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Golovkin – Lemieux set for October 17 at MSG on PPV

Gennady Golovkin

A mouth watering Middleweight unification title bout has been set for October 17 as Gennady Golovkin will fight David Lemieux at Madison Square Garden in New York, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “In one word: finally,” Golovkin’s promoter, Tom Loeffler told ESPN.com. “We’ve gone to great lengths to try to put unification fights together for Gennady. We have to ... Read More »

Fuentes stops Novoa in six

Moises Fuentes scored a 6th round stoppage over Oswaldo Novoa in a scheduled 10-round Flyweight bout of former world champions. Fuentes scored a knockdown in round one from a right hand. In round six, Fuentes was deducted a point for low blows. Moments later he dropped Novoa with a straight right to the body and the fight was stopped at ... Read More »

Viloria stops Soto in First!!

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Brian Viloria obliterated Omar Soto in the first frame of their scheduled 8-round Super Flyweight bout at Florentine Gardens in Hollywood, California. Viloria dropped Soto in the first round and the bout was stopped at 2:02. Viloria, 112 3/4 lbs of Hawaii is now 36-4 with 22 knockouts. Soto, 114 1/2 lbs of Mexico is 23-12-2. Guy Robb won 10-round ... Read More »

Send In The Clowns: Kovalev blows out Mohammedi

Sergey Kovalev

LAS VEGAS – Sergey Kovalev is blunt and effective. Mostly, he’s predictable. If you want subtlety, pick another Russian game. Chess, maybe. It’s full of a lot of pawns, which is what every light-heavyweight has become when faced with Kovalev. Nadjib Mohammedi was just the latest on a board that Kovalev continues to rule with impunity. Andre Ward looks like ... Read More »

Marrero stops Ramos in three

Claudio Marrero scored a one-punch knockout over former world champion Rico Ramos in round three of their 10-round Featherweight bout. Marrero decked Ramos with a perfect overhand left and the fight was waved off immediately at 20 seconds of round three. Marrero, 127.8 lbs of Santo Domingo, DR is now 19-1 with 14 knocouts. Ramos, 126.2 lbs of Watts, CA ... Read More »

Adamek to battle Saleta on September 25

Tomasz Adamek

Former two-divison world champion Tomasz Adamek will take on Przemyslaw Saleta on September 25 in Poland, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “It’s up to him to decide if he wants to retire, not me,” said Adamek’s promoter Kathy Duva. “This is a novelty fight in Poland because they are both big names there. Whatever Tomasz does, he has earned ... Read More »

Koasicha stops Avila after seven

Romulo Koasicha scored a stoppage after round seven over RGuillermo Avila in a scheduled 10-round Featherweight bout Koasicha dropped Avila in round five from a combination in the corner. In round seven, Koasicha sent Avila own from a left hook. After the round, the fight was stopped. Koasichia is now 25-4 with 15 knockouts. Avila falls to 15-4. Roberto Pucheta ... Read More »

Phoenix lightweight Victor Castro scheduled for main event on Iron Boy card

By Norm Frauenheim- Phoenix lightweight Victor Castro (15-0, 7 KOs) risks his unbeaten record Saturday against Mexican Angel Martinez (14-6-1, 10 KOs) Saturday night in Phoenix at Celebrity Theatre. The bout is scheduled for eight rounds on an Iron Boy Promotions card. As many as 12 fights are scheduled. First bell is 5 p.m. Read More »

Magdaleno hurts hand; out of Aug 1 UniMas main event

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, undefeated Jr. Featherweight prospect Jessie Magdaleno injured his hand and is out of his August 1 UniMas Headlining fight with Rey Perez. “He hurt his hand really bad sparring,” Top Rank vice president Carl Moretti told ESPN.com. “They were going to get X-rays but he definitely can’t fight on Aug. 1.” Read More »

Klitschko signs five fight extension with RTL

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World Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko signed a 5 fight extension with German television network according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. The first fight under the new deal starts with his October 24 defense with Tyson Fury. “My previous contract expired after [the] Jennings fight, so now I have another five-fight deal with RTL. I never thought about the exact time ... Read More »

Sides exploring Golovkin – Lemieux fight

Gennady Golovkin

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Middeweight belthoders Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux are talking about a possible unification bout this fall. Now it seems, however, that the prospect of a Golovkin-Lemieux unification fight — a very fan-friendly fight and one HBO would love to put on (and one that will cost the network a pretty penny) — has a ... Read More »

Jack – Groves title bout postponed

George Groves

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, the August 22 WBC Super Middleweight title bout between Badou Jack and George Groves has been postponed from August 22 to possibly September 12. “It’s not happening on that date,” Showtime spokesman Chris DeBlasio told ESPN.com. Read More »

Matthysse to battle Postol October 3 in Carson, California

Lucas Matthysse

Lucas Matthysse will take on Viktor Postol for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight title on October 3 in Carson, California and will be televised by HBO, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “There’s a deal in place, and we have the arena reserved. It’s going to be a great fight,” Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya told ESPN.com ... Read More »

Anthony Joshua to battle Gary Cornish for Commonwealth title

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, undefeated former Olympic Gold Medal winner Anthony Joshua will take on Gary Cornish on September 12 in London in a battle of undefeated Heavyweights for the Commonwealth title. “There’s no turning back now,” Joshua said. “I thought I would need three years to learn and make mistakes, so I am ahead of schedule. Gary ... Read More »

