Angelo Leo/Tremaine Williams Quotes

Uncasville, Conn. – July 30, 2020 – Fighters taking part in Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® main and co-main events participated in a virtual media availability ZOOM webinar on Thursday in advance of SHOWTIME®’s first live boxing event since March. On Wednesday evening, it was announced previous main event fighter Stephen Fulton Jr. tested positive for COVID-19 and was removed from the 122-pound title fight versus Angelo Leo. Tramaine Williams will now step in to face fellow unbeaten Leo for the vacant WBO Jr. Featherweight World Championship in the main event. Ra’eese Aleem, who was previously scheduled to face Williams, will instead face 122-pound contender Marcus Bates in a remat

Jamal James vs. Thomas Dulorme Headline FOX PBC Fight Night Saturday, August 8 at Microsoft Theater

LOS ANGELES (July 30, 2020) - Top welterweight Jamal "Shango'' James will square off against former title challenger Thomas Dulorme in a 12-round battle for the Interim WBA Welterweight Title, headlining the return of FOX PBC Fight Night on FOX, FS1 and FOX Deportes, Saturday, August 8 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. FOX PBC Fight Night begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and features Cuban sensation David Morrell Jr. stepping up in just his third professional fight to face unbeaten Lennox Allen in a 12-round WBA Super Middleweight Interim Title match in the co-main event. Exciting, undefeated super lightweight prospect Omar Juárez will battle Willie Shaw in a special attraction on the

Eleider Alvarez and Joe Smith Jr. Square Off August 22 on ESPN+

LAS VEGAS (July 30, 2020) — Leave the judges at home because Eleider “Storm” Alvarez and Joe “The Beast” Smith Jr. are coming for the knockout. Alvarez and Smith will face off in a WBO light heavyweight world title eliminator in Top Rank’s return to the MGM Grand Conference Center Saturday, Aug. 22. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing and Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM), Alvarez vs. Smith and a co-feature will stream live on ESPN+ starting at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. “I can’t wait to sit back and watch this fight, which features two of the light heavyweight division’s biggest punchers,” said Top Rank chairman Bob Arum. “It’s a 50-50 fight and a great way to kick o

New Main Event on Showtime: Tramaine Williams Replaces Stephen Fulton Jr.

Undefeated contender Tramaine Williams will step in to face fellow unbeaten Angelo Leo for the vacant WBO Jr. Featherweight World Championship in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING this Saturday, August 1, (live on SHOWTIME at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions from Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. Williams replaces Stephen Fulton Jr., who tested positive for COVID-19 on the test provided by the Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation and was removed from the 122-pound title bout versus Leo. Undefeated Ra’eese Aleem will now face 122-pound contender Marcus Bates in the co-main event in a 12-round WBA Super Bantamweight Title Elim

Leo Santa Cruz Begins Preparation For Davis

Four-division world champion and WBA Super featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (37-1-1, 19 KOs) is ready to for the biggest fight of his career as he will be taking on two-division world champion, WBA lightweight champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis (23-0, 22 KO’s) of Baltimore. Santa Cruz’s showdown with Davis will take place Saturday October 24 in headlining live on Showtime Pay Per View from the Mohegan Sun, Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. “This is the biggest fight of my career. It is the fight I always wanted and my first pay per view that I headline. So, I am really, excited,” Leo Santa Cruz told Southern California “I am motivated and training hard for this fight. No one gi

Mario Barrios Arrives To Training Camp

Undefeated WBA Super Lightweight champion, Mario “El Azteca” Barrios (25-0, 16 KOs), has arrived in the Bay Area, CA, to start training camp with his coach, 2011 Trainer of the Year, Virgil Hunter. Barrios is scheduled to defend his title against Ryan Karl (18-2, 11 KOs) in a 12-round bout as part of SHOWTIME / Premier Boxing Champions PPV Doubleheader on September 26, 2020. Barrios vs. Karl will be the co-feature to the 12-round unification bout, showcasing Jermell Charlo (33-1, 17 KOs) vs. Jeison Rosario (20-1-1, 14 KOs) for the WBC, WBA and IBF 154-Pound titles. Jermall Charlo (30-0, 22 KOs) vs. Sergiy Derevyanchenko (13-2, 10 KOs) for the WBC Middleweight World Championship will be the

