Articles by author: Steve Kim(1501 results)

Jose Ramirez's First Defense Targeted For Ballpark in Fresno

So what's in store for newly minted WBC junior welterweight titlist Jose Ramirez (22-0, 16 KOs), who won the title by out-pointing Amir Imam this past weekend in New York? Well, a homecoming bout in h...Read More

Golden Boy Matchmaker Reacts to 'Neno' Calling Out Ryan Garcia

At a media day last week at Legendz Boxing in Norwalk, California, junior lightweight prospect Ryan Garcia (who fights on ESPN2 this Thursday night from the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California...Read More

Roach Impressed With Jose Ramirez, Wants to Improve Defense

This past Saturday night, Jose Ramirez picked up his biggest career win to date, when he won a solid twelve round unanimous decision over Amir Imam, who was viewed as a very live opponent. By defeatin...Read More

Arum Says ESPN Momentum Building, Big Plans Ahead in 2018

The Top Rank/ESPN series has been on a strong run of late and that continued this weekend with the entertaining slugfest between Jose Ramirez and Amir Imam, who went 12 hard fought rounds with Ramirez...Read More

Jose Ramirez: Nothing Amir Imam Does Worries Me Too Much

So what does Jose Ramirez think of his upcoming foe, Amir Imam, who he faces on Saturday night at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York? ''He's a very technical fighter, he doesn't waste hi...Read More

Freddie Roach: Jose Ramirez is a Much Better Puncher Now

This coming Saturday night, renowned trainer Freddie Roach leads undefeated Jose Ramirez into battle against Amir Imam for the vacant WBC junior welterweight title at the Theater at New York's Madison...Read More

Magdaleno Vows To Punish Dogboe For 'Mexican Wall' Comment

There has been rather incendiary comments from those involved with Isaac Dogboe (18-0, 12 KOs), who is set to challenge WBO super bantamweight titlist, Jessie Magdaleno. They have promised to not just...Read More

Kornilov Feels Prospects Akhmadaliev, Giyasov Are Special Fighters

Vadim Kornilov, who is best known for having managed former world champion Ruslan Provodnikov in the past and currently guiding the career of WBA light heavyweight titlist Dmity Bivol, is high on anot...Read More

Jose Ramirez Expects a Better Imam Than The One Granados KO'd

From the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, Jose Ramirez (21-0, 16 KO's) takes on Amir Imam (21-0, 18 KO's) for the vacant WBC junior welterweight title. This match-up will be the main even...Read More

Antonio Orozco Intends To Remain at Junior Welterweight

Despite not being able to make the 140-pound limit for his September bout against Roberto Ortiz, Antonio Orozco (26-0, 17 KOs) says that he will be staying the junior welterweight....Read More

Hovhannisyan May Have Earned Rey Vargas Shot With Rios KO

On Friday night at the OC Hangar in Costa Mesa, California, Azat Hovhannisyan impressively halted former title challenger, Ronny Rios, in six rounds. With that nature of his victory, he may have earne...Read More

Oscar Valdez Manager: Quigg Refused 2nd Day Weigh-In - Said 'No'

It was a physical and grueling affair at the StubHub Center in Carson on Saturday night as Oscar Valdez was taken the distance by the hard-charging and heavy Scott Quigg, who failed to make the feathe...Read More

Alex Saucedo is Looking To Make Some Big Moves in 2018

Junior welterweight hopeful, Alex Saucedo (26-0, 16 KO's), faces Abner Lopez (25-8, 21 KO's) this Saturday from the StubHub Center in Carson, California as part of the Top Rank undercard that takes pl...Read More

Andy Ruiz: I Just Needed a Break - Now I Will Give it 130%

Back on December 10th, 2016 - Andy Ruiz narrowly lost to Joseph Parker for the vacant WBO heavyweight title in Auckland, New Zealand. Parker went forward with his career, making several defenses and i...Read More

Golovkin: Canelo's Team Should Have Known, This is Outrageous!

Even with the positive drug test of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs), unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) says he still prefers for their highly lucrative rematch to ...Read More

Loeffler: The Burden is on Canelo To Prove He's a Clean Athlete

As of now the highly anticipated rematch between unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and challenger Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is still a go even with Alvarez testing positive for a banned subst...Read More

Sanchez: How Canelo's Team Let This Happen is Beyond Belief

Veteran trainer Abel Sanchez, who heads the corner of IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, has had a strong reaction to Saul "Canelo" Alvarez testing positive for clenbuterol ahe...Read More

Scott Quigg Expects an All-Out War With Oscar Valdez

They say styles make fights and we could have a good one as WBO featherweight titlist Oscar Valdez (23-0, 19 KO's) faces Scott Quigg (34-1-2, 25 KO's) from the StubHub Center in Carson, California as ...Read More

Sergey Kovalev, Dmitry Bivol to Return in July at MSG

Light heavyweight world champions Sergey Kovalev and Dmitry Bivol both scored emphatic victories this past weekend at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. And it looks like both will be r...Read More

Canelo's Positive Test: Golovkin's Promoter, Golden Boy React

Earlier today, Golden Boy Promotions released a statement regarding the fact that Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez had tested positive for a trace level amount of clenbuterol as he looks ahead to his May 5th rem...Read More