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Robinson-Neal and Hunter Win 3rd Straight State Silver Gloves Title
December 19, 2007
 

(DEC 19) Palmetto Boxing Amateur boxers DeAndre` Robinson Neal and Timothy Hunter Jr. became State Silver Gloves Champions for the third consecutive year. Both fighters will represent the State of South Carolina in the Regional Silver Gloves January 2-5, 2008 in Augusta Ga. DeAndre` and Timothy both train out of the Whiterock Boxing Gym located at 2150 Dutch Fork Rd. We are currently asking for...Full Story

World Champion Boxer Luis Collazo Takes Time Off From Training To Visit Troops
December 18, 2007
 

(DEC 18) World Champion Boxer Luis Collazo took some time out of his busy schedule to visit soldiers at Fort Jackson. Collazo got a chance to talk with soldiers and thank them for the fine job they were doing protecting our Country. Collazo also had the chance to shoot a weapons qualification scenario with the M16 rifle. Collazo said It was an experience that he would never forget.  Full Story

World Champion Boxer Luis Collazo Opens training Camp at Whiterock
December 16, 2007
Photo Gallery: Luis Collazo

 

World Champion Boxer Luis Collazo has chosen Columbia South Carolina and the Whiterock boxing gym as his place of choice in preparation for his upcoming fight. Collazo will be fighting for the #1 spot on the upcoming HBO PPV card Jan. 19, 2008.  The Don King promoted show will also feature Roy Jones JR. vs. Tito Trinidad. Collazo will be returning to the ring after an extended layoff. Collazo broke his thumb in the third round of one of the biggest fights of his career when he faced off with Sugar Shane Mosley in February. Collazo says this is the best he has ever felt while training for a fight. Andrew Stokes, a long time friend of Collazo is hosting the camp.

Collazo to fight at Madison Square Garden on January
19, 2008

Photo Gallery: Christmas Party!
Elf Yourself: Check it out -Louie Callazo, Paula, Billy Stanick, and
 Tina Kelly 
 

(DEC 14) On January 19, 2008, at the Madison Square Garden, in New York City, New York, and promoted by Don King, and televised on HBO PPV,  welterweight Louie Collazo, 27-3-0 (13KO), will be fighting Nelson Linares, 15-0-1 (8KO), in a 12-round bout. 

Rising Stars in the Sport!
November 22, 2007
Video Streaming of Timothy Hunter and De'Andre Robinson on WIS10 Television
 

(NOV 22) Check out the latest news on rising stars Timothy Hunter, 12, and De'Andre Robinson, 13.  The two are ranked #1 in their age groups as amateur boxers, and are set to defend their titles next month, on December 1, 2007, in the Silver Gloves. Video Streaming Story

Mobley Fights to Draw in Wilson NC
November 19, 2007
 

(NOV 19) After a four year lay-off Ombey, “Kay-Tell”, Mobley put on impressive performance in rout to a questionable draw against hometown favorite Maurice Winslow. Mobley dominated the first round with precision jabs and fancy foot work that kept his foe off balance. In the second Mobley put together a fierce three punch combination culminating with a big right hand that sent Wilson crumbling to the floor.  Full Story

Palmetto Boxing Helps Raise $2,700 for Josh Torrence Memorial
November 12, 2007
 

Palmetto Boxing held a fundraising auction at the past Fall Bawl 2 boxing event to help raise funds for the Joshua L. Torrence Memorial Foundation. Joshua from Lexington, South Carolina was an Untied States Marine deployed to Iraq. Sadly, he lost his life while on patrol in March. Because of their love of Joshua, and their gratitude of his service and sacrifice, members of the White Knoll High School Community started a campaign to raise $150,000 dollars..Full Story
 
Underdog Berry Butler wants to prove himself against the best and that includes Antonio Tarver!
November 11, 2007
by Brian Kennedy
 

You know in your heart when you have lost a fight. Berry Butler has tasted defeat before, but he never could have foreseen the raw deal he received in Germany this past July 7th. Butler still feels good about his performance against 19 year old Albanian poster boy, Haxhi Krasniqi and he is no longer in awe or intimidated by the spotlight after fighting in front of a sold out crowd of over 20,000. The fight took place in Cologne, Germany on the under card of Wladimir Klitschko's dominating performance against Lamon Brewster in their rematch. Full Story

