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Verdejo emerging as Puerto Rico’s next star

Verdejo emerging as Puerto Rico’s next star

Posted on Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 7:06 am.

Unbeaten lightweight  Felix “El Diamante” Verdejo (17-0, 13 KOs) easily dispatched of Mexico’s Marco  Lopez (22-6, 13 KOs) this past Saturday night in his native Puerto Rico. Verdejo took his time to figure Lopez out and then stopped him in round 5. This kind of patience displayed by Verdejo will be needed as he continues :READ MORE…

WILL HE FIGHT?

WILL HE FIGHT?

Posted on Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 8:44 pm.

Current WBC super-bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz finds himself in quite a predicament. He got the call a couple of weeks ago to participate on the Pay-Per-View portion of the most anticipated fight card in recent years, the Floyd Mayweather Jr Vs Manny Pacquiao set for Saturday, May 2nd, at the MGM Grand Arena in :READ MORE…

Favorable factors for Geale vs. Cotto

Favorable factors for Geale vs. Cotto

Posted on Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 9:15 am.

Former unified middleweight world champion Daniele Geale (31-3, 16 KOs) has a major chance to redeem himself when he faces WBC world middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KOs). The two will meet June 6th at the Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York. Cotto’s promoter Rocnation will promote the event. Geale will enter his fight :READ MORE…

The Magic show continues for Paulie

The Magic show continues for Paulie

Posted on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 10:36 am.

Former two- divisional world champion Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi will make his return to the ring May 29th. Malignaggi (33-6, 7 KOs) will take on Danny O’Connor (25-2, 9 KOs). The bout will be a 10 round welterweight fight aired on Spike TV.  It will be a major step up in class for O’Connor :READ MORE…

DOES JENNINGS HAVE A CHANCE?

DOES JENNINGS HAVE A CHANCE?

Posted on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 8:02 am.

This Saturday night from the mecca of boxing ,Madison Square Garden in New York City, quite possibly the most dominating champion in the last ten years, heavyweight WBO/IBF/WBA world kingpin Wladimir “Dr. Sledgehammer” Klitschko, makes his long-awaited return stateside in yet another defense of his belts, this time against American Bryan Jennings.  The fight will :READ MORE…

Return of the Flash

Return of the Flash

Posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 9:13 am.

Former four- division world champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash ” Donaire  (34-3, 22 KOs) successfully returned to the ring last month with a victory. Donaire easily dispatched Brazilian William Prado  (22-5-1, 22 KOs) by way of 2nd round TKO. The outcome was no surprise but it did serve its purpose. This was the first time :READ MORE…

Resilient Linares UK bound for title defense

Resilient Linares UK bound for title defense

Posted on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 at 12:05 pm.

WBC world Lightweight champion Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (38-3, 25 KOs) has a tough title defense ahead of him on May 30th. Linares will take on mandatory challenger Kevin Mithchell  (39-2, 29 KOs) of the UK.  It will be the second attempt at a world title for Mitchell who failed in 2012 vs. champion :READ MORE…

LESSON LEARNED

LESSON LEARNED

Posted on Monday, April 20th, 2015 at 3:36 pm.

Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, CA, and live on Showtime a huge derailment in the plans of not only Julio Cesar Chavez Jr happened but also on his advisor and head of the Premier Boxing Champions, Al Haymon.  After a thirteen month exodus from the ring, Chavez Jr came back against light :READ MORE…

Crawford – Matthysse path’s may lead to each other

Crawford – Matthysse path’s may lead to each other

Posted on Monday, April 20th, 2015 at 9:04 am.

The popularity of the 140 pound division continued its growth after this past Saturday night. There were two exciting victories in both fights on HBO. Terence “Bud” Crawford (26-0, 18 KOs) fought Thomas Dulorme (22-2, 12 KOs) for the vacant WBO junior welterweight Title and Lucas Matthysse (37-3, 34 KOs) fought Ruslan Provodnikov (24-4, 17 :READ MORE…

MIGHT BE TOO LATE

MIGHT BE TOO LATE

Posted on Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 12:42 pm.

Earlier this week on a very popular Spanish-language radio station based out of Los Angeles, WBC super-bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz and former three-divisional champion Abner Mares once again met face to face.  No, they weren’t announcing an upcoming fight between the two but merely just sharing with the boxing world, and possibly with their :READ MORE…