28 Jun 2019

Commey stops Beltran, Saul Rodriguez stopped on undercard

IBF lightweight world champion Richard Commey (29-2, 26 KOs) scored an eighth round TKO over former WBO lightweight world champion Ray Beltran (36-9-1, 22 KOs) on Friday night before 2,795 at Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, California. Commey made his first world title defense dropping Beltran twice in the first

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10 Feb 2019

Jose Ramirez gets majority decision win over Jose Zepeda

WBC super lightweight world champion Jose Ramirez made the second defense of his world title in his home venue, The Save Mart Center in Fresno, CA, defeating Jose Zepeda, who was heavily publicized training with his Ramirez’s former coach, Freddie Roach.  This might have been Ramirez’s toughest test since getting

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17 Jan 2019

Ray Beltran vs Hiroki Okada set for Ramirez-Zepeda co-main Feb.10th

Ray Beltran’s road back to title contention begins Sunday, Feb. 10. The former lightweight world champion will face the unbeaten Hiroki Okada in a 10-round super lightweight fight as the co-feature to the Jose Ramirez-Jose Zepeda super lightweight championship bout at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif. Ramirez-Zepeda and

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26 Aug 2018

Jose Pedraza, a two-division world champion after beating Ray Beltran

Puerto Rican lightweight Jose Pedraza became a two-division world champion and the best active Puerto Rican boxer by picking up a unanimous decision over Ray Beltran to claim the WBO lightweight title Saturday night at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Pedraza just had more left as the 37-year-old

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24 Aug 2018

Mikaela Mayer fights for women’s boxing on ESPN, Saturday

Women’s lightweight and 2016 U.S. Olympian Mikaela Mayer returns to action this Saturday at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona on ESPN, the bout will mark her official ESPN debut, the first of what should be many. What makes Mayer so unique is the fact that we have never

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23 Aug 2018

Ray Beltran vs. Jose Pedraza Press Conference Quotes

The stakes are high for WBO lightweight world champion Ray Beltran and challenger José  “Sniper” Pedraza, with the winner expected to fight WBA lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko later this year. Beltran and Pedraza met at the final press conference for the next edition of “Top Rank on ESPN”, which will take place Saturday

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23 Aug 2018

Ray Beltran, Jose Pedraza Media Day Quotes

Ray Beltran is returning home to defend his title, Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe is looking to bring some lightning and thunder to the desert, and Mikaela Mayer is ready for her ESPN network debut. Beltran will defend the WBO lightweight title against former 130-pound champion José Pedraza, Dogboe will make the first

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07 Aug 2018

Ray Beltran focused on Jose Pedraza fight

Ray Beltran scratched and clawed and spent nearly 19 years as a pro boxer before earning his first world title. He outpointed Paulus Moses on Feb. 16 in Reno, Nevada, to win the vacant WBO lightweight title, a lifelong dream finally fulfilled. A native of Los Mochis, Mexico, Beltran is now a

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25 Jul 2018

Ray Beltran, Isaac Dogboe top August 25th card in Arizona

Ray Beltran and Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe will head to the desert on Aug. 25 for their first title defenses. In the main event at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona, Beltran, who resides in nearby Phoenix, will defend the WBO lightweight title against Jose “Sniper” Pedraza, a former junior lightweight world

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16 Feb 2018

Ray Beltran wins world title, Mean Machine makes statement

Photos: Mikey Williams/Top Rank It finally happened as 36-year-old Ray Beltran (35-7-1, 21 KOs) can now add the words world champion to the list of accomplishments amongst his career. Beltran who scored a hard fought twelve round unanimous decision over Paulus Moses (40-4, 25 KOs) to claim the vacant WBO

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