This Saturday we will have a true crossroads fight in the 154 pound division as former WBA Super-Welterweight Champion Austin Trout (31-5-0, 17KO) faces Olympian Terrell Gausha (21-1-0, 10KO) in a 10 round main event at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Former WBO World Flyweight Champion Sho Kimura (18-2-2, 11KO) of Japan will make a move down to the Light Flyweight division to take a crack at the WBA (Regular) belt currently held by Carlos Canizales (21-0-1, 17KO) of Venezuela. Continue reading “Sho Kimura Moves Down to Light Flyweight”
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”