03 Jan 2019

Prospect of the Year (under 15 fights): Vergil Ortiz Jr.

Super lightweight Vergil Ortiz has star written all over him as he has won all eleven of his professional fights by way of knockout and his last one being the most impressive beating Roberto Ortiz. Now like all prospects, the caliber of opposition has been limited and rightfully so since

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28 Nov 2018

Vergil Ortiz Jr. extends contract with Golden Boy Promotions

Blue-chip welterweight prospect Vergil Ortiz Jr. has extended his contract with Golden Boy Promotions for the near future as he posted the following image on Instagram. View this post on Instagram Today I extended my agreement with Goldenboy Promotions, bigger things to come in the future ūüĎäūüŹľūüĒ• A post shared

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15 Nov 2018

Canelo Alvarez vs. Rocky Fielding Undercard Announced

Middleweight knockout sensation¬†David Lemieux¬†(40-4, 34 KOs) will look to make a second potential Knockout of the Year performance before 2018 ends as he takes on¬†Tureano Johnson¬†(20-2, 14 KOs) in the scheduled 12-round co-main event of¬†Canelo vs. Rocky.¬†The card will also feature the return of¬†Sadam “World Kid” Ali¬†and will showcase some

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15 Sep 2018

Canelo vs. GGG 2 Undercard results: Vergil Ortiz Jr makes statement

Welterweight Vergil Ortiz Jr. continues to live up to all of his potential as a future boxing superstar as he stopped former title challenger Roberto Ortiz in the second round. Ortiz Jr. pushed Ortiz back in the first round investing in body shots. In the second round, Ortiz Jr. sent

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20 Aug 2018

Canelo vs Golovkin II undercard set, Chocolatito co-main event

Fans at T-Mobile Arena and millions watching at home will be treated to a stacked undercard featuring current world champions and returning contenders in¬†support of the September 15 fight between Lineal Middleweight World Champion¬†Canelo Alvarez¬†(49-1-2, 34 KOs) and WBC/WBA/IBO Middleweight World Champion¬†Gennady “GGG” Golovkin¬†(38-0, 34 KOs).¬†The event will take place¬†Saturday,

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24 Jun 2018

Boxing Weekend Recap: Shields gets up, Vergil Ortiz is a star and more

Shields down, but up Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields (6-0, 2 KOs) won two world titles in her first bout at middleweight against Hanna Gabriels (18‚Äď2, 11 KOs) in a bout for the vacant IBF and WBA female middleweight world championships on Friday night at the at the Masonic

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22 Jun 2018

Vergil Ortiz makes weight ahead of ESPN2 bout

Tomorrow night at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, CA, which will also be televised on ESPN2 and promoted by Golden Boy Promotions. The main event features blue-chip prospect Vergil Ortiz Jr.   Vergil Ortiz Jr 139.4 vs. Juan Carlos Salgado 139.8 Hector Tanajara Jr 135 vs. Roger Gutierrez 134.2

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20 Jun 2018

Boxing Weekend Preview: Claressa Shields, Vergil Ortiz, Josh Taylor

Claressa Shields [Showtime, Detroit, Friday, 7 PM PST] Claressa Shields is one of the best fighters in the world, but even with that being said has an uphill battle ahead of her as she is a woman in a male-dominated sport and also is fighting at a heavier weight, one

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16 Nov 2017

Golden Boy card packs KOs on ESPN2

Golden Boy Promotions returned with a card on ESPN2 with junior bantamweight Jose Martinez (20-0-1, 12 KOs) scoring a fourth-round KO over Jesus Martinez (23-2, 11 KOs) on Friday night at the Poliforum Benito Juarez in Cancun, Mexico. The fight was one-sided with Jose Martinez hurting Jesus Martinez in the third and

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