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Mixed Martial Arts Returns to Columbia
December 27, 2009
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2 Times World Grappling Champion Kelly Anundson will headline a spectacular MMA/Boxing card at the swank Medallion Center in Columbia SC. Anundson will be making his first appearance since winning two gold medals at the World Grappling Championships in December. Anundson is fast becoming one of the hottest MMA fighters in the US. His second round annihilation..Full Story

Worlds Collide Commemorative DVD’s are on sale now!
Full Graphic of CD Cover

December 27, 2009

Worlds Collide Commemorative DVD’s are on sale now! Call 803-708-4745 to order your copy of the first ever MMA/Boxing Event ever held in the state of South Carolina. Here is your chance to experience on of the most spectacular Combat Sporting Events to ever take place in the Palmetto State.

Final Tribute to
W Burke Watson

December 18, 2009
W Burke Watson recently passed away.  He is an icon in South Carolina W Burke Watson recently passed away. He is an icon in South Carolina boxing and boxing in Sumter, SC. There were a number of boxing champions who came out of his gym including the recently noted Jeremy Bryant who is a 2 time National Golden Gloves champion. Burke's full obituary can be found for a few more days on  www.theitem.com, and condolences can be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com We all miss him.
 
Kelly Anundson named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week for Dec. 8-14
Craig Sesker USA Wrestling
December 14, 2009
 

Kelly Anundson (Columbia, S.C./Black Knight WC) has been named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week for Dec. 8-14.  Each week, TheMat.com will select an Athlete of the Week, based upon performance within wrestling for that week. The selection committee will consider any level of wrestling, from youth programs through the..Full Story

57th Annual Sumter Optimist Club Boxing Show
December 9, 2009

We hope all amateur boxers in the state will attend.  Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 7:30 pm, at the W. Burke Watson Youth Center on the corner of Pine St. and Rowland Ave., in Sumter, SC.  Adult admission is $10.00 and student admission is $5.00. Weigh ins will be from 4:00-6:30pm.  If you are interest contact:  Brent Elmore at 803-468-5804 or
Austin Hairston at 803-348-4911.

Tonight: Julaton to fight Biggers
December 4, 2009
Photos: Alfredo Perez
You Tube of Weigh-in

(DEC 4) Tonight at the HP Pavillion, in San Jose, California, Ana Julaton, will fight for a new title against Donna Biggers.  The two will be fighting a 10-rounder for a WBO super bantamweight title.  At the weigh-in yesterday, in front of a very excited crowd, with a group of Filipino contigents to support  Julaton,  squared off with Biggers.   Julaton weighed in at 122, and Biggers, 120 lbs. Full Story

Photo Gallery: Worlds Collide-Fight Night at the Radisson Hotel
November 26, 2009
Huge photo Gallery
Flash Photo Slideshow

(NOV 26) Check out the huge photo gallery  of the MMA/Boxing event that took place on the November 21, 2009, at the Radisson Hotel.
 
To check out the photo gallery, go here!

Palmetto Boxing brings MMA to South Carolina
November 24, 2009
All Results

 

Promoter Andrew Stokes (Palmetto Boxing/Strife MMA) did what no other promoter in history has done. He hosted the first ever sanctioned MMA show in South Carolina. The show titled “Worlds Collide” combined professional boxing and MMA in a spectacular event that sold out days before the doors opened. A crowd of 1500 enthusiastic fans were witnessed in the history of the state.   Full Story

Kelly Anundson wins by Submission
November 24, 2009
All Results

MMA standout Kelly Anundson (5-0 Newberry, SC) put on a dazzling display of MMA skills as he dominated Tyrone Jackson (3-1 Bristol, TN) until winning in the second round by a rear naked choke submission.  Anundson was the MMA main event on the first ever sanctioned MMA show in South Carolina. Worlds ..Full Story

The “Irish Ghost” moves
to 8-0

November 24, 2009
All Results

A standing room only crowd was treated to a great night of professional boxing and MMA at the Radisson Hotel in Columbia, South Carolina. “Worlds Collide” promoted by Andrew Stokes (Palmetto Boxing/Strife MMA) was highlighted by middleweight prospect Chris “The Irish Ghost” Fitzpatrick (8-0) winning by decision against Richard Gibson (4-2). An awkward Gibson kept Fitzpatrick on his toes throughout the fight with his unorthodox style. Fitzpatrick was able to maintain his composure throughout, without taking any unnecessary risks against the game. Gibson scores were 59-55, 57-57, 59-55.

