Alfredo Angulo has one of the most inspirational stories in boxing. The super welterweight contender remained positive with support from his fans during a harrowing seven month incarceration for an expired work visa at an ICE detention center during the prime of his career. Now free, the all-action warrior continues his journey to the top of the 154-pound division with his third fight since his release in the toughest test of his career – top … Read Article
ATLANTIC CITY (May 19, 2013) – It took knockout artist and WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Champion Lucas Matthysse only three rounds to claim his 32nd knockout against IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion Lamont Peterson in front of an excited crowd Saturday night. In the co-main event from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, Devon Alexander outclassed Lee Purdy with a seventh-round technical knockout win after Purdy’s corner waved the fight off.
Matthysse (34-2, 32 KO’s) … Read Article
(Photo credit: Carlos Baeza/Thompson Boxing Promotions) LOS ANGELES (May 13, 2013) – A fan-friendly, action-packed fight card highlighted by three important 12-round bouts which is presented by Golden Boy Promotions on Saturday, June 8, live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT) from The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., was formally announced by Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya today at La Fonda Restaurant in Los Angeles.
In what should be a … Read Article
MIAMI, Okla. (May 11, 2013) – Undefeated Dierry “Dougy Style” Jean (25-0, 17 KOs), of Quebec, Canada, overcame a bad cut on the side of his right eye to register two knockdowns en route to a fourth-round TKO over southpaw Cleotis “Mookie” Pendarvis (17-4-1, 6 KOs), of Long Beach, Calif., in the main event Friday on ShoBox: The New Generation from Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Okla.… Read Article
MIAMI, Okla. (May 9, 2013) – The four confident boxers who will compete on ShoBox: The New Generation tomorrow/Friday, May 10, live on SHOWTIME® (11 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) participated in a press conference /weigh-in Thursday at Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Okla.… Read Article
NEW YORK (May 8, 2013) – In what will be a hard-fought, high-stakes matchup for the No. 1 spot in the IBF’s 140-pound division, undefeated Dierry “Dougy Style” Jean (24-0, 16 KOs), of Quebec, Canada, will face southpaw Cleotis “Mookie” Pendarvis (17-3-1, 6 KOs), of Los Angeles, Calif., in the 10-round main event this Friday, May 10, on ShoBox: The New Generation live on SHOWTIME® (11 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast). Jean and … Read Article
LAS VEGAS (May 5, 2013) – Showing no ill effects from a one-year layoff, boxing superstar Floyd “Money” Mayweather didn’t skip a beat in his return to the ring, retaining his WBC Welterweight World Championship and capturing the vacant Ring Magazine Welterweight World Championshp with a dominant 12-round unanimous decision win over Six-Time and Four-Division World Championship Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
At age 36, the universally regarded … Read Article
Representing four of New York City’s five boroughs, top talents from the Big Apple will descend on Brooklyn’s Barclays Center tonight to engage in exciting bouts leading up to the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast featuring Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny Garcia defending against former Two-Division World Champion Zab Judah and WBO Middleweight World Champion Peter Quillin meeting top middleweight contender Fernando Guerrero.… Read Article
Danny Garcia 139.8 – Zab Judah 140
Peter Quillin 161.5 – Fernando Guerrero 160.4 (over the limit)
Daniel Jacobs 161 – Keenan Collins 161
SHOWTIME® Sports will offer a live stream of Friday’s weigh-in for the showdown between Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny Garcia and Former Two-Division World Champion Zab Judah taking place this Saturday, April 27, live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT) from Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Live from the Barclay’s … Read Article
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (April 25, 2013) – The final press conference for what will be an intense and emotional confrontation between unbeaten Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia and former Two-Division World Champion Zab Judah took place Thursday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the site of their 140-pound title fight this Saturday, April 27 which will be televised live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).
Both Garcia (25-0, 16 KO’s), … Read Article