Mick Conlan faces TJ Doheny in homecoming bout

VIA PRESS RELEASE The fighting pride of West Belfast, Michael “Mick” Conlan, is primed for a summer homecoming for the ages. Conlan, the WBO No. 1 junior featherweight contender, will defend his WBO Intercontinental title against former world champion TJ Doheny in a 10-round showdown Friday, Aug. 6 at Falls Park in Belfast as part of the Féile an Phobail festival. Promoted by Conlan Boxing, Conlan-Doheny … Continue reading Mick Conlan faces TJ Doheny in homecoming bout

Fury-Wilder III PPV undercard set, Ajagba-Sanchez as the co-main event

The undercard is complete for the July 24th pay per view event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas that is headlined by the third fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder for the WBC heavyweight championship, and it will include three more fights in the heavyweight division. In the co-main event, two contenders will put their unbeaten record on the line as Efe Ajagba … Continue reading Fury-Wilder III PPV undercard set, Ajagba-Sanchez as the co-main event

Morrell scores first round KO victory over Cazares

There are rare occasions when a pro fighter is able to hold a world title four fights in to their career, but David Morell is currently one of those fighters. On Sunday, Morell was featured as the headliner to a card against Mario Cazares who is known for getting a win over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. last year. While Cazares had an undefeated record, Morrell … Continue reading Morrell scores first round KO victory over Cazares

Julio Cesar Martinez defends title in Mexico

Julio Cesar Martinez was successful in his defense of the WBC flyweight title, as he stopped Joel Cordova in six rounds at the Dome Alcalde – CODE Jalisco in Guadalajara, Mexico Saturday night. Martinez (18-1 14 KOs) had a pretty rough start as Cordova was able to land counter right hands in the first couple rounds of the bout. Cordova also took punches well early on … Continue reading Julio Cesar Martinez defends title in Mexico

Lomachenko breaks down, stops Nakatani in ninth round

Coming into Saturday night, fight fans wanted to know how former champion Vasily Lomachenko would look after his loss to Teofimo Lopez last year. Many had viewed him as one of the top pound for pound fighters up to that point, and too see him suffer defeat may have raised some doubt as to if he would be able to compete at the top level … Continue reading Lomachenko breaks down, stops Nakatani in ninth round

Nyambayar replaces injured Gamboa for Chris Colbert fight

Undefeated Interim WBA Super Featherweight Champion Chris “Primetime” Colbert will face hard-hitting contender Tugstsogt “King Tug” Nyambayar on Saturday, July 3, headlining the live SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif., in a Premier Boxing Champions event.  Nyambayar replaces Yuriorkis Gamboa, who was originally scheduled to face Colbert before suffering an injury during training camp.  The SHOWTIME telecast begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. … Continue reading Nyambayar replaces injured Gamboa for Chris Colbert fight

Julian Williams out, Adames-Salazar replaces Williams-Mendoza

Super welterweight contender Carlos Adames will take on Mexico’s Alexis Salazar in a 10-round showdown on the SHOWTIME PPV undercard this Saturday, June 26 from the award-winning State Farm Arena in Atlanta in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. Adames vs. Salazar replaces the previously scheduled Julian Williams vs. Brian Mendoza fight, after Williams was forced to withdraw because of an elbow injury. The event is headlined by four-time … Continue reading Julian Williams out, Adames-Salazar replaces Williams-Mendoza

Charlo-Castaño fight card set, will be held in San Antonio

Unified WBC, WBA and IBF World Champion Jermell Charlo and WBO World Champion Brian Castaño will battle for undisputed status at super welterweight as all four 154-pound belts hang in the balance for the first time in history on Saturday, July 17 live on SHOWTIME from AT&T Center in San Antonio in a Premier Boxing Champions event. SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and will also … Continue reading Charlo-Castaño fight card set, will be held in San Antonio

Stevenson stays unbeaten with shutout decision over Nakathila

The former WBO featherweight champion has sights on becoming a world champion in the super featherweight division, and now he is one step closer to getting that opportunity. Shakur Stevenson scored a knockdown in the fourth round en route to a unanimous decision win over Jeremiah Nakathila (120-107, 3x) to win the vacant WBO interim junior lightweight world title Saturday at The Theater at Virgin Hotels … Continue reading Stevenson stays unbeaten with shutout decision over Nakathila

Barrios: “Gervonta’s team might have bit off more than they could chew with this fight”

Last October in San Antonio, Mario Barrios had a homecoming of sorts when he beat Ryan Karl by sixth round knockout in the undercard of the Gervonta Davis vs. Leo Santa Cruz event. As a result, his name was called as the next opponent for Davis to be a part of another pay per view event which will be held in Atlanta on June 26th. … Continue reading Barrios: “Gervonta’s team might have bit off more than they could chew with this fight”