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

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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28
Jul

Sadam Ali, Johan Perez make weight at heated weigh-in

Former welterweight title challenger Sadam Ali expects a tough fight from aggressive veteran Johan Perez when they meet in a “Golden Boy on ESPN” main event Saturday.

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18
May

Diego De La Hoya defeats Erik Ruiz by near-shutout decision

Unbeaten junior featherweight Diego De La Hoya took another step forward by easily outpointed Erik Ruiz on Thursday in Tucson, Arizona.

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17
May

Diego De La Hoya homing in on title shot if he can beat Ruiz ‘convincingly’

Members of Diego De La Hoya’s team say that if the kid can deliver in his fight against Erik Ruiz on Thursday in Tucson, he’ll take another step toward fighting for a major belt.

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07
May

Gennady Golovkin: ‘Everybody wants this fight’

Gennady Golovkin and his promoter, Tom Loeffler, sat down with THE RING and Los Angeles Times the morning after GGG’s fight with Canelo Alvarez was announced.

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