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Quigg annihilates Munyai to retains WBA super bantamweight belt

Quigg annihilates Munyai to retains WBA super bantamweight belt

Photos: Scott J. Raven WBA super bantamweight champion Scott Quigg (28-0-2, 21 KOs) scored a second round KO over late sub Tshifhiwa Munyai ...

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Verdejo blows away Zavala in 74 seconds

Verdejo blows away Zavala in 74 seconds

Photos: Peter Amador / Top Rank Unbeaten lightweight Felix "Diamante" Verdejo (12-0, 9 KOs) needed just 74 seconds to demolish Ivan "El Oso" ...

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49-year-old Hopkins schools Shumenov; Porter destroys Malignaggi

49-year-old Hopkins schools Shumenov; Porter destroys Malignaggi

By Gary "Digital" Williams at ringside Photos: Tom Casino / Showtime 49-year-old IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs) continued to make ...

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Salka upsets Collado: Full Report

Salka upsets Collado: Full Report

By Kurt Wolfheimer Photos: Stephanie Trapp/Showtime Friday night before a raucous crowd of over 2,000 strong at the Convention Center in Monroeville, PA, ...

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Weights from Minnesota

Weights from Minnesota

Photos: S.C. Photography Comebacking former heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (52-6-1, 46 KOs) returns tonight against Mexican heavyweight Francisco Mireles (17-8, 5 KOs). The ...

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Salka upsets Collado: Full Report

Salka upsets Collado: Full Report

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UFC

UFC 167 Main Card Fantasy Preview

The UFC will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Saturday night as UFC 167 descends on Las Vegas for one of the biggest championship fights of the year, with welterweight king Georges St-Pierre looking to make his ninth consecutive title defense against possibly his toughest challenge yet in knockout artist Johny Hendricks . . . . Click here for more at UFC.com
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Coming up next: UFC 167: St. Pierre vs. Hendricks is LIVE on PPV Saturday, Nov 16 from Las Vegas at 10 PM ET/7 PM ET Click here for more



November 13th, 2013



Boxing News

Manny Pacquiao Statement

Manny Pacquiao has issued a statement on his official website addressing the devastating typhoon that recently hit the Philippines.

“I really feel very bad over what happened in the Visayas region where more than 10,000 people are believed to have lost their lives. I really want to visit the area and personally do what I can to help our countrymen who have suffered so much in this terrible tragedy but I’m in deep training in General Santos City for a crucial fight so I regret I cannot go. I will send help to those who need it the most and I enjoin all of you to pray for our country and people in these trying times.”



November 13th, 2013

Boxing News

Tua and Ustinov clash Saturday in New Zealand

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing
Photos: Dave Cameron

Former heavyweight challenger David Tua (52-4-2, 43 KOs) will clash with WBO #15 Alexander Ustinov (28-1, 21 KO’s) over twelve rounds at the Claudelands Arena, Hamilton, New Zealand with the WBA Pan African title up for grabs. Tua is coming off a twelve round points loss to Monte Barrett in 2011. Ustinov, who is from Belarus, scored a eight round points win over Ivica Perkovic (19-19) in his most recent ring appearance in April. He holds wins over Denis Bakhtov, Kerston Manswell and Jason Gavern in 2012. Tua is 41 years of age and stands 5’9, while Ustinov is 36 years and is 6’7. The promoter is Duco Events Ltd. Televised on Main Event Pay-Per-View Television. photos



November 13th, 2013

Boxing News

Joshua: My coach tells me I’m rubbish; that there are a lot of people out there who are better than me

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Photo: Lawrence Lustig

Olympic super heavyweight Gold medal star Anthony Joshua (2-0, 2 KOs) will look to pad his record against Croatian Hrvoje Kisicek (5-6-1, 1 KO) in his third pro outing at the York Hall on Thursday night’s Prizefighter card. Kisicek lasted the full six against fellow British prospect Hughie Fury last month, so Joshua will be looking to one-up Hughie and get a KO.

