Ugas earns decision win over Pacquiao

Two weeks ago, Yordenis Ugas received the news that he would be stepping in the ring against Manny Pacquaio after Errol Spence had to withdraw due to injury. Going into the fight many felt that Ugas was an underdog against one of the most decorated fighters in the sport. The thought was that Ugas would not be able to handle the pressure of a fight … Continue reading Ugas earns decision win over Pacquiao

Ennis impressive in KO victory over Lipinets

Last year, Jaron Ennis wanted to show how great he is and that people in the welterweight division would have to watch out for him. Stoppage wins over Bakhtiyar Eyubov and Juan Carlos Abreu had Ennis going through a 16 fight KO streak. A bout against Chris van Heerden ended that streak as a clash of heads caused a large cut on van Heerden to … Continue reading Ennis impressive in KO victory over Lipinets

Benn blitzes Vargas in one round for stoppage victory

Conor Benn wanted to send a message to other fighters in the welterweight division that he will be someone to watch out for in the future. It didn’t take much time for him to make that case on Saturday night. Within 1 minute and 20 seconds into the first round, Benn landed a series of power shots on Samuel Vargas which forced Vargas to the … Continue reading Benn blitzes Vargas in one round for stoppage victory

David Avanesyan stops Kelly to retain European title

In a battle of youth vs. experience, the veteran showed that he had what it takes to get the victory. David Avanesyan (27-3-1, 15 KOs) took six rounds to defeat Josh Kelly and hand the 26-year-old the first professional loss of his career. Both fighters had been waiting nearly a year for this bout to take place as it was originally scheduled for last March … Continue reading David Avanesyan stops Kelly to retain European title

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

Crawford stops Brook in four to retain WBO title

It started out competitive, then the defending champ erased all doubt with a right hand. Terence Crawford scored a knockdown on Kell Brook in the 4th round and then blitzed the Englishman, forcing referee Tony Weeks to put a halt to the bout at the 1:14 mark of the round and giving Crawford the TKO victory. He improved his record to 37-0 with 28 KOs … Continue reading Crawford stops Brook in four to retain WBO title

Porter sweeps the judges scorecards over Formella

Shawn Porter wanted to get back on the winning track after the tough decision loss to Errol Spence Jr. last September for the WBC & IBF welterweight titles. He was able to do that on Saturday night. Porter (31-3-1, 17 KOs) had a clean sweep of the judges scorecards (120-108) to get the win over previously unbeaten Sebastian Formella (22-1) and get the WBC silver … Continue reading Porter sweeps the judges scorecards over Formella

Garcia-Vargas will be for the WBC diamond welterweight title

Earlier this week, the WBC confirmed that the fight between Mikey Garcia and Jessie Vargas will be for the WBC Diamond title in the welterweight division on Saturday February 29th at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. The World Boxing Council Board of Governors unanimously voted in favor to approve the WBC Diamond belt to be awarded to the winner celebrating this sensational … Continue reading Garcia-Vargas will be for the WBC diamond welterweight title

Garcia and Redkach will fight in a pivotal bout

The fight between Danny Garcia (35-2, 21 KOs) and Ivan Redkach (23-4-1) was announced earlier this month, and yesterday they both were face to face for the first time in order to make the fight official. They were at the Barclays Center along with Jarrett Hurd and Francisco Santana who will fight in the co-feature bout, and Stephen Fulton who is going to be in … Continue reading Garcia and Redkach will fight in a pivotal bout