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title Saunders to Monroe Jr: “You’re mentally weak”

By Scott Gilfoid: WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) spent the better part of Monday’s kickoff press conference telling #5 WBO Willie Monroe Jr. (21-2, 6 KOs) that he’s “mentally weak” ahead of their fight on September 16 at the Copper Box Arena in London, England. Read the rest of this entry »



title Mayweather says McGregor fight is “Kill or be killed”

By William Mackay: Floyd Mayweather Jr. doesn’t see his fight with Conor McGregor going the full 12 rounds on August 26. Mayweather sees it as a very serious fight that is going to end with one of the two getting knocked out when they meet up on Showtime PPV at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »



title Golden Boy Promotions presents world championship boxing at the Forum

By Anthony Montero: A great night of fights at the Forum in Inglewood California that did not disappoint for those in attendance. The triple header started off with an interesting light heavyweight bout between the hard hitting ‘everyman’ Joe Smith Jr of New York and the well experienced tactician Sullivan Barrera of Miami. Most were expecting this to be a brawl filled with fireworks and knock downs, and the first round was just that. Read the rest of this entry »



title Canelo vs. Golovkin through Lederman’s eyes

By Jeff Aranow: HBO commentator Harold Lederman says he sees age starting to show in Gennady “GGG” Golovkin since his last fight against Danny Jacobs, and he’s not sure if he can beat Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on September 16. Lederman says the 35-year-old Triple G still must be viewed as the favorite to defeat Canelo Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) simply by being the bigger, stronger and more experienced fighter of the two. Read the rest of this entry »



title Mayweather-McGregor changes the way fights promoted

By Jeff Aranow: The 4-city tour by Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor may have changed the way future boxing matches are promoted. Instead of the normal dry pattern of dull memorized speeches by fighters, their promoters and trainers, we could be seeing more trash talking professional wrestling type of press conferences. Read the rest of this entry »



title Eubank Jr. talks Groves and Abraham

By Scott Gilfoid: With a big bout against WBA super middleweight champion George Groves (26-3, 19 KOs) just over the horizon, Chris Eubank Jr. (25-1, 19 KOs) earned a spot in the World Boxing Super Series tournament on Saturday night in defeating past his prime for 2 division world champion Arthur Abraham 46-6, 30 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision at the SSE Wembley Arena in London, England. Read the rest of this entry »



title Miguel Berchelt vs. Takashi Miura – Results

By Dan Ambrose: WBC super featherweight champion Miguel “El Alacran” Berchelt (32-1, 28 KOs) won an easy 12 round unanimous decision victory over #1 WBC challenger and former WBC world champion Takashi Miura (31-4-2, 24 KOs) on Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Read the rest of this entry »



title 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. Read the rest of this entry »



title Omar Figueroa Jr. vs. Robert Guerrero – Results

By Jim Dower: Former WBC World lightweight champion Omar Figueroa Jr. (27-0-1, 19 KOs) completely destroyed former 2 division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (33-6-1, 18 KOs) in stopping the 34-year-old in the 3rd round on Saturday night on Premier Boxing Champions on Fox at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Read the rest of this entry »



title Marcus Browne vs. Sean Monaghan – Results

By Jim Dower: Unbeaten light heavyweight contender Marcus Browne (20-0, 15 KOs) obliterated previously unbeaten #6 WBO Sean Monaghan (28-1, 17 KOs) by a 2 round knockout on Saturday night on Premier Boxing Champions on Fox FSI at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Read the rest of this entry »



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