Jonathan Guzman is 22-0 with 22 knockouts in his professional career. Knockout artist Jonathan Guzman scored a scintillating 11th-round KO against Shingo Wake to claim the vacant IBF World super bantamweight title along with $70,000 in cash for his purse back on July 20. Guzman’s promoter, Sampson Lewkowicz, confirmed the news with Yahoo Sports.
Over the last 714 days, Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia and Elio Rojas have competed in exactly zero fights combined. That’s zippy, zilch, nada. Not one round fought by these two former champions. Litigation has been their undoing. Garcia, a former featherweight and super featherweight titlist, has been sidelined since Jan. 25, 2014 because of a contract dispute with Top Rank, his longtime promotional company. Rojas, nicknamed “The Kid,” which he’s not anymore at age 33, has sat out since Aug. 13, 2014, also because of a contract dispute with his manager. Garcia was 26 when he last fought and will be 29 in December. So you might expect an overabundance of rust and dearth of action when these two
The IOC said any Russian athletes with a previous doping suspension will be ineligible to compete at the Olympics. AQUATICS (SWIMMING, DIVING, SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING AND WATERPOLO) - Yulia Efimova, Mikhail Dovgalyuk, Natalia Lovtcova, Anastasia Krapivina, Nikita Lobintsev, Vladimir Morozov and Daria Ustinova are seven Russian swimmers banned by the governing body FINA from competing at Rio. ARCHERY - Russia's three-member archery team has been given the all clear to take part in the Rio Games by the World Archery Federation (WA).