Weights from Poland

By Przemek Garczarczyk

Mariusz Wach 262.3 vs. Martin Bakole Ilunga 263.5
Robert Parzeczewski 167.1 vs. Dmitrii Chudinov 167.6
Damian Wrzesinski 138.9 vs. Kamil Mlodzinski 139.6
Damian Jonak 159.8 vs. Andrew Robinson 159.2
Patryk Szymanski 160.9 vs. Robert Talarek 159.8

Venue: Spodek, Katowice, Poland
Promoter: MB Promotions
TV: PolSat Sport HD (Poland)

By Przemek Garczarczyk Mariusz Wach 262.3 vs. Martin Bakole Ilunga 263.5 Robert Parzeczewski 167.1 vs. Dmitrii Chudinov 167.6 Damian Wrzesinski 138.9 vs. Kamil Mlodzinski 139.6 Damian Jonak 159.8 vs. Andrew…
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Weights from Czech Republic

Fabiana Bytyqi 101.4 vs. Maria Soledad Vargas 102.3
(WBC female atomweight title)

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Ali Eren Demirezen 266.3 vs. Adnan Redzovic 233.5
(WBO Europe heavyweight title)

Tomas Salek 242.3 vs. Pavel Sour 233.5

Venue: Sluneta, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
Promoter: SES Boxing
TV: O2 TV Sport (Czech Republic), ranFIGHTING.de (Germany)

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Fabiana Bytyqi 101.4 vs. Maria Soledad Vargas 102.3 (WBC female atomweight title) Ali Eren Demirezen 266.3 vs. Adnan Redzovic 233.5 (WBO Europe heavyweight title) Tomas Salek 242.3 vs. Pavel Sour…
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Chemito Moreno confirms his return for April 30

By Héctor Villarreal

Former WBA bantamweight super champion Anselmo “Chemito” Moreno (36-6-1, 12 KOs) announced his return to the ring after almost two years of retirement. In a press conference held at the Presidente Remon horse racetrack, Moreno and his wife/promoter Rouss Laguna confirmed the date, Tuesday, April 30th at the Arena Roberto Duran for the international card “Regreso al Triunfo” in which Anselmo will face former Mexican national featherweight champion Daniel Colula (12-2-2, 3 KOs).
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Local welterweights Alberto “Metralleta” Mosquera (25-4-2, 16 KOs) and Omir Rodriguez (11-2-1, 5 KOs) will trade punches in the main event. Also, former WBA interim bantam and super bantamweight titlist Nehomar Cermeño (26-8-1, 15 KOs) comes back to action against Hernan Cortez and gorgeous model/boxer Monica “La Intocable” Henao faces an opponent to be confirmed.

By Héctor Villarreal Former WBA bantamweight super champion Anselmo “Chemito” Moreno (36-6-1, 12 KOs) announced his return to the ring after almost two years of retirement. In a press conference…
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Leo, Martinez, Cortes remain unbeaten

Three undefeated prospects made successful ShoBox: The New Generation debuts on Friday night at Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas.

In the main event, super bantamweight Angelo Leo (17-0, 8 KOs) took a one-sided a ten round unanimous decision over Neil John Tabanao (17-5, 11 KOs). Scores were 100-89, 100-90, 100-90.

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“He was a tough fighter,” Leo said. “I’d give my performance an eight. He had a punch. I had to stay cautious in the beginning and take my time and get on the inside.”

Super featherweight Xavier Martinez (14-0, 10 KOs) battered John Moralde (21-3, 11 KOs) from the opening bell and got a third round TKO. Moralde down in round three. Time was 1.11.

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“He kept smirking at me when we first started so I wanted to wipe that smirk off his face real quick,” Martinez said. “So it went from him smirking to him getting serious really fast. I was looking to get the knockout, but in my head I was thinking if it doesn’t happen, just keep working him. But I didn’t have to. I took him out on the third.” Continue reading “Leo, Martinez, Cortes remain unbeaten”

Three undefeated prospects made successful ShoBox: The New Generation debuts on Friday night at Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas. In the main event, super bantamweight Angelo Leo (17-0, 8…
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Weights from Hermosillo

