25 May 2019

Results from Florida, Top Rank ESPN card

In the co-main event, 2008 Puerto Rican Olympian and two-division world champion Jose Pedraza stopped Antonio Lozada Jr. in the tenth and final round of their bout. Pedraza was just far too accurate the whole time landing clean shots at will while having to withstand the pressure of Lozada. The

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24 Feb 2018

Gonzalez and Rodriguez have FOTY contender, Vargas wins in Flordia

Flyweight Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez (20-2-1, 12 KOs) scored a razor-thin ten round split decision over  Ricardo “Meserito” Rodriguez (16-6, 5 KOs) on Friday night at the Osceola Heritage Park Events Center in Kissimmee, Florida. The bout is the early contender for fight of the year although the obscurity of it may hurt

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21 Feb 2018

Boxing Weekend Preview: Flyweights, JoJo Diaz, WBSS, LaManna vs. Bracero and MORE

Super Fly 2 ON HBO, SATURDAY Sriskat Sor Rungviasi will look to answer some questions on Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, CA, as Rungviasi defends his title against Juan Francisco Estrada. The sinking feeling in my gut, which might not be fair, is that Rungvisai might have caught

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15 Aug 2016

U.S. Olympic Update: Antonio Vargas gone before medaling

U.S. Olympic flyweight Antonio Vargas may have lasted longer than Charles Conwell, but not that much longer as he was eliminated by Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan. The bout wasn’t close as Zoirov, one of the favorites to win the tournament, put together a masterful performance that saw him win by the scores

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13 Aug 2016

U.S. Olympic Update: Antonio Vargas advances, preview of tomorrow

In a very limited day of action flyweight Antonio Vargas won his bout against Juliao Henriques Neto of Brazil. Vargas shut-out the hometown fighter, who was 14 years older then the soon to be 20 year-old Vargas. Vargas returns to the ring at 7:45am PST against Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan, which also

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12 Aug 2016

US Boxing Update: Mikaela Mayer wins opening bout

USA Boxing Mikaela Mayer outclassed a game, but inexperienced Jennifer Chieng of Micronesia in the afternoon bouts from Rio. Mayer ate a few more right hands then desired in the first round, which could have been a testament to some Olympic nerves, but once she was in her groove was

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19 Jul 2016

Meet the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team

With the Olympics in Rio a mere weeks away now I have decided to give you a short, not that extensive look at each fighter who made the team and some thoughts and feedback as well. Below is your 2016 U.S. Olympic team.   Men’s light flyweight – Nico Hernandez

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