George Acosta Camp Notes

Lightweight prospect, George Acosta (9-1, 1 KO) will face late replacement Carlos Velasquez (3-0, 2 KOs) on Thompson Boxing Promotions 3.2.1. Boxing event taking place at the Omega Products International Event Center in Corona, CA, on Sunday, September 6th, 2020. 3.2.1. Boxing will steam live for free on Thompson Boxing Promotions website (www.thompsonboxing.com), as well as their Facebook and YouTube pages, showcasing three action-packed bouts, starting at 4:00 p.m. PT / 7:00 p.m. ET. The 8-round main event is headlined by a clash of undefeated welterweight boxers as Luis Lopez (8-0-1, 4 KOs), of Corona, Ca, battles Saul Bustos (12-0-1, 7KOs), of El Monte, CA. Here is what George Acosta, wh

Erislandy Lara Dominates Greg Vendetti

WBA Super Welterweight Champion Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara (27-3-3, 15 KOs) defeated Greg Vendetti (22-4-1, 12 KOs) by unanimous decision (116-112, 117-111, 117-111) in a 12-round showdown headlining FOX PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Lara, using his counter punching and superior boxing skills, outworked Vendetti, landing 161 total punches to Vendetti's 88. "Tonight, I dominated the fight," said Lara. "After this performance, I'm looking to step in the ring with any of the other champions. "I definitely want the winner of Jermell Charlo vs. Jeison Rosario. If that fight can be made, I'll be ready to go." The co-main event featured a super

Jose Ramirez Edges Viktor Postol Retains WBC/WBO Titles

Central Valley's WBC/WBO junior welterweight champion Jose Ramirez (26-0, 17 KOs) of Avenal, California retained his titles winning a twelve round majority decision over former WBC champ Viktor Postol (31-3, 12 KOs) from the Ukrained on Saturday night inside “The Bubble” at MGM Grand in Las Vegas headlining on ESPN+. South El Monte, California's junior welterweight Arnold Barboza Jr. (24-0, 10 KOs) was dominant wining a one-sided ten round unanimous decision over former world title challenger Tony Luis (29-4, 10 KOs). Unbeaten welterweight Elvis “The Dominican Kid” Rodriguez (9-0-1, 9 KOs) scored a brutal third round KO against Cody Wilson (9-3, 6 KOs). Rodriguez dropped Wilson in round one

Ramirez and Postol Make Weight Finally Ready to Square Off

Jose Ramirez 139.8 vs. Viktor Postol 139.7 (WBC/WBO junior welterweight titles) Arnold Barboza Jr. 139.2 vs. Tony Luis 139.4 Elvis Rodriguez 143.9 vs. Cody Wilson 142.9 Raymond Muratalla 135.4 vs. Cesar Valenzuela 134.9 Gabriel Muratalla 119.6 vs. Justice Bland 118.7 Javier Martinez 159.5 vs. Rance Ward 162.9

Vladamir Hernandez Replaces Caleb Truax

LOS ANGELES (August 28, 2020) - Mexico's Vladimir Hernandez will step in to face hard-hitting Alfredo "El Perro" Angulo in a 10-round super middleweight contest that serves as the co-main event of FOX PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes this Saturday, August 29 from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.Caleb Truax was originally scheduled to face Angulo, but was forced to withdraw due to effects of dehydration. "We wish Caleb the best and hope to see him back in the ring soon, but it is fortunate that we have backups in place because of COVID-19,'' said Tom Brown, President of TGB Promotions. "Under normal circumstances you wouldn't have a backup on standby. But because of COVID-19, we have some

3-2-1 Boxing Returns

ORANGE, Calif. (August 28, 2020) – Thompson Boxing Promotions presents the second edition of 3.2.1 Boxing, this time FREE and streaming on Thompson Boxing Promotions website (www.thompsonboxing.com), as well as their Facebook and YouTube pages, showcasing three action-packed bouts on Sunday, September 6, 2020. 3.2.1. Boxing will take place at the Omega Products International Event Center in Corona, CA, and will start at 4:00 p.m. PT / 7:00 p.m. ET. 3.2.1 Boxing is a non-audience show. The card is headlined by a clash of undefeated welterweight boxers as Luis Lopez (8-0-1, 4 KOs), of Corona, Ca, battles Saul Bustos (12-0-1, 7 KOs), of El Monte, CA, in an eight-round bout. Beto Duran will oper