"Non Stop” Gladney moves to 5-0-1
November 24, 2009
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All Results

Angel “Non Stop” Gladney put on a spectacular performance this past Saturday when she moved to 5-0-1 against the tough and durable Lucritia Meachum 1-1. For the first time in her six bouts Gladney was able to display all of her skills in one awesome performance that had fans on their feet from the opening bell to the final punch was thrown. Gladney is ready to take on any female fighter from 125-130 lbs.

Kelly Anundson to fight on Worlds Collide November 21st
November 17, 2009
by Billy Stanick
Worlds Collide Event

We would like to let all of our boxing fans in and around the area know that The State newspaper has an excellent article about Kelly Anundson who is fighting in Worlds Collide this weekend. This show features boxing and MMA for the first time in Columbia, SC.   Kelly has been training at the White Rock boxing gym with our trainer, Dominic Robinson Neal. Dominic runs the White Rock boxing gym and is doing a great job getting everyone ready for the shows presented by Palmetto Boxing Promotions this weekend. Kelly Anundson is being sponsored by Ryan King and Billy Stanick. We look forward to an exciting night with boxing and MMA! It looks like this show will be a sellout. All ringside seats and all tables are sold out.  From the Desk of Billy Stanick

MMA fighters, S.C. fans eagerly await event

(NOV 17) At first glance, Kelly Anundson looks like a back-alley brawler's worst nightmare. He climbs out of the boxing ring at White Rock Gym near Ballentine, where he has been training for South Carolina's first sanctioned mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card - a rock-solid 5-foot-11, 205 pounds of bulging biceps, shaved head.....Full Story

Local grappling Phenom, Anundson, predicts quick, 1st round TKO over Tyrone Jackson in the Worlds Collide Event on November 21st!
As told to Todd “Jake” Jacobson
– Jake at Ringside –

(NOV 6) Former Newberry College wrestler, Kelly Anundson, in an interview with Jake at Ringside says he expects to TKO Jackson in the 1st round. Anundson, who is 4 – 0 as an amateur MMA fighter, with all victories by referee stoppage or by submission says he will do the same thing in his upcoming bout. His last opponent succumbed within two minutes of the first round as he lay on the mat unconscious as Anundson rained blows upon his skull.  Full Story

Robinson-Neal goes Head to Head with Roach
November 2, 2009

Palmetto/Whiterock boxing coach Dominic Robinson-Neal will go head to head with Hall of Fame Trainer Freddie Roach. The two will meet Friday December 4th in San Jose at the HP Pavilion on a Roy Englebrecht Promoted card. The card will feature Donna “Nature Girl” Biggers (19-8-1, 16 KO’s) taking on Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton (5-1-1, 1 KO’s) for the WBO Super Bantamweight World Title.  Full Story

Lieutenant Governor Andre Bauer to attend Worlds Collide Boxing/MMA Show
November 2, 2009

Lieutenant Governor Andre Bauer has confirmed that he will attend the upcoming Boxing/MMA show being billed as “Worlds Collide”. Worlds Collide will take place November 21st at The Award Winning Radisson Hotel located at 2100 Bush River Road in Columbia, SC.
For more information please call 803.413.7129 or 803.798.2266.

“Non-Stop” Gladney Invades “Worlds Collide”
November 2, 2009

Palmetto Boxing’s Female Phenom, Angel “Non-Stop” Gladney, will once again showcase her skills on the upcoming “Worlds Collide” Boxing/MMA Event, Worlds Collide will take place on November 21st at the Radisson Hotel in Columbia, SC. Gladney has yet to experience the bitter taste of defeat and she vows to keep it that way. Gladney has been performing double duty, as she is preparing for her upcoming fight and helping Donna “Nature Girl” Biggers prepare for her upcoming World Title Fight on December 4th in San Jose, at the HP Pavilion.

