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Palmetta stops Corral in five

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WBA International welterweight champion Alberto Palmetta (15-1, 11 KOs) shined with a fifth-round stoppage over Saul Corral on the Payne Boxing Series as Payne Boxing unveils a new destination for boxing in Rock Hill, South Carolina’s Sports and Event Center.

Palmetta peppered, pushed, and punished Saul Corral over five rounds and scored a smashing fifth-round TKO stoppage. After Corral repeatedly ate Palmetta’s jabs, body shots, and powerful combinations over three rounds, Hall of fame referee Bill Clancy repeatedly warned Corral and his corner the fighter was taking too much punishment. After ending the third, beginning the fourth, and ending the fourth Clancy asked Corral to show him something. At the beginning of the fifth, Palmetta landed another thudding left-hand uppercut, Clancy quickly stepped in and said it was enough and stopped the fight. Palmetta generated excitement and showed fans all over the world his star potential. Continue reading “Palmetta stops Corral in five”

WBA International welterweight champion Alberto Palmetta (15-1, 11 KOs) shined with a fifth-round stoppage over Saul Corral on the Payne Boxing Series as Payne Boxing unveils a new destination for…
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Haney retains WBC lightweight title

Unbeaten WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney (25-0, 15 KOs) took a one-sided twelve round unanimous decision over former unified featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (30-4, 18 KOs) on Saturday night at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Making the second defense of his WBC belt, Haney was in command all the way and never let the 38-year-old Gamboa into the fight. Scores were 118-109, 120-107, 120-107. Gamboa was deducted a point for holding in round eleven.

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Unbeaten WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney (25-0, 15 KOs) took a one-sided twelve round unanimous decision over former unified featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (30-4, 18 KOs) on Saturday night at…
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King Kong Ortiz stops Flores in 45 seconds

WBC #3 heavyweight Luis “King Kong” Ortiz (32-2, 27 KOs) needed just 45 seconds to blow away Alexander “The Great” Flores (18-3-1, 16 KOs) in the main event of an all-heavyweight card on Saturday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Returning to the ring after a loss to then heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder last November, Ortiz came out firing from the opening moments. The Cuban southpaw landed a series of jabs and a glancing left hand that forced Flores on the retreat early.

It was then a perfectly placed lead right hook to the body that would end the night early, as Flores folded from a shot to the ribs. Continue reading “King Kong Ortiz stops Flores in 45 seconds”

WBC #3 heavyweight Luis “King Kong” Ortiz (32-2, 27 KOs) needed just 45 seconds to blow away Alexander “The Great” Flores (18-3-1, 16 KOs) in the main event of an…
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World-rated Hrgovic, Zhilei stop foes

Unbeaten IBF #6, WBC #9, WBO #14 heavyweight Filip Hrgovic (12-0, 10 KOs) stopped Rydell Booker (26-4, 13 KOs) in round five on Saturday night at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Hrgovic teed off on Booker the whole fight and the referee finally waved it off. Time was :43. Hrgovic scored a knockdown in round two.

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Unbeaten WBO #11, IBF #15 heavyweight Zhilei Zhang (22-0, 19 KOs) won by fourth round KO over Devin Vargas (22-7, 9 KOs). A straight left hand put Vargas down for the count. Time was :49.
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Unbeaten IBF #6, WBC #9, WBO #14 heavyweight Filip Hrgovic (12-0, 10 KOs) stopped Rydell Booker (26-4, 13 KOs) in round five on Saturday night at Hard Rock Live at…
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Results from South Carolina

Early results from tonight’s Payne Boxing Series 2 card in Rock Hill, South Carolina…

Super lightweight Shinard Bunch scored an impressive first-round KO over Christian Guido. Bunch, the Trenton, NJ fighter improves to 10-1, 9 KOs.

Super lightweight Carly Holman scored a first-round KO victory over Rebeka Lewis. Holman a South Carolina native moves her record to 2-0, 2 KOs. Continue reading “Results from South Carolina”

Early results from tonight’s Payne Boxing Series 2 card in Rock Hill, South Carolina… Super lightweight Shinard Bunch scored an impressive first-round KO over Christian Guido. Bunch, the Trenton, NJ…
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Ruenroeng wins battle of champions

Former IBF flyweight champion Amnat Ruenroeng (21-4, 6 KOs) scored an eight round unanimous decision over former two-time WBO bantamweight champion Pungluang Sor Singyu (54-9, 36 KOs) on Saturday at the Workpoint Studio in Bang Phun, Thailand. 31-year-old Pungluang closed strong but it was the 40-year-old Ruenroeng’s earlier work that carried him to victory.

