Boxing results from all major fights
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
Juan Manuel Marquez built his career at The Forum in Inglewood, California. From 1995 to 1999 he went 12-0 at the famed venue, making a name for himself among fight fans in the LA area. A decade and a half later “Dinamita” returned as an international star to face the bigger, younger “Mile High” Mike Alvarado. A pro Marquez crowd showed up and nearly blew the roof off The Forum with deafening roars during the fighter introductions. It was an amazing atmosphere for fight fans.
On Saturday night, May 17, at the Saarlandhalle in Saarbruecken, Germany, two World Boxing Federation (WBF) World Champions were crowned, on a big show billed as Night of the Champions II, promoted by DOG Event & Boxing Company. Continue reading
Billed as “Guerra de Puertos” (Harbor Wars), Hefziba Eduardos Promotions presented an interesting World Boxing Federation (WBF) Championship twin-bill on Friday night, May 16, at the Gimnasio Oscar “Tigre” Garcia in Ensenada, Mexico, involving hard-hitting boxers in all-Mexican match-ups. Continue reading
Local hero Raja Amasheh won the vacant WBC Silver flyweight championship on Saturday night in front of 2,000 fans at Saarlandhalle in Saarbrucken, Germany, by beating former WBC Youth World champion Susana Cruz Perez from Mexico by a hard fought ten round unanimous decision. The fight was a lot closer than indicated by the scores of 97-92, 98-92 and 96-93 in favor of Amasheh. “La Pantera” Cruz started very aggressive taking the fight to Amasheh who needed a couple of rounds to adjust her game plan. Continue reading
Mike Alvarado (34-3, 23 KO’s) did a brilliant job of showing how not to fight Juan Manuel Marquez (56-7-1, 40 KO’s) in losing a one-sided 12 round unanimous decision at the Forum, in Inglewood, California, USA. Alvarado, 33, decided to box Marquez for 12 rounds instead of using his superior size to try and score a knockout, and it cost Alvarado with him losing by the lopsided scores of 117-109, 117-109 and 119-109.
Alvarado was knocked down by a scorching right hand from Marquez in the 8th. It was the identical shot that Marquez used to knock Manny Pacquiao out cold in the 6th round of their fight in 2012. The different here is that Marquez didn’t have the muscles that he had then. Continue reading
San Diego, CA – May 17, 2014 -Lee Selby earned a shot at WBC Featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez with a 12-round unanimous decision over Romulo Koasicha in a WBC title elimination bout as well as a WBC International title fight at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales.
Selby was effective with the volume of punches by just doing a solid job of keeping Koasicha on the receiving end of three and four punch combinations. Koasicha had a few opportunities in round’s five and seven as he got through with some solid left hooks but he was not able to capitalize on his few effective moments. Down the stretch, Selby was not challenged in the least as he boxed and moved well and cruised home to the victory to the tune of 119-109, 119-109 and 119-110. Continue reading