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2 Men Pay Their Respects to 43!

OMAHA, NE – Last night, before a crowd of 11,127 people – mostly Nebraskan’s – two fighters stepped into the ring; one was defending his IBF featherweight crown and the other fighting for the WBO lightweight title, but BOTH representing a purpose. Evgeny Gradovich, of Russia, otherwise known as the “Mexican Russian” had the number 43 stitched into his Sombrero and entered ... Read More »

“Bud” Retains Title With A Dominant Performance Over Beltran

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OMAHA, NE – Omaha’s Terence Crawford, 25-0, (17 KOs) retained his WBO Lightweight title with a decisive beating over challenger Ray Beltran, 29-7-1 (17KOs) of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Saturday night at the CenturyLink Center here in Omaha, Nebraska. The crowd had gathered early to watch a great variety of bouts, which included plenty of homebred talent. Crawford had the crowd ... Read More »

Gradovich Holds on to Title following 12 round draw against Puerto Rico’s Jayson Velez

OMAHA, NE – “The Mexican Russian” Evgeny Gradovich entered the ring wearing a sombrero to a rather mixed ovation. The crowd got behind Puerto Rico’s Jayson Velez early on.Velez controlled the fight in the early goings, but showed some signs of fatigue in the middle rounds. Both fighters had their moments, Gradovich landed a total of 310 punches to Velez’ 278 ... Read More »

“Wite Boi” Scores Impressive Stoppage

OMAHA, NEBRASKA – Johnny “Wite Boi” Determan, who only a few days earlier was worried about not having an opponent, showed up early and ready to fight, staggering Galaviz several times with hooks and sharp right hands. Finally, halfway through the 3rd round, Determan connected with an overhand right-hand that sent Galaviz to the canvas. Galaviz did not want any ... Read More »

Former Omaha Standout Demolishes Foe

OMAHA, NEBRASKA – Omaha’s Bernard Davis upped his record to 3-0 1KO with a decisive beating over Bryan Timmons (2-3 2KOs) of Missouri. Davis, who is by all accounts a legend around these parts, took his opponent apart from beginning to end. He is probably best known as the fighter who used to beat up the current 135 pound champion ... Read More »

Early Results from Omaha

OMAHA, NE – “The Mexican Russian” Evgeny Gradovich entered the ring wearing a sombrero to a rather mixed ovation. The crowd got behind Puerto Rico’s Jayson Velez early on.Velez controlled the fight in the early goings, but showed some signs of fatigue in the middle rounds. Both fighters had their moments, but when it was all said and done, the ... Read More »

John Determan “Heartbroken” For His Son

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Johnny “White Boi” Determan is still holding some hope that an opponent will be found in time for this Saturday’s Lightweight showdown, starring Omaha’s Terence Crawford vs Raymundo Beltran of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico in a scheduled 12 round title bout. Johnny is considered by many to be Omaha’s “younger” son. “I am heartbroken for my son,” said John Determan ... Read More »

Pryor Jr. decisions Andrade

INDIO, CA – The Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, CA hosted a spectacular card friday May 6th, with brothers Enrique Ornelas and Librado Andrade headling. Headlinging the televised portion of the night (televised on Telefutura’) was world title contender Librado Andrade, who faced off against Aaron Pryor, Jr., in a light heavyweight clash. Pryor showed great poise as he went ... Read More »

TONEY SCORES SPLIT DECISION OVER OQUENDO

40-year old Heavyweight James “Lights Out” Toney made his return to the ring by scoring a 12 round split decision victory over Fres Oquendo, Satuday night at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, in Cabazon, Ca. Judges scored the contest 115-112 and 114-113 for Toney. One judge scored the bout in favor of Oquendo with the score of 116-111. Most ... Read More »

Gamboa, Angulo and Martinez score wins at Pechanga

Saturday night at The Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula was the site where some very talented fighters were on display. A triple-header which was broadcasted on HBO’s Boxing After Dark series. First up on the televised portion of the bouts was light middleweight Alex Bunema taking on Argentina’s Sergio Martinez. Martinez completely dominated Bunema from start to finish. By ... Read More »

Mosley stops Mayorga in 12 in Carson

Saturday night at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA, Pomona’s very own “Sugar” ShaneMosley squared off against Nicaragua’s Ricardo Mayorga in the featured 12-round contest which was fought at 154-pounds. The fight got off to an ugly start with both fighters throwing wild punches throughout most of the first round. The fighters both settled down in the second round, ... Read More »

EARLY RESULTS FROM CARSON, CALIFORNIA

Daniel Jacobs went the distance for first time but remained undefeated with a six round unanimous decision over Emmanuel Gonzalez. Jacobs, 164 lbs of Brooklyn, NY is now 10-0. Gonzalez, 163.4 lbs of Rio Piedras, PR is now 9-3 Read More »