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Jose Ramirez Blows by Reed: Beterbiev Wins IBF Title in Fresno

Jose Ramirez Blows by Reed: Beterbiev Wins IBF Title in Fresno

By: David A. Avila Nov 12 2017

Jose Ramirez Blows by Reed: Beterbiev Wins IBF Title in Fresno Hurricanes don’t happen in California but Jose Ramirez brought one to Mike Reed to win by knockout in a battle of undefeated super lightweight contenders on Saturday. Northern California’s Ramirez (21-0, 16 KOs) brought those hurricane forces promised by his team against Maryland’s Reed (23-1, 12 KOs) in front of more than ...

Fast Results From Long Island: Miller, Jacobs, and Seldin Triumphant

Fast Results From Long Island: Miller, Jacobs, and Seldin Triumphant

By: Arne K. Lang Nov 12 2017

Matchroom Boxing honcho Eddie Hearn made his first foray into the U.S. market on Saturday, Nov. 11. With an assist from local promoters Dmitry Salita and Joe DeGuardia, Hearn promoted a nine-fight card at the renovated Nassau County Coliseum in Uniondale, Long Island. Three of those fights were part of the HBO telecast. Although it wasn’t the main event, the bout that generated the most buzz ...

Beterbiev vs Koelling Sees Koelling Fall in RD 12

Beterbiev vs Koelling Sees Koelling Fall in RD 12

By: Miguel Iturrate Nov 12 2017

Beterbiev vs Koelling - The vacant IBF world light heavyweight title is going home with Artur Beterbiev, who had  to work hard to stop Enrico Koelling in round 12. The bout, which aired on ESPN, was the main event of Top Rank's 10 fight boxing card at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. Beterbiev entered the fight with a 11-0 record and 11 knock outs, so expectations were high. Koellin...

Liam vs Liam 2 Results From Newcastle

Liam vs Liam 2 Results From Newcastle

By: Miguel Iturrate Nov 11 2017

Liam vs Liam 2 Results From Newscastle - As expected, the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle hosted an electric main event between Liam Smith and Liam Williams. The bout was a rematch of a controversial first meeting that resulted in  a win for Smith. Despite the vitriolic talk and the heat between the two men, the bout settled into a methodical pace in the early going. Williams was more measured ...

Deontay Wilder’s Hall of Shame

Deontay Wilder’s Hall of Shame

By: Matt McGrain Nov 11 2017

Deontay Wilder’s Hall of Shame This is a look at the title opposition of one Deontay Wilder, America’s great heavyweight hope and currently ranked number two in that flagship division. What it is not is a critique of the WBC’s rankings policy.  It could easily be interpreted as such; we are told time and time again that the reasoning behind a given fight is only that it is “mandator...

Ringside Report: Yuandale Evans Nips Luis Rosa in a Barnburner

Ringside Report: Yuandale Evans Nips Luis Rosa in a Barnburner

By: Matt Andrzejewski Nov 11 2017

CLEVELAND, OH -- After more than a three-year hiatus, boxing returned to Cleveland, OH with a stirring ShoBox card. The main event featured Cleveland’s own Yuandale Evans (20-1, 14 KO’s) squeaking out a close split decision against Luis Rosa (23-1, 11 KO’s) in a rousing 126-pound fight. Two judges had Evans ahead by margins of 96-94 and 96-93 respectively while the third had Rosa in front 96...

Fight Night Guide — The Ultimate Weekend Preview, Nov. 11 edition

Fight Night Guide — The Ultimate Weekend Preview, Nov. 11 edition

By: Diego Morilla Nov 10 2017

Fight Night Guide – The Ultimate Weekend Preview, Nov. 11 edition By Diego Morilla The Fight Night Guide brings you a brief preview of every upcoming weekend’s most relevant fights compiled by Zona de Boxeo editor and TSS writer Diego Morilla, with all the basic information you need to know to check out the action and to know what to expect from every fighter. Follow us every week at #FNG @T...

Shawn Porter Is the Easiest Guy in Boxing to Root For

Shawn Porter Is the Easiest Guy in Boxing to Root For

By: Frank Lotierzo Nov 09 2017

Being an obsessed follower of the sweet science since 1964, when I was five years old, there have been a plethora of fighters that I've rooted for and some I've rooted against. I don't mind guys who are cocky and braggadocio, as long as they always show up in top condition and mostly back up their words. I never lose sight of the fact nobody backs it up every time. The greatest trash talker in ...

East vs West When Mike Reed Fights Jose Ramirez on Saturday

East vs West When Mike Reed Fights Jose Ramirez on Saturday

By: David A. Avila Nov 09 2017

Prizefighting matchups between West and East have long kept the sizzle in the pot of professional boxing. For more than 100 years geographic rivalries in prizefighting have captured the fans attention to their favorites as far back as Gentleman Jim Corbett versus John L. Sullivan in 1892 or Solly Smith versus George Dixon in 1893. Corbett fought out of San Francisco and Smith out of Los Ange...

Morilla’s Spit Bucket – Melian Takes the Plunge, Forgotten Heavys and More

Morilla’s Spit Bucket – Melian Takes the Plunge, Forgotten Heavys and More

By: Diego Morilla Nov 08 2017

The Spit Bucket is your weekly source of random thoughts, opinions and comments about the Manly Art, compiled by TSS boxing writer Diego Morilla. Make your suggestions and comments and dare to give us your own short commentary on this week’s boxing issues by sending us an email at diegomorillabox@hotmail.com . Melian Jumps Right in the Deep End of the Pool There is usually very little to r...