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Photos: Jayson Velez vs. Alfredo Santiago, Serrano-Silgado Weigh-in

In the main event, Alfredo 'Ojo' Santiago (6-0, 2 KO) weighed 129 pounds and Jayson 'La Maravilla' Velez (23-3-1, 16 KO) weighed 130 pounds in for their upcoming 10-round....Read More

Roman Martinez vs. Rey Ojeda in Play For December 3

A brawl between former WBO junior lightweight world champion Román 'Rocky Martinez (29-3-3, 17 KOs), and undefeated contender Rey Ojeda (18-0, 9 KO's), is being discussed for December 3 in the Coliseo...Read More

Joseph Diaz Reflects on Velez Win, Talks Strategy Against Proa

2012 United States Olympian Joseph 'JoJo' Diaz (20-0) is on the brink of a world title shot. The featherweight is currently ranked #2 by the WBC while Gary Russell Jr.is the organization's champion....Read More

Rene Alvarado Shocks Jayson Velez With Split Nod Win

Lightweight Marco Magdaleno, the younger brother of Diego and Jessie Magdaleno, won a four round decision over Hugo Padilla(3-7, 2 KOs). All three judges scored the bout in favor of Magdaleno (4-0, 2 ...Read More

Photos/Weights: Jayson Velez vs. Rene Alvarado

Velez-Alvarado Weights - LOS ANGELES - The exciting 10-round super featherweight bout between Jayson "La Maravilla" Velez (23-2-1, 16 KOs) and Rene "Gemelo" Alvarado (23-7, 16 KOs) has been upgraded t...Read More

Jayson Velez on moving for Alvarado wants Vargas, Salido

Jayson Velez (23-2-1) has gone just 1-2-1 over his past four fights. The 28-year-old Puerto Rican returns to the ring Friday at the Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino against gritty Nicaraguan veteran ...Read More

Jayson Velez vs. Rene Alvarado: New Headliner on July 15

LOS ANGELES - The exciting 10-round super featherweight bout between Jayson "La Maravilla" Velez (23-2-1, 16 KOs) and Rene "Gemelo" Alvarado (23-7, 16 KOs) has been upgraded to the main event on the ...Read More

Andre Ward's Ring Return To HBO Averages 1.064 Million Viewers

Andre Ward’s return to HBO didn’t exactly set the industry ablaze, but it was enough to get the ball rolling for a highly anticipated light heavyweight showdown with Sergey Kovalev later this fall. ...Read More

Video: Joseph Diaz Reflects on HBO Debut, Win Over Velez

Diaz kept up his attack as he worked both the body and head on an almost equal basis, but in the eight he also suffered a cut on his right eyelid. Velez landed some flush shots of his own but he was c...Read More

Photos: Joseph Diaz Shines on HBO, Dominates Velez

Oracle Arena, Oakland, California - 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph "Jo Jo" (20-0) took the next step in his progression to from prospect to contender by shining in his HBO debut. His opponent, Jayson Velez...Read More

Joseph Diaz Outboxes Jayson Velez For Unanimous Decision Win

Oracle Arena, Oakland, California - Joseph 'JoJo' Diaz (20-0, 11KOs) won a ten round unanimous decision over Jayson Velez (23-2-1, 16KOs) to retain the NABF featherweight title....Read More

Joseph Diaz-Jayson Velez - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard

OAKLAND, CALIF. - NABF Featherweight Champion Joseph "Jojo" Diaz Jr. (19-0, 11 KOs) and top-rated featherweight contender Jayson "La Maravilla" Velez (23-1-1, 16 KOs) are ready to battle in their 10-...Read More

Photos: Andre Ward, Sullivan Barrera Ready For Battle

Moving on from a lengthy stay as the World super middleweight king, Ward came in at a healthy 174.8 lbs. for his first bout as a full-fledged light heavyweight. Barrera - already an established conten...Read More

Weights From Oakland: Ward 174.8, Barrera 174.4

Andre Ward is officially ready to make his light heavyweight run. Standing in his way is fellow unbeaten Sullivan Barrera, as both made weight for their HBO-televised headliner Saturday evening from O...Read More

Video: Joseph Diaz is Pumped For HBO Debut, Velez Bout

Hooker faces Wilfrido “La Roca” Buelvas (17-5, 11 KOs) of Barranquilla, Colombia in a ten-round junior welterweight bout, Franco meets Mexican veteran German “Panteonero” Meraz (52-37-1, 30 KOs) in an...Read More

Video: Jayson Velez Discusses Joseph Diaz Showdown

Participating in the workout were Roc Nation Sports’ boxing standouts including NABO Junior Welterweight Champion Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (19-0-2, 14 KOs) of Oak Cliff, Texas; undefeated Daniel “Tw...Read More

Video: Andre Ward vs. Sullivan Barrera Final Press Conference

I used to drive by Oracle Arena on 880 as a kid on my way to King’s Gym and wonder if I could make it there one day and [trainer] Virgil [Hunter] used to say with confidence, ‘You’re going to headline...Read More

Photos: Andre Ward, Sullivan Barrera Go Face To Face

OAKLAND, CA – Two-Time World Champion and top-rated pound-for-pound fighter Andre Ward (28-0, 15 KOs) and number one rated IBF light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera (17-0, 12 KOs) participate...Read More

Joseph Diaz: Matinee Idol in Wait?

Joseph Diaz: Matinee Idol in Wait?

By Cliff Rold - In the ring, he wasn’t the most impressive member of the 2012 US Olympic boxing team. He still isn’t. That honor, then and now, has belonged to welterweight Errol Spence. That’s no ...Read More

Joseph Diaz Feeling No Pressure as HBO Debut Nears

This Saturday night from the Oracle in Oakland, California, featherweight Joseph 'Jo Jo' Diaz faces former title challenger Jayson Velez (23-1-1, 16KOs) as the opener on HBO. Diaz is making his debut ...Read More