Photos: Zanfer Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, WBO #1 super middleweight contender and mandatory challenger Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez, WBO #1 featherweight contender and two-time Mexican Olympian Oscar Valdez, and unbeaten Olympian junior...Show More Summary
By Joe Koizumi Photos by Boxing Beat An unheralded and unknown Filipino youngster named Al Rivera (15-2, 13 KOs), 140, stunned the crowd on Thursday at the Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan, where he seized the vacant OPBF super-lightweight belt by … Continue reading ? The post Filipino Rivera wins vacant OPBF 140lb belt by stopping ex-champ Iwabuchi appeared first on Boxing News.
Cyclone Promotions and Matchroom Boxing are delighted to announce that the World Super-Bantamweight unification clash between Carl Frampton MBE and Scott Quigg will be sponsored by William Hill Vegas. The [...] The post Frampton/Quigg to be sponsored by William Hill Vegas appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Former world champion Steve Cunningham delivered a scathing rebuke to Antonio Tarver’s allegations that he was framed with a rigged drug test in connection their fight last year. Response to @antoniotarver. Posted by Steve Cunningham on Thursday, February 11, 2016 The post Cunningham scolds Tarver over drug test claims appeared first on Boxing News.
Black History Month: celebrating black boxers in New York More on the 50 Cent vs. Billy Dib war Carl Frampton-Scott Quigg mind games heat up Ants are good boxers, video shows The post Boxing Buzz appeared first on Boxing News.
WBO bantamweight champion Pungluang Sor Singyu (52-3, 35 KOs) retained his belt with a seven round technical decision over Jetro Pabustan (26-2-6, 7 KOs) on Friday in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. Heads clashed numerous times in the fight and the bout … Continue reading ? The post Pungluang retains WBO bantamweight title appeared first on Boxing News.
It’s a long time removed from his upcoming UFC FIGHT PASS bout in London against Keita Nakamura on Feb. 27, but Tom Breese still remembers that his mother wasn’t too pleased when he announced to her that he’d leave the … Continue reading ? The post Breese turns from UFC student to fighter appeared first on Boxing News.
Tarver's drug ban, $50K fine upheld by NJSACB
By Dan Ambrose: Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) thinks that he took the harder road by signing on to challenge WBC middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) than if he were to have faced [...] The post Khan: Mayweather and Pacquiao would have been easier than Canelo appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Danny Roman 122 vs. Ramiro Robles 123.9 LaRon Mitchell 247 vs. Juan Manuel Dominguez 210 Fernando Fuentes 126.6 vs. Jorge Ruiz 127 Rudy Puga 166 vs. Alejandro Osuna 162.7 Miguel Trejo 153.1 vs. Thomas Howard 155.8 Jhordy Ramirez 119.9 vs. … Continue reading ? The post Weights from Ontario, Calif. appeared first on Boxing News.
By Chris Williams: Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) believes that Bob Arum, the promoter for Manny Pacquiao, made a mistake in failing to sign him for Pacquiao’s next opponent on April 9. Arum had the chance [...] The post Khan expects Canelo PPV numbers to beat Pacquiao-Bradley 3 PPV numbers appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Linares breaks hand in training; title defense off
By Dan Ambrose: Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions is interested in matching his fighter IBF/IBO/WBA middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs) up with WBA “regular” middleweight champion [...] The post Loeffler wants Golovkin vs. Jacobs fight appeared first on Boxing News 24.
OSCAR DE LA HOYA, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions: Welcome, everyone, to the Luis Ortiz, Tony Thompson and Sadam Ali and Jessie Vargas media conference call. These will be two exciting matchups [...] The post Luis Ortiz vs. Tony Thompson quotes appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum says HBO didn’t reject Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) as an opponent for Manny Pacquiao’s next and perhaps final fight of his career on April 9 on HBO PPV. Arum [...] The post Arum: I didn’t say HBO didn’t accept Khan as an opponent for Pacquiao appeared first on Boxing News 24.
beIN SPORTS en Español will air the welterweight clash between the pride of Obregon, Fernando “Guerrero Yaqui” Carcamo (20-6, 15 KOs) and Durango’s Daniel “Tocado” Echeverria (19-1, 17 KOs) this Saturday from Obregon, Mexico. Carcamo was runner-up in the 2014 … Continue reading ? The post Carcamo-Echeverria on beIN SPORTS Saturday appeared first on Boxing News.
NEW YORK (Feb. 11, 2016) – With a just a bit over a week to go, the eight promising fighters who will compete on ShoBox: The New Generation quadrupleheader on Friday, Feb. 19, live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. [...] The post Adam Lopez and Mario Muñoz quotes appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Francisco Gurrola: Recently in my last article titled "Canelo with edge over Cotto," I clearly described the way the fight would play out; to my surprise, it was quite accurate. It is no science to [...] The post Canelo with edge over Khan appeared first on Boxing News 24.
The New Jersey State Athletic Control Board has suspended Antonio Tarver for six months and fined him $50,000, per The Vertical's Chris Mannix. Mannix added that the commission will count time served toward the suspension, but that will...Show More Summary
By Bill Dwyre Wednesday brought another boxing news conference and another masterpiece of salesmanship and jaw-dropping from the master of that, Bob Arum. Arum is the chief executive of Top Rank Promotions. He is 84 years old, going on 52. … Continue reading ? The post Smelts, Belts and Jose Ramírez appeared first on Boxing News.