Trainer Naazim Richardson has been a part of some big time fights while training his fighters, such as Shane Mosley, and his insight into the Floyd Mayweather-Saul Alvarez bout should be listened to.
The time is definitely right for Alvarez to face Mayweather, as there is no better time than Sept. 14 for the up-and-coming star to fight in the biggest fight of his career.
Marcos Maidana def. Josesito Lopez via TKO in R6
Erislandy Lara def. Alfredo Angulo via TKO in R10 (1:50)
Jermell Charlo def. Demetrius Hopkins via UD (115-113X3)
Johan Perez def. Yoshihiro Kamegai via UD
Gerald Washington def. Sherman Williams via UD
Ronny Rios def. Leonilo Miranda via TKO in R6 (1:37)
Manuel Avila def. Jamal Parram via UD
Jamie Kavanagh def. Adolfo Landeros via...
Full weigh in results from Los Angeles, CA
Marcos Maidana 147 vs. Josesito Lopez 145
Erislandy Lara 153.8 vs. Alfredo Angulo 153
Jermell Charlo 153.6 vs. Demetrius Hopkins 153
Gerald Washington 240 vs. Sherman Williams 267
Yoshihiro Kamegai 147 vs. Johan Perez 147
Manuel Avila 121 vs. Jamal Parram 122
Jamie Kavanagh 136.5 vs. Adolfo Landeros 137
Joseph Diaz 122.5 vs. Rigoberto Casillas...
New Jersey's own Thomas "Cornflake" LaManna (10-0, 6 KOs) will be stepping into the ring again on March 8 at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on the undercard of the ESPN2 Friday Night Fights-televised night of boxing, promoted by Sampson Boxing and featuring Victor Cayo (31-3 22 KOs) vs. Emmanuel Taylor (16-1 11 KOs) in the main event.
This past week, I had the pleasure of attending the Adrien Broner-Gavin Rees fight in Atlantic City. From the weigh-in to the fight itself, the experience certainly was memorable.
I wanted share some of my observations and experiences from the Broner vs. Rees fight week. Also, I will give my report on the undercard bouts that may not have been seen by many fans.
Credit: Will Hart...
Demetrius Hopkins (33-2-1, 13 KOs) easily boxed his way to a six-round TKO win over an overmatched Charles Whittaker (39-14-2, 23 KOs) on the undercard of the Adrien Broner-Gavin Rees fight card from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. From the moment this fight started, Demetrius Hopkins was two things—boring and terribly effective. His jab controlled [...]
After a broken thumb forced Johnathon Banks to withdraw from his February 16 rematch with Seth Mitchell, Golden Boy Promotions has announced that a pivotal 12-round WBC super middleweight title eliminator between unbeaten number one rated contender Nikola Sjekloca and number two rated contender Sakio "The Scorpion" Bika will move into the HBO World Championship Boxing co...
Demetrius Hopkins (32-2-1, 12 KOs) continues to make his case as something other than a mere fringe guy at junior middleweight, taking on veteran Charles Whittaker (39-13-2, 23 KOs) on the undercard of the Adrien Broner-Gavin Rees card from Atlantic City, New Jersey on Saturday night. The USBA 154-pound belt is on the line, with [...]
Unbeaten Canadian welterweight star Phil Lo Greco and junior middleweight veteran Demetrius Hopkins, along with a host of east coast talent, will stack the Adrien Broner vs. Antonio DeMarco undercard at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City this Saturday, November 17, making it a must see night for fight fans throughout the region.
In the featured undercard bouts both scheduled for eight...