Oscar Valdez and Carl Frampton Visit Opportunity Village

LAS VEGAS (Nov. 27, 2019) — Four days before they let their fists fly at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, former two-weight world champion Carl "The Jackal" Frampton and former featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez paid a surprise holiday visit to Opportunity Village, a nonprofit serving Southern Nevadans with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Valdez will make his division debut against former world title challenger Andres Gutierrez, while Frampton will battle the unbeaten American Tyler McCreary (ESPN+, 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT).

Munguia O'Sullivan Press Conference

SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 26, 2019): Jaime Munguia (34-0, 27 KOs) and Gary O'Sullivan (30-3, 21 KOs) hosted a press conference today The Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas to formally announce their 12-round middleweight fight, which will take place on Saturday, Jan. 11 at the very same place and will be streamed live on DAZN. Below are what today's participants had to say at the press conference: JAIME MUNGUIA "I want to say thank you to everyone for being here. To my promoters, Zanfer Promoters and Golden Boy, and the team of Gary O Sullivan. More than anything I'm very happy to be fighting in San Antonio Texas, I'm doing a great preparation in order to deliver a great fight. I'm excited to be moving

Saudi Arabia Ready to Host 1st Heavyweight Championship Fight

The Diriyah Arena in Saudi Arabia which will host the historic Clash On The Dunes as heavyweight world champion Andy Ruiz Jr takes on Anthony Joshua. The rematch takes place on December 7. The first-ever heavyweight world title fight to take place in the Middle East will be staged in the custom-built 15,000 seat Diriyah Arena in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage site, known as the home of heroes and kings. "The arena and site are utterly breath-taking, with a theme park and concert the night before as well. It's like nothing we've seen before in boxing. The Clash On The Dunes will be a night to remember. We can't wait." Promoter Eddie Hearn said

Andy Ruiz Arrives in Saudi Arabia

WBA, WBO, IBF, and IBO heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr has arrived as he landed in Saudi Arabia for the Clash On The Dunes showdown with Anthony Joshua. Ruiz and his team touched down at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh in the early hours of today. Ruiz and Joshua rematch takes place December 7 live on DAZN. The first-ever Heavyweight World Title fight to take place in the Middle East. “It feels good. You know I made history in New York and I’ll make history again in Saudi Arabia.”

23rd Annual Oscar De La Hoya Foundation Turkey Giveaway

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 25, 2019): The Oscar De La Hoya Foundation hosted its 23rd Annual Turkey Giveaway this past Saturday at Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School to lend a helping hand to East Los Angeles families as they celebrate Thanksgiving this year. The Foundation, along with Golden Boy fighters Joet Gonzalez, Seniesa "Superbad" Estrada, Jousce "Tito" Gonzalez, Aaron "The Silencer" McKenna, Herbert "Ace" Acevedo and Richard "Kansas Kid" Acevedo, served turkeys to hundreds of families today and distributed additional turkeys to local organizations, churches and Green Dot Public Schools. "The Annual Turkey Giveaway is an event that is very close to my heart," said Oscar De La Hoya, CE

Alvarado KO's Cancio in 7 to Win WBA Super Featherweight Title

Rene "Gemelo" Alvarado (32-8, 20 KOs) of Managua, Nicaragua successfully defeated Andrew "El Chango" Cancio (21-5-2, 16 KOs) of Blythe, California via knockout at the end of the seventh round of a 12-round rematch for the WBA Super Featherweight World Title. The fight was stopped after the referee deemed Cancio's cut to be too severe to continue. The event took place on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California and was streamed live DAZN. In the co-main event, Xu Can (18-2, 3 KOs) of Kumming, China defeated Manny Robles (18-1, 8 KOs) of Los Angeles, California via unanimous decision to successfully defend his WBA Featherweight World Title. Can won with sco

Wilder Ortiz Post Fight

WBC champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber’’ Wilder of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (42-1, 41 KOs) talked about his spectacular knockout over Cuban heavyweight Luis “King Kong’’ Ortiz (31-2, 26 KOs) Saturday night in a rematch at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas headlining the PBC on FOX PPV. "What an amazing fight. The fight lived up to the hype. Ortiz proved tonight that he is one of the best. He proved age is nothing but a number. I give him respect and he has tremendous skill," Wilder said. A crushing right hand did in the seventh as Wilder was behind on all three scorecards. "To be honest I'm not worried if I'm losing the fight. I'm blessed with tremendous power. I really had to be smart wit

