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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31 Aug 2018

Daniel Jacobs vs. Sergiy Derevyanchenko set for October 27th on HBO

Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs (34-2, 29 KOs) and Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs) will clash for the vacant IBF World Middleweight Title and Alberto Machado (20-0, 16 KOs) will defend his WBA Super Featherweight Title against Yuandale Evans (20-1, 14 KOs on Saturday, October 27 at the Hulu Theater from Madison Square Garden in New York.

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29 Apr 2018

Boxing Recap: Dogboe new champ, Real Deal tournamnet, Daniel Jacobs and more

Dogboe stops Magdaleno Issac Dogboe of Ghana, Africa stopped former WBO super bantamweight champion Jessie Magdaleno in the main event of a card that took place at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pa. Dogboe was dropped in the first round by Magdaleno. Dogboe exploited a right hand to the body

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27 Apr 2018

Daniel Jacobs makes weight for April 28th Brooklyn boxing bout

Tomorrow night, LIVE from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, Matchroom Boxing and Salita Promotions return with an entertaining card topped by Daniel Jacobs facing Maciej Sulecki for #1 contender spot in WBA middleweight division, a title currently held by Gennady Golovkin with a lesser version also being held by Ryota Murata.

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11 Jan 2017

Ricky Burns vs. Julius Indongo set for April 15th in Glasgow

Ricky Burns will face unbeaten Namibian Julius Indongo for the WBA and IBF World Super-Lightweight titles in a massive unification clash at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on April 15, live on Sky Sports.   Burns became a three-weight World champion when he won the WBA strap with an eighth-round

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17 Oct 2016

Luis Ortiz-Malik Scott to be shown on HBO

The news broke today that  Luis Ortiz and Malik Scott slated for Saturday, November 12 from Monte Carlo will be televised live in the U.S. on HBO with a start time 4:00 p.m. (ET/PT). This marks the third fight HBO has invested in the Cuban heavyweight Ortiz including his last bout

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08 Oct 2016

Heavyweight Luis Ortiz signs with Matchroom Boxing

Exciting heavyweight star Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz has joined forces with Matchroom Boxing as he plans an assault on the Heavyweight World titles. Unbeaten Ortiz is one of the most feared fighters on the planet and has blasted away 22 of his 25 opponents inside the distance, with the vicious

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24 Sep 2016

Linares defeats Crolla, wins WBA lightweight title

WBC lightweight champion-in-recess Jorge Linares (41-3, 27 KOs) won a close, but one-sided battle against WBA lightweight champion Anthony Crolla (31-5-3, 13 KOs) on Saturday night at the Manchester Arena in Crolla’s backyard on Manchester, England. Linares showed a skill difference as his hand speed and angles were too much for

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21 Sep 2016

Anthony Crolla-Jorge Linares media workout quotes

Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla (31-4-3, 13 KOs) and Jorge “El Nino de Oro” Linares (40-3, 27 KOs) hosted a public media workout today at the National Football Museum, in Manchester ahead of their unification blockbuster for the WBA, WBC Diamond and vacant Ring Magazine Lightweight Championships at the Manchester Arena

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