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Premier Boxing winners in Texas: Figueroa, Ortiz, Centeno, Gausha, Barrios

SAN DIEGO, December 12 2015 – Fans in San Antonio, Texas enjoyed a variety show of boxing at the AT&T Center with 15 bouts on the card, many of them broadcast on NBC and NBC Sports Net. No big surprises though one decision was hotly disputed by fans at ringside. The controversy was the split ...

Premier Boxing Saturday: Figueroa, Arreola, Centeno, Ortiz, Gausha

SAN DIEGO, December 12, 2015 – Fifteen fights are lined up for a big day of boxing at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Fans can watch several bouts in an early broadcast on NBC Sports Network at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT, followed by a prime time show on NBC starting at 8:30 ...

Donaire wins tough, Verdejo takes it easy in Puerto Rico Friday

SAN DIEGO, December 11, 2015 – Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire (36-3, 23 KOs) came away with a unanimous decision victory in an entertaining Fight of the Year brawl over a tough Cesar Juarez of Mexico (17-4, 13 KOs) winning the vacant WBO junior featherweight title. Donaire said it was the toughest fight of his career. ...

Daniel Jacobs made it an early night, shocking Peter Quillin with a first round TKO. Photo: Ed Diller/DiBella Entertainment

Blowout in Brooklyn: Daniel Jacobs gets 1st round TKO over Peter Quillin

SAN DIEGO, December 5, 2015 – Daniel Jacobs put on a surprising show of speed and force, stunning Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin with a TKO win at 1:35 of Round 1. It was a fight so short it was over before anyone could exhale. Jacob (30-1, 28 KOs) retained his WBA middleweight championship belt with ...

Peter Quillin and Daniel Jacobs don't hold back at their weigh-in Friday in Brooklyn. Photo: Esther Lin, Showtime

Middleweight boxing battle for Brooklyn: Quillin vs. Jacobs, Showtime, 9 pm ET

SAN DIEGO, December 5, 2015 – Boxers who become buddies sometimes turn down fights with each other. They don’t have the heart to pound a friend into submission, even for a lot of money. It was inevitable longtime friends Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin and Daniel Jacobs would face this question. They didn’t hesitate to agree ...

DeGale outlasts tough Bute; Alvarez, Granados win Saturday

SAN DIEGO, November 28, 2015 – British IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (22-1, 14 KOs) made it a big day for British boxing with his unanimous decision victory in Monreal over Romanian born Canadian challenger Lucian Bute (32-3, 25 KOs). It was an action packed, highly entertaning fight, in stark contrast to the bout ...

Jermall Charlo was tremendously effective with his jab in Saturday's fourth-round TKO win over Wilky Campfort. (Suzanne Teresa/Premier Boxing Champions)

Premier Boxing recap: Charlo, Spence, Lubin, Karl, Molina get stoppage wins

SAN DIEGO, November 28, 2015 – Premier Boxing gave its stable of fighters including several local Texans a series of TKO wins in Dallas Saturday. In the main event, Jermall Charlo (23-0, 18 KOs) had no trouble at all with Haitian born Wilky Campfort (21-2-0, 12 KOs). Charlo put his very good jab to work, ...

Tyson Fury (right) now holds four title belts as the world heavyweight champion after defeating Wladimir Klitschko Saturday. Photo: World Boxing Association

Fury defeats Klitschko, rocks boxing as the new heavyweight champion

SAN DIEGO, November 28, 2015 – Call Tyson Fury crazy all you want. Saturday, it has to be crazy like a fox after Fury found a way to defeat Wladimir Klitschko, becoming the new heavyweight champion of the world and taking four title belts back home to Great Britain. The unanimous decision victory will likely ...

James DeGale (left) and Lucien Bute at Friday's faceoff in Monreal. Photo: Premier Boxing Champions/Suzanne Teresa

Boxing holiday buffet: PBC on NBC, Showtime bring the action

SAN DIEGO, November 26, 2015 – Las Vegas, New York, and London are on anyone’s list of great cities for boxing. Add Montreal and Dallas. Knowledgeable, enthusiastic fans fill the seats, especially when hometown favorites are in the lineup. The Thanksgiving Saturday holiday boxing buffet starts at 3 p.m. ET/12 noon PT with a Premier ...

Wladimir Klitschko and Tyson Fury engaged in a tense face-off Saturday in Dusseldorf until they were broken apart; there is no love lost between the heavyweights. Photo: Hennessy Sports/Lee Squirrell

Boxing feast: Klitschko vs. Fury main course, HBO 4:45 p.m. ET

SAN DIEGO, November 26, 2015 – Saturday presents a three-course Thanksgiving weekend boxing lineup on Saturday, led by a heavyweight title defense by one of the world’s top pound for pound boxers. Wladimir Klitschko (64-3, 54 KOs) of Ukraine makes his twentieth consecutive title defense in Germany Saturday against an unbeaten British challenger, Tyson Fury ...

Francisco Vargas (left) had to dig deep to stop Takashi Miura in a FOTY bout. Tom Hogan – HoganPhotos/Roc Nations Sports & Golden Boy Promotions

Cotto-Canelo undercard winners: Vargas, Rigondeaux, Rios, Martinez, Zhang

SAN DIEGO, November 21, 2015 – As the crowd filtered into the Mandalay Bay Events Center awaiting the start of the main event, the undercard bouts provided opportunities for athletes who aspire to be in the spotlight like Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez someday to make an impression. Some succeeded, some did not. Super featherweight ...

Canelo Alvarez overpowered Miguel Cotto to win a wide unanimous decision in Las Vegas Saturday. Miguel Cotto's jab was effective, but could not match the powerful hooks and upper cuts by Alvarez. Photo: Tom Hogan – HoganPhotos/Roc Nations Sports & Golden Boy Promotions.

Boxing results: Canelo scores unanimous decision over Cotto

SAN DIEGO, November 21, 2015 – Fans came to the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday flying their colors, becoming part of a longtime boxing rivalry between Puerto Rico and Mexico. Everyone declared themselves one way or the other: those loyal to Puerto Rico’s greatest champion, Miguel Cotto; and those supporting the young pride of ...

Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez saluted the fans who came to cheer their on at their weigh-in Friday in Las Vegas. Photo: Tom Hogan, Hogan Photos

Enthusiastic fans cheer Cotto, Canelo at weigh-in Friday

SAN DIEGO, November 20, 2015 – The excitement of boxing fans at the weigh-in for Saturday’s bout between Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez of Mexico left no doubt about their level of enthusiasm. People began waiting in line hours before the doors opened at 1 p.m., flying their flags, wearing their ...

WATCH LIVE: Cotto vs. Canelo Weigh-In, Friday, 5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT

LAS VEGAS, November 20, 2015 – Before they step in the ring Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, all of the fighters including main event opponents Miguel Cotto and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez must step on the scale at Friday’s weigh-in. Not so long ago, weigh-ins took place the morning of ...