12 Aug 2019

WEEKEND THOUGHTS | VERGIL ORTIZ’S HOMECOMING, OLYMPIAN LOSES PRO DEBUT, SOSA WINS

Vergil Ortiz comes home Vergil Ortiz is one of Golden Boy Promotions best prospects. The welterweight prospect, who now is a contender, moved up to 147 lbs in his last bout stopping Mauricio Herrera before this past Saturday’s bout in his hometown of Grand Prairie, Texas, in which he stopped

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06 Aug 2019

Next up, Jason Sosa, the new main event in Philly this weekend

What a weird week for Top Rank.  Carl Frampton, a former featherweight world champion, who had two fantastic bouts with Leo Santa Cruz, suffered broken bones from a freak injury in the hotel lobby while having coffee on fight week, Monday to be exact. One man’s loss is another’s gain,

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01 Aug 2018

Boxing Preview: Andre Berto, Sergey Kovalev, Dmitry Bivol

Alexander vs. Berto – FOX, New York, 5 PM PST In a bout of two former world champions who are doing battle a little past their prime, but looking go to for one more title run, Devon Alexander will do battle with Andre Berto at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale,

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28 Jun 2016

Cherry barely edges Rhodes, Douglas gets stoppage on FS1 card

That didn’t go as planned Ender Cherry (34-8-2 19KOs) got a wide decision over Lydell Rhodes (24-1 11KOs) , who recently lost a close decision to IBF super featherweight champion Jose Pedraza on Showtime that most felt Cherry won. Rhodes outboxed Cherry in a fight that was sloppy and clinch

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15 Jun 2016

Sergey Lipinets-Walter Castillo set for ESPN July 15th

ESPN has stacked the deck with boxing in the month of July as super lightweight contender Sergey Lipinets (9-0, 7 KOs) against Walter Castillo (26-3-1, 19 KOs) in a 12-round bout. Lipinets is being fast tracked to a title shot after two impressive victories against worthy foes in his last two

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07 Jun 2016

Edner Cherry-Lydell Rhodes set for June 28th

Former title challenger Edner Cherry (34-7-2, 19 KOs) and quick-fisted contender Lydell Rhodes (23-1-1, 11 KOs) will compete in the 10-round lightweight main event of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on Tuesday, June 28 from Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pa. Televised coverage begins

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30 Oct 2015

Scott survives Thompson, Lipinets upsets Rhodes

Heavyweight Malik “King” Scott (38-2-1, 13 KOs) earned a tough decision over Tony “The Tiger” Thompson (40-6, 27 KOs) in a ten rounds main event on Friday night at “The Venue at UCF,” located behind the CFE Arena in Orlando, Florida. Scott outworked Thompson for the majority of the fight as

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