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Weights from Carson, CA

Shawn Porter 146 3/4 – Kell Brook 146 1/2 (IBF Welterweight title) Sakio Bika 167 3/4 – Anthony Direll 168 (WBC Super Middleweight Title) Omar Figueroa Jr. 135 – Daniel Estrada 134 1/2 (WBC Lightweight Title) Read More »

Sam Soliman to defend Middleweight crown against Jermain Taylor in October

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, IBF Middleweight champion Sam Soliman will defend his title against Jermain Taylor in October in the United States. According to Warriors Boxing promoter Leon Margules and Lou DiBella, who are co-promoting the card, the contracts are signed for the fight to take place on Oct. 4. However, there is a good chance the fight ... Read More »

Barthelemy to defend Jr. Lightweight title against Saucedo on October

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Rances Barthelemy will defend the IBF Jr. Lightweight title against Fernando Saucedo most likely at Foxwoods in Connecticut and on Showtime according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I think Barthelemy is the best 130-pound fighter in the world and Saucedo is a good boxer, strong and very durable, so he should be a good test for my guy,” said Barthelemy ... Read More »

Former champion Rojas decisions Osiobe

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Former Featherweight titlist Elio Rojas won an 8-round unanimous decision over Robert Osiobe in a Super Lightweight bout at BB King’s Blues Club in New York City. Rojas dominated the fight and Osiobe was docked a point in round 5 for holding. Rojas, 136.6 lbs of Santo Domingo, DR won by scores of 80-71 twice and 79-72 and is now ... Read More »

Successful promoter Maloney been living as a woman

Successful British promoter Frank Maloney has been living as a woman and is eyeing a sex change according to the Mirror in the United Kingdom. Maloney, 61, told England’s Sunday Mirror in an exclusive interview, “I was born in the wrong body and I have always known I was a woman. I can’t keep living in the shadows. That is ... Read More »

Glazkov gets by Rossy

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Vyacheslav Glazkov barely held on to is number-two world ranking as he scored a close majority decision over Derric Rossy at the Sands in Bethlehem, PA. Rossy boxed very well over the first half of the fight to build up was a seemingly comfortable lead. He stayed very competitive throughout the fight but Glazkov came on late and eked the ... Read More »

Garcia desroys Salka in 2!!

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BROOKLYN–Unified Super Lightweight champion Danny Garcia did what he was supposed to do. That was destroy Rod Salka in 2 rounds at Barclay Center in a non-title bout. After a 1st round that saw Garcia work the body, He came out in round two with full vengeance. He landed a boomimg right hand that buckled and ultimately dropped Salka. Salka ... Read More »

Fury – Chisora 2 rescheduled for November 22

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, the postponed rematch between Heavyweights Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora has been rescheduled for November 22. “It’s been a rollercoaster few weeks, but I’m delighted to say that the fight is definitely on with Chisora and Fury ready to clash,” said promoter Frank Warren. “It was an extremely unfortunate set of circumstances that caused ... Read More »

Ortega decisions Rosario

Edgar Ortega scored a 10-round majority decision over Daniel Rosario in a Welterweight bout at the Jose Cuervo Salon, in Polanco, Distrito Federal, Mexico. Scores were 98-92, 97-93 and 95-95 for Ortega, 147 lbs and is now 15-1. Rosario, 146 lbs is now 8-1. Emmanuel Navarrete scored a 4th round stoppage over Emmanuel Dominguez in the final round of their ... Read More »

Tarver to fight Jonathon Banks on September 29

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Former Light Heavyweight champion will come back to the ring on September 29 against Jonathon Banks in Hidlago, Texas according to Dan Rafael of espn.com Also on the card will be the pro debut of Middleweight Antonio Tarver Jr. “It’s a good fight, he’s a solid guy, and with the long inactivity a lot of questions will be answered,” Tarver ... Read More »

