Boxing’s pound-for-pound boogeyman is ready to battle the machine. Terence “Bud” Crawford will defend his WBO welterweight world title against undefeated mandatory challenger Egidijus “Mean Machine” Kavaliauskas Saturday, December 14 at Madison Square Garden as part of a special ESPN-televised tripleheader that will immediately follow the 2019 Heisman Trophy Presentation (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT).
This weekend, Bakersfield, California is getting a fight card for the first time in some time, as Peter Rasmussen’s PR Sports Promotions Inc will bring a night of fights to the Back To Back Sports Complex in the aforementioned Bakersfield, Ca, on Saturday, October 19th. The most noteworthy bout is
Rick Mirigian along with his star client, WBC super lightweight world champion and 2012 U.S. Olympian Jose Ramirez, have been the lifeblood of the Central Valley fight scene for the past decade. The duo has come together to set attendance records at SaveMart Center en route to Ramirez’s ascension to
In a bit of sad news, which seems to be the norm now, Northern California boxer, Eloy Perez, from Salinas, Ca, is no longer with us. Details are few and far between. We just simply know the prizefighter no longer orbits this realm anymore. Perez, who trained with legendary Salinas
In his heavyweight debut, the last undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (17-0, 13 KOs) defeated last-minute replacement opponent, Chazz Witherspoon (38-4, 29 KOs) on Saturday night at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago. The bout was clunky as Usyk didn’t rush things in the ring. Usyk put it on Witherspoon in
Patrick Day fought to the best of his abilities on Saturday night in Chicago against 2016 Olympian Charles Conwell a super welterweight bout 154 at Wintrust Arena. Day, a well-respected veteran, who has sparred everyone in the business and has the respect of any knowledgable fighter and fan, was giving an honest
The Standouts Javier Martinez, Milwaukee, Wi, 175 lbs. Moving up in weight after already qualifying for the Olympic Trials at middleweight, Martinez won the tournament in his second division. Martinez impressed me and made the top of the list since he was able to adjust his style to fight against
Toscano Boxing Promotions, the local Stockton, Ca start-up boxing company, has signed their first prospect from Mexico, getting Jose Alvarado. Per an Instagram post, the promotion explains that Alvarado had an amateur record of 121 wins and 10 losses along with four national titles, four silver medals, and one bronze.
Mike Guy (11-5-1 5KOs) of Sacramento, Ca, by way of El Dorado Hills, Ca, is now coming off back-to-back big wins, as he went on the road to beat Georgia-native Eric Moon (11-2 6KOs) in a ten-round bout at the Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia for the vacant ABF Continental
Evgeny Shvedenko (13-0 6KOs), who now trains with Eddie Croft at B St Boxing picked up a win last night against Nuhu Lawal (27-6 15KOs in Germany. Shvedenko spent a good portion of this camp sparring with Sergiy Dervyanchenko, who just fought Gennadiy Golovkin, and Shvedenko appears to have transitioned