Colbert’s speed leads to unanimous decision over Nyambayar

Chris Colbert wanted to show that he should be considered as a fighter to watch out for in the super featherweight division. On Saturday night he was impressive against Tugstogt Nyambayar using his jab to set up multiple power punches, leading to a unanimous decision victory (117-111 and 118-110 twice) to remain unbeaten and retain the Interim WBA Super Featherweight title. The 24-year-old Brooklyn native is now … Continue reading Colbert’s speed leads to unanimous decision over Nyambayar

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

Oscar Valdez shines, scores highlight KO over Berchelt

In the days leading up to the WBC super featherweight title fight between Miguel Berchelt and Oscar Valdez, there were many that felt that Valdez was the underdog coming into the fight. Even though it had been some time after he moved up from the featherweight division, the 30-year-old from West Covina was going up against the fighter viewed as the best at 130 pounds … Continue reading Oscar Valdez shines, scores highlight KO over Berchelt

Shakur Stevenson will battle Toka Clary on December 12th in Las Vegas

The former WBO featherweight champion wants to close out 2020 with a statement to the rest of the super featherweight division. After getting the world title at 126, Shakur Stevenson (14-0, 8 KOs) will have his second fight at 130 pounds, going up against Toka Khan Clary (28-2, 19 KOs) on December 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Stevenson was planning to start … Continue reading Shakur Stevenson will battle Toka Clary on December 12th in Las Vegas

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

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 featherweight champion Oscar Valdez. He is looking forward to that … Continue reading Berchelt stops Valenzuela in 6 rounds

Top Rank gets back into gear this week – highs and lows

Well the days that boxing fans in America have been waiting for have come and gone, as live fight cards returned to America with Top Rank hosting two fights cards – one on Tuesday and one on Thursday. They took place at the Grand Ballroom of the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas, and to see the fights in that setting took some getting … Continue reading Top Rank gets back into gear this week – highs and lows

Oscar Valdez prepares for showdown with Miguel Berchelt

VIA PRESS RELEASE Former featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez has one name on the brain when boxing resumes following the COVID-19 pandemic: WBC super featherweight world champion Miguel “El Alacran” Berchelt. Valdez moved up in weight last November, rising from a second-round knockdown to knock out last-minute replacement Adam Lopez.  Valdez (27-0, 21 KOs) is riding out the pandemic at his ranch in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. This is what he … Continue reading Oscar Valdez prepares for showdown with Miguel Berchelt