21 Apr 2019

Terence Crawford bizarrely stops Amir Khan

WBO welterweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford (35-0, 26 KOs) scored a sixth round TKO over former unified super lightweight world champion Amir Khan (33-5, 20 KOs) on Saturday night before a crowd of 14,091 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, but not without some debate. Crawford, who dropped

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03 Apr 2019

Carlos Adames vs Frank Galarza featured on Crawford vs Khan PPV undercard

One of the 154-pound division’s biggest punchers — Dominican sensation Carlos “El Caballo Bronco” Adames — is set to make a thunderous statement April 20 at Madison Square Garden. NABF champion Adames will defend his belt against Brooklyn native Frank Galarza in the 10-round featured bout on the Terence Crawford

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31 Mar 2019

Philly fighters perform strong for hometown crowd, Gvosdyk defends WBC belt

PHILADELPHIA – Every single seat at the 2300 Arena in south Philadelphia was filled for Saturday night’s Top Rank card. 11 bouts were held at the sold-out arena that showcased five fighters from the Philadelphia area and a light heavyweight world title main event fight that featured WBC champion Oleksander

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14 Mar 2019

Xander Zayas now youngest to sign with Top Rank

Xander Zayas, born in Puerto Rico and fighting for USA Boxing as one of the world’s top amateurs, has signed a multi-year professional contract with Top Rank. At only 16 years old, Zayas is the youngest fighter ever to sign a pro contract with Top Rank. An 11-time Puerto Rican

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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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