Two tough, determined and especially motivated light-heavyweights gave us a terrific action fight last night in Atlantic City. Joe Smith Jr, best known for being the man who ended the long and ultra-distinguished career of all-time great Bernard Hopkins, defeated Hopkins’ protege Jesse Hart over ten all-action rounds.… read full article “Smith Jr. W 10 Hart: The Terrible Scoring Of One Judge Should Not Take Anything Away From A Great Fight”
Philadelphia’s Jesse Hart wanted revenge. Joe Smith Jr. didn’t let that happen.
Smith, who knocked out Hart’s mentor and fellow Philly pugilist Bernard Hopkins in 2016, was dominant but had to settle for a split decision in the Top Rank on ESPN main event in front of 3,415 fans at Etess Arena at Hard Rock Live.… read full article “RESULTS: Joe Smith Jr. defeats Hart, Nelson KOs Cem Kilic”
When JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. (now 25-3 20KO’s) and JESSE “HOLLYWOOD” HART (now 26-3 21KO’s) stepped into the ring at the Hard Rock in Atlantic City on Saturday night, more than a victory and the NABO Light heavyweight title was on the line.… read full article “Joe Smith Jr. dominates Jesse Hart in impressive fashion”
The first weekend of boxing officially kicks off for 2020 with cards featuring interesting fights on ESPN, DAZN, & Showtime. On Friday Claressa Shields moves down yet another weight class to challenge Ivana Habazin. On Saturday Jesse Hart and Joe Smith Jr.… read full article “Weekend Boxing Preview For ESPN, DAZN, & Showtime”
Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena (Atlantic City, N.J.) – TOMORROW at 10 pm ET/7 pm PT on ESPN – Undercard Streaming on ESPN+ at 6:30 pm ET/3:30 pm PT
Jesse Hart 175 lbs vs Joe Smith Jr.… read full article “Joe Smith Jr – Jesse Hart Weigh In Results & Photos”
Two of the light heavyweight division’s biggest punchers, Jesse Hart and Joe Smith Jr., are prepared for a toe-to-toe battle in a 10-rounder Saturday evening (ESPN, 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT) from the Etess Arena at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.… read full article “Joe Smith vs. Jesse Hart quotes or this Saturday on ESPN”
Rob “Bravo” Brant’s quest to regain a world title will begin on the Boardwalk. Brant, a former middleweight world champion, will make his ring return against former super middleweight world title challenger Habib “Wild Hurricane” Ahmed Saturday, Jan 11 as the co-feature to the Jesse Hart-Joe Smith Jr.… read full article “Rob Brant faces Habib Ahmed on Hart vs. Smith card on Jan.11 on ESPN”
This one is personal. JESSE “HOLLYWOOD” HART, born and bred in Philadelphia, will take on JOE SMITH JR. Saturday, Jan. 11 from Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena in the 10-round main event, which will kick off the 2020 Top Rank on ESPN schedule.… read full article “Jesse Hart faces Joe Smith Jr. on January 11 on ESPN”
Tyson Fury came to Las Vegas. He fought. He conquered.
Fury (28-0-1, 20 KOs), the lineal heavyweight world champion, defended his title for the fourth time via second-round TKO over previously undefeated German challenger Tom Schwarz (24-1, 16 KOs) at MGM Grand Garden Arena.… read full article “RESULTS: Fury smashes Schwarz”
Tyson Fury smashed previously unbeaten #2 WBO heavyweight contender Tom Schwarz in stopping him in the second round on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fury (28-0-1, 20 KOs) knocked Schwarz down with a series of head shots in round two.… read full article “Live Updates: Tyson Fury TKOs Tom Schwarz”