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PBC on CBS Doubleheader Sees Slight Ratings Dip

There’s a chance that the May 9 edition of Premier Boxing Champions on CBS can improve its ratings, but early returns have the Saturday afternoon televised doubleheader pulling in a 0.9 overnight rati...Read More

CompuBox: Figueroa and Burns Fought Furious Fight

Ricky Burns lost a unanimous decision in a grueling scrap with Omar Figueroa. Two points deducted from Burns ultimately cost him dear as the two former world champions put on a physically demanding te...Read More

Ricky Burns: I"m Not Here To Be an Opponent, I'll Win

Ricky Burns says that beating Omar Figueroa in Texas on Saturday live on Sky Sports and CBS will put him back on the World title trail. Former two-weight World champion Burns meets the former WBC L...Read More

Ricky Burns Says No Excuses, Figueroa Felt Very Heavy

HIDALGO, TEXAS – Omar “Panterita” Figueroa (25-0-1, 18 KOs) remained undefeated as he put on an exciting show in front of a raucous hometown crowd and earned a unanimous decision over Ricky Burns (37-...Read More

Omar Figueroa Praises Judges, Says Hands Were Sore

HIDALGO, TEXAS - Omar "Panterita" Figueroa (25-0-1, 18 KOs) remained undefeated as he put on an exciting show in front of a raucous hometown crowd and earned a unanimous decision over Ricky Burns (37-...Read More

Omar Figueroa Survives Slugfest To Outpoint Ricky Burns

Omar Figueroa fended off a brave stand from visiting challenger Ricky Burns to take a unanimous decision in their CBS-televised headliner Saturday afternoon at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. ...Read More

Figueroa vs. Burns: CompuBox Historical Review

Former WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa, who is making his debut in the junior welterweight division, is busier and more accurate (vs. Estrada, Arakawa, Belmontes), landing 45% of his power shot...Read More

Figueroa vs. Burns: BoxingScene.com Staff Predictions

Friday's weigh-in wasn't exactly the best introduction for Omar Figueroa's venture into the junior welterweight division. The unbeaten local favorite from nearby Weslaco showed up more than a pound ov...Read More

Burns Confident Figueroa's 140 Debut Will Be a Bust

Ricky Burns believes a win over undefeated Mexican-American Omar Figueroa in Texas on Saturday night will put him firmly back on the world title trail. Former two-weight world champion Burns meets ...Read More

Photos: Figueroa-Burns, Kameda-McDonnell Weighin

Omar Figueroa showed up heavy for his scheduled 12-round junior welterweight battle with Ricky Burns, which takes place Saturday afternoon at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. The unbeaten slug...Read More

Figueroa Heavy, PBC on CBS Show Goes On Versus Burns

Omar Figueroa showed up heavy for his scheduled 12-round junior welterweight battle with Ricky Burns, which takes place Saturday afternoon at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. The unbeaten slugge...Read More

Photos: Figueroa-Burns, Kameda-McDonnell Face To Face

HIDALGO, TEXAS - A full day of exciting undercard fights come to State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas on Saturday afternoon, May 9 as local fan favorites and top prospects will look to make their marks...Read More

Ricky Burns Says Omar Figueroa is Must Win Fight

Ricky Burns believes a win over undefeated Mexican-American Omar Figueroa in Texas on Saturday night will put him firmly back on the world title trail. Former two-weight world champion Burns meets ...Read More

Omar Figueroa, Ricky Burns Predict a War in Hidalgo

HIDALGO, Texas - Exciting and undefeated former lightweight world champion Omar "Panterita" Figueroa (24-0-1, 18 KOs) will take on former two-division world champion Ricky Burns (37-4-1, 11 KOs) in th...Read More

Hearn: Burns-Figueroa is a Fight of The Year Candidate!

Ricky Burns will face Omar Figueroa in San Antonio, Texas on May 9, live on Sky Sports. Burns makes his American debut in the clash of the two former World champions as the Coatbridge star looks to...Read More

CBS/PBC Deal Revealed: Stevenson-Bika, Chavez

NEW YORK – CBS Sports and SHOWTIME Sports® have announced a multi-year joint venture to present live boxing on the CBS Television Network—the first of up to eight live events in 2015 will premiere on...Read More

Omar Figueroa-Ricky Burns on May 9, Says Manager

According to Alex Morrison, manager of former champion Ricky Burns, a deal has been reached for his fighter to face ex-WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa on May 9th in Texas. Burns (37-4-1, 11KOs)...Read More