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Weights from Coacalco, Mexico

Weights from Coacalco, Mexico

By Gabriel F.Cordero Photos: Alma Montiel & Pepe Rodríguez Jessica Chávez 108 vs Melissa McMorrow 108 (WBC light flyweight silver title) Rey Vargas 121.50 vs Daniel ...

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Weights from Tecate

Weights from Tecate

Photos: Zanfer Promotions Antonio De Marco 146.6 vs. Lanardo Tyner 147 Edivaldo Ortega 126 vs. Rey Pérez 126 Rafael Guzmán 140 vs. Sergio Ortega 140 Eduardo ...

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Sam Soliman: I will defeat Taylor…for Bernard

Sam Soliman: I will defeat Taylor...for Bernard

By Ray Wheatley -- World of Boxing Photo courtesy Team Soliman IBF middleweight champion Sam "King" Soliman (44-11, 18 KOs) talks to Fightnews to ...

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ESPN2 Weights from Pechanga

ESPN2 Weights from Pechanga

Photo: Goossen Promotions Austin Trout 154 vs. Daniel Dawson 154 Mahonri Montes 142.5 vs. Erick Bone 143 Micheal Hunter 205 vs. Harvey Jolly 194 Juan Funez ...

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George-Davis final press conference

George-Davis final press conference

Photos: Tom Barnes, Tomba-Images Just days before from the highly anticipated "B96 Boxing at the Ballpark" event set for this Saturday night, August ...

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Weights from Tecate

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ESPN2 Weights from Pechanga

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George-Davis final press conference

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Feature Story

Double Assault Update

Two world title fights Saturday night

Styles make fights and Saturday night’s WBC light flyweight title bout between Filipino power puncher Rodel “Batang Mandaue” Mayol and stylish Mexican boxer Omar “Giant Killer” Nino shapes-up as a potential classic from Guadalajara, Mexico on “The Double Assault” pay-per-view extravaganza. The 12-round main event matches Mayol (26-4-1, 20 KOs) defending his crown against the WBC #1 contender, former WBC light flyweight titlist Nino (28-3-1, 20 KOs). Also airing on the entertaining Guadalajara card, presented by Boxeo De Gala, is a 10-round WBC Youth lightweight championship bout between defending champ Daniel “Tremendo” Estrada (21-1, 17 KOs) and veteran Angel Alirio “El Morocho” Rivero (21-7-1, 14 KOs).

“The Double Assault” pay-per-view action commences at 9 PM/ET live from Reben Rodriquez Coliseum in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, with hometown hero Wilfredo “WV2” Vazquez, Jr., who plans to make Puerto Rican history when he fights the 19-year-old Philippine sensation, “Marvelous” Marvin Sonsona, for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO junior featherweight title. PR Best Boxing Promotions, in association with All Star Boxing and Sampson Boxing LLC., is presenting the Puerto Rican segment of “The Double Assault” pay-per-view.

The unique, split site broadcast is being distributed in the United States and Canada by Integrated Sports for live viewing at 9 PM/ET – 6 PM/PT on both cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand, DIRECTV, TVN, DISH Network, Viewer’s Choice and Shaw PPV for a suggested retail price of only $34.95. (more…)



February 23rd, 2010



Feature Story

World Title twinbill in Japan

Hasegawa-Montiel super fight set

By Joe Koizumi

Akihiko Honda’s Teiken Promotions Inc. announced a sensational world title twinbill on Monday. WBC bantamweight champ Hozumi Hasegawa (28-2, 12 KOs), making his eleventh defense, will put his belt on the line against WBO ruler Fernando Montiel (40-2-2, 30 KOs), Mexico, in Tokyo, Japan, on April 30. WBC super-bantam champ Toshiaki Nishioka (35-4-3, 22 KOs) will defend his throne against unbeaten Filipino challenger Balweg Bangoyan (15-0, 7 KOs) over twelve rounds. Also, ex-WBC feather titlist Takahiro Aoh (18-2-1, 8 KOs) will engage in a tune-up go against Whyber Garcia (22-7, 15 KOs), Panama, prior to his WBC 130-pound title shot.

