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ShoBox Weights from Las Vegas

ShoBox Weights from Las Vegas

Photos: Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME J'Leon Love 167.5 vs. Porky Medina 168.6 Badou Jack 169.4 vs. Jason Escalera 169.2 Ronald Gavril 166 vs. Thomas Falowo 166 Venue: Palms ...

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Photos: Pacquiao & Algieri at AT&T Park

Photos: Pacquiao & Algieri at AT&T Park

Photos: Chris Farina/Top Rank Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao and New York's undefeated (20-0) WBO jr. welterweight champion Chris Algieri made a special appearance ...

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Weights from Mexico

Weights from Mexico

Photos: Zanfer Promotions David Sánchez 115 lbs Vs Anuar Salas 115 lbs Rodrígo García 148 lbs Vs Rey Martínez 147 lbs Luis Nery 122 lbs ...

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Jose Ramirez visits childrens hospital

Jose Ramirez visits childrens hospital

Photos: Ed Keenan / Top Rank USA Olympian and undefeated as a pro, Jose Ramirez (11-0, 8 KOs) from Avenal, California, spent the ...

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Broner: I’m going to hit him with the 30 piece and the biscuit

Broner: I'm going to hit him with the 30 piece and the biscuit

Photos: Mark Zerof - Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions Former three-division world champion Adrien "The Problem" Broner (28-1, 22 KOs) and super lightweight contender ...

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ShoBox Weights from Las Vegas

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Weights from Mexico

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Jose Ramirez visits childrens hospital

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UFC

TUF at the scales!

TONIGHT on SPIKE TV @ 9pm ET/6pm PT

From the Palms in Las Vegas for tomorrow night’s The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale televised on SPIKE TV:

Diego Sanchez 156 vs Clay Guida 155
The Ultimate Fighter welterweight final:
DaMarques Johnson 170 vs James Wilks 171
The Ultimate Fighter lightweight final
Ross Pearson 156 vs Andre Winner 155

Chris Lytle 170 vs Kevin Burns 171
Joe Stevenson 155 vs Nate Diaz 156
Melvin Guillard 155 vs Gleison Tibau 155
Brad Blackburn 170 vs Edgar Garcia 171
Mike Ciesnolevicz 208 vs Tomasz Drwal 205
Nick Osipczak 170 vs Frank Lester 170
Jason Dent 155 vs Cameron Dollar 154



June 20th, 2009



Boxing Result

Beltran outworks Meza-Clay!

Photos: Reiver Rodriguez

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In an important bout between featherweight contenders, IBF #4 Fernando Beltran Jr. (33-3-1, 18 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over IBF #5 rated Monty Meza-Clay (28-3, 19 KOs) on Friday night at the Laredo Entertainment Center, in Laredo, Texas. Throwing more than 100 punches a round, the former two-time world title challenger Beltran simply outworked Meza-Clay to win by scores of 117-110, 115-112, 117-110. Beltran retains his IBF Latino featherweight belt.
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WBO #6 junior middleweight “Mean” Joe Greene (21-0, 14 KOs) outhustled Delray Raines (15-6, 10 KOs) over eight rounds. Scores were 79-73, 79-73, 78-74.
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Olympian junior middleweight Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (5-0, 4KOs) was forced to go the route for the first time, taking a four round nod over Tony Hirsch (8-2-1, 4 KOs). Scores were 40-36 on all cards.



June 20th, 2009

Boxing Result

Pascal dethrones Diaconu!

By Dave Spencer at ringside

The WBC light-heavyweight belt changed hands Friday night, but not postal codes. Jean Pascal (23-1 15KO) was able to walk away with 115-112, 116-112, 116-111 decision over Adrian Diaconu (26-1 15KO), taking his cross-town rival’s belt and bragging rights in what was an extremely exciting fight in front of 13,569 ravenous Bell Centre fans. Pascal scored a knockdown in the 5th round over a back peddling Diaconu. The Romanian-born Diaconu had trouble catching up with the fleet footed Pascal and was rarely allowed more than one shot at a time. Pascal who moved up from super-middleweight put in an incredible effort on the inside against the strong Diaconu. Pascal was able to answer back and go to the body and throughout the contest.

