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  Jessie Vargas & Liam Smith Clash
On Taylor vs. Serrano Card April 30
 
Jessie Vargas and Liam Smith collide in a must-win Super-Welterweight clash at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday April 30, live worldwide on DAZN, leading the undercard for the historic clash between Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano, brought to you by Matchroom Boxing and Most Valuable Promotions.
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  Coyle To Face Lopes Feb. 19 In Melrose, MA  
Connor “The Kid” Coyle risks his perfect record against Brazilian knockout artist Rodrigo Lopes Saturday, February 19 at Memorial Hall in Melrose, MA.

Coyle, who is from Northern Ireland but trains in St. Petersburg, FL, is 14-0 with 6 of his victories coming by knockout.
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  On This Day: Feb 2  
By "BC" Bob Witt
ON THIS DAY IN 2002, American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida:
Winky Wright TKO'd Jason Papillion in the 5th round - IBF Light Middleweight Title.
Roy Jones Jr. KO'd Glen Kelly in the 7th round - WBC, WBA, IBF Light Heavyweight Title.
Clifford Etienne TKO'd Gabe Brown in the 7th round - Non Title.
Sovereign Center, Reading, Pennsylvania:
Lamon Brewster TKO'd Nate Jones in the 3rd round - Vacant WBO NABO Heavyweight Title.
Randall Bailey KO'd Demetrio Ceballos in the 3rd round - Vacant WBA Light  Welterweight Title.
Bernard Hopkins TKO'd Carl Daniels in the 10th round - WBC, WBA, and IBF Middleweight Title.
2001, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico:
Jose Antonio Aguirre won a 12 round UD over Manny Melchor - WBC Minimumweight Title.
Jorge Arce TKO'd Juan Jose Beltran in the 3rd round - Non Title.
Columbus, Ohio:
Julio Gonzalez won a 12 round UD over Julian Letterlough - WBO NABO Light Heavyweight Title. This was a Great Fight!!.
Jeff Lacy KO'd Jerald Lowe in the 1st round - Non Title.
1985, Panama City, Panama:
Eusebio Pedroza won a 15 round UD over Jorge Lujan - WBA Featherweight Title.

  Rodriguez To Challenge Cuadras
For WBC Super Flyweight Title
 
Jesse Rodriguez will fight for his first World title as he steps up to take on Carlos Cuadras for the vacant WBC World Super-Flyweight title at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday night (February 5), live worldwide on DAZN.

Rodriguez (14-0 10 KOs) announced a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom last week, with the intention of closing in on a World title shot in 2022 with a fight on Saturday night’s bill.
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  Gilberto Ramirez Fights Back Against Dmitry
Bivol’s Claim Of Turning Down A Title Fight
 
Back in December, right after Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (43-0, 29 KOs) stopped Yunieski Gonzalez to become the mandatory challenger for World Boxing Association (WBA) Light Heavyweight World Super Champion Dmitry Bivol (19-0, 11 KOs) who suddenly and surprisingly went dark, until he recently make an unsubstantiated claim that “Zurdo” had turned down an offer to fight him.
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  Jose Marrufo Upsets Angel Rodriguez  
MarvNation Promotions kicked off its first event of the year in dramatic fashion last night as Jose Marrufo (13-10-2, 5 KOs) of Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico scored an upset unanimous decision win against Angel “Moreno” Rodriguez (10-1, 7 KOs) of Pico Rivera, Calif. to capture the WBC USNBC Silver Super Lightweight Championship. The bout headlined a full night of action at the Derby Room in Pomona, California and was streamed live on MarvNation’s official YouTube channel.
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  On This Day: Feb 1  
By "BC" Bob Witt
ON THIS DAY IN 2003, Uncasville, Connecticut:
Juan Diaz TKO'd John Bailey in the 7th round - Non Title.
Panchito Bojado TKO'd Frankie Santos in the 10th round - Non Title.
Rocky Juarez TKO'd Jason Pires in the 9th round -Non Title.
Chad Dawson won a 6 round UD over Shannon Miller - Non Title.
Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada:
Carlos Hernandez won a 8 round TD over David Santos - Vacant IBF Super Featherweight Title.
Miguel Cotto TKO'd Cesar Bazan in the 11th round - Vacant WBC International Light Welterweight Title.
Juan Manuel Marquez TKO'd Manuel Medina in the 7th round - Vacant IBF Featherweight Title.
2002, Celebrity Theater, Phoenix, Arizona:
Vassiliy Jirov won a 12 round UD over Jorge Fernando Castro - IBF Cruiserweight Title.
1998, Seoul, Korea:
Yong Soo Choi won a 12 round SD over Lakva Sim - WBA Super Featherweight Title.
Chula Vista, California:
Floyd Mayweather Jr. TKO'd Edgar Ayala in the 2nd round - Non Title.