Wilder KO's Ortiz in Rematch

WBC champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber’’ Wilder (42-0, 41 KOs) of Tuscaloosa, Alabama settled his unfinished business with Cuba's Luis “King Kong’’ Ortiz (31-2, 26 KOs) in successfully defending his title by scoring a seventh round knockout in the rematch Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas headlining the PBC on FOX PPV. Ortiz got Wilder's attention in the opening round as he snuck in a quick left. Jabbing away in the second, Wilder and Ortiz measured as they continued to figure each other out as Ortiz was the more productive. The straight left kept landing for Ortiz in the third but Wilder answered back with a straight right hand. Ortiz kept the straight left coming a

Giovanni Santillan Scores KO in Ontario

Welterweight contender Giovani Santillan (25-0, 15 KOs) showed no signs of ring rust during his second round triumph over Wilfrido Buelvas (20-13, 14 KOs) on Friday night. Santillan landed a right hand to the temple of Buelvas that sent the Colombian to the canvas. He got up but was sent to the floor a second time by a Santillan left hook that did it in headlining the "Locked n' Loaded" main event from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California. Featherweight Roberto Meza (13-2-1, 6 KOs) did enough to earn a majority decision win (78-74 twice, 76-76) over Alberto Torres (11-3-3, 4 KOs). Meza and Torres were locked in a tough battle with each fighter showing moments of strength throughout th

Weights From Indio Cancio Alvarado Make Weight

Andrew Cancio 129.4 vs. Rene Alvarado 129.2 (WBA super featherweight title) Can Xu 125.6 vs. Manny Robles III 126.4/126 (WBA featherweight title) Rashidi Ellis 147 vs. Eddie Gomez 147 Victor Morales 125.5 vs. Diuhl Olguin 127.4 Baishanbo Nasiyiwula 141.2 vs. Saul Corral 141.2 Alberto Melian 119.4 vs. Juan Kantun 120.2

Wilder Ortiz Make Weight Set for Rematch

Deontay Wilder 219 vs Luis Ortiz 236.5 (WBC Heavyweight) Leo Santa Cruz 129.5 vs Miguel Flores 130 (Vacant WBA Super Featherweight) Brandon Figueroa 122 vs Julio Ceja 126.5 *Ceja 4.5 lbs over the limit. Leduan Barthelemy 127 vs Eduardo Ramirez 126.5 Viktor Slavinksyi 127.5 vs Rigoberto Hermosillo 127 Arnold Alejandro 129.5 vs Jhon Gemino 129.5 Ángel Alejandro 130.5 vs Mark Yap 132 Omar Juarez 142.5 vs Kevin Shacks 141 Jose Manuel Gomez 130 vs Daniel Placeres 129.5 Marsellos Wilder 197 vs Dustin Long 198.5 Shin Mondragón 121 vs Juan Centeno 122 Vito Mielnicki 147 vs Marklin Bailey 143.5

Vergil Ortiz Returns December 13th vs. Brad Solomon at Fantasy

Vergil Ortiz Jr.(14-0, 14 KOs) will look to end the 2019 year with another spectacular knockout win when he defends his WBA Gold Welterweight Title against Brad "King" Solomon (28-1, 9 KOs) in a 12-round fight. The event will take place Friday, Dec. 13 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. and will be streamed live as part of fight season on DAZN. "Fantasy Springs has a special place in my heart," said Vergil Ortiz Jr."I made my pro debut there in July 2016. Knowing I'm headlining there is motivating me to show my fans out there how much I have improved over the years. I'm also happy because an event like this shows that I'm on the right path. Everything is going as it should be.

Weights From Ontario

Giovani Santillan, 146.2 lbs. vs. Wilfrido Buelvas, 147 lbs Ruben Torres, 136.2 lbs. vs. Eduardo Rodriguez, 137 lbs Roberto Meza, 127 lbs. vs. Alberto Torres, 124.9 lbs Saul Bustos, 146.9 lbs. vs. Antonio Duarte, 150.4 lbs Jose Sanchez, 124.8 lbs. vs. Brandon Jimenez, 123.7 lbs

Wilder Ortiz Undercard Press Conference

LAS VEGAS (November 21, 2019) - Fighters who will step in the ring this Saturday, November 23 in FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View and FS2 Prelims action went face-to-face and previewed their showdowns Thursday at a press conference before they enter the ring at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. WBA Super Bantamweight Champion Brandon Figueroa and former champion Julio Ceja, who battle for Figueroa's title, and former bantamweight champions Luis Nery and Emmanuel Rodriguez, who open the pay-per-view with a 12-round matchup. FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View Prelims on FS2 and FOX Deportes begin at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT and are headlined by unbeaten Leduan Barthelemy and Eduardo Ramirez battling in

