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Mohammedi stops Dudchenko in seven to earn Light Heavy title shot

Najib Mohammedi scored a 7th round stoppage over Anatoliy Dudchenko in a 12 round Light Heavyweight at the Mohegan Sun Poconos in Wikes Barre, Pennsylvania. The win was an IBF Title eliminator It was a tactical fight with Mohammedi moving in and out while Dudchenko looked for power shots. In round three, Mohammedi began landing hard shots and evn started ... Read More »

Weights from Carson, California

Robert Guerrero 146 – Yoshahiro Komegai 146 3/4 Gary Russell Jr. 125.5 – Vasyl Lomachenko 125.5 (WBO Featherweight title) Devon Alexander 148 1/4 – Jesus Soto Karass 148 Read More »

Arroyo destroys Saludar

McWilliams Arroyo scored an explosive 2nd round stoppage over Proilan Saludar in a scheduled 12-round Flyweight bout at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Arroyo landed three consecutive fights with the final being an explosive shot to the head that sent Saludar down for the 10 count at 2:25 of round two. Arroyo, 112 lbs of Fajardo, PR is ... Read More »

Klitschko to battle Pulev on September 6

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, WBA/WBO/IBF Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will defend his title against IBF number-one contender Kubret Oulev on September 6th in Hamburg, Germany. “Kubrat Pulev has an impressive record as an amateur and as well as professional. He has very good skills and I will definitely not underestimate him,” Klitschko said. “I am looking forward to ... Read More »

K2 wins Klitschko – Pulev Purse Bid

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, K2 Promotions won the purse bid to stage the WBA/WBO/IBF Heavyweight championship bout between Wladimir Klitschko and IBF number-one contender Kubret Pulev. K2 bid $7,250,131 to easily top the only other offer, which was for $5,290,144 by Pulev promoter Sauerland Event. The proceedings took place at IBF headquarters in Springfield, New Jersey. According to ... Read More »

Orozco decisions Honorio

Antonio Orozco remained undefeated by scoring a 10-round unanimous decision over former world title challenger Martin Honorio in a Jr. Welterweight bout at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, California. Orozco dominated the bout plus Honorio was deducted a point in round nine for a kidney punch. Orozco, 141 lbs won by scores of 100-89 twice and 99-90 and ... Read More »

Former champ Ponce De Leon retires

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Former two-division title holder Daniel Ponce De Leon announced his retirement following his knockout loss to Mickey Roman according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “Thanks to each and every one of my fans and friends who supported me throughout the course of my career,” Ponce De Leon wrote on his Facebook page. “I retire with a great taste for all ... Read More »

Roman upsets and stops De Leon

Miguel Roman scored a upset when he stopped former world champion Daniel Ponce De Leon in round nine of a scheduled 10-round Super Featherweight bout at Estadio de Beisbol in Ciudad Cuauhtemoc, Chihuahua, Mexico. Roman scored a knockdown in round six and finished off a weary De Leon in the 9th when he landed about 20 unanswered blows as De ... Read More »

Sonsona defeats Vazquez Jr.

Marvin Sonsona evened the score with Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. by scoring a 10 round Featherweight bout. Sonsona dropped Vazquez early in round one from a straight left hand. The fight was filled with fouls and lacked action throughout the bout. Sonsona won by scores of 96-92 twice while Vazquez took a card 96-92. Sonsona, 125 3/4 lbs of the Philippines ... Read More »

Centeno Jr. decisions Ibarra

Hugo Centeno Jr. scored a 10-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Gerardo Ibarra in a Middleweight bout at the Fantasy Springs Casino Resort in Indio, California. Centeno, 160 1/2 lbs of Oxnard, CA won by scores of 100-90 and 99-91 twice and is now 21-0-1. Ibarra, 162 1/2 lbs of Houston, TX is now 14-1. Francisco Santana scored a 10-round ... Read More »

Jhonson decisions Gonzalez

Yudel Jhonson scored two knockdowns en route to a 10-round unanimous decision over Norberto Gonzalez in a Jr. Middleweight bout at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. Jhonson dropped Gonzalez with a hard left in round six. Jhonson dominated and again floored Gonzalez in round nine with a right hook. Gonzalez tried to rally in the 10th ... Read More »

Farmer decisions Gonzalez

Streaking Jr. Lightweight Tevin Farmer scored the biggest win of his career by defeating previously undefeated Emanuel Gonzalez in a 10-round bout the House of Blues in Boston. Farmer dominated the action boxing beautifully from his southpaw stance. He continued to box at his pace and never let Gonzalez get into any type of rhythm. Farmer was dominant with countless ... Read More »

Kiko Martinez to defend Super Bantam crown against Frampton in rematch

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, IBF Jr. Featherweight champion Kiko Martinez will take on Carl Frampton in a rematch on September 6 in Northern Ireland. “I’m over the moon to be fighting for a world title in my home [country],” Frampton said. “I have to thank my team for making this happen and now it is time for me ... Read More »

Mayweather splits from Golden Boy on events

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Floyd Mayweather announced that he no longer will have Golden Boy Promotions promote his fights after the resignation of Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer on Monday, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. When asked if Mayweather would work with Golden Boy again without Schaefer, said Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions. “Absolutely not.” “We ... Read More »

