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May 22,2015 Povetkin pulverizes Perez in 91 seconds

By Karl Freitag In a WBC heavyweight eliminator, Alexander Povetkin (29-1, 21 KOs) spectacularly destroyed Mike Perez (21-2, 13 KOs) in the first round on Friday night at the Luzhniki Arena in Moscow, Russia. Povetkin, the 2004 super heavyweight Olympic … Continue reading

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May 22,2015 Cormier ready for “Bully” Johnson

No matter what Daniel Cormier says about him, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson insists he’s no bully. When he gets hit, Johnson hits back. That’s his mentality . . . Click here for more at UFC.com . . . . COMING UP NEXT: … Continue reading

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May 22,2015 Drozd retains WBC cruiserweight belt

By Karl Freitag WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28 KOs) scored a ninth round TKO over late sub Lukasz Janik (28-3, 15 KOs) in his first world title defense on Friday night at the Luzhniki Arena in Moscow, Russia. … Continue reading

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May 22,2015 WBC Donaire-Ruiz purse bid results

At a purse offer ceremony held today at the WBC offices in Mexico City, Promociones del Pueblo won the right to promote the super bantamweight final elimination bout between #1 ranked Hugo Ruiz and #3 ranked Nonito Donaire with a … Continue reading

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May 22,2015 Chakhkiev KOs Wright in eight to win IBO belt

By Karl Freitag Cruiserweight Rakhim Chakhkiev (23-1, 18 KOs) scored an eighth round KO over previously unbeaten Junior Anthony Wright (13-1-1, 11 KOs) on Friday night at the Luzhniki Arena in Moscow, Russia. The awkward Wright frustrated Chakhkiev for most … Continue reading

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May 22,2015 Sanchez, Ramos make weight

WBA interim super flyweight champion David “Tornado” Sanchez (27-2-2, 21 KOs) and veteran Walberto Ramos (23-6-2, 16 KOs) both made weight for their clash on Saturday night at the Centro de Usos Multiples in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico. Sanchez weighed … Continue reading

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May 22,2015 Dirrell, DeGale make weight

By Karl Freitag Both fighters make weight for Saturday’s NBC-televised super middleweight showdown for the vacant IBF title between Andre Dirrell (24-1, 16 KOs) and James DeGale (20-1, 14 KOs) at the Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts. DeGale weighed in … Continue reading

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May 22,2015 Kudryashov stops Meroro in six

Unbeaten cruiserweight KO artist Dmitry Kudryashov (18-0, 18 KOs) scored a sixth round KO over Vikapita Meroro (28-5, 14 KOs) on Friday night at the Luzhniki Arena in Moscow. Meroro frustrated Kudryashov early. However Kudryashov came on and dropped Meroro … Continue reading

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May 22,2015 Charr outpoints Leapai over ten

In a crossroads heavyweight clash between former world title challengers, Manuel Charr (28-3, 16 KOs) won a comfortable ten round unanimous decision over Alex Leapai (30-7-3, 24 KOs) on Friday night in Moscow. Charr started to pull away midway as … Continue reading

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