Judging the Judges

Seeking a more modern approach California State Athletic Commission has implemented a computer program to identify and analyze problems with performances by its judges and referees. 

Belasco Fights April Showers photo gallery

Pablo Rubio, Charles Huerta, Ivan Delgado and more fought at Belasco Theater. It was a short but powerful boxing card put on by Golden Boy Promotions. 

Maricela Cornejo Stands Out

Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo (6-2) has one of those tales and comes by way of the state of Washington. She trains in Riverside County under the guidance of Joel Diaz and fights Sydney LeBlanc (4-0-1) on Sunday at the Novo Theater in L.A. Live in a middleweight bout. Fox Sports 1 will televise.

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Roberto Duran in Big Bear

One of the great legends of boxing Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran has been assisting Sugar Shane Mosley in the mountain resort training camp for his upcoming fight in two weeks. Duran won world titles in the lightweight, welterweight, super welterweight and middleweight divisions with his biggest win coming against Sugar Ray Leonard in 1980. It was Leonard’s first defeat as a pro and established Duran as a superstar in the sport. 

Fight Chatter: Results and upcoming action from around the world.

Layla McCarter (38-13-5) fights Szilvia Szabados (16-9) in a 10 round main event at Sam’s Town Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. McCarter recently signed with Mayweather Promotions and will be the co-main event. Many consider McCarter, a Las Vegas resident, the best female fighter in the world at any weight. 


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Canelo vs GGG and Cinco de Mayo 2017 Fight Photos

Fight photos from Las Vegas of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez dominating performance over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and the surprising announcement of Canelo versus Gennady "GGG" Golovkin later this year.  Photos by Al Applerose.

Photo Gallery of Top Rank show at StubHub Center

A trio of world champions descended into the famous StubHub Center boxing's newest home of gladiators. WBO featherweight champion Oscar Valdez engaged in one of the better fights this year. WBO super bantamweight champion Jessie Magdaleno and WBO super middleweight champion both got wins. Also, Olympian Shakur Stevenson made his pro debut.

Kaliesha and Layla American Fighters

West, a world titlist in the bantamweight and super bantamweight division, was scheduled to fight on Saturday July 1, in Aguascalientes, Mexico. The promoter called her on Saturday June 25, to advise her of the failed bout.  “The promoter said a family emergency came up,” said West of her latest fight cancellation. It’s typical in the female boxing world where elite fighters like West and others are widely avoided by opponents who decide to not show up for various reasons. It happened once again for the umpteenth time.


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