Saucedo handles Pinto to claim WBC Latino lightweight title

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Veteran Fernando David Saucedo at times dominated his 10-round affair against Leandro Mendes Pinto en route to an unanimous decision to claim the WBC Latino lightweight title Friday at the Club Social y Deportivo Nahuel, Florencio Varela, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The judges saw it 97-93, 97-93 and 98-92 for the grizzled veteran. Saucedo (54-6-3, 8ko’s) came in as the top-ranked super featherweight from Argentina and looked like it, dictating the…

February 7, 2015
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Mora earns split decision over Han, wins USBA middleweight title

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Sergio “The Latin Snake” Mora outpointed a game Abie Han in the main event at the Beau Rivage  in Biloxi, Mississippi to claim the vacant USBA middleweight title Friday night. Han, who was a late replacement, was aggressive but Mora was more effective, landing the cleaner punches. Judges Freddie Steinweinder and Richard Green ruled 10-9 in favor of Mora in rounds 3-6, providing Mora the cushion…

February 7, 2015
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Franco added to undercard of Dorticos vs. Gassiev WBA Fedelation title bout

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Daniel “Twitch”Franco has been added to the undercard of the Yunier Dorticos vs. Murat Gassiev WBA Fedelation cruiserweight title. The two will also via for the WBC Latino cruiserweight title and the IBF Inter-Continental cruiserweight title on March 6th, 2015 at the Civic Auditorium in Glendale, California. Franco (10-0-3, 7ko’s) scored a very impressive first-round ko win over 27-fight veteran Sergio Najera to open up his 2015…

February 3, 2015
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Mucino still without opponent for WBC World female flyweight title

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Less than a month away from her slated 10-round WBC World female flyweight title, Arely Mucino is still scrambling to find an opponent. The 25-year-old native of Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, has been on a tear of late, winning six of seven and her only bump in the road was a draw against Jessica Chavez for the WBC Silver female light flyweight title back in November of…

February 2, 2015
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Grizzled veteran Saucedo to take on Mendes Pinto for WBC Latino lightweight title

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Veteran Fernando David Saucedo will take on Leandro Mendes Pinto in a 10-round scheduled main event that will decide the WBC Latino lightweight title Friday at the Club Social y Deportivo Nahuel, Florencio Varela, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Saucedo (53-6-3, 8ko’s) is the top-ranked super featherweight from Argentina and is fresh off a win against Sergio Mauricio Gill in December. Prior to that he dropped a 12-round…

February 2, 2015
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Bermudez edges Taborda for WBO Title in Argentina

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) In an action-packed WBO female super flyweight affair in Argentina Saturday night, Daniela Bermudez edged Vanesa Taborda to earn a majority decision in a fight that is worthy of a rematch. Bermudez (17-3-2, 5ko’s) did just enough to take it on the scorecards against a very game Taborda, who fell to 8-3. Two judges saw it 96-94 for Bermudez, while the third had it 95-95 at…

February 1, 2015
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Aquino pulls off shocker, outpoints Maderna to claim vacant Argentina female lightweight title

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Ruth Stephanie Aquino pulled off the biggest win of her young career as she dominated veteran Maria Elena Maderna to claim the vacant Argentina female lightweight title Friday night in Anfiteatro Verónica, Veronica, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The 26-year-old Aquino improved to 7-1 en route to winning her third straight bout. The native of Lomas de Zamora, Buenos Aires, Argentina is ranked 15th in the world and…

January 31, 2015
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Taborda to face Bermudez for WBO Female Super Flyweight Title

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Vanesa Taborda will take on Daniela Bermudez in slated 10-round affair that will decide the WBO Title at the Club Atletico Alba Argentina in Maciel Sante Fe, Argentina. Their title bout will headline a male staked card, adding more proof that female boxing is on the rise. Taborda (8-2) is the 12th-ranked flyweight in the world and is a riding a four-fight winning streak into the contest. She…

January 31, 2015
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Fury stuns Cunningham

Tyson Fury stunned Steve Cunningham with a vicious right hand that floored the veteran Saturday afternoon in front of packed house at the Theater in Madison Square Garden. Cunningham floored Fury in the second round with a huge right, which clearly rattled the young and outspoken native of the UK. Fury was showboating prior to the knocked down and his antics clearly pumped up Cunningham. However, Fury, who was making…

April 20, 2013
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