Monthly Archives: August 2016

Oosthuizen Drains Bruwer

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The main bout of the evening. Light Heavyweight Southpaw Thomas “Tommy Gun” Oosthuizen (26-0-2, 15 KO’s) vs Daniel “Billy The Kid” Bruwer. From start to finish an action packed fight, with both fighters giving as well as recieving, Thomas stopped Daniel in the 9th round via TKO victory to win the WBA Pan African Light Heavyweight Title.


Photo credits: Christo Smith 

Saturday August 27th at the Birchwood Hotel, Boksburg, South Africa. Real Steel’s Gunslingers Tournament Fights. 🇿🇦

MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF TITANS OF THE TRADE BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS AT TOM COLICCHIO’S CRAFTSTEAK INSIDE MGM GRAND LAS VEGAS HOTEL & CASINO


Las Vegas – For the 7th consecutive time, Mayweather Promotions’ staff prepares to leave its mark as the next installment of the signature event: Titans of the Trade Breakfast of Champions is set to take place on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak restaurant inside the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The theme- Strength, Courage, and Glove Affair-exemplifies the mission of the event: to inspire, support, connect and build a strong community of professionals who aspire to impact the sports and entertainment industry. Click HERE to purchase tickets to the breakfast.

 Theprevious Titans of the Trade honorees included the first female coach in the NFL Dr. Jen Welter, Floyd Mayweather’s mother Deborah Sinclair and longtime female boxing judge Patricia Jarman. The Golden Glove Award was honored to Deborah Sinclair, one of the prominent figures Floyd often attributes his extraordinarily successful career to. The Meritorious Award was presented to Patricia Jarman for her contributions to the boxing industry as a judge, amongst many other accomplishments. Dr. Welter culminated the event with an inspiring speech as she accepted the Titans of the Trade Award, who spoke about the power of achieving one’s goals, not being afraid to pave your own way and the close bond that sports creates amongst people from all walks of life.

 This September, the breakfast is set to return with greatness as it embodies the achievements of the esteemed professionals highlighted during the event, demonstrating that the industry is connecting, growing, and diversifying. Highlighted honorees include, The Finest Family (also known as the Monster Kids), Alicia Ashley, Vashti Cunningham, Marian Rhodes and Sylvia Browne-Owens. 

 Honorees:

 Young Trailblazers Award recipient – The Finest Family, are a group of siblings coming from the windy city of Chicago, whose passion is to dance and entertain. The Family had been through many obstacles in life has overcome the odds from having once been homeless, to gracing the stage of national television. 

 Golden Glove Award recipient – Alicia “Slick” Ashley has broken down barriers, and her success inside the squared-circle has lad to international recognition, being televised more than 10 times worldwide. Ashley’s notable career highlights are extensive, with her most recent achievement being obtaining the 2015 WBC World Super Bantamweight World Champion title, becoming the oldest female boxer to hold a world title.

 Young Trailblazers Award recipient- Vashti Cunningham has taken the world by storm after earning her first opportunity to participate in the Olympics this summer. 2016 has been a breakthrough year for her after graduating from Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas; the teenager set the new national high school record, jumped a mark equivalent to #3 in the world and World Youth Best, signed a deal with Nike, and turned professional all before the age of 18.

 Titans of the Trade Award recipient – Marian Rhodes works behind the scenes for the Arizona Diamondbacks and has re-developed their human resources functions while reinforcing a workplace culture where the some of best and brightest in the sports industry want to work; she implemented programs that invested in the employees throughout the organization, which resulted in the D-backs being named one of the “Best Places to Work” in Phoenix, becoming the first sports organization to win such an honor.

 Meritorious Achievement Award recipient – Sylvia Browne-Owens is the President of Boxing Operations for Haymon Sports, LLC- the creators of Premier Boxing Champions-a television series launched in 2015 that made the professional sport of boxing accessible to the public by bringing it back to national television after 30 years. Browne-Owens is an unstoppable force that is not afraid to strive for success in a male-dominated sport and takes great pride in being acknowledged as “the woman behind the most powerful man in boxing,” Al Haymon.

 In addition, the event will be emceed by the beautiful and multi-talented star of HBO’s Ballers, Jazmyn Simon, who graces the stage for the second time and shares an inspirational story of a struggling actress who after over 200 different auditions finally landed her big break.

 This year’s Titans of the Trade: Breakfast of Champions – Strength, Courage, and Glove Affair is sponsored by: Mayweather Promotions, Showtime Networks Inc., MGM Grand, and Las Vegas Tickets.

Thomas Kayos Young In Four

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Heavyweight Lenroy “TNT” Thomas (20-4, 9 KO’s) stops Grover Young from Memphis,TN. with a devastating hook to the body ending Young’s night at the official time of 2:49 seconds of round four by KO victory.