Although widely hyped, Joshua is realistic about his level. “The only thing I listen to about my prospects is what my coach tells me, and he tells me I am rubbish and I have a lot to work on,” said Joshua. “He tells me I have to keep my feet on the ground, that there are a lot of people out there who are better than me; that is why I need to keep on grafting in the gym. I do appreciate what people are saying about my prospects but it is early doors. I will challenge whoever they put in front of me to my best capability and give it my best behind the scenes so that I can showcase that I have been working hard under the bright lights. One step at a time, I have a long way to go.”

Joshua’s clash with Kisicek takes place between the semi-finals and final of the Team UK vs. Team USA Prizefighter Heavyweights which sees former three-weight IBF king James Toney lead the US quartet alongside Californian Damian Wills, former World Cruiserweight challenger Brian Minto and Florida’s Jason Gavern.

Michael Sprott is aiming to win Prizefighter for the second time and he’s joined in Team UK by Hackney’s Larry Olubamiwo, Milton Keynes’ Matt Legg and Hertfordshire’s Tom Little.



November 13th, 2013

Boxing News

Boxing Buzz

Carl Frampton has relinquished his Commonwealth and European super bantamweight betls to pursue a shot at a world title. More

Former heavyweight champ Frank Bruno was a visitor at a local school in Wingrave, England. More

Edwin Rodriguez geared up for his shot at Andre Ward this Saturday. More

Manny Pacquiao lends a hand to his countrymen in the Philippines. More



November 13th, 2013

Boxing Result

Gonzalez upsets Brazilian Rocky; Yuri Foreman scores first round KO

By Phil Doherty at ringside
Photos: Reynaldo Sanchez

Mexican junior middleweight Norberto “Demonio” Gonzalez (19-2, 13 KOs) scored an upset unanimous decision victory against WBC #7-ranked Michael “The Brazilian Rocky” Oliveira (21-2, 16 KOs) in the ten round headliner on Tuesday night’s “Knockout Night” from The Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood FL.

In the co-feature, former WBA World light middleweight champion Yuri Foreman (32-2, 9 KOs) scored a shocking first round KO over Javier “Pelon” Gomez (14-12, 10 KOs). (more…)



November 12th, 2013

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Magomed Abdusalamov Update



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Andy Ruiz Las Vegas Media Day

Photos: Mary Ann Owen / Top Rank

Unbeaten (20-0) Mexican Heavyweight Andy Ruiz works out with trainer Jeff Grmoja in Las Vegas as he prepares for his upcoming feature fight in Macau,China. Ruiz , rated #6 is taking on Tor Hamer of New York on the undercard of Pacquiao vs Rios.

Pacquiao vs Rios will battle at The Venetian Macao Resort in Macau,China and will be televised live in the US, Saturday, Nov. 23, 9pm ET/6pm PT on HBO Pay-Per-View.

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November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Chris John and Daud Yordan meet Indonesia’s Vice President

By Brett Bonetti
Photos: Tony Tolj

Last night WBA Super World Featherweight Champion Chris “The Dragon” John (48-0-3, 22 KO’s) and IBO World Lightweight Champion “Indonesian Thunder” Daud Cino Yordan (31-3, 23 KO’s) met with Indonesian vice president Boediono and a select few select Indonesian dignitaries, they shared dinner together at the Indonesian Consulate in Perth, Western Australia.

Chris John, The WBA Fighter of the Decade said They talked about various subjects

“It was a big honor to meet Inondesia’s Vice President, he is very good man and he represents my people well” John said

Yordan also greatly enjoyed the special occasion

“Mr Boediono said he will be watching us fight on December 6th from Indonesia with the rest of the country and he says for me & Chris to make the country proud” Yordan said. (more…)



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Felix Verdejo media day in Puerto Rico

Photos: Peter Amador / Top Rank

Attached are photos for distribution of Félix Verdejo (8-0, 6 KOs) Media Day in PR. Verdejo leaves for Macau, China, this Sat. and he will face Thailand’s Petchsamuthr Duanaaymukdahan (8-1, 1 KO) on the fight that will open the PPV broadcast for Pacquiao vs Ríos.

