Guillermo Rigondeaux Boxing News

Rigondeaux’s manager calls out Frampton for Belfast fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Gary Hyde, the manager for WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (13-0, 8 KO’s), called out unbeaten contender Carl Frampton (18-0, 13 KO’s) today after his 2nd round TKO win over 36-year-old Hugo Fidel Cazares (40-8-2, 27 KO’s) in their fight at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. Hype is […]

Andre Ward, Rigondeaux, Hopkins, Lara, “boring”? Really?

By Yan D: Every time I read a comment about those guys being boring I can’t help but start laughing at the ignorance of the person making the comment. Don’t get me wrong I am not using ignorance meaning those people are stupid, they have a right to like other fighter better, boxing is packed […]

Smith: Carl Frampton would beat Rigondeaux

By Scott Gilfoid: Super featherweight fighter Mitchell Smith had the opportunity to spar with #2 IBF, #2 WBC, Carl Frampton (17-0, 12 KO’s) recently and he came away from the experience incredibly impressed with Frampton’s talent and power. Smith was so impressed with Frampton that he now believes that he has the talent to beat […]

Rigondeaux might not be back on HBO

By Chris Williams: The low ratings that resulted from WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux’s one-sided 12 round unanimous decision victory over an over-matched, ring-rusty Joseph Agbeko (29-5, 22 KO’s) earlier this month has HBO President of Sports Ken Hershman carefully weighing whether to continue to have Rigondeaux’s fights shown on his network. From what […]

Donaire must agree to rehydration limit for Rigondeaux rematch

By Chris Williams: If Nonito Donaire wants a chance to avenge his loss to WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux in 2014, then he’s going to need to agree to a rehydration limit of 135 lbs. Rigondeaux is willing to come up and fight Donaire in his own weight class at featherweight, but he doesn’t […]

Rigondeaux: His fights are boring because he’s so good

By Gerardo Granados: Last Saturday the undefeated WBA Super World – WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux, put up a boxing clinic against former bantamweight champion Joseph Agbeko, dominating the full fight in a 12 round shutout. The challenger lacked the hunger to win while being too cautious. He had the wrong game plan and […]

Rigondeaux, Malignaggi, Sturm discussion

Malignaggi, Rigondeaux, Sturm, Lara, Porter, and Kirkland” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “Golden Boy versus Top Rank” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!! Pugilist KOrner link: Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Exclusive Coverage and Undercard Results: Rigondeaux vs. Agbeko

By Sevak Sarkisian-Ringside: Matt Korobov improves to (22-0 -13Ko’s) via TKO 28 seconds going into the 9th round against Derek Edwards who drops to (26-3-13Ko’s). Mathew Macklin v Lamar Russ Macklin improves to (30-5-20Ko’s) while Russ drops to (14-1-7Ko’s). Russ would have good moments when he didn’t stay in one spot and used movement. Macklin […]

Rigondeaux: Poor Nonito, he’s still traumatized about the beating I gave him

By Chris Williams: WBO/WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (13-0, 8 KO’s) enjoyed poking fun at the expense of Nonito Donaire last night following Rigondeaux’s easy 12 round unanimous decision win over 33-year-old Joseph Agbeko (29-5, 22 KO’s) at the Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. In being interview by HBO’s Max Kellerman […]

Rigondeaux defeats Agbeko by lopsided decision

By Chris Williams: WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (13-0, 8 KO’s) put on a nice boxing clinic in defeating an over-matched Joseph Agbeko (29-5, 22 KO’s) by a lopsided 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Rigondeaux won the fight by the scores 120-108, 120-108, […]

Rigondeaux vs. Agbeko: My Two Cents

By Jay McIntyre: When I think of Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 8 KO’s) I hear Bill Cosby years ago saying: “I don’t know the key to success but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” The boxing public is a frustratingly bi-polar collective; prone to rapidly condemning or adoring a fighter with little justification. […]

Rigondeaux has the skills to dominate Agbeko

By Gerardo Granados: Next Saturday night at Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.; the former IBF – IBO bantamweight champion Joseph Agbeko (W29(22)-L4-D0) will engage against the current WBA Super World – WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (W12(8)L0-D0). But are fight fans looking forward to see this fight? Although Rigondeaux is a very talented boxer […]

Weigh-in: Agbeko-Rigondeaux, Macklin-Russ & Kirkland-Tapia

Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark telecast tripleheader airs at 9:45 p.m. (ET/PT). The HBO telecast kicks off live from Boardwalk Hall’s Adrian Phillips Ballroom in Atlantic City when middleweights Matthew Macklin and Lamar Russ square off in a 10-round contest.

Rigondeaux won’t change his style for Agbeko fight

By Chris Williams: WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 8 KO’s) doesn’t plan on changing his fighting style to look more entertaining for his fight this Saturday night against Joseph Agbeko (29-4, 22 KO’s) at the Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. After his victory over Noniton Donaire last April, Rigondeaux’s promoter Bob […]

Rigondeaux and Agbeko fight on Saturday; Kirkland vs. Tapia and Macklin vs. Russ on undercard

HBO’s hit late-night boxing franchise wraps its 2013 slate with the world-class tripleheader HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX VS. JOSEPH AGBEKO, JAMES KIRKLAND VS. GLEN TAPIA AND MATTHEW MACKLIN VS. LAMAR RUSS, presented SATURDAY, DEC. 7 at 9:45 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports […]

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