INDIO, CALIF. (July 30, 2016) – The Coachella Valley was treated to night of action at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino featuring number one rated super lightweight contender by the WBC, “Relentless” Antonio Orozco (25-0, 16 KOs) taking on Abner “Jaeger” Lopez (25-6, 19 KOs), of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico in a 10-round super lightweight main event live on HBO Latino® Boxing.… Read ArticleNo Comments on Antonio Orozco defeats Abner Lopez
(Photo credit: Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME) BROOKLYN (July 31, 2016) – In a possible “Fight of the Year” showdown between two undefeated fighters, Carl Frampton edged Leo Santa Cruz in a firefight to capture the WBA Featherweight World Championship in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Saturday in front of 9,062 fans at the electric Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Frampton (23-0, 14 KOs), the former unified super bantamweight champion who moved up to 126 pounds to … Read Article101 Comments on Results: Frampton defeats Santa Cruz; Garcia stops Rojas
First Direct Arena, Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Josh Warrington TKO 9 Patrick Hyland
Dillian Whyte UD 10 Dave Allen
Luke Campbell UD 12 Argenis Mendez
Tyrone Nurse UD 12 Tommy Coyle… Read Article
He may have lost out on a big unification meeting with IBF champ Kell Brook, but reigning WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas believes he is on the verge of a much bigger fight: one with the soon to return Manny Pacquiao. As fans have read, superstar Pacquiao is, according to his promoter Bob Arum, set to return to action in November, in Las Vegas. Vargas, 27-1(10) and beaten only by Pacquiao common opponent Tim Bradley, … Read Article12 Comments on Jessie Vargas wants Pacquiao
(Photo credit: Dave Nadkarni/Premier Boxing Champions) WBC light-heavyweight king Adonis Stevenson last night retained his belt, the one he won in crushing fashion against Chad Dawson back in June of 2013, for the seventh time and what a thrilling fight he and his challenger Thomas Williams Junior put on in Quebec City. A sizzling slugfest the type fans love, Stevenson’s 4th-round KO over Williams Jr gave us plenty of terrific exchanges, switches in momentum and … Read Article36 Comments on Adonis Stevenson proves he is the most exciting light-heavyweight today
The above headline may seem a little harsh, but after the quite pathetic looking showing he gave against Anthony Joshua in April, fans have every right to have lost most, if not all interest in one “Prince” Charles Martin. Making the first defence of the IBF heavyweight title he was deemed by many to have been fortunate to win when Vyascheslav Glazkov’s knee blew out in a fight between the two that contested the recently … Read Article29 Comments on Charles Martin: is there any way back for him, do fans really care?
QUEBEC CITY (July 30, 2016) – Light heavyweight world champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (28-1, 23 KOs) delivered a highlight reel knockout victory over Thomas “Top Dogg” Williams Jr. (20-2, 14 KOs) in the fourth-round of an exciting main event showdown on Premier Boxing Champions on Spike Friday night from Centre Videotron in Quebec City, Canada.… Read Article44 Comments on Stevenson KOs Williams Jr; Alvarez beats Berridge
Fresh from bringing down Korean boxers to train and fight professionally in Ghana, Gh Bosslink Promotions CEO, Collins-Bio Donkor has now also struck a deal for British boxer, Adam Taylor to come and hone his skills in the famous West African country.
Boxing247.com can exclusively report that Taylor, a super middleweight who has as a semi-pro fought all over the world but never in Africa and who now has a professional record of 2-1 and … Read Article8 Comments on Gh Bosslink Promotions bringing British boxer to fight in Ghana
(Photo credit Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME) This Saturday night undefeated pugilists risk their O’s in a classic style-matchup that continues the oldest argument amongst fight fans. Leo Santa Cruz made a big statement last August when he beat three-weight champion Abner Mares. His counterpart, Carl Frampton, comes in to this dual fresh off the heels of his most impressive win over previously unbeaten Scott Quigg. The Barclays Center will serve as a middle-ground of sorts with UK … Read Article27 Comments on Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton: Classic Style Matchup
(Photo credit Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME) SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT
WBA FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – 12 Rounds
LEO SANTA CRUZ – 125 ½ pounds
CARL FRAMPTON – 125 ¼ pounds… Read Article6 Comments on Weights: Santa Cruz 125 1/2lbs, Frampton 125 1/2