With a record of 17-8, 11-year-old Xavier Rodriguez (pictured left) has multiple amateur and youth boxing championships.
Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa – In a showdown for the vacant International Boxing Organization (IBO) welterweight title, Thulani Mbenge (14-0, 11 KOs) picked up the biggest win of his career with a seventh round stoppage of feared veteran Diego Chaves (26-4-1, 22 KOs).
Vergil Ortiz Jr. (10-0, 10 KOs), the rising knockout artist and pride of Dallas, Texas, scored a spectacular third-round knockout win against former world champion Juan Carlos Salgado (27-9-1, 16 KOs) in a 10-round super lightweight fight in main event of the June 23 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at the Belasco Theater…
If at all going by the name of the next Boxing 5 Tournament one can only presume that it will be a humdinger of an event.
The on, off, on again impending world title fight between Ghana’s Rafael Mensah and Alberto Machado is now tentatively set to take place at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 21 alongside the WBO junior middleweight title fight between Jaime Munguia and Liam Smith.