01 Mar 2024

February Recap: Nakatani, Vargas, Mason Stand Out

Fighter of the Month – Junto Nakatani Junto Nakatani became a three-division world champion last Saturday with an emphatic stoppage victory over WBC champion Alexandro Santiago. Santiago was coming off of a career-best victory over future hall of famer Nonito Donaire and full of confidence heading into his first title

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19 Oct 2023

Team USA Ready to Rock the 2023 Pan American Games

The 2023 Pan American Games officially kicked off today from Santiago, Chile. There are thirteen boxers, six female and seven male, that are representing the United States in the games and hoping to qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games. I was fortunate enough to be able to interview one of

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28 Sep 2023

Albert Ochoa signs managerial contract with Team Santos, Eyes pro debut in future

(Photo via Instagram, @albertochoa05) Team Santos has informed ITR Boxing that Albert Ochoa has signed a managerial contract with them. The father-son duo of Bob Santos, the 2022 Ring Magazine Trainer of the Year, and his son Joseph Santos, the youngest manager in boxing, are excited about this signing and

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15 Sep 2023

Against all Odds: Luis Alberto Lopez

(Photo via Nigel Roddis, Getty Images) “He’s the person that boxing is supposed to use and abuse”. That’s what Lukie Kettle had to say about Luis Alberto Lopez on his YouTube channel “LukieBoxing” earlier this week, and it couldn’t be any more true. With the current structure in the sport

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14 Jul 2023

The Andy Cruz as a Professional Era is Upon Us, But How Will it Unfold?

Tomorrow night in the co-main event to Alycia Baumgardner’s first undisputed title defense at the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan, a potential future superstar will be stepping into the squared circle for the first time as a professional boxer. Andy Cruz was an all-time great Cuban amateur. He compiled a

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04 Jul 2023

The Greatness of Jermell Charlo

(Photo via Yahoo Sports) On July 4th, I want to take some time to put a spotlight on one of the best American fighters that we currently have in the sport. Jermell Charlo proudly reps the United States and does everything that we want and expect an elite world champion

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30 Jun 2023

Jared Anderson: The Future Face of Boxing?

The sport of boxing has always produced stars. From Muhammad Ali, to Sugar Ray Leonard, to Mike Tyson, to Oscar De La Hoya, to Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, boxing has often had one star that rose above the rest of their counterparts and became a household name around the

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24 Jun 2023

Berlanga Tops Quigley at MSG

From Madison Square Garden- Undefeated super middleweight and Brooklyn star Edgar Berlanga (21-0, 16 ko) remains undefeated with a unanimous decision over Jason Quigley (20-3, 14 ko) by score of 116-108(twice) and 118-106. ITRBoxing scored the fight 115-109 for Berlanga.  After a tentative first two rounds, Berlanga scored knockdowns in

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02 Jun 2023

Terence Crawford’s Top 5 Knockout Wins

Yesterday I brought to you Errol Spence’s top five knockout victories, and today it is time to share the top five victories of Terence “Bud” Crawford. Crawford is a three-division champion and was the undisputed ruler of the 140lb division before moving up to welterweight. If he is victorious against

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01 Jun 2023

Errol Spence’s Top 5 Knockout Wins

The highly anticipated super fight between Errol Spence and Terence Crawford is finally official and set for July 29th. The fight won’t only determine the best welterweight of this era, but also the number one pound-for-pound fighter on the planet. This fight has been years in the making, and ever

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