Witherspoon Defends Title at the Plex Moves to 13-0
By Andrew Stokes
October 28, 2007
 

(OCT 28) Heavyweight sensation Moultrie Witherspoon put on another spectacular performance to retain his CBO Heavyweight Title over the tough and game Ryan Shay. Witherspoon mounted a brutal body attack in the first round that caused Shay to tuck his elbows deep into his sides protecting him from the torturous body shots. Stiff jabs and thundering right hands sealed the deal for Witherspoon as he dropped Shay twice before the fight was waived off by Ref. Mark Campbell..Full Story

Rayner Ends Stackhouse’s Winning Streak
By Andrew Stokes
October 28, 2007
 

(OCT 28) Light-Heavyweight Mike Rayner was prepared to go six tough rounds with hard punching Mickey Stackhouse before he found a kink in Stackhouse’s armor. After seeing Stackhouse wince from a body shot in the first round, Coach Dominic Robinson-Neal instructed his pugilist pupil to establish the jab in the second in order to bring Stackhouse’s hands up then drop the left hand to the body. The strategy worked to perfection as Stackhouse left his body unprotected and was...Full Story

WBA #1 Ranked Randy Griffin fights for title in Germany
October 16, 2007
 

Whiterock and Palmetto Boxing would like to wish Randy Griffin good luck. The number one ranked middleweight in the World will get his opportunity to fight for the WBA Middleweight Title this Saturday in Germany as the mandatory challenger for WBA Champion Felix Sturm. Randy has spent several weeks training at the Whiterock Boxing Gym in the past, while helping former WBA Junior Middleweight Champion, Travis Simms, prepare for his successful title defense against Jose Rivera. Promoter Andrew Stokes and Billy Stanick are good friends with Randy and they wish him the best in his quest to become World Champion.
 
FALL BRAWL 2
By PATRICK OBLEY
Staff Writer - Thestate.com
October 4, 2007
Photo Slideshow Gallery - 1
Photo Slideshow Gallery - 2
 

Moultrie Witherspoon came to Jamil Temple’s auditorium on Friday night expecting to face journeyman Dan Sheehan. Surprise ... Mooch, meet Jason Waller.  In a six-round bout against a man who stood toe-to-toe with one-time heavyweight champ Shannon Briggs, Witherspoon prevailed in a unanimous decision that was much more difficult than the paper result.  Full Story  

VIDEO STREAMING ON THE UPCOMING
          FALL BRAWL 2 ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2007!

A 'BOUT' TIME
By PATRICK OBLEY
Copyrighted Story on The State
September 26, 2007
 

WHITE ROCK — The White Rock Boxing gym makes its home in a squat, converted warehouse west of Nowhere and just south of Can’t-Get-There-From-Here.  Make your way through the front door late some afternoon and you might come face to face with the best boxer you’ve never heard of.  Full Story on the State

WBO Welterweight World Champion Paul Williams - Coming to Fall Brawl 2

 

Promoter Andrew Stokes has just confirmed that WBO Welterweight World Champion, Paul Williams, will be in attendance at Fall Brawl 2 on September 28, 2007 at the Jamil Shrine Auditorium located at 206 Jamil Rd. In Columbia SC. Paul took some time out of his busy schedule to work out and take pictures with a few of his many fans at the Whiterock Boxing Gym. Check out the photos.  Or Check out the Flash Photo Slideshow!

