By Rob Smith: Freddie Roach doesn’t see the need for Manny Pacquiao to take any tune-up fights, and he just wants him back in the ring and ready to take on Juan Manuel Marquez for a fifth fight. Roach is excited about the fight because he thinks it’ll break the 2.4 million pay per view totals from the Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. mark back in 2007. Those totals are the highest … Read Article
by Charles R. Dorner, photo by Tom Casino / Showtime — Rico Ramos(21-1-0 11KO) vs Ronny Rios(19-0-9 9KO)
(INDIO, CALIFORNIA), 11 January 2012
Rd 1: both fighters open the round to cautiously. Rios is throwing a bunch of jabs. Ramos lands a nice hook-straight combo. Give the first to Rios based off of higher work rate.
Rd 2: both fighters still fighting cautiously, and not landing anything significant. Ramos is sitting back … Read Article
January 13, 2013 (Maryland) – Last night at the Rosecroft Raceway, Maryland native Alantez “Sly as A” Fox (9-0-1, 4 KOs), remained undefeated with a dominating unanimous decision victory against fellow instate rival Julius Kennedy (7-3-1, 3 KOs). … Read Article
by Charles R. Dorner, photo by Tom Casino / Showtime – Daquan Arnett(9-0-0 6KO)vs Brandon Quarles(9-0-1 2KO)
(INDIO, CALIFORNIA), 11 January 2012
Rd 1: Quarles starts the fight throwing the jab. Both fighters are starting off throwing a bunch of punches, but not landing anything too significant. Both fighters throwing crisp inside punches with Arnett seemingly getting the better of the beginning exchanges. Arnett keeping a steady body attack on Quarles. Quarles has Arnett … Read Article
Germany-based Italian Lucia Morelli won the vacant World Boxing Federation Women’s World Lightweight title on Saturday night at the Ratiopharm Arena in Neu Ulm, Germany, scoring a close majority decision over local fan-favorite Rola El Halabi.… Read Article
Lausanne, Switzerland, 12 January 2013 – The last match of this exciting World Series of Boxing (WSB) weekend saw Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder host USA Knockouts at a packed Mediolanum Forum in Group B. A sensational line-up saw the home team triumph in style with wins from Italian duo Vincenzo Picardi and Matteo Modugno, Michel Tavares, Imre Szello and the Philippines’ Charly Suarez.
Italia’s 2008 Olympic Games bronze medallist Picardi faced American Joe Gregory … Read Article
(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The first-ever Junior World Team Open concluded with thirteen championship bouts on Friday at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nev. All of the victors in the evening’s action earned the opportunity to represent the United States at the 2013 AIBA Junior Men’s World Championship in August in Kiev, Ukraine.… Read Article
At the packed Kuppelsaal Congress Centrum in Hannover, German Eagles found themselves unable to stop Group B table-toppers Astana Arlans Kazakhstan from recording another win this season. David Oliver Joyce gave early hope to the German outfit after victory in his contest against compatriot Eric Donovan but the powerful Kazak outfit was too strong on the night with Sergiy Derevyanchenko, Hrvoje Sep and Filip Hrgovic all contributing towards an important win for the visitors.
The … Read Article
by Charles R. Dorner: John Molina Jr. (24-2-0) vs Dannie Williams (25-2-0)
Rd 1: Both fighters testing each other out, not doing much work at all in the first minute. Williams lands the quicker shots. Williams appears to have the faster hands of the two, as They both are testing each other out. Molina lands a strong right hand to close out the first.… Read Article
Lausanne, Switzerland, 12 January 2013 – Azerbaijan Baku Fires remain undefeated in Group A after a flawless victory over Hussars Poland at the Olympic Sports Center ‘Serhedchi’. Reigning World Series of Boxing (WSB) Individual Champions Gairbek Germakhanov and Ramazan Magomedau both recorded wins to add to those of Mikalai Vesialou, Uzeypat Ismailov and Albert Selimov, with the latter moving up to first in the Lightweight (57-61kg) rankings following another impressive display at home.
Germakhanov put … Read Article