Jose Ramirez Viktor Postol Final Press Conference

Finally! After a pair of fight dates fell by the wayside, WBC/WBO junior welterweight world champion Jose Ramirez and former world champion Viktor Postol are set to fight Saturday evening from the MGM Grand "Bubble" (ESPN+ coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. ET). They were scheduled to fight Feb. 2 in China and May 9 in Fresno, Calif., but the COVID-19 pandemic scuttled those plans. In other action Saturday evening, junior welterweight contender Arnold Barboza Jr. will fight Canadian veteran Tony Luis, and Dominican knockout artist Elvis Rodriguez will look to extend his knockout streak to seven against Cody Wilson in a six-rounder at welterweight. This is what Ramirez and Postol had to say at

Erislandy Lara Traning Camp Quotes

WBA Super Welterweight Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara shared his insights from training camp and discussed his upcoming battle against Greg Vendetti that headlines FOX PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes this Saturday, August 29 from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Once the longest-reigning titleholder in the stacked 154-pound division, Lara returns to the ring after capturing the WBA title last August on FOX with a TKO victory over Ramon Alvarez. Here is what Lara had to say about his matchup this Saturday and more, from training camp in Las Vegas: On his recent training camp with coach Ismael Salas: “Coach Salas and I have been working harmoniously together in Las Vegas, wh

Jared Anderson Returns September 5

LAS VEGAS (August 27, 2020) —Jared “The Real Big Baby” Anderson, the 6-foot-4, 240-pound heavyweight destroyer from Toledo, Ohio, returns for his third “Bubble” appearance Saturday, Sept. 5 at the MGM Grand Conference Center. Anderson will take on nine-year pro and noted spoiler Rodney Hernandez in a bout scheduled for eight or six rounds on the undercard of an action-packed doubleheader featuring Jamel Herring’s WBO junior lightweight world title defense against Jonathan Oquendo and unbeaten super middleweight Steven Nelson against DeAndre Ware in a 10-rounder. Anderson-Hernandez and additional undercard bouts will stream live and exclusively on ESPN+ starting at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 PT.

Contreras Preciado Headline Boxeo Telemundo Friday Night

Boxeo Telemundo,” the #1 Spanish-language boxing program in the U.S., continues its all-star boxing lineup this Friday night, August 28 at 12am midnight ET. This week’s action will be headlined by up and coming stars Dennis “El Martillo” Contreras and Belmar Preciado, set to face each other in a 10-round fight for the World Boxing Association (WBA) Fedecentro Flyweight Title. The event will be broadcast live from Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla. on Telemundo as well as on the Telemundo Deportes App. Mexican Dennis “El Martillo” Contreras (21-10-1-19 KO’s), is eager to take home a win against Belmar Preciado (20-2-13 KO’s), hoping it will be the key to more opportunities against U.S.

Chavez Jr. Returns

Julio César Chávez Carrasco Jr. (51-4-1, 33 ko's) will face Mario Abel Cázares (12-0-0, 6 ko's) in 10 round bout on the undercard of the Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Jorge Arce 3 Exhibition. Friday September 25 in Tijuana. This will be Chavez first fight since being defeated and stopped by Daniel Jacobs. The event will be streamed live on superboletos.com

Erislandy Lara/Greg Vendetti Quotes

LOS ANGELES (August 26, 2020) - WBA Super Welterweight Champion Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara and veteran contender Greg Vendetti previewed their world title bout on an international media conference call Wednesday, before they headline FOX PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes, this Saturday, August 29 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The call also featured hard-hitting Alfredo "El Perro" Angulo and former world champion Caleb "Golden" Truax discussing their IBF Super Middleweight Title Eliminator that serves as the co-main event of the broadcast beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. All programming can be live streamed in English and Spanish on the new FOX Sports app. FOX Dep

Kavaliauskas vs. Zewski Headline September 12th on ESPN+

The Mean Machine is ready to rise again. Welterweight contender Egidijus “Mean Machine” Kavaliauskas, a two-time Lithuanian Olympian coming off a valiant effort last December against Terence “Bud” Crawford, will face NABO welterweight title-holder Mikael Zewski in a 10-rounder Saturday, Sept. 12 from the MGM Grand Conference Center. In the 10-round featherweight co-feature, three-time world title challenger Miguel Marriaga will fight recent world title challenger Joet Gonzalez. Kavaliauskas-Zewski and Marriaga-Gonzalez will stream live on ESPN+ at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT. The undercard, also on ESPN+, starts at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT. “Mean Machine proved he’s a top welterweight w

Arnold Barboza: I have to keep proving myself

Undefeated junior welterweight Arnold Barboza Jr (23-0, 10 KOs), from South El Monte, California returns to action this Saturday as he takes on Canadian Tony Luis (29-3, 10 KOs). Barboza vs. Luis takes place at the “Bubble” at MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas on the Jose Ramirez-Viktor Postol undercard, streamed live on ESPN+. “It’s a tough fight, I’m excited. This is something I have been training for all year. It’s definitely not going to be easy,” Arnold Barboza told Southern California Boxing.com Coming off a great 2019 in which saw the 28-year old Barboza fight three times. Scoring a devastating knockout over former world champion and sparring partner Mike Alvarado in April. Fol

