17 Nov 2021

What To Know About Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter This Saturday on PPV

Crawford vs. Porter  Saturday, November 20th, ESPN+ PPV, 6 PM PST A battle of evenly matched welterweights, as a career welterweight, who fought as a middleweight in the amateurs, Shawn Porter, welcomes, the undefeated generational great Terence Crawford, who is a top-3 pound-for-pound fighter in the world, this Saturday on

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06 Sep 2021

The Sad Death Of Jeanette Zacarias Zapata, and Holyfield vs Belfort Moves To Florida

Don’t like reading? Listen to the podcast here. Talk Rules Boxing This Week The Sad Death Of Jeanette Zacarias Zapata Sadly, like seemingly always, talking boxing is more relevant than the action in the ring itself this week. For starters, Jeanette Zacarias Zapata passed away this week from issues suffered

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01 Sep 2021

Jake Paul Wins + A Slow Fight Week Of Boxing Ahead – Links To Podcast As Well

Don’t like reading listen to the podcast here. Jake Paul’s Star Grows Jake Paul knows how to make headlines, he knows how to get attention, and after his eight-round decision win against Tyron Woodley, Paul is now also able to say he is flat-out tough. Despite what anyone might say,

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27 May 2021

Why WBC Champ Chantelle Cameron’s U.S. Debut Matters, Eyes Katie Taylor In Future

Seemingly every big name in the sport of women’s boxing is at or around Chantelle Cameron’s (13-0, 7 KOs), weight class, and the 30-year-old from Northampton, England, will look to make her first defense of her WBC super lightweight world title against Melissa Hernandez (23-7-3 7 KOs), Saturday, May 29

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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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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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11 Nov 2020

LukieBoxing Column: Canelo, Devin Haney’s Win, Crawford Fight Week

Canelo’s Free-Agency  On a seemingly bland Thursday, Eddy Reynoso, Canelo’s manager, and trainer stated on his Instagram, Golden Boy Promotions, had let the biggest name, and best fighter in the sport of boxing, out of his contract, as well as he is no longer tied to DAZN. The news almost

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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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14 Mar 2019

Farmer, Carroll make weight for DAZN title clash

Tomorrow from The Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Matchroom USA, will put on a Friday evening card on DAZN. The card is headlined by Tevin Farmer defending his IBF super featherweight world title as well as Katie Taylor putting up her WBA, IBF and WBO lightweight title. Weights below Tevin

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