TERENCE “Bud” CRAWFORD ended 2016 as he began it — undefeated. But that was the only thing that remained the same in another breakout year for one of boxing’s top pound for pound stars and Fighter of the Year candidate. Crawford (30-0, 21 KOs), of Omaha, Neb., began the year making his debut at the Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden on February 27, where he stopped Top-10 contender Hank Lundy in the fifth round, … Read Article
There is no shortage of boxing action this weekend, with a number of big and important fights going down in various locations. The three fights that have attracted a good deal of the attention are the Anthony Joshua-Eric Molina fight (Yes, the under-card fight of Dereck Chisora Vs. Dillian Whyte has also attracted plenty of press and fan interest, but the word now is that the fight might not even happen. As a result of … Read Article
Pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford has vowed to make a statement against John Molina as he looks to be crowned the 2016 ‘Fighter of the Year’.
29-year-old Crawford clashes with the teak tough Molina this Saturday night, exclusively live on BoxNation, at the CenturyLink Center in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. … Read Article
Terence Crawford 139.6 vs John Molina Jr 144
Mason Menard 134.2 vs Raymundo Beltran 133.8
Sean Monaghan 179.2 vs Fernando Castaneda 177.8
Mike Reed 142 vs Sidney Siqueira 141.6
Kevin Ceja Ventura 135 vs Gregorio Perez Herrera 134.4… Read Article
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum says his fighter WBC/WBO light welterweight champion Terence Crawford (29-0, 20 KOs) will have a “major fight” on December 10 on HBO from Omaha, Nebraska. Arum plans on announcing the fight soon. The opponent is said to be John Molina Jr. (29-6, 23 KOs), who has lost 3 out of his last 5 fights since 2014. … Read Article
According to the man with all the news, Dan Rafael of ESPN.com, Terence Crawford will likely face John Molina Jnr on December 10 in the unbeaten WBC/WBO 140-pound king’s hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. Crawford, 29-0(20) dominated Viktor Postol in his last ring outing, back in July, taking the WBC belt he now holds along with his WBO.
Molina Jnr, 29-6(23) scored a big win in his last outing, back in June, when he out-pointed Ruslan … Read Article
Andre Berto is not too happy at the moment and when fight fans hear what it is that is ailing the former WBC welterweight ruler, chances are they will be far from ecstatic themselves. According to Berto, via his official twitter page, Danny Garcia, the current WBC 147-pound king he has been chasing, will instead make his next defence against John Molina Junior. Berto, who insists that at no time did he “out price” himself … Read Article
(Photos credit: Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME) VERONA, N.Y. (June 9, 2016) – The six fighters, including main eventers Ruslan “The Siberian Rocky” Provodnikov and John “The Gladiator” Molina, who will compete on this Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT), participated in the final press conference Thursday at Turning Stone Resort Casino here.… Read Article
NEW YORK (June 2, 2016) – Ruslan “The Siberian Rocky” Provodnikov and John “The Gladiator” Molina Jr., along with Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade and Willie “The Great” Nelson, hosted an International Media Conference Call on Tuesday in advance of their highly anticipated battles as part of a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) from the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, N.Y.
Also taking part was Arthur Pelullo, President … Read Article
DALLAS (November 25, 2015) – Hard hitting 140-pound contender John Molina Jr. (27-6, 22 KOs) will square-off against Mexico’s Jorge Romero (24-10, 21 KOs) in a 10-round super lightweight showdown as part of undercard action on Saturday, November 28 from Dallas, Texas.… Read Article