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Gutierrez, Periban victorious

Gutierrez, Periban victorious

By Gabriel F. Cordero Photos: Pepe Rodriguez Unbeaten WBC #6 featherweight Andres "Jaguar" Gutierrez (34-0-1, 24 KOs) was victorious when game Manuel "Terrible" Echenique ...

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Saucedo defeats Booth in welterweight war

Saucedo defeats Booth in welterweight war

By Miguel Maravilla at ringside Photos: Mikey Williams / Top Rank In a highly anticipated clash of welterweight prospects, unbeaten Alex Saucedo (21-0, 14 ...

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Carcamo demolishes Echeverria, Tornado Sanchez barely wins

Carcamo demolishes Echeverria, Tornado Sanchez barely wins

Photos: Zanfer Promotions Super lightweight Fernando “Guerrero Yaqui” Carcamo (21-6, 16 KOs) scored a second round KO over Daniel “Tocado” Echeverria (19-2, 17 ...

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Charles Martin: Every punch I throw is supposed to hurt you

Charles Martin: Every punch I throw is supposed to hurt you

By Przemek Garczarczyk Photo: Ed Diller/DiBella Entertainment "I find it funny when people describe me as slow. Funny, because I know how many gears ...

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UniMas Weights from Studio City, California

UniMas Weights from Studio City, California

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Hekkie Budler retains WBA and IBO belts

By Ron Jackson

In possibly the toughest fight of his career Hekkie Budler retained the WBA and IBO minimumweight belts when he beat Simphiwe Khonco on a unanimous points decision in what must be the South African fight of the year at Emperors Palace near Kempton Park on Saturday night. Judges Leszek Jankowiak (Poland) and Juan Manuel Garcia (Spain) scored it 116-112 and 115-113 whilst judge Jean Louis Legland (France) was off the mark at 117-111.

After suffering a cut above the left eye in the second round that bled throughout, Budler (47.56kg) showed heart as he had to dig deep against the skilful Khonco (47.26kg) who cut off the ring and kept Budler under pressure throughout the fight.

In a toe-toe battle through the twelve rounds both fighters showed superb skills and conditioning that had the fans cheering throughout. (more…)



September 20th, 2015


Boxing News

Chavez dethrones Mucino in Ecatepec

By Gabriel F. Cordero
Photos: Alma Montiel & Pepe Rodríguez

Female flyweight Yéssica “Kika” Chavez (22-2-2, 10 KOs) won a ten round unanimous decision over reigning beltholder Arely “Ametralladora” Muciño to claim the WBC female flyweight championship in Ecatepec, Mexico. Chavez, who had previously held the IBF female light flyweight belt, showed great technique and quick combinations in compiling a 100-90, 97-93 and 99-91 verdict. She was trained for the fight by Hall of Fame trainer Nacho Beristain.

In other action, former IBF junior middleweight world champion Carlos “King” Molina (23-6-2, 7 KOs) stopped Manuel “Mamba” Garcia (13-11-2, 5 KOs) at 2:26 of the third round and unbeaten featherweight prospect Andres Gutierrez (33-0-1, 23 KOs) won by fourth round KO over formerly world rated Daniel Diaz (22-7-1, 15 KOs).

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September 20th, 2015


Boxing News

Prospect limps away from pro debut

By Dave Spencer at ringside

In a fight card held inside a former public swimming pool and designed as a showcase for the pro debut of blue chip prospect Batyr Jukenbayev, things didn’t go as planned for the Kazakhstan prospect who never made it to deep waters as he limped away with a ‘no contest’ and the prospect of being on the shelf for at least the next six months.

An amateur standout with over 200 fights, the lightweight now calling Montreal home went down awkwardly from a clinch in the second round from what was diagnosed after the fact as a torn ligament in the southpaw’s left knee. Jukenbayev was given time to recover from the initial takedown but it soon became apparent all was not okay when a right hook to the body from Mexican opponent Noel Mejia Rincon shockingly put down the debuting fighter down to the canvas. The 24-year-old who was brought to Canada by light-heavyweight standout Artur Beterbiev’s manager Anna Reva made it to his feet but quickly went again after an innocuous exchange of punches in the corner where the bout was called off. (more…)



