(Photo Credit: Tom Hogan – HoganPhotos/Roc Nation Sports) OAKLAND, CALIF. (March 24, 2016) – On Wednesday, March 23, NABF Featherweight Champion Joseph “Jojo” Diaz Jr. (19-0, 11 KOs) and top-rated featherweight contender Jayson “La Maravilla” Velez (23-1-1, 16 KOs) participated in the final press conference for Andre Ward vs. Suillivan Barrera overlooking Lake Merritt ahead of their 10-round NABF Featherweight title fight which will open up the HBO World Championship Boxing® telecast beginning at 9:45 … Read Article
With the highly anticipated return to Los Angeles of Boxing Superstar and Unified Middleweight World Champion, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, set for Saturday, April 23 at the Fabulous Forum and due to the overwhelming response from fans, additional $30 tickets will be released tomorrow, Friday, March 25 at 12:00 p.m. PT. Making his sixteenth middleweight world title defense, Golovkin headlines UNDEFEATED, against undefeated mandatory challenger Dominic Wade.… Read Article
Mexican boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez is backing Gilberto Ramirez (33-0, 24 KOs) to dethrone WBO World Super Middleweight Champion Arthur Abraham (44-4, 29 KOs) on April 9 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
While hosting his ESPN show ‘A Los Golpes’, the former six-time World Champion told Ramirez: ‘’I have a lot of faith in you. I believe you will win the fight but you have to take advantage of your height and … Read Article
The referee and the three scoring officials have been named ahead of the upcoming April 9th rubber-match between Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley. Robert Byrd will referee the clash in Las Vegas, while the three judges will be Dave Moretti, Burt Clements and Steve Weisfeld. Byrd is as experienced as can be and he has refereed both Pacquiao and Bradley before, being the third man for the first fight between the two, which as we … Read Article
On Wednesday, March 23, Roc Nation Sports hosted the final press conference for Two-Time World Champion and top-rated pound-for-pound fighter Andre Ward (28-0, 15 KOs) and number one rated IBF light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera (17-0, 12 KOs) at Lake Merritt Amphitheater in Oakland, California in advance of their March 26 fight at Oracle Arena in Oakland. Ward and Barrera will meet in 12-round IBF number one position and mandatory position eliminator bout televised live … Read Article
Photos: Dave-Nadkarni / Stephanie Trapp – Super lightweight world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner gave a training camp update and discussed his world title defense against Ashley “The Treasure” Theophane that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on Spike on Friday, April 1 from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C.
Televised coverage on Spike begins at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT and features two exciting undercard fights as unbeaten rising star Robert Easter Jr. takes on former … Read Article
British middleweight champion Nick ‘Bang Bang’ Blackwell has scoffed in the face of Chris Eubank Jr.’s claims he’s ‘bland’ and ‘boring’ and promised to take the fight to him when they meet on Saturday night (March 26) at The SSE Arena, Wembley.… Read Article
Kell Brook says he knows that mandatory challenger Kevin Bizier will be desperate to get his hands on his IBF World Welterweight title when they meet at the Sheffield Arena on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports.… Read Article
Weigh-In Results from London
Chris Eubank Jr 159.6 vs. Nick Blackwell 159.25
Hughie Fury 234.6 vs. Dominick Guinn 254.6
Frank Buglioni 177 vs. Olegs Fedotovs 173.25… Read Article
LOS ANGELES (March 23, 2016) – Former welterweight world champions “Vicious” Victor Ortiz and Andre “The Beast” Berto,along with undefeated featherweight contender Jorge Lara and former world champion Fernando “Cochulito” Montiel, held a press conference in Los Angeles Wednesday to discuss their Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on FOX & FOX Deportes showdowns taking place Saturday, April 30 from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.… Read Article