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Takam beats Forrest by decision

For Carlos Takam, it was an opportunity to be in a main event on a televised card in short notice. He accepted it and made the most out of that opportunity. Takam defeated Jerry Forrest by unanimous decision to improve his record to 39-5-1. He got scores of 96-94, 97-93, and 98-92 over Forrest, who […]

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Taylor-Persoon rematch now official

VIA PRESS RELEASE The biggest rematch in the history of women’s boxing has been confirmed for Matchroom Fight Camp as Katie Taylor defends her WBC, WBA, IBF, WBO and Ring Magazine Lightweight World Titles against Delfine Persoon on Saturday August 22, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Taylor (15-0, 6 KOs) completed her fairy-tale journey from Olympic Gold to Undisputed Lightweight World […]

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Pedraza dominates LesPierre

At MGM Grand in Las Vegas, former world champion Jose Pedraza made a statement to stay in contention for a world title shot as he was able to get a clear win over Mikkel LesPierre. Pedraza nearly shut out LesPierre in the fight as the scorecards read 100-88 and 99-89 twice as he scored two […]

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Matchroom Boxing announces card in Tulsa

VIA PRESS RELEASE Julio Cesar Martinez will defend his WBC World Flyweight title against #1 ranked McWilliams Arroyo as Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing USA return to action in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday August 15, exclusively live on DAZN in the US.  Martinez (16-1 12 KOs) makes the second defense of his crown against Arroyo, in a main event […]

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Berchelt stops Valenzuela in 6 rounds

The WBC super featherweight champion knew that he had a big fight on the horizon, but that didn’t deter him from the task at hand in Mexico City. Miguel Berchelt battered Eleazar Valenzuela in six rounds to force a stoppage by referee Cesar Costanon, and Berchelt will now prepare for a fight against former WBO […]

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Pedraza-LesPierre bout cancelled

VIA PRESS RELEASE The Top Rank on ESPN main event between Jose Pedraza and Mikkel LesPierre has been canceled after LesPierre’s manager, Jose Taveras, tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this morning. The Gabriel Flores Jr.-Josec Ruiz lightweight bout has been elevated to the main event (ESPN & ESPN Deportes, 8 p.m. ET). Said LesPierre: “My manager, Jose Taveras, tested […]

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Top Rank is ready to rock with fights starting June 9th

It has been a while, but boxing in the US will be back. Starting on Tuesday June 9th, Top Rank will have live fights at the MGM Grand Conference Center Grand Ballroom that will be broadcast live on the ESPN family of networks. The main event will feature the WBO featherweight champion Shakur Stevenson (13-0, 7 KOs) against […]

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Vargas wants to become a three weight champion

VIA PRESS RELEASE Jessie Vargas (29-3-2 11 KOs) has held the WBA Super-Lightweight and WBO Welterweight strap and last April, he signaled his intentions to rule the roost at Super-Welterweight when he dispatched Humberto Soto in Los Angeles inside six rounds.  The Las Vegas star returned to 147lbs to face Mikey Garcia in Frisco, Texas in […]

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