03 Oct 2016

Petrov beats “The Artist” Perez, in line for Linares title shot

Lightweight Petr Petrov, (38-4-2, 18 KOs) looks to have finally gotten his big fight as he defeated Michael Perez, (24-2-2, 11 KOs) after Perez’s corner called the fight off after the bell to end round six of a scheduled twelve-round bout in the main event from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in

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23 Sep 2016

Crolla, Linares make weight for title clash

Tomorrow’s clash between WBA lightweight champion Anthony Crolla (31-4-3, 13 KOs) taking on WBC champion (in recess) Jorge Linares (40-3 27KOs) both made weight for their unification bout on Saturday night in Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Crolla weighed in at 134.3 lbs. while Linares clocked in slightly under at 134.2

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27 Jul 2016

Mikey Garcia says future is at lightweight division

by Adam Sperber Undefeated former two-division world champion Mikey Garcia will return to the ring after a two-and-a-half-year layoff against former champion Elio Rojas on Saturday, July 30 in an exciting night of boxing on SHOWTIME and SHOWTIME EXTREME that is one of the strongest cards ever assembled at Barclays

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21 Jun 2016

Anthony Crolla-Jorge Linares set for September 24th

Current WBA Lightweight World Champion Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla (31-4-3, 13 KOs) will face WBC Lightweight World Champion Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (40-3, 27 KOs) in a huge unification blockbuster for the WBA, WBC Diamond and The Ring Magazine Lightweight World Championships at the Manchester Arena on September

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14 Jun 2016

Crolla-Linares set for September 24th in UK

WBA lightweight champion Anthony Crolla will take on former WBC lightweight champion Jorge Linares at the Manchester Arena on September 24. This will be Crolla’s second title defense. Linares, who is now the WBC champion in recess, will be putting on the line a WBC Diamond belt, an honorary championship

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10 Jun 2016

Demond Brock retains title over Gutierrez in Las Vegas

Lightweight Demond Brock (12-3-1, 4 KOs) continues his success under the Roy Jones Jr Promotions banner as he defeated Chuy “El Hurracan” Gutierrez (14-1-1, 4 KOs) Friday night at the outdoor Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLVEC) in Las Vegas atop a CBS Sports Network card. In typical Brock fashion the

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15 May 2016

Alejandro Luna looking to get top 5 lightweight this summer

Undefeated lightweight Alejandro ” El Charro” Luna (20-0 15KOs) is nearing a title shot as he is ranked 10th by the IBF and 15th by the WBA. “Right now we are back in the gym training and it looks like we are going to get a top 5 lightweight ranked by,

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12 May 2016

Petrov hopefully for title shot after Quintero win

This past Friday night in Las Vegas, Petr Petrov solidified himself as a world title contender with a 6th round stoppage over Marvin Quintero, winning the NABF Lightweight title and defending his NABA Lightweight title. The fight was a back and forth brawl that saw both men land power punches

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21 Nov 2015

Crolla defeats Perez to win WBA lightweight title

Though the first bout might have gone to a draw Anthony Crolla(30-4-3, 12 KOs) left no room for debate with a fifth round knockout of Derleys Perez (32-2-1, 20 KOs) on Saturday night at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Crolla dominated from the early moments of the bout, but sealed the

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27 Jun 2015

Mickey Bey vacates lightweight belt

In what might be one of the most forgettable title runs ever, Mickey Bey who got a highly disputed decision over Miguel Vasquez has vacated his IBF lightweight title since he doesn’t want to make a defense in Macau, China. Bey would of had to face Denis Shafikov who is

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