Cruiserweight Troy Ross (22-1 15KO) fighting for the first time since his Contender triumph took care of business at The Bell Centre in Montreal with a 98-91, 99-90, 99-90 victory of Michael Simms (20-11-1 13KO) of Sacramento California. Ross was able to outslug the bigger Simms on the inside and outbox on the outside, delivering fluid hard shots throughout that never let his opponent get going. Ross suffered through a swollen eye from the fourth round on but it did little to slow his attack. Simms was able to target the area and sting him a couple of times in the seventh, but the shots were far to few and not followed up with anything to do any sustainable damage. Simms did his best to open up in the final two rounds but paid for it as Ross drove him into the ropes where referee Michael Griffin called an eight as time was running out in the fight. (more…)



June 19th, 2009

Boxing Result

Guerrero crushes Norman!

By Kurt Wolfheimer at ringside
Photos: Mike Greenhill

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Unbeaten middleweight prospect Fernando Guerrero (14-0, 12 KOs) demolished Brian “The Assassin” Norman (17-9, 5 KOs) on Friday night at the Wicomico Civic Center in Salisbury, Maryland. Guerrero dropped Norman twice in round two and referee Kenny Chevalier waved it off at 2:35 when Norman was in no shape to continue. An impressive showing for the unbeaten power-puncher whose exciting style has created a huge legion of fans. The card was seen on a live PPV webcast on www.PrizeFightTV.com.
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Heralded U.S. amateur middleweight Shawn Porter (9-0, 7 KOs) made quick work of late replacement Brandon Wooten (6-14-1, 2 KOs), dropping Wootten three times before the bout was stopped at 2:09 of round one by referee Malik Waleed.
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In a battle of unbeaten super middleweights, Farah Enis (11-0, 5 KOs) won an eight round unanimous decision over Bobby Jordan (6-1, 2 KOs). Scores were 79-73, 77-75, 79-73
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Middleweight Dominic Wade (3-0, 3 KOs) battered Anthony Cannon (4-13, 1 KO) until referee Bill Clancy stopped it at 1:46 round two.
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Alex Guerrero, headliner Fernando’s older brother by five years, made a successful pro debut winning a majority four round nod over Rodrika Ray (2-2, 1 KO) in a cruiserweight bout. Scores were 39-37, 39-37, 38-38.



June 19th, 2009

Scale Watch

Weights from Ensenada!

Photos: Zanfer Promotions

Click the photo to go to the next photoThe weigh-in took place today for Saturday’s Zanfer Promotions card in Ensenada, Baja California, which will be broadcast live by TV Azteca and Azteca America. In the main event, super welterweight Luis “Pretty Boy” Uribe (21-0, 16 KOs) will take on Michel Rosales (23-3, 21 KOs). Both fighters made 149 pounds. The local idol, Joksan Hernandez (15-1, 9 KOs), marked 129.5 pounds, half a pound below the limit of 130, while his rival, the world ranked Hector Velasquez (51-12-2, 35 KOs), made 130. They only need the opening bell to begin their fight for the WBC Continental Americas super featherweight belt. (more…)



June 19th, 2009

Scale Watch

Sosa, Melo make weight!

Photo: Gabriel F. Cordero

Photo: Gabriel F. Cordero

By Gabriel F. Cordero

All is ready for the WBC junior flyweight clash between the Panamanian Carlos Melo and the Mexican champion Edgar Sosa on Saturday in Arena Mexico on Distrito Federal, Mexico. Both boxers are in good condition and set to enter the ring of the 15,000 seat arena in a bout televised by Televisa and Canal de las Estrellas.

Edgar Sosa 107.9 vs Carlos Melo 107.8
(WBC junior flyweight world title match)
Rene Gonzalez 132.7 vs Reyes Sanchez 133.3
(WBC Lightweight America Continental title match)
Carlos Velasquez 132.2 vs Daniel Estrada 132.7
(WBC CABOFE super flyweight title)
Venue: Arena Revolucion, Mexico City, Mexico
Promoter: Fausto Daniel Garcia



June 19th, 2009

Scale Watch

Lopez/Lontchi on weight!

