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Sept Features 115 Pounders – Super Fly Front and Center

By: Miguel Iturrate Aug 31 2016

Sept Features 115 Pounders - Boxing's super flyweight division (115 pounds) is entering a two week period at the start of September that sees all the major world titles up for grabs in feature fights. The run got started on Friday, August 31st as Luis "El Nica" Concepcion pulled off the upset and defeated WBA world champion Kohei Kono in Tokyo. Kono was a bit of a cult hero in Japan, as the vet...

Canelo Alvarez Meets the Media

Canelo Alvarez Meets the Media in San Diego plus Super Bantamweight Chatter

By: David A. Avila Aug 31 2016

Canelo Alvarez Meets the Media - As Saul “Canelo” Alvarez performs in front of the media on Wednesday, many perceive his showdown with England’s Liam “Beefy” Smith as a tune-up fight. In my estimation it’s anything but that. When Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) meets Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Sept. 17, for the WBO super welterweight title, it’s yet...

Demise of Boxing in New York

Does New Legislation Portend the Demise of Boxing in New York?

By: Jose Corpas Aug 28 2016

Demise of Boxing in New York - September 1st is around the corner and I feel like I’m about to attend a wake. That’s the day many are saying will mark the beginning of the end for boxing in New York. The insurance requirements about to be mandated in the state has local promoters talking about the death of boxing in New York as we know it. They’re calling it the MMA clause though some suspec...

Peralta Hands Guerrero Upset Loss

Peralta Hands Guerrero Upset Loss in Anaheim

By: Miguel Iturrate Aug 28 2016

Peralta Hands Guerrero Upset Loss in Anaheim - Former two weight class world champion Robert Guerrero suffered a big setback last night in the main event of the Premier Boxing Champions card at the Honda Center and airing on Spike TV.  Guerrero lost a split decision to unheralded David Emanuel Peralta in a fight that saw Guerrero enter upwards of a -2000 favorite at many of the sports books. P...

Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward Odds

Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward Odds Review

By: Miguel Iturrate Aug 27 2016

Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward Odds - Saturday, November 19th sees HBP pay-per-view at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for the highly anticipated light heavyweight showdown between Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward. A lot of planning has gone into the making of this fight, as it has been talked about for a couple of years. The plans started to move forward in October of 2015 when Ward formally annou...

Danny Roman Keeps NABA Super Bantam Title

Danny Roman Keeps NABA Super Bantam Title in Corona

By: David A. Avila Aug 27 2016

Danny Roman Keeps NABA Super Bantam Title - Since winning the NABA super bantamweight title Danny Roman seems to be on a quest to prove better things are ahead. On Friday he clearly defeated Enrique Quevedo at Omega International Products in Corona. Roman (19-2-1, 7 KOs) showed a crowd of more than 1,200 people that even a shock troop like Quevedo (16-8-1, 10 KOs) can’t derail his train. The ...

Eye on Womens Boxing Duer Stops Scaranello

Eye on Womens Boxing Duer Stops Scaranello in Buenos Aires

By: Miguel Iturrate Aug 27 2016

Eye on Womens Boxing Duer Stops Scaranello - Last night in Quilmes, Argentina, an interim version of the IBF world female bantamweight title was disputed between Carolina Raquel Duer (18-3-1) and Aline de Cassia Scaranello (10-4). The fight was the main event of a five fight boxing card that aired on TyC Sports in Argentina. From the start, it was clear that Duer was the more skilled fighter, b...

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Weekend Boxing Recap: Big Baby, Heather Hardy, Rio and More

By: Arne K. Lang Aug 22 2016

  By Arne K. Lang A long three-day weekend of boxing began Friday evening at a Rochester soccer stadium and concluded in Brooklyn at a new amphitheater in Coney Island. The professional fights played out against the backdrop of the 2016 Olympics in Rio where the big medal winners in boxing were the teams from Uzbekistan and Cuba. Last week was a coming out party for Jarrell “Big Baby...

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TBRB #5 Shabranskyy Continues His Upward Climb at the Belasco Theater

By: David A. Avila Aug 20 2016

    By David A. Avila LOS ANGELES-Vyacheslav “Chingonskyy” Shabranskyy, ranked #5 in the light heavyweight division by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, knew ahead of time he might have a little trouble with Laredo’s Oscar Riojas and had some concern. But after a few rounds the Ukrainian with a Mexican nickname figured it out and that was bad for Riojas on Friday at the...

Jarrell Miller Stops Washout Fred Kassi

Ringside in Rochester: Jarrell Miller Stops Washout Fred Kassi

By: Matt Andrzejewski Aug 20 2016

Jarrell Miller Stops Washout Fred Kassi - ROCHESTER, NY -- Jarrell Miller (18-0-1, 16 KOs) got the stoppage win he was hoping for on Friday night in Rochester, NY against veteran Fred Kassi (18-6-1, 10 KOs). However, it was not necessarily the manner that Miller was hoping for after Kassi retired in his corner claiming a right hand injury following the third round of the scheduled 10 round heavyw...