Tuesday, May 21, 2019  |

Miguel Berchelt and Emanuel Navarrete halt Francisco Vargas and Isaac Dogboe in title bout rematches

11
May

Miguel Berchelt and Emanuel Navarrete halt Francisco Vargas and Isaac Dogboe in title bout rematches

TUCSON – They were rematches without any reversals. It was more of the same for Miguel Berchelt and Emanuel Navarrete. Each...

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10
May

Francisco Vargas and Miguel Berchelt make weight for rematch, Vargas vows revenge

TUCSON, Ariz. – Twenty-eight months have come and gone without too many days or even hours when Francisco Vargas hasn’t...

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13
Sep

Ailing boxing sage Don Chargin backs Canelo in Golovkin rematch

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Don Chargin was there in the beginning for Canelo Alvarez’ rise from entertaining prospect into pay-per-view...

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25
Aug

Bob Arum on the passing of “The Boxing Senator” John McCain: “He was a great American”

GLENDALE, Arizona – The bell echoed mournfully, 10 times, through an arena that was a stage for a soldier and...

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02
Nov

Juan Carlos Abreu stops Jesus Soto Karass in eight, Ryan Garcia shines on ESPN (again)

Juan Carlos Abreu let veteran gatekeeper Jesus Soto Karass know it’s the end of a long career on Friday in Tucson, Arizona. In the ESPN-televised co-feature, young prospect Ryan Garcia scored another impressive stoppage.

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01
Nov

For Jesus Soto Karass, question of retirement looms going into Abreu fight

TUCSON, Ariz. –World-title belts are everywhere these days. Fighters, corner men, bucket guys and camp followers carry them into the...

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23
Sep

Oscar Valdez, Gilberto Ramirez retain titles with hard-fought decisions

Oscar Valdez retained his featherweight title with a unanimous decision over a surprisingly tough challenger in Filipino Genesis Servania Friday night in an ESPN-televised bout at Tucson Arena on a Top Rank card that also included super middleweight beltholder Gilberto Ramirez’ dramatic victory over Jesse Hart in a another title defense.

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21
Sep

The fight (on many fronts) continues for Oscar Valdez

TUCSON, Arizona – Oscar Valdez Jr. is fighting for Dreamers, fighting to stay unbeaten, fighting for Mexico, fighting for Tucson,...

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13
Aug

Old rivals meet as dear friends at Nevada Hall of Fame dinner

Marco Antonio Barrera introduced Erik Morales for the latter’s induction in Las Vegas. The same for Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns.

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29
Jul

Sadam Ali struggles to unanimous decision over Johan Perez

On Sadam Ali’s record, it goes down as a victory. On his report card, it was something less.

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