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November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

New Matthew Macklin opponent named

The new opponent for middleweight Matthew Macklin’s comeback on December 7 HBO fight will be Lamar Russ (14-0, 7 KOs). Macklin was originally slated to face Willie Nelson, who pulled out citing an elbow injury. The card at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City is a tripleheader headlined by WBA/WBO jr featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux defending against Joseph Agbeko. An attractive jr middleweights clash between Glen Tapia and James Kirkland is also scheduled.



November 12th, 2013

UFC

Evan Dunham: Business as Usual

“I don’t shy away when it gets ugly,” says Evan Dunham.

And, boy, he is not kidding.

UFC fans have come to know and love that the bout is just beginning once Dunham sheds some crimson. A three-time Fight of the Night veteran, Dunham’s devious smile during these trademark, 15 minute firefights warms an Octagon enthusiast’s heart as the 14-4 lightweight truly appears to be having a good time trying to tag his opponent two times for every one time he gets hit. It’s that comfort in the pocket, in those most intense exchanges, that really demonstrate Dunham’s love for the sport and his willingness to entertain while gunning for a win . . . . Click here for more at UFC.com
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Coming up next: UFC 167: St. Pierre vs. Hendricks is LIVE on PPV Saturday, Nov 16 from Las Vegas at 10 PM ET/7 PM ET Click here for more



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Ward-Rodriguez WBA officials

By Gabriel F. Cordero

American referee Jack Reiss will be the third man in the ring when WBA super middleweight super world champion Andre Ward (26-0, 14 KOs) defends against Edwin Rodríguez (24-0, 16 KOs) on Saturday night at Citizen Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. The three judges are Max Deluca (U.S.), Jerry Cantu (U.S.) and Steve Morrow (U.S.). The fight supervisor is Aurelio Fiengo from Panama.



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Collazo-Ortiz meet January 30

Former world champions Luis Collazo and Victor Ortiz will collide on a January 30th Fox Sports 1 special kicking off Super Bowl Weekend. The bout will be a twelve rounder with a 147lb contracted weight. Collazo will be defending his WBA International title. The fight will take place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Ortiz will not fight on the December 14th Golden Boy card as originally planned.



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Trout: I’m going to make him look like the amateur he is / Lara: I’m focused on busting up Austin Trout’s mouth

By Karl Freitag

WBA interim super welterweight beltholder Erislandy Lara and former WBA super welterweight titlist Austin Trout held an international media conference call today in advance of their bout on the Zab Judah vs. Paulie Malignaggi undercard on Dec. 7 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn

Austin Trout: Where he excels in technicalities, footwork, speed, precision, I feel he lacks heart and will and we’re going to expose that…I’m going to make him look like the amateur he is.

Erislandy Lara: Austin Trout is an OK fighter. There’s nothing special about him. I feel he’s on his way out. He had his time and I’m going to prove that. As far as having a heart, let’s see in the ring…I’m focused on busting up Austin Trout’s mouth.



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Escalante-Ruiz headline Dec 7 Redwood City card

Super flyweight prospect Bruno “The Aloha Kid” Escalante (10-1-1, 5 KOs) will fight for the vacant IBA super flyweight championship against Michael Ruiz (9-3, 3 KOs) in a ten round bout that will take place on December 7th at the Sports House in Redwood City, California. The card is being promoted by Don Chargin Productions & Paco Presents. Tickets priced $40, $55 and $100 are on sale now and can be purchased online at www.pacopresentsboxing.com, Tix.com, or by calling the Sports House at (650) 362-4100, or by calling the Undisputed Boxing Gym at (650) 631-3781 or by calling B-Street Boxing at (650) 342-7408.



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Golden Boy wins IBF Bundrage-Hernandez purse bid

A Purse Bid was held in the IBF Office today for the IBF jr. middleweight eliminator for #1 between Cornelius Bundrage and Joey Hernandez. There was only one bidder. Golden Boy Promotions bid $11,000. They have 90 days to put the fight on.



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Tarver-Sheppard undercard announced

It’s a night of heavyweight action at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. as the Tuesday, Nov. 26 edition of Golden Boy Live! not only showcases heavyweights Antonio Tarver and Mike Sheppard in the FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes main event for the vacant Interim NABA Heavyweight title, but also features two heavyweight showdowns in the undercard bouts. Unbeaten 2012 U.S. Olympian Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale takes on Nagy Aguilera in an eight-round televised bout and veteran contenders Odlanier “La Sombra” Solis and Kevin “Kingpin” Johnson meet in a 10-round non-televised bout for the IBF Intercontinental Heavyweight Title. (more…)



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Prizefighter Video Interviews

Matchroom Sport conducted video interviews with all eight fighters competing in Thursday’s Prizefighter: UK vs. USA International Heavyweights tournament in London.

