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Emmanuel Rodriguez demolished WBA #11 Luis Hinojosa in Cataño, Puerto Rico

Last night in Cataño, Puerto Rico, in the maint event bout, WBO Latino bantamweight champion, Emmanuel Rodriguez ( 12-0, 8 KO ) defeated by KO in the third round, former world title contender, and WBA #11, Dominican, Luis Hinojosa ( 27-9, 17 KO ).

A solid straight right hand on Hinojosa’s face, immediately ended up the fight. Hinojosa was unconscious for a while. Continue reading

Anthony Joshua looks sensational in stopping Kevin Johnson

By Alex Harding: I’ve followed British boxing for some twenty years now, so there are few things I haven’t seen before. But undefeated heavyweight contender Anthony Joshua (13-0, 13 KOs), including that performance Saturday night in knocking out 35-year-old journeyman Kevin Johnson (29-7-1, 14 KOs) in the 2nd round at the O2 Arena in London, UK, is one of them.

I foolishly thought we’d see him taken into the later rounds for the first time and potentially see that he was quite raw, and not ready for a step up yet. I was wrong. He bullied and blitzed a man who’d got through several world class punchers, 36 fights, 200 plus rounds never being stopped.

And I’m adjusting my outlook on the back of that performance. I don’t think you can beat him by backing up. You’ve got to take the centre of the ring and command his respect with a world class jab and world class power. To that point I already believe there are only a handful of heavyweights out there who can beat him. Continue reading

Brook stops Gavin; Joshua beats Johnson; Selby wins; Linares defeats Mitchell

IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (35-0, 24 KOs) did what he had to do in destroying his opponent Frankie Gavin (22-2, 13 KOs) in six rounds on Saturday night in retaining his IBF 147lb title at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Brook landed a nice right hand that hurt Gavin. Brook then unloaded his artillery on Gavin until he slumped into the ropes.

Referee Steve Gray stopped the bout at that point without a count. The fight, if you want to call it that, was stopped at 2:51 of the 6th. Gavin was too hurt to continue. The referee would have done him a huge favor if he’d stopped the bout a couple of rounds earlier because this was never a fight to begin with. Continue reading

Khan and Algieri quotes

(Photo credit: Lucas Noonan/Premier Boxing Champions) BROOKLYN (May 30, 2015) – Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike returned to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Friday night with another explosive night of bouts for fight fans. In the main event, Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) scored a crafty and hard fought unanimous decision over Chris Algieri (20-2, 8 KOs) and Javier Fortuna (28-0-1, 20 KOs) won a crowd-pleasing unanimous decision victory over Bryan Vasquez (34-2, 18 KOs) in the televised opener.

Below are comments made by the televised fighters after their performances tonight:

AMIR KHAN

“I thought I worked well inside. I’ve never done a lot of work in the pocket like that and I plan to do more of that in the future. Continue reading

Khan defeats Algieri

(Photo credit: Lucas Noonan/Premier Boxing Champions) Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) needed a great performance tonight to potentially earn a fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr., but I’m not sure that we saw that with Khan’s 12 round unanimous decision victory against Chris Algieri (20-2, 8 KOs) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Khan won most of the first six rounds, but Algieri came on strong in the second half of the fight in nailing the British fighter with bone-jarring shots to the head and body. Khan did a good job of holding any chance he could get, and this seemed to slow Algieri down, especially in the 11th and 12th rounds.

Khan was near helpless to Algieri’s lead right hands. The American was able to land that punch frequently, and Khan was powerless to stop it for some reason. In between rounds, Khan’s trainer Virgil Hunter constantly scolded him, showing his unhappiness with the way that Khan was fighting. Continue reading

Davis Wins By First Round KO

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, U.S.A. – On Friday night, May 22, 2015, undefeated professional boxer, Gervonta “Tank” Davis needed just one minute and fifteen seconds to defeat Mexico’s Alberto “Ironman” Mora by TKO at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The fight was scheduled for eight rounds, but Davis landed an uppercut just a few seconds into the fight that floored his opponent. Continue reading