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Carlos Morales, Joet Gonzalez, Angel Bojado Win at LA Fight Club

LOS ANGELES - On this edition of LA FIGHT CLUB, the fans were treated to non-stop action from start to finish at the Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles. Special guests in attendance included NBA...Read More

Carlos Morales vs. Luis Franco on August 5th, LA Fight Club

Junior featherweight Carlos Morales will fight former contender Luis Franco on August 5, Golden Boy Promotions matchmaker Robert Diaz told BoxingScene.com over the weekend....Read More

Luis Franco Eyes Mares, Lomachenko, Gary Russell

Featherweight contender Luis Franco (13-1-1, 9KOs) took nearly two years off from the ring after his split draw with Javier Fortuna in 2013. He fought for the second time this year this past Friday at...Read More

Luis Franco Hungry To Fight, Could Go To Haymon?

While several of Luis Franco's Cuban cohorts have enjoyed success in the pro game, it's not been the same story for this ex-patriot. Franco, 32, made his way to America in 2009 having encountered s...Read More

Luis Franco is Back in The Gym, Hungry To Return

Cuban featherweight Luis Franco returned to the gym, training with coach Jorge Rubio in Miami, Florida. Franco says he is back and thinks he still has plenty of time to reach his goals in professional...Read More

Photos: Alexei Collado Rumbles With Franco and Vera

Unbeaten Cuban super featherweight Alexei Collado held an eight round sparring session at Caicedo’s Sport Gym in Miami. Collado will be in the main event in Monroeville, PA, next Friday April 18th aga...Read More

Javier Fortuna, Luis Franco Fight To A Draw; Cintron Wins

Javier Fortuna squares off against Luis Franco, in an ESPN2 main event pitting former Olympic boxers against one another. The bout takes place at Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma....Read More

Fortuna Hopes To Impress By "Powering" Past Franco

Abner Mares and Miguel Angel Garcia are some of the featherweights who have received press in the last few months. Whether it is being mentioned as some of the best in the division or to announce ce...Read More

Javier Fortuna Promises To Blast Out Luis Franco Early

Javier Fortuna expects to make quick work of Luis Franco on Friday night. The Cuban-born Franco (11-1, 7 KOs) is an accomplished amateur who has lost only a single split decision as a pro, but the ...Read More

Javier Fortuna-Luis Franco Close For 8/2 on ESPN FNF

BoxingScene has been advised by sources close to the negotiations that a deal is imminent to match featherweights Javier Fortuna and Luis Franco on August 2 on ESPN's "Friday Night Fights." The three ...Read More

Luis Franco Denies He Retired From Boxing, Claims Abuse

Featherweight contender Luis Franco has denied that he retired from boxing. Franco (11-1, 7KOs), 31-years-old, was going to face IBF champion Billy Dib in an ESPN televised main event on March 8th at ...Read More

Franco Withdraws From Dib Bout, Plans To Retire

BoxingScene.com has been advised by promoter Richard Dobal that Cuban Olympian and IBF #3 rated Luis Franco (11-1, 7KO's) has withdrawn from the fight with IBF featherweight champion Billy "The Kid" D...Read More

Billy Dib Vows To Make A Statement Against Luis Franco

By Jake Donovan - It’s been more than four years since Billy Dib fought outside of his native Australia, with that bout resulting in the lone loss of his career. That he dropped a decision to Steven L...Read More

Dib vs. Franco Title Clash Set For March 1 on ESPN FNF

Lou DiBella of DiBella Entertainment and 50 Cent of SMS Promotions will come together to put on an ESPN Friday Night Fights card on March 1, at MGM Grand at Foxwoods. In the main event, SMS Promotion...Read More

Luis Franco Split Defeat is Causing High Controversy

There is a lot of controversy over Luis Franco's split decision loss to Mauricio Munoz from Saturday night in Argentina. The two boxers met in a final IBF featherweight eliminator in San Juan, Argenti...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. To Still Fight June 30th, Opponent TBA

Some fighters will sit around and wait for an opportunity to develop. Others are confident enough in their ability to create opportunities on their own. Gary Russell Jr. falls into the latter categ...Read More

Gary Russell Jr. Withdraws From The Luis Franco Clash

According to sources with knowledge of the details, Gary Russell Jr. (19-0, 11 KOs) is not going forward with a planned IBF featherweight eliminator against Luis Franco (11-0, 7 KOs). On May 31, a pur...Read More

Gary Russell Jr.-Luis Franco Purse Bid Won By Shaw

Today a purse bid took place at the IBF convention in Honolulu Hawaii and Gary Shaw Productions has outbid Golden Boy Promotions garnering the right to promote an IBF elimination bout between # 3 Luis...Read More

Gary Russell Jr-Luis Franco IBF Eliminator Being Discussed

BoxingScene.com has been advised that there are ongoing discussions to put together a potential IBF featherweight eliminator between undefeated prospects Gary Russell Jr. (19-0, 11KOs) and Luis Franco...Read More

BoxingScene's New School Pick Of The Week: Luis Franco

“He was the best raw boxing talent I had ever seen.” Such sums up the thoughts of veteran boxing manager Henry Foster the first time he spotted Luis Franco in a boxing gym. ...Read More