17 Mar 2016

Oakland, CA transplant Joebert Alvarez fights for title in Puerto Rico March 19th

Nonito Donaire Sr. trained fighter flyweight fighter, Joebert Alvarez who resides in Oakland, CA by way of General Santos City, Cotabato del Sur,Philippines, will face Jonathan Gonzalez on March 19th for the WBO NABO championship. Alvarez, who last fought Juan Francisco Estrada to a closely contested decision that saw Estrada

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19 Feb 2016

Amanda Serrano wins vacant WBO title

Female featherweight Amanda Serrano won the vacant WBO title on Wednesday night when she defeated Canada’s Olivia Gerula at BB King Blues Club & Grill in Times Square, NYC. Serrano destroyed Gerula who was stopped with in the first two minutes of the bout.  With the victory Serrano garners another

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11 Dec 2015

Verdejo, Donaire win on TruTV

Puerto Rican star-in-the-making Felix “El Diamante” Verdejo (19-0, 14 KOs) defeated Josenilson Dos Santos (25-3, 15 KOs) via second round KO on Friday night at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A thunderous Verdejo right hand dropped Dos Santos, a man who has struggled to find the win

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29 Oct 2015

WBO hates on Rigondeaux and takes his belt

In a shameful display by the WBO championship committee voted to strip WBO junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux of his world championship. Rigondeaux, who this author considers the best boxer alive currently, has been in promotional malpractice for the past year and a half as his promoter, Caribe Promotions, have

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05 Sep 2015

Bradley-Rios rumored for November 7th

Though it is not confirmed, Robert Garcia, trainer of Brandon Rios has confirmed via social media that they have accepted to fight Tim Bradley on November 7th in the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, NV. Now hold your horses, everybody since word on the street is the WBO,

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24 Aug 2015

Soro out, “Apollo Kid” Thompson to fight for WBO junior middleweight title

Boxcino 2015 champion John “Apollo Kidd” Thompson has signed to face undefeated Liam Smith for the vacant WBO world Jr. Middleweight title on October 10th in Manchester, England. Thompson joins Willie Monroe Jr. as the second Boxcino champion to fight for a world title in a five-month span. Thompson (17-1,

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20 Aug 2015

Crawford-Jean announced for October 24th

Undefeated two-division world champion and the reigning Fighter of the Year, Terence “Bud” Crawford, Omaha’s favorite son will take on Dierry “Dougy Style” Jean on Saturday, October 24, at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Crawford (26-0, 18 KOs) will be making the first defense of his World Boxing Organization (WBO)

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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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03 Aug 2015

Andrade’s promoter suing Roc Nation Sports for tampering

Last week, WBO junior middleweight champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade was stripped by the WBO for failing to defend his title for 13 months, in fact Andrade hasn’t even taken a bout since defeating Brian Rose for the title. On July 29, Andrade’s promoters Star Boxing and Banner Promotions filed

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31 Jul 2015

WBO strips Demetrius Andrade of WBO junior middleweight title

After 13 months with no title defenses and nothing on the boxing schedule, WBO jr. middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade has been stripped of the title by the WBO World Championship Committee. This comes after a lawsuit was filed between Banner Promotions and co-promoter Star Boxing towards Roc Nation Sports, whom

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