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Former IBF flyweight champion Amnat Ruenroeng (21-4, 6 KOs) scored an eight round unanimous decision over former two-time WBO bantamweight champion Pungluang Sor Singyu (54-9, 36 KOs) on Saturday at…
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Reis defeats Wyatt for WBA female 140lb belt

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A WBA world title fight headlined Friday night’s pro boxing card held in conjunction with the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame’s annual induction weekend at the St. Petersburg Marriott Clearwater in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Kali “KO Mequinonoag” Reis (17-7-1, 5 KOs) from Providence, Rhode Island became the WBA female super lightweight champion by defeating Kandi Wyatt (10-2, 3 KOs) from Calgary, Canada via ten round unanimous decision. Judges’ official scores were 97- 93, 97-92, 96-94.

Super lightweight Clarence Booth moved to 18-4, 10 KOs after a first round KO over Rondale Hubbert (13-15-2, 8 KOs). A body shot put Hubbert down for the count. Time was 2:59. Booth has only lost to elite competition.

A WBA world title fight headlined Friday night’s pro boxing card held in conjunction with the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame’s annual induction weekend at the St. Petersburg Marriott Clearwater…
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Nakatani finishes Magramo, wins WBO fly belt

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Unbeaten Japanese southpaw Junto Nakatani (21-0, 16 KOs), 112, impressively acquired the vacant WBO flyweight belt as he took the initiative from the outset, effectively battered WBO#1 Giemel Magramo (24-2, 20 KOs), 111.75, and finally finished him with a barrage of punches at 2:10 of the eighth round on Friday in Tokyo, Japan.

Nakatani, an elongated southpaw, had the Filipino slowing down with persistent body attacks and dropped him with furious combinations to the face and the belly for the count.

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By Joe Koizumi Photos: Naoki Fukuda Unbeaten Japanese southpaw Junto Nakatani (21-0, 16 KOs), 112, impressively acquired the vacant WBO flyweight belt as he took the initiative from the outset,…
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Stanionis stops DeLoach, remains unbeaten

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Undefeated 2016 Lithuanian Olympian welterweight Eimantas Stanionis (11-0, 8 KOs) scored a ninth round TKO over Justin DeLoach (19-5, 10 KOs) on Wednesday night at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Stanionis broke down DeLoach and dropped him twice in round nine. The bout was waved off after Stanionis’ follow-up barrage. Time was 2:53.

Unbeaten super welterweight Chordale Booker (16-0, 7 KOs) won an eight round split decision over Sonny Duversonne (11-2-2, 8 KOs). Scores were 77-75 Duversonne, 77-75, 77-75 Booker.

Unbeaten super lightweight Kent Cruz (16-0-1, 10 KOs) was victorious when Erik Castillo (9-3, 3 KOs) didn’t come out with round three.

Undefeated 2016 Lithuanian Olympian welterweight Eimantas Stanionis (11-0, 8 KOs) scored a ninth round TKO over Justin DeLoach (19-5, 10 KOs) on Wednesday night at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.…
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Mercado remains unbeaten

Sunday night at the Omega Products International Event Center in Corona, CA, Thompson Boxing Promotions hosted the third edition of its 3.2.1. Boxing series. In the 8-round main event, Israel “Bad Ways” Mercado (9-0, 7 KOs) remained undefeated with a hard-fought unanimous decision against Mike Sanchez (6-1-1, 2 KOs). Scorecards read 80-72, 79-73, 77-75.

In the 4-round co-feature, welterweight Esteban “Stone Hands” Munoz (3-1, 2 KO) won a unanimous decision over McArio DelCastillo (0-4). Scores were 40-36 across the board.

The opening bout, super bantamweight Lazaro Vargas (1-0, 1 KO) needed just 22 seconds to stop Szel Martinez (0-1).

Sunday night at the Omega Products International Event Center in Corona, CA, Thompson Boxing Promotions hosted the third edition of its 3.2.1. Boxing series. In the 8-round main event, Israel…
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Wallisch returns with win over Kurzawa

Heavyweight Michael Wallisch (21-4, 14 KOs), last seen in the summer against Olympic silver medalist Joe Joyce in London, scored a sixth round stoppage against veteran Kai Kurzawa (38-10, 26 KOs) on Saturday night at the EC Boxing Gym in Hamburg, Germany. Kurzawa was on the canvas several times before the fight was stopped during the break for the sixth round.

