Loma on fighters quitting against him: ‘It’s not good for boxing’

Former two-weight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko is special. His speed, his quickness, and his skill have forced many fighters to quit, and after only 11 fights, he has many calling him one of the pound-for-pound best in the sport of Continue reading Loma on fighters quitting against him: ‘It’s not good for boxing’

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Thurman: ‘Due to my rehabilitation from my injuries, I agreed to relinquish my WBC title’

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA (April 24, 2018) Unified welterweight champion Keith Thurman has voluntarily relinquished his WBC title while he recovers from the effects of elbow surgery last year and a hand injury he suffered in training camp last month. After speaking with Continue reading Thurman: ‘Due to my rehabilitation from my injuries, I agreed to relinquish my WBC title’

Martirosyan on Canelo: “I don’t buy his excuse about tainted meat’

Earlier this month, Canelo Alvarez decided to withdraw from his rematch against Gennady Golovkin. Unfortunately, Alvarez tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol two times in February.  Ultimately, Alvarez was suspended six months by Nevada State Athletic Commission. According to Continue reading Martirosyan on Canelo: “I don’t buy his excuse about tainted meat’

Jessie Magdaleno: ‘I’m Going to Put on a Spectacular Show’

NORWALK, Calif. (April 23, 2018) — World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior featherweight champion Jessie Magdaleno has spent his latest training camp running the mountains near Guadalajara, Mexico, and alongside some of the world’s best fighters at Legendz Boxing in Norwalk, Calif. Continue reading Jessie Magdaleno: ‘I’m Going to Put on a Spectacular Show’

Photos, video of Charlo’s KO of Centeno

Former 154-pound champion Jermall Charlo sent a statement to the middleweight division in the co-main event, knocking out previously once-beaten contender Hugo Centeno Jr. to capture the interim WBC 160-pound title. VIDEO :https://s.sho.com/2vxBnDM Charlo is now the mandatory for Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and didn’t Continue reading Photos, video of Charlo’s KO of Centeno

Broner-Vargas ends in majority draw(PHOTOS)

Four-division world champion Adrien Broner and two-division world champion Jessie Vargas fought to a highly entertaining 12-round majority draw Saturday night on SHOWTIME in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING in front of 13,964 fans at Barclays Center in Brooklyn in an event presented by Continue reading Broner-Vargas ends in majority draw(PHOTOS)

Ishe Smith: ‘I’m the modern day Benjamin Button’

Former super welterweight champion Ishe “Sugar Shay” Smith will battle top 154-pound contender Tony Harrison in a 10-round match that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on Bounce on Friday, May 11 from Sam’s Town in Las Vegas. In the co-main event, top contender Andrew “The Beast” Tabiti will meet Lateef Continue reading Ishe Smith: ‘I’m the modern day Benjamin Button’

Russell Jr. on Diaz fight: ‘I don’t see this being a long night’

NATIONAL HARBOR (April 20, 2018) – Two exciting main events will be presented on the same night, Saturday, May 19 live on SHOWTIME as part of a split-site doubleheader telecast. Featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr. will defend his WBC title against undefeated mandatory challenger Joseph Continue reading Russell Jr. on Diaz fight: ‘I don’t see this being a long night’