Carlos Meza, Rest in Peace.

Further to the story previously reported on this site regarding the terrible injury incurred by Colombian bantamweight fighter Carlos Meza during the weekend, we are saddened to report that he has passed away at the age of twenty-six. Carlos Meza was an undefeated fighter with a professional record of eight …

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Meza Suffers Fatal Injury.

Meza declared brain dead after being knocked out in the ring. PANAMA CITY, Panama. Colombian boxer Carlos Meza was declared brain dead Tuesday, four days after being knocked out in the ring, but doctors cannot pronounce him legally dead under local laws. Meza never recovered consciousness after being knocked out …

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Mayorga Trial Details.

MANAGUA, Nicaragua. Former welterweight boxing champion Ricardo Mayorga was found innocent of rape after a closed-door trial that lasted into the early hours of Tuesday. Judge Julio Cesar Areas cleared Mayorga after a seventeen-hour hearing. A twenty-two-year-old woman, who was not identified, had accused Mayorga of sexually abusing her at …

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The “Sniper” Returns.

Hamburg. Former WBO world champion Corrie Sanders will make his first fight for German promoter Universum on December 14. The hard punching South African heavyweight contender will step into the ring in Sölden, Austria, on the Tuesday evening event of Spotlight Boxing. His opponent is Alexei Varakin, 21-13-2 (12), from …

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Olympian Solis Goes Superheavy.

Cuban heavyweight champion to compete as super heavyweight in 2005. HAVANA. Cuban heavyweight boxing champion Odlanier Solis, who replaced retired three-time Olympic champion Felix Savon in the division, has announced he will compete as a super heavyweight in 2005. Solis, who won the Olympic heavyweight crown in Athens, relayed his …

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Tszyu-Hatton Not Done Yet.

Universally recognized light welterweight champion of the world Kostya Tszyu has denied assertations emanating from English promoter Frank Warren that he is close to securing a fight between Tszyu and his leading charge Ricky Hatton. Tszyu however has refuted this and remains open to other options despite Hatton being his …

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Mayorga Innocent of Rape.

Former unified welterweight champion Ricardo Mayorga has been acquitted of rape charges in his native Nicaragua. Mayorga was accused of abusing a female in a hotel before leaving the scene of the alleged crime and spent some time being hunted by Nicaraguan police. However, Mayorga always insisted that nothing improper …

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Northeast Signs Quintana.

Northeast Promotions President Walt Lambert has announced the signing of undefeated World ranked Welterweight, Carlos Quintana. Quintana who is currently 18-0 with fourteen knockouts hails from Moca, Puerto Rico and is ranked 9th by the World Boxing Association. "Carlos Quintana is one of the most charismatic and exciting fighters in …

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Salita Gets Presidential Invite.

President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush have invited unbeaten Brooklyn boxing star Dmitriy Salita to the White House to attend their annual Chanukkah Festival Celebration on Thursday, December 9. Salita, the undefeated junior welterweight, has an unblemished record of twenty straight triumphs, including two straight on New …

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DiBella Aims Taylor at Hopkins and Trinidad.

How does that Andy Williams holiday song go? It's The Most Wonderful Time of the Year. Well, it was a wonderful weekend for DiBella Entertainment. Sensational middleweight contender Jermain "Bad Intentions" Taylor successfully defended his WBC Continental Americas middleweight title against former three-time World Middleweight Champion William Joppy in the …

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