The USA team consists of James Toney (75-8-3, 45 KOs), Brian Minto (37-6, 24 KOs), Damian “Bolo” Wills (31-3-1, 24 KOs) and Jason Gavern (23-15-4, 11 KOs).

The UK squad is made up of Michael Sprott (37-21, 17 KOs), Larry Olubamiwo (10-3, 9 KOs), Tom Little (3-1, 0 KOs) and Matt Legg (6-1, 2 KOs). (more…)



November 12th, 2013

UFC

UFC 20: Ace

Every mixed martial arts fan remembers the night of April 9, 2005, when the Ultimate Fighter season one final between Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar changed the landscape of the sport and the UFC forever. What some may have forgotten was that Griffin vs. Bonnar I wasn’t even the main event that night at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas. . . . . Click here for more at UFC.com
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Coming up next: UFC 167: St. Pierre vs. Hendricks is LIVE on PPV Saturday, Nov 16 from Las Vegas at 10 PM ET/7 PM ET Click here for more



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Ricky Burns has “no problem” defending WBO lightweight belt against Terrance Crawford – but the Scot does want home advantage again

By James Slater

WBO lightweight champion Ricky Burns, who has not fought since suffering a broken jaw in his hugely controversial draw with Mexico’s Raymundo Beltran, still lists a return with Beltran as his number-one priority. However, with the WBO ordering the Scottish hero to defend his belt against unbeaten number-one contender Terrance Crawford, Burns’ plans seem to have been changed.

But, in speaking with Glasgow Evening Times, Burns’ manager Alex Morrison said his fighter has “no problem” facing Crawford (22-0, 16 KOs) – as long as the fight takes place in Glasgow. (more…)



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Weights from Hollywood, Florida

Michael Oliveira 159.5 vs. Norberto Gonzalez 156.5
Yuri Foreman 153.75 vs. Javier Gomez 156
Yunieski Gonzalez 177 vs. Jinner Guerrero 175.5
Valentino Knowles 135.5 vs. Ruben Ozuma 138.5
Hairon Socarras 123.5 vs. Jhon Alberto Molina 123.5
Vilier Quinoz 171.5 vs. Marcus Brooks 172.75
Robert Alfonso 244.5 vs. Jamal Woods 251
Steve Geffard 190.75 vs. Lamont Capers 189.5

Venue: Seminole Hard LIVE in Hollywood, Florida
Promoter: MO Productions



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Yamaguchi, Fujioka to collide tomorrow

Report and Photos by Joe Koizumi

Tomorrow (Wednesday) we are going to watch a very sensational encounter of our outstanding female fighters in Tokyo, Japan. WBA super-flyweight champ Naoko Yamaguchi (22-3-3, 18 KOs) will put her belt on the line against unbeaten ex-WBC strawweight titlist, unbeaten Naoko Fujioka (10-0, 6 KOs) over ten frames at the Korakuen Hall. This is the most important female bout in history here in Japan as many fans are watching with high interests.

They are handled by former WBA champs—Yamaguchi by ex-WBA 108-pound kingpin Yoko Gushiken (who is also the promoter of this event) and Fujioka by ex-WBA middleweight ruler Shinji Takehara. Fujioka, who held the WBC 105-pound throne twice after dethroning Anabel Ortiz via eighth round stoppage in 2011, renounced the WBC belt and now aims at the 115-pound championship by jumping up three divisions at once. The super-fly category, therefore, is a wonderland for Naoko, who has been known for her exceptional punching power as a straw girl. (more…)



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Vic Darchinyan Update

Following his valiant performance in a hard fought loss to Nonito Donaire last Saturday on HBO, “The Raging Bull” Vic Darchinyan will take some time off. “Despite the loss he proved he can still compete,” said Espinoza Boxing’s Frankie Espinoza. “He may move back down to 122 lbs.”

