Day: May 19, 2019

Felix Alvarado Defeats Reiya Konishi, Retains IBF Light Fly Belt in Japan

By Carlos Costa In an exciting battle, IBF Light Flyweight World Champion Nicaraguan Felix Alvarado scored a well-deserved 12-round unanimous decision victory over local world-ranked 108-pounder Reiya Konishi for a successful first world title defense Sunday, May 19, at the plush Portopia Hotel in Kobe, Japan. The hard-punching Alvarado (35-2, 30 […]

DUNO TAKES HOME WBO BELT, AVENGES GESTA LOSS

By Sanman Boxing Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California: Filipino lightweight prospect Romero “Ruthless” Duno, now W20 KO15 L1 D0, is the new WBO NABO LIGHTWEIGHT title as he wins a ninth round technical decision win against Juan Antonio “Mozo” Rodriguez (W30 KO27 L7 D0). The event was presented by Golden […]

Sensational Naoya Inoue Crushes Emmanuel Rodriguez, Nonito Donaire is Next!

Naoya Inoue Crushes Emmanuel Rodriguez in 2 rounds becomes WBA-IBF Unified Champion

By Carlos Costa On fire and thrilling fans once again, “The Monster” Naoya Inoue crushed and stopped Puerto Rican world titlist Emmanuel Rodriguez in a fast and explosive round two knockout win to become the unified WBA/IBF Bantamweight World Champion Saturday, May 18, at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, […]

Alvarado and Koneshi Successful in IBF’s 2nd Weigh-in

By Carlos Costa IBF 108 World Champion 🇳🇮 Felix Alvarado and Challenger 🇯🇵 Reiya Konishi were successful and in good physical condition during the second weigh-in regulated by the IBF, in which the two warriors had to weigh less than 118 pounds. 🥊🥊 Both men, looked confident, strong and in […]

Back at 135 pounds, Sijara Eubanks feels ‘like an athlete for the first time in two years’

By Shaun Al-Shatti@shaunalshatt MMAfighting.com Please excuse Sijara Eubanks if UFC Rochester starts to feel a little familiar by the time Saturday night rolls around. That’s because after a seesaw two-year experiment at flyweight, one which featured plenty of ups and downs, Eubanks will make her return to the 135-pound division against undefeated contender Aspen Ladd. The […]