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Lucas Matthysse Tops John Molina In Bloody Battle (And Keith Thurman, Omar Figueroa Win)

Three mismatches on paper become two on Showtime Saturday night, as Lucas Matthysse had to overcome a pair of knockdowns to beat John Molina in a fight where both men were coated in about one inch of blood head to toe, while action figure Omar Figueroa had to settle for a split decision win against slick-boxing Jerry Belmontes that he very well could’ve lost. Only the main event...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucas Matthysse Tops John Molina In Bloody Battle (And Keith Thurman, Omar Figueroa Win)

Three mismatches on paper become two on Showtime Saturday night, as Lucas Matthysse had to overcome a pair of knockdowns to beat John Molina in a fight where both men were coated in about one inch of blood head to toe, while action figure Omar Figueroa had to settle for a split decision win against slick-boxing Jerry Belmontes that he very well could’ve lost. Only the main event...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucas Matthysse Tops John Molina In Bloody Battle (And Keith Thurman, Omar Figueroa Win)

Three mismatches on paper become two on Showtime Saturday night, as Lucas Matthysse had to overcome a pair of knockdowns to beat John Molina in a fight where both men were coated in about one inch of blood head to toe, while action figure Omar Figueroa had to settle for a split decision win against slick-boxing Jerry Belmontes that he very well could’ve lost. Only the main event...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo weigh in video and face off

Full weights from Las Vegas: *Saul Alvarez 155 vs. Alfredo Angulo 154.5 WBC Super Bantamweight Champion Leo Santa Cruz 122 vs. Cristian Mijares 122 Jorge Linares 134.5 vs. Nihito Arakawa 134.5 Sergio Thompson 135 vs. Ricardo Alvarez 135 Will Tomlinson 130 vs Jerry Belmontes 129 Francisco Vargas 130 vs Abner Cotto 130 Joseph Diaz 124 vs Jovany Fuentes 122 Keandre Gibson 143 vs Antonio...
Via Fight Hub TV
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

More on Canelo vs. Angulo results: Fight photos & post-fight quotes

Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez scored a 10th round technical knockout victory over Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo in front of 14,610 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in the main event of Saturday’s Showtime pay-per-view. Canelo absolutely dominated the fight from beginning to end, but there was some controversy to the finish, and the decision of the referee to step in and call...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Molina vs. Jermall Charlo officially cancelled, Ricardo Alvarez-Sergio Thompson now on PPV

As of Friday morning, Carlos Molina has officially become unavailable for his junior middleweight championship title defense against Jermall Charlo originally scheduled for tomorrow night. Carlos Molina was detained in jail from several different charges dating back several years. Why exactly he was detained now remains to be seen. In light of these circumstances, the 10-round lightweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Al Bernstein’s Canelo vs. Angulo keys to victory & fighter workout photos, quotes from Vegas

It's Canelo vs. Angulo fight week in Las Vegas, and we have yet another loaded update for you here. First, we have a special video preview of Canelo vs. Angulo with Al Bernstein's keys to victory for each man. Next, we have a huge series of photos and quotes from today's public workouts featuring Canelo, Angulo, and the entire undercard crowd. Take a look right here to...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Sergio Thompson To Replace Figueroa Jr. Against Alvarez

LAS VEGAS, NV - Ricardo Alvarez, the older brother of headliner Canelo Alvarez, has a new opponent for the Toe-to-Toe card. Sergio Thompson will now fight Alvarez in place of WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa Jr. Figueroa withdrew from the card last Friday citing a re-injury to his left hand. Since this is no longer a title bout, it will not be part of the PPV broadcast. Instead...
Via BadCulture
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jorge Linares and Nihito Arakawa to open Showtime PPV

A lightweight fight between former two-time World Champion Jorge "Niño de Oro" Linares (35-3, 23 KOs) and exciting Japanese contender Nihito Arakawa (24-3-1, 16 KOs) has been elevated to open the SHOWTIME PPV presentation of "TOE TO TOE: CANELO VS. ANGULO," a four-fight pay-per-view event airing live this Saturday, March 8, (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT), from the MGM...
Via Ringnews24
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Full Canelo vs. Angulo PPV card: Leo Santa Cruz vs. Christian Mijares, Linares vs. Arakawa, Figueroa vs. Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez returns to the ring on Saturday, March 8 to face the fierce and rugged Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo in the headline attraction of a stacked four-fight event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The full four-fight card has been released, and Canelo vs. Angulo tickets are also now on sale. The pay-per-view card offers matchups that promise to be exciting, all...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pablo Cesar Cano, Marco Antonio Periban, Jorge Linares in action in Cancun this weekend

Welterweight contenders collide at the Grand Oasis Resort in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico on Saturday, March 16 when Mexico's own Pablo Cesar "El Demoledor" Cano and Manuel Perez square off in a 10-round battle that will be broadcast on FOX Deportes in the United States and Televisa in Mexico. The co-featured attraction will be a 10 round fight for the vacant NABF Super...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Spectacle, Substance: Adrien Broner Vs. Antonio DeMarco Preview And Prediction

All of Adrien Broner's preening with brushes, all of his talking in the third person, all of his weight-missing antics and Twinkie diet boasts, all of his stunts like in-ring faux marriage proposals -- it's all amusing enough, or magnetically enraging enough, or both, and it's all a part of who he is, and it's no small part of what makes him captivating, and it'...
Via The Queensbury Rules
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Sergio Thompson & Roberto Ortiz in action this Saturday in Mexico

