Rising middleweight Napoleon looks for fourth straight win

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Alicia “The Empress” Napoleon looks for her four straight win to start her career when she tangles against Latashia Burton Friday night at the World Resorts Casino in Queens, New York. Napoleon (3-0, 3ko’s) is coming off a dominating first-round stoppage over durable Natalie King back in July. The 31-year-old native from Linenhurst, New York, jumped all over King from the opening bell. She swarmed her unleashed…

September 17, 2015

Corley gets robbed in Mexico, drops WBC Fecarbox title against Saquilan

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) DeMarcus “Chop Chop” Corley lost his bid for the WBC Fecarbox super lightweight title dropping a very questionable 12-round unanimous decision to Nery “Pantera” Saquilan Saturday night in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The former WBO Super Lightweight champion, Corley (42-24-1, 25ko’s) seemed to simply outwork the native of Guadalajara, Mexico in the first round, as he mixed in his shots and connected late in the round. Saguilan, though, came…

August 25, 2015

JMB’s Fight Schedule

JMB’s updated fight schedule for 3/26-3/28 March 26 At Hialeah, Fla. (ESPN2/ESPN Deportes): Breidis Prescott vs. Fredrick Lawson, 10 rounds, welterweights; Rances Barthelemy vs. Angino Perez, 10 rounds, junior welterweights; Ahmed Elbiali vs. Michael Stafford, 6 rounds, light heavyweights; Patryk Szymanski vs. Yoryi Estrella, 8 rounds, junior middleweights; Kamil Laszczyk vs. TBA, 8 rounds, junior lightweights; Wilky Campfort vs. Devon Moncrieff, 8 rounds, super middleweights; Yasmany Consuegra vs. Taurus Sykes,…

March 23, 2015

Carabajal earns easy win over Guiterrez; Dionicius remains perfect

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Karen Elizabeth “Burbuja” Carabajal earned a four-round unanimous decision over Noelia Gutierrez Sunday night at the Centro Deportivo y Cultural Villa Raffo, Villa Raffo, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The 25-year-old Carabajal (8-0) turned pro in 2013 and has been very active over the last several years. She fought five times in 2014 and it appears she will fight at least seven or so times this year. Gutierrez…

March 9, 2015

McMorrow looking for redemption in Mexico; still wants to fight Ava Knight “I am right here, she does not want to fight me”

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing Exclusive) Melissa “Mighty” McMorrow has been down this road before so she is fully aware of what to expect when she travels to Mexico to take on Kenia Enriquez for the WBO World female flyweight title Saturday night at Centro De Convenciones, Rosarito, Baja California. The scheduled 10-round title fight will be the co-main event on the Mayra Alejandra Gomez/Jackie “La Princesa Azteca” Nava 10-round affair that…

February 27, 2015

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

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

Esperante stops Castillo; regains WBO Latino super bantamweight title

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Leandro David Esperante regained his WBO Latino super bantamweight title after stopping Alan Isaias Luges Castillo in the seventh-round of their 10-round title bout at Club Sportivo America, Rosario, Sante Fe, Argentina Saturday night. After receiving a standing count in the second round, Esperante returned the favor in the seventh round against Castillo. Referee Diego Linari saw that Castillo was hurt and stunned, and was not able…

February 15, 2015

Esperante and Castillo square off for interim WBO Latino title

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Leandro David Esperante looks to regain his WBO Latino title when he battles Alan Isaias Luges Castillo in a scheduled 10-round contest for the interim WBO Latino super bantamweight title Saturday night at Club Sportivo America, Rosario, Sante Fe, Argentina. Esperante (10-4, 9ko’s) won the belt in 2013 when he scored a 10-round unanimous decision over Julian Evatisto Aristule in 2013. Aristule will have a shot…

February 13, 2015

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