September 20th, 2015

Boxing News

Howard crushes Guerrero in one

Cruiserweight contender Alex Guerrero, 198, of Salisbury, MD, was shockingly blown away by Atlanta’s Brian Howard in the first round on Saturday night at the Resorts World Casino New York City in Queens, NY. A straight right stung Guerrero halfway through round one and had him on rubbery legs. Howard, 195¾, landed a few more right hands to deck Guerrero, who quickly arose to his feet and took an eight-count. He was unable to recover, however, and Howard pinned him against the ropes with a follow-up barrage, forcing referee Harvey Dock to stop the contest at 1:53 of the opening frame. Guerrero suffered his first defeat, dropping to 12-1 (6 KOs), while Howard is now 11-1 (9 KOs). (more…)



September 20th, 2015


Boxing News

Jennifer Han wins IBF female belt in El Paso

By David Finger at ringside

Jennifer Han got up from a flash knockdown in round three to put on a boxing clinic in her hometown of El Paso, Texas en route to a world championship performance. After getting up from the knockdown Han dominated the fight with her speed and boxing skill. The decision was never in doubt, and three judges gave the ten round fight to Han by wide margins (97-92, 98-92, and 98-91). Han becomes the first fighter from El Paso to win a major world title.

“I didn’t win this(belt),” Han said to the crowd after the decision was announced. “We all won this!”



September 20th, 2015

Boxing News

Concepcion dethrones WBA interim champ Sanchez

In an upset, former WBA interim champion Luis “Nica” Concepcion (33-4, 24 KOs) was victorious when reigning WBA interim super flyweight champion David “Tornado” Sanchez (28-3-2, 22 KOs) didn’t come out for round eleven on Saturday night at the Centro de Usos Multiples in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. True to his word, “Nica” laid a beating on the hometown hero, dropping Sanchez in both rounds one and ten.

Unbeaten super featherweight Julio Barraza (17-0, 13 KOs) won a ten round unanimous nod over Adrian “Chinito” Young (22-2-2, 18 KOs). Scores were 98-92, 98-92, 97-95.



September 19th, 2015

Boxing News

World rated Felix Jr. edges Jimenez

WBO #5 super lightweight/IBF #7 lightweight Jose Felix Jr. (31-1-1, 24 KOs) scored a ten round unanimous decision over Marcos “El Tigre” Jimenez (20-5, 13 KOs) on Saturday night at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City, California. In a wild round one, Jimenez floored Felix, then Felix later dropped Jimenez. Things settled down after that with former world title challenger Felix outboxing Jimenez to win a competitive fight. Scores were 95-94, 95-94, 96-93. A point deducted from Jimenez for a low blow in round six was the difference.

Unbeaten WBO #11 light heavyweight Trevor McCumby (20-0, 16 KOs) stayed perfect with a first round annihilation of Brian Holstein (10-3, 7KOs). McCumby scored two quick knockdowns to end it.

Undefeated super featherweight prospect Pedro “Lil Pete” Duran (12-0, 9 KOs) scored a sixth round KO over Erick Orozco (5-3-2, 3 KOs). Duran floored Orozco twice in round six to end it. Time was 1:32.

2012 Olympic light heavyweight bronze medalist Oleksandr Gvozdyk (7-0, 6 KOs) scored an impressive fifth round TKO over Francisco “Panchito” Sierra (27-9-1, 24 KOs). Gvozdyk was victorious when Sierra couldn’t continue after round five

Former IBF lightweight title challenger Lenny Zappavigna (34-2, 24KOs), a new Freddie Roach trainee won his Top Rank debut with a sixth round TKO over Roman “Nino de Oro” Ayala (23-5-1, 11KOs). The referee waved it off at 2:40.



September 19th, 2015

Boxing News

Skoglund outpoints Cherviak

Unbeaten light heavyweight Erik Skoglund (23-0, 11 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Oleskandr Cherviak (15-5-1, 5 KOs) to retain his IBF Intercontinental title on Saturday night at the Rosvalla Stora Ishallen at the Nyköpings Arenor in Nyköping, Sweden. The bout was significant because this was the first bout approved for twelve rounds or more on Swedish soil since 1968. Swedish boxing was a big thing in the 1950s and 1960s when Ingemar Johansson ruled supreme and 53,615 spectators packed the Ullevi Stadium in Gothenburg, but the sport was banned in Sweden from 1970 to 2006, and then only allowed back on a very limited basis.