Fight Camp Week Is Here

Work continued on the unique Fight Camp build at Matchroom Boxing's UK headquarters in Brentwood, Essex today ahead of the opening weekend of action headlined by Sam Eggington's defence of his IBF International Super-Welterweight Title against Ted Cheeseman, shown live on Sky Sports in the UK and DAZN in the US. Matchroom’s summer of boxing launches with a bang on Saturday August 1 headlined by Sam Eggington (28-6, 17 KOs) and Ted Cheeseman (15-2-1, 9 KOs), Belfast’s big-hitting James Tennyson (26-3, 22 KOs) takes on Cardiff’s Gavin Gwynne (12-1, 2 KOs) for the vacant British Lightweight title, Chatteris talent Jordan Gill (24-1, 7 KOs) meets Watford’s Reece Bellotti (14-3, 12 KOs) in an

RungvisaI vs. Ruenroeng This Saturday on You Tube

Matchroom Boxing will live stream Srisaket Sor Rungvisai’s ring return against Amnat Ruenroeng on Saturday August 1st. Ahead of our Fight Camp opener, the ten round contest from Thailand will go out across Matchroom’s YouTube channel. Fans around the world (excluding in Thailand, Caribbean and Latin America) will be able to watch from approx 9.45am (BST) on fight day. Rungvisai boasts two impressive victories over Roman Gonzalez in recent years, plus two close fights against Juan Francisco Estrada which went one apiece. Ruenroeng, a former IBF World Champion, looks to make it three wins on the bounce and put his name firmly back into title contention. Promoter Eddie Hearn said: "As i

Linares Fortuna Undercard Announced

INDIO, CALIF. (July 27, 2020) – For Rashidi “Speedy” Ellis (22-0, 14 KOs), it’s not if he’ll have a shot at a world title, but when. In the August 28 co-main event of Linares vs. Fortuna, Ellis will have an opportunity to show why when he faces experienced contender Brad “King” Solomon (28-3, 9 KOs) in a 10-round defense of his WBA Continental Americas Welterweight Title. The event, which will take place at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, will be closed to the public and media. It will be streamed live on DAZN. “Rashidi Ellis is a big problem for everyone at 147 pounds,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy. “He may very well have the quickest hands in boxing, and he’s

Michael Dutchover Defeats Jorge Marron Jr

Lightweight prospect, Michael “West Texas Warrior” Dutchover, improved his record to (14-1, 10 KOs) as he dominated Jorge Marron Jr. (18-2, 6 KOs) in the feature attraction of Thompson Boxing Promotions 3.2.1. Boxing pay-per-view streaming event. The 8-round main event bout took place at the Omega Products International Event Center in Corona, CA. Dutchover, who is co promoted by Banner Promotions, dominated the bout from the opening bell as he outworked Marron Jr. throughout the entire fight. With his slippery style from the southpaw stance, Marron Jr. was able to avoid a lot of powerful blows from Dutchover, but never landed anything offensively. Dutchover got the best of some heated excha

Vergil Ortiz Post Fight

Following his knockout victory over Sameul Vargas. WBA Gold welterweight champion Vergil Ortiz (16-0, 16 KOs) of Grand Prairie, Texas talked about his victory during a virtual round table post fight press conference. Here is what he had to say. Follow Miguel on Twitter @MigMaravilla

Vergil Ortiz Stops Samuel Vargas in 7

Boxing returned to California Friday night as WBA Gold welterweight champion Vergil Ortiz Jr. (16-0, 16 KOs) of Grand Prairie, Texas stopped Samuel Vargas (31-5-2, 14 KOs) of Bogota, Colombia in the seventh in the DAZN main event from the Fantasy Springs Events Center in Indio, California. Coming out firing, Ortiz connected Vargas with some big punches in the opening round. Working with a piston like jab in the second round, Ortiz was effective following up with big shots as Vargas attacked the body getting inside. Referee Jack Reiss and Ortiz had a few words in the third as he warned Ortiz for spinning Vargas. Moments after, the undefeated fighter ripped away with the solid rights numerous

Weights From Fantasy Springs

Vergil Ortiz Jr 147 vs. Samuel Vargas 146.6 (WBA Gold welterweight title) Shane Mosley Jr 159.4 vs. Jeremy Ramos 160 Seniesa Estrada 107.8 vs. Miranda Adkins 106.8 Hector Valdez 121.6 vs. Josue Morales 120.6 Evan Sanchez 147 vs. Issouf Kinda 144.6

