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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03 Apr 2019

DAZN, A Case Study in Boxing’s Popularity in the U.S.

DAZN will see changes according to Bloomberg, but I can’t for the life of me tell you if the change is good or bad. A brief history of the streaming service, DAZN launched in 2016, but 2018 in the U.S., with an emphasis placed upon on-demand sports viewing without the

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02 Apr 2019

April 25th, Night of Rematches from Golden Boy, Oakland fighter featured

Super lightweight contender Yves Ulysse Jr. (17-1, 9 KOs) of Montreal, Canada will face Steve Claggett (27-5-2, 17 KOs) of Calgary, Canada in a 10-round rematch for the vacant WBA Gold Super Lightweight Title in the main event of the April 25 edition of Golden Boy DAZN Thursday Night Fights at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California.

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21 Mar 2019

DAZN RAISES PRICE TO $19.99, STARTING NEXT MONTH

DAZN, the popular sports streaming app, announced today via press release, that starting next month, the cost of the service will raise to $19.99, which is a ten-dollar hike from the original price point of $9.99. For those already paying for the service they will receive the service for the

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18 Mar 2019

Manuel “Tino” Avila returns Thursday on DAZN in Hollywood, CA

        Photo: Lukie Ketelle / TRI Sport Agency Fairfield, CA’s Manuel “Tino” Avila (23-1 8KOs) is ready to return after a nearly sixteen-month hiatus from the ring as he faces former world title challenger Jose Santos Gonzalez (23-7 13KOs) at the inaugural Thursday Night Fight Series promoted by Golden Boy Promotions at

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14 Mar 2019

Manuel “Tino” Avila returns March 21st in Hollywood, Ca

Manuel “Tino” Avila (23-1, 8 KOs) of Fairfield, Calif. will return in an eight-round featherweight fight against Jose Gonzalez (23-7, 13 KOs) of Guadalajara, Mexico. Avila, who trains with Sean Sharkey at FightKore International in Martinez, Ca, will be returning after a sixteen-month layoff after injuring himself against Diuhl Olguin

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12 Mar 2019

Gennady Golovkin makes it official with DAZN, no figures given to salary

Gennady Golovkin made his stripes in the public eye via being very active, fighting like an episodic television show, meaning it felt like he inhabited HBO Boxing nearly weekly, but over the past six months or so, that has not been the case. After the middleweight lost to Canelo Alvarez

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10 Mar 2019

Dmitry Bivol beats Joe Smith Jr, undercard results

WBA light heavyweight world champion Dmitry Bivol made his fourth world title defense defeating former world champion Joe Smith Jr in a main event of card from the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York, broadcast on DAZN. Bivol was dominant as ever with a slight blemish being getting caught

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