Mark Magsayo Wins His First World Title, Unseats Gary Russell Jr. to Win the WBC Featherweight Strap

Well…the Featherweight division has a new WBC world titlist, and his name is ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญMark Magsayo (24-0-0, 16KO๐Ÿ‘Š) of the Philippines, as he managed to outpoint ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธGary Russell Jr. (31-2-0, 18KO๐Ÿ‘Š) in order to take his title, and to cut his 5 defense reign short to usher in some more new blood into a constantly changing division. Russell however wasn’t lying when he hinted at an injury during an press ๐ŸŽ™๏ธinterview in the week that was leading up to the fight.ย  Continue reading “Mark Magsayo Wins His First World Title, Unseats Gary Russell Jr. to Win the WBC Featherweight Strap”

All in a Days Work For a Not So Ordinary Joe – Smith Jr. Outworks Geffrard, Secures 9th Round Technical Knockout Victory

Workman WBO Light-Heavyweight world titlist ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธJoe Smith Jr. (28-3-0, 22KO๐Ÿ‘Š) was able to defeat and stop late sub replacement opponent ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธSteve Geffrard (18-3-0, 12KO๐Ÿ‘Š) in the 9th round due to sustained activity throughout the bout, letting off a prolonged combination until the legs gave out for Geffrard, leading to the TKO as his Head-Trainer ๐Ÿฅ‹Kevin Cunningham threw in the towel during the administered count, understanding that his fighter Continue reading “All in a Days Work For a Not So Ordinary Joe – Smith Jr. Outworks Geffrard, Secures 9th Round Technical Knockout Victory”

Luis Ortiz Survives Early Scares in the Contest, Jars Charles Martin With Devastating Overhand Left and Finishes Him Off By 6th Round TKO

Happy New Year to all. There was some action last Saturday night, and the main event produced a couple of interesting moments on the Pay-Per-View card. Being the elder statesmen at the (reported) age of 42, ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บLuis “King Kong” Ortiz (33-2-0, 28KO๐Ÿ‘Š) survived a scare in his Heavyweight bout against ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ“Prince” Charles Martin (28-3-1, 25KO๐Ÿ‘Š), and Ortiz hit the canvas twice – the first Continue reading “Luis Ortiz Survives Early Scares in the Contest, Jars Charles Martin With Devastating Overhand Left and Finishes Him Off By 6th Round TKO”

Good Consistent Action Through 36 Minutes in Tokyo – Kazuto Ioka Methodically Cruises to Unanimous Decision Over Solid Fukunaga

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 12/31/2021

Though this wasn’t really the fight that reigning WBO Super-Flyweight Titlist ๐Ÿ”ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตKazuto Ioka (28-2-0, 15KO๐Ÿ‘Š) planned for, he got a good, respectable challenge from fellow countryman ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตRyoji Fukunaga (15-5-0, 14KO๐Ÿ‘Š) today through 12 rounds of solid craftsmanship exhibited by both. Ioka being one of, if arguably the most consistent operator in the sport, he did what he typically does, and did enough of it en route to securing his 4th defense Continue reading “Good Consistent Action Through 36 Minutes in Tokyo – Kazuto Ioka Methodically Cruises to Unanimous Decision Over Solid Fukunaga”

Boxer-Puncher in Her Full Element – Serrano Puts Forth Consistent Effort to Wipe Out Gutierrez on the Cards in the Lightweight Division

The great ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทAmanda “Real Deal” Serrano (42-1-1, 30KO๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ‘Š) let it be known early in her bout against ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธMiriam Gutierrez (14-2-0, 5KO๐Ÿ‘Š) that she wanted to make an everlasting statement against her latest foe. Coming out in the first round strong on her front foot, she controlled the first minute of the action behind the strong jab, cross at range, using it in a variety of ways. Continue reading “Boxer-Puncher in Her Full Element – Serrano Puts Forth Consistent Effort to Wipe Out Gutierrez on the Cards in the Lightweight Division”

Seniesa Estrada Makes a Big Splash on Zurdo/Gonzalez Undercard, Knocks Maria Micheo Santizo Out in Fourth Round Devastation

The future of women’s boxing is already here, and looks to be the Pound-4-Pound face of the sport in the near future. WBO Light-Flyweight titlist, and reigning, defending WBA Minimumweight titlist ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธSeniesa “Super Bad” Estrada (22-0-0, 9KO๐Ÿ‘Š) was certainly dominant, if not โšกelectric in her performance, and win over opponent ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นMaria Micheo Santizo (9-1-0, 5KO๐Ÿ‘Š) of Guatemala, for a successful first title defense of her WBA strap. Continue reading “Seniesa Estrada Makes a Big Splash on Zurdo/Gonzalez Undercard, Knocks Maria Micheo Santizo Out in Fourth Round Devastation”

In a Brutal Affair, Joseph Parker Wins Rematch in a More Convincing Fashion Over Tough Dereck Chisora

When it comes to a ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งDereck “War” Chisora (32-12-0, 23KO๐Ÿ‘Š) fight, you know exactly what to expect…..heart exhibited, bombs being thrown, physicality, a bit of showmanship, and a stern test when he’s in against the elite. He provided that yet again, and that’s why he has soย  fan support as the Chief โ›ฉ๏ธGatekeeper of the division. Continue reading “In a Brutal Affair, Joseph Parker Wins Rematch in a More Convincing Fashion Over Tough Dereck Chisora”

David Morrell Jr’s Skills Pay Off, Overmatches Alantez Fox Through Four Rounds to Get the TKO Victory

