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Errol Spence Has Arrived

Errol Spence Has Arrived

THE HAUSER REPORT: These are heady times for British boxing. Four weeks ago, Anthony Joshua knocked out Wladimir Klitschko in front of 90,000 screaming fans in London to solidify his hold on the heavyweight division. On May 27, the scene shifted to Sheffield, where 27,000 partisans gathered in a soccer stadium to watch another Brit – 31-year...

Quick Results from Bramall Lane: Errol Spence Jr. Dethrones Kell Brook

Quick Results from Bramall Lane: Errol Spence Jr. Dethrones Kell Brook

A crowd estimated at 27,000 surged into Sheffield’s venerable Bramall Lane soccer stadium in hopes of seeing hometown hero Kell Brook turn away Errol Spence Jr. in Brook’s fourth defense of the IBF welterweight title he won in 2014 with a majority decision over Shawn Porter. They left disappointed. Speed kills, goes the old saying, and Spe...

Friday Boxing Recaps: Storylines from Chicago, Boca Raton, and Cardiff

Friday Boxing Recaps: Storylines from Chicago, Boca Raton, and Cardiff

Hampered by the twin detriments of bad weather and a card consisting of foreseeably one-sided fights, Friday’s Top Rank show at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion played to a sea of empty seats. Perhaps 4,000 were in attendance when Northern Ireland’s Michael Conlan stepped into the ring for his second professional fight. Conlan had no difficulty di...

In an Under the Radar Fight, Orlando Salido Takes a Risky “Tune-Up”

In an Under the Radar Fight, Orlando Salido Takes a Risky “Tune-Up”

It’s a fight that’s gone almost completely under the radar in the English-speaking world, but Orlando Salido returns to the squared circle on Saturday, May 27, in the city of Obregon in Sonora, Mexico. A true warrior in the mold of such legendary hell-for-leather fighters as Stanley Ketchel, Rocky Graziano, Mathew Saad Muhammad, and Arturo...

Crawford is Boxing’s P4P King. As for Number 2, Let the Debate Begin

Crawford is Boxing’s P4P King. As for Number 2, Let the Debate Begin

I've been at this point for over a year now, and for the past five months on the Boxing Channel with host Miguel Iturrate, I've been making the case that Terence Crawford, not Vasyl Lomacheno, Andre Ward or Gennady Golovkin, is the most complete and best pound-for-pound fighter in boxing. After watching him dismantle former Olympic gold medali...

Golden Boy Prospects Pass Tests in Santa Monica Beach

Golden Boy Prospects Pass Tests in Santa Monica Beach

It’s a collaboration that happens annually now between Sugar Ray Leonard and Oscar De La Hoya during the end of spring. For the eighth time Sugar Ray Foundation and Golden Boy Promotions staged the benefit for diabetes but this time at the Loew’s Santa Monica Beach Hotel. Last year it was in Hollywood, but the change in location to the ...

Maybe Errol Spence is the `Phenom’ Who Truly Deserves That Moniker

Maybe Errol Spence is the `Phenom’ Who Truly Deserves That Moniker

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “phenom” as “A person of phenomenal ability or promise.” The Oxford dictionary more or less employs the same terminology: “A person who is outstandingly talented or admired, especially an up-and-comer.” Meet welterweight contender Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr., boxing’s phenom of the m...

The Year 2009 Was a Year of Shock and Sadness in Boxing

The Year 2009 Was a Year of Shock and Sadness in Boxing

It started in the early morning hours of April 27, 2009, when former WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page, 50, died at home in Louisville. His death was consistent with positional asphyxia, an inability to breathe because of body position. "He had a hospital bed at home, and he slid out, which he has done before," said Jim Wesley, a Jefferson Co...

Inoue Treads Water, Yaegashi Betrayed by Old Legs in Japan

Inoue Treads Water, Yaegashi Betrayed by Old Legs in Japan

Another big weekend of boxing has passed in Japan but it seems the boxing juggernaut that is The Land of the Rising Sun is losing steam. Pound-for-pounder and super-flyweight number one Naoya Inoue fought the main event in the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo on Sunday night but his opponent reeked of alphabet-strap mandatory. Mexican Ricardo Rodri...

Loews Santa Monica Hosts the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation Fight Card

Loews Santa Monica Hosts the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation Fight Card

Sugar Ray Leonard, one of the great icons of boxing, remains a powerful figure in the sports world. Though he has not fought in 20 years the former great remains an ambassador for prizefighting and as a fighter for a great cause. Riley & Co. presents its eighth annual “Big Fighters, Big Cause” charity boxing night in Santa Monica...

RECENT BOXING RESULTS

Date: Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Location: Bramall Lane Football Ground, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Wt Class / Title Fights Result Rnd
Welter / IBF World Kell Brook (L)

Errol Spence Jr

KO RD 11 of 12 @1:47
Super Middle / WBA Super World George Groves (W)

Fedor Chudinov

TKO RD 6 of 12 @1:14
Heavy / Commonwealth (British Empire) David Allen (L)

Lenroy Thomas

SD RD 12 of 12
Super Middle / WBA Continental Jamie Cox (W)

Lewis Taylor

TD RD 9 of 12