Nonito Donarie and 2012 U.S. Olympian Jose Ramirez will headline an UniMas-televised card on July 18 at The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena in Macau.
Top Rank Inc. has become the latest promoter to file a lawsuit seeking damages from Al Haymon, alleging the “adviser” is violating antitrust laws and attempting to shut out the competition.
Lightweight fringe contender Jose Felix traded knockdowns with Yakubu Amidu in Round 9 of his 10-round unanimous decision over the always game gatekeeper on Saturday in Hollywood, California. The bout headlined an UniMas “Solo Boxeo” show from the Florentine Gardens.
Nicholas Walters was stripped of his WBA featherweight title after failing to make the division limit of 126 pounds for his HBO-televised bout against Miguel Marriaga on Saturday in New York City. Walters weighed in at 127.4 and later at 127. The belt will be on the line for Marriaga, who weighed in at 125.2, but not Walters.
In this special Memorial Day mailbag, fans from both sides of The Pond share their thoughts on James DeGale’s IBF 168-pound title winning effort against Andre Dirrell, what might be next for both super middleweights, the state of the 168-pound division, the Amir Khan-Chris Algieri fight, Jessie Vargas, this year’s crazy busy boxing schedule and much more. Enjoy!
Featherweight prospect Oscar Valdez knocked out Jose Ramirez in the third round on Saturday in Laredo, Texas. In the opening bout of the UniMas telecast, middleweight prospect Esquiva Falcao won a one-sided six round unanimous decision over Omar Rojas.
Top Rank and truTV have partnered to launch a live Friday night primetime boxing series, in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, beginning May 1, it was announced on Monday. The first show of the new series is headlined by the Ray Beltran-Takahiro Ao WBO lightweight title bout at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Angel Rodriguez landed right hand after right hand to the head of Sergio Nunez on Saturday night. It may not have a creative game plan, but it worked extremely well for Rodriguez en route to a UD win.
Undefeated heavyweight prospect Andy Ruiz Jr. outpointed former titleholder Sergei Liakhovich to a unanimous decision on Saturday in Phoenix, Arizona, on a Top Rank-promoted card. Featherweight prospect Oscar Valdez stopped Jean Sotelo on the undercard.
Mauricio Herrera isn’t happy with his controversial decision loss to Jose Benavides Jr., but the junior welterweight spoiler is undaunted going into the new year. Herrera tells RingTV.com: “I want the biggest, baddest dudes out there. I want the biggest names… you throw me in with the best fighter out there it brings out the best in me.”
Jose Felix stopped game opponent Luis Solis in the third round of a scheduled eight-round bout at the Civic Auditorium in Glendale, California on Saturday. Two-division titleholder scored a fourth-round stoppage of Armando Vasquez on the undercard.
Unbeaten super middleweight contender Gilberto Ramirez stopped tough former title challenger Fulgencio Zuniga in Round 8 of an HBO Latino-televised main event in San Antonio on Saturday. Junior featherweight prospect Oscar Valdez won on the undercard.
Undefeated super middleweight contender Gilberto Ramirez faces veteran Fulgencio Zuniga on Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The Mexican standout is from Sinaloa, like Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., who he wants to fight and is quickly approaching in terms of popularity.
Fast-rising prospect Oscar Valdez faces former title challenger Alberto Garza on Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The bout precedes the Gilberto Ramirez-Fulgencio Zuniga main event. Both bouts will be televised live on HBO Latino.
Junior welterweight contender Anton Novikov and junior lightweight standout Jose Felix have been added to an UniMas-televised card headlined by Brian Viloria on Dec. 6 at the Auditorium in Glendale, California.
Junior welterweight prospect Jose Ramirez knocked out David Rodela in the first round at Selland Arena in Fresno, California on Saturday. In the co-featured bout, heavyweight prospect Andy Ruiz stopped Kenny Lemos in the first round.