25 Feb 2017

Elieder Alvarez stops Lucian Bute

Light heavyweight Elieder Alvarez scored a big 5th round knockout over Lucian Bute (32-4-1) on Friday night at the Videotron Centre in Quebec City. The fight was fairly competitive until the third round when Bute began to feel Alvarez’s power. The fight ended in the fifth round with Alvarez stopping

16 Feb 2017

Roy Jones Jr. press conference highlights

Wilmington, DE (February 16, 2017)–Below are quotes from Wednesday’s press conference in advance of Friday night’s “Skill vs. Will” Pay-Per-View showdown between Roy, Jones, Jr. and Bobby Gunn. Roy Jones Jr. On Bobby Gunn as an opponent: “The thing I stand for and respect and represent – I love a

15 Feb 2017

Northern California Golden Gloves Results

Last Saturday night from Vacaville, Ca – the Northern California Golden Gloves were handed out. The winners are as follows 114 lbs. open weight Derry Noble / unattached defeated Christopher Rodriguez / Woodland BC 123 lbs. novice Anthony Arradaza / Brickhouse Boxing defeated Ivan Gonzalez / Dreamland Boxing 123 lbs.

10 Feb 2017

Weights from Fort Washington, Maryland

Mykal Fox 141.4 – Tre’Sean Wiggins 142.4 Luther Smith 198.8 – Darnell Pierce 193.8 Marcus Bates 122 – Alec McGee 121.2 Greg Outlaw, Jr. 140.2 – Kashon Hutchinson 141.6 Justin Hurd 153 – Dawond Pickney 155.4 Tyrek Irby 139.8 – Lamont White 141.4 Patrick Rivera 163.6 – Gregory Clark 165.8

09 Feb 2017

Rock Steady Boxing Peninsula Moving Day

Rocksteady Boxing is a program in the Bay Area that focuses on using boxing as a form of treatment for Parkinson’s. Below is the e-mail I received this week about an event they have ongoing. First, I want to thank everyone who has been supporting Rock Steady Boxing since I

08 Feb 2017

Canelo vs. Chavez Jr., an upset in the making?

By Sevak Sarkisian:   As fight fans around the world already know, current WBO Jr. middleweight champion Saul Alvarez (48-1-1 34KO’s) will be making his return to the ring to take on former WBC middleweight title holder and son of legend Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1 32KO’s) on May 6th. 

02 Feb 2017

Cotto-Kirkland card canceled, Kirkland out w/ injury

Roc Nation Sports/Throne Boxing as informed by James Kirkland’s team that Kirkland has suffered an undisclosed injury which will force him to withdraw from his match against Miguel Cotto on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The rumor is that Kirkland suffered an injury to his nose of some sort. The big news is

31 Jan 2017

Showtime wins ratings war over HBO in head-to-head action

For the first time in some while, Showtime Boxing outperformed HBO Boxing as it netted roughly 100,000 more viewers then its counterpart. In a tweet by Yahoo! Sports, Kevin Iole reported the numbers from the past weekend’s action. #framptonsantacruz2 on Showtime averaged 587k viewers, peaked at 642k; Vargas-Berchelt on HBO

28 Jan 2017

Berchelt stops Vargas, Miura stops Roman

In a tough week for Golden Boy Promotions in which their ill-fated lawsuit against Al Haymon was dismissed, CEO Oscar De La Hoya was arrested for driving under the influence and now one of the five profitable fighters in Golden Boy Promotions roster lost as Francisco Vargas took a bad

27 Jan 2017

Kanat Islam added to Roy Jones Jr. “Skill vs. Will” PPV

World ranked junior middleweight Kanat Islam will battle tough Brazilian Robson Assis in the scheduled 10-round co-feature bout on Friday night, February 17th at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware. The bout will support the previously announced 12-round WBF Cruiserweight title bout featuring legendary Roy Jones Jr. battling Bobby Gunn. The