20 Jul 2019

Yordenis Ugas outlasts Omar Figueroa Jr.

Welterweight Yordenis Ugas (16-1 11KOs) picked up the biggest win of his career defeating former lightweight world champion Omar Figueroa Jr. (18-3 12KOs) in the second bout of the FOX pay-per-view from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bout started as an all-action affair with Figueroa

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06 Mar 2019

Shawn Porter: “If I get an early knockout, it’s not because Ugas can’t take a punch”

I have written about Shawn Porter a lot (in fact I wrote a piece about how for the now-defunct upstart BroJackson.com, that is no longer online). I really respect Shawn Porter, especially his work ethic. His fight might not always be pretty, but they’re tough and boxing is a tough

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23 Nov 2018

Yordenis Ugas hires Memo Herredia for Shawn Porter fight

Yordenis Ugas is not taking his chance at becoming the WBC welterweight world champion lightly and recently employed strength and conditioning trainer Angel “Memo” Heredia to be a part of his March 9th, Las Vegas, Nevada bout against Shawn Porter. Ugas, a hard-luck professional acquiring three losses between 2012 to 2014

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13 Nov 2018

PBC Fox Schedule set, Errol Spence vs. Mikey Garcia on PPV stands out

FOX Sports and Premier Boxing Champions today announced eight televised world title fights in the first three months of the new deal, featuring eight world champions including one of which being the first ever Fox PBC Pay-Per-View in March between Errol Spence Jr. and Mikey Garcia. It appears Fox might

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19 Feb 2018

Boxing Weekend Recap: Eubanks stumbles, Danny Garcia gets KO

WELL, THAT WAS FUN, BUT EUBANK JR. SEEMS OVER Despite an interesting persona and a lot of hype, Chris Eubank Jr. lost badly to George Groves, a fighter who prior to this bout was void of winning a big fight. Eubank fought without a jab and simply ran forward for

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17 Feb 2018

David Benavidez, Yordenis Ugas win on Showtime undercard

WBC super middleweight champion David Benavidez (20-0, 17 KOs) dominated Ronald Gavril (18-3, 14 KOs) in their rematch on Saturday night at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas to pick a wide unanimous decision. Benavidez used educated pressure with a vicious body attack that neutralized Ronald Gavril. The judges saw the bout

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16 Feb 2018

Weights from Las Vegas, Danny Garcia, Brandon Rios on weight

Tomorrow night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mayweather Promotions along with DSG Promotions presents a stacked card which features at the top of the bill a three-fight main card televised by Showtime.   Danny Garcia 146.5 vs. Brandon Rios 146.5 David Benavidez 167 vs. Ronald Gavril

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15 Feb 2018

Danny Garcia vs. Brandon Rios Press Conference Quotes

Two-division world champion Danny Garcia and former world champion Brandon Rios faced off Thursday at the final press conference for their WBC Welterweight World Title Eliminator this Saturday, February 17live on SHOWTIME from Mandalay Bay Events Center, and presented by Premier Boxing Champions. Garcia, who returns for his first bout

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15 Feb 2018

Danny Garcia vs. Brandon Rios Media Workout Quotes

Two-division world champion Danny Garcia and former world champion Brandon Rios hosted a media workout in Las Vegas on Wednesday ahead of WBC Welterweight World Title Eliminator this Saturday, February 14 live on SHOWTIME from Mandalay Bay Events Center, and presented by Premier Boxing Champions. In the co-main event, undefeated

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01 Feb 2018

Yordenis Ugas vs. Ray Robinson added to Garcia vs. Rios Undercard

Top welterweights Yordenis Ugas and Ray Robinson will clash in a 12-round IBF 147-pound title elimination bout live on SHOWTIME Saturday, February 17 from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. The bout will put the winner in line for the IBF welterweight title held

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