WBC featherweight title Archives - Undisputed Champion Network

The Come Up: Joseph Diaz Jr.

After fighting just twice in 2017, undefeated featherweight contender Joseph Diaz Jr. is ready for what he calls ‘The Come Up.’ Michael Baca II reports.

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Vergil Ortiz, Golden Boy Promotions’ blue-chip prospect

Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Vergil Ortiz, who fights on ESPN, Thursday night, says he’s already prepared for bigger and better challenges.

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The Kronk Khronicles: Training camp diaries – Jeff Fenech

Few in Our Sport truly know what the heartbeat of Detroit’s Kronk Gym system really sounded like. “Lightning” John Lepak is one of them. So is Jeff Fenech.

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Joseph Diaz Jr. to face Jorge Lara in WBC eliminator on September 16

After an chance to face Josh Warrington fell out, Joseph Diaz Jr. will now take on Jorge Lara on September 16 in a WBC featherweight title eliminator.

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Weird, wild stuff in boxing

In boxing, we expect lulls in action every now and then but, sometimes, we get a weekend just choked with weird, wild stuff. Snarky Steve Kim reports.

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Bobby “Schoolboy” Chacon: Rest in peace, champion

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.

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Last week in boxing: April 19, 2016

Another week, another busy seven days in boxing. Here’s Bill Tibbs to sum it all up for your personal scorecards.

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Like FedEx, Soto Karass vs. Kamegai delivered

It didn’t involve the best fighters on the planet but last Saturday night’s bout between Jesus Soto Karass and Yoshihiro Kamegai sure delivered. Steve Kim reports.

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Red-hot Ramirez heats up boxing at the Belasco on April 2

On April 2, undefeated prospect Julian Ramirez will continue on his quest toward contention on a Golden Boy Promotions “L.A. Fight Club” card. Bill Tibbs reports.

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Gary Russell Jr. earns redemption; Charlo beats Martirosyan

On Saturday night, an integral featherweight title bout took place between WBC titlist Jhonny Gonzalez and Gary Russell Jr. Our own Michael Baca II is here with all the details.

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