April 20,2014 Boxing Results from Los Angeles By Miguel Maravilla at ringside Ed Holmes’ All Star Boxing returned to the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday night for its popular “Battle of the Rising Stars” series, showcasing young Southern California talent. In the main … Continue reading April 20,2014 R.I.P Rubin “Hurricane” Carter: 1937-2014 By James Slater Legendary 1960′s middleweight contender Ruben “Hurricane” Carter today passed away at the age of 76. Carter, who was famously and wrongfully imprisoned for a 1966 triple murder, lost his battle with prostate cancer. He was a fine … Continue reading April 20,2014 Hopkins-Shumenov scorecard analysis By Karl Freitag While Quillin-Konecny was one-sided, and Porter-Malignaggi was a blowout, the controversial scoring in the Bernard Hopkins vs. Beibut Shumenov light heavyweight unification fight warrants some analysis. Interestingly, all three judges agreed on nine of the twelve rounds … Continue reading April 20,2014 Bernard Hopkins: Stevenson, I am coming to Canada After outclassing and schooling Beibut Shumenov to unify the IBF and WBA titles, record setting 49-year-old Bernard Hopkins spoke to Showtime’s Jim Gray in the ring. On the bizarre split decision: “Listen, when you get into all that about the … Continue reading April 20,2014 Rodriguez defeats Cruz by unanimous decision WBO #6 rated featherweight Gamalier Rodriguez (24-2-3, 16 KOs) pounded out a ten round unanimous decision over former Olympian and world title challenger Orlando “El Fenomeno” Cruz (20-4-1, 10 KOs) on Saturday night at the Bahia Shrine Temple in Orlando, … Continue reading April 20,2014 Briggs stops Mireles in just 27 seconds Comebacking former heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (53-6-1, 47 KOs) needed just 27 seconds to stop Mexican heavyweight Francisco Mireles (17-9, 5 KOs) on Saturday night at the Black Bear Casino in Carlton, Minnesota. The 286lb Mireles went down from the … Continue reading April 20,2014 Porter KOs Malignaggi, retains IBF welterweight title. By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-0-1, 15 KOs) scored a brutal fourth round KO over former champ Paul Malignaggi (33-7, 7 KOs). Porter staggered Malignaggi in round two and dealt serious hurt to the … Continue reading April 20,2014 UFC on FOX 11: Browne gets Werdoomed, Fabricio gets shot at Cain The momentum and the hype was all with Travis Browne leading up to his UFC on FOX main event against Fabricio Werdum at the Amway Center Saturday night. But as soon as the bell rang, the Brazilian veteran made it … Continue reading April 20,2014 Verdejo blows away Zavala in 74 seconds Unbeaten lightweight Felix “Diamante” Verdejo (12-0, 9 KOs) needed just 74 seconds to demolish Ivan “El Oso” Zavala (6-6-1, 2 KOs). The fight was the co-feature on Saturday night’s big UniMas card at the Bahia Shrine Temple, Orlando, Florida. Unbeaten … Continue reading