Boxing results from all major fights
(Photo Credit: SHOWTIME/Stephanie Trapp) WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (24-1, 20 KO’s) was badly exposed tonight by Andrzej Fonfara (25-3, 15 KO’s) in winning a very, very unimpressive 12 round unanimous decision at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.
The 36-year-old Stevenson proved that he can dish it out, but he sure couldn’t take it from Fonfara. Stevenson was on the deck in the 9th round after getting hit with a right to the head. The thing is Fonfara isn’t a noted puncher, yet he still have Stevenson down on the canvas. Stevenson came back in the 10th and 11th rounds and was able to hurt Fonfara with body shots, but he wasn’t able to finish him off because he’d lost a lot of the zip on his shots. Stevenson punched himself out after the first 5 rounds, and had to depend on body punching to control the second half of the fight. Continue reading
The finals for Friday Night Fights got their schedule for Boxcino finals got turned around. It should have had the lightweight finals first, instead of the middleweights. That way middleweight finalist Brandon Adam could have learned what his game plan should have been against the taller Willie Monroe, Jr.
It’s one thing to think you have a clear mental picture of what should be done, but it’s even better to see it done before your own eyes. Petrov could have been a visual aid, provided in graphic detail of how it’s done, meaning Lesson 101 “How to beat a taller man”.
The shorter Petrov got his jab going, mainly to Carcamo’s body. He used good head movement, side to side, up and down, coupled with movement at the waist. He quickly escalated the action by throwing combinations, beating to the punch Carcamo’s efforts to counter. Petrov wisely moved to his left, away from the southpaw Carcamo’s power left hand. He continually used inside angles by stepping around Carcarmo, requiring Carcamo to reset. For Carcamo, it was like being able to load the gun, but unable to pull the trigger, because the target kept moving. Continue reading
BROOKLYN (MAY 20, 2014)– On Thursday night in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, cruiserweights Steve Bujaj and Junior Wright engaged in a ten-round battle on a Star of David Promotions card which many in attendance regard as a legitimate Fight of the Year candidate. Continue reading
Star Boxing presented another exciting night of boxing broadcast live this past Friday on ESPN2. At the historic Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada, battle tested veterans Delvin Rodriguez (28-7-4 16KO’s) and Joachim Alcine (35-7-2 21KO’s) fought 10 hard rounds to a draw in a Jr. Middleweight contest.
Respected ESPN ringside analyst Teddy Atlas had Rodriquez winning the fight big, and many at ringside thought Rodriguez did enough to earn the decision. Others at ringside felt many of the rounds were very close and difficult to score. Both fighters knew what was at risk entering the bout. Judge Benoit Roussel saw it 97-93 for Rodriguez, Judge Jack Woodburn saw the fight 96-94 Alcine, and Judge Pasquale Procopio saw it even at 95-95. Continue reading
ORANGE, Calif. (May 19, 2014) – In what turned out to be the fight of the night, Jose Roman (17-1-1, 12 KOs), bloodied and knocked down three times in the first round, orchestrated a masterful come-from-behind win to capture the vacant WBC CABOFE Lightweight Championship by unanimous decision over the power-punching Luis Solis (12-3-4, 10 KOs) of Mexico. The 10-round main event capped Thompson Boxing Promotions “New Blood” 14th Anniversary Championship Triple-Header, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Scores were 94-93, 95-92, 94-93. Continue reading
Watch the MaxiNutrition Knockout Semi-Finals again on Demand 5 now.
See the fight that many boxing experts are describing as “the best fight they have ever seen,” as English light heavyweight champion ‘Tasty’ Travis Dickinson made the first defence of his title against Central Area champion ‘Magic’ Matty Clarkson in an astounding display of heart and determination.
This fantastic night also featured the second semi-final clash between Leeds fighter and newly crowned British light heavyweight champion Bob Ajisafe and Swanley’s Southern Area champion Leon Senior, as we found out who will compete to become the first winner of the MaxiNutrition Knockout.
Jason Welborn has landed a British Light Middleweight Title Eliminator following his convincing points victory over tough Bulgarian, Stanislav Nenkov, on Friday evening. Continue reading
Former French amateur standout, and reigning French national professional champion, Farida El Hadrati captured the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens International Light Welterweight title on Sunday, May 18, at the Cosec La Gauthiere in her hometown of Clermont-Ferrand.
Last night Tori “Sho Nuff” Nelson successfully defended her WIBA welterweight championship against former world champion Mia St. John. The bout was the main event for Ponytail Promotions who held their first card at Northern Virginia Community College. Continue reading
Forty year old Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez’ (JMM) combinations were sharp and fast. His punches hissed through the air and then crackled when they reached their target. To Mike “Mile High” Alvarado, they must have sounded like the ear popping you hear and feel with a change of altitude.
Early on both men seemed overly cautious, as though they were determined not to provide counter punch opportunities. JMM was first to explore things. He poked and prodded a bit, and when there was no retaliation, he cranked things up a bit. Mike remained in the cautious stage. The problem with that strategy was he was losing rounds, because JMM is not only a great counter puncher, he’s also pretty damn good at leading too. As soon as JMM realized Mike wasn’t going to return his shots, he naturally picked up the pace. Mike kept his gloves up tight in defensive mode, but that wasn’t enough. Mike found out the hard way that there’s too much area to cover when JMM is throwing. Continue reading