By Anthony “Stacks” Saldaña Photo by Cynthia “Cindy Lou” Saldaña Saturday night a Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California, Golden Boy Promotions will showcase two of their top boxing prospects as Joseph “JoJo” Diaz, JR. and Antonio “Relentless” Orozco will headline a televised HBO Latino card in separate bouts. In the main event, San Diego’s […]
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Welterweight Anthony “Juice” Young won a six-round unanimous decision over veteran Eduardo Flores in the featured bout of a nine-bout card this past Friday night at the Claridge in Atlantic City. The bout headlined a sold out night of boxing that was promoted by Rising Promotions. It was the fourth consecutive sold out event in […]
The featherweight world championship clash between defending titlist Leo Santa Cruz and undefeated former unified super bantamweight champ Carl Frampton features an unpredictable and potentially explosive mix of styles between two of the world’s top fighters. Santa Cruz (32-0-1, 18 KOs) will make the second defense of his WBA Featherweight Title against Irish superstar Frampton […]
Yoshihiro Kamegai Vs Jesus Soto-Karass II Supporting Roman Gonzalez Vs Carlos Cuadras on September 10th
The long-awaited rematch bout between (28-10-4, 18 KO’s) Jesus “Renuente” Soto-Karass and (26-3-2, 23 KO’s) Yoshihiro “El Maestrito” Kamegai will take place on Saturday, September 10 at the Fabulous Forum in Los Angeles. The boxers first went head-to-head on April 15 in Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles in an epic match dubbed the “Fight […]
Canelo Alvarez Continues to Piss Off Boxing Fans with Latest Stunt Against Gennady “GGG” Golovkin – Breaking Boxing News
Canelo “Catchweight” Alvarez once again, is in the news with statements about “GGG”. Read HERE.
By Jeffrey “Italian Medallion” Cellini Once again, there is big news coming out of Rio concerning boxing at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. For the first time since the 1980 Moscow Games, the AIBA has decided that male boxers will step into the ring without headguards. AIBA president Wu Ching-kuo has stated in recent months […]
By Dave “Madcap” Mroczek After all the recent mismatches, excuse making, fight cancellations and postponements, and straight up ducks fight fans finally got a glimpse of what they really want last night: an actual fight between two top fighters of the same weight division. Terence “Bud” Crawford took on Viktor “Iceman” Postol at the MGM […]
By Dave “Madcap” Mroczek Early Thursday morning, half way across the planet, there was a prizefight of note. Joseph Parker, a top young heavyweight standout took on Solomon Haumono in a big Kiwi matchup over in Christchurch, New Zealand. Parker, of course, has quick hands and is the best looking boxing prospect to emerge from […]
Undefeated No. 1 light heavyweight contender Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (19-0, 10 KOs) has found a solid boxer to face him on the July 29 card, featuring the WBC and lineal world light heavyweight title fight between defending champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (27-1, 22 KOs) and challenger Thomas Williams Jr. (20-1, 14 KOs), at the Videotron […]
Jesse Vargas made headlines across the pond with his recent comments on the Gennady “GGG” Golovkin – Kell Brook match. Read HERE.
By Anthony “Stacks” Saldaña Photo by Raymond Rodriguez The last time fight fans had a chance to watch two time former world champion Mikey Garcia enter the boxing ring was on January 25th 2014. That night he came away with a unanimous decision victory over Juan Carlos Burgos. Since that night in New York City, […]
With a potential title shot on the line, Adam Lopez and Roman Reynoso fought to a 10-round draw in the main event of the 15-year anniversary telecast of ShoBox: The New Generation Friday on SHOWTIME® from Foxwoods Resort Casino. In attendance ringside before the fight, newly crowned IBF Junior Featherweight World Champion Jonathan Guzman (22-0, […]
Tyson Fury continues to make boxing headlines. Read HERE.
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Sure once again, I grabbed the RSR Reader and new readers with my title. Yes, it was on purpose. Before you leave me hate comments on Facebook or threaten to shove my spleen through my kidneys (Is that even possible? Yes, an actual threat from a Facebook Keyboard Warrior World Champion) […]
A Closer Look at Five Possible Opponents for WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder
By Jeffrey “Italian Medallion” Cellini Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder is coming off a sensational eighth- round technical knockout victory over Chris Arreola this past Saturday night in defense of his WBC Heavyweight title. The champion will be sidelined for a few months while trying to heal a broken right hand and a torn bicep muscle […]
Photo Credit Winfried Mausolf Juergen Braehmer (48-2, 35 KOs) will defend his WBA World Light Heavyweight title against Nathan Cleverly (29-3, 15 KOs) on October 1 at the Jahnsportforum in Neubrandenburg, Germany. The fight has been a long time coming with the pair originally slated to meet in 2011 at The O2 in London […]
By Anthony “Stacks” Saldaña When boxing fans think of the biggest and best fight of the year they think of Mexican Independence Day weekend. A weekend that Floyd “Money” Mayweather, JR. made famous. A weekend where thousands of fight fans usually converge on Las Vegas and spend millions of dollars. For the older boxing fans […]
The Historian’s Hub: Deontay Wilder Vs Chris Arreola, Viktor Postol Vs Terence Crawford & Adrien Broner Better Avoid Boner’s While in Jail!
By Ian “The Boxing Historian” Murphy This week in the world of combat sports A one-armed Pride of Tuscaloosa batters a 246 lb heavy bag, and despite this seemingly impressive win over a man with two arms, it does not put the rest of the division on notice. The champ shows some heart, but proves […]
By Dave “Madcap” Mroczek Any fans of boxing or MMA have heard the same old arguments from countless people about why one discipline is superior to the other, and vice versa, ad nauseum. I, of course, am a boxing man, but I do enjoy the bigger UFC cards when they are on. I also enjoy […]
This Friday night at the Claridge in Atlantic City, welterweight, Thomas ” Cornflake” LaManna will take on Engleberto Valenzuela in a six-round bout in a card promoted by Rising Promotions. With a win, the 24 year-old of Millville, New Jersey is staring a big opportunity in the face against an undefeated opponent that is already […]
Photo Credit Sebastian Heger Tyron Zeuge (18-0-1, 10 KOs) will not have to wait long for a second shot at World glory following his majority draw with WBA World Champion Giovanni De Carolis (24-6-1, 12 KOs) on Saturday night at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin. The German super middleweight injured his left shoulder in the sixth-round […]
A lot of people have been wondering why Canelo Alvarez isn’t fighting Triple G this year. Boxing fans have known for a while now that Alvarez would fight Liam Smith for the WBO Middleweight title. However, a lot of sportsbetting boxing odds probably favored the Alvarez/Triple G bout over the matchup that Jerry Jones and […]
By Jeffrey “Italian Medallion” Cellini Terence Crawford, WBO and The Ring Junior Welterweight champion, is primed for his upcoming battle with Viktor Pistol, WBC Super Lightweight champion, on July 23rd, to unify the belts. Crawford,28-0, 20 KO’s, former WBO and The Ring Lightweight champion, is currently ranked sixth in the world, pound-for-pound. The young superstar […]
Undefeated rising contender David “El Bandera Roja” Benavidez (15-0, 14 KOs) is set to face super middleweight contender Denis Douglin (20-4, 13 KOs) in the 10-round main event of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN and ESPN Deportes Friday, August 5 live from the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia. Televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. […]
Undefeated rising contender Miguel Flores (20-0, 9 KOs) takes on exciting once-beaten featherweight contender Ryan Kielczweski (25-1, 7 KOs) in the 10-round main event of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN and ESPN Deportes Friday, August 12 from Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. Televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and […]