By Geno McGahee In the 1980s, I began to watch boxing, on and off. I became addicted when I saw “Iron” Mike Tyson make his way up the heavyweight ranks and eventually to the title. He brought excitement and would plow over his competition with relative ease. One of the first fights I saw was [...]
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By Geno McGahee Adonis Stevenson, 23-1, 20 KO’s, had some difficulties dealing with the height and defense of Tony Bellew, 20-2-1, 12 KO’s, before tracking him down and landing a left uppercut in round six and dropping him. He would then chase him to the corner and pummel him until the referee rescued him. Stevenson [...]
By Geno McGahee One of the biggest punchers in boxing showed his power once again. Sergey Kovalev, 23-0-1, 21 KO’s, retained the WBO light heavyweight title with a destructive knockout of Ismayl Sillakh, 21-2, 17 KO’s, in the second round. A right hand dropped Sillakh hard. He got up in bad shape and with a [...]
Thanksgiving may have been yesterday but WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and his first title challenger, Ismayl Sillakh, need one more day to determine which of them has more to be thankful for this year. The two 175-pounders face off Saturday night on HBO, from the Colisee Pepsi, in a 12-round title clash that [...]
When WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, 22-0-1, 20 KOs, takes on Ismayl Sillakh, 21-1, 17 KOs, Saturday in an HBO-televised, 12-round title fight, he very well may have his hands full with his very first title challenger. Sillakh is on a four-fight winning streak, three by KO, and poses a real threat to take [...]
By Geno McGahee Mikey Garcia, 33-0, 28 KO’s, was knocked down for the second time in his career, but other than that, he dominated Rocky Martinez, 27-2-2, 16 KO’s, en route to a body shot knockout in round eight. Garcia’s power proved to be the deciding factor, as it usually is. He turned up the [...]
By Geno McGahee This Saturday night, HBO presents a triple header on HBO, featuring one of the biggest stars in boxing, Mikey Garcia, 32-0, 27 KO’s, as he takes on Rocky Martinez, 27-1-2, 16 KO’s, in a 12 round, WBO Super Featherweight Bout. Garcia slowly made his way into the limelight and has done it [...]
Gennady Golovkin KNOCKS OUT Curtis Stevens: GGG Still Middleweight Champ – HBO BOXING NEWS & RESULTS
By Geno McGahee The undefeated WBA and IBO middleweight champion, Gennady Golovkin, 28-0, 25 KO’s, continued his reign of terror of the division with an 8th round stoppage of the game challenger, Curtis Stevens, 25-3, 18 KO’s. Golovkin used his jab early to keep the challenger on the outside, but Stevens used a tight defense [...]
By Geno McGahee This Saturday night, the most feared man in the middleweight division steps back into the ring to face off against a powerful challenger on HBO. Gennady Golovkin, 27-0, 24 KO’s, is the current IBO and WBA middleweight champion. He will be defending the title against Curtis Stevens, 25-3, 18 KO’s, in a [...]
By Geno McGahee On Saturday night, two of boxing’s most gutsy warriors step into the ring in hopes to position themselves for another big payday. Both men have a lot in common. They both beat Manny Pacquiao and both have fought desperately for the respect of the boxing fans. Juan Manuel Marquez, 55-6-1, 40 KO’s, [...]
Julio Cesar Chavez JR – Brian Vera OFFICIAL BOXING BREAKDOWN – Saturday Night HBO Fight – Boxing News
By Geno McGahee Julio Cesar Chavez, JR., 46-1-1, 32 KO’s, returns to the ring for the first time in a year, taking on hopeful spoiler, Brian Vera, 23-6, 14 KO’s, in a 12 round contest. The last time we saw Chavez, JR., was in his memorable war with Sergio Martinez. He took a beating for [...]
By Geno McGahee Sergey Kovalev, 22-0-1, 20 KO’s, proved too strong for Nathan Cleverly, 26-1, 12 KO’s, finding the mark in the third round, dropping the WBO light heavyweight champion twice, and finishing the fight in the fourth round with a barrage that would drop the former champ again. Kovalev opted to take on Cleverly [...]
Podcast by Forris Day JR Today’s guest on “Coffee Shop Conversations with Forris Day Jr.” is the enthusiastic actor “Bad” Brad Berkwitt. Discussed is his love of writing (RINGSIDE REPORT, NEWZBREAKER) and how it turned into a love for acting, landing roles in several shows on the ID Network and HBO. Berkwitt is also a [...]
