Author: Frances Cruz

Jacobs Gets Unanimous Decision Over Arias

Daniel "Miracle Man" Jacobs (33-2, 9 KOs) earned a unanimous decision win over Luis Arias (18-1, 9 KOs) at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Long Island, New York on Saturday. This was Jacobs' first fight since losing to middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin via a controversial 12-round decision this past March. Although many expected Jacobs to win by knockout, the fight surprisingly went the distance. The...

Braehmer Gets Unanimous Decision Over Brant, Moves On To World Boxing Super Series Semi-Finals

Veteran pugilist Juergen Braehmer (49-3, 35 KOs) earned a unanimous decision over Rob Brant (22-1, 15 KOs) at the Kongresshalle in Schwerin, Germany in the quarter-finals of The World Boxing Super Series. Braehmer handed Brant his first defeat, and proved that he could still outbox a young, hungry opponent.   A former two-time world light heavyweight champion, Braehmer moved down from the light heavyweight limit...

Gassiev Faces Wlodarczyk Saturday In World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight Quarter-Final

The World Boxing Super Series action continues this weekend when Murat Gassiev (24-0) defends his IBF cruiserweight title against Krzystof Wlodarczyk (53-3-1) at the final cruiserweight quarter-final at The Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey this Saturday, October 21st. The winner will face WBA champion Yunier Dorticos, who previously earned a second-round TKO victory over Dmitry Kudryashov in September. Gassiev is favored...

Groves Gets Fourth-Round TKO Victory Over Cox

George Groves (27-3, 20 KOs) retained his WBA world super-middleweight title upon earning a fourth-round TKO victory over Jamie Cox this past Saturday, October 14th, at the SSE Arena in London. Groves connected with a tremendous body shot that sent Cox to the canvas. Ultimately, Cox was too hurt and unable to recover. The referee stepped in and waved off the...

Eubank Stops Yildirim In Three

Eubank Stops Yildirim In ThreeIn the second fight of the World Boxing Super Series' super middleweight edition, Britain's Chris Eubank, Jr. defended his IBO super-middleweight belt, and delivered an impressive third-round knockout victory over Turkey's Avni Yildirim in Stuttgart, Germany. Upon landing a crushing left hook that sent Yildirim to the canvas, the referee waved off the fight after 1:58 of the third round, as...

Eubank To Face Yildirim This Saturday In Quarter-Final Bout Of World Boxing Super Series

The World Boxing Super Series super middleweight tournament continues this weekend when British IBO Champion Chris Eubank, Jr. (25-1-0,19 KOs) takes on Turkish Avni Yildirim (16-0, 10 KOs) this Saturday in Germany. Eubank Jr., the son of former WBO middleweight and super middleweight champion Chris Eubank, Sr., is hoping this tournament helps establish him as one of the top super middleweights in the world....

Brieidis Defeats Perez, Advances To World Boxing Super Series Semifinals To Face Usyk

Mairis Briedis successfully defended his WBC cruiserweight title, defeating Mike Perez via unanimous decision on Saturday from the Rigas Arena in Briedis' hometown of Riga, Latvia. The judges scored the fight 116-110, 115-111 and 114-112. There was entirely too much holding, with Brieidis controlling the pace of the fight and landing the more significant punches. With the 4-inch reach advantage, Briedis kept...

Briedis To Face Perez In Quarterfinals Of World Boxing Super Series

The World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight tournament continues this weekend when WBC cruiserweight champion Mairis Briedis (22-0, 18 KOs) faces Mike Perez (22-2-1, 14 KOs) in the quarterfinals at the Arena Riga in Briedis' hometown of Riga, Latvia. The 32 year-old Briedis (22-0, 18 KOs) will be making his first defense of the WBC cruiserweight belt after earning a unanimous decision win...

DORTICOS GETS 2ND-ROUND TKO WIN OVER KUDRYASHOV IN US DEBUT OF WORLD BOXING SUPER SERIES

In the United States debut of the World Boxing Super Series, Cuba's Yunier Dorticos earned a highlight-reel second-round knockout of Dmitry "The Russian Hammer" Kudryashov in the quarterfinals at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Although both opponents seemed cautious in the first round, Dorticos and Kudryashov stepped up the pace in the second round as they traded combinations. In the end,...

Dorticos And Kudryashov Square Off On September 23rd In Quarter-Finals Of World Boxing Super Series

The World Boxing Super Series will make its way to the United States for the first time this week when WBA champion Yunier Dorticos (21-0) and Russian brawler Dmitry Kudryashov (21-1) square off in the quarter-finals on Saturday, September 23rd from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. This is an intriguing match-up, as both men hold extensive amateur records but stem from...

Smith Gets Unanimous Decision Victory Over Skoglund And Advances To World Boxing Super Series Semi-Finals

Undefeated British contender Callum Smith (23-0, 17 KOs) was awarded the vacant WBC Super-Middleweight Diamond belt after earning a unanimous decision win over Sweden's Erik Skoglund (26-1, 12 KOs) in the super-middleweight premiere of the World Boxing Super Series from the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. Smith had the hometown advantage and was certainly the favorite, but it proved to be...

Usyk Gets 10th-Round TKO Win Over Huck

Undefeated cruiserweight Oleksandr Usyk retained his WBO title after stopping Marco Huck in the 10th round of Saturday's opening bout for the World Boxing Super Series in Berlin, Germany. This win propels Usyk to the semi-finals of the tournament. In the lead-up to the fight, Huck shoved Usyk at an intense final press conference, but it was Usyk who had the last laugh....

World Boxing Super Series Opens With Usyk vs Huck

This weekend kicks off the World Boxing Super Series, a bracket-style elimination tournament promoted by Richard Schaefer of Ringstar Sports and Kalle Sauerland of Sauerland Promotions.  Schaefer and Sauerland teamed up with event promoter Comosa AG to launch the first tournament of its kind, which consists of two eight-man, single-elimination tournaments in the cruiserweight and super middleweight divisions. The four quarter-final fights take place...

Mayweather Earns 10th-Round TKO Win Over McGregor

Floyd Mayweather earned his 50th win Saturday night, stopping UFC superstar Conor McGregor via 10th-round TKO at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Although the fight ended as expected, it was genuinely intriguing. The press tour may have been uninspiring and vulgar, but the fight itself lived up to the hype. Hardcore boxing fans assumed mixed martial artist McGregor, who was making his...

Top 10 Opponents For Katie Taylor

Irish boxing sensation Katie Taylor has put women’s boxing back in the spotlight. Taylor transitioned into professional boxing last year after a decorated amateur career that included five amateur world championships and an Olympic gold medal. She currently holds an undefeated professional record of 6-0, with 4 KO’s. Her biggest problem right now is finding willing opponents. Taylor earned the #1 ranking by the...