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title Weekend Wrap-Benavidez, Beltran Big Winners

By Donavan Leonard: A full and delightful weekend of boxing this weekend. Pound-for-pound players Terrance Crawford and Naoya Inoue decimated their opponents as expected, with a handful of other bouts adding to one of the more packed weekends of quality boxing in recent years. Read the rest of this entry »



title Gervonta Davis in no hurry to fight Lomachenko says Mayweather

By Scott Gilfoid: WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko is going to need to wait patiently before he can face IBF champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis (18-0, 17 KOs) in a unification fight, because the match is not going to happen yet, says his promoter Floyd Mayweather Jr. Davis is only 22-year-old and still growing as a fighter. Read the rest of this entry »



title Andre Dirrell vs. Jose Uzcategui fight ends in MADNESS

By Scott Gilfoid: The super talented Andre Dirrell’s moment in the sun was spoiled beyond things he could control last Saturday night with the 33-year-old Flint, Michigan native winning in an 8th round disqualification over a frustrated looking Jose Uzcategui (26-2, 22 KOs) at the MGM National Arena in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Read the rest of this entry »



title Crawford calls out Pacquiao and Thurman

By Chris Williams: Top Rank fighter Terence “Bud” Crawford (31-0, 22 KOs) used the shotgun approach last Saturday night in calling out Manny Pacquiao, Keith Thurman and Julius Indongo for his next fight following his 10th round TKO victory over Felix Diaz (19-2, 9 KOs) at Madison Square Garden in New York. Crawford had little problem dispatching the 33-year-old Diaz in a fight that was not competitive, compelling or particularly interesting from the very start. Read the rest of this entry »



title Terence Crawford vs. Felix Diaz – Results

By Chris Williams: Undefeated WBA/WBO light welterweight champion Terence Crawford (31-0, 22 KOs) was in fine form in dominated and taunting his sadly over-matched opponent Felix Diaz (19-2, 9 KOs) in beating him by a 10th round stoppage on Saturday night in their fight on HBO Championship Boxing from Madison Square Garden in New York. Read the rest of this entry »



title Russell Jr stops Escandon; Dirrell defeats Uzcategui – Results

By Jim Dower: WBC World featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) retained his title in defeating challenger Oscar Escandon (25-3, 17 KOs) by a 7th round TKO on Saturday night in a fight televised on Showtime Championship Boxing at the MGM National Harbor Casino in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Russell Jr. hurt the 32-year-old Escandon with big left and right hand to the head that knocked him to the ropes where referee Harvey Dock was forced to stop the fight. The fight was officially stopped at 0:59 of round 7. Read the rest of this entry »



title Gervonta Davis vs. Liam Walsh – Results

By Scott Gilfoid: As I had predicted earlier, IBF World super featherweight champion Gervonta Davis (18-0, 17 KOs) effortlessly knocked out a badly over-matched #1 IBF Liam Walsh (21-1, 14 KOs) in the 3rd round on Saturday night at the Copper Box Arena in London, England. Davis, 22, dropped Walsh with a powerful left hand to the head in the 3rd round. Read the rest of this entry »



title Keith Thurman: I’ll be back by end of year

By Scott Gilfoid: Keith “One Time” Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) sent a message to all of his followers on social media on Friday to let them know about his recent right elbow surgery. WBA/WBC welterweight champion Thurman, 28, says he plans on returning to the ring by the end of the year. In his last fight, Thurman narrowly beat WBC 147 pound champion Danny Garcia by a 12 round split decision on March 4 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Read the rest of this entry »



title Hassan N’Dam vs. Ryota Murata – Results

By Jim Dower: In something of a surprise, #1 WBA Hassan N’Dam (34-2, 21 KOs) defeated previously unbeaten #2 WBA Ryota Murata (12-1, 9 KOs) by a controversial 12 round split decision on Saturday night to capture the vacant WBA World middleweight title at the Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo, Japan. The judges scored the fight 116-111, 115-112 for N’Dam, and 117-110 for Ryota. Read the rest of this entry »



title Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence Jr. next Saturday

By Scott Gilfoid: Kell Brook is nearing the moment of truth against unbeaten 2012 U.S Olympian Errol Spence Jr. The two welterweights will be facing each other next Saturday night on May 27 at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. This will be the first time that Brook has attested his surgically repaired right eye in the heat of battle. Read the rest of this entry »



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