September 19th, 2015

Boxing News

Smith stops Boschiero in IBF eliminator

In a final eliminator for the IBF super featherweight title, Stephen Smith (23-1, 13 KOs) scored a sixth round KO over game Devis Boschiero (37-4-1, 19 KOs) on Saturday night at the Olympia in Liverpool, England. IBF #4 rated Smith dropped #6 Boschiero twice in round two. Boschiero was down again in round four and his right eye was swollen shut. After two more knockdowns in round six the bout was finally stopped.

Earlier, in a surprise, previously unbeaten super lightweight Bradley Saunders (12-1, 9 KOs) was disqualified for headbutting journeyman Renald Garrido (15-11-1, 2 KOs) in the sixth round.



September 19th, 2015

Boxing News

Adamek: Who doesn’t want to test himself?

By Przemek Garczarczyk
Photo: Mateusz Borek

“I’m back in the ring against Saleta for two reasons: to find out if I can later compete at the highest level, and to convince my fans that my last very disappointing and boring fight (with Artur Szpilka) was just an aberration. I don’t want to stay retired with people remembering that, losing without a fight. I want to bring some old Adamek excitement back,” said former two-division champion and heavyweight contender, Tomasz Adamek (49-4, 29 KO) who finished his training camp before facing 47-year-old Przemek Saleta (44-7, 22 KO) in main event for Polsat Boxing Night on September 26 in Poland. (more…)



September 19th, 2015

Boxing News

Weights from Chester, PA

Antonio Dubose 128 vs. Jesus Lule 131.5
Emmanuel Folly 121 vs. Sergio Najera 126.5
Korey Sloan 133.5 vs. Carlos Rosario 132.5
Dominique Walton 191.5 vs. Lamont Capers 197.5
Nick Valliere 161 vs. Alshamar Johnson 159.5
Rafael Vasquez 127 vs. Robert Irizarry 126
Fitzgerald Johnson 159 vs. Santario Martin 157
Daryl Bunting 165 vs. Ryan Bivins 167

Promoter: King’s Promotions
Venue: Harrahs Philadelphia
1st Bell: 7 PM



September 19th, 2015

UFC

UFC Video: UFC Stars Pick Fights They Want To See

UFC Minute host Lisa Foiles asks UFC stars Luke Rockhold, Alexander Gustafsson and Kelvin Gastelum which GO BIG fights they are looking forward to watching the next few weeks . . . . Click here for more

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September 19th, 2015

Boxing News

Soliman-N’Dam clash November 21

By Ray Wheatley – World of Boxing

Former middleweight world champions Sam Soliman of Australia and Hassan N’Dam of France will collide in an IBF eliminator on November 21 in Paris, France.

“A win will give me the right to fight for the IBF middleweight number one spot which grants a mandatory title shot,” Soliman said. “I’m 40+, and my last fight has fueled my hunger and focused me on what I need to do to become a two-time world champion. I need to win this fight and win it well.

“I’m two fights away from having a chance to regain the world title I lost when I badly injured my knee fighting Jermain Taylor last year. I’ve knocked up more frequent flyer points than most boxers. I’ve always been prepared to travel anywhere and fight anyone, and this fight has IBF sanctioning as an eliminator for the #2 spot. (more…)



September 19th, 2015

Boxing News

Horikawa finally wins Japanese 108lb belt

By Joe Koizumi
Photo by Boxing Beat

A 35-year-old Japanese veteran, Kenichi Horikawa (30-13-1, 7 KOs), 108, took no less than fifteen years to win a belt in his sixth attempt when he finally acquired the Japanese 108-pound belt as he displayed a career-best performance in battering formerly world-rated ex-OPBF ruler Shin Ono (18-7-2, 2 KOs), 108, into submission at 1:33 of the seventh round on Thursday in Tokyo, Japan. We had never seen Horikawa in such a good form, while Ono in such a poor shape, and the process was so lopsided and the result was so upset before a stunned crowd except the winner’s adherents coming from Osaka. (more…)



September 19th, 2015

Boxing News

Camacho stops Gingras in eight

Photos: Emily Harney

Undefeated Angel Camacho Jr. stopped Rich Gingras in the eighth round of their main event bout at Twin River Casino to capture the New England and Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) international light heavyweight titles. The win extended Camacho’s unbeaten record to 15-0 with 6 KOs while Gingras – fighting for the first time in a year – dropped to 15-5-1. It was no doubt the biggest win of Camacho’s career, chopping down the gritty Gingras at the 1 minute, 57 second mark of the eighth round and ending a back-and-forth, see-saw battle.

