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The Cuban boxing crisis

By Gav Duthie: The sharp decline of the extremely talented Cuban Yuriorkis Gamboa has been painful to watch. The former two weight world champion picked up a tight 10 round majority decision win against expected cannon fodder opponent Alexis Reyes on Saturday. Gamboa won the fight but labored to the finish line against someone who […]

Lomachenko next fight eyed for Dec.9, against Rigondeaux or Salido

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is targeting December 9 for WBO super featherweight champion Vasly Lomachenko against either Guillermo Rigondeaux or Orlando Salido. According to Lance Pugmire, the location for a fight against Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) would in New York. If Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs) fights Salido (44-13-4, 31 KOs), it […]

Lomachenko to fight in December on ESPN

By Chris Williams: Vasyl Lomachenko will be back inside the ring in 4 months in December on ESPN to defend his WBO super featherweight title, possibly in New York. The opponent for the 29-year-old Ukrainian is one of these 3 candidates: Guillermo Rigondeaux, Miguel Berchelt and Orlando Salido.… Read

Rigondeaux: I will stop Lomachenko

By Chris Williams: 122-pound champion Guillermo Rigondeaux saw WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko’s win over 2nd tier fighter Miguel Marriaga last Saturday night, and he believes he can knockout the 2-time Olympic gold medalist if the two of them face each other. Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs) defeated Marriaga (25-3, 21 KOs) by a 7th […]

Lomachenko: I would destroy Rigondeaux

By Chris Williams: Super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko says he doesn’t need to fight 122-pound champion Guillermo Rigondeaux. Lomachenko wants the boxing fans to know right up front that he DOES NOT need to fight the undefeated former 2-time Olympic gold medalist Rigondeaux. But if a fight between the two former Olympic gold medalists take […]

WBA orders Rigondeaux vs. Flores rematch

By Allan Fox: Moises “Chucky” Flores (25-0, 11 KOs) will get another title shot against WBA Super World super bantamweight champion Guillermo “The Jackal” Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) due to their previous fight on June 17 being ruled a no contest. … Read

Rigondeaux willing to fight Lomachenko at 130

By Chris Williams: Vasyl Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) has a big fight if he’s interested in fighting 2-time Olympic gold medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs). The unbeaten Cuban talent has called out Lomachenko repeatedly in the last week asking initially for a fight at 126. That offer did not perk up interest by Lomachenko […]

Rigondeaux’s KO win over Flores to be changed to no decision

By Dan Ambrose: WBA Super World super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (18-0, 12 KOs) will have his 1st round knockout win over his mandatory challenger Moises “Chucky” Flores (25-1, 17 Kos) overturned and changed to a no decision by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, according to Dan Rafael. … Read

Crashed Krusher!

By Matthias Predonzan: As could be expected, in their rematch fight, Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev started from where they had left, with Ward controlling the fight and Kovalev having lost his confidence. This is quite the standard, when 2 fighters fight a rematch: the best boxer, the one with better boxing IQ takes control […]

Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Moises Flores – Results

By Jim Dower: WBA Super World/IBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (18-0, 12 KOs) stopped #1 WBA challenger Moises “Chucky” Flores (25-1, 17 KOs) in the 1st round on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. … Read

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