17 Sep 2019

WHY DEVIN HANEY ISN’T A PROSPECT – #FACTSONLY

I have seen some get confused by interim WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney’s position in the sport of boxing, so I thought this article could be used as a good reference point for future discussions.  Before we enter this discussion, let’s define some key terms in boxing development which are

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16 Sep 2019

Midland, Texas’ Michael Dutchover headlines ShoBox on Friday night

Michael Dutchover is a hardworking young lightweight from Midland, Texas, that is hard not to root for, in the sense he is talent and flat-out a nice person, and this Friday night, he will main event his first card on Showtime, as part of ShoBox: The Next Generation, facing Cleveland,

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14 Sep 2019

Former champs, Quillin and Angulo do battle in Bakersfield on 9/21

Former middleweight world champion, who famously vacated his world title, Peter Quillin, will face former interim world champion Alfredo Angulo on September 21st from the Rabobank Theater in Bakersfield, California, which will air live on FS1 at 7:30 PM PST. The card which proves to have tremendous depth will also

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05 Sep 2019

Stan Martyniouk faces Kendo Castaneda in Reno, Oct. 25th

Highly decorated amateur Stan “The Man” Martyniouk will make his long-awaited debut in a region near Northern California facing unbeaten Kendo Castaneda in an eight-round bout at the Silver Legacy in Reno, Nevada, on Friday, October 25th. The card which will be promoted by Roy Jones Jr. Promotions, and televised

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05 Sep 2019

Lomachenko Legacy: Watching Loma’s Last Act in Boxing

Four-time, three-division world champion Vasyl Lomachenko has already created a hall-of-fame career winning a world title against then-unbeaten, Gary Russell Jr., for the vacant WBO featherweight title in his third bout. a feat not yet ever repeated. Lomachenko, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, who views his professional boxing career as

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22 Aug 2019

Golovkin title clash in October looks to bring star power to DAZN.

Gennady Golovkin now has another date, October 5th against Sergiy Derevyanchenko, for the now vacant IBF middleweight world title after Canelo Alvarez was stripped of the title after a series of confusing circumstances, which will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York, broadcast on the

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06 Aug 2019

RANT: Can we talk about the fights, not the business of boxing?

The business of boxing is boring and depressing.  I tune into boxing weekly, to see fights, I get the storyline aspects of the sport, but it feels that nowadays most content I read about boxing is speculation around rumors, none of which have been confirmed to be fact, but are

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06 Aug 2019

WBO orders Jose Ramirez vs Jack Catterall

Unified WBO and WBC super lightweight world champion Jose Ramirez already appears to have a new bout in works after his win over Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker last month, as the WBO ordered a mandatory title defense against Jack Catterall (24-0 13KOs), which will need to come to terms within

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06 Aug 2019

Next up, Jason Sosa, the new main event in Philly this weekend

What a weird week for Top Rank.  Carl Frampton, a former featherweight world champion, who had two fantastic bouts with Leo Santa Cruz, suffered broken bones from a freak injury in the hotel lobby while having coffee on fight week, Monday to be exact. One man’s loss is another’s gain,

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01 Aug 2019

Malikai Johnson, Ivan Vergara make weight for Sacramento clash

Undefeated featherweights Ivan Vergara and Malikai Johnson will do battle tomorrow night, 7:30 PM at the DoubleTree Hotel in Sacramento, Ca. The bout is a rematch of Vergara’s second to last amateur bout in which he beat Johnson, but a lot has changed since. Weights below Malikai Johnson 126 vs.

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