10 Jul 2019

Manuel “Tino” Avila returns Saturday in Carson, Ca, with a lot to prove

The pride of Fairfield, California, Manuel “Tino” Avila (23-1-1 8KOs) looks to make a statement heading into his upcoming July 13th bout against blue-chip prospect Joet Gonzalez (22-0 13KOs), which will take place at the Dignity Health Sports Center in Carson, CA, broadcast nationwide on the streaming service platform, DAZN.

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05 Jul 2019

Vergil Ortiz Jr., The Star Comes Home

Vergil Ortiz Jr. was once an unassuming prospect fighting in the first or second bout of the evening on Golden Boy Promotion cards. I first saw him the day before Canelo fought Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on an undercard bout that Yuriorkis Gamboa get stopped by Robinson Castellanos in the

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08 Jun 2019

Golovkin steamrolls Rolls in tune-up fight, now Canelo-GGG III?

Former middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin stopped undefeated Canadian Steve Rolls in the fourth round of the main event taking place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York, and was Golovkin’s first on DAZN. The bout saw Golovkin move a bit more and jab, but true to

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05 Jun 2019

Manuel “Tino” Avila vs. Joet Gonzalez in the works for July 13th, Golden Boy card

Featherweight Manuel “Tino” Avila of Fairfield, California will make his return to the ring against Joet Gonzalez of Los Angeles, California, which will end up on the Golden Boy Promotions card headlined by WBC super bantamweight champion Rey Vargas looking to make the fifth defense of his world title against

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31 May 2019

Anthony Joshua, Andy Ruiz make weight, Ruiz heaviest of career since 2012

The WBO, WBA and IBF world heavyweight title fight between the champion, Anthony Joshua, and six-week replacement opponent, Andy Ruiz Jr. is now official. The biggest takeaway was Ruiz Jr.’s weight which was the highest it has been since 2012 when he fought Homero Fonseca. Ruiz weighed 268 lbs, which

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27 May 2019

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ANDY RUIZ JR BEFORE ANTHONY JOSHUA FIGHT

Who is Ruiz? Andy Ruiz Jr. looks more like your co-worker than a pro athlete, but the old adage ‘you can’t judge a book by its cover’ seems to be nearly ideal when thinking of Ruiz Jr.Andy Ruiz Jr., a 105-5 amateur losing only in the most inopportune times at

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23 May 2019

Devin Haney debuts on DAZN on Saturday

Devin Haney is one of those special fighters that don’t come around often. We have a few of them right now, but no need to list them in this piece. Haney is a young, 20-year-old, beating up most people he spars in the gym with clips of these beatdowns ending

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19 May 2019

Boxing’s next superstar, Naoya Inoue

Naoya Inoue is a star in the making, you might look at his pint-sized weight class of 118 lbs, or bantamweight if you care to use terms and boxing lingo, or his previous weight class of 108 lbs or 115 lbs, and scoff, but you’d be wrong. The fighter who

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28 Apr 2019

The Rungvisai Era is Over, “Gallo” Estrada new champ

It was a clear re-do from last year’s main event bout on the now-defunct HBO Boxing, Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada defeated Sriskat Sor Rungvisai to capture the WBC super flyweight world title at The Forum in Inglewood, California, on a card televised by DAZN. “Gallo” Estrada now is next in

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17 Apr 2019

Selina Barrios returns on Regis Prograis undercard

Undefeated NABF Women’s lightweight champion, Selina “Aztec Queen” Barrios (5-0, 2 KOs), returns to the ring April 27, 2019, against the former world champion, Melissa “The Shark” Hernandez (22-7-3, 7 KOs). The six-round bout will take place at the Cajundome in Lafayette, LA, as a special feature attraction on the WBSS super-lightweight

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