Monthly Archives: April 2021

Andy Ruiz, Chris Arreola to face-off in all-Mexican pay-per-view event on FOX Sports/PBC PPV in May.

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On Saturday, May 1, former unified world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz (33-2, 22 KOs) and Chris Arreola (38-6-1, 33 KOs) will headline an all-Mexican pay-per-view event, live from the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA. The event will be presented by FOX Sports/PBC Pay-Per-View.

Ruiz Stuns Joshua for Heavyweight Title At MSG - Bloomberg
In one of the biggest upsets in boxing history, Andy Ruiz stunned Anthony Joshua at Madison Square Garden, New York City on June 1, 2019 to be come the first world heavyweight champion of Mexican decent. Ruiz would lose the unified WBA/WBO/IBF and IBO titles to Joshua in an immediate rematch in Saudi Arabia six months later.

This will be Ruiz’ first in-ring appearance since losing the unified WBA/WBO and IBF/IBO heavyweight titles in a December 2019 rematch to Anthony Joshua. Six months earlier, Ruiz, who replaced Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller after he was pulled from the fight after having tested positive for PEDs within…

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PFL Release: Claressa Shields to make MMA debut against Brittney Elkin on June 10th

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World’s Greatest Women’s Boxer Claressa Shields Set to Fight Brittney Elkin in Highly Anticipated Professional Fighters League MMA Debut June 10

Shields begins MMA journey against jiu-jitsu specialist Elkin

PFL 2021 season premieres on Friday, April 23 in primetime on ESPN 2, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+

NEW YORK (April 14, 2021) – The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing and most innovative sports league, today announced the world’s best female boxer and two-time Olympic gold medalist, Claressa Shields, will make her PFL MMA debut against Brittney Elkin on June 10. The match will be aired live and in primetime on ESPN 2 and ESPN 3 (Spanish) in the U.S. and on leading broadcast and streaming outlets in more than 160 countries worldwide.

The 26-year-old has been training with some of the sport’s biggest stars ahead of her debut in Atlantic City. Since announcing her decision to join PFL last…

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