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CompuBox: Figueroa Had Edge in Activity, Shots Landed

Was it the ring rust? Or the effects of his war with Arakawa? Or both? Omar Figueroa was busier and landed more punches (including a 42-16 edge in round five), however it was Jerry Belmontes who lan...Read More

Video: Omar Figueroa Discusses Win Over Belmontes

Luis Sandoval catches up with WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa, who discuss his Showtime televised decision win over amateur rival Jerry Belmontes, his thoughts on the scorecard which gave Belmo...Read More

Figueroa: I Want To Extract Revenge on Belmontes

There is a saying that a dog's bark is worse than its bite. There could be a similar analogy in boxing as some fighters are all talk and do not back their talk in the ring. Then again, maybe there ...Read More

Omar Figueroa Returns To Decision Game Belmontes

StubHub Center, Carson, California - In a battle of amateur rivals, WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa (23-0- 17KOs) returned after a year off and won a twelve round unanimous decision over Jerry ...Read More

Figueroa-Belmontes - CompuBox Historical Review

Jerry Belmontes is not a puncher, his best shot is to keep the fight at distance. WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa wants a phone booth fight- 90% of his landed punches were power shots....Read More

Video: Omar Figueroa Ready To Pay Belmontes Back

Los Angeles, California - Luis Sandoval catches up with undefeated WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa, who faces his rival from the amateurs, Jerry Belmontes. Figueroa lost to Belmontes a few time...Read More

Photos: Thurman-Diaz, Matthysse-Molina, More Weigh-In

LOS ANGELES --- Keith "One Time" Thurman is tired of hearing about all of Julio Diaz's experience. Thurman, 25, knows Diaz, 34, is a 15-year veteran with 50 fights on his record. Thurman said none ...Read More

Weights From Cali: Thurman 145.5 Lb, Diaz 146.75 Lb.

Keith Thurman makes his first ring appearance of the year following a breakout campaign in 2013. The unbeaten welterweight squares off versus former lightweight titlist Julio Diaz in a scheduled 12-ro...Read More

Belmontes Aims To Repeat History With Figueroa Shocker

CARSON --- Omar Figueroa of Weslaco, Tex., and Jerry Belmontes of Corpus Christi, Tex., are very familiar with each other. They grew up competing in the same amateur tournaments and Belmontes actua...Read More

Photos: Thurman-Diaz, Matthysse-Molina Final Presser

LOS ANGELES – With Oscar De La Hoya presiding over the festivities, Golden Boy Promotions hosted the final press conference for their exciting, stacked fight card this Saturday, April 26 headlining Ke...Read More

Photos: Thurman, Matthysse, Figueroa, Diaz Workouts

LOS ANGELES - Nine of the talented boxers who will fight on a top-notch, action-packed Golden Boys Promotions' fight card this Saturday, April 26, at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., participated...Read More

Belmontes: I Beat Omar Figueroa 5 Times in Amateurs

LOS ANGELES - On Saturday, April 26, Omar "Panterita" Figueroa Jr. defends his WBC Lightweight World Championship against fellow Texan Jerry "The Corpus Christi Kid" Belmontes as part of a Showtime te...Read More

Schaefer: Thurman, Matthysse, Figueroa Must Be Ready

Golden Boy Promotions CEO, Richard Schaefer, had a vision of putting together a tripleheader where all three fights would have very little running and plenty of punching. That was his idea behind the ...Read More