The scheduled 10-round main event was the headliner of CES Boxing’s “Mayhem” card. Using his height and reach to his advantage, Providence’s Camacho got off to a fast start, out-boxing Gingras and effectively circling his opponent to score early and often. (more…)



September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

James, Lubin both victorious, still undefeated

By Karl Freitag
Photos: Suzanne Teresa/PBC

Undefeated welterweight prospect Jamal James (18-0, 9 KOs) scored a spirited ten round unanimous decision over Juan Carlos “Merengue” Abreu (18-2, 17 KOs) on Friday night at Full Sail Live at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Abreu dropped James in round four. James returned the favor by flooring Abreu in round six and then took over the bout from there. Scores were 97-91, 96-92, 96-92.

Another impressive performance for undefeated rising super welterweight Erickson “The Hammer” Lubin (12-0, 9 KOs), who scored a sixth round stoppage against game veteran Orlando Lora (31-6-3, 19 KOs). Lubin was credited with a knockdown when he knocked Lora into the ropes in round two and got a referee’s stoppage with a barrage of punches in round six. Time 1:58.

In a terrific scrap, super welterweight “Silky” Wilky Campfort (21-1, 12 KOs) scored a spectacular third round KO over Ronaldo “Salvaje” Montes (16-3, 14 KOs). Campfort recovered from a first round knockdown to drop Montes three times in round two. Lots of exciting toe-to-toe action. Time was 2:59.

In a clash of undefeated welterweights, Willie Jones (5-0, 2 KOs) won a six round unanimous decision over Jamal Harris (3-1, 1 KO). Jones leveled Harris with a left hook after the bell in round one and was deducted two points. Harris was given extra time to recover and went the full six, but despite the two-point deduction, Jones won 57-55, 58-54, 58-54. photos



September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

Quintero stuns Fontanez at LA Fight Club

By Miguel Maravilla at ringside
Photos: Big Joe Miranda

Lightweight Marvin “Cachorro” Quintero (28-6, 24 KOs) scored an upset fifth round KO over Jeffery Fontanez (16-3, 12 KOs) on Friday night at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles.

After a slow start in the opening round. Quintero shot a straight left at Fontanez in round two but Fontanez stalked and used his distance, in closing the round the two mixed it up exchanging power shots. In round three Quintero kept landing the straight left as Fontanez boxed and used his height and reach. Quintero landed a short right hook on Fontanez in round four as he followed up with a combination backing him to the ropes and in the closing seconds Quintero connected with a big shot. In round five, Quintero continued to apply pressure and a looping left dropped Fontanez. He got to his feet and Quintero followed up with another left sending him to the canvas for a second time. The fight continued and Quintero resumed his attack forcing the corner to throw in the towel as referee Jack Reiss stopped the fight at 2:21 of the fifth round. The fight was for the NABF title. (more…)



September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

Kauffman KOs Mendoza; Chambers TKOs Brown

By John DiSanto at ringside
Photos: Darryl Cobb Jr/dcobbjr.com

In the scheduled 8-round main event, heavyweight Travis Kauffman, 30-1, 24 KO, knocked out Epifanio Mendoza, 41-22-1, 35 KO, with two body shots in round two on Friday night at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ. Mendoza landed a sloppy right before Kauffman fired a right and left to the body. Mendoza went down from the body shots, and took referee Alan Huggins’ full 10-count on one knee.

“On a scale of one to ten, I’d have to give myself a 9,” Kauffman said. “That guy was a veteran. I think this was one of my best performances.”