Hasegawa said, “I’m excited to face highly-reputed Montiel to prove my strength. It must be the most important fight in my career.” Nishioka said, “I welcome the fast-rising unbeaten challenger, whom I’ll fight with great care and concentration.” (more…)



February 23rd, 2010

Boxing News

Chagaev: I’m ready for Kali Meehan

Tough training for Chagaev, Kentikian & Co

Universum

The upcoming fights cast their shadows: on April 17 in Magdeburg (Zbik vs. Spada) and April 24 Hamburg (Kentikian vs. Raoui) Universum Box-Promotion will present two “Universum Champions Nights”. In order to be in perfect shape some Universum fighters have set up their training camp in the Austrian Alps to build up their fitness level. At the beginning of February trainer Magomed Schaburow took his team including Ruslan Chagaev, Susi Kentikian, Vitali Tajbert, Dimitri Sartison, Eduard Gutknecht and Alexander Alekseev to the skiing resort Soelden. Hansi Neuner and his team of Universum Partner of Boxing Austria have once again provided the best possible training opportunities. (more…)



February 23rd, 2010

Boxing News

Froch-Kessler a hot ticket

WBC Champion Carl “the Cobra” Froch of Nottingham England, will defend his title against the “Viking Warrior” Mikkel Kessler of Denmark in the Super Six World Boxing Classic in one-half of a tournament doubleheader on Saturday, April 24 at the MCH Messecenter in Herning, Denmark. ”The ticket sales for Mikkel Kessler’s fight against Carl Froch has been impressive. Fans from all over Denmark and also the UK will descend on Herning to support the two amazing world-class fighters on April 24. We look forward to welcoming the Froch Army in Herning, and I am convinced there will be a fantastic atmosphere here in MCH for the Super Six-clash” says CEO, Georg Soerensen, MCH Messecenter Herning. Mick Hennessy added ”This is a fantastic event and tickets are selling very quickly and I advise any British fight fan who is looking to be in Herning on the 24th April to support the Cobra please purchase tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappoint before it becomes a sell out.” Tickets for the WBC & Super Six Group Stage 2 fight went on sale yesterday in Denmark and the UK.



February 23rd, 2010

Boxing News

Victor Ortiz workout

Photo: Big Joe Miranda

Junior welterweight contender Victor Ortiz, featherweight prospect Charles Huerta, lightweight prospect Luis Ramos Jr. and jr welter prospect Carlos Molina hosted an open media workout on Monday at the Maywood Gym in preparation for their fights on Thursday at Club Nokia at L.A. LIVE. More photos…



February 23rd, 2010

Boxing News

Ed Mahone returns

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

Former world heavyweight challenger Ed Mahone (24-9-2,23KO’s) of the USA will be in action on Saturday when he will clash with Australian heavyweight contender Justin Whitehead (4-0,2KO’s) at the Cranbourne Racetrack, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Mahone challenged Vitali Klitschko unsuccessfully in 1999 for the WBO title. In 2006 he lost to heavyweight contenders Eddie Chambers in four rounds and Alexander Povetkin in five rounds. Mahone has been based in New Zealand for several months.

Whitehead is a former 2000 Sydney Olympian and had the biggest win of his career in 2009 winning a split decision in ten over Solomon Haumono. (more…)



February 23rd, 2010

Boxing News

Cruz-Bobo presser

Photo: Enrique Vázquez/Promociones Miguel Cotto, Inc.

At the Mech Tech College Facilities in Caguas, Miguel Cotto Promotions in association with H2 Entertainment present their final press conference for next Saturday, February 27, “Boxeo Boricua In Caguas” show. The main event will be in the hands of Puerto Rican hot prospect Luis ‘El Artesano’ Cruz (12-0, 9 KOs) who will be making his second defense of the USNBC featherweight title against challenger Leon Bobo (18-4-1, 2 KOs), from St. Louis, Missouri in the main event of Boxeo Boricua. (more…)



February 23rd, 2010

Boxing News

Shamrock’d in Rhode Island

The St. Patrick’s Day celebration will extend two days as Irish-American boxers, led by hot, unbeaten prospect Danny O’Connor, the popular “Irish” Joey McCreedy and 4-time world champion Jaime “Hurricane” Clampitt, will be in action March 19 on the “Shamrock’d” pro card, presented by Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment and Sports, Inc. (CES), at Twin River Event Center in Lincoln, R.I. “Shamrock’d” kicks-off a recently signed multi-fight deal in 2010 between CES and Twin River that continues May 7, July 9, Sept. 3 and Nov. 12. (more…)



February 23rd, 2010

Boxing News

Clottey predicts Pacman problems

In Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. today challenger Joshua Clottey said he is in top condition for his upcoming title fight against Manny Pacquiao on March 13 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. “I’ve worked hard for weeks in Florida,” Clottey said. “When I win don’t call it an upset. We have a game plan which will give Pacquiao a lot of problems. No one is unbeatable including him. I personally know he’s worried about me, how big and strong I will be in the ring that night.” Pacquiao vs. Clottey will be available on HBO Pay Per View.



