Jose Ramirez isn’t at the point of his professional boxing career where he can take opponents for granted.
Chris Arreola admits this is it.
The game plan — inside and outside the boxing ring — has gone off without a hitch for Jose Ramirez since he turned pro after the 2012 London Olympics.
After launching an unsuccessful bid to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 3 at the MGM Grand Garden, Amir Khan will settle for the next best thing — being on Mayweather’s undercard.
Boxing judges have come under greater scrutiny in Nevada since Manny Pacquiao’s split decision loss to Timothy Bradley in June 2012. So it’s no surprise that with their April 12 rematch at the MGM Grand Garden approaching that Pacquiao was asked about the judges.
It won’t be for the title he lost, but Ishe Smith will fight for a belt when he returns to the ring.
The Nevada Athletic Commission took a major step toward finding an executive director on Wednesday, identifying 10 people as potential finalists to replace Keith Kizer, who resigned Jan. 10.
Carlos Molina has been incarcerated more than two weeks at the Clark County Detention Center, and he may remain locked up a while longer. But his promoter believes Molina’s boxing career is not finished.
It wasn’t the way Jamie Swanson expected to advance to the Golden Gloves national championships. Then again, Swanson wasn’t expecting to get punched in the face by his opponent while he was lying on the canvas.
Amateur boxers are vying for a spot in the Golden Gloves National Tournament at this weekend’s regionals at Barry’s Boxing, 2664 S. Highland.