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Posted on 08/15/2022 By: Sean Crose Rewatching the first Anthony Joshua-Oleksandr Usyk fight from last September, it becomes instantly obvious that Usyk controlled the tempo. From the opening bell on, the Ukrainian employed an extremely fast paced, herky-jerky style, effectively throwing Joshua off his rhythm from the start. In this, Joshua was not alone. Dempsey-Tunney
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Posted on 08/15/2022 By: Sean Crose With Adrien Broner having removed himself from Saturday’s scheduled bout with with Omar Figueroa, Sergey Lipinets, who was scheduled to fight on the undercard, has been chosen to take Broner’s place. “Former world champ @unionsamurai,” Showtime Boxing tweeted, “steps in to battle @OmarFigueroaJr in a WBC 140-lb title eliminator
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Posted on 08/15/2022 By: Sean Crose “Sorry to all my fans,” Adrien Broner posted on Instagram Monday morning, “but #MentalHealth is real and I’m not about to play inside the ring I’ve watched a lot of people die playing with they boxing career and that is something I won’t do (sic).” With those words, Broner made it
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Posted on 08/14/2022 By: Sean Crose A dedicated North American boxing fan no doubt has known for a while that Anthony Joshua will try to win back the heavyweight belts he lost last fall to Oleksandr Usyk when he rematches the masterful Ukrainian this coming weekend in Saudi Arabia. What that dedicated North American boxing
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Posted on 08/13/2022 By: Sean Crose Former WBA, IBF and WBO lightweight titlist Teofimo Lopez returned to the ring on Saturday night – this time as a junior welterweight – to take on the little known Pedro Campa in a scheduled 10 rounder. The bout was the main event of a Top Rank card which
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Posted on 08/12/2022 By: Sean Crose Teofimo Lopez, the former WBA, IBF and WBO lightweight titlist, returns to the ring this Saturday night when he squares off against the largely unheralded Pedro Campa at Resorts World Las Vegas in a scheduled 10 round junior welterweight affair. It will be Lopez’ first foray into that division.
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Posted on 08/11/2022 By: Sean Crose “Undefeated lightweight phenom Teofimo Lopez,” I wrote back in 2018, “10-1, slipped between the ropes to battle the 34-3 Mason Menard. The match was as brief as it was violent. Lopez rocked his man with a right almost immediately, unloaded his arsenal, then blasted Menard with a thunderous right.
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Posted on 08/10/2022 By: Sean Crose “That loss kind of brought the situation back to reality,” Gennady Golovkin says in a New York Post interview, “back to the actual state of things.” The 40 year long time titlist is referring to arch rival Canelo Alvarez’ loss to Dmitry Bivol last May. “I’ve known Canelo for
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Posted on 08/10/2022 By: Sean Crose Speaking with FightHub, welterweight Keith Thurman commented on former – and possibly future – opponent Danny Garcia’s opening up about the anxiety and emotional issues that have plagued him. “When you’re trying to be elite…falling short of greatness, it can just bring you down,” Thurman said. “And how great
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Posted on 08/06/2022 By: Sean Crose Featherweight Michael Conlan has erased all questions regarding whether or not he’d ever return to form after being knocked out earlier this year in a title fight with Leigh Wood. For on Saturday, the 17-1 Irishman impressed a live Belfast audience by simply outboxing – and even dropping –
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Posted on 08/08/2022 By: Sean Crose “Don’t let Hulu fool you,” Mike Tyson stated in a weekend Instagram post. “I don’t support their story about my life. It’s not 1822. It’s 2022. They stole my life story and didn’t pay me. To Hulu executives I’m just a n****r they can sell on the auction block.”
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