Nelson decisions Grajeda

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Willie Nelson scored a 10-round unanimous decision over Luis Grajeda in a Jr. Middleweight bout at the Churchill County Fairgrounds in Fallon, Nevada. Nelson used his long size to box well on the outside. He did get caught and hurt on occasion from a nice uppercut from Grajeda. Nelson, 154 3/4 lbs of Cleveland, OH won by scores of 98-92 ... Read More »

Meza Clay stops Herrera in 10 thrilling rounds

Monty Meza Clay scored a thrilling 10th round stoppage over Alan Herrera in the final scheduled round of their Lightweight bout. Meza Clay got the better of the many exchanges in the first half of the fight. Meza-Clay dropped Herrera in round six from a barrage of punches. In round eight Herrera was cut over the right eye and later ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM BROOKLYN

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Danny Garcia 141 3/4 – Rod Salka 141 Lamont Peterson 140 – Edgar Santana 139.5 (IBF Jr. Welterweight title) Daniel Jacobs 159 1/2 – Jarrod Fletcher 159 1/4 (WBA Middleweight championship) Read More »

Cotto takes split decision from Belmontes

After a slow start, Abner Cotto came on strong to take a split decision over former world title challenger Jerry Belmontes in a 10-round Jr. Lightweight bout at the American Bank Center in Belmontes’ hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas. Belmontes controlled the early round but Cotto started to force the action over the 2nd half of the fight and won ... Read More »

Matthew Macklin fight postponed after trainer gets shot

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Matthew Macklin’s August 30 title elimination bout with Sebastien Heiland has been postponed after Macklin’s trainer Jamie Moore was shot outside of Macklin’s gym in Spain. “Due to an injury suffered to Matthew Macklin’s lead trainer, Jamie Moore, the Dublin show on Aug. 30 has been postponed until later in the year,” Matchroom Boxing ... Read More »

Quigg to defend 122 lb title against Ambunda on Sept. 13

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, WBA Super Bantamweight champion Scott Quigg will defend his title against Paulus Ambunda on September 13 in Manchester, England. The co-feature will pit lightweight Anthony Crolla (28-4-1, 11 KOs), 27, who will be fighting in his hometown, against Gamaliel Diaz (38-11-2, 17 KOs) in a scheduled 12-round bout. “We are excited to be back ... Read More »

Thompson decisions Aguelo

Sergio Thompson scored a 10-round unanimous decision over Adones Aguelo in a Super Featherweight bout at Chetumal in Quintana Roo, Mexico. Thompson, 129 3/4 lbs won by scores of 97-92 and 96-93 twice and is now 30-3. Aguelo, 129 3/4 lbs is now 21-10-2. Luis May scored a 10-round unanimous decision over Daniel Noriega in a Bantamweight fight. May, 117 ... Read More »

Kovalev dropped; but stops Caparello in two

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ATLANTIC CITY–WBO Light Heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev tuned up for a November date with Bernard Hopkins with a 2nd round stoppage over previously undefeated Blake Caparello at The Revel Hotel and Casino. Caparello had a brief moment of positiveness when dropped Kovalev with a straight left hand in round one. In round two Kovalev sent Caparello to the canvas with ... Read More »

Lozano stops Tostado in 8

Daniel Lozado scored an 8th round stoppage over Antonio Tostado in a scheduled 10 round Super Flyweight bout at the A La Carte Pavilion in Tampa, Florida. It was an exciting bout that saw Lozado score three knockdowns in round eight and the fight was stopped. Lozano, 114 lbs is now 12-2 with 9 knockouts. Tostado, 114 lbs is now ... Read More »

Campillo defeats Williams on cuts

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Former world champion Gabriel Campillo resurrected his career with a stoppage win over previously undefeated Thomas Williams Jr. due to a cut after round five of theie 12-round Light Heavyweight bout at the Little Creek Resort in Shelton, Washington. Williams was in control of the fight as he landed some solid body shots that he followed up by flurries to ... Read More »

Hopkins to take on Kovalev with Saturday Kovalev win

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Bernard Hopkins will fight a unification bout with Sergey Kovalev provided that Kovalev wins his Saturday night fight with Blake Caparello according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “The fight got made in 30 hours, from the start of negotiations on Thursday to the signing of the contract [Friday] afternoon,” Kovalev’s promoter Kathy Duva said after faxing the signed agreements to ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM LAS VEGAS

