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Boxing action on Fox platform tonight

Tonight (Saturday), lightweight Jose Valenzuela will put his unbeaten record on the line against Colombia’s Deiner Berrio in the ten-round main event on FS1 PBC Fight Night and Fox Deportes. The telecast also features undefeated super bantamweights Rajon Chance and Elon de Jesus battling in a six-round attraction and...

Twitter chatter: Diaz says he never got an offer to fight Haney

Press Release Question to former 130-pound title holder Joseph Diaz from Mr. Moonshine: "Did Devin Haney Promotions ever send you a term sheet to negotiate a fight or did they just let you do your thing with Ryan Garcia?Diaz: "I never...

Saturday's fight predictions

By Michael Borao, Jr. Jose Valenzuela vs. Deiner Berrio (lightweights)… Prediction: Valenzuela by decision Unbeaten lightweight Jose Valenzuela takes on battle-tested Deiner Berrio in a ten-round lightweight bout. Valenzuela is coming off a fourth-round knockout victory over Dontae Strayhorn, whilst Berrio is coming off a unanimous decision...

Weigh-in report from Seoul

Source: WBA  WBA super featherweight champion Hyun Mi Choi returns to the ring tonight (Saturday) to face Brazil's Simone Da Silva(17-16) at Dong-Du-Cheon City, in Seoul, South Korea. [It will be a very soft title defense as Da Silva has lost three in a row]. The official weigh-in for the event took place and the champion weighed...

Wallin: “This is the opportunity I’ve been waiting for"

Press Release Dillian Whyte will return to The O2 in London on Saturday October 30th to defend his interim WBC heavyweight title against dangerous Otto Wallin (pictured), live worldwide on DAZN. White (28-2, 19 KOs) flattened Alexander Povetkin with a huge left hook after an inspired performance to gain redemption in their...

Bohachuk wins via TKO

Press Release SerhIi Bohachuk TKO6 Raphael Igbokwe ... Ukrainian junior middleweight SerhIi “El Flaco” Bohachuk stopped Raphael “Trouble” Igbokwe on the UFC Fight Pass at Quiet Cannon Event Center in Montebello, California. Bohachuk (20-1, 20 KOs) fighting out of Los Angeles, dominated Houston’s Igbokwe (16-3, 7 KOs), the former Texas...

Spotlight on Gonzalez vs. Ananyan

Press Release Star Boxing announced that on Monday, October 4th, "The World's Most Famous Arena" will play host to a junior welterweight clash between Danny Gonzalez (Woodhaven, New York, 20-2-1 with 7 KOs) and Petros Ananyan (Brooklyn, NY, 15-2-2, 7 KOs). The Gonzalez-Ananyan will be featured on the undercard of the unified...

Late results: Bare Knuckle Boxing

Source: BKB Last weekend, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) presented a Friday night (September 10th) show at the Ralston Arena in Nebraska. n the main event, Omaha’s Dakota Cochrane, (2-1) was overwhelmed from the start by Mike ‘The Marine’ Richman, (2-0, 2 KOs) in their welterweight clash. Utilizing an array of blistering...

WBA orders welterweight mini-tournament

Source: WBA The WBA issued a resolution ordering a box off in the welterweight division to have a single WBA champion. Yordenis Ugas will defend his super championship against Eimantas Stanionis and regular title holder Jamal James will do the same against Radzhab Butaev in the first stage. [The other welterweight champions are...

World amateur championships to offer $100K gold medal money

Press Release For the first time in AIBA’s 75-year history, medal winners at the AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships in Belgrade, Serbia will be rewarded with significant prize money from AIBA. The prize money fund has been set at $2.6 million. The prize for first place is $100,000. Silver medalists receive $50,000 and both bronzes in...

Twitter Chatter: Ellerbe adamant that Davis is not ducking Garcia

Leonard Ellerbe tweet Mayweather Promotion's Leonard Ellerbe tweets to lightweight contender Ryan Garcia after Garcia accused Gervonta "Tank" Davis" of ducking him: This not it bruh lol, foreal!! You know damn well what time of day it is so please stop fronting for the fans.  You know damn well I tried to make that fight [Davis vs. Garcia] and...

Weigh-in report from Dubai

Source: MTK Thor Bjornsson and Devon Larratt hit the scales on Friday as they prepare for their clash on Saturday. Thor takes on Larratt in the main event at Sport Society in Dubai this weekend, which will be broadcast live on CoreSports.World. The weigh-in took place on Friday, with former World’s Strongest Man Thor weighing in at...

Blair Cobb issues some ambitious call-outs

Press Release Welterweight Blair “The Flair” Cobbs (14-0-1, 9 KOs) is targeting former champion Adrien Broner and rising Brit Conor Benn (19-0, 12 KO) as fighters he wishes to face next.  "It is time that I give the fans what they want, a great show, and I want to challenge either Adrien Broner or Conor Benn for my next fight," said...

