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Deontay Wilder and the Heavyweight Division” Edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap

The Law Offices of Mario Davila is proud to present a special “Bronze Bomber” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” tonight at 9:00 PM EST. Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 During tonight’s broadcast, James and Joseph will discuss this past weekend’s respective fight cards on ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights” and Showtime’s “ShoBox: The Next Generation”, [...]

Ready to Thrill the World An Interview with Ronald Gavril

If America is the land of opportunity, Ronald Gavril has seized his big chance with both hands. Born in Bacau Romania ‘The Thrill’ is now an exciting young prospect fighting out of Las Vegas. Ronald is the epitome of hard work, determination and hope. Since turning professional in 2011 the 27 year old talent has swept aside his first five opponents with his action packed aggressive style. However [...]

Tyson Fury to use Steve Cunningham as sparring partner to get ready for David Haye

In somewhat of an odd move, heavyweight Tyson Fury (21-0, 15 KO’s) will be using 37-year-old Steve Cunningham as one of his sparring partners to help him get ready for his September 28th fight against David Haye (26-2, 24 KO’s) at the Manchester Arena. Fury defeated Cunningham last April in New York in a 7th round stoppage. Cunningham wasn’t too happy about the loss, because he felt that [...]

Five possible opponents for Deontay Wilder

American Heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder took a step up in class last night in Indio, California in a single round destruction of fading heavyweight contender Siarhei Liakovich. In the aftermath of the impressive victory boxing media blew up with the question “Who should Wilder fight next,” and also where does Wilder rank among American heavyweights. In examing the current batch of American [...]

Gamalier Rodriguez defeats Jorge Pazos; Cruz stops Armenta

Bethlehem, PA: Gamalier Rodriguez retained his NABO featherweight title with a hard-fought 10-round decision over tougher-than-expected Jorge Pazos in the 10-round main event in front of 1,152 fans at the Sands Casino Resort. Rodriguez, 125.3, of Bayamon, Puerto Rico, worked well to the body and was just a bit quicker than Pazos, 125, Guamuchil, Mexico, winning by scores of 98-92 and 98-91 [...]

Now Who’s The Best American Heavyweight?

Which fighter has the best chance of bringing at least a slice of the heavyweight title back to America, the country that once all but owned the belts for decade after decade? Last night, in utterly destroying the rusty yet experienced Serhei Liakhovich in one chilling round with one chilling right hand (if the former WBO champ’s face didn’t tell the story, his quivering limbs sure did!), unbeaten [...]

Rustam Nugaev and Jose Pedraza victorious on ESPN Friday Night Fights

In the 10-round main event, Russian sluger Rustam Nugaev continued to impress the boxing world with a spectacular performance against a game Jose Hernandez. Both fighters had their moments in the early rounds. Hernandez would land combinations in spurts as did Nugaev, but it was the Russian who did the most damage in the exchanges. In the fifth round, Rustam landed a solid temple shot, followed [...]

Photos: Deontay Wilder Improves To 29-0 With 29 KO’s

Undefeated Deontay Wilder says two prayers in his dressing room before a fight. One is a team prayer. The other, he says, is for his opponent. “I know I’m blessed with God-given power,’’ he said after annihilating former world heavyweight champion Sergei Liakhovich in Friday’s main event on ShoBox: The New Generation from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. “After our team [...]

Emmanuel Tagoe stops Robles in round 9 to win IBF International title

Ghanaian, Emmanuel Tagoe silenced his critics with a round 9 technical knockout win over Gerardo Robles on Friday night to claim the IBF International Junior Lightweight belt and edge closer to a bid for world championship glory. Tagoe, now 22-1, 9 KOs, was at his crafty best despite the resistance of the American at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, Cabazon, California in his first fight in the [...]

Wilder Blasts Liakhovich but remains untested; Vargas Thrills and Charlo Hammers Away

Deontay Wilder the 2008 Olympian and most recent US male boxing medalist headlined Showtime’s SHOBOX card from Indio, California and won in style. A sudden and brutal conclusion capped off a quiet first round as a hard right hand sent Siarhei Liakhovich down to the canvas. His body began to convulse, reminiscent of the Nonito Donaire and Fernando Montiel knockout and gave referee Tom Taylor no [...]

Chris Arreola vs Seth Mitchell on September 6th in Indio, California

INDIO, CALIF. (Aug. 9, 2013) – It’s SHOWTIME® at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 6, as a SHOWTIME Boxing Special Edition will feature a mix of top contenders, rising stars and a legendary former champion on the comeback trail. In the main event, scheduled for 12-rounds, top heavyweight contenders Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell and Chris “The Nightmare” [...]