Unbeaten heavyweight prospect Trey Lippe Morrison is ensuring the Morrison family legacy continues in boxing. Son of the thrilling Tommy Morrison – who left us too soon at age 44 in 2013 – the 26-year-old has compiled an 11-0(11) pro record and he is being trained by the great Freddie Roach no less. Looking quite a bit like his late father – facially, physique-wise and with his fighting style – Lippe Morrison has not yet … Read Article11 Comments on Trey Lippe Morrison following in his father’s footsteps; faces biggest test so far in 13-0 Ed Latimore, Sept. 23
Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero 146.8 vs. David Peralta 147
Alfredo “Perro” Angulo 164.8 vs. Freddy “Riel” Hernandez 163
Terrell Gausha 155 vs. Steven Martinez 154.6
Stephan Shaw 258 vs. Jonathan Rice 266
Luis Bello 139.8 vs. Omar Reyes 140.6
Victor Morales Jr. 125 vs. Erick Lainez 125.4
Abram Martinez 142.8 vs. Phillip Percy 137.4… Read Article
Mikaela Laurén (27-3, 12 KOs) says she will send Swedish rival Klara Svensson (16-1, 5 KOs) to sleep when the female fighters meet for the interim WBC World Welterweight title on September 10 at the Hovet in Stockholm.
Laurén believes Svensson lacks punch resistance, citing her 2015 World title defeat to WBC Light Welterweight Champion Erica Farias, in which the 28 year-old suffered a heavy knockdown in the fifth-round, as evidence.… Read Article1 Comment on Lauren vs Svensson on September 10 at the Hovet in Stockholm
Chris Eubank Junior insists that the “bad blood” between he and the only man to have beaten him as a pro, Billy Joe Saunders, ensures the two will fight again. But the reigning British champion says there is no way he will ever accept the 80-20 purse split WBO middleweight champ Saunders offered to his father in a recent spat on social media. Though Eubank Jr lost the 12-round decision in November of 2014 he … Read Article34 Comments on Eubank Junior insists rematch with “boring” Billy Joe Saunders has to be a 50-50 purse split
“Retired” superstar Floyd Mayweather junior was back at work in his gym yesterday, jumping rope and putting in some “hard work and dedication.” Mayweather posted a video of his training via Instagram, with the written question – “How far are you wiling to push yourself to get to the top and stay on top?” on his Twitter page. Of course, this return to gym, Floyd’s office, has led to speculation that “Money” will soon announce … Read Article143 Comments on Floyd Mayweather Junior back training hard in the gym; 50th fight coming soon?
Having had a week to consider his controversial decision loss to Kazakhstan’s Bakhtiyar Eyubov (11-0, 10 KOs), San Francisco welterweight Karim Mayfield says he’s not happy.
Fighting in the opening fight on ShoBox: The New Generation® last Friday, August 19, at Rhinos Stadium in Rochester, New York, Mayfield (19-4-1, 11 KOs) appeared to outpunch and outwork his unbeaten foe, especially in the last four rounds. Despite having the statistical advantage – and winning in the … Read Article8 Comments on Karim Mayfield: I was robbed against Eyubov
Unbeaten Welsh 154-pounder Liam Williams may not be a fighter the majority of fans are overly familiar with (at least not overseas), but the reigning British and Commonwealth champion is currently the man of the moment, getting Kell Brook ready for his big fight with Gennady Golovkin. Brook’s team brought Williams, 15-0-1(10) in as he has a style and similar physical dimensions to GGG.… Read Article33 Comments on Kell Brook sparring partner Liam Williams says Brook “is on another level than GGG, ability-wise”
“He fights an opponent like they stole something from him,”
No, the above quote was not given whilst the speaker – the late, great Jimmy Jacobs – was talking about James Kirkland, but the description of Mike Tyson’s savagely fierce fighting approach could well have been used when looking at the one-time light-middleweight contender. Kirkland may not have had the skills and the nuances of Tyson but he sure had the raw, naked and frightening … Read Article30 Comments on James Kirkland: once full of fire, now burnt out?
Frank Warren yesterday announced a blockbuster double main event bill for Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on Saturday October 22nd, featuring the mandated British Title showdowns between Chris Eubank Jr and Tommy Langford; and Liam Williams and Ahmet Patterson.
The purse bid for the Eubank and Langford’s British Middleweight title bout was won by Frank Warren earlier this month and will mark a huge opportunity for ‘The Baggies Bomber’ Langford who has sparred Eubank Jr in the … Read Article12 Comments on Williams vs Patterson / Eubank vs Langford in Cardiff
Fans seem to have been waiting for stars Gennady Golovkin and Saul Canelo Alvarez to fight for the longest time, but in fact the wait hasn’t been over a year yet – it just seems that way. Fans, older fans especially, cannot understand why the two natural rivals do not just get on with it and fight. Despite giving up his WBC middleweight title rather than face GGG next (after he won it from Miguel … Read Article185 Comments on De La Hoya assures us Canelo-GGG super-fight will not be like Mayweather-Pacquiao; says it won’t take, six, seven years to get done