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By: Simon Ruvalcaba On a busy sports day and a cotroversial Kentucky Derby. Stockon, California fans where treated to exciting undercard action that was not without controversy itself. The early arriving and boisterous crowd was not treated kindly in the final ESPN+ bout before ESPN went on air with the main card. Popular Stockton Flyweight … Continued

Presser Notes and Quotes: Artur Beterbiev, Jerwin Ancajas and Gabriel Flores Jr. Set for Stockton Fight Night Saturday on ESPN

Top Rank Press Release Beterbiev-Radivoje Kalajdzic, Ancajas-Ryuichi Funai and Flores-Eduardo Pereira Reis to headline special Top Rank on ESPN tripleheader SATURDAY beginning at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT STOCKTON, Calif. (May 2, 2019) – Boxing’s only world champion with a 100 percent knockout ratio (Artur Beterbiev), the longest-reigning junior bantamweight world champion (Jerwin Ancajas) and … Continued

Media Workout: Gabriel Flores Jr. Set for Stockton Homecoming

Top Rank Press Release Artur Beterbiev-Radivoje Kalajdzic, Jerwin Ancajas-Ryuichi Funai and Flores-Eduardo Pereira to headline special Top Rank on ESPN tripleheader SATURDAY at Stockton Arena beginning at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT STOCKTON, Calif. (May 1, 2019) – Gabriel Flores Jr. celebrated in his 19th birthday Wednesday at Los Gallos Boxing Academy in his hometown, … Continued

Former Unified Bantamweight World Champion Ryan Burnett Joins Top Rank Stable

Top Rank Press Release Burnett to make ring return May 17 against Jelbirt Gomera on ESPN+ (April 29, 2019)— Top Rank is proud to announce the signing of former unified bantamweight world champion Ryan Burnett to a multi-fight promotional pact in what is the latest collaboration between Top Rank and Burnett’s management group, MTK Global. … Continued

Women can steal the show tonight in Louisiana?

By: Simon Ruvalcaba I first saw Miami’s Melissa “Hurracan Shark” Hernandez fight in her sixth professional bout in Lake Tahoe. It was an all-female fight card that night and Melissa was a young, up and coming star that was showcased on a card that showcased a good mix of female talent, both young and veteran. … Continued

Saturday: Heavyweight Destroyer Daniel Dubois Returns to Headline ESPN+ Card

Top Rank Press Release Dubois to face the once-beaten Richard Lartey in the main event LIVE and exclusively on ESPN+ beginning at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT (April 26, 2019) — One of the sport’s fastest-rising heavyweights, Daniel Dubois, returns Saturday when he takes on Ghanaian puncher Richard Lartey for the vacant WBO Global strap … Continued

Brant-Murata Middleweight Title Rematch Set For July 12 in Japan

Top Rank Press Release Live from Edion Arena Osaka in Osaka, Japan Broadcast details to be announced soon (April 24, 2019) — Rob “Bravo” Brant and Ryota Murata have a painful shared history. They waged a toe-to-toe battle last October in Las Vegas that saw Brant wrest the WBA middleweight title away from Murata via … Continued