Ray Beltran vs. Ivan Najera on May 21

20
Apr

Ray Beltran vs. Ivan Najera on May 21

With both men seeking career redemption, lightweights Ray Beltran and Ivan Najera are set to clash on May 21 in Laredo, Texas.

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04
May

Ring Ratings Update: Manny Pacquiao slips in the rankings

Manny Pacquiao’s unanimous decision loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. caused the Filipino superstar to drop a notch or two in THE RING’s welterweight rankings and in the magazine’s Pound-for-Pound Top 10.

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30
Apr

Photo gallery: Raymundo Beltran misses weight, Takahiro Ao still eligible to win title

Raymundo Beltran missed the lightweight mark and is no longer eligible to win the WBO title while his opponent, Takahiro Ao, weighed in at a safe 134.8 pounds for their fight on Friday in Las Vegas.

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30
Apr

Raymundo Beltran: ‘I have persevered’

At the apex of a career which has seen its ups and downs, former two-time lightweight title challenger, Ray Beltran vies for the vacant WBO title tomorrow night against former two-division titlist Takahiro Ao.

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22
Oct

Photo gallery: Shinsuke Yamanaka-Suriyan Sor Rungvisai, Ao-Salgado

No. 1-rated bantamweight Shinsuke Yamanaka defended his WBC title with a three-knockdown unanimous decision over Suriyan Sor Rungvisai, while junior welterweight Takahiro Ao outpointed Juan Carlos Salgado on Wednesday in Tokyo.

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10
Nov

Photo gallery: Yamanaka vs. Guevara Tokyo card

Photographer Naoki Fukuda’s shots from Tokyo, where WBC bantamweight titlist Shinsuke Yamanaka, former titleholders Roman Gonzalez and Takahiro Ao, and Jorge Linares all won by knockout.

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08
Nov

Photo gallery: Yamanaka-Guevara card final presser

Participants of the packed Nov. 10 card in Tokyo featuring Shinsuke Yamanaka-Alberto Guevara, Jorge Linares-Francisco Contreras, Roman Gonzalez-Oscar Blanquet, and Takahiro Ao-Edgar Lomeli. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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01
Nov

Ao vs. Boschiero, Yamanaka vs. Esquivel

Fights from Japan: Takahiro Ao W 12 Devis Boschiero, Shinsuke Yamanaka KO 11 Christian Esquivel, Toshiyuki Igarashi W 12 Wilbert Uicab. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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31
Oct

Ao-Boschiero press conference

Junior lightweights Takahiro Ao and Devis Boschiero ahead of their Nov. 6 bout. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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22
Oct

Ao-Boschiero weigh in

Takahiro Ao and Devis Boschiero, plus undercard bouts Yamanaka- Esquivel and Uicab- Igarashi. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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