Camden’s Sosa to take on Lomanchenko in April

February 2, 2017

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Camden, New Jersey’s Jason Sosa will step up in class for the biggest bout of his career when he squares off against junior lightweight world titleholder Vasyl Lomachenko, April 8th at the new MGM National Harbor in Oxen Hill, Maryland according to Top Rank’s Bob Arum. The 28-year-old Sosa, has solid power and reeled off 13 straight knockouts before he fought to a majority 10-draw with…

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Fight schedule/Calendario de boxeo

Updated fight schedule for 8/19/2016-8/21/2016 August 19 At Rochester, N.Y. (Showtime): Jarrell Miller vs. Fred Kassi, 10 rounds, heavyweights Mason Menard vs. Bahodir Mamadjonov, 10 rounds, lightweights Bakhtiyar Eyubov vs. Karim Mayfield, 10 rounds, welterweights Antonio Nieves vs. Alejandro Santiago, 10 rounds, bantamweights Alexey Zubov vs. Eric George, 6 rounds, cruiserweights Dorell Van Horn Jr. vs. Henry Beckford, 4 rounds, middleweights Glenn Dezurn vs. Aaron Hollis, 4 rounds, featherweights Saadiq…

August 19, 2016
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Breaking: Camden’s Sosa upsets Fortuna to win WBA title

  Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – New Jersey’s Jason Sosa pulled off a major upset Thursday night in China when he stopped Javier Fortuna in the 11th round of their slated 12-round WBA Super Featherweight affair in Beiijing. Sosa (19-1-4, 15ko’s), who was coming off a draw against Nicholas Walters in December, pressured Fortuna in the 11th and was able to walk him down and land a thunderous left hand that dropped Fortuna…

June 24, 2016
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American’s Antonio Vargas and Gary Russell one win away from Rio

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) A pair of American boxers advanced to the quarterfinals of the penultimate World Olympic Qualifying Tournament on Tuesday, and with the wins are now just one victory away from earning a spot at the Rio Games this summer. Flyweight Antonio Vargas (52kg/114lbs) and light welterweight Gary Russell (64kg/141lbs) both won their first three bouts of the tourney, which got underway last week in Azerbaijan, moving them into…

June 22, 2016
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Selby floored early, regroups and outclasses Hunter to retain IBF crown

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Lee Selby endured an early knockdown, but was able to recover and handle Eric Hunter en route to retaining his IBF featherweight crown courtesy of a 12-round unanimous decision Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London. Selby (23-1, 8ko’s) was floored late in the second round when Hunter countered a Selby miss with a gorgeous left hook that landed flush on Selby’s jaw, sending him crashing…

April 11, 2016
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Philly’s Hunter plays “disrespected card”; set to tangle for Selby’s IBF crown

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – As Philadelphia featherweight Eric “The Outlaw” Hunter gets set to take on Lee Selby for Selby’s IBF featherweight title Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London, he not only will be carrying a big chip on his shoulder but also the notion that once again he has been disrespected as a boxer, a sentiment he believes has followed him around his entire career. The slated…

April 5, 2016
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Rodriguez dominates Philly’s Cartagena to claim vacant WBO Latino title

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Philadelphia’s Miguel “No Fear” Cartagena did not have any answers against the hard-charging Ricardo Rodriguez, as he dropped their 10-round vacant WBO Latino super flyweight title Friday night at the Community Center in Palm Beach, Florida. Rodriguez (13-3, 4ko’s) dominated Cartagena for the majority of the bout en route to the unanimous decision, dropping him early on in the bout. The 23-year-old Cartagena (14-3, 5ko’s)…

February 29, 2016
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Sheehan picks up win in pro debut

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Six-time Irish amateur national heavyweight champion and standout Con Sheehan had a successful pro debut, dispatching fellow heavyweight Jonathan Rice over four rounds at Club Nokia, in Los Angeles, California as part of PBC’s undercard on Fox Sports 1 Tuesday night. The 26-year-old Sheehan, who has a tremendous upside, easily dominated the bout. Aside for a clash of heads in the third round, Sheehan, who moved to Oakland, CA,…

January 20, 2016
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Irish amateur heavyweight champ Con Sheehan to make pro debut

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Six-time Irish amateur national heavyweight champion and standout Con Sheehan is poised to make his pro debut when he meets Jonathan Rice in a four-round title at Club Nokia, in Los Angeles, California as part of PBC’s undercard on Fox Sports 1 Tuesday night. The 26-year-old Sheehan has a tremendous upside, as he moved to Oakland, CA, to work with renowned trainer Virgil Hunter. “Cornelius is a strong kid,”…

January 19, 2016
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Breaking: Serrano’s opponent misses flight, title bout rescheduled

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano was set to make her mark in women’s boxing when she was slated to step into the ring Saturday night to take on Helen Joseph in a 10-round title for the vacant WBO World female featherweight title at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York. However, the bout has been rescheduled after it was learned that Joseph missed her flight from Ghana to…

January 12, 2016
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