As Emanuele Navarrete (27-1-0, 23KO) made his way to the ring Saturday night, the crowd at the Tucson Arena let the WBO Super Bantamweight champion know that they were behind him for his first title defense, which came in the form of a rematch with the man he took the belt from, Isaac Dogboe (20-2-0, 14KO). Continue reading “Navarrete Shines in Tucson, Dogboe at a Crossroads”
Emanuel Navarrete (27-1-0, 23KO) successfully defended his WBO Super-Bantamweight title after stopping Isaac Dogboe (20-2-0, 14KO) in the 12th round of their rematch last night.
Back in the year 2017, we had an exciting brawl break out in the ring between Miguel ‘El Alacran’ Berchelt (now 35-1-0, 31KO) and then-WBC Super-Featherweight Champion Francisco ‘El Bandido’ Vargas (now 25-1-2, 18KO).
‘NEHO! NEHO!’…a classic phrase meaning to ‘uproot’…uttered & shouted frequently by WBO Super-Bantamweight Champion Isaac ‘Royal Storm’ Dogboe (20–0–0, 14KO), a fighter that has been turning pundits’ heads and has put boxing in a frenzy since 2018 came to fruition.
Packing serious power, plenty of speed, and a personality to match, he has proven himself to be a major force barreling through the division, to where many boxing insider’s view him as the best fighter in the Super-Bantamweight division.
He has yet another solid test in front of him with a fighter named Emanuel Navarrete (25–1–0, 22KO), who is ranked as the #2 contender in the WBO rankings, and by general consensus is viewed as a top-7 fighter in the division, with plenty of power in his own right to worry about as an opponent.
This fight will be the co-headliner to the Vasiliy Lomachenko/Jose Pedraza card taking place on December 8th in the Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden.