26 Aug 2020

Joe Smith Jr., Fighter-of-the-Year?

Last week, August 22nd, 2020, inside the Top Rank Bubble at the MGM Grand, Joe Smith Jr picked up his second upset win of the year, this time by way of a ninth-round knockout stopping former world champion, Eleider Alvarez. Smith Jr. who is promoted by Star Boxing, has been

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07 Aug 2020

Willie Shaw Looks To Shock The World On Saturday

San Francisco, Ca’s Willie Shaw knows he is going in against the house on Saturday night, at a fan-less arena in downtown Los Angeles, as he faces blue-chip prospect Omar Juarez of Brownsville, Texas, but that doesn’t phase him one bit. The bout which will serve as Premier Boxing Champions

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29 Jul 2020

The 122 lbs Division Is On Full Display This Weekend On Showtime

As Showtime returns to the boxing business, a new division looks to be heating up – the 122 lbs, super bantamweight division. As many might know this weekend, 26-year-old Philly native and WBO Inter-Continental Super Bantam champion, undefeated Stephen Fulton will face Mayweather Promotions’ undefeated fighter Angelo Leo for the

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27 Jul 2020

Rashidi Ellis versus Brad Solomon tops Linares vs. Fortuna Undercard

The Jorge Linares versus Javier Fortuna card is now finalized, and the main bout of note is one between Rashidi Ellis and Brad Solomon. Solomon, a former Top Rank Inc boxer and standout amateur, recently was stopped by Vergil Ortiz Jr., and this bout could see Ellis in a fight

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24 Jul 2020

Remembering A Legend, R.I.P. Nazim Richardson

This year sucks. Yeah, I said it 2020 sucks. Another gut-punch hit us today as Brother Nazim Richardson, one of the pillars of the Philadelphia boxing community as the man who first took his son’s, Rock and Tiger Allen, to the Happy Hollow Recreation Gym in Germantown, Richardson was a

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24 Jul 2020

Three Reasons To Buy Thompson Boxing’s PPV on Sunday

Thompson Boxing will be putting together an online pay-per-view, which will be accessible from their webpage, http://thompsonboxing.com/, as the Southern California-based boxing promotion will look to figure out a way to keep their fighters active in a creative means, with no fans allowed in the building, hence a pay-per-view that

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13 Jul 2020

Jamel Herring Test Positive For COVID-19, Again, Mayer-Joseph New Main Event

Tomorrow’s Top Rank on ESPN main event between WBO junior lightweight world champion Jamel Herring and Jonathan Oquendo will not proceed as scheduled after Herring tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this morning. For some fight fans this might come as a relief as Herring’s bout against Oquendo was met with little fanfare, as an astute fan

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23 Jun 2020

Why This ESPN Boxing Card Is Stack And Worth Watching! Maloney vs. Franco

Top-Tier Main Event (ESPN & ESPN Deportes, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT) Andrew Moloney 114.6 lbs 🇦🇺vs. Joshua Franco 115 lbs 🇺🇸(WBA Super Flyweight World Title — 12 Rounds) Andrew Moloney (21-0, 14KOs) is amassing a very good resume, silently, well until now, and his first U.S. opponent is against a very tough challenge in the Robert Garcia-trained

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11 Jun 2020

Former World Champ Oleksandr Gvozdyk Retires

Former WBC light heavyweight world champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk called it a career yesterday. The world champion tallied 18 career fights winning an interim WBC light heavyweight title against Mehdi Amar, before stopping lineal light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson in the eleventh round, the damages Stevenson would take in this bout

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09 Jun 2020

Shakur Stevenson vs. Felix Caraballo Full Fight Preview

The words we have waited to hear “boxing is back,” is now upon us.  Tonight, on ESPN, at 7 PM EST, Top Rank Inc returns with a boxing card featuring a five-fight card headlined by 2016 Olympic silver medalist Shakur Stevenson.  Stevenson, who won his first world title at the

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