Video: Kings Promotions Press Conference

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Weights from Philadelphia

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Prichard Colon 151.4 – Hector Munoz 153.8
Stephen Fulton 123.1 – Eric Gotay 122.9
Anthony Prescott 150.2 – Grayson Blake 146.7
Kyrone Davis 159.8 – Jonathan Garcia 160
Raynell Williams 133.9 – Ryan Picou 135.5
Jamontay Clark 150.6 – Dominique Foster 150.6
Earl Newman 180 – Yuwshua Zadok 181.1
Antonio Russell 116.2 – Harold Reyes 120

Promoter: King’s Promotions & XFE
Venue: 2300 Arena
1st Bell: 6:45 PM

Tickets for this great night of boxing cost $100, $75 and $50 and can be purchased by calling 610-587-5950 or

Grayson Blake battles Anthony Prescott in Local attraction this Saturday at 2300 Arena in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, PA (January 30, 2015)–This Saturday night at the 2300 Arena, Grayson Blake will take on Anthony Prescott in a 6-round Jr. Middleweight bout that will serve as a local attraction on a card promoted by King’s Promotions.

The main event will see undefeated Prichard Colon (12-0, 10 KO’s) of Orocovis, Puerto Rico taking on Hector Munoz (23-13-1, 15 KO’s) of Albuquerque, New Mexico in the 8-round Jr. Middleweight fight.

Blake of State College, PA has a record of 5-3 with two stoppages is trying to break three-fight losing streak and is very confident going into the bout with Prescott.

“Training was wonderful . I was in camp for a month and a half. I have a new trainer, I have been on a new nutrition regimen and I feel faster and stronger,” said Blake.

He has respect for Prescott but Blake feels he has the style to come out on top.

“He is strong but we will pressure, pressure, pressure him and stick to our game plan.”

Even though Blake is a Pennsylvania resident, fighting guys from the area and especially New Jersey is extra special.

“It is good for me to fight people who are close and from the area. Most of my family is from New Jersey and they are former boxers.”

With his new team around him, Blake is believes he has what it takes to come out on top.

“No matter what we do, I plan to take him into deep waters and drown him. I am coming back to gain my respect in the ring.”

In 6 round bouts:

Raynell Williams (5-0, 3 KO’s) of Cleveland, OH will battle Ryan Picou (2-4) of Las Vegas in a Lightweight bout.

Kyrone Davis (5-0, 3 KO’s) to battle Jonathan Garcia (4-11, 1 KO) in a Middleweight bout

In 4 round bouts:

Earl Newman (3-1, 3 KO’s) of Brooklyn, NY will do battle with Yuwshua Zadok (2-2-1) of Atlanta, GA in a Cruiserweight fight.

Jamatay Clark (3-0, 3 KO’s) of Cincinnati, OH will fight Dominique Foster (2-6-1) of Las Vegas, NV in a Welterweight fight.

Antonio Russell of Capitol Heights, MD will make his pro debut against Gabriel Braxton (2-7, 1 KO) of Red Oak, GA in a Bantamweight fight.

Stephen Fulton (3-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia will take on Eric Gotay (3-2, 1 KO) of the Dominican republic in a Super Bantamweight bout.

Tickets for this great night of boxing cost $100, $75 and $50 and can be purchased by calling 610-587-5950 or


The 1st bout will start at 7 PM with the doors opening at 6 PM.

Vazquez stops Rios after 4 in New York

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Rafael Vazquez scored a 4th round stoppage over Joseph Rios in a scheduled 8-round Super Bantamweight bout at BB Kings in New York.

Vazquez dropped Rios twice in round two from left hooks. Vazquez dropped Rios again in round four. The fight was halted after the 4th.

Vazquez, 122 lbs of Brooklyn is 13-1 with 11 knockouts. Rios, 120 1/4 lbs of San Antonio, TX is now 13-12-2.

Luis Rosa scored a 1st round stoppage over Noel Echevarria in a scheduled 8-round Featherweight bout.

Rosa dropped Echevarria in round one from a hard flurry. Rosa hurt Echevarria again when he drilled him with a left hook and hurt him in the corner. A hard flurry dropped Echevarria for a 2nd time and the fight was stopped at 2:32.

