Tuesday 24 September 2013

Fighting Results from 2012-2013

Every single notable fight from the 2012-2013 season!

Andre Berto Vs Jesus Soto Karass - A nip and tuck fight the whole way through with both men having success and hurting each other. However, you got the feeling that throughout the fight Karass was the one on the way to victory and that proved to be right after a solid left-hook in round 12. Karass TKO 12.

Omar Figueroa Vs Nihito Arakawa - A fantastic, action-packed fight between two little warriors. It looked like Arakawa was on his way out after being dominated in round 1 but he gritted his teeth, came back strong an took the fight to the youngster. Every round followed the same pattern - Both men just beating the hell out of each other! Figueroa UD.

Keith Thurman vs Diego Chaves - An explosive fighter between two power-punchers right from the off. Chaves started well and had plenty of success throughout the fight, but eventually Thurman proved to be the smarter and classier operator. Thurman KO 10.

Dereck Chisora Vs Malik Scott - An intriguing fight ends controversially as Scott and the referee both make a mistake with the count after being put down by Chisora. Scott started well but 'Delboy' was starting to take control. Chisora TKO 6.

Billy Joe Saunders Vs Gary O'Sullivan - Saunders puts on a punch-perfect performance for 12 rounds, completely out-classing a guy who was meant to be his toughest test so far. O'Sullivan just couldn't get into the fight. Saunders UD.

Luke Campbell Vs Andy Harris - The perfect professional debut for Campbell as he scores an emphatic 1st round stoppage win over a tough opponent in front of his home fans in Hull. Campbell TKO 1.

Kell Brook Vs Carson Jones II - A motivated and determined Kell Brook proves to be a level above the American with a much more impressive performance this time around. There were a few scares of De Ja Vu but nothing that Brook couldn't handle. Brook TKO 8. 

Tommy Coyle Vs Derry Mathews - Proof that one punch can change everything. Coyle was in complete control for the entire fight until Mathews landed a big left-hand in the 10th that finishes the fight right there and then. Mathews KO 10.

Lee Selby Vs Viorel Simion - Selby takes a clear step up and is tested against his highly-ranked but limited opponent. 'The Welsh Mayweather' had to be on his game in this one and put on a disciplined performance to win on points. Selby UD.

Light-welterweight Prizefighter III - One of the most action-packed and exciting Prizefighter's in recent years with 8 youngsters giving it all they had in every fight. The winner and most impressive fighter in the tournament actually ended up being late step-in Chris Jenkins. The 24-year old is definitely one to look out for in the future. Other fighters that impressed were Charlie Rice, Eren Arif & Danny Connor.

Kevin Mitchell Vs Sebastien Benito - Mitchell shows that he is clearly levels and levels above his opponent with an 80-71 points win over 8 rounds. The Dagenham-man probably could have got the stoppage but looked to be getting in the rounds. Mitchell PTS.

David Price vs Tony Thompson II - Hopes of redemption turn into replay for David Price as he suffers another knock out loss in this immediate rematch. It took Thompson, who was on the canvas himself in round 2, five rounds to stop the Brit. Thompson TKO 5.

Gennady Golovkin Vs Matthew Macklin - Golovkin proves that he is the real deal with a devastating 3-round demolition job over a man that was meant to be his toughest test to date. The body shot that finished it would have broken anyone. Golovkin KO 3.

Thomas Oosthuizen Vs Brandon Gonzalez - Oosthuizen proved to be a little overrated as the tall and rangy southpaw repeatedly got hit with big shots by Gonzalez. Unfortunately for Gonzalez he couldn't keep up the pace and allowed oosthuizen to even things up in the later rounds. Draw.

Gavin Rees Vs Anthony Crolla - 'Million Dollar' Crolla puts on a Million Dollar perfromance, boxing out of his skin to win a close decision over the heavily favored Rees. Crolla MD.

Paul Smith Vs Tony Dodson II - Both men fought and prepared for this like it was their world title shot. It was Smith who seemed to have that little more venom in his punches, stopping Dodson in 6. Smith KO 6. 

Scott Quigg Vs William Prado - Quigg returns in emphatic fashion with a 3-round disposement of his Brazilian opponent. Punch perfect performnce from the 24-year old. Quigg KO 3.

Brian Rose Vs Alex Ribchev - A tough test for Rose in which he struggled to impress. Ribchev came to fight and pushed Rose for the full ten only to be beaten wide on points. Rose PTS.

Adrien Broner Vs Paulie Malignaggi - A closer and more exciting fight than many people were expecting. Malignaggi, the heavy underdog, didn't stop working in every minute of every round and gave Broner one of the toughest fights of his career. Crazy antics from both men mid-fight made it even more exciting. Broner SD.

Jonathan Banks Vs Seth Mitchell - A borefest in which Seth Mitchell just did that little more. There was next yo nothing action throughout the entire fight and it did not live up to the explosive first fight we saw between these two last year. Mitchell UD.

Sakio Bika Vs Marco Antonio Periban - Bika, after five attempts, finally achieves his dream of becoming world champion with a close points decision over the game but limited youngster. Bika UD.

Juan Manuel Lopez Vs Mikey Garcia - Garcia shows once again why he is one of the sport's brightest young stars, dominating and then KO'ing Lopez in just 4 rounds. Another punch-perfect performance from Garcia. Garcia KO 4.

