09 May 2019

WBA orders Daniel Roman vs. Murodjon “MJ” Akhmadaliev

The World Boxing Association has ordered their super bantamweight champion, Daniel Roman, to make a mandatory title defense against Murodjon Akhmadaliev in his next bout, which could be Roman’s toughest task of his young career. Roman coming off the biggest win of his career, unifying two of the world titles

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07 May 2019

Unbeaten Ruben Torres, George Acosta battle Friday night

Though it is uncommon in boxing, since a loss in boxing can be so damaging, that is not the case on the Thompson Boxing undercard on the May 10th Friday night’s ShoBox: The Next Generation prelim bouts before television as unbeaten Ruben Torres will face undefeated George Acosta in a

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30 Apr 2019

Gabe Flores Jr’s Stockton homecoming, years in the making

Blue-chip lightweight prospect Gabriel Flores Jr. was one of the best amateurs in America, before signing a lucrative contract with boxing promoter Top Rank Inc, when he was sixteen years old. Since a young fighter, Flores Jr. has wanted to fight at the new arena in Stockton, California, the Stockton

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30 Apr 2019

When Will Regis Prograis Get His Respect?

As I watched Regis Prograis brutally stop Kiryl Relikh in the sixth round, in his home state of Louisana, broadcast on DAZN this past weekend, I wondered aloud…. “When will I ever give Regis Prograis his credit?” I mean, Prograis is good, we all know that. He won the WBA

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25 Apr 2019

Yves Ulysse avenges lone loss, Franco gets split over Negrete

Super lightweight contender Yves Ulysse Jr. (18-1, 9 KOs) avenged his only career loss with a hard-fought ten round unanimous decision over Steve Claggett (27-6-2, 17 KOs) to claim the WBA Gold championship in an all-Canadian clash on Thursday night at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. The bout

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22 Apr 2019

Why “Big Baby” Miller’s drug failures should make you mad

Heavyweight contender Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller failed three drug tests last week, making his world title bout for six million dollars against Anthony Joshua, null and void, effective immediately. Performance-enhancing drugs are a tricky subject, mostly because most people including myself are uneducated on the effects of these drugs, and

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17 Apr 2019

Terence Crawford vs Amir Khan Final Press Conference Quotes

The time for talking is over. Terence “Bud” Crawford is ready for business. Crawford (34-0, 25 KOs) will defend his WBO welterweight title against Amir “King” Khan (33-4, 20 KOs) Saturday night at Madison Square Garden on the inauguralTop Rank on ESPN PPV (9 p.m. EST/6 p.m. PST).  The PPV undercard

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17 Apr 2019

Daniel Jacobs Media Workout from New York City

IBF Middleweight World Champion Daniel Jacobs (35-2, 29KOs) of Brooklyn, N.Y. hosted a media workout today at CEA Fitness in Long Island, N.Y. ahead of his 12-round unification fight against Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) of Guadalajara, Mexico. Andre Rozier, his trainer, also attended the workout. The event will take

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14 Apr 2019

Claressa Shields makes history, undercard lingers

In a clash of female middleweight world champions, Claressa Shields (9-0, 2 KOs), unified the all four of the widely recognized world titles by beating Christina Hammer (24-1, 11 KOs) on Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. The bout was viewed as a pick’em, and a close match,

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11 Apr 2019

Lomachenko, Crolla make weight

Both fighters in the main event made weight so we are official for tomorrow’s bout from The Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, televised on ESPN+, with Vasyl Lomachenko putting his WBO and WBA lightweight world title on the line. In the co-main event, former WBO super middleweight world champion

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