In the main event, lightweight contender Teofimo Lopez was taken the duration of a twelve round fight by Masayoshi Nakatani, from the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. The bout was tough. Lopez won the early rounds, Nakatani won some middle rounds, taking Lopez’s power well and outlanding him.
Former world title contender Tureano Johnson won the NABF middleweight from former champion Jason Quigley of Ireland, as Johnson overwhelmed Quigley for the course of nine rounds leading to a technical knockout from a corner stoppage. Quigley won the first round and maybe the second, but the third round Quigley
Cruiserweight prospect Blake “The Beast” McKernan (12-0 6KOs) is looking to make the jump from prospect to a contender over the course of the next year as he will be fighting in the second eight-round bout of his career, facing Mexican southpaw German Perez (11-4-3 3KOs) in the main event
Former two-division world champion Amir Khan (36-5, 21 KOs) scored a fourth-round KO over former IBF featherweight champion Billy “The Kid” Dib (45-6, 26 KOs) in a bout contested at welterweight on Friday night at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah Saudi Arabia, in one of the weirdest speciality
Shakur Stevenson is the boogeyman without a belt. Shakur Stevenson looks and plays the part of one of these once-in-a-generation type fighters, and now he is not just living up to the billing, other fighters are proving it. You might ask how? Well, they won’t fight him, that is without
Former Olympic gold medalist and now two-time WBA middleweight world champion, Ryota Murata (15-2 12KOs) stopped Rob Brant (25-2 17KOs) in two rounds, with the stoppage coming at 2:34 of the aforementioned second round at the EDION Arena in Osaka, Japan. Murata landed great body shots early which set-up his
Giovanni Mioletti of the Chicago area is the best unknown 130 lber, and potentially the best-unheralded fighter out there, which could change after this Friday at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington, broadcast live on Showtime as part of ShoBox: The Next Generation. Giovanni Mioletti might not be a
The pride of Fairfield, California, Manuel “Tino” Avila (23-1-1 8KOs) looks to make a statement heading into his upcoming July 13th bout against blue-chip prospect Joet Gonzalez (22-0 13KOs), which will take place at the Dignity Health Sports Center in Carson, CA, broadcast nationwide on the streaming service platform, DAZN.
Keith Thurman is ready and gives no F’s. “I trained for my last fight at L.A. Fitness by myself…” said Keith Thurman, at the initial press conference to announce his July 20th clash with future hall-of-famer Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, seen worldwide on pay-per-view.
Vergil Ortiz Jr. was once an unassuming prospect fighting in the first or second bout of the evening on Golden Boy Promotion cards. I first saw him the day before Canelo fought Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on an undercard bout that Yuriorkis Gamboa get stopped by Robinson Castellanos in the