Shawn “Showtime” Porter (26-1-1, 16 KOs) fought a good fight and deserved his unanimous decision win over Adrien “The Problem” Broner (30-2-0, 22 KOs) on Premier Boxing Champions on NBC at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV. He pressed the action and threw and landed more punches. The judges had no choice but to award him the win. Respectful of his conquered opponent, Shawn explained his win was over a very good fighter, … Read Article
This Saturday, “Desert Storm” Tim Bradley makes his first in-ring appearance of 2015 when he faces unbeaten Jessie Vargas for the interim WBO welterweight title, after Floyd Mayweather didn’t end up vacating the full version. A decision on what Floyd plans to do with that belt is still a way off with Mayweather yet to pay the WBO sanctioning fees from his clash with Manny Pacquiao last month.
The situation surrounding that title will become … Read Article
After his impressive 3rd round stoppage victory over late replacement Phil Lo Greco on last weekend’s Broner v Porter undercard, Errol Spence Jr earned himself yet more new fans, home and abroad. The 2012 US Olympian was composed, methodical and ruthless in his attack against the Canadian fighter, who had previously extended Shawn Porter the distance 2 years ago.
After an aggressive start from Lo Greco, Spence maintained clinical poise and accuracy to gradually break … Read Article
He hasn’t been in the ring since avenging his 2011 loss to Nathan Cleverly in their snooze-fest of a fight last November, yet this Friday Liverpool’s Tony Bellew (23-2-1, 14 ko) once again boxes in front of his hometown fans when he fights aging Czech cruiserweight Lubos Suda (33-9-1, 25 ko) at the Echo Arena, live on Sky Sports.
Ahead of the fight, Bellew – who has recently returned from filming the new Rocky spin-off … Read Article
If British super middleweight Carl Froch is the will he/won’t he retire guy, then Mexican-American modern great and Hall of Fame inductee Oscar De La Hoya is fast becoming the will he/won’t he come back guy – with another new twist in the saga emerging from multiple sources that are quoting the Golden Boy as saying that any comeback is now 50/50.
After being linked to a potential fight with Kazakh puncher Gennady Golovkin and … Read Article
American pound for pound great Andre Ward made his long anticipated return to the squared circle last Saturday when he defeated Paul Smith by 9th round stoppage. The bout, which took place in Ward’s hometown of Oakland, was Ward’s first in 19 months. Ward dominated Smith from start to finish, and his victory proves that he should still be considered one of the absolute elite talents in the boxing world, even following his lengthy layoff. … Read Article
Matchroom Sport will make their return to Leeds on September 5th, when hometown favourite Josh Warrington takes on Australia’s Joel Brunker in what represents a stern test for the British 126 lb #2 as he defends his Commonwealth title from the First Direct Arena live on Sky Sports.
It certainly will be a good fight for comparative purposes as to how far behind Warrington is in relation to new IBF 126 lb champion Lee Selby, … Read Article
There has been some interesting talk from the much-avoided 160 lb fan favorite Gennady Golovkin this weekend regarding potential future fights, with the Kazakh knockout artist speaking out to British media and on twitter to talk Carl Froch and new IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux – who captured his strap in exciting but no means technically excellent manner on Saturday night against Frenchman Hassan N’Dam.
I have absolutely no confidence in Froch fighting on and … Read Article
Mention the words ‘welterweight’ and ‘Floyd Mayweather’ in the same sentence these days and it’s likely that Britain’s Amir Khan won’t be too far away from the conversation.
Irrespective of Floyd’s (sardonic) assertions that he will fight Andre Berto or Karim Mayfield – which you’d be a fool to believe – Khan still thinks that he is in the running for that fight in September and along with the likes of Kell Brook, Shawn Porter … Read Article
(Photo credit: Suzanne Teresa/Premier Boxing Champions) There were hundreds of thousands of boxing fans the world over rejoicing on Saturday night when “Little Bro” Adrien Broner came up short against Shawn Porter in Las Vegas – with consensus opinion being the abrasive motor mouth didn’t get anything that he didn’t deserve – especially given his classless antics at the final presser – that included insulting his opponents father/trainer, Kenny Porter.
In terms of the fight, … Read Article