The 2015 Fighter of the Year

A new year is upon us and with it a renewal of hope in the sport of boxing. Will 2016 disappoint us? Probably. But in the meantime, it always entertains to reflect on the past year and discuss which fighter made the most impact in the sport. 2015 was sort of strange in that no…

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…

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…

Juan Estrada Dominates Giovani Segura in 11th Round TKO

An anticipated fight-of-the-year candidate quickly turned into a one-sided affair as Juan Francisco Estrada battered ex-champion Giovani Segura for an 11th round TKO in Mexico City on Saturday. This was the third defense of Estrada’s WBA and WBO flyweight titles. Estrada immediately took the fight to Segura (32-4-1, 28KO) and forced the usually all-action Segura…

Roman Gonzalez Wins RING Flyweight Title

In a unification bout for the WBA and RING flyweight titles, Roman Gonzalez showed poise and power with a ninth-round TKO over Akira Yaegashi on Friday in Tokyo.