Philly heavyweight Eddie Chambers, 43-4, 23 KO, made a successful return to the U.S. by scoring a third round TKO of Galen Brown, 42-32-1, 25 KO, St. Joseph, MO. Chambers put Brown on the floor with a pair of rights in the second round, but did not have time to finish him. In round three, Fast Eddie’s right hand knocked Brown into the ropes, and referee Mary Glover called it a knockdown. Moments later, Chambers drove home another right that floored Brown and prompted the referee to stop the fight without a count. The time was 1:34 of the third. (more…)



September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

UniMas Weights from Studio City, CA

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Photos: Chris Farina/Top Rank

Jose Felix Jr 134.6 vs. Marcos Jimenez 135.6
Pedro Duran 131 vs. Erick Orozco 132.6
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Trevor McCumby 175.8 vs. Brian Holstein 173.4
Oleksandr Gvozdyk 175.4 vs. Francisco Sierra 183
Lenny Zappavigna 143.8 vs. Ramon Ayala 144.8
Garrity McOsker 140.6 vs. Jeramie Huber 141.2
Urmat Ryskeldiev 153.8 vs. Yusmani Abreu 153.8
Edwin Sandoval 123.8 vs. Stephon McIntyre 124
Bryan Flores 155 vs. Taif Harris 153.8

Venue: Sportsmans Lodge, Studio City, California
Promoter: Top Rank
TV: UniMas

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September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

Weights from Queens, New York

Alex Guerrero 198 vs. Brian Howard 195.8
Alicia Napoleon 156.2 vs. Latashia Burton 153.8
Steve Rolls 161.2 vs. Tyi Edmonds 161.6
Wesley Ferrer 140.2 vs. Luis Rodriguez 143.6
Chris Galeano 157.8 vs. Colby Courter 157.6
Marlon Brown 145 vs. Evincii Dixon 145
Noel Murphy 152.6 vs. Mack Babb 151.8
Julian Sosa 143.4 vs. Jorge Soto 146.4
Carlos Adames 148 vs. Rasheed Olawale Lawal 146

Venue: Resorts World Casino, Queens, New York
Promoter: New Word Boxing/DiBella Entertainment



September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

Sanchez, Concepcion make weight

Photos: Zanfer Promotions

David Sanchez 114.75 vs. Luis Concepcion 112.75
(WBA interim super flyweight title)

Julio Barraza 130 vs. Adrian Young 130.4
Juan Antonio Rodriguez 130.6 vs. Dunis Linan 131
Luis Castro 111.6 vs. Yahir Monroy 112
Eduardo Ramirez 123 vs. Eleazar Valenzuela 124
Jesus Quijada 130 vs. Paul Salcido 129.8
Luis Castro 111.6 vs. Yahir Monroy 112
Ramon Hidalgo 140 vs. Rolando Mendivil 141
Jose Luis Castillo Jr 123 vs. Agapito Ontiveros 122.4

Venue: Centro de Usos Múltiples, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Promoter: Zanfer
TV: beIN Sports (USA), Azteca 7 (Mexico)

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September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

Weights from Leipzig, Germany

Photos: Team SES / P. Gercke

Dominic Boesel 174 vs. Maximiliano Jorge Gomez 173.3
Felix Lamm 145.5 vs. Philipp Schuster 144.1
Tom Schwarz 235 vs. Gezim Tahiri 206
Moritz Stahl 172 vs. Geard Ajetovic 171
Tom Pahlmann 180.5 vs. Alis Sijaric 181.8
Phillip Nsingi 153 vs. Michal Vosyka ??

Venue: Belantis Arena, Leipzig, Germany
Promoter: SES
TV: MDR (Germany) and TV Nova (Czech Republic)

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September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

Cotto Promotion inks Magdiel Cotto

Four-division and current WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto has signed top amateur prospect Magdiel Cotto. 22-year-old Magdiel was part of the Puerto Rico National Team that competed in the past Pan American games in Toronto and other important international tournaments and finished with an outstanding record of 90-10. “Magdiel is a really good fighter. I had the opportunity to work with him and he has great talent. We will give the best tools for his development, but he has to work hard to have a bright future,” said promoter Miguel Cotto, who heads Cotto Promotions.

“This is a dream for me, I have worked all my life for this moment. I will give it all to accomplish my goals and be one of be greatest,” said Magdiel Cotto who will be making his pro debut on front of his hometown on Boxeo Al Maximo November 14.

Miguel Cotto and Magdiel Cotto are not related.



