Claggett aims to rebound Friday

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2012 was the Year of the Dragon on the Chinese horoscope – a year in which Steve “The Dragon” Claggett (15-2-1 10KO) went 3-0 with 3 knockouts. Now, as we approach the halfway point of the year, look for Claggett to strike quickly in this the Year of the Snake. Look for the super-lightweight to …

Bizier unfazed by opponent change

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Media and onlookers had the opportunity to witness a prime and ready Kevin Bizier (19-0, 13KOs) Tuesday, at the GYM public workout in preparation for his battle against former unified titleholder Nate Campbell (36-9-1, 26KOs). Bizier was expected to face awkward southpaw John O’Donnell up until about 2 weeks ago when O’Donnell withdrew due to …

New beginning for Bence

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The only other fighter present at the public workout was GYM heavyweight prospect Didier Bence (6-0, 2KOs) who will be fighting American Joey Dawejko (7-1-2, 3KOs) in a six round battle. It was the first time the media got a glimpse of Bence since he started working with former Steve Molitor trainer Chris Johnson in …

Luis set for ESPN Debut

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The Tuscarora Room at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York was the site for the pre-fight press conference for tomorrow’s ESPN 2 Friday Night Fights. Promoters’ Artie Pelullo and Greg Cohen were on hand as well as the main event fighters and special guest WBA Super Welterweight champion Austin “No Doubt” Trout. Turning …