  On This Day: Jan 31  
By "BC" Bob Witt
ON THIS DAY IN 2004, Grande Synthe, France:
Tontcho Tontchev TKO'd Francky Leroy in the 5th round - Vacant WBU Lightweight Title.
Kiev, Ukraine:
Vladimir Virchis KO'd Balu Sauer in the 8th round - IBF Intercontinental Heavyweight Title.
Dodge Theatre, Phoenix, Arizona:
Rafael Marquez TKO'd Peter Frissina in the 2nd round - IBF Bantamweight Title.
Antonio Margarito TKO'd Hercules Kyvelos in the 2nd round - WBO Welterweight Title.
1998, Tampa, Florida:
Robert Allen TKO'd Lloyd Bryan in the 3rd round - NABA Middleweight Title.
John Ruiz TKO'd Tony Tucker in the 11th round - NABF Heavyweight Title.
William Joppy won a 12 round UD over Julio Cesar Green - WBA Middleweight Title.
Atlantic City, New Jersey:
Hasim Rahman won a 12 round UD over Jesse Ferguson - USBA Heavyweight Title.
Bernard Hopkins TKO'd Simon Brown in the 6th round - IBF Middleweight Title.
David Reid won an 8 round UD over Robert Frazier - Non Title.

  Robson Conceição Defeats Xavier Martinez  
Photos: Mikey Williams - Top Rank

Robson Conceição did not experience a world title defeat hangover. Less than five months removed from a close decision loss to WBC super featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez, Conceição earned a one-sided decision over the previously undefeated Xavier Martinez in a 10-round WBC super featherweight title eliminator Saturday evening at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.
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  Defense Wins Championships!!!…Not In The Ring, Not When Gary Russell Jr. Doesn’t Punch  
By Iberedem Ekure
On a cold night in January, Atlantic City was buzzing with activity and a sold-out event hall at the Borgata hosted Gary Russell Jr’s title defense against Mark Magsayo from the Philippines. I expected some fireworks given how much ink had been spilled on Gary Russell Jr’s inactivity as a fighter and champion and Subriel Matias’ thirst for avenging the only defeat on his resume in the co-main event.
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  Jerson Aguilar Beats Marcos Rodriguez
By Unanimous Decision
 
Jerson Aguilar defeated Marcos "El Mudo" Rodríguez by unanimous decision, 96-93, 97-94 and 96-93, to become the new WBA Latin Lightweight Champion last night on EstrellaTV’s monthly boxing series, Boxeo EstrellaTV. The series occurs on the last Friday of every month and is broadcast from BB Auditorium in Mexico City.
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  On This Day: Jan 30  
By "BC" Bob Witt
ON THIS DAY IN 2005, Seoul, Korea:
In Jin Chi won a 12 round UD over Tommy Browne - WBC Featherweight Title.
2004, Dagenham, England:
Howard Eastman won a 12 round UD over Sergey Tatevosyan - European (EBU) Middleweight Title.
Carl Froch TKO'd Dmitry Adamivich in the 2nd round - Non Title.
2003, Miami, Florida:
Jermain Taylor TKO'd Lionel Ortiz in the 2nd round - Non Title.
2001, Seoul, Korea:
Yo Sam Choi KO'd Saman Sorjaturong in the 7th round - WBC Light Flyweight Title.
2000, Fukuoka, Japan:
Freddie Norwood KO'd Takashi Koshimoto in the 9th round - WBA Featherweight Title.
1999, Miami, Florida:
Joel Casamayor won a 12 round Decision over Jose Luis Noyola - NABF Super Featherweight Title.
Kassim Ouma won a 6 round decision over Emiliano Valdez - Non Title.
Atlantic City, New Jersey:
Michael Grant TKO'd Ahmed Abdin in the 10th round - Vacant NABF Heavyweight Title.

