Franco, Ortiz shine on Canelo-Smith undercard

18
Sep

Franco, Ortiz shine on Canelo-Smith undercard

Virgil Ortiz, a local fighter on the Canelo Alvarez-Liam Smith undercard, and Joshua Franco turned in exciting performances in Texas on Saturday.

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01
Jul

Sadam Ali will likely return on the Canelo-Liam Smith undercard Sept. 17

Sadam Ali will look to bounce back from his crushing loss to Jessie Vargas when he likely appears on the Canelo Alvarez-Liam Smith undercard on Sept. 17.

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01
Jun

Jessie Vargas signs to fight Kell Brook in England, says he needs a KO

Jessie Vargas vows to be aggressive after signing his contract to face Kell Brook in a welterweight unification match, telling his manager he needs a knockout.

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15
Mar

Sadam Ali trainer calls loss to Jessie Vargas ‘hurtful’ and ‘devastating.’

Andre Rozier, who trained Sadam Ali against Jessie Vargas on March 5, wrestles over the knockout loss, discussing what happened.

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05
Mar

Jessie Vargas stops Sadam Ali in ninth round to win title

Jessie Vargas showed off his full array of punches against Sadam Ali, dropping him twice and finishing him in the ninth round to claim the vacant WBO welterweight title.

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05
Mar

While Jessie Vargas has chirped, Sadam Ali has quietly waited for his time

Sadam Ali has always let his actions speak for him, whether it’s beating Terence Crawford in the amateurs or facing Jessie Vargas.

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04
Mar

Luis Ortiz-Tony Thompson weigh-in results and photos

Weights and photos for Saturday’s card in Washington, D.C., featuring heavyweights Luis Ortiz and Tony Thompson, plus welterweights Sadam Ali and Jessie Vargas.

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04
Mar

Arum eyeing Crawford-Provodnikov, Postol-Granados doubleheader

The Top Rank CEO is also looking at Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Nicholas Walters, with Felix Verdejo in the co-main, for June 11 at Madison Square Garden.

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03
Mar

Vargas claims Ali is scared of him, Ali vows to see who’s better man

Jessie Vargas has been relentless in the trash talk, claiming Sadam Ali has changed his defense to prepare for him when they fight for the WBO welterweight title.

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12
Feb

Jessie Vargas predicts he will make Sadam Ali quit

Welterweight Jessie Vargas dismisses Sadam Ali as a pretender, not on his level, claiming he will make the ‘World Kid’ quit in their upcoming title fight.

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