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Reveco Stops Saengthep in Argentina
By Derek Bonnett: Relatively overlooked WBA flyweight champion, Juan Carlos Reveco defended the full title for the sixth time at Polideportivo Gustavo Toro Rodriguez in San Martin, Mendoza, Argentina. The thirty-one year old Reveco, a two division champion, has quietly established his presence among the world’s best 108 and 112 pounders since 2009, but his dismissal of Thailand’s Yodmongkol Saengthep in five rounds reinforced Reveco’s standing as a capable and exciting
Wrath Of Khan Too Much For Alexander The Great
By Derek Bonnett: The MGM Grand hosted a stacked night of world class boxing on Showtime. The nine bout card featured seven televised bouts largely scheduled in the welterweight and light middleweight divisions. The matchmaking featured mostly favored fighters versus lower level opposition, but was highlighted by two evenly matched contest pitting Keith Thurman against Leonard Bundu and Amir Khan taking on Devon Alexander.
Crawford Dominant; Gradovich Draws
By Derek Bonnett
Terence Crawford continued his march toward putting Omaha, Nebraska on the boxing map and securing the 2014 Fighter of the Year honor. Crawford put his WBO lightweight title on the line for the second time against Raymundo Beltran, who arguably won it from Ricky Burns before Crawford did. In undercard action, the ever-popular "Mexican-Russian" Evgeny Gradovich defended his IBF featherweight title against unbeaten Jayson Velez of Puerto Rico.
Fonfara, Fortuna, and Kameda Disappoint in Chicago
By Derek Bonnett: Showtime presented a triple-header of world class boxing at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois, USA, which figured to produce divisional shaping results at light heavyweight, super featherweight, and bantamweight. Instead, Andrezj Fonfara, Javier Fortuna, and Tomoki Kameda did just enough to maintain their current statues, unable to produce an emphatic victory among the three of them.
Golovkin and Walters Validate HBO and P4P Merit
By Derek Bonnett: Gennady Golovkin has rapidly become one of boxing’s premiere must see fighters in the game; even more quickly, Nicholas Walters has joined Golovkin in those very same ranks. The two WBA champions shared an HBO televised card from The StubHub Center in Carson, California on October 18. It certainly will not be their last time under HBO lights.
Estrada Dominates Segura; Scores TKO in Eleventh
By Derek Bonnett
The first weekend of September saw two dynamite flyweight match-ups unfold to produce two juggernauts of the division and position them for what could only be described as a true Super Fight. First, Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez dethroned Akira Yaegashi to claim the WBC flyweight championship, his third title in as many divisions. Next, it was WBA/WBO flyweight champion Juan Francisco Estrada’s turn to negotiate the relentless power-punching pressure of fellow Mexican G
Gonzalez Claims Third Division Title;Inoue Defends
By Derek Bonnett: Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez, Nicaragua’s greatest fighter since Alexis Arguello and the closest equivalent to Ricardo Lopez among the lower weight classes, captured his third divisional world title on the road at Yoyogi #2 Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan early this morning. Gonzalez, champion at minimumweight, light flyweight, and, now, flyweight stopped defending champion Akira Yaegashi in nine rounds of their scheduled twelve rounder for the WBC flyweight championship. In