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Saul “Neno” Rodriguez Spearheads Mayweather Promotions SoCal Invasion

Saul “Neno” Rodriguez Spearheads Mayweather Promotions SoCal Invasion

A decade has passed since Mayweather Promotions was created. Now it finally invades one of the busiest boxing breeding grounds in the country when Saul “Neno” Rodriguez leads the charge on Friday. Riverside’s Rodriguez (20-0-1, 15 KOs) meets Chile’s Oscar Bravo (22-6, 10 KOs) in the co-main event on Friday Feb. 24, at Pechanga Resor...

Pacquiao vs Khan in the United Arab Emirates? Don’t Bet Against It.

Pacquiao vs Khan in the United Arab Emirates? Don’t Bet Against It.

PAC-MAN'S NEXT OPPONENT -- With each passing day it seems more likely that Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent will be Amir Khan. The long-simmering rumor that Pac-Man would bypass Bob Arum’s preferred choice, Jeff Horn, in favor of Khan gained more traction this week with a report in the Daily Mirror that Khan had agreed to terms, leaving only...

Wilder vs Washington Has a Storyline Straight out of Charles Dickens

Wilder vs Washington Has a Storyline Straight out of Charles Dickens

  It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … *Charles Dickens’ opening to his classic 1859 novel, A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens never authored a book about the incongruities of 21st century heavyweight boxing. And why should he have? The British-born creator of some of literature’s most enduring fictional ...

Three Punch Combo: Hurd vs. Harrison, Ugonoh-Breazeale and More

Three Punch Combo: Hurd vs. Harrison, Ugonoh-Breazeale and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO -- Jarrett Hurd puts his undefeated record on the line this Saturday when he faces once beaten Tony Harrison for the vacant IBF Junior Middleweight title. Hurd, considered by many boxing insiders as a future star, has put on some scintillating performances in his most recent bouts. But could that be a mirage and could he be i...

British Heavyweight Nathan Gorman: Another Traveller on the Rise

British Heavyweight Nathan Gorman: Another Traveller on the Rise

BRITISH HEAVYWEIGHTS -- These are giddy times for heavyweight boxing in England. IBF champion Anthony Joshua is widely considered the real deal, merely the most talented heavyweight on the planet. David Haye, Dillian Whyte and Hughie Fury are all rated in the top five by one or more of the major sanctioning bodies. Cuban ex-patriot Luis Ortiz,...

Friday Boxing Recaps: A Big Upset in El Paso; Roy Jones Soldiers On

Friday Boxing Recaps: A Big Upset in El Paso; Roy Jones Soldiers On

FRIDAY BOXING RECAPS -- Jose Felix Jr., a consensus 9/4 favorite, stumbled badly on Friday night in El Paso where he was taken to school by unheralded 33-year-old Jonathan Maicelo (pictured on the left), a native of Peru fighting out of North Bergen, New Jersey. Felix, who had a 35-1-1 record coming in, had designs on fighting the winner of th...

Robert Manzanarez Wins by KO in his U.S. Debut in Downtown L.A.

Robert Manzanarez Wins by KO in his U.S. Debut in Downtown L.A.

FIGHT NIGHT AT THE BELASCO -- Mexico’s Robert Manzanarez arrived as a mystery with a gaudy record and showed how he got it by stopping former champion Gamaliel Diaz by knockout on Friday. Manzanarez (34-1, 28 KOs), a southpaw super lightweight, though born in Phoenix, had fought exclusively in Mexico and showed his talent was real in defe...

Adrian Granados is a Live Underdog vs. Broner The Clown

Adrian Granados is a Live Underdog vs. Broner The Clown

NO SHOCK IF ADRIAN GRANADOS UPSETS THE ODDS -- Saturday’s bout between former multiple division title holder Adrien Broner 32-2 (24) and fringe contender Adrian Granados 18-4-2 (12) offers a multitude of conundrums. And that's not even including how Broner couldn't make the contract weight of 142 pounds and in order to keep the fight alive t...

Joe Smith Jr Rockets Into the Fast Lane and Has Lucrative Options

Joe Smith Jr Rockets Into the Fast Lane and Has Lucrative Options

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT JOE SMITH JR. -- Back in April 2008, Joe Smith Jr. defeated Seanie Monaghan in the final round of the New York Daily News Golden Gloves tournament at Madison Square Garden in the 178-pound novice division. So the two are not strangers, but that was then and this is now. And now the heavy-handed, highly-regarded light heavywei...

ADRIEN BRONER: Boxing’s Problem Child Faces an Uncertain Future

ADRIEN BRONER: Boxing’s Problem Child Faces an Uncertain Future

ADRIEN BRONER -- His nickname is “The Problem,” which might be the most apt moniker in all of boxing. But, too often, four-division former world champion Adrien Broner has been a problem to himself and not to his opponents. His decision-making out of the ring has been baffling, his conduct outrageous, his irresponsibility legendary. Som...

RECENT BOXING RESULTS

Date: Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Location: Silver Street Studios, Houston, Texas

Wt Class / Title Fights Result Rnd
Super Feather Dat Nguyen (W)

Miguel Flores

TKO RD 6 of 10@1:02
Super Light Darwin Price (W)

Hylon Williams Jr

UD RD 8 of 8
Cruiser Medzhid Bektemirov (W)

Istvan Zeller

TKO RD 2 of 6@2:59
Brandon Figueroa (W)

Raul Chirino

KO RD 4 of 6@1:30