Boxing



Omar Figueroa: I’m getting more and more excited for the fight

PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS : June 26, 2017 1:29 pm
Indio, CA (June 26, 2017) – South Texas’s Omar “El Panterita” Figueroa, a former lightweight world champion, heads into training camp on a balmy 118-degree day in Indio, CA, home to his trainer Joel Diaz and his new boxing home-base

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The Past Week in Action 26 June 2017

ERIC ARMIT : June 26, 2017 1:18 pm
Miss any of this week’s action in the sport? Get caught up with “The Past Week in Action” by Eric Armit; with a review of all major cards in the boxing for the past week. Highlights -French fighters Guillame Frenois

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2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez riding on the fast track

FULL COURT PRESS : June 26, 2017 1:09 pm
LAS VEGAS (June 26, 2017) — Fresh off his sensational stoppage of previously undefeated Jose “Mexican Diablo” Rodriguez, 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez is riding the fast track to stardom on an exciting journey that’s just really started. In

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Two-time world champion Beibut Shumenov retires due to severe eye injury

FULL COURT PRESS : June 26, 2017 10:48 am
LAS VEGAS (June 26, 2017) – Two-division World Boxing Association (WBA) World Champion Beibut Shumenov has relinquished his WBA cruiserweight world title, due to his career-ending eye injury, and he has announced his retirement from the ring. “I have regrettably

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Antoine Douglas to take on Bruno Sandoval for NABA and WBC FECARBOX Middleweight titles on Friday, July 14 in Miami, Oklahoma

MARC ABRAMS : June 26, 2017 7:01 am
 Antoine Douglas Nutley, NJ — World ranked middleweight Antoine Douglas will be back in action on July 14th when he battles tough Bruno Sandoval in a 10-round bout that will be contested for the NABA & WBC FECARBOX Middleweight titles. The

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Ward-Kovalev 2 replay debuts tonight at 10 p.m. on HBO

PATRICK BYRNE/ HBO : June 24, 2017 12:33 pm
HBO SPORTS® PRESENTS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®: ANDRE WARD VS. SERGEY KOVALEV 2, THE REPLAY OF THEIR HIGHLY ANTICIPATED TITLE FIGHT REMATCH, SATURDAY, JUNE 24 HBO Boxing Podcast: Ward-Kovalev 2 Post-Fight Analysis (Click to Listen) (Photo courtesy HBO/Ed Mulholland) HBO Sports presents

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Official Weigh-in from Philadelphia: Kermit Cintron 153.8 vs. Tyrone Brunson 153.6

MARC ABRAMS : June 23, 2017 9:37 pm
Philadelphia, PA (June 23 2017) – Weights for Saturday night’s card at the 2300 Arena that will feature two-time world champion Kermit Cintron battling knockout artist Tyrone Brunson for the Pennsylvania State Junior Middleweight championship. Kermit Cintron 153.8 – Tyrone

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Snips and Snipes 22 June 2017- May you live in interesting times

ERIC ARMIT : June 22, 2017 4:12 pm
There is an old Chinese curse which says” may you live in interesting times”. Well over the last couple of weeks we have certainly been living in interesting times in boxing. We had two major fights which ended in controversy,

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Fury returns at Copper Box Arena

FRANK WARREN PROMOTIONS : June 22, 2017 5:32 am
Hughie Fury added to the future is now July 8 Copper Box Arena card Undefeated Heavyweight Hughie Fury will make his eagerly-anticipated return to the ring on Frank Warren’s stacked The Future Is Now July 8th Copper Box Arena card. The younger cousin

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Undefeated WBA Cruiserweight Titlist Dorticos signs up for Muhammad Ali Trophy

WORLD BOXING SUPER SERIES : June 21, 2017 2:19 pm
The World Boxing Super Series is delighted to announce that undefeated WBA Cruiserweight World Champion Yunier Dorticos (21-0, 20 KOs) has signed up for the Muhammad Ali Trophy, The Greatest Prize in Boxing. The 31-year-old Cuban joins a star-studded tournament

