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Frampton-Santa Cruz II: Why I’m Leaning to the Would-Be Avenger

FRAMPTON-SANTA CRUZ: THE REMATCH -- The last time WBA featherweight champ Carl Frampton 23-0 (14) and Leo Santa Cruz 32-1-1 (18) touched gloves, the bout was an instant classic. This Saturday night they'll meet in a rematch. Frampton, who won a very close and somewhat controversial decision the last time, said he doesn't believe the second tim...

Danny Garcia’s Dad Crosses the Line; Boxing Writers are All Steamed Up

Danny Garcia’s Dad Crosses the Line; Boxing Writers are All Steamed Up

ANGEL GARCIA, FATHER OF DANNY -- It’s old news by now, but Angel Garcia’s vulgar diatribe last Wednesday at a press conference in Brooklyn has stoked up the boxing mediaverse. And with Garcia facing likely repercussions, this is a story that will undoubtedly have a long shelf life. Garcia is the father and trainer of WBC welterweight ti...

Three Punch Combo: The Return of HBO’s “Boxing After Dark” and Lots More

Three Punch Combo: The Return of HBO’s “Boxing After Dark” and Lots More

HBO vs SHOWTIME ON SATURDAY -- Many of us remember when HBO began its “Boxing After Dark” series in February of 1996. The series was originally about making well matched, entertaining fights. And boy did it ever. The card this Saturday is reminiscent of those original Boxing After Dark shows that HBO once put together on a consistent basis...

Weekend Boxing Recap: From New Jersey to China and Points In-Between

Weekend Boxing Recap: From New Jersey to China and Points In-Between

WEEKEND BOXING RECAP -- The month of January tends to be a slow month for boxing. This weekend was consistent with the historical pattern. However, there were a few noteworthy boxers in action, most notably former two-division world champion Zab Judah who returned to the ring after a 37-month hiatus for a tune-up fight with Jorge Luis Munguia ...

Ringside in Montebello: Big Upsets on a Small Show

Ringside in Montebello: Big Upsets on a Small Show

RINGSIDE REPORT -- Who knew that Montebello would be the city of upsets on Saturday night. A large fight card shrunk to seven, then six bouts when one of the heavyweights collapsed into a seizure before stepping into the boxing ring at the Quiet Cannon Country Club in this LA County community. Just two days ago about 12 bouts were schedu...

Edwin Pope’s Death Further Contracts Fraternity of Great Boxing Writers

Edwin Pope’s Death Further Contracts Fraternity of Great Boxing Writers

EDWIN POPE DIES AT 88 -- There are some stories that I never wanted to write, and this is one of them. One of the finest and most iconic of American sports writers, longtime Miami Herald columnist Edwin Pope, was 88 when cancer claimed him the evening of Jan. 19, with his family by his side, in Okeechobee, Fla. Mr. Pope – briefly a collea...

Time is Running Out for Trouble Plagued ex-Champ Zab Judah

Time is Running Out for Trouble Plagued ex-Champ Zab Judah

TOUGH TIMES FOR ZAB JUDAH -- Heading into his 2001 match in Las Vegas with Kostya Tszyu, IBF 140-pound champion Zab Judah was on top of the world. The baby-faced boxer from Brooklyn, recently turned 24, was undefeated in 27 pro fights and seemingly every bit as good as he had been cracked up to be when he left the amateur ranks. “Zab Judah i...

Ringside at the Worcester Palladium: A Mostly Entertaining Sockfest

RINGSIDE REPORT FROM WORCESTER — For the (not so) United States of America, the future starts Friday with the inauguration of newly elected President Donald J. Trump. For the lame duck New England boxing scene, that future started the night before the inauguration in Worcester, Massachusetts with a Rivera Promotions Entertainment fight card ...

Two Big March Cards Prove Boxing is Still a Major League Sport in NYC

Two Big March Cards Prove Boxing is Still a Major League Sport in NYC

BOXING IN THE BIG APPLE -- Residents of New York City, even those who have arrived there from somewhere else, either are born with or soon acquire an attitude of superiority endemic to the five boroughs. They tend to regard inhabitants of such relatively nearby East Coast metropolises as Philadelphia and Boston as veritable rubes from the stic...

SoCal’s Danny Roman Faces Texan Adam Lopez in Atlantic City

SoCal’s Danny Roman Faces Texan Adam Lopez in Atlantic City

ROMAN vs LOPEZ ON SHOWTIME -- Danny Roman fought his way through some of Southern California’s best. Now he’s ready to face one of Texas best fighters. Roman (21-2-1, 7 KOs) meets San Antonio’s Adam Lopez (16-0-1, 8 KOs) in a title eliminator for the WBA super bantamweight division on Friday, Jan. 20. California meets Texas in Atlanti...

RECENT BOXING RESULTS

Date: Friday, January 20th, 2017

Location: Bally’s Event Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey

Wt Class / Title Fights Result Rnd
Super Bantam Daniel Roman (W)

Adam Lopez

RTD RD 9 of 12 @3:00
Super Middle Ronald Ellis (W)

Christopher Brooker

UD RD 8 of 8 (79-73,79-73,77-75)
Super Light Kenneth Sims Jr (W)

Emmanuel Robles

UD RD 8 of 8 (79-72,79-72,78-73)
Bantam Stephon Young (W)

Olimjon Nazarov

UD RD 8 of 8 (77-75,78-74,78-74)