Rosa, 123 3/4 lbs of New Haven, CT is now 18-0 with 8 knockouts. Echevarria, 122 3/4 lbs of Winston-Salem, NC is now 11-5.

Travis Peterkin remained undefeated as he scored a stoppage after one round when Julio Garcia retired on his stool in their scheduled 8-round Cruiserweight bout.

Garcia said the body shots he endured in the first round were enough.

Peterkin, 180 1/2 lbs of Brooklyn, NY is now 14-0 with 6 knockouts. Garcia, 182 lbs of Boston, MA is now 6-8.

Shawn Cameron remained undefeated by scoring a 6-round unanimous decision over Daniel Calzada in a Jr. Middleweight bout.

Cameron, 154 lbs of Brooklyn, NY won by scores of 58-56 on all cards and is now 8-0. Calzada, 153 1/4 lbs of Dona Ana, NM is now 10-13-2.

Chris Galeano remained undefeated with a 6-round unanimous decision over Alexander Mancera in a Middleweight bout.

Mancera’s left eye was bloody from a headbutt. Galenao was also bleeding from a headbutt.

Galeano, 155 3/4 lbs of Bronx, NY is won by scores of 59-55 twice and 58-56 and is now 6-0. Mancera, 156 lbs of Queens, NY is now 8-6-1.

Wesley Ferrer remained undefeated with a 6-round unanimous decision over Hillario Medina in a Lightweight bout.

Ferrer, 134 1/2 lbs of Brooklyn, NY won by scores of 60-54 on all cards is now 7-0. Medina, 134 1/2 lbs of Lomgmont, CA is now 2-5.

Steed Woodall and Jas Phipps for to a 6-round majority draw in a Super Middleweight bout.

Scores were 58-56 for Phipps while two judges ruled the bout 57-57.

Woodall, 161 lbs of Miami is now 6-0-1. Phipps, 160 1/2 lbs of Kileen, TX is now 5-5-2.

Ivan Golub scored a 1st round stoppage over Rashawn McCain in round one of a scheduled 4-round Middleweight bout.

At the end of the round, Golub dropped McCain with a left and he did not beat the count at 2:58 of round one

Golub, 156 1/2 lbs of Brooklyn is now 5-0 with 4 knockouts. McCain, 155 1/2 lbs of Tucson, AZ is now 2-3.

Lennox Allen scored a 2nd round stoppage over Kojo Issah in a scheduled 6-round Light Heavyweight bout.

ALlen dropped Issah with a right to the body and Issah went down for the 10-count at 51 seconds of round two.

Allen, 173 lbs of Brooklyn, NY is now 18-0-1 with 11 knockouts. Issah, 173 lbs of Frederick, MD is now 14-2-1.

Ivan Baranchyk scored a one punch stoppage over Ian James in round one in a scheduled 4-round Jr. Welterweight bout.

Baranchyk landed a left hook that dropped James and the fight was immediately stopped at 1:55.

Baranchyk, 138 1/2 lbs of Brooklyn is now 4-0 with 3 knockouts. James, 138 1/2 lbs of Brooklyn, NY is now 3-11-1.

GFL Real Fights Presents Global Proving Ground 17 on February 2 on TCN and CSN Comcast


January 29, 2015

GFL, The Comcast Network and Comcast SportsNet continue their weekly combat sports series, REAL FIGHTS, with world class MMA as Global Proving Ground presents another show stopper with Global Proving Ground 17, featuring a full lineup of extreme cage fights emanating from the GPG Event Center in Pennsauken, New Jersey.

In the main event, Sam Oropeza (12-2) will meet Timonthy Woods (8-4) in a middleweight bout that has created quite a buzz in the MMA world as Oropeza is coming off a successful stint in Bellator where he reeled off 4 wins in a row with the top rated organization.
Philadelphia native, Oropeza, recently made a move to the middleweight division after missing the 170 lbs. mark at Bellator 118 on May 1, 2014. Oropeza lost his opportunity to fight Andrey Koreshkov in the Bellator welterweight tournament final.

