12 Apr 2018

Francisco Vargas stops Rod Salka, seeks Berchelt rematch

Former WBC super featherweight world champion Francisco Vargas walked down a game, but outgunned Rod Salka in the main event of Golden Boy Promotions card taking place from Fantasy Springs in Indio, CA, broadcast worldwide on ESPN2. Salka spent the whole fight on his back foot with limited success at

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12 Apr 2018

Andrew Cancio knocks out Aidar Sharibayev in upset win

Super featherweight Andrew Cancio was not given much of a shot by many heading into his co-main event bout on ESPN2 against highly decorated amateur Aidar Sharibayev at Fantasy Springs Casino and Resort in Indio, CA, but didn’t matter after his tenth round technical knockout win. Sharibayev won the first two rounds

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28 Mar 2018

Francisco Vargas Media Workout prior to April 12th bout

Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas (24-1-2, 17 KOs), two-time Fight of the Year winner and former WBC Super Featherweight World Champion, hosted a Los Angeles media workout on Tuesday, March 27 at Westside Boxing Club ahead of his battle against “Lightning” Rod Salka (24-4, 4 KOs) in a 10-round super featherweight fight in the main event of the April 12 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at Fantasy

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22 Mar 2018

UPSET ALERT: Eugene Lagos KOs Emilio Sanchez

In a major upset and in an off television fight, largely unknown Filpino super featherweight Eugene Lagos knocked out Golden Boy Prospect Emilio Sanchez via a second-round KO.  Sanchez, who trains with Manny Robles, was dropped by a counter right hand. Lagos KO2 Sanchez (0:35) is the official time. Counter

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22 Feb 2018

Joseph Diaz Jr, Vergil Ortiz win, Chimpa Gonzalez loses!

In the main event of a nearly sold-out show from Indio, CA, Golden Boy Promotions #1 rated featherweight by two sanctioning bodies, Joseph Diaz Jr picked up a win over Victor Terrazas. Diaz Jr dropped Terrazas twice in the first round with a body shot the first time and a

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23 Mar 2017

Marlen Esparza soundly defeats Sazoff in pro debut

Marlen Esparza (1-0 1KO) started her career off right as soundly beat an overmatched Rachel Sazoff (0-3) to open the ESPN broadcast from Fantasy Springs Casion and Resort in Indio, CA. Esparza, a decorated amateur had little to no trouble at all landing at will against the overmatched foe, who

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28 Jan 2017

Berchelt stops Vargas, Miura stops Roman

In a tough week for Golden Boy Promotions in which their ill-fated lawsuit against Al Haymon was dismissed, CEO Oscar De La Hoya was arrested for driving under the influence and now one of the five profitable fighters in Golden Boy Promotions roster lost as Francisco Vargas took a bad

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25 Jan 2017

Oscar De La Hoya picked up for DUI

Oscar De La Hoya, days before promoting his first major fight card of 2017, has been arrested and is out on bail after being charged with a DUI (Driving Under the Influence). The news which first broke on TMZ is rather alarming since he is promoting a fight with one of

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23 Jan 2017

Tureano Johnson, Sadam Ali top Vargas vs. Berchelt undercard

As the boxing world prepares to witness the epic WBC Super Featherweight clash between Mexican warriors Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas (23-0-2, 17 KOs) and Miguel “El Alacran” Berchelt (30-1, 27 KOs), Golden Boy Promotions has announced a stacked undercard of fan favorite all-stars coming back in to action on Saturday,

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26 Oct 2016

Bernard Hopkins-Joe Smith Jr Press Conference Quotes

Former Two-Division World Champion and Future Hall of Famer Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins(55-7-2, 32 KOs) and Light Heavyweight Contender Joe Smith Jr. (22-1, 18 KOs) today hosted a Los Angeles press conference to discuss their 12-round battle set for December 17 at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. and to be

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