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Weekend Boxing Recaps: From Temecula to Szczecin and Points In-between

Weekend Boxing Recaps: From Temecula to Szczecin and Points In-between

On the boxing front, the month of February came in like a lamb and went out like a lion. The capstone to the final weekend played out at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, AL, where Deontay Washington (38-0, 37 KOs) defended his home turf and his WBC world heavyweight title with a fifth round stoppage of Gerald Washington. The announced attendance of...

Fistic Notes and Nuggets: The Hauser Report

Fistic Notes and Nuggets: The Hauser Report

The past three weekends have seen PBC fighters on center stage in the United States. In each instance, there was a lesson in boxing politics. Let’s take a look. On February 10, Bounce TV televised a PBC triple-header. Robert Easter impressively dismantled an overmatched Luis Cruz, and Terrell Gausha looked lethargic in outpointing Luis He...

Wilder Stops Washington in Bama Quick Results

Wilder Stops Washington in Bama Quick Results

Wilder Stops Washington in Bama Quick Results - The stage was set in Birmingham, Alabama Saturday night as WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (37-0) returned to his home state to face undefeated Gerald Washington (18-0-1). Washington entered the packed Legacy Arena first, with Wilder following him with the champion's privilege. T...

Saul Rodriguez Nearly Capsized; De Loach and Tabiti Win by KO at Pechanga

Saul Rodriguez Nearly Capsized; De Loach and Tabiti Win by KO at Pechanga

Saul Rodriguez Nearly Capsized - Saul “Neno” Rodriguez was nearly capsized in his hometown debut by Oscar Bravo but managed to rally to a split decision win on Friday. With new boss Floyd Mayweather watching in the front row, Rodriguez (21-0-1, 15 KOs) rallied to victory in front of a boisterous sold out crowd of 1,700 fans at Pechanga ...

Fighting McGregor Just Another Easy Step to Immortality for Mayweather

Fighting McGregor Just Another Easy Step to Immortality for Mayweather

Fighting McGregor - Has any fighter’s road to boxing immortality been easier or come with more surefire wins than Floyd Mayweather's? Floyd just turned 40 years old. He is officially retired but there can be no doubt that he will be seen in a boxing ring sometime this year, against a man who is an elite combat sport participant but has never...

Riddick Bowe’s Marine Corps Misadventure

Riddick Bowe’s Marine Corps Misadventure

The snide remarks stung then, probably more than any legal punch he received from Evander Holyfield or even the illegal ones below the belt landed by Andrew Golota. Twenty years later, they probably still haunt Riddick Bowe as the Ghost of Christmas Past tortured Ebenezer Scrooge. If there is a difference, it is that Scrooge’s vision was pri...

Does Paulie Malignaggi Still Have the Spark?

Does Paulie Malignaggi Still Have the Spark?

MALIGNAGGI VS EGGINGTON -- Paulie Malignaggi has more cross-currents and back (and side) stories than most boxers—one of them being that he is an outstanding and candid analyst for Showtime that really makes it unnecessary for him to fight on and continue to risk long-term injuries. But that’s in the eyes of the beholder. For Paulie, it’...

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 ...

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