Heavyweight Victor Faust (4-0, 4 KOs) was victorious when Yakup Saglam (43-7, 39 KOs) remained on his stool after round four.

Also, super lightweight Volkan Gökcek (4-0, 2 KOs) outpointed Octavian Gratii (5-9-1, 3 KOs) over six by scores of 60-54, 60-54, 59-55.

Heavyweight Michael Wallisch (21-4, 14 KOs), last seen in the summer against Olympic silver medalist Joe Joyce in London, scored a sixth round stoppage against veteran Kai Kurzawa (38-10, 26…
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Tank knocks out Santa Cruz in six

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Gervonta “Tank” Davis (24-0, 23 KOs) scored a brutal sixth round knockout against Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz (37-2-1, 19 KOs) in a bout for both the WBA super featherweight and WBA lightweight championships on Saturday night at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Good two-way action throughout until Tank laid out Santa Cruz with a left uppercut. Time was 2:40. Devastating!

“The uppercut wasn’t the key coming into the fight, but I adapted to what he was bringing,” said Davis. “I knew he was taller and crouching down and moving forward. Once he moved forward, I tried to jab and make him run into the shot. He was right there for it. He punches, but he doesn’t try to get out of the way. There was nowhere for him to go on that knockout because I got him into the corner. Continue reading “Tank knocks out Santa Cruz in six”

Gervonta “Tank” Davis (24-0, 23 KOs) scored a brutal sixth round knockout against Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz (37-2-1, 19 KOs) in a bout for both the WBA super featherweight…
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Inoue KOs Moloney, retains WBA/IBF bantam titles

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WBA/IBF bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue (20-0, 17 KOs) scored an impressive seventh round knockout against Jason Moloney (21-2, 18 KOs) on Saturday night inside the Bubble at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Inoue became increasingly dominant as the bout progressed. A left hook floored Moloney in round six. Inoue then put Moloney down for the count with a crushing right hand in round seven. Time was 2:59.

Inoue said, “The final punch, the finishing punch, I’m very happy and satisfied with that punch…Moloney has a great defense, and it was very difficult to get through. The two punches you mentioned are something we really practiced in Japan a lot, and I was able to perform well and use it, and I‘m very happy with that.” Continue reading “Inoue KOs Moloney, retains WBA/IBF bantam titles”

WBA/IBF bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue (20-0, 17 KOs) scored an impressive seventh round knockout against Jason Moloney (21-2, 18 KOs) on Saturday night inside the Bubble at the MGM Grand…
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Barrios stops Karl to defend WBA 140lb title

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WBA super lightweight champion Mario “El Azteca” Barrios (26-0, 17 KOs) successfully defended his title by sixth round TKO against a very game Ryan “Cowboy” Karl (18-3, 11 KOs) on Saturday night at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The bout was an exciting toe-to-toe war until Barrios broke it open with two knockdowns in round six. Time was 2:23. At the time of the stoppage, Barrios was ahead on all three scorecards (48-47 and 49-46 twice).

“I was just being patient and picking my shots,” said Barrios. “I started to really land them and got him out of there. I was ready to go a hard 12 rounds, but my patience helped me get him out of there.

Continue reading “Barrios stops Karl to defend WBA 140lb title”

WBA super lightweight champion Mario “El Azteca” Barrios (26-0, 17 KOs) successfully defended his title by sixth round TKO against a very game Ryan “Cowboy” Karl (18-3, 11 KOs) on…
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Results from Managua

WRAM Boxing (William Ramirez) and Nica Boxing (Pablo Osuna) continued their run of monthly events Saturday night.  The site of the event was the Nuevo Gymasio Nicarao in Managua, Nicaragua.  The featherweight main event saw hometown favorite Elisson Marquez (10-2-1, 7 KOs) draw with countryman Franco Gutierrez (10-5-1, 6 KOs). The fighters had multiple exciting heated exchanges throughout the bout.
Highly talented unbeaten prospect Winston Guerrero  (12-0, 8 KOs) again defeated Jenn Gonzalez (9-8, 5 KOs by unanimous decision. The two fought this past November where Guerrero stopped Gonzalez inside the distance.