Schaefer resigns as Golden Boy CEO

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In a move that has been rumored for week, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer resigned his post after alleged disagreements with Oscar De La Hoya, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “After more than 10 years with Golden Boy, it is time to move on to the next chapter of my career,” Schaefer said in a statement. “This decision ... Read More »

Fortuna decisions Rodriguez

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Javier Fortuna remained undefeated by scoring an entertaining 10-round unanimous decision over Juan Antonio Rodriguez in a Super Featherweight bout at the Tropicana in Las Vegas. In round three, Fortuna scored a knockdown from a barrage of punches. Late in the round, Rodriguez cut Fortuna over his right eye. Just before the end of the bell, Rodriguez landed a left ... Read More »

Froch knocks out Groves in 8!!!

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Carl Froch silenced any critics as he stopped George Groves for the 2nd time in eight months, this time in front of over 80,000 spectators at Wembley Stadium in London to retain his IBF/WBA Super Middleweight titles. Groves boxed well over the first four rounds as he was quicker with the jab and landed an occasional right hand against Froch, ... Read More »

Donaire wins Featherweight crown by technical decision

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Nonito Donaire won the WBA Featherweight title with a unanimous technical decision over Simpiwe Vetyeka at the Cotai Arena in the Venetian in Macau, China. Donaire was cut over the left eye in round one and he did not stop bleeding throughout the fight. It was a close fight with Donaire landing the more effective blows. Vetyeka was effective in ... Read More »

Rigondeaux to defend Super Bantam titles July 19 in Macau

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122 pound world champion Guillermo Rigondeaux will defend his title on July 19 in Macau, China against Sod Kokietgym according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “This fight is the end of the contract. We owe him this fight and we will live up to the contract and then it’s over,” Arum said. “We’re happy to make a new deal with ... Read More »

Juarez decisions Alvarado

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Rocky Juarez resurrected his career by scoring a 12-round unanimous decision in a Featherweight bout over Rene Alvarado at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas Juarez used his experience and got inside to land the harder blows. His body shots started to slow down Alvarado in round seven. Alvarado came back to make a hard stand late in the fight ... Read More »

EARLY RESULTS FROM VERONA, NY

PHILADELPHIA (MAY 27, 2014)–Petr Petrov and Willie Monroe Jr. won the Boxcino 2014 lightweight and middleweight tournaments respectively as Petrov stopped Fernando Carcamo in round 8, while Monroe pounded a 10-round unanimous decision over Brandon Adams at the Turning Stone Resort Casino. Petrov landed a nice right in round three. Petrov kept up the solid pace as he landed some ... Read More »

Korobov to take on Uzcategui on Crawford – Gamboa undercard

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, undefeated Middleweight Matt Korobov will make his HBO debut when he takes on Jose Uzctegui in a Middleweight bout on June 28 on the Terence Crawford – Yuriorkis Gamboa undercard in Omaha, Nebraska. “It’s what [HBO's] ‘Boxing After Dark’ is really about — two undefeated fighters risking a lot in the hopes of getting ... Read More »

Mayweather to be back on September 13

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Pound for pound king, Floyd Mayweather will return to the ring on September 13 according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “Floyd will go on Sept. 13 and we looking at who he’s going to fight and where he is going to fight,” said Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe. “Obviously, Las Vegas is his home and the MGM Grand is always ... Read More »

Ramirez stops Selig in two

Undefeated prospect Jose Ramirez scored a 2nd round stoppage over Jesus Selig in a scheduled 6-round Wlterweight bout at the Selland Arena in Fresno, California. Ramirez dropped Selig with a left to the body in round two and upon Selig getting to his feet, the referee waved the bout off at 44 seconds of round two. Ramirez, 141 1/2 lbs ... Read More »

Golovkin to return on July 26 possibly against Geale?

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, WBA Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin will return to action Most likely on July 26 at Madison Square possibly against former IBF champion Daniel Geale. “We feel Geale would be the biggest name available, and that’s why we’ve asked for an exception,” said Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler said. “We’re not ruling Chavez out, but it’s ... Read More »

Marquez decisions Alvarado in crowd pleasing fight

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Juan Manuel Marquez scored a 12-round unanimous decision over Mike Alvarado in a Welterweight bout at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Marquez took control early by landing hard and quick combinations as Alvarado came in without throwing many punches. Marquez racked up rounds with the same formula and began to chop up the face of Alvarado. When Alvarado did throw ... Read More »

Selby earns Featherweight title shot with decision over Koasicha

Lee Selby earned a shot at WBC Featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez with a 12-round unanimous decision over Romulo Koasicha in a WBC title elimination bout as well as a WBC International title fight at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales. Selby was effective with the volume of punches just doing a solid job of keeping Koasicha on the receiving end ... Read More »

Diaz Jr. decisions Asselstine

Joel Diaz Jr. remained undefeated by scoring a 10-round unanimous decision over Tyler Asselstine in a Jr. Lightweight bout at the Fox Theater at the Foxwoods Casino in Mashentucket, Connecticut. Diaz dominated the bout as he landed the harder shots. Asselstine landed some good shots and kept on coming but he was deducted a point in round seven for spitting ... Read More »