Bradley Scores First KO in 4 years, Rios Retires

Last Saturday Timothy Bradley and Brandon Rios engaged in a bout that can be seen as a tale of two roads. One fighter will continue his career while the other will hang up the gloves. This was Bradley’s first fight under trainer Teddy Atlas after departing with Joel Diaz, who had trained Bradley for the…

Crawford Shines Against Jean, has sights set on Pacquiao

  Looking to solidify his position as one of the best fighters today, Terence Crawford put on a masterful display of his skills fighting out of both the conventional and southpaw against tough challenger Dierry Jean last Saturday at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska. The first round began with both pugilists staying on the…

Golovkin & Gonzalez Put On A Show

In a PPV NOT featuring anyone named Mayweather or Pacquiao, both Gennady Golovkin and Roman Gonzalez demonstrated why they are considered to be two of the best fighters in the world last Saturday in Madison Square Garden.     In the co-feature bout of the evening, Gonzalez (44-0, 38KO) put on a masterful display of…

Estrada Pummels Marquez to 10th Round TKO

  Juan Francisco Estrada did his part in keeping alive a lucrative rematch with division rival Roman Gonzalez by pummeling former titlist Hernan “Tyson” Marquez to a 10th round TKO victory on Saturday. Estrada (33-2, 24KO) scored seven knockdowns in what became a one-sided, albeit entertaining bout. Marquez (39-6-1, 28KO), a southpaw, started the fight…

Linares TKOs Mitchell in a bloody match

Going into his world title challenge on Saturday, Kevin Mitchell garnered attention from the media for his newfound work ethic and battle with alcoholism. Although he would ultimately lose his battle with WBC lightweight titleholder Jorge Linares he gave a much better account for himself than in his two previous title challenges. Mitchell (39-3, 29KO)…

DeGale Makes History, Wins Title

History was made last Saturday when James DeGale became the first British Olympic Gold medalist to win a world title by overcoming a mid-round surge from Michigan native Andre Dirrell over twelve rounds at the Agganis Arena on Boston University campus. DeGale got off to a fast start by knocking Dirrell down twice in the…

Golovkin & Gonzalez Score KOs

Following the tactical match that was mislabeled “Fight of the Century” by both experts and casual fans, boxing has rejuvenated itself with exciting matches such as Canelo Alvarez’s stunning knockout of James Kirkland two weeks ago. Last Saturday continued the trend. If you’ve followed our boxing posts, you know I’ve been critical of the major…