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Injured Boxer Daniel Franco Fundraiser on July 29 in SoCal

After more than a month in hospitals 1,000 miles away injured boxer Daniel Franco finally returned to his Southern California roots. A special chartered plane that included climate and air pressure control instruments flew Franco from Nebraska to Chino Airport on Monday. He had been first in Iowa, then Nebraska since June 10 when he suffere...

Tommy West-Tommy Ryan III: The Most Vicious Bout in Boxing History

It was reported in the early days of 1905 that former welterweight and middleweight contender Tommy West was shot five times by a man named Paul Mullan in a dispute about boxing no less. He survived and lived for another quarter of a century. Undoubtedly former welterweight and middleweight champion Tommy Ryan, one of the greatest fighters ...

Ringside in Anaheim: Muwendo and Estrada Emerge Victorious

Ringside in Anaheim: Muwendo and Estrada Emerge Victorious

ANAHEIM, CALIF.-With all the advantages of being a natural super lightweight Ismail Muwendo defeated the much shorter but more skillful Efrain Esquivias by decision on Friday. Long Beach’s Muwendo (19-0) continued his undefeated streak by using his height and natural strength to overpower Esquivias (17-7-1) at the M-3 Anaheim Events Cente...

London Prize Ring Rules: Regaining a Lost Empire

London Prize Ring Rules: Regaining a Lost Empire

Forget Brexit. A lost Empire is now regained. The Revolutionary War avenged. It might be hard to fathom today in the land of Donald J. Trump and Deontay Wilder, but boxing’s bloody roots are firmly planted in the old country; England to be exact and London in particular. It was there in 1865, during our bloody Civil War here over th...

Robert Guerrero’s Journey from Gilroy to Las Vegas

Robert Guerrero’s Journey from Gilroy to Las Vegas

When Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero first stepped into the prize ring, all I remember was a camel was involved. Thinking back on that day on April 22, 2001, a fighter by the name of Hector Camacho Jr. rode on the back of a camel into the outdoor lot of Fantasy Springs Casino. He was dressed like some kind of Arabian knight. On that same...

Don’t Listen to the Parroting Promoters: No Chance of Wilder-Ortiz

Don’t Listen to the Parroting Promoters: No Chance of Wilder-Ortiz

In a year when a lot of fights that we thought we'd never see are being made and some are actually coming to fruition, there's another one being thrown out that at one time was thought to be a pipe dream. And that's WBC heavyweight title holder Deontay Wilder 38-0 (37) fighting Cuban defector Luis Ortiz 27-0 (23). If you believe what has been ...

The Betting on the Mayweather-McGregor Fight: Here’s the Skinny

The Betting on the Mayweather-McGregor Fight: Here’s the Skinny

Like it or not, the Mayweather-McGregor fight is one of the biggest sports stories in years and the betting component is a big part of it. In a recent conversation with Yahoo combat sports writer Kevin Iole, the manager of a prominent online book said it was “almost certain” that the betting handle will top the handle on a Super Bowl. At h...

Career Definers: These Boxers Will Always Be Identified With These Bouts

Career Definers: These Boxers Will Always Be Identified With These Bouts

Most boxers have that one (or two) fights that define their careers. Of course none can top Buster Douglas when it comes to that one fight that was the diamond sparkling in the sand. But others stand out as well. Here is a sampling: Rene Jacquot Frenchman Rene Jacquot (that’s him on the right) shocked the boxing world in 1989 when he u...

Fighters as Writers

Fighters as Writers

“It’s easy to like Las Vegas the same way it’s easy to like an honest hooker. Neither one pretends to be anything but what they are. They just flash you a little thigh, give you an honest price, and then screw you. You might blow your paycheck in an afternoon, but you just keep smiling because you’re having a good time spending it and ...

Three Punch Combo: What’s Next For Last Weekend’s Big Winners and Losers?

Three Punch Combo: What’s Next For Last Weekend’s Big Winners and Losers?

THREE PUNCH COMBO -- There were several significant bouts this past weekend and with that several good performances. Let’s get the crystal ball out and look to what may lie in store in the near future for some of the winners. Omar Figueroa Jr. (27-0-1, 19 KO’s) may have had the best performance of the weekend with his third round knocko...

RECENT BOXING RESULTS

Date: Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Location: Bramall Lane Football Ground, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Wt Class / Title Fights Result Rnd
Welter / IBF World Kell Brook (L)

Errol Spence Jr

KO RD 11 of 12 @1:47
Super Middle / WBA Super World George Groves (W)

Fedor Chudinov

TKO RD 6 of 12 @1:14
Heavy / Commonwealth (British Empire) David Allen (L)

Lenroy Thomas

SD RD 12 of 12
Super Middle / WBA Continental Jamie Cox (W)

Lewis Taylor

TD RD 9 of 12