Julio Cesar Martinez vs. McWilliams Arroyo Headline Matchroom Boxing USA Return Card in Tulsa, Oklah

Julio Cesar Martinez will defend his WBC World Flyweight title against #1 ranked McWilliams Arroyo as Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing USA return to action in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday August 15, exclusively live on DAZN in the US. Martinez (16-1 12 KOs) makes the second defense of his crown against Arroyo, in a main event brought to you in association with Canelo Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and Miguel Cotto Promotions, having thrilled Texas with his first defense of the belt in Matchroom Boxing’s last show before the COVID-19 pandemic in February, coming out on top of an enthralling 12 round battle with Welshman Jay Harris. The 25 year old Mexican landed the title with a ninth

Jorge Linares vs. Javier Fortuna Headline August 28th at Fantasy Springs

INDIO, CALIF. (June 29, 2020) – A high-stakes battle of international proportions heads to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. as Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (47-5, 29 KOs) takes on Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna (35-2-1, 24 KOs) in a 12-round fight for the WBC Diamond Lightweight Championship. The fights will take place on Friday, August 28 and will be streamed live on DAZN. The event will be closed to the public and media. Details for the undercard will be announced shortly. “Temperatures will reach record-breaking numbers this summer as we present a high-level clash between two battle-tested former world champions,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy. “Linares

Vergil Ortiz vs. Sammy Vargas Square Off July 24 at Fantasy Springs

INDIO, CALIF. (June 29, 2020) – Golden Boy, DAZN and Fantasy Springs Resort Casino are proud to announce the return of world-class professional boxing in Southern California! In the main event of this long-awaited comeback, Vergil Ortiz Jr. (15-0, 15 KOs) will defend his WBA Gold Welterweight Title against Samuel Vargas (31-5-2, 14 KOs) in a 12-round bout. The action takes place on Friday, July 24 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. and will be streamed live on DAZN. The event will be closed to the public and media as we enter the first phase of our responsible return to regular boxing action. “Preparing our comeback hasn’t been easy, but we know that we have a responsibility t

Weights From Las Vegas

Alex Saucedo 140.8 vs. Sonny Fredrickson 140.9 Josue Vargas 140.5 vs. Salvador Briceno 138.2 John Bauza 139.3 vs. Larry Fryers 138.9 Donte Stubbs 160.2 vs. Isiah Jones 159.3

Miguel Berchelt Stops Eleazar Valenzuela in Six

WBC super featherweight Miguel Berchelt (38-1, 34 KOs) returned Saturday night with a sixth stoppage over Eleazar Valenzuela (21-14-4, 16 KOs) in headlining the ESPN telecast from the TV Azteca Studios in Mexico City. Berchelt fighting at lightweight was a slow start as he stuck the jab but ripped Valenzuela to the body a couple of times. Late in the closing seconds of the first round, Berchelt dropped Valenzuela with a left hook. Berchelt carried Valenzuela for five more rounds as a series of punches by Berchelt forced the referee to stop the fight. Undercard Ensenada, Mexico's super lightweight Omar “Pollo” Aguilar (18-0, 17 KOs) made quick work of Dante “Crazy” Jardon (32-7, 23 KOs) in le

Jason Maloney Stops Leonardo Baez

Australia's Jason Moloney (21-1, 17 KOs) made his U.S. debut as he stopped Leonardo Baez (18-3, 9 KOs) of Mexicali, Mexico in a scheduled ten round bantamweight main event from the "Bubble" at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on the ESPN main event. Baez came out firing the jab as the reach advantage was evident, Moloney picked the shots but during an exchange Baez connected with a left hook. Exchanging on the inside in the second, Baez connected with a solid right as Moloney stood his ground throughout the round. A looping right by Baez connected early on in the third, the fight continued inside as Moloney stood inside the pocket, the Mexican was cut late in the round. It was all on the inside t

Abner Mares Becomes U.S Citizen

Four-time and three-division world champion Abner Mares of Hawaiian Gardens, California by way of Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico, was sworn in as a U.S. Citizen yesterday in a Naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles. Due to COVID-19, Abner’s naturalization ceremony was moved to a drive-thru swearing-in process, keeping all of the new citizens safe. "I'm so happy to be a U.S. Citizen, it's a dream come true,” said Mares. “I came here without papers at age seven and have always considered myself a citizen of both the United States and Mexico. Having been here for over 20 years, it's an honor to officially be part of this great country as a citizen. My heart is bursting with pride, and I look fo

