Articles by author: Francisco Salazar(1180 results)

Nico Hernandez Continues To Win Big With First Round Stoppage

The pushing and shoving from Friday's weigh-in between Nico Hernandez and Szilveszter Kanalas carried over into Saturday night's bout. It was Hernandez though who ended matter early. Hernandez battere...Read More

Subriel Matias Aims To Be The Next Force From Puerto Rico

Christopher Diaz and Felix Verdejo have received much hype and press over the last couple of years as the next big fighters from Puerto Rico. Verdejo suffered a knockout loss to Antonio Lozada, Jr. on...Read More

Romero Duno Banks Hard-Fought Win Over Gilberto Gonzalez

Romero Duno continues to win. And he is doing so in impressive fashion. Duno won a hard-fought 10 round unanimous decision over fringe lightweight contender Gilberto Gonzalez Thursday night at the Fan...Read More

Romero Duno Ready To Put on a Show at Fantasy Springs

A lot has changed for Romero Duno over the last 15 months. The hard-hitting Filipino lightweight has gone from opponent to fringe contender, and a victory tonight could lead him towards bigger paydays...Read More

Roberto Arriaza Decisions Juan Ruiz: Dutchover, Ituarte Win

He may not have won by knockout in the first round, but welterweight contender Roberto Arriaza will take a decision win any day. After notching three consecutive opening round knockout victories, Arri...Read More

Lou DiBella: George Kambosos is The Best Prospect in Australia

Lightweight contender George Kambosos, Jr. of Australia used boxing as an outlet when he was younger. Now he is using boxing to make a living and making a name for himself. Kambosos could be on the fa...Read More

StubHub Becomes Sport's Center of Attention For Cinco De Mayo

CARSON, California - One done. One more to go. The first of the two-night boxing extravaganza that is taking place at the Stubhub Center during 'Cinco de Mayo' weekend went by with 19-year-old Ryan Ga...Read More

Felix Alvarado Batters Ivan Meneses For Fourth Round TKO

Junior flyweight contender Felix Alvarado battered Ivan Meneses for three-plus rounds, stopping him in round four Saturday night at the Gimnasio Nicario in his hometown of Managua, Nicaragua....Read More

Giovani Santillan Takes Out Alejandro Barboza in Two Rounds

ONTARIO, California - Welterweight contender Giovani Santillan stopped Alejandro Barboza in the second round late Friday night. The southpaw Santillan was the aggressor from the opening bell, forcing ...Read More

Cecilia Braekhus To Make HBO History When She Fights on May 5

As previously reported on, unified welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus will face Kali Reis in the opening bout of the HBO 'World Championship Boxing' telecast on May 5. The 10 round...Read More

Cecilia Braekhus vs. Kali Reis on Golovkin-Martirosyan

Unified welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus will face Kali Reis on May 5, promoter Tom Loeffler told late Monday night. The 10 round bout will take place at the Stubhub Center in Ca...Read More

Oscar Rivas Stays Busy, Stops Sergio Ramirez in The Second

Unbeaten heavyweight Oscar Rivas is solidifying his status as contender, stopping late-sub Sergio Ramirez after the second round late Thursday night at the Montreal Casino in Montreal, Quebec, Canada....Read More

Jessie Vargas: Keith Thurman is Irrelevant, No One Cares For Him

Jessie Vargas has yet to be in an easy fight. Or one that goes exactly the way it should play out. The welterweight contender and former world titleholder understands not only what is at stake tonight...Read More

Max Ornelas, Tony Lopez Fight For Bragging Rights on beIN

Max Ornelas and Juan Antonio Lopez fight under the same promotional banner and acknowledge one another outside the ring. It will be a different tune when the two bantamweights step inside the ring....Read More

Alexandru Marin, Jarron Ennis Get Big Wins in in Norfolk, Virginia

Junior bantamweight Alexandru Marin is making that transition from prospect to contender. The 26-year-old Marin scored an impressive knockout victory over former prospect Michael Ruiz, Jr. at the Maso...Read More

Ruben Villa Very Focused For Olea Regional Title Clash

Ruben Villa has racked up frequent flyer miles as an amateur and a pro. He will do something tonight that he has never done in his career: Fight before a hometown crowd. Villa will face Marlon Olea at...Read More

Aaron McKenna Aims To Stay Busy in 2018, Impress in The Ring

The education of Aaron McKenna in the boxing ring continues tonight. And from the looks of things, that education will take place often in 2018. McKenna will face Keasen Freeman in a four round bout ...Read More

Truax: I'm Ready To Silence The Critics, Silence James DeGale

Caleb Truax and the word ‘complacent’ do not go together. If they did, he would have been complacent to just be a contender, make decent money in boxing and move on from the sport when he finally hang...Read More

Robert Garcia Sees Big Things Ahead For Hector Tanajara

Hector Tanajara, Jr. is transitioning well from unbeaten fighter to legit prospect. He hopes to become a contender next year, that according to his manager/ trainer. Tanajara will square off against H...Read More

Ryan Martin Breaks Down, Drops, Stops Florez in Four

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Ryan Martin did not let inactivity due to an injury in last fight affect him. Instead, he sent a message to the other lightweights. Martin batteries and broke down Luis Florez, sco...Read More