Boxing Results

Mendoza, Navarrete win in Midland, Texas

By David Finger at ringside

Boxing fans in the Permian Basin came out for an exciting night of fights this last Saturday (July 20th) as two of the State of Texas’s hottest young lightweight prospects easily defeated their foes in separate bouts.
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Undefeated 23-year old Abel Mendoza, 133 ¼, of Fort Stockton, Texas won a shutout unanimous four-round decision over Los Angeles California’s Raymond Chacon, 133 ¼ in the co-main event. Continue reading “Mendoza, Navarrete win in Midland, Texas”

By David Finger at ringside Boxing fans in the Permian Basin came out for an exciting night of fights this last Saturday (July 20th) as two of the State of…
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Josh Torres, Matthew Griego survive scare

By David Finger

In a bout for the vacant WBC Silver Latino Welterweight title, local contender Josh Torres, 146.4, won a razor thin split decision over Tucson, Arizona’s Alfonso Olvera, 146, on Saturday night at the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Two judges had it 96-94 for Torres. The third judge scored the fight for Olvera by a score of 96-94. With the win Torres improves to 21-6-2, 12 KOs. Olvera falls to 11-6-3, 4 KOs.

In the co-main event undefeated prospect Matthew Griego, 114.6, survived a scare of his own as he struggled to win a six round split decision over Leonardo Torres, 116.8, of Matamoros, Mexico. Scores were 58-56 for Griego (twice) and 60-54 for Torres. With the win, Griego improves to 10-0, 8 KOs. Torres sees his record now stand at 4-13, 4 KOs.

By David Finger In a bout for the vacant WBC Silver Latino Welterweight title, local contender Josh Torres, 146.4, won a razor thin split decision over Tucson, Arizona’s Alfonso Olvera,…
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Soro stops Prestot for WBA gold

Super welterweight Michel Soro (34-2-1, 23 KOs) won the WBA gold title with a fifth round TKO over Anderson Prestot (23-2, 12 KOs) at the Palace of Sports, in Marseille, France on Saturday. Soro was to fight unbeaten Magomed Kurvanov for the vacant WBA world title, but visa problems kayoed Kurvanov and Prestot was brought in as a late sub with the gold belt on the line. Soro will fight for the WBA world title in the near future.

Super welterweight Michel Soro (34-2-1, 23 KOs) won the WBA gold title with a fifth round TKO over Anderson Prestot (23-2, 12 KOs) at the Palace of Sports, in Marseille,…
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Collins squeaks by Lucaine in AC

By Kurt Wolfheimer at ringside
Photos: Darryl Cobb Jr.

Rising Star Promotions put together a big night of professional Boxing at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, featuring the return of Tommy “Cornflake” Lamanna (27-2-1, 9 KOs) against thirty-seven fight veteran Carlos Garcia Hernandez. Unfortunately, the fight was cancelled when Garcia Hernandez failed to meet New Jersey Athletic Commission medical requirements. Rising Star Promotions would not let the fans down though and presented an entertaining five bout card.
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In the main bout of the evening, undefeated bantamweight Ry’shine Collins (3-0, 2 KOs) was taken to the limit, but squeaked out a four round split decision victory over Antonio Lucaine (0-1). Continue reading “Collins squeaks by Lucaine in AC”

By Kurt Wolfheimer at ringside Photos: Darryl Cobb Jr. Rising Star Promotions put together a big night of professional Boxing at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, featuring…
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Pacquiao beats Thurman for WBA welter title

By David Robinett at ringside
Photos: Sumio Yamada

Father Time continues to creep closer and closer to Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao, leading up to the inevitable end of his reign as an elite fighter. But not today. The incomparable Senator from the Philippines is clearly showing some wear in the tread, but still had enough in the tank to earn a well-deserved split decision over the previously undefeated WBA welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman.
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Thurman (29-1, 22 KOs) had predicted in the lead-up to the fight that Pacquiao’s time had passed and he was no longer able to hang with the best of the division. But Pacquiao (62-7-2, 39 KOs) gave notice in the opening round that Thurman would pay for his lack of respect, dropping “One Time” with a left to the body, right to the head that sent the pro-Manny crowd into a frenzy. Continue reading “Pacquiao beats Thurman for WBA welter title”

By David Robinett at ringside Photos: Sumio Yamada Father Time continues to creep closer and closer to Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao, leading up to the inevitable end of his reign…
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Ugas schools Figueroa in WBC eliminator

In a WBC welterweight title eliminator, Yordenis Ugás (24-4, 11 KOs) schooled previously undefeated former world champion Omar “El Panterita” Figueroa Jr. (28-1-1, 19 KOs) on Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Scores were 119-107 across the board.

