Robert Easter Jr. (17-0, 14 KO) showed why he’s a rising star with a devastating KO at 2:43 in the 5th round over former world champion Algenis Mendez (23-4-1, 12 KOs) in a lightweight fight that finished with the crowd on their feet. Easter, who took a big step up in competition facing Mendez, showed the patience of a season veteran in the early rounds against Mendez who represented the Dominican Republic in the 2004 … Read ArticleComments Off on Robert Easter Jr. stops Algenis Mendez
(Photo credit: Nabeel Ahmad/Premier Boxing Champions) Four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner didn’t have much of a problem beating and stopping Ashley “The Treasure” Theophane at 1:10 in the ninth round in the main event of tonight’s Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike event in front of a sold out crowd of 8,172 at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C.… Read ArticleComments Off on Broner beats Theophane, then calls out Mayweather
LA FIGHT CLUB on April 1 continues to bring the best boxing to Los Angeles as Fairfield, Calif.’s Manuel “Tino” Avila (20-0, 8 KOs)took on Nicaraguan warrior Rene “Gemelo” Alvarado (23-7, 16 KOs) in an exciting 10-round featherweight bout from the Downtown Belasco Theater broadcast live on Boxeo Estellar on Estrella TV. The nearly sold out event saw the likes of an exciting group of special guests including NBA superstar and Los Angeles Laker’s player … Read ArticleComments Off on Manuel Avila defeats Alvarado
(Photo credit: Nabeel Ahmad/Premier Boxing Champions) Adrien Broner (32-2, 24 KOs) defeated Ashley Theophane (39-7-1, 11 KOs) by a 9th round stoppage victory tonight in a competitive fight on Premier Boxing Champions on Spike TV from the DC Armory in Washington, DC. Broner hurt Theophane with a right hand in the 9th. While Theophane was covering up against the ropes, Broner hit him with a nice left hand low. The referee then stopped the fight … Read ArticleComments Off on Broner stops Theophane
Last month, AIBA President Dr. Ching-Kuo Wu stated how he would like to see professional boxers boxing at Olympic level. The president said the sport’s governing body plans to change its rules and allow pro boxers the chance to qualify for and fight in Rio 2016. Theoretically, this would allow a top name pro, a world champion, like a Manny Pacquiao to box against an amateur in the forthcoming games.… Read ArticleComments Off on AIBA President Dr. Ching-Kuo Wu’s idea to allow pro boxers to compete at the 2016 Olympic games still attracting plenty of attention
Now that the former pound-for-pound undisputed best pugilist in the world, Floyd Mayweather has retired following his victory over Andre Berto last September, the search begins for who’ll replace him as the best fighter in boxing. There are many deserving boxers such as Roman Gonzalez, Sergey Kovalev, Andre Ward, among others, that have exceptional credentials and significant victories that make them worthy to be considered the best fighter in the world. The boxer; however, that … Read ArticleComments Off on Who’s the Best Pound-for-Pound Fighter in the World?
It might be something of a morbid subject, but Muhammad Ali, a man who literally gave everything he had in the pursuit of the greatness he achieved in the ring, is, despite the ghastly health problems he has been suffering with for over three decades, outliving his former ring rivals by a quite substantial amount of time. Ali, now aged 74 and more or less housebound, has lived longer than former foes including: Joe Frazier, … Read ArticleComments Off on When the ex-marine broke the draft dodger’s jaw – Norton-Ali
Today’s heavyweight showdown between former light heavyweight and cruiserweight world champion Tomasz “Goral” Adamek (50-4, 30 KOs) of Poland and Eric “Drummer Boy” Molina (24-3, 18 KOs) Raymondville, Texas in Kraków at the Kraków Arena for the IBF Intercontinental Heavyweight Title will be distributed in North America by Integrated Sports Media for live viewing at 2 pm ET/11 am PT on both cable and satellite pay-per-view. … Read ArticleComments Off on Adamek vs Molina PPV Today 2 PM ET
(Photo by Anthony Causi) Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury says he wants unbeaten Londoner Anthony Joshua to defeat defending IBF titlist Charles Martin a week tomorrow, but the outspoken “Gypsy King” doesn’t think Joshua is close to good enough to do so. Talking (talking being what he has been doing far more than fighting over the past few months, as he awaits his return fight with Wladimir Klitschko) with The Mail, Fury branded the unbeaten 2012 … Read ArticleComments Off on Tyson Fury calls Anthony Joshua “useless,” says he “needs a miracle” to defeat Charles Martin
Back when he rudely, entertainingly, disrespectfully (depending on your view) crashed the press conference to officially announce David Haye’s May fight with Arnold Gjergjaj, veteran Shannon Briggs was told by Haye that in order to have any shot at fighting him he must first pass a UK brain scan.
“It doesn’t matter that you’ve been fighting where you’ve been fighting, on some Indian reservation or wherever, “ Haye said, adding how he had real doubts … Read ArticleComments Off on Shannon Briggs passes brain scan at Harley Street, demands fight with David Haye, again