Jesse “Bam” Rodriguez is now a two-division world champion as he claimed the vacant WBO flyweight crown with a twelve-round unanimous decision over Cristian Gonzalez. The bout was competitive and Bam took a bit more damage than expected but came away with the end goal of being a world champion.
LAS VEGAS – After a very slow start, David Benavidez caught up to Caleb Plant, dominating the back half of the fight and earning a unanimous decision (scores: 115-113, 116-112, 117-111) in a fight nearly five years in the making. ITRBoxing scored the fight 115-113 for Benavidez. For the first
Hollywood Fight Nights Boston Recap: Callum Walsh Impresses in Main Event, Danny O’Connor wins after five year layoff
Tonight there was a boxing card at Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts. Though I was not able to attend the event in person, I watched it live on UFC Fight Pass. It was promoted by Tom Loeffler and 360 Promotions, as well as UFC President Dana White. The main event
Though we had no world championship fights this weekend, that does not mean that we were without some quality boxing. There were three major televised cards yesterday, one on Showtime, one on DAZN and one on ESPN+ in the US. The Showtime card was headlined by a son of a
Juan Manuel Márquez and ProBox TV continued with their monthly show in Mexico, heading to Sonora for the first time. The evening hosted predominantly local fighters in an exciting night of midweek boxing. Luis ‘Koreano’ Torres put his undefeated record on the line against local rival Misael ‘Pichon’ Cabrera for
Photo courtesy of BoxingScene.com Brandon Figueroa (24-1-1, 18 KOs) proved to be too much for Mark Magsayo (24-2, 16 KOs) over the twelve round duration last night and became the WBC “interim” featherweight champion in the process. He is now in position to challenge Rey Vargas (36-1, 22 KOs) for
Simply the best fight we have seen so far, as Luis Nery vs. Azat Hovhannisyan delivered in more ways than one, and might not just be the best fight of the month, but the best fight of the year. After the fight, I said the following in my news column
In a phone booth kind of a fight, power punching jr. welterweight Subriel Matias (19-1, 19 ko) dropped Jeremias Ponce (30-1, 20 ko) at the end of the fifth, causing his corner to stop the fight before the start of the sixth to win the vacant IBF title and ending
New York City- It wasn’t easy; it was actually pretty grueling. But Brooklyn legend Heather “The Heat” Hardy (24-2, 4 ko) found a way to gut out a majority decision against the sharp shooting Taynna Cardoso (5-2, 1 ko) in front of a packed Sony Hall in New York City.
FOTY ALERT: Luis Nery and Azat Hovhannisyan Put On a Show, Mauricio Lara Stakes His Claim to Top Spot at 126
Luis Nery and Azat Hovhannisyan put on one of the more exciting and passionate performances that boxing has seen in some time, a fight with all the makings of a classic rivalry. Two genuine contenders at the top of their division taking each other on when there are more lucrative