Articles by author: Miguel Rivera(3066 results)

Verdejo Wants To Fight in September While Flanagan Recovers

The injured World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight champion, Terry Flanagan, will be recovering from an injury for at least four to six weeks, so Felix "El Diamante" Verdejo looks to stay busy by...Read More

Emmanuel Rodriguez, Alfredo Santiago Get Foes For Fajardo

Rising star Emmanuel "Manny" Rodriguez, the first Puerto Rican to win a gold medal in the Youth Olympics (Singapore 2010), will defend his World Boxing Council (WBC) Latino title against Mexico's Juan...Read More

Verdejo To Stay Busy While Flanagan Situation is Sorted Out

The postponement of Felix Verdejo's title fight does not mean that he will leave the gym entirely. Ricky Marquez, coach and manager of the Puerto Rican pugil, said yesterday that he will not stop his ...Read More

Amanda Serrano is Latest To Consider a Jump To MMA

Amanda Serrano (33-1-1, 25 KOs), a five division champion and one of the most dominant female boxers in the sport, is now considering the possibility of jumping over to mixed martial arts. A few years...Read More

Jessie Magdaleno vs. Cesar Juarez Clash is Close For October

At the negotiating table is the potential showdown between World Boxing Organization super bantamweight champion Jessie Magdaleno and mandatory challenger Cesar 'Corazón' Juarez of Mexico, tentatively...Read More

Jhonny Gonzalez Blasts Rosales in Two, Wants Miguel Berchelt

At the Lienzo Charro in Hidalgo Del Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico, former world champion Jhonny Gonzalez (64-10, 54 KOs) continues to show his deadly power, with a two round blasting of previously undefea...Read More

Miguel Berchelt Wants To Fight Again in 2017, Not Rushing Return

A week after his big win over Japanese slugger Takashi Miura, Mexico's Miguel Berchelt (32-1, 28 KOs) - who holds the World Boxing Council super featherweight championship - is still savoring the hone...Read More

Jose Pedraza vs. Mickey Bey in Talks For August 22, Las Vegas

There are currently ongoing discussions for a battle of former world champions. An off is one the table for Puerto Rico's Jose Pedraza (22-1, 12 KO's), the former IBF champion at super featherweight, ...Read More

Joe Cortez Helping Conor McGregor Prepare For Floyd Mayweather

UFC superstar Conor McGregor is leaving no stone unturned in his preparation for the upcoming boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs). The Irish fighter will face Mayweather on August 2...Read More

Amanda Serrano Stops Kiss: Cintron, Oquendo Win By KO

Amanda Serrano once again proved why she is one of the best female fighters, pound-for-pound, in the sport. The Puerto Rican fighter improved her record to 33-1-1 and 25 KO's, while retaining the Worl...Read More

Lomachenko: I Was Preparing For Salido, But Ready For Marriaga

WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko mentioned that he was fully preparing to face Mexico's Orlando 'Siri' Salido in a long awaited rematch on August 5, but then he was advised that Salid...Read More

Juan Manuel Marquez Fight Pushed Back - September or October

The return of four-time world champion Juan Manuel Marquez is being pushed back once again. The veteran has been in training with Hall of Fame coach Nacho Beristain for a planned return on August 19th...Read More

Freddie Roach is Really Impressed With Alberto Machado

Dangerous junior lightweight prospect Alberto 'El Explosivo' Machado has a way to go before aiming for a world title, but to date the young Puerto Rican has left a significant impression during his st...Read More

Verdejo's Manager Believes Flanagan Was Not Happy With Money

Ricky Marquez, manager of undefeated Puerto Rican lightweight contender Felix 'El Diamante' Verdejo, believes there is more than meets the eye when it comes to unexpected injury suffered by the World ...Read More

Shawn Porter: 'Cherry Picker' Danny Garcia - Let's Get it On!

As previously reported, the World Boxing Council is currently in the process of ordering a championship fight for the interim-WBC welterweight world title. WBC President Mauricio Sulai...Read More

WBO Wants Evidence of Flanagan's Injury For Verdejo Withdrawal

As first reported, unbeaten Puerto Rican fighter Félix 'El Diamante' Verdejo suffered a hard setback after his scheduled world title fight was pushed back due to unforeseen reasons. Th...Read More

Roach Wants Cotto To Destroy Kamegai's Body, Avoid a Decision

The professional relationship between Miguel Cotto and Freddie Roach is in a dimension where words are left over when both are in the gym. Earlier this month, the Puerto Rican pugilist reported to the...Read More

Cesar Juarez Eager To Blast Out Jessie Magdaleno For WBO Belt

Cesar Juarez is already training at full steam to get in great physical condition for his long-awaited WBO super bantamweight title shot. The belt is held by unbeaten Jessie Magdaleno. The expectatio...Read More

Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter For WBC Interim-Title?

Mauricio Sulaiman, President of the World Boxing Council, is going to order a championship fight for the interim-WBC welterweight world title. Sulaiman told ESPN Deportes that he's going to order the ...Read More

Roach is Firm, Will NOT Allow Pacquiao To Fight Beyond Horn

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who headed the corner of Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) for over a decade, will not allow his boxer to extend his career beyond a rematch with Jeff Horn. Earlier t...Read More