A right uppercut by Ugas got things started, finding its mark and moments later Ugas followed up with a right hand, knocking down Figueroa as his glove touch the rope while staggering. Referee Russell Mora officially ruled it a knockdown. Ugas was warned for holding in round two as Figueroa stood close to him fighting on the inside. Continuing to hold, Ugas was deducted a point in the fifth but pressed and stood close to Figueroa. Continue reading “Ugas schools Figueroa in WBC eliminator”

In a WBC welterweight title eliminator, Yordenis Ugás (24-4, 11 KOs) schooled previously undefeated former world champion Omar “El Panterita” Figueroa Jr. (28-1-1, 19 KOs) on Saturday night at MGM…
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Lipinets KOs late sub in two

Former IBF super lightweight champion Sergey “Samurai” Lipinets (16-1, 12 KOs) made quick work of late sub Jayar Inson (18-3, 12 KOs), scoring a stoppage at :57 of round two in a scheduled ten round bout and earning the WBO Intercontinental welterweight belt for his four minutes of work. Lipinets ducked under an Inson right cross and answered with a left hook that landed flush on Inson’s chin, dropping him in a heap. Inson, who replaced original opponent John Molina, Jr., managed to make it to his feet, put up his hands, and tell referee Jay Nady he could continue, but as is he is prone to do, Nady stopped the fight anyway.

Former IBF super lightweight champion Sergey “Samurai” Lipinets (16-1, 12 KOs) made quick work of late sub Jayar Inson (18-3, 12 KOs), scoring a stoppage at :57 of round two…
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Unbeaten Nery KOs Payano in nine

By Miguel Maravilla at ringside

Undefeated former WBC bantamweight champion Luis “Pantera” Nery (30-0, 24 KOs) of Tijuana, Mexico scored a ninth round knockout over former world champion and two-time Olympian Juan Carlos Payano (21-3, 9 KOs) of the Dominican Republic on Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The two southpaws clashed heads early in the opening round but no caused no cuts as Nery and Payano fought on. Fighting aggressively in round two, Nery landed some looping wild punches that got Payano’s attention. Nery began to pick up the pace connecting inside to the body and roughing up Payano. A short right by Nery in the fourth started things up as he backed Payano and followed up with his attack. Continue reading “Unbeaten Nery KOs Payano in nine”

By Miguel Maravilla at ringside Undefeated former WBC bantamweight champion Luis “Pantera” Nery (30-0, 24 KOs) of Tijuana, Mexico scored a ninth round knockout over former world champion and two-time…
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Plant smashs Lee, retains IBF 168lb title

By David Robinett at ringside
Photos: Sumio Yamada

IBF super middleweight champion Caleb Plant (19-0, 11 KOs) successfully defended his world title with a one-sided beatdown of Mike Lee (21-1, 11 KOs), earning a referee’s stoppage at 1:29 of round three in a scheduled twelve round contest at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
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This bout featured two men who had remained undefeated despite substantial hardships, with Plant suffering both the loss of his infant daughter and mother in separate, tragic circumstances. Lee, a graduate of Notre Dame university who gained national recognition a few years ago as a spokesman for Subway, has battled inactivity and health complications from an autoimmune disease that he continues to hold at bay while he pursues this career. Continue reading “Plant smashs Lee, retains IBF 168lb title”

By David Robinett at ringside Photos: Sumio Yamada IBF super middleweight champion Caleb Plant (19-0, 11 KOs) successfully defended his world title with a one-sided beatdown of Mike Lee (21-1,…
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Whyte beats Rivas for WBC interim heavy title

In a clash for the vacant WBC interim heavyweight title, Dillian Whyte (26-1, 18 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten Oscar Rivas (26-1, 18 KOs) on Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London. Whyte appeared headed to an easy decision, but in round nine Rivas dropped him with an uppercut. Whyte survived Rivas’ follow-up barrage and Rivas was never able to mount another charge. Scores were 115-112, 115-112, 116-111. Whyte is now the WBC mandatory challenger.