By Geno McGahee Lightweight Terence Crawford, 21-0, 16 KO’s, showed why he is one of the biggest stars in boxing with a one-sided beat-down of Alejandro Sanabria, 34-2-1, 25 KO’s, stopping the game opponent in the sixth round with a vicious left hook. From the opening round, Crawford used his superior skill and accuracy to [...]
By Geno McGahee This Saturday, WBO featherweight champion, Mikey Garcia, 31-0, 26 KO’s, will take on former champion, Juan Manuel Lopez, 33-2, 30 KO’s, in an HBO Boxing After Dark event. This fight promises to be a war that could end at any time. There is really no need for judges in this fight. We [...]
Sergio Martinez Vs Martin Murray & Chris Arreola Vs Bermane Stiverne: OFFICIAL BOXING BREAKDOWN – Boxing News
By Geno McGahee HBO will be presenting a double header, pitted against Showtime’s triple header this Saturday night. In the main event, Sergio Martinez, 50-2-2, 28 KO’s, will try to continue his boxing dominance as he takes on the unknown challenger, Martin Murray, 25-0-1, 11 KO’s.
Manny Pacquiao CONQUERED – BOXING RESPECT: Timothy Bradley Fights For his Right Saturday Night – BOXING NEWS
By Geno McGahee On June 9th, 2012, Manny Pacquiao would step into the ring with the gutsy, yet lightly regarded, challenger, Timothy Bradley, 29-0, 12 KO’s. Over twelve rounds, the two fought relatively evenly, with Manny seeming to get the better of it overall. It wasn’t a great performance by either man, but it showed [...]
Bernard Hopkins Vs Tavoris Cloud: Official Boxing Breakdown & Prediction – HBO Saturday Night Main Event – Boxing News
By Geno McGahee This Saturday night, 48-year-old, Bernard Hopkins, 52-6-2, 32 KO’s, will try to take the IBF light heavyweight title from defending champion, Tavoris Cloud, 24-0, 19 KO’s, in a compelling match up. It’s amazing to think that Hopkins is still around after all of these years.
By Geno McGahee Saturday night, the WBA and IBO middleweight champion, Gennady Golovkin, 24-0, 21 KO’s, will try to retain his titles as he takes on the optimistic challenger, Gabriel Rosado, 21-5, 13 KO’s, which will be shown on HBO.
By Geno McGahee Erislandy Lara, 17-1-1, 11 KO’s, takes on Vanes Martirosyan, 32-0, 20 KO’s, in a WBC light middleweight title eliminator. Lara is a skilled, Cuban southpaw that has shown his tremendous abilities in the ring. His only defeat was not a loss at all. He outclassed Paul Williams for twelve rounds and was [...]
Gary Shaw Productions in association with Greg Cohen Promotions, DiBella Entertainment, Thompson Boxing Promotions, Universal Promotions, Prize Fight, Joe Deguardia’s Star Boxing, and Zanfer Promotions presented an amazing night of boxing at the Turning Stone Casino. In the 10-round main-event, Argentine slugger, Luis Carlos Abregu (34-1, 28 KOs) defeated former undefeated Puerto Rican contender, Thomas [...]
By Geno McGahee Tonight, Nonito Donaire, 29-1, 18 KO’s, returns to the ring to take on the tough challenge in Toshiaki Nishioka, 39-4-3, 24 KO’s, in Carson, California. With Manny Pacquiao’s career winding down, Donaire fills the void for the Filipino fans. He has a huge punch and has been getting a lot of exposure [...]
By Geno McGahee Michael Medina, 26-3-2, 19 KO’s, easily defeated James Winchester, 15-5, 5 KO’s, via 8 round unanimous decision by scores of 80-70 in a light middleweight bout. Stay tune for the results of the other fights.
FIGHT NOW TV TM — America’s only 24-hour combat sports and entertainment channel – today announced it will begin its Live wall-to-wall news coverage featuring two of boxing’s biggest cards taking place on the same night (Saturday, September 15th). Both bouts occur in Las Vegas, further cementing its status as “The fight capital of the [...]
Initiative Launches with Chavez Jr. vs. Martinez Pay-Per-View Event on Sept. 15 in Las Vegas Two of television’s most innovative brands, HBO and ESPN, have announced a multi-year, multi-tiered boxing programming and marketing agreement. The announcement was made today by ESPN’s Marie Donoghue, senior vice president of global business strategy & development, and Mark Taffet, [...]