Boxing

Last Saturday night, WBC welterweight champion Shawn Porter (30-2-1, 17 KOs) won a grueling 12 round split decision over Yordenis Ugas (23-4, 11 KOs) at the Dignity Health Sports Park, in Carson, California. It wasn’t one of the better performance’s we’ve seen from ‘Showtime’ Shawn Porter. He barely scraped by in winning a close decision.

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(March 7, 2019) — Two of the biggest punchers in British boxing — light heavyweight Anthony Yarde and heavyweight Daniel Dubois — are ready to put on a Friday afternoon show for American fight fans.

In the main event, Yarde will defend his WBO Intercontinental belt in a 10-rounder against Baltimore native Travis “Seveer” Reeves at the historic Royal Albert Hall in London. In one of the co-features, Dubois will battle former world title challenger Razvan Cojanu in a 10-rounder for the vacant WBO Global belt.

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LOS ANGELES (March 6, 2019) — Indian boxing sensation and undefeated super middleweight contender Vijender Singh is set to begin the next phase of his career with a new trainer — Hall of Famer Freddie Roach — in his corner.

The 33-year-old Singh recently relocated his training base to Southern California to work with Roach, a 2012 International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) inductee.

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After her meeting with China’s “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan was postponed due to an unfortunate disk injury, Singapore’s “Unstoppable” Angela Lee is even more determined to claim her second golden strap on 31 March in Tokyo at ONE: A NEW ERA.

Lee was supposed to challenge for the ONE Women’s Strawweight World Title last November, but was ruled her out of the contest.

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NEW YORK CITY (March 4, 2019) — Vladimir Nikitin and Irish sensation Michael “Mick” Conlan are on a collision course for a rematch of their quarterfinal bout from the 2016 Rio Olympics, won by Nikitin via highly controversial decision. Nikitin will fight Juan Tapia (8-2, 3 KOs) in a six-round featherweight bout on the undercard of Conlan’s 10-round featherweight tilt against Ruben Garcia Hernandez on Sunday, March 17 at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden.

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