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Results & photos: Omar Figueroa defeats Ricky Burns; McDonnell upsets Kameda

Omar “Panterita” Figueroa (25-0-1, 18 KOs) remained undefeated as he put on an exciting show in front of a raucous hometown crowd and earned a unanimous decision over Ricky Burns (37-5-1, 11 KOs) on Premier Boxing Champions on CBS live from State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. Figueroa was the sharper fighter who landed harder punches and was able to dictate the pace of the fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Laurence Cole Show: Omar Figueroa’s Win Over Ricky Burns Overshadowed By Rancid Ref

In the main event of Saturday’s “Premier Boxing Champions” card on CBS, junior welterweight Omar Figueroa, Jr. hammered out a bruising unanimous decision victory over Ricky Burns. The fighters mostly went at it in the tiniest phone booth you’ll ever find, trading shots while trying to smother and sap each other’s energy. Burns (37-5-1, 11 KO) started out strong. He used...
Via The Queensbury Rules
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Undefeated Figueroa unanimously outpoints Burns

HIDALGO, Texas (AP) Undefeated Omar Figueroa unanimously outpointed Scotland's Ricky Burns on Saturday in a super lightweight fight on the Premier Boxing Champions on CBS card at State Farm Arena. In front of a raucous hometown crowd, Figueroa improved to 25-0-1. He received winning scores of 116-110 from two judges and 117-109 from the other. ''Fighting a fight like that, it takes...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Figueroa vs. Burns & McDonnell vs. Kameda set for May 9 in Texas, on CBS

Exciting and undefeated Omar “Panterita” Figueroa (24-0-1, 18 KOs) will take on former two-division champion Ricky Burns (37-4-1, 11 KOs) in the main event when Premier Boxing Champions returns to CBS on Saturday, May 9 at 4 p.m. ET at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. In the co-main event, a pair of bantamweight world champions square off when Tomoki Kameda (31-0, 19 KOs...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

More legal wrangling from Frank Warren vs. Ricky Burns

Recently, we posted dueling stories from Ricky Burns/Eddie Hearns & Frank Warren about their ongoing legal drama, and which side came out ahead. There's another set of releases sent from each side today. Here, we'll showcase what each side had to say in full. From Frank Warren: The Court today confirmed that boxing promoter Frank Warren won his claim against boxer Ricky Burns...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Burns vs. Terence Crawford to be aired in US on AWE

On Saturday afternoon, March 1st, Ricky Burns will take on highly regarded and undefeated Terence Crawford in a 12-round bout from the Scottish Exhibition Centre in Glasgow, Scotland. The fight can be viewed live and exclusively across the United States on AWE, A Wealth of Entertainment. "This world title fight showdown has the makings of a 'fight of the year'. Crawford is undefeated...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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