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing News

Statement from Vivian Harris

Former Jr. welterweight champion Vivian Harris released the following statement regarding his TKO loss in Saturday night’s bout with Lucas Matthysse in Mexico City.

“I just wanted to let everyone know that what happened in Mexico City was by far the worst injustice that I have ever experienced,” claimed Harris. “The fight between me and Lucas Matthysse was a close and competitive fight from the start. In the second round, I hit Matthysse with a right hand that caused severe swelling around his right eye. I’ll admit that I lost the third round. In the forth we exchanged punches, I got hit with a right hand, I was not hurt, my legs were fine, I wasn’t dizzy.” (more…)



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing News

DKP wins two WBA purse bids

By Gabriel F. Cordero

The World Championships Committee of the WBA carried out a purse bid this morning at Panama City for two world title fights. The purse bid was directed by WBA executives Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, Jose Oliver Gomez, Aurelio Fiengo and Miguel Prado.

The first purse bid was for the WBA lightweight title, between Paulus Moses and Miguel Acosta. Tony Gonzalez representing Don King Productions (DKP), submitted an offer of $151,000. No other bids were offered, so DKP won the bid. Per WBA rules, the champion will receive 55% of the purse and the challenger 45%. The minimum purse bid was $150,000. DKP offered Namibia, the USA and Germany as possible sites. The fight must take place in no less than 45 days and no more than 90 days.

The second bid was for the WBA cruiserweight title between champion Guillermo Jones and mandatory challenger Valery Brudov. Minimum bid was $200,000 (75% for the champion/25% for the challenger). Gonzalez (DKP), representing Jones, submitted a bid of $200,000. Sampson Lewkowicz, representing Brudov, also offered $200,000. A 30 minutes recess was taken for the WBA executive members to deliberate and make a decision on the tied bid. Aurelio Fiengo informed both parties that DKP was the winning bidder, since the deposit check submitted was certified in accordance with WBA rules. The deposit check submitted by Leckowicz was not a certified check.

During the recess, special guest 2004 Olympian and current WBA light heavyweight champion Biebut Shumenov received his brand new WBA belt from WBA Executive VP Gilberto Jesus Mendoza.



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing Result

#1 Lebedev KOs Esparza

Bakhtin tops Otieno in eliminator

By Alexey Sukachev at ringside

Hard-punchung cruiserweight terror Denis Lebedev (20-0, 15 KOs) continued his string of scintillating kayos with the fourth round blowout of Mexican champion Ignacio Esparza (16-2, 12 KOs) on Monday night at the Udmurt Circus in Izhevsk, Russia. WBO #1 Lebedev, 2009 Russian fighter of the year, dropped Esparza with a wicked left to the head at the end of the first. The Mexican recovered well and gave Lebedev a tough battle till the end of the fourth. With ten seconds remaining in the round Lebedev charged forward with a monster-like left-right-left combination, which had Esparza down for the count. Lebedev retained his WBO I/C title in process. Time was 2:59 of the fourth.

In a WBC bantamweight semi-final eliminator, unbeaten WBC #2 Russian “Knight” Alexander Bakhtin (25-0, 11 KOs) earned a workmanlike twelve-round unanimous decision over hard-nosed Kenyan pressure battler Nick Otieno (20-5, 9 KOs) with the scores: 120-107 (twice – Gorstkov and Aleksic) and 120-108 (Puckov). Off-balance Otieno was down once at the end of the first after right hand of Bakhtin. Fightnews scored it 120-108 for the Russian. (more…)



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing News

Juanma headed to AC

World champion Juan Manuel Lopez of Puerto Rico is heading to Atlantic City, N.J. to root for his good friend welterweight Henry Bruseles. Bruseles is taking on the popular undefeated welterweight Mike Jones of Philadelphia on a Top Rank Live! fight card on Friday, Feb 27 at Bally’s Atlantic City. Jones, 19-0, and Bruseles, 28-3-1, are in the main event. The fight is sold out. Lopez, 28-0, is the WBO world featherweight champion. Jones vs. Bruseles will be televised live on FSN.