Irmo Okra Strut parade
September 26, 2009
posted on October 23, 2009
Huge Photo Gallery
Flash Photo Slideshow

(OCT 23) White Rock Boxing attended the Irmo Okra Strut Parade on September 26, 2009.  We had a beautiful float in the parade.  The attendance was excellent.   Check out our photo gallery on White Rock. Everyone had a great time! Photo Gallery

White Rock / Palmetto Boxing Sweep in Camden
October 22, 2009
Large Photo

(OCT 22) White Rock /Palmetto Boxing pitched a shutout this past Saturday, October 17, 2009 in Camden, South Carolina. The Trio of Daniel “DP” Powell, De’Andre Robinson-Neal and Jeffrey Steen put on spectacular crowed pleasing performances. We would like to congratulate our amateurs on a job well done. Pictured from left to right are Jeffrey Steen, Daniel Powell, Coach Dominic Robinson-Neal and De’Andre Robinson-Neal.

Press Release: Palmetto Boxing Promotions hosts the first ever mix Martial Arts And Boxing Show in South Carolina
October 2, 2009

(OCT 2) Palmetto Boxing is Proud to announce their 5th “Fight Night at the Radisson” and first ever Mixed Martial Arts and Professional Boxing Show in South Carolina. Featuring Undefeated Middleweight Sensation Chris “The Irish Ghost” Fitzpatrick, Female Knock Out Artist Angel “Non Stop” Gladney still undefeated at (4-0-1) and Mix Martial Arts/Wrestling Champion Undefeated Kelley Anundson (4-0).  Full Story

“My job is to fight!”  -Interview with Rising Star Middleweight, Chris “The Irish Ghost” Fitzpatrick
by Todd “Jake” Jacobson
September 17, 2009

(SEPT 17)  In talking to Chris, the “Irish Ghost” Fitzpatrick in our recent interview, the clear impression is of Chris’ total commitment to becoming a great fighter. When I think back on this interview, these words have crystallized in my memory, “My job is to fight”. Chris said these words with a tone of seriousness, reflecting a strong, single-minded sense of purpose. He elaborated, “I don’t smoke. I don’t drink. I don’t chase women. I don’t go to bars. I just train, work, and fight”.  Full Story

Chapin Labor Day Parade
September 11, 2009
Huge Photo Gallery
Flash Photo Slideshow

(SEPT 11) Check out the latest huge photo gallery and Flash photo slideshow that we took at the Chapin Labor Day Parade that was held on September 7, 2009.  In attendance included Billy Stanick, Kenny, DP Powell, and Chris Fitzpatrick.  There was a tremendous turnout for the parade, and was a beautiful day.

Fight Night at the Radisson: Three Photos Galleries with Flash Photo Slideshows!
September 4, 2009

White Rock Boxing would like to thank the photographers who sent in photos to White Rock Boxing. We have three photo galleries and Flash Photo Slideshows included. To check them out go here!  Scott Matthews Huge Photo Gallery and Flash Photo Slideshow. Nathalie Miller Huge Photo Gallery and Flash Photo Slideshow.  and Behind the Scenes photos at the Radisson and Flash Photo Slideshow.

Unbeaten S.C. fighter Chris ‘The Irish Ghost’ Fitzpatrick
headlines ‘Undisputed’ with dominating performance, unanimous decision victory

By MIKE ROSIER/Morris News Service
Photos: Scott Matthews
Huge Photo Gallery
Flash Photo Slideshow  

COLUMBIA – Chris Fitzpatrick’s seventh professional opponent brought his mouth and plenty of taunts into the ring, but it was “The Irish Ghost” who brought the heat.  Headlining his first professional fight card for Palmetto Boxing Promotions in Columbia on Saturday night at the Radisson, Fitzpatrick put on a boxing clinic for six dominating rounds in earning a unanimous decision victory over former ..Full Story

