On Tuesday, August 2, Two-Time World Champion and top-rated pound-for-pound fighter Andre Ward (29-0, 15 KOs) and power-punching Colombian Alexander Brand (25-1, 19 KOs) participated in a media workout at King’s Gym in Oakland, California in advance of their August 6 fight at Oracle Arena in Oakland. Ward and Brand will meet in 12-round WBO Intercontinental title bout televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:35 p.m. ET/PT. … Read Article
In the opinion of more than a few good judges, 26-year-old Errol Spence Junior is the best up and coming welterweight contender today. The gifted southpaw who enjoyed a stellar amateur career that included a trip to London 2012, is currently 20-0(17) and is closing in on a shot at a world title. Fast, powerful and hugely skilled, all that Spence has left to prove is his chin. Last time out, “The Truth” cracked a … Read Article
Irish warrior and new WBA featherweight king Carl Frampton is still celebrating his terrific win over Leo Santa Cruz in a definite FOTY candidate; at least “The Jackal’s” army of fans are still celebrating. And the reasons to be upbeat if you are a Frampton fan just keep coming. As per a story on Irish-Boxing.com, Frampton is now ranked in the top-10 pound-for-pound boxers in the world with The Transnational Boxing Ranking Board.… Read Article
In a sign of how good a year it has already been for boxing here in 2016, we have at least four absolutely cracking fights being looked at as candidates for winning this year’s FOTY distinction – and as great as these fights have been, we still have some potential thrillers to look forward to in the remaining five months of the year.
So far, fans and experts are agreed how the Keith Thurman-Shawn Porter … Read Article
British star and former 140-pound champ Amir Khan revealed a few weeks ago how he has been carrying a hand injury, one which has seriously affected his ability to punch with full power with his right hand, for a number of years – 11 years in fact. Speaking with The Sun, Khan said the injury, picked up in his second year as a pro, allowed him to punch with just 30 or 40 percent power. … Read Article
Irish warrior Carl Frampton, now a two-weight world champion, arrived as a genuine star, maybe even a future superstar, with his thrilling FOTY candidate of a win over Leo Santa Cruz. The new WBA featherweight king overcame odds that were against him as he won in New York. Now, with so many big fight options open to him, “The Jackal” can reap the rewards of his success as he searches for more.
Who should Frampton … Read Article
Gennady Golovkin said some interesting things at yesterday’s London press conference to further hype his September 10 clash with IBF welterweight champ Kell Brook. Aside from the customary respect GGG shows towards his opponents – Golovkin stated again how he sees Brook as a serious test, his biggest yet, and he even said the upcoming fight “feels like a unification fight” – the middleweight king also spoke about his hopes to retire from boxing with … Read Article
Known as “More Than A Conqueror” in more than one way, Quenton Marselles Brown Sr. aka Marselles Brown (31- 18, 25 KOs) is a 7 foot tall professional athlete and health-wellness expert who’s recently come out of retirement for a title fight. Currently Brown is the 2016 WBU World Champion, the 2015 WBU C.A.M. Heavyweight Champion as well as a member of the Hawaii State Boxing Commission Board. … Read Article
On Saturday night, July 30, 2016, twenty-eight year old professional boxer Mikey Garcia returned to the ring at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, after a two and a half year layoff due to a contract dispute with his former promotional company, Top Rank. On the Showtime televised broadcast, Garcia knocked down former WBC World Featherweight Champion Elio Rojas four times, before referee Eddie Claudio called an end to the fight at 2:02 of … Read Article
London, England (August 1, 2016) Boxing Superstar and Unified Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, (35-0, 32 KO’s) and Undefeated British Boxing Star and Welterweight World Champion “The Special One” Kell Brook, (36-0, 25 KO’s) along with their teams hosted a massive gathering of media today in London, England in advance of their highly anticipated showdown at The O2 on Saturday, September 10 in London, England.… Read Article