Serrano Still Champion After Fast-Paced Battle
August 29, 2021
Last Sunday in Cleveland, Ohio, WBC and WBO Featherweight Champion Amanda Serrano once again reminded everyone why she is one of the world’s best pound-for-pound fighters when she stepped into the ring against Mexican opponent Yamileth Mercado (18-3). The fast-paced battle aired on Showtime PPV as Serrano led the dance. She went the full 10 rounds to defend her titles, opening up a cut below Mercado’s left eye in the 9th round, and ultimately winning by unanimous decision. This marks her 41st win, bringing her record to 41-1-1, with 30 victories by way of knockout.
Akdeniz Remains Undefeated
August 28, 2021
Junior Welterweight prospect Mazlum Akdeniz dominated a 4 round battle against Jovanni Martinez (7-12-1, 4 KOs) this past Saturday in Montreal, Quebec. Akdeniz was unrelenting, knocking his opponent down twice before winning via unanimous decision. Still undefeated, his record is now 14-0, with 7 knockouts.
Claggett Bounces Back With 4th Round KO
August 27, 2021
This past Friday in Cuernavaca, Mexico, Junior Welterweight Steve Claggett bounced back from his last fight in emphatic fashion, knocking out his opponent Emanuel Lopez (30-14-1) with a powerful left hook in the 4th round. Claggett’s record now sits at 30-7-2, with 20 knockout wins.
Valenzuela Scores TKO Win
August 21, 2021
Top Lightweight prospect Jose Valenzuela remains undefeated after stopping Donte Strayhorn (12-4) with a 4th round technical knockout at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on the Pacquiao-Ugas undercard. Valenzuela is now 9-0, with 6 knockouts.
Kali Reis Wins by MD, Kandi Wyatt Falls Short
August 20, 2021
Junior Welterweight contender Kali Reis prevailed over Diana Prazak (14-4), winning via majority decision over 10 rounds at the Sycuan Casino in California. Reis’ record is now 18-7-1, with 5 wins by way of knockout.
On the same card, Welterweight Kandi Wyatt (10-3, 3 KO's) lost by unanimous decision in a spirited 8 round battle against Alma Ibarra (9-1-0).
Tragedy Strikes the Boxing Community
September 2, 2021
The entire boxing community is filled with sadness as we learned yesterday evening of the passing of 18 year old Mexican boxer Jeanette Zacarias Zapata.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Jeanette’s family, friends and loved ones, to whom we extend our deepest sympathies and condolences.
A GoFundMe page for Zapata has been created by Montreal boxing trainer Moe Latif. Any donations would be greatly appreciated to assist her family during this heart-wrenching, horrific time.
RIP Jeanette Zacarias Zapata