Acclaimed former 2-division World Titlist Jose ‘Sniper’ Pedraza (25-2-0, 12KO) will fight on the undercard of Ito/Herring, and he will face off against Mexican fighter Antonio Lozada Jr. (40-2-1, 34KO), who last year knocked out once highly touted prospect Felix Verdejo in an upset victory which culminated a strong performance from the Mexican boxer. Continue reading “The Return of a Sniper Against an Interesting Opponent”
Top Rank Boxing’s newest addition, WBO Super-Featherweight World Titlist Masayuki Ito (25-1-1, 13KO) will take to the ring for the first time since signing his new deal to fight former Marine-Sergeant & #9 WBO ranked contender Jamel ‘Semper Fi’ Herring (19-2-0, 10KO) as the headliner on Saturday’s ESPN card. Continue reading “Masayuki Ito Looks to Defend his World Title Against Iron-Clad Jamel Herring”
This weekend San Francisco native Devin Haney (21-0-0, 13KO), 20, will continues his progression from lightweight prospect to contender when he takes on Antonio Moran (24-3-0, 17KO) of Mexico in a 10 round bout on Saturday night. Continue reading “Devin Haney Headlines First Card against Antonio Moran”
I have always had a special appreciation for Francisco Vargas. The battles he engaged in with Takashi Miura and Orlando Salido are legendary. When he took to the ring, I never doubted that I was going to see him leave every ounce of himself in there, or that he was going to force his opponent to do the same before he would take a loss. Continue reading “Berchelt Wins Tucson, Batters Vargas”
Powerpunching WBC Heavyweight World Titlist Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (40-0-1, 39KO) will look to make a 9th defense of his Title by letter of the law in facing Mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale (20-1-0, 18KO) on Saturday, May 18th.