Unloading a whirlwind of slugging shots to the head and body, WBO Junior-Featherweight Champion 🇲🇽Emanuel Navarette (28-1-0, 24KO) forced referee Raul Caiz Jr to jump in and save formerly undefeated 🇺🇸Francisco De Vaca (20-1-0, 6KO) at the 1:54 mark of round 3 Saturday on the ESPN headliner. Continue reading “Navarette Punches Ticket to Las Vegas after Dominating De Vaca”
Earlier we had received confirmation that Cuban boxing legend 🇨🇺Jose “Mantequilla” Napoles (81-7-0, 54KO) has passed away at the age of 79. In recent years, he had dealt with many different ailments that affected the quality of his life.
Napoles was a Cuban boxer who defected to Mexico in 1962 and became one of Mexico’s most recognizable and loved Champions. From a Championship run that started with a big win over the talented Curtis Cokes, he went on to become one of the greatest Welterweight Champions of all-time. He will definitely be missed in the boxing community.
WBO World Super-Bantamweight Champion 🇲🇽Emanuel Navarrete (27-1-0, 23KO) will make the second defense of his title against undefeated 🇺🇸Francisco De Vaca (20-0-0, 6KO), Saturday night at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Continue reading “Navarette Moves to Headliner in Second Title Defense, Magdaleno Back in Action”
With this fight being elevated to the main event on ESPN+ card on Saturday night after the injury suffered by Carl Frampton, Philly native and Super-Featherweight contender 🇺🇸Jason Sosa (23-3-4, 16KO) got in the ring to square off against 🇺🇸Haskell Rydell Rhodes (27-4-1, 13KO) to try and impress the boxing contingent and put on a show for his home crowd, and he was successful in doing both. Continue reading “Sosa Walks Down Rhodes for the TKO Stoppage”
Women’s boxing great and reigning LINEAL-UNDISPUTED Middleweight Champion of the World ♛🥇🥇🇺🇸Claressa “T-Rex” Shields (9-0-0, 2KO) has more lofty aspirations to go after, this time trying to become a Triple-Crown, 3-division Champion. Continue reading “The Hunger for More (Claressa Shields Returns)”
“They often say that the impact of a man can be felt, and ultimately reflective of his people”
This shot by Eloisa Lopez captures the excited Filipino fans exploding with joy as they watch 🇵🇭Manny Pacquiao win the WBA Welterweight title Saturday against Keith Thurman at a public viewing in Marikina, Philippines.
He did it…40 year old all-time-great ♛🇵🇭Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (62-7-2, 39KO) overtakes 🇺🇸Keith “One Time” Thurman’s (29-1-0, 22KO) claim as WBA World Champion, and becomes a Welterweight Champion for the 4th time in his career, as well as the oldest man to do so (40 years old), out-dueling the younger man of 10 years via Split Decision verdict with historical implications. Continue reading “The Living Legend Does it Once Again, Adds to his Legendary Campaign of a Career 🔥”