January 20 Fights Recap

Polideportivo Fray Mamerto Esquiu, Catamarca, Argentina In a rematch of their encounter last October, welterweight contender Cesar Miguel Barrionuevo struck gold again in knocking Adrian Vernon out in the first round. Their first fight produced one of last year’s best knockouts and Barrionuevo can add the rematch to his highlight reel. The fight came to end with less than minute Continue reading January 20 Fights Recap

October 21 Fight Recaps

The SSE Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Ryan Burnett partially unified the bantamweight division with a win over now former WBA champion Zhanat Zhakiyanov. The bout was a physical one filled with excessive holding throughout, but it was Burnett’s cleaner, more effective output that won him the hard-fought unanimous decision with tallies of 119-109, 118-110, 116-112. The undercard featured Continue reading October 21 Fight Recaps

October 14 Fight Recaps

Sanitarias, Argentina Omar Narvaez looked great for a 42-year-old against Nikolai Potapov. The former champion was too fast and too sharp for his 27-year-old counterpart, retiring Potapov after the seventh round. The win put Narvaez in a number one contender position against IBF 118 champion Zolani Tete. Managua, Nicaragua Former two-time title challenger Felix Alvarado earned his right to vie Continue reading October 14 Fight Recaps

Garcia Dominates Broner; Balderas, Stanionis get Wins

WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia dominates former four division titlist Adrien “The Problem” Broner via a twelve round unanimous decision. After a close opening round, Garcia went to work, displaying a full arsenal of offensive brilliance, facilitated by great economy of movement and footwork. Broner occasionally showed flashes of offense and even bloodied Mikey’s nose in the latter rounds. Garcia Continue reading Garcia Dominates Broner; Balderas, Stanionis get Wins

World Championship Boxing: Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura

Saturday, July 15, 2017- The Forum, Inglewood, California Miguel Berchelt (31-1, 28 KO) vs Takashi Miura (31-3-2, 24 KO), 12 Rounds WBC World Super-Featherweight Title   Jezreel Corrales (21-0, 8 KO) vs Robinson Castellanos (24-12, 14 KO), 12 Rounds 12 Round WBA World Super-Featherweight Title   Joe Smith Jr (23-1, 19 KO) vs Sullivan Barrera (19-1, 14 KO) WBC International Continue reading World Championship Boxing: Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura

Santillan KOs Valentin in Two; Lopez, Vargas Secure Wins

Tampa, Florida- In a battle of undefeated prospects, Giovanni Santillan (22-0, 12 KO), 146 lbs., stopped Sammy Valentin (12-1, 9 KO), 147 lbs., in the second round. The bout started with Valentin doing what he does best: bulldozing forward. Santillan was content to meet him head on, as both landed hard combinations. Santillan changed the momentum of the fight in Continue reading Santillan KOs Valentin in Two; Lopez, Vargas Secure Wins

Canelo Shutouts Chavez Jr., Announces Golovkin Mega Bout

The recruitment of hall of fame trainer Nacho Beristain wasn’t enough for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to get over the hump as Saul “Canelo” Alvarez decisioned Chavez Jr. over twelve rounds with scorecards of 120-108 across the board. The fight was at a contractual catch weight limit of 164 lbs., the lightest weight Chavez Jr. competed in since 2012, the weight seemed to Continue reading Canelo Shutouts Chavez Jr., Announces Golovkin Mega Bout

Joshua Wins Big, Stops Klitschko in Eleven

In Wembley Stadium filled to its maximum capacity, Anthony retained his IBF heavyweight title by stopping former heavyweight kingpin Wladimir Klitschko in the eleventh round of one the year’s best fights so far. The fight was eventful and tactical from the opening bell. Klitschko was fighting from a distance setting all his offense with his authoritative jab.  Joshua marginally got Continue reading Joshua Wins Big, Stops Klitschko in Eleven

Top 10 Greatest Flyweights Of All Time

Horacio Acavallo Why He’s Here: Pete Kane Why He’s Here: Masao Ohba Why He’s Here: Pascual Perez Why He’s Here: Benny Lynch Why He’s Here: Frankie Genaro Why He’s Here: Miguel Canto Why He’s Here: Fidel LaBarba Why He’s Here: Pancho Villa Why He’s Here: Jimmy Wilde Why He’s Here:  

Greatest Bantamweights Of All Time

George Dixon Why He’s Here: Sixto Escobar Why He’s Here: Charles Taylor Why He’s Here: Pete Herman Why He’s Here: Panama Al Brown Why He’s Here: Manuel Ortiz Why He’s Here: Ruben Olivares Why He’s Here: Terry McGovern Why He’s Here: Carlos Zarate Why He’s Here: Eder Jofre Why He’s Here: