For those that will call in to make reservations (415-394-1111 or 1-800-248-3308), please have them reference group code “SWBCON” or group name “North American Boxing Federation (NABF)”!
Thw NABF SUPPORTS MAY, AS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH. PLEASE WEAR A GREEN RIBBON AND HELP STOP THE #STIGMA
NABF EXCITED TO BE INVOLVED IN HISTORICAL FIGHT CARDS
The NABF is incredibly excited to have multiple bouts during this busy week of boxing in Las Vegas, culminating in the historic Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao World title unification bout.
On Friday night, in a bout to be televised on tru TV, NABF Welterweight champion Mikael Zewski (26-0, 20), of Quebec, Canada, will put his undefeated record, NABF title and WBC top 10 rating on the line at the Cosmopolitan against undefeated Konstantin Ponomarev (27-0, 13), a former WBC World Youth champion now based in Arizona. This match-up of two undefeated fighters rated in the top 15 by the WBC promises to get the weekend off to an exciting start, and the winner is certain to move closer to title contention.
(At the debonair Chelsea Ballroom in the Cosmpolitan Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, Konstantin Ponomarev defeated Mikael Zewski, by unanimous decision)
The Mayweather vs Pacquiao bout on Saturday night is garnering unseen levels of media coverage and will shatter records as the highest grossing fight of all time. The NABF is thrilled to have not one, but two title fights on the undercard of this historic bout!
San Francisco Selected as NABF 47th Annual Convention Site
July 2 – 5, 2015
Hotel Nikko San Francisco, 222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA has agreed to host our 47th annual Convention. The hotel is located in the heart of San Francisco and is one block from the famous Powell Street Cable car stop. Hotel Nikko has given us a special rate of $169.00 per night that are valid three (3) days prior and three (3) days post-convention dates.
Time is moving quickly and the 2015 San Francisco NABF Convention will be here before you know it.
The Hotel Nikko –San Francisco is holding a limited number of rooms reserved for the North American Boxing Federation. Because of our special room rate, rooms have gone quickly and in order to obtain the special room rate, we urge you to act quickly.
The online Pre-registration will save you money from registering at the door. PLUS the Alcatraz cruise will be free to those who pre-register and are staying at the NIKKO Hotel. (Alcatraz Tickets one per registered party or two per registered couple)
Officials – This year we will have special training and evaluation in preparation of compiling our
ARLINGTON, TEXAS--- The newly formed Texas Boxing Hall of Fame has announced that Dallas boxing legend, Dickie Cole, will be the first to be enshrined into the organization. The 84 year old Cole was honored in a ring ceremony during the April 18, HBO Boxing After Dark event at College Park Center, at the University of Texas at Arlington.
The former President of the Nabf and retired director of the Texas Boxing Commission, Dickie was properly honored, surrounded by a huge contingent of family and friends in Arlington Texas. Many pieces of "Dickie Boxing Memorabilia" were shown, including a caricature drawn by the late Spider Bynum were on display. It was a grand and fitting event!
New JUNIOR NABF middleweight Champion , March 13, 2015 in Fort McDowell, AZ
Luis Rose at the Weigh in.
Luis Rose TKO's Zizic in the 6th or 8 exciting rounds!
NABF Super middleweight Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (30-0, 24 KOs) who's ranked at number two by the WBC, stopped resilient veteran Fulgencio Zuniga (27-10, 24 KOs) in round eight, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
Ramirez who's filled out considerably and looks enormous for a super middleweight, was sharp and precise, winning every round before getting the stoppage.