A weary-looking Young sags into the ropes as Thomas tags him with a hard right long hand keeping the pressure on Young early on. Thomas stepped up giving Young trouble puncher getting harsher as Thomas stepped on the gas ending the contest in the 4th round. 

#BombsAway7 Live Saturday August 27th at the Hilton Bayfront in St. Petersburg, Florida. Presented by MAD Integrity Sports. @MAD_IntegrityFS 

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Moises Carrasquillo Jr. Wins Battle Against Alphonso Black


Middleweight Moises Carrasqillio, Jr. @moisescarrasquillojr (9-1, 6 KO’s) wins a unanimous decision victory over tough Alphonso Black (8-5-1, 4 KO’s) @alphonso_black 


Both fighters have a entertaining fight for the fans trading heavy shots early on. Carrisqillo,Jr. was battle tested going toe to toe with Black who fought well the first several rounds and banged home is share of punches. Carrasqillio, Jr. displayed a far better right hand snapping back Black’s head who did enough to seem competitive but fell short. Judges scores 60-54, 59-55 (2x)
#BombsAway7 Live Saturday August 27th at the Hilton Bayfront in St. Petersburg, Florida. Presented by MAD Integrity Sports. @MAD_IntegrityFS

Bosques Out Punches Adirno 

Bantamweight Noemi “NoNo” Bosques @noemibosques (11-7-2, 2 KO’s) defeated Amarilis Adorno from Puerto Rico in a 4 round unanimous decision victory at the Hilton Bayfront in St. Petersburg, Florida. The hometown favorite Bosques carefully broke down the game Adorno by landing effective jabs controlling the pace of the fight coasting towards the UD victory. Judges scores 40-36, 39-37 (2x) Bosques. 


#BombsAway7 Live Saturday August 27th at the Hilton Bayfront in St. Petersburg, Florida. Presented by MAD Integrity Sports. @MAD_IntegrityFS 

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Hill vs. Barber – If you Think you know who will win…Think Again!

Ramon Barber from Pittsburg, KS. Wipes out local Arnold Hill at the official time of 2:06 of round one by KO victory.


#BombsAway7 Live Saturday August 27th at the Hilton Bayfront in St. Petersburg, Florida. Presented by MAD Integrity Sports. @MAD_IntegrityFS

CAMACHO BEATS FAULK BY UD

Christian “MC” Camacho wins a hard fought unanimous decision against game Wytama Faulk tonight, Judges official scores 40-35 all for Camacho.


#BombsAway7 Live Saturday August 27th at the Hilton Bayfront in St. Petersburg, Florida. Presented by MAD Integrity Sports. @MAD_IntegrityFS

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Guillen Pounds Diaz in Four 

Micheal Guillen tops Alex Diaz in a 4 round unanimous decision in a entertaining scrap as Diaz came to fight pushing Guillen who settled and went to war against Diaz dropping him with a hard hook in round two, Guillen was able to settle and land the sharper punches. All three judges scores 40-35 all for Guillen.

#BombsAway7 Live Saturday August 27th at the Hilton Bayfront in St. Petersburg, Florida. Presented by MAD Integrity Sports. @MAD_IntegrityFS

WOODALL BLAST SPENCER IN ONE 


Opening bout if the night Super Middleweight Steed Woodall @teamwoodall shows his hands of stone after crushing K’Lon Spencer with a left hook ending his night at the official time of 2:54 of round one by KO victory for Woodall.


#BombsAway7 Live Saturday August 27th at the Hilton Bayfront in St. Petersburg, Florida. Presented by MAD Integrity Sports. @MAD_IntegrityFS

WBO – ALL STAR BOXING AND FIGHTER SAMMY VALENTIN HONOR THE CHILDREN’S CANCER CENTER 

@childrenscancercenter Kelly Carpenter expects the check from @PacoValcarcel @worldboxingorg 


Welterweight rising star Sammy Valentin visited the Children’s Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. Today with the WBO President Paco Valcarcel and Luis Perez and Felix Clovis Zabala and Ruben De Jesus from All Star Boxing expanded their efforts to support the Cancer Center with much-needed resources to aid the growth of 

Assisting Programs such as comprehensive, innovative, multidisciplinary effort to apply visual arts, music, dance and expressive art therapy to a pediatric care setting. 


A day to #PunchOutCancer as fighter Sammy Valentin signed autographs and handed out teddy bears to these wonderful young boys and girls, A Presentation was made by All Star Boxing and the WBO of a donation of $3,000.00 to the Children’s Cancer Center. @allstarboxinginc @allstarboxing @clovis_25 @worldboxingorg @wbonabo