Rigondeaux Easily KO’s Looknongyantoy!

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Rigondeaux_Looknongyantoy_680Undefeated unified junior featherweight world champion Guillermo “El Chacal” Rigondeaux (14-0, 9 KOs) scored a first round KO over two-time world title challenger Sod Looknongyantoy (63-3-1, 27 KOs) on Saturday night at the Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena. Looknongyantoy was rocked by an accidental headbutt and went down. When action resumed, they touched gloves, then Rigondeaux pounced and immediately landed a combination that dropped him. The bout was waved off by referee Mark Nelson after just 1:44. The KO ended a 37 bout winning streak for Looknongyantoy. Rigondeaux and Top Rank will now go their separate ways.

Sergio Martinez Decides To Continue BoxingCareer!

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After lengthy discussions with members of his team, now-former WBC Middleweight Champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez has decided to continue his boxing career. Determined to return and erase the terrible memory of what happened against fellow-great Miguel Cotto in June, 39-year-old Martinez will next face a top-10 contender with the goal of recapturing his world title.
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Shiming On HBO2, Rigondeaux On UniMas!

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Two-time Chinese Olympic gold medallist and national icon Zou Shiming and undefeated Top-Five world-rated super middleweight contender Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez will headline Champions of Gold – championship boxing’s return to The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena. Promoted by Top Rank and Sands China Ltd., in association with Tecate, All Star Boxing, Caribe Promotions and Foreman Boys Promotions, the Zou Shiming / Gilberto Ramirez boxing doubleheader will take place Saturday, July 19, and will be televised via same-day delay on HBO2, beginning at 5PM ET/PT.

Also on that card, the bout between WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and Sod Kokietgym will be televised on UniMas via same-day delay at 11PM ET/PT on “Solo Boxeo Tecate.” This will be Rigondeaux’s last fight under his promotional contract with Top Rank.

Mayweather-Maidana Rematch Stays In Vegas!

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FloydMaidanaPresser2Although Mayweather Promotions recently received a promoter’s license in the state of New York, WBC/WBA welterweight and super welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather tweeted today that his September 13 rematch with Marcos Maidana will be at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. This will be Floyd’s tenth straight fight at the MGM Grand, which has hosted every Floyd Mayweather fight since 2007. Mayweather-Maidana 2 will be promoted by Oscar de la Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions as Mayweather Promotions doesn’t have a Nevada promoter’s license.

Lara-Canelo Weights From MGM Grand!

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Venue: MGM Grand, Las Vegas
Erislandy Lara 155lbs vs Saul Alvarez 155lbss
Abner Mares 126.5lbs vs. Jonathan Oquendo 126.5lbs
Juanma Lopez 130lbs vs. Francisco Vargas 129lbs
Johan Perez 140lbs vs. Mauricio Herrera 140lbs
Tomoki Kameda 118lbs vs. Pungluang Sor Singyu 117lbs
(WBO bantamweight title)
Yamaguchi Falcao 161.5lbs vs. Jesus Cruz 162lbs
Jason Quigley 160lbs vs. Howard Reece 158lbs
Yoandris Salinas 123lbs vs. Enrique Quevedo 122lbs
John Karl Sosa 141.5lbs vs. Luis Bello 141lbs

Erislandy Lara Works Out In Front Of Fans!

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Golden Boy Going Through Major Changes!

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ESPN is reporting that Golden Boy Promotions has terminated deputy COO Armando Gaytan, executive vice president Raul Jaimes and vice president of marketing Nicole Sparks. All were close with former Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer, who left the company on bad terms in early June.

“Sarah Clayton” KO of the Month( July, 2014)

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Crawford KO’s Gamboa In Round Nine!

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Saturday night before a full packed house at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Hometow favorite unbeaten WBO lightweight world champion Terence Crawford (24-0, 17 KOs) scored a great ninth round KO against Yuriokas Gamboa (23-1, 16 KOs) to retain his title. The first four rounds were close but the feeling was Gamboa had won all four rounds. But in round five Crawford dropped Gamboa and punished him for the rest of the round. After that, the tide turned for Crawford, who was fighting from a southpaw stance. Crawford dropped Gamboa again in round eight. Gamboa staggered Crawford in round nine, but Crawford came back to floor Gamboa twice to end it.

Gamboa-Crawford Weights From Omaha!