Terrence Crawford Vs Alejandro Sanabria - Highly-rated lightweight Terrence Crawford puts on another classy performance also bringing a lot of excitement this time too. After out-classing and out-boxing his opponent for 6 rounds he landed a big right hand to end the fight. Crawford KO 6.

Chad Dawson Vs Adonis Stevenson - One of the biggest upsets of the year so far as the underdog Stevenson comes and lands a massive left hand in the first that the champion Dawson was never recovering from. Stevenson KO 1. 

Yuriorkis Gamboa Vs Darley Perez - Gamboa cruises to victory in his first fight at lightweight. Clearly levels above his opponent, he just seemed to content to win a wide unanimous decision. Gamboa UD.

Marcos Maidana Vs Josesito Lopez - An action packed nip and tuck fight the whole way through. The momentum switched countless times before the fight finally ended in the 6th. Lopez started fast in the first, only to lose the second. The young Californian then had a massive round, hurting Maidana with damaging blows. But once again, this was only for a few rounds before Maidana bounced back strong and had some of his own success. Unlike Lopez, he didn't let his opponent recover. Maidana TKO 6.

Erislandy Lara Vs Alfredo Angulo - A very exciting fight in which both men put on inspiring performances. After both men having a lot of success and producing a fantastic fight for the fans, it was Lara, who after being floored twice, who got the victory in bizarre circumstances in the 10th round. Lara threw a big right hand that seemed to scrape Angulo's eye and instantly cause a serious injury. Lara TKO 10.

Jermell Charlo Vs Demetrius Hopkins - An unappealing spectacle for most fight fans as the two men had more of a chess match than a fight. The younger man Charlo just did that little bit more and edged the fight on the judges scorecards. Charlo UD.

Marco Huck Vs Ola Afolabi - A complete opposite to the first two fights. Huck started well and won the first half, Afolabi came on strong in the second. In the end it was the champion Huck who just did that little bit more. Huck MD.

James DeGale Vs Stjepan Bozic - An easy night for DeGale as he cruises to victory whilst showcasing his slick speed and skill. Bozic had enough after just 4 rounds. DeGale RTD 4.

Chris Eubank Jr Vs Tyan Booth - Eubank comes through an awkward test to stop Booth in the final round. Eubank Jr TKO 8.

Kid Galahad Vs Isaac Nettey - Galahad impresses in a decent test with a 5th round stoppage victory over the experienced Nettey. The Ghanaian had some early success but Galahad was simply too fresh and too good. Galahad TKO 5.

Hughie Fury Vs Ladislav Kovarik - A routine victory for young Hughie Fury as he put on another impressive performance stopping the obviously over-matched Kovarik in just one round. Fury TKO 1.

Teon Kennedy Vs Carlos Vinan - Kennedy returns two weights heavier at super-featherweight with a unanimous decision victory over an over-matched opponent in Carlos Vinan. Kennedy UD.

Ahmet Patterson Vs Dale Miles - Tough welterweight Dale Miles gives highly-rated youngster Ahmet Patterson the toughest test of his career so far but just wasn't goo enough to compete for a decision on points. The slick skill and speed of Patterson helped him box his way to a clear points victory. Patterson PTS.

Martin Gethin Vs Ammeth Diaz -The gulf in level is clear as Diaz stops Gethin in front of his home crowd in seven rounds. Gethin did his best to mix with the powerful Panamanian but just didn't have enough in him past the midway stage to take the big shots from Diaz.

Chris Keane Vs Neil Dawson - A dramatic 2nd round ends with Keane being sent to the canvas and stopped by hard-hitting underdog Neil Dawson at cruiserweight. Dawson KO 2.

Carl Froch Vs Mikkel Kessler II - British fan favorite Carl Froch gained redemption with a clear unanimous decision victory over the first man to put a loss on his record. Kessler had his moments and made it another exciting fight but it wasn't enough to keep Froch at bay for more than a few rounds. Froch UD.

George Groves Vs Noe Gonzalez Alcoba - An easy night for 25-year old George Groves as he out-classed his over-matched opponent for 5 rounds before knocking him out with a big right-hand. Groves KO 5.

Tony Bellew Vs Isaac Chilemba II - An awkward fight for both men just like the first, but this time Bellew just did that little bit more to take the fight on the judges scorecards. The hard-hitting Brit smothered Chilemba and didn't allow him to settle in rhythm like he did in the first fight. Bellew UD.

Lucas Matthysse Vs Lamont Peterson - Matthysse lives up to his reputation of "the hardest hitter on the planet" and blast Peterson out in just 3 rounds. Peterson boxed well in the 1st, but it was only a matter of time until the Argentinian got through with one of his big shots and made an emphatic statement. Matthysse KO 3.

Devon Alexander Vs Lee Purdy - A fight that followed the same pattern for the 7 rounds it lasted. Lee Purdy was simply not good enough to compete with the elite ability of Alexander. It was a domestic-level fighter in with a world class boxer. Alexander RTD 7.

Shawn Porter vs Phil Lo Greco - Porter proved to be just too fast and too skillful for his opponent. The undefeated American controlled the action the whole way through and put Lo Greco down in the 10th. Porter UD.

Shane Mosley Vs Pablo Cesar Cano - Mosley wins a unanimous decision victory over his tough Mexican opponent to get his first victory since 2009. Cano started strong and looked to rough Mosley up but as the fight progressed Mosley's superior skills and conditioning were the difference. Mosley UD.

