On March 29, 1988 at The Arena, in London, England, WBA welterweight champion Jorge Vaca, from Guadalajara, Mexico,defended his title against Lloyd Honeyghan, originally from St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. Vaca was 43-5-1. Honeyghan 31-1. The fight was scheduled…
After more than 18 years of showcasing the best up and coming boxing talent in the Northwest, promoter Brian Halquist’s 100th “Battle at the Boat” show took place Saturday night at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington. In the … Continue reading ? The post Gavronski wins on 100th Battle at the Boat appeared first on Boxing News.
By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing Top Rank-managed Aussie 130-pounder Paul “2 Gunz” Fleming (20-0, 13 KOs) outscored Chaiyong Sithsaithong (36-12-4, 26 KOs) over ten rounds to capture the interim WBO Asia Pacific title at the Mansfield Tavern, Brisbane, … Continue reading ? The post Fleming defeats Sithsaithong, still unbeaten appeared first on Boxing News.
By Craig Wick at ringside At the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana Saturday night, Chicago prospect, Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez (17-0, 11 KOs) overcame a huge knockdown in the opening round only to roar back and stop the dangerous Kevin Engel … Continue reading ? The post Jimenez survives scare appeared first on Boxing News.
Bush, LondonBased on the life of Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight world champion, this gritty tale of sporting ambition is something special Another year, another play about boxing: a sport whose dramatic potential – that ring;...Show More Summary
The knockout was no surprise. The one who scored it, however, surely was. Though reigning WBC featherweight champ Jhonny Gonzalez was billed as the big puncher against speed-merchant challenger Gary Russell Jr. entering Saturday night’s...Show More Summary
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By Scott Foster at ringside Multi-division former world champion Roy Jones Jr (61-8, 44 KOs) returned to action Saturday night in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida. Jones successfully defended a fringe cruiserweight world title with a first round TKO over … Continue reading ? The post Jones Jr. annihilates Vasquez in Pensecola homecoming fight appeared first on Boxing News.
By Robert Coster In Lima, Peru, local favorite Carlos “Mina” Zembrano (25-0, 11 KOs) won the vacant WBA Interim featherweight title tonight with a 12 round unanimous decision over Daniel “Mad Dog” Ramirez (24-12, 20 KOs) of the Dominican Republic. … Continue reading ? The post Zembrano wins WBA interim featherweight title appeared first on Boxing News.
Photos: Chris Farina – Top Rank Superstar Manny Pacquiao trains with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Boxing Club for his upcoming 12-round welterweight world championship unification mega-fight against Floyd Mayweather. Promoted by Mayweather Promotions and … Continue reading ? The post Manny Pacquiao looks sharp in workout appeared first on Boxing News.
Nine months after dropping a decision to Vasyl Lomachenko in a vacant world title bout, Gary Russell Jr. dominated featherweight titlist Jhonny Gonzalez at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.
WBA/WBO flyweight champion Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada (32-2, 23 KOs) retained his titles with a third round TKO over Rommel Asenjo (26-4, 20 KOs) on Saturday night at the Poliforum Zamna in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. Estrada battered Asenjo in round … Continue reading ? The post Estrada crushes Asenjo to retain fly belts appeared first on Boxing News.
Gary Russell Jr finally got over the hump, beating a quality opponent and winning his first major title in boxing. Gary Russell Jr had a major hand speed advantage tonight against defending WBC featherweight titleholder Jhonny Gonzalez,...Show More Summary
Gary Russell Jr. destroyed WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez, dropping him three times en route to a fourth round TKO…
Jermell Charlo picked up a solid win over Vanes Martirosyan in a bout that could have gone either way. Jermell Charlo stayed unbeaten and on the way up in the junior middleweight division with a 10-round decision win over Vanes Martirosyan...Show More Summary
Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Jermell Charlo UD 10 Vanes Martirosyan Jermall Charlo UD 10 Michael Finney J'Leon Love UD 8 Scott Sigmon Elvin Ayala UD 8 Ronald Gavril Cesar Juarez [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24....
In his first bout since 2001, 51-year-old former heavyweight contender Donovan “Razor” Ruddock (39-5-1, 30 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over Raymond Olubowale (10-7-1, 7 KOs) on Saturday at the Hershey Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The post Razor Ruddock returns with win appeared first on Boxing News.
By Scott Gilfoid: While IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (34-0, 23 KOs) was making a big deal about his 4th round stoppage win over #1 IBF challenger Jo Jo Dan (34-3, 18 KOs) tonight at the Motorpoint [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
By Scott Gilfoid: Former three division world champion Adrien Broner (30-1, 22 KOs) says he wants to fight Amier Khan (30-1, 19 KOs) on June 6th in a fight that would take place at 147 pounds if Khan agrees [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
It's fight night! Bleacher Report will bring you live coverage Saturday night of a Showtime boxing doubleheader from the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. In the main event, Jhonny Gonzalez (57-8, 43 KO) puts his WBC Featherweight Championship on the line against once-beaten Gary Russell Jr. Show More Summary