Your fight-size boxing update for August 23:
- Below are the results for the August 22 Golden Boy Promotions card from the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California:
- Luis Feliciano defeated Genaro Gamez by unanimous decision (98-92, 99-91, 98-92) to win the NABF junior welterweight title
- Blair Cobbs defeated Steve Villalobos by KO, round 9, 1:20 to retain the Junior NABF welterweight title
- Richard Acevedo and Jose Carlos Rivera fight to a split draw (57-57, 59-55, 55-59)
- Raul Curiel defeatd Alphonso Black by KO, round 6, 0:51
- Nicholas Sullivan defeated Jose Saul Palacios by unanimous decision (39-37, 40-36, 40-36)
- PBC announced the following fight card for September 21 in Bakersfield, California:
FS1 Main Card:
- Peter Quillin vs. Alfredo Angulo
- Chris Colbert vs. Miguel Beltran Jr.
- Terrel Williams vs. Thomas Dulorme
- Jesus Ramos vs. Rickey Edwards
FS2 Prelim Card:
- Jeison Rosario vs. Bakhram Murtazaliev: IBF 154-Pound Title Eliminator
- Here are the weigh-in results for the WBO light heavyweight title bout between Sergey Kovalev and Anthony Yarde taking place August 24 in Russia. Fightful will have live coverage of the event starting at 12:30 p.m. ET.
WBO light heavyweight title (175-pound limit):
- Sergey Kovalev: 174.6 lbs
- Anthony Yarde: 173.9 lbs
- After rumors of Gervonta Davis and Tevin Farmer negotiating a potential title unification, Leonard Ellerbe has posted several tweets denouncing supposed offers from Farmer's promoter Eddie Hearn.
Putting our star on a app that nobody is watching. Stop playing with me! https://t.co/SrhaPcY37O— Leonard Ellerbe (@LEllerbe) August 23, 2019
I made Farmer’s promoter a great offer to make the fight and Farmer didn’t like the offer. Davis is a star he is not https://t.co/SrhaPcY37O— Leonard Ellerbe (@LEllerbe) August 23, 2019
- Peltz Boxing announced its 50th anniversary show taking place October 4 in Philadelphia at the 2300 Arena. The eight-fight card, promoted by Michelle Rosado, will have unbeaten junior welterweight Victor Padilla in the main event.
- Cuban heavyweight Frank Sanchez will face Puerto Rican Olympian Victor Bisbal in a 10-round heavyweight bout that will replace the canceled Caleb Truax vs. Peter Quillin on the August 31 PBC on Fox card from The Armory in Minneapolis.
- MTK Global announced it will open its first gym in the United States in Tucson, Arizona to be led by Brad Carlton. It is the 11th MTK Global has with the other 10 located in Marbella, Manchester, Newcastle, Scotland, Liverpool, London, Sydney, Johannesburg, Brazil and Kazakhstan.