The Skills of a Calculated Sniper Versus the Strength of a Madman

Ever since he made his announcement public to move up to the Heavyweight division, Cruiserweight legend and former Undisputed Champion 🇺🇦Oleksandr Usyk (17-0-0, 13KO👊), as well as anticipatory fight fans has been chomping at the bit to get some healthy competition to test his mettle in the big boy league.   It is safe to say that brooding perennial contender 🇿🇼🇬🇧Dereck “War” Chisora (32-9-0, 23KO👊) fits the bill in terms of supplying something Continue reading “The Skills of a Calculated Sniper Versus the Strength of a Madman”

Tank vs. Terremoto – A Battle for Respect and Validation in Boxing

A PBC Pay-Per-View event is happening this weekend, and the main event features two esteemed boxers looking to raise their personal stock.  Baltimore-bred electric unbeaten powerpuncher 🇺🇸Gervonta “Tank” Davis (23-0-0, 22KO👊) will fight Mexican simultaneous World Featherweight/Super-Featherweight WBA Titlist 🇲🇽Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz (37-1-1, 19KO👊) for bragging rights, and a taste of greatness. Continue reading “Tank vs. Terremoto – A Battle for Respect and Validation in Boxing”

Alert The Masses! – The Monster Comes Out for Halloween 🎃

Halloween is the day – 👻trick or treat!🎃 – But make no mistake about it, the treat is all ours, as Pound-4-Pound tyrant 👑🇯🇵Naoya “Monster” Inoue (19-0-0, 16KO👊) puts his Bantamweight RING, WBA and IBF World Titles up on the line against RING-MAG rated #6 world Bantamweight challenger 🇦🇺Jason Moloney (21-1-0, 18KO👊). Continue reading “Alert The Masses! – The Monster Comes Out for Halloween 🎃”

Estrada and Cuadras Went to War for FOTY Consideration, Estrada Wins the Battle of Attrition by 11th Round Stoppage Victory

Their first fight was surely a riveting one, but somehow they  superseded it tonight with a strong display of skills, heart, and guts.  With an old fashioned war breaking out, and both boxers hitting the canvas in this contest, Super-Flyweight Champion of the World 👑🇲🇽Juan Francisco Estrada (41-3-0, 28KO👊) showed exactly why he is on everyone’s Pound-4-Pound list as he met 🇲🇽Carlos Cuadras (39-4-1, 27KO👊) fire with fire against a proud, ready former Titlist to take him out late in the Championship rounds. Continue reading “Estrada and Cuadras Went to War for FOTY Consideration, Estrada Wins the Battle of Attrition by 11th Round Stoppage Victory”

Chocolatito Puts Forth Excellent Performance, Defeats Game Israel Gonzalez in an Action Packed Bout

The co-main event was a fan-friendly fight that excited the limited personnel within the closed venue, as 🇳🇮Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez (50-2-0, 41KO👊) fought like a machine tonight, reminiscent of his best days as he outdueled game, top-contender in 🇲🇽Israel Gonzalez (25-3-0, 11KO👊) to retain and defend his WBA Super-Flyweight strap.  Chocolatito with this victory secured the 50th win of his illustrious Hall-of-Fame career. Continue reading “Chocolatito Puts Forth Excellent Performance, Defeats Game Israel Gonzalez in an Action Packed Bout”

El Rey Julio Cesar Martinez Walks Through Replacement Opponent Calleros in Under 2 Rounds

Reigning WBC Flyweight Titlist 🇲🇽Julio Cesar Martinez (17-1-0, 13KO👊) made it look easy, delivering an explosive, professional performance to take out rugged veteran replacement opponent 🇲🇽Moises Calleros (33-10-1, 17KO👊) by way of technical knockout to start the main portion of the Mexico City DAZN fight card. Continue reading “El Rey Julio Cesar Martinez Walks Through Replacement Opponent Calleros in Under 2 Rounds”

Jon Uddin’s Picks for the Week of October 25th

By Jon Uddin🖊️ 

The little guys are the headliners this weekend in boxing. Juan Francisco Estrada and Carlos Cuadras are ready for their sequel. Chocolatito is set to defend his Super-Flyweight title. Julio Cesar Martinez brings his torrid pace to the ring for what was originally set to be his second title defense. Continue reading “Jon Uddin’s Picks for the Week of October 25th”

Lomachenko and His Right Shoulder Injury – An Investigatory Look Into the Claim and the Timeline 📰

