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The Hauser Report: The Best and Worst of Boxing

The Hauser Report: The Best and Worst of Boxing

Saturday, May 20, saw a six-hour window with multiple fights on HBO and Showtime, five of which were notable for varying reasons. First up, 22-year-old Gervonta Davis (17-0, 16 KOs) defended his IBF 130-pound belt against challenger Liam Walsh (21-0, 14 KOs) in London. Davis, who’s promoted by Mayweather Promotions, is an exciting figh...

Business-Minded Russell Family Brings Class to a Wild Night of Fisticuffs

Business-Minded Russell Family Brings Class to a Wild Night of Fisticuffs

OXON HILL, MD -- Saturday night’s Showtime-televised boxing event at the MGM National Harbor promised to be a night of fist-flying, but the plan was for punches to be thrown only by the prizefighters. Unfortunately, one-twos were launched by a variety of people who didn’t have the gloves on, making it a busy night for the local police forc...

May 20th Boxing Scorecard: Davis, Uzcategui, Crawford, Benavidez and More

May 20th Boxing Scorecard: Davis, Uzcategui, Crawford, Benavidez and More

The action was hot and heavy on the third Saturday of May. The festivities got under way at the Copper Box Arena in London where Gervonta Davis (pictured on the right) had an easy go in the first defense of his IBF 130-pound title. With Floyd Mayweather shouting encouragement, Davis TKOed Liam Walsh in the third frame. After two feeling-out fr...

Ringside Report: Erick Ituarte Wins NABF Title in Ontario, Calif.

Ringside Report: Erick Ituarte Wins NABF Title in Ontario, Calif.

ONTARIO, CA -- A night of split decisions saw Erick Ituarte survive a knockdown and slide by Isaac Zarate in the main event on Friday. Split decisions ruled the night and Ituarte (17-1-1, 2 KOs) did just enough to beat Zarate (12-3-2, 2 KOs) in an eight round fight for the vacant NABF junior featherweight title on the Thompson Boxing Promot...

Outrage Greets N’Dam N’Jikam’s Decision over Ryota Murata in Tokyo

Outrage Greets N’Dam N’Jikam’s Decision over Ryota Murata in Tokyo

Had you known ahead of time that Saturday’s fight at Tokyo’s Ariake Colosseum between Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam and Ryota Murata would yield a controversial decision, you would have placed your coin on Murata. Historically, the “home field advantage” is stronger in boxing than in any other sport. But it was N’Dam N’Jikam who emerged...

A Joshua-Klitschko Rematch Seems Inevitable, and that’s Distressing

A Joshua-Klitschko Rematch Seems Inevitable, and that’s Distressing

 If the reports leaking out are true, Wladimir Klitschko will activate his rematch clause with Anthony Joshua and the two will meet again in the fall. I didn’t want to see that happen, but I can't say I blame Wladimir because it's really hard to walk away from millions of dollars doing something you love and were great at. I was hoping K...

Trouble on the Sports Collectible Front: PSA/DNA and More

Trouble on the Sports Collectible Front: PSA/DNA and More

THE HAUSER REPORT: Misrepresentations and forgeries are common in the sports collectibles market. Within that environment, many buyers rely on PSA and PSA/DNA for authentication. PSA focuses on authenticating and grading sports cards and other trading cards. PSA/DNA focuses on authenticating autographs and the overall memorabilia market. Ac...

A Grand Feast Awaits Fight Fans on the Third Saturday of May

A Grand Feast Awaits Fight Fans on the Third Saturday of May

SATURDAY'S FISTIC FEAST -- What a difference a year makes! In May of last year, boxing fans in North America were moaning over a sport that was mired in the doldrums. Today those fans are whistling a happy tune, gratified that the slack was short-lived. The last Saturday of April brought us a scintillating see-saw rumble between the two men...

A Three Day Festival — Golden Boy, Thompson Boxing & Mayweather

A Three Day Festival — Golden Boy, Thompson Boxing & Mayweather

A triple delight takes place this week starting in Tucson, then going to Ontario, California, then moving to London for a fight that will be combined for TV viewing with other fights taking place in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Mexicali’s favorite son Diego De La Hoya (17-0) faces Oxnard’s Erik Ruiz (16-6-1) in a super bantamweight showdown ton...

Remembering Diego “Chico” Corrales, Gone 10 Years This Month

Remembering Diego “Chico” Corrales, Gone 10 Years This Month

Outside of the boxing ring Diego “Chico” Corrales was a mixture of wide-eyed kid and aw shucks mentality. Inside the ropes he was a locked-in human surface-to-surface missile armed with a nuclear warhead. Ten years have passed since the boxing world and sports lost the Las Vegas prizefighter to a horrific motorcycle accident. Despite hi...

RECENT BOXING RESULTS

Date: Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York

Wt Class / Title Fights Result Rnd
Super Light / WBC World, WBO World Terence Crawford (W)

Felix Diaz

RTD RD 10 of 12 @3:00
Light / WBA International, NABF, WBO NABO Raymundo Beltran (W)

Jonathan Maicelo

KO RD 2 of 12 @1:25
Super Welter Konstantin Ponomarev (W)

Ed Paredes

UD RD 8 of 8
Super Light Fazliddin Gaibnazarov (W)

Agustine Mauras

UD RD 8 of 8