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Giant Killer Thompson Boxing Putting More Bullets in Chamber in 2017

Giant Killer Thompson Boxing Putting More Bullets in Chamber in 2017

By: David A. Avila Jan 06 2017

Giant Killer Thompson Boxing Putting More Bullets in Chamber in 2017 - Mini powerhouse boxing organization Thompson Boxing Promotions enters its 18th year battling the promotional giants. Since its inception in 2000 the Orange County-based organization has brought several notable prizefighters to the public eye including Tim “Desert Storm” Bradley and Josesito Lopez. Those fighters are n...

Matchroom vs Top Rank – TnS Boxing Podcast #33

Matchroom vs Top Rank – TnS Boxing Podcast #33

By: Miguel Iturrate Jan 02 2017

Matchroom vs Top Rank - TnS Boxing Podcast #33 - As we close out calendar year 2016, the top two promotional companies in boxing today appear to be England's Matchroom Boxing and the USA's Top Rank, especially when you consider the attention both companies have devoted to expanding their international assets this past year. Both groups are led by energetic promoters, but the comparison ends the...

Los Angeles Fight Journal: BHop, Kingry, Quigley and more

Los Angeles Fight Journal: BHop, Kingry, Quigley and more

By: David A. Avila Dec 21 2016

Los Angeles Fight Journal -Saturday traffic through the heart of downtown Los Angeles usually produces heartburn or headaches depending on the season of the year. Christmas time however seemed to lure the beach traffic to the suburban malls instead of LA Live. All was well after 60 miles of driving until hitting La Cienega Drive. Instead of a shortcut, it became slower than an anaconda’s s...

Povetkin Blows Hot, Now Facing Johan Duhaupas

Povetkin Blows Hot, Now Facing Johan Duhaupas

By: Miguel Iturrate Dec 17 2016

Povetkin Blows Hot - The WBC interim world heavyweight title fight between Alexander Povetkin and Bermane Stiverne scheduled for later today in Ekaterinburg, Russia is off in abrupt fashion. WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman, fresh off the WBC's 54th annual convention in Miami, announced that Povetkin had tested positive for a banned substance which he identified as Ostarine. Also known as MK-2866, ...

Lotierzo Joins TalknShoot Boxing Podcast #31

Lotierzo Joins TalknShoot Boxing Podcast #31

By: The Sweet Science Dec 15 2016

Lotierzo Joins TalknShoot Boxing Podcast #31 - The Sweet Science's very own Frank Lotierzo has been around the sport for more than 30 years and he rates very high as one of TSS's all- time contributors. Lately, Frank has been expanding his horizons beyond pen and ink and keyboard as he has been contributing to our sister sight The Boxing Channel. Check out Frank's breakdown of the December 10t...

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...