26 Jul 2022

Previewing the Garcia vs Benavidez Showdown

Showtime Main Event: Danny Garcia (36-3, 21 KOs) vs Jose Benavidez Jr (27-1-1, 18 KOs) Former two-division champion Danny Garcia makes his highly anticipated return to the ring this Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Barclays has became a second home for Garcia, as he makes his

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27 Jan 2022

The Keith Thurman Legacy – Looking At His Career Before Thurman vs. Barrios PPV

The Thurman Legacy Thurman faces Mario Barrios Saturday, February 5th, 2022, on PPV starting at 6 PM PST click here to buy For many, they probably don’t remember the Keith Thurman saga, as it is playing out like Joel Embiid in the NBA currently. A talented fighter, who in his

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26 Dec 2021

2021 Fight of the Year: Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder III

Rarely is the lasting image of a trilogy the best one, and even more so, is it the one we will talk about to define the series, but not unlike an episodic TV program on a subscription service, Fury vs. Wilder got better over time, and didn’t fizzle out.  The

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22 Nov 2021

Shawn Porter – What A Career. – A Retrospective.

Shawn Porter might be one of the biggest triumph stories in the past decade, yet not unlike Oscar De La Hoya or Miguel Cotto, Porter never won his career defining fight, but that will stop him from being viewed as one of the great welterweights of his era, at least

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20 Nov 2021

Terence Crawford Stops Shawn Porter.

Crawford Stops Porter @lukieboxing’s weekly boxing column. new-and-imrpoved. To top a PPV for the third time, Terence Crawford finally found what he was looking for, iconic words he once also uttered to “Hammerin’” Hank Lundy in their fight as well, as Crawford got a technical knockout win over Shawn Porter

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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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29 Sep 2019

Errol Spence continues Truth tour in boxing

Errol Spence Jr. is one of the stars of boxing, point blank period. As I sat in a movie theater watching the fight last night, I looked around and saw very few week-to-week fight fans, but rather fans of Errol Spence Jr., and/or the PBC universe. It was the rare

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10 Mar 2019

Shawn Porter edges close decision over Yordenis Ugas, plus undercard results

“Showtime” Shawn Porter made the first defense of his WBC welterweight world title over Yordenis Ugas in a primetime bout on FOX, taking place at the Dignity Health Sports Park (formally the StubHub Center). The bout was close as the result of split decision showed. Porter for the second fight

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06 Mar 2019

Shawn Porter: “If I get an early knockout, it’s not because Ugas can’t take a punch”

I have written about Shawn Porter a lot (in fact I wrote a piece about how for the now-defunct upstart BroJackson.com, that is no longer online). I really respect Shawn Porter, especially his work ethic. His fight might not always be pretty, but they’re tough and boxing is a tough

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23 Nov 2018

Yordenis Ugas hires Memo Herredia for Shawn Porter fight

Yordenis Ugas is not taking his chance at becoming the WBC welterweight world champion lightly and recently employed strength and conditioning trainer Angel “Memo” Heredia to be a part of his March 9th, Las Vegas, Nevada bout against Shawn Porter. Ugas, a hard-luck professional acquiring three losses between 2012 to 2014

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