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

Welterweight Rankings

WBC Champion: Errol Spence Jr Vergil Ortiz Jr David Avanseyan Keith Thurman Jaron Ennis Conor Benn Yordenis Ugas Danny Garcia Thulani Mbenge Mikey Garcia Cody Crowley WBA Champion: Errol Spence Jr Vergil Ortiz Jr Jaron Ennis Keith Thurman Conor Benn Yordenis Ugas Gabriel Maestre Radzhab Butaev Mykal Fox Taras Shelestyuk

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16 Aug 2021

Monday Morning Boxing Coach: Vergil Ortiz Is A Young Legend

Subscribe now Leave a comment Don’t like reading you can listen to the podcast here or watch it below Put Some Respect On Vergil Ortiz’s Name Vergil Ortiz needs more respect put on his name, and in two years, a bout between himself versus Jaron “Boots” Ennis, would be a

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12 Aug 2021

Why You Should Watch Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Egidijus Kavaliauskas On DAZN, Saturday

Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Egidijus Kavaliauskas Saturday, August 14th, 6:00 PM PST – DAZN How good is Vergil Ortiz Jr.? Well, I think he is really good, but so is Egidijus Kavaliauskas, also known as “The Mean Machine”, and with Marco Contreras in the Kavaliauskas’ corner you know he will

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14 Dec 2020

The Five (Well, Six) Golden Boy Promotions Fighters To Watch For 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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10 Aug 2019

Vergil Ortiz stops Antonio Orozco, Franco-Negrete Draw, Again

Welterweight Vergil Ortiz Jr scored a sixth-round KO over Antonio Orozco on Saturday night at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie, Texas. The fight was close, Ortiz was the aggressor early, but Orozco, known for good pressure began to push back Ortiz. In the sixth round, Orozco was dealt heavy

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05 Jul 2019

Vergil Ortiz Jr., The Star Comes Home

Vergil Ortiz Jr. was once an unassuming prospect fighting in the first or second bout of the evening on Golden Boy Promotion cards. I first saw him the day before Canelo fought Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on an undercard bout that Yuriorkis Gamboa get stopped by Robinson Castellanos in the

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30 Apr 2019

Canelo, Jacobs arrive at MGM Grand ahead of weekend clash

WBC, WBA, Lineal and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) and IBF Middleweight World Champion Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs (35-2, 29 KOs) made their grand arrivals today at the MGM Grand Resort and Casino in Las Vegas ahead of their 12-round unification fight. The event will take place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas

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26 Jan 2019

Jaime Munguia makes third defense of title in Texas

WBO junior middleweight world champion Jaime Munguia made his third defense of his world title against a game, but outgunned Takeshi Inoue in the main event of a Golden Boy Promotions card from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Munguia controlled the action gained much-needed experience using his jab as Inoue

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03 Jan 2019

Prospect of the Year (under 15 fights): Vergil Ortiz Jr.

Super lightweight Vergil Ortiz has star written all over him as he has won all eleven of his professional fights by way of knockout and his last one being the most impressive beating Roberto Ortiz. Now like all prospects, the caliber of opposition has been limited and rightfully so since

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