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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01 Sep 2023

Smith vs Eubank II: Repeat or Revenge?

On January 21st in Manchester Arena, Liam Smith (33-3-1, 20 KOs) and Chris Eubank Jr (32-3, 23 KOs) met in a highly anticipated all-British middleweight showdown. Eubank was the slight favorite, but many people thought Smith was more than a “live dog” and that was proven true. One thing that

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30 Aug 2023

Elijah Garcia Ready For Toughest Fight Yet

On Saturday, September 30th, twenty year old Elijah Garcia (15-0, 12 KOs), steps into the ring against Armando Resendiz (14-1, 10 KOs). The fight is the opening bout for the Canelo vs. Charlo undercard in an already stacked card full of action packed fights. This is a throwback to the

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13 Aug 2023

Veterans Stadium Showcase Results: Mike Ohan Jr Digs Deep, Picks up Career-Best Win

(Photo courtesy of Emily Harney, Fightography) (All other photos courtesy of @thefightphotos, Instagram) Friday night I was at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Quincy, Massachusetts for a twelve-fight card that included three amateur boxing fights and nine professional boxing matches. The card was promoted by Chris Traietti of Granite Chin Promotions

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06 Aug 2023

“King” Kevin Walsh Improves to 10-0

(Photo via @thefightphotos, Instagram) I was at Polar Park in Worcester, Massachusetts last night and enjoyed a great night of boxing that was presented by Chuck Shearns of Shearns Boxing Promotions. “King” Kevin Walsh of Brockton, Massachusetts (promoted by Jimmy Burchfield and CES Boxing) improved his professional record to 10-0

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27 Jul 2023

Abraham Nova “Pumped” for the Opportunity to Shine on a Historic Boxing Weekend

Photo via Mikey Williams, Top Rank Boxing Last week I caught up with highly rated 130lb contender Abraham “Super” Nova (22-1, 15 KOs) at his gym “Everybody Fights” in Boston, MA before he left to head out to Vegas for all of the fight week festivities. Nova will be featured

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24 Jul 2023

Everything You Need to Know About Stephen Fulton and Naoya Inoue’s Highly Anticipated Showdown

The most anticipated week in the modern era of boxing is upon us. Getting it started early tomorrow morning in Japan, Stephen Fulton (21-0, 8 KOs) will be defending his unified super bantamweight title against former undisputed bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue (24-0, 21 KOs) at Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan.

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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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