Bellew keeps title after stopping Flores in 3rd round

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) British boxer Tony Bellew easily retained his WBC world cruiserweight title on Saturday night with a third-round stoppage of BJ Flores. Bellew had his American challenger down on the canvas three times in the second round, but each time Flores beat the count. Immediately after the fight, the 33-year-old Bellew jumped out of the ring to confront David Haye...
Via Associated Press
October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Shumenov Wins Over Flores On Unimpressive PBC card

Beibut Shumenov (16-2, 10 KO’s) won a controversial twelve-round unanimous decision over BJ Flores (32-2, 20 KO’s). The fight overall was a poor fight that didn’t show much and had no one excited at any point. Overall this PBC card was very poor and one of the worst ones in recent memory. Aside from the KO victory of Marrero, not much happened. But I digress, back to the main...
Via BadCulture
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Beibut Shumenov wins decision vs. BJ Flores; Claudio Marrero scores highlight reel KO of Rico Ramos

Beibut Shumenov (16-2, 10 KOs) defeated B.J. Flores (31-2-1, 20 KOs) by unanimous decision Saturday night at the Pearl at Palms Casino Resort. Shumenov came out aggressive early before using his movement late to earn a world title in a second division and become the first fighter from Kazakhstan to achieve that feat. Flores was competitive throughout the fight, countering effectively...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Shumenov booed after beating Flores for interim cruiserweight title

LAS VEGAS Beibut Shumenov scored a unanimous but unpopular decision over B.J. Flores to win the WBA interim cruiserweight title on Saturday night. The fight was the second at the 200-pound cruiserweight limit for Shumenov, who held the light heavyweight belt from 2010 to 2013 but moved up because of problems making weight. All three judges scored the fight 116-112 for Shumenov, but...
Via Associated Press
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Sergey Kovalev, B.J. Flores And Brian Viloria

Absolutely nothing to do with this week’s boxing schedule, but if you only watch one piece of ridiculously contrived boxing hype this week, make it this video Ricardo Mayorga crashing Shane Mosley’s photoshoot. I already explained why I’m pumped for this terrible fight, but I feel that video justifies my wildest/lowest expectations. What are we here for? Oh, that’s right...
Via The Queensbury Rules
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Names: Vince Doria, Liam McHugh, NBC Boxing Analysts

Another ESPN executive is retiring. In other news, NBC has extended the contract of NHL host Liam McHugh, and also hired Laila Ali and B.J. Flores for its Premier Boxing Champions coverage. ESPN Exec Doria Retiring ESPN senior vice president and director of news Vince Doria is retiring effective Friday, ending a 23-year tenure with [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Premier Boxing Champions team grows with Laila Ali, Kenny Rice & more

NBC Sports Group announced today the addition of Laila Ali, B.J. Flores, Kenny Rice and Chris Mannix to its Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) coverage on NBC and NBCSN. Three-time super middleweight champion Ali and former two-time U.S. amateur heavyweight champion Flores will serve as corner analysts for PBC on NBC telecasts. Mannix and Rice will report ringside, and Rice will conduct...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Leila Ali, BJ Flores, Kenny Rice, Chris Mannix Join PBC Team

“PBC on NBC” Debuts Saturday, March 7, Live in Primetime on NBC  STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 24, 2015 – NBC Sports Group announced today the addition of Laila Ali, B.J. Flores, Kenny Rice and Chris Mannix to its Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) coverage on NBC and NBCSN. Three-time super middleweight champion Ali and former two-time U.S. amateur heavyweight champion...
Via BadCulture
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

BJ Flores in action on Soliman-Taylor undercard, ready to take off under Al Haymon

Las Vegas-based cruiserweight contender BJ "El Peligroso" Flores (30-1-1, 19 KOs) has it all as a boxer, minus one important thing. The fact is BJ Flores could become an excellent ambassador for the sport of boxing if someone would just give him that one more thing... a chance at a world title. An articulate and intelligent man with smooth on-camera delivery, Flores does excellent...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

BJ Flores back after lengthy layoff, scores 1st round KO

This past Saturday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, Cruiserweight BJ Flores scored a 1st round KO in a bout that was his first in nearly a year and a half. Opponent Adam Collins hit the ground after a picture perfect right hand of Flores connected in the very first round. Flores of Las Vegas upped his record to 29-1-1 with 19 knockouts and looked sharp despite coming off...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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