Rod Salka responds to Teddy Atlas and the veteran broadcaster’s critical “Friday Night Fights” commentary on his Aug. 9 shot at Danny Garcia from his Pittsburgh-based training camp.
RingTV’s Bill Emes spoke to Terence Crawford as the undefeated WBO lightweight titleholder was on his way to co-host ESPN2′s “Friday Night Fights.” Crawford talks about his KO of Yuriorkis Gamboa, the Cold War, fighting at 140 pounds, fighting Mikey Garica and other subjects.
The Shawn Porter-Kell Brook IBF welterweight title bout on Aug. 16 will head up a Showtime tripleheader that includes the WBC 168-pound titleholder Sakio Bika’s rematch with Anthony Dirrell and WBC lightweight beltholder Omar Figueroa Jr. vs. Daniel Estrada.
Art Hovhannisyan will fight Jonathan Maicelo in a crossroads bout between once-beaten lightweights at the Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Wash in the co-featured bout of this week’s “Friday Night Fights” on ESPN2.
Ivan Redkach and Errol Spence Jr. remained unbeaten with 10-round unanimous decision victories on Friday. Redkach outworked Sergey Gulyakevich on a Friday Night Fights headliner in St. Charles, Mo. Spence outclassed Ronald Cruz in their ShoBox: The New Generation main event in Las Vegas, Nev.
Unbeaten lightweight prospect Ivan Redkach will take a step up in competition when he faces former European champ Sergey Gulyakevich on June 27 in the 10-round main event of a Friday Night Fights telecast from St. Charles, Mo.
On July 2, 50 Cent’s SMS Promotions will bring an ESPN2-televised card to Foxwoods Resort Casino, headlined by Mark Davis vs. Michael Farenas.
Lightweight veteran Petr Petrov and skilled middleweight Willie Monroe Jr. used their experience to earn Boxcino tournament titles on Friday in Verona, N.Y. Petrov outworked Fernando Carcamo to an eighth-round TKO; Monroe outboxed Brandon Adams to a decision.
The 2014 Boxcino tournaments that have aired on Friday Night Fights this year culminate tonight with a lightweight final between Petr Petrov and Fernando Carcamo and a middleweight final between Brandon Adams and Willie Monroe Jr. in Verona, N.Y.
Undefeated junior middleweight and youth advocate Frank Galarza returns to ‘ShoBox’ on Friday to risk his zero against Sebastien Bouchard.
Junior middleweight veterans Delvin Rodriguez and Joachim Alcine will fight in a Friday Night Fights main event on May 16 at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Star Boxing and Choko Boxing announced on Tuesday.
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.
Super middleweight prospect Gilberto Ramirez blasted away at the body of Giovanni Lorenzo, dropping the veteran once in the third and twice in the fifth of his fifth-round stoppage win in the main event on ESPN2′s Friday Night Fights.
Super middleweight prospect Jesse Hart dropped rugged Samuel Clarkson twice in the fourth round of his dominant eight-round unanimous decision in the co-main event of ESPN2′s Friday Night Fights at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
Undefeated middleweight prospect Gilberto Ramirez Sanchez will face former title challenger Giovanni Lorenzo at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., on Friday. The bout headlines a Friday Night Fights show.
The Boxcino lightweight tournament semifinals took place on this week’s Friday Night Fights and it was Petr Petrov, who stopped Christopher Rudd in the fourth round, and Fernando Carcamo, who won a majority decision over Miguel Gonzalez, that advanced to the final.