Cruiserweight Prizefighter III - An underwhelming night of boxing in terms of action when you compare it to the last few Prizefighter tournaments we have seen. The only real stand-out in the tournament was Canning Town's Wadi Camacho and he was the man who got his hands on the trophy. Winner: Wadi Camacho.

Denis Lebedev Vs Guillermo Jones - 41-year old Jones returns after almost 2 years out of the ring and out-classes the tough champion Lebedev. Jones dug deep in the later stages of the fight and broke Lebedev down physically and mentally. Jones KO 11.

Alexander Povetkin Vs Andrzej Wawrzyk - An easy night for WBA heavyweight champ Alexander Povetkin who took his time and picked his shots before stopping his over-matched opponent in just 3 rounds.

Jamie McDonnell Vs Julio Ceja - McDonnell defies the odds and out-classes his young, dangerous Mexican opponent over 12 rounds to win the IBF bantamweight title. McDonnell MD.

Ricky Burns Vs Jose Gonzalez - Burns sucks up 7 rounds of punishment against his massively underrated Puerto Rican opponent before coming on strong and retaining his world title after Gonzalez retired on his stool at the end of the 9th. Burns RTD 9.

John Simpson vs Choi Tseveenpurev - A highly-anticipated mini-war turned out to be everything we were expecting. Both men gave it their all and provided constant action for the fans. The better boxing was coming from Simpson but the higher work rate and more solid work from Choi. Simpson was controversially awarded a wide unanimous decision. Simpson UD.

Floyd Mayweather vs Robert Guerrero - A boxing clinic put on by Floyd 'Money' Mayweather. The 36-year old proved he is still the pound-for-pound king with a one-sided points victory over Guerrero, who just couldn't find a way into the fight. Mayweather UD. 

Abner Mares Vs Daniel Ponce De Leon - A tough but successful night for Abner Mares in his featherweight debut. The 27-year old Mexican took control early on with his superior boxing skills. After being put on the canvas in round 2, Ponce started to come back stronger a few rounds later until Mares landed a devastating left-hook followed by a barrage of unanswered punches. Mares TKO 9. 

Leo Santa Cruz Vs Alexander Munoz - A game Munoz gave it his all but he just simply wasn't big enough or strong enough to compete with Cruz who had a field day with his powerful combo's. Cruz TKO 5.

J'Leon Love Vs Gabriel Rosado - An extremely close fight that could have gone either way. Rosado landed the more solid and eye-catching shots but the better boxing and higher work rate came from Love after being sent to the canvas early on. Love was the man who was given the decision. Love SD.

Wladimir Klitschko Vs Francesco Pianeta - Another routine defense for Wladimir Klitschko as he retains his world titles with a dominant stoppage victory over Pianeta in just 6 rounds. Klitschko TKO 6.

Danny Garcia Vs Zab Judah - A much more exciting fight than most people were expecting. At first it looked as though Danny Garcia was going to dominate and stop Judah late, but after being kocked down in the 9th round Judah bounced back and rocked Garcia a number of times in the final few rounds. Garcia UD.

Sergio Martinez Vs Martin Murray - Murray almost does the impossible as he pushes the Argentinian hero the limit. Murray had Martinez down and won a few rounds but it wasn't enough to get the decision. A strong finish from Martinez won him the fight. Martinez UD.

Amir Khan Vs Julio Diaz - A routine homecoming turns out to be a big scare for Amir Khan as the 26-year old just scrapes his way to a close points victory after being dropped and badly hurt. Khan UD.

Deontay Wilder Vs Audley Harrison - One punch finishes it as Wilder lands a big right hand and rocks Audley in the 1st. A few more clipping blows send the 41-year old to the canvas and finishes the fight. Wilder KO 1.

Saul Alvarez Vs Austin Trout - A close fight between two world class champions that could have easily gone either way. Canelo landed the meatier shots throughout the fight but Trout had the much higher work rate and landed more overall. Many fans and experts had this fight scored by only 1 or 2 points either way. Shame the judges didn't seem to be watching the same fight. Alvarez UD. 

Tyson Fury Vs Steve Cunningham - A crazy and action-packed right from the start. After dominating the 1st round Fury was sent crashing to the canvas by an over-hand right from Cunningham in round 2. From this point onward it turned into a slugfest which suited the much bigger and stronger Fury. Fury KO 7. 

Brian Rose vs Joachim Alcine - Rose comes through the toughest test of his career and wins via stoppage in the 12th round. It wasn't easy for the Blackpool fan-favorite, but he got the job done. Rose TKO 12.

Nathan Cleverly Vs Robin Krasniqi - An action-packed fight in which both men fought at a very high pace. The only difference was that the classier work was coming from Cleverly. The Welshman retained his title with a wide points decision. Cleverly UD.

Dereck Chisora Vs Hector Alfredo Avila - A lethargic and dis-interesting dominated by Chisora. 'Delboy' didn't impress but got his opponent out of there as soon as he stepped up the pace. Chisora TKO 9.

Paul Butler vs Yaqub Kareem - Another easy night for Butler who picked up the Commonwealth title in just the 11th fight of his career. He simply had too much for his Nigerian opponent and systematically broke him down in 5 rounds. Butler TKO 5.

Liam Walsh Vs Scott Harrison - Walsh retains his WBO European title with a unanimous decision victory in a tougher fight than expected. 36-year old Harrison came into the fight in good shape and made the youngster work for the win over 10 rounds. Walsh UD.

