When HBO was putting on fights like Erik Morales vs. Marco Antonio Barrera, Arturo Gatti vs. Micky Ward, and David Tua vs. Ike Ibeabuchi, the premium cable network was easily the universally recognized champion of boxing on television.
Tonight at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada, WBA Junior Welterweight Champ Amir Khan faces off against his toughest opponent to date when he squares up against the IBF 140 pound Champion Zab Judah.
This Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino in Las Vegas, NV, WBA Junior Welterweight titleholder Amir Khan (25-1, 17 KOs) faces the current IBF Junior Middleweight Champ Zab Judah (41-6, 28 KOs) in a super unification bout within the 140 pound weight division.
NEW YORK (July 20, 2011) – USBA heavyweight champion Maurice "Sugar Moe" Harris' often tumultuous boxing career is back in a good place, after he redeemed himself last Saturday in Atlantic City, when he stopped Derric "The Shaolin Fist" Rossy in the 12thround at Resorts Casino Hotel.
HOBOKEN, N.J. (July 21, 2011) – All of the smack talking is just about done and much more apparently is now on the line for Saturday's United Kingdom showdown between British and Commonwealth heavyweight Champion Dereck "Del Boy" Chisora (14-0, 9 KOs) and undefeated challenger Tyson Fury (14-0, 10 KOs) who headline "The Big Brawl: To Settle It All" Pay-per-View event live from Wembley Arena in London.
Tomorrow night, or actually in the wee hours of the morning in the United States, 42 year old ring veteran Antonio Tarver (28-6, 19 KOs) challenges the "Green Machine" Danny Green (31-3, 27 KOs) for Green's IBO Cruiserweight title.
Life is never what you expect it to be. But, if you had told young Christina Ruiz of San Antonio, TX, that she would be fighting for a major world title in New York City, NY, in front of thousands of fans just 2 years after turning pro, she would have probably told you, "It's going to take me that long?"