Quillin-Angulo undercard results

Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield, California:

Middleweight Jonathan Esquivel (12-0, 11 KOs) scored a second round KO over Justin Steave (10-3, 4 KOs). Esquivel dropped Steave twice in round one. The bout was halted when Esquivel floored Steave again. Time was 1:21. The 24-year-old Esquivel looks like a good prospect.

Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield, California: Middleweight Jonathan Esquivel (12-0, 11 KOs) scored a second round KO over Justin Steave (10-3, 4 KOs). Esquivel dropped Steave twice in round one. The…
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IBF #15 Jacob Ng stops Pablo Fuego in five

By Ray Wheatley – World of Boxing

IBF #15 lightweight Jacob “Flamingo” Ng (12-0, 9 KOs) stopped Spain’s Pablo Fuego (15-5, 2 KOs) in round five of a scheduled ten round main event with IBF International title up for grabs at the Southport Sharks AFL Club, Southport, Queensland, Australia on Saturday. The six-foot Australian was making the first defense of the IBF International title he captured in June when he won a shutout ten round decision over Mexico’s Ricardo Lara. The 24-year-old Gold Coast resident trains at the Matrix gym under the guidance of his father Stephen Ng.

Promoter: Angelo DiCarlo.
Supervisor: Ben Keilty.

By Ray Wheatley – World of Boxing IBF #15 lightweight Jacob “Flamingo” Ng (12-0, 9 KOs) stopped Spain’s Pablo Fuego (15-5, 2 KOs) in round five of a scheduled ten…
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Mikey: There’s still a lot more of Mikey Garcia left

Former three-division world champion Mikey Garcia (39-1, 30 KOs) spoke about his future plans on Friday’s ShoBox telecast from Midland, Texas. “I wanna do something before the end of the year and look for something BIG early next year. There’s still a lot more of Mikey Garcia left,” Mikey told Steve Farhood.

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Garcia unsuccessfully moved up two divisions to challenge IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence back in March, but the 31-year-old says he may stay in the higher weight class. “If the fight is available with the right guy I’ll do 147,” stated Mikey, “but 140 is a better suited fit for me.”

Former three-division world champion Mikey Garcia (39-1, 30 KOs) spoke about his future plans on Friday’s ShoBox telecast from Midland, Texas. “I wanna do something before the end of the…
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Results From Commerce Casino

By Miguel Maravilla at ringside

Boxing returned to the Commerce Casino in Commerce, California as bantamweight prospect Narek Abgaryan (13-0, 5 KOs) from Armenia made his U.S debut scoring a fifth round knockout over Juan Kantun (21-8-3) in the main event. Abgaryan sent Kantun to the canvas in round two. Continuing to box, Abgaryan controlled the fight keeping Kantun away with the jab. Mixing it up, the Armenian dropped Kantun for a second time as the referee stop the fight at 2:36 of the fifth.

Also making his U.S. debut light heavyweight Robin Sirwan Safar (9-0, 6 KO’s) from Sweden stopped Alfredo Contreras (14-24-2) in one round. Contreras suffered a cut on his left eye as the doctor took a look at the cut and then stopped the fight at 2:03 of the opening round. Continue reading “Results From Commerce Casino”

By Miguel Maravilla at ringside Boxing returned to the Commerce Casino in Commerce, California as bantamweight prospect Narek Abgaryan (13-0, 5 KOs) from Armenia made his U.S debut scoring a…
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Petrov demolishes Bell in two, targets Kingry

Former lightweight title challenger Petr “El Zar” Petrov (41-6-2, 22 KOs) destroyed journeyman Dedrick Bell (23-31-1, 11 KOs) in two rounds on Friday night at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California. The 36-year-old Petrov outclassed Bell from the get-go and a left hook to the belly finished him. Time was 2:48.

After the fight, Petrov called out Ryan “Kingry” Garcia. Petrov was prepared to step in as a late sub against Garcia last Saturday night, but the bout was never finalized.

