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Julian “J-Rock” Williams vs Jarrett Hurd: Williams “solid as a rock” in defeating Hurd for world titles

By Xavier Porter | May 12, 2019 Philadelphia’s Julian Williams went into the lion’s den and was able to dethrone the “King of the 154lb Division” in Jarret Hurd, winning a unanimous decision (116-111 and 115-112 twice). With the win, Williams (27-1-1, 16 KOs) walked away with the IBF, IBO, and WBA Super Welterweight Championship belts. In a packed EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, VA, it was Hurd (23-1, 16 KOs) who took the first loss of his career after being pressured and countered all throughout the fight. Both men stood toe-to-toe, exchanging heavy blows. Williams appeared to have the...

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Jermall Charlo vs Brandon Adams: Champion vs Contender

Jermall Charlo returns back to Houston, TX to face the 2018 Contender series winner Brandon Adams in a middleweight showdown. Their bout is scheduled for June 29, (6) days after his brother (Jermell Charlo) tries to regain his WBC Super Welterweight Championship from current champion Tony Harrison.

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Facebook FightNight Live “Second Anniversary Show” with Murphy’s Boxing prospects to be featured on May 10 fight card

Facebook FightNight Live returns on May 10 to celebrate it’s “2-year” Anniversary with a special fight card promoted by Murphy’s Boxing.

FIGHTNIGHTLIVE will broadcast the first four bouts while the partnership between Murphy’s Boxing and UFC Fight Pass takes over the other half of the fight card, featuring current WBA-NABA 130lb Super Featherweight Titlist

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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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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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