By Lee Bates

WBO junior featherweight champion Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez (25-0, 23 KOs) and his challenger Olivier Lontchi (18-0-2, 8 KOs) both easily made the minimum requirement for their 7 day pre-weigh-in today. Lopez and Lontchi each weighed in at 124 pounds which is just 2 pounds over the weight limit for their official weigh-in next Friday. The Top Rank & PR Best Boxing (Ivan & Peter Rivera) are promoting Lopez who will headline his first PPV when he defends against Lontchi on Saturday, June 27th at the Boardwalk in Atlantic City. (more…)



June 19th, 2009

Boxing Result

Lepai stops Wilson!

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

Australian based Samoan, Alex Lepai (16-3-2, 12 KOs) scored an eight round stoppage of former Australian heavyweight champion Colin Wilson (34-25-1, 20 KOs), to capture the WBO Asia Pacific title at Southport RSL, in Southport, Queensland, Australia, Friday. Wilson used an accurate right jab on the back move on the aggressive Lepai who consistently cut the ring off to connect with power head and body shots. In round eight Lepai delivered a solid right hand body-shot followed by a right hook to the head that dropped Wilson. Shortly after, referee Alan Moore saved the 6’5 Aussie from further punishment, crowning Lepai the new WBO regional champion. (more…)



June 19th, 2009

Boxing Result

Rachamongkol grabs WBC’int belt!

By Damrong Simakajornboon

Former ABCO champion Rachamongkol Sor Ploenjit (8-1, 5 KOs) shocked the Korean crowd as he destroyed In-Suk Song (9-5, 4 KOs) in round six to capture the vacant WBC international featherweight title on Friday at the Citizen Hall, in Osan City, South Korea. The source reported that the Thai fighter mostly controlled the show and rapidly dropped the local fighter with a left uppercut in round two. After leading 39-36, 39-38, 39-38, following the 4 round scorecards announcement by the WBC rule, he speeded up his assaults and successfully floored his opponent again with a sharp left uppercut, forcing the referee to stop the bout in round six. Rachamongkol was a former Thai hot prospect who successfully captured the ABCO 122lb title in his fourth professional bout in May 2007. After retaining his regional title once, he unbelievably lost his belt to Filipino Ariel Delgado on the same year in December. With his surprising victory today, he will come back to be a Thai prospect in the featherweight division again, following WBC#4 WBO#15 Chonlatarn Or Piriyapinyo.



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Ross-Simms meet again!

Photo: Dave Spencer/Fightnews Canada

Photo: Dave Spencer/Fightnews Canada

By Dave Spencer/Fightnews Canada

The first time, it was a big upset. This time, the roles are reversed as Contender Champion Troy Ross (21-1, 15 KOs) will renew old acquaintances when he meets former amateur champion Michael Simms (20-10-1, 13 KOs) at The Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec tonight. Ross defeated the American fighter in the qualifying tournament held in Tampa that solidified his place on the 2000 Canadian Olympic team, his second of two Olympic Games. It was a stunning upset at the time, and since that time both fighters have seen their careers go in different directions. (more…)



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Loveless headlines in Indiana!

By Johnny B’

Undefeated Indiana Middleweight Travis Loveless puts his 19-0 record on the line as he headlines Saturday June 27th. Loveless will face Thomas Kirk of Greenwood Indiana who holds a 2-1 pro boxing record and also has had several matches in Mixed Martial Arts competition. The ten bout show will be co-promoted by Mike Leanardi/Peoples Champ Boxing and Jeff Wilson Promotions and will be held at the National Guard Armory in Anderson, Indiana.



June 19th, 2009

Boxing Result

Kolle, Walters triumph!

By Jesse Kelley at ringside

Middleweight Andy “Kaos” Kolle (19-2) of Duluth, MN stopped Anthony Shuler (20-6) of Indiana in the third round last night in Duluth, MN. Each fighter scored with clean punches throughout the bout. A left hook to the jaw dropped Shuler hard near the ropes. Shuler was hurt but fought his way to his feet where referee Mark Nelson stopped the fight at 2:05 of round three.
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In the co-feature, light heavyweight Zach “Jungle Boy” Walters (24-4) flattened James Morrow (11-13) in round two. Walters dropped Morrow with a big right to the head near the end of the round one. A right uppercut dropped Morrow to the canvas again a minute and a half into the second round. Morrow was able to get to his feet but Walters gave him no chance to recover. A left-right-left to the head of Morrow prompted referee Bobby Brunette to stop the fight at 1:46 of round two.



