Boxing results from all major fights
Anne Sophie Mathis retained the World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens World Super Welterweight title by the skin of her teeth on Friday night, February 27, at the Espace Venise in Sarcelles, France, when her defense against former WBO world champion Oxandia Castillo was declared a split draw. Continue reading
Heavyweight veteran Tony “Tiger” Thompson kept his word by beating former Cuban amateur standout Odlanier Solis for the second time in their rematch Friday night in Antalya (Turkey). One year after winning a close split decision against “La Sombra” the 43-year-old two time world title challenger outworked Solis with his jab and forced the 2004 Olympic gold medalist to quit in the ninth round. Continue reading
Dennis Hobson has hailed Ross Burkinshaw after he demolished Benjamin Smoes to capture the vacant WBO European bantamweight title on Saturday night (February 21). Continue reading
Verona, NY (February 22, 2015)–Andrey Fedosov, Donovan Dennis, Lenroy Thomas and Razvan Cojanu all scored victories in their quarterfinal bouts in the Boxcino Heavyweight tournament at the Turning Stone Resort Casino.
Lennox Clarke and Des Bowater were crowned British Bronze Masters Champions in Walsall on Saturday evening.
The Black Country duo extended their unbeaten records to 7-0 at a packed Stadium Suite, Walsall FC, on Black Country Boxing’s ‘Triple Threat’ Show. Continue reading
In a top quality contest, Johannesburg’s Hekkie Budler (28-1, 9 kos) retained his WBA and IBO minimumweight titles with a unanimous twelve round decision over WBA number 2 contender Jesus Silvestre (30-6, 22 kos) in the main support to Gennady Golovkin – Martin Murray in Monte Carlo on Saturday night. The official scores were 117-110, 115-112, 115-112.
“The Hexecutioner” rated number one by Ring magazine was a clear victor (my score 116-111) but was made to work hard, especially in the opening few rounds when the former WBA interim titlist from Mexico came out attacking from the go. Continue reading
South Africa’s Hekkie Budler, the WBA and IBO minimumweight champion, made a successful defence against Mexico’s Jesús Silvestre with a a unanimous points decision on Saturday night at Salle des Étoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Continue reading
Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Giovani Santillan (16-0, 9 KOs) was just starting to get warm when he knocked out Eduardo Rivera (9-2-2, 3 KOs) at the 2:28 mark of the first round in the “Path to Glory” main event. Santillan, from San Diego, walked right through Rivera’s defense and staggered him with combinations to the head and body. Continue reading
On Friday night, February 20, 2015, Baltimore featherweight professional boxer, Gervonta “Tank” Davis defeated Puerto Rico’s Israel“Macho” Suarez, winning by knockout at 2:13 of Round 1. Moments into the fight, the twenty-year old Davis dropped his opponent with a vicious barrage of punches, ending the contest after just 47 seconds. With the win, Davis’ record moves to 10-0, with 9 knockouts, while Suarez drops to 4-5-2, with 1 knockout. Continue reading
WBO bantamweight Latino Champion, Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodriguez ( 11-0, 7 KO’s ) from Puerto Rico, defeated Hungarian, Gabor Molnar ( 16-7, 10 KO’s ) by TKO in the second round in a 10 round maint event bout held at the Francisco ‘Pancho’ Deida Coliseum in Hatillo, Puerto Rico. Rodriguez was suposed to face Dominican title contender, Luis Hinojosa but visa issues cancelled the fight. Molnar entered the fight as a one week replacement. The WBO Latino belt was not on the line because Molnar is not latino. Continue reading