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Women’s Boxing News at Theprizefighters.com

Women’s Boxing News at Theprizefighters.com

By: The Sweet Science Dec 01 2016

Womens Boxing News - Laila Ali, the daughter of Muhammad Ali, was among five athletes honored on Monday evening, Nov. 29, at the annual bash of Boston’s Sports Museum. The event, dubbed The Tradition, was held at TD Garden, the home of the NBA’s Boston Celtics and NHL’s Boston Bruins. Laila Ali, now 38 years old, competed from 1999 to 2007, finishing her professional boxing career with a...

HBO Boxing Nov 26 Results – Loma Out-Techs Walters

HBO Boxing Nov 26 Results – Loma Out-Techs Walters

By: Miguel Iturrate Nov 27 2016

HBO Boxing Nov 26 Results - Bob Arum and his Top Rank Boxing were at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas on Saturday night, November 26th, with a card featuring WBO world 130-pound champion Vasyl Lomachenko defending his title against Nicholas Walters.   The two men came out and spent a few rounds in a feeling out process. Lomachenko likely won the first two rounds because he picked the p...

Cardiff Fights Saturday – Flanagan Stops Cruz

Cardiff Fights Saturday – Flanagan Stops Cruz

By: Miguel Iturrate Nov 26 2016

Cardiff Fights Saturday - Saturday night in Wales saw Frank Warren and his Queeensbury Promotions at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff with a 10-fight card headlined by WBO World lightweight champion Terry Flanagan's title defense against Orlando Cruz. Cruz was making a bid to become the first openly gay boxing world champion and that fact gave the fight an augmented spotlight. When the bell rang...

Kovalev vs Ward Results – Ward Edges Kovalev

Kovalev vs Ward Results – Ward Edges Kovalev

By: Miguel Iturrate Nov 20 2016

Kovalev vs Ward Results - HBO pay-per-view was at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night for the much awaited light heavyweight showdown between WBA, WBO and IBF world champion Sergey Kovalev (30-0-1) and challenger Andre Ward (30-0). The announcers were calling a full house at the ultra-modern T-Mobile, and Ward entered the ring solemnly while Kovalev was smiling and seemed ...

R.I.P., Alex Stewart: 1964-2016

R.I.P., Alex Stewart: 1964-2016

By: Bernard Fernandez Nov 17 2016

RIP Alex Stewart 1964 2016 -  It is a small nation, relatively speaking, better known for its gold-medal-winning Olympic sprinters than its boxers. But the Caribbean island of Jamaica, with a population of 2.8 million, more or less the same number of residents as the city of Chicago, has produced a wealth of notable heavyweights, either native-born or the sons of Jamaican immigrants who relocate...

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...