Boxing Card: Exciting 11-card show at the Radisson
Todd "Jake" Jacobson
"Jake at Ringside"
August 31, 2009

(AUG 31) Palmetto Boxing Promotions continues to establish itself as a leader in boxing promotions in the southeast United States by putting on an exciting 11 card show at the Radisson last night before an enthusiastic crowd. Local favorite Chris Fitzpatrick, a young 165 pounder, convincingly pounded Torrance King of Ohio to win a unanimous six round decision. Fitzpatrick displayed a powerful and well rounded offensive arsenal with no obvious weaknesses. King utilized a defensive style but Fitzpatrick was able to persuasively penetrate to...Full Story

Palmetto Boxing announces Pro Debut for Jonathan “2gunz” Hernandez
August 16, 2009

Palmetto Boxing is proud to announce the Pro Debut of Jonathan “2gunz” Hernandez. Jonathan will make his Pro Debut on August 29th, 2009 at the Radisson Hotel in Columbia, South Carolina. For more information please contact 803-413-7129 or 803-798-2266.

Peanut Festival
August 12, 2009
Huge Photo Gallery
Flash Photo Slideshow

(AUG 12) On August 76, 2009, Billy Stanick,  and some folks went to the Pelion Peanut Festival to support our Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer by participating in the parade. Check out the huge photo gallery and slideshow!

Hilton Head Fight Night a Big Success
July 29, 2009
Palmetto Boxing Promotions scored another Knock Out as they hosted the largest boxing event ever held on the small Island of Hilton Head Island South Carolina. Fighters from as far away as Mongolia came to showcase their talents in what was considered the best match made show this year. The standing room only crowd was on the edge of their seats from start to finish. Fans were also ...Full Story
 
Fight Night at the Radisson III “Standing Room Only”
June 22, 2009
Huge Photo Gallery New!
Flash Photo Slideshow New!

(JUNE 22) A standing room only crowd was treated to a great night of professional boxing at The Radisson Hotel in Columbia, South Carolina. ‘Tremendous” Travis Simms and “The Peoples Champ” Luis Collazo both stopped their opponents in a display of talent and skills that mesmerized the 1,500 plus loyal fans of Palmetto Boxing..Full Story

A Special Thanks To the Palmetto Staff and Friends
June 22, 2009
by Andrew Stokes

I would like to send out a special thanks to all the people that help make Fight Night at the Radisson a success. I am truly humbled by the outpouring of support I continue to receive even after the event. I am so blessed to have all of you as part of our boxing family. Production of these events can be quite stressful at times. Your gracious attitudes during these stressful periods help me to maintain my sanity. I only wish people on the outside could see what goes on behind ...Letter

Carolinas Boxing Hall of
Fame Dinner and Induction!

June 16, 2009
Photo Gallery
Flash Photo Slideshow
 

(JUNE 16) We had a great time at the Carolinas Boxing Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction of Carolina's Champions on June 5th, 2009 at the Sheraton in Charlotte, NC. Pictures of board members and inductees. We want to say thank you to all of our sponsors who bought pages in the program book for helping make this a success!

Two-Times World Champion Travis Simms returns to the Radisson
June 15, 2009

Former 2 Times WBA Super Welterweight World Champion “Tremendous” Travis Simms will co-headline a spectacular boxing card at the Radisson Hotel in Columbia SC. Simms will be making his second appearance since losing his first fight via a controversial decision against unbeaten Joachime Alcine live on Showtime Boxing. It's a big step up for the local promotional company, Palmetto boxing, and the local boxing scene, which arguably has not played host to a boxing event of this magnitude ever . Full Story

Fight Night at the Radisson III with, Luis Collazo, Travis Simms and Don King
June 15, 2009

Palmetto Boxing Promotions LLC is proud to announce their third, “Fight Night at the Radisson” Boxing Show on Saturday, June 20th, 2009 at The Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Columbia, South Carolina. Palmetto Boxing Promotions LLC has raised the bar for all boxing promoters seeking to promote boxing in midlands. On Saturday June 20, 2009 Palmetto Boxing Promotions LLC will play host to three of the most recognized professional boxers Full Story

