Boxing News http://www.fightnews.com Boxing News Updated 24 hours a day 7 Days a week Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:12:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Pressure mounting on Amir Khan to take all-British mega-fight with Kell Brook http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/pressure-mounting-on-amir-khan-to-take-all-british-mega-fight-with-kell-brook-284236 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/pressure-mounting-on-amir-khan-to-take-all-british-mega-fight-with-kell-brook-284236#comments Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:46:39 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=284236 By James Slater Aside from a super-bantamweight unification meeting between rival champions Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg, an Amir Khan-Kell Brook showdown is arguably the most talked about all-British super-fight that could be made this year. IBF welterweight champion Brook … Continue reading

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Quigley captures Virginia Welterweight title; Jeter scores second-round knockout in Springfield, VA http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/quigley-captures-virginia-welterweight-title-jeter-scores-second-round-knockout-in-springfield-va-284234 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/quigley-captures-virginia-welterweight-title-jeter-scores-second-round-knockout-in-springfield-va-284234#comments Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:43:47 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=284234 By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside The promotional combination of Jeter Promotions and RBA Promotions brought a standing-room only crowd to the ABC Sports Complex in Springfield, VA Saturday night to witness 11 exciting bouts. The main event saw undefeated … Continue reading

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Nieves dominant in NYC debut http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/nieves-dominant-in-nyc-debut-284227 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/nieves-dominant-in-nyc-debut-284227#comments Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:27:14 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=284227 On Saturday night, New Legend Boxing hosted the 16th installment of its popular International Fight Night series, held at the Resorts World Casino New York City. The event was headlined by Cleveland, Ohio’s super bantamweight prospect Antonio “Carita” Nieves (11-0, … Continue reading

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Gilbert Melendez: The Heart of a Warrior http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/gilbert-melendez-the-heart-of-a-warrior-284073 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/gilbert-melendez-the-heart-of-a-warrior-284073#comments Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:26:59 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=284073 The measure of a fighter’s heart is something that always comes into question when adversity comes to call. When the proverbial hammer becomes the nail and the waters get choppy, how a fighter reacts is a tell tale sign of … Continue reading

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Gavronski wins on 100th Battle at the Boat http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/gavronski-wins-on-100th-battle-at-the-boat-284218 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/gavronski-wins-on-100th-battle-at-the-boat-284218#comments Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:11:14 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=284218 After more than 18 years of showcasing the best up and coming boxing talent in the Northwest, promoter Brian Halquist’s 100th “Battle at the Boat” show took place Saturday night at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington. In the … Continue reading

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Fleming defeats Sithsaithong, still unbeaten http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/fleming-defeats-sithsaithong-still-unbeaten-284216 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/fleming-defeats-sithsaithong-still-unbeaten-284216#comments Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:03:42 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=284216 By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing Top Rank-managed Aussie 130-pounder Paul “2 Gunz” Fleming (20-0, 13 KOs) outscored Chaiyong Sithsaithong (36-12-4, 26 KOs) over ten rounds to capture the interim WBO Asia Pacific title at the Mansfield Tavern, Brisbane, … Continue reading

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Jimenez survives scare http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/jimenez-survives-scare-284214 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/jimenez-survives-scare-284214#comments Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:28:54 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=284214 By Craig Wick at ringside At the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana Saturday night, Chicago prospect, Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez (17-0, 11 KOs) overcame a huge knockdown in the opening round only to roar back and stop the dangerous Kevin Engel … Continue reading

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Jones Jr. annihilates Vasquez in Pensecola homecoming fight http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/jones-jr-annihilates-vasquez-in-pensecola-homecoming-fight-284146 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/jones-jr-annihilates-vasquez-in-pensecola-homecoming-fight-284146#comments Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:00:25 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=284146 Story and photos by Scott Foster at ringside Multi-division former world champion Roy Jones Jr (61-8, 44 KOs) returned to action Saturday night in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida. Jones successfully defended a fringe cruiserweight world title with a first … Continue reading

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Zambrano wins WBA interim featherweight title http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/zembrano-wins-wba-interim-featherweight-title-284143 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/zembrano-wins-wba-interim-featherweight-title-284143#comments Sun, 29 Mar 2015 04:49:58 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=284143 By Robert Coster In Lima, Peru, local favorite Carlos “Mina” Zambrano (25-0, 11 KOs) won the vacant WBA Interim featherweight title tonight with a 12 round unanimous decision over Daniel “Mad Dog” Ramirez (24-12, 20 KOs) of the Dominican Republic. … Continue reading

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Manny Pacquiao looks sharp in workout http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/manny-pacquiao-looks-sharp-in-workout-284129 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/manny-pacquiao-looks-sharp-in-workout-284129#comments Sun, 29 Mar 2015 04:43:05 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=284129 Photos: Chris Farina – Top Rank Superstar Manny Pacquiao trains with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Boxing Club for his upcoming 12-round welterweight world championship unification mega-fight against Floyd Mayweather. Promoted by Mayweather Promotions and … Continue reading

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