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Terence Crawford (left) and Kell Brook face off Friday in Las Vegas. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images Bud and Brook

Bud and Brook bicker before banging: Crawford vs Brook, ESPN Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 13, 2020 – WBO Welterweight World Champion Terence “Bud” Crawford of Omaha, Nebraska (35-0, 26 KOs) sits among the top names of nearly every boxing observer’s pound for pound list. At the risk of sitting out pandemic 2020, Crawford and Top Rank found a dance partner. Stepping into the breach and ...

Devin Haney wins a dominating decision over Yuriorkis Gamboa, but not the showstopper he wanted. Photo: Ed Mulholland, Matchroom Boxing

Devin Haney wins decision over Yuriorkis Gamboa but disappoints

SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 7, 2020 – Devin “The Dream” Haney of Las Vegas (25-0, 15 KOs) scored a near shutout on all three judges scorecards in his fight against veteran Cuban Yuriorkis Gamboa (30-4, 18 KOs) Saturday for a unanimous decision victory that really never seemed in doubt from the opening bell. Scores were ...

Gervonta Davis placed the perfect upper cut to knockout Leo Santa Cruz cold for a victory on Saturday night. Photo: Esther Lin, Showtime Boxing Gervonta Davis collects

Texas trick or treat: Gervonta Davis collects sweet Halloween win

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 31, 2020 – Gervonta “Tank” Davis of Baltimore (24-0, 23 KOs) got the statement win of his career Saturday, scoring a sixth-round knockout victory over Leo Santa Cruz of Los Angeles (37-2-1, 19 KOs). Davis is now both the WBA World Lightweight and WBA World Super Featherweight champion. Held in front ...

Naoya Inoue defended his titles with ease against Jason Moloney. Photo: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Boxing Inoue stops Jason Moloney

Horror Show: Naoya Inoue stops Jason Moloney in seven

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 31, 2020 – Undefeated pound-for-pound, three-weight division champion Naoya “The Monster” Inoue of Japan (20-0, 17 KOs) is so talented, it’s scary. Australian Jason Moloney (21-2, 18 KOs) stood in bravely before The Monster for seven rounds before Inoue closed the fight with a massive right hand to the jaw Moloney ...

Oleksandr Usyk prevailed over a strong effort from Derek Chisora in their bout by unanimous decision Saturday. Photo: Mark Robinson.

Tricky test: Oleksandr Usyk wins decision over Derek Chisora

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 31, 2020 – Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine (18-0, 13 KOs) got more than many expected out of Derek Chisora of London (32-10, 23 KOs). Usyk prevailed in a real test by unanimous decision, with scores of 117-111 and 115-113 X 2. “I think it’s good, my boxing,” said Usyk in English ...

Gervonta Davis (left) and Leo Santa Cruz put two titles on the line Saturday in San Antonio. Photo: Esther Lin, Showtime Boxing Davis vs Santa Cruz

Weighty issues: Davis vs Santa Cruz brings fans to Texas, Showtime PPV

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 31, 2020 – The first most important question about the WBA World Lightweight and WBA World Super Featherweight title fight between Gervonta “Tank” Davis of Baltimore (23-0, 22 KOs) and Leo Santa Cruz (37-1-1, 19 KOs) was answered at Friday’s weigh-in. Everyone can stop speculating about whether Davis will make the ...

Jaime Munguia (left) adjusted to the aggressive Tureano Johnson to secure a sixth round TKO win. Photo: Tom Hogan, Hogan Photos / Golden Boy Boxing Munguia defeats Johnson

Busted: Munguia defeats Johnson after injury causes TKO

San Diego, Calif., October 30, 2020 – Former WBO Junior Middleweight champion Jaime Munguia of Mexico (36-0, 29 KOs) found a way to adjust to a solid offensive attack by Tureano Johnson of the Bahamas (21-3-1, 15 KOs), using effective uppercuts to hold Johnson at bay before scoring a sixth-round TKO win. Munguia landed a ...

Oleksandr Usyk (left) and Derek Chisora get into the Halloweenn spirit at their weigh In Friday. Photo: Mark Robinson, Matchroom Boxing Usyk vs Chisora

Heavy hitting Halloween: Usyk vs Chisora puts the fright in Fight Night

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 30, 2020 – Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine (17-0, 13 KOs) cracked open the door to the heavyweight division last October with a stoppage win over American Chazz Witherspoon. He can throw the door open to plenty of possible matchups with a definitive Halloween night victory over Derek Chisora of London (32-9, ...

