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November 8, 2018 Top Rank Press

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (Nov. 8, 2018) — Alex “El Cholo” Saucedo grew up in Oklahoma City, a short bike ride from the Chesapeake Energy Arena. It was called the Ford Center back then, but Saucedo...

October 21, 2018 Top Rank Press

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 20, 2018) — Rob Brant came into the ring a heavy underdog. He left it a champion. Brant, from St. Paul, Minn., toppled Ryota Murata by unanimous decision to win the WBA...

September 29, 2018 Top Rank Press

OAKLAND, Calif (Sept. 28, 2018) —  Jose Uzcategui, the IBF super middleweight world champion, moved up to light heavyweight for a non-title bout while he awaits his first title defense. He took care of business and won...

September 13, 2018 Top Rank Press

ESPN (10 p.m. ET) • Jose Ramirez 138.4 lbs vs. Antonio Orozco139.4 lbs (WBC Super Lightweight title – 12 Rounds) • Jamel Herring 130 lbs vs. John Vincent Moralde 129.8 lbs (Vacant USBA Junior Lightweight title – 10 Rounds) • Gabriel Flores Jr. 132.2 lbs vs. Roger Gutierrez 132 lbs (Lightweight – 6 Rounds)...

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 25, 2019) — After thrilling Big Apple audiences in his last three bouts, Vasiliy “Loma” Lomachenko is ready to bring his lightweight world titles to the City of Angels. Lomachenko, the pound-for-pound Picasso and the WBA and WBO lightweight world champion, will defend his titles against...

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (Nov. 29, 2018) – Arnold Barboza Jr. is hungry for a 140-pound world title shot. The Los Angeles native, who has fought all but one of his 19 professional bouts in California, will head to Texas intent on staking his claim as one of the division’s top contenders....

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 20, 2018) — Rob Brant came into the ring a heavy underdog. He left it a champion. Brant, from St. Paul, Minn., toppled Ryota Murata by unanimous decision to win the WBA middleweight title in front of 2,782 fans at the MGM’s Park Theater in Las Vegas....

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 18, 2018) – There has been a lot of talk about future big-name opponents for WBA middleweight champion Ryota Murata. For now, he’s focused on the task at hand, Saturday’s title defense against Rob “Bravo” Brant at MGM’s Park Theater in Las Vegas. In the co-feature,...

OAKLAND, Calif (Sept. 28, 2018) —  Jose Uzcategui, the IBF super middleweight world champion, moved up to light heavyweight for a non-title bout while he awaits his first title defense. He took care of business and won a clear unanimous decision against Ezequiel Maderna on Friday evening at the Oracle Arena. Scores...

OKLAHOMA CITY (Sept. 27, 2018) – The “Red River Rivalry” is coming to Russell Westbrook’s house. Dallas native Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker will make the first defense of his WBO junior welterweight world title on Friday, Nov. 16 against No. 1 contender and Oklahoma City product Alex “El Cholo”...

NEW YORK CITY (Sept. 25, 2018)  – Vasiliy Lomachenko is ready to take another bite out of the Big Apple. Lomachenko, the pound-for-pound superstar and WBA lightweight world champion, will look to unify world titles for the first time as a professional when he clashes with WBO champion Jose...

ESPN (10 p.m. ET) • Jose Ramirez 138.4 lbs vs. Antonio Orozco139.4 lbs (WBC Super Lightweight title – 12 Rounds) • Jamel Herring 130 lbs vs. John Vincent Moralde 129.8 lbs (Vacant USBA Junior Lightweight title – 10 Rounds) • Gabriel Flores Jr. 132.2 lbs vs. Roger Gutierrez 132 lbs (Lightweight – 6 Rounds) ESPN+ (6:30 p.m. ET) • Bryan Vasquez 138.2 lbs vs. Carlos Cardenas 138.6 bs (Lightweight – 10/8 Rounds) • Alexander Besputin 146.8 lbs vs. Alan...

BREAKING: Utah Jazz trades Rudy Gobert to the Minnesota Timberwolves

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