In a clash for the vacant WBC interim heavyweight title, Dillian Whyte (26-1, 18 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten Oscar Rivas (26-1, 18 KOs) on…
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Undercard Results from Las Vegas

By David Robinett at ringside

The first of two walkout bouts at the MGM Grand Garden Arena featured an intriguing matchup of undefeated older welterweight prospects, with Peter Dobson (11-0, 7 KOs) stopping Emmanuel Medina (16-1, 9 KOs) at 1:18 of round five in a scheduled six round contest. The 29-year old Dobson, who won a regional belt in June 2017 but then promptly sat out the next 18 months due to promotional issues, got off to inauspicious start, getting knocked down by the 30-year old Medina in the second round. Good two way action in round three before Dobson swung the momentum in his favor in round four with a right hook to the body that visibly hurt Medina. Dobson began to pour it on early in round five before a right uppercut dropped Medina for the first time in the fight. Medina beat the count but Dobson forced the stoppage with a series of unanswered shots to the body with Medina doubled over and unable to defend himself.

Lightweight Austin Dulay (14-1, 11 KOs) stopped Justin Pauldo (12-2, 6 KOs) at :46 of round three in a scheduled six round bout.

Efe Ajagba (11-0, 9 KOs) remained undefeated with a solid, if undramatic, ten-round unanimous decision over Ali Eren Demirezen (11-1, 10 KOs) in a matchup of heavyweights who both competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Scores were 97-93, 99-91, 99-91 for Ajagba. Although an Olympian representing his home country of Nigeria, Ajagba might be best known for literally scaring his opponent out of the ring last August, when Curtis Harper walked out of the ring after seeing Ajagba bearing down on him (or due to a pay dispute, depending on whom you believe.) Ajagba was less fearsome this time around, but still effective, relying almost exclusively on his left jab, right hand combination to pile up rounds while Demirezen lunged forward with sweeping left and right hooks that landed occasionally but not enough to cause Ajagba significant trouble. Continue reading “Undercard Results from Las Vegas”

By David Robinett at ringside The first of two walkout bouts at the MGM Grand Garden Arena featured an intriguing matchup of undefeated older welterweight prospects, with Peter Dobson (11-0,…
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Price, Chisora victorious in London

Heavyweight David Price (25-6, 20 KOs) dominated Dave Allen (17-5-2, 14 KOs) over ten rounds on Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London. Allen had no answers to deal with the size of the 6’9 Price. He quit after round ten.

Heavyweight Derek “Del Boy” Chisora (31-9, 21 KOs) made quick work of Artur “The Pin” Szpilka (22-4, 15 KOs). A right hook laid out Szpilka 61 seconds into round two. Continue reading “Price, Chisora victorious in London”

Heavyweight David Price (25-6, 20 KOs) dominated Dave Allen (17-5-2, 14 KOs) over ten rounds on Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London. Allen had no answers to deal…
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Ex-champ Lopez edges world-rated Juarez

Former world champion Ganigan “El Maravilla” Lopez (36-9, 19 KOs) won a hard fought split decision over WBO #5 WBC #7 light flyweight Saul “Baby” Juarez (25-9-2, 13 KOs) on Friday night in Mexico City’s famed Blackberry Auditorium. At the end of ten hotly contested rounds, the scorecards read 96-96, 96-94 Lopez, 96-94 Juarez.

Former world champion Ganigan “El Maravilla” Lopez (36-9, 19 KOs) won a hard fought split decision over WBO #5 WBC #7 light flyweight Saul “Baby” Juarez (25-9-2, 13 KOs) on…
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Lopez, Matias victorious in IBF eliminators

