05 Jun 2019

Jose Ramirez vs Maurice Hooker looking to land on July 27th in Texas

WBC super lightweight world champion Jose Ramirez appears to be heading on the road July 27th as he will look to unify with WBO super lightweight world champion Maurice Hooker, in Hooker’s hometown of Arlington, Texas (Hooker trains in Dallas). The story which was reported by Mike Coppinger, explains that

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10 Mar 2019

Dmitry Bivol beats Joe Smith Jr, undercard results

WBA light heavyweight world champion Dmitry Bivol made his fourth world title defense defeating former world champion Joe Smith Jr in a main event of card from the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York, broadcast on DAZN. Bivol was dominant as ever with a slight blemish being getting caught

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21 Nov 2018

Is Maurice Hooker the new Bernard Hopkins?

It might sound funny at first, like a clickbait title, but think about it? Before Bernard Hopkins was the hall of fame boxer he is now, he was a man burden by boxing politics, having to fight mandatory title after mandatory defenses to stay on television and for lack of

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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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15 Nov 2018

Maurice Hooker vs. Alex Saucedo weigh-in results (VIDEO)

ESPN (9 PM PST) • Maurice Hooker 140 lbs vs. Alex Saucedo 139.4 lbs (Hooker’s WBO Junior Welterweight world title – 12 Rounds)   ESPN+ (3:30 p.m. PST) • Egidijus Kavaliauskas 146.6 lbs vs. Roberto Arriaza 146.8 lbs (Kavaliauskas’ NABF and Arriaza’s WBO Inter-Continental Welterweight titles – 10 Rounds) • Cletus Seldin 141.4 lbs vs. Nelson Lara 142.4 lbs (Super Lightweight – 10 Rounds) •Jonathan Guzman 122.6 lbs vs. Roberto Castaneda 122.8 lbs (Super Bantamweight – 10 Rounds) Albert Bell 132.4 lbs

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13 Nov 2018

Alex Saucedo hopeful to win first title in hometown, Friday

Alex “El Chollo” Saucedo is a very likable, lightweight who has entertained the fans for years, to the best of my memory being his televised bout against Raymond “Tito” Serrano at Treasure Island, but more than likely it predates even that. On Friday, Saucedo will get his chance to get

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14 Aug 2018

Top Rank wins purse bid of “Mighty Mo” Hooker vs. Alex Saucedo

Roc Nation Sports today announced that Top Rank has won the purse bid for Maurice Hooker’s defense of the WBO Super Lightweight Title against top mandatory challenger Alex Saucedo, submitting a $1.625 million bid to secure the rights to promote the WBO title fight. Given the outcome, Hooker (24-0-3, 16

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19 Jun 2018

“Mighty Mo” Hooker took the road less traveled to world title

Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker took the backroads to a world title. The Texas-based fighter didn’t have a decorated amateur career per say nor did he have the blue-chip prospect label like many upcoming fighters, instead he had a desire to make the most of his skills which crescendo with a win

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13 Jun 2018

Boxing Weekend Recap: Terence Crawford is good, Santa Cruz P4P?

Crawford, 3 division champ In the big fight of the weekend, the best fighter in the world currently (in my opinion), Terence “Bud” Crawford became a three-division world champion as he picked up a WBO welterweight title after previously holding a world title in the lightweight division and unifying the

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07 Jun 2018

Boxing Preview: Crawford-Horn, Santa Cruz Mares, Balderas, Shakur, Flores Jr

Crawford vs Horn [ESPN+, 6:30 PST, Las Vegas] In the big fight of the weekend, WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn will fight for the first time in the United States against one of the best fighters in the world, Terence Crawford. The build-up to the fight has seen a majority

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