DAZN announces three new boxing shows for 2021

Press Release DAZN and Matchroom have announced three premium fight nights to add to its schedule, live and worldwide on DAZN. On October 16th: Former four-weight world ruler Mikey Garcia returns to action against European junior welterweight champion Sandor Martin at Chukchansi Park in Fresno, CA. On  October 30th: WBC interim...

Fulton vs. Figueroa unification rescheduled for Nov. 27th

Press Release Undefeated 122-pound champions are set for a unification clash as WBC champion Brandon “Heartbreaker” Figueroa and WBO champion Stephen “Cool Boy Steph” Fulton Jr. will battle in the Showtime main event on Saturday, November 27th in a Premier Boxing Champions event from Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas. Figueroa and...

Venezuela's Jesus Correa gets good road win

Source: WBA Jesus Correa TKO6 Jesus Acosta... Venezuelan junior middleweight Jesus Correa defeated Mexico's Jesus Acosta by technical knockout in the sixth round in in Aguascalientes, Mexico. [Acosta may have been a late replacement as the WBA listed a different oponent in the pre-fight press release]. The Venezuelan brought out his...

Ex-champ Miguel Vazquez to headline in Monterrey

Press Release MTK Global and Miura Boxing announced another boxing event taking place in in Monterrey, Mexico next month. The card will take place at the Verite Social Venue on Saturday October 2nd, and will be broadcast live in the US on ESPN+, and worldwide on IFL TV.  Former IBF lightweight champion Miguel Vazquez (43-10, 17 KOs) will...

Kash Ali has heavyweight opportunity this Saturday

Press Release British promoter / manager Dennis Hobson has warned heavyweight Kash Ali (19-1) not to take his opponent lightly this Saturday (September 18) at Sheffield’s Ponds Forge Arena. The Rotherham fighter faces Germany’s Roman Gorst  with all the action – including local man Tommy Frank bidding to become Sheffield’s first ever...

Madueño celebrates win, says he's moving down to lightweight

Source: Thompson Boxing On Tuesday in Hollywood, Florida, Miguel “El Explosivo” Madueño (25-0, 23 KOs, entertained fans with a tenth-round TKO over Sonny Fredrickson (21-4, 14 KOs). The junior welterweight bout was part of TrillerVerz II. Madueño, who came out aggressively from the opening bell, put forth a sequence of action-packed rounds that...

WBA orders purse bid for Gutierrez vs. Colbert

Source: WBA The WBA ordered a purse bid in the super featherweight division between champion Roger Gutierrez, and the official challenger, Chris Colbert for next Monday, September 27th. The minimum amount for a bid will be US $ 120,000.00 with a split of 55% for the champion Gutierrez and 45% for Colbert. Gutierrez made his first...

Weigh-in report from Montebello, California

Press Release All boxers weighed in for RJJ Boxing's UFC Fight Pass show at Quiet Cannon Event Center in Montebello, California. Here are the weights: Serhi Bohachuk (19-1, 19 KOs), Ukraine 158.2 pounds -vs.-  Raphael Igbokwe (16-2, 7 KOs), Houston, 156.8 (ten rounds); Ali Akhmedov (16-1, 12 KOs), Kazakhstan 170 -vs.- David...

WBA orders purse bid for Dalakian vs. Concepcion

Source: WBA The WBA mandatory flyweight bout between champion Artem Dalakian of the Ukraine, and mandatory challenger and former interim champion Luis Concepción of Panama, was scheduled for purse bid on Monday, September 27th. Since no agreement has been reached between the parties, the WBA will carry out the bidding, whose minimum...

Introducing British junior welterweight Calum French

Press Release Calum French has signed a long-term promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing and is set to make his professional debut in November. The former Team GB star from Gateshead, Tyne and Wear will begin life in the professional ranks campaigning at junior welterweight under the guidance of Graeme Rutherford...

Promoter Derek Gionta is bringing Pittsburgh boxing back

Press Release Promoter Derek Gionta is on a mission to help bring Pittsburgh boxing back to close to its past glory days, in which great fighters were developed there such as Hall of Famers Harry “The Pittsburgh Windmill” Greb and Billy “The Pittsburgh Kid” Conn, as well as more recent champions Michael Moorer and Paul Spadafora....

WBO says Crawford vs. Porter is on

Source: WBO WBO announcement: "The purse bid for the bout between WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford (pictured) and [mandatory] challenger Shawn Porter has been cancelled following an agreement between the parties. Tom Brown, representing Porter, and Top Rank, Crawford’s promoter, informed the WBO of the agreement."  Crawford...

Lopez vs. Kambosos Oct. 4th announcement

Press Release Triller Fight Club has announced Teofimo Lopez (16-0, 12 KOs) will defend his four-belt, world lightweight championship in a twelve-round battle against George Kambosos, Jr. (19-0, 10 KOs) of Australia on Monday, October 4th in the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden and live on pay-per-view (8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT)...

Zorilla, Albright star on Triller show

Press Release Danielito Zorrilla KO2 Pablo Ceasr Cano... On Tuesday night at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida, Danielito Zorrilla (16-0, 12 KOs), of Toa Baja, Puerto Rico knocked out Mexico’s Pablo Ceasr Cano (33-8-1, 23 KOs), in the second round. An overhand right to the head startled Cano before he took a knee...

