Archive for January 13th, 2018

Comments Off on Emerald Queen Casino: Perez Shines at Battle at the Boat 114

TACOMA, Wash. – Manuel Perez overcame a second-round knockdown to defeat John Jackson by unanimous decision in the main event of Battle at the Boat 114 Friday at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash. Perez appeared as the overwhelming 99-92, 97-92, 96-93 winner on the scorecards in the 10-round welterweight bout to improve his record to 29-12-1 with 7 KOs.  Jackson fell to 17-4-2 with the loss. Walter Wright was victorious in his comeback fight, defeating Rafael Valencia by unanimous decision in a 6-round middleweight bout. Wright, who appeared on ESPN’s “The Contender Season 2,” was the 60-54 winner on all three judge’s scorecards to up his record to 15-4. It was the first fight in five years for Wright, a former U.S. Championship finalist as an amateur. Anthony Zender provided Read more […]

Comments Off on Claressa Shields Successfully Defends her WBC and IBF Super Middleweight Title and Adds the WBAN Super Middleweight Title to her Resume! by Sue TL Fox

(JAN 13) VERONA, NY –Last night at the Turning Stone Resort Casino, in Verona, New York, two-time Olympic boxing champion Claressa “T-Rex” Shields and Tori Nelson made women’s boxing proud when they fought in the main event in ten rounds of boxing action.  Shields winning by unanimous decision, with Shields successfully defending her WBC and IBF Super Middleweight titles, adding the prestigious WBAN Super Middleweight title to her resume. Photo: Trappfotos/Showtime All three judges scored the bout 100-90. Shields improved her record to 5-0-0 (2KO), and Nelson experienced her first loss as a professional, and is now 17-1-3 (1KO). In an AP report they wrote the following, “Nelson did land a sharp body shot in the seventh round as she put Shields on the ropes and landed several more Read more […]