After missing out on a gold medal at Rio 2016, ultra-talented and gifted Shakur Stevenson is now looking ahead to picking up gold at pro level – where big, big things are expected of him. The 19-year-old spoke with RingTV.com over the weekend and he said he will turn pro as a featherweight, “there are top dogs at that weight,” he said. Stevenson has naturally had plenty of interest from the various promoters, yet he … Read ArticleNo Comments on Shakur Stevenson wants pro debut to take place in January, already eyeing the big names at featherweight
Argentina’s David Emanuel “El Pirata” Peralta, (26-2-1, 14 KOs) shockingly defeated former world champion Robert “The Ghost Guerrero, (33-5-1, 18 KOs) by 12-round split decision in the main event of Premier Boxing Champion (PBC) on Spike Saturday night from the Honda Center in Anaheim.
Scores were 116-112 and 115-113 for Peralta and 115-113 for Guerrero in the main event of the televised tripleheader promoted by TGB Promotions.… Read Article2 Comments on David Peralta defeats Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero
WFC57 World Fighting Championships put on an exciting show for a packed house at The Meadows Casino in Washington PA located near Pittsburgh. This was a well run promotion with tough matched fights featuring some top young talent from Pennsylvania and Ohio.
In a somewhat lackluster Main Event Salka UD Justin Savi (8 rounds, Lightweights)80-70 x3. Salka’s original opponent southpaw (15-5) Wilberth Lopez was pulled from the card. In came (28-6) Justin Savi. Savi seemed … Read ArticleNo Comments on Salka Decisions Savi, Haney, Eberhardt and Karpency Deliver Wins
Former two division belt holder Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (33-5-1, 18 KOs) may have seen his career finished off on Saturday night in losing to welterweight David Peralta (26-2-1, 14 KOs) in losing a 12 round split decision at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. You can forget the split decision stuff.
It was a definite win by Peralta, who took the fight to faded Guerrero from the 5th round on to get the win. … Read Article23 Comments on Results: Peralta decisions Guerrero; Hernandez defeats Angulo
Tickets for the most anticipated fight of the year go on sale to the public on Friday, Sept. 2 at 11:00 a.m. PT. The Saturday, Nov. 19 showdown between No. 2 Pound-for-Pound* and WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-0-1, 26 KOs) and No. 4 Pound for-Pound* and Two-Time World Champion Andre “S.O.G.” Ward (30-0, 15 KOs) will crown the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world at T-Mobile Arena in … Read Article33 Comments on Kovalev – Ward ticket information
While the movie celebrating and paying (reasonably accurate) tribute to is currently enjoying only what one could call mixed reviews at best, the great, the legendary Roberto Duran is many fans’ pick when it comes to listing the greatest living boxer/fighter.
Who am I to disagree with The bible (of boxing) Ring Magazine, but I’m not alone when I feel the publication, so much a staple of fight fans’ lives for so many years, got … Read Article42 Comments on Roberto Duran: The Greatest Living Fighter!
Unbeaten heavyweight prospect Trey Lippe Morrison is ensuring the Morrison family legacy continues in boxing. Son of the thrilling Tommy Morrison – who left us too soon at age 44 in 2013 – the 26-year-old has compiled an 11-0(11) pro record and he is being trained by the great Freddie Roach no less. Looking quite a bit like his late father – facially, physique-wise and with his fighting style – Lippe Morrison has not yet … Read Article25 Comments on Trey Lippe Morrison following in his father’s footsteps; faces biggest test so far in 13-0 Ed Latimore, Sept. 23
Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero 146.8 vs. David Peralta 147
Alfredo “Perro” Angulo 164.8 vs. Freddy “Riel” Hernandez 163
Terrell Gausha 155 vs. Steven Martinez 154.6
Stephan Shaw 258 vs. Jonathan Rice 266
Luis Bello 139.8 vs. Omar Reyes 140.6
Victor Morales Jr. 125 vs. Erick Lainez 125.4
Abram Martinez 142.8 vs. Phillip Percy 137.4… Read Article
Mikaela Laurén (27-3, 12 KOs) says she will send Swedish rival Klara Svensson (16-1, 5 KOs) to sleep when the female fighters meet for the interim WBC World Welterweight title on September 10 at the Hovet in Stockholm.
Laurén believes Svensson lacks punch resistance, citing her 2015 World title defeat to WBC Light Welterweight Champion Erica Farias, in which the 28 year-old suffered a heavy knockdown in the fifth-round, as evidence.… Read ArticleNo Comments on Lauren vs Svensson on September 10 at the Hovet in Stockholm
Chris Eubank Junior insists that the “bad blood” between he and the only man to have beaten him as a pro, Billy Joe Saunders, ensures the two will fight again. But the reigning British champion says there is no way he will ever accept the 80-20 purse split WBO middleweight champ Saunders offered to his father in a recent spat on social media. Though Eubank Jr lost the 12-round decision in November of 2014 he … Read Article47 Comments on Eubank Junior insists rematch with “boring” Billy Joe Saunders has to be a 50-50 purse split