20 Feb 2022

Looking Back At Jorge Linares Boxing Career

Basic Info: Jorge Linares is a four-time, three-division world champion, who embodies the word world champion to the very core. Jorge Linares, a Venazuelan who lived his native country until the age of 17, moved to Japan based on advice from the WBA president Gilberto Mendoza, which is a little

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01 Jun 2021

Who Is Subriel Matias – Half-Hagler, Half-Zombie – Now #2 For IBF Super Lightweight World Title

You might not know who Subriel Matias is now, but the Puerto Rican, 140 lbs, super lightweight, nicknamed “Browny”, might be someone over the coming years, you find ending up on your tv screen more and more often. At 17 wins with 1 lone defeat, and 16 KOs, as well

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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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21 May 2019

Jamel Herring looks to bring belt back to Marines on Memorial Day

Jamel Herring is a 2012 U.S. Olympian and a Marine, one who enlisted months after the tragic events of 9/11 that re-shaped the modern era of America. Outside of Herring making a threat towards me on the internet (which was pretty amusing and funny), Herring is generally regarded as a

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18 Jan 2019

Maurice Hooker returns March 9th against LesPierre

Maurice Hooker (25-0-3, 17KOs) will return on March 9th to defend his WBO super lightweight world title against Mikkel “Slikk Mikk” LesPierre (20-0-1, 9KOs), a New York native hailing from the borough of Brooklyn. The bout will be the co-main event for the DAZN card headlined by Dmitry Bivol versus Joe Smith Jr., at a location

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01 Dec 2018

“Nail” Gvozdyk wins WBC title, stops Adonis Stevenson

In not the most interesting world title fight we have ever seen as we have a new WBC light heavyweight world champion as well as lineal light heavyweight champion and his name is Oleksandr Gvozdyk as he defeated Adonis Stevenson at the Centre Videotron, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.   The bout was not

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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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23 Aug 2018

Ray Beltran vs. Jose Pedraza Press Conference Quotes

The stakes are high for WBO lightweight world champion Ray Beltran and challenger José  “Sniper” Pedraza, with the winner expected to fight WBA lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko later this year. Beltran and Pedraza met at the final press conference for the next edition of “Top Rank on ESPN”, which will take place Saturday

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22 Jun 2018

“Pitufo” Diaz ready to for world title shot in July

Total focus. Undefeated Puerto Rican contender Christopher “Pitufo” Diaz has only one goal on his mind: become a world champion. During a press conference held on Thursday afternoon at ‘The Island of Enchantment’, Díaz guaranteed that on July 28 he will leave the Kissimmee Civic Center as world champion. On that night, in front of

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18 Jun 2018

Boxing Recap: Spence is the Truth, Roman underrated, Manny Robles BIG WIN

Errol Spence is SOLID IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr made his second title defense of his title in his home state of Texas, Frisco, Texas to be exact against Carlos Ocampo, whom he stopped in one round. It doesn’t take a boxing genius to understand Spence Jr’s nickname, “The

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