Tonight: boxing in Aguascalientes, Mexico

Press Release The WBA officially began operations in Mexico a few months ago. On Wednesday, it wil support a Mexican Independence show in Aguascalientes, Mexico, with local favorite Miguel Borrego (18-3) facing Venezuela's Jesus Correa (15-2-1) in the junior welterweight main event. The promoter of record is the Golden Ring company. Also...

Artem Harutyunyan to face Samuel Molina on Sept. 25th

Source: WBC On September 25th in Hamburg, Germany, Armenian born Artem Harutyunyan (17-3-0 including the World Series of Boxing) will face Spain's Samuel Molina (16-0, 7 KOs) in a lightweight bout. Harutyunyan is coming off a split-decision win over the Ukraine’s Vladyslav Melnyk in April. Molina's last outing was a  win over...

Late results from Philly: wins for Outlaw, Carto

Source: King's Promotions Greg Outlaw TKO2 Edgar Torres... Welterweight Greg Outlaw stopped Edgar Torres in round two of their scheduled six-round welterweight bout in the main event of a seven-bout card in front of a near-capacity crowd at 2300 Arena. In round two, Outlaw landed an uppercut that sent Torres on his back. Torres was able to get to his...

Deandre Ware gets first win in 12 months

Source: Split-T Management DeAndre Ware TKO3 Ashton Sykes... DeAndre Ware of Toledo got back in the win column, as he stopped Ashton Sykes (5-6) in round three of their scheduled eight-round super middleweight bout in Oregon, Ohio, not far from Ware's hometown. Ware already has registered quality wins over Enrique Collazo (11-0-1) and Ronald Ells...

Back-to-back shows planned for Dedham, MA

Press Release Vertex Promotions has added a show on Friday night, September 24th, the night before its previously announced Saturday, September 25th show at Moseley’s On The Charles in Dedham, Massachusetts. The two shows, as well as a USA Boxing-sanctioned amateur card Saturday afternoon (Sept. 25th, the 2021 New England Championships)...

Alvarez vs. Plant four-belt unification now official for Nov. 6th

Press Release Mexican superstar and unified WBA/WBC/WBO super middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Álvarez (pictured) and IBF champion Caleb “Sweethands” Plant will battle to crown an undisputed 168-pound world champion on Saturday, November 6th live on pay-per-view from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. A four-division...

Emanuel Navarrete to defend vs. Joet Gonzalez on Oct. 15th

Press Release Mexico’s fighting cowboy is ready to roll into San Diego. Two-division title holder Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete (pictured) will defend his WBO featherweight championship against mandatory challenger Joet Gonzalez on Friday, Oct. 15th at Pechanga Arena in San Diego. In the ten-round welterweight co-feature, San Diego...

Introducing Cuban super featherweight Pablo Vicente

Press Release Sampson Boxing announced the signing of power-punching Cuban super featherweight Pablo “The Cuban Menace” Vicente to an exclusive promotional contract. Vicente, currently residing in Panama City, but originally hailing from Havana, Cuba, is a former member of the vaunted Cuban National Team. Vicente (17-1, 15 KOs)...

Rivas vs. Jennings booked for Oct. 22nd

Press Release On October 22nd, at L’Olympia de Montréal, for the first time in history, the WBC bridgerweight title (under 224 pounds), will be on the line. Adopted Quebec resident Oscar “Kaboom” Rivas (27-1, 19 KOs) will face American Bryant Jennings (24-4, 14 KOs) of Philadelphia for the vacant title. ESPN + retained the broadcast...

Triller right back at it with another show tonight

Press Release Today, Tuesday night, September 14th, Trillerverz boxing returns to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino with the broadcast switching to a live Verzuz Battle between hip-hop icons Fat Joe and Ja Rule at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. Both events will be broadcast on Fite.tv with the boxing event in...

Ghana's “Octopus” Dzanie ready for bigger bantamweight fights

Source: Salita Promotions Prince Dzanie TKO5 Sherif Kareem... Bantamweight Prince “Octopus” Dzanie (22-0, 18 KOs), is looking for a marquee fight in North America after stopping Nigeria's Sherif Kareem (9-3, 7 KOs) in five one-sided rounds earlier this month at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra, Ghana. Appearing as one of the chief supporting bouts...

Spotlight on Michael Dutchover vs. Nahir Albright

Press Release Lightweights Michael Dutchover and Nahir Albright will square off in a ten-round bout on Tuesday, September 14th at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. The bout will be part of the Triller Fight Club and will be streamed on Fite.tv and trillerfightclub.com beginning at 6 PM ET. Dutchover of Midland,...

Judge Stephen Blea apologizes for crappy Valdez-Conceicao scorecard

Source: WBC My name is Stephen Blea and this is an open letter which I have decided to write with regards to my scoring from last Friday night in the Oscar Valdez vs. Robson Conceicao [WBC 130-pound title] fight in Tucson, Arizona on Sept. 10th. I have been involved in boxing as a ring official both in amateur and professional field...