So news had manifested out a couple of days ago about former Lightweight Kingpin 🥇🥇🇺🇦Vasiliy “Loma” Lomachenko undergoing surgery for a right shoulder ailment, and that the surgery took place on Monday.  He is reportedly to be sidelined from training by 🗓️mid-January of 2021, on Doctors orders.  An intriguing turn of events here Continue reading “Lomachenko and His Right Shoulder Injury – An Investigatory Look Into the Claim and the Timeline 📰”

Sparring Session🥊🥊: (Week of October 19th)

By Jon Uddin & Tré Berry III🖊️🖊️ | 10/21/2020

Jon Uddin and Tré Berry covering some very important topics lingering over from last Saturday’s action, and results.  Did Lopez solve the Lomachenko puzzle? or did Lomachenko start too late?   We discuss what is currently wrong with the culture, and addressing the concerns of judging and distractions in what is the current climate of boxing. Continue reading “Sparring Session🥊🥊: (Week of October 19th)”

On the Radar:📡 Teofimo Lopez

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 10/20/2020

(Entering into the conversation a couple of ways) 🥊🥊

BOXER: 👑🇭🇳🇺🇸Teofimo “Takeover” Lopez🇺🇸🇭🇳👑

FEATS ACCOMPLISHED: Successfully Becoming the Youngest Undisputed World Champion in The 4-Belt Title Era, Also Becoming the First Latin Blooded Undisputed World Champion in Boxing Since the Great Roberto Duran 

THE PATH TO THE GOAL:📈 The journey of the young fighter out of Brooklyn, New York City – has Continue reading “On the Radar:📡 Teofimo Lopez”

When the Smoke Clears:💨 Lopez vs. Lomachenko Aftermath

By Jon Uddin🖊️ | 10/20/2020

We got 12 rounds of championship boxing before crowning a new king of the lightweight division, so here are 12 quick thoughts from this past weeks boxing action. Continue reading “When the Smoke Clears:💨 Lopez vs. Lomachenko Aftermath”

The Takeover Has Officially Begun – Teofimo Lopez Lives Out His Dream, Becomes Undisputed Lightweight Champion of the World

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 10/18/2020

A tale of two halves – is what instantly comes to mind in regards to this contest that featured 12 highly tactical skillful rounds.  The three judges went on to favor the younger fighter, as 👑🇺🇸Teofimo “Takeover” Lopez (16-0-0, 12KO👊) lives up to the meaning of his nickname, now in possession of all RING/WBA/WBO/IBF/WBC “Franchise” Lightweight World Title Belts in what is a scenario where he is now living the pinnacle of his dream in live time. Continue reading “The Takeover Has Officially Begun – Teofimo Lopez Lives Out His Dream, Becomes Undisputed Lightweight Champion of the World”

Sparring Session🥊🥊: (Week of October 12th)

By Jon Uddin & Tré Berry III🖊️🖊️ | 10/14/2020

Tré Berry and Jon Uddin goes deep into thought about the impact of the upcoming Vasiliy Lomachenko/Teofimo Lopez contest, the interesting dynamic between both father-son / fighter-trainer relationships between the Lomachenko’s and the Lopez team, and what is expected of Edgar Berlanga going forward now that he is garnering a good deal of attention from his rapidly rising fanbase. Continue reading “Sparring Session🥊🥊: (Week of October 12th)”

Things We’ve Noticed:🤔 The Endearing Bond Between Teofimo Lopez and His 🗽New York Fans

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 10/13/2020

Just being around IBF Lightweight Champion 🇭🇳🇺🇸Teofimo “Takeover” Lopez (15-0-0, 12KO👊), you get an immediate sense of aura at his events that radiates a certain level of connectivity that you rarely see with boxers and their core backing, most notably with their own home fans.  Teofimo Lopez was raised in the Bay Ridge Continue reading “Things We’ve Noticed:🤔 The Endearing Bond Between Teofimo Lopez and His 🗽New York Fans”

The Stage is Set, Lomachenko Looks to Continue Walking the Path Towards his Ultimate Goal in Boxing – Becoming Undisputed Champion

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 10/12/2020

A classic saying, with a bit of a twist to it – “never judge the man by his words, but in the action he carries out in accordance to those words”, and when you look at the plight of 3-weight Champion 👑🥇🥇🇺🇦Vasiliy “Loma” Lomachenko’s journey towards chasing the dream of becoming Undisputed World Champion, just look at his last 5 fights (including this upcoming one with Teofimo) to get the answers that you seek where his immediate introduction to the  Continue reading “The Stage is Set, Lomachenko Looks to Continue Walking the Path Towards his Ultimate Goal in Boxing – Becoming Undisputed Champion”

A Scheduling Change For a Major Welterweight Bout 📰

The falls upcoming blockbuster Welterweight showdown between WBC/IBF Unified Titlist 🇺🇸Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr (26-0-0, 21KO), and former Champion 🇺🇸Danny “Swift” Garcia (36-2-0, 21KO) will now take place on 🗓️December 5th. It was originally scheduled for November 21st. This will be a bout shown on FOX Pay-Per-View.  The event is set to take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas (home of football’s 🏈Dallas Cowboys), with some fans allowed in attendance.

