18 Oct 2017

Pulev out, Anthony Joshua gets new opponent

Carlos Takam has replaced Kubrat Pulev as the IBF mandatory challenger for Anthony Joshua at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on October 28. Pulev, a heavyweight who had only lost to Wladimir Klitschko was injured in sparring and forced to pull out with a shoulder injury.   Takam, a game veteran

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Jerry Hoffman
18 Oct 2017

Rest in Peace, Jerry Hoffman, Boxing legend passes

It is with a heavy heart, ITRBoxing.com (Lukie) would like to write that we lost a friend of ours, Jerry Hoffman. Jerry was a boxing promoter, a sports personality and much more, he promoted some of the best Northern California cards known to man which were entitled “The Riot in

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17 Oct 2017

Top Northern California Pro Boxers training in Martinez, CA gym

Undefeated super featherweight Andy Vences, who is currently the WBC Continentals Americas champion and featherweight Manuel “Tino” Avila are the highest ranked homegrown active Northern California fighters and now train at the same gym, FightKore International in Martinez, CA. Vences, who fights November 11th in Fresno, CA on a card

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Karim Mayfield San Francisco October 21st
17 Oct 2017

Boxing returns to San Francisco, CA this Saturday, October 21st

Boxing makes its return to San Francisco, CA when Humboldt Boxing and Karim Mayfield’s (17-4-1 11KOs) Hard Hitta Promotions promote “Back to Business”, a card headlined by the aforementioned Mayfield at the SF Armory (1800 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103). Mayfield, a San Francisco legend in and out of

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15 Oct 2017

Lara, Charlo and Hurd win on Showtime Triple Header

WBA super world super welterweight champion Erislandy Lara (25-2-2 14KOs) outpointed former 2012 U.S. Olympian Terrell Gausha (20-1 9KOs) in the main event of a card in front of roughly 8,000 people at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, broadcast worldwide by Showtime. Lara was too skilled for Gausha

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15 Oct 2017

Santa Cruz, Mares win, DeMarco stops prospect

Three division world champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz (34-1-1, 19 KOs)  returned with an eighth-round TKO over Chris Avalos (27-6, 20 KOs) on Saturday night at the Stub Hub Center in Carson, California headlining Premier Boxing Champions on FOX. Santa Cruz seemingly turned back time as he traded with

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10 Oct 2017

Gabriel Rosado vs Glen Tapia Full Fight Breakdown

By Sevak Sarkisian On October 19th , fight fans around the world will be treated to an exciting middleweight clash between Glen Tapia (23-4 15KO’s) and Gabriel Rosado (23-11 13KO’s)  taking place at the Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and will be aired live on ESPN as

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10 Oct 2017

Abner Mares hopes to avenge StubHub Center demons Saturday

Four-time world champion at three different weight classes and current WBA featherweight champion Abner Mares was on his way to being a once in a generation fighter when the unexpected happened. A first-round knockout seemingly in a stay busy fight against a fighter many thought was “over the hill” in

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09 Oct 2017

Jessie Magdaleno off Fresno, CA Top Rank card, UPDATED CARD

Some sad news for fight fans in Northern and Central California as WBO super bantamweight champion Jessie Magdaleno will no longer defend his title against Cesar Juarez in Fresno, CA on November 11th at the Save Mart Center. The news which first came from ESPN.com, states that a wrist injury

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09 Oct 2017

Devin Haney to fight in San Francisco, CA on October 21st

Future boxing star 18-year-old Devin Haney (17-0 11KOs) has been added to a card being put on by junior welterweight San Francisco legend Karim Mayfield on October 21st at the SF Armory. According to BoxRec.com will face Carlos Cardenas in a six round bout. The card as of now features the

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