Chris John Vs Satoshi Hosono - The fight ends in round 3 after a headbutt causes a nasty cut to open up above John's right eye. Technical Draw.

Nonito Donaire Vs Guillermo Rigondeaux - Rigondeaux unifies the WBA and WBO super-bantamweight titles with a career-best victory over pound-for-pound contender Nonito Donaire. The Cuban, now 12-0, kept his explosive, hard-hitting opponent at bay for the entire night. Rigondeaux UD.

Zou Shiming Vs Eleazar Valenzuela - Shiming does exactly what is expected of him, cruising to victory over 4-rounds against an inferior opponent on his debut. Shiming UD.

Brian Viloria Vs Juan Francisco Estrada - The highly-rated Viloria gets out-worked and out-boxed by 22-year old Mexican underdog Estrada. It was a close fight until Estrada took control in the later rounds and dominated the 'Hawaiian Punch.' Estrada SD.

Rocky Martinez Vs Diego Magdanelo - Martinez just edges it on the judges scorecards after a very close fight that could have gone either way. Magdaleno was clearly the more skilled boxer technically but struggled with the strength and power of the champion. Martinez SD.

Brandon Rios Vs Mike Alvarado II - Alvarado comes into this fight like a man on a mission, putting on his career-best performance and out-working Rios on the inside and outside. After being hurt in the second round, the 32-year old  came back strong by hurting Rios and taking the sting out of the tough brawler's punches. Alvarado UD.

Terrence Crawford Vs Breidis Prescott - Late step-in Crawford puts on an impressive performance boxing circles around the experienced Prescott, who could never really get into the fight. Crawford UD.

Gennady Golovkin Vs Nobuhiro Ishida - Another easy night for Golovkin who became the first man to stop Ishida, blasting him out in just three rounds. Golovkin KO 3.

Tony Bellew Vs Isaac Chilemba - Another fight that ends in a draw. A 50/50 fight that could have gone either way. The higher work rate came from Bellew, but the cleaner work came from Chilemba. Another fight that we will no doubt see again. Draw.

Derry Mathews Vs Anthony Crolla II Not as action-packed as the first fight, but still interesting in it's own way. Mathews had a lot of success in the first half of the fight but allowed Crolla to work his way back into it in the later stages. The judges scored it a draw meaning we will get to see it all again. Draw. 

Rocky Fielding Vs Wayne Reed - Super-middleweight prospect Rocky Fielding puts on a career best performance, blasting out game but limited Wayne Reed in 6 rounds to win the English 168lb title. Fielding TKO 6.

Arthur Abraham Vs Robert Stieglitz II - Stieglitz shocks Abraham and most of the boxing world by blasting out of his corner from the opening bell and piling the pressure on the tough Abraham. Clearly troubled from the severe swelling of his eye and the man-on-a-mission in front of him, Abraham retired in his corner at the end of the 3rd round. Stieglitz TKO 4. 

Robert Helenius Vs Michael Sprott - Helenius cruises to victory in an uneventful fight with a lethargic 38-year old Sprott not doing much to unsettle his taller opponent. Helenius UD.

Billy Joe Saunders Vs Matthew Hall - A shut-out points win for Billy Joe, but he did have to work for the victory. The tough pressure-fighting Hall gave it his best effort but just wasn't good enough to settle with the technically superior Saunders. Saunders UD.

Timothy Bradley Vs Ruslan Provodnikov - An absolute barnstormer between two over-looked warriors. Bradley was out on his feet on a number of occasions and did well to survive the punishment he took. Despite this he still managed to come back strong every time and swing the fight in his favor. A definite fight of the year! Bradkey UD.

Jesse Vargas Vs Wale Omotoso - A battle of two undefeated prospects in a highly-anticipated welterweight match-up. Omotoso had his moments and landed some solid shots but just wasn't able to match the skills of Vargas. Vargas UD.

John McDermott Vs Matt Skelton II - A slow-paced war between two past-their-best heavyweights. The 46-year old Matt Skelton boxed well early on before the higher work rate and come-forward style of McDermott shifted momentum and too control of the fight. McDermott UD.

Bernard Hopkins Vs Tavoris Cloud - Hopkins makes history once again by becoming the oldest ever world champion at 48-years old with a one-sided points victory over his younger opponent. Hopkins UD.

Keith Thurman Vs Jan Zaveck - Thurman proves to be more than a one-hit wonder with a unanimous decision victory over tough Slovenian Jan Zaveck. Thurman looked sharp, solid and accurate as he cruised to victory. Thurman UD.

Darren Barker Vs Simone Rotolo - Another statement-making performance form 'Dazzling' Darren. The accurate-punching Brit dominated for four rounds, flooring his opponent twice before the Italian pulled out at the end of the 4th round. Barker TKO 4.

Lee Purdy Vs Cosme Rivera - Purdy starts fast and troubles Rivera with his strength and power early on. As the fight progresses the pace slows but Purdy remains in control of the fight. A cut below Rivera's left eye forced the veteran to pull out of the fight at the end of the 8th round. Purdy TKO 9.

Chris Evangelou Vs Danny Connor II - Clearly motivated from the controversy surrounding his win in the first fight, Connor came out meaning business and controlled pretty much the whole fight. The skillful Evangelou had some success but just couldn't handle the pace and work rate of Connor. Connor UD.