By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside
Photos: Sumio Yamada

In the main event of the Top Rank Promotions card at the MGM National Harbor Casino in Oxon Hill, MD, lightweight Teofimo “El Brooklyn” Lopez of Brooklyn, NY won a 12-round unanimous decision over Masayoshi Nakatani of Osaka, Japan in an IBF Elimination bout. Lopez took control of the contest in the fourth round when he landed a solid right hand to Nakatani’s face. However, Nakatani stayed in the contest and, by the ninth round, he was able to land some quality punches of his own. However, the judges didn’t seem to give Nakatani any credit for his offense. Judges David Braslow and Larry Hazzard, Jr. saw the bout 118-110 while judge Bernard Bruni scored the contest 119-109. Lopez remains undefeated at 14-0, 11 KO’s while Nakatani falls to 18-1, 12 KO’s
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In the co-feature contest, lightweight Subriel Matias of Fajardo, Puerto Rico won by TKO when his opponent, Maxim Dadashev of Oxnard, CA could not come off his stool before the 12th and final round. The bout was an IBF Lightweight Elimination contest. Matias was relentless in the bout as he continuously came forward and had Dadashev going backwards. To his credit, Dadashev did land some shots but he couldn’t keep Matias away. In the 11th round, Matias landed some crushing lefts and rights to Dadashev’s head and body. When the bell rang to start the final round, Dadashev could not get off his stool. Matias remains perfect in his career, 14-0, 14 KO’s. Dadashev loses for the first time and he is 13-1, 11 KO’s.
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By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside Photos: Sumio Yamada In the main event of the Top Rank Promotions card at the MGM National Harbor Casino in Oxon Hill, MD, lightweight…
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Nuñez decisions Gamez in Panama

By Héctor Villarreal

Undefeated Cuban bantamweight Leosdan Nuñez (10-0, 4 KOs) scored a ten rounds decision (99-90 x 3) over Venezuelan prospect Otto Gamez (18-2, 13 KOs) in the main event of Thursday night boxing event at La Sociedad Española in Panama.

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Photo: Leosdan Nuñez stays undefeated.

In a very exciting fight between two Venezuelans, 39-year-old Charlie Navarro (28-9, 22 KOs) won a split decision over previously undefeated Johan “Manotas” Gonzalez (22-1, 22 KOs) to claim the WBA Fedelatin super welterweight. Two of the official scores were 105-104 for Navarro and the other one 105-104 for Gonzalez.

Local lightweight Ernesto Marin (5-0, 2 KOs) stopped Edgar Guillen (3-12-2, 1 KO) at 2:23 of round 2.

By Héctor Villarreal Undefeated Cuban bantamweight Leosdan Nuñez (10-0, 4 KOs) scored a ten rounds decision (99-90 x 3) over Venezuelan prospect Otto Gamez (18-2, 13 KOs) in the main…
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Tureano Johnson stops Jason Quigley in 9

Veteran middleweight Tureano Johnson (21-2-1, 15 KOs) beat up previously undefeated 25:1 favorite and WBC #5, WBA #8, IBF #14 rated Jason “El Animal” Quigley (16-1, 12 KOs) for nine rounds and got the TKO when Quigley didn’t come out for round ten on Thursday night at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Johnson claimed Quigley’s the NABF title and should get a world rating.

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In an upset, unheralded super bantamweight Leonardo Baez (15-2, 8 KOs) soundly defeated previously unbeaten two-time Olympian and NABA titleholder Alberto “Impacto” Melian (5-1, 3 KOs) by ten round unanimous decision. Baez aggressively took the fight to Melian and won by scores of 97-93, 97-93, 97-93. Continue reading “Tureano Johnson stops Jason Quigley in 9”

Veteran middleweight Tureano Johnson (21-2-1, 15 KOs) beat up previously undefeated 25:1 favorite and WBC #5, WBA #8, IBF #14 rated Jason “El Animal” Quigley (16-1, 12 KOs) for nine…
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Hanna Gabriels retains WBA female 154lb belt

WBA female super welterweight world champion Hanna “La Amazona” Gabriels (20-2-1, 11 KOs) successfully defended her title with a ten round unanimous decision over previously undefeated challenger Abril Vidal (8-1, 3 KOs) on Wednesday night at the Gimnasio Nacional in San Jose, Costa Rica. Gabriels was in control but took some shots along the way. Scores were 96-94, 97-93, 97-93.

World ranked super featherweight O’Shaquie “Ice Water” Foster (16-2, 10 KOs) scored an eighth round KO over Jesus “Lightning” Bravo (19-2-1, 17 KOs) in a bout for the WBA Fedecentro title. A Foster right hand on the chin turned out Bravo’s lights at the 2:59 mark.

Undefeated heavyweight prospect Trey Lippe-Morrison, the son of former heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison, moved to 16-0 with 16 KOs with a sixth round TKO over Pedro Martinez (10-2, 4 KOs). The bout was abruptly waved off after a body shot at :50.