Rapidly turning into one of the most feared knockout artists to emerge from Mexico in years, Cancun's Sergio Thompson aims to extend his string of early finishes to nine on Saturday, October 27, when he defends his WBC International Silver Super Featherweight title against Luis Armando Juarez in a 12 round main event from the Centro Internacional de Convenciones in Chetumal,...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Weekend Afterthoughts On Two Excellent Scraps, Jorge Linares And Ivan Calderon

It's a good weekend for boxing when the big question is, "Which of two excellent bouts was better?" My vote is forthcoming, but video at the end of the post will allow you to make up your own mind. Adrian Hernandez-Kompayak Porpramook II. The picture was a giveaway. I vote for the one with "porp." Porpramook lost the rematch of these two top junior flyweights...
Via The Queensbury Rules
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Undefeated welterweight Yoshihiro Kamegai headlines this Saturday, Jorge Linares in co-feature

About to begin his attack on the elite of the welterweight division, top-ten world rated Japanese contender Yoshihiro Kamegai will make his second United States appearance on Saturday, October 6 when he battles Tijuana, Mexico's Jorge "El Pantera" Silva in the main event of a FOX Sports Net and FOX Deportes televised card at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

NorCal Boxing Report, Aug. 29: Jorge Linares, Andre Ward Vs. Chad Dawson Undercard, More

(Jorge Linares, one of the men featured in this post, during his brawl with Antonio DeMarco last year) San Francisco's Hargraves Ready For Godoy in Stiff Four-Rounder in San Diego San Francisco welterweight Richard Hargraves (3-0-1, 2 KOs) steps up his opposition a notch Thursday night in San Diego as he takes on Watsonville, Calif.'s Oscar Godoy (7-2, 3 KOs) in an intriguing...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

3 punch combo: Gesta unimpressive, Magdaleno shines & more

In this week’s three punch combo we will take a look back at the very different performances of undefeated fighters Mercito Gesta and Jesse Magdaleno this past Friday. Then, we preview Chris Avalos’ return to the ring this Friday against Yenifel Vicente. Mercito Gesta Credit: Team Gesta Mercito Gesta scored a ninth round TKO victory over Ty Barnett on the Friday Night...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Antonio DeMarco vs. John Molina preview & prediction

On the undercard of Andre Ward vs. Chad Dawson, Antonio DeMarco defends his WBC Lightweight belt against top contender John Molina. It’s the featured fight on the undercard and has a good chance to upstage the main event in terms of entertainment value. Both fighters typically make for exciting fights and with the stakes so high, fans should anticipate fireworks. Date: September...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

DeMarco vs. Molina officially set as Ward-Dawson co-feature

On September 8, 2012, Tijuana, Mexico's WBC Lightweight Champion, Antonio DeMarco (27-2-1, 20 KOs), will put his title on the line when he faces Covina, California's, John Molina, Jr. (24-1, 19 KOs).  The 12-round championship bout will take place at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., as the co-feature to Andre "SOG'' Ward (25-0, 13 KOs) vs. "...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Rico Ramos Beats Efrain Esquivias In Vicious Encounter

(Photo courtesy of Jan Sanders / Goossen-Tutor)Just a few miles down the way from a big time boxing show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, former junior featherweight beltholder Rico Ramos of Pico Rivera, Calif. got back into the win column with a hard-fought eight-round majority decision win over previously unbeaten Gardena, Calif. resident Efrain Esquivias. It was an an entertaining...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Antonio DeMarco to face Alejandro Sanabria in August in Mexico

With one of the most exciting come from behind wins in recent memory, Antonio DeMarco (27-2-1, 20KOs) is on top of the world as the WBC lightweight champion. Last October as he trailed on the score cards, DeMarco of Tijuana by way of Los Mochis, Mexico, stopped two-time world champion Jorge Linares in the 11th round of their title bout. With the win, DeMarco realized a long life...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Thompson must settle for Solis

When Sergio Thompson (22-2, 20 KOs) stopped Jorge Linares in two rounds last March, not only was it an early candidate for Upset of the Year, but it meant that the Cancun native was headed for a title shot against WBC lightweight champ Antonio DeMarco. Then Thompson was informed by Jose Sulaiman and the WBC that what was billed as a "WBC lightweight title eliminator fight"...
Via Fox Sports
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

WBC KOs Thompson’s earned title shot

After Sergio Thompson pulled off the major upset on March 31 by stopping the heavily favored Jorge Linares, he broke down in tears. Not only had he defied the odds, but he was on the verge of a world title shot. Linares-Thompson was billed as a WBC eliminator with the winner getting a July shot at lightweight champ Antonio DeMarco. Apparently, though, it was only an eliminator if...
Via Fox Sports
April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Hank Lundy: I want DeMarco’s title, he’s tailor made for me, and it’ll be an ass-whooping

Give me my shot! After dominating Williams on ESPN, Lundy wants a crack at DeMarco’s world title There’s a time and a place for everything in a boxer’s life, including the time to sit back and reflect on recent accomplishments. “Hammerin’” Hank Lundy, who vaulted to No. 2 among lightweights in this month’s World Boxing Council (WBC) rankings after dominating Dannie...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Weekend Afterthoughts, Featuring The Latest Jorge Linares Faceplant, Punching For Jesus And More

Not every boxing weekend is so all-fire important, so not every Weekend Afterthoughts need be novel-length. Let us sweep and dust about the corners and pick up the dust bunnies and dig our fingers into them.For starters, you got this video, via TQBR Schedule Maestro and Australian Bureau Chief Alex McClintock. See, Manny Pacquiao? Jesus sometimes DOES want you to punch...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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