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Jaron Ennis delivered the most impressive performance during a busy boxing weekend. Photo: Amanda Wescott, Showtime Boxing

Jaron Ennis scores sensational win over Sergey Lipinets

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 10, 2021 – It’s time to stop doubting the potential of welterweight Jaron “Boots” Ennis of Philadelphia. Ennis (27-0, 25 KOs) did what no other top welterweight has been able to accomplish, knocking out former world champion Sergey Lipinets of Kazakhstan (16-2-1, 12 KOs) for the first time in the sixth ...

Smith defeats Vlasov in Russian roulette to win light heavyweight title

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 10, 2021 – In a hard-fought all-action contest, Long Island’s Joe Smith Jr. (27-3, 21 KOs) had to dig deep and battle every second of 12 rounds against sturdy veteran Maxim Vlasov of Russia (45-4, 26 KOs) to earn his first world championship title. Smith Jr. ended up in a dangerous ...

Joe Smith Jr. poses during the final pre-fight news conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Photo: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Smith vs Vlasov

Smith vs Vlasov: Playing the light heavyweight lottery Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 9, 2021 – When Long Island’s Joe Smith Jr. put all his tools together to take Eleider “Storm” Alvarez apart last August, he seemed on the brink of achieving his dream of becoming one of the world’s light heavyweight champions. Smith Jr. had a claim to getting a shot against the ...

Jamel Herring (left) put on the performance of his career, stopping former world champion Carl Frampton in six rounds. Photo: D4G Boxing Jamel Herring retires

Redemption Song: Jamel Herring retires Carl Frampton in six rounds

SAN DIEGO Calif., April 3, 2021 – In a career make or break fight Saturday from Dubai, Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring proved his doubters wrong, scoring the best win of his career with a sixth-round stoppage of two-division champion Carl Frampton of Northern Ireland (28-3, 16 KOs).  Herring (22-2, 11 KO) returns home as the ...

Jamel Herring (left) and Carl Frampton both made weight Friday in Dubai for their title matchup Saturday. Photo: Top Rank Boxing Herring vs Frampton

Some Like It Hot: Herring vs Frampton goes down in Dubai Saturday

SAN DIEGO Calif., April 2, 2021 – In boxing, toughness is a given. The heavyweight division champion is frequently called the baddest man on the planet. I’m here to tell you there’s no one on the planet tougher than a United States Marine. It’s why Marine Corps veteran and WBO super featherweight champion Jamel “Semper ...

Amanda Serrano scored a ninth round knockout Thursday in her birthplace of Puerto Rico on Ring City USA. Photo: WBO/Twitter Knockout Queen

Knockout queen: Amanda Serrano stops Daniela Bermudez in nine

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 25, 2021 – Boricua boxing is in good hands with seven division world champion Amanda Serrano (40-1-1, 30 KOs.). In the Ring City USA main event from Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, with fans crowding the beach beyond the official venue barriers, Serrano stopped three-division champion, Daniela Bermudez of Argentina (29-4-3, ...

Vergil Ortiz Jr. (left) worked behind a vicious body attack to wear down Maurice Hooker in seven rounds. Photo: Sye Williams / Golden Boy Boxing Vergil Ortiz Jr. stops

Give him the hook: Vergil Ortiz Jr. stops Maurice Hooker in seven rounds

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 20, 2021 – Another veteran test, another test passed for rising welterweight talent Vergil Ortiz Jr. Saturday. In front of a Fort Worth crowd cheering him on, Ortiz Jr. (20-0, 20 KOs) stopped former world champion Maurice Hooker of Dallas (27-2-3, 19 KOs) by seventh-round TKO. Ortiz Jr. maintains his perfect ...

Vergil Ortiz Jr. faces test after test with ease. His latest challenge comes on Saturday against former champion Maurice Hooker. Photo: Tom Hogan, Hogan Photos / Golden Boy Boxing

By hook or crook: Vergil Ortiz Jr. faces Maurice Hooker Saturday, DAZN

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 19, 2021 – Veteran Mauricio Herrera came in two years ago as the toughest test of young welterweight Vergil Ortiz Jr.’s career. Ortiz Jr. stopped him for the first time in his long career. He did the same with ease to Antonio Orozco, Bradd Solomon, and Samuel Vargas. So forgive boxing ...

Brandon "The Cannon" Adams celebrates his come from behind win in Puerto Rico with his team on Thursday. Brandon Adams wins

Cannon fodder: Brandon Adams stops Serhii Bohachuk in eight

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 4, 2021 – Brandon “The Cannon” Adams of Los Angeles (23-3, 15 KOs) earned his diploma from the School of Hard Knocks in his pro boxing career, making a run at a title after winning “The Contender” series. It paid off when he dug down and seized his opportunity in the ...

Serhii Bohachuk and trainer Manny Robles have formed a winning partnership. Photo: Lina Baker, See You Ringside Photography

Serhii Bohachuk enjoys his work in the boxing ring

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 2, 2021 – When it comes right down to it, boxing fans all love knockouts. A talented super welterweight with 18 knockouts in 18 fights should be a well-known name. Serhii Bohachuk of Ukraine has fought 16 of those 18 pro bouts in front of appreciative audiences in boxing crazy Southern ...

Oscar Valdez (left) shut down the doubters with a thrilling performance over Miguel Berchelt. Photo: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Boxing

Viva Valdez: Oscar Valdez delivers knockout win over Miguel Berchelt

SAN DIEGO, Calif., February 20, 2021 – The first highly anticipated boxing event of 2021 didn’t disappoint, but it did deliver a surprise. Oscar Valdez, a Mexican native now living in Southern California (29-0, 23 KOs) put on a brilliant performance blending high-level craft and high-powered punching to stop a brave but outgunned Miguel “El ...

Adrien Broner got his comeback tour started with a win, but not all fans agreed with the judges. Photo: Amanda Wescott, Showtime Boxing

Adrien Broner wins, squeaks by Jovanie Santiago

SAN DIEGO, Calif., February 20, 2021  – Former four-division champion Adrien Broner of Cincinnati (34-4-1, 24 KOs) had to contend with a two-year absence from the ring, the coronavirus pandemic, and more distractions outside the ring than most fighters ever face in his return on Saturday against Jovanie Santiago of Puerto Rico (14-1, 10 KOs). ...

Guerra guaranteed: Miguel Berchelt and Oscar Valdez face-off during the weigh-in for the WBC super featherweight title. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images Berchelt vs Valdez

The War Room: Berchelt vs Valdez, ESPN Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., February 19, 2021 – Miguel Berchelt and Oscar Valdez might not be household names like Manny Pacquiao or Canelo Alvarez, but if you like nonstop action in your combat sports, you need to make an appointment with your favorite screen on Saturday night. The first highly anticipated boxing event of 2021 takes ...

Can Adrien Broner dig down and put new life into his boxing career? He takes the first step Saturday on Showtime. Photo: Jose Piniero, Premier Boxing Champions

Love him or hate him, Adrien Broner is back Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., February 18, 2021  – There is nothing more frustrating to a boxing fan than to watch an athlete with natural talents squander it due to bad choices. The current poster boy for wasting his potential is former four-division champion Adrien Broner of Cincinnati (33-4-1, 24 KOs). Broner returns to the ring after ...