09 Dec 2021

The Return of Loma, Highlights Stacked Weekend Of Boxing Action

Lomachenko vs. Commey ESPN, 6 PM PST – Saturday, December 11th Though no fight can be easily summed up, this one might be with just this – can Loma avoid Commey’s big right-hand?  Lomachenko, a two-time gold medalist, who fought for a world title in his second pro fight, and

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08 Dec 2021

2021 Club Show Fight Of The Year: Paul Kroll vs. Mark Dawson Jr.

A true Philly grudge match that many excited for it in the build-up as Paul Kroll dropped Mark Dawson Jr. in the first-round and went on to win a decision, but the tension in the building was that of a fight in the MGM Grand Arena.  Dawson Jr. had lost

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06 Dec 2021

2021 Junior Pan-American Games USA Boxing Recap

Gold Medalists 51KG Kayla Gomez, El Paso, Texas/USA – a relentless aggressor, who is a 3rd generation boxer, who looks more like a model then a prizefighter, yet packs a heck of a punch. She got ready for the Pan-Am Games by stopping Vicky Zhao, at the Beautiful Brawlers event

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06 Dec 2021

Devin Haney and Gervonta Davis Went Head-To-Head This Weekend

It was early 2019, the world hadn’t stopped yet, and Devin Haney was a hour away from walking out to headlining his second, ShoBox: The Next Generation card fight against undefeated Xolisani Ndongeni of South Africa.  Trash talk prior to the bout had both sides animated, and Haney’s close personal friend,

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06 Dec 2021

Tank Davis Defeats Isaac Cruz, Devin Haney Beats JoJo Diaz

Listen to the podcast here. Tank Beats Isaac Cruz On a Sunday night Gervonta “Tank” Davis defended some form of the WBA lightweight world title against Isaac Cruz, as he edged out a narrow decision over the game Mexican fighter. My biggest fears for this fight came true, when Cruz’s height,

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05 Dec 2021

Amari Jones Continues To Impress Under The Bright Lights

Pressure breaks pipes, but also creates diamond, and it looks like with 5-0 pro prospect Amari Jones, we might just have a diamond on our hands. Amari Jones continues to look the part of a star, as he defeated a 4-1 opponent by the name of Timothy Lee, via a

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20 Nov 2021

Terence Crawford Stops Shawn Porter.

Crawford Stops Porter @lukieboxing’s weekly boxing column. new-and-imrpoved. To top a PPV for the third time, Terence Crawford finally found what he was looking for, iconic words he once also uttered to “Hammerin’” Hank Lundy in their fight as well, as Crawford got a technical knockout win over Shawn Porter

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13 Nov 2021

David Benavidez Ready For Canelo? – Plus All My Thoughts On Boxing This Week

David Benavidez Ready For Canelo? We have two types of fans in such a divided world after Saturday night, those who see David Benavidez as one of the most exciting Mexican-American action fighters in recent memory, and those who scoff at the idea he even belongs in the conversation of

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02 Nov 2021

Day Eight Notable Fighters

Jahmal Harvey, USA, featherweight – Harvey is like looking like a generational fighter, and is one fight away from being in the medal rounds. Omari Jones, USA, welterweight – An elite counter puncher who is making a name for himself in this tournament. Obed-Bartee-El, USA, light middleweight – Bartee-El is

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01 Nov 2021

Jalil Hackett Fought With A Heavy-Heart Last Friday In D.C.

I spent about an hour on the phone with Jalil Hackett’s father, Bernard Hackett this morning, afternoon for him. As it seems to be the case with most great interviews, technology ruined it. From problems with the signal to the audio recording inevitably getting corrupted, the interview which felt like

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