Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) world champions ÓSCAR VALDEZ and GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ will headline and exciting world championship event This Friday! September 22, at Tucson Arena (260 South Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701.) Valdez (22-0, 19 KOs), a two-time Mexican Olympian with strong roots in Tucson, will be defending his WBO featherweight title against the WBO’s No. 4 world-rated contender GENESIS SERVANIA (29-0, 12 KOs), of Bacolod City, Philippines. WBO super middleweight champion Ramirez … Read Article
Or maybe the better question is who is next for Andre Ward? Andre “S.O.G.” is in a very rare position where he is considered the “man” at his weight class. While not the biggest draw at 175 Ward is definitely considered the best fighter. With his two disputed yet valid victories over Sergey Kovalev many have wondered what is next for Ward. Many of the the top light heavyweights are ready matches up. Kovalev will … Read Article
Here in America we love our sports. Especially boxing. We believe our boxers are the best and that the best boxing is in the U.S. However we do accept Mexico and the U.K. as our pugilistic rivals. Although boxing is quite popular in these places there are so many other corners of the globe where the sweet science is the sport of choice. Here are just a few to chew on.… Read Article
Gilberto Ramirez 167.8 vs. Jesse Hart 167.7
Oscar Valdez 125.8 vs. Genesis Servania 125.4
Egidijus Kavaliauskas 146.4 vs. Mahonry Montes 146.6
Lenny Zappavigna 147 vs. Fidel Monterrosa 145.4
Michael Conlan 126.6 vs. Kenny Guzman 125
Fazliddin Gaibnazarov 138.2 vs. Victor Rosas 137
Robson Conceicao 129.8 vs. Carlos Osorio 129.4
Mikaela Mayer 131.8 vs. Allison Martinez 131.8… Read Article
Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (42-3, 27 KOs), WBA, WBC Diamond, and Ring Magazine World Lightweight Champion, will defend all three of his titles on Sept. 23 when he takes on Luke Campbell (17-1, 14 KOs), No. 1 contender and Olympic Gold Medalist in a battle for the ages. Linares will make his triumphant return stateside after three years away to defend his titles against a formidable opponent. The event takes place Saturday, Sep. … Read Article
Undefeated WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and hard-hitting Cuban southpaw Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz announced their upcoming Nov. 4 SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING heavyweight world title bout on Wednesday from Dream Hotel in Downtown Manhattan.… Read Article
The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced its flags will fly at half-staff in memory of middleweight champion “The Raging Bull” Jake LaMotta. He passed away yesterday (9/19) surrounded by family and friends at Palm Garden Nursing Home in Aventura, FL following a battle with pneumonia. He was 95.
“Jake LaMotta was one of the toughest and most relentless boxers in ring history,” said Hall of Fame Executive Director Edward Brophy. “The Hall of Fame … Read Article
Anthony Dirrell says we can forget all about the recent tweet put out by Julio Cesar Chavez Junior, who said he would be fighting Dirrell on November 11 (the fight even going up on BoxRec). Speaking with Eric Woodyard of Michigan Live, Dirrell says he has another fight scheduled, with Dennis Douglas, on November 17.
“Don’t believe that,” Dirrell said of Chavez’ tweet. “It’s exciting and I’m just ready to get back into the … Read Article
During his own great career, heavyweight legend George Foreman never boxed to a draw, rarely did “Big” George even go the distance such was his incredible punching power. And Foreman told TMZ Sports how the only assured way to win a fight and leave no controversy is to do what he did during his career 68 times – score a knockout.
Foreman said he agrees with the drawn verdict that was handed in at the … Read Article
The controversial draw between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin in last Saturday’s middleweight championship showdown continues to resonate throughout the boxing world. Controversial high profile fights always get extended attention – but in this instance, two of boxing’s biggest stars put on a good show, despite the unpopular verdict. This fight has huge rematch written all over it. It’s inevitable. It will happen. It’s just a matter of when.… Read Article