20 Jul 2019

Yordenis Ugas outlasts Omar Figueroa Jr.

Welterweight Yordenis Ugas (16-1 11KOs) picked up the biggest win of his career defeating former lightweight world champion Omar Figueroa Jr. (18-3 12KOs) in the second bout of the FOX pay-per-view from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bout started as an all-action affair with Figueroa

Lukie Ketelle 0
16 Feb 2019

Santa Cruz, Figueora Jr. win on FOX

Three division world champion Leo Santa Cruz had to work for it to make his third defense of his WBA featherweight title against a game and tough Rafael Rivera. The bout was all action as Rivera started very fast forcing Santa Cruz to adjust and fight. The bout showed two

Lukie Ketelle 0
14 Jul 2017

Figueroa Jr, Robert Guerrero make weight ahead of Fox clash

by Kevin Horn Tomorrow night in the newly re-opened Nassau Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum in Long Island, New York, boxing returns to Long Island with a stacked night of action. The card headlined by undefeated Omar Figueroa, a former lightweight champion moving up to welterweight after a series of missed weight

Lukie Ketelle 0
13 Jul 2017

Omar Figueroa vs. Robert Guerrero: Full Fight Preview

By Sevak Sarkisian  On Saturday, July 15th fight fans around the world will be getting a major treat with action fighter and former WBC world lightweight champion Omar Figueroa (26-0-1 18KO’s) making his long-awaited return to the ring to face former multi-division title holder and veteran Robert Guerrero (33-5-1 18KO’s).

Lukie Ketelle 0
05 Jul 2017

Robert Guerrero training camp notes for Omar Figueroa Jr.

Contributed by Kevin Horn, a correspondent of ITRBoxing.com Former world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero is hard at work preparing for his main event showdown with unbeaten Omar Figueroa that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes Saturday, July 15 in the first boxing event at the newly

Lukie Ketelle 0
29 Jun 2017

Omar Figueroa training camp notes (Premier Boxing Champions)

South Texas’s Omar “El Panterita” Figueroa, the former Lightweight World Champion, heads into training camp on a balmy 118-degree day in Indio, CA, home to his trainer Joel Diaz and his new boxing home-base since January. Figueroa re-enters the boxing ring after a 18-month hiatus on Saturday, July 15 when

Lukie Ketelle 0
28 May 2016

Miguel Vazquez outpoints Erick Bone on FS1

Former lightweight champion Miguel “Titere” Vazquez (36-5, 13 KOs) who fought at a catchweight of 144 lbs. due to a last minute replacement in opponent scored an unanimous decision over Erick Bone (16-4, 8 KOs) on Saturday night at the Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas. The fight played like most Vazquez

Lukie Ketelle 0
12 Dec 2015

Figueroa, Arreola win closely contested bouts in San Antonio

Omar “Panterita” Figueroa (26-0-1, 18 KOs) won got the  decision over Antonio DeMarco (31-6-1, 23 KOs) on Saturday night at the newly renovated AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, but had to suffer some war wounds to do so. Figueroa took it to DeMarco early by blitzing the naturally smaller man, but

Lukie Ketelle 0
03 Nov 2015

PBC announces NBC December 12th card

Premier Boxing Champions has finally announced it’s December 12th NBC card that originally was being speculated to be Keith Thurman versus Shawn Porter.. The card will now be headlined by Omar Figueroa Jr (25-0-1, 18 KOs) against Antonio DeMarco (35-5-1, 23 KOs) at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Lukie Ketelle 0
20 Aug 2015

Wilder-Duhaupas, Figueroa-DeMarco set for September 26th

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will make his second title defense against Johann Duhaupas in Birmingham, Alabama on September 26th. The co-main event will see junior welterweight Omar Figueroa Jr. against Antonio DeMarco, who will be coming out of retirement after retiring in his last fight against Sammy Vasquez.  The card will

Lukie Ketelle 0