It seems that though a four-belt era allows champions various stylistic options when (and if) they wish to unify titles, boxing fans seldom see belt-holders with the urgency to prove to be the best of the division. Instead, we see Twitter battles, ducking accusations without actual negotiation attempts, and champions facing countless contenders we often […]
Xicana Boxing caught up with Vergil Ortiz Jr. after his stoppage victory against former champion Maurice Hooker. Ortiz talked about his performance against Hooker, calling out Crawford and possibly facing Boots Ennis in the future.
While I’m sure the words “ya valio verga” have crossed the minds of countless Mexican boxers as they face the realization of inevitable defeat, Miguel “El Alacran” Berchelt actually voiced the words to his corner, serving as a premonition of the brutal knockout he would later suffer at the vicious hands of Oscar Valdez. Before […]
Chris Zavala will look to remain undefeated as he takes on Anthony Chavez in the undercard of Jose Ramirez vs. Viktor Postol from The Bubble in Las Vegas. You can watch the action on ESPN+ starting at 4:30 p.m. PT/ 7:30 p.m. ET.
DAZN Promoter Eddie Hearn talks to Xicana Boxing about his mistake of putting a Mexican Flag on Chocolatito vs Yafai’s promotional graphic, Mikey Garcia vs Jessie Vargas, Usyk vs. Chisora and a possible fight between Manny Pacquiao and Mikey Garcia on DAZN as well as Canelo Alvarez’s next possible opponent.
Frisco, TX.— Mikey Garcia captured his first win at welterweight and 40th victory this past Saturday night, defeating former two-division world champion Jessie Vargas. The impressive victory came by way of unanimous decision in front of 11,019 boxing fans in the Ford Center at the Star. Vargas came in with the reach and height advantage […]
Anaheim, Calif.–As a crowd of 10,310 people at the Honda Center roared in the ecstasy caused by the brutal knockout they had just witnessed, Golden Boy lightweight prospect Ryan Garcia kneeled in the middle of the ring, head down, praying for the man he had just sent to the canvas. “I just prayed he got […]
Just because you’re single on Valentine’s Day doesn’t mean you have to miss out on any action. Golden Boy heartthrob Ryan “KingRy’’ Garcia looks to capture his 20th victory against two-time title contender Francisco Fonseca at the Honda Center in Anaheim Ca. The stacked card which will co-feature former two-division world champion Jorge “Niño de […]
Indio, Ca.- The WBA Super Featherweight Title has a new home in Nicaragua as Rene Alvarado avenged his 2015 KO loss against Andrew Cancio by way of seventh-round stoppage. It was as if the spirit of Alexis Argüello—who made history by becoming the first Nicaraguan World Champion in the same date only in 1974— came […]