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The Other Guys @ 175lbs

By Gav Duthie: Even with the surprise retirement of pound-for-pound #1 Andre Ward 32-0 (16), the 175lb Light Heavyweight division is by far the best and most talented division in boxing. Big punching Russians dominate the titles with Sergey Kovalev WBO, Artur Beterbiev IBF and Dimitry Bivol WBA and possible unification bouts between them is […]

Kovalev scheduled for March 3 at MSG

By Sean Jones: Sergey Kovalev is already written in for his first title defense of his WBO 175 lb. belt on March 3rd at Madison Square Garden in New York. HBO will be televising the fight. Unfortunately, WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol will be busy fighting Sullivan Barrera, so neither of them is going […]

Joe Smith Jr. has surgery on broken jaw

By Allan Fox: Light heavyweight knockout Joe Smith Jr. had surgery on Tuesday to repair a broken jaw he suffered possibly before his disappointing his 10 round unanimous loss to Sullivan Barrera (20-1, 14 KOs) last Saturday night on July 15 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. … Read

Joe Smith Jr. Fights Nine Rounds With a Broken Jaw

Popular Long Island light heavyweight contender JOE SMITH JR. (23-2-0, 19 KO’S), gritted his way through Saturday’s ten round battle with SULLIVAN BARRERA (20-1-0, 14 KO’s), after suffering a broken jaw early in the 2nd round. Even with a broken jaw, Smith Jr. dug deep to fire away at the skilled Barrera until the final […]

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 […]

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. … […]

Joe Smith Jr. Receives Support From Labor Union In Los Angeles

WBC International Light Heavyweight Champion JOE SMITH JR., (23-1-0, 19 KO’s) met with a group of his labor union brotherhood following today’s final press conference at The Fabulous Forum for his showdown this Saturday night, July 15 against highly ranked contender SULLIVAN BARRERA, (19-1-0, 14 KO’s), telecast live on HBO’s Boxing After Dark (9:50 p.m. […]

Berchelt vs. Miura and Smith, Jr. vs. Barrera and More!

Fighters from the July 14 LA FIGHT CLUB card and July 15 HBO Boxing After Dark triple header led by Miguel “El Alacran” Berchelt (31-1, 28 KOs) and Takashi Miura (31-3-2, 24 KOs) today hosted a Los Angeles media workout at City of Angels Gym ahead of their respective fights.… Read

Berchelt vs. Miura on Saturday Night at The Forum

HBO serves up a tripleheader of hot ring action when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: MIGUEL BERCHELT VS. TAKASHI MIURA, JEZREEL CORRALES VS. ROBINSON CASTELLANOS AND JOE SMITH JR. VS. SULLIVAN BARRERA is seen SATURDAY, JULY 15 at 9:50 p.m. (ET/PT) from the renowned venue The Forum in Inglewood, Cal. The HBO Sports team will call […]

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 […]

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