Fall Brawl 2 Tickets On Sale Now!
August 20, 20007
 

(AUG 20) Tickets for the upcoming Fall Brawl 2 Boxing Show Featuring Undefeated CBO Heavyweight Champion, Moultrie Witherspoon, are now on sale. The show will take place Friday, Sept. 28, 2007 at the Jamil Shrine Auditorium located at 206 Jamil Rd. in Columbia SC. General Admission tickets are $20.00 and Ringside Tickets are $40.00. Limited V.I.P. Tables are available and they are..Full Story with large poster

Ringside World Championships
August 7, 2007
 

Amateur boxers Angel Gladey, De’Andre Robinson-Neal, Jeffrey Steen and Daniel Locklear represented Whiterock Boxing, Palmetto Boxing, and the State of South Carolina in the largest amateur boxing contest in the world - The Ringside World Championships. The tournament was held August 1-5, 2007 in Kansas City, Missouri. Six rings were set up to accommodate 300 bouts a day for five days.  Coach Dominic Robinson-Neal accompanied the team as head coach. The team competed with over 1450 boxers from France, Ireland, Japan, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Switzerland, Hawaii, Europe, Canada and the U.S.  Full Story

Summer Showdown 2, A Smashing Success
July 20, 2007
New Huge Photo Gallery!
Witherspoon  vs. Taylor bout! 
 

Promoter Andrew Stokes of Palmetto Boxing and Billy Stanick of Whiterock Boxing put on one of the best shows ever held in the Columbia Metropolitan area. With a standing room crowd of over 1,200 energized fans, nothing was left to chance as they pulled out all the stops to give boxing fans a first class “Vegas Style” boxing event. To put it mildly, they did not disappoint. Every bout on the show was a thriller. You would be hard pressed to find an unsatisfied fan in the building.  Full Story

Witherspoon Wins CBO Title by Stunning 5th Round Knockout over West Taylor
July 16, 2007
 

(JULY 16) Moultrie Witherspoon claims the CBO Heavyweight Title in spectacular fashion by 5th round knock-out over the hard punching West Taylor.In what could be considered one of his best performances to date, Moultrie put on a boxing clinic that should prove to any of his critics that the 6’6’’ 240lb Champion has what it takes to..Full Story

Pechanga Card this Thursday
July 10, 2007
To check out Photo Gallery of
Donna Bigger, Go Here!

Photos by Mary Ann Owen & Renay Johnson
 

(JULY 10) FSN’s Best Damn Sports Show Period will host a special night of women’s championship boxing, when it presents IFBA Championship Boxing from Pechanga Casino Resort this Thursday night July 12, 2007 at 8 PM. Full Story

Jim Kelly Promotions -
Plex Boxing

Photos by Billy Stanick
Photo Gallery
Flash Photo Slideshow
 

(JULY 4) The Plex and Jim Kelly Promotions presented an action-packed evening of live professional boxing on June 28, 2007.  Billy Stanick with White Rock Boxing attended this exciting event, and said, “We enjoyed his fights.  He has a good show.  We think that Jim Kelley Promotions is doing a great job at the Plex.  Team Witherspoon enjoys going to the Plex the last Thursday of the month.  Keep up the good work Jim Kelley!” Photo gallery  Flash Photo Slideshow

The Stage Is Set For Paul Williams To Make History  

(JULY 4) George Peterson must have seen something special in the young man who came to his gym as a teenager. This was his future world champion, the boxer that he would put his heart and soul behind and help guide to a title shot. As a veteran of the professional boxing world, Peterson had a plan for young Paul Williams.  Full Story

Breaking News!
By Billy Stanick
July 3, 2007
 

We are proud of Donna Biggers.  She stepped up to the plate and fought Kelsey Jeffers, the reigning IFBA Featherweight Champion of the World for the IFBA Featherweight Title.  She lost a 10-round decision.  Fought a great female champion and we feel she has a lot to be proud of.  She worked out at White Rock Boxing Gym for a couple of weeks with Dominic Robinson in preparation for this world title fight.  She looks forward to getting back into the gym and getting ready for her next fight which may be on the Summer Showdown II on July 14th.

FREE TICKETS FOR SUMMERSHOWDOWN 2!!
July 2, 2007
 

(JULY 2) TV commercials for the upcoming Summer Showdown 2 have started airing on WLTX Channel 19.Palmetto Boxing will give away 2 free ticket to the first 5 people that call in 10 minutes after the commercial airs. To win your free tickets simply call 803-798-2266 within 10 minutes of our commercial airing and name at least two (2) sponsors that were featured on the commercial and the tickets are yours.

