Rustam Nugaev faces fellow Russian standout in FNF main event

14
Aug

Rustam Nugaev faces fellow Russian standout in FNF main event

Lightweight Rustam Nugaev will fight fellow Russian Denis Shafikov in an IBF title-elimination bout at the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, Calif. The bout headlines this week’s “Friday Night Fights” telecast on ESPN2.

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01
Aug

Campillo stops Williams Jr. in five; Dirrell routs Biosse in comeback

Former light heavyweight titleholder Gabriel Campillo scored a technical fifth-round stoppage against Thomas Williams Jr. after the ringside doctor ended the fight due to a cut suffered by the previously unbeaten prospect on Friday in Shelton, Washington.

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26
Jul

Lem’s latest: Frankie Gomez dominates Vernon Paris

Alternating from orthodox to southpaw, junior welterweight Frankie Gomez controlled Vernon Paris throughout the evening for a 10-round shutout on Friday’s “Golden Boy Live!” main event.

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23
Jul

Lem’s latest: Paul Spadafora to face Adrien Broner?

Once-beaten junior welterweight veteran Paul Spadafora, who is coming off a unanimous decision over Hector Velazquez on July 11, confirmed a report that he is a consideration for a Sept. 6 fight against Adrien Broner.

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18
Jul

Lem’s latest: Glen Tapia to face Salim Larbi

In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn about the circumstances behind the replacement of Glen Tapia’s July 26 opponent.

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10
Jul

Lem’s latest: Porter-Brook tripleheader; Broner, Matthysse return

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.

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10
Jul

Art Hovhannisyan looks to rebound from first loss on FNF

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.

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30
Jun

Q&A: Billy Dib to debut at 130 on Wednesday

After a tough 2013, former featherweight titleholder Billy Dib is looking to forge a new path in a new weight class, beginning on “Friday Night Fights” against Alberto Garza.

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27
Jun

Errol Spence Jr., Ivan Redkach remain unbeaten

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.

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12
Jun

Ivan Redkach-Sergey Gulyakevich top June 27 Friday Night Fights card

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.

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