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ESTRADA SIGNS PROMOTIONAL DEAL WITH MATCHROOM BOXING USA

Monday 1st July 2019
Matchroom Boxing USA

Mexican pound-for-pound ace to announce World title defense next week Juan Francisco Estrada has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing USA and Zanfer Promotions. Estrada (39-3 26 KOs) came out on top in an epic rematch with Srisaket Sor Rungvisai in April at The Forum in LA, regaining the WBC Super-Flyweight title and adding the Ring Magazine strap in the same venue the pair served up a classic first battle in February 2018. The Mexican pound-for-pound star and former unified Flyweight king…

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ANDRADE DOMINATES SULECKI IN HOMETOWN DEFENSE

Monday 1st July 2019
Matchroom Boxing USA

Boo Boo' floors and shuts-out Pole in Providence Demetrius Andrade produced a dominant performance in shutting out Maciej Sulecki to defend his WBO World Middleweight title for the second time against Maciej Sulecki at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, live on DAZN in the US and on Sky Sports in the UK. Andrade boxed in his hometown of Providence for the first time and made an instant…

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Limerick duo Reeves & Donovan cement US exposure

Friday 21st June 2019
Thomas Lyons

Amateur stars Lee Reeves (4-0) and newly-signed to the Top Rank banner, Paddy Donovan are set to appear regularly stateside having made important promotional decisions, respectively. Lee Baxter, Reeves' promoter, has managed to get his client on the June 29 show in Niagara Falls, with the opponent to be confirmed, having based the remainder of his camp in his native Shannon-side. More importantly, Donovan has inked a multi-year deal with Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum and is set to make his long-awaited debut…

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MTK Global Presents Pair of Weekend Cards on ESPN

Friday 21st June 2019
Top Rank

*Steven Ward-Liam Conroy light heavyweight battle tops Friday bill from Belfast, Northern Ireland *Lee McGregor-Scott Allan headlines Saturday show from Glasgow, Scotland Both shows begin at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT LIVE on ESPN+ (June 20, 2019) — A pair of MTK Global Fight Nights featuring many of Europe's top up-and-comers will be featured this weekend on ESPN+, the leading multi-sport streaming service. On Friday, from the historic Ulster Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Steven "The Quiet Man" Ward will face off against Liam Conroy in a 10-rounder for the…

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Top Rank Signs Irish Amateur Sensation Paddy Donovan

Thursday 20th June 2019
Top Rank

June 20, 2019) — One of Ireland's premier amateurs, 20-year-old Paddy Donovan, has signed a multi-year professional contract with Top Rank. Donovan, a southpaw from Limerick, will turn pro later this year and compete as a welterweight. Managed and trained by former middleweight world champion Andy Lee, Donovan went 161-5 in the unpaid ranks and won 13 national titles in his homeland. "I'm honored to sign with Top Rank. They are the best in boxing," Donovan said. "My goal is to become a world champion, and there is no one better…

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CHISORA AND SZPILKA COLLIDE AT THE O2

Thursday 13th June 2019
Matchroom Boxing

Former World title challengers clash on July 20 Heavyweight Bonanza Derek Chisora will clash with former World title challenger Artur Szpilka on a huge night of Heavyweight action at The O2 in London on July 20 that also sees Dillian Whyte take on the undefeated Oscar Rivas for the number one spot in the WBC and Dave Allen collide with David…

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Sweet Six: Oscar Valdez Decisions Jason Sanchez

Sunday 9th June 2019
Top Rank (Press)

Valdez defeats Sanchez by unanimous decision, defends WBO featherweight title for the sixth time. Gabriel Flores Jr. defeats Salvador Briceno, improves to 14-0. RENO, Nev. (June 8, 2019) — For the third time in his WBO featherweight world title reign, Oscar Valdez turned away the challenge of a previously undefeated fighter. Valdez, a two-time Olympian for his native Mexico, defeated Albuquerque…

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On my terms now!! Ruiz holds power baton after thrilling heavyweight upset in New York

Sunday 2nd June 2019
Thomas Lyons

The talk over the past few months has been around when is "Joshua-Wilder," "Joshua-Fury," "Wilder-Fury II" going to take place? Last night's thrilling heavyweight clash was nothing short…

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Triple-H showdown: Hrgovic, Hunter & Haney set to impress on Maryland card.

Saturday 25th May 2019
Thomas Lyons

Two of boxing's hottest prospects Devin Haney (21-0, 13 KOs) and Filip Hrgovic (7-0, 5 KOs) defend their undefeated acclaim to world honours with the former cementing his rank at a shot with the WBC…

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Miracle or Repeat: How do you make a case of fair treatment in favour of Danny Jacobs if the fight goes the distance?

Sunday 5th May 2019
Thomas Lyons

*PREVIEW FOR CANELO-JACOBS Stepping in the ring with a fellow elite fighter in Canelo may seem a leap too far for a fairly underprivileged fighter from Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York but Cinco de Mayo weekend will treat Daniel 'The Miracle Man' Jacobs with the greatest recovery of any modern day fighter, claiming to be the pound-for-pound best on the planet. Saul Álvarez closed the year off with a routine win over Rocky Fielding, stepping up to Super-middleweight (168lbs) to get a first taste of climbing the weights against a taller, naturally heavier fighter and a familiar…

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