Ruslan Provodnikov promised to put on a show and he didn’t disappoint as he overwhelmed unbeaten Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez in four rounds at the glitzy Salle Des Etoiles in Monte Carlo on Saturday night. With HRH Prince Albert looking on, the former WBO junior-welterweight champion wasn’t unduly stretched as he hit his stride early and pounded away until the finish of their scheduled 10-round welterweight clash. The Russian was the aggressor and although his Mexican … Read ArticleComments Off on Ruslan Provodnikov defeats Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez
Puerto Rican living legend, and WBC middleweight champion, Miguel Cotto has claimed he is relaxed and happy going into his crunch clash with Canelo Alvarez later this month, and regardless of outcome, feels he has nothing left to prove in his career.
While the 34 year old Cotto has certainly achieved beyond all expectation – being the only Puerto Rican to win world titles in four weight classes, his latest comments will not inspire any … Read ArticleComments Off on Cotto: ‘I Have Nothing Left to Prove’
Brandon Rios came in slightly over and looked gaunt at yesterday’s weight-in for his welterweight showdown with WBO champion, Tim Bradley tonight in Vegas, taking the marginal extra weight off after visiting the bathroom.
Rios weighed in at 147.2 lbs, repeating problems on the scales he has had previously in his career when down at 135, notably against Richar Abril and Britain’s John Murray.… Read ArticleComments Off on Rios: I Took a Sh** and Made Weight!
Tyson Fury says that he is the shape of his life ahead of his Nov. 28, challenge to dominant heavyweight champion, Wladimir Klitschko, in Germany, posting pictures on social media from camp that are proof positive of his claims.
A trim looking Fury has spoken to Sky Sports ahead of the fight to reaffirm his seriousness about attempting to dethrone the champion, shutting down those who had questioned the 6’9″ Brit’s commitment to getting in … Read ArticleComments Off on Fury: ‘I’m In the Shape of my Life for Klitschko’
It was cold outside, the temperature dipping into the low 50s, but the elements did not affect unbeaten Antoine “Action” Douglas, however, as the talented world-ranked middleweight turned up the heat and impressively knocked out Les Sherrington in the fourth round in the main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation quadrupleheader Friday live on SHOWTIME.nDouglas (19-0-1, 13 KOs), of Burke, Va., dropped Sherrington (35-8, 19 KOs), of Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia, five times before the … Read ArticleComments Off on ShoBox Results, Quotes & Photos: Douglas Outclasses Sherrington
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 6, 2015) -The latest installment of the popular series LA FIGHT CLUB featured an action packed battle between seasoned fighters Martin “El Brochas” Honorio (32-9-1, 16 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico and Los Angeles resident Miguel Angel “El Anestesista” Huerta (28-13-1, 18 KOs). The 10-round super lightweight main event bout, which was broadcasted live on Boxeo Estelar on Estrella TV, thrilled fans and ended a stacked card in a fierce finale. Golden … Read ArticleComments Off on LA Fight Club Results: Martin Honorio scores a unanimous decision over Huerta
It would appear that WBO welterweight champion, Tim Bradley’s new trainer Teddy Atlas, has taken the lion’s share of headlines ahead of tonight’s HBO clash with Brandon Rios, though Bradley claims he is more than fine with that and fans will see the fruits of their labour in the ring.
It was following June’s fight with Jessie Vargas – in which Bradley was badly buzzed in the dying seconds – that ‘Desert Storm’ dropped long-time … Read ArticleComments Off on Bradley: Ready to Show Off Improvements Under Atlas
Saturday’s HBO World Championship Boxing telecast begins at 9:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The main event features a matchup of welterweights Timothy Bradley Jr. and Brandon Rios in a scheduled 12-round fight. The telecast kicks off with a featherweight title fight between Vasyl Lomachenko and Romulo Koasicha.
Official Weights from Las Vegas:
Timothy Bradley Jr.: 146.0 lbs.
Brandon Rios: 147.2 lbs.… Read ArticleComments Off on Official Weights from Las Vegas – Timothy Bradley Jr.: 146.0 lbs. Brandon Rios: 147.2 lbs.
Matchroom boxing’s Eddie Hearn, has claimed that cruiserweight contender, Tony Bellew’s opponent for the Dec. 12 ‘Bad Intentions’ card in London, is a fighter big in both name and status.
Bellew, (25-2-1, 16ko) has had a pretty unimpressive 2015 in the ring, returning from filming new ‘Rocky’ spin-off movie, ‘Creed’ to face unheralded Croatian, Ivica Bacurin (22-8-1, 12ko) in June, eventually forcing a stoppage in the final round of a fight that would have put … Read ArticleComments Off on Bellew: Dec. 12 Opponent is of ‘Name and Status’
Tim Bradley will walk in as favourite with the oddsmakers when he defends his WBO welterweight title against Brandon Rios on Saturday night in Las Vegas, a fact that doesn’t bother the challenger, who alluded to the odds as meaningless – or in his own choice phrasing – as ‘bulls***.’
Rios hasn’t boxed since he destroyed old foe, Mike Alvarado, way back in January, in what was their third fight, although the Robert Garcia trained … Read ArticleComments Off on Rios: ‘This Underdog Stuff is Bulls***!’