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Long Island Congressman Shows Alicia Napoleon some love

Press Release Congressman Pete King of New York's 2nd Congressional District, was present to support one of his most popular constituents, WBA super middleweight champion Alicia "The Empress" Napoleon last Wednesday night, April 10th, at Sony Hall in Times Square, New York City. Featured on the DiBella Entertainment Broadway Boxing...

Judges deny Dennis Hogan the WBO title

By Scott Shaffer Jaime Munguia W12 Dennis Hogan... Dennis Hogan, an Irishman fighting out of Australia, wasn't given much of a chance to upset WBO junior middleweight champion Jamie Munguia in Munguia's native Mexico.  A 20-1 betting underdog with limited punching power, Hogan had to fight a near-perfect fight to win. He did so, but got no...

Claressa Shields unifies middleweight division, wants Braekhus next

By G. Leon Claressa Shields UD10 Christina Hammer: Claressa Shields (9-0 3KO) had her best performance in her biggest fight, easily handling previously undefeated longtime middleweight champion Christina Hammer (24-1-1 13KO) to unify the middleweight division. Boxingtalk gave the first round to Hammer, but after that it was all Shields...

Quillin-Truax ends in no decision

By G. Leon Peter Quillin ND2 Caleb Truax: Another unfortunate result this evening as former world champions Peter Quillin and Caleb Truax fought to a two round no decision after an accidental clash of heads opened a nasty gash alongside the right eyebrow of Caleb Truax. Quillin won the first two rounds and landed the cleaner shots, but...

Lomachenko suffers broken right knuckle, targeting August or September return

By G. Leon Pound for pound king Vasiliy Lomachenko (13-1 10KO) suffered a broken knuckle and discloated knuckle on his right hand in his four round destruction of Anthony Crolla. Manager Egis Klimas confirmed the news to Boxingtalk and stated that although Loma will be unable to use his hand for about two months, he is still targeting...

Undercard results from Minneapolis

Press Release On the Minneaplis undercard, Money Powell IV rolled to 11-0 with 6 KOs after a left hook put Christian Aguirre (8-5, 4 KOs) down and out in the sixth and final round of their middleweight contest....  Brooklyn’s Chris Colbert (11-0, 4 KOs) picked up his second knockout win in Minneapolis—the two coming exactly one year...

Derevyanchenko rebounds from Jacobs loss with decision win over Culcay

By G. Leon Sergiy Derevyanchenko W12 Jack Culcay: Sergiy Derevyanchenko (pictured) rebounded from his split decision loss to IBF middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs with a unanimous decision victory over a determined Jack Culcay. The majority of the bout was nip and tuck but relatively uneventful. That all changed in the tenth round...

Franklin stays unbeaten with decision win over Booker

By G. Leon Jermaine Franklin W10 Rydell Booker: Undefeated heavyweight Jermaine Franklin was a bit sloppy but he improved to 18-0 with a lopsided unanimous decision win over Rydell Booker. Franklin lost his mouthpiece twice in the first half of the bout and was reaching with a lot of power shots as he seemed to be trying too hard to land...

Arely Mucino retains women's flyweight title

By Scott Shaffer Arely Mucino W10 Yairineth Altuve... After ten rounds of women's flyweight boxing in Monterrey, Mexico, hometown favorite Arely Mucino retained her WBO title, defeating Venezuela's Yairineth Altuve by unanimous decision.  Mucino improved her record to 28-3-2, convincing the judges by tallies of 97-91 and 98-90 (twice). ...

DAZN undercard results from Mexico

By Scott Shaffer Diego De La Hoya NC2 Enrique Bernache... Diego De La Hoya (21-0) was hoping for a win after ten months of inactivity, but had to settle for a no contest.  The former super bantamweight, looking a bit paunchy as a featherweight, was in against Enrique Bernache (24-12), who had lost three of his last four but had fought...

Kisner quits vs. Wallin, but escapes with no contest

By G. Leon Otto Wallin ND1 Nick Kisner: Swedish heavyweight Otto Wallin (20-0, 13 KOs) (pictured) had an unfortunately uneventful American debut against Nick Kisner. In the opening round, an accidental clash of heads opened up a cut on Kisner's right eye. It was relatively clear that Kisner (21-4-1, 6 KOs) didn't want to be in there-- he...

Tonight on FS1: Quillin vs. Truax

Press Release Tonight, former WBO middleweight champion Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin and former IBF super middleweight champion Caleb Truax meet in a IBF super middleweight eliminator live on FS1 and Fox Deportes from The Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Quillin (34-1-1) fought once in 2017 and once in 2018 (both wins) after a...

Lomachenko blitzes Crolla

By Justin Hackman Vasyl Lomachenko TKO4 Anthony Crolla... At Los Angeles' Staples Center, WBO/WBA lightweight champion VasylLomachenko, the Ukrainian superstar, retained his titles in dominant fasion against Manchester, Engalnd's Anthony Crolla.  Lomachenko hammered a right hand to the gut of Crolla at the bell that ended round two....

