Boxing News http://www.fightnews.com Boxing News Updated 24 hours a day 7 Days a week Thu, 25 Dec 2014 22:45:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Merhy and Ngabu score wins in Izegem, Belgium http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/merhy-ngabu-score-wins-izegem-belgium-274838 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/merhy-ngabu-score-wins-izegem-belgium-274838#comments Thu, 25 Dec 2014 22:26:13 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=274838 The 90th edition of the boxing shows in Izegem was a short one as all 6 pro bouts ended inside the distance. Ryad Merhy scored a 5th round stoppage when experienced Shalva Jomardashvili retired claiming an injured left arm. The … Continue reading

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2014 “Fighter of the Year” Update http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/2014-fighter-year-update-274834 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/2014-fighter-year-update-274834#comments Thu, 25 Dec 2014 13:14:49 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=274834 By Karl Freitag Close race for Fightnews.com’s 2014 Fighter of the Year recognition — and the year isn’t over yet. Seven fighters are currently still in the running. Still to come is a very interesting fight on December 30 in … Continue reading

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South African boxing roundup for 2014 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/south-african-boxing-roundup-2014-274832 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/south-african-boxing-roundup-2014-274832#comments Thu, 25 Dec 2014 11:30:21 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=274832 By Ron Jackson Hekkie Budler is the Supersport.com South African boxer of the year for 2014. And his mentor, Colin Nathan, is the SA trainer of the year. Budler, Zolani Tete and Moruto Mthalane were the outstanding boxers in a … Continue reading

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UFC Top Ten: The Submissions of 2014 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/ufc-top-ten-submissions-2014-274800 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/ufc-top-ten-submissions-2014-274800#comments Thu, 25 Dec 2014 11:29:29 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=274800 From the sublime to the spectacular, 2014 had more than its share of memorable submission finishes. Here are this scribe’s picks for the ten best of the year . . . click here for more . . . . COMING UP NEXT: … Continue reading

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Boxing Buzz http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/boxing-buzz-668-274798 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/boxing-buzz-668-274798#comments Thu, 25 Dec 2014 06:20:16 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=274798 Injured Anthony Crolla is home for Christmas. More The best boxing Christmas story just might be the tale of Billy Miske, as reprinted in Sports Illustrated. More First look at heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko and actress Hayden Panettiere’s baby: More … Continue reading

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Narvaez, Rossel, Rigondeaux arrive in Japan http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/narvaez-rossel-rigondeaux-arrive-japan-274804 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/narvaez-rossel-rigondeaux-arrive-japan-274804#comments Thu, 25 Dec 2014 05:00:48 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=274804 By Joe Koizumi Photos by Boxing Beat, Joe Koizumi Merry Christmas! Japan has become a house of world champions since the year-end world title shows are coming close with foreign titleholders and challengers having arrived here in Japan. WBO junior … Continue reading

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Philly boxing card to celebrate B-Hop’s 50th birthday http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/philly-boxing-card-celebrate-b-hops-50th-birthday-274802 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/philly-boxing-card-celebrate-b-hops-50th-birthday-274802#comments Wed, 24 Dec 2014 22:58:25 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=274802 On January 20, Golden Boy Promotions will celebrate Bernard Hopkins’ 50th birthday with a Golden Boy Live! show on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes from the 2300 Arena in Bernard’s hometown of Philadelphia. In the main event, Philly’s own … Continue reading

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Q&A: Evens Pierre http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/qa-evens-pierre-274796 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/qa-evens-pierre-274796#comments Wed, 24 Dec 2014 21:56:54 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=274796 By Robert Coster One of the young boxers hoping to make a name for himself in 2015 is Haitian-born, Panama-based Lightweight Evens “The Sun City Kid” Pierre (24-1, 17 KOs) ranked 9th by the WBA. Evens’ lifestory is compelling; born … Continue reading

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Yorgey, Witherspoon top Jan 24 NJ card http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/yorgey-witherspoon-top-jan-24-nj-card-274794 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/yorgey-witherspoon-top-jan-24-nj-card-274794#comments Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:22:02 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=274794 On January 24 at the GPG Event Center (Formerly the Woodbine Inn) in Pennsauken, New Jersey, the inaugural boxing card will take place with local favorite Harry Joe Yorgey taking part in a bout for the WBU middleweight title. Yorgey … Continue reading

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Bailey takes aim at TV fight against Santana http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/bailey-takes-aim-tv-fight-santana-274792 http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/bailey-takes-aim-tv-fight-santana-274792#comments Wed, 24 Dec 2014 13:50:11 +0000 http://www.fightnews.com/?p=274792 Does “The Knock-Out King” still have it? Looks like power-punching former two-division world champion Randall Bailey (44-8, 37 KOs) will be stepping in against Francisco Santana (21-3-1, 10 KOs) on January 9 at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez, California. … Continue reading

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