09 Jul 2021

The Need To Be Right, The Need To Be First – When Boxing Turned Into Hot Stove Talk Rather Than The Sport Itself

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, may or may not be fighting on July 24th, yet for most reading this, they might scratch their heads, as seemingly every credible and well-respected journalist has stated the fight is off. That may very well be true, BUT…I like to see a promoter send

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14 Jun 2021

Naoya Inoue Has The Fedor Emelianenko mid-2000’s Following, Returns Saturday on ESPN

“The Monster” Naoya Inoue (20-0, 17 KOs), is a fighter, whom there is a lot to be impressed by. Inoue, who defends his IBF and WBA bantamweight title Saturday, June 19th, on ESPN, at 7 PM PST, against his mandatory opponent Michael Dasmarinas, will look to add to his legacy.

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09 Jun 2021

Shakur Stevenson Faces Nakathila Saturday, Puts Pressure On Herring

When: 7 PM PST on ESPN, undercard starts earlier on ESPN+ Where: Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Nevada. In fifteen fights and eighty-one professional rounds, Shakur Stevenson has already become a world champion in the featherweight division, and struck fear into the heart of current WBO super featherweight champion, Jamel Herring,

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24 May 2021

Arnold Barboza Jr Deserves A World Title Shot, Seriously!

Top Rank’s Arnold Barboza Jr., has earned everything the ol’ fashion way. Undefeated in 25 pro fights, unsigned until a chance training camp with Mike Alvarado, in which Alvarado was prepping for Marquez, saw Barboza get signed by the industry giant, and probably didn’t hurt that Barboza could fill up

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24 May 2021

Monday Morning Boxing Coach: Josh Taylor Is A Hall-Of-Famer, Devin Haney Returns on DAZN, Showtime Fights

Josh Taylor Nears Hall-of-Fame Scotland’s super-lightweight Josh Taylor repeats a feat done four years prior by generational talent, Terence Crawford, and outdid Crawford, by facing every formidable champion at the time such as, Ivan Baranchyk, Regis Prograis, and on last Saturday night, Jose Ramirez to win all four belts making

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10 Apr 2021

Joe Smith Jr Is Now A World Champion, Defeats Maxim Vlasov By Majority Decision

Joe Smith Jr. – World Champion Sometimes it is easier being doubted, than it is to be the favorite. Joe Smith Jr. is now a world-champion, but winning his first world title, the WBO light heavyweight title to be exact, was about as easy as it was for him to

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17 Dec 2020

Why Mazzi Goldston’s Father, Ty, Wasn’t Able To Be At Mazzi’s 2nd Fight | Covid-19 Stories

Ty Goldston is a well-respected coach from Albany, New York. His family is a boxing family, so it is no secret that his son, Kasir “Mazzi” Goldston is now becoming one of the emerging fighters on the scene of professional boxers, as the young fighter is promoted by Top Rank

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15 Dec 2020

The Eight Fighters To Watch For From Top Rank Inc 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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12 Dec 2020

Shakur Stevenson Takes Next Step To Generational Great, Tonight On ESPN

Shakur Stevenson has all the checkmarks of a generational star in the sport of boxing – a great team from Kay Koroma working as a trainer, to James Prince, the most influential manager in boxing, handling the business of boxing for him, and the best promoter in boxing in Top

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04 Nov 2020

LukieBoxing Column: Tank Davis vs. Santa Cruz, Inoue, Usyk, Devin Haney

Gervonta “Tank” Davis stopped Leo Santa Cruz in six rounds, last Saturday on PPV, in a highlight-reel fashion. Davis, an emerging star of the 130-and-135 lbs division looks to be a tentpole champion at these divisions as well as Floyd Mayweather being so involved in his camp, will keep the

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