Not to be overlooked, the young talent that comprises the Saul Alvarez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. undercard bouts recently shared its enthusiasm with UCNLive.
Tags: Alvarez-Chavez, Angel Aispuro, boxing, Canelo Alvarez, Canelo-Chavez, Chavez-Alvarez, Chavez-Canelo, Daniel Noriega, Golden Boy Promotions, HBO Pay-Per-View, Joel Diaz, Joseph Aguirre, Joseph Diaz Jr., Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Las Vegas, Lucas Matthysse, Manny Robles, Manuel Avila, Michael Baca II, Mike Baca II, Nevada, Raul Curiel, Ronny Rios, Ryan Garcia, Saul Alvarez, T-Mobile Arena, Tyrone Luckey
Now that 2016 is in the rear-view mirror, how about those fights for 2017, eh?
Tags: Abner Mares, Adonis Stevenson, Adrien Broner, Artur Beterbiev, Canelo-Golovkin, Danny Garcia, Egis Kavaliauskas, Francisco Vargas, Frank Espinoza, Garcia-Thurman, Gary Russell Jr., Gennady Golovkin, Jorge Linares, Joseph Diaz Jr., Keith Thurman, Manny Pacquiao, Mikey Garcia, Murat Gassiev, Naoya Inoue, Oleksandr Usyk, Orlando Salido, Oscar Valdez, Petr Petrov, Rashidi Ellis, Ray Beltran, Roman Gonzalez, Saul Alvarez, Sergey Kovalev, steve kim, Sullivan Barrera, Terence Crawford, Thurman-Garcia, Tom Loeffler, Top Rank Promotions, Vargas-Salido II
Once midnight lapsed, Bernard Hopkins experienced one final gala, yet seemingly tripped over his glass slipper en route to a stoppage loss to Joe Smith Jr.
Tags: Bernard Hopkins, Brian Kenny, California, HBO, Horacio Garcia, Inglewood, Joe DeGuardia, Joe Smith Jr., Joseph Diaz Jr., K2 Promotions, Oleksandr Usyk, Smith-Hopkins, Star Boxing, steve kim, Thabiso Mchunu, The Forum, WBO cruiserweight titlist
On Saturday night, former undisputed middleweight/world light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins bid farewell to boxing against spoiler Joe Smith Jr.
Tags: Antonio Martinez, Bernard Hopkins, Carlos Morales, Charles Huerta, Christian Gonzalez, German Perez, Golden Boy Promotions, HBO, Horacio Garcia, Ivan Delgado, Jairo Ochoa, Jason Quigley, Joe Smith Jr., Joet Gonzalez, Jonathan Perez, Jorge Melendez, Joseph Diaz Jr., Michael Baca II, Oleksandr Usyk, results, Robert Rivera, Ryan Garcia, Smith-Hopkins, Thabiso Mchunu, World Championship Boxing, Yamaguchi Falcao
While there aren’t any huge boxing events up for grabs this weekend, there’s still plenty of action to go around tonight. Steve Kim reports.
Tags: 2300 Arena, Abraham Lopez, Angel Bojado, Belasco Theater, California, Carl Moretti, Diego De La Hoya, Edgar Valerio, EstrellaTV, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Fresno, Golden Boy Promotions, HBO Latino, Issouf Kinda, J Russell Peltz, Jason Quigley, Jason Sosa, Jose Carlos Ramirez, Joseph Diaz Jr., Jousce Gonzalez, L.A. Fight Club, Los Angeles, Niko Valdez, Oscar Negrete, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Rick Mirigian, RingTV.com, Robert Diaz, Save Mart Center, Sergio Lopez, Solo Boxeo, steve kim, Sullivan Barrera, Top Rank Promotions, UniMas, Vasyl Lomachenko, Vyacheslav Shabranskyy
In contrast to the boxing drought, also known as October, December is looking a lot more palatable. Steve Kim reports.