Former lightweight title challenger Petr “El Zar” Petrov (41-6-2, 22 KOs) destroyed journeyman Dedrick Bell (23-31-1, 11 KOs) in two rounds on Friday night at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario,…
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Sugar Nunez stops Hernandez in one

Hot prospect Eduardo ” Sugar” Nunez (18-1, 18 KOs) of Sinaloa, Mexico stopped Rafael “Potro” Hernandez (30-13-3, 24 KOs) of Caracas, Venezuela in round one. The super featherweight main event took place in Monterrey, Mexico. From the opening bell, Nunez went at Hernandez firing punches nonstop. A vicious combination to the body put Hernandez down about two minutes into the round. Hernandez beat the count but was put down moments later by a combo to the head where the referee then waved it off. The official time of the stoppage was 2:33 of round one. Nunez maintained his 100% knockout winning percentage.

The lightweight co-feature saw Jairo “Doberman” Lopez (25-11, 16 KOs) of Mexico upset countryman and former world title challenger Eduardo “Canilla” Escobedo (34-8, 24 KOs) by way of tight eight round unanimous decision. All three judges scored it 77-75 in favor of Lopez.

Hot prospect Eduardo ” Sugar” Nunez (18-1, 18 KOs) of Sinaloa, Mexico stopped Rafael “Potro” Hernandez (30-13-3, 24 KOs) of Caracas, Venezuela in round one. The super featherweight main event…
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Upset: Mattice beats Dutchover on a cut

Lightweight Thomas Mattice (15-1-1, 11 KOs) scored an eighth round TKO over previously unbeaten hometown favorite and highly regarded Michael Dutchover (13-1, 10 KOs) on Friday night at La Hacienda Event Center in Midland, Texas.

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Both fighters had their moments in a fast-paced fight. In round eight, Dutchover suffered a cut over the left eye, which referee Robert Velez ruled as coming from a punch. The ringside physician determined that Dutchover couldn’t continue. Time was 1:33. At the time of the stoppage, Dutchover had a 68-65 and 69-64 lead on two cards, while Mattice was up 67-66 on the third card. Continue reading “Upset: Mattice beats Dutchover on a cut”

Lightweight Thomas Mattice (15-1-1, 11 KOs) scored an eighth round TKO over previously unbeaten hometown favorite and highly regarded Michael Dutchover (13-1, 10 KOs) on Friday night at La Hacienda…
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Ortiz overcomes Salinas to stay unbeaten

By Kurt Wolfheimer at ringside

Unbeaten lightweight Steven “The Hitman” Ortiz (11-0, 3 KOs) had to get off the canvas twice to battle his way to an eight round majority decision victory over Alejandro “Popo” Salinas (10-3, 9 KOs) at the Parx Casino in Bensalem PA on Friday night. Continue reading “Ortiz overcomes Salinas to stay unbeaten”

By Kurt Wolfheimer at ringside Unbeaten lightweight Steven “The Hitman” Ortiz (11-0, 3 KOs) had to get off the canvas twice to battle his way to an eight round majority…
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Thompson stops Sigmon in seven

Light heavyweight Lionell “Lonnie B” Thompson (21-5, 12 KOs) scored a one-sided seventh round TKO over Scott “Cujo” Sigmon (34-14, 17 KOs) on Friday night at the Cannary Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. It was a slow-paced affair that resembled a sparring session. Sigmon’s corner pulled their man out after the seventh round.

Welterweights Gabriel Duluc (15-3, 4 KOs) and Cameron “Suave” Krael (16-15-3, 4 KOs) traded punches for ten rounds with Duluc coming away with a majority decision. Scores were 95-95, 96-94, 97-93.

