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Akifumi Shimoda, Yoshihiro Kamegai Get KO Wins

Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan - Former WBA super bantamweight champion Akifumi Shimoda (30-4-2, 13 KOs), now fighting as a featherweight, picks up his second win in a row since suffering the brutal thir...Read More

Macao Undercard: Sonsona Shocks, Knocks Out Shimoda

Ryota Murata continues to enjoy a rapid rise in the pro ranks, scoring a 4th round stoppage of veteran middleweight Carlos Nascimento. Murata (3-0, 3KO), who captured a gold medal for Japan in the...Read More

Photos: Vazquez vs. Shafikov, Zou Shiming Mega Gallery

Zou Shiming improved his chances of a world title shot when he defeated Yokthong Kokietgym in Macau on Saturday. The Chinese flyweight registered the first stoppage win of his professional career with...Read More

Video: Vasquez-Shafikov, Shiming-Kokietgym Weigh-in

Saturday’s doubleheader telecast airs at 5:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO2. The telecast kicks off from CotaiArena at The Venetian Macao in Macau, China, as flyweights Zou Shiming and Yokthong Kokietgym squar...Read More

News: Hernandez-Kolodziej Tickets, Solo Boxeo Tecate

Tickets are now on sale for the rescheduled Team Sauerland show in Berlin on March 29th featuring IBF Cruiserweight Champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez and British heavyweight David Price. The show was p...Read More

Sonsona Will Go For The Knockout Win With Shimoda

“Marvelous” Marvin Sonsona weighed in at 125.6 pounds for his WBO International featherweight title fight against former WBA super bantamweight champion Akifumi Shimoda of Japan, who tipped the scales...Read More

Arum Expects Sonsona-Shimoda To Be a Good Scrap

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is impressed not only with the boxing skills of former world super flyweight champion “Marvelous” Marvin Sonsona but also his good looks, describing him as “a really handsom...Read More

Marvin Sonsona Leaves For Career Defining Title Bout

“Marvelous” Marvin Sonsona (17-1-1, 14 KO’s) who became the second youngest Filipino world champion at the age of 19 when he handily beat veteran Puerto Rican super flyweight champion Jose Carita Lope...Read More

Vetyeka-Shimoda in Play For February 22 in Macau

The proposed WBA featherweight unification clash between champions Simpiwe Vetyeka and Nicholas Walters is off and now Vetyeka will make the mandatory defence of the crown he lifted from retired Indon...Read More

Igarashi, Shimoda Grab Wins at Tokyo's Korakuen Hall

Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan - Former WBC flytweight champion Toshiyuki Igarashi (18-2-1, 11KOs) stopped veteran Omar Soto (23-11-2) in the ninth round of action. Igarashi was returning for the first t...Read More

Jorge Arce To Face Akifumi Shimoda on September 21

It seems Jorge Arce's retirement was short-lived. The Mexican all-action fighter will reportedly return to the ring against Akifumi Shimoda on September 21, according to Corey Erdman of RingTV and ...Read More

Akifumi Shimoda Stops Hugo Partida In Nine Rounds

By Jake Donovan - Akifumi Shimoda registered his fourth consecutive win with a ninth round stoppage over Hugo Partida on Wednesday evening at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. As has been the case in ...Read More

Akifumi Shimoda Drops Betos Three Times To Win Big

Former WBA super bantamweight champion Akifumi Shimoda (26-3-1, 11KOs) returned to action at the Korakuen Hall in Toyko, Japan and won an easy ten round unanimous decision over Richard Betos (19-6). T...Read More

Former WBA Champ Shimoda Returns on August 4th

The rebuilding job of Akifumi Shimoda continues on August 4, with the former WBA World super bantamweight champion headlining an interesting card at the famed Korakuen Hall in a non-title ten rounder....Read More

Video: Rico Ramos Discusses The Shimoda Win, More

Bill Emes catches up with the new WBA super bantamweight champion Rico Ramos to discuss his title winning effort over Japanese Akifume Shimoda, and more....Read More

CompuBox Stats: Ramos Outworked, Lands Homerun

Rico Ramos was getting outworked for the entire fight until he landed the left hook that flattened Akifumi Shimoda, the defending champion. Ramos, down 60-54, 59-55 and 59-55 on the official cards, wo...Read More

Rico Ramos Knocks Out Akifumi Shimoda, Wins Title

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey - After falling behind on the cards and allowing himself to be outworked for most of the fight, Rico Ramos (20-0, 11 KOs) came from behind to score a stunning...Read More

Video: Paul Williams-Erislandy Lara Weigh-In, Undercard

Bill Emes catches the official weigh-in to the junior middleweight bout between Paul Williams and Erislandy Lara. Watch both boxers make weight, plus watch the main supporting fighters on the scale, i...Read More

Paul Williams vs Erislandy Lara Final Presser Quotes

KERY DAVIS (HBO): Antonio Margarito. Carlos Quintana twice. Kermit Cintron and a failed fight against Kelly Pavlik. When you think about that list of names – no one has fought that level of competitio...Read More

Ready Rico Preps For First World Title Shot With Shimoda

By Thomas Gerbasi - Ask Rico Ramos how many Puerto Ricans are in his native Pico Rivera, California, and he thinks about it for a second. Then he laughs. “Not that many,” he said. “Really, none at ...Read More