Articles by author: Elisinio Castillo(666 results)

Kerman Lejarraga in No Rush To Secure a World Title Fight

Last weekend, welterweight puncher Kerman Lejarraga (27-0, 22 KOs) continued his path of destruction when he knocked out amateur standout Frankie Gavin in four rounds, to retain the European title. ...Read More

Rigondeaux Training With Ronnie Shields, PBC in Corner Too

Veteran trainer Ronnie Shields is now training another Cuban fight with deep amateur credentials. Former world champion and two-time Olympic gold medal winner Guillermo Rigondeaux is now working with ...Read More

Sergio Martinez Still Aims To Return, Continues To Train Hard

Sergio 'Maravilla' Martinez, the former world super welterweight and middleweight champion who retired in 2015, said in an interview with EFE that his return to boxing is a fact. According to Martinez...Read More

Felix Savon in Jail, Allegations of Sexual Assault of a Minor

According to numerous publications in Cuba, highly regarded boxing great Felix Savon - a three time Olympic champion - is behind bars on the island, after being accused of raping a minor. One of the r...Read More

Erislandy Lara Asks VADA To Enter '365 Testing' Through WBA

On the heels of breaking away from the World Boxing Council and their Clean Boxing Program, former junior middleweight world champion Erislandy Lara has made a request to VADA [Voluntary Anti-Doping A...Read More

Lara's Manager Rejects Claim By WBC on Rankings, Drug Testing

Luis DeCubas Jr., manager of former unified junior middleweight world champion Erislandy Lara, has rejected various claims being made by the World Boxing Council. On Tuesday, the WBC began circulating...Read More

Gamboa's Coach Expects Him To Be World Champion Again

Trainer Pedro Roque believes that former world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (28-2, 17 KOs) can still be major force in boxing. Gamboa has won two in a row, both majority decisions, since suffering an ups...Read More

Erislandy Lara's Manager Expects Great Fight With Brian Castano

As reported a few days ago, former unified junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (25-3-2, 14 KOs) is getting himself ready for another tough fight, with undefeated WBA "regular" ...Read More

Miguel Cotto: Thought of Return Has Never Crossed My Mind

Four division world champion Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico is enjoying his new role as a promoter, and has no intention of returning to the ring. Cotto (41-6, 33 KOs), 38-years-old, retired from boxing ...Read More

Felix Alvarado Continues KO Streak, Blasts Petalcorin For IBF Belt

Nicaraguan boxer Felix "Twin" Alvarado won the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior flyweight world title by securing a seventh round knockout over former world champion Randy Petalcori...Read More

Dorticos' Coach Confident Second Time is The Charm in WBSS

Eric "El Tigre" Castanos, the head trainer of Cuban cruiserweight banger Yunier Dorticos (22-1, 21 KOs), is confident that his boxer will conquer the second season of the World Boxing Super Series cru...Read More

Eleider Alvarez Vows To Punish Sergey Kovalev For Disrespect

WBO light heavyweight champion Eleider Alvarez feels disrespected and wants to do a lot of damage on Sergey Kovalev when their meet in a rematch on February 2, live on ESPN. Back in August, Alvarez pu...Read More

Sergio Martinez: I Hope The Chavez Jr. Rematch Will Happen

Former two division world champion Sergio Martinez is hoping that a deal gets finalized for a rematch with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-3-1, 32 KOs). Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KOs), 43-years-old, has been ou...Read More

Luis Ortiz Expects To Return on Wilder vs. Fury Undercard

The biggest heavyweight fight of the year is going to have a taste of 'King Kong' - because Cuban contender Luis Ortiz is expected to return on the undercard to Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury, which ta...Read More

Eleider Alvarez Felt Golovkin Won, Vows To Beat Down Kovalev

WBO light heavyweight champion Eleider Alvarez, 34-years-old, is riding out the best moment of his pro career. On August 5 in Atlantic City, he captured the the WBO (World Boxing Organization) world t...Read More

Sullivan Barrera Back in Training, Hopes For October Return

Light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera has recovered from a minor injury and he is now back in the gym. A cut over one eye deprived him of fighting on August 18 against Sean Monaghan, as the mai...Read More

Yuriorkis Gamboa vs. Miguel Beltran in Play For November 10

Former world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa is slated to return to the ring on November 10, in Miami, Florida. According to boxing businessman Luis "Louie" Fernandez, a fight between Gamboa and Mexico's Mi...Read More

Cristofer Gonzalez: It Would Be an Honor To Face Sor Rungvisai

This past Saturday night at Windsor Park in Belfast, WBC flyweight world champion Cristofer Gonzalez (29-3, 19 KOs) entered the lion's den and scored a fourth round knockout over local hero and Olympi...Read More

Yunier Dorticos Still Wants Revenge on Gassiev, Plots Return

Cruiserweight contender Yunier Dorticos (22-1, 21 KOs) is plotting his next move, after suffering the first defeat of his career. In the semi-finals of the World Boxing Super Series tournament in Febr...Read More

Rigondeaux Looks To Work With DeCubas Jr., Aims To Be Active

As reported last month, former world champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-1, 11 KOs) has parted ways with Roc Nation, and the boxer has also parted ways with longtime promoter Caribe Prom...Read More