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    trinidadhopkins

    15 Years Ago Today: Hopkins Thrashes Trinidad; The Apex of B-Hop’s Amazing Car...

      By BERNARD FERNANDEZ                Revenge is a dish best served cold.—Unknown There are great artists whose work is routinely excellent, but even they are apt to say there was one shining moment when they were at the absolute peak of their powers, when they found a way to reach deep inside themselves and achieve p...

    top-rank-gunslingers

    Nonito, Oscar and Jesse Ready for Gunfight at Thomas and Mack

      By David A. Avila Standing on the stage Nonito Donaire, Oscar Valdez and Jesse Magdaleno all mugged for a photo looking like a trio of gunslingers for a wanted poster. Minus Japan’s Hiroshige Osawa, another notorious puncher, that’s serious firepower. All four will be exchanging shells when they meet for two world titles on ...

    conlan

    Three Olympic Boxers Reprimanded for Betting on Fights

      Three boxers who competed in the Rio Olympics – Ireland’s Michael Conlan (pictured) and Steven Donnelly and Great Britain’s Anthony Fowler – have been given “severe reprimands” by the International Olympic Committee for betting on fights at the Rio games. According to the IOC, “there was no intent to manipulate any event....

    alinorton

    40 Years Ago Today: The Judges Got it Right in the Ali-Norton Rubber Match

      By Frank Lotierzo   Joe Frazier and Ken Norton were sparring partners, friends, elite heavyweight fighters circa 1967-75 and were both trained by Eddie Futch at some point during their prime. And perhaps the biggest link between them is that they both fought Muhammad Ali three times and beat him the first time they met. No...

    argentina

    Luis Carlos Abrego brutally KOed in Argentina…and then things got feisty

      By Diego Morilla. Returning to the ring after an absence of more than 22 months, former welterweight contender Luis Carlos Abregú endured a disastrous, career-ending loss in front of his local crowd in Salta, Argentina this past Saturday, Sept. 24. In a shocker, Abregu was dropped  three times by Juan Carlos Pedrozo before being kno...

    Top Rank Goes Outside the Box

    Top Rank Goes Outside the Box for the Pacquiao-Vargas Broadcasting Crew

    Top Rank Goes Outside the Box - On Monday, Sept. 26, Bob Arum announced the broadcasting team for the Top Rank show on Nov. 5 featuring Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas. In the press release, ESPN sports personality Stephen A. Smith is accorded top billing. Smith will be joined by Brian Kenny, Charissa Thompson, and Top Rank fighter Timothy ...

    hagler

    This Day in Boxing History: Chaos Ensues after Marvin Hagler Destroys Alan Minte...

      by Kid Hersh On Sept. 27, 1980, Alan Minter defended his title against Marvin Hagler at Wembley Arena in London. It was Minter’s second defense of the title that he won from Vito Antuofermo and his reign would be brief. Hagler cut him to pieces. Minter’s face was a mask of blood when the referee stopped the contest in the third ro...

    Jorge Linares, of Venezuela, celebrates his 10th-round win over Oscar Larios, of Mexico, in the WBC interim featherweight title boxing match Saturday, July 21, 2007, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

    Three Punch Combo: The Underrated Jorge Linares, Trey Lippe Morrison, and More

      By Matt Andrzejewski Jorge Linares scored a mild upset in his twelve round unanimous decision victory against Anthony Crolla on Saturday, Sept. 24. With the win, Linares captured the WBA and The Ring magazine lightweight titles and notched another big win in what has really been an impressive as well as underappreciated career. Lin...

    Friday Sees 3 Regional Title Fights

    Friday Sees Three Regional Title Fights on CBSSN

    Friday Sees 3 Regional Title Fights - This Friday, September 30th at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, legendary boxer Roy Jones Jr. has his promotional hat on as he hosts a five-fight boxing card that sees the featured bouts air on the CBS Sports Network. The card is being promoted as "Knockout Night at the D" and the live broadcast be...

    meteorite

    Boxing and Drama: Part 2

    Like a meteorite, he emerged seemingly out of nowhere as one of the fight game's most exciting, tough-as-nails welterweights and the fans came to love him both as a fighter and as a person with an obvious big heart, full of personality and limitless promise. He was the quintessential blood and guts warrior who always seemed to grab victory fro...

    RECENT BOXING RESULTS

    Date: Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

    Location: Buffalo Thunder Casino, Pojoaque, New Mexico

    Wt Class / Title Fights Result Rnd
    Welter Yordenis Ugas (W)

    Bryant Perella

    TKO @2:20 RD 4 of 10
    Welter Ryan Karl (W)

    Jose Felix Quesada

    RTD RD 4 of 8
    Light Cesar Alan Valenzuela (W)

    Dennis Galarza

    SD 8 of 8 (77-75, 77-75, 75-77)
    Welter Emmanuel Medina (W)

    Francisco Medel

    TKO @1:24 RD 2 of 6