On Nov. 4, former amateur standout Steven ‘So Cold’ Nelson laces up the gloves for his fourth time since turning pro last March. Bill Tibbs reports.
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There’s not a long going on boxing right now, yet our own Bill Tibbs has lots to talk about, looking back at last week in boxing.
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It’s official: Junior lightweights Orlando Salido and Takashi Miura are set to square off in a potential thriller on Dec. 17. Bill Tibbs reports.
Tags: Bill Tibbs, California, December 17, Inglewood, Miura-Salido, Orlando Salido, Salido-Miura, Sean Gibbons, Takashi Miura, The Forum, WBC interim super featherweight title
Got a middle finger? Then raise that sucker for amateur bantamweight Michael Conlan, who recently signed with Top Rank Promotions. Bill Tibbs reports.
Tags: 2012 London Olympics, Bill Tibbs, Bob Arum, Michael Conlan, Mick Conlan, Top Rank Promotions
The question continues to be asked: When will Canelo Alvarez finally sign to face unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin? Bill Tibbs reports.
Tags: Alvarez-Smith, Arlington, AT&T Stadium, Bill Tibbs, Canelo Alvarez, Canelo-Smith, Gennady Golovkin, Golden Boy Promotions, IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight championships, K2 Promotions, Liam Smith, oscar de la hoya, Saul Alvarez, Texas, Tom Loeffler, WBO junior middleweight title
Another boxing week gone, another Sweet Science story to tell. Here’s our own Bill Tibbs with a look back at last week in boxing.
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Super middleweight Lanell Bellows, who faces Decarlo Perez on Friday night, sees his latest opportunity as the next step toward a major title shot.
Tags: Bill Tibbs, David Sample, DeCarlo Perez, Fight Capital Gym, Frank Galarza, Ishe Smith, Lanell Bellows, Las Vegas, Mayweather Boxing Club, Nevada, Otis Pimpleton, super middleweight, Teddy Bear and Backpack Drive, UMC Medical Center
If you missed any of last weekend’s boxing action (and shame on you if you did!), here’s Bill Tibbs’ quick and dirty report!
Tags: Bill Tibbs, California, Carlos Cuadras, Casimero-Edwards, Charlie Edwards, Daniel Jacobs, Easter-Commey, Eduard Troyanovsky, England, Gennady Golovkin, Golovkin-Brook, Gonzalez-Cuadras, Haskins-Hall II, IBF flyweight title, IBF junior welterweight title, IBF super lightweight title, IBF world bantamweight title, IBF/WBC middleweight titles, Inglewood, Jacobs-Mora II, Jesus Soto Karass, Johnriel Casimero, Kamegai-Soto Karass II, Keita Obara, Kell Brook, Krylia Sovetov, Lee Haskins, London, Moscow, O2 Arena, Pennsylvania, Reading, results, Richard Commey, Robert Easter Jr., Roman Gonzalez, Russia, Santander Arena, Sergio Mora, Stuart Hall, The Forum, Troyanovsky-Obara, vacant IBF lightweight title, WBA "regular" middleweight title, WBC super flyweight title, Weekend wrap-up, Yoshihiro Kamegai
On Sept. 7, 2016, two-division titlist Bobby “Schoolboy” Chacon passed away at 64. Bill Tibbs looks back at the career of the champ with the winning smile.
Tags: Alexis Arguello, Alfredo Marcano, Bill Tibbs, Bobby "Schoolboy" Chacon, Bobby Chacon, California Boxing Hall of Fame, Chucho Castillo, Cornelius Boza-Edwards, Coyote Duran, Danny Lopez, In memoriam, International Boxing Hall of Fame, Oscar Ramos, Pugilistica Dementia, Rafael Limon, Ray Mancini, Ruben Olivares, Schoolboy, WBA lightweight title, WBC featherweight title, WBC super featherweight title
IBF flyweight titlist Johnriel Casimero is looking for a successful defense versus Charlie Edwards on Sept. 10, while impressing English fight fans.
Tags: Bill Tibbs, Carlos Cuadras, Casimero-Edwards, Charlie Edwards, Cuadras-Chocolatito, Cuadras-Gonzalez, Eddie Hearn, England, Gennady Golovkin, GGG-Brook, Golovkin-Brook, IBF flyweight titlist, Johnriel Casimero, Kell Brook, London, Matchroom Boxing, O2 Arena, Roman Gonzalez, Sean Gibbons, September 10
Ray “Boom Boom” Manciniand Steve Kim in UCN's "Gloves Off"
More StubHub magic as Oscar Valdez passes test
Fazliddin Gaibnazarov turns pro with Top Rank Promotions
The return of Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez
Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN results: Perez outduels Lopez in 10
Jessie Magdaleno assesses his present…and future
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