Showtime Announces Fight Schedule

NEW YORK - July 22, 2020 - SHOWTIME Sports and Premier Boxing Champions announced today a lineup of nine live boxing events featuring 18 undefeated fighters, nine world champions, and eight world championship fights including one world title unification bout. The schedule comprises 22 critical matchups from bantamweight to heavyweight and features some of the biggest stars in the sport today - Gervonta Davis, Leo Santa Cruz, Jermall Charlo, Jermell Charlo, David Benavidez and more. It is the largest collection of world championship boxing announced since the COVID-19 pandemic forced a stoppage of the sport. The SHOWTIME boxing schedule begins on Saturday, August 1 and runs through the end of

Michael Dutchover Headlines Sunday

Lightweight Michael Dutchover (13-1, 10 KO’s) of Santa Fe Springs, by way of Midland, Texas returns this Sunday as he takes on Lakeside, California’s Jorge Marron Jr. (18-1, 6 KO’s) at the Omega International Products in Corona, California headlining the Thompson Boxing Promotions 3-2-1 Pay Per View. “I’m feeling good. Everything is different. We are touching new grounds. I am ready to put on a show July 26th,” Michael Dutchover told Southern California “It’s humbling for me to be headlining this card. I have to take advantage of this opportunity. I’m ready to go out there and show what I have been working on,” Dutchover added. Dutchover was originally scheduled to fight Rafael R

Shane Mosley Jr. Camp Notes

LAS VEGAS, NV (July 21, 2020) – Shane Mosley Jr. (15-3, 9 KOs), who is scheduled to make his Golden Boy Promotions debut this Friday, July 24, 2020, at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, CA, has wrapped up his training camp from City Boxing in Las Vegas. Mosley Jr. will face Jeremy Ramos (11-8, 2 KOs) of Colorado Springs, CO, in an eight-round middleweight bout streaming live on DAZN at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The main event will showcase Vergil Ortiz Jr. (15-0, 15 KOs) vs. Samuel Vargas (31-5-2, 14 KOs) in a 12-round bout. Here is what Shane Mosely Jr., who is co-promoted with The Contender, had to say about his upcoming fight with Ramos, training camp, joining Team SNAC with Victor Conte

Oscar Valdez Stops Jayson Velez in 10

Undefeated super featherweight and former world champion Oscar Valdez (28-0, 22 KO’s) of Tucson, Arizona by way of Nogales, Sonora Mexico stopped Puerto Rico’s Jayson Velez (29-6-1, 21 KOs) in the tenth round, Tuesday night in headlining on ESPN from the “Bubble” at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The taller fighter Velez pressed early as Valdez was slightly bleeding. Valdez countered well with big shots as Velez stood busy letting his hands go and using the distance. In the fourth round, Valdez's left eye appeared to be swelling underneath as the Puerto Rican's height appeared to be giving Valdez issues. Stalking using his distance and reach in the fifth, Velez pressed as Valdez attempted to fi

Ruben Torres Camp Notes

SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA (July 20, 2021) – The highly anticipated return of undefeated super lightweight Ruben “Ace” Torres (12-0, 10 KOs) will happen this Sunday, July 26, 2020 as Thompson Boxing Promotions presents 3.2.1 Boxing, a live Pay-Per-View streaming event. Torres will face Oscar Bravo (25-9, 11 KOs), a durable and tough veteran known for giving prospects trouble. Torres will look to get yet another knockout in this 8-round co-main event bout. The 3.2.1 Boxing 8-round main-event will showcase Michael Dutchover (13-1, 10 KOs), versus Jorge Marron Jr. (18-1, 6 KOs), as well as undefeated featherweight Arnold Dinong (6-0, 1 KO) facing Brandon Cruz (6-1, 4 KOs) in the 6-round opening bout.

Senisia Estrada In Action Friday

East Los Angeles’s WBC Silver Female light flyweight champion Senisia “Super Bad” Estrada (18-0, 5 KO’s) returns to action this Friday as she takes on Miranda Adkins (5-0, 5 Kos) of Kansas at the Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino Events Center live on DAZN. We caught up Senisia as she talked about how psyched she was to getting back in the ring. “I am so excited and anxious to returns. I’m excited to be on the first Golden Boy card and being on the Vergil Ortiz card. The whole card, I just can’t wait,” Senisia Estrada told Southern California “I’m happy to be back on the card. When I got the news. I was so excited,” Estrada added. Originally scheduled to fight March 28 on the Ver

Weights From Las Vegas

Oscar Valdez 129.9 vs. Jayson Velez 130 Edgar Berlanga 169 lbs vs. Eric Moon 168.7 lbs Kim Clavel 109.8 vs. Natalie Gonzalez 109.9 Elvis Rodriguez 141.8 vs. Dennis Okoth 141.5



September 26


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

Southern California Fight Schedule


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