Abner Mares (29-1-1, 15 KO’s) and Leo Santa Cruz (30-0-1, 17 KO’s) are two of the more glamorous names south of the welterweight division; two Mexican-born Americans with entertaining, high output styles. Each has had a stint as the IBF
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This week a reporter from Fox Sports wrote an article proposing a fight between Floyd Mayweather and Ronda Rousey in a mixed martial arts fight on pay-per-view. The reported suggested it would be the biggest pay-per-view of all time. Mayweather
One of the most anticipated fights of the year will take place on Saturday, August 29th between two exciting young featherweights in Leo Santa Cruz (30-0-1) and Abner Mares (29-1-1). This fight has been brewing for a few years now
Nonito Donaire returns this Saturday live from Macau against Anthony Settoul. Since his 2012 Fighter of the Year victory, Donaire has been on sort of a downward swing. First, he was out-classed by Guillermo Rigondeaux. Then, he went life and
MACAO, CHINA (July 3, 2015) — Former Fighter of the Year and five-division world champion NONITO “Filipino Flash” DONAIRE and 2012 U.S. Olympian and undefeated super lightweight contender JOSE RAMÍREZ will headline “Victory at The Venetian,” on the Saturday, July
Former featherweight titlist Abner Mares does not currently have anything lined up for himself on the boxing schedule, and reports suggest that he may wait until the end of the year before making his final appearance for 2015. However, Mares
This Saturday, for the 3rd straight week, New York will be at the center stage of boxing as two of the most upcoming potential superstar fighters will be featured from The Theater at Madison Square Garden. In the main event,
Jesus Cuellar defeated Vic Darchinyan in a scheduled 12 round affair for Cuellar’s WBA “regular” featherweight title on the undercard of Guerrero-Martinez. Cuellar looked like the better fighter early on and he was landing the better shots and more
Former multi-weight world champion Vic Darchinyan (40-7, 29 KO’s) is set to make his return to the ring against current WBA featherweight champion Jesus Cuellar (26-1, 20 KO’s) on Saturday June 6th. The fight will be televised live on NBC
Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (32-3-1, 18 KOs) returns to the ring as he squares off against Aron Martinez (19-3-1, 4 KOs) on Saturday afternoon, June 6 as Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC comes to StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
It’s rare we get a true 50/50 fight and on Saturday we get just that as Nonito Donaire takes on Nicholas Walters. It is not just the best fighting the best, it is also the youth versus experience as two of
Nonito Donaire came away with the victory over Simpiwe Vetyeka at the Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort in Macao, China. It wasn’t exactly how anyone had thought or hoped it’d play out, but it was a 5th round Technical Decision win
This upcoming weekend is a jam packed weekend for boxing fans around the world with Froch v Groves 2 and Donaire v Vetyaka taking place this Saturday with both fights being televised live on HBO. However, those two fights aren’t
It has been nearly two years since Luis “Orlandito” Del Valle premiered on HBO. He was the up and coming prospect from Puerto Rico and he represented one of the few bright spots for a country that has become accustomed
MACAO (April 22, 2014) – A press conference in Manila on Tuesday announced the details of Featherweight Fury – a championship event with three featherweight world title main event fights to be hosted by The Venetian® Macao on Saturday, May
On Saturday November 9th, Nonito Donaire came from behind to beat Vic Darchinyan in the ninth round by TKO stoppage in dramatic fashion. Still many came away unimpressed since Donaire appeared to be different from past fights with some citing
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Six years in the making, on November 9th at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, Vic Darchinyan gets his long awaited rematch against Nonito Donaire. In their first fight in July 2007, Donaire knocked Darchinyan out with a
Normally when two elite fighters are co-featured on a card together you can expect the winners (favorites) to be matched up in a (super) fight of sorts at some point in the near future. It’s a formula that’s been used
Vic Darchinyan The Right Opponent For Nonito Donaire Because Donaire Has Trouble With Good Defensive Boxers?
When the rematch between Nonito Donaire and Vic Darchinyan was announced many were left wondering “why?” Donaire soundly beat Darchinyan by a 5th round TKO the first time they met so there is no need for a rematch right especially