Canelo-Junior war of words continues; both willing to wager purse

Canelo-Junior war of words continues; both willing to wager purse

By Hesiquio Balderas It's pretty clear that Canelo and Chavez don't like each other, but making a bet for both purses gave the ...

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WBA Prez Mendoza Japan press conference

WBA Prez Mendoza Japan press conference

By Joe Koizumi Photos by Naoki Fukuda WBA president Gilberto Jesus Mendoza today (Wednesday) made a significant press conference with influential Asian promoters in ...

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Nguyen stops Flores in spectacular upset

Nguyen stops Flores in spectacular upset

Super featherweight veteran Dat Nguyen (20-3, 7 KOs) scored a stunning sixth round TKO over previously undefeated prospect Miguel Flores (21-1, 9 ...

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Peterson dethrones Avanesyan, photos and quotes

Peterson dethrones Avanesyan, photos and quotes

Photos: Sumio Yamada Lamont Peterson (35-3-1, 17 KOs) narrowly edged WBA (regular) welterweight world David Avanesyan (22-2-1, 11 KOs) in an entertaining 12-round ...

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Broner edges Granados, photos and quotes

Broner edges Granados, photos and quotes

Photos: Sumio Yamada Adrien Broner and Adrian Granados battled in a close, back-and-forth main event Saturday on SHOWTIME, with the four-division world champion ...

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Aldo and Faber Meet For The Featherweight Title Live Tomorrow Night: Jose Aldo battles Urijah Faber for the belt, plus lightweight champion Ben Henderson squares off once again with Donald Cerrone – live tomorrow night at 10pm ET / 7pm PT on Pay-Per-View

Watch Cerrone vs Henderson I For Free Right Now: Relive their epic battle right before they enter the cage once more Saturday night!

UFC teams up with Camaro: The UFC® today announced it is teaming up with Findlay Customs and Modern Muscle Las Vegas to release 10 Limited Edition UFC Chevrolet Camaros. The very first car, “#1” will be auctioned to benefit the Intrepid Fallen Heroes fund, a charity dedicated to providing financial support for the dependents of United States military personnel lost in performance of their duty.

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Scale Watch

Weights from Ontario, CA

Carlos Baeza/Thompson Boxing Promotions

Mauricio Herrera 140 vs. Efren Hinojosa 140
WBC USNBC super lightweight championship
Abraham Lopez 126 vs. Jason Rorie 123
Patrick Lopez 144 vs. Cristian Favela 146
Efrain Esquivias 124 vs. Danny Pantoja 125
Enrique Lobatos 278.5 vs. Charles Tucker 267.5
Venue: Doubletree Hotel, Ontario, CA
Promoter: Thompson Boxing Promotions
TV: Fox Sports en Español

Mauricio Herrera 140 vs. Efren Hinojosa 140 WBC USNBC super lightweight championship Abraham Lopez 126 vs. Jason Rorie 123 Patrick …


Boxing Result

Weights from Minnesota

By Jesse Kelley

Phil Williams 163 vs Caleb Truax 162.5
Joey Abell 241 vs Josh Gutcher 245
Antwan Robertson 117 vs James Owen 121.5
Ismail Muwendo 130 vs David Laque 133
Charles Meier 185.5 vs Dan Copp 158
Venue: Saint Paul National Guard Armory
Promotor: Seconds Out Promotions

By Jesse Kelley Phil Williams 163 vs Caleb Truax 162.5 Joey Abell 241 vs Josh Gutcher 245 Antwan Robertson 117 …




Boxing News

Karpency set for Murat

WBA #12, WBC #15 light heavyweight Tommy Karpency (19-1-1, 11 KOs) is set to face WBO #2, WBC #3 Karo Murat (21-0, 13 KOs) for Murat’s WBO inter-continental light heavyweight title on May 1st at EWE-Arena in Oldenburg, Germany. The clash will serve as the televised co-feature under the much anticipated WBO cruiserweight title between champion Marco ‘Kapt’n’ Huck (28-1) and American challenger WBO #5 Brian ‘The Beast’ Minto (34-3). A winner of eight straight, Karpency, just 23-years-old, aims to upset the undefeated Murat in the scheduled 12 rounder promoted by Sauerland Event.

