Two weeks away from his 35th birthday, super lightweight John “The Gladiator” Molina Jr. (30-7, 24 KOs) showed he’s still one of the most exciting boxers today. Molina came off… Read More » The post Molina: I did what I had to to get the victory appeared first on fightnews.com.
Jessie Vargas admitted to having some ring rust Friday night in his first fight since a November 2016 loss to Manny Pacquiao, but he still had little trouble against Aaron Herrera and cruised to a shutout unanimous decision.
By Allan Fox: Jessie Vargas will be coming off of a long 13-month layoff tonight to face journeyman Aaron Herrera (33-7-1, 22 KOs) tonight in a 10 round fight on Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and Fox Deportes at the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster, California. Show More Summary
La transmisión del pasado sábado de Top Rank en ESPN, con Vasyl Lomachenko defendiendo con éxito su título mundial junior ligero de la OMB ante Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-1-0, 11 nocauts),… Read More » The post Lomachenko-Rigondeaux tuvo 2,114,000 televidentes en ESPN appeared first on fightnews.com.
By Dan Ambrose: Orlando Salido has had time to think it over, and he’s decided not to retire after all following his 9th round knockout loss to super featherweight contender Miguel ‘Mickey’ Roman (58-12, 45 KOs) last Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Show More Summary
Zolani Tete will make his second defense of his bantamweight title in February against mandatory challenger Omar Narvaez, promoter Frank Warren said Friday. The fight will take place at the Copper Box Arena in London.
By Stanley White: The Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux fight wasn’t much of a compelling fight for the boxing fans that took time out to watch it on ESPN last Saturday night, but it brought in a lot of viewers who got caught up into the hype about the fight. Show More Summary
Edinburgh rivals Stephen Tiffney and Lewis Paulin will clash in a domestic duel on MTK’s Saturday-night ‘Christmas Cracker’ fight card Stephen Tiffney came in two pounds over the 126lb featherweight limit, but his much-anticipated domestic duel against Lewis Paulin will still go ahead on Saturday night. Show More Summary
By Tim Royner: #2 WBA Alexander Povetkin (33-1, 23 KOs) outworked a timid, survival-oriented #3 WBA Christian Hammer (22-5, 12 KOs) to win a lopsided 12 round unanimous decision in their WBA heavyweight title eliminator match on Friday night at the DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia. Show More Summary
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's much-hyped Las Vegas bout generated more than £450m, Showtime reveals.
By Przemek Garczarczyk at ringside WBA #2, WBO #6, IBF #12 rated former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (33-1, 23 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision over WBO #1,… Read More » The post Povetkin punches ticket to Joshua fight appeared first on fightnews.com.
Billy Joe Saunders believes he has already won a battle of mind games with David Lemieux following a fiery weigh-in ahead of their WBO world middleweight title showdown in Quebec. Champion Saunders (25-0, 12KO) and challenger Lemieux...Show More Summary
By Dan Ambrose: A fight between former world champions Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia and Brandon ‘Bam Bam’ Rios (34-3-1, 25 KOs) is reportedly close to being done for February 17 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The co-feature bout will be a rematch between WBC super middleweight champion David Benavidez and Ronald Gavril. Show More Summary
Saturday’s Top Rank on ESPN telecast, featuring Vasyl Lomachenko successfully defending his WBO World Junior Lightweight title against Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-1-0, 11 KO), delivered big on ratings and viewership, making… Read More » The post Loma-Rigo draw 2,114,000 viewers on ESPN appeared first on fightnews.com.
After a one-sided loss to Manny Pacquiao, Jessie Vargas has been out of the ring for over a year. After changing up his team and representation, Vargas looks to get back on the path to a world title Friday night against Aaron Herrer...
By Scott Gilfoid: Tyson Fury says he won’t be forced into fighting the “elite” heavyweights in the division until he’s 100% ready to face them in the future. When Fury speaks about the elite heavyweights, he’s referring to Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker. Show More Summary
WBO world heavyweight champion Joseph Parker has gained a mental edge over Anthony Joshua, according to Parker's promoter.
By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight unified world champion Wladimir Klitschko believes IBF/WBA champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) has got the talent to unify the heavyweight division by capturing the last remaining 2 titles not in his possession at this time with the WBC and WBO belts. Show More Summary
By Przemek Garczarczyk at ringside Unbeaten WBO #7, WBA #9, IBF #11 ranked cruiserweight Yuri Kashinsky (15-0, 14 KOs) stopped Minnesota’s Al Sands (20-3, 16 KOs) in round two of… Read More » The post Results from Ekaterinburg, Russia appeared first on fightnews.com.