Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman went off on Top Rank promoter Bob Arum on Thursday in reacting to him saying he couldn’t even find half of the $10 million that he wanted to challenge his fighter, Terence Crawford.… read full article “Keith Thurman tells Arum, ‘You’re not getting no discount’ for Crawford fight”
Mikey Garcia says Canelo Alvarez will beat Errol Spence Jr and likely knock him out if the two fight at middleweight. According to Mikey, the unbeaten IBF/WBC 147-lb champion Spence (27-0, 21 KOs) would lose to Canelo because of his size and power.… read full article “Mikey Garcia: Canelo Alvarez stops Errol Spence”
Dear readers, each year, East Side Boxing announces the winners of our coveted ESBY awards.
And despite coping with a quirky boxing schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve stayed true to our mission by recognizing 2020’s best fighters, fights, and knockouts in boxing.… read full article “Which Fighters, Fights, and Knockouts Were Truly the Best of 2020? East Side Boxing Hands Out its 2020 Awards!”
ESPN analyst Tim Bradley went into a long speech last Saturday in complaining about IBF/WBC welterweight champion Errol ‘The Truth’ Spence Jr wanting to move up two weight classes to face Canelo Alvarez at 160-pounds instead of staying at 147 to face WBO welterweight champion Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford.… read full article “Tim Bradley scolds Spence for wanting to fight Canelo instead of Crawford”
Andre Ward of ESPN is cautiously optimistic that fans will see welterweight champions Errol Spence Jr and Terence Crawford battling it out in late 2021.
Ward believes the fight will occur because both fighters can’t make more money fighting anyone else at 147 other than Manny Pacquiao.… read full article “Andre Ward believes Terence Crawford vs. Errol Spence happens in late 2021”
U.S boxing fans want to see Canelo Alvarez accept Errol Spence Jr’s challenge for his next fight in early 2021. They have zero interest in seeing the Mexican star continue with his superficial goal of unifying the 168-lb division against the flawed champions in that weight class.… read full article “Fans want Canelo Alvarez vs. Errol Spence”
Terence Crawford says Shawn Porter could be next for him if he’s unable to get a unification fight against welterweight champions Errol Spence Jr or Manny Pacquiao.
Given that Crawford (37-0, 28 KOs) is rumored to want a 50-50 split with Pacquiao and a 60-40 cut in his favor against IBF/WBC 147-lb champion Spence, it would seem unlikely that he’ll be facing either of those guys in his next fight in 2021.… read full article “Crawford says Porter likely next if no Spence or Pacquiao fight”
Terence Crawford says the Errol Spence Jr “chapter is now closed” after Spence (27-0, 21 KOs) told DAZN last Saturday night that he’s the “Big Dog” at 147, and that Crawford would need to agree to a 60-40 or 70-30 split for a fight in 2021.… read full article “Errol Spence: Terence Crawford must take 60-40 or 70-30”
What Chance We Will Get The Two Biggest/Best Fights That Can Be Made Next Year?
We are almost there, nearly ready to put behind us one truly awful year. 2020 will go down in history, but not for very good or very positive reasons.… read full article “Fury / Joshua And Spence / Crawford in 2021?”
By Mauricio Sulaimán – Son of José Sulaimán – WBC President: Fans are back to boxing in the state of Texas, and hopefully, that will continue.
The Dallas Cowboys Stadium hosted as the luxurious setting for the magnificent fight between WBC / IBF world welterweight champion Errol Spence and his WBC mandatory challenger, former champion Danny Garcia.… read full article “Spence v Garcia Recap: Last Saturday’s Big Boxing card in Arlington”