WBA #12, WBC #15 light heavyweight Tommy Karpency (19-1-1, 11 KOs) is set to face WBO #2, WBC #3 Karo …


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Russian Update

By Alexey Sukachev

After a couple of months off, rising Russian pugilistic company Ural Boxing Promotions will be back into action tomorrow at Ivan Yarygin Sports Palace in Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. As always, the Chelyabinsk-based promoters will entertain a local crowd with several up-and-coming prospects; two of them defending their WBC minor belts against credible opposition. (more…)

By Alexey Sukachev After a couple of months off, rising Russian pugilistic company Ural Boxing Promotions will be back into …


Boxing Result

Ornelas KOs Fogle in 4

Big Joe Miranda

By Rocco Morales at ringside

Light heavyweight Enrique Ornelas (30-6, 20 KOs) rebounded from a December loss to Bernard Hopkins with a nice fourth round KO over Julius Fogle (15-4, 10 KOs) on Thursday night at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. A huge left hook brought down the 38-year-old Fogle at the 1:12 mark of the fourth.
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“The Contender’s” Deon Elam (11-1, 5 KOs) won a four round unanimous decision over Andre Hemphill (8-15-2, 5 KOs) in a cruiserweight bout. Elam dropped Hemphill at the end of round four and much to the fighters’ surprise they were informed that the bout had been cut from a six- to a four-rounder. Scores were 40-35, 40-35, 39-36. For more details and photos click here…

By Rocco Morales at ringside Light heavyweight Enrique Ornelas (30-6, 20 KOs) rebounded from a December loss to Bernard Hopkins …


Boxing News

Arce-Santos presser

Rafael Soto/Top Rank/Zanfer

One of the dreams of three time world champion Jorge “Travieso” Arce was to fight in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, a city that has always embraced boxing and where the great Julio Cesar Chavez was born, before moving to Culiacan as a child. “Fighting in Ciudad Obregon is something that I’ve always dreamed of doing while I was a young boxer coming up. To me it’s one the best boxing towns in all of Mexico and has a great tradition of boxing. They had some very good fights here in the past including some with their native son Julio Cesar Chavez,” said Arce, today during the final press conference leading up to his fight this Saturday. For more details and photos click here…

One of the dreams of three time world champion Jorge “Travieso” Arce was to fight in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, a …



Boxing News

2 Diamond Belt Champions?

By Karl Freitag

WBC President Jose Sulaiman, upon hearing that the bout between Floyd Mayweather and Shane Mosley will not be for Mosley’s WBA welterweight title, has announced that the WBC will offer the WBC Diamond Belt to the Mayweather-Mosley winner and be recognized as WBC Diamond world champion, being certain that if Mayweather wins he’ll proudly accept the belt. “In history, there has been only one world champion who has won the WBC Diamond Belt, the idol of the Philippines and the world Manny Pacquiao,” said Sulaiman in a statement. “The winner of Mayweather vs. Mosley also deserves to be crowned as WBC Diamond world champion.” If the WBC is not allowed to present the belt in the ring, they will do so in the locker room of the winner.
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What’s interesting about this decision is the fact that although Manny Pacquiao already holds the WBC Diamond Belt world championship at welterweight, Mayweather-Mosley will not be for an “interim” WBC Diamond Belt world championship. In essence, the WBC would be awarding the same belt and same title to another fighter in the same division as Pacman.

By Karl Freitag WBC President Jose Sulaiman, upon hearing that the bout between Floyd Mayweather and Shane Mosley will not …


Scale Watch

Arreola 33 pounds heavier

Jan Sanders/Goossen Tutor Promotions

Chris Arreola 250.5 vs. Tomasz Adamek 217
Venue: Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, California
Promoter: Goossen Tutor
TV: HBO
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Chris Arreola 250.5 vs. Tomasz Adamek 217 Venue: Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, California Promoter: Goossen Tutor TV: HBO


Boxing News

Q&A: Jürgen Brähmer

Universum Box-Promotion

WBO light heavyweight world champion Jürgen Brähmer (35-2, 28 KOs) defends his title for the second time on Saturday in Hamburg against #8 rated Mariano Nicolas Plotinsky (16-3, 8 KOs). The run up to this fight has been unusual for both fighters. Plotinsky arrived three days late because of the Icelandic volcano. Brähmer’s car caught fire and burnt up on Wednesday. “It was no big deal,” explained Brähmer. “I had gone back to Schwerin to get still some clothes and my mouthpiece for Saturday. Suddenly there was a weird smell so I stopped and immediately extinguished the flames. When the fire department arrived, everything was already over. My clothes smelled like smoke, but otherwise nothing happened. My girlfriend picked me up. In the evening we went back to the hotel in Hamburg. At least now I know what I’ll do after my career. I’ll be a fireman. Everyone praised me and told me what I did was exemplary. I should given a few autographs.” For more details and photos click here…