Palmetto Boxing Promotions and Don King Productions Join Forces
June 14, 2009
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Palmetto Boxing Promotions LLC and Don King Productions Inc. have joined forces to bring one of the best boxing events ever promoted in the Midlands. Fight Night III at the Radisson will be held at the lovely Radisson Hotel and Conference Center located at 2100 Bush River Road, Columbia SC 29229.  The show will feature two of the best boxers to have ever stepped inside the squared circle. Former WBA World Champion Luis Collazo, Promoted by Don King and...Full Story

Former WBA Welterweight Champion Luis Collazo
training hard at the WRB!
June 11, 2009
Don Kings Personal Message
Flash Photo Slideshow
Former WBA Welterweight Champion Luis Collazo is training hard at the Whiterock Boxing Gym in preparation for his upcoming fight. Collazo will be fighting next Saturday, June 20th at the Radisson Hotel in Columbia SC, on the Palmetto Boxing promoted card dubbed Fight Night III at the Radisson. Collazo also took time out of his busy schedule to visit and workout with the troops on Fort Jackson. Collazo appreciates their service and told the troops it is an honor to spend time with them.
 
Sparring at White Rock
May 20, 2009
Photo Gallery
Flash Photo Slideshow

(MAY 20) On May 9th, at the White Rock Gym, we had the pleasure of having Mike Raynor and Chris Fitzpatrick sparring to get ready for Fight Night at the Radisson 3.  Check out the latest Photo Gallery and Flash Photo Slideshow!

Fitzpatrick Demolishes Locklear in 1 round
May 4, 2009

(MAY 4) Columbia, South Carolinas super middle weight prospect Chris "Fantasm" Fitzpatrick, ko’d the cagey south paw Roger Locklear in the first round of a scheduled 4 round bout this Saturday at Club Ambis 1 in Raleigh NC. Fitzpatrick moves to 4-0 (2 KO) and showed why he is being called the future of the Columbia boxing scene as he systematically picked apart Locklear, now 1-2 Using a quick jab and excellent footwork, Fitzpatrick continuously landed 3 & 4 punch combinations and would move out of harms way before the frustrated ..Full Story

Gladney – Hernandez battle to draw In NC.
May 4, 2009

(MAY 4) Angel "Non-Stop" Gladney and Jackie Hernandez put on an excellent display of skills and heart Saturday Night at Club Ambis 1 in Raleigh NC.  The two female pugilist left the crowed breathless after four rounds of boxing that ebbed and flowed in each fighters favor throughout the four round slugfest. Gladney controlled the fight in the early rounds by backing the national boxing champion Hernandez against the ropes and unloading with thunderous right hands and looping...Full Story

2009 USA State Senior/Jo's Championship Men/Women Championship
April 24, 2009

(APR 24) On May 2, 2009, at 7:00 p.m., at the Prince of Orange Mall, in Orangeburg, South Carolina, the 2009 USA State Senior/Jo's Championship Men/Women Championship will take place. Under five years old - Free, 5-12 years old $5.00, 13 & above $10.00, Ringside Tickets 25.00.   Full Details

2009 Junior Olympic Regional Tournament
April 20, 2009

(APR 20) On May 07-10, 2009, at 7:00 p.m., at the Prince of Orange Mall in Orangeburg, South Carolina, the 2009 Junior Olympic Regional Tournament will take place.  The admission for under five years old is free. 13 & above $10.00, and Ringside tickets, $25.00.  Full Details

The "Punisher" Punishes Winky Under The Vegas Lights
By Andrew Stokes
April 13, 2009

(APR 13) Two of boxing’s most avoided pugilist stepped into the squared circle to test their skills against each other. Two-division world champion Paul “The Punisher” Williams (37-1, 27 KOs) from Aiken South Carolina put on a spectacular performance as he punished former unified junior middleweight world champion Winky Wright (51-5-1, 25 KOs) on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Cente... Full Story