Oropeza returned to the cage in October where he defeated fellow middleweight, Gary Tapusoa, via first round technical knockout. Oropeza is currently riding a seven fight win streak, last defeated by Giedrius Karavackas via scarf hold arm-lock in 2011.
Oropeza will be fighting outside of the Bellator cage for the first time in three fights when he faces Woods in the GPG main event.
Like Oropeza, Woods recently fought under the Bellator banner. At Bellator 118 he defeated Eugene Fadiora via unanimous decision.
Wood’s victory put him back into the win column after losing a three round split decision to Mike Stewart at Cage Fury Fighting Championships 22. Woods has been unable to collect two consecutive wins since defeating Ronald Stallings via knockout in April 2008.
Woods currently fights of Temple Hills, Maryland.

Both fighters has proven to favor the striking game. Half of Oropeza’s victory come from TKO/KO. Woods is the owner of four TKO/KO victories.

Air times are listed below:
The Comcast Network: (Philly): Monday, February 2 at 7:00pm ET
The Comcast Network: (Philly): Wednesday, February 4 at 10:00pm ET
The Comcast Network: (Philly): Thursday, February 5 at 9:00pm ET
The Comcast Network: (all zones): Saturday, February 7 at 5:00pm ET
The Comcast Network: (Mid Atlantic): Saturday, February 7 at 11:00pm ET
The Comcast Network (all zones): Sunday, February 8 at 3:00pm ET
CSN Philadelphia: Wednesday, February 4 at 7:00pm ET
CSN Philadelphia: Sunday, February 8 at 8:00pm ET

CSN regions in other major markets including CSN Mid Atlantic, CSN Northwest and CSN Bay Area will also be airing Global Proving Ground 17 in the weeks and months to follow. In addition, close to 25 cable and satellite systems carry CSN and because of that wide distribution across numerous regions and even nationally via satellite, GFL REAL FIGHTS is available on additional platforms.

To stay connected with GFL and this unique fight series, visit these TCN & CSN online locations for up-to-the-date programming info.
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Upcoming Events on Comcast
2/2: Global Proving Ground 17 (MMA)
2/9: “Lightning” Joe Yorgey and Chazz Witherspoon (boxing)
2/16: Arm Wrestling

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OTC 7 – My Bloody Valentine Preview

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Off the Chain (OTC) returns on GFL with “Off the Chain 7: My Bloody Valentine” on February 7 from the Clear Channel Metroplex in Little Rock, Arkansas. This event brings together all of the top fighters in Arkansas and the surrounding area as OTC puts on another stacked pro/am card for the rabid fans of the area.

In the main event, Isaac Ware (7-5) takes on Dawond Pickney (5-2). Ware is a well-rounded fighter having wins by both KO and submission. Ware is a solid fighter that is known for his guts when he gets into the cage as he is one to never back up or give an inch. He comes forward and continues to come forward which puts a lot of pressure on his opponents. Pickney is a crowd pleaser for his fast paced fighting style as only 2 of his 7 bouts have ever gone to a decision. Look for Pickney to try and take Ware down in the opening moments and look for a submission during transitions on the ground. Pickney has knockout power in both hands and if he lands one, clean punch it could change the trajectory of the whole fight.

In other action, Deartie Tucker III (1-6) fights TJ Brown (1-1). Tucker III fights out of Oklahoma and is looking to get back in the win column after a long drought. Tucker III uses a high risk-high reward style that has made him a crowd favorite as he either wins or loses with style. Brown is another fighter known for his exciting fighting style as he has never gone to a decision. Brown will be giving up experience in the cage, but will rely on his explosiveness and aggressiveness to make up for any deficiencies as it relates to cage time.

Don’t miss “Off the Chain 7: My Bloody Valentine” on February 7. Watch all the action and witness the champions of tomorrow as they fight today, live on the GFL Combat Sports Network exclusively on iPPV.

Combat at the Capitale 35 Preview


Lou Neglia and Ray Longo present World Championship Kickboxing with “Combat at the Capitale 35” on February 7 and available on video on demand on February 13 at the famous Capitale in New York City, New York. The full rules 18-bout kickboxing card is anchored by fierce competitions in both the Muay Thai and Pro Glory rules.