September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

Weights from Ecatepec

By Gabriel F. Cordero
Photos: Alma Montiel & Pepe Rodríguez WBC

Arely Mucino 112 vs. Yessica Chavez 111.50
(WBC Female flyweight world title)

Andrés Gutiérrez 126 vs. Daniel Diaz 126

Venue: Emiliano Zapata Sports Center in Ecatepec.
Promoter: Promociones del Pueblo
TV: Televisa

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September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

Sanchez-Concepcion heats up at final presser

Photos: Rafael Soto/Zanfer

WBA interim super flyweight champion David “Tornado” Sanchez (28-2-2, 22 KOs) and former world champion Luis “Nica” Concepcion (32-4, 23 KOs) faced off at the final press conference for their clash on Saturday night at the CUM in Hermosillo, Mexico.

Luis Concepcion: Tornado has the style for me to knock out. I am prepared to win. I’m coming with everything from the first round and sparks will fly in the ring. God gave me the opportunity to again win a title and I will not fail. He can’t run and must show courage in front of his fans. This is a fight for real men to stand and show who is better. It will be a war while it lasts!

David Sanchez: I like the style of Concepcion. He comes forward and fights. We are ready to stop him with all my power and intelligence. I’ll leave nothing to defend my title in front of my people.

The card is promoted by Zanfer and will be broadcast on beIN Sports in the USA and Azteca 7 in Mexico.

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September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

Kalajdzic headlines in Lakeland Oct 10

Undefeated light heavyweight Radivoje “Hot Rod” Kalajdzic (19-0, 12 KOs) will headline Mad Integrity Fight Sports’ “Bombs Away 4” card on October 10 at the Florida Orange Event Center in Lakeland, Florida. Kalajdzic will face an opponent to be named shortly and the bout is presented in association with DiBella Entertainment.

Lightweight Ruben “Chino” Ozuna (4-1, 1 KO) is slated to meet Bobby Hill (4-24, 1 KO) in the semi-main event of the evening. Also, unbeaten junior middleweight Armando “The Gentleman” Alvarez puts his 7-0 ledger on the line when he meets Juan Aguirre (6-15-1, 0 KOs), and cruiserweight Paul “Pay Per View” Parker (7-1, 4 KOs) returns to the ring in a special attraction bout against an opponent TBA. Parker is looking to rebound from a June TKO defeat to Vyacheslav Shabranskyy.

Tickets are $30 for general admission and $60 for VIP. They are available now at Madbombsaway4.bpt.me or by visiting Atomic Tattoos in Lakeland and Bulldog Boxing & Fitness in Tampa.



September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

Mucino-Chavez 2 in Ecatepec

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By Gabriel F Cordero

WBC female flyweight world champion Arely “Ametralladora” Mucino (21-2-2, 10 KOs) will make the first defense of her belt against the official challenger and former world champion Yessica “Kika” Chavez (23-4-3, 4 KOs) on Saturday at the Sports Emiliano Zapata of Ecatepec in Mexico State. The first bout between Mucino and Chavez ended in a ten round draw in November 2013. “It’s an interesting fight and I’ve trained very hard to get hold my world crown and my mind has not passed the word defeat and my confidence in my power and physical conditions ”

In the co-feature, undefeated world ranked Andres “Jaguar” Gutierrez (32-0-1, 22 KOs) defends against experienced Nicaraguan Daniel “General” Diaz (22-6-1 15 KOs) in a ten round featherweight clash.

The card is presenred by Promociones del Pueblo and broadcast in Mexico on Televisa.



September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

Feigenbutz in action October 17

WBA “interim” super middleweight world champion Vincent Feigenbutz (20-1, 19 KOs) headlines a hometown show on October 17 at the dm-arena in Karlsruhe, Germany against Italian Giovanni De Carolis (23-5, 11 KOs). “At last I get the chance to fight at home and headline my first big show,” said the 20-year-old Feigenbutz. “It’s a dream come true! I will repay the trust my promoter Team Sauerland and their TV partners have shown in me with a great performance on October 17.”

Also in action will be 17-year-old super middleweight Leon Bauer (3-0, 3 KOs), who having started his professional with three KO victories, is hoping to follow in Feigenbutz’s footsteps. Bauer will face Serbian veteran Aleksandar Jankovic (10-36, 8 KOs).



