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Shabranskyy gets scare; comes back to stop Parker

PHILADELPHIA–Vyacheslav Shabranskyy was dropped twice in the first round but came back to stop Paul Parker in round three of a scheduled 10-round Light Heavyweight bout at the 2300 Arena. Parker struck in round one when he landed a hard left that buckled and eventually dropped Shabranskyy early in the first round. Shabranskyy was clearly hurt and was wobbling around ... Read More »

De La Hoya to stay retired

Oscar De La Hoya

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former world champion Oscar De La Hoya has decided to stay retired after flirting with a comeback last week. “Over the last six months I’ve had a front row seat as Golden Boy [Promotions] fighters including Canelo Alvarez, Bernard Hopkins, Lucas Matthysse, Jorge Linares and David Lemieux have stepped into the ring and shown ... Read More »

Antonio DeMarco retires

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Former Lightweight champion Antonio DeMarco has announced his retirement following his loss to Rances Barthelemy on Sunday, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I want to apologize to all who had confidence in me and to my family. I feel at peace and at the same time disappointed with myself,” DeMarco said in a statement. “I thank God and boxing ... Read More »

De La Hoya “50-50″ on ring return

Oscar De La Hoya

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Oscar De La Hoya is contemplating a return to the ring. “It’s got to be worth my while but this is very serious,” De La Hoya told ESPN.com on Monday. “I have to make sure I am fighting the very best. I don’t have to come back for financial reasons or the lights or ... Read More »

Campbell and Coyle to battle in title eliminator

2012 British Olympian Luke Campbell and Tommy Coyle will fight in a Lightweight elimination bout on August 1st, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “The stage is set for the one of the biggest sporting events the city of Hull will ever see,” said Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn. “Two world-ranked lightweight contenders will battle it out in an official eliminator ... Read More »

Walters decisions Marriaga

Nicholas Walters

NEW YORK–Nicholas Walters won a 12-round unanimous decision over Miguel Marriaga in a Featherweight bout at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The bout was to be contested for Walters WBA championship but he was stripped of the title on Friday as he checked in one pound over the Featherweight limit at Friday’s weigh in. Marriaga was eligible to win ... Read More »

Lara decisions Rodriguez to retain 154 lb crown

Erislandy Lara

Erislandy Lara won an easy 12-round unanimous decision over Delvin Rodriguez to retain the WBA Super Welterweight title at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. Lara was never in danger and boxed at a measured pace and landing thudding lefts and right hooks throughout the contest. Lara scored a knockdown in round six from a straight left. Lara, 153 3/4 lbs ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM NEW YORK CITY

Nicholas Walters 127.4 – Miguel Marriaga 125.2 Felix Verdejo 133 – Ivan Najera 131.4 Seanie Monaghan 175.8 – Fulgencio Zuniga 174.8 Darren Goodall 167.8 – David Tamaso 166.4 Christopher Diaz 127 – Marcello Gallardo 126.4 Jason Sosa 130.8 – Santiago Bustos 129.8 Mike Reed 140.2 – Luis Joel Gonzalez 140.2 George Arias 227.2 – Eric Cason 198.2 Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA

Deontay Wilder 229 – Eric Molina 239 1/4 (WBC Heavyweight Title) Jose Pedraza 129 3/4 – Andrey Klimov 12 (IBF Jr. Lightweight Title) (SHO EXTREME) IVAN REDKACH: 134.4 Pounds DEJAN ZLATICANIN: 134.6 Pounds JULIAN WILLIAMS: 153.8 Pounds ARMEN OVSEPYAN: 153.2 Pounds (TV SWING BOUT) AHMED ELBIALI: 175.4 Pounds DONTA WOODS: 174.4 Pounds Read More »

Garcia gives up WBC 140 pound belt

Danny Garcia

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Danny Garcia relinquished his WBC Super Lightweight championship. “Danny’s weight situation forced his decision to fight at welterweight,” the WBC said. The vacancy will set up a fight between Viktor Postol and Lucas Matthysse. “We like the fight,” said Eric Gomez, vice president of Golden Boy Promotions, which represents Matthysse. “We’ve contemplated this happening. ... Read More »

Shumenov injured; Fight with Flores postponed

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An injury to Beibut Shumenov has forced a postponement of his WBA Interim Cruiserweight title fight that was slated to take place next Saturday in Las Vegas, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. Flores was disappointed but said he will remain in training camp in Phoenix and be ready for the new date. He has been sparring with heavyweight contenders ... Read More »

