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May 06,2015 Uchiyama keeps WBA 130lb belt ten times by quick demolition of Jomthong in two

By Joe Koizumi WBA super-featherweight “super” champion Takashi Uchiyama (23-0-1, 19 KOs), 129.5, an unbeaten KO artist of Japan, retained his throne as he displayed a finest knockout in his career by stretching previously unbeaten Thailander Jomthong Chuwatana (9-1, 4 … Continue reading

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May 06,2015 Taguchi retains WBA 108lb belt by 7th round TKO over Kwanthai

By Joe Koizumi WBA light-flyweight champ Ryoichi Taguchi (22-2-1, 9 KOs), 108, a lanky Japanese speedster, impressively kept his newly acquired belt as he amazingly floored ex-WBA titlist Kwanthai Sithmorseng (49-4-1, 26 KOs), 107.75, from Thailand, five times to halt … Continue reading

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May 06,2015 Canelo-Kirkland fight week update

Photos: Juan DeLeon – Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions Canelo-Kirkland fight week festivities are underway in Houston, Texas. On Tuesday, Alvarez and Kirkland made live appearances at a Cinco De Mayo “Fan Fiesta,” then participated in a ceremonial coin toss before the … Continue reading

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May 06,2015 Curran is saving her fight for the Octagon

If Kailin Curran had the first-time UFC jitters we all hear about in her Octagon debut against Paige VanZant last November, she had a funny way of showing them, as she and Miss VanZant both earned Fight of the Night … Continue reading

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May 06,2015 Ikehara barely keeps WBO female 105lb belt

By Joe Koizumi WBO female mini-flyweight champ Kumiko Seeser Ikehara (7-1-2, 3 KOs), 105, very barely kept her belt as she was awarded a hairline split technical decision over compatriot Kayoko Ebata (8-6, 4 KOs), 105, at 0:28 of the … Continue reading

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May 06,2015 World title tripleheader in Japan today

Report by Joe Koizumi Photos by Boxing Beat A world title tripleheader will be held today (Wednesday) in Tokyo, Japan. Unbeaten WBA super-feather “super” champ Takashi Uchiyama (22-0-1, 18 KOs) will risk his belt against also undefeated ex-OPBF ruler Jomthong … Continue reading

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May 06,2015 Boxing Buzz

Livestreaming piracy takes a shot at HBO/Showtime over MayPac Manny Pacquiao: From hero to cheat? Pacquiao’s a legend in the Philippines, but will he be president? Pacquiao could face perjury charges over injury fiasco Philadelphia lawyer joins crusade to restore … Continue reading

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May 06,2015 Mayweather-Pacquiao Updates

No official PPV numbers yet, but it’s a given that Saturday night’s Mayweather-Pacquiao fight broke the all-time PPV record. Online sportsbooks breathed a sigh of relief with Mayweather winning by unanimous decision. A Pacquiao win would have meant big losses. … Continue reading

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May 05,2015 Shaw plans quick HBO return for Jennings, Santana

After HBO had their highest rated show since 2012 with the Klitschko-Jennings bout on April 25th, promoter Gary Shaw says his fighters Bryant Jennings (19-1, 10 KOs) and Francisco Santana (22-4-1, 11 KOs) will make quick comeback to the premium … Continue reading

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