Tags: Abner Mares, Andy Ruiz Jr., Anthony Joshua, Antonio Orozco, Bernard Hopkins, Bob Arum, Charlo-Williams, Christian Gonzalez, Cuellar-Mares, Daniel Jacobs, Danny Jacobs, December, December 10, Eddie Gomez, Gennady Golovkin, Golden Boy Promotions, Golovkin-Jacobs, HBO, HBO Latino, Hopkins-Smith, IBF heavyweight title, IBF junior middleweight title, Jermall Charlo, Jesus Cuellar, Joe Smith Jr., Joseph Diaz Jr., Joseph Parker, Julian Williams, Madison Square Garden, Orlando Salido, Rashidi Ellis, Richard Schaefer, Ronny Rios, Roy Tapia, Shabranskyy-Barrera, showtime, steve kim, Sullivan Barrera, Takashi Miura, Terence Crawford, TGB Promotions, Top Rank Promotions, USC Galen Center, vacant WBO heavyweight title, Vyacheslav Shabranskyy, WBA "regular" featherweight title, WBA middleweight title
Our own Rian Scalia updates us on the next moves for many recent Olympic-level amateur boxers, many of them having recently turned pro.
Tags: AIBA, al haymon, Alberto Palmetta, Ali Demirezen, amateurs, Anthony Joshua, Aram Davtyan, Bernard Hopkins, Brazil, EC Boxing, Erol Ceylan, Espinoza Boxing, Golden Boy Promotions, Hopkins-Smith, Jamel Herring, Jessie Vargas, Joe Smith Jr., Jose Ramirez, Joseph Diaz Jr., Junior Dos Santos, Luiz Dorea, Manny Pacquiao, Manny Robles, Maravilla Box, Matthew Macklin, Michael Conlan, Narek Abgaryan, Olympians, Olympics, Paddy Barnes, Premier Boxing Champions, Rian Scalia, Rio de Janeiro, Robson Conceicao, Sergio Martinez, Teiken Promotions, Teofimo Lopez, Top Rank Promotions, Vargas-Pacquiao, Zhanibek Alimkhanuly
Serious boxing action last weekend calls for serious boxing analysis from our own Steve Kim, UCNation. Grab your favorite beverage and read on!
Tags: Abner Mares, Adonis Stevenson, Amir Mansour, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, California, Carl Frampton, Cesar Diaz, Fantasy Springs Casino, Frampton-Santa Cruz, Gary Russell Jr., HBO Latino, Indio, Ivan Redkach, Jesus Cuellar, Joel Diaz, Joseph Diaz Jr., Lee Selby, Leo Santa Cruz, Mikey Garcia, Oscar Valdez, Richard Schaefer, Showtime Extreme, Spike, steve kim, Tevin Farmer, Thomas Williams Jr., Vergil Ortiz, Victor Proa, WBA featherweight title
Unbeaten featherweight Joseph Diaz Jr. continues to work his way toward a world title tonight on HBO Latino against Victor Proa. Michael Baca II reports.
Tags: featherweight, Golden Boy Promotions, HBO Latino, Joseph Diaz Jr., Michael Baca II, Oscar Valdez, Victor Proa
This weekend, undefeated featherweight Oscar Valdez faces fellow unbeaten Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda for the vacant WBO title. Steve Kim reports.
Tags: Abner Mares, Bob Arum, Crawford-Postol, featherweight, Frank Espinoza, Gary Russell Jr., Jesus Cuellar, Joseph Diaz Jr., Las Vegas, Lee Selby, Leo Santa Cruz, Manny Robles, Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda, MGM Grand, Nevada, Oscar Valdez, Postol-Crawford, steve kim, Terence Crawford, Top Rank Promotions, vacant WBO featherweight title, Viktor Postol
Ray “Boom Boom” Manciniand Steve Kim in UCN's "Gloves Off"
Michael Conlan hits Chi-Town
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Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence Jr.: The proving ground
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