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Ramón Álvarez 154 vs. José Carlos Paz 153.5
Pedro Campa 140 vs. Abner López 140
Joselito Velázquez 112 vs. Ángel Guevara 112
Sulem Urbina 112 vs. Aracely Palacios 112
Agustín Gauto 108 vs. Jesús Cervantes 108.6
Jorge García 154 vs. Francisco Villanueva 155
Carlos Ocampo 155 vs. David Bustamante 156
Eduardo Ramírez 123 vs. Cristian Cortez 123
Bryan Acosta 126 vs. Luis Carlos Rodríguez 126
Taylor Quijada 112 vs. Jorge Acosta 113.5
Victor Olivo 119 vs. Jorge Armenta ??
Roberto Sánchez 116 vs. Joel Cano 117
Omar Salcido 141 vs. Jorge Watanabe 143

Venue: Arena Sonora, Hermosillo, Son, Mexico
Promoter: Zanfer/2M Promotions
TV: TV Azteca

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Photos: Zanfer Promotions Ramón Álvarez 154 vs. José Carlos Paz 153.5 Pedro Campa 140 vs. Abner López 140 Joselito Velázquez 112 vs. Ángel Guevara 112 Sulem Urbina 112 vs. Aracely…
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European Boxing Update

By Marco Bratusch

Italy’s Matteo Signani (27-5-3, 10 KOs) is the new mandatory challenger for crafty Pole and current middleweight titlist Kamil Szeremeta (19-0, 4 KOs), who already defended his belt twice, lately against Andrew Francillette in France. Signani, a former European Union (EU) champion who is a fireman in his day job, already got his chance for the European title when he took on fellow countryman Emanuele Blandamura for the vacant belt in 2016. The unbeaten Pole Szeremeta, an accurate a well-schooled boxer, was rumored to be pitted against former middleweight king Gennady Golovkin for his DAZN streaming platform debut, but so far nothing has been officially confirmed. If such fight will finally see the light, Signani will battle for the vacant European belt against the highest available contender. Meanwhile, the Italian stays at the window but busy, fighting in a six-round undercard bout in Florence, Italy, on April 26th, in a show co-promoted by Matchroom Italy and Opi Since 82, headlining local idol Fabio Turchi versus Jean Jacques Olivier for the WBC Int. title. Continue reading “European Boxing Update”

By Marco Bratusch Italy’s Matteo Signani (27-5-3, 10 KOs) is the new mandatory challenger for crafty Pole and current middleweight titlist Kamil Szeremeta (19-0, 4 KOs), who already defended his…
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Usyk makes heavyweight debut vs. Takam May 25

Pound-for-pound star Oleksandr Usyk will make his heavyweight debut against Carlos Takam at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland on May 25, live on DAZN in the US and on Sky Sports in the UK. Usyk (16-0, 12 KOs) was the dominant force in the cruiserweight division over the last 18 months, culminating with his commanding win over Murat Gassiev in July to become the undisputed World ruler and the winner of the inaugural World Boxing Super Series tournament in Gassiev’s Moscow home.

The unbeaten ruler waved goodbye to the division in style in November in Manchester where he KO’d Tony Bellew in the eighth round of their clash – a seventh straight world title triumph on the road for the 2012 Olympic gold medal hero. Continue reading “Usyk makes heavyweight debut vs. Takam May 25”

Pound-for-pound star Oleksandr Usyk will make his heavyweight debut against Carlos Takam at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland on May 25, live on DAZN in the US…
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Lasisi, Joyce victorious in Dubai, U.A.E.

Unbeaten super flyweight Aliu Bamidele “Lucky Boy” Lasisi (13-0, 8 KOs) scored a hard-fought twelve round unanimous decision over Ricardo Blandon (10-2, 6 KOs) to claim the vacant WBC International belt on Friday night at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Blandon dropped Lasisi at the end of round three and Lasisi was deducted a point for a headbutt in round four. But Lasisi floored Blandon in round ten to pull out a 114-111 win on all three cards.

In the co-feature, unbeaten featherweight David Oliver Joyce (10-0, 8 KOs) stopped Stephen Tiffney (10-2, 4 KOs) in the seventh round to claim the vacant WBO European strap. Joyce dropped Tiffney in round seven and got a referee’s stoppage at the end of the round.

Local lightweight prospect Majid Al-Naqbi will made his professional debut with a fourth round KO over Vladimir Lytkin (0-3). Lytkin down twice.

Lightweight Sultan Zaurbek (6-0, 4 KOs) scored a fifth round KO over Chenghong Tao (7-6-1, 5 KOs).

Featherweight Shakhobidin Zoirov, who captured a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, won his pro debut with a first round stop of Anthony Holt (5-5-1, 3 KOs).

