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Sullivan Barrera vs. Joe Smith Jr. – Results

By Dan Ambrose: Former Cuban amateur star Sullivan Barrera (20-1, 14 KOs) had to get up off the deck in the 1st round to come back to defeat light heavyweight contender Joe Smith Jr. (23-2, 19 Kos) on Saturday night to win the WBC International 175 lb. title at the Forum in Inglewood, California. … […]

Sullivan Barrera Reunites with His Father for 7/15 Fight

It has been more than eight years since Sullivan Barrera (19-1, 14 KOs) defected from Cuba and left his friends and family behind to pursue his dream of becoming a professional boxer in the United States. On Saturday, July 15 he takes on Long Island, New York native Joe Smith Jr. (23-1, 19 KOs) for […]

The Joe Smith Jr. Story – From The Common Man To Top Rated Contender!

Born and raised on Long Island, the 27-year-old JOE SMITH JR., (23-1 19 KO’s), has taken the road less travelled to the top of the light heavyweight division. From battling in the New York Golden Gloves to defeating boxing legend Bernard Hopkins live on HBO World Championship Boxing at the iconic Los Angeles venue, The […]

Joe Smith Jr – The Light Heavyweight Division Is Back!

Following his recent knockout of boxing legend BERNARD HOPKINS, Long Island fan favorite JOE SMITH JR. moved right into the mix in the light heavyweight division, boxing’s deepest and most exciting. Working full-time as a union laborer in the New York City area, Smith (23-1-0, 19 KO’s) will take a short break from wielding the […]

Barrera Stops Parker: Results

The Mohegan Sun’s Rising Stars Boxing Series teamed up with HBO Latino for another exciting night of boxing at the Uncas Ballroom at the Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino. The stacked undercard of international and local prospects was the perfect lead-in to the exciting televised event on HBO Latino.… Read

Sullivan Barrera to Pascal “Keep your word, fight me next!”

Former Cuban amateur standout Sullivan Barrera (17-1 12 KOs) is training hard with new trainer Derik Santos. The Florida-based duo have gelled and can’t wait to show off the new and improved Barrera in the very near future.… Read

Sullivan Barrera: I’m going to wear Andre Ward down

By Dan Ambrose: Undefeated #1 IBF light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera (17-0, 12 KOs) plans on making it a war in his fight against 31-year-old Andre Ward (28-0, 15 KOs) this month on March 26th on HBO Boxing from the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. Barrera believes that his punching power is going to be […]

Sullivan Barrera to Pascal “Fight me to prove you deserve Kovalev rematch”

There is no rest for the highly motivated and driven. On August 27th Sullivan Barrera (16-0 11 KO’s) will return to the high altitude of Big Bear, Calif. to resume training under the guidance of Abel Sanchez.… Read

Sullivan Barrera Highlights Kovalev vs. Mohammedi Undercard

Saturday’s fight between WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (27-0-1, 24 KOs) of Chelyabinsk, Russia and IBF Mandatory Challenger Nadjib “IronDjib” Mohammedi (38-3-0, 23 KOs) of Aix-en-Provence, France is just one of top-notch fights scheduled to take place at Mandalay Bay.… Read

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