(Photo Credit: Ryan Hafey/Jordan Hardy/Premier Boxing Champions) In a major setback in the career of the previously unbeaten welterweight contender Sammy Vasquez (21-1, 15 KOs), he was beaten tonight by the 5’5″ Felix Diaz (18-1, 8 KOs) by a 10 round unanimous decision at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. The judges scored the fight a 10 round draw initially. However, on a recount of the scores, the judges scored it 96-93, 95-94, and 95-94, … Read Article
Guillermo Rigondeaux scores anticlimactic 2nd-round retirement victory over James Dickens
Tonight in Cardiff, Wales, Cuban boxing master Guillermo Rigondeaux, boxing his UK debut, had no trouble in retaining his WBA super-bantamweight title with a quick, and disappointing, corner stoppage win over huge underdog James “Jazza” Dickens. Dickens retired on his stool after the end of the 2nd-round with a jaw injury – possibly (at time of writing) a broken jaw.… Read Article
WBA super middleweight champ Giovanni De Carolis (24-6-1, 12 KOs) retained his title tonight with a 12 round majority draw against the light hitting challenger Tyron Zeuge (18-0-1, 10 KOs) at the Max Schmeling Halle in Berlin, Germany. The scores for the fight were 114-114, 115-114 Zeuge, 115-115. The 24-year-old Zeuge hurt his left shoulder in the 10th round, and he struggled thereafter. … Read Article
36-year-old super middleweight contender Arthur Abraham (45-5, 30 KOs) beat little known bottom dweller Tim-Robin Lihaug (15-2, 8 KOs) by an eighth round stoppage tonight in a showcase/confidence booster type of fight at the Max Schmeling Halle, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany.
Abraham knocked Lihaug with a 1-2 combination in the 8th. After Lihaug got back to his feet, Abraham unloaded on him with power shots until the fight was stopped. The fight was stopped at … Read Article
Tonight in Cardiff, Wales, WBO lightweight champion Terry Flanagan had to go the full 12-rounds to retain his belt against South African veteran Mzonke Fana, to the surprise of almost everybody. Seen by most experts as too young, too strong and too powerful for the 42-year-old, Flanagan instead had his work cut out for him.… Read Article
The Coachella Valley was treated to a night full of action at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, featuring the return to the ring of two of the most exciting fighters in the featherweight division live on Estrella TV’s Boxeo Estelar. With a special appearance by former five-division boxing world champion and International Boxing Hall of Famer Sugar Ray Leonard, Metta World Peace, and Golden Boy Promotions’ fighters: Joseph “Jojo” Diaz, Jr., Gilberto “El Flaco” Gonzalez, Mauricio … Read Article
It was a good night for Russian super lightweight Sergey Lipinets (10-0, 7 KOs) who fought through a deep cut over his eye to score a rousing TKO over Nicaraguan brawler Walter Castillo (26-4-1, 19 KOs) in a Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on ESPN & ESPN Deportes main event that further solidified Lipinets as a force to be reckoned with in the 140-pound weight class. The night of fights, which emanated from Horseshoe Tunica Hotel … Read Article
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (July 15th, 2016) – As Chris Chatman said matter-of-factly at Thursday’s pre-fight weigh-in, “I beat Thomas before, and I’ll beat him again.”
The Jersey City vet delivered Friday, earning a split-decision win over rival Thomas Falowo (14-4) for the second time in three years to capture Falowo’s New England Middleweight Title in the main event of CES Boxing’s summertime spectacular at Twin River Casino.… Read Article
Welterweight contender Levan Ghvamichava (17-2-1, 13 KOs) scored two knockdowns before stopping Breidis Prescott (29-8, 21 KOs) in the seventh round of the main event Tuesday night on Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes from Robinson Rancheria Resort & Casino in Nice, California.… Read Article
Birmingham’s Lennox Clarke moved up to 12-0 with a fine first round knockout over Nottingham’s Dean Gillen, whose winning record slipped to 3-3.
Topping the bill, Halesowen’s unbeaten super-middleweight needed of all two minutes and 22 seconds to wipe out the game Gillen, 34-years-old from Arnold, in a bout that was scheduled for eight rounds.… Read Article