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Mayweather-Maidana 2 and More: Report Cards

There’s some spring left in that step even at 37. Using his legs earlier, and more, Floyd Mayweather left no doubt about the better man at the end of the rematch with Marcos Maidana. While referee ...Read More

Gonzalez Stops Yaegashi In Nine For Flyweight Crown

Roman Gonzalez become just the second fighter in the history of Nicaragua to capture titles in three weight classes following a 9th round stoppage win over Akira Yaegashi in their flyweight championsh...Read More

Naoya Inoue Batters Kokietgym To Remain Unbeaten

Naoya Inoue made the first defense of his 108 lb. title, battering overmatched challenger Samartiek Kokietgym in 11 rounds Friday evening in Tokyo, Japan. The bout served as the chief support to t...Read More

Photos: Roman Gonzalez Cracks Yaegashi For WBC Gold

TOKYO — Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua captured the WBC flyweight title when he beat Akira Yaegashi of Japan by technical knockout in the ninth round on Friday. Gonzalez dominated Yaegashi, putting hi...Read More

Akira Yaegashi-Roman Gonzalez: Pre-Fight Report Card

It will begin in the wee hours of Friday morning here in the US. They’ll be wide awake and ready for a big night in Tokyo. A good fight is a good fight no matter where, or when, one is. This ha...Read More

Photos: Akira Yaegashi, Roman Gonzalez Face Off in Tokyo

This Friday night in Tokyo, World Boxing Council Flyweight champion Akira Yaegashi (20-3, 10 KOs), will defend his title against the two time world champion, Nicaraguan Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez (...Read More

Akira Yaegashi-Roman Gonzalez: BScene Predictions

Roman Gonzalez seeks to become the first fighter from Nicaragua since the late, great Alexis Arguello to claim a major title in three weight classes. In order to turn the trick, he will have to travel...Read More

Weights From Tokyo: Yaegashi 112 Lb, Gonzalez 111.75

All fighters slated for Friday's big show in Tokyo were on point during Thursday's pre-fight weigh-in. Headlining the show, Akira Yaegashi attempts the fourth defense of the World flyweight crown as h...Read More

Akira Yaegashi Prepares To Withstand Román Empire

By Jake Donovan - Akira Yaegashi had a close-up view to his future when he and Román ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez shared a card together this past April in Japan. Still the reigning flyweight king chooses t...Read More

Team Gonzalez: Yaegashi Will Not Last Eight Rounds

Former minimumweight and junior flyweight world champion Roman "Chocolatito" González of Nicaragua finished up his final sparring session for the upcoming fight on the 5th of September against the Jap...Read More

Photo: Yaegashi Ready For Battle With Roman Gonzalez

Chocks away! At the Ohashi Boxing Gym Yokohama City, WBC flyweight champion Akira Yaegashi (20-3-10 KOs) showed he's keyed up and ready...bar nothing, for the fourth defense of his crown on Septembe...Read More

Roman Gonzalez Continues To Step on The Gas in Camp

The Nicaraguan boxer Román "Chocolatito" Gonzalez (39-0, 33KOs) continues to work hard for his fight against WBC flyweight champion Akira Yaegashi (20-3, 10KOs), scheduled for September 5 in Tokyo, Ja...Read More

Roman Gonzalez Hits Japan, Continues Camp For 9/5

Undefeated Nicaraguan, and number one ranked contender in the flyweight division, Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez (39-0, 35KOs) is already on Japanese soil, where on September 5th he challenges WBC champ...Read More

Yaegashi: Roman Gonzalez is Very Tough, But I Can Win

Japan's Akira Yaegashi (20-3, 10 KOs), the flyweight champion of the World Boxing Council champion, isn't taking anything for granted in his preparations to fight Nicaraguan slugger Roman "Chocolatito...Read More

Roman Gonzalez is Training For The Fight of His Life

Nicaraguan boxer Román "Chocolatito" Gonzalez is working at full capacity in a gym in the San Judas neighborhood of Managua. Gonzalez is focused on one goal, to defeat Japan's Akira Yaegashi, the flyw...Read More

Roman Gonzalez Confident He'll Grab Yaegashi's Title

Nicaraguan Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez (39-0, 33 KOs) has a scheduled fight for his date with history. On September 5th in Tokyo, Japan, González will attempt to become the 2nd Nicaraguan to bec...Read More

Yaegashi-Gonzalez, Inoue-Kokietgym Double Set For 9/5

Months worth of speculation finally became a reality for the flyweight division, as lineal champ Akira Yaegashi is set to make the fourth defense of his crown versus unbeaten former two-division champ...Read More