Unbeaten super middleweight Mateo Tapia (10-0, 6 KOs) stopped Gaganpreet Sharma (8-2, 4 KOs) in the eighth round.

Unbeaten super flyweight Aliu Bamidele “Lucky Boy” Lasisi (13-0, 8 KOs) scored a hard-fought twelve round unanimous decision over Ricardo Blandon (10-2, 6 KOs) to claim the vacant WBC International…
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Hammer: I have the skills to beat Shields

Before she arrived in New York Thursday for the final part of her training camp, WBO middleweight world champion Christina Hammer shared her thoughts on her showdown for the undisputed middleweight championship against WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight champion Claressa Shields on April 13 live on SHOWTIME from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.
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“I’m a long time champion and I know what to do in the ring,” said Hammer. “I know I have the skills to beat her. I have great foot work and my goal is to beat her badly…Claressa has obviously accomplished a lot going back to the Olympics. This is a big step for her and I think it’s going to be a challenge for her. As a person, she’s just my opponent, that’s all.”

Before she arrived in New York Thursday for the final part of her training camp, WBO middleweight world champion Christina Hammer shared her thoughts on her showdown for the undisputed…
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WBO #7 Dunn stops Rokohi in two

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

WBO #7, WBA #11 super middleweight Zac Dunn (27-1, 23 KOs) stopped previously unbeaten German Patrick Rokohi (16-1, 12 KOs) in the second round of a scheduled ten round contest with the WBA Oceania title up for grabs at the Melbourne Pavilion, Melbourne, Victoria on Friday. Dunn dropped Rokohi twice in round two and the referee called the bout off. Promoter was Big Time Boxing, Brian Amatruda.

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing WBO #7, WBA #11 super middleweight Zac Dunn (27-1, 23 KOs) stopped previously unbeaten German Patrick Rokohi (16-1, 12 KOs) in the second…
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Jermall Charlo to face Contender champion?

WBC interim middleweight champion Jermall Charlo could defend his crown against Brandon Adams on June 8 or 15 in Houston. Adams (21-2, 13 KOs) is best known for winning the 5th season of “The Contender,” which aired on EPIX late last year, defeating Shane Mosley Jr. (13-3, 8 KOs) by unanimous decision. Charlo (28-0, 21 KOs) comes from defeating Russian southpaw Matt Korobov last December, in what was a great fight held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

WBC interim middleweight champion Jermall Charlo could defend his crown against Brandon Adams on June 8 or 15 in Houston. Adams (21-2, 13 KOs) is best known for winning the…
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Next up for Lerena and Mbenge

By Ron Jackson

Golden Gloves Boxing Promotions have announced the Keven Lerena will defend his IBO cruiserweight belt against Vasil Ducar at Emperors Palace, near Kempton Park on June 8 and Thulani Mbenge will defend his IBO welterweight belt against Sebastian Formella in Hamburg, Germany on July 6. Continue reading “Next up for Lerena and Mbenge”

By Ron Jackson Golden Gloves Boxing Promotions have announced the Keven Lerena will defend his IBO cruiserweight belt against Vasil Ducar at Emperors Palace, near Kempton Park on June 8…
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“Wars” are expected Saturday in Hermosillo

On Thursday, the press in Hermosillo saw that super welterweights Ramón “Inocente” Álvarez (27-7-3, 16 KOs) of Mexico and José Carlos “Puro” Paz (23-8-1, 13 KOs) of Argentina are poised to deliver an authentic war on Saturday in the new Sonora Arena.

Inocente Alvarez Y Puro Paz
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Ramon Alvarez: “We prepared to win. In my mind, there’s no other option. I know we have the strength and boxing skills to beat Paz and we will go for it. We will stand up for Mexican boxing!”

José Carlos Paz: “We’re going to add Alvarez to the list of Mexican victims. We’ve done a great preparation. I only ask the Mexican fans not to miss the fight because they’ll see a war in the ring. But in the end, I will come out with my arm raised.” Continue reading ““Wars” are expected Saturday in Hermosillo”

On Thursday, the press in Hermosillo saw that super welterweights Ramón “Inocente” Álvarez (27-7-3, 16 KOs) of Mexico and José Carlos “Puro” Paz (23-8-1, 13 KOs) of Argentina are poised…
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WBA #1 super feather Rene Alvarado returns

