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Nihito Arakawa

Linares-Arakawa Fight Elevated To Saturday’s SHOWTIME PPV Telecast

LAS VEGAS (March 3, 2014) - A lightweight fight between former two-time World Champion Jorge "Niño de Oro" Linares (35-3, 23 KOs) and exciting Japanese contender Nihito Arakawa (24-3-1, 16 KOs) has been elevated to open the SHOWTIME PPV presentation of "TOE TO TOE: CANELO VS. ANGULO," a four-fight pay-per-view event airing live this Saturday, March 8, (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT), from the MGM Grand Garden [...]

The Story Of The Non-Boxing Fan

In San Antonio two weeks ago a fight that resonated across the boxing landscape took place. Undefeated Omar Figueroa and highly ranked Nihito Arakawa basically beat the tar out of each other for 12 rounds in a lightweight bout with the Japanese fighter taking the brunt of the damage. Now this has all been covered by the boxing media ad nauseum but, what has not been covered, because honestly it is [...]

The Fans Have Spoken: Round 3 Of Figueroa-Arakawa Is No. 1

The fans have spoken and Round 3 is the overwhelming favorite from Saturday’s classic slugfest between Omar Figueroa and Nihito Arakawa. During re-airings of this past Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast, fans were encouraged to Tweet their favorite round of the tripleheader. The results were clear and, in the eye of the fans, Round 3 of the Fight of the Year candidate is their No. [...]