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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 »

Seven Seconds: Bradley wins crazy decision in a fight stopped too early

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CARSON, Calif. – Nothing is ever easy for Timothy Bradley. Or predictable In a career full of controversial decisions and crazy finishes, there was another wild ride for Bradley. Bradley wound up winning a unanimous decision over Jessie Vargas Saturday. But it was in a 12-round fight that referee Pat Russell stopped about seven seconds before it was supposed to ... Read More »

Wade wins split decision over Soliman

Dominic Wade scored a debated split decision over former world champion Sam Soliman in a Middleweight bout at the Little Creek Casino in Shelton, Washington. The difference in the fight was a controversial knockdown scored by Wade when it looked like it was a more of a push. Wade, 162 1/2 lbs of Washington, DC won by scores of 97-92, ... Read More »

Higan decisions Abril

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Dennis Hogan remained undefeated by scoring a 10-round unanimous decision over Kenny Abril in a Super Welterweight bout at the Senaca Niagara Casino & Hotel in Niagara, New York. Hogan, 152 lbs of Queensland, AUS is won by scores 97-93 twice and 96-94 and is now 22-0-1. Abril, 151 lbs of Rochester, NY is 14-8-1. Former world title challenger Tony ... Read More »

Mendez decisions Lopez

Paul Mendez won a 10-round split decision over David Lopez in a Super Middleweight bout in Salinas, California. Mendez, 163 lbs of Salinas, CA won by scores of 98-92 and 97-93 while Lopez took a card 96-94. Mendez is now 17-2-2. Lopez, 167 lbs of Nogales, MX is 41-16-1. Andy Vences scored a 4th round stoppage over Santiago Guevara in ... Read More »

Ramirez decisons Edwards

Gilberto Ramirez

Gilberto Ramirez remained perfect as he scored a 10-round unanimous decision over Derek Edwards at the State Farm Arena in idalgo, Texas. Ramirez, 168 lbs of Mazatlan, MX won by scores of 100-90 on all cards and is now 32-0. Edwards, 168 lbs of Las Vegas is 27-5-1. Diego Magdaleno scored a strange 7th round stoppage over Jose Gonzalez in ... 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 »

Huck to defend Cruiserweight crown on Tarver – Cunningham card on August 14

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Cruiserweight titlist Marco Huck will defend his title against Kryzystof Glowacki on August 14 on the Antonio Tarver – Steve Cunningham card on Spike TV. The fight will mark the American debut for Huck. “I will be celebrating two firsts when I step into the ring on Aug. 14,” Huck said. “On the one ... 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 »

Vasquez Jr. decisions Omotoso

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Rances Barthelemy remained undefeated with a 10-round unanimous decision over former Lightweight champion Antonio DeMarco in a Super Lightweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas. Barthlemey scored a knockdown in round four from a flurry of punches. Barthelemy, 139 1/2 lbs of Las Vegas is won by scores of 99-89 on all cards and is now 23-0-1. ... Read More »

Lemieux wins IBF Middleweight crown with decision over N’Dam

David Lemieux won the IBF Middleweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. In round two, Lemieux landed a huge left that dropped N’Dam. In round five, Lemieux sent N’Da, to the canvas with a thudding left to to body/left to the head combination. Moments later, it was another crunching left hook that dropped ... Read More »

Porter decisions Broner

Shawn Porter won a 12-round unanimous decision over Adrien Broner in a Welterweight bout between former world champions that are based in Ohio at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas In round eleven, Broner was deducted a point for holding. In round twelve, Broner sent Porter to the deck with a hard left hook. Porter, 146.7 lbs of Akron, ... Read More »

Nieves and Young battle to draw

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Andre ward came back after a 19-month layoff to batter Paul Smith and score a 9th round stoppage at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. Smith was cut above his right eye in round eight. In round nine, Ward started batter Smith to the point where his face was a bloody mess and the fight was stopped at 1:46 of round ... Read More »

Mijares decisions Nebran

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Former three-time world champion Cristian Mijares scored a 10-round unanimous decision over Vergel Nebran in a Featherweight bout at Salon Sindicato Secc. 47 de Pemex in Ciudad, Mexico Mijares was shockingly dropped in round two and began to bleed from nostrils in round five. In round nine, Mijares landed a hard right hook that sent Nebran to the canvas. Mijares ... Read More »

Garcia overweight; Spence looking for new opponent

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Roberto Garcia is overweight and will not be able to fight undefeated Errol Spence Jr. this Saturday night in Las Vegas in a bout that was to be televised by NBC. Promoters are looking for a new opponent. 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 »

Felix decisions Amidu

Former world title challenger Jose Felix Jr. won a 10 round unanimous decision over Yakubu Amidu in a Super Lightweight bout at Florentine Gardens in Hollywood, California. In a wild round nine, Felix landed a short right that sent Amidu to the canvas. Amidu came back later in the round to land hard right that deposited Felix to ground. Felix, ... Read More »

Wilder retains Heavyweight crown and stops Molina in 9

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Deontay Wilder made the first defense of the WBC Heavyweight title with a 9th round stoppage over Eric Molina at the Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. In round three, Molina rocked Wilder with ahard left hook. In the end of round four, Wilder dropped Molina with a short left hook. In round five, Wilder landed a right hand that made ... 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

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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

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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 »

Frampton to defend Super Bantamweight crown against Gonzalez

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Carl Frampton will defend the IBF Super Bantamweight crown against Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. on July 18 in El Paso, Texas according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I am delighted to be defending my title in the USA on July 18th live on CBS against Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. I want to become a star in the USA, and this is my ... Read More »

Cotto destroys Geale in 4

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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 »

Guerrero decisions Martinez

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Former world champion Robert Guerrero had to survive being knocked down to come back to win a 10-round split decision over Aron Martinez at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. In round four, Martinez landed some big shots on Guerrero and after the 10th shot, Guerrero dropped to his knees for a knockdown. Guerrero was able to grind out the ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM BROOKLYN

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Miguel Cotto 153.6 – Daniel Geale 157 (WBC Middleweight championship) Fernando Vargas 124.4 – Wilfredo Vasquez Jr. Read More »