11 May 2019

J-Rock Williams defeats Jarrett Hurd, new world champion

Junior middleweight Julian “J-Rock” Williams finally got the world title he had envisioned obtaining since a child with a one-sided dominating performance over Jarrett Hurd at the EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia, in Jarrett Hurd’s homecoming fight. The first and second round saw Williams control Hurd solidly behind a jab,

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10 May 2019

Ruben Villa wins ShoBox main event

Featherweight Ruben Villa of Salinas, Ca, now is the WBO international featherweight champion after getting a ten-round decision over Luis Alberto Lopez in the main event of ShoBox: The Next Generation. Villa showed superior skills and outboxed, a rugged opponent in Lopez. The judges saw the bout 97-93, 98-92 and

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10 May 2019

Mike Guy upsets Marco Delgado in Sacramento, Ca

Light heavyweight Mike Guy of El Dorado Hills, California defeated previously unbeaten Marco Delgado of Turlock, California by way of a split decision in the co-main event of an Uppercut Promotions from the DoubleTree in Sacramento, Ca. The judges scored the bout 57-56, 57-56 for Guy and once 55-58 for

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09 May 2019

Oscar Valdez vs Jason Sanchez headlines Reno on June 8th

Boxing’s preeminent action superhero, Oscar Valdez, will make the sixth defense of his WBO featherweight world title Saturday, June 8 against the upset-minded Jason “El Alacrancito” Sanchez at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Valdez-Sanchez and the 10-round light heavyweight showdown between title-hungry contenders Sullivan Barrera and Michael Seals will be televised

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09 May 2019

Jarrett Hurd vs Julian Williams Final Press Conference

Unified 154-pound world champion “Swift” Jarrett Hurd and top contender Julian “J-Rock” Williams previewed their showdown at a final press conference on Thursday evening before they headline Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes this Saturday night from EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia. Also squaring-off at the press conference

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09 May 2019

Weights from Sacramento, Ca card

Tomorrow, Friday, May 10th, from the DoubleTree in Sacramento, Ca, Uppercut Promotions returns with a card featuring local unsigned talent. First fight is at 7:30. Below are the weights. Mike Guy 168 vs. Marco Delgado 168David Melgoza 148 vs. Federico Malespina 147Ivan Vergara 129 vs. Guadalupe Arroyo 132Anthony Hernandez 166

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09 May 2019

Why this Saturday we find out how good Emmanuel Navarrete is?

WBO super bantamweight world champion Emmanuel Navarrete (26-1 22KOs) was largely unknown last December, somewhat assumed by most to be a stay busy fight for then-champion Isaac Dogboe (20-1 14KOs), who seemed to have star written all over him. No one informed Navarrete though. Navarrete soundly outboxed Dogboe, who looked

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09 May 2019

WBA orders Daniel Roman vs. Murodjon “MJ” Akhmadaliev

The World Boxing Association has ordered their super bantamweight champion, Daniel Roman, to make a mandatory title defense against Murodjon Akhmadaliev in his next bout, which could be Roman’s toughest task of his young career. Roman coming off the biggest win of his career, unifying two of the world titles

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07 May 2019

WBO rejects Oscar Valdez versus Erick Ituarte

Well, the World Boxing Organization is “that friendly” with Top Rank after all as the WBO rejected a purposed bout of WBO featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez taking on Thompson Boxing’s Erick Ituarte, on June 8th in Reno, Nevada, which would be broadcast on ESPN+. The president of the sanctioning

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07 May 2019

Aleksandr Usyk out of May 25th bout, hurts biecp

Aleksandr Usyk, the man best known for unifying the cruiserweight division last year, a division that most would be hard pressed to name five fighters in the division, will have to wait a bit longer to make his heavyweight debut as his May 25th fight date at the MGM National

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