WRAM Boxing (William Ramirez) and Nica Boxing (Pablo Osunsa) return April 26 at the Nuevo Gimnasio Nicarao in Managua, Nicaragua. WBA #1 ranked super featherweight Rene Alvarado (30-8, 20 KOs) will be featured in an 8 round bout vs local journeyman Eusebio Osejo (30-22-3, 8 KOs). Alvarado is remaining active while awaiting his world title opportunity. His twin brother Felix Alvarado is the current IBF light flyweight world champion. The event will be streamed on Nica Boxing Facebook page. Continue reading “WBA #1 super feather Rene Alvarado returns”

WRAM Boxing (William Ramirez) and Nica Boxing (Pablo Osunsa) return April 26 at the Nuevo Gimnasio Nicarao in Managua, Nicaragua. WBA #1 ranked super featherweight Rene Alvarado (30-8, 20 KOs)…
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Quigg to face Velez April 26

Super featherweight Scott Quigg (35-2-2, 26 KOs) is facing Jayson Velez (28-5, 20 KOs) at The Forum in Inglewood, California on April 26, live on DAZN in the US and on Sky Sports in the UK. Quigg-Velez is part of a huge night of boxing in LA, topped by a world title doubleheader featuring the Srisaket Sor Rungvisai vs. Juan Francisco Estrada rematch for the WBC super flyweight title and WBA super bantamweight champion Daniel Roman and IBF ruler TJ Doheny clashing in a unification battle. Continue reading “Quigg to face Velez April 26”

Super featherweight Scott Quigg (35-2-2, 26 KOs) is facing Jayson Velez (28-5, 20 KOs) at The Forum in Inglewood, California on April 26, live on DAZN in the US and…
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Krasniqi set to defend Euro super middle belt

EBU European super middleweight champion Robin Krasniqi (49-5, 17 KOs) will next defend his title against SES stablemate and 2012 Olympian Stefan Härtel (17-1, 2 KOs) on May 11 at the Stadthalle in Magdeburg, Germany. They were scheduled to meet last November, but Haertel came down ill and Krasniqi faced EU champ Ronny Landaeta instead. MDR will televise in Germany. Additional bouts are TBA.

EBU European super middleweight champion Robin Krasniqi (49-5, 17 KOs) will next defend his title against SES stablemate and 2012 Olympian Stefan Härtel (17-1, 2 KOs) on May 11 at…
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ShoBox Weights from Las Vegas

Angelo Leo 123 vs. Neil John Tabanao 122.25
Xavier Martinez 131.75 vs. John Moralde 131.5
Andre Cortes 132.25 vs. Jahmal Dyer 130.5

Venue: Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas
Promoter: Mayweather Promotions
TV: Showtime

Angelo Leo 123 vs. Neil John Tabanao 122.25 Xavier Martinez 131.75 vs. John Moralde 131.5 Andre Cortes 132.25 vs. Jahmal Dyer 130.5 Venue: Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas Promoter:…
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Hogan training with Freddie Roach

By Ray Wheatley – World of Boxing

WBO#1 light-middleweight Dennis Hogan (28-1-1,7KO’s) has had excellent preparation training with Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Gym and is confident he will defeat Jamie Munguia to become WBO champion on April 13 at the Arena Monterrey in Monterrey, Neuvo Leon, México
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“Huge day yesterday at Wild Card Gym ,” said Hogan. “Did eight tough rounds with two-time world champion Jesse Vargas follows by four more with a fresh fighter. Continue reading “Hogan training with Freddie Roach”

By Ray Wheatley – World of Boxing WBO#1 light-middleweight Dennis Hogan (28-1-1,7KO’s) has had excellent preparation training with Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Gym and is confident he will…
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Claressa Shields media workout

WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight world champion Claressa Shields hosted a media workout at 5th Street Gym in Miami Thursday as she nears her showdown against WBO middleweight world champion Christina Hammer for the undisputed middleweight world championship Saturday April 13 live on Showtime from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.

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“Christina doesn’t know what’s coming for her. I’m going to break that Hammer in half,” proclaimed Shields. “When we’re in there, it’s about who punches harder. This is a real fight. Just because she has height, doesn’t mean she’s going to dictate what happens. She’s going to have to do a lot to keep me off of her.”

WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight world champion Claressa Shields hosted a media workout at 5th Street Gym in Miami Thursday as she nears her showdown against WBO middleweight world champion…
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Wojcicki, Radovan in action Saturday

Team Sauerland held a press conference today at the Leonardo Hotel for the boxing show at the CongressPark in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Saturday night featuring IBF title fights for rising middleweights Patrick Wojcicki (12-0-1, 4KOs) and Denis Radovan (11-0-1, 5 KOs).

