07 Feb 2019

Jose Ramirez looks to make statement Sunday, hopes for big fights in 2019

Jose Ramirez has the formula for being one of the biggest names in boxing and arguably is, but that said a good portion of boxing fans still view him simply as “the Fresno guy”. Ramirez, who has fought for water legislation for years in the central valley, made the 2012

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02 Feb 2019

Sergey Kovalev defeats Eleider Alvarez, regains world title

Light heavyweight Sergey Kovalev regained his WBO light heavyweight title by handing out a one-sided decision to Eleider Alvarez in the main event of their headlining fight from The Ford Center in Frisco, Texas. Kovalev, who was knocked out by Alvarez in Atlantic City, New Jersey had been written off

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31 Jan 2019

Sergey Kovalev: I will get my belts back…last time I ran out of gas

Their first fight ended with a dramatic knockout that shook up the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The rematch between Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (24-0, 12 KOs) and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (32-3-1, 28 KOs) will bring two of the light heavyweight division’s biggest names to The Star. Alvarez will defend his WBO light

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31 Jan 2019

Top Rank stars visit Frisco Family YMCA ahead of boxing weekend

Three days before Super Saturday kicks off at Ford Center at the Star, four of boxing’s biggest stars — WBO featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez, WBO light heavyweight world champion Eleider Alvarez, 2018 Prospect of the Year Teofimo Lopez, and top lightweight contender Richard Commey — took time out of their fight week

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18 Jan 2019

Oscar Rivas stops Bryant Jennings, Shakur Stevenson ready for title

It might be time to call it a career for Bryant “BY-BY” Jennings (24-3, 14 KOs) who suffered a twelfth round knockout loss to Oscar “Kaboom” Rivas (26-0, 18 KOs) on Friday night at the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, NY. The bout was competitive with Jennings winning the early

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17 Jan 2019

Rob Brant’s first title defense set for Feb. 15th in Minnesota

Rob “Bravo” Brant upset the odds to win a world title. For title defense number one, he’s returning to his favorite stomping grounds. Brant, a native of St. Paul, Minn., will defend his WBA middleweight title against the unbeaten Khasan Baysangurov on Friday, Feb. 15 at Grand Casino Hinckley. Brant, who

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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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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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03 Jan 2019

Top Rank signs Jeremy Adorno and Sonny Castro

Top Rank is proud to announce it has signed two of the East Coast’s brightest amateur stars — Puerto Rican-born super bantamweight Jeremy “Magic Hands” Adorno and South Philadelphia-born heavyweight Sonny Conto — to multi-year contracts. Conto and Adorno will make their professional debuts in four-round bouts Friday, Feb. 8

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01 Jan 2019

Jose Ramirez vs Jose Zepeda Undercard for Sunday, February 10th | FRESNO

Before 2012 U.S. Olympian and WBC super lightweight world champion Jose Ramirez does battle against Jose Zepeda, who is trained by his former coach Freddie Roach, February 10th at the SaveMart Center in Fresno, Ca broadcast worldwide by ESPN and ESPN+, the night will be filled with action from the

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