Category: Post Fight Recaps

Doheny Goes to Japan and Does the Unexpected

Doheny pulls off upset to win IBF title  T.J. “The Power” Doheny (20-0, 14 KOs) of Bondi Junction, New South Wales via Ireland now has a new nickname – champ. The unbeaten Australian took home an IBF world junior featherweight title as he defeated Ryosuke Iwasa (25-3, 16 KOs) by unanimous decision at Korakuen Hall today in Tokyo, Japan. The scores...

Diaz Gets Back on The Winning Track on Golden Boy’s Facebook Fight Night

  Los Angeles-based Golden Boy Promotions and social media super site Facebook proved to be a winning combination Saturday night. As the two teamed up for an entertaining event from the Avalon Theater in Hollywood, California. Despite some disheartening technical difficulties late in the broadcast. This a first in the series of 5 shows they will collaborate on. An announced sold...

Cejudo Shocks The World as he Upsets Mighty Mouse

  In what can only be described as an upset of massive proportions Henry Cejudo defeated the longest reigning champion in the UFC, Demetrius Johnson. The bout itself is being shouted out on social media as the greatest flyweight bout in MMA history. Cejudo rolled his left ankle fairly early in round one, but he didn’t seem too bothered by it....

Bivol Wins Wide UD

  In the co-feature from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey Dmitry Bivol put his WBA light heavyweight title on the line against Isaac Chilemba. Bivol was looking to make a statement from the onset of the bout putting constant pressure on Chilemba. The Russian came out landing big combinations to the head and body of...

Berto Climbs Off the Canvas to Win Split Decision

  In a fight that could only be described as a crossroads fight, former welterweight world champion, Andre Berto, 32-5, 24 KO survived a bit of a bumpy start to pick up a twelve round split decision over Devon Alexander,27-5-1, 14 KO. The scores were 114-113 for Alexander 115-112 for Berto and 115-112 for Berto. The first round was close as both...

Kovalev/Alvarez Undercard Results

  Prior to the HBO telecast at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City there was a full slate of undercard bouts. Middleweight Meriirim Nursultanov (8-0, 7 KO) defeated Jonathan Batista (17-15, 10 KO) after the completion of the second round. Nursultanov dropped Batista in round two, but he survived the round only for his corner to stop the...

Berto/Alexander Undercard Results

  Former IBF jr welterweight champion Sergei Lipinets (14-1, 10 KOs), now fighting at welterweight, was taken the full ten by Erick Bone (20-6, 8 KOs). Scores were 99-91, 98-92, 95-95. Another weird 95-95 card. Unbeaten WBA, WBC and WBO #2 light heavyweight Marcus Browne (22-0, 16 KOs) outpointed WBO #14 Lenin Castillo (18-2-1, 13 KOs) over ten rounds. Castillo’s fifth...

Garcia Drops And Decisions Easter To Become Unified Champion

  In the main event of the evening, Mikey Garcia took on Robert Easter Jr in a unification bout for the WBC and IBF lightweight titles. From the Staple Center in Los Angeles, California making the bout Garcia’s homecoming. The bout started with Easter trying to use his reach advantage, fighting behind his jab and off his back foot. Clearly, the...

Ortiz makes short work of Cojanu on return.

Making his return to the ring in his first bout since suffering the first loss of his career against Deontay Wilder in March, Luis Ortiz took on Razvan Cojanu. The bout was scheduled for 10 rounds in the heavyweight division from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The bout began with both men taking a measured approach as Ortiz landed...