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16 Nov 2018

Maurice Hooker gets off canvas to knockout Alex Saucedo

WBO junior welterweight world champion Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (25-0-3, 17 KOs) refused to let the judges have any say on his title defense against Alex “El Cholo” Saucedo (28-1, 18 KOs) on Friday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as Hooker stopped Saucedo in the

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16 Nov 2018

“Mean Machine” Kavaliauskas punches ticket to Terence Crawford with KO win

Egidijus “Mean Machine” Kavaliauskas (21-0 17KOs) picked up the definitive win of his career as he stopped Roberto Arriaza (17-1 13KOs) in the third round of his scheduled ten-round bout. The bout was not your traditional Kavaliaskas bout as he had to fight off his back foot to fend off the

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24 Aug 2018

Jamal James stops foe, Willie Monroe Jr next for Jermell Charlo?

Jamal James got his career-defining hometown win at The Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota as he stopped tough veteran Mahonry Montes by way of a second-round knockout via a body shot. The fight was dominated by James, who took over from start to finish outboxing Montes until he smelled blood and let his

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12 May 2018

Jaime Munguia stops Sadam Ali, Rey Vargas retains title

In the main event relatively unknown Jaime Munguia was too much for Sadam Ali as Munguia stopped the former champion in the fourth round winning the WBO super welterweight title from the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, New York, which was broadcast on HBO. Munguia dropped Ali twice in the

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12 May 2018

Vasyl Lomachenko stops Jorge Linares to make history

Boxing superstar Vasyl Lomachenko is now walking the path few have walked previously after stopping WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares in the tenth round of their world championship bout from Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. The bout was closely contested as Lomachenko and Linares battled in

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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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25 Mar 2018

Boxing Recap: Canelo suspended, Ryan Garcia a star, Whyte KOs Browne

The Nevada State Athletic Commission temporarily suspended Canelo Alvarez on Friday, seriously jeopardizing his fight with Gennady Golovkin. https://t.co/bUITkrJ6ph — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 24, 2018 Canelo suspended! In the rare bit of boxing gossip that will fill this sheet, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was temporarily suspended for two failed drug tests

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17 Feb 2018

Danny Garcia KOs Brandon Rios in the 9th round

Former two-division world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia shook his lone career defeat by knocking out Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios in the main event of a Showtime telecast promoted by Mayweather Promotions taking place from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.   In a fairly competitive fight that saw

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30 Dec 2017

Northern California KO of the Year: Alberto Torres KOs Adam Fiel

Featherweight Alberto Torres was undefeated veteran southpaw known for good sparring in the area, but not known for amateur accolades. Adam Fiel was a well-touted amateur, who looked be trending in a positive direction. In early 2017 the two meet for the Square Warriors featherweight title in Pleasanton, Ca. What ensued

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11 Nov 2017

Daniel Jacobs wins wide decision over Luis “Cuba” Arias

by Kevin Horn Middleweight contender Daniel Jacobs (33-2, 29 KOs) proved too much for the young prospect Luis “Cuba” Arias (18-1, 9 KOs) as he outgunned the young fighter early and often in the main event at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Jacobs stunned Arias in the first round and things

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