IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KOs) gave 33-year-old Jean Pascal (30-4-1, 17 KOs) a real pounding tonight in a prolonged beating that finally ended when Pascal’s new trainer Freddie Roach pulled him out of the fight after the 7th round at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 29, 2016) – The first LA FIGHT CLUB of 2016 thrilled a sold-out crowd with an action-packed performance from Julian “El Camaron” Ramirez (16-0, 8 KOs) who forced Christopher “S.D. Kid” Martin (28-7-3, 9 KOs) of San Diego, Calif. to go the distance in a 10-round featherweight fight live on Estrella TV on Jan. 29.… Read Article
New York, NY (1/27/16) – On Wednesday night, DiBella Entertainment staged another installment of its popular Broadway Boxing series at New York City’s famed B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in midtown Manhattan in front of a passionate and lively crowd.
The 24-year-old Puerto Rican New Haven, CT, resident and featherweight contender Luis Rosa, 125½, challenged Mexican veteran German Meraz, 124¾, in a scheduled eight-round bout. Switching between his natural orthodox stance and southpaw throughout … Read Article
David G. (Albany, NY): How do you rate Danny Garcia overall at this stage in his career?
Vivek W. (B247): I think the career of Danny Garcia leaves room for both, great praise, and great criticism. More often than not, I’ve been openly critical of him, for the simple fact that I think his stock has dropped tremendously after the Matthysse bout due to uneven performances and poor choice of opponents. That said, I think … Read Article
Before a crowd of 12,052 at STAPLES Center in downtown Los Angeles, Danny “Swift” Garcia, (32-0, 18 KOs) of Philadelphia won a unanimous 12-round decision over Gilroy, Calif.’s Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, (33-4, 18 KOs). Scores were 116-112 on all three judges’ scorecard.
Fighting for the vacant WBC Welterweight World Title in the first Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on FOX event, Guerrero came out aggressively in the first four rounds using a solid jab and … 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
Just when a fighter from St. Paul, MN experiences some success on TV, the audience is told he is from Dallas, TX (where he currently trains). Flyover land can’t win, but at least Rob can, and impressively. Going into the main event Friday night at the Casino Del Sol, Tucson, AZ, Rob was the favorite, but few expected him to win by a knockout.
Brant was described as more of a boxer with a good … Read Article
Apia, Samoa, Faleata Sports Complex. As expected Joseph Parker improved to 18(16)-0 with a methodical beat down of human punching bag Jason Bergman 25(16)-12-2 in the eighth round of their scheduled twelve round fight.
Before a boisterous hometown crowd in Apia, Parker came out pawing his trademark jab looking to set up a big right hand, before settling into his work from the second which was punctuated with a knock down to Bergman from a … Read Article
Undefeated middleweight prospect Rob Brant scored the most impressive victory of his career with a fourth-round knockout of Decarlo Perez in the main event of ShoBox: The New Generation, live on SHOWTIME on Friday from Casino Del Sol in Tucson, Ariz. … Read Article
Ryan Walsh made a stunning first defence of his British Featherweight title with a brutal fifth round KO against Aberdeen’s Darren Traynor at Bethnal Green’s York Hall. Roared on by hundreds of his loyal Farmy Army supporters, Walsh put on a stunning performance in the opening defence of the title he won against Samir Mouneimne last September.… Read Article