What a weird week for Top Rank. Carl Frampton, a former featherweight world champion, who had two fantastic bouts with Leo Santa Cruz, suffered broken bones from a freak injury in the hotel lobby while having coffee on fight week, Monday to be exact. One man’s loss is another’s gain,
Undefeated featherweights Ivan Vergara and Malikai Johnson will do battle tomorrow night, 7:30 PM at the DoubleTree Hotel in Sacramento, Ca. The bout is a rematch of Vergara’s second to last amateur bout in which he beat Johnson, but a lot has changed since. Weights below Malikai Johnson 126 vs.
The annual seminal event in the sport of Women’s boxing, the International Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame induction, will be held on August 30 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Brisbane, CA (approximately ten miles north of San Francisco). The 2019 ceremony/dinner, the sixth edition of a celebration of the sport
WBC super lightweight world champion and 2012 U.S.Olympian Jose Ramirez of Avenal, Ca, is hitting the third phase of his career, which is how great can he become? Ramirez has accomplished the first parts as he rounds home in the last half of his career which are; developing into a
Cruiserweight prospect Blake “The Beast” McKernan (12-0 6KOs) is looking to make the jump from prospect to a contender over the course of the next year as he will be fighting in the second eight-round bout of his career, facing Mexican southpaw German Perez (11-4-3 3KOs) in the main event
Shakur Stevenson is the boogeyman without a belt. Shakur Stevenson looks and plays the part of one of these once-in-a-generation type fighters, and now he is not just living up to the billing, other fighters are proving it. You might ask how? Well, they won’t fight him, that is without
Former Olympic gold medalist and now two-time WBA middleweight world champion, Ryota Murata (15-2 12KOs) stopped Rob Brant (25-2 17KOs) in two rounds, with the stoppage coming at 2:34 of the aforementioned second round at the EDION Arena in Osaka, Japan. Murata landed great body shots early which set-up his
Giovanni Mioletti of the Chicago area is the best unknown 130 lber, and potentially the best-unheralded fighter out there, which could change after this Friday at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington, broadcast live on Showtime as part of ShoBox: The Next Generation. Giovanni Mioletti might not be a
The pride of Fairfield, California, Manuel “Tino” Avila (23-1-1 8KOs) looks to make a statement heading into his upcoming July 13th bout against blue-chip prospect Joet Gonzalez (22-0 13KOs), which will take place at the Dignity Health Sports Center in Carson, CA, broadcast nationwide on the streaming service platform, DAZN.
Keith Thurman is ready and gives no F’s. “I trained for my last fight at L.A. Fitness by myself…” said Keith Thurman, at the initial press conference to announce his July 20th clash with future hall-of-famer Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, seen worldwide on pay-per-view.