Daniel Jacobs: A Future Champion or a Bust?

jacobs432432By Jason Kim: Middleweight contender Daniel Jacobs (18-0, 15 KO’s) has emerged on the boxing world with a great deal of hype about him due to his successful amateur background on the East coast area. A former 2004 and 2005 National Golden Gloves middleweight champion, a lot has been expected of him after Jacobs turned pro in 2007.

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Jacobs Defeats Smith, Looks Poor

jacobs4324443By Jason Kim: Middleweight contender Daniel Jacobs (18-0, 15 KO’s) defeated former star of The Contender reality boxing series Ishe Smith (21-4, 9 KO’s) tonight by a very questionable 10-round unanimous decision at the Toyota, Center, in Houston, Texas. The final judges’ scores were 96-93, 100-89 and 96-93. I personally had Smith winning the bout by two rounds based on his much better accuracy with his punches and his better overall boxing skills.

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Jacobs vs. Smith on Saturday Night

By Jim Dower: Unbeaten middleweight contender Daniel Jacobs (17-0, 15 KO’s) will be taking a big step up in competition on Saturday night against defensive specialist Ishe Smith (21-3, 9 KO’s) at the Toyota, Center, in Houston, Texas. Jacobs, 22, is looking to put together an impressive performance so he can continue to move up the World Boxing Association rankings, where he is currently ranked at number #5.

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Jacobs vs. Smith on August 22nd

jacobs32325By Jason Kim: Unbeaten middleweight contender Daniel Jacobs (17-0, 15 KO’s) will be taking a major step up in competition by facing the crazy defensive wizard Ishe Smith (21-3, 9 KO’s) next month on August 22nd, in a 10-round bout at the Toyota Center, in Houston, Texas. Jacobs, 22, a former amateur star, has quickly moved up the middleweight rankings since turning pro two years ago in 2007 and is currently ranked number #8 in the World Boxing Association middleweight division.

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Jacobs crushes Walton; Charlo Stops Flores – Boxing Results

jacobs32324By Jim Dower: Unbeaten middleweight contender Daniel Jacobs (17-0, 15 KO’s) recorded an impressive 8th round stoppage over George Walton (20-4, 12 KO’s) on Friday night at the Desert Diamond Casino, in Tucson, Arizona. Jacobs, 22, ranked #8 in the World Boxing Association middleweight division, overwhelmed the 35-year-old Walton with punches in the 8th round, ending with a combination of big shots as Walton covered up on the ropes.

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Daniel Jacobs vs George Walton Round-By-Round

jacobs443By Brian Kenneth Blackwell: Daniel Jacobs 16-0(14 KO) vs George Walton 20-3(12KO) JULY 26, 2009 ESPN2 FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS

Round 1
Seconds into the round, and already the size difference is apparent. Walton lunges forward, backing Jacobs into the ropes with his straight jab. He fires away with lunging shots, but misses badly. Jacobs lands a few combinations as he circles the ring. Walton continues to be the aggressor.
10-9 Jacobs

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Daniel Jacobs vs George Walton Pre-Fight Analysis

jacobs6678902By Brian Kenneth Blackwell: The Middleweight match-up between undefeated Daniel Jacobs 16-0(14 KO) and George Walton 20-3(12 KO), will be aired on ESPN2 Friday Night Fights, live from Desert Diamond Casino in Tucson, Arizona. Both fighters will be making the cross-country trip from their home state of New York to gain national attention on the up-and-coming Friday Night Fights.

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Though Not Headliners, Wilder and Lara Are Worth Our Attention

wilder348By Brock Kaiser: It has been said that boxing, perhaps more than any other sport, separates those with the talent and heart to succeed with others whose ability (or lack there of) is based purely on hype, as hype can only take you so far before having to prove it in the ring.

Consider the case of Charles “Kid” McCoy:

In addition to being one of the most controversial and popular figures in boxing history, McCoy is also a member of Boxing’s Hall of Fame.

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Jacobs-Walton, Lara-Lee, Wilder-Arnold this Friday – News

jacobs45356578By Jim Dower: Unbeaten middleweight prospect Daniel Jacobs (16-0, 14 KO’s) will be fighting this Friday night on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights at the Desert Diamond Casino, in Tucson, Arizona. Jacobs, 22, will be facing George Walton (20-3, 12 KO’s) in a 10-round scheduled bout. It will be interesting to see if Jacobs has improved since his last fight, a disappointing eight round unanimous decision over light middleweight Michael Walker on May 2nd on the undercard of Ricky Hatton vs. Manny Pacquiao.

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