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Ruben Villa Wins WBO Youth Title Saturday Night in Front of Hometown Fans

Prized prospect Ruben Villa(11-0, 4 KOs) continued his upward trajectory by thoroughly dismantling Marlon Olea(13-3, 12 KOs) to win the vacant  WBO Youth Featherweight Title Saturday night from his hometown of  Salinas, Calif. Villa, just days before his twenty-first birthday, headlined his first event and won his first title in front of a raucous home crowd. The southpaw delivered an impressive performance, winning every round on all… Read More

Hearn: Fury asked for 50-50 deal

By Scott Gilfoid: Tyson Fury asked for a 50-50 purse split for a fight against IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, according to Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn. He says Fury wants four easy tune-up fights against poor opposition, and then he wants a fight against Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) for a 50 percent cut of the revenue. Hearn laughed after… Read More

McGuigan says Canelo Alvarez should receive lifetime ban

By Jeff Aranow: Former featherweight world champion Barry McGuigan believes Mexican star Saul Canelo Alvarez should receive nothing less than a lifetime ban from boxing for his two positive tests for the banned substance clenbuterol while training for his now canceled May 5 fight against IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin. McGuigan points out that boxing is different from cycling… Read More

Joshua says Wilder should jump at the opportunity that is about to be presented to him.

Anthony Joshua, who currently holds three of the four major world titles, tells Sky Sports that WBC titleholder Deontay Wilder now has his strict attention. And with that being said, Joshua claims that his team is about to make an offer to Wilder that he should be ‘over the moon’ about, for what would be an undisputed heavyweight title unification.… Read More

GH3 Promotions fighters shine in Philly!

Two of GH3 Promotions top fighters remained undefeated last Friday night at The Fillmore in Philadelphia. Super Middleweight Ronald Ellis won a six-round unanimous decision over Taneal Goyco, while Joey Alday, Jr. kept his perfect knockout record intact by stopping Michael Crain in the 3rd round of their junior middleweight bout. Ellis battered the upset-specialist Goyco for much of the… Read More

Card set for This Friday night’s King’s Promotions show

A terrific eight-bout card has been assembled for THIS FRIDAY NIGHT!! at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center. 6 undercard bouts have been added to the already announced eight-round super featherweight main event that will pit Frank De Alba (22-2-2, 9 KOs) of Reading, PA taking in O’Shaquie Foster (12-2, 8 KOs) of Houston, TX. Also previously announced is the six-round co-feature… Read More