On Saturday night, November 22, at the Salle Rene Tys in Reims, France, local favorite Anne Sophie Da Costa lost the World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens World Strawweight title to tough and determined Mexican challenger Susana Cruz Perez. … Read Article
Freddie Roach, hall of fame trainer, promised a first round knock out. He was wrong about that, but that’s about the only thing he was wrong about. He was right about everything else. He said Chris Algieri doesn’t box, he runs. Check that box correct, as Algieri wore out a pair of shoes running Saturday night at the Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R. China. Freddie also promised Manny would easily take Algieri’s jab … Read Article
On a night where the main event failed to deliver on the fireworks promised Cleverly v Bellew II was ably propped up by an undercard featuring some of Britain’s brightest talents. Both current and future world champions sharpened their tools ahead of bigger nights to come.
Anthony Joshua KO1 Michael Sprott (10 x 3 mins British Heavyweight title eliminator)
When Anthony Joshua arrived in the ring at 11pm he did so with menace sporting a … Read Article
Tony Bellew gained sweet revenge this evening with a split decision victory over bitter rival Nathan Cleverly in his hometown of Liverpool. In doing so, Bellew (who moves on to 23-2) established himself as mandatory challenger to the WBO Cruiserweight World Champion Marco ‘Captain’ Huck.
It’s often the case that rematches just fail to deliver on their promise of a repeat of what had gone before. Tonight the Liverpool Echo Arena bore witness to one … Read Article
Fairfax, VA – Two years since their first rough-and-tumble affair that saw Tony Jeter upset Jimmy Lange in a controversial decision, the Maryland-based boxer once again defeated the popular Northern Virginia fan favorite in front of the Patriot Center crowd, earning a majority decision along with the North American Boxing Association’s USA middleweight belt. From the opening bell, the two ring warriors slugged it out for ten rounds, treating fans to another competitive battle But, … Read Article
The audience at the O2 arena was roaring with excitement and there was huge support for the challenger Kubrat Pulev who was a visitor at Klitschko’s home turf. The valiant Pulev jumped right at Wladimir from the opening bell and tried to brawl with him at close at middle range. Klitschko did not back down and after some wrestling and jostling for position he found “the frequency” and exploited a big opening in Pulev’s defense. … Read Article
Bulgarian challenger Kubrat Pulev (20-1, 11 KOs) proved to be too weak in the chin tonight in getting stopped in the 5th round by IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (63-3, 53 KOs) at the O2 Arena in Hamburg, Germany.
Pulev was knocked down four times in the fight from left hooks. He was down twice in the 1st, once in the 3rd and a final time in the 5th. Referee Tony Weeks stopped the fight … Read Article
Tonight at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Gary Shaw Productions, DiBella Entertainment and Universal Promotions’ undefeated IBO super featherweight champion, Jose “Sniper” Pedraza (19-0, 12 KOs) dazzled his hometown fans winning an astounding 12-round unanimous decision against top Philippine contender Michael Farenas (39-5-4, 31 KOs). With the win, Pedraza moves into the mandatory position to fight IBF world champion, Rances Barthelemy (21-0, 12 KOs) as this fight was an IBF elimination … Read Article
Former amateur star, ‘Speedy’ Rashidi Ellis ( 13-0, 10 KO’s ) from Lynn, Massachusetts, outboxed and defeated via fifth round knockout, tought veteran, Joseph De los Santos ( 18-14-9 KO’s ) from Dominican Republic in a 6 round bout at the junior middleweight division. The fight was held at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where in the main event bout, Puerto Rican sensation, Jose ‘Sniper’ Pedraza won a 12-round unanimous decision … Read Article
RICKY HATTON has paid tribute to Anthony Mundine, but he still feels his fighter, Sergey Rabchenko, beat the Aussie veteran.… Read Article