By Vinny “Glory Days” Lucci While the marquee names on HBO and Showtime headliners keep boxing on the map it’s the hungry challengers who keep the sport grounded and in focus of future events. Enter David Lemieux. The high profile and energetic Canadian is a crowd pleasing gate keeper looking for right fights to realign […]
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Photo Credit Roc Nation Sports/Khristopher Sandifer On Wednesday at the Hollywood Roosevelt in Los Angeles, CA, Unified Light Heavyweight World Champion Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) and former Unified Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs)formally addressed the media regarding their highly-anticipated rematch on Saturday, June 17 at the Mandalay Bay […]
Arif “The Predator” Magomedov was slotted to face Elias Espadas as the co-feature on this Saturday’s HBO Latino Boxing telecast live from Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut but an illness has forced doctors to sideline the 24-year old Russian middleweight. The HBO Latino Boxing telecast beginning at 11:00 p.m. […]
By Donald “Braveheart” Stewart There are times when a small country like Scotland can dignify its own boasts by example. Wha’s like us, we proclaim. Damn few and they’re aw deid we respond to our own question. It is a boast that needs little by way of translation and it serves us well. Then along […]
By Anthony “Zute” George Lightweight Tony “Lighting” Louis; 22-3, 7 KO’s, is one of the most talented fighters in boxing today. Yet he has had a hard time getting respect, as well as fights. Tony fights for respect Saturday night against Noe Nunez; 17-4-1, 13 KO’s. The lack of respect Tony has had to face […]
By Vinny “Glory Days” Lucci There’s a line from cult hit movie Scarface starring Al Pacino where a henchman asks his Tony Montana character, “What are we going to do now?” Response; “Do?… We going eat that Sosa for breakfast”. Enter one Vasyl Lomachenko. The Ukrainian wunderkind made his second successful defense of his WBO […]
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 […]
Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is back in the news. Read HERE.
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 […]
Vinny’s Views: Canelo Alvarez Vs Julio Cesar Chavez, JR – The Stats, The Facts & Fight Prediction & Lucci Going On and On and On!
By Vinny “Glory Days” Lucci The Mexican culture has celebrated Cinco de Mayo ever since the unlikely victory over French forces at the battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862. Over recent decades boxing has paid homage to the proud Mexican warriors of that battle by showcasing main events high lighting title fights featuring Mexican […]
By Donald “Braveheart” Stewart “Any supporter of boxing who does not admit to some residual ambivalence about its values, who has not wondered in its crueller moments if it is worth the candle, must be suspect”.–Hugh McIlvanney, McIlvanney on Boxing British boxing has found itself once again at the end of its own navel. Firstly, […]
Floyd “Make It Rain” Mayweather, JR. never one to not to be an obnoxious individual in his personal life proved it once again, at his son’s 16th birthday. Read HERE.
Roc Nation Sports, Main Events, Andre Ward Promotions and Krusher Promotions are pleased to announce the highly anticipated rematch between the unified Light Heavyweight Champion of the World, Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) and former title holder Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs). Ward vs. Kovalev II “No Excuses” will take place Saturday, June […]
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 Vinny “Glory Days” Lucci There’s a storm watch gathering over central Texas enveloping into a tornado and satellite tracking has it headed northeast to Brooklyn New York. Barclay’s Center of Brooklyn will host Jermell Charlo defending his WBC junior middleweight title for first time over #2 ranked Charles Hatley on April 22nd. This fight […]
Floyd “Make It Rain” Mayweather, JR Stuns Three Strippers, Leonard “Make Up Stories” Ellerbee and Sean Spicer! – Breaking Boxing News
Floyd “Make It Rain” Mayweather, JR.stuns the boxing world while grabbing headlines in the press! Read HERE.
“Zute” For Thought: Boxing Edition – Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, Manny Pacquiao, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Floyd Mayweather, JR Vs Conor McGregor & More…
By Anthony “Zute” George Now that “GGG” has gone the distance for the first time in nearly nine years, he is deemed ordinary, by many boxing fans and pundits. Such a comment diminishes the accomplishments of Daniel Jacobs just as much as it does “GGG”. I wonder if boxing fans get this. There is nothing […]
By Donald “Braveheart” Stewart At some point in April 2017, for the very first time in my life, I am going to Wales. It is a country filled with mystique and beauty and shares a Celtic association with my home country of Scotland. Before they welcome me in their valleys, one of Wales’ brightest prospects […]
By Vinny “Glory Days” Lucci Hey Gang as promised I’m going after the spring line up with a vengeance and continue to breakdown and handicap every significant fight. With no less than a half dozen tantalizing title fights on the horizon this bout is more of the appetizer variety but a fan friendly brawl nonetheless. […]
Lou DiBella Thanks for joining us. This is our call to announce the co-feature for Andre Berto versus Shawn Porter, the WBC welterweight world title eliminator — that’s going to be on SHOWTIME live at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT from the Barclay Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, April 22. Tickets for the live event […]
Undefeated junior middleweight, Justin Hurd has been added to the non-televised undercard on Friday night, April 14th at MGM National Harbor in National Harbor, Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C. The ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader will feature undefeated former Russian amateur standout Dmitry Bivol (9-0, 7 KOs, 2-0 WSB) defending his interim WBA Light […]
Danish boxing legend Mikkel Kessler (46-3, 35 KOs) announced his plans to return to the ring at a press conference today at the Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers Hotel. The former five-time World Champion, who retired following his May 2013 rematch with Carl Froch at the O2 in London, will make a sensational comeback later this […]
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 […]
Unbeaten heavyweight contender Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (27-0, 23 KOs) will return to the ring to take on Long Island’s Derric Rossy (31-12, 15 KOs) in a 10-round showdown Saturday, April 22 in a Premier Boxing Champions event live from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. Also competing in undercard action is […]