Articles by author: Rafael Soto(314 results)

Jaime Munguia Knocks Out Johnny Navarrete in The Third

Spectacular Tijuana fighter Jaime "Destructor" Munguia knocked out Johnny ¨Vaquero¨ Navarrete at 2:08 of the third round in the headline bout of a Zanfer Promotions card at the Arena Jose Sulaiman in ...Read More

Luis Nery Has No Weight Issues at Second Day Weigh-In

Mexican boxer Luis "Pantera" Nery received the green light for his rematch fight against Japan's Shinsuke Yamanaka. He weighed in at 126.7 pounds; after reaching an agreement where he was unable to we...Read More

Luis Nery Leaves For Japan, Vows To Knock Yamanaka Out

WBC world bantamweight champion Luis "Pantera" Nery traveled with his team to Tokyo, Japan - as he continues the final stage of his camp for the rematch against former champion Shinsuke "God's Left" Y...Read More

Miguel Berchelt vs. Maxwell Awuku Now Set - Magali is Out

African fighter Maxwell Awuku is now the new challenger for WBC super featherweight champion Miguel "El Alacran" Berchelt on Saturday night, February 10 at the Oasis Arena in Cancun. The event will be...Read More

Miguel Berchelt vs. Carlo Magali Finalized For February 10

After analyzing multiple options with intense negotiations going on for days, Zanfer and MaxBoxing Promotions confirmed that WBC super featherweight champion Miguel "Alacran" Berchelt will face Carlo ...Read More

Miguel Berchelt Holds Presser, Still Unsure of Next Opponent

As a press conference was held earlier today, Mexico's Miguel 'Alacran' Berchelt confirmed his return to his native Cancun, Quintana Roo, for February 10 at the Oasis Arena in Cancun, and regardless o...Read More

Orlando Salido: Retirement is Over, I'm Coming Back in 2018!

Already in the tranquility of his home in Phoenix, Arizona - the four time world champion in two different weight categories, Orlando "Siri" Salido, has decided not to retire and vows continue in boxi...Read More

Carlos Ocampo Stops Dario Ferman, Ponomarev Eliminator Next?

Welterweight contender Carlos Ocampo stayed busy with a seventh round stoppage of late-replacement Dario Ferman (18-4, 11 KOs) at the Gimnasio Rodrigo M. Quevedo in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. Ocam...Read More

Ocampo Faces New Foe, Ponomarev Turns Back on IBF Eliminator

Mexican prospect and world ranked Carlos "Chema" Ocampo will risk his IBF welterweight world ranking when he faces Darío ¨Macizo¨ Ferman this Saturday in the stellar fight in the Gym ¨Rodrigo M. Queve...Read More

Moises Fuentes Gets Revenge, Destroys Lara in One Round

Former world champion Moises Fuentes (26-4-1, 14 KOs) got revenge with a first round destruction of super flyweight journeyman Ulises Lara (18-16, 10 KOs), who back in July won a ten round majority de...Read More

Carlos Jimenez Knocks Out Pedro Campa in Shocker

Fortress Mexico in Cuernavaca, Morelos - Carlos "Torito" Jimenez pulled off a major upset by securing a technical knockout at 2:55 seconds of the seventh round over previously undefeated Pedro "Roca" ...Read More

Luis Nery Sets Return, Faces Arthur Villanueva on November 4

Luis "Pantera" Nery has set his next ring return. The WBC bantamweight world champion will reappear on Saturday, November 4, at the Gasmart Stadium in Tijuana (home of the Bulls), to fight in a ten ro...Read More

Margarito Smiles: Jones Was Very Dirty, I Still Want Miguel Cotto

Former welterweight world champion Antonio Margarito is moving forward with his goal of securing a trilogy fight with Miguel Cotto. On Saturday night at the Manuel Bernardo Aguirre Gym in Chihuahua, M...Read More

Antonio Margarito Vows: I Will Retire Miguel Cotto in December!

Later tonight, former welterweight champion Antonio "Tornado de Tijuana" Margarito (40-8-0, 27 KO's) will return to the ring against Carson "Mr" Jones (40-11-3, 30 KO's) in a ten round, super welterwe...Read More

Margarito Plans To Press Miguel Cotto For Year-End Trilogy

This coming Saturday night at the "Manuel Bernardo Aguirre" Gymnasium in Chihuahua, Antonio "Tornado de Tijuana" Margarito (40-8-0, 27 KO's) will return to the ring against Carson "Mr" Jones (40-11-3,...Read More

Carson Jones: I Will Retire Antonio Margarito in His Own Country!

Carson Jones finished his preparation, he's in great condition and on weight, and assured that with his speed, power, stamina and motivation - he will rise to the ring on Saturday night to make a stat...Read More

Roberto Garcia Shocks Omar Chavez With Decision Win

Monterrey - Roberto Garcia held nothing back in securing a ten round unanimous decision over a passive Omar Chavez, to win a regional World Boxing Council middleweight title in the stellar fight from ...Read More

Ulises Lara, 17-15, Shocks Former Champion Moises Fuentes

In another big upset in 2017, super flyweight journeyman Ulises Lara (18-15, 10 KOs) won a ten round majority decision over former world champion and highly ranked Moises Fuentes (25-4-1, 13 KOs) at t...Read More

Estrada: No Doubt I'm a Better Fighter Than Chocolatito, Cuadras

Juan Francisco Estrada is confident that he is a better boxer than countryman Carlos "Principe" Quadras and four division champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez. On a historic night on September 9 in C...Read More

Shinsuke Yamanaka vs. Luis Nery Set For August 15 in Japan

A deal has been reached. Luis "Pantera" Nery will receive his great opportunity, when fights for the world championship. His mission is difficult, but not impossible and his worth has been more than p...Read More