Referee Frank Cappuccino passes at age 86

Legendaty referee Frank Cappuccino passed away on Monday at age 86 in Pennsylvania, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “When he was in his prime, there is no doubt he was one of the top five referees in the world,” said Greg Sirb, the executive director of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission, who knew Cappuccino well and assigned him to ... Read More »

Cotto destroys Geale in 4

Miguel Cotto and Daniel Geale Weigh-in

BROOKLYN–Miguel Cotto made an emphatic statement that was heard from Brooklyn to Guadalajara, Mexico as he defended the WBC Middleweight title with a fourth round stoppage over Daniel Geale at Barclays Center. The win now clears the way for a mega showdown in the fall with Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez. Cotto was impressive with his jab early in the fight ... Read More »

Humberto Soto injures knee; fight with Felix off

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Just a day after getting Jose Felix as a replacement foe for Ray Beltran. Humberto Soto injured his knee and his June 27 fight on the Timothy Bradley – Jessie Vargas undercard is off, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “Soto is not going to fight,” said Golden Boy Promotions Eric Gomez. “He messed up his knee jogging on Tuesday. ... Read More »

Beltran tests positive for banned substance; fight with Soto off

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Ray Beltran tested positive for a banned substance after his May 1 knockout win over Takahiro Ao and his June 27 bout with Humberto Soto is off, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “Just disappointed. I’m disappointed for Beltran and I’m disappointed for us, but eventually fighters are going to learn not to try to cheat the system,” Carl Moretti, ... Read More »

Mendoza retains Light Flyweight crown with technical decision over Melindo

Javier Mendoza retained the IBF Lightweight crown with a technical decision over Milan Melindo after Mendozacould not continue due to a cut in the 6th round at Campo Nuevo Ensenada in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. Melindo cut over right eye in head clash in 6th but bout stopped due to cut over Mendoza’s left eye suffered in clash of heads, ... Read More »

Saucedo stops Giuriceo in four

Alex Saucedo remained undefeated by stopping Jake Giuriceo in round four of a scheduled 4-round Welterweight bout. Saucedo dropped Giuriceo in round three from a left hook. Saucedo finished things when he landed a big left uppercut that buckled Giuriceo badly abnd referee Ray Corona stopped the bout at 49 seconds of round four. Saucedo, 145 3/4 lbs of Oklahoma ... Read More »

Linares stopes Mitchell; retains Lightweight crown

Jorge Linares got off the deck to comeback and stop Kevin Mitchell in round 10 to retain his WBC Lightweight title at the 02 Arena in London. Mitchell dropped Linares in round five from a hard right. Mitchell was cut around his right eye in round eight. Mitchell was dropped in the 10th and the fight was stopped at 2:57 ... Read More »

Williams stops Bowles in six in Danbury Fight Night main event

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Danbury, CT (May 30, 2015)–Prospect Tramaine Williams capped off a great night of boxing with a 6th round stoppage over Josh Bowles in the final scheduled round of their Featherweight bout at the Danbury Arena. Tramaine Williams landing on Bowles The show was the Inaugural Danbury Fight Night promoted by Prize Promotions. The main event saw Williams show his quick ... Read More »

King decisions Casarez

Josh King scored a 10-round unanimous decision over Rogelio Casarez in a Lightweight bout. In round three, Casrez started to leak blood from his nose from a fight hand from King. King, 134 3/4 lbs of Australia won by scores of 100-90, 99-91 and 98-92 and is now 20-3. Casarez, 134 3/4 lbs is 9-4. Amanda Serrano won a 6-round ... Read More »

Khan decisions Algieri in entertaining scrap

Amir Khan

In a crowd pleasing fight, Amir Khan made his case for a September fight with Floyd Mayweather by winning a 12-round unanimous decision over Chris Algieri in a battle of former world champions at Barclays Center. The fight was a back and forth fight early as surprisingly Algieri fought out of his norm as was the stalker. He has some ... Read More »

DeGale wins Super Middleweight crown over Dirrell

James DeGale won the IBF Super Middleweight championship with a 12-round unanimous decision over Andre Dirrell in Boston. In round two, DeGale was cut over his right eye. Later in the round, DeGale landed a hard left that sent Dirrell to the canvas. Dirrell got to his feet but a follow uo flurry sent Dirrell to the canvas for a ... Read More »

Commey stops Mamadjonov in 8

Richard Commey remained perfect by scoring an 8th round stoppage over Baha Mamadjonov in a scheduled 10-round Lightweight bout at the D in Las Vegas. It was a good fight with both guys landing some significant shots during the fight. In round eight, Commey dropped Mamadjonov with a right hand. Commey jumped on Mamadjonov and landed a hard barrage of ... Read More »