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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...

The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Announces the Class of 2017

The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Announces the Class of 2017

NEVADA'S BOXING HERITAGE -- On Wednesday, Feb. 15, the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame announced the inductees for the class of 2017. The 14-member class, headed by Thomas “Hit Man” Hearns, is divided into three categories: Nevada resident boxers, non-Nevada resident boxers, and non-boxers. Longtime Los Angeles sportscaster Rich Marotta is t...

Saul “Neno” Rodriguez Ready to Unload in Mayweather Promotions Debut

Saul “Neno” Rodriguez Ready to Unload in Mayweather Promotions Debut

NENO RODRIGUEZ MOVING ON UP -- RIVERSIDE, Ca.-Working out in a narrow-sized boxing gym located near Riverside North High, super featherweight contender Saul “Neno” Rodriguez (pictured with his father) has that look of a young gunfighter you might envision during the old Wild West days. He’s got an itchy trigger finger and plenty of bu...

Fundamental Boxing (Mikey Garcia) vs. Athleticism (Vasyl Lomachenko)

Fundamental Boxing (Mikey Garcia) vs. Athleticism (Vasyl Lomachenko)

MIKEY GARCIA AND LOMACHENKO -- With the re-emergence of Mikey Garcia 36-0 (30), much of the talk in many boxing circles has centered on him facing WBO junior lightweight champ Vasyl Lomachenko 7-1 (5), perhaps later this year for Garcia's WBC lightweight title. Both have publicly addressed the prospect and say they're all for meeting at 135. A...

Mayweather vs. McGregor a 99 Percent Done Deal Say U.K. Tabloids

Mayweather vs. McGregor a 99 Percent Done Deal Say U.K. Tabloids

'MONEY MAY" VS. McGREGOR -- The boxing and MMA worlds went gaga on social media on Tuesday morning with reports that the long-rumored mega-fight between UFC superstar Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. was close to being finalized. A formal announcement, says the Daily Sun, will be forthcoming in the next two weeks. If true, a fair guess ...

RECENT BOXING RESULTS

Date: Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Location: Hard Rock Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi

Wt Class / Title Fights Result Rnd
Super Welter Eric Walker (W)

Zack Kuhn

TKO RD 2 of 10
Super Light / NABF Regis Prograis (W)

Wilfrido Buelvas

TKO RD 1 of 10
Cruiser Cedric Agnew (W)

Martin Verdin

TKO RD 1 of 8
Super Light Cody Richard (W)

Robert Hill

PTS RD 6 of 6