18 Jan 2019

Maurice Hooker returns March 9th against LesPierre

Maurice Hooker (25-0-3, 17KOs) will return on March 9th to defend his WBO super lightweight world title against Mikkel “Slikk Mikk” LesPierre (20-0-1, 9KOs), a New York native hailing from the borough of Brooklyn. The bout will be the co-main event for the DAZN card headlined by Dmitry Bivol versus Joe Smith Jr., at a location

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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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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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08 Aug 2016

Felix Verdejo injured in motorcycle accident

Lightweight Felix Verdejo (22-0, 15 KOs) was injured after a one-person motorcycle accident in Puerto Rico. According to a local paper El Nuevo Dia, Verdejo lost control of his motorcycle and took a tumble to the concrete. Despite wearing a helmet, Verdejo also suffered head trauma as well. The accident all, but ruins

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28 Jul 2016

Felix Verdejo ordered to fight Terry Flanagan for WBO lightweight title

Frank Warren released a statement to BoxingScene.com, that explains that Top Rank CEO Bob Arum has asked about Warren’s interest in a bout between WBO lightweight world champion Terry Flanagan and Top Rank rising star Felix Verdejo. The WBO has also ordered this bout, meaning that for Flanagan to keep

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11 Oct 2015

Flannagan, Smith victorious in UK

WBO world lightweight champion Terry Flanagan (29-0, 12 KO) destroyed former ITR Radio guest Diego Magdaleno (28-2, 12 KO) in two rounds on Saturday night at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Flanagan dropped Magdaleno three times in round two before the referee called an end to the bout as Magdaleno stood

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09 Oct 2015

Flanagan-Magdaleno Weigh In Results

Venue: Manchester Arena, Manchester, England TV: beIN Sports (USA), BoxNation (UK) Time:4PM EST Terry Flanagan 135 vs. Diego Magdaleno 134.75 (WBO lightweight title) Liam Smith 153.5 vs. John Thompson 152.25 (Vacant WBO jr middleweight title) Luke Blackledge 167.5 vs. vs. Lee Markham 166.75 Tom Stalker 134.6 vs. Craig Evans 134

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17 Aug 2015

Lee-Saunders tops UK October 10th triple header

Promoter Frank Warren has officially announced the world championship triple header scheduled for October 10 at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. The card will be headlined by Andy Lee  who is defending his WBO middleweight title against Billy Joe Saunders. The co-main event will pit Terry Flanagan as he

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11 Jul 2015

Terry Flanagan wins WBO lightweight title in UK

In a clash of unbeaten lightweights, Terry Flanagan (28-0, 10 KOs) won by third round TKO when Jose “Chon” Zepeda (23-1, 20 KOs) couldn’t continue due to an injury to his left shoulder on Saturday night at the Velodrome in Manchester, England. Flanagan picked up the WBO lightweight title when

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20 May 2015

Flanagan vs. Zepeda for vacant WBO lightweight title

Terry Flanagan was hoping to face Ray Beltran, who was suppose to win the WBO lightweight title after knocking out Takahiro Ao in the second round of their contest on the debut of boxing to the truTV network. The problem was Beltran was TKO’ed on the scales as he came

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