Fight schedule/Calendario de boxeo

Updated fight schedule for 8/21/2015-8/23/2015 Aug. 21 At Playa del Carmen, Mexico (ESPN Deportes): Ricardo Perez vs. Noe Medina Jr., 12 rounds, junior flyweights; Ivan Morales vs. Edgar Jimenez, 10 rounds, bantamweights; Ivan Alvarez vs. Jose Emilio Perea, 10 rounds, welterweights; Sharif Bogere vs. Daniel Ruiz, 10 rounds, junior welterweights; Cesar Gandara vs. Armando Santos, 8 rounds, junior bantamweights; Gustavo Morales vs. Mario Sanchez, 8 rounds, junior lightweights; Alejandra Jimenez…

August 20, 2015

Bosques clashes with Miranda for WIBA title; looks to snap two-fight slide

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Noemi “La Rebelde” Bosques looks to rebound after two very tough loses, when she tangles against Marisol “La Chihuahua” Miranda for the vacant WIBA International super flyweight title Saturday at the Trade Winds Resort in Saint Petersburg, Florida. The two met back in 2014 and that contest ended in a draw after four rounds. For this eight-round title affair, each round will consist of two minutes, which is standard in…

August 18, 2015

Quigley to rematch King, but VA State title not on the line

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Undefeated welterweight Gerome “GQ” Quigley will take on Dontre “Pound For Pound” King in a six-round rematch as they headline a Jeter Promotions card at North Hall at Eastern Market Saturday, August 22nd. Quigley (8-0, 7ko’s), the regaining VA State Welterweight champ, will face a boxer that has taken him the distance when they met back on April 18th, 2014 during a four-round affair, in which Quigley won the bout in relatively…

August 17, 2015

Shumenov outpoints Flores: wins interim WBA Cruiserweight tile

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Beibut Shumenov outpointed B.J. Flores to claim the interim WBA Cruiserweight title thanks to an unanimous decision Saturday night from the Pearl at Palms Casino Resort. Shumenov (16-2, 10ko’s), who won on all three judges scorecards by scores of 116-112, was in danger in the 12th and final round as Flores wobbled him in the closing seconds. Flores had him up against the ropes but was unable…

July 27, 2015

Thurman retains WBA welterweight title as Collazo can’t continue

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Keith Thurman retained his WBA world welterweight title Saturday night at the USF Sun Dome when Luis Collazo suffered a terrible cut over his right eye in the seventh round, and was unable to continue as blood poured from the cut after the round. Collazo, who hurt Thurman with a devastating body shot in the fifth round, was asked if he wanted to continue between rounds. But…

July 13, 2015

Thurman not looking past Collazo; calls out Mayweather and Khan

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Keith Thurman might not being looking past Luis Collazo when the two collide Saturday night as Thurman defends his WBA world welterweight title Saturday night at the USF Sundome in Tampa, Florida, but he made it a point to mention those he like to see in the ring sooner rather then later. The 26-year-old Thurman (25-0, 21ko’s) enters his bout against the veteran Collazo fresh off a…

July 9, 2015

Nelson dominates Watkins; captures UBF middleweight title

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Tori Nelson easily defeated Kita Watkins thanks to a 10-round unanimous decision to capture the vacant UBF Middleweight title Saturday night at Martin’s West in Woodlawn, Maryland. Nelson (15-0-3, 1ko) recorded her ninth title and had no issues at all handling Watkins, who she earlier defeated in March. The judges saw it 98-91 twice and 99-90 all in favor of Nelson, who floored Watkins in the fifth round…

June 21, 2015

Wilder vulnerable; Garcia an enigma and what’s next for GGG

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Making his first title defense, Deontay Wilder easily got past a game and gritty Eric Molina, stopping him in the ninth round of their scheduled 12-round affair last Saturday night in the first heavyweight title fight in Alabama history. In front of a hometown crowd that filled the Bartow Arena on the UAB campus, in Birmingham, Wilder (34-0, 33ko’s) was able to finally put away the feisty Molina (23-3, 17ko’s),…

June 19, 2015

Nelson to now face Watkins for UBF middleweight title

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) JMB has learned on Tuesday that Tori Nelson will now face Kita Watkins instead of originally discussed opponent Melissa St. Vil in the main event of a stacked card for the UBF title Saturday at Martin’s West in Woodlawn, Maryland. The card is being promoted by Shawstyle Promotions and Shabazz Brotherz. JMB has also learned that the bout will be for the UBF middleweight crown, not welterweight belt. Nelson…

June 16, 2015

Breaking: Filippone to defend WBF Title

June 15, 2015

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) JMB has learned that southpaw super middleweight Frankie “The Freight Train” Filippone will defend his WBF super middleweight title August 8th, in Virginia Beach. No opponent has been named just yet. The card is being promoted by Ponytail Promotions and no other details have been released. Filippone (17-5-1, 4ko’s) is coming off a very impressive performance when he stopped Aaron Jaco thanks to a fourth-round TKO back in…