Carolina Boxing Hall of Fame Board of Directors Meeting
April 10, 2009

(APR 10) White Rock Boxing has published the Carolina Boxing Hall of Fame Board of Directors Meeting, that  took place on March 19, 2009 at the Belle Acres Country Club.   For full details

Palmetto Boxing Promotions
Presents Fight Night At The Radisson 3 - For more information please call  (803) 413-7129 or 798-2266

Large Poster of Event
Official Press Release

Palmetto Boxing is proud to announce their third Fight Night at the Radisson in association with the Radisson Hotel Columbia. This new and exciting relationship has allowed us to continue bringing the best in professional boxing to the Metro Area in a Ballroom Style setting.
With our new partnership come exciting and new sponsorship opportunities, with packages that allow..
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USA State Senior and Junior Championship in Orangeburg
April 2, 2009
Large Poster of Event

(APR 2) Dexter Ladson, (FML Boxing Club), will host the upcoming State Senior and Junior Championship on May 2, 2009 at the Prince of Orangeburg Mall located at 2390 Chestnut St. Ne. Orangeburg SC. Dexter will also host the Junior Olympic Regional Championship on May 8-10, 2009. Check out the flyer for more information. Large Poster

Thank you from Billy Stanick to East Coast Truck and Trailer Repair
April 1, 2009

(APR 1) I would like to thank East Coast Truck and Trailer Repair for replacing the trailer taken from the White Rock boxing gym. Our trailer was stolen from the White Rock boxing gym a few months ago. The trailer was used for storage of our boxing ring and boxing equipment. At the gym we provide a safe, constructive..Full Letter

2009 Southern Golden
Gloves in Knoxville

by Andrew Stokes
March 28, 2009
Bouts in Finals
Winners in the Finals!

The 2009 Southern Golden Gloves are being held in Knoxville Tenn. at the Golden Gloves Arena. Daniel “DP” Powell (South Carolina) will compete in the second elimination round tonight against the very talented amateur Michael Finney (Georgia). We have four South Carolina fighters advancing to the semi-final round tonight, Jared Robinson, Andre Lusco, Mark Anderson, and again Daniel Powell. See the attached bout sheet. The Southern Golden Gloves is being hosted by Ace Miller. Ace is doing a great job as always. He has invited all boxing fans to attend this prestigious 3 day event at no charge. A special thanks to Ace for all his hard work and dedication over the many years. Winners of the Southern Golden Gloves in Knoxville Tenn. Will advance to the national Golden Gloves in Salt Lake City Utah.

Blackwell, Lumpkin, Lusoe, Anderson, Robinson, and Powell represent South Carolina in the Regional Golden Gloves Tournament
March 24, 2009

Gabe Blackwell (Sumter, SC), Alonzo Lumpkin (Rock Hill, SC), Andre Lusoe (Summerville, SC), Maurice Anderson (Columbia, SC), Jared Robinson (Sumter, SC), Daniel Powell (Columbia, SC) will represent South Carolina in the 2009 Southern Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions. The tournament will be held March 25-28, 2009 in Knoxville, TN. Winners from this regional tournament will advance to the National Golden Gloves held in Salt Lake City, Utah, May 4-10, 2009. We would like to congratulate all of our 2009 State Golden Gloves Champions! We wish them the best in their quest to become regional champions.

Carolina's Boxing
Hall of Fame Seeking Nominees!

March 20, 2009

The Carolina's Boxing Hall of Fame would like to present the Board of Directors and Advisory Board Members. If you know of anyone who should be nominated to the Carolinas Boxing Hall of Fame, please feel free to contact any of the Board of Directors.  To the list of members to contact

Standing Room Only at the 2009 SC State Golden Gloves
By Andrew Stokes
Promoter/Palmetto Boxing
March 17, 2009
Video 2009 Golden Gloves

Photo Gallery of 2009 Golden Gloves

A standing room only crowd was treated to a great night of amateur boxing at The White Rock Boxing Gym this past Saturday, March 14, 2009. Palmetto Boxing hosted the 2009 South Carolina Golden Gloves Tournament, which brought teams from as far away as North Carolina and Georgia to compete against some of the most talented boxers in the United States. Our home town boxers did not disappoint the many fans that came out to support them.  Full Story

Video: Shelby Gross Vs. Bobby Gunn
Video - Gross vs Gunn

(MAR 9) WhiteRockBoxing.com has video-streamed the Bobby Gunn vs. Shelby Gross IBA Cruiserweight world title bout that took place on March 31, 2006 at the Municipal Auditorium, in Nashville, Tennessee. A special thanks to FightBeat for allowing WRB to have it video streamed on our site.

