Mayer gets first win for USA at Strandja Boxing Tourney

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) USA Boxing’s elite women wasted little time making noise as lightweight Mikaela Mayer won a unanimous decision over Belarus’ Ala Yarshevich in her debut on Tuesday at the Strandja Boxing tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria. Mayer, won gold in the lightweight division, also claimed the first spot in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women’s Boxing, was the line U.S. boxer to participate on opening night. With…

February 25, 2015
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Gomez looking to pull off the upset over Nava, two titles on the line

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Mayra Alejandra Gomez will be looking to pull off the major upset when she takes on Jackie “La Princesa Azteca” Nava in a slated 10-round affair that will decide the WBA/WBC World super female bantamweight title Saturday at the Centro De Convenciones, Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico. The 34-year-old Nava (31-4-3, 13ko’s) is the top-ranked super bantamweight according to many outlets, and she is ranked No.3 by the…

February 24, 2015
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Cruz highlights deep USA Boxing team, 66th Strandja Boxing Tournament begins Tuesday in Sofia, Bulgaria

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) USA Boxing’s women are set to battle it out for the 66th annual Strandja International Boxing Tournament bragging rights starting Tuesday in Sofia, Bulgaria. The tournament runs from the 24th-28 and it will see five of USA Boxing’s elite women take part in the action. Flyweight Virginia Fuchs (Kemah, Texas), bantamweight Christina Cruz )New York, NY), lightweight Mikaela Mayer (Los Angeles, California), light welterweight Rashida Ellis…

February 24, 2015
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Patty “Boom Boom” Alcivar returns; in action in March

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Looking to rebound from two very tough title defeats, Patty “Boom Boom” Alcivar steps back in the ring for the first time in 2015, when she takes on an opponent to be named March 13th, at the Space at Westbury in Long Island, New York. Alcivar (7-3, 3ko’s) last fought over the summer and suffered a tough split-decision loss to Chantel Cordova for then then vacant NABA…

February 24, 2015
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Galarza wins again; remains undefeated by crushing Munoz

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Frank “Notorious” Galarza continues to rack up wins inside the ring and remained undefeated, as he needed just 76 seconds of a slated eight-round contest to stop veteran Raul Munoz at the gorgeous Hilton Westchester, in Rye Brook, New York Friday night. Galarza (16-0-2, 10ko’s) was aggressive from the start, walking down Munoz in the opening round. Galarza threw a couple sharp right hands to the head…

February 23, 2015
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JMB’s Fight Schedule

Feb. 25 At Panama City, Panama: Nehomar Cermeno vs. Jonathan Burgos, 10 rounds, junior featherweights; Liborio Solis vs. Ronald Barrera, 10 rounds, bantamweights Feb. 26 At Melrose, Mass.: Ryan Kielczewski vs. Carlos Fulgencio, 8 rounds, featherweights; Mark DeLuca vs. TBA, 8 rounds, middleweights; Jonathan Guzman vs. Juan Carlos Guzman, 6 rounds, featherweights; Greg Vendetti vs. Luis Felix, 4 rounds, middleweights; Brandon Montella vs. Ralph Johnson, 4 rounds, light heavyweights; Aleksandra…

February 23, 2015
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Serrano makes work quick of Reyes; earns third round TKO

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Amanda Serrano did not want to leave it up to the judges scorecards Saturday night when she took on Marisol Reyes at the Sosua Convention Center in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. And the top-rated super featherweight in the world made sure she didn’t by stopping Reyes in the third round of their slated eight-round affair. Serrano started fast and strong as usual, despite the fact that Reyes…

February 23, 2015
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Breaking News: Long overdue! Mayweather-Pacquiao set

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Well the wait is finally over and to some a fight that should have been years ago is finally set and there is no turning back now. For more than five years, boxing fans, the media and even fighters themselves were waiting to see when pound-for-pound greats Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao would fight. Well, Friday everyone got their wish. After years of back and…

February 20, 2015
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Amanda Serrano “Nobody wants to put money in female boxing; I will fight anyone”

February 20, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing Exclusive) Top-ranked super featherweight in the world, Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano is set to take on Marisol Reyes in a scheduled eight-round affair at the Sosua Convention Center in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic Saturday night. The non-title bout will be on the undercard of the Julio De Jesus against Israel Valerio title fight for the Dominican Republic super lightweight crown. Serrano (22-1-1, 17ko’s) is fresh off…

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Breaking: Santos De Alba to defend UBF title against Jose Bustos

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Journeymen Boxing has learned that Frankie Santos De Alba will look to defend his UBF All America super featherweight title for the second time in a row when he takes on Jose Bustos in an eight-round main event Saturday February 21st at the Econo Lodge in Allentown, PA, according to King’s Promotion’s Marshall Kauffman. Kauffman managers the 27-year-old southpaw De Alba. De Alba (14-1-2, 5ko’s) is fresh off a tough…

February 18, 2015
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