Richard Abril Vs Sharif Bogere - A scrappy clash-of-styles fight between two highly-rated lightweights. Bogere started fast and turned it into the scrap that he wanted. After a point deduction for Abril and a decrease in work rate from Bogere, Abril started to hold his feet and catch Bogere on the way in. The awkward Cuban dominated the later stages of the fight and retained his WBA world title. Abril UD.

Gary Russell Jr Vs Vyacheslav Gusev - Another punch-perfect performance from the highly-rated Russell Jr. His tight defense, pin-point accuracy and tight defense was just too much for the over-matched Gusev. Early on it looked as though Gusev was ready to be taken out but a hand injury suffered by Russell caused him to slow down a little. Russell Jr UD.

Matthew Hatton Vs Chris Van Heerden - Hatton gave it his best in what will most likely be his third and final crack at a world title. The 31-year old was out-muscled and out-worked by South African youngster and IBO welterweight world champion Chris Van Heerden. Van Heerden UD.

Cornelius Bundrage Vs Ishe Smith - Smith becomes the first ever Las Vegas-born fighter to win a world title with a split decision victory over 39-year old Bundrage. Neither fighter really took control and it was a frustrating night for both men at points, but the much better work was coming from Ishe Smith. Smith SD.

David Price Vs Tony Thompson - One of the biggest upsets in British boxing history as prospect David Price is knocked out in the 2nd round by huge underdog Tony Thompson. Thompson KO 2.

International Heavyweight Prizefighter - 41-year old controversial British heavyweight Audley Harrison upsets the odds and cruises through to become the first ever two-time Prizefighter champion. Another action-packed night of boxing provided to the fans by Matchroom Boxing.

Adrien Broner Vs Gavin Rees - Fast start from Rees who was eager to make an early impact on the talented young superstar that stood in front of him. The first two rounds were close but it was just a matter of time until Broner settled into a rhythm and took control of the fight. Rees continued to battle hard but his corner were forced to throw in the towel at the end of the 5th round as the 32-year old was taking too much punishment. Broner TKO 5.

Sakio Bika Vs Nikola Sjekloca - Strong and impressive performance from Bika who out-muscles and out-boxes his undefeated opponent. Sjekloca had some success in the later rounds but it wasn't enough for him to make a case for himself with the judges. Bika UD: 119-109, 118-112, 120-108.

Carl Frampton Vs Kiko Martinez - An action-packed fight in which both fighters had some success. Eventually Frampton was just a tad too skillful for his game opponent and he stopped the Spaniard for the first time ever in the 9th round to win the EBU European title.

Lee Selby Vs Martin Lindsay - Lindsay gave it everything he had in this highly-anticipated match-up but it just wasn't enough to match the superior strength skill and power of Lee Selby. A dominant performance from the British and Commonwealth champion who won almost every round of the fight.

Andy Lee Vs Anthony Fitzgerald - A tougher than expected night for Andy Lee who is looking to re-build his career. His superior boxing skills won him the fight but there were points when he struggled with the ruthless pressure of Fitzgerald. The referee scored the fight 98-94 in favor of Lee.

Juergen Braehmer Vs Eduard Gutknecht - Braehmer claims the EBU light-heavyweight title with a composed performance against his scrappy German opponent. A stiff jab and accurate right hand, along with a point deduction for Gutknecht in the ninth round pushed Braehmer on his way to a unanimous decision victory.

Felix Sturm Vs Sam Soliman - Soliman takes a controversial unanimous decision victory to upset the odds and become mandatory challenger for the IBF title. A real close fight that many people believe Sturm just edged.

Lucas Matthysse Vs Mike Dallas Jr - Another devastating 1st round victory for Matthysse proves once again why he is one of the most avoided fighters in the world. Dallas was very hyped up and started fast, but as soon as Matthysse landed with that right hand it was lights out for the over-matched Californian.

Selcuk Aydin Vs Jesus Soto Karass - Karass puts on one of the best performances of his career and wins a points decision over former world champion Selcuk Aydin. Karass stuck to his boxing skills and kept Aydin at a distance for most of the fight. Aydin did have some moments of success but his work rate just wasn't high enough.

Orlando Salido Vs Mikey Garcia - Mikey Garcia put on the performance of his career and dominated Salido from the opening bell. After already scoring four knockdowns by the 7th round Garcia was clearly on his way to an emphatic victory. Unfortunately the fight ended in bizarre circumstances when an accidental headbutt caused Garcia broken nose. The fight was stopped at the end of the 8th round and went to the judges scorecards as Garcia was announced as the new WBO featherweight world champion.

Gennady Golovkin Vs Gabriel Rosado - Once again Golovkin didn't even have step it up a gear before disposing of another over-matched opponent. Rosado was game and showed a lot courage but the punishment he was taking was just too much. With a nasty cut opening up above his left eye, the fight was stopped at the end of the 7th round.

Rocky Martinez Vs Juan Carlos Burgos - A close fight in which the majority of fans believe that Burgos did just enough to win with his awkward but impactive style. However, the judges scored it as a draw and Martinez held on to his WBO super-featherweight world title.

Kal Yafai Vs Gonzalo Garcia - A slightly more frustrating night for Yafai than usual, but the 23-year old prospect still managed to get his opponent out of there in four rounds to increase his record to 7-0 with 6 KO's.

Amir Khan Vs Carlos Molina - Dominant performance from Khan against his clearly over-matched opponent. The referee was on the battered Molina's case for a very long time before finally forcing him to withdraw at the end of the 10th round.

