Southern California club show promoter MarvNation Promotions easily won a purse bid on Tuesday to gain promotional rights to the vacant WBC junior welterweight title fight between Jose Zepeda and former titleholder Regis Prograis. MarvNation bid a whopping $2,400,000 to easily top the second-place bid of $1,260,050 by TGB Promotions,
WBC Champion: Josh Taylor Jose Zepeda Jose Ramirez Regis Prograis Jack Catterall Sandor Martin Teofimo Lopez Gary Antuanne Russell Subriel Matias Jeremias Ponce Omar Alejandro Aguilar WBA Champion: Josh Taylor Alberto Puello Ismael Barroso Ohara Davies Sandor Martin Regis Prograis Batyr Akhmedov Shakhram Giyasov Teofimo Lopez Lewis Ritson Gary Antuanne
A Chocolatito Masterclass Despite his opponent coming in overweight, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, looked the part of an all-time great, doing what all-time greats do, beat good fighter, as he shut down Julio Cesar Martinez, early and often en route to a 12-round decision. Gonzalez is fluid, relaxed, and poised as his
FRESNO, Calif (March 4, 2022) — Jose Ramirez returned to the friendly Central Valley confines and got back on track. Ramirez defeated former two-weight world champion Jose Pedraza by unanimous decision (116-112 3x) Friday evening at Save Mart Center in the junior welterweight main event. Ramirez (27-1, 17 KOs) returned to the win column following last
Weigh-In Results: Jose Ramirez vs. Jose Pedraza & Pro Debut of Olympic Silver Medalist Richard Torrez Jr.
TOMORROW at 7:15 p.m. ET/4:15 p.m. PT LIVE on ESPN+ Save Mart Center (Fresno, California) • CLICK HERE for PHOTOSCredit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank via Getty Images • CLICK HERE for VIDEOCredit: Top Rank (ESPN+, 7:15 p.m. ET/4:15 p.m. PT) • Jose Ramirez 139.8 vs. Jose Pedraza 140(Vacant WBO International Junior Welterweight Title— 12 Rounds) • Richard Torrez Jr. 228.2 lbs vs.
Basic Info: This week Avenal, California’s own Jose Ramirez, will return to the Fresno region that he built along with manager Rick Mirigian, during the last decade, transforming Central California into one of the boxing fight hubs of California. Ramirez, who last lost to Josh Taylor, becoming an undisputed world
Basic Info: Josh Taylor has the ceiling of being the greatest British fighter, ever and is very similar to the plight of the current U.K. GOAT, Joe Calzaghe, often doubted, and but never defeated. The Scottish Taylor is a fighter, who was moved quickly and has already amassed a hall-of-fame
Charlie Sheehy Signs With Top Rank Local Brisbane, California lightweight who was on the competing international Olympic team for Team USA, before the Olympic qualifications were set by world rankings in 2018, has signed with Top Rank Inc. Sheehy is managed by Peter Kahn, and trained by Miguel Rios in
Rarely is the lasting image of a trilogy the best one, and even more so, is it the one we will talk about to define the series, but not unlike an episodic TV program on a subscription service, Fury vs. Wilder got better over time, and didn’t fizzle out. The
Top Rank’s Arnold Barboza Jr., has earned everything the ol’ fashion way. Undefeated in 25 pro fights, unsigned until a chance training camp with Mike Alvarado, in which Alvarado was prepping for Marquez, saw Barboza get signed by the industry giant, and probably didn’t hurt that Barboza could fill up