Boxing news, views and results


Josesito Lopez

Gomez vs Kamegai Full Fight Card Set For March 20

Golden Boy Promotions today announced the full card for an exciting March 20 return to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. where former world title contender Alfonso Gomez (24-6-2, 12 KOs) of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico will take on Japan’s Yoshihiro Kamegai (25-2-1, 22 KOs) in an exciting 10-round super welterweight bout. Airing live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes, Kamegai vs. Gomez is part of the fan-favorite Golden Boy Live! series. In addition to the stacked card, Golden Boy Promotions Partner and future boxing Hall of Famer, Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins will be in attendance to meet and greet with fans at the Special Events Center from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Continue reading

It’s Do or Die for Andre Berto and Josesito Lopez on PBC’s Spike TV Debut

After a successful debut last Saturday night in primetime on NBC, the (PBC) Premier Boxing Champions will make its Spike TV debut this Friday night for what will become a monthly boxing series on the network. The main event features a classic back-against-the-wall matchup that should produce an entertaining scrap. The card will take place in Ontario, California, from the Citizens Business Bank Arena. The co-feature matches former welterweight champion Shawn Porter versus hungry contender Roberto Garcia.

Andre Berto was an HBO sweetheart after he climbed the ranks from prospect, to contender, and eventually champion. Every step of the way he looked every bit the part sporting elite hand speed and plenty of punching power. Continue reading

Spike TV: Andre Berto vs. Josesito Lopez and Shawn Porter vs. Roberto Garcia

The launch of “Premier Boxing Champions” on Spike TV features a can’t-miss double main event on Friday, March 13 from Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. including with a welterweight showdown between hard-hitting Andre “The Beast” Berto (29-3, 22 KOs) and the electrifying Josesito “Riverside Rocky” Lopez (33-6, 19 KOs), fighting in front of his hometown fans.

The first main event of the evening will see the return of former welterweight champion Shawn “Showtime” Porter (24-1, 15 KOs) facing off against the dangerous Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (36-3, 23 KOs). Continue reading

Spike TV Gets Into The Ring With Monthly Premier Boxing Champions Series

New York, NY, Jan. 22, 2015 – For the past decade, Spike TV has been a prime destination for combat sports on cable, most recently with Bellator MMA and GLORY kickboxing. Now, Spike is expanding its combat sports roster and is getting into the ring with a monthly primetime boxing series “Premier Boxing Champions.” The new series will debut Friday, March 13 at 9:00pm ET/PT.

Spike TV has entered into a multi-year agreement to present the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) series each month for free on Fridays. The network will create compelling monthly shoulder programming for each fight that will help showcase the next generation of boxing stars and energize the sport’s fan base. Continue reading

The Pugilist KOrner: Abel Sanchez, Johnathon Banks, Henry Ramirez, Seanie Monaghan, Brandon Gonzales, and Alex Martin

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents another two-hour, six guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!

The exclusive presentation will feature elite level trainer Abel Sanchez, expert boxing coach and Heavyweight contender Johnathon Banks, Riverside fight mentor Henry Ramirez, Light Heavyweight prospect Seanie Monaghan, Super Middleweight prospect Brandon Gonzales, and Welterweight prospect Alex Martin.

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Starting off tonight’s program will be elite level trainer Mr. Abel Sanchez. Triple G’s boxing mentor will discuss the latest developments regarding the potential clash between Gennady Golovkin and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on July 19th, as well as his thoughts on the May 24th bout between Mike Perez and Bryant Jennings in Corpus Christi, Texas. The always insightful fight trainer will also talk about all of the bouts on this Saturday night’s PPV event from Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue reading

Josesito Lopez and Thomas Williams Jr. Score Knockouts!!

Rancho Mirage, CA (April 25, 2014) In front of a huge crowd at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, promoted by Goossen Tutor Promotions and telecast on a Special Edition ESPN Thursday Night Fights and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates and presented by Corona Extra, former world title challenger Josesito Lopez of nearby Riverside, California made a huge statement with a dominant fifth round stoppage of Mexican veteran Aron Martinez in their scheduled ten-round welterweight battle. Continue reading

Josesito Lopez Puts on Vintage Performance; Defeats Aron Martinez via 5th round TKO

Game. Set. Match. Josesito “The Riverside Rocky” Lopez (32-6, 19 KOs) overwhelmed Southern California rival Aron “El Asesino” Martinez (19-3-1, 4 KOs) with relentless pressure and timely power punching to score a fifth round TKO victory that stirred the pro-Lopez crowd into a hot frenzy. It is Lopez’ first knockout win since 2011.

“I came to put on a great fight and show everyone that I’m ready to make some noise in the welterweight division,” said Lopez, who is co-promoted by Thompson Boxing Promotions and Goossen Tutor Promotions. “I had a nice bounce to my step since the opening round and I just never took my foot off the gas.” Continue reading

López to Meet Martínez on Special Thursday Edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights

Former Junior Middleweight Title Challenger López to Meet Martínez on Special Thursday Edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The special Thursday, April 24 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature former Junior Middleweight title challenger Josesito López (31-6, 18 KOs) and Aron Martínez (19-2-1, 4 KOs) in the 10-round Junior Welterweight main event. Continue reading

1 2 3 6