Global Boxing News for 21 Oct 2018
By Jim Dower: Emmanuel Rodriguez (19-0, 12 KOs) and Yunier Dorticos (23-1, 21 KOs) had a much tougher time than expected in defeating their respective opponents Jason Moloney (17-1, 14 KOs) and... Mateusz Masternak (41-5, 28 KOs) on Saturday night in the World Boxing Super Series bantamweight and cruiserweight tournaments at the CFE Arena, in Orlando, Florida.
By Allan Fox: In a shocking win, #3 WBA contender Rob Brant (24-1, 16 KOs) defeated World Boxing Association ‘regular’ middleweight champion Ryota Murata (14-2, 11 KOs) by a lopsided 12 round... unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Park Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Junior lightweight world titleholder Tevin Farmer's body attack was too much for James Tennyson to handle, and lightweight unified champion Katie Taylor continued her winning ways with another... one-sided victory.
Demetrius Andrade scored four knockdowns and cruised to a blowout decision over Walter Kautondokwa to win a vacant middleweight world title against the late replacement on Saturday night at TD Garden.
By Jeff Aranow: Demetrius Andrade (26-0, 16 KOs) dominated Walter Kautondokwa (17-1, 16 KOs) in beating him by a one-sided 12 round unanimous decision Saturday night to claim the vacant World Boxing... Organization 154 lb title on DAZN at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass.
Occupational Therapist Charles Delve is doing something remarkable; helping people suffering from Parkinson's Disease increase mobility, strength and balance through boxing. With his organisation, Box... Positive, gaining momentum every day and recently receiving backing and support from the MTK Foundation, Delve has told the story of how he arrived at a position of fusing sport and therapy to help those in need... I took up boxing myself at the age of 14 and immediately fell in love with the sport.
Rob Brant came into the ring a heavy underdog. He left it a champion. Brant, from St. Paul, Minn., toppled Ryota Murata by unanimous decision to win the WBA middleweight title in front of 2,782 fans... at the MGM's Park Theater in Las Vegas.
Welterweight Jimmy Williams of New Haven, Conn., started a new win streak Saturday with a controversial unanimous decision win at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Headlining in an exciting pro-am card promoted... by CES Boxing at the Fox Theater, Williams (16-1-1) earned a 78-74 win on all three scorecards over Enver Halili (10-2) of the Bronx, much to the dismay of the sold-out crowd, which felt Halili had done enough to get the nod.
By Jim Dower: Former WBA super bantamweight champion Scott Quigg (34-2-2, 26 KOs) defeated journeyman Mario Briones (29-8-2, 21 KOs) by a 2nd round knockout on Saturday night in their fight in super... featherweight action at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass.
By Logan Garcia: Saul Canelo Alvarez has taken note of Floyd Mayweather Jr’s comments on social media about his new deal with DAZN, and he sees that as his own personal problem.
By Tim Royner: Undefeated light heavyweight contender Anthony Yarde (17-0, 16 KOs) stayed undefeated in beating Argentinian journeyman Walter Gabriel Sequeira (21-5, 15 KOs) by a 4th round knockout... win on Saturday night Yarde, 27, knocked the Argentinian Sequeira down three times in the 4th round before the fight was finally halted.