Fight Chatter: Results and Upcoming Action

Carl Frampton (26-1) was the winner by technical knockout over Luke Jackson (16-1) stopping him in the eighth round on Saturday Aug. 18. The interim WBO featherweight title fight took place in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Also, heavyweight Tyson Fury (27-0) soundly defeated Francesco Pianeta (35-5-1) by unanimous decision 

Emilio Sanchez is Back

Emilio Sanchez came back and reclaimed his victory after the first upset in his career, a knockout loss against Eugene Lagos at Fantasy Springs back in March, in a featherweight main event on Friday, at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, CA. Several other bouts took place.

Hollywood Fight Night Results

In front of the sold-out crowd, Kazakhstans Ali Akhmedov (12-0, 9 KOs) ended the night for Jorge Escalante (9-2-1, 6 KOs) with a fourth-round stoppage against his opponent, leaving the crowd puzzled at the referees decision. But there were several exciting fights including a female lightweight clash.

Munguia Beats Smith in Las Vegas

Munguia (30-0, 25 KOs) was unable to continue his knockout streak but proved he was too powerful for former world champion Smith (26-2-1, 14 KOs) in front of a sold out crowd of 2,470 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The Tijuana fighter’s knockout streak was stopped at six.

ESPN Fights: Pacman, Prograis and More

In a battle for the WBA welterweight title it was Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao who emerged the more ready for prime time in taking the title from Argentina’s Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse by knockout on Saturday.

Two Days at the StubHub photo gallery

On two consecutive days boxing reigned supreme as youngster Ryan Garcia filled the StubHub Center with more than 6,700 fans. On Saturday, Gennady "GGG" Golovkin filled the same venue with 7,000 fans. It was boxing at its best showcasing the future stars and current greats. Photos galore. Here are several of our favorite photos.

Munguia and Company photo gallery

WBO super welterweight Jaime Munguia retained the world title by decision after 12 bruising rounds with England's Liam Smith at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The action was fierce. Here are some photos and a few others of a few fights. All photos by Al Applerose.

Another Look at La Cobra and Others 

Local Los Angeles favorites sold out an All-Star boxing show at the Pacific Palms Resort in the City of Industry, and reminded me all over again, why I loved the sport of boxing. Adelaida La Cobra Ruiz rumbled to her third consecutive knockout and more at the All Star Boxing Event headed by Ed Holmes.

Top Desert Gyms Showcase Talent at Agua Caliente

Local crowds headed to the desert and filled the showroom for a memorable night of amateur and professional boxing at the Agua Caliente Casino on Saturday night. Several of the top gyms in the area had their talent on display including Joel Diaz, Robert Garcia and Henry Ramirez stable of gems. 

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Photo Gallery of Amanda Serrano MMA Debut

Here are a few photos taken at the MMA debut of boxing star Amanda Serrano in Los Angeles, California. The Combate Americas fight card photos were taken by photographer Al Applerose.

GGG and Canelo Gallery

Check this brief photo gallery of the fight between Gennady "GGG" Golovkin and Saul "Canelo"Alvarez that took place on Saturday Sept. 16 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. All photos were taken by Al Applerose.

Monster Inoue Photo Gallery

All photos by Al Applerose
Japan's most popular fighter Naoya "Monster" Inoue showed the American public at the StubHub Center that he could be the best super flyweight of them all on Saturday Sept. 9. Here is a photo gallery of the action from his fight against challenger Antonio Nieves for the WBO super flyweight title that Inoue holds.

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