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The Road to Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder

Whenever the heavyweight division is mentioned, a potential super-fight between Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder comes to mind.  Despite any boxing fan wanting this fight to occur in the immediate future, it is extremely unlikely. After knocking out the overweight and over-matched former WBC Heavyweight Champion Bermane Stiverne, Wilder called out Joshua and claimed that he is waging war against...

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...

Porter Gets Unanimous Decision Win Over Granados

"Showtime" Shawn Porter (28-2-1, 17 KOs) earned a unanimous decision victory over Chicagoan Adrian Granados (18-6-2, 12 KOs) on the undercard of Deontay Wilder vs Bermane Stiverne II at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. All three judges scored the fight 117-111 in favor of Porter. Granados, who earned a surprise upset over Amir Imam in 2015 on Showtime Extreme, went on to face...

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...

Is Anthony Joshua Far Superior To The Rest Of The Heavyweight Division?

Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) has stopped every one of his opponents before the final bell. If a scientist was asked to build the ideal-looking heavyweight in a laboratory, it would likely resemble Joshua. He only started boxing in 2009, and is soon to be perhaps the biggest star in boxing. In his last two fights, he sold out the...

Brant And Braehmer Fight For Spot In Semi-Finals Of World Boxing Super Series 

The final World Boxing Super Series quarter-final is scheduled for Friday, October 27th at the Sport and Congress Center in Schwerin, Germany, when veteran Juregen Braehmer (48-3, 35 KOs) faces Robert Brant (22-0, 15 KOs). Although it is regarded as the least-anticipated of the bouts so far, it may pique some interest among British fans since the winner will face...

Intelligent Mailbag – Week 10

We’ve made it 10 weeks’ folks! This Friday edition of the Intelligent Mailbag is filled with mythical match-ups, questions regarding fighters changing trainers, and the possible retirement of Deontay Wilder! Q: Recently my brother told me Deontay Wilder is frustrated with his career and may call it quits. I’ll quote my favorite rapper, Ice Cube, when I say today would be a...

GASSIEV GETS THIRD-ROUND TKO VICTORY OVER WLODARCZYK 

Murat Gassiev earned a third-round TKO victory over Krzysztof Wlodarczyk in the quarter-final of the World Boxing Super Series in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday night after connecting with a body shot that sent Wlodarczyk crumbling to the canvas. The referee waved off the fight midway through the third round. Gassiev (25-0, 18 KO) was clearly the more aggressive opponent, stalking Wlodarczyk (53-4-1, 37...

Intelligent Mailbag – Week 9

In this week's mailbag, fans question my credentials in the sport, discuss Jermell Charlo's future after his brilliant knockout over the weekend, and much more! Q: I have never been a big fan of Charlo, but he impressed me on Saturday. He has a lot of momentum going in to the 2018 boxing year. What do you see him doing with it? -...

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...

Jermell Charlo Vs. Jarrett Hurd–Possibly The Best Potential Fight In Boxing

On Saturday night, Jermell “Iron Man” Charlo and Jarrett “Swift” Hurd cemented their statuses as the most exciting fighters in boxing’s stacked 154-pound division. Many boxing experts questioned their merit heading into their respective bouts,  but the fighters answered the experts' lingering questions with emphatic knockout victories. Neither man was featured in the main event, but they made the fans’...

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...

An All-Too-Early Look At Now-Ordered Alvarez/Golovkin Rematch

The World Boxing Council has ordered a rematch to take place between Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.  The bout is expected to take place over Cinco De Mayo weekend in 2018. This is not surprising, especially when fight fans take into consideration the result of their fight last month—a dubious draw that added to the belief that Canelo has...

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....