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Adrien Broner vs. Omar Figueroa Jr. in the works

By Jim Dower: A fight between former world champions Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner and Omar Figueroa Jr. in the works for the first quarter of this year. Broner (33-3, 25 KOs) feels confident that he’s going to beat the former WBC lightweight champion Figueroa Jr. (27-0-1, 19 KOs) when that fight happens. … Read

Adrien Broner vs. Omar Figueroa Jr. possible for April or May

By Sean Jones: Adrien ‘The Problem” Broner and former WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa Jr. could be facing each other in April or May of next year on Showtime, according to RingTV. Like Broner’s last fight, a lopsided 12 round decision loss to Mikey Garcia, it’ll be televised on Showtime.… Read

Mikey Garcia vs. Omar Figueroa Jr. possible for Jan.27

By Dan Ambrose: A fight between unbeaten Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) and former WBC World lightweight champion Omar Figueroa Jr. (27-0-1, 19 KOs) is being talked about for January 27 in New York. … Read

Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero hangs up his gloves

By Dan Ambrose: In a predictable move, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero retired from boxing on Monday following his 3rd round knockout loss to Omar Figueroa Jr. last Saturday night at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. If there was ever any doubt whether the 34-year-old Guerrero (33-6-1, 18 KOs) should hang up his gloves, it […]

Omar Figueroa Jr. destroys Robert Guerrero

Unbeaten Omar Figueroa (27-0-1, 19 KOs) returned to the ring in emphatic fashion with a third-round stoppage of former champion Robert Guerrero (33-6-1, 18 KOs) in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes Saturday night from the newly-renovated NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The show was […]

Robert Guerrero vs. Omar Figueroa Jr. – Official weights

By Dan Ambrose: In a battle of ring rusty welterweights, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (33-5-1, 18 KOs) weighed in at 146.6 pounds on Friday for his 10 round fight against former WBC World lightweight champion Omar Figueroa (26-0-1, 18 KOs) on Saturday night on Premier Boxing Champions on Fox from the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum […]

Omar Figueroa vs. Robert Guerrero Final Press Conference Quotes

Former world champions Omar Figueroa and Robert Guerrero went face-to-face Wednesday at the final press conference before Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes tripleheader taking place at the newly-renovated NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.… Read

Alicia “The Empress” Napoleon in action on July 15

When boxing returns to NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, on Saturday, July 15, for the first time in 31 years, popular Long Island fighter Alicia “The Empress” Napoleon (7-1, 5 KOs) will make history participating in the venue’s first ever female boxing match, as part of the evening’s stacked undercard. Facing […]

Watt impressed with Ricky Burns’ performance against Figueroa

By Scott Gilfoid: Sky Sports commentator Jim Watt really liked what he saw from the 32-year-old Ricky Burns (37-5-1, 11 KOs) last Saturday in his 12 round unanimous decision loss to former WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa (25-0-1, 18 KOs) at the State Farm Arena, in Hidalgo, Texas, USA. Watt thinks Burns has some more […]

Burns complains about Figueroa’s holding

By Scott Gilfoid: British lightweight Ricky Burns (37-5-1, 11 KOs) ruined his chance of winning tonight against Omar Figueroa (25-0-1, 18 KOs) by holding too frequently and winding up getting docked twice by the referee in losing by a 12 round unanimous decision on Premier Boxing Champions on CBS from the State Farm Arena in […]

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