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title Spence disappointed at knocking out Ocampo in 1st round

By Eric Thomas: Errol Spence Jr. (24-0, 21 KOs) says he wanted to give the 12,600 fans that came to see him last Saturday night a real show by beating challenger Carlos Ocampo (22-1, 13 KOs) in an exciting show at The Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. However, the fight turned out to be a gross mismatch with Spence knocking out the 22-year-old Ocampo in the 1st round after hitting him with a hard body shot. Read the rest of this entry »



title Loeffler says Canelo-GGG won’t have Face Off/Gloves are Off program before rematch

By Jeff Aranow: Tom Loeffler says middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Saul Canelo Alvarez won’t be meeting for an HBO ‘Face Off’ or ‘Gloves are Off’ program before they face each other on September 15 in their rematch at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. There’s a lot of bad blood between Canelo and Golovkin due to Alvarez’s positive tests for clenbuterol and due to him then pulling out of the May 5th rematch, leaving GGG to face Vanes Martirosyan instead. Read the rest of this entry »



title Paul Smith announces retirement

By Scott Gilfoid: Former three time world title challenger and former British super middleweight champion Paul Smith (38-7 22 KOs) has announced his retirement after sitting out of action for a year since his last fight against World Boxing Association 168lb champion Tyron Zeuge last year in June 2017. Read the rest of this entry »



title Spence: Ocampo didn’t have any power, I want Jessie Vargas next

By Jeff Aranow: IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. already has his sights set on a title defense against Jessie Vargas for his next fight after stopping his IBF mandatory Carlos Ocampo in the 1st round last night at The Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. Spence believes he’ll have a shot at facing the winner of the Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter fight in the first quarter of 2019. But in the meantime, he would like to defend against #4 IBF Jessie Vargas next. Read the rest of this entry »



title Myths in boxing – Ring Rust

By MH9: Professional boxing opens up the fans to exploitation. The term ring rust refers to an affliction suffered by inactive fighters, but do not be fooled by this myth. Fighters who have had a significant absence from the ring, either from injury, suspension or other reasons. Fighter who suffer from ring rust are required to have several fights against far inferior opposition to removed the ring rust that has detrimental effects on their timing and fluidity. Read the rest of this entry »



title Hearn wants Josh Kelly to fight Brandon Rios or Victor Ortiz next

By Tim Royner: Eddie Hearn is targeting former world champions Brandon Rios or Jessie Vargas as two guys that he’d like to match welterweight prospect Josh Kelly (7-0, 5 KOs) for his next fight following his 7th round stoppage victory over Commonwealth welterweight champion Kris George (14-2, 8 KOs) last Saturday night at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, UK. Read the rest of this entry »



title Spence wants Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter winner next

By Allan Fox: Errol Spence Jr. (24-0, 21 KOs) took care of his IBF mandatory Carlos Ocampo (22-1, 13 KOs) on Saturday night in stopping him in the 1st round, and he then immediately called out the winner of the Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter fight. This is obviously a fight that Spence has wanted for an awfully long time. Read the rest of this entry »



title Errol Spence Jr. vs. Carlos Ocampo – Results

By Trevor McIntyre: IBF welterweight champion Errol ‘The Truth’ Spence Jr. (25-0, 21 KOs) made the International Boxing Federation look bad tonight in stopping their IBF mandatory challenger Carlos Ocampo (22-1, 13 KO) in the 1st round on Saturday night in a huge mismatch at The Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »



title Javier Fortuna vs. Adrian Granados – Results

By Jim Dower: Former super featherweight champion Javier Fortuna (35-2-1, 23 KOs) was injured after he dove out of the ring tonight in his fight against light welterweight Adrian Granados (18-6-2, 11 KOs) in the final seconds of round 4, causing the referee to rule it a no contest at The Fortuna at The Star in Frisco, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »



title Andrzej Fonfara stops Ismayl Sillakh – Results

By Jeff Aranow: Former two time world title challenger Andrzej Fonfara (30-5, 18 defeated journeyman Ismayl Sillakh (25-6, 19 KOs) by a 6th round knockout on Saturday night in a scheduled 10 round fight at the Torwar Sport Hall in Warsaw, Poland. Read the rest of this entry »



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