Jaime Munguia takes on Tureano Johnson in the high desert to start a busy Halloween weekend of boxing. Photo: Golden Boy Boxing Munguia vs Johnson

Monster boxing weekend kicks off with Munguia vs Johnson Friday

San Diego, Calif., October 29, 2020 – Former WBO Junior Middleweight champion Jaime Munguia settles into the middleweight division hunt for the next great 160 pound champion on Friday at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. Munguia of Tijuana, Mexico (35-0, 28 KOs) will take on stablemate Tureano Johnson of the Bahamas (21-2-1, ...

Juan Francisco Estrada and Carlos Cuadras battled for 11 brutal rounds before Estrada finally scored a TKO win. Photo: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Estrada and Cuadras.

Collision course: Estrada and Cuadras go to war; rematch with Roman ahead

SAN DIEGO, Calif. October 23, 2020 – The reigning WBC World Super Flyweight champion Juan Francisco Estrada of Mexico and WBA World Super Flyweight champion Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua could be headed for a rematch after delivering victories on Friday in Mexico City. “El Gallo” first had to win his rematch against countryman Carlos “Principe” ...

Juan Francisco Estrada makes his intentions clear after weighing in for Friday's 2020 Matchroom fight card in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Estrada vs Cuadras

Superfly 4: Estrada vs Cuadras and Roman Gonzalez return in Mexico City Friday

SAN DIEGO, Calif. October 22, 2020 – The original “Superfly” tournament in 2017 put together three bouts with top ten ranked super flyweights, generating fresh interest among boxing fans from the moment it was announced. The event delivered even more action than expected, with WBC World Super Flyweight champion Juan Francisco Estrada of Mexico defeating ...

Teofimo Lopez Jr. stayed patient, stayed the course, and become the youngest unified champion in boxing Saturday. Photo: Mikey WIlliams, Top Rank Boxing Teofimo Lopez Jr. defeats

Lessons learned: Teofimo Lopez Jr. defeats Vasiliy Lomachenko

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 17, 2020 – Boxing purists got everything they hoped to see in Saturday’s lightweight championship fight between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez Jr., but nothing they expected. Lopez Jr. (16-0, 12 KOs) won without delivering the power-punching beatdown of his previous fights. Instead, the 23-year-old from Brooklyn took a page from ...

Edgar Berlanga continued to plow through opponents and defy his doubters with his swift knockouts. Photo: MIkey Williams, Top Rank Boxing Las Vegas undercard

Las Vegas undercard results: Barboza Jr., Berlanga bang out wins

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 17, 2020 – Las Vegas undercard fighters got their opportunity to shine under the spotlight of attention on the Lomachenko vs Lopez main event Saturday. Arnold Barboza Jr. takes out a tough Alex Saucedo Arnold Barboza Jr. of South El Monte CA (25-0, 10 KOs) remained undefeated after surviving ten rough ...

Aaron Aponte will remove the headgear and make his professional boxing debut on Friday in Florida. Photo: Leo Caldirola Photography

Aaron Aponte makes his pro boxing debut Friday – finally

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 14, 2020 – Cancellation of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games until 2021 dashed plenty of dreams. Faced with the decision to train for another year with no guarantees, it turned out to be the catalyst many amateur boxers needed to turn professional. Three-time national champion Aaron “Alien King” Aponte of Hialeah ...

A whirlwind five rounds finally ended with the eighth knockdown of the fight between Jose Zepeda and Ivan Baranchyk, with it becoming a knockout win for the Californian. Photo: MIkey Williams Top Rank Boxing Zepeda knocks out Baranchyk

Eight is enough: Zepeda knocks out Baranchyk in Fight of the Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 3, 2020 – Jose Zepeda of La Puente, California (33-2-2, 25 KOs) and Ivan Baranchyk of Belarus (21-2, 13 KOs) delivered a brutally brilliant battle Saturday in Las Vegas, a sure 2020 Fight of the Year with eight knockdowns in five frenetic rounds. Zepeda made the last one stick at 2:50 ...

Jermall Charlo delivered a master class in ring geography with a decision win over Sergiy Derevyanchenko. Photo: Amanda Westcott, Showtime Boxing Charlo defeats Derevyanchenko

Jermall Charlo defeats Sergiy Derevyanchenko, delivering geography master class

SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 26, 2020 – WBC Middleweight World Champion Jermall Charlo of Houston (31-0, 22 KOs) delivered a master class in geography with a solid defeat by unanimous decision over Sergiy Derevyanchenko of Ukraine (13-3, 10 KOs). Scores were 118-110 (Sutherland), 117-111 (Weisfeld), and 116-112 (Cheatham). Our card matched Weisfeld, giving Charlo nine ...