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing News

Green officially in Super Six

World-ranked contender “Sweetness” Allan Green (29-1, 20 KOs), of Tulsa, Okla., has officially been named to replace fellow American Jermain Taylor in the Super Six World Boxing Classic and will take on undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) 168-pound champion Andre Ward (20-0, 13 KOs) in one-half of a tournament doubleheader on Saturday, April 24, on SHOWTIME®, Ken Hershman, Executive Vice President and General Manager, SHOWTIME Sports®, formally announced today.

Also on Saturday, April 24, undefeated Carl “The Cobra’’ Froch (26-0, 20 KOs) of Nottingham, England, defends his WBC world title against former WBA 168-pound champion Mikkel “Viking Warrior’’ Kessler (42-2, 32 KOs) of Denmark. All the action will be televised on SHOWTIME beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT (Froch vs. Kessler will be shown on same-day delay from MCH Arena, in Herning, Denmark, immediately followed by Ward vs. Green live from the U.S.). (more…)



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing News

Molitor: Excuses are for losers

Former IBF junior middleweight champon Steve Molitor (30-1, 12 KOs) has lashed out at IBF #1 Takalani Ndlovu (30-5, 18 KOs), whom he faces in a rematch on March 27 at Casino Rama in Rama, Ontario for the vacant belt. Citing Ndlovu’s claims that he received “shoddy treatment” prior to his TKO9 loss to Molitor in July 2007, Molitor said “Excuses are for losers. He knew the routine coming in. Nothing has changed at all, and nothing will change. He got his head handed to him the first time, and he’ll get his head handed to him again.”



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing News

Sonsona ready for redemption

Filipino sensation “Marvelous” Marvin Sonoma is hungry to capture another world title, as well as overcoming the after effect of losing his WBO super flyweight belt on the scales in his last fight, this coming Saturday night in the highly anticipated showdown against hometown hero Wilfredo “WV2” Vazquez, Jr. for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior featherweight championship. Vazquez, Jr.-Sonsona is one of two world title fights featured on the split-site “The Double Assault” pay-per-view broadcast, commencing at 9 PM/ET live from Reben Rodriquez Coliseum in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, the hometown Vazquez, Jr., who plans to make Puerto Rican history by defeating 19-year-old Sonsona. (more…)



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing News

More on Adamek-Arreola

Photo: Big Joe Miranda

By Rocco Morales

Last Friday afternoon at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California, a press conference to announce an exciting heavyweight battle between top 10 heavyweights, Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola and Tomasz Adamek. Dan Goosen, from Goosen Tutor Promotions, as well as Kathy Duva, from Main Events Promotions, were on hand with their respective fighters to discuss the upcoming matchup scheduled as the main event for the April 24th edition of Boxing After Dark on HBO television. In taking this dangerous fight, both fighters seem intent on catapulting themselves into a title shot in their next fight. For more details and photos click here…



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing News

Sebastian Zbik video

WBC interim middleweight interim world champion Sebastian Zbik during a training session with former world champion Artur Grigorian a the legendary Universum Gym in Hamburg.



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing News

Joe Gans fundraiser 2/26

By Gary “Digital” Williams

The first African-American boxer to hold a world championship in the gloved era of boxing –”The Old Master” Joe Gans will be honored with a fundraiser on Friday, February 26. The event will be held at the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards in his hometown of Baltimore, MD from 8 to 11 PM. Funds from the event will go towards the creation of a wax statue to honor Gans. Tickets for the event are $50 for General Admission and $100 for VIP tickets. VIP tickets allow you to spend some time with some of the many celebrities that are slated for the event. (more…)



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing News

One Punch & VooDoo ink prospect

Highly regarded lightweight amateur standout Antton Slaughter has signed exclusive promotional and managerial contracts with promoter Terry Trekas of One Punch Productions and former world champion Nate Campbell’s VooDoo Management. The 5′ 6″ twenty year-old Slaughter, compiled an impressive amateur record of 125-5 with 40 KOs during which he won the Ohio State Golden Gloves 7 times and fought in the 2008 Olympic trials. “I know I won the Gonzalez fight, but the judges didn’t see it my way” said Slaughter. “I could try for the 2012 Games, but I think my style is better suited for the pros, so it’s time to make the move.”