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WRAM Boxing (William Ramirez) and Nica Boxing (Pablo Osuna) continued their run of monthly events Saturday night.  The site of the event was the Nuevo Gymasio Nicarao in Managua, Nicaragua. …
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Undercard Results from Las Vegas

Female junior lightweight Mikaela Mayer (14-0, 5 KOs) won the WBO women’s title with a ten round unanimous decision over former world champion Ewa Brodnicka (19-1, 2 KOs), who lost the title after missing weight by .1 pounds on Friday afternoon. Brodnicka was deducted points for holding in rounds six and seven. Scores were 99-89, 100-88, 100-88.

2016 Olympic gold medalist Robson Conceição (15-0, 7 KOs) escaped with a unanimous decision over Luis Coria (12-4, 7 KOs) in a junior lightweight bout. Coria dropped Conceição in round two. Conceição was also deducted points in round four and round six for low blows. Scores were 94-93, 95-92, 95-92. Continue reading “Undercard Results from Las Vegas”

Female junior lightweight Mikaela Mayer (14-0, 5 KOs) won the WBO women’s title with a ten round unanimous decision over former world champion Ewa Brodnicka (19-1, 2 KOs), who lost…
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Usyk beats Chisora by unanimous decision

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WBO #1 heavyweight Oleksandr Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs) passed his first real heavyweight test with a hard fought twelve round unanimous decision over Derek Chisora (32-10, 23 KOs) on Saturday night at the SSE Arena, outside London, England. Chisora came out aggressively, but Usyk soon adjusted and took control. Chisora was game the whole way and gave a good account of himself. Scores were 117-112, 115-113, 115-113.

Usyk remains the WBO mandatory challenger to Anthony Joshua, who watched from ringside, and who he intends to fight in 2021.

“I was very happy to be back in the ring,” Usyk told Matchroom afterwards. “I haven’t fought for more than a year. It was a huge pleasure for me. You saw my smile when I went into the ring. I really want to thank god for this victory. Derek has big power, he has strong punches but I was prepared for it. Continue reading “Usyk beats Chisora by unanimous decision”

WBO #1 heavyweight Oleksandr Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs) passed his first real heavyweight test with a hard fought twelve round unanimous decision over Derek Chisora (32-10, 23 KOs) on Saturday…
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Gassiev annihilates Seferi in one

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In his first bout since facing Oleksandr Usyk in the WBSS cruiserweight finals in July 2018, former WBA/IBF world champion “Iron” Murat Gassiev (27-1, 20 KOs) quickly demolished 43-year-old veteran Nuri Seferi (41-10, 23 KOs) in the first round on Saturday night at the WOW Arena in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. A flush right hand dropped Seferi and the bout was halted. Time was 1:47.

Gassiev was originally slated to face Kevin “Kingpin” Johnson. When that fell through, he was slated to face former Tyson Fury-opponent Sefer Seferi. When that fell through also, promoters managed to bring in Seferi’s brother, Nuri. Continue reading “Gassiev annihilates Seferi in one”

In his first bout since facing Oleksandr Usyk in the WBSS cruiserweight finals in July 2018, former WBA/IBF world champion “Iron” Murat Gassiev (27-1, 20 KOs) quickly demolished 43-year-old veteran…
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Kambosos beats Selby in IBF eliminator

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Unbeaten IBF #3 lightweight George Kambosos Jr (19-0, 10 KOs) scored a twelve round split decision over former IBF featherweight champion and current IBF #4 Lee Selby (28-3, 9 KOs) in a final eliminator for the IBF lightweight world title on Saturday night at the SSE Arena, outside London, England. Kambosos pressed the action and threw the harder punches while slickster Selby tried to box. In the end, judges scored it 118-110, 116-112 Kambosos, 115-114 Selby.

“I can’t get this smile off my face,” said Kambosos afterward. “It hasn’t sunk in yet. I dug deep and I won a lot of them rounds. The big shots landed and I thought he was hurt a few times. Continue reading “Kambosos beats Selby in IBF eliminator”

Unbeaten IBF #3 lightweight George Kambosos Jr (19-0, 10 KOs) scored a twelve round split decision over former IBF featherweight champion and current IBF #4 Lee Selby (28-3, 9 KOs)…
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“Man Man” shines in pro debut in Mexico

