He came, He saw, He annihilated. Two-time Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist and two-division world champion VASYL LOMACHENKO (7-1, 5 KOs), successfully defended his World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight title by stopping undefeated former World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight champion NICHOLAS “Axe Man” WALTERS (26-1-1, 21 KOs), of Montego Bay, Jamaica, on Saturday at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Walters told referee Tony Weeks he did not want to continue after the … Read Article
History was denied last night in Cardiff, as Puerto Rico’s Orlando Cruz’ attempts at becoming the first openly gay pro boxer to win a world title were thwarted by defending WBO lightweight ruler Terry Flanagan. Flanagan, one of the best yet seemingly underrated fighters in the sport today, crushed Cruz in the 8th-round, scoring two knockdowns that prompted the referee to call a halt.
Flanagan, who retained his title for the fourth time, is now … Read Article
Tonight at the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, Main Events and Mohegan Sun debuted the pilot event of the Mohegan Sun’s Rising Stars Boxing Series. Fans in attendance and watching online via Facebook Live were treated to nine exciting bouts of boxing which featured both locals talent and international prospects.
The main event of the evening featured an action-packed ten-round battle between Virgilijus “The Terminator” Stapulionis (18-4-1, 13 KOs)* of Lithuania and … Read Article
In a real surprising outcome, WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (7-1, 5 KOs) got former featherweight champion Nicholas Walters (26-1-1, 21 KOs) to quit after seven rounds on Saturday night at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Walters looked befuddled all night long, but especially in rounds 4 thru 7. … Read Article
In front of a packed crowd at the Gymnase Luis Ortiz in Saint-Dizier, France, World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens World Light Flyweight Champion Anne Sophie Da Costa made a successful second defense of her title on Saturday night, November 26.
Looking determined and focused from the start, Da Costa quickly made it clear that she was not going to let Tanzanian challenger Fatuma Yazidu gain any momentum, and she effectively forced the 25-year-old from Dar … Read Article
Tonight at Wembley, well-travelled Oklahoma warrior Carson Jones took away Ben Hall’s unbeaten record and also picked up the vacant WBC international silver belt at super-welterweight. Ultra-experienced and teak-tough, Jones scored a 6th-round TKO over Hall, to see his record improve to 40-11-3(30). Hall, hailing from Essex, falls to 9-1-1(2).… Read Article
Continuing his comeback on Friday in Australia, super middleweight contender Blake Caparello finished off the year facing Bolivian Ricky Torrez at the Melbourne Pavilion, in Flemington, Victoria.
The Australian southpaw Caparello came out aggressively at the outset, throwing in combination. A barrage of punches felled Torrez hard, though he arose. Caparello followed through to land a right uppercut and straight left to put Torrez down again for good. The end came at the 2:45 mark … Read Article
Friday night, at The Melbourne Pavilion in Flemington, Victoria, Australia, Joe DeGuardia’s undefeated Super Middleweight Zac Dunn became the first Australian in almost 30 years to win a British Commonwealth title as he bested a determined Liam Cameron over the 12 round distance in a Super Middleweight showdown.… Read Article
By Antonín Vavrda – POUTÁK: KARLOVY VARY – Tomas Bezvoda (4-1-0, 1 KOs) notched his second win over the Hunanyan boxing clan when he beat Tolja Hunanyan (7-2-0, 4 KOs) Saturday at the BOX LIVE card in Karlovy Vary, thus adding to his victory over Tolja’s younger brother David claimed at the national amateur championships in 2013. Also in action, Fabiana Bytyqi (9-0-0, 3 KOs) easily defended her WBC Youth female title, with her teammate … Read Article
Danny Roman (21-2-1, 7 KOs) pushed his winning streak to thirteen with a sweep of the scorecards against the previously unbeaten Marlon Olea (12-1, 11 KOs) Friday night in the “New Blood” main event from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.
The Los Angeles based Roman was the aggressor from the start, and despite Olea’s quick movement, was able to dominate the fight from beginning to end. Roman had a bit of adversity to deal … Read Article