In a 190 lb Pro Glory Rules bout, Wayne Barrett battles Zed Mitchell. Barrett is a highlight reel as he always is looking for the spectacular KO whether that’s spinning back kicks or flashy combos. Barrett is also a punishing low kick striker and loves to take out the lead leg of his opponent. Mitchell is an experienced striker who mixes up his attacks well and relies on keeping his opponent off balance to be successful. Mitchell is a straight shooter who has knockout power in both hands but also the cardio to wear down most fighters. Look for these two to put on a show.

In another Pro Glory Rules bout, this time in the 139 lb division, Zaravkh Abashev takes on Dom Biondo. Abashev has been on a tear lately and continues to build on his already well rounded game. Abashev will look to connect with solid kicks, knees and punches as he is well versed in mixing up his combos. Biondo is blessed with an iron chin and hands of stone. Look for Biondo to start the fight with a bang as he will try to earn the respect of Abashev in the opening seconds with his barrage of strikes. This fight will be a barnburner with both men looking to land one, picture perfect haymaker and end their opponent’s night.

Niko Tsigaris fights Lashawn Alcocks in a Pro Glory Rules 152 lb bout in a bout that has the region buzzing in anticipation. Tsigaris is a grinder who loves to take his time when breaking down his opponents. Tsigaris uses pinpoint striking to keep his opponents on the defensive and will look to do just that against Alcocks. Alcocks fights with a fury of ill will as he looks to put his opponents through the ringer. Alcocks is relentless once the bell rings and is happy to mix it up in the center of the ring for the full fight. This contrast in styles makes for an interesting fight where the fighter with the better game plan will have a decided advantage.

If you love nonstop, full-throttle striking, then “Combat at the Capitale 35” is must-see TV. This event goes hand in hand with Neglia’s other combat sports venture, Ring of Combat, and give combat fans in the tri-state area another avenue to watch some of the best East Coast martial artists compete. Watch as the brave warriors display the science of the eight limbs and use punches, kicks, knees and elbows and do it the Big Apple on February 13. Order this event exclusively at

WFC 34 Preview


Hard hitting MMA returns as WFC presents “WFC 34” on February 7 from the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada live on the GFL Combat Sports Network. WFC events are premier boxing and MMA shows, promoted across the United States as a proving ground for tomorrow’s future stars and established veterans looking to mix it up. This huge card features several up and coming fighters from the region.

In the main event, for the WFC Nevada State Title, Champion Cory Hall takes on the dangerous challenger Zach Bunnell. Hall won the title in late 2014 and will make his first title defense. Hall is a true pro who always stays in shape and is ready for battle. Look for Hall to use his ground fighting advantage by trying to get a takedown early in the fight. Hall has solid ground and pound and top control and will look to put Bunnell on his back in the opening round. Bunnell is a veteran of Muay Thai and looks to make the transition to MMA where he can use his striking skills while wearing 4 oz gloves. Bunnell is a vet of Lion Fights, one of the country’s top Muay Thai organizations and looks to transfer his striking skills over to the cage. Even Look for Bunnell to have the same mentality as in his Muay Thai fights and walk forward no matter what, looking to bang. Bunnell is known for his quick combos and lead left hook.

Southwest MMA is ready to deliver again! Be sure to catch all of the action, LIVE on February 7 as WFC presents “WFC 34” exclusively at

Sparta Combat League – A Striker’s Quest IV Preview

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Sparta Combat League returns on February 7 on GFL with “A Striker’s Quest IV”, a stacked Muay Thai card from the Grizzly Rose in Denver, Colorado. This event promises to be full speed from bell to bell as some of the best strikers in the Rockies will step into the ring to square off against each other.

In a 155 lb title fight, LT Nelson takes on Cody Pfister. Both fighters are highly ranked MMA athletes and bring their well-rounded games into the ring for a Muay Thai battle. Nelson is an accurate striker who picks his spots to engage and usually is able to find an opening in his opponent’s defense without leaving himself open to counter attacks. Csay mixes up his strikes well and likes to attack the body as well as the head. Pfister is a vet to the sport and has defeated some of the top fighters during his MMA and Muay Thai career. Pfister has fists of iron with KO power in each hand and a granite jaw to match. Look for Pfister to stand in the pocket and trade with Nelson as he is just as accurate and capable of a fighter. Expect a very technical matchup from these two athletes.

