Author Archives: Matt Andrzejewski

Three Punch Combo: Davis vs. Cuellar Harks to Broner-Maidana and More

Three Punch Combo: Davis vs. Cuellar Harks to Broner-Maidana and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO: Gervonta Davis (19-0, 18 KO’s) will look to regain a 130-pound title belt when he faces Jesus Cuellar (28-2, 21 KO’s) this Saturday night in Brooklyn, NY. The brash young Davis is heavily favored but this fight has a lot of similarities to that of Adrien Broner’s upset defea...

Three Punch Combo: Clenbuterol Diaries, a Prospect to Watch and More

Three Punch Combo: Clenbuterol Diaries, a Prospect to Watch and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO: Last week the mega fight between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin was officially cancelled due to Alvarez testing positive for the steroid clenbuterol in pre-fight drug testing. The bout was formally called off by those involved in the promotion in anticipation of a ...

3 Punch Combo: The Indomitable Don King, a Red Flag for Ryan Garcia and More

3 Punch Combo: The Indomitable Don King, a Red Flag for Ryan Garcia and More

Three Punch Combo -- Earlier this month, Don King promoted fighter Amir Imam (21-2, 18 KO’s) dropped a hard fought 12-round unanimous decision to Jose Carlos Ramirez (22-0, 16 KO’s) for a vacant 140-pound title belt. Many in boxing believed Imam was King’s last stand in the sport and his defea...

3 Punch Combo: Okeksandr Gvozdyk, Ramirez-Prograis, and Cinderella Stories

3 Punch Combo: Okeksandr Gvozdyk, Ramirez-Prograis, and Cinderella Stories

THREE PUNCH COMBO: Oleksandr Gvozdyk (15-0, 12 KO’s) captured an interim light heavyweight title belt with a unanimous decision win against Mehdi Amar (34-6-2, 16 KO’s) last Saturday night in New York. But Gvozdyk didn’t really improve his stock as his showing wasn’t as impressive as most we...

Three Punch Combo: Remembering the Morrison-Tomashek Fiasco and More

Three Punch Combo: Remembering the Morrison-Tomashek Fiasco and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO -- In the hours leading up to last week’s heavyweight title fight between Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz, there were rumors that Ortiz’s status was in question. As a matter of fact, Charles Martin was reportedly brought in as a standby in case Ortiz was ruled unfit to fight. ...

Three Punch Combo: The Wilder-Hamed Resemblance and More

Three Punch Combo: The Wilder-Hamed Resemblance and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO -- Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KO’s) successfully defended his WBC heavyweight crown on Saturday with a gutsy performance against Luis Ortiz (28-1, 24 KO’s). I will admit I have been a vocal critic of Wilder throughout his career but am impressed with the courage and fortitude he ...

Three Punch Combo: Sizing Up Igor Mikhalkin, Visualizing ‘Superfly3’ and More

Three Punch Combo: Sizing Up Igor Mikhalkin, Visualizing ‘Superfly3’ and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO -- Sergey Kovalev (31-2-1, 27 KO’s) returns this coming Saturday on HBO to defend his WBO light heavyweight crown against Igor Mikhalkin (21-1, 9 KO’s). While boxing fans are very familiar with the power punching Kovalev, the same cannot be said of his opponent. So just who is ...

Three Punch Combo: Handicapping Keith Thurman’s Next Opponent and More

Three Punch Combo: Handicapping Keith Thurman’s Next Opponent and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO -- Welterweight champion Keith Thurman (28-0, 22 KO’s) is set to return to the ring on May 19th against an opponent to be determined. When Thurman does return, it will be on the heels of a 14-month layoff and he has made it very clear the opponent will not be any of the top conte...

Three Punch Combo: Roy Jones Jr.’s Most Scintillating Moment and More

Three Punch Combo: Roy Jones Jr.’s Most Scintillating Moment and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO: On Thursday, Roy Jones Jr. has what he says will be his last professional fight when he faces journeyman Scott Sigmon in Jones’ hometown of Pensacola, FL. Some are skeptical that this will in fact be the last time Jones sets foot in a boxing ring, but for a variety of reasons I ...

Three Punch Combo: Logical Options for Andre Ward if he Returns and More

Three Punch Combo: Logical Options for Andre Ward if he Returns and More

THREE PUNCH COMBO -- In 2017 we saw a slew of high profile retirements in the sport of boxing. Big names such as Floyd Mayweather Jr., Miguel Cotto, Wladimir Klitschko, Timothy Bradley and Andre Ward all announced that they were stepping away from the ring. As we all know, retirements in boxing can ...