Nonito Donaire vs Jorge Arce - Yet another impressive win for "The Filipino Flash." Arce just couldn't handle Donaire's lightning fast hands and thunderous power and was stopped late in the third round.

Deontay Wilder Vs Kelvin Price - One landing punch is all it took for Wilder to add yet another early KO win to his 100% knockout record. That first landing punch didn't actually come until the third round.

George Groves Vs Glen Johnson - Impressive performance from Groves against his veteran opponent. At the age of 43 Johnson just no longer had what it takes to match a guy like Groves. Unanimous decision victory for the "Saint."

Billy Joe Saunders Vs Nick Blackwell - At some points in this fight it looked as though an upset may have been on the cards. Blackwell put on the performance of his career and pushed Saunders to a close points decision. Unfortunately for Blackwell, his gallant efforts were overshadowed by Saunders superior boxing skills on the night. Saunders retained his British and Commonwealth middleweight titles.

Manny Pacquiao Vs Juan Manuel Marquez IIII - Marquez connects with the "perfect punch" and KO's Pacquiao with just one second left of round 6. Both men touched the canvas before the fight finished and it was another enthralling, action-packed, 50/50 fight whilst it lasted.

Yuriorkis Gamboa Vs Michael Farenas - Shaky ring return for the highly-rated Gamboa. The Cuban started well but was repeatedly troubled by Farenas' power as the fight progressed. An action-packed fight in which Gamboa was given the unanimous decision victory. Farenas also deserves credit for his courageous performance.

Miguel Vazquez Vs Mercito Gesta - Disappointing performance from Gesta who never really got out of second gear. Vazquez boxed with the perfect game-plan and never gave Gesta the opportunity to get into the fight. Well deserved UD win for the Mexican.

James DeGale Vs Fulgencio Zuniga - Relatively easy night for DeGale who was never really troubled by the incredibly game Zuniga. The Colombian went down early but was given the opportunity to recover when "Chunky" took his foot off the gas and boxed off of the back foot. Overall average performance from DeGale who was handed the unanimous decision victory.

Darren Barker Vs Kerry Hope - Successful ring return for Barker who put on a punch perfect performance and stopped Hope in just 4 rounds. Hope just simply didn't have the power or skill to match his opponent.

Kieran Farrell Vs Anthony Crolla - Both men give it their all in one of the most exciting fights of the year. Farrell started fast but tired out in the later rounds and gave Crolla the opportunity to steal the fight and win via unanimous decision.

Miguel Cotto Vs Austin Trout - 'No Doubt' Trout puts on the performance of his career against highly-ranked pound-for-pound contender Miguel Cotto. The fight was close for the first few rounds but then Cotto began to tire and Trout started to take control. The 27-year old retained his WBA middleweight title with a unanimous decision shut-out victory.

Tyson Fury Vs Kevin Johnson - A controlled and technically-sound performance from Fury in the first real test of his exciting career. Johnson didn't really ever get into the fight and was kept at the end of Fury's long punches for the majority of the fight. The 6"9 giant is now looking to move on to bigger and better things.

Chris Eubank Jr Vs Bradley Pryce - The referee's scorecard (80-73) would suggest that it was an easy night for Eubank Jr. However, the experienced Pryce made it a very tough fight for him and the highly-rated prospect looked vulnerable at times. Both men threw and landed a lot of shots but it was Eubank Jr that had the slight edge.

David Price Vs Matt Skelton - Another early night for Price as he retains his British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles with a 2nd round stoppage victory over his 46-year old over-matched opponent. Skelton tried to force the fight in the first round but could not keep this up and just simply couldn't handle Price's explosive power.

Freddie Flintoff Vs Richard Dawson - Poor but enthusiastic performance by Cricket legend Freddie Flintoff on his professional boxing debut. After being knocked down in the 2nd round Freddie managed to pull his way back into the fight and just edge it on points.

Denton Vassell Vs Ronnie Heffron - Vassell enters the ring for the first time this year and retains his Commonwealth welterweight title with a 5th round stoppage victory over highly-rated prospect Ronnie Heffron.

Robert Guerrero Vs Andre Berto - "The Ghost" beats "The Beast" at his own game. Berto was down twice in the first 2 rounds but then came back strong to make it a very close fight. Neither fighter took a step back or stopped pressuring in one of the most exciting fights of the year. Guerrero was announced the winner by a unanimous decision.

Keith Thurman Vs Carlos Quintana - Fantastic performance from highly-rated contender Keith Thurman. The 24-year old was on the offensive right from the off and had his veteran opponent down late in the 1st. He then took a step back for a couple of rounds before stepping up the pressure and stopping Quintana in the 4th.

Ricky Hatton Vs Vyacheslav Senchenko - Hatton's comeback fight doesn't go to plan as he has a frustrating fight against Senchenko before eventually getting stopped with a body shot in the 9th round. Hatton was ahead on the scorecards at the time of the stoppage but Senchenko was starting to gain momentum.

Martin Murray Vs Jorge Navarro - Relatively easy night for Murray who had his opponent down late in the first round before eventually stopping him in the 6th.

Scott Quigg Vs Rendall Munroe - Impressive performance from the 23-year old Scott Quigg who faced a very experienced and talented opponent in Munroe. He didn't give Munroe a chance to get into the fight and stopped him with two body shots in the 6th round.