SUMMER SHOWDOWN 2
From the Desk of Billy Stanick:
 

We would like to extend a huge thanks to all of our Gold and Silver sponsors for their participation in our upcoming boxing event – THE SUMMER SHOWDOWN 2. This exciting event will take place on July 14, 2007 at the Jamil Temple. Doors open at 7:00PM. Fights start at 8:00PM.  Due to all our sponsors’ support and fan support, it looks like this fight is going to draw a huge crowd. We have already sold 35 sponsor tables out of 50. They are going fast! We know this fight will be a sell-out. You do not want to miss this fun and exciting event! ...More

Palmetto Boxing Presents Summer Showdown II!
June 13, 2007
Sponsor Video Streaming of Event!  
New Sponsor Video of Upcoming Event!
Large Poster of Event

 

(JUN 13) On July 14, 2007, at the Jamil Shrine Auditorium, in Columbia, South Carolina, Palmetto Boxing will present an evening of boxing on the "Summer Showdown II."  The card is promoted by Andrew Stokes Tickets for Summer Showdown are on sale now and can be purchased by calling (803) 798-2266. More

Simms to 'expose' Alcine!
By Dave Spencer, FightNews Canada
June 11, 2007
 

(JUN 11) WBA junior middleweight champion Travis Simms was on hand Saturday night at the Convention Center in Hartford as he took in the action that included fellow Connecticut world champion Chad Dawson who successfully returned home and defended his title. Simms will be making the first defense of his newly reacquired WBA title July 7th in nearby Bridgeport, Connecticut versus mandatory challenger Joachim Alcine of Montreal. "Alcine is a decent fighter...Full Story

Marcus Brooks added to the already loaded Summer Showdown II Boxing Show  

Promoter Andrew Stokes has added another top notch fighter to the Summer Showdown II Boxing Show.  The crafty Puerto Rican boxing sensation Marcus Brooks returns to the ring for the first time since losing a hard fought decision to one of the hottest prospects in boxing, Vanes  Matrosian. Brooks hopes to get back to his winning ways on the upcoming Summer Showdown II July 14, 2007.  Full Story

Robert Dunton wins by unanimous decision
June 3, 2007
All Fight Results on Card
 

Recap: Dunton again showed great patients and maturity as he faced another awkward free swinging showboat from Rockhill SC. On the Jim Kelly Promoted Show in Charleston SC on Thursday May 31, 2007. Chris Cook showed that he was more than game as he put up one of his best performances to date. Cook spent the night...Full Story

World Champion Trainer Dominic Robinson-Neal offering boxing and personal fitness training at Whiterock Gym.
May 27, 2007
Large Poster
 

(MAY 27) The former Army Ranger, All Army Boxer, Grappling Instructor and Physical Fitness Guru, Dominic Robinson-Neal, opens the door to his vast knowledge of the sweet science and physical fitness to get you in the best shape of your life. Dominic is now offering personal training sessions tailored specifically for your individual needs and capabilities. For more information call Dominic directly @ (803) 463-7435.

Another Title Fight added to Summer Showdown
May 22, 2007
Large Poster
 

Promoter Andrew Stokes has just announced that Undefeated Light heavyweight Robert Dunton (3-0,3ko) will be defending his unblemished record against the hard hitting and crafty Thomas Brown (8-2-1,5ko) For the CBO Light Heavyweight Title. The fight will take place on the loded Summer Showdown II at the Jamil Shrine Auditorium on July 14, 2007 located at 206 Jamil Rd. Columbia, SC. Tickets can be purchased by calling (803) 798-2266.

Kenrick Watkins Finishes first semester of College
May 22, 2007
Large Poster
 

Undefeated hot prospect Kenrick “KK” Watkins has just completed his first semester of College at Midlands Technical College. Palmetto Boxing, Whiterock Boxing, and all your boxing friends and family would like to say congratulations. We all know it takes a special person to balance Boxing, family, work and school. Your hard work dedication in all you do will be rewarded in the long run. Keep up the good work.