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The long awaited professional debut of 3X amateur standout champion Marcel “Man Man” Barlatier (1-0, 1 KO) took place Friday night in Merida, Mexico. “Man Man” lived up to the hype stopping David “Mosco” Sanchez (0-1) in round 3 of their featherweight bout. Sanchez was no slouch having a solid amateur career in the very respected Mexico amateur system. The Miami, Florida native, Barlatier showed his whole arsenal of defense, boxing, and punching until finally breaking down Sanchez. The official time of the stoppage was 2:34 of round 3. Continue reading ““Man Man” shines in pro debut in Mexico”

The long awaited professional debut of 3X amateur standout champion Marcel “Man Man” Barlatier (1-0, 1 KO) took place Friday night in Merida, Mexico. “Man Man” lived up to the…
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Munguia stops Johnson in six

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Former WBO jr middleweight champion Jaime Munguia (36-0, 29 KOs) scored a sixth round TKO against Tureano Johnson (21-3-1, 15 KOs) on Friday night at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. Johnson gave Munguia all he could handle for five rounds. In round six, however, a crushing right uppercut from Munguia caused an extremely gruesome cut on Johnson’s lip that required the bout to be stopped after the round.

“I’m delighted to get the victory,” said Munguia. “He surprised us early in the fight. He has a style that makes one very uncomfortable. But my corner told me to adjust and find my distance. Then I found the right uppercut. I saw that he had gotten cut from it, and then it was just a matter of time. I am ready for all the best fighters of my division.”

Former WBO jr middleweight champion Jaime Munguia (36-0, 29 KOs) scored a sixth round TKO against Tureano Johnson (21-3-1, 15 KOs) on Friday night at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in…
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Elwin Soto retains WBO 108lb title

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WBO junior flyweight champion Elwin Soto (18-1, 12 KOs) retained his title with a twelve round unanimous decision over Carlos Buitrago (32-6-1, 18 KOs) on Friday night at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. Soto had to work hard to win 119-109, 117-111, 115-113. Buitrago was making the sixth world title challenge of his career.

“I’m very happy to walk away with the victory,” said Soto. “I tried pressure as much as I good to score a win. These are the kind of tough fights you are in when a world title is at stake. His style was difficult for me, but I felt I did enough to win. Now it’s time for me to rest and see what my team has in store for me.”

WBO junior flyweight champion Elwin Soto (18-1, 12 KOs) retained his title with a twelve round unanimous decision over Carlos Buitrago (32-6-1, 18 KOs) on Friday night at Fantasy Springs…
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Undercard Results from Fantasy Springs

In a clash between unbeaten welterweights, Rashidi “Speedy” Ellis (23-0, 14 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Alexis “Lex” Rocha (16-1, 10 KOs) to claim the vacant WBC International silver title. Scores were 116-112, 116-112, 115-113.

In a WBC female flyweight eliminator, Marlen Esparza (8-1, 1 KO) won an eight round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten Sulem Urbina (12-1, 2 KOs). Scores were 80-72, 80-72, 78-74.

Unbeaten super middleweight Bektemir Melikuziev (6-0, 5 KOs) captured the vacant WBO Intercontinental title by stopping Alan Campa (17-6, 11 KOs) at :21 of the third round. Continue reading “Undercard Results from Fantasy Springs”

In a clash between unbeaten welterweights, Rashidi “Speedy” Ellis (23-0, 14 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Alexis “Lex” Rocha (16-1, 10 KOs) to claim the vacant WBC…
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Toka Kahn-Clary smokes Popeye Perez in 2

On what felt like the coldest night of the year in Rhode Island, New England’s top fighters brought the heat Thursday in a short, but sweet, pro boxing showcase at “The Tent.”

Fan-favorite Toka Kahn-Clary of Providence scored a second-round knockout victory in the main event and highly-decorated welterweight James Perella won for the sixth time in as many fights as CES Boxing ended its eight-month layoff at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Continue reading “Toka Kahn-Clary smokes Popeye Perez in 2”

On what felt like the coldest night of the year in Rhode Island, New England’s top fighters brought the heat Thursday in a short, but sweet, pro boxing showcase at…
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Turchi defeats Grisunins in Italy

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Late result: After exactly one year, boxing returned in Italy live on DAZN last Friday night at the Allianz Cloud in Milan. In the main event, Fabio Turchi (18-1, 13 KOs) won the IBF International cruiserweight title by ten round unanimous decision against Latvian Nikolajs Grisunins (12-2-1, 5 KOs).

Late result: After exactly one year, boxing returned in Italy live on DAZN last Friday night at the Allianz Cloud in Milan. In the main event, Fabio Turchi (18-1, 13…
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