09 May 2019

Oscar Valdez vs Jason Sanchez headlines Reno on June 8th

Boxing’s preeminent action superhero, Oscar Valdez, will make the sixth defense of his WBO featherweight world title Saturday, June 8 against the upset-minded Jason “El Alacrancito” Sanchez at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Valdez-Sanchez and the 10-round light heavyweight showdown between title-hungry contenders Sullivan Barrera and Michael Seals will be televised

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09 May 2019

Jarrett Hurd vs Julian Williams Final Press Conference

Unified 154-pound world champion “Swift” Jarrett Hurd and top contender Julian “J-Rock” Williams previewed their showdown at a final press conference on Thursday evening before they headline Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes this Saturday night from EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia. Also squaring-off at the press conference

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09 May 2019

Weights from Sacramento, Ca card

Tomorrow, Friday, May 10th, from the DoubleTree in Sacramento, Ca, Uppercut Promotions returns with a card featuring local unsigned talent. First fight is at 7:30. Below are the weights. Mike Guy 168 vs. Marco Delgado 168David Melgoza 148 vs. Federico Malespina 147Ivan Vergara 129 vs. Guadalupe Arroyo 132Anthony Hernandez 166

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09 May 2019

Why this Saturday we find out how good Emmanuel Navarrete is?

WBO super bantamweight world champion Emmanuel Navarrete (26-1 22KOs) was largely unknown last December, somewhat assumed by most to be a stay busy fight for then-champion Isaac Dogboe (20-1 14KOs), who seemed to have star written all over him. No one informed Navarrete though. Navarrete soundly outboxed Dogboe, who looked

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09 May 2019

WBA orders Daniel Roman vs. Murodjon “MJ” Akhmadaliev

The World Boxing Association has ordered their super bantamweight champion, Daniel Roman, to make a mandatory title defense against Murodjon Akhmadaliev in his next bout, which could be Roman’s toughest task of his young career. Roman coming off the biggest win of his career, unifying two of the world titles

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07 May 2019

WBO rejects Oscar Valdez versus Erick Ituarte

Well, the World Boxing Organization is “that friendly” with Top Rank after all as the WBO rejected a purposed bout of WBO featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez taking on Thompson Boxing’s Erick Ituarte, on June 8th in Reno, Nevada, which would be broadcast on ESPN+. The president of the sanctioning

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07 May 2019

Aleksandr Usyk out of May 25th bout, hurts biecp

Aleksandr Usyk, the man best known for unifying the cruiserweight division last year, a division that most would be hard pressed to name five fighters in the division, will have to wait a bit longer to make his heavyweight debut as his May 25th fight date at the MGM National

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07 May 2019

Ruben Villa headlines ShoBox on Friday night

Salinas’ WBO youth featherweight champion Ruben Villa (15-0 5KOs) will face his toughest test thus far in his career facing Luis Alberto Lopez (17-1 8KOs) on Friday, May 10th, from the Omega Products International in Corona, California. Villa, one of the best American amateurs over the past decade winning all

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07 May 2019

Unbeaten Ruben Torres, George Acosta battle Friday night

Though it is uncommon in boxing, since a loss in boxing can be so damaging, that is not the case on the Thompson Boxing undercard on the May 10th Friday night’s ShoBox: The Next Generation prelim bouts before television as unbeaten Ruben Torres will face undefeated George Acosta in a

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05 May 2019

CANELO is the best in boxing right now

Whether people like it or not, the hype is matching the talent in 2019 with Golden Boy Promotions superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. The 28-year-old seasoned veteran, who has clocked in 391 rounds across 54 professional fights, should rightful now be viewed as the best in the sport of boxing because

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