Eight Knockdowns in an All-Time Fight – Zepeda Lands Devastating One Punch KO, Sparks Major Concerns for Baranchyk’s Health

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 10/04/2020

The full gambit of emotions ran its course tonight for all involved (fighters, trainers, viewers), as 🇺🇸Jose “Chon” Zepeda (33-2-0, 26KO) and 🇷🇺🇧🇾Ivan “The Beast” Baranchyk (20-2-0, 13KO) went to full war, delivering all-out combat.  Every round featured a knockdown, and each boxer was dropped 4 times for a total of 8 times in which they combined touched the canvas, but only 7 times did Continue reading “Eight Knockdowns in an All-Time Fight – Zepeda Lands Devastating One Punch KO, Sparks Major Concerns for Baranchyk’s Health”

Respect in Combat (Jermall Charlo | Sergiy Derevyanchenko)

WBC Middleweight World Champion 🇺🇸Jermall Charlo and always-game 🇺🇦Sergiy Derevyanchenko embracing after their 12 round headliner on Saturday night. The Charlo’s (both Jermell and Jermall) are tough sells. They don’t just like anybody, you have to earn their respect…and that’s exactly what Sergiy was able to do, as Jermall showed the most respect to him post-fight out of all his opponents.

Danny Roman Edges Out Close Decision Over Juan Carlos Payano

Opening up the second portion of the 2 in 1 mega PPV event were a couple of Super-Bantamweights who put forth a competitive contest.  Former unified titlist 🇺🇸Danny “Baby Faced Assassin” Roman (28-3-1, 10KO) surfaced victorious on the scorecards, though 🇩🇴Juan Carlos Payano (21-4-0, 9KO) boxed well enough to make the official verdict a debatable one all-around. Continue reading “Danny Roman Edges Out Close Decision Over Juan Carlos Payano”

Mairis Briedis Defeats Yuniel Dorticos to Win WBSS Cruiserweight Final

By Jon Uddin🖊️ | 09/27/2020

It didn’t turn out to be the action packed blockbuster many boxing fans had hoped it would be, but in the end 👑🇱🇻Mairis Briedis achieved his goal of hoisting the Muhammad Ali trophy after beating 🇨🇺Yuniel Dortiocs in Munich, Germany. Continue reading “Mairis Briedis Defeats Yuniel Dorticos to Win WBSS Cruiserweight Final”

Jermell Charlo Officially Becomes the Man of the Division, Knocks Rosario Out With a Jab

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 09/27/2020

You wanted a true Champion of the division? well you got one, as 👑🇺🇸Jermell “Iron Man” Charlo (34-1-0, 18KO👊) fulfilled his dream to pick up the RING World Title, as well as pairing the WBA and IBF belts previously held by 🇩🇴Jeison “Banana” Rosario (20-2-1, 14KO👊) with his WBC title, doing so by knocking Rosario out in the eighth round. Continue reading “Jermell Charlo Officially Becomes the Man of the Division, Knocks Rosario Out With a Jab”

Charlo Gets His Signature Victory, Outpoints a Brave Derevyanchenko for Unanimous Decision Victory

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 09/26/2020

After getting off to a razor sharp start, 🇺🇸Jermall “Hitman” Charlo (31-0-0, 22KO👊), endured a strong push in the second half by the brave 🇺🇦Sergiy Derevyanchenko (13-3-0, 10KO👊), with Charlo digging his foot into the canvas, standing his ground to secure Unanimous Decision to defend WBC Title, getting the victory needed to silence critics and open up a world of opportunities. Continue reading “Charlo Gets His Signature Victory, Outpoints a Brave Derevyanchenko for Unanimous Decision Victory”

John Riel Casimero Opens Up The PPV Card With a Bang, Blows Duke Micah Away in Three

