22 Aug 2019

Luis Feliciano, Blair Cobbs win on Thursday Night Fights

In the main event from the Fantasy Springs Resort in Indo, California, super lightweight Luis Feliciano defeated Genaro Gamez in a battle of two unbeaten prospects. A solid body shot from Feliciano hurt Gamez in the third round. Feliciano just seemed sharpy and better conditioned of the two as he

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22 Aug 2019

Golovkin title clash in October looks to bring star power to DAZN.

Gennady Golovkin now has another date, October 5th against Sergiy Derevyanchenko, for the now vacant IBF middleweight world title after Canelo Alvarez was stripped of the title after a series of confusing circumstances, which will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York, broadcast on the

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21 Aug 2019

Bay Area boxing returns to San Mateo THIS SATURDAY – INFO HERE

Super lightweight prospect Willie Shaw Jr. (10-1, 7KOs) will rematch Jose Maruffo (12-8-2, 1KO) at the San Mateo Events Center on Saturday, August 24th, in San Mateo, California in an eight-round bout. The bout is a rematch of a competitive and close bout in which Maruffo edged a split decision.

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17 Aug 2019

Navarrete, Magdaleno win on ESPN, L.A. bout

WBO super bantamweight world champion Emmanuel Navarrete (28-1 24KOs) made the second defense of his world title stopping previously unbeaten Francisco De Vaca (20-1 6KOs) in the third round of their main event from the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, California, airing nationally on ESPN. The bout was

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12 Aug 2019

WEEKEND THOUGHTS | VERGIL ORTIZ’S HOMECOMING, OLYMPIAN LOSES PRO DEBUT, SOSA WINS

Vergil Ortiz comes home Vergil Ortiz is one of Golden Boy Promotions best prospects. The welterweight prospect, who now is a contender, moved up to 147 lbs in his last bout stopping Mauricio Herrera before this past Saturday’s bout in his hometown of Grand Prairie, Texas, in which he stopped

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10 Aug 2019

Jason Sosa stops Rhodes, Adan Gonzales upsets 2x Gold Medalist Ramirez

Former super featherweight world champion Jason Sosa (23-3-4, 16 KOs) scored a seven-round technical knockout of Haskell Lydell Rhodes (27-4-1, 13 KOs) on Saturday night at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia. Sosa dropped Rhodes twice in round five with many believing the fight would end there, but Rhodes survived into

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10 Aug 2019

Vergil Ortiz stops Antonio Orozco, Franco-Negrete Draw, Again

Welterweight Vergil Ortiz Jr scored a sixth-round KO over Antonio Orozco on Saturday night at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie, Texas. The fight was close, Ortiz was the aggressor early, but Orozco, known for good pressure began to push back Ortiz. In the sixth round, Orozco was dealt heavy

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09 Aug 2019

Saudi Arabia on display as it might land Ruiz Jr. vs. Joshua II

In a sport, I love to death, but that sees promoter get rich off CTE and brain trauma of fighters it is no surprise, that ethics might get thrown out the window for large sums of money. Matchroom CEO Eddie Hearn announced via Twitter that Saudi Arabia may land the

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06 Aug 2019

RANT: Can we talk about the fights, not the business of boxing?

The business of boxing is boring and depressing.  I tune into boxing weekly, to see fights, I get the storyline aspects of the sport, but it feels that nowadays most content I read about boxing is speculation around rumors, none of which have been confirmed to be fact, but are

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06 Aug 2019

WBO orders Jose Ramirez vs Jack Catterall

Unified WBO and WBC super lightweight world champion Jose Ramirez already appears to have a new bout in works after his win over Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker last month, as the WBO ordered a mandatory title defense against Jack Catterall (24-0 13KOs), which will need to come to terms within

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