WBA #1 Ranked Randy
Griffin Coming to Summer Showdown II

May 19, 2007
 

Promoter Andrew Stokes has just confirmed the number one ranked middleweight in the World, Randy Griffin will be in attendance at Summer Showdown July 14, 2007 at the Jamil Shrine Auditorium located at 206 Jamil Rd. In Columbia SC. Randy is the number one mandatory challenger for a showdown with Felix Sturm, for the WBA Middleweight title later this year and then a unification fight with the winner of Jermaine Taylor vs. Cory Spinks.

NABO Heavyweight Champion Josue Blocus coming to Summer Showdown
May 19, 2007
 

Promoter Andrew Stokes has just confirmed with the new NABO Heavyweight Champion Josue Blocus, that he will be attending Summer Showdown II, July 14, 2007 at the Jamil Shrine Auditorium located at 206 Jamil Road in Columbia, SC.  Josue is coming off a spectacular 12 round decision over David Cadieux to win the vacant NABO Heavyweight Championship in Montreal, Canada on May 12, 2007. The win will almost surely elevate Blocus to one of the top ten heavyweights in the world. 

Good sparring with Witherspoon helps Blocus win NABO Heavyweight Title.
May 14, 2007
 

(MAY 14) Former French Olympian Josue Blocus decisions hometown favorite David Cadieux in Montreal, Canada to win the NABO Heavyweight Championship, on Saturday, May 12, 2007. Blocus improves his record to 15-2 (13KO) while Cadieux falls to 16-2 (11KO). Full Story

Moultrie Witherspoon fights for CBO Title in Columbia SC
May 13, 2007
Large Poster w/story
 

(MAY 13) Palmetto Boxing is proud to announce the homecoming of Heavyweight Sensation Moultrie Witherspoon, the future heavyweight champion of the world. The 6’ 6” 240 pound Witherspoon will showcase his championship abilities as he fights for the CBO Heavyweight Title, in what is fast being recognized as, “THE EVENT OF THE YEAR”. Moultrie’s homecoming is scheduled for Sat. July 14, 2007 at the Jamil Shrine Temple in Columbia, South Carolina. .Full Story/with large poster

Kevin Johnson at the Plex
May 4, 2007
Photo Gallery

 

(MAY 4) White Rock Boxing has just posted a photo gallery of Heavyweight Prospect Kevin Johnson, 14-0-1 (6KO), posing with White Rock’s Boxing Coach Mike English at the Plex in Charleston, South Carolina.   Photo Gallery

Senator Jake Knotts Visits White Rock Boxing Club
May 2, 2007
Photo Gallery
 

(MAY 2) Just recently at White Rock Boxing Gym, we had the honor of Senator JAKE KNOTTS, of Dist. No. 23, Lexington, South Carolina, paying a visit.  Check out the photo gallery with Senator Knotts posing for photos with Team Witherspoon. Photo Gallery

2007 South Carolina State Junior Olympic Championships held in Sumter South Carolina April 28, 2007  

A great night of amateur boxing in Sumter South Carolina last night as Junior Olympians from all over SC, boxed for a chance to represent our great state at the Regional JO Tournament in Wilmington N.C. More

Fight results for April 26, 2007 show at the Plex
April 27, 2007
 

Robert Dunton Wins by TKO over Johnny Rowell 1:56 of round 2 -
Recap: Dunton showed great patients and maturity as he did not allow an awkward and often times free swinging Rowell to entice him into an early slug fest. Dunton countered an early barrage of power shots from Rowell with stiff jabs and counter rights until he was able to slow the fast moving North Carolina fighter enough to land a big right cross causing Referee Mark Campbell to pause the action for..Full Story

Witherspoon KO’s Hayes in one. Goes to 10-0!
April 27, 2007
 

(APR 27) In what could be considered one of his best performances to date, Moultrie Witherspoon wasted no time disposing of a very game Leo Hayes last night at the Plex on a Jim Kelly promoted show. Moultrie controlled the action from the start with blistering jabs and counter rights that led to the first knock down one minute into the first round. Though stunned, Hayes managed to make it to his feet and tried to survive the round ...Full Story

Attention!!! - Location Change
for South Carolina State JO Tournament!
 