In other action, in a heavyweight bout, Jason Lee battles Erick Kapp. Lee is strong in the clinch and has some of the best knees in the division. Lee will want to land strikes from a distance and outwork Kapp in the ring. Lee needs to win the exchanges and also put together a huge volume punching advantage and try to tee off on Kapp as Kapp closes the distance. Lee is battle tested and has always been a tough matchup for anyone because of his grit and determination. Kapp is a heavy hitter and brings KO power into the ring with both hands and feet. Kapp will have the size advantage and look to use that early and often by walking Lee into a corner and wearing on him with his size. Look for Kapp to come out with his hands up, chin down and throwing fists of fury.

Sparta Combat League is sure to bring down the house once again as they have quickly grabbed a chokehold on Mountain West Muay Thai and MMA and this show will continue in that tradition. Order “A Striker’s Quest IV” watch live and anytime on video on demand only on

Triple A MMA – Cold War Review

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Omar Quevedo (0-8-1) vs Alonso Flores (0-1)

This fight can be summed up as the bull versus the matador. Flores took control of the fight in the first round repeatedly landing a 1-2 combination, sliding out of the way of a response, and also adding a left hook being thrown with his hands down. In the second round Flores considerably slowed down getting into several brawling exchanges against the ropes. Flores speed advantage and head movement would win the round. In the 3rd Quevedo started to make his comeback as Flores slowed more. In the 3rd and 4th rounds Quevedo landed hooks on 3 separate occasion that snapped Flores head back. Flores Barley able to stand in the 4th took several heavy hooks from Quevedo, but survived to the final bell; of a highly contested fight.

Result- Fought to a (39-37 Flores, 38-38, 38-38) draw

Jose Osorio (2-2) vs. Bryan Garcia ()

Osorio went with a heavy body attack and was relentless with left hooks to the liver. Osorio did a great job of mixing up the speed of his jab and keeping leather in Garcia’s face, and following up with either the overhand or uppercut with the right hand. Osorio off a combination of punches scored his 1st knock down in the 2nd round.As Garcia stood the blood started to follow from his nose, mouth opened and breathing was starting to become an issue. Garcia did connect in the fight catching Osorio with a pair off left hooks on the break of a few exchanges. In the 3rd Osorio connected in the middle of the ring staggered Garcia to the ropes, Osorio turned up the pace and didn’t stop firing till the ref stepped in.

Result- Jose Osorio by TKO (punches) 2:22, R3

Manuel Eastman (1-3) vs Cody East (2-0, 2 kos)

Overview- Eastman came out with a straight left to the body. East answered back with with a jab, straight right. Eastman double jabs follows with a huge overhand right that land to the temple of East, who is staggered. Eastman tries to corner East who moved along the ropes to get stuck in another corner. Eastman open up firing rapidly, an uppercut lands, East’s mouth peace comes out. A few punches more and east drops to knees the ref jumps in. We have a candidate for upset of the year.

Result- Manuel Eastman by KO (punches) 1: 07, R1

Co-Main Event -Antonio Martinez vs Henry Barahona

Barahona a tough amateur MMA fighter stepped into the ring and came out using movement and pumping his jab. Martinez would take over the ring generalship and pressure Barahona to the ropes a few times. Barahona would make an early costly mistake with a low front hand. Martinez would land flush with an over hand right that send Barahona right to the canvas. Barahona would get back up, to eat a short right and a left before the fight was stopped as the towel was being thrown in.

Result- Antonio Martinez by TKO (ref stoppage/towel thrown in) 1:33, R1

Main Event -Patrick Holmes Jr. (2-1, 1 KO) vs Andrew Almijer (0-0)

Patrick Holmes Jr. came out and used his god given advantage, his length. Holmes showed off tremendous foot work in dancing around Almijer and kept the jab in Almijer’s face. Off the jab Holmes would land a solid straight right. Almijer would recover enough to put Holmes on the ropes once. When they got off the ropes Holmes backs Almijer towards a corner, triples up on the jab, and then the overhand right would crumble Almijer to the canvas. The right hand landed behind the ear and looked very close to being in the back of the head.

Result- Patrick Holmes Jr. by KO (punch) 2:27, R1

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