This past Friday night, in River Grove, Illinois, highly regarded prospect Adrian “EL Tigre” Granados put on an outstanding performance that will be talked about for years to come in an eight round welterweight battle against Detroit’s Lanardo Tyner. More...
Donofrio Boxing, in association with Jackie Kallen, proudly presents "War Of 1812 - The Rematch" a night of world-class professional boxing at The Palace of Auburn Hills, featuring a cross-border war pitting Detroit's Lanardo "Pain Server" Tyner (24-3-1, 15 KOs) vs. Windsor, Ontario, Canada's Andre "Gorgeous" Gorges (9-1, 6 KOs) in an eight-round welterweight battle.
As any history buff would know, the original War of 1812 produced no winner between the British/Canadians and the United States with both sides suffering costly losses; the rematch, says Donofrio, will finally produce a winner. More...
With boxing's present already well accounted for on Saturday, September 18, thanks to names like Sugar Shane Mosley, Sergio Mora and those of the rest of the pay per view fighters, it will be up to the future stars of the sweet science to make their own statements in undercard bouts at Staples Center in Los Angeles that night.
With a lineup featuring Frankie Gomez, "Dangerous" David Rodela, Keith Thurman, Sharif Bogere, Lanardo Tyner and Kaliesha West, expect some fireworks before the big guns start firing on Pay-Per-View. More...
Up-and-coming middleweight prospect Mike Jones and his opponent Irving Garcia both tipped the scales at 146.5 pounds during Thursday’s weigh in from the Atrium at Bally’s Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J.
Philadelphia’s Jones (21-0, 17 KOs) will make his Showtime debut against the tough Puerto Rican Garcia (17-4-3, 8 KOs ) in the 12-round main event of Friday’s ShoBox: The New Generation event live at 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) on Showtime. More...
The weigh-in for the July 9 Mike Jones-Irving Garcia fight will take place at 5pm Thursday, July 8, at the Atrium (6th floor) in Bally’s Hotel & Casino and it is open to the public.
Jones will defend his NABA and NABO welterweight titles in a scheduled 12-round bout against Garcia on a show dubbed "The Fireworks Continue" in the ballroom of Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall. More...
Nonito Donaire retained his position as the top flyweight in the world with a sixth round cuts stoppage against South African challenger Mortui Mthalane to keep the IBF and IBO titles at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV.
Donaire, 20-1 (13), won his 19th straight contest but it wasn't easy as opponent Mthalane came to fight and absorbed everything "The Filipino Flash" could offer and still kept coming, dishing out the leather himself at a respectable rate.
But a full-blooded right hand from Donaire produced a severe cut above the eye of Mthalane and the bout was stopped at 1:31 of the sixth frame, despite the protests of the South African battler.
On the undercard, Mexico's Jorge Arce, 51-4-1 (39), hammered out Isidro Garcia, 25-6-2 (8), with a bodyshot in the fourth after the pair engaged in a spirited slugfest from the opening bell.
With the win, Arce keeps his interim WBA Super Flyweight title and could possibly next face Australia's Vic Darchinyan in a massive unification bout sure to draw a lot of much needed attention to the 115 pound division.
In a bad blood grudge rematch, Julio Cesar Chavez, 38-0-1 (29), outpointed Matt Vanda, 39-8 (22), after ten rounds at light middle and celebrated light welter prospect Lamont Peterson, 26-0 (12), saw off Lanardo Tyner, 19-2 (11), by a wide points decision to win the vacant NABF title.
Middleweight Vanes Martirosyan, 22-0 (14), knocked out Charles Howe, 17-5-2 (9), in the first to keep an unblemished record.
Top Rank puts on a big show tonight at the Mandalay Bay in Vegas with IBF/IBO Flyweight Champion Nonito Donaire putting his belts at risk against South Africa's Moruti Mthalane as the headlining contest.