(more…)



February 22nd, 2010

UFC

SPIKE TV to air UFC 111 prelims

Spike TV will telecast live undercard bouts from UFC 111: ST. PIERRE vs. HARDY on Saturday, March 27 at 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.  The one-hour telecast will run with limited commercial interruption.  UFC 111 will air on pay-per-view at 10:00 PM ET. (more…)



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing News

Full Report: Oquendo-King

Photo: Tom Barnes

By Jason Ford at ringside

Two-time world heavyweight title challenger Fres Oquendo (32-5, 21 KOs) moved closer to earning another title shot with an impressive TKO over the usually very durable Demetrice King (15-18, 13 KOs) this past Saturday at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana. Oquendo, the NABA champion and ranked #14 by the IBF, captured the vacant USBA title with his victory over King. (more…)



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing News

Philippines vs. Mexico in SD

By Felipe Leon

Bobby D. Presents in association with Jorge Marron Productions are ready to set sail on their 2010 boxing season with their first fight card of the year billed as “Philippines vs. Mexico”. Unbeaten Filipino lightweight sensation Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (16-0-1, 7KO) takes on tough journeyman Cristian Favela (17-24-6, 10KO) of Los Mochis, MX, in the eight round main event on Thursday, February 25th. The five bout fight card will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton in Kearny Mesa, a suburb of San Diego, CA. (more…)



February 22nd, 2010

Interview

Q&A: Wilfredo Vázquez Jr.

Photo: Jose I. Perez Cabrera

Puerto Rico’s Wilfredo Vázquez Jr. (17-0-1, 14 KOs) squares off against former WBO super flyweight champion Marvin Sonsona of the Philippines (14-0-1, 12 KOs) this Saturday, February 27th. The bout will be the main event and take place at the Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. The event titled ‘Making History’ is being presented by PR Best Boxing in association with All Star Boxing, Sampson Boxing LLC, and SGG Promotions. (more…)



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing News

De Leon ready for Huerta

By John Cannon

Mission native Guadalupe De Leon is looking to extend his current win streak to two. De Leon (8-9) ended a seven fight losing streak as he upset undefeated Golden Boy prospect Derrick Wilson (5-1) on December 2nd of 2009. Now De Leon will try to pull off another upset as he faces Los Angeles native Charles Huerta (12-1, 7 KO’) in an eight round co-main event of the Victor Ortiz and Hector Alatorre fight Thursday night at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on Fox Sports Net. (more…)



February 22nd, 2010

Boxing News

Joe Louis statue unveiling

Preparation is in high gear for the unveiling of a big bronze Joe Louis statue on this Saturday (2/27) in LaFayette, Alabama. The eight-foot bronze statue rests on a base of Alabama red granite on the west side of Chambers County Courthouse. A large crowd is expected to view the unveiling at 2 p.m. CST on Saturday. Joe Louis is regarded by many as the most famous individual to emerge from this east Alabama locale. Joe Louis Barrow Jr., son of the Brown Bomber, and other family members, as well as several sports notables, are expected to take part in the weekend events. (more…)



February 22nd, 2010

UFC

UFC 110 report

Photos by Josh Hedges, UFC

Report by Brady Crytzer

In the main event of UFC 110: Nogueira vs. Velasquez, the young wrecking machine Cain Velasquez knocked out former world heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira in just 2:20 with a devastating three punch combination.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has made it clear that 2010 will be one of international expansion and great fights. In its first show down under it delivered with a heavyweight showdown pitting an aging former champion with hopes of regaining the world title against a young wrecking machine hailed as “the next big thing” . . .  Click here for more



February 21st, 2010

Boxing News

Shot of the Day

Unbeaten WBO #2 rated jr featherweight Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. (17-0-1, 14 KOs) appears on the popular Telemundo program “Titulares y Mas” with Edgar Lopez, Karim Mendiburu and Mirella Grisales. Vazquez, or “WV2″ as he is becoming known, will take on Marvin Sonsona (14-0-1, 12 KOs) for the vacant WBO junior featherweight title on Saturday in a pay-per-view showdown from Bayamon, Puerto Rico.



February 21st, 2010

Boxing News

Yuri Foreman Update

Photo: Ana Garcia

WBA super welterweight Yuri Foreman was in Long Beach, California, on Saturday conducting a boxing workshop with some college students in the gym at the Jewish Community Center. Foreman is expected to defend against former two division champ Miguel Cotto on June 12 in New York City. The schedule has been cleared at Yankee Stadium and the bout could land there. Click here for more photos



February 21st, 2010

Boxing News

Miguel Cotto Update

Photo: Promociones Miguel Cotto, Inc.

