28 Jul 2019

Sunday Thoughts: Gervonta is a STAR, Jose Ramirez makes history and Tevin Farmer

Gervonta Davis is a star 24-year old super featherweight Gervonta Davis made his second world title defense of WBA super featherweight world title against Ricardo Nunez in his hometown of Baltimore, Maryland. The fight was what we have come to expect from “Tank” Davis, a round for “Tank” to figure

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05 Jun 2019

Jose Ramirez vs Maurice Hooker looking to land on July 27th in Texas

WBC super lightweight world champion Jose Ramirez appears to be heading on the road July 27th as he will look to unify with WBO super lightweight world champion Maurice Hooker, in Hooker’s hometown of Arlington, Texas (Hooker trains in Dallas). The story which was reported by Mike Coppinger, explains that

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10 Mar 2019

Dmitry Bivol beats Joe Smith Jr, undercard results

WBA light heavyweight world champion Dmitry Bivol made his fourth world title defense defeating former world champion Joe Smith Jr in a main event of card from the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York, broadcast on DAZN. Bivol was dominant as ever with a slight blemish being getting caught

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21 Nov 2018

Is Maurice Hooker the new Bernard Hopkins?

It might sound funny at first, like a clickbait title, but think about it? Before Bernard Hopkins was the hall of fame boxer he is now, he was a man burden by boxing politics, having to fight mandatory title after mandatory defenses to stay on television and for lack of

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13 Nov 2018

Alex Saucedo hopeful to win first title in hometown, Friday

Alex “El Chollo” Saucedo is a very likable, lightweight who has entertained the fans for years, to the best of my memory being his televised bout against Raymond “Tito” Serrano at Treasure Island, but more than likely it predates even that. On Friday, Saucedo will get his chance to get

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14 Aug 2018

Top Rank wins purse bid of “Mighty Mo” Hooker vs. Alex Saucedo

Roc Nation Sports today announced that Top Rank has won the purse bid for Maurice Hooker’s defense of the WBO Super Lightweight Title against top mandatory challenger Alex Saucedo, submitting a $1.625 million bid to secure the rights to promote the WBO title fight. Given the outcome, Hooker (24-0-3, 16

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13 Jun 2018

Boxing Weekend Recap: Terence Crawford is good, Santa Cruz P4P?

Crawford, 3 division champ In the big fight of the weekend, the best fighter in the world currently (in my opinion), Terence “Bud” Crawford became a three-division world champion as he picked up a WBO welterweight title after previously holding a world title in the lightweight division and unifying the

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07 Jun 2018

Boxing Preview: Crawford-Horn, Santa Cruz Mares, Balderas, Shakur, Flores Jr

Crawford vs Horn [ESPN+, 6:30 PST, Las Vegas] In the big fight of the weekend, WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn will fight for the first time in the United States against one of the best fighters in the world, Terence Crawford. The build-up to the fight has seen a majority

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11 May 2017

“Mighty Mo” Hooker, “Twitch” Franco return June 10th in Iowa

June 10 at the WinnaVegas Casino and Resort in Sloan, Iowa will be the location for a CBS Sports Network boxing telecast featuring undefeated NABO junior welterweight titleholder Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (22-0-3, 16 KOs) as returns against Abdiel “Mortero” Ramirez (23-1-1, 21 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Fighting

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20 Nov 2016

Ward gets off canvas to beat Kovalev in thriller

In what should be the fight of the year, super middleweight champion Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) came off the canvas from a second round knockdown to narrowly beat  Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) by scores 114-113 on all three scorecards to capture the Russian’s WBA, WBO, and IBF light heavyweight

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