Welterweight Malik “Ice Man” Hawkins (17-0, 10 KOs) scored a first round KO over Al Rivera (20-4, 18 KOs) Rivera was dropped and waited too long before trying to get up at nine-and-a-half. Time was 2:45. Continue reading “Thompson stops Sigmon in seven”

Light heavyweight Lionell “Lonnie B” Thompson (21-5, 12 KOs) scored a one-sided seventh round TKO over Scott “Cujo” Sigmon (34-14, 17 KOs) on Friday night at the Cannary Hotel &…
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Joseph “Jojo” Díaz 130 vs. Jesús “Escopeta” Cuadro 128.6
(WBA Gold super featherweight title)

Leonardo Baez 121.2 vs. Edixon Perez 121.6
Angel Beltran 147.6 vs. Dilan Loza 147.6
Jan Salvatierra 110.8 vs. Juan Borja 111

Venue: Auditorio del Estado in Mexicali, Mexico
Promoter: Golden Boy
TV: Facebook Watch

Joseph “Jojo” Díaz 130 vs. Jesús “Escopeta” Cuadro 128.6 (WBA Gold super featherweight title) Leonardo Baez 121.2 vs. Edixon Perez 121.6 Angel Beltran 147.6 vs. Dilan Loza 147.6 Jan Salvatierra…
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FS1 Weights from Bakersfield, CA

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Peter Quillin 168.8 vs. Alfredo Angulo 167.6
Chris Colbert 132.6 vs. Miguel Beltrán Jr. 132
Terrel Williams 146.4 vs. Thomas Dulorme 146.4
Jesús Ramos 142.4 vs. Rickey Edwards 142.6
Michel Rivera 136 vs. Jose Luís Gallegos 136.8
Petr Khamukov 160 vs. Randy Fuentes 160.8
Jonathan Esquivel 164 vs. Justin Steave 161

Venue: Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield, California
Promoter: TGB Promotions
TV: FS1, FS2

Peter Quillin 168.8 vs. Alfredo Angulo 167.6 Chris Colbert 132.6 vs. Miguel Beltrán Jr. 132 Terrel Williams 146.4 vs. Thomas Dulorme 146.4 Jesús Ramos 142.4 vs. Rickey Edwards 142.6 Michel…
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Weights from Tijuana

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José “Bolivita” Uzcátegui 171.9 vs. Roberto “Hércules” Valdez 169.7
Omar “Pollo” Aguilar 140 vs. Jorge Arturo Lagunas 138.8
Rubén “Pollito” Aguilar 141 vs. Raúl “Gillis” González 138.8
Erik “Terrible” Robles 118 vs. Francisco “Fuerte” Parra 121.7
Hugo Reyes 118 vs. Gerardo Yescas 117.5

Venue: Auditorio Academia Zonkeys, Tijuana BC
Promoter: Zanfer

José “Bolivita” Uzcátegui 171.9 vs. Roberto “Hércules” Valdez 169.7 Omar “Pollo” Aguilar 140 vs. Jorge Arturo Lagunas 138.8 Rubén “Pollito” Aguilar 141 vs. Raúl “Gillis” González 138.8 Erik “Terrible” Robles…
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Dessaix stops Lai in four

By Ray Wheatley – World of Boxing

Brisbane-based light heavyweight Regain Dessaix (18-2, 13 KOs) captured the OPBF title when he stopped Aaron Lai (12-5, 11 KOs) in round four of a scheduled ten round contest on Friday at the Paddo Club, Paddington, Sydney, NSW, Australia. The 23-year-old Dessaix outworked Lai, and in round four he had his opponent in trouble prompting referee Kevin Hogan to crown Dessaix.

“I want to keep progressing in the pros and I have a great team that can make that happen the right way,” Dessaix said. “I believe I am going all the way to world titles but I have to keep working hard and keep improving and I believe that this will take me all the way to the top in the game. Continue reading “Dessaix stops Lai in four”

By Ray Wheatley – World of Boxing Brisbane-based light heavyweight Regain Dessaix (18-2, 13 KOs) captured the OPBF title when he stopped Aaron Lai (12-5, 11 KOs) in round four…
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BJ Saunders to invade US on Nov 9

WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders will make his long-awaited US debut when he defends his world title for the first time on the KSI vs. Logan Paul 2 show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on November 9, live on DAZN. Saunders (28-0, 13 KOs) became a two-weight world champion with a shutout points win over Shefast Isufi in the UK earlier this year. His opponent will be announced next week.