Silviera holds wins over father-son duo

Granite Chin Promotions Press Release Derek Silveira W8 Roberto Valenzuela, Jr. .... Derek "The Surgeon" Silveira operated last night on previously undefeated Roberto "El Viejo, Jr." Valenzuela, Jr., re-capturing the New England welterweight title by way of an eight-round unanimous decision in Hampton, New Hampshire. Silveira (16-2, 8 KOs), fighting out of Salem,...

Zurdo Ramirez gets easy payday when opponent quits

By Justin Hackman Gilberto Ramirez TKO4 Tommy Karpency ... Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez, the WBO 168-pound champion, successfully tested the waters at 175 pounds against weak opposition in Los Angeles on Friday. The physical manifestation of journeyman Tommy Karpency’s uphill battle was the black eye he displayed even before the first bell. ...

Barboza KOs ex-titlist Alvarado

By Scott Shaffer Arnold Barboza Jr. KO3 Mike Alvarado... At Los Angeles' Staples Center, junior welterweight Arnold Barboza Jr. put an ex-champion on his resume, dismantling a faded Mike Alvarado in three rounds. Barboza (20-0) knocked down the former WBO junior welterweight champion in round three. Alvarado tried to pul himself up using...

Undercard results from Los Angeles

Top Rank Press Release Alexander Besputin W10 Alfredo Blanco... In other action from Los Angeles' Staples Center, welterweight Alexander Besputin (13-0, 9 KOs) moved closer to a WBA title shot with a dominant ten-round decision over Alfredo Blanco (20-8, 11 KOs). Besputin said the contender stage of his career is over. “He had a very...

Results from France

Press Release Segolene Lefebvre W10 Laura Soledad Griffa... Super bantamweight Segolene Lefebvre outboxed Argentina's Laura Soledad Griffa at the Salle Gayant in her hometown of Douai, France. It was a masterclass performance from 25-year-old Lefebvre, who appeared to have the upper hand in every department and at times easily picked off...

Klowd TV to stream Russian card for subscribers

Press Release KlowdTV will live stream a heavyweight bout featuring Russia's Apti Davtaev vs. Brazil's Pedro Otas on Thursday, April 18th at 2:30 PM ET.   "We are happy to give boxing fans this special boxing card featuring three strong bouts," said Robert Herring, Sr., CEO of KlowdTV.   "The entire card will be made available to...

Shields-Hammer weights, final quotes

Press Release Undisputed world women's middleweight championship (ten rounds) Claressa Shields (pictured): 159 ½ pounds -vs.- Christina Hammer: 159 pounds Referee: Sparkle Lee; Judges: Lynne Carter (Pa.), Guido Cavalleri (Italy), Robin Taylor (NY) Heavyweights  (ten rounds) Jermaine Franklin: 245 ¼ pounds -vs.- Rydell Booker: 238...

Sam Soliman: win #46 at age 45

By Scott Shaffer Sam Soliman W10 Mark Lucas...According to the WBF, Australia's Sam Soliman defeated countryman Mark Lucas by way of unanimous decision in Melbourne, Australia. The official scorecards favored the 45 year-pld Soliman by 120-108 and 118-108 (twice). Soliman, who briefly reinged as the IBF middleweigh champion in 2014 (he...

Zab Judah books return fight vs. Cletus Seldin

Press Release In connection with induction weekend for the International Boxing Hall of Fame in nearby Canastota, New York, the Turning Stone Resort Casino in nearby Verona, New York has announced a boxing show for Friday, June 7th with a very interesting main event. Former mutli-division champion Zab Judah (44-9 with 30 KOs) will return...

Top Rank confirms April 20th PPV line-up

Press Release Three-division champion and reigning WBO welterweight title holder Terence “Bud” Crawford will headline the inaugural Top Rank on ESPN pay-per-view broadcast against former world junior welterweight champion Amir “King” Khan Saturday, April 20th at New York City's Madison Square Garden. Crawford vs. Khan will be available...

Introducing Double V Boxing Management

Press Release Newly established Double V Boxing Management has announced the signing of Florida welterweight Ed "The Lion" Paredes. Double V is the union of established boxing manager Vincent Scolpino and attorney Victor Wainstein. Scolpino is best known for managing former champions Joshua Clottey, Joseph Agbeko and Alejendro Berrio,...

Monterrey, Mexico to host Munguia-Hogan this weekend

Press Release WBO junior middleweight champion Jaime Munguia (32-0, 26 KOs), from Mexico, and his challenger, Australia's Dennis Hurricane" Hogan (28-1-1, 7 KOs) hosted their final press conference ahead of Saturday's twelve-round fight for Munguia's title. They were joined by promoter Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy,...

Quillin-Truax final presser quotables

Press Release Former champions Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin (pictured) and Caleb "Golden" Truax went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before they meet in an IBF super middleweight eliminator that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and Fox Deportes this Saturday from the Armory in Minneapolis Also in attendance...

Shields, Hammer, give back to Atlantic City kids in advance of unification bout

Press Release Undefeated middleweight champions Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer spent the afternoon giving back to the Atlantic City community as they met with local youth from the New Jersey Give A Kid A Dream organization and the Girls in Gloves boxing program at the Atlantic City PAL gym. They spoke to the attendees about...