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Gamboa’s gold medal!

Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum said today he will contact the Olympic Committee and ask to get a new gold medal for Yuriorkis Gamboa. “That’s my goal, to get a gold medal for him,” Arum said. Gamboa won an Olympic gold medal in 2004 in Athens, Greece, at 112 pounds while fighting for the Cuban national team. He later sold the medal for $1,500 to pay for daughter Brenda’s first birthday party. Gamboa, 27, now lives and trains in Miami, Fla. He is the WBA interim featherweight champion and next fights on Top Rank’s Latin Fury 10 championship card in Nueveo Vallarta, Mexico on July 25. Gamboa will defend against Whyber Garcia of Panama.



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Arce gets his horse in AC!

Jorge Arce will ride a Jersey-born horse, Imperial Hank, on the famous Atlantic City boardwalk next Thursday. Promoter Bob Arum made the arrangements. Arce, who loves horses, asked to ride one down the boardwalk while chatting with fight fans. He will be in Atlantic City getting set to take on Fernando Lumacad of the Philippines on Top Rank’s Latin Fury 9 at the Boardwalk Hall. Juan Manuel Lopez will take on Olivier Lontchi in the main event. Caesars Atlantic City is hosting.



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Full Report Nicklow-Mackey!

By Gary “Digital” Williams and Kurt Wolfheimer at ringside
Photos: Mike Greenhill

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Junior middleweight Jessie “The Beast” Nicklow and Montgomery, AL’s John “No Mercy” Mackey fought to a tough eight round majority draw at Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie, MD. The bout went against pre-conceived notions of the contest. Nicklow, normally a slugger, became more of a boxer in his Ballroom Boxing debut, employing more side-to-side movement. Mackey, known for being a crafty boxer, became more of a slugger as he stalked Nicklow at times during the contest. Nicklow seemed to take control in the middle portion of the contest, adding some aggression to his movement. Mackey picked up the pace in the final two rounds. Judge John Gradowski scored the bout 77-75 for Mackey while judges Kenny Chevalier and Don Risher, saw the draw, 76-76. BATB saw the contest 77-75 for Nicklow. Nicklow is now (19-1-2, 7 KOs) while Mackey is now (11-3-2, 5 KOs). (more…)



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Vitali wins comeback award!

Photo: Pavel Terekhov

Photo: Pavel Terekhov

By Alexey Potapov

WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko has been chosen by the legendary sports stars of the Laureus World Sports Academy as the 2009 Laureus world comeback of the year. The announcement that Vitali Klitschko had won the Laureus Comeback Award was made by the Laureus World Sports Academy Chairman, Edwin Moses, and fellow Academy members Boris Becker and Katarina Witt in Dortmund, Germany on the eve of brother Wladimir Klitschko’s fight against Ruslan Chagaev. The other nominees for the Laureus World Comeback of Year Award were Australians: Anna Meares, who won an Olympic silver medal eight months after breaking her neck in a cycle crash, golfer Greg Norman, who finished third in the British Open, Germany’s Matthias Steiner, who won a weightlifting Olympic gold medal a year after his wife died in a car crash, Holland’s Maarten van der Weijden, who won an Olympic swimming gold medal after beating leukemia, and American Tiger Woods, who returned two months after a serious knee injury to win the US Open golf championship.



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Cayo to face ex-champ Diaz!

Unbeaten rising lightweight star Victor Cayo (22-0, 15 KOs) steps up to the plate against former world champion Julio “The Kidd” Diaz (36-5, 26 KOs), and heavyweight contenders Carl Drumond (26-1, 20 KOs) and Chazz Witherspoon (25-1, 17 KOs) collide on an explosive edition of ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights on July 31st at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida. Tickets for this event, which is presented by Seminole Warriors Boxing, are priced at $27, $52, $102 and $152 and went on sale today at noon.



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Diaconu-Pascal Preview!