“People say, ‘oh you’re on the undercard’, but I feel like we’re all sharing the show, we’re all absorbing that energy off the fans. I’ve seen the numbers they attract (KSI and Paul are popular YouTubers), over six million people watched the press conference alone, and all eyes will be on us on November 9.

WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders will make his long-awaited US debut when he defends his world title for the first time on the KSI vs. Logan Paul 2…
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Jaron “Boots” Ennis returns Oct 5

Undefeated welterweight prospect Jaron “Boots” Ennis will face Demian Daniel Fernandez in his return to national television on Saturday, October 5 live on SHOWTIME. The highly touted Ennis (23-0, 21 KOs) will fight on TV for the first time in nearly a year against once-beaten Argentinian Fernandez (12-1, 5 KOs) in a 10-round co-featured bout on from Dort Federal Events Center in Flint, Michigan. The main event is Claressa Shields vs. Ivana Habazin.

Undefeated welterweight prospect Jaron “Boots” Ennis will face Demian Daniel Fernandez in his return to national television on Saturday, October 5 live on SHOWTIME. The highly touted Ennis (23-0, 21…
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Logan Yoon enters Golden Contract

Undefeated super lightweight Logan Yoon (16-0, 12 KOs) has been confirmed as the final contestant for the 140lb Golden Contract tournament starting in London on November 22. The 20-year-old ‘Korican Kid’ is ranked #13 by the WBA and now has his chance to earn global fame alongside competition rivals Ohara Davies, Tyrone McKenna, Zhankosh Turarov, Akeem Ennis Brown, Mohamed Mimoune, Anthony Yigit and Darren Surtees.

A proud native of Hawaii, Yoon’s entry provides a new and relatively unknown element to an intriguing mix of hopefuls that will fight live on Sky Sports in the UK in association with Matchroom and on ESPN+ in the U.S in association with Top Rank.

Undefeated super lightweight Logan Yoon (16-0, 12 KOs) has been confirmed as the final contestant for the 140lb Golden Contract tournament starting in London on November 22. The 20-year-old ‘Korican…
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Spence Jr.: I’m looking for the stoppage

By Jeff Zimmerman
Photos: Stacey Verbeek

Undefeated IBF Welterweight Champ Errol Spence Jr. (25-0, 21 KOs) entertained his hometown fans Thursday night outside at Texas Live in Arlington, Texas, as he wraps up camp to face WBC champ Shawn Porter (30-2-1, 17 KOs) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Saturday, Sept. 28 in a mega unification bout. Spence Jr. looked in tip-top shape as he snapped the mitts of trainer Derrick James in a light workout.
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“I feel good. I already trained earlier today. I feel good, I’m hungry. I’m ready to fight. I’m glad it’s only a week and some change to my fight.”

Trainer Derrick James echoed that sentiment as he believes Spence Jr. is as good as ever.

“He’s great. He’s rotating on the punches. You’ll see, I am looking forward to it as it has been a really good training camp, he’s very focused, poised, very precise. He’s ready.” Continue reading “Spence Jr.: I’m looking for the stoppage”

By Jeff Zimmerman Photos: Stacey Verbeek Undefeated IBF Welterweight Champ Errol Spence Jr. (25-0, 21 KOs) entertained his hometown fans Thursday night outside at Texas Live in Arlington, Texas, as…
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KO to Cancer card announced in Panama

By Héctor Villarreal

Nine professional fights involving boxers from five countries were announced by Laguna Premium and Master Promotions for the KO to Cancer boxing card scheduled for Thursday, October 24 at Atlapa Convention Center in Panama as a part of the Month of the Cancer Awareness activities.