  Weights From Tulsa, OK - ESPN  
Robson Conceição 129.6 vs. Xavier Martinez 129.4

Rene Tellez Giron 137 vs. Giovanni Cabrera 138.6*
*Note: The original co-feature of Giron vs. Luis Melendez was called off after Giron missed the contract weight of 132 by five pounds. Giovanni Cabrera, who was fighting on the undercard, stepped in to fight Giron.

Tiger Johnson 145 vs. Xavier Madrid 145.6
Stephan Shaw 234.8 vs. Joey Dawejko 258.6
Pink Tyson 130 vs. Carla Torres 129.6
Bruce Carrington 125.8 vs. Steven Brown 125.6
Jeremiah Milton 237 vs. Dell Long 287.8
Nico Ali Walsh 162.4 vs. Jeremiah Yeager 159
Haven Brady Jr. 127.8 vs. Diuhl Olguin 127.4
Dante Benjamin Jr. 172.6 vs. Herman Rendon 175.8

Venue: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Promoter: Top Rank


  Tyson Fury vs. Dillian Whyte Is On  
Queensberry and Top Rank are delighted to announce that WBC and Lineal world heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, will defend his titles against Dillian Whyte following today's purse bids. A venue and date for the fight will be announced in due course.

  Jeter Promotions Returns To Live Casino Hotel Maryland With Stacked Card On Feb. 19  
Jeter Promotions returns to The HALL at Live! inside Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland on Saturday night, February 19th.

Jeter Promotions is back at Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland for the 7th time and 1st of 2022 on the heels of a near capacity show on October 23rd.
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  On This Day: Jan 29  
By "BC" Bob Witt
ON THIS DAY IN 2000, Manchester, England:
Joe Calzaghe won a 12 round UD over David Starie to retain the WBO Super Middleweight Title.
Mike Tyson TKO'd Julius Francis in the 2nd round.
Rickey Hatton TKO'd Leonocio Garces.
Sachsenarena, Riesa, Germany:
Markus Beyer KO'd Leif Keiska in the 7th round to retain the WBC Super Middleweight Title.
1999, Leganes, Spain:
Javier Castillejo won a 12 round MD over Keith Mullings to win the WBC Light Middleweight title.
1994, Las Vegas, Nevada:
Felix Trinidad won a 12 round UD over Hector Camacho to retain the IBF Welterweight title.
Simon Brown won a 12 round MD over Troy Waters to retain the WBC Light Middleweight Title.
Frankie Randall won a 12 round SD over Julio Cesar Chavez to win the WBC Light Welterweight Title. Chavez first career loss, this loss brings his record to (90-1-1).
Cardiff, Wales:
Leeonzer Barber TKO'd Nicky Piper in the 9th round to retain the WBO Light Heavyweight Title.
Naseem Hamed TKO'd Peter Buckley in the 4th round.

  Chris Colbert vs. Roger Gutierrez Virtual
Press Conference Quotes
 
Unbeaten rising star Chris “Primetime” Colbert and WBA Super Featherweight Champion Roger “The Kid” Gutiérrez each expressed confidence that they will emerge victorious in their upcoming clash during a virtual press conference Thursday, as they previewed their showdown taking place Saturday, February 26 live on SHOWTIME in a Premier Boxing Champions event live from The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
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  Robson Conceição vs. Xavier Martinez
Final Press Conference
 
The 130-pound title picture will crystallize Saturday evening at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, as the unbeaten Xavier Martinez (17-0, 11 KOs) battles recent world title challenger Robson Conceição (16-1, 8 KOs) in a 10-round WBC title eliminator.