Vic Darchinyan stated: “This was a tough loss. I knew I was beating him easy. But in my head I felt the judges were going to give it to him. I thought I needed a KO. I made the mistake of not following my corner’s advice. But in defeat I still showed the many flaws of Donaire and proved I can still compete at the top level.”



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Edwin Rodriguez hits Ontario, Calif

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Unbeaten super middleweight Edwin Rodriguez and his trainer Ronnie Shields arrived Monday night in Ontario, California. Andre Ward is scheduled to arrive this morning. A number of Ward-Rodriguez Fight Week events will be open to the public, starting today. Fight fans are invited to come to the Warzone Boxing Club to see the fighters on Saturday night’s card.

1:00PM John Molina Jr.
1:30PM Jonathan Nelson, Oscar Molina
2:00PM Edwin Rodriguez, Sergio Mora
2:30PM Brandon Gonzales
3:00PM Andre Ward

Thursday’s final press conference and Friday’s official weigh-in will also be open to the public. The fight is Saturday night at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. HBO will televise.



November 12th, 2013

Boxing News

Boxing Buzz

“I wanted to punch George Groves,” Carl Froch told The Telegraph, after a recent press conference hyping their showdown. More

Former rivals and boxing greats Vinny Paz and Roberto Duran will get the chance to catch up on old times when they reunite at an upcoming card at the Portland Expo in Portland, Maine, Nov. 16. More

“It’s been a long time coming,” Andre Ward says about a fight on home turf, this Saturday, against New England’s Edwin Rodriguez. More

Robert Guerrero was the man of the hour at the Northern California Boxing Association’s latest event. More



November 12th, 2013

Boxing Result

Maldonado KOs Ramos; Guerrero gets past Gatica

Jr welterweight Fidel Maldonado (16-2, 12 KOs) scored a seventh round KO over a very game Luis Ramos (23-2, 10 KOs) on Monday night at Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas. Maldonado cut Ramos over the left eye in round one. Ramos was deducted a point in round three for an unspecified infraction. Maldonado dropped Ramos twice in round six and finished him with another knockdown in the seventh. Time was :17.

Former world title challenger Fernando Guerrero (26-2, 19 KOs) recovered from a first round knockdown to take a hard fought ten round unanimous decision over Raymond Gatica (13-2, 8 KOs). Gatica came on strong late in the fight, but all three judges scored in 96-93. It was an entertaining fight.

Olympian middleweight Terrell Gausha (12-2, 6 KOs) scored a first round KO over Andre Calixto (12-6, 9 KOs). A right hand ended it at 1:50.



November 11th, 2013

Boxing News

Willie Nelson injured, pulls out of HBO fight

Middleweight Willie Nelson has pulled out of his December 7 HBO clash with Matthew Macklin, citing an elbow injury. An replacement opponent is being sought. The card at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City is headlined by WBA/WBO jr featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux defending against Joseph Agbeko. An attractive jr middleweights clash between Glen Tapia and James Kirkland is also scheduled.



November 11th, 2013

UFC

UFC 167: Twenty Years

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In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the UFC has built an incredible card for an event in its hometown of Las Vegas . . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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Coming up next: UFC 167: St. Pierre vs. Hendricks is LIVE on PPV Saturday, Nov 16 from Las Vegas at 10 PM ET/7 PM ET Click here for more



November 11th, 2013

Boxing News

Robles vs Aguilar preview

Three time welterweight champion and now burgeoning boxing promoter Antonio Margarito presents his second fight card of his career this Friday night at the legendary Municipal Auditorium of his hometown of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. Margarito first captured the WBO welterweight title in 2002 by stopping Antonio Diaz in ten. He went on to defend that title seven times. He then captured the IBF version by stopping Kermit Cintron in the sixth round and the WBA strap with the biggest win of his career, an eleven round demolition of then undefeated Miguel Cotto. Now Margarito looks to bring that excitement and winning ways outside the ring with his company Tornado Promotions. On Friday night, Margarito will feature a classic match-up of brawler vs. boxer in a welterweight ten round clash which will be broadcast live by the local Tijuana affiliate of the Mexican national network Canal Azteca. Mexicali tough guy Armando “Chato” Robles (23-3-2, 12KOs) will take on local favorite Alvaro Aguilar (23-2-1, 17KOs) in a crossroads bout. (more…)



November 11th, 2013

Boxing News

Interview: James Toney

Multi-division world champion James ‘Lights Out’ Toney talks to Kugan Cassius ahead of Thursday night’s Prizefighter Heavyweights (UK vs. USA) one-night tournament in London.



