title Lara dominates Hernandez

erislandy lara  photo(Photo: Tom Casino/SHOWTIME) By Jim Dower: Junior middleweight contender Erislandy Lara (17-1-1, 11 KO’s) easily defeated a tough but limited Freddy Hernandez by a lopsided 10 round unanimous decision on Saturday night on the undercard of the Cory Spinks vs. Cornelius Bundrage fight at the Fantasy Springs Casino, in Indio, California. Read the rest of this entry »



title Gesta-Barnett on August 3rd: Another easy fight for Mercito

mercito gesta  photoBy Chris Williams: Like a lot of people you’re probably wondering when Top Rank will finally take the training wheels off their pampered unbeaten lightweight contender Mercito Gesta (25-0, 13 KO’s) and finally put him in with someone with a fighting chance against him that will show whether the guy has the talent to make it in the business. Read the rest of this entry »



title If Dirrell doesn’t face Stevenson, Bute needs to

lucian bute andre dirrell  photoBy Scott Gilfoid: The IBF contenders have been dropping off like flies in dodging Adonis Stevenson (18-1, 15 KO’) in an IBF super middleweight eliminator bout scheduled for August 11th at the Bell Centre, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Read the rest of this entry »



title Amir Khan has settled in well with his new strength and conditioning coach

amir khan  photoBy Mark Havey: Manny Pacquiao was training for Tim Bradley, Amir Khan for Lamont Peterson. However, a storm was blowing through the high altitude training camp at Baguio City. Strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza had asked for Pacquiao’s authorization to leave. Read the rest of this entry »



title Bundrage crushes Spinks; Lara defeats Hernandez; Russell Jr. destroys Perez

gary russell jr erislandy lara cory spinks  photo(Photo: Tom Casino/SHOWTIME) Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California

Cornelius Bundrage TKO 7 Cory Spinks
Gary Russell Jr. TKO 3 Christopher Perez
Erislandy Lara UD 10 Freddy Hernandez
Antonio Orozco TKO 3 Albert Cruz Jr.
Christian Lorenzo TKO 3 Javier Barragan



title Tonight’s Bundrage-Spinks winner will likely be ignored by Saul Alvarez

saul alvarez cory spinks  photo(Photo: Tom Casino/SHOWTIME) By Dan Ambrose: About the only thing interesting about tonight’s fight between IBF junior middleweight champion Cornelius Bundrage (31-4, 18 KO’s) and Cory Spinks (39-6, 11 KO’s) was that the winner of the fight had a slight chance of being picked out to face WBC junior middleweight champion Saul Alvarez (40-0-1, 29 KO’s) on September 15th in a pay-per-view bout. Read the rest of this entry »



title Jones Jr. says he may give Glazewski a rematch or go after cruiserweight title

roy jones jr  photoBy Jim Dower: 43-year-old Roy Jones Jr. (56-8, 40 KO’s) ruled out retiring after defeating light heavyweight contender Pawel Glazewski (17-1, 4 KO’s) by a 10 round spit decision on Saturday night at the Atlas Arena in Lodz, Poland. It was thought that Jones Jr. would retire after this fight. Read the rest of this entry »



title Floyd Mayweather Jr: “I’ve never fought a guy at a catchweight”

floyd mayweather jr  photoBy Kristofer Williams Sr. Boxing fans all over the world have heard the lies and smokescreens before. From “Manny, you’re next” to “I never said that,” Floyd Mayweather Jr. has proven over time to be the master manipulator of the vernacular. Read the rest of this entry »



title Roy Jones Jr. wins controversial decision over Glazewski

roy jones jr  photoBy Jim Dower: In a fight that will no doubt lead to a lot of controversy, 43-year-old Roy Jones Jr. (56-8, 40 KOs) defeated Poland’s previously unbeaten light heavyweight contender Pawel Glazewski (17-1, 4 KOs) by a 10 round split decision on Saturday night at the Atlas Arena in Lodz, Poland. Jones Jr. looked old and slow throughout the fight and was knocked down by the light hitting Glazewski in the 6th round. Read the rest of this entry »



title Thompson: I fought Wladimir with only one good leg last time

By Jason Kim: 40-year-old Tony Thompson (36-2, 24 KO’s) complains that he wasn’t in optimal health the last time he fought heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (57-3, 50 KOs) four years ago, and if he was it would have been a much different story. Read the rest of this entry »



title Provodnikov needs a lot of work to get to the next level

boxing  photoBy Chris Williams: Freddie Roach trained light welterweight Ruslan Provodnikov (22-1, 15 KO’s) easily took care of Jose Reynoso (16-4-1, 3 KO’s) last night in a 2nd round knockout at the Omega Products International, in Corona, California. It was a fight that destined to be an easy knockout win for the Rusisan Provodnikov, because Reynoso wasn’t in his class even before the fight was made. Read the rest of this entry »



title Brook: Jones is going to need a plan A, B, and C against me

kell brook  photoBy Scott Gilfoid: Unbeaten Kell Brook (27-0, 18 KO’s) is still belly aching about having his feathers ruffled by American talent Carson Jones (34-8-2, 24 KO’s) in their press conferences together and on twitter. It seems that Brook can dish it out but he doesn’t like it when Jones fires back with his own thoughts about their July 7th fight at the Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK. What a pity. Read the rest of this entry »



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