USA Boxing Qualifies Nine For 2019 Pan American Games

Press Release In Managua, Nicaragua, Team USA won four gold medals and two silver medals to add to the three bronze medals the team won during the semifinal bouts. All nine medal winners qualified for the 2019 Pan Am Games.   2017 World Championships bronze medalists Troy Isley (Alexandria, Va.) was the highlight of the final day...

Weigh-in report from Los Angeles

Press Release Vasiliy Lomachenko 134.4 lbs vs. Anthony Crolla 134.8 lbs (for Lomachenko's WBO/WBA lightweight titles - twelve rounds) Gilberto Ramirez 174.6 lbs vs. Tommy Karpency 174.6 lbs (ten rounds) Arnold Barboza Jr. 140 lbs vs. Mike Alvarado 139.6 lbs (ten rounds) Alexander Besputin 147 lbs vs. Alfredo Blanco 146.4 lbs...

Weigh-in report from New Hampshire

Granite Chin Press Release The official weigh-in was held at Best Western Plus for Friday's "Riot at The Rim" in Hampton, New Hampshire. The official boxer weights are: Derek Silveira(15-2, 8 KOS), Salem, MA 145 pounds -vs.- Roberto Valenzuela, Jr. (14-0, 134 KOs), Mexico (eight rounds) Gilberto Matheus Domingos (22-10, 20 KOs), Brazil (will weigh...

Brandon Figueroa training camp quotables

Press Release Unbeaten super bantamweight Brandon Figueroa shared his thoughts on his coming match-up against Venezuela's Yonfrez Parejo that takes place Saturday, April 20th at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. Fox will broadcast. Trained by his father Omar Figueroa Sr. at their gym in their native Weslaco, Texas,...

Vasiliy Lomachenko Presser Quotables

Press Release WBO/WBA lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko came to Los Angeles to defend his titles. Anthony Crolla hopes to shock the world. Lomachenko and Crolla faced off for the first time Wednesday at the final press conference two days before their Staples Center showdown, which will stream on ESPN+ starting at 11 p.m. EST/8...

Boxingtalk Interivew: Manager Mike Cameron

By Justin Hackman Justin Hackman: Mike, you manage Vaughn Alexander (14-2, 9 KOs) and we know he has a fight coming up against Matchroom USA's Anthony Sims Jr. (18-0, 17 KOs).  Tell us about it.  Mike Cameron: Yeah it’s a good fight.  Sims hasn’t really fought anyone in his career yet (Sims’ opponents’ combined record is 146-199-10)...

Australian update: ex-champ Soliman faces Lucas tomorrow

By Scott Shaffer Former IBF middleweight champion Sam Soliman, now age 45, returns to action tomorrow in Melbourne, Australia. Soliman (pictured) is listed at 45-14-1, and the result of his last fight was changed from a win to a no contest becuase the referee reportedly favored Soliman over his opponent, Tej Pratap Singh. Before that,...

Results: Ivan Golub overcomes cut to win decision

Press Release Ivan Golub W10 Manuel A. Reyes...   In the Broadway Boxing main event at Sony Hall in New York City, welterweight Ivan "The Volk" Golub defeated Manuel Alejandro Reyes of Los Angeles in a ten-round battle of southpaws. The Ukrainian Golub focused early on the midsection, pounding away with hooks to Reyes' ribs. Reyes, who...

Michael Hunter II signs with Matchroom

Press Release American Michael Hunter II has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing USA. Hunter (16-1 with 11KOs) has done very well at heavyweight after moving up from cruiserweight following a loss to pound-for-pound star Oleksandr Usyk in April 2017. Hunter has now won four in a row, including stoppages over Martin Bakole...

WBA World Boxing Association confirrmed for 5th Annual Box Fan Expo in Las Vegas

Press Release WBA World Boxing Association has confirmed that they will participate at the fifth annual Box Fan Expo on Saturday May 4, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.The WBA will have a booth and hold a Meet & Greet for the fans with some of the Boxing stars that will appear as guests at their booth (to be announced shortly) at...

Korean boxing update

Press Release Korean female strawweight Ji Hyun Park headlines an international card on Saturday April 13th at the Bucheon Gymnasium, just outside of South Korea's capital city, Seoul. Park (23-3 with 7 KOs), takes on China's Yu Fei Wu, who at still only eighteen years of age brings a record of 7-2 woth 1 KO. Despite fighting outside of...

Omar Juarez training camp quotables

Press Release Omar "El Relampago" Juarez (2-0, 1 KO) will return to the ring on on FS1 and Fox Deportes on Saturday, April 20 from Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.  Juarez will face Dwayne Bonds (3-1-1, 1 KO) in a four-round match to open the telecast. PT. Tickets for the live event are on sale now at AXS.com or at...

Henderson-Aikens to headline May 10th Philly card

Press Release At Philadelphia's 2300 Arena on Friday night, May 10th, King's Promotions in association with Titans Boxing Promotions, presents an eight-round main event featuring undefeated super middleweight Kalvin Henderson battling Antowyan Aikens. Henderson, from Fayetville, Arkansas, has a record of 11-0 with seven KOs.  The 28...