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11 Jun 2017

Daniel Franco in medical induced coma after fight

It is a tough business covering fighters from the ground up. I had met Daniel Franco in Oakland, CA during his first visit to the area on the undercard of Andre Ward vs. Paul Smith and would see for his three other appearances. Franco, who typically responded to the nickname

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11 Jun 2017

Jose Haro brutally KOs Daniel Franco

Featherweight Jose Haro (14-1-1, 8 KOs) continues his career resurgence as he recorded the biggest win of his career with a highlight reel eighth round KO over Roc Nation Sports fighter Daniel “Twitch” Franco (16-2-3, 11 KOs) on Saturday night at the WinnaVegas Casino and Resort in Sloan, Iowa. An

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10 Jun 2017

Casey Morton wins fight in Philippines

San Francisco, Ca based fighter Casey Morton (5-0-3) improved her record on Saturday in Cebu, Philippines as she defeated Phannaluk Kongsang. The fight was Morton’s first six round fight and also saw her score fourth round knockdown against her opponent. The judges scored the bout 60-53, 60-53 and 58-55.

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03 Jun 2017

Stevenson stops Fonfara, Alvarez decisions Pascal

WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (29-1 24KOs) made quick work of Andrzej Fonfara (29-5 17KOs) as Fonfara’s corner stopped the fight in the second round of their title fight from Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Fonfara looked to press Stevenson early, but walked into straight left hands as it

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20 May 2017

Terence Crawford defeats Felix Diaz in MSG

WBC and WBO super lightweight champion Terence Crawford (31-0 21KOs) defended his title against game challenger Felix Diaz (19-2 9KOs) from Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Crawford seemingly cruised to victory as he made a former gold medal Olympian look beyond mortal. In the first round,

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20 May 2017

David Benavidez Stops Porky Medina in eight

Super middleweight David Benavidez (18-0 17KOs) cemented himself as a world title contender by defeating game veteran threat to all in the division Rogelio “Porky” Medina (37-8 31KOs) in the main event of a Premier Boxing Champions card from the Laredo Energy Arena in Laredo, Texas. Benavidez dropped Medina in

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20 May 2017

Ray Beltran knocks out Jonathan Maicelo in TWO

In the HBO television opener, live from Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York, NABF lightweight champion Ray Beltran (34-7-1 22KOs) brutally knocked out Jonathan Maicelo (25-3 12KOs) in a cracker jack of a fight that only lasted two rounds. Beltran was dropped by a head butt in the

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20 May 2017

Gary Russell stops Oscar Escandon in homecoming

WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr (28-1 17KOs) made a statement by stopping Oscar Escandon (25-3 17KOs) as he returned to his native Maryland as he fought at the MGM Grand in Oxon Hill, Maryland to headline a card on Showtime. Russell Jr. saw himself tested in the first two

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20 May 2017

Andre Dirrell wins ugly DQ over Jose Uzcategui

Super middleweight Andre Dirrell (25-2 16KOs) is one of the most unlucky fighters or he drives people crazy in the ring that they want to hit him after the bell, but it happened again as Jose Uzcategui (26-1 22KOs) was disqualified after knocking out Andre Dirrell with a left hook after

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20 May 2017

Rances Barthelemy edges Kiryl Relikh in close fight

In the opening bout of the Showtime card taking place in Oxon Hill, Maryland,  Rances Barthelemy (26-0 13KOs) was heavily tested by virtually unknown challenger Kiryl Relikh (21-2 19KOs) in the opening fight of the three fight television main card. The fight saw Barthelemy win the bout early with a good

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