2016 Olympic Gold-Medalist 🥇🇰🇿Daniyar “Kazakh-Thunder” Yeleussinov (8-0-0, 4KO) was victorious on the Haney / Abdullaev undercard, and completely erased 🇺🇸Rashard Hicks (12-1-1, 6KO) who had came into his bout unbeaten. Yeleussinov under new Head-Trainer Daniel Santos looks to have Continue reading “Impressive Knockout by Kazakstan’s Decorated Amateur Prospect”
Former WBO Junior-Welterweight Titlist 🇺🇸Maurice Hooker (26-1-3, 17KO) today has made it official by informing the public that for his next bout, he will look to make a move up to the Welterweight division. Continue reading “Mo Hooker Looking to Try his Luck at a New Weight 🗞️”
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.
With both fighters entering the mix of the dangerously crowded Welterweight division, an entertaining fight manifested from the main event on DAZN’s headliner bout, with prospect/contender 🇺🇸Vergil Ortiz Jr. (14-0-0, 14KO) putting forth a dominant performance against tough Mexican veteran challenger 🇲🇽Antonio Orozco (28-2-0, 17KO), showing a wide array of boxing skills enabling him to put together the pieces to eventually secure the 6th round knockout to maintain his perfect knockout streak. Continue reading “Vergil Ortiz Jr. Took on the Toughest Test of his Young Pro Career, Passes it With Flying Colors”