07 Sep 2022

Andy Ruiz Defeats Luis Ortiz, Plus Everything Else

newsletter pod youtube web Share Despite seeing Andy Ruiz Jr. drop Luis Ortiz, three times, his low output saw an incredibly close fight go his way, for one simple reason. Ruiz Jr. just didn’t throw all that much.  Ruiz, one of the most marketable heavyweights based on his look (a

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16 Jun 2022

The 2022 Mid-Year Boxing Awards | Who Is Standing Out?

As we get to the halfway point in the year, here is Lukie’s take on the awards as we head into a stacked summer schedule of boxing. Boxer Of The Year 2021 winner: Canelo Dmitry Bivol – After defeating Canelo Alvarez, the consensus pound-for-pound best fighter in the world, Bivol

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28 Feb 2022

Canelo vs. Bivol, Hector Garcia Beats Colbert, and Josh Taylor Thoughts…

Canelo Faces Bivol, But On DAZN PPV….? It is great to have Canelo Alvarez back, and against a serious opponent in Dmitry Bivol, that is exciting…what isn’t. DAZN, a boxing-based services that charges monthly or yearly for boxing content, with the concept of ending PPV for good, will put this

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24 Feb 2022

Josh Taylor, Chris Colbert & Lawrence Okolie Headlines This Weekend’s Boxing Action – Boxing TV Schedule Here

Listen To This Week’s Podcast Here Josh Taylor Returns  How To Watch: Saturday, February 26th, 11:00 AM PST – ESPN+ I wrote about Taylor this week on ITRBoxing – here is a little bit of my article read the full thing here. Basic Info: Josh Taylor has the ceiling of being the greatest

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10 Apr 2021

Joe Smith Jr Is Now A World Champion, Defeats Maxim Vlasov By Majority Decision

Joe Smith Jr. – World Champion Sometimes it is easier being doubted, than it is to be the favorite. Joe Smith Jr. is now a world-champion, but winning his first world title, the WBO light heavyweight title to be exact, was about as easy as it was for him to

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Andy Vences
24 Apr 2020

Andy Vences: Learned From Albert Bell Fight, Open To Any Fight

Andy “El Tiburon” Vences, the super featherweight contender from San Jose, California, is eager to return to action to show the fans the growth he has made in the sport since his last bout in October in Reno, Nevada. “I have never been dropped, I have never been stopped, so

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Andy Vences
26 Oct 2019

Shakur Stevenson vs. Joet Gonzalez Undercard Results from Reno, Nevada

WBC Continental Americas super featherweight champion, Albert Bell picked up an eight-round decision over Frank De Alba from the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada. Bell boxed a slick and smart fight that the fans somewhat unfairly booed since it was techincal and tactical. The fans noticeably showed displeasure during

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13 Jun 2019

Andy Vences looks to be a contender after Saturday’s bout on ESPN2

Andy “El Tiburon” Vences (22-0-1 14KOs) of San Jose, California is looking to make the third defense of his WBC Continental Americas super featherweight title on Saturday, June 15th at MGM Grand Garden Arena against Albert Bell (14-0 5KOs) of Toledo, Ohio, which will air at approximately 5:20 PM PST on ESPN2.  Vences, a solid amateur who never could quite get

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15 May 2019

Andy Vences vs. Albert Bell set for June 8th in Reno, Nevada

One of the marquee fights ahead of the June 8th stacked card from Reno, Nevada topped by WBO featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez versus Jason Sanchez has added some more Northern California talent to the bouts taking place at the Reno Convention Center. Though it was announced last week that

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09 May 2019

Oscar Valdez vs Jason Sanchez headlines Reno on June 8th

Boxing’s preeminent action superhero, Oscar Valdez, will make the sixth defense of his WBO featherweight world title Saturday, June 8 against the upset-minded Jason “El Alacrancito” Sanchez at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Valdez-Sanchez and the 10-round light heavyweight showdown between title-hungry contenders Sullivan Barrera and Michael Seals will be televised

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