03 Aug 2021

What To Watch This Week For Boxing and MMA on-and-off-TV (August 6th-7th, 2021)

Your one-stop guide to all the boxing and MMA that is on television this weekend, with times, networks, and realistic breakdowns of fights. The Olympics Are In The Medal Rounds Instead of sending a detailed schedule of the Olympic matches in boxing, I will simply say the Olympic bouts are

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02 Aug 2021

Meet Sena Irie – The First Boxing Gold Medalist Of 2020 Olympics

The host country of Japan won its first gold medal in boxing in 2020 with Sena Irie winning on all five of the judges’ scorecards against Nesthy Petecio of the Philipines in the finals of the women’s featherweight tournament. Irie, who is 20-years-old will now be a Japanese folk hero

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19 Jul 2021

Who To Watch In Olympic Games Boxing at Tokyo 2020 + Team USA Team Breakdown

Hate reading? You can also to the podcast with similar info here Boxing will take place from July 24th-August 8th, with the medal rounds starting August 3rd, and concluding on the last day of the Olympics on August 8th. Complete schedule here Here are some quick thoughts on each of

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29 Jun 2021

What You Should Know About the 2021 USA Boxing Olympic Team | Complete Roster Breakdown

With the qualifications for Olympic boxing no longer happening in the Americas, below are the set Olympic team from the United States looking to bring back a gold medal. Sadly, the following fighters, Anthony Herrera (men’s flyweight), Bruce Carrington (men’s featherweight), Charlie Sheehy (men’s lightweight), Joseph Hicks (men’s middleweight), Rahim

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05 Dec 2019

Rianna Rios, the next wave of women’s boxing, turns pro tonight

Meet Rianna Rios, the number one seed for U.S. Olympic Trials at 125 lbs, but has foregone the opportunity to compete to be an Olympian as she turns professional tonight on a Golden Boy Promotions card in Costa Mesa, California, at The Hanger, which you can watch on DAZN or

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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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05 Mar 2019

If boxing is not in the Olympics, it only screws the fighters

Boxing might be on its last legs to be eligbe for the 2020 Olympics. In a report from USA Today on February 19th , time is rapidly running out. One of the major issues with the sport of boxing not being official in the 2020 Olympics from the administrative side

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05 Dec 2018

Boxing might not make Olympics in 2020 says IOC

The Olympic dreams of many young boxers might be on life-support as with less than two years to go before Tokyo 2020, Olympic boxing was frozen in its tracks on Friday. The International Olympic Committee, affectionately called the IOC, announced that it is launching an investigation into AIBA, the governing body

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25 May 2017

Marc Castro adds Valedictorian to resume preceding 2020 Olympics

Two-time amateur world champion Fresno, CA’s Marc Castro added another accomplishment to his resume and this time it isn’t in the ring. Casrtro, who is at the highest level of amateur boxing, recently graduated top of his class at Sunnyside High School in Fresno, California. Castro, who has goals of

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08 Nov 2016

JoJo Diaz Jr set for undercard of B-Hop-Joe Smith Jr

Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. (22-0, 13 KOs) will look to defend his NABF Featherweight Championship for the fourth time this year, as the former 2012 U.S. Olympian steps into the ring for a 10-round slugfest against Horacio “Violento” Garcia (30-1-1, 22 KOs) in the co-main event of Bernard Hopkins’s final

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