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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08 Jun 2020

Shakur Stevenson makes weight for boxing’s return on ESPN

ESPN (7 p.m. ET)   Shakur Stevenson 130 lbs vs. Felix Caraballo 130 lbs(Super Featherweight— 10 Rounds)Judges/Referee: Tim Cheatham, Dave Moretti and Steve Weisfeld/Russell Mora        Jared Anderson 236.5 lbs vs. Johnnie Langston 218.3 lbs(Heavyweight— 6 Rounds)Judges/Referee: Patricia Morse Jarman, Max De Luca and Steve Weisfeld/Jay Nady       Guido Vianello 239.25 lbs vs. Don Haynesworth 294.5 lbs(Heavyweight — 6 Rounds)Judges/Referee: Adalaide Byrd, Tim Cheatham and Dave Moretti/Jay Nady      Quatavious Cash 160.5 lbs vs.

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02 Jun 2020

Boxing Returns on ESPN NEXT TUESDAY, Fight Card for Top Rank fights here

We have waited for a sense of normalcy, but sadly, the world has had other plans. That being said boxing returns one week from today, on June 9th, which is a Tuesday on ESPN, as well as Thursday with two fights card put on by Top Rank Inc.  The first

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