08 Jun 2020

Shakur Stevenson makes weight for boxing’s return on ESPN

ESPN (7 p.m. ET)   Shakur Stevenson 130 lbs vs. Felix Caraballo 130 lbs(Super Featherweight— 10 Rounds)Judges/Referee: Tim Cheatham, Dave Moretti and Steve Weisfeld/Russell Mora        Jared Anderson 236.5 lbs vs. Johnnie Langston 218.3 lbs(Heavyweight— 6 Rounds)Judges/Referee: Patricia Morse Jarman, Max De Luca and Steve Weisfeld/Jay Nady       Guido Vianello 239.25 lbs vs. Don Haynesworth 294.5 lbs(Heavyweight — 6 Rounds)Judges/Referee: Adalaide Byrd, Tim Cheatham and Dave Moretti/Jay Nady      Quatavious Cash 160.5 lbs vs.

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21 May 2020

OTHA JONES III, THE SYMBOL OF SOUL CITY BOXING

Every heroic deed starts with a problem, often a problem that most have overlooked, and even worse, don’t seem to care if it gets fixed.  Soul City Boxing Gym was started by Otha Jones Jr., and his son, Roshawn Jones, as a way to keep the youth out of the

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20 May 2020

Understanding Terence Crawford’s Greatness | A Beginner’s Guide to Terence Crawford

Terence Crawford, the three-division world champion from Omaha, Nebraska, who started boxing at the age of seven, might have one of the underrated resumes in boxing, simply because, his career has taken place during a major change in boxing, both in how we watch from TV to streaming and in-terms

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15 May 2020

Fights Without A Crowd Could Benefit Unlikely Fighters?

We have all heard the phrase ‘don’t leave it in the gym’. What most might not know is the ability some might have in the gym, being a Mike Tyson-like figure in the gym only to be seen as a stepping stone in professional boxing looking like a shell of

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Andy Vences
24 Apr 2020

Andy Vences: Learned From Albert Bell Fight, Open To Any Fight

Andy “El Tiburon” Vences, the super featherweight contender from San Jose, California, is eager to return to action to show the fans the growth he has made in the sport since his last bout in October in Reno, Nevada. “I have never been dropped, I have never been stopped, so

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21 Apr 2020

Oshae Jones, The Olympian Looking For Gold in Tokyo

Talent emerges from all over the country, but Toledo, Ohio is becoming a hotbed of sorts thanks to Soul City Boxing Gym, as they have produced 2016 Olympian Charles Conwell, and now Oshae Jones is one tournament away from being a fully qualified Olympian as well. The gym started by

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06 Apr 2020

Ernesto “Tito” Mercado to represent Nicaragua in 2021 Olympics

The Southern Californian fighter who made it be an Olympic Alternate at 138 lbs. has foregone the process of continuing a path to Team U.S.A Boxing as Mercado will now represent Nicaragua, for the 2021 Olympic Games. Mercado, who was behind Keyshawn Davis, who holds the current nomination to represent

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18 Mar 2020

WORLD-CLASS BOXERS LIVESTREAMING WORKOUTS, SOUL CITY BOXING DOING THEIR PART

The Jones family of Toledo, Ohio, has been making a difference in their community for years, mostly with little known to the general public outside of their community. The Soul City Boxing Gym serves the community by not turning away a single person who needs a place something to do

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12 Mar 2020

COVID-19 HALTS BOXING IN CALIFORNIA FOR MARCH, PER CSAC

Earlier this morning, the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) has canceled all combat sports events through the end of March, per executive officer Andy Foster. Next week’s Toscano Boxing Promotions card will not be able to happen with fans in attendance (no word has been given by promotion for an

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10 Mar 2020

USA Boxing postpones Western Qualifiers out of concerns of COVID-19

Boxing has avoided the pandemic so far, but that was not this case after this morning as USA Boxing sent out a release stating that the Western Qualifiers will be postponed to a date announced at a further time due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus. The event which was

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