An exciting night of boxing hit the Coachella Valley tonight as fans were treated with a stellar card at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. Joining in the festivities, International Hall of Fame Boxer Michael “Jinx” Spinks hosted a special meet and greet at the Special Events Arena ahead of the televised fights and fans cheered on as International Hall of Fame Trainer Freddie Roach appeared ringside in support of his fighter Franke “Pitbull” Gomez. Also, Golden … Read ArticleComments Off on “JoJo” Diaz Jr. dominates Ruben Tamayo
On a night when five of the six fighters were making their debuts on ShoBox: The New Generation, newcomers Rob “Bravo” Brant and Jarrell ‘Big Baby” Miller remained undefeated and the one ShoBox returnee, Samuel “The Main Event” Clarkson, won his seventh in a row Friday live on SHOWTIME at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix.
Brant (18-0, 11 KOs), of St. Paul, Minn., withstood a late, sustained rally from Louis “The Unknown” Rose (13-3, 5 … Read Article6 Comments on ShoBox: Brant Ekes Out Win Over Rose; Miller, Clarkson Victorious Friday On ShoBox
Oct. 23, 2015 – HBO Sports® debuts an all-new installment of “2 Days” when the feature segment returns Saturday, Oct. 24 at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) with a behind-the-scenes look at boxing sensation Canelo Alvarez, one of the sweet science’s brightest superstars.
“2 Days” is a revealing and intimate look at a 48-hour span in the life of a boxer in the lead-up to one of his fights and the next edition will focus on Mexican … Read Article63 Comments on Canelo special on HBO this Saturday
LOS ANGELES, CA (October 23, 2015) Performing spectacularly this past Saturday night in front of a sold-out crowd of 20,548 at “The Mecca of Boxing”, Madison Square Garden, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin’s eighth round stoppage of David Lemieux was watched by millions worldwide.
“Gennady’s performance in the ring and the response from fans across the globe continues to define him as one of the best and most marketable fighters in boxing,” said Tom Loeffler, Managing Director … Read Article62 Comments on Golovkin-Lemieux seen by a massive amount of people
When he squares off against WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto next month in Las Vegas, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez claims that he will be the man prepared to do ‘whatever it takes’ to win.
The Mexican star’s comments come in the same week that Cotto’s esteemed trainer Freddie Roach, claimed that the Golden Boy promoted fighter ‘wasn’t the most dedicated’ and that Cotto would be the man more prepared to dig deep on the night to … Read Article54 Comments on Canelo: ‘I Will Do Whatever It Takes to Beat Cotto’
Saturday’s HBO World Championship Boxing telecast begins at 9:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The main event features Terence Crawford defending his title against Dierry Jean in a 12-round junior welterweight bout.
The telecast kicks off with the exclusive replay of the Gennady Golovkin vs. David Lemieux middleweight unification fight plus the flyweight showdown Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez vs. Brian Viloria. Both fights took place Oct. 17 at Madison Square Garden.… Read Article49 Comments on Terence Crawford: 140 lbs. Dierry Jean: 140 lbs.
America’s former world title challenger, Bryant Jennings (19-1, 10ko), will square off against undefeated Cuban, Luis Ortiz (23-0, 20ko) on December 19 in New York, in what is set to be an intriguing clash of heavyweight contenders.
Ortiz’s promoter Oscar De La Hoya continues his quest to provide fan-friendly fights, matching the 6′ 4″ southpaw and WBA [interim] champion with the Gary Shaw promoted Jennings, who fans last saw in April, giving a good account … Read Article22 Comments on Bryant Jennings/Luis Ortiz on for December
WBO light welterweight champion, Terence Crawford (28-0, 18ko) has insisted he isn’t looking past Dierry Jean (29-1) this Saturday night in Omaha, but is looking forward to victory propelling him towards the big fights regardless; Manny Pacquiao chief among them.
The maiden defence of the title Crawford won against Thomas Dulorme last time out in April is expected to be a relatively routine piece of business for the man voted 2014’s ‘Fighter of the Year,’ … Read Article21 Comments on Crawford Looking at Future Pacquiao Fight
Former WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne (24-2-1, 21ko) is finally set to return to the ring, squaring off against American journeyman Derric Rossy (30-10, 14ko) on November 14 in Las Vegas.
The fight will act as the chief support to WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr’s title defence against Oscar Escandon, and is the first outing for the Haitian-Canadian since dropping his WBC trinket back in January to current holder, Deontay Wilder.… Read Article85 Comments on Bermane Stiverne Returns in November
Make no mistake about it, 39 year old American fringe middleweight Tony Jeter, is being brought in as cannon-fodder when he fights Chris Eubank Jr on Saturday night in Sheffield, but claims that the young contender’s handlers at Matchroom have made a big mistake in overlooking him.
Jeter comes in sporting a modest (20-4-1, 14ko) record that includes a good deal of limited opposition [his last two opponents have 30 losses between them], yet says … Read Article36 Comments on ‘Eubank Jr Is Making a Big Mistake Overlooking Me’ says Tony Jeter