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Canelo Alvarez defeats Daniel Jacobs | seeks to become Thanos of Middleweight Division with all the belts

By Xavier Porter | May 5, 2019 “Chess not Checkers.” – Unknown There’s a saying in life that “size matters.” Well in this case, size really didn’t play a part in this fight. In fact, it was more of a thinking man’s fight between the now WBC, WBA, IBF, RING Middleweight World Champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs former IBF Middleweight World Champion with Alvarez defeating the latter by unanimous decision (115-113, 115-113, 116-112). In the much hyped undisputed middleweight championship three-division world champion Alvarez (52-1-1, 35 KOs)) appeared to have every answer for any offensive strategy that Jacobs (35-3,...

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Gennady Golovkin: Banking on Jonathan to butter Rolls

By Xavier Porter | May 4, 2019 At thirty-seven years old, former WBC, WBA, IBO, IBF Middleweight World Champion Gennady Golovkin has decided to forego his working relationship with previous trainer Abel Sanchez, choosing to work with Johnathon Banks. Banks, who is no stranger to the pressure of working on boxing’s biggest stages, has worked the corners of unified heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko and undisputed welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus, just to name a few. For Golovkin to change trainers, at this point in his career, has this writer scratching his head, wondering why. Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs), from...

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Jarrett Hurd vs Julian Williams: A war of attrition

By Xavier Porter | May 4, 2019 On Saturday, May 11, live from the EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia, unified 154-pound world champion Jarrett Hurd takes on the tough and “always ready to fight” title contender Julian Williams. Many believe that this fight is just another walk in the park for Hurd. I mean look at the difference in size, strength, speed, and athleticism between the two combatants. It’s the intangibles inside the ring that makes matchups such as these exciting to see. For Hurd, the current WBA, IBF, and IBO Super Welterweight, he will be fighting in what...

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Tony Harrison vs Jermell Charlo: Winner takes all or possible trilogy in the making

By Xavier Porter | May 3, 2019 The rematch between WBC Super Welterweight Champion Tony Harrison vs Former WBC Super Welterweight Champion Jermell Charlo is set to take place on June 23, live on primetime, on Premier Boxing Champions on FOX & FOX Deportes. What’s shocking and surprising about this highly anticipated rematch is that the fight is taking place on a Sunday. A fight of this caliber is taking place in Las Vegas which is fine, giving that it’s on neutral grounds. Their first bout had a huge turnout at Brooklyn’s Barclay Center, with the elder Charlo leading...

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Regis Prograis stops, destroys, dominates Relikh in 6, seeks Undisputed 140lb Championship

By Xavier Porter | April 27, 2019 Regis Prograis, in front of a packed house at the Cajun Dome in Lafayette, LA, dominated and destroyed previous WBA Super Lightweight World Champion Kiryl Relikh (23-3, 19 KOs) during their bout in the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS). With the win, Prograis won his first official world championship and advanced to the final round of the super lightweight World Boxing Super Series. Prograis’ win also guarantees him a spot to fight for the coveted Muhammad Ali Trophy. Prograis (24-0, 20 KOs) knocked down the previous champion in the first round. It...

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Gennady “GGG” Golovkin vs Steve Rolls: THIS IS NOT SLAP BOXING, THIS IS BIG DRAMA SHOW

By Xavier Porter | April 22, 2019 Former Middleweight King Gennady “GGG” Golovkin returns to the ring on June 8 to take on undefeated Canadian Middleweight Steve Rolls, live on DAZN, at Madison Square Garden. GGG is ready to “butter” Steve Rolls, and then some. At first glance, you have to wonder why Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs), coming off his thirty-seven birthday, would take on a fighter who has less professional fights than he has knockouts. Rolls (19-0, 10 KOs) is ranked in the world at ninety-six (96) as the top middleweight and number four in his country. Golovkin...

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Terence Crawford vs Amir Khan: Crawford clips Khan in six

By Xavier Porter | www.brooklynfights.com | April 21, 2019 In a packed Madison Square Garden, with well over 14,091 people in attendance, the current WBO Welterweight Champion and consensus number one ranked fighter held no punches back (no pun intended) as he broke-down the former (2x) Super Lightweight Champion Khan in six rounds by TKO stoppage. WBO Welterweight Championship – 12 Rounds TERENCE CRAWFORD, Omaha, NE (34-0, 25 KOs) vs AMIR KHAN, Bolton, GBR (33-4, 20 KOs) Both Crawford and Khan had electric ring entrances but in the end, there was one man standing and that man was Crawford...

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Zab Judah vs Cletus Seldin: Battle at Turning Stone Resort Casino during International Boxing Hall of Fame Weekend

By Xavier Porter | April 15, 2019 Star Boxing, in partnership with Turning Stone Resort Casino, today announced a new event for an already impressive boxing weekend – Zab “Super” Judah (44-9, 30 KOs) vs. Cletus “Hebrew Hammer” Seldin (23-1, 19 KOs). The fight will take place in the Turning Stone Event Center on Friday, June 7, 2019, as part of the 30th Anniversary of Boxing Hall of Fame Weekend. The evening’s co-main event will feature James “Buddy” McGirt Jr. (27-3-1, 14KO’s) facing off against David Papot (22-0, 3KO’s), the same weekend his father James “Buddy” McGirt Sr. will...

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Claressa Shields vs Christina Hammer: Shields remains unbreakable and dominates Hammer to become Undisputed Middleweight Champion

Claressa Shields is becoming an icon and a global phenomenon. At twenty-four years old, the Flint, MI. native has won two Olympic gold medals and is now the undisputed middleweight world champion, the first to do so in women’s boxing history. Shields is changing the perspective and narrative on what women’s boxing is all about. Shields is setting a blaze to transcending the sport to making more of an “equal” playing field, whereas women boxers can begin to be paid the same as their counterparts.

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