By Dave Spencer / Fightnews Canada

It is one of the most anticipated fights on Canadian soil. Ever. Never before have two Canadians squared off on their own home turf and fought for a world championship as WBC light-heavyweight champion Adrian Diaconu is doing when he meets former world title challenger and cross-town rival Jean Pascal (11pm Vs., Canada PPV). This has the making of a good one, power versus speed, rival promoters Interbox and GYM clashing for the first time and the flash and charisma of Pascal against the very serious and stoic Adrian Diaconu. Fightnews has broken it down and it seems to add up to a great fight. (more…)



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Sosa-Melo Presser!

By Robert Coster
Photos: Courtesy of Esto

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WBC light flyweight Champion Edgar Sosa and challenger Carlos”Shangai” Melo met for the first time yesterday at a press conference in Mexico City in a preview of their clash on Saturday. Sosa (35-5, 19 KOs), cheered on by his fans, expressed respect for his challenger from Panama. “Melo has a difficult style and is very skilled,” said Sosa. “He is very quick and has never been stopped. I expect a very tactical fight, something of a puzzle that I have to figure out.” (more…)



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Flyweight contenders to clash!

After their successful show before a sold out crowd last Friday at the Miccosukee Resort and Gaming, Boxeo TELEMUNDO return with their popular series to Humberto “Chiquita” Gonzalez Marbet Plus Hall in Ciudad Neza, Mexico on June 26. The main event will feature a clash between world ranked contenders when WBC Latin and national flyweight champion Jesus “Destroyer” Jimenez of Guadalajara, Mexico battles South American and national champion Santiago ‘El Vendaval” Acosta of Buenos Aires, Argentina in a scheduled twelve-rounder with Jimenez’ title at stake. Jimenez is currently ranked #3 WBC #5 WBA #6 WBO and brings a record of 25-5, 18 KO’s and has not lost a fight in three years, Acosta on the other hand is ranked #7 WBA and #9 WBO with a record of 16-2-1, 7 KOs.
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Seven fights are scheduled, doors open at 7:30 PM first bout 8:30 PM. Tickets are already on sale at Humberto “Chiquita” Gonzalez Marbet Plus Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz #630, Colonia Benito Juarez, Ciudad Neza, Mexico or by calling 5743-4132 or 5743-2279. The show is Promoted by All Star Boxing, “The New Generation”, Tuto Zabala, Jr. in association with Producciones Deportivas of Ricardo Maldonado, Jr, Mr. Rafael Mendoza and Humberto “Chiquita” Gonzalez. The main event will be televised live at 11:35 PM by the Telemundo Network.



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Klitschko 240, Chagaev 225!

Photos: Pavel Terekhov

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The official weigh-in for Wladimir Klitschko´s defense of his IBF/IBO/WBO heavyweight titles against WBA champion in recess Ruslan Chagaev took place on Friday at Karstadt Sports, the biggest dealer of sporting goods in Dortmund, and it was open to the public like the final workout on Wednesday at the Mercedes Center in Essen. Famous US ring announcer Michael Buffer called the contestants to the scale, with the approx. 2000 spectators cheering in delight. The weights were announced as follows: Chagaev´s weight was 102 Kilos (225 Pounds). Klitschko was weighing in at 109 Kilos (240 Pounds). Both fighters looked sharp and determined in front of the enthusiastic crowd.



June 19th, 2009

UFC

Breakdown: Sanchez-Clay

Preview by Anthony Springer, Jr.

On Saturday night, after two more six-figure contracts are handed out to season nine’s Ultimate Fighters, two warriors will enter the Octagon for what is sure to be three exciting rounds in the lightweight division . . . Click here for more



June 19th, 2009

Announcement

PrizeFightTV.com PPV tonight!

LIVE TONIGHT on PrizeFightTV.com @ 8pm ET/5pm PT

Some of pro boxing’s most talented prospects showcase their talent tonight (Friday, June 19) in the “Boxing’s Future Champions” pay-per-view pro card, streaming live from Wicomico Civic Center in Salisbury, Maryland . . . click here for more



June 19th, 2009

UFC

UFC updates

Don’t Miss The Ultimate Fighter® Finale Live Tomorrow Night At 9pm ET/PT on Spike
Watch the Ultimate Fighter® Finale weigh-ins TODAY at 7pm ET / 4pm PT on UFC.com
UFC.com – Goulet Out, Grant In To Face Kim At UFC® 100
Newsletter Presale For UFC® 102: Couture vs Nogueira Begins Today At 10am PT – Presale Password: LEGENDS