Jose Ramirez to Defend Title vs. Viktor Postol in China February 1st

WBC/WBO junior welterweight world champion Jose Ramirez, the pride of California’s Central Valley, will cross an ocean to defend his belts. Ramirez will face former WBC world champion Viktor “The Iceman” Postol Saturday, Feb. 1 at Mission Hills Haikou in Haikou, Hainan, China. Ramirez unified world titles in July with a sixth-round knockout over Maurice Hooker in a Fight of the Year contender. Ramirez-Postol will be the first Top Rank on ESPN event to be contested on Chinese soil. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with SECA and TGB Promotions, Ramirez-Postol and a co-feature will be televised live by ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 10 p.m ET/7 p.m. PT (Sunday, Feb. 2 local time), with undercard

Wilder Ortiz & Santa Cruz Flores Final Press Conference

WBC Heavyweight champion Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder,and Cuba's Luis "King Kong" Ortiz stood face to face at the final press conference Thursday as they will square off in a rematch in the FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View main event this Saturday, November 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. DEONTAY WILDER "I'm the best in the world and I say it with confidence. With that being said, I have to give the fans what they're hungry for. That's exciting fights. The heavyweight division was in a dark place, but now it's on fire and I must keep it going. "Luis Ortiz is one of the best in the world and one of the most dangerous men in boxing. No one in the top 10 has given him an

Jaime Munguia to Make Middleweight Debut vs. Gary O'Sullivan January 11th

Golden Boy will kick off the 2020 year with an exciting battle between Mexico and Ireland as Jaime Munguia (34-0, 27 KOs) makes his middleweight debut against Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan (30-3, 21 KOs) in a 12-round bout on Saturday, Jan. 11 at The Alamodome in San Antonio, TX. This fight will be streamed live exclusively on DAZN. "I feel very happy to be starting the year 2020 with a great fight at a great place like San Antonio, Texas," said Jaime Munguia."I have fought in Houston, Texas before, where the people there treated me very well. I think that San Antonio won't be any different. We're going to deliver a great fight against a tough fighter in Gary O'Sullivan. He's great and he's strong

Wilder Ortiz Arrive at MGM

LAS VEGAS (November 19, 2019) - WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and Cuban slugger Luis “King Kong” Ortiz made their grand arrivals Tuesday at MGM Grand as they kicked off fight week events ahead of their highly anticipated rematch that headlines a FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View this Saturday, November 23 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Manny Robles III Media Day Workout

LOS ANGELES. (Nov. 19, 2019): 126-pound contender Manny Robles III (18-0, 8 KOs) hosted a media workout at Maywood Boxing Club in Los Angeles ahead of his 12-round fight against Xu Can (17-2, 3 KOs) for the WBA Featherweight World Title in the co-main event of Cancio vs. Alvarado II. Featherweight prospect Victor Morales Jr. (12-0, 7 KOs) also participated in the workout.The event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 23 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. and will be streamed live on DAZN. Below is what the today's participants had to say at the workout: MANNY ROBLES III, NABF Featherweight Champion: "Ever since I can remember, I have been boxing. I was a baby when I started

Leo Santa Cruz; I Have More to Lose in This Fight

Always exciting three division world champion Leo "El Terremoto" Santa Cruz (36-1-1, 19 KOs) returns this Saturday night as he takes on Miguel "El Michoacano" Flores, (24-2, 12 KOs) for the WBA Super featherweight title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Fightnews.com caught up with Santa Cruz as wrapped his preparation and talked about his next fight. "I'm excited to be back. I know that Miguel Flores is going to bring everything," Leo Santa Cruz told SouthernCaliforniaBoxing.com "I think I have more to lose in this fight. I won't let him beat me," Santa Cruz added. Santa Cruz will square off against Flores in the co-feature to the heavyweight rematch between WBC heavyweight cham

 

TV & STREAM FIGHT SCHEDULE

September 26

ESPN+

Josh Taylor vs. Apinun Khongsong

(WBA/IBF Jr. Welterweight)

September 26

Showtime Double PPV

Jermall Charlo vs. Sergiy Derevyanchenko (WBC Middleweight)

Brandon Figueroa  vs. Damien Vasquez

( WBA Super Bantamweight)
Diego Magdaleno vs. Isaac Cruz

(IBF Lightweight Title Eliminator)

Jermell Charlo vs. Jeison Rosario

(WBC, WBA & IBF 154-Pound Unification)
Mario Barrios vs. Ryan Karl 

(WBA Super Lightweight)
Daniel Roman vs. Juan Carlos Payano

 

 

 

September 26
DAZN
Yuniel Dorticos vs. Mairis Briedis
(IBF cruiserweight title)
(WBSS cruiserweight final)

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