WBO light heavyweight world champion Jürgen Brähmer (35-2, 28 KOs) defends his title for the second time on Saturday in …


Boxing News

Mayweather the ‘ultimate math problem’

“I’m a difficult math problem that no one can solve,” Floyd Mayweather, Jr. said today on a national teleconference. “The ultimate goal is how to solve the problem.” Calling himself the greatest fighter of all time, Mayweather said the task is beyond “Sugar” Shane Mosley, whom he will face May 1 in Las Vegas. “Shane done some things in this sport, but this fight is about enhancing my legacy, about proving I’m the best.”

Mayweather and manager Leonard Ellerbe also talked about not fighting for the WBA welterweight title. “At this level it’s not about belts,” said Ellerbe. “It’s about improving legacy and it’s about money. A title fight never entered the picture.” Stay tuned for a full report.

“I’m a difficult math problem that no one can solve,” Floyd Mayweather, Jr. said today on a national teleconference. “The …



Boxing News

Kessler road work

Tom Casino/SHOWTIME

Mikkel Kessler did a little road work this afternoon outside Herning, Denmark with physical trainer Thomas Macon just two days before his Super Six World Boxing Classic showdown against WBC super middleweight champ Carl Froch on Saturday, April 24 on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m., ET/PT, same-day coverage) from MCH Arena, in Herning, Denmark. For more details and photos click here…

Mikkel Kessler did a little road work this afternoon outside Herning, Denmark with physical trainer Thomas Macon just two days …


Boxing News

Beninati joins TKO

Veteran matchmaker John Beninati has joined TKO Boxing Promotions, it was announced today, by Chris Middendorf, it’s Director of Boxing Operations. Beninati, most recently with Gary Shaw Productions, will assume matchmaking duties for the fast rising Las Vegas based promotional outfit. Said Middendorf about the addition of Beninati to the TKO Boxing team, “There are promoters who sign fighters like Dan Snyder and the Redskins sign football players; they want the great record, maybe the high ranking, so that they can plug them into a fight and get lucky. What we are doing is signing the best talent in the US and the world and as they develop, building our company around them. In order to do that right, you have to have the best matchmaking.” (more…)

Veteran matchmaker John Beninati has joined TKO Boxing Promotions, it was announced today, by Chris Middendorf, it’s Director of Boxing …


Boxing News

Rojas targets Gamboa

WBC featherweight champion Elio “The Kid” Rojas (22-1, 13 KOs) has called out his WBA counterpart, undefeated Yuriorkis Gamboa (18-0, 15 KOs), demanding a world championship unification match. “I see where people have said Gamboa may face Celestino Caballero, but Gamboa himself said he wasn’t impressed with Caballero’s last fight,” Rojas said. “My response to that is I am a world champion and so is Gamboa. Why don’t we fight in a world title unification? I am ready to make this fight happen if Gamboa is ready. It has always been one of my goals to become a unified champion.” (more…)

WBC featherweight champion Elio “The Kid” Rojas (22-1, 13 KOs) has called out his WBA counterpart, undefeated Yuriorkis Gamboa (18-0, …


Boxing News

Mares ready to dethrone Perez

Espinoza Boxing Club

Unbeaten bantamweight Abner Mares (20-0, 13 KOs) is preparing in the Coachella Valley with trainer Joel Diaz for the biggest fight of his life against IBF champion Yonnhy Perez (20-0, 14 KOs) on May 22 at the Staples Center in the semi-main event to the Israel Vazquez vs. Rafael Marquez card billed as “Once and Four All.” Mares stated “I’m very familiar with Perez; we fought as amateurs, I beat him twice and he beat me once. But this is for the world title. This is when it really counts. I need that title to accomplish my goals. No disrespect to Yonnhy, but I’m getting that belt on May 22nd.”