Conceição is coming off last September's valiant challenge of WBC world champion Oscar Valdez in Tucson, Arizona. Valdez rallied late to edge the unanimous decision. Martinez grinded out decisions over veterans Claudio Marrero and Juan Carlos Burgos in his last two outings, ample preparation for his Top Rank debut.
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  Katie Taylor & Amanda Serrano To Meet
In Historic Boxing Clash On April 30
 
Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano are set to make history in an epic battle for Taylor’s undisputed Lightweight title at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday April 30, live worldwide on DAZN.

Years in the making, the biggest fight ever in women’s boxing between the pound-for-pound #1 and #2 fighters of the world is one that will not only make boxing history, but women’s sports history. MSG has hosted thousands of fights through its illustrious years, beginning more than a century ago on July 17, 1882; now, 140 years later, this matchup finally marks the very first time two female fighters are headlining a combat sports event at 'The World’s Most Famous Arena'.
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  Gabriel Flores Jr. vs. Abraham Montoya Added To Ramirez vs. Pedraza Mar. 4 Card In Fresno, Ca.  
Gabriel Flores Jr. is aiming for a fresh start in Fresno. The 21-year-old junior lightweight hopes to bounce back from his first career defeat in a 10-round bout against Mexican veteran Abraham Montoya on Friday, March 4 at Save Mart Center.
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  On This Day: Jan 28  
By "BC" Bob Witt
ON THIS DAY IN 1996, Kanchanaburi, Thailand:
Nana Konadu TKO'd Veeraphol Sahaprom in the 2nd round to win the WBA Bantamweight Title.
In 1995, Atlantic City, New Jersey:
Tom Johnson won a 12 round UD over Manuel Medina to retain the IBF Featherweight Title.
While at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas they had such a card:
Gabe Ruelas TKO'd Freddie Libratore in the 2nd round to retain the WBC Super Featherweight Title.
Kostya Tszyu TKO'd Jake Rodriguez in the 6th round to win the IBF Light Welterweight Title.
Rafael Ruelas TKO'd Billy Schwer in the 8th round to retain the IBF Lightweight Title.
1990, Atlantic City, New Jersey:
John-John Molina TKO'd Lupe Suarez in the 6th round to retain the IBF Super Featherweight Title.

  Don King Productions "Return To Greatness" Makabu vs. Mchunu Final Press Conference  
WBC World Cruiserweight Champion Ilunga Makabu will defend his world title against WBC Cruiserweight Silver Champion Thabiso Mchunu in the main event while WBA Heavyweight Champion Trevor Bryan will square off against WBA No. 13-ranked Heavyweight Contender Jonathan Guidry on Saturday, Jan. 29, at the W.D. Packard Music Hall in Warren, Ohio.
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  Atlanta Middleweight Antonio Todd Jr. Riding High After Upsetting WBC No. 10 Rated Hugo Centeno  
Last Saturday night in Detroit, Atlanta middleweight Antonio Todd, Jr. registered his career-defining victory, upsetting World Boxing Council (WBC) No. 10-rated Hugo “The Boss” Centeno, Jr. by way of a 10-round majority decision in the main event.
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  Mario Barrios Training Camp Quotes  
Former super lightweight world champion Mario “El Azteca” Barrios shared insights into his training camp and discussed making his welterweight debut before he squares off against former unified welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman on Saturday, February 5 in the FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View main event from Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
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  On This Day: Jan 27  
By "BC" Bob Witt
ON THIS DAY IN 2001, Brasilia, Brazil:
Acelino Freitas KO'd Orlando Soto in the 1st round to retain the WBO Super Featherweight title.
York Hall in London, England:
Johnny Nelson won a 12 round UD over George Arias to retain the WBO Cruiserweight Title.
Munich, Germany:
Vitali Klitschko KO'd Orlin Norris in the 1st round to win the WBA International Heavyweight Title.
Istvan Kovacs TKO'd Antonio Diaz in the 12th round to win the Vacant WBO Featherweight Title.
1996, Phoenix, Arizona:
Bernard Hopkins TKO'd Steve Frank in the 1st round to retain the IBF Middleweight Title.
Terry Norris TKO'd Jorge Luis Vado to retain the WBC and IBF Light Middleweight Title.
Eloy Rojas won a 12 round UD over Miguel Arrozal to retain the WBA Featherweight Title.
1992, Inglewood, California:
Chiquita Gonzalez won a 12 round UD over Domingo Sosa to retain the WBC Light Flyweight Title.

