On the undercard of Saturday’s eagerly anticipated Golovkin/Lemieux middleweight unification fight, veteran flyweight and former 2 division titlist, Brian Viloria, faces the prospect of dethroning one of the sports best P4P fighters in the undefeated Roman ‘Chocalatito’ Gonzalez, and claims he is more than ready to turn the spotlight firmly on the ‘little guys’ with his performance. … Read Article25 Comments on Viloria Ready to Stun ‘Chocalatito’
Ahead of his massive middleweight unification against Gennady Golovkin at Madison Square Garden this weekend, big-hitting IBF champion David Lemieux has promised he is going in ‘with a nice package to deliver.’
Evidently referring to his vaunted knockout power, the French-Canadian champion is relishing the underdog tag, which he claims will make victory all the sweeter when he manages to detonate on Golovkin’s chin, claiming that in the face-to-face with HBO’s Max Kellerman, he saw … Read Article78 Comments on Lemieux: I Saw Caution In Golovkin’s Eyes
New WBO 154 lb champion Liam Smith, has stated that the unification fight he fancies most down the line is against America’s new IBF champion, Jermall Charlo.
Smith handily beat one American to win the title last week – in Boxcino tournament winner John Thompson – and caught the ire of another on twitter, in veteran, Shane Mosley – although would face a far stiffer test than either the aforementioned in the young Texan fighter, … Read Article3 Comments on Liam Smith Fancies Charlo Unification / Set to Spar Cotto
There is no doubting that Chris Eubank Jr is a top up and coming fighter at 160, and with a couple more good wins can begin chasing serious titles in the division, although his father – now known simply as ‘English’ to avoid confusion, seemingly isn’t helping matters by again insisting, ‘he beats Golovkin now!’
Eubank makes both his Sky Sports and Matchroom promotional debut on October 24 against unheralded American, Tony Jeter, with a … Read Article35 Comments on Eubank Jr. ‘GGG Has Weaknesses I Can Exploit’
Trusts Arena Auckland – Joseph Parker came out firing from the first round to break down and ultimately stop durable veteran and former world title challenger Kali Meehan early in the 3rd round of their scheduled 12 round fight to cap off a busy night of action. … Read Article34 Comments on Parker demolishes Meehan in Three
(Photo credit: Lucas Noonan/PBC) GLENDALE, AZ. (October 14, 2015) -Tonight’s Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on ESPN fight card featured Mexican brawler Aron Martinez (20-4-1, 4 KOs) capturing a unanimous decision (97-93, 97-93, 96-94) victory over former world champion Devon Alexander “The Great” (26-4, 14 KOs). In a 10-round battle, spent mostly on the inside, Martinez managed to emerge victorious.… Read Article28 Comments on Aron Martinez defeats Devon Alexander; Lee Selby victorious over Montiel
(Photo Credit: Hogan Photos – Goldenboy Promotions) In front of a huge collection of New York sports media, Boxing superstar and WBA/IBO and WBC “Interim” World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, (33-0, 30KO’s) and IBF Middleweight World Champion David Lemieux, (34-2, 31KO’s) held court for the final time just three days prior to their Middleweight World Title Unification battle at the Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden and produced and distributed live on HBO Pay-Per-View set … Read Article37 Comments on Golovkin vs Lemieux: final press conference quotes, interviews
(Photo credit: Lucas Noonan/PBC) In a surprisingly competitive fight, IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby (22-1, 8 KOs) retained his IBF title with a tougher than expected 12 round unanimous decision win over 36-year-old former three division world champion Fernando Montiel (54-5-2, 39 KOs) on Wednesday night on Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN from the Gila River Arena, in Glendale, Arizona. The judges scored the fight 119-109, 118-110 and 116-112. … Read Article13 Comments on Martinez defeats Alexander; Selby beats Montiel
The stories of talented boxers with star quality failing to achieve their potential, due to bad coaching and/or management, are legion. In every gym you go to, in every part of the world, you hear their names spoken with the kind of sadness and regret normally associated with mourners discussing a deceased friend at a funeral.… Read Article5 Comments on Exciting Scottish prospect Josh Taylor ready to explode in his hometown debut
Undefeated former WBO 154lb champion, Demetrius Andrade (21-0, 14ko), is determined to bounce back from a nightmare period that has seen him out of the ring for 16 months, embroiled in promotional/contractual tussles, and ultimately stripped of the WBO title that was picked up last weekend by Britain’s Liam Smith.
Andrade hasn’t been seen since his dominant stoppage victory over mandatory challenger Brian Rose in June 2014, after which he turned down a $550k payday … Read Article18 Comments on Andrade Beginning the Road Back to Top Level