(APR 26) The location for the South Carolina State JO Tournament has changed the tournament will now be held in Sumter South Carolina.  Date: April 28, 2007   -   Location : Sumter Optimist Club 309 Pine St. Sumter SC. 29150  -  Weigh-In: 4-6 pm  - Doctor: 6-7 Show starts 7pm. For more info. call Andrew Stokes @ 803-513-1455.

GOLDEN GLOVES CHAMPIONS
2001 - 2007
 

(APR 26) White Rock Boxing has JUST posted the Golden Gloves Champions from the year 2001 to 2007.  To check them out, go here!

Moultrie Witherspoon to fight on Plex Card!
April 19, 2007 
Full Size Poster
 

(APR 19) On April 28th, World Class Professional Boxing returns to Center Stage at the Plex. Jim Kelly Promotions seven exciting bouts on this card that includes, the heavyweight featuring undefeated Moultrie Witherspoon, of Columbia, South Carolina. Advance tickets available at all Money Man Stores, Etix.com, the Plex Box Office or by calling the Boxing Hotline at 217.8500.

  USA-SC AMATEUR BOXING NEWSLETTER - APRIL 2007

(APR 8) White Rock Boxing has just posted the USA-SC Amateur Boxing Newsletter for April 2007.  To check out the ratings. There is also a listing of upcoming events.  Newsletter

  Fight of his life
By KENT BABB
Columbia (S.C.) State
Associate Press Sports Editor

(APR 5) Jerry Bell, once the Baddest Man in South Carolina, goes to sleep each night in a prison cell wondering if he is tough enough to go the distance against a deadly disease..On good nights, he hears prison sounds: fights, profanity and lives slammed shut by iron doors. He can sleep through that. On bad nights, he hears his thoughts: thoughts about past gang involvement, a promising boxing career ruined by carelessness and a disease he could have prevented, and thoughts about dying from that disease in prison. Link to Story on Dallas News.com

  “Getting used to the game”
By Daniel Terrill
April 4, 2007

(APR 4) Kendrick Watkins won by a unanimous decision over Kenny King in a four-round super-welter weight bout at the Plex in Charleston on March 29.  The bout took place as the third fight on the undercard of the Wes Taylor v. Moultrie Witherspoon bout.  Watkins dominated the fight with his long straight-rights and left-hooks as King went the distance following him around the ring.  Full Story

Berry Butler wins in Germany, Henry Maske gets revenge against Virgil Hill
By Brian Kennedy -April 2, 2007
 

(APR 2) Greenville's best professional boxer Berry Butler, won a 6 round unanimous decision against Artem Solemko in Munich, Germany, Saturday night. The fight took place at Olympic Hall in front of 12,500 fans on the undercard of 1988 Olympic gold medalist Henry Maske's 12 round unanimous decision win against North Dakota's...Full Details

“Brushing the rust off”
by Daniel Terrill
March 31, 2007
 

Moultrie Witherspoon had to brush off the “ring rust” to take the win over Wes Taylor at the Plex in Charleston on March 29.  The six-round heavyweight bout was the main event of the night and started with Taylor landing big shots early, but ended with Witherspoon getting a unanimous decision.  “I did 50 percent of what I should’ve done and went in there after 10 months off,” said Witherspoon.   Full Story

Breaking News! Witherspoon fighting Thursday at Plex
March 28, 2007
 

(MAR 28) Undefeated heavyweight Moultrie Witherspoon of Columbia will face Wes Taylor of Milledgeville. He will be a featured co-main event this Thursday night at the Plex, in North Charleston. Advance tickets are available at all Money Man Stores, Etix.com, The Plex box office or by calling the Boxing Hotline at 217-8500. General admission tickets are $20; reserved ringside seats are $50. The Plex is on Aviation Avenue.

