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We Bid Farewell to “The Destroyer”

We Bid Farewell to “The Destroyer”

By: Miguel Iturrate Nov 17 2016

Bid Farewell Alex Stewart- Former heavyweight contender Alex "The Destroyer" Stewart passed away on Wednesday at the age of 52. The general feeling across the boxing world is one of a sense of loss, as Stewart fought some of the most memorable fights of the 1980s and 1990s in the rugged heavyweight division. Perhaps more importantly, people recall a shy, soft-spoken fighter who left memories of...

Mayweather-Pacquiao II Starting to Percolate, Don’t Be Fooled Again

Mayweather-Pacquiao II Starting to Percolate, Don’t Be Fooled Again

By: Frank Lotierzo Nov 10 2016

Mayweather-Pacquiao II Starting. Six months ago I never thought I'd be saying this, but sadly, I think there's going to be a Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch. At one time due to the bad taste left in the mouths of many boxing fans by their first encounter, and how they felt ripped off financially, I didn't think they'd be gullible enough to fall for it again. We'll, I'm backtracking on that now. All...

Tragedy Hits Roman Gonzalez

Tragedy Hits Roman Gonzalez

By: Miguel Iturrate Nov 08 2016

Tragedy Hits Roman Gonzalez - World #1 pound for pound fighter Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez is in the midst of dealing with the death of his coach Arnulfo Obando. This is a devastating blow to the Nicaraguan fighter as both he and Obando had created a pair of big wins on the world stage, as well as developing a deep friendship they themselves compared to a father/son relationship . Obando, 54, wh...

Top Rank Results Nov 5 – Pacquiao Decisions Vargas

Top Rank Results Nov 5 – Pacquiao Decisions Vargas

By: Miguel Iturrate Nov 05 2016

Top Rank Results Nov 5 - Top Rank was at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas this past Saturday night where venerable promoter Bob Arum rolled out the "big show" for an international card that was headlined by the Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas WBO world welterweight title fight. The two men engaged in a feeling out process in round one and Vargas looked tense early. Pacquiao came out in r...

Friday Boxing Recaps: Shows in SoCal and Vegas Bleed Into a Big Weekend

Friday Boxing Recaps: Shows in SoCal and Vegas Bleed Into a Big Weekend

By: The Sweet Science Nov 05 2016

Friday Boxing Recap CORONA -- The latest installment of SHOWTIME’S  “ShoBox: The New Generation” emanated from the Omega Products Event Center, an outdoor venue in Corona, California. In the main event of the TV tripleheader, welterweight Taras Shelestyuk maintained his undefeated record with a harder-than-expected 10-round unanimous decision over Chicago’s Jimmy Herrera. A 30-year-old...

James DeGale vs Badou Jack Finally Set – Showtime Jan 14

James DeGale vs Badou Jack Finally Set – Showtime Jan 14

By: Miguel Iturrate Oct 25 2016

James DeGale vs Badou Jack Finally Set - The long awaited super middleweight title unification bout between IBF world titlist James DeGale and WBC champion Badou Jack has finally been made official. The match has been in the works since at least the beginning of the year, as both Jack and DeGale headlined Showtime's April 30th card at the D.C. Armory. Badou Jack faced Canada's Lucian Bute in Ap...

Lopez vs. Vazquez Jr. on Oct. 29th: Juanma’s Last Hurrah?

Lopez vs. Vazquez Jr. on Oct. 29th: Juanma’s Last Hurrah?

By: Ted Sares Oct 24 2016

Lopez vs. Vazquez Jr - Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez and fellow Puerto Rican Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. tangle on Saturday, Oct. 29 in San Juan Puerto Rico in a battle billed as Guerra En El Clemente. Both are native Puerto Ricans. Both are former world champions who have seen better days. Carlos Maldonado, President of Black Tiger Promotions, said: “The response from all cable and satellite prov...

Joseph Parker vs Andy Ruiz Jr Set For WBO World Title Fight

Joseph Parker vs Andy Ruiz Jr Set For WBO World Title Fight

By: Miguel Iturrate Oct 20 2016

Joseph Parker vs Andy Ruiz Jr Set - The World Boxing Organization's 29th annual convention is in full swing this week in Puerto Rico, and today the news is coming from the island that the WBO has sanctioned a fight between New Zealand's Joseph Parker and American Andy Ruiz Jr for the sanctioning body's vacant world title. The fight is set for December 10th and will take place in Parker's home coun...

Frampton vs Santa Cruz 2 Set According To Frampton

Frampton vs Santa Cruz 2 Set According To Frampton

By: Miguel Iturrate Oct 20 2016

Frampton vs Santa Cruz 2 Set - Undefeated WBA "super world" featherweight champion Carl Frampton (23-0) has taken to social media to announce that there is an agreement in place for a rematch former champion Leo Santa Cruz. The first match between them went down at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn this past July 30th, and there has been talk of a rematch almost since the fight ended. Frampton a...

Campbell Dissects Mathews; Bellew Bludgeons Flores

Campbell Dissects Mathews; Bellew Bludgeons Flores

By: Miguel Iturrate Oct 15 2016

Campbell Dissects Mathews - In Liverpool, 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist and WBC Silver lightweight champion Luke Campbell showed the next level of his "game" as he stopped veteran Derry Mathews in the fourth round of their Echo Arena co-feature. Mathews, entering the 51st fight of his career, was coming off a standout performance in a losing effort vs. undefeated Terry Flanagan with Flanagan's WBO w...