Brandon Rios 147 – Diego Chaves 148 Jessie Vargas 140 – Anton Novikov 139.4 (WBA Super Lightweight Title) Jesse Magdaleno 123 – Carlos Rodriguez 123.2 Jose Ramirez 142.4 – Alfredo Romero 138.2 Erick De Leon 130.6 – Pedro Toledo 134.4 Saul Rodriguez 132.8 – Orlando Vazquez 132.2 Shane Mosley Jr. 159.6 – Jerome Jones 161 Cody Crowley 154 – Herb ... Read More »

Weights from Atlantic City

Sergey Kovalev 174 – Blake Caparello 174 (WBO Light heavyweight Title) Isaac Chilemba 175.5 – Corey Cummings 174 Dmitry Mikhaylenko 153 – Sechew Powell 148 Adam Kownacki 258 – Charles Ellis 233 DeCarlo Perez 158 – Marcus Willis 158 Joey Dawejko 236 – David Williams 233 Hakim Bryant 155 – Anthony Watson 154 Read More »

Broner, Matthysse Berto are back September 6

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former world champions Adrien Broner, Lucas Matthysse and Andre Berto will appear on a fight card in Broner’s hometown of Cincinnati on September 6 on Showtime. Broner will face Emanuel Taylor in a scheduled 12-round bout, Golden Boy Promotions said on Thursday. Matthysse will appear in the 10-round co-feature against Roberto Ortiz. Berto will ... Read More »

Chavez – Froch in negotiations

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According to Dan RaFael of espn.com, IBF Super Middleweight champion Carl Froch may defend his title against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on January 24 in Las Vegas. “Talks have re-opened with Top Rank regarding a proposed Froch versus Chavez fight with a date of Jan. 24th penciled,” Matchroom Boxing’s Eddie Hearn, Froch’s promoter, told ESPN.com on Tuesday. “Obviously, we have ... Read More »

Jose Benavidez Jr., Oscar Valdez win in Phoenix

PHOENIX — Jose Benavidez Jr. didn’t waste time. He had something to say. A message, he said. Consider it delivered. A first-round stoppage over Henry Auraad proved to be an explosive statement of what Benavidez hopes to do as soon as possible in a career that began with a bang, yet had been put on hold by hand problems There ... Read More »

Benavidez stops Auraad in one

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Jose Benavidez Jr. remained perfect by stopping Henry Auraad in the 1st round of their scheduled 8-round Welterweight bout at the Celebrity Theater in Phoenix, Arizona. Benavidez scored a knockdown with a right hand. Auraad was hurt and a big flurry dropped him for a second time. Auraad got to his feet but was stumbling and the referee stopped the ... Read More »

EARLY RESULTS FROM NEW YORK CITY

Ola Afolabi dominated Anthony Caputo Smith and scored a stoppage after round three of scheduled 10-round Cruiser weight bout. Afolabi bloodied the nose and left eye of Caputo Smith and dropped him in both round’s two and three and the fight was stopped following the 3rd. Afolabi, 198.6 lbs of London, UK is now 21-3-4 with 10 knockouts. Caputo Smith, ... Read More »

Fury pulls out of Ustinov fight hours before match

In what was a crazy week for Tyson Fury, it got even crazier on Saturday as he pulled out of his fight against late replacement Alexander Ustinov due to an illness in his family according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I’m very, very, disappointed for the fans,” said promoter Frank Warren. “After Dereck Chisora pulled out because of his hand ... Read More »

Carmona decisions Rodriguez

David Carmona won a 10-round unanimous decision over Ricardo Rodriguez in a Super Flyweight bout at Auditorio Plaza Condesa in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. Carmona, 115 lbs of Mexico City won by scores of 98-92, 97-93 and 96-94 and is now 17-2-4. Rodriguez, 115 lbs of Los Angeles, CA is now 9-2. Irving Cruz scored a 3rd round stoppage ... Read More »