On Saturday night, Great Britain’s Tasif Khan secured both the World Boxing Union (WBU) and Global Boxing Union (GBU) World Super Flyweight Championships at the Cedar Court Hotel in his hometown of Bradford in the United Kingdom.… Read Article
Promoter Dmitriy Salita of Salita Promotions wishes to thank the multitude of fans and everyone involved in the great success of his debut “Detroit Brawl” show in Detroit last Saturday, February 6.
Held at the beautiful Masonic Temple Downtown, the well-attended “Detroit Brawl” featured a night of entertaining fights with an old-school Detroit feel. Even Detroit greats Thomas Hearns and Hilmer Kenty were in attendance.… Read Article
A sold-out crowd of 1,814 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino welcomed back hometown hero Randy “El Matador” Caballero (23-0, 14 KOs) of Coachella Valley, Calif. in his first fight since 2014 against the fierce fighter Ruben Garcia (15-2-1, 6 KOs) of Mexico, City, Mexico. The scheduled 10-round featherweight fight was televised live nationally on Boxeo Estelar on Estrella TV.… Read Article
Rising star Erickson “The Hammer” Lubin (14-0, 10 KOs) defeated Mexican brawler Jose De Jesus Macias (18-5-2, 9 KOs) in his first main event Sunday night on Premier Boxing Champions: The Next Round on Bounce TV from a sold out Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee in Immokalee, Florida.
Lubin, of Orlando, showed superior skills by using his quick hands and combination punching to offset Macias’ come-forward style. In round five, Lubin scored a knockdown when he … Read Article
(Photo Credit: David Spagnolo/Main Events) Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Undefeated Unified WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KOs) retains all three of his titles as he makes short work of former light heavyweight world champion, Jean Pascal (30-4-1, 17 KOs), again.
The crowd was deafening as Michael Buffer announced Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev and Jean Pascal and everyone at Centre Bell was on their feet. Through the first five rounds … Read Article
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