Algieri and Bridges Make the Rival Family Proud
Algieri vs. LesPierre
August 3, 2021
Former junior welterweight title holder Chris Algieri took on Mikkel LesPierre at the Madison Square Garden Theater on Tuesday 3rd August, 2021. At the end of 10 exciting rounds, Algieri scored his 4th straight win, defeating LesPierre by unanimous decision and boosting his record to 25-3, with 9 wins by the way of knockout.
We are very excited to announce a Team Algieri x Rival Boxing partnership! Learn more about it here.
Bridges vs. Connolly
August 7, 2021
On Saturday 7th August, Ebanie “The Blonde Bomber” Bridges came out on top against opponent Bec Connolly at Matchroom Fight Camp in Essex, winning in style with a 3rd round technical knockout. Now with a record of 6-1, with 3 wins by knockout, Bridges has established herself as a true force to be reckoned with in the bantamweight division.
Stanionis vs. Collazo
August 7, 2021
Eimantas Stanionis, undefeated in the welterweight division, gave a stellar performance against veteran Luis Collazo on Saturday 7th August at The Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota. But before he could finish what he started, the fight came to an abrupt end when an accidental clash of heads injured Collazo and forced the ref to call a no-contest in the 4th round. Stanionis, whose current record is 13-0, with 9 knockouts, will surely be back in the ring soon to take home his next win!
McCarthy vs. Billam-Smith
July 31, 2021
In a 12-round cruiserweight fight, Saturday 31st July, Tommy McCarthy lost by a narrow split decision against Chris Billam-Smith at Matchroom Fight Camp in Essex. Despite this defeat, McCarthy gave an impressive performance, and holds a record of 18-3, with 9 wins by knockout. We look forward to seeing him back in the mix very soon!
Buatsi vs. Bolotniks
August 14, 2021
On Saturday 14th August, Ricards Bolotniks showed tremendous heart in a light heavyweight division battle against Joshua Buatsi at Matchroom Fight Camp in Essex. He was ultimately defeated by technical knockout in the 11th round, but still holds a strong record of 18-6-1, with 8 wins by knockout.
Russ Anber in Conlan’s Corner
August 6, 2021
On Friday 6th August, Russ Anber was in the corner with Mick Conlan amid the electric atmosphere at Falls Park in Belfast, Ireland. Conlan took on TJ Doheny in a featherweight division battle, beating him via unanimous decision in a 12 round fight. Check out what Russ Anber had to say about this experience and his time spent with Team Conlan here.
We wish to congratulate all those who took to the ring on their amazing effort and hard work, and we thank you for continuing to choose Rival!
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