Articles by author: Elisinio Castillo(616 results)

Matthysse: I'm Confident That I Will Beat and Retire Pacquiao

At 35 and with more than 15 years as a professional boxer, Lucas Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) has finally landed the biggest fight of his career. Back in January, Matthysse picked up a title after several...Read More

Matthysse: Hopefully I Can Retire Manny Pacquiao - By Knockout!

World Boxing Association (WBA) "regular" welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse (39-4, 34 KOs) said he wants to "retire" eight division champ Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) when they collide in the ri...Read More

Lara: Hurd Failed To Beat Me Decisively - I Want Rematch Next!

Former junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (25-3-2, 14 KOs) is looking for an immediate rematch against Jarrett Hurd (22-0, 15 KOs). In the best fights of 2018, so far, Hurd won a very close t...Read More

Rodolfo Gomez Knocks Out Ricardo Mayorga in Eight Rounds

Former welterweight and junior middleweight champion, Ricardo 'El Matador' Mayorga, 45 years old, should have stayed retired, because the boxer was once against knocked out. Mayorga was seen in the ri...Read More

Chocolatito Training Hard, Still Targets Return on Golovkin Card

Although he still does not have a finalized opponent, the four division world champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez still has hopes of fighting on May 5 in Las Vegas, Nevada, as part of the undercard ...Read More

Michel Soro: Now I Want My Revenge Against Brian Castano

Frenchman Michel Soro, third in the WBA rankings, won the vacant interim-WBA super welterweight title by defeating US contender John Vera (# 2 WBA) with a 12-round unanimous decision, on Saturday in o...Read More

Juan Carlos Payano, Reymart Gaballo Get Big Wins in Florida

Juan Carlos Payano (20-1, 9 KO) found the champion within himself and defeated Mike Plania (14-1, 9 KO) in a fight that stole the show among the fans who attended the boxing event at the Hard Rock Caf...Read More

Yuriorkis Gamboa, Golden Boy Promotions Part Ways

It appears that former world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa and Golden Boy Promotions have parted ways. Gamboa's release was leaked to the Cuban press, but Golden Boy confirmed that Cuban wanted his relea...Read More

Buitrago Pulled From Hard Rock Card Over Murder For Hire Beef

Nicaraguan fighter Carlos "Chocorroncito" Buitrago will not be in action fight this Friday night at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. As reported a few day...Read More

Luis Ortiz Coach Talks Loss, Confident Wilder is KO'd in Rematch

Trainer German Caicedo, who works with Cuban heavyweight puncher Luis Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs), allowed a reasonable amount of time to pass before watching the contest with Deontay Wilder again. On March ...Read More

Roberto Arriaza Crushes Sammy Valentin With Knockout in One

Unbeaten welterweight talent Roberto Arriaza (16-0, 13 KOs) demolished world ranked contender Sammy Valentin (13-2, 10 KOs) in less than 30 seconds of the first round in the main event of a Telemundo ...Read More

Top Contender is Accused of Hiring Hitman in Murder of Lawyer

Well-known Nicaraguan boxer, for fought for a world title on several occasions, Carlos "Chocorroncito" Buitrago (30-3-1, 17 KOs), will be charged before the courts for his alleged responsibility in th...Read More

Brian Castano Will Keep a Close Eye on Lara-Hurd, Wants Winner

This past Saturday night in France, Brian Castano (15-0, 11 KOs) of Argentina continued to impress with a final round knockout of veteran Cedric Vitu to retain the WBA 'regular' junior middleweight ti...Read More

Luis Ortiz Believes "Shady" Eight Should Push Wilder Rematch

Cuban heavyweight puncher Luis Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) is not happy with the way last Saturday's fight played out with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs). Ortiz believed the fight was...Read More

Chocolatito Praises Estrada: Sor Rungvisai Lost, Unfair Decision!

Former four division world champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez was an interested observer on Saturday night, as he watched two of his past opponents collide in the ring. At The Forum in Los Angeles,...Read More

Rigondeaux's Coach: Rigo Should Not Suffer Over One Bad Night

Veteran trainer Pedro Diaz has stated that although he accepts some criticisms and comments, the prestigious coach affirms that there is still a lot left for former world champion Guillermo Rigondeaux...Read More

Linares: I'm Confident That I Can Beat Lomachenko!

Venezuela's Jorge Linares, who holds the WBA lightweight championship, is clear about his future - he wants to fight two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko. Lomachenko is scheduled to ret...Read More

Ugas Motivated To Shock Experts, Topple Errol Spence For IBF Belt

On Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Cuba's Yordenis Ugas scored a seventh round knockout over Ray Robinson in an IBF welterweight eliminator. Ugas (21-3, 10 KOs), is rank...Read More

Roman Gonzalez Has Interest in Donnie Nietes For Vacant Belt

The team behind former four division world champion Roman 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez is very interested in a showdown against Filipino veteran Donnie Nietes for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) ...Read More

Ricardo Mayorga Accepts Fight in Texas, Breaks Short Retirement

Last month, former welterweight and junior middleweight champion, Ricardo 'El Matador' Mayorga, 44 years old, announced to his fans that it was time to retire from the sport. But that decision has qui...Read More