  Julio Cesar Martinez Steps In To
Clash With Chocolatito On Mar. 5
 
Julio Cesar Martinez will face Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez at the Pechanga Arena San Diego in San Diego, California on Saturday March 5, live worldwide on DAZN.

Martinez (18-1 14 KOs) moves up to 115lbs and does so against a legend of the weight in Chocolatito (50-3 41 KOs), with the Mexican stepping in to replace Juan Francisco Estrada, who has been forced out of his trilogy clash with Chocolatito with COVID.
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  Amir Khan vs. Kell Brook British Grudge
Match Set For Feb. 19 On ESPN+
 
The long-simmering rivalry between British superstars Amir Khan and Kell Brook will finally come to a head in a 149-pound catchweight battle Saturday, Feb. 19, at AO Arena in Manchester, England. Roughly 20,000 fans will be in attendance for this British super fight for the ages, which sold out in 10 minutes when tickets went on sale in December.
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  On This Day: Jan 26  
By "BC" Bob Witt
ON THIS DAY IN 2003, Schermerhorn, Netherlands:
Raymond Joval won a 12 round UD over Francisco Mora - IBO Middleweight Title.
2002, New York, New York:
Vernon Forrest won a 12 round UD over Shane Mosley - WBC Welterweight Title.
Arturo Gatti TKO'd Terron Millett in the 4th round - Non Title.
2001, Rosemont, Illinois:
Teddy Reid won a 10 round UD over Jesus Valverde - Non Title.
JC Candelo TKO'd Ron Johnson in the 4th round - Non Title.
1996, Brighton, England:
Justin Juuko TKO'd Jackie Gunguluza in the 7th round - Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Featherweight Title.
Corrie Sanders KO'd Keith Fletcher in the 4th round - Non Title.
Dolton, Illinois:
Montell Griffin KO'd William Clayton in the 1st round - Non Title.
Revere, Massachusetts:
Micky Ward TKO'd Alberto Alicea in the 3rd round - Non Title.
Scott Pemberton TKO'd Tony Rivera in the 2nd round - Non Title.

  Ty Tomlin Training Camp Notes  
On February 5, 2022, undefeated lightweight prospect, Tyler "Short Fuse" Tomlin (12-0, 8 KOs), of Cheatham County, TN, will take the next step in his career as he faces Charlie Serrano (16-6-2, 5 KOs), of Tampa, Florida. Tomlin vs. Serrano, a 10-round main event, will take place in Clarksville, TN, at the Winfield Dunn Center at Austin Peay University.
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  Darren Cunningham Returns Feb. 25 In Arizona  
Super bantamweight prospect, Darren “The Gift” Cunningham (14-1, 7 KOS), will make his 2022 debut, on February 25th, against battle tested veteran, Ernesto Guerrero (33-32, 19 KOs), on a card promoted by Ironboy Combat Sports. The 8-round bout will take place at the Celebrity Theater in Phoenix, Arizona.
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  On This Day: Jan 25  
By "BC" Bob Witt
ON THIS DAY IN 2003, Temecula, California:
Ricardo Mayorga TKO'd Vernon Forrest in the 3rd round - WBC & WBA Welterweight Title.
Joel Casamayor won a 10 round UD over Nate Campbell - Non Title.
Atlantic City, New Jersey:
Sharmba Mitchell TKO'd Carlos Vilches in the 4th round - Non Title.
Diego Corrales TKO'd Michael Davis in the 5th round - Non Title.
2002, Rosemont, Illinois:
Ben Tackie TKO'd Teddy Reid in the 5th round - IBF Light Welterweight Title Eliminator.
Antonio Tarver won a 12 round SD over Reggie Johnson- NABF, USBA Light Heavyweight Titles, IBF Light Heavyweight Title Eliminator.
Laughlin, Nevada:
Jose Luis Castillo TKO'd Juan Macias in the 8th round - Non Title.
1997, Stuttgart, Germany:
Hacine Cherifi won a 12 round Decision over Branko Sobot - European (EBU) Middleweight Title.
Vitali Klitschko KO'd Mike Acklie in the 1st round - Non Title.
Wlad Klitschko TKO'd Troy Weida in the 3rd round - Non Title.

