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.
After several “false starts” in recent months, undefeated heavyweight prospect Andy Ruiz will finally return to the ring on the undercard of the Jose Ramirez-David Rodela show on Oct. 25, Top Rank matchmaker Bruce Trampler told RingTV.com.
A deal is in place for a Dec. 13 battle between Matt Korobov and Andy Lee for the WBO’s vacant middleweight title, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum informed RingTV.com on Monday. The card is being promoted by Frank Warren and will take place in Ireland.
For the better part of four decades, Ed Derian, who was 77 when he passed away on Sept. 26 at Kindred Hospital in Havertown, was the distinctive voice of Philadelphia boxing, the longest tenured and most cherished ring announcer to have graced local rings.
Russian welterweight prospect Konstantin Ponomarev dazed and confused veteran journeyman Cosme Rivera en route to a one-sided unanimous decision in the main event of a UniMas-televised card at Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona, on Saturday.
Onetime-allies turned rivals, promoters Oscar De La Hoya and Bob Arum will meet next week to discuss ending the rift between Golden Boy and Top Rank, with both eager to see a matchup between Manny Pacquiao and Danny Garcia.
WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin says network and promoter feuds have kept him from the big fights so far, but insists that he will give his full attention to whoever is put in front of him.
Glen Tapia was cut from Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale card at Madison Square Garden due to irregularities in the results of his blood test, Tapia and his promoter Bob Arum informed RingTV.com on Friday.