Articles by author: Elisinio Castillo(632 results)

Yordenis Ugas Wants His World Title Crack at Errol Spence

Cuban welterweight contender Yordenis Ugas is hoping to secure his mandatory world title shot at current IBF king Errol Spence (24-0, 21 KOs). Both fighters were in action on Saturday night in Frisco,...Read More

Kerman Lejarraga vs. Frankie Gavin on November 17

Dangerous puncher Kerman Lejarraga (25-0, 20 KO) will defend his European welterweight title at home. The 'Revolver' of Morga is scheduled to make a defense of the Euro belt against British contender ...Read More

Luis Ortiz Manager: Whyte Never Wanted To Fight Us, Too Risky

During the week, there were widespread inaccurate reports regarding deals being completed for two heavyweight contests - Luis Ortiz vs. Dillian Whyte and Joseph Parker vs. Bryant Jennings. BoxingScene...Read More

Luis Ortiz Waiting For WBC To Make Ruling on Whyte Fight

He only knows that he is going to fight soon and that he will be involved in a final eliminator, but heavyweight contender Luis "King Kong" Ortiz now faces some uncertainty about his next opponent, be...Read More

Luis Ortiz Coach Expects Wilder Rematch, Feels Joshua Will Delay

Whether Dillian Whyte or any other, the brain machinery of has entered into effervescence. The coach of Luis "King Kong" Ortiz prepares for a summer fight that could open the door to his pupil toward...Read More

Luis Ortiz Trainer: Dillian Whyte is Nothing Special, He Won't Win

German Caicedo, the trainer of heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs), is confident his boxer would defeat Dillian Whyte (23-1, 17 KOs) of the UK. Back in March at the Barclays Center in Broo...Read More

Antonio Tarver Aims To Prove Worth, Win Heavyweight Title

As reported last week, 49-year-old former world champion Antonio Tarver (31-6-1, 22 KO) will make his return to the ring fir the first time since 2015, when he takes on heavyweight con...Read More

Celestino Caballero To Be Released From Prison

Earlier this year, former world champion Celestino "Pelenchin" Caballero was sentenced to five years in prison for drug related charges. The sentence was carried out in the First Criminal Court, in wh...Read More

Pacquiao vs. Matthysse Having Issues, To Be Postponed?

According to multiple sources in Argentina, there appears to be some issues related to the scheduled welterweight fight between eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao and WBA 'regular' welterwei...Read More

Luis Ortiz Ready To Fight Whyte or Anyone Else For Wilder Shot

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder had the biggest scare of his professional career back in March, when he was badly hurt in the seventh round of his defense against Luis Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs), wh...Read More

Rigondeaux Was in Talks For WBSS, But Weight Became an Issue

On Wednesday, the World Boxing Super Series officially announced one of the three weight divisions for their upcoming second season of tournaments. The bantamweight division is the first weight class ...Read More

Rances and Leduan Barthelemy Part Ways With Ismael Salas

It's becoming a bad month for veteran Cuban trainer Ismael Salas, because both Rances and Leduan Barthelemy have decided to part ways with the coach. Last Saturday at the O2 Arena in London, Salas was...Read More

Matthysse: Pacquiao Aged - No Longer as Fast or Explosive

WBA 'regular' welterweight world champion Lucas Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) does not believe eight division beltholder Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) is the same fighter who terrorized the sport a decad...Read More

Luis Ortiz Can't Wait To Get His Hands On Dillian Whyte

For Luis Ortiz, a new lifeline has opened up. After his hard-fought defeat from this past March, a new opportunity with a door to a world title shot. As reported a few days ago, the Wo...Read More

Lara's Manager: We're Confident of Beating Hurd in Rematch

As first reported on Wednesday, the World Boxing Association ordered an immediate rematch between WBC junior middleweight champion Jarrett Hurd and former beltholder Erislandy Lara. Th...Read More

Matthysse: Pacquiao's Moment is Over - Now It's My Turn!

WBA 'regular' welterweight world champion Lucas Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) is already training hard for a scheduled showdown with eight division beltholder Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs). He believes t...Read More

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