  Unbeaten Rising Star Chris Colbert Takes On WBA Super Featherweight Champion Roger Gutierrez
Feb. 26 From The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas
 
Undefeated rising star Chris “Primetime” Colbert, whose mix of speed and power have quickly made him a fan favorite, will seek his first world title when he takes on WBA Super Featherweight Champion Roger “The Kid” Gutierrez in the SHOWTIME main event Saturday, February 26 in a Premier Boxing Champions event from The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
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  On This Day: Jan 24  
By "BC" Bob Witt
ON THIS DAY IN 2004, Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey:
Arturo Gatti won a 12 round UD over Gianluca Branco - Vacant WBC Light Welterweight Title.
Kermit Cintron TKO'd Humberto Aranda in the 5th round - Non Title.
Francisco Bojado won a 10 round UD over Emmanuel Clottey - Non Title.
2003, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England:
Clinton Woods TKO'd Sergio Baez in the 3rd round - Non Title.
Lvov, Ukraine:
Andreas Kotelnik won a 12 round UD over Fabrice Colombel - Vacant WBA International Light Welterweight Title.
Commerce, California:
Julio Gonzalez won a 10 round MD over Glen Johnson - Non Title.
1998, Cardiff, Wales:
Joe Calzaghe TKO'd Branko Sobot in the 3rd round - WBO Super Middleweight
Title.
1997, Atlantic City, New Jersey:
Pernell Whitaker TKO'd Diosbelys Hurtado in the 11th round - WBC Welterweight Title.
Zab Judah TKO'd John Scalzi in the 1st round - Non Title.
Vernon Forrest TKO'd Mike Rios in the 1st round - Non Title.

  Mark Magsayo Captures WBC Featherweight World
Title With Majority Decision Win Over Gary Russell Jr.
 
Photos: Amanda Westcott - SHOWTIME

Unbeaten Mark Magsayo defeated longtime champion Gary Russell Jr. by majority decision Saturday night to capture the WBC Featherweight World Championship in the SHOWTIME main event from Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. in a Premier Boxing Champions event that was brimming with action from the telecast opener to its conclusion.
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  On This Day: Jan 23  
By "BC" Bob Witt
ON THIS DAY IN 2004, Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut:
Peter Manfredo Jr. KO'd Sherwin Davis in the 6th round - Vacant WBO NABO Light Middleweight Title.
Scott Pemberton TKO'd Omar Sheika in the 10th round of a Barn Burner - NABF Super Middleweight Title.
Expo Center, Kansas City, Missouri:
Martin Castillo won a 12 round UD over Roger Galicia - WBA Super Flyweight Title Eliminator.
Kelly Pavlik won an 8 round UD over Anthony Ivory - Non Title.
Atlantic City, New Jersey:
Julian Letterlough TKO'd Tony Menefee in the 5th round - Non Title.
1998, Sons Of Italy, Lake Worth, Florida:
Joel Casamayor won an 8 round UD over Javier Diaz - Non Title.
Grand Casino, Tunica, Mississippi:
Verno Phillips KO'd Julian Jackson in the 9th round - WBU Light Middleweight Title.
Vassiliy Jirov TKO'd Jason Nicholson in the 2nd round - Non Title.

