Boxing 2019 – Looking Back At The Results From Night Of The Contenders At Monroeville Convention Center

By Larry Snyder Monroeville, Pa. – Boxing followers from around the Steel City savored the Sweet Science Thursday, Aug. 1, as Lou DiBella and DiBella Entertainment in cooperation with Pinnacle Boxing Championships provided another top-shelf fight card at the Monroeville Convention Center. DiBella Entertainment, along with matchmaker Dennis Turner, and Matt Leyshock of Pinnacle Fighting Championships provided 14 outstanding combatants, including two from the City of Bridges, the opportunity to demonstrate their hard-earned skills and attain career victories over seven matchups. It was part of DiBella’s Broadway Boxing Summer Series, called Night of the Contenders. MAIN EVENT Ievgen Khytrov, fighting … Continue reading Boxing 2019 – Looking Back At The Results From Night Of The Contenders At Monroeville Convention Center

Fight News 2019 – Looking Back At An Incredible Night Of Pro Boxing At Carnegie Of Homestead Music Hall

By Larry Snyder Homestead, Pa. – Local followers of the Sweet Science enjoyed compelling battles Saturday, July 13, as Michael McSorley and his Integrity Fighter Management LLC crew assembled another evening of topflight boxing at the 121-year-old Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead. Lyubomyr Pinchuk of Pittsburgh’s Conn-Greb Boxing Club claimed the vacant American Boxing Federation’s Continental Americas Cruiserweight crown with a majority decision after eight rounds over Sarasota, Florida’s hard-hitting southpaw Johnnie Langston. Pinchuk and the 29-year-old Langston blasted one another with ferocious shots, pushing the limits of the other’s endurance. But it was the 23-year-old Ukrainian who collected the … Continue reading Fight News 2019 – Looking Back At An Incredible Night Of Pro Boxing At Carnegie Of Homestead Music Hall

Fight Night 2019 Preview – Night Of Pro Boxing At Carnegie Of Homestead Music Hall

By Larry Snyder Homestead, Pa. – Pugilists looking to continue their promising careers are being brought together by Michael McSorley of the Conn-Greb Boxing Club and Integrity Fighter Management LLC on Saturday, July 13, at the Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead. Doors open for all fight fans at 6:00 p.m. with the first bell at 7:00 p.m. The co-main event features Pittsburgh boxers who came to the City of Bridges by way of the Ukraine in Eastern Europe, and who are putting on the line titles from the American Boxing Federation. First, Lyubomyr Pinchuk, with a record of 10-1-0 and … Continue reading Fight Night 2019 Preview – Night Of Pro Boxing At Carnegie Of Homestead Music Hall

Prepare For Battle – WFC 103 Live Boxing Preview At The Meadows Racetrack And Casino

By Larry Snyder Washington, Pa. – Matt McGovern and his World Fighting Championships promotion are back in the Keystone State Saturday, May 4, at the Meadows Racetrack and Casino to present the WFC 103 Live Boxing. The doors for this first-class competition open at 7:00 p.m. with the ringing of the first bell at 8:00 p.m. There are four professional fights slated for the evening featuring local combatants. Pittsburgh’s unbeaten Rich Cantolina (3-0-0, 1 TKO) steps between the ropes to face super welterweight Bryan Timmons (6-10-0, 5 KOs) from St. Joseph, Missouri. Cantolina, who is 29, claimed his third victory … Continue reading Prepare For Battle – WFC 103 Live Boxing Preview At The Meadows Racetrack And Casino

Cupid’s Knockout Boxing Card At Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack, And Resort

By Larry Snyder New Cumberland, WV – With a new year, the question for every pugilist is how far can your skills and prowess take you inside the ring. Boxing returns Saturday, Feb. 16, to the Mountain State as Angelo Magnone and Made Men Promotions brings Cupid’s Knockout to Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack, and Resort. Coming off a six-round unanimous decision against Daulis Prescott (32-11-9, 24 KOs) back in December, 23-year-old Matt “Sweet Child” Conway of Pittsburgh puts his perfect record of 15-0-0 with six knockouts up against Jose Antonio Martinez (11-16-0, 6 KOs) from New Mexico. This super featherweight matchup … Continue reading Cupid’s Knockout Boxing Card At Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack, And Resort

Fight Night At Mountaineer Casino: Looking Back At The 2018 Labor Day Eve Bash

By Larry Snyder New Cumberland, WV – For followers of the Sweet Science, it was a standing-room only event in the Grand Ballroom at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort Sunday, Sept. 2 for the Labor Day Eve Bash presented by Angelo Magnone and Made Men Promotions. The ten fights on this quality card contained some surprises. Weirton’s Justin Steave, 32, was unable to collect his 10th career triumph in the main event as his arduous six-round super welterweight match went the distance with 32-year-old Rick Graham from Detroit, Michigan. Two of the three judges ruled 57 to 56 in favor … Continue reading Fight Night At Mountaineer Casino: Looking Back At The 2018 Labor Day Eve Bash

Boxing At Mountaineer Casino: Preview Of Labor Day Eve Bash

By Larry Snyder New Cumberland, WV – Coming off three successful outdoor sporting events this summer in Pittsburgh, Angelo Magnone and Made Men Promotions return to the Grand Ballroom at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort Sunday, Sept. 2, for their Labor Day Eve Boxing bash. The doors for the fans open at 5:30 p.m. with the first bell at 7:00 p.m. Weirton’s Justin Steave (9-1-0, 4 KOs) is ready to claim his fourth consecutive victory and his seventh overall in West Virginia when he faces Rick Graham (5-22-3, 2 KOs) from Detroit, Michigan over six exciting rounds of super welterweight … Continue reading Boxing At Mountaineer Casino: Preview Of Labor Day Eve Bash