American Boxing News for 11 Dec 2017
Former four-time, two-division world titleholder Orlando Salido is retiring at 37 to cap a legendary 21-year career.
By Rob Maclean: In what was deemed a technical chess match between two amateur greats, Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1, 8ko's) and Guillermo Rigondeaux's (17-1, 11ko's) first in a lifetime battle, was little... more than a mismatch. Ukraine's Vasyl Lomachenko didn't, at any point, allow Cuba's Guillermo Rigondeaux to fight his style, until the beginning of round […] The post Has Rigondeaux tarnished his legacy? appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Jim Dower: #12 WBA heavyweight contender Bryant 'By-By' Jennings (21-2, 12 KOs) picked up his second win of his comeback in stopping Don Haynesworth (13-2-1, 11 KOs) in the 3rd round last Saturday... night on the undercard of Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux fight card at Madison Square Garden in New York. Jennings hurt […] The post Bryant Jennings defeats Don Haynesworth appeared first on Boxing News 24.
The Traveller communities have a rich tradition of producing boxers. ESPN looks at some of their standout heroes of the boxing ring.
Gary Corcoran says Jeff Horn's luck will run out when he fights him on Dec. 13 after claiming the Australian was fortunate previously to have faced Manny Pacquiao "at the right time".
By Tim Royner: WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) will be defending against mandatory challenger David Lemieux (38-3, 33 KOs) next Saturday on December 16 on HBO World... Championship Boxing at the Place Bell in Laval, Quebec, Canada. The telecast starts at 9:40 p.m. ET/PT. This is fight in which Saunders is […] The post Billy Joe Saunders vs. David Lemieux next Sat. appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Sean Jones: Guillermo Rigondeaux surprised a lot of people last Saturday by quitting on his stool after round 6 against WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KOs0 in their... fight at Madison Square Garden in New York. Rigondeaux only connected on 15 punches in the 6 round fight before quitting on his […] The post Arum doubts Rigondeaux's injury for Lomachenko fight appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Scott Gilfoid: Promoter Frank Warren doesn't think it's time yet for James 'Chunky' DeGale (23-2-2, 14 KOs) to retire from boxing following his loss to Caleb Truax (29-3-2, 18 KOs) last Saturday... night. DeGale looked like an old fighter far beyond his years against Truax. The fight called for DeGale to show courage to […] The post Warren: DeGale shouldn't retire appeared first on Boxing News 24.