Weights From Las Vegas

Jason Moloney 117.7 vs. Leonardo Baez 118.3 Abraham Nova 131.9 vs. Avery Sparrow 131.5 Orlando Gonzalez 126 vs. Luis Porozo 125 Vlad Panin 149 lbs vs. Benjamin Whitaker 149 Clay Burns 143.6 vs. Reymond Yanong 143 Waldo Cortes 246.9 lbs vs. Kingsley Ibeh 286.4

Jose Pedraza vs. Mikkel LesPierre Rescheduled for July 2

Jose Pedraza and Mikkel LesPierre will give it another shot. The junior welterweights will face off in the 10-round main event Thursday, July 2 from the MGM Grand Conference Center—Grand Ballroom. Pedraza-LesPierre was originally scheduled for June 18, but the bout was postponed after LesPierre’s manager tested positive for COVID-19. The Pedraza-LesPierre and Saucedo-Fredrickson cards will air on ESPN and ESPN Deportes beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. “Mikkel and Jose deserve this opportunity, and I commend both camps for agreeing to reschedule this fight on short notice,” said Top Rank chairman Bob Arum. “Alex Saucedo is destined to be a world champion, but he has an incredibly tall ta

Joshua Franco Dethrones Andrew Moloney: Wins WBA Super Flyweight Title

The world title was on the line as Joshua Franco (17-1-2, 8 KOs) of San Antonio, Texas won a unanimous decision over Andrew Moloney (21-1, 14 KOs) in winning the WBA super flyweight title, handing Moloney his first defeat and spoiling the Australian's U.S debut Tuesday night at the "Bubble" at MGM Grand in Las Vegas in headlining Top Rank on ESPN telecast. Maloney came out shooting away the jab in the opening round as Franco stayed relaxed with the jab throwing straight shots. Franco was patient in the second round countering Moloney with some left hooks and then landed an uppercut as the champ continued to let his hands go. In the third, Franco began to land big punches staying close to Mo

Andrew Maloney & Joshua Franco Make Weight for Tommorow Nights WBA Title Fight

Andrew Moloney 114.6 lbs vs. Joshua Franco 115 lbs (WBA Super Flyweight World Title — 12 Rounds) Christopher Diaz 124.9 lbs vs. Jason Sanchez 126 lbs (Featherweight — 10 Rounds) Joseph Adorno 136 lbs vs. Alexis del Bosque 134.2 lbs Rolando Vargas 137 lbs vs. Miguel Contreras 137.4 lbs Helaman Olguin 290 lbs vs. Adam Stewart 232.1 lbs

Top Rank Signs Javier Martinez: Debuts June 30 on ESPN

LAS VEGAS (June 22, 2020) — Javier Martinez, USA Boxing’s top-rated fighter at 165 pounds, has signed a multi-year contract with Top Rank and will make his professional debut as a middleweight June 30 live on ESPN. Martinez, 24, from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, won the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials. After being selected as an alternate for the Olympic team, Martinez elected to punch for pay after roughly 160 bouts in the amateur ranks. He captured his first of five national titles at the age of 13 and won a USA Elite National Championship in 2018. Martinez is trained by Jorge Capetillo, who is known for his work with the likes of lineal/WBC heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury and former world champio

Emmanuel Navarrete KO's Uriel Lopez in 6

Boxing’s most active champion, WBO super bantamweight champion Emanuel Navarrete (32-1, 28 KOs) was back in the ring since fighting on the undercard of the Tyson Fury Deontay Wilder Rematch PPV. Navarrete scored a scored a six round knockout over Uriel Lopez (13-14-1, 6 KOs) Saturday night from the TV Azteca Studios in Mexico City in headlining the ESPN telecast. No title was on the line as Navarrete got some work in at featherweight. Off to a slow start, Navarrete worked the jab as Lopez worked his way in. Lopez came out aggressive in the second firing at Navarrete but the champ neutralized him with a straight left from the southpaw stance. Navarrete continued to box and switch stance. Cont

Weights From Mexico City

Emanuel Navarrete 127 lbs vs. Uriel Lopez 127 lbs Carlos Ornelas 127 lbs vs. Edwin Palomares 126 lbs Sergio Sanchez 126 lbs vs. Gustavo Alan Pina 126 lbs Ivan Armando Garcia 113 lbs vs. Roberto Palomares 113 lbs Jessica Nery Plata 112 lbs vs. Edith de Jesus Flores 112 lbs

