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“Boxing is a contest of character and ingenuity. The boxer with more will, determination, desire, and intelligence is always the one who comes out the victor.”
– Cus D’amato
Hard-punching light heavyweight fan favorite Ahmed Elbiali says he can’t wait to show off the new skills he’s developed while working with trainer and former world super bantamweight champion Clarence “Bones” Adams.
Cairo-born Elbiali (20-1, 17 KOs) relocated from his adopted home in Miami three years ago to work with Adams at his private gym in Las Vegas and, at first, things didn’t go as well as hoped.
“Bones’ style took some getting used to,” admits Elbiali.READ MORE
Promoter Sabrina David with Warriors Boxing Promotions has signed an Egyptian-American professional boxer Ahmed Elbiali (20-1, 17 KO’s) to an exclusive promotional agreement. Ahmed Elbiali is greatly known by sending his opponents to knockdown before the end of first round.
Ahmed Elbiali is 20-1 as a professional with 17 wins by way of knockout, and on his most recent bout Elbiali demolished a former NABO champion Bryan Vera by TKO in 6th round.READ MORE
Former pro boxing champion Shannon Briggs, 48, is a longtime South Florida resident, who sill trains.
He has aspirations in continuing his boxing legacy, competing in growing bare-knuckle fighting and even doing something with World Wrestling Entertainment.
Briggs was an old school WWF fan and an Attitude Era fan.
In my audio interview with Briggs, he discussed boxing, bare-knuckle fighting, Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Mike Tyson, Tyson Fury, WWE,READ MORE
COLUMBUS — It was a boxing tournament far from the usual, but with $500 on the line, 12 competitors squared off Thursday at the Columbus Event Center for a chance to take home the winner-take-all prize.
The challenge presented to each contestant in the Boxing at the Bone tournament was unique — compete with 8-pound jumbo-size gloves inside a standard ring for three 1-minute rounds.
Because of Nebraska State Athletic Commission rules,READ MORE
Briggs has been pursuing a big-name bout and travelled to Britain this week to issue a challenge to David Haye, Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua.
But Dean Lonergan, who promotes the unbeaten contender Parker, insists he has been trying to arrange a fight with Briggs for over a year and received no response from the former WBO champion.
Parker’s top priority is a final eliminator for the IBF title against Carlos Takam in May,READ MORE
If local boxing wants to win back fans, it has to start with big-time boxers, better matchmaking and entertaining pro shows.
Working under that premise, Hollywood-based Warriors Boxing will have more than a year of pro cards, including Saturday night’s Throwdown At The Creek Backyard Brawl Series, under its belt when the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood holds its grand opening in March 2004 with boxing as its flagship sport in a 6,000-seat arena.READ MORE