Unbeaten bantamweight Abner Mares (20-0, 13 KOs) is preparing in the Coachella Valley with trainer Joel Diaz for the biggest …



Boxing News

Julio ready for Angulo

Jan Sanders

Joel Julio is focused and feels he has had the best training camp of his career. With a fight that many critics feel is a must win match just two days away, Julio is displaying a level of maturity, confidence and physical conditioning never seen before. Julio, (35-3, 31 KOs), is facing Alfredo Angulo, (17-1, 14 KOs), in a 12 round WBO interim junior middleweight championship this Saturday, on the undercard of the Cristobal Arreola vs. Tomasz Adamek heavyweight fight, on HBO’s Boxing After Dark. (more…)

Joel Julio is focused and feels he has had the best training camp of his career. With a fight that …


Boxing News

Chavez-Duddy in San Antonio

The June 26 PPV clash between undefeated super welterweight contender and son of the legend Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. (40-0-1, 30 KOs) and Ireland’s John Duddy (29-1, 18 KOs) will be officially announced on Monday. The event, billed as “Latin Fury 15: La Furia de México.” will take place at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Also seeing action will be five-time world champion Marco Antonio Barrera (68-7, 43 KOs), three-time world champion Jorge Arce (53-6-1, 40 KOs) and Salvador Sanchez III (19-3-2, 9 KOs).

The June 26 PPV clash between undefeated super welterweight contender and son of the legend Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. (40-0-1, …


Announcement

‘Hometown Heroes’ presser

Photos by Emily Harney

A press conference was held yesterday by TKO Boxing Promotions in Hartford, CT to announce further details of their action packed “Hometown Heroes to World Champions” card set for Saturday, May 22nd at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT.

Among those featured at the press conference was hard hitting, featherweight sensation, Matt “The Sharp Shooter” Remillard of Manchester, CT who will be defending his NABF Featherweight Title against Carlos “EL Rayo” Rivera.y . . . Click here for more

Photos by Emily Harney A press conference was held yesterday by TKO Boxing Promotions in Hartford, CT to announce further …


Boxing News

Hatton apologizes to Warren

Promoter Frank Warren has won undisclosed damages and costs as well as a formal apology from boxer Ricky Hatton following an interview Hatton did with Sun Journalist Matt Bendoris in November 2009. In the interview, Hatton, promoted by Warren between 1997 and 2005 stated that: “Promoters I had boxed for had ripped me off, not paid me what I was worth, misled me and not protected my interests.” Together with paying Warren undisclosed damages and costs Hatton has issued the following apology: (more…)

Promoter Frank Warren has won undisclosed damages and costs as well as a formal apology from boxer Ricky Hatton following …


Feature Story

Super Six Froch-Kessler picks

The four entrants not fighting this weekend have weighed in with predictions for this weekend’s Super Six World Boxing Classic Group Stage 2 matchup between undefeated WBC Super Middleweight Champion Carl Froch (26-0, 20 KOs) and Mikkel Kessler (42-2, 32 KOs). Andre Ward, Andre Dirrell, and Arthur Abraham predict a victory for the hometown fighter, Kessler while Allan Green sees the win going to Froch. The fight will air this Saturday, April 24, from the sold-out MCH Arena, in Herning, Denmark, on SHOWTIME® at 9 p.m. ET/PT (same-day coverage).

Entering the second of three Group Stage 2 matches in the Super Six World Boxing Classic on SHOWTIME, hometown fighters are 4-0 in the tournament. Froch, who is in a three-way tie for second place with two points, can overtake Abraham for the top spot on the tournament scoreboard with a “W”. Kessler, who has zero points, is desperate for a win and to keep his chances alive in the tournament. (more…)

The four entrants not fighting this weekend have weighed in with predictions for this weekend’s Super Six World Boxing Classic …


Feature Story

Arreola looks for redemption

Story by Felipe Leon

After 27 professional fights in which heavyweight Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (28-1, 25KO) had his hand raised, he found himself in a bad dream when he came up short in his challenge of Vitali Klitschko late last year for the WBC title and thus falling short in his bid to become the first heavyweight champion of Mexican descent, a fact that contributed to his much publicized tear-filled reaction after the bout . . . Click here for more

Story by Felipe Leon After 27 professional fights in which heavyweight Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (28-1, 25KO) had his hand …


UFC

Clash of the Titans

Story by Anthony Springer Jr.

To say that the upcoming bout between Jose Aldo and Urijah Faber is a clash of the titans is an understatement. If the WEC featherweight title and the title of best featherweight in the world weren’t enough, Aldo and Faber anchor the WEC’s first foray into the pay-per-view market.

In other words, this is a pretty big deal . . . Click here for more

Story by Anthony Springer Jr. To say that the upcoming bout between Jose Aldo and Urijah Faber is a clash …


Feature Story

Sergio Martinez ponders future

Ricardo Conde

By Ricardo Conde

In what was the biggest bout of his career, Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez (45-2-2, 24 KOs) of Argentina, dismantled reigning and defending middleweight champion, Kelly “The Ghost” Pavlik (36-2, 32 KOs) of Youngstown, OH, this past Saturday at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ over 12 rounds to win via unanimous decision. The newly crowned WBC/WBO middleweight champion took time out of his busy schedule to sit down and talk to us about his fight with Pavlik, who he’d like to face in the near future and more. (more…)

By Ricardo Conde In what was the biggest bout of his career, Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez (45-2-2, 24 KOs) of Argentina, …


Boxing News

Saul Alvarez contract snafu?

