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Perez to rematch Crolla November 21 in England

Following their draw on July 18, Darley Perez and Anthony Crolla will rematch on November 21 in Manchester, England for Perez’WBA Lightweight title, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I’m so pleased for Anthony that he gets another bite of the cherry on Nov. 21 in his home city,” said Eddie Hearn, Crolla’s promoter. “I haven’t found anyone yet who ... Read More »

Fonfara to fight Cleverly on October 16 in Chicago

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Andrzej Fonfara will take on Light Heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly on October 16 in Chicago and will be televised on Spike TV, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I’m excited to return to my hometown of Chicago on this big fight night against a world-class fighter like Nathan Cleverly,” said Fonfara, 27. “This will be a tough fight for both ... Read More »

EARLY RESULTS FROM BROOKLYN

Dimash Niyazov remained undefeated by scoring a 6-round unanimous decision over Ariel Duran in a Jr. Welterweight bout. In round five, Niyazov dropped Duran with a perfect counter right. Niyazov, 134.8 lbs of Brooklyn, won by scores of 58-55 twice and 59-54 and is now 8-0-3. Duran, 135.8 lbs of Queens, NY is 8-8-1. Gary Beriguette scored a 4-round unanimous ... Read More »

UFC Fight Night 74 Results

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Neil Magny won a 3-round split decision over Erick Silva in a Welterweight bout. Magny won by scores of 30-27 and 29-28 while Silva won a card 29-28/ Magny, 170.5 lbs of Denver, CO is 16-5. Silva, 171 lbs of Brazil is 18-6-1. Patrick Cote stopped Josh Burkman in round three of a thrilling Welterweight bout. The two exchanged huge ... Read More »

Pasillas stops Tapia in three

Vic Pasillas stopped Andres Tapia after round three of their scheduled 8-round Super Bantamweight bout Pasillas dropped Tapia in round three from a combination. After the round, the fight was stopped in the corner. Pasillas, 121 lbs of East Los Angeles is 11-0 with 4 knockouts. Tapia, 124 1/2 lbs of Mexicali, MX is now 8-5-2. Read More »

Perez stops Medina in 9

Ricardo Perez got off the deck to come back to stop Noe Medina in round 9 of their scheduled 12-round Light Flyweight bout at Playa del Carmen in Quintana Roo, Mexico. Medina scored a knockdown in round two with a short left hook. Perez came on strong and rocked Medina throughout and turned it up in round nine until the ... Read More »

Wilder to defend Heavyweight crown against Duhaupas

Deontay Wilder

WBC Heabyweight champion Deontay Wilder will defend the WBC Heavyweight title on September 26 against unheralded Johan Duhaupas in Birmingham, Alabama, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I know my opponent has great size, and that’s what we’re looking for in opponents,” the 6-foot-7, 229-pound Wilder said of the 6-5, 242-pound Duhaupas. “He has a great record, and he’s never ... Read More »

Crawford to defend 140 lb. belt against Jean on October 24 in Omaha

Terence Crawford

Terence Crawford will defend the WBO Lightweight title against Dierry Jean on October 24 in Crawford’s hometown of Omaha, Nebraska, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. I’m excited to be able to bring these types of fights to Omaha. This is what Omaha, Nebraska, has been missing for decades,” Crawford told ESPN.com on Thursday. “I’m just happy to bring some ... Read More »

Arellano stops Oliver in five

Johnathan Arellano scored a fifth round stoppage over Mike Oliver in a Jr. Welterweight bout In round four, Oliver was dropped with a big left hook. Just seconds into round five, Oliver was not able to continue and the fight was stopped at Arrellano is 16-6-2 with 4 knockouts. Oliver is 26-6-1. Read More »

Fringe title stays in Rose garden

By Norm Frauenheim FORT McDOWELL, Ariz. – A title was at stake in a fight scheduled for only eight rounds. Turns out, Louis Rose only needed eight. Ten or 12 weren’t necessary. Rose (13-3-1, 5 KOs), of Lynwood, Calif., retained a junior NABF version of the middleweight title Saturday, stopping Phoenix challenger Andrew Hernandez (9-2-1, 1 KO) at 2:02 of ... Read More »

Diaz stops Santiago in 1

Christopher Diaz scored a 1st round stoppage over Alcides Santiago in a scheduled 8-round Featherweight bout at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon. Puerto Rico. Diaz jumped all over Santiago and he floored him with a hard right-left combination. Diaz did not ket up as he was all over Santiago and continued to land hard shots to the head and the ... Read More »

Giovani Segura off Arizona card

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By Norm Frauenheim FORT McDOWELL, Ariz. — Former junior-flyweight champion Giovani Segura withdrew from a card Saturday night at We-Ke-Po Conference Center because opponent Juan Palacios of Nicaragua said he wasn’t ready, promoter Robert Vargas said before first bell. Vargas said he spoke to Segura’s representatives before the card. “They just told me that he needed more time to train,,” ... Read More »

Bute stops Di Luisa in 4

Lucian Bute

Former world champion Lucian Bute came back from a 19 month layoff to stop Andrea Di Luisa in a scheduled 10-round Light Heavyweight bout at Bell Centre in Montreal. In round four, Bute dropped Di Luisa with a straight left. Moments later, Bute landed a flurry of punches that had the corner of Di Luisa throw in the towel at ... Read More »

