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Friday Boxing Recaps: Storylines from Chicago, Boca Raton, and Cardiff

Hampered by the twin detriments of bad weather and a card consisting of foreseeably one-sided fights, Friday’s Top Rank show at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion played to a sea of empty seats. Perhaps 4,000 were in attendance when Northern Ireland’s Michael Conlan stepped into the ring for his second professional fight. Conlan had no difficulty di...

In an Under the Radar Fight, Orlando Salido Takes a Risky “Tune-Up”

In an Under the Radar Fight, Orlando Salido Takes a Risky “Tune-Up”

It’s a fight that’s gone almost completely under the radar in the English-speaking world, but Orlando Salido returns to the squared circle on Saturday, May 27, in the city of Obregon in Sonora, Mexico. A true warrior in the mold of such legendary hell-for-leather fighters as Stanley Ketchel, Rocky Graziano, Mathew Saad Muhammad, and Arturo...

Crawford is Boxing’s P4P King. As for Number 2, Let the Debate Begin

Crawford is Boxing’s P4P King. As for Number 2, Let the Debate Begin

I've been at this point for over a year now, and for the past five months on the Boxing Channel with host Miguel Iturrate, I've been making the case that Terence Crawford, not Vasyl Lomacheno, Andre Ward or Gennady Golovkin, is the most complete and best pound-for-pound fighter in boxing. After watching him dismantle former Olympic gold medali...

Golden Boy Prospects Pass Tests in Santa Monica Beach

Golden Boy Prospects Pass Tests in Santa Monica Beach

It’s a collaboration that happens annually now between Sugar Ray Leonard and Oscar De La Hoya during the end of spring. For the eighth time Sugar Ray Foundation and Golden Boy Promotions staged the benefit for diabetes but this time at the Loew’s Santa Monica Beach Hotel. Last year it was in Hollywood, but the change in location to the ...

Maybe Errol Spence is the `Phenom’ Who Truly Deserves That Moniker

Maybe Errol Spence is the `Phenom’ Who Truly Deserves That Moniker

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “phenom” as “A person of phenomenal ability or promise.” The Oxford dictionary more or less employs the same terminology: “A person who is outstandingly talented or admired, especially an up-and-comer.” Meet welterweight contender Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr., boxing’s phenom of the m...

The Year 2009 Was a Year of Shock and Sadness in Boxing

The Year 2009 Was a Year of Shock and Sadness in Boxing

It started in the early morning hours of April 27, 2009, when former WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page, 50, died at home in Louisville. His death was consistent with positional asphyxia, an inability to breathe because of body position. "He had a hospital bed at home, and he slid out, which he has done before," said Jim Wesley, a Jefferson Co...

Inoue Treads Water, Yaegashi Betrayed by Old Legs in Japan

Inoue Treads Water, Yaegashi Betrayed by Old Legs in Japan

Another big weekend of boxing has passed in Japan but it seems the boxing juggernaut that is The Land of the Rising Sun is losing steam. Pound-for-pounder and super-flyweight number one Naoya Inoue fought the main event in the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo on Sunday night but his opponent reeked of alphabet-strap mandatory. Mexican Ricardo Rodri...

Loews Santa Monica Hosts the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation Fight Card

Loews Santa Monica Hosts the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation Fight Card

Sugar Ray Leonard, one of the great icons of boxing, remains a powerful figure in the sports world. Though he has not fought in 20 years the former great remains an ambassador for prizefighting and as a fighter for a great cause. Riley & Co. presents its eighth annual “Big Fighters, Big Cause” charity boxing night in Santa Monica...

Saturday’s Fight Will Answer a Lot of Questions about Errol Spence

Saturday’s Fight Will Answer a Lot of Questions about Errol Spence

THREE PUNCH COMBO -- This coming weekend, star prospect turned contender Errol Spence Jr. (he's the one on the left) takes a massive step up in competition when he faces IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook. Spence has the looks of a potential superstar, but questions remain. We will find out a lot more this weekend as to whether the hype surr...

Watching Mayweather Pilot Gervonta Davis’s Career Will Be Fascinating

Watching Mayweather Pilot Gervonta Davis’s Career Will Be Fascinating

His promoter and friend is the recently retired pound-for-pound champ, Floyd Mayweather, and he's known in some boxing circles as "Mini Mike Tyson." His name is Gervonta Davis 18-0 (17) and he currently holds the IBF junior lightweight title. This past weekend he made his first title defense and destroyed the UK's Liam Walsh in three-rounds. W...

RECENT BOXING RESULTS

Date: Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York

Wt Class / Title Fights Result Rnd
Super Light / WBC World, WBO World Terence Crawford (W)

Felix Diaz

RTD RD 10 of 12 @3:00
Light / WBA International, NABF, WBO NABO Raymundo Beltran (W)

Jonathan Maicelo

KO RD 2 of 12 @1:25
Super Welter Konstantin Ponomarev (W)

Ed Paredes

UD RD 8 of 8
Super Light Fazliddin Gaibnazarov (W)

Agustine Mauras

UD RD 8 of 8