Despite being 130-pound contender Masayuki Ito’s trainer, Rudy Hernandez thinks tonight’s bout against Christopher Diaz will be almost evenly matched.
Tags: Abel Sanchez, Andy Vences, boxing, Christopher Diaz, Diaz-Ito, Editorial, ESPN, Florida, Genaro Hernandez, Ito-Diaz, Kissimmee, Kissimmee Civic Center, Masayuki Ito, Mr. Akihiko Honda, op-ed, opinion, preview, Ryan Martin, steve kim, Teiken Promotions, The Summit, Top Rank, Top Rank Boxing on ESPN, vacant WBO junior lightweight title, WBSS, World Boxing Super Series
Our own Michael Baca II shares his thoughts, as well as story lines, on tonight’s spate of quality fights and their participants.
Tags: Andy Vences, boxing, Christopher Diaz, Diaz-Ito, Easter-Garcia, Editorial, ESPN, Florida, Garcia-Easter, IBF lightweight title, Ito-Diaz, Kevin Cunningham, Kissimmee, Kissimmee Civic Center, Luis Ortiz, Masayuki Ito, Michael Baca II, Mike Baca II, Mikey Garcia, op-ed, opinion, preview, Razvan Cojanu, Robert Easter Jr., showtime, Top Rank, Top Rank Boxing on ESPN, vacant WBO junior lightweight title, WBC lightweight title
Will a shared experience versus Anthony Joshua help either Dillian Whyte or Joseph Parker in their bout today against one another?
Tags: Anthony Joshua, boxing, David Higgins, Dillian Whyte, Eddie Hearn, Editorial, heavyweight, Joshua-Parker, Kevin Barry, Martin Mulcahey, Marty Mulcahey, Matchroom Boxing, O2 Arena, op-ed, opinion, Parker-Whyte, preview, Whyte-Parker
Despite not having an official contract with any promoter in boxing, undefeated four-division titlist Mikey Garcia intends to build his legacy his way.
Tags: Aston Palicte, boxing, Donnie Nietes, Easter-Garcia, Editorial, Errol Spence Jr., Felipe Orucuta, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Garcia-Easter, IBF lightweight title, Juan Francisco Estrada, Kazuto Ioka, McWilliams Arroyo, Mikey Garcia, op-ed, opinion, oscar de la hoya, PBC, Premier Boxing Champions, preview, Richard Schaefer, Ringstar Sports, Robert Easter Jr., showtime, steve kim, SuperFly 3, WBC lightweight title
On Saturday night, undefeated Christopher Diaz gets his shot at representing Puerto Rico, as its next world champion. Bill Tibbs reports.
Tags: Bill Tibbs, boxing, Christopher Diaz, Diaz-Ito, Editorial, ESPN, Florida, Ito-Diaz, Kissimmee, Kissimmee Civic Center, Masayuki Ito, op-ed, opinion, preview, Raul Rivas, Top Rank, Top Rank Boxing on ESPN, vacant WBO junior lightweight title
When it comes to the Philadelphia fight scene, few scribes have their fingers on the pulse like Luis Cortes III, who provides a look at the area’s schedule.
Tags: 2300 Arena, Alexander Dimitrenko, Armando Alvarez, Atlantic City, Bethlehem, Billy Dib, Bivol-Chilemba, boxing, Branden Pizzaro, Bryant Jennings, Christian Carto, Christopher Brooker, Christopher Diaz, Derrick Webster, Dmitry Bivol, Editorial, Eleider Alvarez, Eric Hunter, Eric Moon, ESPN, Gadwin Rosa, Golden Boy Promotions, Hard Hitting Promotions, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Isaac Chilemba, Jaron Ennis, Jason Sosa, Javier Oquendo, Jeremy Cuevas, Jesse Hart, Joseph Adorno, Joshafat Ortiz, King's Promotions, Kovalev-Alvarez, Luis Cortes III, Main Events, Marshall Kauffman, Masayuki Ito, Mike Gavronski, New Jersey, Ocean Recort Casino, op-ed, opinion, Peltz Boxing, Pennsylvania, preview, Raul "Chino" Rivas, Ricardo Garcia, Samuel Teah, Sands Bethlehem Event Center, schedule, Sean Monaghan, Sergey Kovalev, Shakur Stevenson, ShoBox, showtime, SugarHouse Casino, Sullivan Barrera, Tevin Farmer, Thomas Lamanna, TKO Fitness, Top Rank, Tyrone Crawley, vacant IBF junior lightweight title, vacant WBO junior lightweight title, WBA light heavyweight title, WBO light heavyweight title
Unbeaten Jaime Munguia might hold the WBO junior middleweight title but his hunger to be a fistic great separates him from the pack of beltholders, at 154.
Tags: boxing, Editorial, Fernando Beltran, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, HBO, Jaime Munguia, Las Vegas, Liam Smith, Munguia-Smith, op-ed, opinion, preview, Robert Alcazar, Sadam Ali, steve kim, WBO junior middleweight title, Zanfer Promotions
Tonight on ESPN, undefeated lightweight prospect Teofimo Lopez looks to continue what he and father/trainer Teofimo Lopez Sr. call ‘the takeover.’
Tags: Bill Tibbs, boxing, Editorial, ESPN, Lakefront Arena, Louisiana, New Orleans, op-ed, opinion, preview, Teofimo Lopez, Teofimo Lopez Sr., Top Rank, Top Rank Boxing on ESPN, Vitor Freitas, William Silva
Once a symbol of a braver, bolder era in boxing, Manny Pacquiao’s next fight, tonight against Lucas Matthysse, seems to be cloaked in mediocrity.
Tags: boxing, carlos acevedo, Editorial, ESPN, Kuala Lumpur, Lucas Matthysse, Malaysia, Manny Pacquiao, Matthysse-Pacquiao, op-ed, opinion, preview
Can undefeated featherweight Joet Gonzalez keep his undefeated streak alive, and enter contention at the same time, with a win over Rafael Rivera tonight?
Tags: boxing, California, Editorial, ESPN, Frank Espinoza, Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN, Golden Boy Promotions, Jajaira Gonzalez, Joet Gonzalez, Jose Gonzalez, Jousce Gonzalez, Los Angeles, Martin Mulcahey, Marty Mulcahey, Novo Theater, op-ed, opinion, preview, Rafael Rivera, vacant WBO NABO featherweight title
Ray “Boom Boom” Manciniand Steve Kim in UCN's "Gloves Off"
Anthony Joshua defends heavyweight titles with TKO of Alexander Povetkin in seven
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Michael Dutchover returns from ‘perfect punch’
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