By Joshua “City” Brewer Anthony Joshua, 19-0, 19 KO’s faced off against former long reigning heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, 64-5, 53 KO’s in front of a packed house of 90,000 at Wembley Stadium in London. This was without a doubt an indication that boxing is alive and well. The WBA Super world heavyweight and IBF […]
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Anthony Joshua Defeats Wladimir Klitschko By 11th Round TKO in a Classic Throwback Heavyweight Championship Fight!
By Joshua “City” Brewer I’m a firm believer that fighters can’t solely be measured off of wins and losses though many arguments these days center around such. For one, most people don’t have the time or ability to watch every single fight a boxer is involved in. We often catch a sample of them once […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer This past Saturday, April 15th, Julius “Blue Machine” Indongo 22-0, 11 KO’s, took on Ricky Burns, 41-6-1, 14 KO’s in Galsgow, Scotland. Indongo was the aggressor early on throwing heavy shots. Indongo was also the more active fighter throughout. Ricky Burns started showing some redness over his right eye in the […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer (At Ringside) There was another night of exciting action at the MGM at National Harbor this weekend and Showtime kicked off another edition of their “ShoBox: The New Generation” series. 2,000+ fans were in attendance. The evening started with a bout that was essentially ended early. Sergey Kuzmin, 10-0, 7 KO’s, […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer The MGM at National Harbor is going to follow up what was a momentous inaugural boxing night last week with another treat. “ShoBox: The New Generation” will be in Oxon Hill, Maryland, as Russian boxer Dmitry Bivol, 9-0, 7 KO’s, looks to continue his thunderous march up the ranks against Samuel […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer (At Ringside) Let me start things off by saying that I’ve been to a number of boxing shows and the atmosphere at the MGM at National Harbor is without a doubt the most electric that I’ve witnessed in person at a boxing venue both pro and amateur. When fans are treated […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer The old adage that you can fight em’ another day seems to ring true often in life. In boxing, not so much. The ideal thing for any fighter to do is take advantage of the opportunities they have while in their prime and try to maximize their gains. Many fighters have […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer As I sit here on the most modern of WMATA’s rail car offerings for the daily commute listening to the track ‘Time’ from Pink Floyd’s acclaimed Dark Side of the Moon album, I can’t help but think that time is most certainly the appropriate word. Washington, D.C., has always been a […]
Memo To Floyd Mayweather, JR From a Fan: Forget Conor McGregor and Face Gennady “GGG” Golovkin for Fight Number 50!
By Joshua “City” Brewer Floyd “Money” Mayweather, JR., has his share of fans and those who down right can’t stand him. There is no question that he’s the best boxer of this generation. At 49-0, Mayweather JR. has scaled multiple weight classes fighting as high as junior middleweight, 154 pounds. During his route to the […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer Word on the street is that “Dinamita” Juan Manuel Marquez, 56-7-1, 40 KO’s, is looking to make his long awaited boxing comeback in June. This is exciting news for fans of the 43 year old Mexican legend. He’s been out of action since his May 17, 2014, unanimous decision over the […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer Make no mistake about it, the legend of “GGG” continues on. Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin, 37-0, 33 KO’s, is a name that rings bells in all boxing circles. His quest towards the top of the middleweight division is a thing of legends. Knockout after knockout forced the public to take notice. […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer The middleweight division, 160 pounds, will soon be welcoming a new contender. In an effort to prove this is a sport for ‘Lions Only’, simply the “Future of Boxing” Jermall “Future” Charlo, 25-0, 19 KO’s, will be making the leap from the junior middleweight division where he held the International Boxing […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer Friday, March 17, gave us another edition Premiere Boxing Champions (PBC) on Bounce television. The opening bout saw Chordale Booker, 6-0, 3 KO’s, defeat Moshea Aleem, 4-1-1, 2 KO’s, older brother of rising prospect Immanuwel Aleem, in a somewhat active six-round bout. Booker showed an array of raw skills and was […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer Saturday night will be a night in which the consensus #1 and #2 middleweights, 160 pounds, clash for division supremacy. This night pits Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin, 36-0, 33 KO’s against Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs, 31-1, 29 KO’s. This is for almost all of the marbles at middleweight as the WBA, […]
David Lemieux Puts Himself Right Back in Title Contention with Highlight Reel KO Over Curtis Stevens!
By Joshua “City” Brewer On Saturday, March 11, 2017, live on HBO, David Lemieux, 37-3, 33 KO’s, scored a scintillating knockout over Curtis “Cerebral Assassin” Stevens, 29-6, 21 KO’s. The knockout came at 1:01 mark of the 3rd round of their fight at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, New York. The knockout […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer Yuriorkis “El Ciclon de Guantánamo” Gamboa, 26-1, 17 KO’s, made his return to the ring on March 11, 2017, after a lengthy, 15 month layoff. Lengthy layoffs have seemingly become the norm for Gamboa at this point in his career. In this return fight Gamboa won a unanimous decision over Rene […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer Network television was treated to an excellent match-up of two welterweight fighters in their primes as Keith “One Time” Thurman took on Danny “Swift” Garcia for welterweight, 147 pound, prominence! Here’s how I called the action. Round 1: Thurman starts out fast looking to set the tone from the beginning in […]
Tony Bellew Brings English Boxing Fans One of the Biggest Upsets in Boxing History Stopping David Haye in 11 Rounds – Breaking Boxing News
By Joshua “City” Brewer David “The Hayemaker” Haye and Tony “Bomber” Bellew faced off in the O2 Arena in London, England, on March 4, 2017. He’re’s how I called the action. Round 1: The first few seconds feature a lot of feinting. 30 seconds in Bellew lands a good left as they are coming off […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer March 10, 2017, will be a special night for the sport of boxing. Two time Olympic Gold medalist Claressa Shields, 1-0, will make her ShoBox debut. Shields will be taking on Szilvia Szabados, 15-8, 1 KO, in her home state of Michigan next. This will be the the second fight for […]
By Joshua “’City” Brewer Are you not entertained? Must a fighter go out on his/her shield in order to gain your respect. At what length and extent must a fighter put their body through for us fans to be satisfied? I’m just posing the question. I’ll let you be the judge. We have many different […]
Contrary to Boxing Fans Sentiments… Deontay Wilder Vs Gerald Washington is an Important Fight in the Heavyweight Division!
By Joshua “City” Brewer The stakes are high. Implications have never been bigger. There are only two options, hold or fold. Will we see a royal flush? I’m not talking about a game of poker. I’m speaking on the Deontay Wilder, 37-0, 36 KO’s, Vs Gerald Washington, 18-0-1, 12 KO’s, fight. It really doesn’t get […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer Dat Nguyen, 20-3, 6 KO’s, was successful in taking out Miguel Flores, 21-1, 9 KO’s, in the main event of a PBC card from Houston, Texas. Flores was the hometown favorite having grown up in Houston. Flores was also noted for tenacious body shots and leading up to the fight this […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer I know why the caged bird sings. I liken my growth in boxing to that of the coming of age for the great poet, Maya Angelou. You’ve been here before as well. If you haven’t, let this be the introduction in the coils of debate that will pull you even further […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer The lightweight division keeps the ball rolling. Over this past weekend we saw Robert Easter, JR, 19-0, 14 KO’s, notch his 19th straight victory and first defense of this International Boxing Federation (IBF) lightweight championship. One thing is for certain, he will be a handful for anyone he faces moving forward. […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer Boxing can be just as much defined by the cities that glorify it as it can be by the fighters that call it their profession. There are many areas out there that get labeled ‘fight towns’ not just because of the talent, but also because of the fans and illustrious boxing […]