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Venue: CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Nebraska
Terence Crawford 134.8lbs vs  Yuriorkis Gamboa 134.4lbs
(WBO lightweight championship)
Matt Korobov 160lbs vs  Jose Uzcategui 160lbs
Uzcategui initially weighed 160.2lbs, then stripped and made 160lbs on his second try.
Mikael Zewski 146.8lbs vs  Prince Doku Jr 146.2lbs
Casey Ramos 134.6lbs vs  Guillermo Sanchez 134.2lbs
Konstantin Ponomarev 150.4lbs vs  Joseph De los Santos 152.2lbs
Bernard Davis 125lbs vs  Heath Cline 125.2lbs
Cody Crowley 153.5lbs vs  Ronnie Peterson 156lbs
Johnny Determan 117.4lbs vs  Ernie Marquez 117lbs
Vic Pasillas ?? vs  Jiovany Fuentes 122.8lbs

Lara-Canelo All Access Episode 1!

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All Access Lara-Canelo Epsiode 1 Preview!

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ESPN’s Friday’s Boxing Card Announced!

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Headlining this week’s ESPN2 FNF card at the Ameristar Casino in St. Charles, Missouri, will be red-hot lightweight contender Ivan “El Terribel” Redkach (16-0, 13KOs) putting his undefeated record on the line against former title challenger Sergey “The Surgeon” Gulyakevich (41-2, 17KOs) in the 10-round main event of the evening.
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Garcia-Peterson-Jacobs Triple Header August 9th!

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Golden Boy Promotions is back at Barclays Center on Saturday, August 9, with a Showtime tripleheader featuring three world title fights. Boxing on Brooklyn’s biggest stage will be unified junior welterweight world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs) who will meet “Lightning” Rod Salka (19-3, 3 KOs), IBF 140-pound titleholder Lamont Peterson (32-2-1, 16 KOs) who will face New York’s Edgar “El Chamaco” Santana (29-4, 20 KOs) and Brooklyn’s own Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs (27-1, 24 KOs) will challenge Australia’s Jarrod “Left Jab” Fletcher (18-1, 10 KOs) for the vacant WBA World Middleweight Championship.
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Briggs-Zumbano Love In Oklahoma City On July 28th!

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Former heavyweight champion Shannon “The Cannon” Briggs looks to get back in the title hunt when he faces former WBO Latino titlist Raphael Zumbano Love Saturday evening in the main event of HD Boxing’s “Cathedral Rumble” at Remington Park in Oklahoma City. Read the rest

Melson-Tapia July 26th At The Garden!

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Like every other prizefighter around the globe, junior middleweight Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson’s dreamed of competing in big bouts and making the most money possible; albeit for different reasons. Read the rest

Guerrero Gets Decision Over Tough Kamegai!

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Saturday night at the outdoor StubHub Center in Carson, California in a welterweight bout, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (32-2-1, 18 KOs) had all he could handle returning to the ring from a 13-month layoff to win a twelve round unanimous decision battle against Yoshihiro Kamegai (24-2-1, 21 KOs). This was Guerrero’s first bout since the loss to Floyd Mayweather, Guerrero engaged in a thrilling toe-to-toe slugfest with brawler Kamegai. “The Ghost” usually got the better of it, but a Kamegai uppercut in round six left Guerrero’s left eye closing rapidly. When the final bell sounded to end the last round the judges scores were 116-112, 117-111, 117-111.
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Mendez-Barthelemy II July 10th on Fox Sports!

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ArgenisMendezIron Mike Promotions (IMP) is bringing “Judgment Day” to Miami as International Boxing Federation (IBF) Junior Lightweight Champion Argenis “La Tormenta” Mendez (21-1-1, 1NC, 11 KOs) defends his world title Thursday night, July 10, in a rematch of a controversial fight last January against undefeated No. 1 contender Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (19-0, 1 NC, 12 KOs).
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Hovhannisyan-Maicelo Headline July 11th ESPN!

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Gary Shaw Productions presents, ESPN “Friday Night Fights” July 11, 2014 at the Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, WA.  The 10-round main event will feature lightweights, Art Hovhannisyan (17-1-2, 9 KOs) vs. Jonathan Maicelo (20-1, 12 KOs) for the WBC International Silver Title.  In the co-feature, middleweights Tureano Johnson (14-1, 10 KOs) and Mike Gavronski (14-0-1, 10 KOs) will battle in a 10-round middleweight showdown for the Continental Americas USNBC Title.  The ESPN “Friday Night Fights” telecast begins at 9:00 p.m. EST / 6:00 p.m. PST.
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Jennings-Perez Set For July 26th At MSG!

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Undefeated heavyweight’s BRYANT “By By” JENNINGS and MIKE “The Rebel” PEREZ will clash in a World Boxing Council (“WBC”) Heavyweight Title Eliminator on SATURDAY, JULY 26 at The Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden. The fight will betelevised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, it was announced today by K2 Promotions and Gary Shaw Productions in association with Antonio Leonard Promotions.
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