Jarrell Miller, who improved to 18-0-1(16) with last night’s stoppage of the usually durable and tricky Fred Kassi, has got people talking, quite a lot of people. The big – very big at 296-pounds and 6’4” – heavyweight is talented, exciting to watch, powerful and he has, as he says himself, a big mouth he is not afraid to use. With a background in MMA, this no doubt testing his toughness, “Big Baby,” as the … Read Article
All fight fans agree it will be a huge upset, definitely The Upset of The Year, if Sheffield’s Kell Brook defeats feared middleweight king Gennady Golovkin next month. But one man, in speaking for the entire gym at which IBF welterweight champion Brook trains, insists a Brook victory will NOT be an upset – to him or to the fellow occupants of the Sheffield gym.
Atif Sadiq, who has sparred with Brook on countless occasions, … Read Article
The Crystal City Hilton in Arlington, Virginia was host to a quality prospects card put on by Marshall Kauffman and King’s Promotions. Headlined by the lanky blue-chipper Mykal “The Professor” Fox, the couple of hundred in attendance were whipped up by the fast-paced action, even if many of the fights were a forgone conclusion.
Among the notable four rounders, Maryland middleweight Patrick Rivera made a statement in his professional debut. His opponent was Dustin Caplinger, … Read Article
Undefeated heavyweight prospect Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller won by third-round TKO over veteran Fred Kassi in the ShoBox: The New Generation main event, Friday, live on SHOWTIME from Rhinos Stadium in Rochester, N.Y.
Following a cagey first round that favored Kassi (18-5-1, 10 KOs), Brooklynite Miller (18-0-1, 16 KOs), turned up the body work and pressure in rounds two and three. After landing 36-of-57 power shots in the third and racking up 30 connects to … Read Article
It was a night of knock outs at a sold out Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles as a series of jaw-dropping matches kept the crowd at the edge of their seats. The spectacle had special guests, including Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions Oscar De La Hoya, NABA Super Featherweight Champion Carlos “The Solution” Morales, Ronny Rios, Jason “El Animal” Quigley, Antonio “La Joya” Gutierrez, Christian “Chimpa” Gonzalez, Oscar “Jaguar” Negreje, Roy “Pitbull” … Read Article
Heavyweight Jarrell Miller (18-0-1, 16 KOs) showed that he could beat a vulnerable and much lighter Fred Kassi (18-6-1, 10 KOs) tonight in stopping him in three rounds on Friday in a one-sided contest on Showtime Boxing at the outdoor Rhinos Stadium in Rochester, New York. The 36-year-old Kassi decided he’d had enough after the third round, so he didn’t bother coming out for round four.
Officially, Kassi injured his right hand. Unofficially, he was … Read Article
Mexican warrior Orlando Salido is a fine example of the lofty heights a fighter can aspire to as long as he doesn’t give in when things are not going well for him. The amazing 35-year-old, who actually lost his March 1996 pro debut by stoppage defeat, went on to suffer double-digit disappointments in the first five years of his pro career (8 defeats and two draws) but he never gave up – even though he … Read Article
Warrior Timothy Bradley, a fighter rarely seen in a dull fight, has signed a two year extension with Top Rank Promotions, the promoters “Desert Storm” has been with for over half of his pro career; so reports Dan Rafael of ESPN.com. Bradley, last seen losing his rubber-match with Manny Pacquiao in April, wants to fight again in December of this year, so said Todd duBoef, and if this doesn’t happen, the plan will be for … Read Article
Back in September of 2013, when he was an undefeated fighter, some people were willing to give Mexican superstar Saul Alvarez a shot at becoming the first man to defeat global superstar Floyd Mayweather Junior. Instead, Canelo was comprehensively outboxed, to the point where a few experts said it looked as though the demoralised fighter was even thinking about pulling a “no mas” and quitting.… Read Article
Undefeated WBC Super Flyweight World Champion Carlos “Principe” Cuadras, (35-0, 27KO’s) and all-action, former world title challenger Jesus “Renuente” Soto Karass, (28-10-4, 18KO’s), appeared at the Maywood Boxing Gym to host the Los Angeles media on Thursday. They were joined by their trainers, Rudy Hernandez and Jose Luis Sorroza, respectively, and Tom Loeffler, Managing Director of K2 Promotions.
On Saturday, September 10 at The Fabulous Forum in Los Angeles, Cuadras will defend his title against … Read Article