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Edgar Berlanga extends first-round KO streak to 14 LAS VEGAS (July 21, 2020) — Oscar Valdez was not interested in a distance fight. The former featherweight world champion, in his second fight as a junior lightweight, knocked out Jayson Velez (29-7-1, 21

LAS VEGAS (July 16, 2020) — Felix “El Diamante” Verdejo entered, and then conquered, the MGM Grand “Bubble.” The Puerto Rican star knocked out the previously undefeated “Ill” Will Madera in the opening round of a scheduled 10-round lightweight bout Thursday

LAS VEGAS (June 30, 2020) — The fighting pride of Oklahoma City put forth a clinic in Las Vegas. Junior welterweight contender Alex Saucedo, fighting for the second time since falling short in a world title bid, bested Sonny Fredrickson by unanimous

Christopher Diaz decisions Jason Sanchez in featherweight co-feature LAS VEGAS (June 23, 2020) — According to the oddsmakers, it was an upset, but Joshua Franco (17-1-2, 8 KOs) was not surprised. Franco defeated Andrew Moloney via unanimous decision to win the WBA super flyweight

LAS VEGAS (June 18, 2020) — Gabriel Flores Jr. shined in the first main event of his young career.  The 20-year-old prodigy from Stockton, California, dominated his toughest opponent to date, cruising to a 10-round decision over Honduran veteran Josec Ruiz

LAS VEGAS (June 16, 2020) — “Magic” Mike Plania had an evening that was nothing short of magical. The Filipino upstart stunned WBO No. 1 bantamweight contender Joshua Greer Jr. via majority decision Tuesday evening from the MGM Grand Conference Center—Grand Ballroom. 

LAS VEGAS (June 11, 2020) — There were fouls, multiple point deductions and knockdowns. But for featherweight Jessie Magdaleno, the win is all that mattered. Magdaleno prevailed over Yenifel Vicente via disqualification in the Top Rank on ESPN main event Thursday evening from the MGM Grand Conference Center

Jared Anderson, Guido Vianello and Robeisy Ramirez also notch victories @ MGM Grand in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (June 9, 2020) — Boxing is back, and Shakur Stevenson put on a show. The WBO featherweight world champion, who was making his super

LAS VEGAS – Today, FOX Sports and ESPN announced an extensive Wilder vs. Fury II fight week and fight night programming lineup in advance of the highly anticipated rematch between undefeated heavyweight champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and unbeaten lineal champion Tyson

THE FIGHT IS ON! TICKETS ON SALE TOMORROW FOR HIGHLY ANTICIPATED CHAMPIONSHIP REMATCH BETWEEN  UNBEATEN WBC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION DEONTAY WILDER &  UNDEFEATED LINEAL CHAMPION TYSON FURY  Saturday, February 22 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena  in Las Vegas on FOX