To the casual fan, those who just seen WBO Bantamweight Titlist 🇵🇭John Riel Casimero (30-4-0, 21KO) fight for the first time are asking “who is this??” as he put together yet another explosive performance, dispatching of previously unbeaten foe 🇬🇭Duke Micah (24-1-0, 19KO) with a display of power, angles, and tenacity inside of 3 rounds. Continue reading “John Riel Casimero Opens Up The PPV Card With a Bang, Blows Duke Micah Away in Three”

Crawford and Brook Reach a Mutual Agreement for a November Bout 📰

Official word has been leaked out that Pound-4-Pound talent and WBO Welterweight Titlist 🇺🇸Terence “Bud” Crawford (36-0-0, 27KO👊) will fight former top Welterweight 🇬🇧Kell “Special K” Brook (39-2-0, 27KO👊) for a November 14th scheduled date. Crawford is set to make $4M for this bout, while Brook is contracted to earn around $2M. The fight will be on regular 📺ESPN for the world to see.

Sniper on Point, Pedraza Outboxes Molina to Wide Victory, Looks Upward to Bigger Opportunities

The former 2-division title holder from Caguas, Puerto Rico 🇵🇷Jose “Sniper” Pedraza (28-3-0, 13KO) had zero problems in clearing out former Olympian 🇺🇸Javier “El Intocable” Molina (22-3-0, 9KO), getting his victory by unanimous decision.  Pedraza in this contest showcased his full bag of tricks, authoring up a razor sharp performance that showcased his full capabilities on display. Continue reading “Sniper on Point, Pedraza Outboxes Molina to Wide Victory, Looks Upward to Bigger Opportunities”

“Let’s Do it Again” – Cecilia Brækhus Activates ReMatch Clause 📰

If you were questioning if retirement was creeping into the mind of 38 year old legend 🇨🇴🇳🇴Cecilia “First Lady” Brækhus (36-1-0, 9KO), well we just got a definitive answer, and that answer is no.  She opted to attempt to get her world titles back that judges awarded now-Welterweight Champion of the World 👑🇺🇸Jessica “CasKILLA” McCaskill (9-2-0, 3KO) by activating an existing rematch clause in her previous contract. Continue reading ““Let’s Do it Again” – Cecilia Brækhus Activates ReMatch Clause 📰”

Mean Machine Puts Zewski Out of Commission In the Eighth

Despite a respectable early challenge by 🇨🇦Mikael Zewski (34-2-0, 23KO) who boxed well from the outside, the “Mean Machine” 🇱🇹Egidijus Kavaliauskas (22-1-1, 18KO) eventually caught up to Zewski to secure the technical knockout in round 8 of their headliner Welterweight contest. Continue reading “Mean Machine Puts Zewski Out of Commission In the Eighth”

Beterbiev vs. Deines Contest To Be Postponed Due to Injury 📰

Feared knockout artist and unbeaten Unified WBC/IBF Light-Heavyweight Titlist 🇷🇺Artur Beterbiev (15-0-0, 15KO👊) will unfortunately have to have delays on making his long awaited 2020 debut, after reports have surfaced on him suffering a rib injury during training, having his scheduled fight postponed against 🇩🇪Adam Deines (19-1-1, 10KO) in Moscow. Continue reading “Beterbiev vs. Deines Contest To Be Postponed Due to Injury 📰”

Champion Alan Minter Loses his Bout With Cancer (1951-2020) 📰

Rest in piece to former Undisputed Middleweight World Champion 🥉🇬🇧Alan Minter, who we learned has passed away yesterday, unfortunately succumbing to his lengthy battle with cancer.  He was 69 years old.  His legacy was spearheaded from winning an Olympic Bronze-Medal at the Munich, Germany games back in 1972. Continue reading “Champion Alan Minter Loses his Bout With Cancer (1951-2020) 📰”

Talking Legends:📽️ Wilfred Benitez

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 09/09/2020

Some people are born with talent who are unable to harness it, and some have natural abilities that can be 🔑unlocked through repetition and hard work. There are also those who classify as prodigies, whose talent overrides the natural progression that one is supposed to take in harnessing those skills, which enables everything to come easy for them. That there describes 👑🇺🇸🇵🇷Wilfred “El Radar” Benitez (53-8-1, 31KO👊) to a “T”. He was as natural a talent that boxing has ever seen, with nearly unrivaled defensive capabilities. Continue reading “Talking Legends:📽️ Wilfred Benitez”

Ugas Dominates Ramos, Nearly Gets Knocked Out by Horrendous Scoring

The Welterweights took centerstage for the main event, and it was 🥉🇨🇺Yordenis Ugas (26-4-0, 12KO) getting the victory against 🇺🇸Abel Ramos (26-4-2, 20KO), becoming the new recipient of the secondary WBA belt, opening up future possibilities towards securing more big fights in the Welterweight division…now prepare for a rant. Continue reading “Ugas Dominates Ramos, Nearly Gets Knocked Out by Horrendous Scoring”

