(Photo credit: Nabeel Ahmad/Premier Boxing Champions) Adrien Broner (32-2, 24 KOs) defeated Ashley Theophane (39-7-1, 11 KOs) by a 9th round stoppage victory tonight in a competitive fight on Premier Boxing Champions on Spike TV from the DC Armory in Washington, DC. Broner hurt Theophane with a right hand in the 9th. While Theophane was covering up against the ropes, Broner hit him with a nice left hand low. The referee then stopped the fight … Read Article
In an example of perfect match-making, Andre Ward (29-0, 15 KOs) was able to beat the much slower made to order Sullivan Barrera (17-1, 12 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision tonight on HBO in his hometown at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. It was the perfect opponent for Ward to look good against because Barrera didn’t have the hand speed to give Ward a real test like Adonis Stevenson or one of … Read Article
Australian heavyweight Lucas Browne (24-0, 21 KOs) showed that he’s not someone you take lightly at any point in his fights, as he came back late in this fight to stop WBA “regular” heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev (34-3-1, 21 KOs) by a 10th round knockout to win his WBA belt at the Colosseum Sport Hall in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia.
Chagaev, 37, showed little respect for Browne’s punching power in the fight. He was constantly putting … Read Article
(Photo credit Matchroom Boxing) IBF super bantamweight champion Carl Frampton (22-0, 14 KOs) showed a lot of heart and determination in gutting out a 12 round split decision on Saturday night in beating WBA champ Scott Quigg (31-1-2, 23 KOs) by a narrow 12 round split decision win in their 122lb unifcation fight at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England.
The judges gave the fight to Frampton, but Quigg easily could have won that fight. … Read Article
Felix Sturm (40-5-3, 18 KOs) did just enough to win a 12 round majority decision over WBA Super World super middleweight champion Fedor Chudinov (14-1, 10 KOs) on Saturday night at the Koenig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. The fight result was highly controversial though, because many boxing fans felt that the 28-year-old Chudinov had done enough to keep retain his WBA title. The judges saw it differently, however.
The judges scored it for … Read Article
George Groves (22-3, 17 KOs) got his career back on the tracks tonight in beating little known Italian Andrea Di Luisa (18-4, 14 KOs) by a 5th round knockout in the main event at the Copper Box Arena in London, England. Groves, 27, gave Di Luisa a bloody nose in the process of knocking him down three times in the fight. … Read Article
Using movement, holding and accurate pot shots, unbeaten #2 WBC Danny Garcia (32-0, 18 KOs) defeated the slow, easy to hit Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (33-4-1, 18 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision to capture the vacant WBC welterweight title on PBC on Fox at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The fight was there to be won for the 32-year-old Guerrero, but he didn’t do enough in the final six rounds to … Read Article
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs) unleashed a monstrous right hand in the 9th round to knock his opponent Artur Szpilka (20-2, 15 KOs) completely out on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Wilder’s right hand ended the show in the 9th round in what was a very closely contested match. The fight was stopped at 2:24 of round nine.… Read Article
David Haye (26-2, 24 KOs) will be walking into the ring tonight a considerable favorite to beat his hand-picked opponent Mark De Mori (30-1-2, 26 KOs) at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Haye says he can’t wait to get inside the ring so that he can see how much he has left. Haye, 35, wants to show the boxing world that he’s a serious threat to the top fighters in the heavyweight division with … Read Article
Little known fringe contender Mark De Mori is talking about potentially retiring from the sport if he knocks out 35-year-old David Haye in their heavyweight fight this month on January 16th at the O2 Arena in London, England. De Mori, 33, wants to retire on a high point and he feels that a victory over the ring rusty Haye would be potentially a great way for him to leave boxing.
De Mori is an underdog … Read Article