November 11th, 2013

Boxing News

Chilemba sees action in off-TV bout

South African light heavyweight Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba heads the non-televised undercard for Saturday afternoon’s nationally televised boxing doubleheader at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY. Chilemba (20-2-2, 9 KOs) clashes with “The Amazing” Michael Gbenga (13-9, 13 KOs) of Ghana in an 8-round bout.

In the main event, heavyweights Tomasz Adamek (48-2, 29 KOs) and Czar Glazkov (15-0-1, 11 KOs) square off in a 12-round heavyweight eliminator that will determine the #2 IBF contender. The co-feature is an eight-rounder between unbeaten lightweight prospects Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (13-0, 7 KOs) and Mike “Lefty” Brooks (11-0-1, 2 KOs). Both can be seen on NBC network TV, beginning at 2:30PM ET. (more…)



November 11th, 2013

Boxing News

Jones-Lebedev II WBA title update

By Gabriel F. Cordero

Teams have 30 days to negotiate for a WBA cruiserweight world championship fight between Russian champion Denis Lebedev and Panamanian former two-time world champion Guillermo Jones. If no deal is reached a purse bid will be held on December 9 in Panama City and be overseen by WBA Executive Vice President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza.

Jones-Lebedev I also went to a purse bid which was won by Jones’ representative Don King Productions for $712.000 but Hrunov Promotions, which bid $357,000, ended up staging the fight in Moscow in May. The fight was a classic with Jones winning by upset eleventh round KO. Jones, however, was stripped of his world crown after a positive drug test and the title was returned to Lebedev.



November 11th, 2013

Boxing News

‘Filipinos vs. Latinos’ Nov 30 in Manila

By Gabriel F. Cordero

Filipino Donnie Nietes (31-1-4, 17 KOs) will defend his WBO light flyweight title against Mexican former interim WBA champ Sammy Gutierrez (33-9-2, 23 KOs) in the main event of an event called “Filipinos vs. Latinos” November 30 at the Araneta Coliseum in Manila. The event is presented by ALA Promotions. In other action, local WBO minimumweight champion Merlito Sabillo (23-0, 12 KOs) will defend his belt against Nicaraguan WBO minimumweight interim champion Carlos Buitrago (27-0, 16 KOs). Also Mexican former WBA interim light flyweight champion Jose Alfredo Rodriguez (29-2, 18 KOs) will be facing Filipino Milan Melindo (29-1, 12 KOs).

The theme continues on the undercard, as bantamweight AJ Banal (29-2-1, 21 KOs) will face Puerto Rican Lucian Gonzalez (14-7-2, 3 KOs), and jr welterweight Jason Pagara (31-2, 19 KOs) meets Dominican Vladimir Baez (19-1-2, 17 KOs).



November 11th, 2013

Boxing News

Another huge boxing week in store for fight fans

By Karl Freitag

The weekly run of great fights this Fall continues with two big boxing telecasts this weekend. Boxing returns to the NBC TV network Saturday with special two-hour afternoon presentation of “NBC Fight Night” featuring a twelve-round heavyweight battle between Tomasz Adamek and Vyacheslav Glazkov in the main event. The same night, HBO brings us an attractive world title clash between WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward and unbeaten challenger Edwin Rodriguez. The Saturday menu also includes a nice junior lightweight fight between Daniel Ponce De Leon and Joksan Hernandez on Fox Deportes and an UniMas presentation of Jose Felix against Santos Benavidez in the same weight division.

But no need to wait until Saturday. Golden Boy Live! returns to Fox Sports 1 TONIGHT with a junior welterweight encounter between Luis Ramos Jr and Fidel Maldonado Jr.



November 11th, 2013




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