19 Jul 2019

Lopez, Matias win on Friday Top Rank card

In the main event, lightweight contender Teofimo Lopez was taken the duration of a twelve round fight by Masayoshi Nakatani, from the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. The bout was tough. Lopez won the early rounds, Nakatani won some middle rounds, taking Lopez’s power well and outlanding him.

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03 Jan 2019

2018 Prospect of the Year: Maxim Dadashev

Not a lot of casual fans might know who Maxim Dadashev is, but the 28-year-old Russian is quietly amassing an impressive resume and with Teofimo Lopez and Devin Haney already advanced the prospect point, we figured we’d give this award to someone very deserving and hardly ever talked about in

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20 Oct 2018

Maxim Dadashev survives Antonio DeMarco after being hurt early

Super lightweight Maxim Dadashev might want to think about fighting some less opposition soon as his last two bouts between Antonio DeMarco and Darleys Perez have seen him take a wealth of damage, far more than your average fighter with twelve fights. Dadashev was hurt multiple times by DeMarco and

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10 Sep 2018

Gabe Flores Jr makes ESPN debut on Friday fight in Fresno, Ca

Gabriel Flores Jr., the 18-year-old phenom and former U.S. amateur standout, will make his ESPN debut on Friday, Sept. 14 as part of the world championship card headlined by Jose Ramirez’s WBC super lightweight title defense against Antonio Orozco at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California, as part of

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14 Aug 2018

Dadashev, Herring added to TV telecast of Jose Ramirez vs. Antonio Orozco

Maxim “Mad Max” Dadashev will defend the NABF super lightweight title against former WBC lightweight world champion Antonio DeMarco on Friday, Sept. 14 at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. The Dadashev-DeMarco bout will serve as the co-feature to Jose Ramirez’s WBC super lightweight title defense against Antonio Orozco. Ramirez-Orozco and

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07 Aug 2018

Fresno, CA gets action packed undercard for September 14th

On September 14th, local central valley hero and WBC super lightweight champion Jose Ramirez of Avenal, CA will make his first title defense against Antonio Orozco in 12-round world title fight from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, CA. Ramirez, a fighter with strong ties to the community in Fresno,

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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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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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26 Dec 2017

Prospect of the Year Under Ten Fights: Ruben Villa

Salinas, CA featherweight Ruben Villa might be the world champion that cannery row has been looking for as the fighter emerged as a true powerhouse in his division and looks to 2-3 years away from having a run at the top of the division. Villa, who spent most of his

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