  White Rock Carwash A Big Success
By Andrew Stokes
March 27, 2007
Photo Gallery
Flash Photo Slideshow

(MAR 27) White Rock Boxing and Palmetto boxing hosted a fundraising car wash on Saturday the 24th of March from 12:00pm – 4:00pm at the White Rock Boxing Gym. Volunteers from both Gyms turned out to help wash cars. It was a beautiful and fun day as everyone got a chance to get wet, socialize, eat chicken, and wash cars for a great cause. Funds raised from this event help send our Senior Regional Champions to the National Olympic Qualifying..Full Story

2007 Southeast Coast Region Tournament of Champions -Fight Synopsis...by Daniel Terrill  

The 2007 Southeast Coast Region Tournament of Champions took place at the Margarette H. Miller Cosmetology Center in Columbia, SC, where 39 fighters competed to earn a spot on the Southeast Coast Regional Team and advance to the USA Boxing National Championship in Colorado Springs, CO, where they will box for a place on the 2008 Olympic boxing team. Full Story

Moultrie Witherspoon
Returns home.
March 20, 2007
 

Undefeated heavyweight sensation Moultrie Witherspoon returns home after a 1 year hiatus, and will be fighting at the Plex in Charleston S.C. on March 29th at 8:00 pm. On a Jim Kelly Promotions Show. Moultrie is one of the hottest prospects in the heavy division that we’ve seen in years. He is 8-0 as a professional, and the young 33 year old hasn’t reached his full potential. He aspires to be the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.  Full Story

Palmetto Boxing Academy
A non-profit 501c3 Organization
March 20, 2007
 

Dear Sponsors, We would like to thank you for your support in making the USA Boxing Southeast Coast, Senior Regional Championship a great success. Palmetto Boxing Academy hosted this Olympic qualifying tournament on March 16-18. This high-profile event brought competitors there family and friends from five states, boxing for the chance to advance to the National Olympic Qualifying Tournament. This was one of the largest and most important tournaments ever held in S.C. as it featured the best of the best in amateur boxing vying for a chance to make it to the 2008 Olympic Team. As host ..More

Southeast Coast Regional Tournament a great success!  

(MAR 18) Check out the results of the 2007 Southeast Coast Region Tournament of Champions.  Photos to follow soon. To see results, go here!

Great Night of Boxing In Eutamville
Written by Billy Stanick
March 7, 2007
 

Whiterock Boxing attended the Senior State Tournament in Eutawville South Carolina hosted by FML Boxing and Dexter Ladsen . There were twelve exciting bouts and a great crowd to boot. Danny Powell and Brandon Storey from Whiterock trained by Mike English were both victorious in there first amateur competition. The hard work and great training by Coach Mike English was evident as both fighters won in spectacular style by stopping....Full Story

Regional Olympic Tournament Coming To Columbia S.C.
February 1, 2007
 

Dear Sponsor,  It is our pleasure to offer you the opportunity to become an Official Sponsor of the USA Boxing Southeast Coast, Senior Regional Tournament. Palmetto Boxing Academy will host this Olympic qualifying tournament. This high-profile event will bring competitors there family and friends from four states, boxing for the chance to advance to the National Olympic Qualifying Tournament. Simply put, this tournament will feature the..More

Palmetto Boxing’s De’Andre Robinson-Neal advances to National Silver Gloves
January 26, 2007
 

Dear Potential Sponsor, Palmetto Boxing Academy is a non-profit 501c3 Youth Boxing Program, designed to provide our community’s children with a structured and disciplined environment that promotes teamwork, self respect and respect for others.

Travis Simms wins in dominating performance - Seminole Hard Rock Arena, Hollywood, FL, USA
By Brian Kennedy  
Photo Gallery
 

(JAN 9) In what has to be considered the comeback story of the year, Travis Simms reclaimed his WBA Light Middleweight Title in "Tremendous" fashion on the undercard of the Showtime televised Sam Peter/James Toney Rematch. Giving the performance of his career and coming off a two and a half year layoff, Simms looked like one of the best fighters in the world, pound for pound. Full Story

Palmetto Boxing’s Andrew Stokes in Hollywood, Florida
January 5, 2007
Photo gallery
 

Promoter Andrew Stokes from Palmetto Boxing is in Hollywood Fl. Preparing for the upcoming Show Time Boxing Show. He took a little time off to send us pictures of some of his many friends. The show will air live on Showtime at 10pm and feature Travis Simms. More

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