Vergil Ortiz and Maurice Hooker will clash in Dallas March 20th

VIA PRESS RELEASE A hometown battle between two Dallas, Texas natives will take place on March 20 as Vergil Ortiz Jr. (16-0, 16 KOs) and former world champion Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (27-1-3, 19 KOs) clash in a 12-round fight for the vacant WBO International Welterweight Title. The bout will headline a card that includes the Unites States debut of heavyweight monster Arslanbek “Lion” Makhmudov and a world title clash … Continue reading Vergil Ortiz and Maurice Hooker will clash in Dallas March 20th

Reaction to Spence-Garcia

Last night, AT&T Stadium held the unified welterweight title fight between Errol Spence Jr. and Danny Garcia, and after 12 rounds the defending champion Spence got the unanimous decision win to stay unbeaten. Here are three things that came out from this bout and after it. Spence is still sharp The intrigue going into the fight was if Spence was significantly affected from the car … Continue reading Reaction to Spence-Garcia

Campbell tests positive for COVID, fight with Garcia postponed

The fight between Ryan Garcia and Luke Campbell that was scheduled for December 5th has been postponed, as Campbell tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week. This was announced by Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing, who also stated that Campbell completed the safety protocols and will be in camp in the next few days but it will not give the former gold medalist enough time … Continue reading Campbell tests positive for COVID, fight with Garcia postponed

Katie Taylor headlines women’s World Title triple-header

VIA PRESS RELEASE Matchroom Boxing will promote the first ever women’s World Title triple-header on Saturday November 14, with Katie Taylor, Terri Harper and Rachel Ball all starring in an historic evening of boxing shown live on Sky Sports in the UK and DAZN in the US. Taylor (16-0, 6 KOs) retained her Undisputed Lightweight World Title with a unanimous decision win over Delfine Persoon as their highly anticipated rematch produced another brutal battle … Continue reading Katie Taylor headlines women’s World Title triple-header

Lubin gets closer to a title shot with win over Gausha

Erickson Lubin had been slowly getting back into being a title contender after his knockout loss to Jermell Charlo a few years ago. In three fights last year Lubin scored wins over Ishe Smith, Zakaria Attou and Nathaniel Gallimore to work his way up to fighting tougher competition. On Saturday, he got one step closer to another title shot as he defeated former world title … Continue reading Lubin gets closer to a title shot with win over Gausha

Intentional headbutts lead to DQ victory for Herring

WBO super featherweight champion Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring was waiting for months to have his fight against Jonathan Oquendo after having it pushed back twice due to positive COVID-19 tests. On Saturday night, the champion tried to have an impressive performance and gain momentum towards a fight with Carl Frampton. Oquendo’s tactics prevented that from happening. After having a point deducted in the fifth round … Continue reading Intentional headbutts lead to DQ victory for Herring

Third time the charm? Herring is eager for his title defense

It has been a crazy few months for the WBO super featherweight champion. Jamel Herring will be defending his title against Jonathan Oquendo on Saturday and he has gone through a few obstacles to get to this point. The fight was originally scheduled in June but before Herring reached Las Vegas, he tested positive for COVID-19. He went through the quarantine process and after a … Continue reading Third time the charm? Herring is eager for his title defense