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title Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Miguel Marriaga analysis & prediction

By Chris Williams: Vasyl Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) will be defending his WBO super featherweight title tonight against Colombian Miguel Marriaga (25-2, 21 KOs) in a fight that Top Rank hopes will take their champion’s career to the next level at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. This is NOT the fight the fans in the boxing world want to see for Lomachenko. Read the rest of this entry »

title Atlas says GGG hasn’t improved

By Dan Ambrose: Boxing commentator Teddy Atlas says IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) has deteriorated in the last 2 years, and he feels that his fight against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) on September 16 is a much closer one than it would have been had the two of them fought in the past. Read the rest of this entry »

title Hearn’s three fight plan for Joshua

By Ciaran O’Malley: Eddie Hearn has mapped out a three fight plan for current IBF and WBA world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, which over the next twelve months which will see Joshua defending his belts in mandatory fights that have been ordered both governing bodies and then leaving the possibility of a “super-fight” next summer. Read the rest of this entry »

title Boxrec rankings versus subjective criteria

By Bob Smith: When trying to find out who is the better boxer, Boxrec rankings are a useful tool. Despite having followed boxing off and on for almost a decade, I was ignorance of these rankings until a month ago. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mauricio Herrera vs. Jesus Soto Karass – Results

By Sean McDaniel: Former world title challenger Mauricio Herrera (24-7, 7 KOs) overcame a bad cut suffered in the 9th round to go on and defeat high level journeyman Jesus Soto Karass (28-12-4, 18 KOs0 by a 10-round majority decision on Friday night on ESPN in welterweight action at the Fantasy Springs Casino, in Indio, California. Read the rest of this entry »

title David Benavidez vs. Ronald Gavril on Sept.9 for WBC 168lb title

By Jeff Aranow: #2 WBC Anthony Dirrell suffered an injury training for his scheduled title fight against David Benavidez (18-0, 17 KOs) for the vacant WBC super middleweight title on September 9 in Los Angeles, California. The World Boxing Council is planning on replacing the 32-year-old Dirrell (30-1-1, 24 KOs) with No.8 WBC Ronald Gavril (18-1, 14 KOs). Read the rest of this entry »

title Jacobs: You’re going to see what I did to GGG a lot more in the future

By Allan Fox: Danny Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) is saying that the top fighters are reluctant to share the ring with him due to what he did to middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) in their fight earlier this year on March 18. Jacobs says that he’s been turned down for fights or guys haven’t shown any interest when he’s reached out to them for fights. Read the rest of this entry »

title Hearn: Joshua to face Pulev, Ortiz, and then Wilder

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs) has three potentially difficult fights ahead of him against Kubrat Pulev, Luis Ortiz and Deontay Wilder. The plan is for Joshua, 27, to fight all three of them consecutively without any breaks in between to fight softer opponents. It could be bad for Joshua. One of those three could deal him his first defeat. Read the rest of this entry »

title Juan Manuel Marquez retires from boxing

By Chris Williams: Former 4 division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez has decided to retire at 43 due to injuries. Marquez (56-7-1, 40 KOs) had been planning on returning to the ring on August 19 in Mexico, but he decided to retire instead. Read the rest of this entry »

title Lomachenko tells Mikey Garcia he’s slow

By Allan Fox: Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) met with WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) in an interview with the LA Times. They spoke about a potential fight between them in the future. Mikey said he wants Lomachenko to move up to lightweight so they can fight. Read the rest of this entry »

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