Tag Archives: Matt McGrain

Usyk vs. Gassiev: A Strong Fight of the Year Candidate; Do Not Miss It

Not since 1986 and the legendary war between a young Evander Holyfield and the iron man Dwight Muhammad Qawi has a cruiserweight contest so stirred the imagination of the hardcore boxing fan.

Top Flyweights Clash in Ukraine: Dalakian Slaughters Thaiyen

You know there’s money involved when the promoters have flown Michael Buffer in, but in fairness Artem Dalakian, born in […]

Ten Intriguing Heavyweight Prospects

Right now, the United Kingdom’s heavyweight division is alive with exciting possibilities, but the following list is not a British list. Heavyweight is where

Jerwin Ancajas Dominates All-Filipino Contest In California

Filipino Jerwin Ancajas continued an unbeaten streak that stretches back to 2012 tonight with victory over countryman Jonas Sultan in Fresno, California.

In a Shocker, Naoya Inoue Shatters Jamie McDonnell In One

Japan’s Naoya Inoue today sent shockwaves throughout the bantamweight division and the wider boxing world with a first round knockout of the highly ranked

A Monster Awaits Colossal Bantamweight Jamie McDonnell in Japan

This Friday night in Ota, Japan, “The Monster” Naoya Inoue will attempt to bag a strap at a third weight in adding Jamie McDonnell’s WBA trinket to the titles he has picked

Wanheng Menayothin Equals Mayweather’s 50-0: A Hollow “Achievement”

On May 2, in Rachasima, Thailand, Wanheng Menayothin, also known as Chayaphon Moonsri, equalled Floyd Mayweather’s 50-0 by dispatching Panamanian Leroy Estrada in five rounds.

The Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of All Time: Part Five, 10-1

There was really no right answer. Each man had a strong case. It was only in putting each of them through the wringer that I came out with an answer that satisfied me

The Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of All Time: Part 4, 20-11

I need to talk to you about George Dixon.

I placed him at number four on my featherweight list. He made double-figures for title defenses at this poundage and he conquered many excellent featherweights

The Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of All Time: Part Three, 30-21

From the dusty streets of Algeria to old school British cobbles, to the heartland of the American dream and back again, Part 3 of the Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of all time continues