Viktor Postol Defeats Lucas Matthysse, Wins WBC Strap

CARSON, CA — In front of a raucous Stub Hub crowd, Viktor Postol entrance into enemy territory resulted in a finale contrary to what oddsmakers predicted. After ten back and forth rounds of action, Postol joined the legion of green belt holders by defeating “The Machine” Lucas Matthysse by 10th round KO. After a slow start, Postol effectively neutralized the Matthysee onslaught with his sizable height and reach advantage. Frustrating the Argentinian to no end with intermittent clinching and successful combination punching, the tide slowly began to turn in this favor. Momentum appeared to shift in his favor once and for all during the seventh round when he and Matthysse knocked heads in what appeared…

Matthysee v Postol Weigh-In Photos/Results

CARSON, CA — With the sun shining and the crowd cheering them on main event combatants Lucas Matthysse and Viktor Postol took the next step of the impending battle for the WBA super lightweight title to the scales. With both fighters making weight with ease, the potential “fight of the year” candidate is full steam ahead. Below is a list of the full weigh-in results.  LUCAS MATTHYSSE VS. VIKTOR POSTOL   Click HERE for Photos & Official Bout Sheet

Matthysse v Postol LA Press Conference, Video and More

LOS ANGELES, CA – On October 3rd, former champion Lucas Matthysse finds himself in contention for the super lightweight title once more as he faces off against number one contender Viktor Postol at the Stub Hub Arena in Carson, CA. A card that promises to not only produce fireworks in the main event includes a stacked card of bouts at what’s become boxing’s latest battle ground in recent years. The co-main event features an intriguing match-up between young, undefeated, knockout artist Antonio Orozco against battle tested and former champion Humberto Soto. At a press conference in Los Angeles on Thursday, the combatants addressed the media on their upcoming respective bouts. Here’s what they had to say: Presented by Golden Boy Promotions in…

[Video/Photos]: Bradley vs Vargas LA Press Conference

LOS ANGELES, CA — It’s going to be a long hot summer this year for boxing. At Conga Room in downtown Los Angeles, Tim Bradley, Jessie Vargas, and their respective teams gathered to announce their upcoming June 27th clash at the Stub Hub arena in Carson, CA. While the fight was announced to the public weeks ago, Top Rank chief Bob Arum revealed that the bout will be for the WBO welterweight title, a title held by Floyd Mayweather Jr. until last week. Keeping true to his word, Mayweather relinquished the title following his victory over Manny Pacquiao. On hand with the competitors for the big announcement, along with Arum and the combatants, Bradley’s trainers Joel Diaz…

Live Stream: Chavez Jr. vs. Fonfara Weigh-In: 1PM PT

LOS ANGELES — Today at 1 PM PT, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Andrzej Fonfara and the rest of the combatants on Saturday night’s Showtime card take the scales and face each other for the final time before stepping into the ring. The stage is set at the Stub Hub Arena in Carson, California the now premier locale for big time wars. With his history of weight fluctuations preceding him, all eyes are on Chavez Jr. to see his final pre-fight number.    ***** “Chavez Jr. vs. Fonfara”, a 12-round light heavyweight bout co-promoted by Goossen Promotions and Chavez Promotions that takes place at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. and will air on SHOWTIME (10 p.m….

Golovkin: Fight With Rubio, “A gift to all my fans here in SoCal”

Boxing’s latest boogeyman, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin makes his West Coast debut on October 18th at the Stub Hub Center in Carson, CA against Mexico’s Marco Antonio Rubio. With the fight rapidly approaching, Golovkin shares his thoughts with HBO, who will be carrying his fight, on what will be his first time fighting at “home.” Cover photo credit: Jeandra LeBeauf/BadCulture.net *** Discuss what it feels like to be fighting in California for the first time  “I first came to Big Bear to train over four years ago with my Coach, Abel Sanchez. I liked that it was quiet and peaceful and a good place to work and prepare for my fights. “The other fighters in camp…

[Photos] Porter vs Brook Media Day In Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (Aug. 6, 2014) – Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime Unbeaten IBF Welterweight World Champion “ShowTime” Shawn Porter and undefeated contender Kell Brook held an open media workout at Barry’s Gym in Las Vegas on Wednesday as they reach the apex of preparation for next Saturday’s world championship showdown. Porter (24-0-1, 15 KOs), of Akron, Ohio, will defend his 147-pound crown against Britain’s Brook (32-0, 22 KOs) in the main event of a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXINGtripleheader Saturday, Aug. 16, live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) from the storied StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., home to some of the most memorable, non-stop action, exciting fights in recent boxing memory. Joining Porter and Brook on Wednesday were former two-division world champion Jorge “Niño De Oro” Linares,…

Porter To Defend Against Brook 8/16

IN A BATTLE OF UNDEFEATED WELTERWEIGHTS, IBF WORLD CHAMPION SHAWN “SHOWTIME” PORTER TO DEFEND HIS TITLE AGAINST BRITISH STAR KELL BROOK SATURDAY, AUG. 16 LIVE ON SHOWTIME® AT STUBHUB CENTER IN CARSON, CALIF. SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Tripleheader To Include WBC Lightweight Champion Omar Figueroa Against Daniel Estrada, And WBC Super Middleweight Title Rematch Between Sakio Bika and Anthony Dirrell Tickets Go On Sale On Monday, July 14 At 10 a.m. PT LAS VEGAS (July 12, 2014)- Golden Boy Promotions and SHOWTIME® will deliver another explosive night of boxing from the renowned StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., when undefeated IBF Welterweight World Champion Shawn “Showtime” Porter (24-0-1, 15 KOs), of Akron, Ohio defends his belt against…

[Video] Abner Mares: “I’ll be back June 21st”

LOS ANGELES, CA – Also ringside Saturday at USC’s Galen Center for the Stiverne vs. Arreola WBC title fight was former WBC/IBF champion Abner Mares. Mares, who’s been out of action due to injury since suffering a loss to Jhonny Gonzalez in August of last year, talked about the night’s action and his desire to get back in the ring. Mares predicts a return to the ring this June at the Stub Hub Arena in Carson, California.