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Don King is Not in Favor of Pros Fighting in Olympics

Deerfield Beach, FL – Don King is a proud American and the people’s promoter. “I am a promoter of the people, by the people, and for the people; and my magic lies in my people ties.” “In the intere...Read More

Hernandez-Winchester Replaces Sidelined Omar Henry

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla.— The co-feature fight between undefeated lightweight contender Angelo “La Cobra” Santana (13-0, 10 KOs), from Miami, and fellow unbeaten Johnny Garcia (13-0, 8 KOs), from Hollan...Read More

Hernandez, Stiverne, Oliveira, Augustama Win in Miami

Casino Miami Jai-Alai, Miami, Florida - Joey “Twinkle Fingers” Hernandez (TKO 1 – 2:46 over Shakir Ashanti, raising record to 21-1-1, 12 KOs) “I’m a bad dude when I want to be. I wiped out Shakir Ash...Read More

Hernandez, Stiverne Final Presser Quotes From Miami

MIAMI—Don King hosted the final press conference today before Saturday’s first boxing card at the new and improved Casino Miami Jai-Alai that will feature WBC United States super welterweight champion...Read More

Don King Will Be Honored at New York College on May 6

NEW YORK – What you may not know about Don King, the self-proclaimed “world’s greatest promoter,” is that he started his career in boxing by putting on a fundraiser to help a cash-starved hospital in ...Read More

Cory Spinks, BJ Flores Discuss Their Weekend Victories

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Five-time world champion Cory Spinks won a unanimous decision over Sechew Powell on Saturday at the Shrine Mosque in Springfield, Mo., in an elimination bout to determine the IBF juni...Read More

Vernon Paris Inks Promotional Agreement With Don King

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.—Undefeated IBF No. 5-ranked junior welterweight Vernon “Ice Man” Paris (26-0, 15 KOs), from Detroit, today signed a promotional agreement with Don King. ...Read More

King, Arum, Tyson, Pacquiao, Lewis, Praise Joe Frazier

DEERFIELD BEACH, FLA.—Legendary promoter Don King, who promoted Joe Frazier in the finale of Frazier’s phenomenal trilogy with Muhammad Ali, 1975’s “Thrilla in Manila,” made the following statement fr...Read More

Guillermo Jones vs Mike Marrone Final Presser Quotes

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.—Don King hosted the final press conference today for his world championship fight card on Saturday in Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (WealthTV 8 p.m. ET/PT) in...Read More

Guillermo Jones-Mike Marrone Finalized For November 5

Guillermo Jones, who has defended the World Boxing Association cruiserweight crown only once since winning it in 2008, will risk his crown next month, promoter Don King announced Monday. ...Read More

Don King Praises IBF For Agbeko-Mares Rematch

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.—“I am pleased to see that the International Boxing Federation, the organization that sanctioned the world championship match between IBF champion Joseph Agbeko and Abner Mares on...Read More

Mares-Agbeko Undercard Finalized at The Hard Rock

LAS VEGAS – Boxing promoters Don King Productions and Golden Boy Promotions will include a World Boxing Council United States heavyweight national championship, a World Boxing Association FEDECARIBE r...Read More

Workout Quotes: Yusaf Mack, Coyne, Sechew Powell

ST. CHARLES, Mo.—IBF No. 1-ranked light heavyweight Yusaf “Mack Attack” Mack (29-3-2, 17 KOs); WBC-USNBC undefeated national cruiserweight champion Ryan “The Irish Outlaw” Coyne (16-0, 6 KOs); and IBF...Read More

Video/Photo: Don King is Going Strong in St. Louis

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend a day with Don King promoting a prizefight? Click on the attached You Tube link and you, too, can tag along with Don during today's first press d...Read More

Alexander, Matthysse, Cloud, Mack Interview Transcript

TAVORIS CLOUD: I have been training 8 weeks for this fight. My game plan going in is to win the fight. ...Read More

Devon Alexander, Ryan Coyne Discuss Matthysse, Jones

ST. LOUIS—The host of “The Bernie Miklasz Show” broadcast on 101 ESPN in St. Louis recently interviewed former unified 140-pound champion Devon Alexander and undefeated cruiserweight national champion...Read More

Alexander-Matthysse, Jones-Coyne Ticket Information

ST. CHARLES, Mo.—Promoter Don King will bring Devon Alexander “The Great” (21-1, 13 KOs) back to the St. Louis area on June 25 to face a significant test in his hometown from noted Argentine knockout ...Read More

Paulus Moses Crushes Miguel Lombardo in One Round

WINDHOEK, Namibia—Former World Boxing Association lightweight champion Paulus “The Hitman” Moses (27-1, 19 KOs) bolstered his chances of another title shot on Saturday by scoring a first-round knockou...Read More

Ray Narh-Freddie Norwood Bout on March 4, ESPN FNF

Lake Buena Vista, FL – Ray “The Emperor” Narh (24-1, 21 KO’s) returns to the ring on ESPN Friday Night Fights on March 4, defending his USNBC light-welterweight title against former world champion Fre...Read More

Alexander-Bradley Training Camp Notes Part Four

“Like most boxers, I have great respect for the champions who have come before me. Since I was 7, I have known that boxing is what I wanted to for my career. I have been soaking up the history of th...Read More