Adrien Broner Vs Antonio DeMarco - Punch-perfect performance from Broner in the first real test of his already-spectacular career. DeMarco tried to get in close and rush the fight but was beat at his own game and eventually knocked out in the 8th round.

Seth Mitchell Vs Johnathan Banks - Banks wins via 2nd round KO in one of the biggest heavyweight upsets of the year. Mitchell started fast and won the first round but simply couldn't handle Banks' power.

Carl Froch Vs Yusaf Mack - Dominating performance from Carl Froch. 'The Cobra' came out like a steam-train from the first bell and had Mack down in the first round. He kept the pressure up through the second round and eventually stopped him in the third.

Tony Bellew Vs Roberto Bolonti - Bellew suffered a nasty cut above his right eye early in the fight meaning that he had to change his entire game plan. He went from the aggressor to smart boxer and out-boxed his over-matched Argentinian opponent to pick up a well-deserved unanimous decision victory.

Abner Mares Vs Anselmo Moreno - A very, very close fight with strengths and weaknesses shown by both fighters. Mares started strong and built up a healthy lead meaning that Moreno had to play catch-up in the later rounds. Mares was rightfully handed a unanimous decision victory although the scorecards did not reflect how close the fight actually was.

Nathan Cleverly Vs Shawn Hawk - Impressive performance from Cleverly against a clearly over-matched opponent. Once he managed to get into his stride Cleverly took control of the fight and stopped Hawk in the 8th round.

Lucian Bute Vs Denis Grachev - 13-fight novice gives former world champion Lucian Bute a closer fight than it really should have been. Bute won the fight, no doubt about it, but he didn't look impressive whilst doing it. This wasn't the comeback fight he wanted.

Marco Huck Vs Firat Arslan - 42-year old Firat Arslan proved that his time as a top-level fighter wasn't over when he pushed cruiserweight No.1 Marco Huck to a very close points decision. Huck was in trouble early but came on stronger in the later rounds. The fight really could have gone either way.

Thomas Dulorme Vs Luis Carlos Abregu - 22-year highly-rated prospect and huge favourite Thomas Dulorme was stopped in the 7th round by ring veteran Luis Carlos Abregu who refused to stop pressuring and battling throughout the whole fight.

Karim Mayfield Vs Mauricio Herrera - A closely competed contest between two opposite-style fighters. Herrera was the aggressor throughout most of the fight but Mayfield did the more eye-catching work on his way to a unanimous decision victory.

Danny Garcia Vs Erik Morales - The highly anticipated rematch started fast and ring legend Erik Morales coped well in the first round. Unfortunately this proved to be the only success he was going t have in this fight and he was eventually knocked out in the 4th round. Garcia KO 4.

Paulie Malignaggi Vs Pablo Cesar Cano - An extremely close fight. Malignaggi retained his title via split decision but many people believe that Cano was the deserved winner. Malignaggi SD.

Peter Quillin Vs Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam - A fantastic action-packed fight where N'Dam was knocked down on six occasions. The Frenchman still managed to battle his way back and win the majority of the last half of the fight. Quillin won the fight but N'Dam made a very good account of himself. Serious contender for fight of the year. Quillin UD.

Randall Bailey Vs Devon Alexander - Bailey throws very little in a poor and boring fight and loses his IBF welterweight title to Alexander. Decent performance from Alexander as he boxed his way to a unanimous decision shut-out victory. Alexander UD.

David Price Vs Audley Harrison - A fight with the outcome that everybody expected. Audley came out hesitantly and missed with the only two punches he threw. Price also started slow but as soon as he caught Audley he put the pressure on. After another flurry of punches the referee stepped in and stopped the fight as Audley fell to the floor. Price TKO 1.

John-Lewis Dickinson Vs Shane McPhilbin - McPhilbin just didn't have the technical ability to cope with Dickinson, who schooled him for twelve rounds. McPhilbin tried to force the fight at points but his strength and power didn't have much affect on Dickinson. Dickinson UD.

James DeGale Vs Hadillah Mohoumadi - A top-draw performance from James "Chunky" DeGale but still not enough to get rid of his very durable French opponent. DeGale was awared the unanimous decision victory after a extremely exciting fight. DeGale UD.

Rocky Fielding Vs Carl Dilks - A slightly tougher fight for Fielding than most expected. Dilks did have a little success early on but eventually the outcome that we were expecting came in the fifth round. Fielding stepped up the pressure and stopped his over-matched opponent after knocking him down twice. Fielding TKO 5.

Prizefighter Lightweights - A typical Prizefighter tournament with mini-wars and a number of upsets. The two favourites Derry Mathews and Anthony Crolla didn't even make it to the final as Mathews was cut badly in the first round which many people believe affected his performance in the semi-finals and Crolla lost a close points decision to Gary Sykes. The final between Gary Sykes and Terry Flannigan was very close and could have gone either way. Flannigan was awarded the decision but it was a top performance from both fighters.

Edwin Rodriguez Vs Jason Escalera - Two up and coming prospects met in the ring and both were fighting to defend that '0' in the losses column. Rodriguez just proved to be a class above and stopped Escalera in the eighth round. Rodriguez TKO 8. 

Alexander Povetkin Vs Hasim Rahman - Povetkin blasts through his slow and weak opponent in just two rounds. Rahman had a decent first round but just couldn't cope with the pressure when Povetkin upped the pace in the second round. Povetkin TKO 2. 

