, Mississippi, showcased two promising prospects—and gave four less-experienced fighters tough tests on their way up the ranks.
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FIGHTS AT THE FITZ RESULTS!

Posted in 2012, Boxing News, Tracy Morin with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 4, 2012 by tracymorin

Qa’id Muhammad looks on as Parram receives the count from referee Randy Phillips. Parram’s corner would throw in the towel seconds later. Photo: JD Meredith, Memphisboxing.com

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.  Continue reading

MAYFIELD DEFENDS NABO BELT

Posted in 2012, Boxing News with tags , , , , , on October 22, 2012 by Champ

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.

 

 

MMA INVADES BOXING

Posted in 2012, Boxing News, Flower's Power Boxing, Press Releases with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 22, 2012 by Champ

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. Continue reading

BATTLE OF MEMPHIS SET!

Posted in 2012, Prize Fight Promoters with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 2, 2012 by Champ

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. Continue reading

CONNOR VICTORIOUS AT THE FITZ!

Posted in 2012, Boxing News, Reports, Tracy Morin with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 26, 2012 by Champ

Closes Fight Trilogy With a Win Over Nicole Woods
By Tracy Morin at ringside/Photos by Wesley Ortiz, MemphisBoxing.com

Kim Connor ©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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TAYLOR RISES FROM CANVAS TO OUTPOINT TRUAX

Posted in 2012, Boxing News, Reports, Tracy Morin with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 21, 2012 by Champ

By Tracy Morin, MemphisBoxing.com, Photos by: Wesley Ortiz

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In the latest edition of Shobox: The Next Generation, held on April 20 at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, young prospects were given the opportunity to showcase their skills before headliner Jermain Taylor, former middleweight world champion and now on the comeback trail, took the stage in his second post-layoff fight.

In the main event, the middleweight Taylor (29-4-1, 18 KOs) began the fight cautiously, as did opponent Caleb Truax (18-0-1, 10 KOs), who seemed to take several rounds to warm up. The gun-shy Taylor landed mostly jabs, with a couple of glancing overhand rights thrown in, for the first couple of rounds, but by round three began to advance behind the jab and ripped off a three-punch combo; meanwhile, Truax tried, with minimal success, to counter. Continue reading

Gunn: Toney’s A Future

Posted in 2012, Boxing News, Press Releases with tags , , , , , on March 27, 2012 by Champ

Hall-Of-Famer,
But This Is My Time

With less than two weeks separating Bobby “The Celtic Warrior” Gunn from touching gloves with James “Lights Out” Toney in what has the potential to make for the one of the most exciting heavyweight matchups in some time, trash talking, politics and everything else that builds up a great fight has little bearing now.

When Gunn and Toney go to battle April 7 for the IBA Heavyweight Title, all that will matter that night is who the better fighter is, and who emerges as the IBA Heavyweight champion.  Their past victories, championships and accolades mean nothing once the bell sounds to commence the first round.

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JOHNSON OFF

Posted in Site News with tags , , , on March 26, 2012 by Champ

TONEY-GUNN UNDERCARD

Sources say the John Johnson fight, originally scheduled on the James “Lights Out” Toney verses Bobby “the Celtic Warrior” Gunn undercard, has been scratched. No word on a replacement fight.

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