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“The main goal is to present a very atractive show which can bring enough fans to sell out the venue, so they can listen to our message to prevent cancer. That´s why we decided to set an affordable price off only five dollars ($5 U.S.D.) for the general admission tickets,” said Promoter Rouss Laguna, whose husband, former WBA bantamweight super champion Anselmo Moreno (37-6-1, 12 KOs) heads the show facing Mexican Marcos Cardenas (20-7-1, 16 KOs) in a bout scheduled for 10 rounds. Continue reading “KO to Cancer card announced in Panama”

By Héctor Villarreal Nine professional fights involving boxers from five countries were announced by Laguna Premium and Master Promotions for the KO to Cancer boxing card scheduled for Thursday, October…
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Weights from Bensalem, PA

Steven Ortiz 132.6 vs. Alejandro Salinas 131
Joshafat Ortiz 128.5 vs. Andrew Bentley 126.5
Daiyaan Butt 140.7 vs. Latorie Woodberry 142.2
Genc Pllana 165.8 vs. Jamaal Davis 164.9
Jan Czerklewicz 173.5 vs. Afunwa King 173.8

Venue: Part Casino, Bensalem, PA
Promoter: Joe Hand Promotions
This event is only for adults age 21 and older.

Steven Ortiz 132.6 vs. Alejandro Salinas 131 Joshafat Ortiz 128.5 vs. Andrew Bentley 126.5 Daiyaan Butt 140.7 vs. Latorie Woodberry 142.2 Genc Pllana 165.8 vs. Jamaal Davis 164.9 Jan Czerklewicz…
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Weights from Las Vegas

Lionell Thompson 173 vs. Scott Sigmon 172.4
Cameron Krael 144 vs. Gabriel Duluc 145.6
Malik Hawkins 144.8 vs. Al Rivera 143.6
Maurice Lee 144.6 vs. Dakota Linger 144.2
Sanjarbek Rakhmanov 145.6 vs. Andre Byrd 146
Lanell Bellows 170 vs. Mike Snider 167.4
Rock Myrthill 141.2 vs. Jonathan Steele 142.2

Venue: Cannery Casino & Hotel, Las Vegas
Promoter: Mayweather Promotions
TV: Facebook

Lionell Thompson 173 vs. Scott Sigmon 172.4 Cameron Krael 144 vs. Gabriel Duluc 145.6 Malik Hawkins 144.8 vs. Al Rivera 143.6 Maurice Lee 144.6 vs. Dakota Linger 144.2 Sanjarbek Rakhmanov…
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Idigov, Salamov, Davtaev triumph

WBO #8 super middleweight Aslambek Idigov (17-0, 7 KOs) outscored Robert Racz (21-2, 19 KOs) to retain the WBO European title. Scorecards: 98-94, 98-92 and 97-93. The fight has held at Uvais Akhtaev Sports Palace in Grozny, Russia.

WBO #4 light heavyweight Umar Salamov (25-1, 18 KOs) defeated Emanuel Danso (31-4, 26 KOs ) via third round KO for to retain the WBO International light heavyweight title.

Unbeaten heavyweight Apti Davtaev (18-0-1, 17 KOs) made quick work of West Virginia’s Daniel Martz (18-7-1, 15 KOs), putting the 6’7 Martz down three times in the first minute.

WBO #8 super middleweight Aslambek Idigov (17-0, 7 KOs) outscored Robert Racz (21-2, 19 KOs) to retain the WBO European title. Scorecards: 98-94, 98-92 and 97-93. The fight has held…
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Eddington shocks IBF #5 Fiordigiglio in two

In his first defense of the IBF International title, IBF #5 rated junior middleweight Orlando Fiordigiglio (31-3, 13 KOs) was overwhelmed and stopped by Sam Eggington (27-6, 16 KOs) in the second round on Thursday night at the Tuscany Hall in Florence, Italy.

Welterweight Luther Clay (12-1, 5 KOs) surprised previously unbeaten WBO #15 rated Dario Morello (15-1, 2 KOs) winning a ten round unanimous decision. Clay was credited with a knockdown in round five. Clay wins 98-90 on all three cards to claim the WBO global title.

Former WBC super featherweight world title challenger Devis Bosheiro (48-6-2, 22 KOs) won by eighth round TKO when previously unbeaten Ivan Tomas (9-1-1, 3 KOs) couldn’t continue due to a cut. Bosheiro in command all the way. He wins the IBF Intercontinental belt.