Puerto Rican boxing super star and former three-time world champion Miguel Cotto recently visited the training camp for MMA stars Kurt Pellegrino and Miguel Torres in Belmar, NJ, for a shooting for sponsor Ecko TV. Miguel taught some boxing skills and techniques to add to their arsenal and use in their upcoming fights in March. “It was a great experience working out with Kurt and Miguel . We had a fantastic sparring session,” Cotto said. UFC lightweight contender Kurt Pellegrino, who will be fighting on March 27th added, “It was a real honor for me having Miguel Cotto in my training camp. I learned real boxing techniques.” Top WEC fighter and former lightweight champion Miguel Torres who will be fighting on March 6th said, “It was a pleasure sparring with my favorite boxer and learning brilliant boxing moves from him.” More photos…



February 21st, 2010

Scale Watch

Weights from Izhevsk

Photo: Evgueny Solodov

By Alexey Sukachev and Evgueny Solodov (at the scales)

Denis Lebedev 197.8 vs. Ignacio Esparza 199.5
(WBO I/C Cruiserweight title)
Alexander Bakhtin 117 vs. Nick Otieno 117.5
(WBC Bantamweight semi-eliminator)
Konstantin Piternov 175.5 vs. Samson Onyango 173.7
Azad Azizov 147 vs. Geoffrey Gaya 138.7
Ali Mammadov 151.5 vs. Safo Boboradzhabov 154
Igor Ivanov 138.5 vs. Sharof Altbaev 132.5
Gerey Gamedov 152 vs. Vusal Aliev 155.5
Venue: Izhevsk City Circus, Izhevsk, Russia
Promoter: Vladimir Hryunov
Click here for more photos…



February 21st, 2010

Boxing News

Izhevsk media workout

Photo: Evgueny Solodov

By Alexey Sukachev

The temperature is lowering quickly in Udmurt capital. Izhevsk isn’t definitely the coldest place on the Earth but tonight it’s -30° Celsium, and tomorrow will hardly be any warmer. It was muvh hotter, however, in one of Izhevsk city megamalls during a huge open workout, performed by four headlining persons (Alexander Bakhtin, Nick Otieno, Denis Lebedev and Ignaio Esparza) and supported by pretty girls from one of local clubs. Click here for more photos



February 21st, 2010

Boxing Result

Rojas retains WBC feather belt

Photo: David Martin Warr

In his first defense, WBC featherweight champion Elio Rojas (22-1, 13 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision over former champion Guty Espadas (45-8, 28 KOs) on Saturday night at the Zamna Poliforum in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. The champion was in command for the first seven rounds. Hometown favorite Espadas had his best round in the eighth, however, that was the last hurrah for the 35-year-old Espadas. Rojas got back on track in the ninth and cruised to victory. The ring announcer did not disclose the official scoring. Elio had superior hand speed but got a little overconfident in the later rounds, while Espadas looked as good as anyone has ever remembered him. UPDATE: Fightnews.com has learned that the scoring for Rojas was 120-108 and 119-109 twice.

WBC #11 heavyweight Derric Rossy (23-2, 12 KOs) knocked down Joseph Harris (10-10, 7 KOs) in round two, and the referee stopped the fight later in that round after an unanswered barrage of at least 12 punches. Rossy retained the FECARBOX heavyweight championship with the TKO win. Click here for more results and photos



February 21st, 2010

Boxing Result

Segura retains WBA belt

Photo: Rafael Soto, Top Rank, Zanfer

WBA mini flyweight champion Giovani Segura (23-1-1, 19 KOs) scored a third round TKO over Walter Tello (14-4, 6 KOs) on Saturday night at the Discoteca El Alebrije in Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico. Both fighters went right at each other in round one with both landing good shots. The champion had the upper hand as the two-way action continued and referee Luis Pabon finally jumped in to protect Tello in round three. Time was 1:56. (more…)



February 21st, 2010

UFC

Velasquez KOs Nog!

Results by Brady Crytzer

In the main event of UFC 110: Nogueira vs. Velasquez, the young wrecking machine Cain Velasquez knocked out former world heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira in just 2:20 with a devastating three punch combination. Velasquez scored early with two thunderous body punches and, after Nogueira stepped in to engaged, closed the show with a powerful left, right, left combination.

In a three-round shootout Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva was awarded a unanimous decision victory over Michael “The Count” Bisping. While the men traded blows throughout the fight, Silva dropped Bisping with a powerful right with less than ten seconds left in round three. Had the round not ended, it appeared that Bisping would’ve been stopped by the punch. Scores all read the same, 29-28. (more…)



February 21st, 2010




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