14 Aug 2018

Top Rank wins purse bid of “Mighty Mo” Hooker vs. Alex Saucedo

Roc Nation Sports today announced that Top Rank has won the purse bid for Maurice Hooker’s defense of the WBO Super Lightweight Title against top mandatory challenger Alex Saucedo, submitting a $1.625 million bid to secure the rights to promote the WBO title fight. Given the outcome, Hooker (24-0-3, 16

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11 Aug 2018

JoJo Diaz loses chance at second world title on the scales

JoJo Diaz is now 0-2 in title opportunities as he failed to make weight for his fight against WBA Featherweight champion, Jesus Rojas. The fight will still go on as scheduled and will stream live via Facebook Watch from the Avalon Hollywood in Hollywood, CA. However, with the failed attempt

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10 Aug 2018

Boxing Preview: JoJo Diaz tries for title again

JoJo tries for a title again! Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. will go for his second world title fight after losing to Gary Russell Jr. earlier this year as he hoped to capture the WBC featherweight title, as Diaz will fight Jesus Rojas for the WBA “regular” featherweight title at The

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10 Aug 2018

Weights from Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Penn. (August 9, 2018)–Weights for Friday night’s fight card at SugarHouse Casino. Tyrone Crawley, Jr.  138.5 – Ricardo Garcia 140.7 (WBF Junior Welterweight Title)   Christopher Brooker 169 – Eric Moon 167.9 Poindexter Knight 149.9 – Greg Averil Young 147.4 Joshafat Ortiz 128.6 – Javier Oquendo 128.8 Rasheed Johnson 145.5 –

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08 Aug 2018

Ryan Garcia set for a September Showdown with Carlos Morales

Ryan Garcia set for a September Showdown with Carlos Morales By Anthony “Stacks” Saldaña He’s a 15x National Champion, one of the most talented prospects in the sport of boxing and with over a million followers on social media he has all the makings of becoming Golden Boy Promotions next

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07 Aug 2018

Ray Beltran focused on Jose Pedraza fight

Ray Beltran scratched and clawed and spent nearly 19 years as a pro boxer before earning his first world title. He outpointed Paulus Moses on Feb. 16 in Reno, Nevada, to win the vacant WBO lightweight title, a lifelong dream finally fulfilled. A native of Los Mochis, Mexico, Beltran is now a

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07 Aug 2018

Ryan Garcia returns on Facebook, fights Carlos Morales

NABF and NABO Super Featherweight champion Ryan “Kingry” Garcia (15-0, 13 KOs) will face his toughest challenge yet as he takes on NABA Super Featherweight Champion Carlos “The Solution” Morales (17-2-3, 6 KOs) in a non-title fight scheduled for 10 rounds in the lightweight division. The clash will be the main event of the Sept.

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07 Aug 2018

Fresno, CA gets action packed undercard for September 14th

On September 14th, local central valley hero and WBC super lightweight champion Jose Ramirez of Avenal, CA will make his first title defense against Antonio Orozco in 12-round world title fight from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, CA. Ramirez, a fighter with strong ties to the community in Fresno,

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02 Aug 2018

Boxing returns to Sacramento, Ca THIS FRIDAY headlined by O’Jay Brown

Nasser Niavaroni’s Uppercut Promotions returns Friday, August 3rd in Sacramento, Ca at the DoubleTree Hotel. The card is headlined by Sacramento, Ca heavyweight O’Jayland Brown against a game and tough veteran Ignacio Zambrano in a six-round bout who will be fighting after a year and a half layoff. Also featured on

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02 Aug 2018

Canelo Alvarez training camp notes for Golovkin PPV fight

 Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) has stepped up training camp in his second home of San Diego, Calif. as he prepares to face WBC, WBA, and IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) in the most anticipated bout of 2018. The event will take place Saturday, Sept. 15 at T-Mobile Arena in

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