10 Aug 2019

Jason Sosa stops Rhodes, Adan Gonzales upsets 2x Gold Medalist Ramirez

Former super featherweight world champion Jason Sosa (23-3-4, 16 KOs) scored a seven-round technical knockout of Haskell Lydell Rhodes (27-4-1, 13 KOs) on Saturday night at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia. Sosa dropped Rhodes twice in round five with many believing the fight would end there, but Rhodes survived into

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12 Jul 2019

Shakur Stevenson, the boogeyman without a belt

Shakur Stevenson is the boogeyman without a belt. Shakur Stevenson looks and plays the part of one of these once-in-a-generation type fighters, and now he is not just living up to the billing, other fighters are proving it.  You might ask how? Well, they won’t fight him, that is without

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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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25 Jun 2019

The Lesser Known Star: Ruben Rodriguez looks to fit the bill of gym lore

Super lightweight Ruben Rodriguez’s story is largely unknown, shoot even I won’t inform you much beyond what I know, secondhand since I didn’t get in contact with him for this. Rodriguez, who fights on his fourth Top Rank show this Friday at the Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California, which

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13 Jun 2019

Tyson Fury, The Atypical Heavyweight Star

When you think of heavyweight boxing, you often think of menacing power punchers like Mike Tyson or Joe Frazier, legendary fighters like Rocky Marciano and Evander Hollyfield, or iconic figures of change like Muhammad Ali and Joe Louis. Meet Tyson Fury, an outgoing heavyweight boxer, who defies conventional motifs of

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24 May 2019

Jose Pedraza looks to do what Felix Verdejo couldn’t, tomorrow on ESPN

2008 Puerto Rican Olympian and two-division world champion Jose Pedraza seem to have been in the shadow of 2012 Puerto Rican Olympian Felix Verdejo, for his whole career, but this Saturday in Florida, Pedraza looks to add a bit more distance between himself and fellow countryman, Verdejo. Pedraza is fighting

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21 May 2019

Jamel Herring looks to bring belt back to Marines on Memorial Day

Jamel Herring is a 2012 U.S. Olympian and a Marine, one who enlisted months after the tragic events of 9/11 that re-shaped the modern era of America. Outside of Herring making a threat towards me on the internet (which was pretty amusing and funny), Herring is generally regarded as a

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16 May 2019

Top Rank Signs Australian Twin Sensations Jason and Andrew Moloney

The Moloney twins — undefeated super flyweight contender Andrew and top bantamweight contender Jason — have each signed a multi-year promotional agreement with Top Rank. The 28-year-old Moloneys, who are scheduled to fight in separate 10-round bouts June 15 in Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia, will showcase their talents in the

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16 May 2019

Rio Revenge? Michael Conlan to face Olympic Nemesis Vladimir Nikitin August 3 in Belfast

BELFAST (May 14, 2019) —Michael “Mick” Conlan’s amateur career ended in controversy and a pair of middle fingers. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Conlan appeared to have bested Russian standout Vladimir Nikitin in the 56-kilogram quarterfinals. The judges disagreed, and Conlan responded with a memorable double middle-finger salute. Almost three years

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15 May 2019

Andy Vences vs. Albert Bell set for June 8th in Reno, Nevada

One of the marquee fights ahead of the June 8th stacked card from Reno, Nevada topped by WBO featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez versus Jason Sanchez has added some more Northern California talent to the bouts taking place at the Reno Convention Center. Though it was announced last week that

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