Donaire destroys Settoul in two

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Nonito Donaire scored an easy 2 round stoppage over Anthony Settoul in a scheduled 10-round Super Bantamweight bout at the Cotai Arena at the Venetian in Macao, China. Donaire dropped Settoul in round one with a right hand. In round two, Donaire dumped Settoul with a left hook. When Settoul got to his feet he was unsteady and the fight ... Read More »

Chavez decisions Reyes

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. won a 10-round unanimous decision over Marcos Reyes in a Super Middleweight bout at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. Before the fight there was controversy as usual for a Chavez fight as he weighed in 2 3/4 lbs over the 168 lb limit. Chavez was outlanded and out thrown but he landed the ... Read More »

Mir stops Duffee in wild 1st round

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Former two-time Heavyweight champion knocked Todd Duffee out cold in the first round of their scheduled 5-round Heavyweight bout in San Diego. The fight was fun and wild while it lasted as the two traded huge shots from the opening bout. Both landed and were staggered until a short left caught Duffee right on the jaw and he plummeted face ... Read More »

Andy Lee to defend Middleweight crown against Saunders

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, WBO Middleweight champion Andy Lee will defend his crown against Billy Joe Saunders on September 19 in Limerick, Ireland. “I’ve dreamed of fighting here,” Lee said. “As soon as I won the world title, I wanted to defend it here. This is a global event, and I’m proud to put Limerick on that stage, ... Read More »

Carl Froch retires

Carl Froch

Former Super Middleweight champion Carl Froch announced his retirement according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I’m incredibly proud of what I have achieved in boxing, but now is the right moment to hang up my gloves,” Froch said. “I have nothing left to prove, and my legacy speaks for itself.” “Carl Froch should be remembered for the fighter that he ... Read More »

Chudinov breaks nose; title defense postponed

WBA Super Middleweight champion Fedor Chudinov suffered a broken nose and his July 24 title defense with Frank Buglioni has been postponed according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “This is a real gutter, and I’m bitterly disappointed,” Buglioni said. “It’s frustrating to know that I have to wait a little longer until I get to Chudinov, but the main thing ... Read More »

Flanagan wins Lightweight title after Zepeda injury

Terry Flanagan won the WBO Lightweight title when Jose Zapada had to bow out of the fight due to a shoulder injury after two rounds at the Veladrome in Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom. Flanagan, 135 lbs is 28-0 with 11 knockouts. Zepeda, 134 1/2 lbs is now 23-1. Read More »

Nietes retains Light Flyweight title with decision over Rodriguez

Donnie Nietes retained the WBO Light Flyweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Francisco Rodriguez Jr. at Cebu City Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Barangay Lahug in Cebu City, Philippines. Nietes, 108 lbs of Philippines won by scores of 119-109, 118-110 and 115-113 and is now 36-1-4. Rodriguez Jr., 108 lbs of Mexico is 17-3-1. Mark Magsayo scored a 5th ... Read More »

Herrera wins technical decision over Lundy

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Mauricio Herrera got a disputed 5-round technical decision over Hank Lundy in a scheduled 10-round Jr. Welterweight bout at the Los Angeles Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California. Herrera was cut over his right eye in round one and cut over his left eye in round two that were the result of accidental headbutts. It seemed that Lundy landed the ... Read More »

Thurman retains title over Collazo due to cut

Keith Thurman

Keith Thurman retained the WBA Welterweight title with a stoppage over former world champion Luis Collazo due to a cut over Collazo’s right eye in round eight of their scheduled 12-round bout. The bout took place at the Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida. In round three, there was swelling under the left eye of Collazo.. In round five, Collazo landed ... Read More »

BRYANT “PEEWEE” CRUZ VICTORIOUS ON BROADWAY BOXING

While Martin Cardona, 129.4 lbs., of Tucson, AZ, attempted to box and move, Cruz, 131 lbs., effortlessly cut the ring off, often countering his adversary’s jab with quick overhand rights. Cruz took advantage whenever he had Cardona trapped against the ropes, digging shots to the midsection. The powerful left hook of Cruz was on display as well and it was ... Read More »

Badou Jack to defend against Groves August 22 in Las Vegas

According to Dan Rafael, WBC Super Middleweight champion Badou Jack will defend his crown on August 22 against former two-time title challenger George Groves in Las Vegas. “Badou Jack is a terrific fighter. He’s a young man who is focused on his career. I think guys like him — they become better fighters when they become champions,” said Leonard Ellerbe ... Read More »

Mayweather stripped of WBO Welterweight belt

Floyd Mayweather

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, the WBO has stripped Floyd Mayweather for not paying the $200,000 sanctioning fees for his May 2 fight with Manny Pacquiao. “The WBO world championship committee is allowed no other alternative but to cease to recognize Mr. Floyd Mayweather Jr. as the WBO welterweight champion of the world and vacate his title for failing ... Read More »

Alvarez and Gutierrez battle to a no contest

Ramon Alvarez and Richard Gutierrez battled to a no-contest as Gutierrez could not continue due to a cut inside his mouth due to a headbutt in round four of their scheduled 10-round Super Welterweight bout at Centro de Usos Multiples in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. Former world champion, Hernan Marquez scored an 8th round stoppage over Jose Alfredo Tirado in a ... Read More »