06 Mar 2019

Shawn Porter: “If I get an early knockout, it’s not because Ugas can’t take a punch”

I have written about Shawn Porter a lot (in fact I wrote a piece about how for the now-defunct upstart BroJackson.com, that is no longer online). I really respect Shawn Porter, especially his work ethic. His fight might not always be pretty, but they’re tough and boxing is a tough

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18 Jan 2019

Maurice Hooker returns March 9th against LesPierre

Maurice Hooker (25-0-3, 17KOs) will return on March 9th to defend his WBO super lightweight world title against Mikkel “Slikk Mikk” LesPierre (20-0-1, 9KOs), a New York native hailing from the borough of Brooklyn. The bout will be the co-main event for the DAZN card headlined by Dmitry Bivol versus Joe Smith Jr., at a location

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23 Nov 2018

Yordenis Ugas hires Memo Herredia for Shawn Porter fight

Yordenis Ugas is not taking his chance at becoming the WBC welterweight world champion lightly and recently employed strength and conditioning trainer Angel “Memo” Heredia to be a part of his March 9th, Las Vegas, Nevada bout against Shawn Porter. Ugas, a hard-luck professional acquiring three losses between 2012 to 2014

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12 Mar 2018

Boxing Weekend Recap: Boxing in the Rain, Mikey Garcia gets another belt and more

Skillful Violence, Valdez beats Quigg ? A post shared by Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) on Mar 11, 2018 at 9:25am PDT In a delightful main event between Oscar Valdez and Scott Quigg that was marred badly by Quigg missing weight by 2.8 lbs, which hung an ugly stain over an

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09 Mar 2018

Avery Sparrow, John Joe Nevin win in PA

Junior lightweight Avery Sparrow (10-1, 4 KOs) continues his comeback trail as he stopped Jesus Serrano (17-6-2, 12 KOs)  in two round as he knocked him down twice and then stopped him in the same round. Irish lightweight John Joe Nevin (10-0, 4 KOs) picked up a one-sided decision over Alex

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09 Mar 2018

Prograis, Baranchyk win by KO on ShoBox

The vacant interim WBC super lightweight title, for whatever that means, has a new champion as Regis Prograis (21-0, 18 KOs) impressively destroyed former unified WBA/IBF world champion Julius Indongo (22-2, 11 KOs) in two rounds on Friday night at the Deadwood Mountain Grand in Deadwood, South Dakota. Prograis dropped Indongo

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08 Mar 2018

Petr Petrov ready for biggest fight of career

Despite taking the bout on less than five days’ notice, two-time world title challenger Petr Petrov is ready for his showdown with junior welterweight Ivan Baranchyk, this Friday night on a SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION live onSHOWTIME(10 PM ET/PT) Petrov, who has not fought in eleven months since dropping a decision to undefeated WBO Lightweight champion

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07 Mar 2018

Bam Rodriguez headlines card on Friday in Texas

This Friday, March 9, 2018, TMB & PRB Entertainment, sponsored by Mikey Garcia Promotions, present “Friday Night Fights”, live professional boxing from the Mi Mercado Event Center in San Antonio, TX. The card will showcase ten fights headlined by local favorite and Robert Garcia Boxing Academy fighter Jesse “Bam” Rodriguez (4-0, 2 KOs), taking on Jose “El

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07 Mar 2018

Boxing Weekend Preview: Top Rank at StubHub, Lipinets-Garcia and much more

Oscar Valdez vs. Scott Quigg In one of the most entertaining fights which might only be rivaled by the co-feature, featherweight powerhouse and two-time Mexican Olympian Oscar Valdez takes on Scott Quigg in a truly interesting ESPN main event promoted by Top Rank Inc as the promotion continues putting on

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06 Mar 2018

Petr Petrov faces Ivan Baranchyk this Friday in eliminator

Undefeated 140-pound contender Ivan Baranchyk will now face former world title challenger Petr Petrov this Friday, March 9, in the co-featured bout on SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/PT from Deadwood Mountain Grand in Deadwood, SD. The contest will be an eliminator for the No. 2

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