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Mickey Roman Ends Orlando Salido’s Career by TKO in Las Vegas

Mickey Roman Ends Orlando Salido’s Career by TKO in Las Vegas

By: David A. Avila Dec 10 2017

LAS VEGAS-In a battle of Mexican gladiators Mickey Roman knocked out Orlando “Siri” Salido to unceremoniously end the old war horse’s long and fiery era on Saturday. A 20-year career came to a sudden end. After many wars and bloody battles Salido (44-14, 31 KOs) simply ran out of bullets against the younger warrior Roman (58-12, 45 KOs) in the non-title fight at the Mandalay Bay Resort...

Three Punch Combo: Salido-Roman, Farmer-Ogawa and More

Three Punch Combo: Salido-Roman, Farmer-Ogawa and More

By: Matt Andrzejewski Dec 04 2017

The marque fight of the weekend takes place at Madison Square Garden, a battle between Vasyl Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KO’s) and Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KO’s), two all-time amateur greats competing for a 130-pound title belt. In Las Vegas on the same night, Orlando Salido (44-13-4, 31 KO’s) battles Miguel Roman (57-12, 44 KO’s) in a bout that is also being contested on the 130-pound divisi...

Sunday Report Card, Dec. 3: The Ultimate Weekend Wrap-Up

Sunday Report Card, Dec. 3: The Ultimate Weekend Wrap-Up

By: Diego Morilla Dec 03 2017

The Sweet Science’s Diego Morilla compiles a full weekend wrap-up of the most relevant boxing events in the worldwide scene with short recaps, links to videos and other articles, and all the info you need to keep up with the week’s most important results. Every fight that matters is right here, in one place, and at one click away. Follow us every Sunday on Twitter at #SRCatTSS @TheSweetScience...

Sunday Report Card, Nov. 26 – The Ultimate Weekend Wrap-Up

Sunday Report Card, Nov. 26 – The Ultimate Weekend Wrap-Up

By: Diego Morilla Nov 26 2017

The Sweet Science’s Diego Morilla compiles a full weekend wrap-up of the most relevant boxing events in the worldwide scene with short recaps, links to videos and other articles, and all the info you need to keep up with the week’s most important results. Every fight that matters is right here, in one place, and at one click away. Follow us every Sunday on Twitter at #SRCatTSS @TheSweetScience...

Fight Night Guide – The Ultimate Weekend Preview, Nov. 24 edition

Fight Night Guide – The Ultimate Weekend Preview, Nov. 24 edition

By: Diego Morilla Nov 24 2017

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 @TheSweetScience @Morillaboxing Friday November 24 (Saturday in Thailand)  Wanheng Me...

Sunday Report Card: The Ultimate Weekend Wrap-Up (Nov. 19 edition)

Sunday Report Card: The Ultimate Weekend Wrap-Up (Nov. 19 edition)

By: Diego Morilla Nov 19 2017

The Sweet Science’s Diego Morilla compiles a full weekend wrap-up of the most relevant boxing events in the worldwide scene with short recaps, links to videos and other articles, and all the info you need to keep up with the week’s most important results. Every fight that matters is right here, in one place, and at one click away. Follow us every Sunday on Twitter at #SRCatTSS @TheSweetScience...

The Hauser Report: Wilder-Stiverne and More from Barclays Center

The Hauser Report: Wilder-Stiverne and More from Barclays Center

By: Thomas Hauser Nov 05 2017

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (now 39-0, 38 KOs) has one-punch knockout power. How much power is unclear since, for the most part, he has steered clear of opponents with sturdy chins. And he has gravitated away from big punchers because his own chin is suspect. Wilder’s ring skills have also come under attack. “I fight with my heart,” Denotay said last month in response to th...

Undercard Action From Cardiff: The Brits Prevail in Workmanlike Fashion

Undercard Action From Cardiff: The Brits Prevail in Workmanlike Fashion

By: The Sweet Science Oct 28 2017

Dillian Whyte hoped to steal the thunder from his countryman Anthony Joshua, but had to be content with a “W” and a minor WBC trinket after outpointing Robert Helenius over 12 rather dreary rounds. Whyte’s fight last year with Dereck Chisora was a humdinger. The see-saw battle was the consensus pick for “Fight of the Year.” His match tonight with Helenius was at the other end of the spec...

Meet Cameron Kreal, Boxing’s Best 23-Year-Old “Journeyman”

Meet Cameron Kreal, Boxing’s Best 23-Year-Old “Journeyman”

By: Arne K. Lang Oct 24 2017

On a busy boxing weekend that included four world title fights, a small show at Sam’s Town, a locals casino in Las Vegas, attracted nary a mention. It was the only boxing show in town, yet neither of the two daily newspapers saw fit to send a correspondent to cover the event. It was a small show, but a big deal to the 10 boxers that appeared on the card. Someone once wrote that for a young bo...

An Unexpected Development Has Rob Brant Poised to Become a Force at 168

An Unexpected Development Has Rob Brant Poised to Become a Force at 168

By: Arne K. Lang Oct 17 2017

Looking at the “opening day” rosters for the double-barreled World Boxing Super Series, a 16-man lineup, it appears that Rob Brant was an after-thought. As the fields were being finalized, it dawned on the selection committee that there wasn’t a single fighter in either bracket who was actually born and bred in the United States. “Hey, this won’t look right,” someone said, “who can w...