Tag: Junior-Welterweight

Cano Floored in the 1st – Gets up to Hammer Ortiz for 2nd Round KO

Trending upward Junior-Welterweight contender 🇲🇽Pablo Cesar Cano (33-7-1, 23KO👊) found himself in a fight against rugged veteran & fellow-Mexican 🇲🇽Roberto Ortiz (35-5-2, 26KO👊) through their 2 rounds of action. While the fight was short, it was a solid watch for those in attendance at the local venue in Guanajuato, Mexico. Continue reading “Cano Floored in the 1st – Gets up to Hammer Ortiz for 2nd Round KO”

Easter Jr. Outpoints Granados in a Fan-Friendly Fight

If you had any reserves about never watching 🇺🇸Robert Easter Jr. (22-1-1, 14KO👊) again after his contest with 🇨🇺Rances Barthelemy that was equivalent to watching 🎨paint-dry…..he more than made up for it, as he and always-game 🇺🇸Adrian Granados (20-8-2, 14KO👊) dished out non-stop action through 10 rounds at the Santander Arena in Reading, Pennsylvania this past Saturday night. Continue reading “Easter Jr. Outpoints Granados in a Fan-Friendly Fight”

Chon Zepeda Gets Signature Career Victory over Pedraza

🇺🇸Jose “Chon” Zepeda (31-2-0, 25KO), who proved to be a handful for current WBC/WBO Super-Lightweight Unified Champion 🇺🇸Jose Carlos Ramirez back in February, took a 10-round unanimous decision (97-93 on all cards) over tough former two-weight World Titlist 🇵🇷Jose “Sniper” Pedraza (26-3-0, 13KO) Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena on the Fury-Wallin undercard. Continue reading “Chon Zepeda Gets Signature Career Victory over Pedraza”

Jorge Linares Wins by Unanimous Decision in Tokyo

At the prestigious Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan, former Lightweight Champion of the World 🇻🇪Jorge Linares (46-5-0 , 28KO) quietly made his way back to the ring to take on journeyman🇵🇭Al Toyogon (10-5-1, 6KO) of the Philippines in the Junior-Welterweight division, and defeated Toyogon by unanimous decision as a start back to square 1 as a steady road to eventually build himself back into contention. Continue reading “Jorge Linares Wins by Unanimous Decision in Tokyo”

Major Prospect Looking to Step Up, and a Respected Contender Looking to Rebound (Ortiz Jr. vs Orozco)

For Oscar De La Hoya, the Golden Boy stable is largely inhabited by those with the where-with-all in how to maneuver with media outlets, possessing the gift of gab, and the natural appeal that enacts them as a lightning rod to propel and push their business to the forefront as one of the most marketable stables.

There is one fighter however under their umbrella that can be looked at as the complete antithesis of their set norm, as he is a relatively quiet, humble, old school show up to work, lunch-pale kind of guy, who is arguably their 2nd best fighter under Golden Boy today, that being super prospect, and #5 WBA Junior-Welterweight contender 🇺🇸Vergil Ortiz Jr. (13-0-0, 13KO). Continue reading “Major Prospect Looking to Step Up, and a Respected Contender Looking to Rebound (Ortiz Jr. vs Orozco)”