In the main event of Tru TV’s Friday Night Knockout segment Jose Benavidez Jr, who fought in his hometown of Phoenix, AZ kept his record intact after going 11 solid, hard fought rounds with Jorge Paez Jr before stopping him at the start of the 12th and final round. The
In a tough fight to be a judge for Antonio Orozco defeated in Emmanuel Taylor in a good bout the TruTV portion of Top Rank Promotions’ Friday night fight card in Phoenix, Arizona. In the first two rounds Orozco was able to close the distance and work combinations to
Reynaldo Ojeda who works as school teacher in Puerto Rico earned the biggest victory of his career as he defeated the always game Monty Meza Clay by 10 round unanimous decision with the scores of 98-92, 99-91, 99-91. The first two rounds saw Meza Clay maul Ojeda who seemed an
The Nevada State Athletic Commission is not playing around with performance enhancing drugs in combat sports as it added a “no tolerance” policy against fighters who test positive for banned substances. First time offenders will be suspended for 3 years with a large fine, a second offense will receive a
Paulie Malignaggi was looking to make his return to the ring after a devastating knockout loss to Shawn Porter last year that left many wondering if Malignaggi’s days in the ring had ended as his commentating career has blossomed over the past few years on CBS on Showtime. As first
Willie Monroe Jr 160 Gennady Golovkin (c) 159 WBA 160lb title officially on the line. Edgar Sosa – 112.2* Roman Gonzalez (c) – 111 * Sosa is overweight and will have one more chance to come in on weight
Venue: US Airway Center in Phoenix, AZ Promoter: Top Rank Jose Benavidez, Jr. 139 vs. Jorge Paez, Jr. 140 (WBA interim super lightweight title) Antonio Orozco 141 vs. Emmanuel Taylor 141 Trevor McCumby 176 vs. Fabiano Pena 175 Abel Ramos 141 lbs vs. Angel Martinez 141 Carlos Castro 123 vs.
Venue: Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT Promoter: SMS Promo/DiBella Ent/Universal Promo TV: ESPN2 Reynaldo Ojeda 135 vs. Monty Meza-Clay 134 Luis Rosa 123.5 vs. Jonathan Perez 123 Jair Ramos 139 vs. Curtis Morton 139 Ivan Golub ?? vs. Kostya Rovenskyy ?? Charles Foster 174 vs. Joe Gardner 174 Alberto Candeleria