September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

Lara says FS1 foe Rojas should be banned

With plastic surgery to repair his badly damaged eyes scheduled for today in Mexico, unbeaten featherweight Jorge “Pilon” Lara (27-0-1, 19 KOs) says the opponent that caused the damage, Puerto Rico’s Jesus Rojas, should be banned permanently from boxing. 24-year-old Lara took on Rojas last Tuesday (September 8) in the co-feature of a Fox Sports 1-televised night of PBC Boxing from the Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, California, and was forced to settle for a six-round technical draw after repeated headbutts from Rojas tore deep cuts over both his eyes. Under California rules, the fight went to the scorecards and was declared a draw when all three judges turned in scores of 57-57. (more…)



September 18th, 2015

UFC

Carlos Condit: On The Edge Of Greatness

The sport of mixed martial arts is a complex beast – one that is uncertain by its very nature. On one end of the spectrum there is the fast-paced, big tent promotion of the must see extravaganza about to unfold, but on the other, a battle that forces those involved to tap into the depths of something primal, all the while having the grace and agility to fire off hands, feet and knees with the precision that has come from countless hours of sharpening through preparation . . . . Click here for more

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September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

Achergui vs Kekalainen for WBC Youth Sept 26.

WBC Youth in RebecqBelgian Ilias Achergui, 5-0-1(4), wants to stay undefeated when he faces tough Finn Henri Kekalainen, 7-1-0(4) for the vacant WBC Youth middleweight title in Rebecq, Belgium next Sept 26. The local boy is determined to keep the belt in Belgium.
The WBC Youth title is for many boxers the first step to international recognition before fighting for other regional and international WBC belts. Step by step those boxers reach the top and several became later on world champion. This is the ultimate goal. The WBC green and gold belt!

Former EBU feather champion and now official challenger for the vacant title Sofiane Takoucht, 29-3-1(13), makes his comeback in a 6 round warm-up fight against limited Elemir Rafael, 31-97-4(7). Takoucht will probably face his EBU co-challenger Rudy Encarnacion on Dec 19 in Charleroi, Belgium.

Main undercard bout is for sure undefeated cruiserweight Ryad Merhy, 16-0-0(14) who faces Antonio Sousa, 2-1-1(2). It looks a safe first bout of the new Belgian boxing season for the talented Merhy. Merhy is looking forward to win his first international title before the end of the year and to have a big 2016.

Farid Hakimi and comebacking Seyedin Syroos complete the show promoted by Nicolas Vinet in association with Alain Vanackere.




September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

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September 18th, 2015

Boxing News

LA Fight Club Weights

Photos: Golden Boy Promotions

Jeffrey Fontanez 134.6 vs. Marvin Quintero 134.8
Carlos Morales 130 vs. O’Nell Negron 130
Oscar Negrete 119.8 vs. Jose Estrella 119
Hector Tanajara 132 vs. Antonio Martinez 132
Emilio Sanchez 122 vs. Juan Sandoval 122.8
Francisco Esparza 131 vs. Carlos Gonzalez 133.6
Alejandro Salinas 130 vs. Oscar Duarte 133

Venue: Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, California
Promoter: Golden Boy
TV: Estrella TV

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September 17th, 2015

Boxing News

Bounce TV weights from Orlando

Photos: Alex Menendez

Jamal James 144.2 vs. Juan Carlos Abreu 144.4
Erickson Lubin 154 vs. Orlando Lora 153.8
Wilky Campfort 156 vs. Ronald Montes 155.2
Dennis Galarza 130.8 vs. Bernardo G. Uribe 129.6
Samuel Figueroa 155.6 vs. Fernando Paliza 152.4
Willie Jones 146.2 vs. Jamal Harris 145.8

Note: Caleb Truax was forced to withdraw from his fight with Fernando Guerrero due to medical issues.

Venue: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida
Promoter: Warriors Boxing
TV: Bounce TV

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September 17th, 2015

Boxing News

Duran-Orozco clash in UniMas TV opener

An already jam packed card just got bigger for Fight Night at Sportsmen’s Lodge this Saturday night in Studio City, California. As part of Top Rank’s Solo Boxeo Tecate on Unimas televised portion, undefeated super featherweight prospect Pedro “Lil Pete” Duran (11-0, 8 KOs) will face off against Mexico’s Erick Orozco (5-2-2, 3 KOs) in the TV opener.

The Duran vs. Orozco six round bout will support the televised Main Event between former WBA super featherweight world title challenger Jose Felix Jr. (30-1-1, 24 KOs) and the Dominican Republic’s Marcos “El Tigre” Jimenez (20-4, 13 KOs). (more…)



September 17th, 2015




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