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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19 Jan 2020

Storm is Back: Eleider Alvarez Knocks Out Michael Seals

VERONA, N.Y. (Jan. 18, 2020) — The first man to land his Sunday punch was going to win the fight. Former world champion Eleider “Storm” Alvarez returned from a nearly one-year layoff to knock out Michael “Cannon Handz” Seals with a single overhand right at the end of the seventh round Saturday evening

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24 May 2019

Jose Pedraza looks to do what Felix Verdejo couldn’t, tomorrow on ESPN

2008 Puerto Rican Olympian and two-division world champion Jose Pedraza seem to have been in the shadow of 2012 Puerto Rican Olympian Felix Verdejo, for his whole career, but this Saturday in Florida, Pedraza looks to add a bit more distance between himself and fellow countryman, Verdejo. Pedraza is fighting

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21 Apr 2019

Terence Crawford bizarrely stops Amir Khan

WBO welterweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford (35-0, 26 KOs) scored a sixth round TKO over former unified super lightweight world champion Amir Khan (33-5, 20 KOs) on Saturday night before a crowd of 14,091 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, but not without some debate. Crawford, who dropped

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18 Mar 2018

Boxing Recap: Jose Ramirez World Champion, Estrada GBP debut and KOs

My parents are proudly Mexicans, I proudly carry their blood. I’m first generation, I am a USA Olympian, I’m a World Champion, but most important I’m pro immigrant and Proud. This fight was dedicated to all the hard working immigrants who deserve peace and opportunity to chase the American dream.

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17 Mar 2018

Antonio Lozada Jr stops Felix Verdejo; MAJOR UPSET

Largely unknown lightweight Antonio Lozada Jr (39-2 33KOs) picked up the signature win of his career as he stopped heavily touted Puerto Rican prospect Felix Veredjo in the tenth round at 2:37 on the undercard of Top Rank card from Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Verdejo started strong

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16 Mar 2018

Jose Ramirez, Amir Imam make weight for New York City clash

Tomorrow live from the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York, the vacant WBC super lightweight title is on the line as Jose Ramirez of Avenal, CA takes on Amir Imam on ESPN at 5 PM PST/ 8 PM EST. The bout will be the

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15 Mar 2018

Jose Ramirez vs. Amir Imam Final Press Conference Quotes

Jose Ramirez and Amir Imam will be fighting for history. Ireland’s Michael “Mick” Conlan is ready to impress. Ramirez (21-0, 16 KOs), from Avenal, Calif., will face Imam (21-1, 18 KOs) for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Lightweight title, marking the 2,000th world title bout in the WBC’s 55-year

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14 Mar 2018

Boxing Weekend Preview: Jose Ramirez title shot, Estrada headlines ESPN2

Ramirez gets crack at a world title Jose Ramirez, the fighter from the same town of Avenal, CA, who became a 2012 U.S. Olympian, now will set his sights on a world title as he fights in New York City at The Theater in Madison Square Garden on March 17th.

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06 Mar 2018

Felix Verdejo headlines Jose Ramirez vs. Amir Imam Undercard

After more than 13 months away from the ring, FELIX ‘El Diamante’ VERDEJO makes his long-awaited return on March 17 at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. Verdejo (23-0, 15 KOs), from San Juan, Puerto Rico, will face Antonio Lozada, Jr. in a 10-round lightweight special attraction on the undercard of the St. Patrick’s Dayworld

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