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June 19th, 2009

Boxing Result

Contreras impressive in debut

franciscocontreras061809-003Sensational Dominican prospect Francisco Contreras made his US debut a memorable one Thursday night as he brutally knocked out Gustavo Mejia in the first round of their welterweight bout at the TKO Boxing Promotions/Ballroom Boxing event at Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie, MD. Dropping Mejia twice with an array of power shots to the head and body, the bout was stopped at the 1:52 mark when Mejia went down for the second time. With the win, Contreras improved his undefeated record to 9-0-0, all by knockout. Details of his next bout will be announced shortly. Photo courtesy of TKO Boxing Promotions.



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Chavez, Gamboa presser video!

By Big Joe Miranda

Top Rank held a press conference on Thursday at the El Paseo Inn on the famous Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles to discuss the July 25th Latin Fury 10 pay-per-view event. Headliners “Son of the Legend” Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and world featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa, plus Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum were in attendance.



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Balzsay, Stieglitz collide Aug 22!

Photo: Universum Box-Promotion

Photo: Universum Box-Promotion

Universum Box-Promotion has a big card planned forAugust 22 in Budapest, Hungary. In the main event, WBO super middleweight champion Károly Balzsay (21-0, 15 KOs) defends against Robert Stieglitz (35-2, 21 KOs). Both Balzsay and Stieglitz were in attendance at a press conference earlier this week. “I’m very pleased that my second title defense will take place in my home town,” said Balzsay. “It’s a tough fight because Robert is a very talented, tough fighter. Excitement is guaranteed. I want to give a great gift to my fans: an excellent victory.” (more…)



June 19th, 2009

Boxing Result

Nicklow, Mackey draw!

Photo: Mike Greenhill

Photo: Mike Greenhill

By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside

Middleweights Jessie “The Beast” Nicklow (19-1-2, 7 KOs) and John “No Mercy” Mackey (11-3-2, 5 KOs) battled to an eight round majority draw in the main event on Thursday night at Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie, MD. It was an intriguing tactical matchup as Mackey prevailed 77-75 on one card, while the other two judges saw it even at 76-76.
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In the co-feature, middleweight Cecil McCalla remained unbeaten with an impressive sixth round TKO of Jorge Barajas (5-3, 2 KOs). McCalla (9-0, 4 KOs) put Barajas on the canvas three times in all. Time was 1:16. The card was another in the series of collaborative promotions with Ballroom Boxing and TKO Promotions.

In other results, Francisco Contreras (9-0, 9 KOs) TKO’d Gustavo Mejia (3-7-1, 3 KOs) at 1:52 of the first; Julius Kennedy (6-1, 3 KOs) TKO’d Gevonte Davis (3-3-1, 2 KOs) at 2:26 of the second; and Jesus Perez (26-25-3, 14 KOs) won a six-round unanimous decision over Delvin Plascencia (14-1, 5 KOs), with scores of 59-53, 57-56, 57-55.



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

More on Red Square boxing!

By Alexey Sukachev

An emotional presser, devoted to the upcoming Red Square boxing event was held today at the specific synodic department of the Patriarchate of Muscovy (the constituent division of the Russian Orthodox Church) responsible for the full fledged interaction between the Church and military and law machinery of the Russian statehood. (more…)



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Q&A: Bobby Gunn!

By Dave Baggs/Fightnews Canada

Bobby Gunn is a humble man. He knows right now that lady luck has finally come knocking. Unable to secure that big fight following his unsuccessful bid to win the WBO Cruiserweight title, Gunn (21-3-1, 18 KOs) never lost both hope or faith. With the plan of just keeping active and winning, the Canadian born contender now finds himself back in the ring with the world title on the line. He finds himself fighting in front of his adopted hometown fans of New Jersey and not overseas in hostile territory. He finds himself an underdog against an accomplished champion but the well spoken pugilist doesn’t care. He believes in both his will and god’s plan. On July 11th, Gunn and Tomasz Adamek will battle for the IBF Cruiserweight title at the Prudential Centre in what should be a very entertaining battle. Gunn took a few moments from his busy training schedule to talk to Fightnews Canada and answer a few questions about the biggest fight of his career. (More)



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Hernandez to face Velazquez!

