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Nihito Arakawa Retains Title, Stops Yusuke Tsukada in Six Rounds

In late July 2013 Nihito Arakawa (28-6-1, 17) was the Japanese fighter on the lips of every Western fan, following his gusty and brave effort Omar Figueroa Jr. Although he came up short against Figuer...Read More

Video: Linares Discusses Arakawa Win, Facing Figueroa

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Ryan Burton catches up with top lightweight contender Jorge Linares to discuss his dominating decision win in his WBC eliminator over tough Japanese boxer Nihito Arakawa, now fa...Read More

CompuBox: Linares Lands 63% of Power on Arakawa

All Jorge Linares, who landed 63% of his power shots (25 per round) and used lateral movement to shut down Nihito Arakawa. No quit in Arakawa, who landed a fight-high 17 power shots in round ten. 89...Read More

Jorge Linares Outboxes Arakawa in WBC Eliminator

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - In a WBC final lightweight eliminator, former champion Jorge Linares (36-3, 23KOs) boxed his way to a ten round lopsided unanimous decision over tough as nails Nihito Arakawa (2...Read More

Linares-Arakawa - CompuBox Historical Review

Jorge Linares more accurate (landed 44% of his power punches vs. Contreras, Rodela, Velazquez, Demarco), Arakawa busier, throwing 20% more than wgt. class avg. (vs. Figueroa, Estrada, Shimoda). Arakaw...Read More

Photos: Canelo-Angulo Weigh-In and PPV Undercard

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - The weights are in for Saturday's Showtime Pay-Per-View card, where former WBC/WBA junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-1-1, 30KOs) will face Alfredo Angulo (2...Read More

Canelo Making 1.25 Million, Angulo Will Receive 750K

Las Vegas, MGM Grand - According to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, former WBC/WBA junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will receive $1.25 million for Saturday's Showtime Pay-Per-V...Read More

Photos: Canelo-Angulo Full PPV Card Open Workouts

LAS VEGAS – Mexican boxing superstar and former world champion Canelo Alvarez, hard-hitting countryman Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo and “TOE TO TOE: Canelo vs. Angulo” pay-per-view undercard fighters wor...Read More

Photos: Canelo, Angulo Face To Face at Grand Arrivals

LAS VEGAS – As hundreds of fans and media stood in lines that stretched from the sidewalk outside the main doors to the make-shift ring inside the lobby of MGM Grand in Las Vegas, popular Mexican boxi...Read More

Linares-Arakawa on Canelo-Angulo, Figueroa is Out

According to Canelo Promotions, unbeaten WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa has withdrawn from this coming Saturday's fight with Ricardo Alvarez due to a hand injury. Figueroa was scheduled to fac...Read More

Linares Training For Expected Tough War With Arakawa

Former champion Jorge Linares (35-3, 23KOs) expects a very tough fight when he faces Nihoto Arakawa (24-3-1, 16KOs) on March 8th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Arakawa returns from a twelve round dec...Read More

Schaefer: Canelo, Angulo Really Can't Stand Each Other

Richard Schaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, tells BoxingScene.com that it wasn't easy to finalize a deal for a Showtime Pay-Per-View collision between former junior middleweight champion Saul "Can...Read More

Omar Figueroa Punches His Way Into Boxing Fans' Hearts

By Jake Donovan - There’s a case to be made that the lightweight bout between Omar Figueroa and Nihito Arakawa was regarded as the least significant of the three televised bouts heading into last week...Read More

Photo: Omar Figueroa, Nihito Arakawa - The Scars of War

Lightweights Omar Figueroa and Nihito Arakawa had the scars of battle after their tremendous twelve round war on Saturday night in San Antonio. Figueroa won a twelve round decision, but it was far fro...Read More

CompuBox Inside The Numbers: SHO Wars, Gradovich

SOTO KARASS KO 12 BERTO & FIGUEROA W 12 ARAKAWA • Soto Karass, Berto, Figueroa & Arakawa combined to landed 1373 total punches (59 combined punches landed per round - combined wgt. class avg: 38) ...Read More

CompuBox: Figueroa, Arakawa Produce Big Numbers

FOTY candidate. Omar Figueroa landed an avg. of 40 of 79 punches per round- Arakawa landed 23 of 98 per round. Figueroa's 450 landed power shots ranks #4 all time for ALL WEIGHT CLASSES in CompuBox'...Read More