By Karl Freitag

Promoters Tuto Zabala Jr. and Rafael Mendoza have enlisted noted boxing attorney Tony Gonzalez to enforce their exclusive promotional agreement with unbeaten welterweight Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, whom they signed on September 18, 2008. On January 22, 2010, Alvarez subsequently signed a promotional agreement with Golden Boy Promotions in Guadalajara, Mexico. Alvarez is slated to make his Golden Boy debut on the May 1 Mayweather-Mosley PPV against Jose Miguel Cotto.

Zabala and Mendoza have thus far been unsuccessful in working out a co-promotional arrangement with Golden Boy, and now are looking to exercise and exhaust any and all legal remedies available to them. Gonzalez has already requested that Golden Boy cease and desist from any conduct which violates his clients’ promotional rights and informed GBP that any promotional pact they have with Alvarez constitutes tortious interference which will be met with aggressive legal action if it continues. Stay tuned.

By Karl Freitag Promoters Tuto Zabala Jr. and Rafael Mendoza have enlisted noted boxing attorney Tony Gonzalez to enforce their …


Boxing News

Gamboa in Panama City

Gabriel F. Cordero

By Gabriel F. Cordero

Cuban WBA featherweight world champion Yuriorkis “The Ciclon of Guantanamo” Gamboa is currently in Panama to attend Thursday night’s clash between Panamanian WBA interim flyweight world champion Luis “Nica” Concepcion and Mexican challenger and WBC former world champion Eric Ortiz at the Roberto Duran Arena. While in town, Gamboa visited the Pedro “Rockero” Alcazar Gym in Curundu and gave boxing equipment to that gym and to another one in Barraza. Panamanian boxing fans are hoping for a Gamboa clash with WBA super bantamweight world champion Celestino “Pelenchin” Caballero. Gamboa said he wasn’t impressed with Caballero’s last fight, but doesn’t rule out fighting him in the near future.

By Gabriel F. Cordero Cuban WBA featherweight world champion Yuriorkis “The Ciclon of Guantanamo” Gamboa is currently in Panama to …


Boxing News

Geale, Dibb headline

By Craig Watt

A big Australian boxing card has been announced for June 2nd at the Entertainment Centre in Wollongong, New South Wales with many of the countries top boxers appearing on the same card, televised live on Fox Sports. The main event sees IBF #7 and WBO #10 ranked Middleweight Daniel Geale (22-1, 13 KOs) from Tasmania take on Australian Contender finalist Kariz Kariuki (21-8-2, 18 KOs) over twelve rounds for the IBF Pan Pacific title with the main supporting bout being IBF #6 ranked featherweight Billy “The Kid” Dib (26-1, 14 KOs) taking on Ivan Hernandez (26-4-1, 16 KOs) from Mexico for the vacant IBF Pan-Pacific title over twelve rounds. (more…)

By Craig Watt A big Australian boxing card has been announced for June 2nd at the Entertainment Centre in Wollongong, …


Scale Watch

Weights from LA

Enrique Ornelas 171.6 vs. Julius Fogle 166.4
Deon Elam 193.2 vs. Andre Hemphill 192.8
Khabir Suleymanov 118 vs. Benji Garcia 117
Juan Sandoval 130.8 vs. Luis Martinez 130.8
Hiromitsu Miura 174.2 vs. Nathan Bedwell 170.6
David Aleman 147.8 vs. Clint Coronel 147.2
Roberto Reyes 148.4 vs. Azamat Umarzoda 149
Venue: Club Nokia, Los Angeles, CA
Promoter: Golden Boy
TV: FSN

Enrique Ornelas 171.6 vs. Julius Fogle 166.4 Deon Elam 193.2 vs. Andre Hemphill 192.8 Khabir Suleymanov 118 vs. Benji Garcia …


Boxing News

Q&A: Román ‘Rocky’ Martínez

Jose I. Perez Cabrera

WBO super featherweight champion Román ‘Rocky’ Martínez (23-0-1, 14 KOs) of Puerto Rico will be making the second defense of his world title against Gonzalo Munguía (17-6-3, 13 KOs) of Nicaragua May 29th. The bout will take place at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. PR Best Boxing (Iván and Peter Rivera) in association with All Star Boxing’s Félix ‘Tutico’ Zabala will promote the event. (more…)

