EL PASO, TX (July 19, 2015) – In his first 8-round bout, undefeated Super-Featherweight sensation, Mario Barrios (10-0, 5 KOs), cruised to a sound victory against Arturo Esquivel (9-3, 2 KOs), to record his tenth win. The impressive conquest took place this past Saturday at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas on the PBC on CBS event, headlined by Carl Frampton vs. Alejandro Gonzalez Jr.… Read Article
Once beaten 19-year-old German knockout artist Vincent Feigenbutz (20-1, 19 KOs) made easy work of 38-year-old Mauricio Reynoso (15-2-1, 11 KOs) in destroying him in three rounds last Saturday night to capture the interim WBA World super middleweight title at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany. Feigenbutz battered Reynoso with power shots until dropping him in the 3rd round with a hard left to the body. The fight was then stopped at 1:21 of … Read Article
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. earned a unanimous decision (97-92, 98-91, 96-93) over Marcos Reyes in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on Saturday in front of 9,245 at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas.
Reyes was the more active fighter – he doubled Chavez’s output – but simply couldn’t hurt his larger opponent. Following a loss at light heavyweight last April, Chavez decided to attempt to campaign at super middleweight. … Read Article
Scott Quigg v Kiko Martinez
Regular WBA World bantamweight champion Scott Quigg, 31-0-2 (23KO’s), laid down a marker the size of the Manchester Arena tonight blasting former World super bantamweight champion Kiko Martinez, 32-6 (24KO’s) to pieces inside two rounds, in front of a packed hometown crowd.
Midway through the 2nd round, Quigg took absolutely everything from his Spanish opponent – who seemed to be warming to the task after an encouraging opener – with … Read Article
El Paso, Texas (July 18) – Undefeated Irish star Carl “The Jackal” Frampton (21-0, 14 KOs) showed massive heart and determination, as he successfully defended his junior featherweight title against Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. (25-2-2, 15 KOs) at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso and live on PBC on CBS. Fighting in his U.S. debut. Frampton was knocked down twice in the first round, but bounced back in impressive fashion to win via unanimous decision … Read Article
Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (36-4-1, 31 KOs) and “Big” Fred Kassi (18-3-1, 10 KOs) fought a close 10-round bout ending in a majority draw.
Arreola prepared to make a statement that he was ready for another world title shot, yet was unable to deliver the performance he had hoped due to Kassi’s solid game plan and heavy-hitting fists. The scores were 96-94 for Arreola and 95-95 (twice).
“It was a good decision. It was just … Read Article
What could be the end of their four-fight rivalry, World Boxing Organization (WBO) 175lb champion Arthur Abraham (43-4, 29 KOs) defeated his old frequently fought nemesis Robert Stieglitz (47-5-1, 27 KOs) in a 6th round knockout tonight in what many boxing fans hope will be the end of their constant rematches at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany.
Abraham hurt Stieglitz with an overhand right in the opening seconds of the 6th. Stieglitz continued … Read Article
ORANGE, Calif. (July 18, 2015) – In a bout that perhaps should not have ended the way that it did, WBA Lightweight Champion Darleys Perez (32-1-1, 20 KOs) retained his world title with a draw against Anthony Crolla (29-4-3, 11 KOs) at the Manchester Arena in England on Saturday night.
The Colombian-born Perez, who was fighting in Crolla’s hometown, had one judge score the fight in his favor (114-113), while another had it for Crolla … Read Article
photos: www.boxing-photo.com – Uwe Koch: Nikki Adler beats Szilvia Szabados by unanimous decision to defend WBC Female World Super Middleweight Championship
Germany’s Nikki Adler is the old and new WBC Female World Super Middleweight Champion after beating Szilvia Szabados from Hungary by unanimous decision Friday night in front of 1,000 fans at MHP Arena in Ludwigsburg, Germany. After ten hard fought rounds judge Massimo Barrovecchio (Italy) scored the bout 98-90, Francisco Alloza Rosa (Spain) and … Read Article
Making his promotional debut on Friday night, Uprising Promotions super middleweight Samuel Clarkson (15-3, 9 KOs) was outstanding in a dominant third round TKO stoppage of once-beaten Jerry Odom (13-2, 12 KOs). The Texas native put on a brilliant display that was highlighted by a heavy dose of crushing uppercuts, dropping Odom three times inside of three frames before referee Shawn Clark was forced to stop the bout at the 1:15 mark of the third … Read Article