Jack Culcay Vs Mark Thompson - Jack Culcay wins via 5th round stoppage in a fight that he was narrowly losing. The stoppage was a little premature and Thompson probably could have continued. Culcay TKO 5.

Ricky Burns Vs Kevin Mitchell - Burns put on a fantastic performance and stopped Mitchell in just 4 rounds. Mitchell had a bit of success early on but by the end of the second round Burns had got into his stride and caught Mitchell on a number of occasions. He eventually caught Mitchell with a cracking left-hook and sent him crashing to the canvas. There was no coming back for Mitchell from this point and the fight was stopped just over thirty seconds later. Burns TKO 4.

Carl Frampton Vs Steve Molitor - 'The Jackal' put on a dominant performance and stopped his highly experienced opponent in just six rounds. Molitor just no longer had the power or strength to compete with someone like Frampton and had nothing left in him by the sixth round. Frampton KO 6.

Scott Harrison Vs Joe Eldifh - A below-par performance from Harrison against an opponent that stepped in with just 12 hours notice. Harrison still managed to get the victory but didn't look anywhere near as good as he did when he was fighting at world level in those many years ago. Harrison PTS.

Paul McCloskey Vs Manuel Perez - An average performance from McCloskey but the Irishman still managed to get the win against a fighter that could just not hurt him. Perez threw a lot of leather in the later rounds but unfortunately it wasn't nowhere near enough to even make a case for himself in the fight. McCloskey UD.

Sergio Martinez Vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr - A fantastic fight in which both fighters gave it everything they had. It just turned out that Martinez was the more talented boxer and that's what won him the fight. Chavez knocked Martinez down in the final round but just didn't have enough left in him to finish the fight. Martinez UD.

Saul Alvarez Vs Josesito Lopez - Canelo did what was expected of him and dominated his over-matched opponent. It took just 5 rounds for Alvarez to wear Lopez down and knock him out. Alvarez KO 5.

Miguel Beltran Jr Vs Rocky Martinez - The fight of the year without a doubt. A high-paced fight with non-stop action from both fighters. Both men were knackered beyond belief but did not stop coming forward. Martinez nicked the fight by just one point. Martinez SD.

Marcos Maidana Vs Jesus Soto Karass - An action-packed full out war between two aggressive fighters. Both men just seemed to forget about the rules and just wanted to fight. After both men had points deducted, Maidana managed to wear down and stop Karass in the 8th round. Maidana TKO 8.

Matthew Macklin Vs Joachim Alcine - An easy night for Macklin. The Irishman came out of his corner fast, put the pressure on Alcine and stopped him in the first round. Macklin KO 1.

Guillermo Rigondeaux Vs Roberto Maroquin - Another win for the highly-skilled Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux. A slightly closer fight than usual and Rigondeaux was hurt on a few occasions. But in the end, he managed to pick Maroquin apart and win by a wide unanimous decision. Rigondeaux UD.

Billy Joe Saunders Vs Jarrod Fletcher - Billy Joe Saunders proved unbeatable, powerful and explosive once again when he stopped his undefeated opponent, Jarrod Flecther, in the second round. Fletcher had no success and just looked uncomfortable in the ring with Saunders. Saunders TKO 2.

Andre Ward Vs Chad Dawson - Ward proved once again why he should be considered as one of the best in the world. He made Dawson look like an average guy in a completely one-sided fight. He wore his naturally bigger opponent down and stopped him in the 10th round. Ward TKO 10.

Vitali Klitschko Vs Manuel Charr - An easy victory for Klitschko as he stopped his terribly over-matched opponent in just 4 rounds. Klitschko TKO 4.

Antonio Demarco Vs John Molina - A fantastic first round victory for DeMarco. It was expected to be a tough fight for him but he came out strong right from the off and hurt Molina with the first meaningful punch of the fight. After another flurry of punches from DeMarco, the referee was forced to stop the fight. DeMarco TKO 1.

Tony Bellew Vs Edison Miranda - A closer fight than some people expected but in the end the same outcome. Miranda had a few strong spurts where he managed to push Bellew back but 'The Bomber' gradually wore the 31-year old down and stopped him in the 9th round. Bellew KO 9. 

Nkosinathi Joyi Vs Mario Rodriguez - The previously "unstoppable" strawweight Nkosinathis Joyi suffered a massive upset defeat against a huge underdog. Joyi was KO'd in the 7th round and suffered the first loss of his career. Rodriguez KO 7.

Gennady Golovkin Vs Grzegorz Proksa - Golovkin proves once again why he is up there with the best middleweights in the world. It was his first fight in America so made sure that he put on a show. And he did just that by knocking Proksa out in 5 rounds. Proksa had a tiny bit of success in the first few rounds but just couldn't handle Golovkin's power. Golovkin TKO 5.

Felix Sturm Vs Daniel Geale - Geale just scrapes a victory in his opponents home town. The Aussie won by a split decision in a very close fight. Sturm gave a very good fight and came close to winning but Geale stepped it up at just the right time. Geale SD: 116-112, 116-112, 112-116.

Robert Stieglitz Vs Arthur Abraham - A fantastic fight to start off the new season. Both men gave it their all in a non-stop, action-packed fight. Abraham was given the decision but it could easily have gone the other way. Both fighters made a good account of themselves and didn't stop fighting to the end. Abraham UD: 116-112, 116-112, 115-113.

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