Andre Ward Says He’s Not Losing His Title To Arthur Abraham

On May 14, get ready for the Super Six Boxing Classic Semifinals at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Ca. Among the fighters getting into the ring include Andre Ward and Arthur Abraham. In this EsNewsReporting video we attended a press conference with Ward and Abraham, who was live via satellite in Germany.  ” I know Arthur Abraham and his team are preparing for a story book ending, but it won’t be at my expense, ” said Ward.






WBA) Super Middleweight world title

Boxing Trainer Virgil Hunter Says Andre Ward Is Like His Son

Boxing trainer Virgil Hunter has been working with Andre Ward since he was 9 years old. In this EsNewsReporting video he tell us about his special relationship with Ward, calling him his son.  “What God puts together, let no man try to take apart,” said Hunter.



“Ismayel Sillakh is like Muhammad Ali” Says Trainer Shadeed Saluki

EsNewsReporting talks with boxing trainer Shadeed Saluki who trains Ismayel Sillakh. In this video Saluk talks about Sillakh’s boxing style and even compares him to Muhammad Ali.  “He’s fun to watch, he’s exciting, the moves he makes, it’s unbelievable. You can’t teach some of the things that he does,” said Saluki about Sillakh.[youtube][/youtube]

Boxing Trainer Henry Ramirez : Mikey Garcia vs Gamboa, Good Fight!

In this EsNewsReporting video boxing trainer Henry Ramirez talks about Andre Ward vs Arthur Abraham. He also says that  Mikey Garcia vs Yuriorkis Gamboa will be a good fight. “Mikey is a good young fighter,” said Ramirez.  “It’s going to be a tough fight, but you can’t count Mikey out,” Ramirez added.


Sonya “The Scholar” Lamonakis Added To Berto-Ortiz Card

NEW YORK, NY (Mar. 30, 2011) – Popular female heavyweight Sonya “The Scholar” Lamonakis has been added to the  April 16  “East-West Showdown” card, featuring World Boxing Council (“WBC”) Welterweight World Champion and undefeated star Andre Berto against WBC # 5 rated challenger “Vicious” Victor Ortiz, at the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

“East-West Showdown: Berto vs. Ortiz” is presented by DiBella Entertainment, in association with Golden Boy Promotions. The bout will be televised live on HBO’s World Championship Boxing starting at 9:45 PM/ET 6:45 PM/PT. The broadcast kicks off with Amir “King” Khan (24-1, 17 KOs) defending his WBA Super Lightweight World Title against Paul “Dudley” McCloskey (22-0, 12 KOs) from the M.E.N. Arena in Manchester, England.

Lamonakis (4-0, 1 KO), a native of Greece, is a sixth-grade teacher at Harlem’s Family Academy who trains at the famed Gleason’s Gym in New York City. A four-time New York Golden Gloves champion, Sonya was a field hockey and softball player at Springfield College in Massachusetts. She has been a professional boxer since last June and, in her most recent fight, March 12 on the Sergio Martinez-Sergiy Dzinziruk card, also at MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods, she won an entertaining six-round unanimous decision against previously unbeaten Tanzee Daniel. Lamonakis will be matched in another six-round bout against an opponent to be determined.

“Sonya is an all-action fighter who attracts a lot of fans,” promoter Lou DiBella said. “She has done very well and we’re happy to get her right back in action. Fight fans love watching her fight. ‘The Scholar’ is one of the most exciting female fighters out there today.”  Lamonakis will take on an opponent to be announced.

Tickets are priced at $350, $200, $125, and $65 and went on sale today through the MGM Grand at Foxwoods box office. Tickets can be purchased online at, by calling the MGM Grand at Foxwoods at 1-866-646-0609, or in person at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods box office.

« Previous Entries