Super welterweight Abram Martinez (7-0, 5 KOs) outscored Jorge Mendez (4-5-1, 3 KOs) over six by scores of 59-55, 60-54, 58-56.

WBA female super welterweight world champion Hanna “La Amazona” Gabriels (20-2-1, 11 KOs) successfully defended her title with a ten round unanimous decision over previously undefeated challenger Abril Vidal (8-1,…
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Phuzi retains WBA Pan African title

By Ron Jackson

Akani Phuzi retained his WBA Pan African cruiserweight title on a hard-earned majority 12 round point’s decision over the vastly more experienced Willbeforce Shihepo before a packed to the capacity Blairgowrie Recreation Centre on Sunday afternoon. The judges scored it 116-112, 115-113 and 114-114.

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Photo: Nick Lourens

In what was a grueling affair against Shihepo (25-11, 18 KOs), who knew all the tricks of a wily old veteran, he closed down the 25-year-old champion at times and made him work for victory which augurs well for his future career. Continue reading “Phuzi retains WBA Pan African title”

By Ron Jackson Akani Phuzi retained his WBA Pan African cruiserweight title on a hard-earned majority 12 round point’s decision over the vastly more experienced Willbeforce Shihepo before a packed…
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De Gracia, Concepcion win by KO

By Héctor Villarreal

World class Panamanians, Bryan “La Roca” De Gracia (25-2-1, 21 KOs) and Luis “El Nica” Concepcion (38-8,27 KOs) stopped Nicaraguan opponents on Saturday night at Gimnasio Los Naranjos in Boquete, Chiriqui, Panama.

De Gracia, currently WBA’s #5 featherweight, dropped veteran Daniel “El General” Diaz (23-9-2, 15 KOs) and caused a severe cut on his left cheek, forcing the visitor to quit at the end of round one.

Felix Moncada (9-10-1, 1 KO) gave tough opposition to former two division world champion Concepcion, until the local caught him with a right hook, which Moncada allegued was a low blow. Referee Armando Tejeira ruled it a legal punch and declared Concepcion the winner by KO at 1:13 in round 4. Continue reading “De Gracia, Concepcion win by KO”

By Héctor Villarreal World class Panamanians, Bryan “La Roca” De Gracia (25-2-1, 21 KOs) and Luis “El Nica” Concepcion (38-8,27 KOs) stopped Nicaraguan opponents on Saturday night at Gimnasio Los…
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Vendetti shuts out Anderson

Photos: Emily Harney

In the first ever ticketed event at Encore Boston Harbor, the brand new 2.6 billion dollar resort casino located on Boston’s waterfront, a sold out crowd of 2,300 fans watched hometown hero, Greg Vendetti (22-3-1, 12 KOs) score a shutout unanimous decision over Newark, New Jersey’s Michael Anderson (17-3-1, 12 KOs) to capture the fringe IBA junior middleweight title.
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Entering the ring to “The Imperial March” aka Darth Vader’s theme song, Vendetti took a cue from the Sith Lord and began a non stop pressure onslaught that Anderson had no answer for at any point in the 12 round fight. Continue reading “Vendetti shuts out Anderson”

Photos: Emily Harney In the first ever ticketed event at Encore Boston Harbor, the brand new 2.6 billion dollar resort casino located on Boston’s waterfront, a sold out crowd of…
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Pinchuk, Dovhun victorious

Report and photos by Bob Caico at ringside

Ukrainian Lyubomyr Pinchuk (11-1-1) of Pittsburgh won the vacant ABF Continental Cruiserweight title when he scored a majority decision over Johnnie Langston (7-1) of Sarasota, FL in an absolute war at the Carnegie Music Hall in Homestead, PA. The card was promoted by Mike McSorley’s Integrity Fighter Management LLC. Continue reading “Pinchuk, Dovhun victorious”

Report and photos by Bob Caico at ringside Ukrainian Lyubomyr Pinchuk (11-1-1) of Pittsburgh won the vacant ABF Continental Cruiserweight title when he scored a majority decision over Johnnie Langston…
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Vargas beats Kameda, retains WBC 122lb title

