British junior featherweight ace Scott Quigg swept aside late replacement Tshifhuwa Munyai in two rounds at the Manchester Arena in England on Saturday. “I wanted to make a statement and I promised that you would see the best of me,” said Quigg.
RingTV.com will do live round-by-round updates on tonight’s light heavyweight clash between IBF titleholder Bernard Hopkins and WBA beltholder Beibut Shumenov at The D.C. Armory in Washington, D.C. The Showtime broadcast begins at 9:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. PT
RingTV.com will do live round-by-round updates on tonight’s welterweight clash between IBF titleholder Shawn Porter and two-division titlewinner Paulie Malignaggi at The D.C. Armory in Washington, D.C. The bout will be televised on Showtime.
Robert Bennett has been named the new Executive Director of the Nevada State Athletic Commision, replacing Keith Kizer, who resigned in January after nearly eight years at that post, NSAC chairman Francisco Aguilar announced on Friday.
Lightweight Rod Salka Jr. dropped previously unbeaten Alexei Collado with a third-round left hook on the way to a unanimous decision victory on Friday before his fans at the Convention Center in Monroeville, Pa. The fight was a ShoBox: The New Generation main event on Showtime.
Welterweight prospect Alan Sanchez scored a sixth-round TKO over Jorge Silva on Friday at The Illusions Theater in San Antonio. The fight was a Golden Boy Live! main event on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes.
IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins continued to taunt WBA counterpart Beibut Shumenov in advance of tonight’s Showtime-televised clash at The D.C. Armory, saying that the attorney-turned-boxer is in the sport as “a hobby.”
Brandon Adams and Willie Monroe Jr. will meet in the ESPN2-televised Boxcino middleweight finals on May 23 at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, N.Y., the site of their semifinals victories on Friday. Adams outpointed Raymond Gatica. Monroe Jr. outboxed Vitaliy Kopylenko.
Whoever won the purse bid, whoever assigns the dressing rooms, manager Egis Klimas says Gary Russell Jr. vs. Vasyl Lomachenko only comes down to two fighters in the ring.