ESPN 630 AM The Sports Capitol And Beltway Battles Announce Media Partnership Agreement

04/27/2023 - No comments

ESPN 630 AM is proud to announce the launch of our official partnership with Beltway Battles – the DMV’s premier professional boxing promotion.

ESPN 630 AM will serve as the “Official Media Partner” for Beltway Battles: Round 4 (#BBR4), the first card of the promotion’s Summer Series, scheduled for Saturday, May 6, 6pm EDT at the Entertainment & Sports Arena (ESA). Promoters of the event are Rising Star Promotions, DHH Promotions and Blue Cork Strategies, LLC, in association with Events DC.

“We are excited to expand the reach of Beltway Battles and help bring live professional boxing back to Washington, D.C.” said Mike Callow, Assistant Program Director, ESPN 630 AM. “This partnership will bring new and exciting boxing content to ESPN 630 AM as a part of our continued effort to deliver premium sports programming to our listeners.”

ESPN 630 AM listeners can now expect to hear more interviews with the fighters, more conversation around the sport and an increased presence from the station on-site at the fights.

“Beltway Battles is thrilled to enter into this new partnership with ESPN 630 AM to promote the first of our Summer Series, and continuing building upon Washington, D.C.’s storied history of boxing,” said Brian Bishop, Beltway Battles spokesperson.

Boxing fans in the DMV area can also mark their calendars for the next two shows of the Summer Series: Beltway Battles: Round 5 on Saturday, June 24, 2023 (official weigh-in on Friday, June 23) and Beltway Battles: Round 6 on Saturday, August 19, 2023 (official weigh-in on Friday, August 18).

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ESPN 630 AM joins Beltway Battles’ current partner organizations, including DMPED/WDCEP, Events DC, Urban Boxing, City Renewables, La Tingeria, El Paso Mexican Restaurant, City-State Brewing, BLOSSOM, ChaCho Spirits, TCapri Tequila, FareRyder, Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, OCTFME, and Guy Fieri’s DC Kitchen & Bar.


ESPN 630 AM is Cumulus Media’s (NASDAQ: CMLS) Washington, DC-based sports station, and is the home to high-quality local programming including The Andy Pollin Show, The Tony Kornheiser Show, and The Bram Weinstein Show. The station also features the live play-by-play broadcasts of the Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, and University of Virginia Sports Radio Network – while also syndicating ESPN’s National Programming broadcasts of Football Sunday, NBA Radio, College Basketball, College Football, and MLB Radio. ESPN 630 AM provides advertisers with personal connections and local reach through on-air and on-demand digital, mobile, social, and voice-activated platforms, as well as integrated digital marketing services, full-service audio solutions, industry-leading research and insights, and live event experiences. For more information, please visit or find us on social media @ESPN630DC and the ESPN 630 App.

About Rising Star Promotions

Since 2015, Rising Star Promotions has had a mission to give fight fans the best value for their ticket dollars by presenting exciting, quality boxing events that showcase local and regional talent. With the launch of numerous series such as Atlantic City Fight Night, Boardwalk Boxing and Beltway Battles, the New Jersey-based promoter seeks to deliver the glamour and buzz that boxing boasted in years past, while honoring the rich history of the sport and reaffirming its commitment to producing the best matchups the area market has to offer.

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About DHH Promotions

Since 2021, it is DHH Promotions mission to give local, national and international fighters the ability to showcase their talents and potentially launch the careers of future champions. CEO, Dusty Hernández-Harrison (34-0-1, 20KOs) came from the local DC boxing scene and has gone on to fight on some of the biggest cards in boxing. DHH Promotions is committed to providing the same opportunities to the fighters they promote.

Blue Cork Strategies

Blue Cork Strategies LLC is a woman-owned partnership agency based in Washington DC. Blue Cork provides strategic advisory and representation services to corporate brands, non-profit organizations, event rights-holders, and other firms interested in developing and optimizing successful partnership and alliance programs. Partnership-related services include strategy & planning, prospect outreach, deal negotiation, and engagement execution. More information at