28 Sep 2021

When One Star Fades Another Shines Bright: Usyk Beats Joshua

Don’t like reading listen to this week’s podcast with BoxingScene’s Keith Idec, Fansided’s Jeremy Herriges, coach Calvin Ford & Kenny Ellis, coach Ben Lira, and Richard Rivera Usyk The Great. When you think of bravery it is hard to not think of an astronaut, and when you think of –

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22 Sep 2021

Anthony Joshua vs Usyk – What To Know About The Saturday Boxing Match

Hate reading? Listen to the podcast here. Joshua vs. Usyk 2 PM PST on DAZN It is the biggest PPV in the U.K. of the year, as the national hero, 2012 Olympic gold medalist, and current heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua will take on the 2012 heavyweight (which means cruiserweight

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08 Jan 2021

The 21 Boxers To Watch In 2021

This is not a list of the 21 best fighters in the world, this is a list of the 21 emerging fighters and stars of the sport you should be aware of, who will emerge and go on to have great fights, and if you want to periodically check-in-and-out of

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17 Dec 2020

The Six Fighters To Watch From Matchroom/DAZN in 2021

At the end of the year, everyone loves lists, and especially if your state is currently in shelter-in-place due to the national pandemic.  This year we have taken this to heart and wrote a series based around each of the four major promoters, Top Rank, Golden Boy, Matchroom/DAZN, and a

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13 Dec 2020

LukieBoxing Column: Shakur Ascends, Joshua Wins, and Colbert Makes A Statement

Stevenson wins last Top Rank card of the year Shakur Stevenson is in line for a world title fight next as his dominant and one-sided victory over former Top Rank signed fighter Toka Kahn Clary furthered the young fighters ascent in the sport. The performance was a methodical and strategic

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10 Dec 2019

What To Take Away From Anthony Joshua Beating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr. this Saturday night in Saudi Arabia in an underwhelming bout that aired in the afternoon in the U.S. on DAZN, that seemingly righted the ship of the heavyweight division, having the Olympian Joshua beat Ruiz Jr., a solid fighter, who will now go down

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04 Dec 2019

Andy Ruiz vs Anthony Joshua II – Joshua’s legacy is on the line

When looking at the rematch of the most shocking heavyweight bout in some time, that saw 2012 Olympic gold medalist, Anthony Joshua getting knocked out by Andy Ruiz Jr., a chubby Mexican-American, who had been recently released by his former promoter, Top Rank, one has to look at all that

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02 Jun 2019

Andy Ruiz stops Anthony Joshua, U.K. fighters look bad on the undercard

Andy “The Destroyer” Ruiz Jr (33-1, 22 KOs) stopped WBA/IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KOs) in round seven on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City, to become the first Mexican heavyweight champion as well a pull off a massive upset. Ruiz coming in at

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31 May 2019

Anthony Joshua, Andy Ruiz make weight, Ruiz heaviest of career since 2012

The WBO, WBA and IBF world heavyweight title fight between the champion, Anthony Joshua, and six-week replacement opponent, Andy Ruiz Jr. is now official. The biggest takeaway was Ruiz Jr.’s weight which was the highest it has been since 2012 when he fought Homero Fonseca. Ruiz weighed 268 lbs, which

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27 May 2019

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ANDY RUIZ JR BEFORE ANTHONY JOSHUA FIGHT

Who is Ruiz? Andy Ruiz Jr. looks more like your co-worker than a pro athlete, but the old adage ‘you can’t judge a book by its cover’ seems to be nearly ideal when thinking of Ruiz Jr.Andy Ruiz Jr., a 105-5 amateur losing only in the most inopportune times at

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