When Joseph Parker walks into the gym you can clearly tell he’s been in beast mode. At 23 he is still clearly growing into his body while in the last 12 months the chest the lats and traps have become noticeably bigger. Parker has been posting up various clips on his social media accounts, performing a multiplicity of pull-ups and press-ups; his trainer Kevin Barry opting for the old school bodyweight drills of yesteryear as … Read Article
Its funny how one big punch can change a career, either positively or negatively, especially in this brave new world of social media where ‘going viral’ can make or break a career. For undefeated Polish heavyweight Izu Ugonoh it was an experience in the positive providing his career with a well earned bump after a year of graft and hard work with new trainer Kevin Barry.
Just over two months ago Ugonoh ended his 13th … Read Article
Consensus #1 Pound For Pound Fighter in Boxing and WBC Flyweight World Champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, (43-0, 37KOs) and four-time former world champion in two-weight divisions Brian “The Hawaiian Punch” Viloria (36-4, 22KOs) visited Madison Square Garden, “The Mecca of Boxing” today for the first time in anticipation of their championship battle this Saturday night, Oct. 17. … Read Article
Thanks everyone for calling in. We’re talking about Fonfara versus Cleverly, Friday, October 16 from the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. It’s at 9 p.m. ET on Spike and I’m really looking forward to watching this fight. It’s an exciting fight in the light heavyweight division.… Read Article
In the aftermath of Floyd Mayweather’s rather limp exit from the sport and with Manny Pacquiao now publicly stating that God is telling him to retire, the Welterweight division, so long one of the sports glamour divisions lies wide open looking for its next batch of dominant stars.
While proven names such as Amir Khan, Danny Garcia and Kell Brook are circling, Australian excitement machine Jeff Horn sits just below them looking for his opportunity … Read Article
Featherweight world champion Lee Selby (19-4-1, 4 KOs)is nearing his U.S. debut against former world champion Fernando “Cochulito” Montiel (54-4-2, 39 KOs) as Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on ESPN comes to Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona Wednesday, October 14 with televised coverage beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. … Read Article
ABEL SANCHEZ: Good morning, everybody. We are extremely happy to be part of this epic event. I think it’s about time that promoters and managers and fighters put their records on the line, put their belt on the line, and the best fight the best, and I’m glad that Tom is the kind of promoter for Gennady that’s going to endorse everybody and Oscar being the same way, so we’re finally going to see a … Read Article
DAVID LEMIEUX: It’s been a great camp. It’s been a great — it’s been a great training. Everything has been on spot. Never had a more complete camp than this. I have been pushing myself to the maximum with each training, with each exercise, with everything envisioning the big day ahead of me, October 17th, so I did everything I had to do to make sure I have no regrets October 17th, because the plan … Read Article
Former three-time, two-division world champion Randall “The Knock Out King” Bailey (46-8, 39 KOs) will look to collect another world title with the help of his new promoter, South Korean-based AK Promotions. Bailey’s climb to the top of the welterweight division continued in the right direction on Sunday at the Sunhak Gymnasium in Incheon, South Korea, as he scored a devastating seventh-round knockout victory over Shusaku Fujinaka from a powerful left hook. At the time … Read Article
New Jersey super-welterweight John Thompson IV bulldozed his way to a world title opportunity this Saturday by icing touted LA prospect Brandon Adams with a single spectacular left hook in May.… Read Article