Sosa on possible mandatory title bout against Corrales “I hope it can happen”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Newly crowned WBA Super Featherweight champ Jason Sosa is still soaking up his shocking upset win over Javier Fortuna in early June, but the native of Camden, New Jersey, is also looking ahead to bigger things in 2016. Sosa (19-1-4, 15KO’s), who traveled to Beijing as a huge underdog against Fortuna back on June 24th, and pulled off the biggest win of his career when he stopped him…

July 19, 2016

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

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

The Latin Snake slithers back in the ring Friday, takes on late replacement Abie Han

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Sergio “The Latin Snake” Mora returns to the ring Friday when he takes on a last-minute replacement in Abie Han in a scheduled 12-round contest for the vacant USBA middleweight title in Biloxi, Mississippi. The 34-year-old Mora (27-3-2, 14ko’s) had a quiet 2014 in which he only fought two times — both wins — the last coming in December against Dashon Leonard. Mora was dropped in…

February 6, 2015

Trout to face Grajeda, eyes possible rematch with Lara

By: Rich Quiñones (Exclusive) Fresh off his win over Australian Daniel Dawson, former junior middleweight titlist Austin Trout will turn around and get back into the ring December 11th to face Luis Grajeda at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California. The slated 10-round junior middleweight affair will be aired on ESPN and it will honor late great promoter Dan Goosen, who passed away September 29th after a battle…

October 29, 2014

Robinson tangles against Sosa, eyes Pacquiao down road

On “Q” Sports caught up with welterweight the “New” Ray Robinson, who is currently ranked 8th by the WBO and 10th by the WBC, to talk about his upcoming fight against George Sosa, his climb up the rankings, and his desire to fight Manny Pacquiao. Rich: Ray good to catch up, how are things? How is training going? Ray: “Same here, everything is good, I feel real good, just got…

May 7, 2014

Kauffman cruisers past Thompson, eyes Povetkin next

Travis Kauffman said he wanted 2014 to be his year in the ring, and he got off to a good start Saturday night at the Sands Event Center against Vincent Thompson in the main event of XFE’s and King’s Promotions card. The slated 10-round affair was for the vacant WBA Fedelatin heavyweight title, but at times looked more like a glorified sparring session and on paper it seemed that way….

January 26, 2014