Aug
04

Roc Nation Sports Sued for $20 Million

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  Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports is being sued for $20 million by two boxing promoters for trying to steal top fighter, Demetrius Andrade, away from an existing deal. Per New York Daily News, Joe DeGuardia (Star Boxing) and Artie Pelullo (Banner Promotions) are claiming that Roc Nation initially agreed to pay the 27 year…
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Mar
05

Miguel Cotto And Cotto Promotions Partner With Roc Nation Sports

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Middleweight world champion Miguel Cotto & Cotto Promotions has formed a partnership with Roc Nation Sports. Cotto Promotions, LLC is the leading boxing promotional company in Puerto Rico, founded by Miguel Cotto. Cotto has signed a multi-year, multi-fight deal with RNS. Cotto is leaving Top Rank, which has promoted all but two of his fights,…
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Mar
04

Roc Nation Sports Signs Boxer Junior Younan

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Roc Nation Sports has signed a multi-year exclusive promotional agreement with rising undefeated super middleweight prospect Junior “The Young God” Younan (6-0, 5 KO’s). The signing comes on the heels of Roc Nation Sports reaching an agreement with Younan’s former promoter, DiBella Entertainment, under which Roc Nation Sports acquired 100% of Younan’s promotional rights. Younan…
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Feb
12

Roc Nation Sports Signs 6 New Boxers

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Roc Nation Sports reported yesterday that they have added 6 more boxers to their esteemed roster: Javier Flores (Welterweight), Sonny Fredrickson (Lightweight), Tyler McCreary (Featherweight), Wellington Romero (Junior Welterweight), Miguel Sanchez (Junior Middleweight), and Rudy Puga Jr. (Middleweight), have all signed exclusive promotional agreements. These additions come just one day after announcing their split with…
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Jan
20

Bryant Jennings Signs With Roc Nation Sports

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Undefeated heavyweight boxer Bryant Jennings has signed to Roc Nation Sports. Jennings is scheduled to fight for the world championship on April 25th on HBO at Madison Square Garden against Wladimir Klitschko. The deal for the fight had been agreed to a few weeks ago, but the deal was paused when Gary Shaw who was…
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Jan
09

Roc Nation Sports Signs Andre Ward

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Middleweight champion Andre Ward, regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world, has joined Roc Nation Sports. Ward has only fought twice in the past three years due to a protracted contract battle with Goossen Promotions. Tom Brown of Goossen Promotions told ESPN.com “That chapter is closed. I’ve moved on”. “We have…
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Jan
06

Roc Nation Sports Presents ‘Throne Boxing’

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In August of 2014 Roc Nation Sports announced its entrance into boxing promotion and its first card is set for January 9th at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The card will be headlined by welterweight prospect Dusty Hernandez-Harrison of Washington, D.C., and Long Island’s Tommy Rainone of Plainview, New York, in a scheduled 10-round…
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Aug
19

Roc Nation Sports Expands Industry Presence With Boxing Division

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It’s not even two years old, but Roc Nation Sports has NBA, MLB and NFL clients.  It even lays claim to representing WNBA superstar and Tulsa Shock guard, Skylar Diggins.  Nine clients to be exact. Now, the division of Roc Nation is strategically aiming to enter the boxing sphere, according to President and Chief of…
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May
14

Controversy Will Continue With The 10-point Must System

Robbie Lawler (blue gloves) is declared the winner after his welterweight bout during UFC 167 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

On May 3rd, 2014 Floyd Money Mayweather defeated Marcos Maidana in one of the closest fights in recent history. Undoubtedly, the closest fight Money Mayweather has been in… quite possibly his entire career. While that fight was insanely close, fans throughout the world screamed controversy that Maidana was robbed, that boxing is corrupt, that something…
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Sep
22

Protect Yourself At All Times: Mayweather Stuns Ortiz in Controversial Knockout

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Many boxing fans are in an uproar after the controversial knock out of Victor Ortiz at the hands of Floyd Mayweather.  In the first three rounds, Mayweather showed no signs of ring rust despite a 16-month layoff.  He was able to impose his will on Ortiz with his sound defense and exceptional counter-punching ability. In…
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