Josh Taylor to Defend Titles September 26

WBA/IBF junior welterweight world champion Josh Taylor will make his return to the ring from BT Sport Studio in London against IBF No 1 contender Apinun Khongsong on Saturday, Sept. 26, live on ESPN+ in the United States and BT Sport in the UK. This will be Taylor’s first fight since signing with MTK Global and Top Rank earlier this year. Promoted by Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions and Top Rank, “The Tartan Tornado” will make his first appearance in the ring since his triumph in the World Boxing Super Series in London, where he defeated the previously unbeaten Regis Prograis to add the American's WBA title to his own IBF version, while also claiming the WBSS trophy and the coveted R

Results from TV Azteca Studios

With aggressive boxing, great technique in his executions and movements, precision in his punching and a fine left-handed guard to which his rival could never accommodate, Hugo "Chacal" Hernandez achieved a high-impact victory, by unanimous decision the world championship contender Daniel "Cejitas" Valladares, in the stellar turn of the live boxing program "Back with Punch" that Zanfer presented this Saturday , in the studios of TV Azteca in CdMx. Valladares (22-2-1, 13 ko's) started the very aggressive contest, throwing power punches, but when he tried to force the fight in short, he came in with his head in front, crouched down, and caused three heads in the first two rounds that caused th

Joe Smith Jr. Stops Eleider Alvarez in

Light heavyweight Joe Smith Jr. (26-3, 21 KOs) stopped former world champion Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (25-2, 13 KOs) in nine round in WBO title eliminator Saturday night at “The Bubble” at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. A right-left combination sent Alvarez (25-2, 13 KOs) through the ropes, and he could not beat the count. Former middleweight world champion Rob “Bravo” Brant (26-2, 18 KOs) KO5 Vitaly Kopylenko (28-3, 16 KOs) Other Bouts Unbeaten junior welterweights, Julian “Hammer Hands” Rodriguez (20-0, 13 KOs) KO1 Anthony Laureano (13-1, 4 KOs) Middleweight spoiler Clay Collard (9-2-3, 3 KOs) scored a second round TKO over club fighter Maurice Williams (7-2, 3 KOs) Featherweight Duke Raga

Shawn Porter Dominates Sebastian Formella

Two-time welterweight world champion "Showtime" Shawn Porter (31-3-1, 17 KOs) won a unanimous decision over Sebastian Formella (22-1, 10 KOs) in an IBF Welterweight Title Eliminator Saturday night headlining FOX PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles It was all Porter as he fought intensely throughout the fight, Formella was tough in going the distance but the former champions experience and skill was too much for the German fighter as Porter dominated in rout to the decision win. All three judges scored the bout the same way in favor of Porter, by the score of 120-108. "He was a tough fighter," said Porter. "After about six rounds my dad told me that he's

Povetkin KO's Whyte; Taylor Edges Out Persoon in Rematch

In what was a wild heavyweight slug fest former world champion Alexander Povetkin (36-2-1, 25 KOs) of Russia scored a fifth round knockout over WBC interim heavyweight champion Dillian Whyte (27-2, 18 KOs) of England on Saturday night at Matchroom Fight Camp in Brentwood, Essex, England live on DAZN. Whyte dropped Povetkin twice in round four as he appeared on his way to a stoppage. In round five, Povetkin connected with a huge left uppercut that knocked Whyte out cold. Time was :30. With the win Povetkin wins the WBC interim and diamond title. Povetkin looks to fight the winner of Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder third match. Taylor Wins Rematch Undisputed WBC/WBA/IBF/WBO female lightweight c

Telemundo Boxeo Results

Light flyweight and former world title challenger Axel “El Mini” Aragon Vega (14-3-1, 8 KOs) scored a ten round unanimous decision over Saul “Baby” Juarez (25-12-2, 13 KOs) for the WBA Fedecentro title on Friday night in a studio setting at the Osceola Heritage Park Events Center in Kissimmee, Florida in headlining on Telemundo. Aragon landed some big punches and rocked Juarez throughout the fight in route to the decision win as the judges scored the bout 100-90, 100-90 and 98-92. The co-main event, featherweight Henry “Moncho” Lebron (12-0 9 KO’s) won a unanimous decision over Ecuadorean Olympian Luis Porozo (15-3 8 KO’s) in going 8 rounds. Lebron dictated the pace early on, but a clash o

 

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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