  Weights From Atlantic City, NJ - SHOWTIME  
Gary Russell Jr. 125.5 vs. Mark Magsayo 125.5
(WBC Featherweight Title)
Subriel Matías 140.5 vs. Petros Ananyan 141
Tugstsogt Nyambayar 128 vs. Sakaria Lukas 127.5

Venue: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ
Promoter: TGB Promotion


  Weights From Dearborn, MI  
Hugo Centeno Jr. 161.2 vs. Antonio Todd 158.2
Winfred Harris Jr. 166.8 vs. Esau Herrera 163.4
Joseph Hicks Jr. 168.4 vs. Montrel James 168.4
Gordie Russ II 153.4 vs. Leslie Michael Klekotta 156
Marlon Harrington 159.4 vs. Terry Roscoe 158.2
Quinton Randall 151.4 vs. Julian Smith 145.4
Joshua James Pagan 137.2 vs. Glenn Mitchell 136

Venue: Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, MI
Promoter: Salita Promotions


  MarvNation Promotions To Host First Show Of The Year On Jan. 29 At The Derby Room In Pomona, Ca.  
MarvNation Promotions will host its first boxing event of the year on Saturday, Jan. 29 at the Derby Room in Pomona, Calif. The event will be headlined by rising prospect Angel “Moreno” Rodriguez (10-0, 7 KOs) of Pico Rivera, Calif. facing Jose Marrufo (12-10-2, 5 KOs) of Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico in an eight-round battle for the WBC USNBC Silver Super Lightweight Championship.
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  On This Day: Jan 22  
By "BC" Bob Witt
ON THIS DAY IN 1994, Alma Alta, Kazakhstan:
Julio Cesar Vasquez won a 12 round UD over Juan Ramon Medina to retain the WBA Light Middleweight Title.
Belfast, Northern Ireland:
Eammon Loughran won a 12 round UD over Alessandro Duran to retain the WBO Welterweight Title.
Cardiff, Wales:
John-John Molina TKO’d Floyd Havard in the 6th round to retain the IBF Super Featherweight Title.
1990, Inglewood, California:
Raul Perez won a 12 round UD over Gaby Canizales to retain the WBC Bantamweight Title.
1973, Kingston, Jamaica:
George Foreman TKO’d Joe Frazier in the 2nd round to win the WBA and WBC Heavyweight Titles. Frazier was down three times in both rounds, this was the 1973 Fight of the Year, and it was here that Howard Cosell made famous the words “Down goes Frazier. Down goes Frazier”, I can still hear him saying it.

  Tiger Johnson, Nico Ali Walsh & Bruce Carrington Scheduled To See Action On Robson Conceição vs. Xavier Martinez Undercard At Hard Rock In Tulsa  
U.S. Olympian Tiger Johnson, Brooklyn-born phenom Bruce “Shu Shu” Carrington and Nico Ali Walsh, grandson of “The Greatest,” are among the rising stars who will fight Saturday, Jan. 29 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. The bill is topped by the 10-round WBC 130-pound title eliminator between Robson Conceição and Xavier Martinez, and a 10-round junior lightweight co-feature featuring Mexican grinder Rene Tellez Giron and Puerto Rican contender Luis Melendez.
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  Evan Holyfield Training Camp Quotes  
Unbeaten prospect Evan Holyfield, the son of legendary heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, will look to kick off what he hopes to be a big 2022 campaign when he takes on Chris Rollins in a six-round bout on the non-televised undercard this Saturday, January 22 in a Premier Boxing Champions event from Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J.
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  Ray Robinson Takes On Cleotis Pendarvis
Feb. 26 At The 2300 Arena In Philadelphia
 
RDR Promotions kicks off its 2022 fight series with a big night of boxing that will take place on Saturday, February 26th at the 2300 Arena.