By Rocky Morales at ringside
Photos: Sumio Yamada

WBC super bantamweight champion Rey Vargas (34-0, 22KO) retained his title with an unpopular unanimous decision victory over Tomoki Kameda (36-3, 20KO) on Saturday night at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.
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The decision was roundly booed despite it being a largely pro-Vargas crowd in attendance. Vargas played the part of matador with Kameda playing the bull. Kameda charged forward for all twelve rounds and seemingly landed far more power punches and seemed to hurt Vargas on a couple of occasions while Vargas was usually in retreat while flicking his jab. In the final round, during a clinch, Kameda grew frustrated, hit Vargas on the break and was deducted a point. Continue reading “Vargas beats Kameda, retains WBC 122lb title”

By Rocky Morales at ringside Photos: Sumio Yamada WBC super bantamweight champion Rey Vargas (34-0, 22KO) retained his title with an unpopular unanimous decision victory over Tomoki Kameda (36-3, 20KO)…
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James, Washington, Martin triumph

Welterweight contender Jamal “Shango” James (26-1, 12 KOs) hammered out a ten round unanimous decision over former world champion Antonio DeMarco (33-8-1, 24 KOs) on Saturday at The Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The bout was a war early on, then James had the edge down the stretch. Scores were 98-92 3x.

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In a clash between heavyweight contenders, Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington (20-3-1, 13 KOs) scored a spectacular eighth round KO over Robert “The Nordic Nightmare” Helenius (28-3, 17 KOs). Behind on the cards, Washington leveled Helenius with a massive right hand at 2:32. Helenius was counted out.
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Former IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin (27-2-1, 24 KOs) rocked a fourth round KO over Daniel Martz (18-6-1, 15 KOs). Martin dropped Martz twice in round four. Time was 2:03. Continue reading “James, Washington, Martin triumph”

Welterweight contender Jamal “Shango” James (26-1, 12 KOs) hammered out a ten round unanimous decision over former world champion Antonio DeMarco (33-8-1, 24 KOs) on Saturday at The Armory in…
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Top Contenders Fall in Carson, California

By Rocky Morales and Miguel Maravilla at ringside

Two undefeated, highly ranked and highly regarded fighters lost their 0s on Saturday night at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.

Super bantamweight Ronny Rios (31-3, 15KO) scored a spectacular upset knockout victory over previously undefeated WBA #3 Diego De La Hoya (21-1, 10KO) to win the NABF and WBA Gold titles. It was an all-action fight, throughout, with both fighters willingly exchanging at close quarters. By the fifth round, Rios was starting to take control with hard hooks, body shots and uppercuts. About a minute into the sixth round, Rios landed a hard right uppercut that floored De La Hoya. De La Hoya would struggle to his feet but then told the referee he could not continue leading the referee to call an end to the bout at 1:17 of the sixth round. It was a career-best victory and a nice rebound for Rios who suffered a knockout loss last year to Azat Hovhannisyan. With the victory, Rios rejuvenated his career and puts himself atop the list for a world title shot.

Venezuelan super featherweight Roger Gutierrez (22-3-1, 14 KOs) scored a huge upset knocking out previously undefeated WBC #2 rated Rocky Hernandez (28-1, 25, KOs) of Mexico City. Gutierrez’s lip was busted seconds into the opening round as Hernandez worked his way inside with chopping left hooks. Keeping his composure, Gutierrez drilled Hernandez with a hard right hand, sending the Mexican to the canvas as he got up staggering forcing the referee Rudy Barragan to stop the fight at 2:39 of the first. Continue reading “Top Contenders Fall in Carson, California”

By Rocky Morales and Miguel Maravilla at ringside Two undefeated, highly ranked and highly regarded fighters lost their 0s on Saturday night at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.…
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Stevenson crushes Guevera in three

By Kurt Wolfheimer at ringside
Photos: Darryl Cobb, Jr.

It was billed as the long-awaited homecoming for the WBO featherweight contender “Fearless” Shakur Stevenson (12-0, 7 KOs) and he did so in dramatic fashion with a decisive third round knockout of former world bantamweight challenger Alberto “Metro” Guevara (27-5, 12 KOs) Saturday night at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
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Stevenson looked sharp right from the opening bell with a heavy left hook to the body. Guevera, who took the fight on just eight days notice went on the retreat. Continue reading “Stevenson crushes Guevera in three”

By Kurt Wolfheimer at ringside Photos: Darryl Cobb, Jr. It was billed as the long-awaited homecoming for the WBO featherweight contender “Fearless” Shakur Stevenson (12-0, 7 KOs) and he did…
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