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Eddie Ramirez Remains Unbeaten with Split Decision Over Erick Bone

PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS : June 21, 2017 1:39 am
LAS VEGAS (June 21, 2017) – Unbeaten Eddie Ramirez (17-0, 11 KOs) earned a split-decision victory over Erick Bone (16-5, 8 KOs) in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX

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Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia Los Angeles Press Conference

Adrien Broner: Mikey is a great fighter, I just feel like I’m on a different level

PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS : June 20, 2017 4:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (June 20, 2017) – Four-division world champion Adrien Broner and three-division world champion Mikey Garcia completed a two-day media tour that took them from coast-to-coast and culminated with a Los Angeles press conference Tuesday to discuss their super

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The Past Week in Action 20 June 2017

ERIC ARMIT : June 20, 2017 12:22 pm
WARD VS. KOVALEV Highlights -Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev and brings down a storm of controversy over low punches with a protest lodged -Guillermo Rigondeaux flattens Moises Flores with a punch that lands a split second after the bell with

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Claressa Shields Dominates to Win WBC Silver Belt, Sets Detroit Brawl Gate Record; Has Sights on World Championship Next

ANDRE COURTEMANCHE / BIG MEDIA BUZZ : June 20, 2017 9:32 am
Photos by Boy Ryder In just her first eight-round fight, Claressa “T-Rex” Shields scored a spectacular unanimous decision victory last Friday, June 16, at the Masonic Temple in Detroit to win the WBC Silver Super Middleweight Title.    Shields (3-0,

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Adrien Broner and Mikey Garcia come face to face at New York Press Conference

PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS : June 19, 2017 12:32 pm
BROOKLYN (June 19, 2017) – Four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner and three-division world champion Mikey Garcia went face-to-face for the first time Monday before they battle in one of the premier matchups of the summer that headlines SHOWTIME

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Pacquiao vs. Horn, LIVE in U.S. on ESPN, July 1

TOP RANK : June 19, 2017 12:26 pm
Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, boxing’s only eight-division world champion and the only sitting Senator to capture a world championship belt, will add another first to his burgeoning list of Hall of Fame-caliber accomplishments with his live debut on ESPN and ESPN

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Fidel Maldonado, Jr. takes home big Texas victory

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS : June 18, 2017 5:44 pm
WITH NEW WBC FECARBOX SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP IN SPLIT DECISION OVER PABLO CESAR CANO AT TOSTITOS CHAMPIONSHIP PLAZA AT THE STAR JOSHUA FRANCO SUCCESSFULLY CLAIMS VACANT WBC YOUTH SILVER SUPER FLYWEIGHT TITLE IN UNANIMOUS DECISION VICTORY OVER OSCAR MOJICA  

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Guillermo Rigondeaux: Yo peleo con cualquiera. Vamos a ver si subo a 126 la gente sube a 130

JOSÉ MANUEL MARTINÓ : June 18, 2017 12:23 am
“Yo peleo con cualquiera. Vamos a ver si subo a 126 la gente sube a 130.” Guillermo Rigondeaux (18-0, 12KO) derroto a Moises Flores (25-1, 17KO) por KO en el primer asalto.

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Ward TKOs Kovalev in 8

ROC NATION : June 17, 2017 11:16 pm
LAS VEGAS, NV (June 18, 2017) – Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev 2: “The Rematch” took place on Saturday, June 17 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The championship event, presented by Corona Extra, was produced and

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Official Weigh-in: Guillermo Rigondeaux 121.5 vs Moises Flores 122

JOSÉ MANUEL MARTINÓ : June 16, 2017 6:18 pm
Guillermo Rigondeaux 121.5 vs Moises Flores 122 (WBA Super World super bantamweight title) Promoters: Roc Nation Sports, Main Events, Andre Ward Promotions, Krusher Promotions Venue: Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center, Las Vegas TV: HBO PPV (9PM ET/6PM PT)

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