In the main event, welterweight contender Ray Robinson will take on veteran Cleotis Pendarvis in a bout scheduled for eight-rounds.
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  On This Day: Jan 21  
By "BC" Bob Witt
ON THIS DAY IN 2005, Fountain Leisure Centre, London, Brentford, England:
David Haye TKO'd Garry Delaney in the 3rd round - Non Title.
Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico:
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. TKO'd Jose Cruz in the 2nd round - Non Title.
Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut:
David Estrada TKO'd Chris Smith in the 11th round - IBF Welterweight Eliminator.
Emanuel Augustus TKO'd Dillon Carew in the 8th round - Non Title.
Sechew Powell won a 8 round UD over Patrick Thompson - Non Title.
Raymond Joval TKO'd Rodrigues Moungo in the 3rd round - Non Title.
Reliant Center, Houston, Texas:
Juan Diaz TKO'd Billy Irwin in the 9th round - WBA Lightweight Title.
Calvin Brock TKO'd Cliff Etienne in the 3rd round - Non Title.
Raul Martinez TKO'd Len Martinez in the 1st round - Non Title.
Bridgend Leisure Centre, Bridgend, Wales:
Enzo Maccarinelli TKO'd Rich LaMontage in the 4th round - WBU Cruiserweight Title.
1997, Bristol, England:
Glenn Catley TKO'd George Bocco in the 4th round - WBC International Middleweight Title.
Joe Calzaghe TKO'd Carlos Christie in the 2nd round - Non Title.

  Gary Russell Jr. vs. Mark Magsayo
Final Press Conference
 
WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. and unbeaten top challenger Mark Magsayo went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before they meet in the SHOWTIME main event this Saturday, January 22 in a Premier Boxing Champions event from Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J.
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  Edgar Berlanga, Xander Zayas & Keyshawn Davis Tripleheader Headlines At MSG On March 19  
Three future fistic superstars are set to unite under the Madison Square Garden spotlight.

Brooklyn-born super middleweight sensation Edgar “The Chosen One” Berlanga will defend his NABO belt against crafty Canadian Steve Rolls in the 10-round main event Saturday, March 19 at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. Berlanga, whose family hails from San Juan, Puerto Rico, makes his main event debut in his stiffest test to date.
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  On This Day: Jan 20  
By "BC" Bob Witt
ON THIS DAY IN 2005, Park Plaza Hotel, Houston, Texas:
Travis Walker KO'd Michael Hamilton in the 3rd round - Non Title.
Chris Henry KO'd Paul Foret in the 1st round - Non Title.
2001, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada:
Floyd Mayweather Jr. TKO'd Diego Corrales in the 10th round - WBC Super Featherweight Title.
Jose Luis Castillo TKO'd Cesar Bazan in the 6th round - WBC Lightweight Title.
1998, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas:
Jesse James Leija won a 12 round UD over Joel Perez - NABF Lightweight Title.
Diosbelys Hurtado KO'd Aaron Zarate in the 1st round - Non Title.
Golden Johnson won a 6 round UD over Cesar Delgado - Non Title.
1996, Parramatta Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia:
Kostya Tszyu TKO'd Hugo Pineda in the 11th round - IBF Light Welterweight Title.

  Wood vs. Conlan Nottingham
Press Conference Quotes
 
Eddie Hearn, Matchroom Sport Chairman: “Thank you, Nottingham, for turning out today, it was actually ten years this May coming that we were sat here for Carl Froch vs. Lucian Bute. Ten years since we were last in the Nottingham Arena for a major fight night, a world championship fight night.
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  Harper Returns Against Hardy In Nottingham  
Terri Harper will face former World Champion Heather Hardy for the vacant WBA Intercontinental Lightweight Title on the undercard of Leigh Wood's WBA Featherweight World Title defence against Michael Conlan at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on Saturday March 12, live worldwide on DAZN (excluding New Zealand and Australia).
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  Full Card Announced For Detroit Brawl
Event In Dearborn, MI On Jan. 22
 
The full card has been set for this Saturday, January 22, 2022’s Salita Promotions boxing event, entitled “Detroit Brawl”, in the Lincoln Ballroom of the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, Michigan.

Appearing in the night’s 10-round middleweight main event will be WBC #9- and WBO #15-ranked middleweight Hugo “The Boss” Centeno Jr., who will face Atlanta’s Antonio Todd (12-5, 7 KOs).
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  Undefeated Lightweight Prospect Jamaine Ortiz Takes On Nahir Albright On ShoBox Feb. 18  
ShoBox: The New Generation returns to Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Fla. for the second time in two months on Friday, February 18 for an exciting tripleheader featuring six prospects with a combined record of 74-2-2, five new to the developmental series. The action takes place live on SHOWTIME at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
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