Archive for June, 2016

Toronto, Ontario, Canada (June 15, 2016) – Six-time Irish amateur champion Cornelius “Con” Sheehan is set to make his Canadian debut against an opponent to be named Thursday, July 28 at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, Ontario. The bout takes place as part of Lee Baxter Promotions’ “The Next Generation.” Tickets priced at $45, […]

Toronto, Ontario, Canada (June 13, 2016) – Lee Baxter Promotions is proud to announce the start of a new series in Canada “World Championship Boxing: The Next Generation” kicking off Thursday, July 28 at Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, Ontario. The series will feature up and coming fighters looking to get to the next level […]

Manchester, England (June 9, 2016) – Peter Fury, father and trainer of unbeaten WBO #6 rated heavyweight Hughie Fury, recently announced that his son has been suffering from acne conglobata. Unlike regular acne, which doesn’t impact day to day living and typically is treatable with nonprescription medications, acne conglobata causes extreme fatigue, fevers and joint […]

Hackensack, NJ (June 7, 2016) – World Bare Knuckle Boxing heavyweight champion Bobby Gunn is deeply saddened by the passing of Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson. For the last several years, rumors were circulating of a matchup between Gunn and the backyard fighting legend turned professional fighter. The two had discussed a match and Gunn personally […]

Baltimore, MD (June 6, 2016) – In 1977, long before becoming a pro boxer, trainer, gym owner, successful promoter and member of the Maryland and Washington DC Boxing Hall of Fames, Jake Smith was scheduled for his first amateur fight in Maryland. The 12-year-old Smith was excited to fight in front of a crowd for […]