Olympian featherweight Carmine Tommasone (20-1, 5 KOs), one of three pros to compete in the Rio games, returned from his world title KO loss to Oscar Valdez with a six round unanimous decision over journeyman Brayan Mairena (10-14-1, 4 KOs). Scores were 60-54, 59-56, 58-56.

Flyweight Mohammed Obbadi (20-1, 13 KOs) outscored Cristian Narvaez (15-17-5, 1 KO) over eight rounds. Scores were 80-72, 80-72, 79-73.

In his first defense of the IBF International title, IBF #5 rated junior middleweight Orlando Fiordigiglio (31-3, 13 KOs) was overwhelmed and stopped by Sam Eggington (27-6, 16 KOs) in…
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Weights from Ontario, California

Petr Petrov 136.9 vs. Dedrick Bell 137.9
Mario Hernandez 114.5 vs. Jesse Ruiz 114.4
Isaac Zarate 126.9 vs. Roberto Meza 127
Anthony Chavez 126 vs. Aleem Jumakhonov 125
Arnold Dinong 128.8 vs. Prisco Marquez 132

Venue: Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California
Promoter: Thompson Boxing
TV: Facebook

Petr Petrov 136.9 vs. Dedrick Bell 137.9 Mario Hernandez 114.5 vs. Jesse Ruiz 114.4 Isaac Zarate 126.9 vs. Roberto Meza 127 Anthony Chavez 126 vs. Aleem Jumakhonov 125 Arnold Dinong…
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Kuwahara shuts out WBC #13 Refujio

By Joe Koizumi
Photos by Naoki Fukuda

Unbeaten Japanese bright flyweight prospect Taku Kuwahara (6-0, 4 KOs), formerly an amateur star over 68 contests at 112.5, impressively decked an important victory by shutting out WBC#13 Filipino southpaw Jonathan Refujio (21-7-5, 7 KOs), 110.25, by an upset lopsided decision (all 80-71) over eight fast-moving rounds on Tuesday in Tokyo, Japan.
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Kuwahara, a stablemate of Naoya “Monster” Inoue in Ohashi Gym, kept stalking the circling counterpuncher all the way, steadily piling up points. Taku, 24, caught the occasional swinger with a countering right and floored him to the deck in the closing seconds of the seventh round. His manager and ex-WBC/WBA 105-pound ruler Hideyuki Ohashi strongly instructed him to finish and bring home the bacon in the final session, but Refujio refused to go down again with his determination and durability. Continue reading “Kuwahara shuts out WBC #13 Refujio”

By Joe Koizumi Photos by Naoki Fukuda Unbeaten Japanese bright flyweight prospect Taku Kuwahara (6-0, 4 KOs), formerly an amateur star over 68 contests at 112.5, impressively decked an important…
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Uzcategui returns Saturday in Tijuana

Former IBF super middleweight champion Jose “Bolivita” Uzcategui returns Saturday in Tijuana in a special feature that Zanfer Promotions will present in a new venue for boxing: La Casa de los Zonkeys, in the Unidad Deportiva af the Comandancia “Santos Meza.” Uzcategui (28-3, 23 KOs) will face Roberto “Hércules” Valdez (15-9, 7 KO) in a ten rounder. It will be Uzcategui’s comeback fight after losing his world title to Caleb Plant last January.

For Uzcategui, a Venezuelan based in Tijuana, this will be a tune-up fight after eight months without a fight. After having two international dates fall through, Zanfer scheduled Uzcategui this Saturday in Tijuana against an opponent who likes to mix it up and often participates spectacular fights with plenty of action and excitement.

In the main event, jr welterweight Omar “Pollo” Aguilar (12-0, 11 KOs), one of the most exciting prospects of Mexican boxing, meets Jorge Arturo Labonia (9-1, 7 KOs) in a duel of power punchers.

Former IBF super middleweight champion Jose “Bolivita” Uzcategui returns Saturday in Tijuana in a special feature that Zanfer Promotions will present in a new venue for boxing: La Casa de…
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