12 Apr 2018

Francisco Vargas stops Rod Salka, seeks Berchelt rematch

Former WBC super featherweight world champion Francisco Vargas walked down a game, but outgunned Rod Salka in the main event of Golden Boy Promotions card taking place from Fantasy Springs in Indio, CA, broadcast worldwide on ESPN2. Salka spent the whole fight on his back foot with limited success at

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12 Apr 2018

Frank De Alba, O’Shaquie Foster make weight in PA

Photo: Marc Abrams Press Release Frank De Alba 130.1 – O’Shaquie Foster 131.2   Luther Smith 199.1 – Elvin Sanchez 198.7 Martino Jules 128 – Vincent Jennings 126.7 James Robinson 156.7 – Greg Jackson 150.9 Jesus Perez 142.9 –  Anthony Sonnier 143.2 Craig Callaghan 152 – Cesar Soriano Berumen 151.6

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12 Apr 2018

Andrew Cancio knocks out Aidar Sharibayev in upset win

Super featherweight Andrew Cancio was not given much of a shot by many heading into his co-main event bout on ESPN2 against highly decorated amateur Aidar Sharibayev at Fantasy Springs Casino and Resort in Indio, CA, but didn’t matter after his tenth round technical knockout win. Sharibayev won the first two rounds

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12 Apr 2018

Romero Duno vs. Gilberto Gonzalez set for May 17th

Romero “Ruthless” Duno (16-1, 14 KOs) of General Santos City, Philippines will fight Mexico City’s Gilberto “Flaco” Gonzalez (27-4, 22 KOs) in a 10-round lightweight fight in the main event of the May 17 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. This exciting main event will headline a night of two back-to-back

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12 Apr 2018

Ruben Villa headlines hometown of Salinas, April 14th

Featherweight Ruben Villa, a Salinas, California native will be competing for vacant World Boxing Organisation Youth Featherweight Title in his hometown against Marlon Olea. Villa, a 2016 U.S. Olympic alternate who lost his spot in the 2016 Olympic Games to silver medalist U.S. Olympian Shakur Stevenson, is currently one of

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12 Apr 2018

Paul Butler vs. Emmanuel Rodriguez set for AWE TV on May 5th

Paul Butler gets the chance to become two-time IBF World Bantamweight champion when he tackles undefeated Emmanuel Rodriguez at The O2 in London on May 5, live on AWE-A Wealth of Entertainment.   Butler’s clash with Rodriguez is part of a huge night of action in Greenwich as Heavyweight rivals Tony

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12 Apr 2018

Ryan Garcia vs. Jayson Velez, May 4th at StubHub Center

Ryan “The Flash” Garcia (14-0, 13 KOs), the 2017 consensus prospect of the year and pride of Victorville, Calif., headlines a very special edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Garcia, who is the brightest rising star in the sport of boxing today, will kick off the Cinco de

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12 Apr 2018

Joe Frazier gets a street named after him in Philadelphia

This story was originally reported here. The city of Philadelphia has always been a boxing city and its lineage with boxing only is furthered now after Hall of Fame boxing heavyweight Smokin’ Joe Frazier was recently honored with a street named after him. Frazier, a power-punching pressure fighter, who was one

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