30 Dec 2017

KO of the Year: Andre Ward knocking out Sergey Kovalev

KO of the year – Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev Andre Ward had the toughest fight of pro career against Sergey Kovalev in 2016. A fight that left fans debating the victor. Ward returned to face the feared puncher with Kovalev bad mouthing the American fighter at every turn. What

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26 Dec 2017

Northern California Prospect of the Year: Pedro Moreno

Sacramento, CA’s Pedro Moreno might not be signed to a major promoter [yet], but he does have power and a lot of it. The lightweight who trains with Marcus Caballero has built up a record of 7-0 with 5KOs and things seem to be moving well as Moreno is not

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26 Dec 2017

Prospect of the Year Under Ten Fights: Ruben Villa

Salinas, CA featherweight Ruben Villa might be the world champion that cannery row has been looking for as the fighter emerged as a true powerhouse in his division and looks to 2-3 years away from having a run at the top of the division. Villa, who spent most of his

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22 Dec 2017

The 2017 Fighter of the Year: Vasyl Lomachenko

Vasyl Lomachenko took the next step towards becoming an all-time great by making two world champions and one of the nastiest gatekeepers in the sport of boxing retire on their stool in 2017. Lomachenko started his year off by utterly outclassing world champion Jason Sosa, who had solid title defenses and

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22 Dec 2017

Northern (and Central) California fighter of the year: Jose Ramirez

Jose Ramirez can sell a lot of tickets and when you do that astute fight fans will become impatient to see just how good the fighter is or even worse assume the fighter is being protected, because of their profit margin for the promoter. Ramirez, who has been selling out

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13 Nov 2017

Keith Thurman should be on the P4P list

When it comes to the pound-for-pound list it seems like a group of names constantly circulate and for good reason, because they’re really good. You have your all-time greats Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Andre Ward, etc, then you have your current master of the ring Terence Crawford, Gennady Golovkin, Canelo

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18 Oct 2017

Rest in Peace, Jerry Hoffman, Boxing legend passes

It is with a heavy heart, ITRBoxing.com (Lukie) would like to write that we lost a friend of ours, Jerry Hoffman. Jerry was a boxing promoter, a sports personality and much more, he promoted some of the best Northern California cards known to man which were entitled “The Riot in

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02 Oct 2017

Victor Conte reveals TRUTH about Luis Ortiz positive

Victor Conte makes sense and reveals the truth about the Luis Ortiz positive test leading into his November 4th against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.

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22 Sep 2017

Without Ward: Andre Ward’s Legendary Career Remembered

Andre “S.O.G.” Ward suddenly announced his retirement on the morning of September 21st to the shock of many who had no clue it was near.   Ward, was seemingly the living embodiment of the Frank Sinatra song “My Way”, going about the professional and amateur ranks in his own manner. I feel

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01 Sep 2017

Marc Castro featured on amateur boxing card in Fresno, CA tomorrow

Tomorrow in Fresno, CA at the Maxie L. Parks Community Center, which is located at 1802 E. California Ave., will feature an amateur event stacked with future U.S. Olympian Marc Castro as well as boxing standout Thorn Castellon. The fight is being put together by About Millions Promotions & Fresno

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