WBO super featherweight champion Román ‘Rocky’ Martínez (23-0-1, 14 KOs) of Puerto Rico will be making the second defense of …


Boxing News

Tszyu in Aussie Hall of Fame

By Ray Wheatley–World of Boxing

Former IBF, WBA, WBC 140 pound champion Kostya Tszyu (31-2, 25 KOs) will be inducted into the Australian Boxing Hall-Of-Fame at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Victoria on October 9. Tszyu captured the world amateur junior welterweight title in Sydney, Australia and would launch his professional career under the guidance of Bill Mordey and trainer Johnny Lewis in 1992. (more…)

By Ray Wheatley–World of Boxing Former IBF, WBA, WBC 140 pound champion Kostya Tszyu (31-2, 25 KOs) will be inducted …


Boxing News

Sherrington-Williams April 29

By Ray Wheatley–World of Boxing

IBF #9, WBA #15 super middleweight Les Sherrington (25-5, 16 KOs) will clash with American journeyman Rubin Williams (29-8-1, 16 KOs) over twelve rounds at the Gold Coast Convention Centre in Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia on April 29. Sherrington defeated former world rated Shannan Taylor in five rounds in his best win of 2009. Williams lost his last ring outing to Mark Tucker via ten round decision in 2009. (more…)

By Ray Wheatley–World of Boxing IBF #9, WBA #15 super middleweight Les Sherrington (25-5, 16 KOs) will clash with American …


Boxing News

Bones tops Boxeo Boricua card

Promociones Miguel Cotto, Inc./H2 Entertainment, Inc

Ten bouts with great Puerto Rican prospects will see action this Saturday at the Angel ‘Cholo’ Espada Coliseum in Salinas. The event, organized by Promociones Miguel Cotto and H2 Entertainment, will be headlined by Wilfredo Bones, who has a perfect record of eight wins, no defeats with all eight wins by knockout. “I’m an intelligent fighter, I have a lot of strength and agility, as well as good moves,” said the 24 years old boxer, when asked about what attributes he considered would give him the victory over Francisco Rodriguez, whom he’ll face in the featherweight division. (more…)

Ten bouts with great Puerto Rican prospects will see action this Saturday at the Angel ‘Cholo’ Espada Coliseum in Salinas. …


Boxing News

WBA reschedules purse bid

By Gabriel F. Cordero

The WBA has rescheduled the purse bid for the following title fights: Anthony Mundine vs Gennady Golovkin, Daiki Kameda vs Takefumi Sakata and Beibut Shumenov vs Vyacheslav Uzelkov. The bidding will take place at noon next Monday at Wynn Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The bidding will be directed by Gilberto Jesus Mendoza and Jose Oliver Gomez.

By Gabriel F. Cordero The WBA has rescheduled the purse bid for the following title fights: Anthony Mundine vs Gennady …


Boxing News

TONIGHT: Through the Ropes!

Boxing fans, get ready to climb “Through the Ropes” with the #1 boxing news radio show hosted by award winning boxing writer Marc Lichtenfeld! This week’s guests are Floyd Mayweather’s right hand man Leonard Ellerbe and former featherweight champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero. Call or email your questions to ttropes@earthlink.net. Through The Ropes airs live coast to coast on Thursday nights from 9:00 – 10:00 ET on 75 affiliates of the Sports Byline USA Broadcast Network, including great radio stations like KSHP 1400 AM in Las Vegas and WNSR 560 AM in Nashville. The one-hour show will also be heard on American Forces Network, Sportsbyline.com and Fightnews.com. Fightnews readers can listen live by clicking here tonight at 9PM ET.

Boxing fans, get ready to climb “Through the Ropes” with the #1 boxing news radio show hosted by award winning …


Boxing News

Lucas, Andrade meet

Dave Spencer

By Dave Spencer/Fightnews Canada

Eric Lucas and Librado Andrade met up outside the Bell Centre in Montreal in advance of game four of the NHL playoff action featuring the Montreal Canadians and the Washington Capitals. The two boxers will be colliding down river in Quebec City, May 28th a bout that will mark Andrade’s fifth trip to the province.

By Dave Spencer/Fightnews Canada Eric Lucas and Librado Andrade met up outside the Bell Centre in Montreal in advance of …










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