Cunningham and Tarver battle to split draw

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NEWARK–Former world champions Steve Cunningham and Antonio Tarver battled to a 12-round split draw at Prudential Center. Scores were 115-113 for Cunningham, 115-114 Tarver and 114-114. Cunningham, 204 lbs of Philadelphia is now 28-7-1. Tarver, 217 lbs of Tampa is 31-6-1. Krzystof Glowacki scored a thrilling 11th round stoppage over long reigning champion Marco Huck to capture the WBO Cruiserweight ... Read More »

Giovani Segura in a fight to get back into flyweight title mix

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By Norm Frauenheim- FORT McDOWELL, Ariz. –Former junior-flyweight champion Giovani Segura battles to get back into the world-title mix, this time at super-flyweight, Saturday night against Juan Palacios at We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center at Fort McDowell on the Yavapai Nation Reservation east of Scottsdale, Ariz. Segura (32-4-1, 28 KOs), a Mexican now living and training in Southern California, is ... Read More »

Ocampo decisions Navarrete

Carlos Ocampo won a 10-round unanimous decision over Jhonny Navarrete in a Welterweight bout. Ocampo dropped Navarrete in round one with a perfect right hand and cruised home to the victory by scores of 100-89, 99-90 and 97-92 and is now 16-0. Navarrete is 29-7-1. Read More »

Mikhailenko stops Perez in 8

Dimitrill Mikhailenko scored an 8th round stoppage over Johan Perez in a scheduled 10-round Welterweight bout at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Mikhailenko landed a big barrge of punches on a bloody Perez in round eight. A follow up flurry forced referee Ray Corona to stop the bout at 1:21 of round 8. Mikhailenko, 146 lbs of Russia ... Read More »

Mora fractures ankle and tears ligaments

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Sergio Mora was diagnosed with a fracted ankle and ligament tears from his bout with Daniel Jacobs last Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. Mora’s injury was diagnosed Thursday, when he visited a doctor in his hometown of Los Angeles. An avulsion fracture occurs when a chunk of bone tears away from the ... Read More »

Derevyanchenko decisions Ayala

Sergiy Derevryanchenko

ATLANTIC CITY–Sergiy Derevyanchenko pounded out an 8-round unanimous decision over Elvin Ayala in a Middleweight bout at Ballys Atlantic City. Devevyanchenko dominated and landed power shots that won hi every round to the tune of 80-72 twice and 80-71 to raise his record to 6-0. Ayala is 28-7-1. “I am happy with my performance. I would have liked to have ... Read More »

Tapia stops Hernandez in three

Roy Tapia remained undefeated with a 3rd round stoppage over Juan Luis Hernandez in a scheduled 8-round Super Bantamweight bout. Tapia dropped Hernandez in round two and again in round three with a crushing left hook and the bout was stopped at 1:49. Tapia, 122 3/4 lbs of East Los Angeles, CA is 11-0-2 with 6 knockouts. Hernandez, 122 1/2 ... Read More »

PBC on Fox Sports 1 begins September 8

AL Haymon has added yet another network to his stable of broadcasters at Premier Boxing Champions will debut on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes beginning on September 8 according to Dan Rafael of espn.com the cable sports network will televise 21 cards through June 2016. They will take place on Tuesday nights, hence the FS1 marketing slogan of “Toe-To-Toe ... Read More »

Payano retains Bantamweight with split decision over Warren

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Juan Carlos Payano retained the WBA Bantamweight title with a 12-round split decision over former three-time US Olympian Rau’She Warren at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Payano was deducted a point in round three for hitting behind the head. Payano was cut on his forehead in round eight due to an accidental headbutt. Warren was deducted two points ... Read More »

Avalos decisions Perez

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Former world title challenger, Chris Avalos won an 8-round unanimous decision over Rey Perez in a Featherweight bout at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas. Avalos, 126 1/2 lbs of Lancaster, CA won by scores of 80-72 on all cards and is now 26-3. Perez, 125 1/4 lbs of the Philippines is now 20-7 Casey Ramos scored a 8-round ... Read More »

Garcia stops Malignaggi in 9

Danny Garcia

BROOKLYN–Danny Garcia made is Welterweight debut with an emphatic 9th round stoppage over Paulie Malignaggi in a battle of former world champions in from of 7,237 at Barclays Center. Garica controlled the action for most of the fight as he came forward winging and connecting power shots from the opening bell. Malignaggi’s right flank was red from absorbing body punches ... Read More »

Rodriguez decisions Lozano

Ricardo Rodriguez won a 10-round majority decision over Daniel Lozano in a Super Flyweight bout in Tampa, Florida. Rodriguez, 115 lbs of Ciudad, Mexico won by scores of 98-92, 97-93 and 95-95 and is now 12-2. Lozano, 115 lbs of Bowling Green, FL is 13-3. Santiago Arroyo scored a 4th round stoppage over Hiram Del Rio in the final scheduled ... Read More »

WBA orders Perez – Crolla rematch

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, WBA Lightweight champion Darleys Perez is ordered to rematch Anthony Crolla following their draw that took place on July 18. “When I heard the news, I was honestly close to tears,” Crolla said of finding out the rematch had been ordered. “Not getting that decision was hard to take, but I was so grateful ... Read More »

Roman Gonzalez to be added to Golovkin – Lemieux card

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Flyweight champion Roman Gonzalez will defend his crown as the cheif support to the Middleweight unification bout between Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux on October 17 in New York City. “The date and place are confirmed. We will be fighting Oct. 17 in MSG,” said Gonzalez manager Carlos Blandon, adding that Gonzalez’s opponent for ... Read More »