Donaire, 19-1 (12), rocketed to prominence last year when he won his titles by knocking out previously undefeated KO artist Vic Darchinyan in spectacular fashion. The 25 year old "Filipino Flash" followed that up with an eight round stoppage of Luis Maldonado in December to retain the IBF and IBO titles.
Facing Donaire tonight at Mandalay Bay will be South African and WBC International Flyweight titlist Mthalane, 22-1 (15), who brings a nine bout win streak into the ring.
This will be Mthalane's maiden voyage outside his home country but the man nicknamed "Babyface" decisively overcame seasoned Australian veteran Hussein Hussein in July to earn the shot against Donaire and has to be considered a legitimate threat.
There's a bevy of action on the undercard with popular interim WBA Super Flyweight titlist Jorge Arce, 50-4-1 (38), meeting former WBO Flyweight Champ Isidro Garcia, 25-5-2 (8), and a rematch between light middleweights Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, 37-0-1 (29), and Matt Vanda, 39-7 (22).
Undefeated light middleweight Vanes Martirosyan, 21-0 (13), faces Charles Howe, 17-4-2 (9), and Lamont Peterson, 25-0 (12), squares off with Lanardo Tyner, 19-1 (11), for the interim NABF Light Welter crown.
In front of a sold out Bally's Atlantic City crowd, presented by Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing, "Mighty" Mike Arnaoutis, 19-2-2 (9), retained his USBA Junior Welterweight title with a spirited, hard fought, 12 round unanimous decsion over previously undefeated Lanardo Tyner, 19-1 (11), by scores of 118-110 twice, and 116-112 this past Friday. More...
We start off in sunny Spain where at Pabellon Central in Vigo, hometown hero Ivan Pozo, 28-5-1 (18), became the latest victim of WBO Flyweight Champion Omar Andres Narvaez, 27-0-2 (17), as the Spaniard could not come out for the eighth round.
Narvaez, known as "El Huracan" in his native Argentina, put on a masterful performance in front of the 5,000 fans that packed the arena and the southpaw put an end to former European champion Pozo's four fight win streak.
The man from Cordoba has held the WBO belt for six years and has now retained his title successfully 13 times.
Also on the bill, Spain based Colombian slugger Franklin Teran, 26-1 (21), won his 17th bout in a row by stopping Paraguayan veteran Feliciano Dario Azuaga Ledezma, 72-12-2 (61), in the fourth.
At the Eston Sports Academy in Middlesbrough, England, featherweight Paul Truscott, 11-0 (1), posted a twelve round decision over Ghanaian southpaw Osumanu Akaba, 10-4 (8), to capture the vacant Commonwealth Featherweight title.
Heading way down to South Africa, super flyweight Simphiwe "Golden Master" Nongqayi, 14-0 (6), clambered off the floor in the third round to boss Argentina's Julio David Roque Ler, 25-5 (14), the rest of the way and retain the WBF crown for the third time. More...
Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing presents an exciting evening of boxing this Friday night from Bally's Atlantic City, as "Mighty Mike" Arnaoutis, 18-2-2 (9) defends his USBA Junior Welterweight title against undefeated Lanardo Tyner, 19-0 (11), in a 12 round bout.
The semi-final eight rounder will feature 2004 Olympic Team captain Devin Vargas, 15-0 (6) taking on tough Philadelphian Dave Brunelli, 8-3 (3) in a heavyweight fight. The bouts will be telecast live on ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights" series. More...
2004 US Olympic team captain Devin Vargas, 15-0 (6), will battle Philadelphia tough guy Dave Brunelli, 8- 3 (3), in an eight round heavyweight bout, May 9, 2008, taking place at Bally's Atlantic City and to be telecast live on ESPN2's Friday Night Fights.
This will mark the television debut of Vargas who looks to place himself in the mix of young American heavyweight prospects. Vargas had a storied amateur career culminating with a win over fellow undefeated prospect Chazz Witherspoon, which gave Vargas the Olympic team spot in 2004. More...