Thompson Boxing Returns July 26: Michael Dutchover vs. Jorge Marrone Headline

Thompson Boxing Promotions is pleased to present 3.2.1 Boxing, a live Pay Per View (PPV) stream event, showcasing three action-packed bouts on Sunday, July 26, 2020. The PPV broadcast, airing live on the Thompson Boxing Promotions website (www.thompsonboxing.com), will start at 4:30 p.m. PT / 7:30 p.m. ET., and will take place at the Omega Products International Event Center in Corona, CA. 3.2.1 Boxing is a non-audience show priced at $6.50 (US Territories, Canada, EU, Asian countries), $3.50 (Latin America, Africa, Asian countries). “We started 2020 with a bang and, as we all know, everything had to stop,” said promoter Ken Thompson. “We are now ready to resume live action Sunday, July 26,

Gabriel Flores Jr. Cruises By Josec Ruiz

Stockton, California lightweight Gabriel Flores Jr. (18-0, 6 KOs) was impressive in shutting out Josec Ruiz (21-3-3, 14 KOs) of Honduras by winning a unanimous decision on the ESPN main event Thursday night at the "Bubble" at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Flores showed the hand speed in the opening round displaying some flash as Ruiz was off to a slow start. A left hook by Flores dropped Ruiz in the second round as the Honduran was up fighting. Flores was in control in round three as he fought confidently with Ruiz on the prowl. In the fourth, Flores continued to box, Ruiz however was able to connect with a wild overhand right late in the round. Circling the ring in the fifth, Flores kept his dist

Pedraza vs. LesPierre Bout Canceled Following Positive COVID-19 Result: Gabriel Flores vs. Josec Rui

Tonight’s Top Rank on ESPN main event between Jose Pedraza and Mikkel LesPierre has been canceled after LesPierre’s manager, Jose Taveras, tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this morning. The Gabriel Flores Jr.-Josec Ruiz lightweight bout has been elevated to the main event (ESPN & ESPN Deportes, 8 p.m. ET). Said LesPierre: “My manager, Jose Taveras, tested positive for COVID-19. Due to the rules and regulations set forth by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, I will be unable to fight tonight as scheduled against Jose Pedraza. I understand the severity of COVID-19 because I have been working on the front lines of helping treat this virus at Mount Sinai Beth Israel—Petrie Division in

Weights From Las Vegas

Jose Pedraza 140.4 lbs vs. Mikkel LesPierre 141 lbs Adrian Servin 118 lbs vs. Robert Rodriguez 120.3 lbs Victor Rodriguez 140.2 lbs vs. Justin Horsley 140.7 lbs Frevian Gonzalez 129.4 lbs vs. Jose Martinez 127.8 lbs David Kaminsky 164.3 lbs vs. Clay Collard 163.6 lbs Gabriel Flores Jr 132.4 lbs vs. Josec Ruiz 132.4 lbs

Mike Plania Decisions Joshua Greer: Giovanni Santillan Edges Out Antonio DeMarco

Filipino bantamweight Mike Plania (24-1, 12 KOs) won a majority decision over Joshua Greer Jr. (22-2-1, 12 KOs) of Chicago Tuesday night at the "Bubble" at MGM Grand in Las Vegas in the ESPN main event. The Filipino was too much for Greer as he scored two knockdowns and applied pressure in route to the decision win. Plania got it started as he dropped Greer with a left hook halfway through in the opening round. The Filipino pressured in the second looking to cut the ring as Greer kept his distance and moved around, Plana landed another left hook late in the round. Stalking in the third, Plania once again landed the left hook as Greer boxed and stood away. The left hook appeared to bother Gre

Maloney Brothers Headline June 23 & 25: Miguel Berchelt Returns June 27

From Down Under to “The Bubble,” Australia’s Moloney twins — Andrew and Jason — are set for their Las Vegas debuts Andrew “The Monster” Moloney will make the first defense of his WBA super flyweight world title Tuesday, June 23 from the MGM Grand Conference Center—Grand Ballroom against Joshua “El Professor” Franco (ESPN & ESPN Deportes, 8 p.m. ET). Moloney-Franco will be the first men’s boxing world title bout since February 29. The fights continue from the MGM Grand Thursday, June 25, when WBO No. 2 bantamweight contender Jason Moloney will face Leonardo Baez in a 10-rounder (ESPN & ESPN Deportes, 8 p.m. ET). Week 3 of the Top Rank on ESPN summer series concludes from TV Azteca Studi

 

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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