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- Adrien Broner opponent KO’d in 177 seconds versus substituteAn opponent due to face former world champion Adrien Broner on Saturday night was knocked out in one round by his replacement. Broner was forced to pull out of the event injured with just weeks to go. He was due to fight Chris Howard in another warm-up at Casino Miami… Read more »
- World champion responds to Ryan Garcia fight offerRyan Garcia got a swift response after calling for a WBA super lightweight title shot on the back of stopping Oscar Duarte. “King Ry” took Duarte out in the eighth round to claim the lowly-regarding WBA ‘Gold’ title. He wants to face Rolly Romer, the full belt holder, next. With… Read more »
- Mick Conlan’s once-promising career in tatters after another KOMick Conlan’s chances of bowing out of boxing as a world champion in the amateur and professional ranks took another massive blow on Saturday night. Conlan was halted by 6/1 underdog Jordan Gill in Belfast on a night the former Top Rank star will want to forget. CompuBox stats showed… Read more »
- Garcia takes out Duarte, Schofield and Mosley Jr winRyan Garcia is in the mix for titles at super lightweight after scoring a victory in Houston amidst an ongoing feud with promoters Golden Boy. Garcia proved too strong for Oscar Duarte, who was moving up in weight class against a bulkier fighter. Ryan Garcia stops Oscar Duarte “King Ry”… Read more »
- Callum Walsh makes moves with two sanctioning bodiesThe Fastest Rising Star in Boxing, ‘King’ Callum Walsh, (9-0, 7 KOs), coming off his career best victory over top New York City based prospect Ismael Villarreal on November 9, has charged up the world rankings of two sanctioning bodies. The hard-hitting Cork, Ireland native has been rated at #15… Read more »
- Vito Mielnicki Jr makes swift return on Dec 29 after first round KORising junior middleweight Vito Mielnicki Jr. will look to thrill his hometown crowd on Friday, December 29. It was announced that he has been added to the BRICK CITY FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. GH3 Promotions and Prudential Center have partnered to launch a multi… Read more »
- Reason Tyson Fury struggled against Francis Ngannou revealedTyson Fury didn’t perform to his best against Francis Ngannou as the WBC heavyweight champion hit the canvas early on. His UK promoter has since explained the reason for Fury’s sub-par efforts in a close decision victory. Frank Warren lamented the lack of video footage of Ngannou in the boxing… Read more »
- Omar Salcido Gamez bounces back from first lossMexican-born Omar Salcido Gamez (18-1, 12 KOs) bounced back from the first defeat of his professional career on Friday night at the “Owl’s Nest.” He scored a unanimous decision victory over Luis Coria (15-6, 7 KOs) in an action packed eight-round bout that served as the main event of Red… Read more »
- Garcia vs Duarte given meaningless WBA 140 belt at 143 poundsGolden Boy’s Garcia vs Duarte fight will be for a meaningless WBA super lightweight title despite the fighters weighing over 140 pounds on the scales. Ryan Garcia battles dangerous knockout artist Oscar Duarte. It’s a fight that will now be for the WBA Gold Title. The WBA’s decision was ridiculed… Read more »
- WBO President unhappy with super cruiserweight creationWorld Boxing Organization President Paco Valcarcel reacted to WBA chiefs’ creation of a new super cruiserweight division. Valcarel, who has always worked closely with World Boxing Association counterpart Gilberto Mendoza and his later father Senior, is unhappy about it. The WBO boss couldn’t hide his disappointment as the WBA followed… Read more »
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