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Posted on 05/23/2022 By: Hans Themistode Canelo Alvarez’s plans were crystal clear. After pilfering every world title at 168 pounds, the Mexican star would then audaciously go up in weight to take on WBA 175-pound titlist, Dmitry Bivol. Once Alvarez cleared that hurdle, he would then move on to a third, and presumably final, showdown
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Posted on 05/21/2022 By: Sean Crose The 16-0 featherweight Luis Nunez opened Showtime’s Benavidez-Lemieux card Saturday night in Glendale, Arizona, by facing the 13-0 Jonathan Fierro in a scheduled 10 rounder. Each man looked a bit jittery in the first before getting into the flow of the fight. The second saw an accidental head butt seemingly
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Posted on 05/22/2022 By: Sean Crose The 5-0 junior middleweight Yoelvis Gomez battled the 30-5 Jorge Cota in a scheduled 10 round affair on Saturday as part of the televised undercard of Showtime’s Benavidez-Lemieux match. Gomez had last fought on Christmas night, 2021, when he stopped Clay Collard in the first round. Cota’s most recent
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Posted on 05/22/2022 By: Hans Themistode Although a fairly jam-packed crowd in Resorts World Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, was left shellshocked following Janibek Alimkhanuly’s second-round stoppage win over Danny Dignum, Alimkhanuly predicted an explosive win from the moment both signed their names on the dotted line. Initially apoplectic over the sudden withdrawal of Demetrius
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Posted on 05/21/2022 By: Sean Crose Before super middleweights David Benavidez and David Lemieux square off in Glendale, Arizona this evening, Showtime viewers will be presented with two undercard bouts. The 5-0 junior middleweight Yoelvis Gomez will battle the 30-5 Jorge Cota in a scheduled 10 round affair. Gomez last fought on Christmas night, 2021,
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Posted on 05/21/2022 By: Sean Crose It should be an exciting Saturday night of boxing, as prominent super middleweight David Benavidez takes on longtime popular contender David Lemieux at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. The scheduled 12 round bout will be for the WBC Interim World Super Middleweight Title and will be the
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Posted on 05/21/2022 By: Hans Themistode Countless superlatives can be used to describe Jean Pascal. Multiple-time world champion, deleterious knockout artist, resilient, and of course, willing to take on all comers. However, while Pascal has wrapped his waist with gold several times over, numerous disparaging words were hurled in his direction. Following Pascal’s close but
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Posted on 05/19/2022 By: Sean Crose In a joint Thursday press release, DAZN and Golden Boy Promotions claimed that they are continuing their partnership through a new contract signed and agreed to by both entities. “DAZN,” the statement read, “the leading global sports entertainment platform, and U.S.-based boxing powerhouse Golden Boy today announce a multi-year,
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Posted on 05/18/2022 By: Sean Crose This past weekend, super middleweight David Benavidez tossed off the ceremonial first pitch at an Arizona Diamondbacks’ home game. Such things tend to be small nods to the significance of the one throwing the ball. Be that as it may, small nods are nods nonetheless and that means the
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Posted on 05/16/2022 By: Sean Crose If you watched Showtime’s coverage of the brilliant Jermell Taylor-Brian Castano rematch on Saturday night, you might well have caught Jaron “Boots” Ennis’ two round destruction of the previously undefeated Custio Clayton. If you happened to witness that brief battle, it was likely you were impressed with Ennis’ performance.
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Posted on 05/14/2022 By: Sean Crose I’ve been waiting for this one for a while now. It looked like the rematch between Jermell Charlo and Brian Castano would go down earlier this year, but a Castano injury pushed the fight back until this weekend. Now, however, the second battle between the two junior middleweight world
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Posted on 05/14/2022 By: Sean Crose The undefeated super bantamweight Kevin Gonzalez appeared on Saturday’s Charlo-Castano 2 undercard at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. The 24-0-1 Mexican faced Puerto Rico’s 19-2 Emanuel Rivera in a scheduled 10 round affair.  Rivera came out aggressively in the first, throwing heavy leather. The fighters traded
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