Rigondeaux vs. Poonsawat
Arum on HBO Double: Event That Truly Spans The Globe
Yet another reminder that boxing is a global sport comes this weekend, when HBO presents a live doubleheader from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. All of the televised action takes place in the 122 lb. division, but consists of four fighters f...
Rigondeuax-Poonsawat: Cult of Rigo Gets Its Case Maker
by Cliff Rold - Break out the chants. Don the robes. Saturday night, on the HBO-televised undercard of the lineal World Jr. Featherweight title bout between champion Nonito Donaire and challenger Jorge Arce, one of boxing’s more excited cult fa...
Poonsawat Fails Blood Tests, Rigondeaux Fight is Out
Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym's attempt to win back the WBA super-bantamweight title suffered a knockout blow on Thursday after he failed pre-fight blood tests. The 32-year-old Thai was scheduled to fight unbeaten champion Guillermo Rigondeaux of Cuba...
Poonsawat Aims For a Statement Win With Rigondeaux
Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym has spent of his 50-fight career in his native Thailand. Most of the biggest moments through 11-plus years as a pro, however, have taken place on the road. The former two-division titlist fights for the first time in the...
Photos: Donaire, Arce Face To Face at Final Presser
Houston,Texas --- (L-R) Four-time world champion Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire and five-time world champion Jorce "Travieso" Arce pose during the final press conference for their upcoming World Jr. Featherweight championship, Saturday, Decemb...
Guillermo Rigondeaux Approved Francisco, HBO Did Not
According to multiple sources who were involved in the negotiations, WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (11-0, 8KOs) approved all of the opponents that were presented by Top Rank. In an earlier article, the management of Filipino co...
Rigondeaux Inks To Fight Poonsawat on 12/15, Done Deal
Gary Hyde, manager of WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (11-0, 8KOs), has advised BoxingScene.com that a deal was reached to fight Thailand's rugged former beltholder Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym (48-2, 33KOs) on December 15th at the...
Francisco is Now in Line To Face Guillermo Rigondeaux
World rated Drian Francisco who has been training hard at the gym of former heavyweight and one-time partner of Freddie Roach, Justin Fortune, is now in line to get a shot at undefeated WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux. Howeve...
Rigondeaux vs. Poonsawat in Play For December 15th
Sources from both sides have advised BoxingScene.com that a deal is very close for Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym (48-2, 33KOs) to challenge WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux on December 15th at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The...