Boxing 2019 – WFC 118 Results From Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

By Larry Snyder Pittsburgh, PA – The Gladiators of the Sweet Science provided fans with an exciting evening in the City of Bridges Saturday, Dec. 7th, as another quality boxing card was presented at Rivers Casino by Matt McGovern along with Sandra Ortiz-Melo and the World Fighting Championships team. Bill Hutchinson (19-2-4, 9 KOs) claimed his second straight victory in 2019 and the ninth consecutive of his career with his unanimous decision in the Main Event over Gabriel Smith (9-2-1, 4 KOs) from Houston, Texas. The 30-year-old Pittsburgh native swept the judges’ scorecards 78-74, 78-74, 78-74. The 136-pound catchweight matchup … Continue reading Boxing 2019 – WFC 118 Results From Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

Looking Back – WFC 113 Boxing Results From The Meadows Racetrack And Casino

By Larry Snyder Washington, PA – It was another stirring evening of boxing Saturday, Sept. 21st, 2019, brought together for combat sports fans by Matt McGovern and World Fighting Championships at the Meadows Racetrack, Casino, and Hotel. Middleweight Clay Collard (4-1-3, 1 KO) of Cache Valley, Utah, collected the upset of the night with a six-round unanimous decision from judges Al Amelia, Dana DePaolo, and John Santore over Pittsburgh’s Gerald Sherrell (10-2-0, 5 KOs). For the 26-year-old Collard, it was his third consecutive victory since a draw against Quincy LaVallais Saturday, June 29th, 2019, at Harrah’s Casino in New Orleans. … Continue reading Looking Back – WFC 113 Boxing Results From The Meadows Racetrack And Casino

Prepare For Battle – WFC 113 Live Boxing Preview At The Meadows Racetrack And Casino

By Larry Snyder Washington, Pa. – The ring announcer has called out your name, you touched gloves with your opponent after getting your instructions from the referee, and the time has come to show everyone how good you are at the Sweet Science. Matt McGovern and World Fighting Championships is providing approximately 36 warriors the opportunity to seize victory and further their careers Saturday, Sept. 21, at the 56-year-old Meadows Racetrack and Casino during WFC 113 Live Boxing. The doors for this first-rate card open at 7:00 p.m. with the opening match getting underway at 8:00 p.m. Meadows Casino Vice-President … Continue reading Prepare For Battle – WFC 113 Live Boxing Preview At The Meadows Racetrack And Casino

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