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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16 Oct 2020

Quinton Randall Excited To Showcase His Skills On ESPN, Tomorrow

Quinton Randall (9-0, 4 KOs), has a story all of his own, but for the boxer who was once the captain of the USA Team in international competition, he wants to be defined by his in-ring exploits and let his story unfold over time.  “I am extremely excited, and bless

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15 Oct 2020

Arnold Barboza Jr. “I’m Not Just Happy To Be There, I am Going To Take Care Of Business”

“I am not just happy to be there, I am going to take care of business.” These are some of the words that stood out to me from Top Rank super lightweight contender Arnold Barboza Jr, who is on the verge of a world title shot, but he will be

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08 Oct 2020

Salinas’ Ruben Villa Fights For World Title, Friday, on ESPN

Ruben Villa hasn’t lost as a professional fight, and rarely lost in the amateurs, but is the underdog to an emerging star of the lower weights, Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete of Mexico, as the two will do battle for the vacant WBO featherweight title, which became vacant once Shakur Stevenson decided to

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12 Sep 2020

Mean Machine Still A Formidable Foe For Welterweights After Saturday Win

Egidijus “Mean Machine” Kavaliauskas faced adversity, but thanks to will power, his own own power and solid coaching by Marco Contreras, Kavaliauskas won. In his first fight since losing to pound-for-pound king Terence Crawford last December, Kavaliauskas knocked out Canadian veteran Mikael Zewski seconds into the eighth round.  Kavaliauskas (22-1-1, 18

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08 Sep 2020

Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez Tops Stacked Month Of Top Rank Fights

Premier Boxing Champions came back with a bang, and Top Rank Inc, have stepped up to the plate now as well as the 4Q of boxing looks entertaining even if wildfires rage in California, the future of the COVID-19 pandemic seems unending, and financial ruin seems inevitable. Today, via press

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30 Aug 2020

Unrealistic Expectations Cloud Jose Ramirez Win Over Viktor Postol

Jose Ramirez has accomplished a lot. He is an Olympian, a unified world champion at 140 lbs holding both the WBC and WBO world titles, and a ticket seller in his home region of Fresno, California. That being said misperceptions and great expectations will have his past fight with Viktor

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