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Caferro Scores 3rd Round Knockout in Billings, Montana

by on Mar.27, 2017, under Boxing News

Story and Photos by Ricardo Ibarra

Caferro lands on Zeigler.

Caferro lands on Zeigler.

Helena, Montana’s Duran Caferro (16-1, 12 KOs) turned in a dominant performance on Saturday night at the Shrine Auditorium in Billings, Montana, knocking out Cheyenne Zeigler (3-13, 2 KOs), of Lower Brule, South Dakota in the super middleweight main event of Silver Wolf Fight Promotions’ “Magic City Fight Night.” Caferro used his superior skills to out-box Zeigler for two rounds before ending matters in the third with a vicious uppercut.

Using his longer reach and lateral movement, Caferro quickly set the range of the fight in the first round, jabbing at a distance and following up with quick straight rights. Caferro maintained a steady work-rate throughout the first round, keeping Zeigler on the outside and unable to cut the distance, instead catching hard counter shots as he made the effort to get in close. Late in the round a crisp jab rocked Zeigler back and slightly buckled his knees. (continue reading…)

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Results from Kansas – Olympic medal winner Nico Hernandez wins pro debut

by on Mar.27, 2017, under Press Releases

Nico Hernandez (R) is a future star - (Photo by Charles Yellowfeather / KO Night Boxing)

Nico Hernandez (R) is a future star – (Photo by Charles Yellowfeather / KO Night Boxing)

2016 Olympic Bronze medalist Nico Hernandez
Shines in professional debut win at home
 
Tramaine “The Mighty Midget” Williams decisions Eduardo “Thunder” Garza to improve to 10-0

Neeco “Rooster” Macias crows after
Dominant victory over Cesar Soriano
“KO Night Boxing: History Begins”

MULVANE, Kansas – A future star was born last night as 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez turned in a stellar performance in his professional debut, stopping Pat “Slacks” Gutierrez in the fourth round of the “KO Night Boxing: History Begins” main event, which aired live on CBS Sports Network from Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas.

“KO Night Boxing: History Begins” was presented by KO Night Boxing LLC, in association with Kansas Star Casino, and sponsored by Miller Lite, Mel   Hambelton FORD and TITLE Boxing. (continue reading…)

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Golovkin vs. Jacobs Fight a Huge International Success!

by on Mar.24, 2017, under Boxing News

Replays This Saturday Night on HBO World Championship Boxing

 

Golovkin drops Jacobs (photo by Ed Mulholland/HBO)

A key moment to scoring: Golovkin drops Jacobs (photo by Ed Mulholland/HBO)

NEW YORK CITY (March 23, 2017) This past Saturday night, March 18 at The Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden, in front of a packed house of 19,939 boxing fans and millions watching worldwide, GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN improved to 37-0 with 33 knockouts with a superb performance in a 12-round unanimous decision victory (115-112, 115-112 and 114-113) over #1 ranked mandatory challenger DANIEL “THE MIRACLE MAN” JACOBS (32-2, 29 KO’s).

The victory, telecast in the United States on HBO Pay-Per-View, was Golovkin’s 18th consecutive middleweight world title defense. (continue reading…)

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Acclaimed Journalist Jimmy Breslin Passes

by on Mar.20, 2017, under Boxing News

By Stephen Gordon

 

This is as saddening to me as Ali’s passing…. Each in his own way was as unique an individual who did so much to change the world view. With both of their passings I feel a huge part of my youth & life has come to a point that makes me realize how much I was influenced by both & how much lesser my life will be w them gone.

Today’s Millenniums have no clue or care about the people who sacrificed so much to make our lives better & how much they struggled to make what was such an injustice better today. (continue reading…)

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Coley beats Johnson in Tacoma

by on Mar.20, 2017, under Boxing News

By Ricardo Ibarra

Photos by Mike Blair

Coley, at left, works the body.

Coley, at left, works the body.

Hayward, California’s Aaron Coley (14-1-1, 6 KOs) defeated Dashon Johnson (22-21-3, 7 KOs) on Saturday night at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington, out-working the more experienced journeyman over ten rounds in the middleweight main event of Brian Halquist Productions’ Battle at the Boat 110.

Coley, a southpaw, employed a cautious approach early, working behind his right jab and feinting with his left, seemingly trying to bait his opponent into opening himself up for a counter. Coley slowly started to pick up his output in the second round, finding his comfort level and letting his hand go a bit more often. Coley took clear control of the range and pace of the fight in the third and maintained it through the fourth, working at a distance with a steady stream of jabs, keeping Johnson on the outside and on the end of his punches, unable to get in close enough to do any real damage.  (continue reading…)

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