WBO featherweight world title holder, Emanuel Navarrete will defend his title against mandatory challenger Joet Gonzalez on October 15th in San Diego. Navarrete (34-1, 29 KOs) is 8-0 with six knockouts in world title fights. In his last outing, Navarerete defeated Christopher Diaz by TKO. “Emanuel Navarrete never disappoints, as
Greg Outlaw (9-1) stopped Edgar Torres in round two of their scheduled six-round welterweight bout. Outlaw landed a uppercut that sent Torres to the canvas. Torres (8-2-1) got back to his feet but was stopped a short time later. Other winners that night included: Christian CartoElijah MoralesKashon HutchinsonLeAnna CruzJulian GonzalezQuadir
Oscar Valdez (30-0, 23 KOs) had a tough month leading up to his fight with Robson Conceicao. The fight itself was even tougher. Valdez escaped with a unanimous decision. The judges scored the fight 117-110, 115-112 and 115-112. Making the Cut scored the fight 115-112 Valdez while ESPN scored the fight 114-113
Oscar Valdez has had a month that could throw a fighter off mentally. Last month Valdez tested positive for the banned substance phentermine. The Pascua Yaqui Tribe Athletic Commission ruled that the fight could continue as scheduled while the WBC stated it would not strip Valdez of his title. “I
Shakur Stevenson and Jamel Herring are officially set for an October 23rd date in Atlanta. At stake will be Herring’s (23-2, 11 KOs) WBO junior lightweight world title. Stevenson has an overall record of 16-0 (8 KOs) but only 3-0 at the junior lightweight division. “Jamel had to fight me,
If there’s a sport that provides second chances, it’s boxing and there isn’t a more thankful boxer for that right now than Josh Warrington (30-1, 7 KOs). Prior to his February date with Mauricio Lara (23-2, 16 KOs) , Warrington was expected the cruise and retain his undefeated record. But, as
Deontay Wilder’s trainer sent a shot across the bow in a recent interview with Sky Sports. “Deontay will knock Fury out inside of five rounds,” said trainer Malik Scott. The comment work Boxing Twitter back up and put them right back into discussing the October 9th third installment of Wilder-Fury.
Per ESPN’s Mike Coppinger, Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant have agreed in principle to fight in November. The pay-per-view event will be promoted by PBC (Premier Boxing Champions) and Canelo Promotions. Canelo’s (51-1-2) last fight was a win (8th round TKO) over Billy Joe Saunders. It was the third time