Los Angeles, CA (May 14, 2015) On Wednesday night in Hollywood, California, world ranked welterweight CHRIS “The Heat” VAN HEERDEN improved to 23-1-1 (12KO’s) with a fourth round stoppage over battle tested veteran RAMON AYALA, 23-4-1 (11KO’s) in front of a huge crowd at the Dolby Theater in the main event of the annual Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation card.… Read Article
Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Jonathan “Maravilla” Alonso (5-0, 4KO’s) is making the most out of his recent trip stateside. Alonso was in action this past Friday, scoring a sensational second-round TKO over Jose Guzman in New York, on the DiBella Entertainment Broadway Boxing card at the Hilton Westchester. Following his victory, Alonso jumped on a plane and headed south to sunny Florida where he is set to serve as the lead sparring partner for the … Read Article
May 10, 2015…Minute Maid Park, Houston, TX
Last night former IBF Welterweight champion Joshua Clottey scored a dominating victory over the very game and tough Jorge Silva on the undercard of the Canelo Alvarez- James Kirkland fight tonight in Houston, TX.… Read Article
– In front of more than 31,000 raucous fans Minute Maid Park in Houston, super welterweight sensation Mexico’s Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) knocked out Texas’ James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) with a thunderous right hand in the middle of the third-round, capping a sensational performance that saw the 24-year-old drop Kirkland in the first and deliver a number of huge shots before the eventual end of the fight. The fight was broadcast … Read Article
Areti Mastrodouka from Greece is the new Unified Womens World Super Featherweight Champion, capturing the vacant title on Saturday night, May 9, in front of a sold-out crowd of 2000 fans at the Panathinaikos Stadium Sports Hall in Athens, by defeating Spain’s Loli Munoz by unanimous decision.… Read Article
Zhanat Zhakiyanov won the WBA International title and scored his 12 successive stoppage when he halted Argentina’s Hector Guzman in the sixth round in Vratsa, Bulgaria on Saturday night (May 9).
The Ricky Hatton-trained bantamweight looked set to have an early night when he dropped Guzman with a wide-arching left hook in the opening round. But things nearly turned around when Zhakiyanov suffered a flash knockdown from a counter right a round later.… Read Article
Red-headed Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) got one of his better victories of his career tonight in defeating a guy that was totally made for him in 31-year-old James Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) by a 3rd round stoppage on HBO World Championship Boxing at the Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
Kirkland, who was fighting for the first time in two years after dropping a lot of fat in training camp, was … Read Article
Frank Warren tonight brought his “Striking Distance” show to the Wembley Arena in London (in a televised clash with Sky’s Matchroom “Resurrection” show from Birmingham) – which after pull-outs by middleweight stars Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr, ended up being (ably) carried by stable starlets Frank Buglioni, Bradley Skeete and Mitchell Smith – whose loyal A-Team were out in droves and vocal in their support of the top young 126/130lb prospect.
In the … Read Article
Omar “Panterita” Figueroa (25-0-1, 18 KOs) remained undefeated as he put on an exciting show in front of a raucous hometown crowd and earned a unanimous decision over Ricky Burns (37-5-1, 11 KOs) on Premier Boxing Champions on CBS live from State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas.
Figueroa was the sharper fighter who landed harder punches and was able to dictate the pace of the fight. Burns was deducted a point in both the eighth … Read Article
WBA interim 168 pound champion Fedor Chudinov (13-0, 10 KOs) outworked former 160lb champ Felix Sturm (39-5-2, 18 KOs) in beating him by a 12 round split decision tonight at the Festhalle in Frankfurt, Germany.
In the process of beating Sturm, Chudinov, 27, won the vacant WBA super middleweight title that was stripped from Carl Froch last Thursday.
The scores were 118-110 and 116-112 for Chudinov, and 116-112 for Sturm. … Read Article