03 Jan 2019

Prospect of the Year (under 10 fights) Chris Colbert

Chris Colbert is a unique fighter in the sense that he has fought at least three step-up bouts before he has had ten professional fights. The New York native who came off immature in the Jay Bulger doc “Counterpunch”, has done a feat not a lot of fighters prior to

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03 Jan 2019

Prospect of the Year (under 15 fights): Vergil Ortiz Jr.

Super lightweight Vergil Ortiz has star written all over him as he has won all eleven of his professional fights by way of knockout and his last one being the most impressive beating Roberto Ortiz. Now like all prospects, the caliber of opposition has been limited and rightfully so since

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03 Jan 2019

2018 Prospect of the Year: Maxim Dadashev

Not a lot of casual fans might know who Maxim Dadashev is, but the 28-year-old Russian is quietly amassing an impressive resume and with Teofimo Lopez and Devin Haney already advanced the prospect point, we figured we’d give this award to someone very deserving and hardly ever talked about in

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03 Jan 2019

2018 Knockout of the Year: Naoya Inoue KOs Payano

[THIS VIDEO WAS NOT UPLOADED BY US, BUT IS ON YOUTUBE AND LINKED TO THE EXACT VIDEO ON ANOTHER SITE.] “The Monster” Naoya Inoue is already a top 5 pound-for-pound fighter, but the sense is that once he comes to North America it is only a matter of time before

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03 Jan 2019

Top Rank signs Jeremy Adorno and Sonny Castro

Top Rank is proud to announce it has signed two of the East Coast’s brightest amateur stars — Puerto Rican-born super bantamweight Jeremy “Magic Hands” Adorno and South Philadelphia-born heavyweight Sonny Conto — to multi-year contracts. Conto and Adorno will make their professional debuts in four-round bouts Friday, Feb. 8

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