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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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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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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08 Apr 2021

Who Wins: Joe Smith Jr. vs Maxim Vlasov – How To Watch, Cheat Sheet

When: Saturday, April 10th, Where: Osage Casino, Tulsa, Oklahoma How to Watch: ESPN Main Card Starts at 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT. , ESPN+ Will Show Complete Undercard With 5:30 p.m. ET/ 2:30 p.m. PT. Joe Smith Jr. vs Maxim Vlasov, for the vacant WBO light heavyweight world title Odds:

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22 Dec 2020

THE PROSPECTS WITH UNDER TEN FIGHTS TO WATCH IN 2021

Once again, another list to make people mad as I spotlight the emerging, and open-and-coming talents across the professional boxing world. This is just my perception of young fighters and based around my own level of excitement around said fighters heading into next year, as a guide for whom you

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15 Dec 2020

The Eight Fighters To Watch For From Top Rank Inc 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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04 Nov 2020

LukieBoxing Column: Tank Davis vs. Santa Cruz, Inoue, Usyk, Devin Haney

Gervonta “Tank” Davis stopped Leo Santa Cruz in six rounds, last Saturday on PPV, in a highlight-reel fashion. Davis, an emerging star of the 130-and-135 lbs division looks to be a tentpole champion at these divisions as well as Floyd Mayweather being so involved in his camp, will keep the

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05 Sep 2020

Jamel Herring Looks Bad In Second Title Defense, Questions Arise On Stoppage

Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring finally fought after two positive COVID-19 tests in previously scheduled contests as Herring struggled to defend his WBO junior lightweight world title as a confusing end to the bout in which question once arose about the Herring quitting in a fight arose, as Herring was awarded

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09 Jun 2020

Shakur Stevenson Stops Carballo In Boxing’s Return

Shakur Stevenson (14-0, 8KOs), brought boxing back with a bang as he stopped Felix Caraballo (13-2-2, 9KOs), in the sixth round in front of an empty ballroom at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, broadcast on ESPN, in boxing’s return after COVID-19 pandemic. Stevenson who dropped Carballo in the

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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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