Lara Gets the Job Done in Typical Lara Fashion, Outpoints Vendetti

The PBC main event on FOX didn’t provide much of what you would call entertainment, however it took on the tone of a typical night for 🇨🇺Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (27-3-3, 15KO), as the 37 year old used his superior savvy to outbox rugged contender 🇺🇸Greg “The Villain” Vendetti (22-4-1, 12KO) en route to a Unanimous Decision. Continue reading “Lara Gets the Job Done in Typical Lara Fashion, Outpoints Vendetti”

A Competitive Duel Reaches Majority Decision Verdict, Ramirez Defeats Postol to Defend His Titles

A competitive clash of styles produced a well fought contest and by way of Majority Decision, 🇺🇸Jose Carlos Ramirez (26-0-0, 17KO) was successful in defeating a game-former Titlist in 🇺🇦Viktor “The Iceman” Postol (31-3-0, 12KO) to make his first title defense as a unified titlist, retaining both his WBC and WBO Junior-Welterweight Title Belts. Continue reading “A Competitive Duel Reaches Majority Decision Verdict, Ramirez Defeats Postol to Defend His Titles”

Dubois Gets the Type of Stoppage Over Snijders he Was Looking For

Nothing that we didn’t already anticipate after learning of top-prospect 🇬🇧Daniel “DDD” Dubois (15-0-0, 14KO) and the Netherlands 🇳🇱Ricardo Snijders (18-2-0, 8KO) fight after being scheduled.  Dubois made relatively quick work over the overmatched opponent, putting him down 5 times before being counted out early in the 2nd round. Continue reading “Dubois Gets the Type of Stoppage Over Snijders he Was Looking For”

On this Day🗓️: (Ivan Calderon Outduels Hugo Cazares)

🗓️On this day (August 25th, 2007), Puerto Rican underrated legend 👑🇵🇷Ivan Calderon moved up from a long tenure as Strawweight Champion to fight for 🇲🇽Hugo Fidel Cazares’s WBO Light-Flyweight Title and for the vacant RING Light-Flyweight Championship of the world. Continue reading “On this Day🗓️: (Ivan Calderon Outduels Hugo Cazares)”

Porter in His Sharpest Form Tonight, Takes Care of Formella by Decision

Top-flight contender 🇺🇸“Showtime” Shawn Porter (31-3-1, 19KO👊) went to work early and often tonight against German prizefighter 🇩🇪Sebastian Formella (22-1-0, 10KO👊) mauling, outworking, and outboxing Formella to a unanimous decision victory of shutout variety. Continue reading “Porter in His Sharpest Form Tonight, Takes Care of Formella by Decision”

No Debate This Time, Taylor Defeats Persoon in Another Thriller to Remain Undisputed Champion

The 2nd act following their 2019 tussle was as entertaining a fight, with both combatants once again showing the grizzled resolve of a lioness protecting her young. Well this time around, 👑🥇🇮🇪Katie Taylor (15-0-0, 6KO👊) made it definitive, and put together a better rounded performance from start to finish, outpointing 🇧🇪Delfine Persoon’s (44-3-0, 18KO👊) despite her non-stop efforts to gain ground over the decorated Champion. Continue reading “No Debate This Time, Taylor Defeats Persoon in Another Thriller to Remain Undisputed Champion”

Maravilla’s Return To the Boxing Ring (Sergio Martinez) 📰

For those who were unaware, former Lineal Middleweight World Champion 🇦🇷Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez (52-3-2, 29KO👊) came out of retirement, and had his first fight entering back between the ropes since his defeat at the hands of 🇵🇷Miguel Cotto six years ago in 2014. Continue reading “Maravilla’s Return To the Boxing Ring (Sergio Martinez) 📰”

Talking Legends:📽️ Marvelous Marvin Hagler

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 09/25/2019

Relentless, menacing, a well oiled machine, Middleweight All-Time-Great legend 👑🇺🇸Marvelous Marvin Hagler (62-3-2, 52KO👊) was the closest thing to an actual 🎬“Terminator” that had touched down in the sport of boxing. Marvin was one of the most well conditioned fighters in boxing history, and also one of it’s most intimidating Champions, both from a physical and from a mental standpoint. Continue reading “Talking Legends:📽️ Marvelous Marvin Hagler”