Wojcicki defends his IBF Inter-Continental title against mandatory challenger Marcelo Fabian Caceres (18-3, 13KOs) as he returns to headline his hometown arena following a unanimous points win Sven Elbir in October. Continue reading “Wojcicki, Radovan in action Saturday”

Team Sauerland held a press conference today at the Leonardo Hotel for the boxing show at the CongressPark in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Saturday night featuring IBF title fights for rising…
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WBA comments on Klitschko role

World Boxing Association President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza appointed the new board last week. However, there has been some confusion regarding Wladimir Klitschko’s role within the WBA. The WBA would like to clarify that Klitschko is a very good friend, but he is not a Director nor a staff member of the organization. Continue reading “WBA comments on Klitschko role”

World Boxing Association President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza appointed the new board last week. However, there has been some confusion regarding Wladimir Klitschko’s role within the WBA. The WBA would like…
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Boxing Buzz

Former WBA light heavyweight champion Mehdi Sahnoune has been sentenced to five years in prison in Marseille, France. The 42-year-old Sahnoune got into a drunken brawl with some friends after playing cards and dice back in January. One of the men was blinded in his left eye after taking a shot from the ex-champ, who was a big puncher in the ring compiling a 32-2 record with 28 KOs.
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The New York Post has posted video showing unbeaten featherweight Shakur “Fearless” Stevenson and welterweight David “Day-Day” Grayton fighting a man and a woman in a Miami parking garage last July. Both fighters are facing battery charges.
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According to ESPN, Chris Middendorf, who formerly promoted Terence Crawford under the TKO Promotions banner, received a $520,296.87 judgment against Top Rank in U.S. Federal Court. The report says Middendorf assigned Crawford’s promotional rights to Top Rank in exchange for 8% of Crawford’s purses for future world title defenses.

Former WBA light heavyweight champion Mehdi Sahnoune has been sentenced to five years in prison in Marseille, France. The 42-year-old Sahnoune got into a drunken brawl with some friends after…
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Lasisi-Blandon steaming on ESPN+ tomorrow

Top Rank and MTK Global’s exclusive multi-year licensing agreement kicks off Friday with a special card from Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Five bouts are scheduled to stream live and exclusively beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN+. In the 12-round main event, Nigerian power puncher Aliu Bamidele “Lucky Boy” Lasisi (12-0, 8 KOs) will fight Ricardo Blandon (10-1, 6 KOs) for the vacant WBC International super flyweight belt. The co-feature will see Irishman David Oliver Joyce (9-0, 7 KOs) battle Stephen Tiffney (10-1, 4 KOs) in a 10-rounder for the vacant WBO European featherweight strap.

Top Rank and MTK Global’s exclusive multi-year licensing agreement kicks off Friday with a special card from Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Five bouts are scheduled to…
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Munguia looks sharp in workout, officials named

The WBO has designated Mexican Miguel Canul as the referee for the WBO super welterweight championship fight between world champion Munguía and Dennis “Hurricane” Hogan taking place on April 13 on DAZN in the United States and Azteca 7 in Mexico. The judges are Aaron Young, Ivette Roldan, and Joseph Levin. The WBO supervisor is Frank Gentile.

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Munguia worked out Wednesday in Los Angeles under the supervision of trainer Robert Alcazar. He sparred twelve intense rounds and his team is pleased with his preparation and performance. “We’re ready,” said Munguia. “I feel very fast, very strong and very motivated to defend my championship in Monterrey. We’re Going to have a great fight and give everything to keep the title in Mexico!” Continue reading “Munguia looks sharp in workout, officials named”

The WBO has designated Mexican Miguel Canul as the referee for the WBO super welterweight championship fight between world champion Munguía and Dennis “Hurricane” Hogan taking place on April 13…
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Fight Club OC weights

Kenneth Quach 165.5 vs Donte Stubbs 160.2
Craig Wilkerson 175.4 vs Cory Hall 173
Nikolo Sekhniasvili 166 vs Estevan Payan 164.6

Date: Thursday, April 4th
Venue: The Hangar in Costa Mesa, CA
Promoter: Roy Englebrecht Promotions
Tickets: www.socafights.com

Kenneth Quach 165.5 vs Donte Stubbs 160.2 Craig Wilkerson 175.4 vs Cory Hall 173 Nikolo Sekhniasvili 166 vs Estevan Payan 164.6 Date: Thursday, April 4th Venue: The Hangar in Costa…
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