By Felipe Leon
Photos: Zanfer Promotions

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With the presence of the Mayor of Ensenada, Pablo Alejo, and the President of Zanfer Promotions, Fernando Beltran, the bout for this Saturday night was officially announced. Joksan Hernandez will have the most important fight of his young career when he faces the veteran and world ranked Hector Velazquez in a bout that will be televised by TV Azteca America. Hernandez (15-1, 9 KOs) is in search of Velazquez’s (51-12-2, 35 KOs) world ranking as they both fight for the WBC Continental featherweight title in the Municipal Gymnasium of Ensenada, Oscar “Tigre” Garcia. (more…)



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Wilson vs Lepai!

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

Former Australian heavyweight champion, Colin Wilson (34-24-1, 20 KOs) and Australian based Samoan Alex Lepai (15-3-2,11 KOs) will clash over twelve rounds at Southport RSL, Southport, Queensland, Australia on Friday. Wilson outscored Lepai, 29 years, in 2008 via a split decision. Wilson has been in the ring with world class heavyweights like Shane Cameron in 2005, Kali Meehan in 2002, Corrie Sanders in 2006 and Oleg Platov in 2007. Lepai is trained and managed by Noel Thornberry who has guided several boxers into world title bouts including his brother, Ricky, who took Joe Calzaghe and Sven Ottke the twelve round distance. In a supporting bout, former Australian light heavyweight champion, Les Sherrington (22-5,14 KOs) will punch it out with veteran Glen Fitzpatrick (15-13-2,6 KOs) over six. The promoter is Jamie Myer. This bout is televised throughout Australia on Foxtel cable television network.



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Davidson vs Toomey!

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

Australian based Nigerian, King Davidson (8-0, 5 KOs), will challenge Robert Toomey (7-6, 2 KOs) for the vacant Australian 154 pound title over ten rounds at the Sutherland Entertainment Center, Sydney, NSW, Australia on Friday. Davidson holds the IBF Pan Pacific Youth title and is trained by Australian Hall of Famer Johnny Lewis who also trained world champs such as Kostya Tszyu, Jeff Fenech, Jeff Harding and Gairy St Clair. Davidson is managed by former Australian flyweight champion Peter Mitrevski Sr. On the same show Australian middleweight champion Junior Talipeau (13-0, 5 KOs) will defend the title against Ben Crampton (22-2-2,10 KOs) over ten rounds. Former Australian champion Gary Comer will be in action against Kiwi David Wiremu. The promoter is former NSW middleweight champion Roy Alexander.



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Gaspar to defend!

By Felipe Leon

David “Flecha” Gaspar of Tijuana, Mexico, by way of Long Beach, CA, will be defending his WBA FEDECARIBE super flyweight title for the first time Saturday, June 27th in Nicaragua. Gaspar (10-1-1, 7 KOs) will be facing native Nicaraguan Juan Centeno (15-13, 8 KOs) in a fight card promoted by Erik Morales’ Box Latino and Pinolero Boxing and broadcast by Cadena Tes in Mexico. Gaspar is coming off a TKO over former world champion Isaac Bustos while Centeno has faced the more experienced opposition in his career such as Jorge “Travieso” Arce. Gaspar, who in his short career has become a favorite of the border town of Tijuana, where he has performed for the majority of his career, captured the title late last year by defeating Pancho Reyes in Loreto, Mexico.



June 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Linares-Perez WBA officials!

By Gabriel F. Cordero

Referee Luis Pabon from Puerto Rico will be the third man in the ring when Mexican challenger Josafat Perez (12-1, 7 KOs) and reigning champion, Jorge Linares (26-0, 17 KOs) fight for the WBA super featherweight title at the Plaza de Toros, Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico on June 27. The three judges are Levy Martinez (US), Guillermo Perez Pineda (Panamá) and Uriel Aguilera (Colombia). The fight supervisor is Miguel Prado from Panamá. Also on the card will be super flyweight Hugo Fidel Cazares (30-6-1, 22 KOs) vs TBA and light flyweight Guadalupe Martinez (5-1-1, 5 KOs) vs Oscar Saturnino (11-6, 3 KOs).



June 19th, 2009




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