Danny Garcia KOs Brandon Rios in the 9th round
Former two-division world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia shook his lone career defeat by knocking out Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios in the main event of a Showtime telecast promoted by Mayweather Promotions taking place from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a fairly competitive fight that saw
David Benavidez, Yordenis Ugas win on Showtime undercard
WBC super middleweight champion David Benavidez (20-0, 17 KOs) dominated Ronald Gavril (18-3, 14 KOs) in their rematch on Saturday night at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas to pick a wide unanimous decision. Benavidez used educated pressure with a vicious body attack that neutralized Ronald Gavril. The judges saw the bout
Victor Ortiz-Devon Alexander fight to draw, Caleb Plant wins!
Two former world champions in the welterweight fought to a draw as Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander went back in forth in a crossroads fight at the Don Haskins Convention Center in El Paso, Texas. This writer had Devon Alexander ahead as Alexander seems to be a new fighter after
Joey Spencer wins pro debut in Las Vegas, Nevada
Linden, Michigan’s Joey Spencer, who now lives and trains in Hayward, CA with his father Jason Spencer, while training at Virgil Hunter’s private boxing gym in Hayward, CA, had a tremendous professional debut as he dropped Uriel Gonzalez before Gonzalez’s corner threw the towel in, in the second round. Spencer
Fresno’s Marcos Hernandez fights to draw in Texas
“Mad Man” Marcos Hernandez of Fresno, CA fought to a six-round split draw with Jeison Rosario in El Paso, Texas. The fight was highly competitive with both fighters having moments as the outcome was close when the judges read the cards. The judges scored the bout 58-56 Hernandez, 59-55 Rosario
George Groves dominates Chris Eubank Jr.
WBA super middleweight champion “Saint” George Groves (28-3, 20 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision over Chris Eubank Jr (26-2, 20 KOs) to retain his title in a World Boxing Super Series semifinal at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. In a surprising turn of affairs, the younger Eubank Jr.
Jessy Martinez stops San Francisco’s Richard Hargraves in Studio City
Jessy “The Magician” Martinez (9-0 6KOs) of Woodland Hills, CA continued his winning by picking up a stoppage over San Francisco, CA favorite Richard Hargraves (3-2-2 2KOs) on Bash Boxing card from the Sportsman’s Lodge in Studio City, CA. The end of the fight came in the third round when
Heather Hardy beats Ana Julaton in MMA fight
Undefeated professional boxer Heather Hardy continued her foray into mixed martial arts, this time defeating rival and former professional boxing champion Ana Julaton in a somewhat entertaining affair. The bout which served as the co-main event to Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione II on the Paramount Network and promoted by Bellator
Isaac Zarate, Ruben Villa win in Ontario, Ca
In the main event, Isaac Zarate picked up an eight-round decision over Christian Ayala in front of a packed house at The DoubleTree in Ontario, CA. The fight saw Zarate control the action, but seemingly slow towards the later rounds as Ayala’s pressure presented problems. The judges scored the bout