James, Truax ready to “rumble” tonight at the Armory

MINNEAPOLIS,MN  (August 21, 2018) – Local world-ranked boxers Jamal “Shango” James and “Golden” Caleb Truax step into the ring tonight at the Minneapolis Armory  for a nationally televised night of boxing at the historic venue.   James, of Minneapolis, boasts a 23-1 professional record and is ranked No. 3 in the world at welterweight by the World Boxing Association. He hopes to continue his ascent in the division with a win over Mahonry Montes (35-7-1) of Mexico. Former IBF Super Middleweight champion Truax, of Osseo, will make his Armory debut in a showdown against upset-minded Fabiano Pena (15-10-1). Both fighters said … Continue reading James, Truax ready to “rumble” tonight at the Armory

Truax, James to highlight August 24th Boxing Card at Minneapolis Armory

Minneapolis, MN ( July 17, 2018) – World-ranked local boxers Jamal “Shango” James and “Golden” Caleb Truax will return to the ring on Aug. 24 as in a nationally televised night of boxing at the historic Minneapolis Armory. Few if any local boxing cards in the last 30 years can match the Minnesota star power that will step into the ring on Aug. 24. Both James and Truax look to move up the ranks and improve their positions as world championship contenders. James, of Minneapolis, boasts a 23-1 record and is ranked No. 3 in the welterweight division by the World … Continue reading Truax, James to highlight August 24th Boxing Card at Minneapolis Armory

James wins 10-round bout in boxing’s return to the Minneapolis Armory

In a venue that hasn’t seen boxing in 45 years, that once hosted the likes of boxing greats Sugar Ray Robinson and Joe Louis, the Minneapolis Armory did not disappoint on Friday night.   Minneapolis native Jamal James upped his sparkling record to 23-1 with a 10-round majority decision over Abel Ramos (18-3-2, 13 KOs) of  Casa Grande, Arizona,  in a toe-to-toe bloodbath that thrilled a packed house at the newly renovated Armory. James, who is the 4th ranked welterweight in the world according to the World Boxing Association, had his work cut out for him against the hard hitting … Continue reading James wins 10-round bout in boxing’s return to the Minneapolis Armory