Archives

Vasyl Lomachenko Vs Nicholas Walters And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule

Boxing fans have been spoiled in November: Manny Pacquiao’s return, Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev and now the first one on this list. Vasyl Lomachenko vs Nicholas Walters, Saturday, HBO, Las Vegas.  On paper, Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas and Ward vs Kovalev weren’t likely to produce amazing results, but Ward vs Kovalev came close. Lomachenko […]

Juan Francisco Estrada, Ricky Burns And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule

We’ve had several mild-mannered weeks of boxing in a row, but there’s no good excuse for not giving you the schedule anyway! So here it is. Juan Francisco Estrada vs Raymond Tabugon, Saturday, beIN Sports Espanol, Mexico. No, Estrada is not facing Dr. Mantis Toboggan, although he might as well be. Tabugon is a junior bantamweight […]

Five Pro Boxers Who Might Be Tempted To Compete In The Rio Games

The announcement that professional boxers will be able to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics is certainly controversial, but is undeniably one of the most interesting developments in the amateur game in a long time. It remains to be seen whether any pros feel the need to try for a medal and can stand the […]

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Julius Jackson And Jorge Linares

That’s Gennady Golovkin above, in a goddamn Apple Watch commercial. I mean, sure, it doesn’t mention him by name, but that’s still huge. His management team have done a crazy job of building him from a virtually unknown import from a non-traditional boxing demographic into a plausible pay-per-view star. But his fight with David Lemieux […]

Orlando Cruz: The LGBT Champion of the World

After his Oct. 24 bout with Ruben Tamayo was called off, the latest setback to Orlando Cruz’s career must mean that thoughts of retirement are creeping into his mind. After 14 years as a pro featherweight he’s no closer to a world title. He failed to take the WBO belt from Orlando Salido last October […]

Quantcast