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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13 Mar 2022

Featherweight Rankings

WBC Champion: Mark Magsayo Rey Vargas Gary Russell Jr Joet Gonzalez Lerato Dlamini Isaac Dogboe Satoshi Shimizu Luis Alberto Lopez Hinata Maruta Michael Conlan Can Xu WBA Champion: Leo Santa Cruz Thomas Patrick Ward Otabek Kholmatov Anselmo Moreno Michael Conlan Brandon Figueroa Jordan Gill Can Xu Raymond Ford Christopher Diaz

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10 Mar 2022

Wood vs. Conlan Highlights Weekend Boxing Schedule

Saturday, March 12th, 11 AM PST – DAZN Leigh Wood vs. Michael Conlan, do battle in Wood’s hometown of Nottingham, as Wood’s WBA “regular” featherweight title, will be on the line in his first world title defense.  Wood and Conlan occupy similar spots in the sport. Both of whom, are

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19 Jan 2022

Gary Russell Jr. vs Mark Magsayo, Sacramento Boxing Friday, and UFC PPV Preview

Gary Russell Jr. Returns Saturday, January 22nd, 6 PM PST on Showtime Gary Russell Jr. has been the WBC featherweight world champion for seven years, yet he doesn’t appear on pound-for-pound lists, and if compared to anyone, his closest comparison might be Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny, as, from

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08 Aug 2021

Monday Morning Boxing Coach: Olympics Recaps & Myke Fox Gets Robbed!

Meet The Gold Medal Olympians Of The 2020 Olympics Men’s Flyweight – Galal Yafai (GBR) – A Star Is Born. Galal Yafai seems like a superstar in the making. No other gold medalist showed as much power over their weight class as did Yafai, as he seems like he could

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03 Aug 2021

What To Watch This Week For Boxing and MMA on-and-off-TV (August 6th-7th, 2021)

Your one-stop guide to all the boxing and MMA that is on television this weekend, with times, networks, and realistic breakdowns of fights. The Olympics Are In The Medal Rounds Instead of sending a detailed schedule of the Olympic matches in boxing, I will simply say the Olympic bouts are

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15 Oct 2019

Crawford returns to MSG on December 14th on stacked TR card

Boxing’s pound-for-pound boogeyman is ready to battle the machine. Terence “Bud” Crawford will defend his WBO welterweight world title against undefeated mandatory challenger Egidijus “Mean Machine” Kavaliauskas Saturday, December 14 at Madison Square Garden as part of a special ESPN-televised tripleheader that will immediately follow the 2019 Heisman Trophy Presentation (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT).

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16 May 2019

Rio Revenge? Michael Conlan to face Olympic Nemesis Vladimir Nikitin August 3 in Belfast

BELFAST (May 14, 2019) —Michael “Mick” Conlan’s amateur career ended in controversy and a pair of middle fingers. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Conlan appeared to have bested Russian standout Vladimir Nikitin in the 56-kilogram quarterfinals. The judges disagreed, and Conlan responded with a memorable double middle-finger salute. Almost three years

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17 Mar 2019

Conlan wins, Paddy Barnes gets upset on St. Patrick’s Day

by Austin Ampeloquio/ ITRBoxing.com In front of 3,712, Irish featherweight Michael “Mick” Conlan fought at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on St. Patrick’s Day for the third year in a row. Conlan (11-0, 6 KOs) defeated Ruben Garcia Hernandez by 10-round unanimous decision (100-90 3x) to retain his

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15 Mar 2019

Michael Conlan takes center stage on Sunday in NYC bout

For the third consecutive year, Michael “Mick” Conlan is ready to crash the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden for a St. Patrick’s Day extravaganza.  Conlan (10-0, 7 KOs) will defend his WBO Intercontinental featherweight strap against Ruben Garcia Hernandez (24-3-2, 10 KOs) on Sunday in a 10-rounder in the special

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