17 May 2015

Chocolatito destroys Sosa in two rounds

Well, Roman Gonzalez was worth the wait. The flyweight Nicaraguan knockout artist wasted little time endearing himself to American fans as he destroyed a tough Edgar Sosa, who looked at a loss for the power and skill of Gonzalez. From the start of the fight Gonzalez landed at will with

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15 May 2015

Antonio Orozco beats Emmanuel Taylor on TruTV opener

In a tough fight to be a judge for Antonio Orozco defeated in Emmanuel Taylor in a good bout the TruTV portion of Top Rank Promotions’ Friday night fight card in Phoenix, Arizona.   In the first two rounds Orozco was able to close the distance and work combinations to

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15 May 2015

Reynaldo Ojeda decisions Monty Meza Clay

Reynaldo Ojeda who works as school teacher in Puerto Rico earned the biggest victory of his career as he defeated the always game Monty Meza Clay by 10 round unanimous decision with the scores of 98-92, 99-91, 99-91. The first two rounds saw Meza Clay maul Ojeda who seemed an

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15 May 2015

NSAC to hand out harsh penalties for positive steroid tests

The Nevada State Athletic Commission is not playing around with performance enhancing drugs in combat sports as it added a “no tolerance” policy against fighters who test positive for banned substances. First time offenders will be suspended for 3 years with a large fine, a second offense will receive a

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15 May 2015

Paulie Malignaggi out of May 29th fight, Fortuna-Vazquez new co-main for May 29th

Paulie Malignaggi was looking to make his return to the ring after a devastating knockout loss to Shawn Porter last year that left many wondering if Malignaggi’s days in the ring had ended as his commentating career has blossomed over the past few years on CBS on Showtime. As first

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15 May 2015

Golovkin and Monroe make weight, Sosa slightly over for HBO debut

Willie Monroe Jr 160 Gennady Golovkin (c) 159 WBA 160lb title officially on the line. Edgar Sosa – 112.2* Roman Gonzalez (c) – 111 * Sosa is overweight and will have one more chance to come in on weight

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15 May 2015

Weights from TruTV, Phoenix, Az card

Venue: US Airway Center in Phoenix, AZ Promoter: Top Rank Jose Benavidez, Jr. 139 vs. Jorge Paez, Jr. 140 (WBA interim super lightweight title) Antonio Orozco 141 vs. Emmanuel Taylor 141 Trevor McCumby 176 vs. Fabiano Pena 175 Abel Ramos 141 lbs vs. Angel Martinez 141 Carlos Castro 123 vs.

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15 May 2015

Weights from ESPN2 Friday Night Fights

Venue: Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT Promoter: SMS Promo/DiBella Ent/Universal Promo TV: ESPN2 Reynaldo Ojeda 135 vs. Monty Meza-Clay 134 Luis Rosa 123.5 vs. Jonathan Perez 123 Jair Ramos 139 vs. Curtis Morton 139 Ivan Golub ?? vs. Kostya Rovenskyy ?? Charles Foster 174 vs. Joe Gardner 174 Alberto Candeleria

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14 May 2015

Karim Mayfield, The People’s Champ

When I graduated college in 2006, the economic boom was about to end. It was foreshadowed by one of the weirdest graduation speeches I can remember. We stood on stage as the speaker  told us that dark times loomed in the future, it was far from the cry of optimism

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