After last night’s highly entertaining and hard fought victory over Abner Mares in Los Angeles, Leo Santa Cruz picked up his first featherweight world title after the (vacant) WBA 126 lb strap was added to the mix at the last minute, and the Mexico born star certainly went some way to shaking off the ‘cherry-picker’ tag that has dogged him over recent times, turning in a classy and measured performance, in what was billed as … Read Article
In a battle of Southern California featherweights, Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz, (31-0-1, 17 KOs) defeated Abner Mares, (29-2-1, 15 KOs) by majority decision in a fight reminiscent of Mexican wars between boxing legends Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales on Saturday night. Scores tallied 117-111 twice and 114-114 in front of a raucous crowd of 13,109 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles for the Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN main event. … Read Article
Fighting each other in a long awaited rematch at middleweight, 43-year-old Shane Mosley (48-9-1, 40 KOs) defeated 41-year-old Ricardo Mayorga (31-9-1, 25 KOs) by a 6th round body shot stoppage tonight at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Mosley put Mayorga on the canvas late in the 6th. Fight was halted at that point with one second to go in the round. The official stoppage was at 2:59 of the 6th.… Read Article
Former 2x middleweight world title challenger Matthew Macklin (33-6, 22ko) is convinced he has still has more to give at the top level, and took another small step toward getting his career back on track last night in Marbella, when he stopped German club fighter Chris Hermann (19-7-1, 10ko) inside a round on a show put on by the promotional arm of his MGM gymnasium, which is located in the Spanish resort.
‘I touched him … Read Article
On a hot summer August night, in a specially-constructed ring outside the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLVEC) across from the D Las Vegas, Trevor “The Dream” Bryan remained unbeaten and passed the toughest test of his career with a crowd-pleasing, hard-fought 10-round unanimous decision over Derric Rossy in the main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader live on SHOWTIME®.
Bryan (16-0, 11 KOs), of Albany, N.Y., dropped the vastly more experienced Rossy … Read Article
FRESNO, CA (August 28, 2015) – Last night during the Fight Club OC card at the “The Hangar” in Costa Mesa, California, super-welterweight prospect, Marcos “The Madman” Hernandez (7-0, 2 KOs) remained undefeated, winning an 6-round unanimous decision against Luis Alfredo Lugo (14-23-1, 5 KOs). … Read Article
Los Angeles, CA (August 28, 2015) Thursday night, top super featherweight prospect “BEKMAN” SOYLYBAEV stormed to his sixth professional victory taking a six round unanimous decision over JOSE LUIS “Tapitas” ARAIZA impressing the sold out crowd of boxing fans at The Hangar at the Orange County Fair and Events Center in Costa Mesa, California.… Read Article
Flyweight Oscar “Chapito” Vasquez (9-1 2 KOs) earned his ninth victory by stopping San Diego’s Jose Toribio (6-2) Saturday night in Fallon, NV. … Read Article
This past Saturday night at North Hall at East Market in Washington, D.C, two fighters under the GH3 Promotional stable scored first round stoppages and are now looking forward to big fights in the fall.… Read Article
In the “New Blood” main event, Carlos Carlson (19-1, 12 KOs) showed his mettle by battling through an early set back to retain his WBC Latino Bantamweight Title over the tough Pedro Melo (13-9-2, 4 KOs) in front of a sold out crowd at the Omega Products Outdoor Arena in Corona, Calif. on Friday night.… Read Article