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SoCal Fights: Alex Saucedo Defeats Clarence Booth in L.A.

By David A. Avila LOS ANGELES-With junior welterweights losing contenders every day to the more lucrative welterweight division, Alex Saucedo put his name on the list of prospects ready to step up in class with his hard-fought victory over Clarence Booth on Saturday. A crowd of more than 1,400 at the historic Sportsmen’s Lodge saw Saucedo (21-0, 14 KOs) use his reach and sharpness to out-hustle the game Booth (13-2, 7 KOs) of Florida. The Top Rank card did not disappoint with a wide array of fighters from different...

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Boxing's Best Brother Combinations

By ARNE K. LANG The Manning brothers – Peyton and Eli – are the most famous brother combination in the annals of football. Sons of Archie Manning, another outstanding quarterback, the brothers each own two Super Bowl rings. Watching Peyton Manning earn his second in the recently concluded Super Bowl got us thinking about the best brother combinations in other sports. Here’s a Top Ten list for boxing with the best of the best listed in descending order of “eminence.” Needless to say, the selections and the rankings are subjective...

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Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko Not Happening?!?

Several hours ago, Tyson Fury, the holder of multiple world heavyweight titles, sent out a message via Twitter that is sure to get the speculation flowing. Some massive news coming soon, had to come to London for an urgent meeting about a massive fight,TBA very soon, u will not believe who!!!!!! — Gypsy King (@Tyson_Fury) February 13, 2016 Fury defeated long-time heavyweight kingpin Wladimir Klitschko last November, and Klitschko almost immediately invoked his re-match clause. Since then, the common thinking...

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Toe To Toe Tuesdays Feb 16 – PBC on FOX Sports 1

This coming Tuesday, February 16th the Premier Boxing Champions is at Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling hall in Las Vegas with a ten fight boxing card that sees the main events air on FOX Sports 1 as part of the “Toe To Toe Tuesdays” series. The undercard features the lone female prospect on “The Money Team” as Latondria Jones returns to the ring in a four round bout. One of the support bouts scheduled to air on the broadcasts is an 8 round Super Middleweight bout between “TMT” fighter Lanell Bellows as he takes on Antowyan...

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Feb 20 Mike Mollo vs Krzysztof Zimnoch in Poland

Chicago area Heavyweight Mike Mollo (20-5-1) returns to the ring for the first time in more than two years as he travels to Legionowo, Poland to face undefeated Krzysztof Zimnoch (18-0-1) this coming Saturday, February 27th in Poland. Mollo is best remembered for his pair of fights against Artur Szpilka back in 2013. Mollo knocked the future world championship contender down twice in their first bout only to have it stopped controversially due to cuts Mollo sustained in the trenches. The second fight saw Mollo floor Szpilka...

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NABA Titlist Danny Roman KOs Robles in Ontario

By David A. Avila ONTARIO, CALIF.-Southern California has an abundance of ranked super bantamweights and one of them, Danny Roman, took charge on Friday with a knockout win over Mexico’s Ramiro Robles. Roman (18-2-1, 6 KOs) delivered a knockout by body shot before a crowd of more than 1,200 at the Doubletree Hotel in the main event. The NABA super bantamweight titlist did what three other super bantamweight contenders were unable to do: win by knockout over Robles. Mexico’s Robles (12-5-1) had managed to hear the final bell against...

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Don't Begrudge Thompson His Shot at Ortiz

By Frank Lotierzo As you've no doubt heard by now, Cuban sensation Luis Ortiz 24-0 (21) will defend his WBA interim heavyweight title against former title challenger Tony Thompson 40-6 (27) on HBO this coming March 5th. Thompson is a last minute replacement for Russian Alexander Dimitrenko 38-2 (24) who withdrew from the bout even after being extended more money than initially offered by Golden Boy Promotions who represents Ortiz. Ortiz is riding high at the moment, having scored the most impressive win of his career last December when he...

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GBP in DC March 5 - Ortiz vs Thompson Duel Tops Card

Oscar De La Hoya and his Golden Boy Promotions have hooked up with HBO for a March 5th date at the DC Armory in Washington DC. The main event was settled earlier this week when Heavyweight Tony Thompson (40-6) stepped up to face Golden Boy’s prized prospect, Luis Ortiz (24-0). Ortiz brings his interim WBA World title to defend into a match he will be heavily favored in. Thompson is a grizzled veteran who is 44 years old. Early in his career he kept a good record but was known more as a sparring partner. Thompson earned a...

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Roman Gonzalez vs McWilliams Arroyo Official For April 23rd

Los Angeles, CA (February 12, 2016) Consensus #1 Pound-for-Pound Fighter and World Boxing Council Flyweight Champion, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez will defend his title against world ranked Puerto Rican McWilliams Arroyo on Saturday, April 23 at the Fabulous Forum in the co-featured bout to the World Middleweight Championship between Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Dominic “Lights Out” Wade, it was announced today by K2 Promotions. Both bouts will be televised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:00 p.m....

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R.I.P. Bennie Georgino: Last of L.A.’s Golden Era

By David A. Avila Few men can bridge the sport of boxing from the 1930s to the present. Last week, one of those few, Bennie Georgino, passed away and with him goes the nuggets of knowledge accrued since the Great Depression to the present day. Georgino, 95, grew up in the East L.A. section known as Lincoln Heights. Ironically, the LA Times erroneously calls it Northern Broadway area. It’s known to those living there as Lincoln Heights, not the Northern Broadway area. It’s less than five miles from the Times Building. But that’s the...

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Recent Boxing Results

Date: January 30th, 2016

Location: Copper Box Arena, London, England

Wt Class / Title Fights Result Rnd
Middleweight / WBA Int'l

John Ryder (W)

Sergey Khomitsky

12 of 12
Super Light / WBC Int'l

John Wayne Hibbert (W)

Tommy Martin

12 of 12 @1:38
Super Middle

George Groves (W)

Andrea Di Luisa

5 of 12 @1:55
Super Feather / WBC Int'l

Martin Joseph Ward (W)

Mario Pisanti

3 of 10 @2:44

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