In a hard fought victory, Terence “Bud” Crawford retained his WBO Welterweight Championship against a game and tough challenger in Egidijus Kavaliauskas, while Teofimo Lopez stopped previous IBF Lightweight Champion Richard Commey in dramatic fashion; and Irish Michael Conlan avenged his Olympic loss against the Russia’s Wladimir Nikitin.Read More
Having surpassed nine million views and overcoming an Internet hack, FIGHTNIGHT LIVE Powered by Everlast is back and ready to close out the 2019 calendar year in style. The fan-friendly, interactive series looks to ring the opening bell on the holiday season by partnering with Kings Promotions on Saturday, delivering a blockbuster card to fight enthusiasts everywhere Facebook is available.Read More
Posted by Xavier Porter | Dec 10, 2019 | Al Haymon, Floyd Mayweather, Gervonta Davis, Mayweather Promotions, Super Featherweight Championship, WBA, WBA Light Weight Championship, World Boxing Association
GERVONTA DAVIS VS. YURIORKIS GAMBOA: FUTURE VS EXPERIENCE
Davis vs. Gamboa will see two-time super featherweight champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis, Mayweather Promotions’ top rising star and boxing’s hottest attraction, as he takes on former unified world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa for the WBA Lightweight Title live on SHOWTIME Saturday, December 28 at the award-winning State Farm Arena in Atlanta in a special year-end Premier Boxing Champions event.
The special holiday SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and features WBA Light Heavyweight Champion Jean Pascal battling two-division champion Badou Jack in the co-main event.
The championship showdown will be live from the award-winning State Farm Arena and is the first boxing title fight to take place in Atlanta since Evander Holyfield vs. Vaughn Bean on September 19, 1998.
Tickets for the event, which is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, GTD Promotions and TGB Promotions, are available through Ticketmaster.com.Read More
CLARESSA SHIELDS vs. IVANA HABAZIN: HERSTORY | JANUARY 10 | ATLANTIC CITYRead More
By Xavier Porter (Brooklyn – December 8, 2019) WBC Middleweight World Championship – 12 Rounds Jermall Charlo, Houston, TX (29-0, 21 KOs) vs Dennis Hogan, Kildare, IRE (28-2-1, 17 KOs) Undefeated WBC Middleweight World Champion Jermall Charlo (30-0, 22 KOs) successfully defended his title for the second time, stopping highly-ranked Irish contender Dennis Hogan (28-3-1, 7 KOs) with a show stopping one-punch knockout in the seventh round Saturday night live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™, in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. Charlo, who landed power shots throughout the bout, knocked out Hogan...Read More
By Xavier Porter (Brooklyn – December 7, 2019) Was is exciting? At times. Did it live up to the hype? That’s another discussion for another day. Was the sweet science of boxing displayed? Absolutely. Anthony Joshua successfully defeated previous heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. with superb footwork and a steady jab to keep his opponent at bay. There were glimpses in the fight where one would think that Ruiz Jr. would find a way to land a punch that would change the outcome of the fight. As everyone around the world waited for that punch, it just never came....Read More
Posted by Xavier Porter | Nov 28, 2019 | Bob Arum, DiBella Entertainment, International Boxing Federation, Lou DiBella, Madison Square Garden, Terence Crawford, Welterweight Division, World Boxing Organization
By Xavier Porter (Brooklyn – November 28, 2019) On December 14, Top Rank Boxing will be giving fight fans a stacked list of Christmas gifts, which includes a special Madison Square Garden Triple-header featuring a world title defense from one of the best fighters in the world, WBO Welterweight Champion, a Lightweight Championship bout featuring hot, rising prospect Teofimo Lopez and the young Prince of Ireland, Michael Conlan. For Crawford, he will be taking on undefeated mandatory challenger Egidijus “Mean Machine” Kavaliauskas. Crawford (35-0, 26 KOs), the pride of Omaha, Nebraska, has been impeccable since turning professional, winning world...Read More
By Xavier Porter (Brooklyn – November 24, 2019) – Deontay Wilder, the undefeated WBC Heavyweight World Champion, stepped inside his rematch bout against Heavyweight Title contender with one thing in mind and that was to win in stunning and dramatic fashion. Once again, Wilder did not disappointment the many fans in attendance and watching at home as he landed a tremendous right hand, to the left-side of Ortiz’ forehead, that sent the former Cuban National star crashing down to the canvas in round seven. Much of Wilder’s attack throughout the first six rounds was centered on his jab and...Read More
Gennady Golovkin returns to Madison Square Garden and dominates formerly undefeated Steve Rolls of Toronto, Canada. Rolls gave his best effort but the former middleweight champion was too much to bear with and resulted in scoring a fourth round knockout victory. Afterwards, Golovkin shared that he bout with current unified middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez, live on DAZN, at Madison Square Garden, in September.Read More
By Xavier Porter | May 11, 2019 Current undefeated WBA Welterweight (Super) Champion Keith “One Time” Thurman is getting his long awaited shot against the legend, the man known simply as “Pacman” aka Manny Pacquiao as both men collide to determine once and for all title WBA Welterweight Champion in the 147lb division. Thurman, who’s considered the official champion of the division, will look to squash all doubt against the current WBA (Regular) Welterweight Champion. With two men staking claim as the champion in their respective division, one can become confused regarding this issue. What’s not to be mistaken...Read More