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Canelo vs Smith Looks Like Bad Day For HBO Boxing

Canelo vs Smith Looks Like Bad Day For HBO Boxing

By: Miguel Iturrate Sep 24 2016

Canelo vs Smith Looks Like Bad Day For HBO Boxing - The preliminary pay-per-view numbers for September 17th's HBO Boxing PPV showdown between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Liam Smith are in and the numbers are not good. Several sources are reporting the number to be in the 290,000 to 310,000 range, with some sources putting the number closer to 250,000. Even the best estimates for the fight have th...

Fury vs Klitschko Rematch

Fury vs Klitschko Rematch Postponed Yet Again

By: The Sweet Science Sep 23 2016

Fury vs Klitschko Rematch - According to multiple sources, the rematch between lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko has been postponed once again. They were slated to fight on July 9 but Fury pulled out with an ankle injury. The bout was rescheduled for Oct. 29 in Manchester. The news about this latest cancellation came from the Klitschko camp which was informed of this...

Braekhus vs Mathis Oct 1st

Braekhus vs Mathis Oct 1st – Eye on Women’s Boxing

By: Miguel Iturrate Sep 22 2016

Braekhus vs Mathis Oct 1st - On October 1st, The Spectrum in Oslo, Norway will host a major women's boxing card that features top welterweight Cecilia Braekhus (28-0) defending her WBC, WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world titles at 147 pounds as she faces France's Anne Sophie Mathis (27-3-1). The bout is a rematch between two of the top women in the sport today. The pair first met back in September of ...

Philippines vs Mexico

Philippines vs Mexico At The StubHub Saturday

By: Miguel Iturrate Sep 22 2016

Philippines vs Mexico - Second-generation Filipino promoter Michael Aldeguer is back at the StubHub Center in Carson, California this Saturday night with a seven fight boxing card topped by WBO light flyweight champion Donnie Nietes (38-1-4) who is moving up to the flyweight class to face veteran Edgar Sosa (52-9) for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental belt. Nietes has held a piece of a world tit...

More Results From Arlington

Results From Arlington – “Canelo” Ices Smith With Body Shots

By: Miguel Iturrate Sep 17 2016

Results From Arlington - The main event of Saturday night, September 17th's HBO pay-per-view saw Mexico's Saul "Canelo" Alvarez facing England's Liam Smith for the Brit's WBO world title at 154 pounds. The stadium certainly looked to be approaching 60,000 fans as the champion Liam Smith entered the ring first. Smith looked calm and cool entering the ring, while the crowd showed itself firmly i...

Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs Named WBA Mandatory

Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs Named WBA Mandatory

By: Miguel Iturrate Sep 13 2016

Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs Named WBA Mandatory - On Monday, September 12th the World Boxing Association announced on their website that they have ordered a "unification" bout between their "super" world middleweight title holder Gennady Golovkin and the holder of the "regular" world title Daniel Jacobs. The announcement comes after a weekend that saw both men win major fights. Jacobs suc...

Shinsuke Yamanaka Rematches Anselmo Moreno

Shinsuke Yamanaka Rematches Anselmo Moreno This Weekend

By: Matt McGrain Sep 12 2016

Shinsuke Yamanaka Rematches Anselmo Moreno - Japan continues to deliver big fights for the hardcore boxing fan as Shinsuke Yamanaka (25-0-2), out of Tokyo, Japan, rematches the veteran Anselmo Moreno (36-4-1), out of San Miguelito, Panama, this Friday in Osaka, Japan, with the former’s bantamweight strap on the line.  A rematch of their September 2015 clash finds both men ranked once more as th...

O2 Arena Quick Results

O2 Arena Quick Results – Golovkin Takes Out Brook in 5

By: Miguel Iturrate Sep 10 2016

O2 Arena Quick Results - London's behemoth O2 Arena hosted HBO Boxing's middleweight "super-fight" on Saturday, September 10th as Gennady Golovkin faced Kell Brook. The two men entered the ring to a complete light and sound show, and the enthusiastic British crowd took the pre-fight energy level through the ceiling. The fight started out with both men engaging in tentative exchanges with the te...

Bob Arum Confirms Lomachenko vs Corrales

Bob Arum Confirms Lomachenko vs Corrales for November

By: Miguel Iturrate Sep 09 2016

Bob Arum Confirms Lomachenko vs Corrales - Bob Arum was in Los Angeles on Thursday, September 8th, for the press conference to promote the upcoming fight between Manny Pacquiao and Jessie Vargas. Arum also revealed that next week he will have an exact date in November for a match-up between Vasyl Lomachenko and Panama's Jezreel Corrales. The Panamanian is the WBA "Super World" super featherweig...

Three Punch Combo

Three Punch Combo: Notes on GGG-Brook, Miguel Cotto, and PBC on Spike

By: Matt Andrzejewski Sep 05 2016

Is Kell Brook a Live Underdog? When Kell Brook was announced as Gennady Golovkin’s next opponent, not only was I surprised but was skeptical of the fight. Brook has made his career at welterweight and would be moving up two weight classes to face a ferocious puncher. My initial thought was that Golovkin does something similar to what Canelo did against Amir Kahn, but sooner. However, the m...