The USA Boxing board of directors removed the interim tag from Mike Martino’s job as executive director. Martino, who lives in Reno and is an inspector for the Nevada Athletic Commission, is faced with the task of preparing the American boxing team for the 2016 Olympics.
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A wild 24 hours for Jesus “Chuy” Gutierrez ended with him battling Angel Hernandez to an eight-round majority draw at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, a decision that left the 26-year-old Gutierrez angry at himself.
Richard Commey, a lightweight boxer from Ghana, takes on Bahodir Mamadjonov in the 10-round main event at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center on Friday.
Jesus “Chuy” Gutierrez will return to the ring Friday for the first time since Sept. 20, fighting Angel Hernandez in an eight-round bout on an outdoor card at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center adjacent to the D Las Vegas.
Asked about the possibility of fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr. during a press junket for the upcoming “Entourage” movie, UFC star Ronda Rousey responded with a knockout blow.
The stakes were raised significantly Monday for the Jessie Vargas-Timothy Bradley fight on June 27 fight at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The two will be fighting for the World Boxing Organization welterweight title, which Floyd Mayweather Jr. vacated after winning the belt from Manny Pacquiao on May 2.
World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin scored his 20th consecutive stoppage and improved to 33-0 with 30 knockouts with a sixth-round technical knockout of Willie Monroe Jr. on Saturday at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
Jerry Roth, a boxing judge for the Nevada Athletic Commission since 1980, has announced his retirement. He worked 225 world title fights, among them the Larry Holmes-Jerry Cooney fight in 1982 and the infamous “Ear Bite” bout in 1997 between Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield.
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney faced off against five-time world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield for a boxing match in Salt Lake City on Friday.
The Nevada Athletic Commission on Friday approved sweeping changes for dealing with drug cheats in combat sports, ratcheting up the suspensions and fines and ultimately calling for lifetime bans for repeat offenders.
Gennady Golovkin, the undefeated middleweight champion from Kazakhstan, looks to cement his status as one of the top performers in boxing when he faces Willie Monroe on Saturday at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
The Nevada Athletic Commission will consider toughening the state’s anti-doping policy and laws for those combat sports participants who violate the rules. The NAC is looking at stiffer penalties for first-time offenders under a schedule of punishments it will consider Friday in Las Vegas.
Mitt Romney and Evander Holyfield are gearing up for their charity boxing match on Friday … with a lovely new hype video.
The May 2 fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao generated a record gate of $72 million plus $6.9 million from closed circuit and $400 million from U.S. pay-per-view sales. International sales and sponsorships could push the grand total over $600 million, said Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions.
Manny Pacquiao is back in the Philippines, rehabbing his surgically repaired right shoulder and counting the millions he made from his May 2 loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their megafight at the MGM Grand Garden. But he might need to book a return trip to Las Vegas next month to answer questions from the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Hours after Manny Pacquiao’s shoulder surgery was declared a success this past week, boxing promoter Bob Arum considered the possibility of a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. despite losing a lackluster unanimous decision.
Tom Loeffler, managing director of K2 Promotions, a company that handles middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, said he thinks boxing won’t be severely impacted in a negative way by the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight.
Bill Brady, who has served since 2007, has resigned his position on the five-member panel effective immediately. “I just don’t have the time or the heart to do it anymore,” he said from his summer home in Alaska.
The aftermath of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight has proven to be more interesting for many than the actual fight, but boy, did it make money.
In an exclusive interview with Showtime, Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Manny Pacquiao was making excuses after losing by unanimous decision in their world title fight Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden. Pacquiao said he fought with an injured right shoulder.
Nevada Athletic Commission chairman Francisco Aguilar continues to dig for answers over the confusion and obvious miscommunication surrounding the shoulder injury of boxer Manny Pacquiao.
One day after undergoing surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, Manny Pacquiao took to Instagram to let his fans know he’s doing OK. Pacquiao suffered the injury during training for his world title fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and reinjured it during the bout.
Manny Pacquiao should be able to resume his boxing career in 2016 after undergoing surgery Wednesday to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder.
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