13 Nov 2021

David Benavidez Ready For Canelo? – Plus All My Thoughts On Boxing This Week

David Benavidez Ready For Canelo? We have two types of fans in such a divided world after Saturday night, those who see David Benavidez as one of the most exciting Mexican-American action fighters in recent memory, and those who scoff at the idea he even belongs in the conversation of

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17 Nov 2020

LukieBoxing Column: Crawford, Modern Great, Franco-Moloney Oops!, Ring City Debut

Crawford, the generational great I wrote long-form about Terence Crawford, and his comparable traits to Marvin Hagler, and despite, a solid resume – three-division world champion, unifying the lightweight division, winning every belt at 140 lbs, and winning a welterweight title in his first fight in that division, Crawford still

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28 Jul 2020

What Top Rank’s Summer Series Taught Us About Boxing Fans Moving Forward

Boxing during the COVID-19 pandemic occurred this summer, and despite the logistic nightmare, unforeseen testing costs, the liability of keeping people healthy in a bubble at the MGM Grand, boxing fans have looked at the cards rather harsh for two reasons 1) ratings and 2) strength of the card. The

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23 Jun 2020

Joshua Franco Wins First World Title, “Pitufo” Diaz Wins

In the first world title fight after the lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Robert Garcia Boxing Academy trained fighter Joshua “The Professor” Franco (17-1-2, 8 KOs) put together his best performance as a pro defeating WBA super flyweight champion Andrew Moloney (21-1, 14 KOs) by an unfairly narrow twelve

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23 Jun 2020

Why This ESPN Boxing Card Is Stack And Worth Watching! Maloney vs. Franco

Top-Tier Main Event (ESPN & ESPN Deportes, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT) Andrew Moloney 114.6 lbs ??vs. Joshua Franco 115 lbs ??(WBA Super Flyweight World Title — 12 Rounds) Andrew Moloney (21-0, 14KOs) is amassing a very good resume, silently, well until now, and his first U.S. opponent is against a very tough challenge in the Robert Garcia-trained

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10 Aug 2019

Vergil Ortiz stops Antonio Orozco, Franco-Negrete Draw, Again

Welterweight Vergil Ortiz Jr scored a sixth-round KO over Antonio Orozco on Saturday night at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie, Texas. The fight was close, Ortiz was the aggressor early, but Orozco, known for good pressure began to push back Ortiz. In the sixth round, Orozco was dealt heavy

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25 Apr 2019

Yves Ulysse avenges lone loss, Franco gets split over Negrete

Super lightweight contender Yves Ulysse Jr. (18-1, 9 KOs) avenged his only career loss with a hard-fought ten round unanimous decision over Steve Claggett (27-6-2, 17 KOs) to claim the WBA Gold championship in an all-Canadian clash on Thursday night at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. The bout

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02 Apr 2019

April 25th, Night of Rematches from Golden Boy, Oakland fighter featured

Super lightweight contender Yves Ulysse Jr. (17-1, 9 KOs) of Montreal, Canada will face Steve Claggett (27-5-2, 17 KOs) of Calgary, Canada in a 10-round rematch for the vacant WBA Gold Super Lightweight Title in the main event of the April 25 edition of Golden Boy DAZN Thursday Night Fights at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California.

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17 Dec 2018

Jaime Munguia vs Takeshi Inoue undercard set – tickets available

 Jaime Munguia (31-0, 26 KOs) will headline the first Golden Boy Promotions event on DAZN in 2019 as he defends his WBO Junior Middleweight World Title against Japanese contender Takeshi Inoue (13-0-1, 7 KOs) in a 12-round battle. The action will take place on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas and

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23 Aug 2018

Oscar Negrete vs. Joshua Franco set for October 4th

 Golden Boy Promotions will bring world-class boxing for the second time this year to the Orange County area as former world title challenger Oscar “El Jaguar” Negrete (18-1, 7 KOs) defends his NABF 118-pound Title against Joshua “The Professor” Franco (14-1, 7 KOs)in the 10-round main event of the Oct. 4 edition of Golden Boy

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