06 Dec 2018

HBO throws the towel in on boxing: A look at what went wrong

On Saturday night, HBO Boxing will put together its final boxing card (for the time) being featuring Cecilia Braekhus vs. Aleksandra Magdziak Lopes in the main event of a ten-round world title unification bout at The StubHub Center in Carson, CA. The event ends a 45-year tenure in the sport of

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29 Mar 2017

Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr to be featured in movie theater

Cinemas across the U.S. will play host to a Cinco de Mayo weekend mega-fight with a pulse-pounding live broadcast event featuring two of Mexico’s finest boxers: “Canelo Álvarez vs. Julio César Chávez, Jr.” in a historic showdown that will rival the biggest fights in Mexico’s rich boxing history. Two-division world

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09 Jan 2017

Santa Cruz-Frampton makes end of year lists by major outlets

Several end-of-year praises, including two Fighter of the Year honors for featherweight world champion Carl Frampton, will add prestige and excitement for the highly anticipated rematch between the Northern Ireland-native and former three-division world champion Leo Santa Cruz, which will take placeSaturday, January 28 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

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03 Jan 2017

Female Fighter of the Year: Amanda Serrano

Though women’s boxing often doesn’t get the respect it deserves we here at ITRBoxing.com are trying our best to give equitable treatment for fighters regardless of gender. That being said, only one fighter stands out as the one deserving of this award as Amanda Serrano who made history become a

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30 Dec 2016

Prospect of the Year (with 15 fights or less): Egidijus Kavaliauskas

Though to the western world Egidijus Kavaliauskas name is nearly a head scratcher to say, he skill-set and fast tracked path in the the welterweight division is nothing short of praise. Kavaliaskas, who goes by the nickname “Mean Machine” is trained by Robert Garcia and can hit hard and when

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27 Dec 2016

Northern California Fight of the Year: Jonathan Chicas vs. Bilal Mahasin

In a trend that seemingly happens more and more as of late, the best fight in the whole Northern California region took place in the month of January nearly a year ago to this day. The bout which was put together by matchmaker Andy Nance as well as promoter Osric

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26 Dec 2016

Fighter of the Year 2016: Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton had a decent, but not noteworthy 2015 as it appeared the super bantamweight was either not what he was cracked up to be or outgrew the 122 lbs. weight class. In 2016, we as fight fans learned that it was the later as Frampton put together two stellar

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07 Nov 2016

Carlos Balderas to Richard Schaefer’s new company?

Over the weekend, many were transfixed to the fight in Las Vegas, Nevada between Manny Pacquiao and Jessie Vargas, but others were looking at were top amateurs and Olympians are going to end up as with Gabriel Flores Jr. of Stockton, CA signing with Top Rank, that may have paved

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02 Nov 2016

Pacquiao-Vargas undercard media day video highlights

On Monday, every fight sans Manny Pacquiao held a workout at the Top Rank Boxing Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada that saw a bit of commotion from Nonito Donaire predicting a KO to Jessie Vargas looking as polished as ever in his media day workout.   The following are the

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26 Oct 2016

Andy Vences media day highlights from San Jose PAL

Andy “El Tiburon” Vences is ready to take on Casey “The Wizard” Ramos in the main event of a Top Rank show on Friday, November 4 at the Treasure Island hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada as he held an open media day at his first ever boxing gym,

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