Upcoming North Carolina Boxing Events



SATURDAY, JANUARY 30 (DURHAM): One Hit Promotions pro boxing event. Durham Armory. 220 Foster St, Durham, NC. For more info, visit

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30 (DURHAM): Amateur boxing event hosted by One Hit Promotions. Durham Armory. 220 Foster St, Durham, NC.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30 (MARION): Walter Johnson Promotions pro boxing event.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6 (GREENSBORO): Walter Johnson Promotions pro boxing event. Holiday Inn Airport. 6426 Burnt Poplar Rd, Greensboro, NC.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20 (WILMINGTON): NC Female Amateur Boxing Invitational

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27 (RALEIGH): Stop Running Promotions pro boxing event. J.S. Dorton Arena. 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC.

SATURDAY, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27-28 (ROANOKE RAPIDS): Jasards Boxing Club amateur boxing event.

FRIDAY, SATURDAY, MARCH 11-12 (CHARLOTTE): 2016 North Carolina State Golden Gloves amateur boxing event.

SATURDAY, MARCH 12 (ELIZABETH CITY): Anointed Corner Promotions will feature a pro boxing event at the Police Athletic League venue in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

SATURDAY, MARCH 12 (MARION): Walter Johnson Promotions pro boxing event.

SATURDAY, APRIL 30 (FAYETTEVILLE): One Hit Promotions pro boxing event.

SATURDAY, MAY 21 (CHARLOTTE): Tommy Hill Boxing pro boxing event. The Carole Hoefener Center. 610 E. 7th St Charlotte, NC 28202. Tickets can be purchased at

SATURDAY, JUNE 11 (CHARLOTTE): One Hit Promotions pro boxing event.

SATURDAY, JULY 23 (DURHAM): One Hit Promotions pro boxing event.



SATURDAY, JANUARY 16: Joshua Hinnant (0-5; Wilson, NC) vs. Carlos Sanchez (debut; residence unknown) at the ABC Sports Complex in Springfield, Virginia. Scheduled 4 rounds.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16: Henry Mercer (1-3; Tarboro, NC) VS. Edgar Torres (7-0-1; Springfield, VA) at the ABC Sports Complex in Springfield, Virginia. Scheduled 4 rounds.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 22: Jared Robinson (16-2-1; Charlotte, NC) vs. Bakhtiyar Eyubov (9-0; Aktjubinsk, Kazakhstan) at the Casino Del Sol Resort in Tucson, Arizona. TV: Showtime.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30: James Winchester (17-11; Reidsville, NC) vs. Ramon Alvarez (22-4-2; Guadalajara, Mexico) at the Centro De Convenciones venue in Rosarito, Mexico.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13: Henry Mercer (1-4; Tarboro, NC) VS. Luke Spencer (Debut; West Virginia) at the Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort in Chester, West Virginia.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16: Vernon "Antoine" Alston (8-6-1; Durham) vs.Trakwon Pettis (2-0; Las Vegas) at the Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall venue in Las Vegas, Nevada. A FOX Sports/Mayweather Promotions event.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20: Charles E Jones (3-16; Asheville, NC) vs. Ranel Suco (15-8-2; Philippines) at the Shrine Temple venue in Macon, Georgia.

SATURDAY, MARCH 5: Zed Mitchell (4-0; Arden, NC) vs. Reggie Miller (0-4; Philadelphia) at the Masonic Temple venue in Norfolk, Virginia.

SATURDAY, MARCH 5: Roger Belch (3-0; Hobbsville, NC) vs. Alan Beeman (0-10; Rhode Island) at the Masonic Temple venue in Norfolk, Virginia.

SATURDAY, MARCH 5: Arthur McCrow (0-1; Greensboro, NC) vs. Matthew Abregu (1-0; Washington D.C.) at the Masonic Temple venue in Norfolk, VA.

SATURDAY, MARCH 12: James Winchester (17-11; Reidsville, NC) vs. Scott "Cujo" Sigmon (25-8-1; Lynchburg, Virginia) at the Roanoke Sheraton Hotel venue in Roanoke, VA.

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Friday, May 31, 2013

Next Boxing Talk Radio Show Monday: The Business of Boxing in North Carolina (from a fan’s point of view)

Boxing in North Carolina...

Why it’s working…why it’s not working.

Also, what’s coming up in boxing around our state.

Hear the show on Blog Talk Radio this Monday, June 3, 2013 at 6:30pm: CLICK HERE to listen.

Will be taking calls during the show. 

Also accepting email that will be read out loud on the show. Send your email to - Here's the question to answer: "What are the problems with boxing events in N.C.?" Email us now, please (before show start). State your name or nickname at bottom of email.

GAR1680 Chat Room will open at 5:30pm (1 hour before show starts) – Find Chat Room link button on this blog site (upper right column).

Winston-Salem Lightweight: Noel "Shut-Up" Echevarria Training Video

Here's a very entertaining "music" video featuring the undefeated Puerto Rican fighter, Noel "Shut-Up" Echevarria, now fighting out of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This fast-rising up-and-comer is now 11-0!

Follow Noel on Twitter at

Paco Rivera, GAR1680
Twitter: @GAR1680

Monday, May 13, 2013

Coming Up: Full Weekend of Professional Boxing in Charlotte! (Friday, May 17 - Saturday, May 18)

UPDATE (May 16, 2013): The World of Champions boxing event in Charlotte on May 17 has been cancelled.

Click on image to purchase tickets online now.

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Boxing Results: Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina - Saturday, April 27, 2013

On April 27, Ring of Dreams featured a combination of MMA and 6 professional bouts of boxing at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Five of the six bouts ended in the 1st round. Making his comeback to the ring after a nearly 5-year layoff, Earl "Chocolate Drop" Ladson (14-19-1) of Winston-Salem, and the only North Carolina fighter to appear on the card, faced Jonathan Felton (6-26-1) of Virginia, but the bout was halted in the 1st round after an accidental head clash. The fight was ruled a "no-contest".

In other bouts that evening:

Pedro Rodriguez (15-1) of Miami, Florida defeated William Gill (0-30) of New Jersey by 6th-round TKO.
Radivoje Kalajdzic (10-0) of Florida defeated Dennis Sharpe (17-12-4) of New Jersey by 1st-round KO.
Yasmany Consuegra (14-0) of Miami, Florida defeated Stacy Frazier (15-13) of Louisiana by 1st-round TKO.
Making his debut, Tony Morris (1-0) of Jacksonville, Florida defeated Devirous Sanders (0-6) of Georgia by 1st-round TKO.
Lenwood Dozier (8-5-1) of Maryland defeated Markel Muhammad (2-12) of Ohio by 1st-round TKO.

Paco Rivera, GAR1680 Boxing Talk
Twitter: @GAR1680

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Charlotte, N.C. Boxing Newsflash - Next Event: Friday, May 17, 2013 in Charlotte

          Promoter Bellonora McCallum with World of Champions promotional company will feature boxing in Charlotte, North Carolina on Friday, May 17, 2013. The event will take place at CenterStage@NoDa at 2315 N Davidson Street, Charlotte, NC 28205. Further details will be posted when it becomes available. See WOC website for info CLICK HERE. To purchase tickets online CLICK HERE.

If you are in the Charlotte area please pick up a copy of Pride Magazine and check out the cover feature on World of Champions. The article also appears HERE.