King of the Ring Toughest Man and Woman In The South Contest
March 3, 2009
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(MAR 3) Platinum Boxing Promotions LLC is proud to announce the KING OF THE RING off the street boxing contest. The show will feature off the street men and women boxers from South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia fighting in a 2 day elimination tournament in three different weight classes for the chance to win thousands of dollars in prizes and be crowned as the toughest Son–Of-A-Gun in the..Full Story

Daniel “DP” Powell Remains Undefeated With Second Round KO at The Citadel Military Academy
By Andrew Stokes
February 22, 2009
Photo Gallery
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(FEB 22) Daniel Powell put on a spectacular performance last night as he disposed of the Citadels’ Daniel Potter in Two Rounds. Both men put there undefeated records on the line in one of the most anticipated fights of the night. After landing several stiff jabs and thunderous right hands in the first round Powell went on to seal the deal in round two with a perfectly placed left hook that sent..Full Story

Kevin Kibler wins Toughman Title and $1,000 prize. Team mate Kelley Anudson makes it to semi finals in first ever Toughman Contest
By Andrew Stokes

(FEB 13) This past Saturday Kevin Kibler and Kelley Anudson, Two Palmetto Boxing boxers, training out of the White Rock Boxing Gym, participated in the Regional Toughman Contest held in Asheville NC. Kevin Kibler ,(pictured with the championship belt),out boxed and out foxed the competition in the lightweight division to emerge as the 2009 Regional Lightweight Toughman Champion. Kevin had to fight a total of 5 times over a two day period before ...Full Story

Coach Dominic Robinson-Neal Coaches novice to Toughman Title and $1,000 prize
February 9, 2009

(FEB 9) Palmetto Boxing coach Dominic Robinson Neal showed again why he is considered one of the best boxing coaches in the Southeast. This past Saturday he took two novice fighters to the Regional Toughman Contest in Asheville, North Carolina. With only weeks to prepare for the event Dominic did what many would describe as..Full Story

Fight Night at the Radisson “Standing Room Only”
January 12, 2009
Benfield Retains Title
Official Record Attached to report

(JAN 12) On Saturday night, a standing room only crowd was treated to a night of professional boxing at The Radisson Hotel as Shane "The Irish Hitman" Benfield won a unanimous decision over Mickey Stackhouse in a light heavy weight bout that had the sell-out crowd on its feet from beginning to end. Benfield, 18-2 (12 KO's) controlled the bout from the onset but not without a few shaky moments as Stackhouse, 16-6 (10 KO's) and always dangerous, would find....Full Story

Travis Simms off Radisson Card Will Fight Sergio Martinez For WBC World Title?
By Andrew Stokes
January 8, 2009
Bout Sheet with Weights

(JAN 8) Palmetto Boxing is proud to announce their second, "Fight Night at the Radisson" Boxing Show on Saturday, January 10th, 2009 at The Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Columbia, South Carolina. Headlining the fight card at the prestigious 2008 President's Award Recipient Hotel will be former two-time WBA Light Middleweight Champion "Tremendous" Travis Simms.  Full Story

Fight Night at the Radisson Returns Travis Simms back in Action
January 2, 2009
Large Image of Poster
Video Details
Fact Sheet on Event Details

(JAN 2) Palmetto Boxing is proud to announce their second, "Fight Night at the Radisson" Boxing Show on Saturday, January 10th, 2009 at The Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Columbia, South Carolina. Headlining the fight card at the prestigious 2008 President's Award Recipient Hotel will be former two-time WBA Light Middleweight Champion "Tremendous" Travis Simms.  Full Story

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