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title Purses: Lomachenko $1.2M, Rigondeaux $400K

By Chris Williams: Vasyl Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs) will be getting a guaranteed purse of $1.2 million compared to $400,000 for Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) for their fight tonight on ESPN at Madison Square Garden in New York. Read the rest of this entry »

title Lomachenko 137.4, Rigondeaux 130 – Fight day weights

By Chris Williams: Vasyl Lomachenko weighed in at 137.4 pounds for today’s fight-day secondary weigh-in for his fight tonight against Guillermo Rigondeaux. In contrast, Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) weighed in 7 pounds lighter at 130 lbs. Read the rest of this entry »

title Rigondeaux: Lomachenko can never beat me

By Chris Williams: Undefeated Cuban star Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) says Vasyl Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs) can never beat him no matter how many times he was reborn. Rigondeaux says he’ll beat the 2-time Olympian Lomachenko every time. Unfortunately for Rigondeaux, that’s not what the odds-makers believe. Read the rest of this entry »

title Francisco Vargas vs. Stephen Smith preview & analysis

By Stanley White: Francisco Vargas (23-1-2, 17 KOs) and former 2-time world title challenger Stephen Smith (25-3, 15 KOs) will be fighting it out at the last chance saloon tonight in a super featherweight bout at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »

title Deontay Wilder offers Luis Ortiz a title shot

By Jeff Aranow: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) says he’ll give Luis Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs) a title shot against him following his 2nd round knockout win over Daniel Martz (16-6-1, 13 KOs) on Friday night. The 38-year-old Ortiz put Martz down twice to get a stoppage in the 2nd round in their fight at the Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, in Hialeah, Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

title Jean Pascal vs. Ahmed Elbiali – Results

By Tim Royner: Former WBC light heavyweight world champion Jean Pascal (32-5-1, 19 KOs) exposed the popular Premier Boxing Champions regular Ahmed Elbiali (16-1, 13 KOs) in stopping the 27-year-old in the 6th round on Friday night at the Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah. in Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

title Luis Ortiz vs. Daniel Martz – Results

By Tim Royner: After a year out of the ring, heavyweight contender Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs) looked good in obliterating journeyman Daniel Martz (16-6-1, 13 KOs) by a 2nd round knockout on Friday night in a fight televised by Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 at the Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah, Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

title Orlando Salido vs. Miguel Roman – Weights

By Jim Dower: Miguel ‘Siri’ Salido (44-13-4, 31 KOs) and Miguel ‘Mickey’ Roman (57-12, 44 KOs) both made weight on Friday for their 10 round fight this Saturday night on HBO Boxing After Dark. The Salido-Roman fight is going to be taking place at lightweight rather than their normal weight classes at super featherweight. This should be a real war for as long as it lasts. Read the rest of this entry »

title Crawford: ‘I’m the No.1 fighter of the year, regardless if Lomachenko beats Rigondeaux’

By Jeff Aranow: Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs) says he deserves to be the Fighter of the Year for 2017. Crawford says it doesn’t matter if Vasyl Lomachenko beats Guillermo Rigondeaux or not. He still deserves to be the top Fighter of the Year. Read the rest of this entry »

title Pacquiao to fight in April in Mexico or Middle East

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) will be fighting next in April in a tune-up to get himself ready for a possible fight against the winner of the Jeff Horn vs. Terence Crawford, according to his promoter Bob Arum. Read the rest of this entry »

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