Talented Cuban blue chip Super-Middleweight world contender ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บDavid Morrell Jr. (6-0-0, 5KO๐Ÿ‘Š) returned tonight headlining on the FOX PBC card, where he defeated foe ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธAlantez Fox (28-3-1, 13KO๐Ÿ‘Š) by working him into corner submission, with Fox’s Father and Head-Trainer calling for the stoppage in the 4th round to avoid further punishment. Continue reading “David Morrell Jr’s Skills Pay Off, Overmatches Alantez Fox Through Four Rounds to Get the TKO Victory”

Face Covered in Blood, Beterbiev in Frightening Power Display Makes Crafty Browne Submit by TKO to Defend His World Lineal Reign

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 12/18/2021

Destructive, precise, and devastating result, TBRB-Lineal, Unified WBC/IBF Champion of the World ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บArtur Beterbiev (17-0-0, 17KO๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ‘Š) fought through profuse bleeding from an accidental head clash in the 4th round, to beat and batter quality mandatory world contender ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ”Sir” Marcus Browne (24-2-0, 16KO๐Ÿ‘Š) through the middle rounds, and dropped him twice in the bout. Continue reading “Face Covered in Blood, Beterbiev in Frightening Power Display Makes Crafty Browne Submit by TKO to Defend His World Lineal Reign”

A Good Fight Marred by Highly Inept Officiating – Madrimov Wins Title Eliminator Over Soro by TKO Amid a Backdrop of High Controversy

Headlining the Uzbekistan card showcasing many of their best talent was elite Super-Welterweights ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทMichel Soro (35-3-1, 24KO๐Ÿ‘Š), and ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟIsrail Madrimov (8-0-0, 6KO๐Ÿ‘Š) risking their top-contender positions in what was a WBA final eliminator, for the rights to face the Undisputed World Champion if a winner is granted between ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธJermell Charlo, and ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทBrian Carlos Castaรฑo in their rematch soon-to-come, with contracts nearly finalized. Continue reading “A Good Fight Marred by Highly Inept Officiating – Madrimov Wins Title Eliminator Over Soro by TKO Amid a Backdrop of High Controversy”

Naoya Inoue’s Sustained Action Pays Off – Leading Up to an 8th Round Stoppage Over Aran Dipaen to Defend Bantamweight Titles

It’s a shame that in this day and age on the cusp of 2022 being on the horizon, that we can’t figure our way around a signal problem. Being that Japan was having trouble in getting a proper signal up, the we weren’t able to see a world top 3 Pound-4-Pound fighter broadcast on ๐Ÿ’ปESPN or ESPN+, which was the original plan from the get-go.

Nonetheless, as you would expect, ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตNaoya “Monster” Inoue (22-0-0, 19KO๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ‘Š) blasted his opponent out by way of eighth round stoppage over ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญAran Dipaen (12-3-0, 11KO๐Ÿ‘Š). It was good work for the Champion, who wanted to get some rounds in of sustained action, and Dipaen did Continue reading “Naoya Inoue’s Sustained Action Pays Off – Leading Up to an 8th Round Stoppage Over Aran Dipaen to Defend Bantamweight Titles”

Nonito Donaire Continues to Dip Into the Fountain of Youth, as He Looked Fresh in Stopping Reymart Gaballo With a Liver Shot

We don’t quite know exactly how it is being done by ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญNonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire (42-6-0, 28KO๐Ÿ‘Š), but he looks even fresher now than he did in the WBSS final 2 years ago, and his opponent tonight ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญReymart Gaballo (24-1-0, 20KO๐Ÿ‘Š) got the full brunt of the revamped Donaire experience, and was stopped emphatically in the 4th round by the Filipino legend. Continue reading “Nonito Donaire Continues to Dip Into the Fountain of Youth, as He Looked Fresh in Stopping Reymart Gaballo With a Liver Shot”

Lomachenko Brilliant in Wipeout Performance Over Gutsy Commey – Wins Unanimous Decision By Virtual Shutout to Possibly Set Him Up For Something Big at Lightweight

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 12/11/2021

Lightweight season has officially concluded, and the name of the game for ๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆVasiliy “Loma” Lomachenko (16-2-0, 11KO๐Ÿ‘Š) was to do what his other contemporaries failed to do during this 3 week stretch that harbored 8 of the 10 best Lightweights in the world, and that was to outright dominate his opponent. Well on this night, he did exactly that, as he took out ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญRichard “RC” Commey (30-4-0, 27KO๐Ÿ‘Š) in a brilliant performance by shutout variety, that harkens back to Loma’s greatest days when injury was no longer in the backdrop of their concerns on the minds of watchers.ย  Continue reading “Lomachenko Brilliant in Wipeout Performance Over Gutsy Commey – Wins Unanimous Decision By Virtual Shutout to Possibly Set Him Up For Something Big at Lightweight”

Conor Benn Breaks Out, Delivers Devastating Knockout Over Chris Algieri to Move Steps Closer Towards Elite Welterweight Relevancy

For the son of British all-time favorite ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งNigel Benn, rising Welterweight prospect ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งConor Benn (20-0-0, 13KO๐Ÿ‘Š) has been sitting at the edge of what separates domestic contenders from world contenders… and while he appears to have crossed that path already prior to this fight, this was the one that was convincing to all of him doing so. Facing veteran ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธChris Algieri (25-4-0, 9KO๐Ÿ‘Š), who was determined to work the young, strong 25 year old Brit…was caught cold in the 4th round with a bone crunching ๐Ÿ’ฅright hand for a one punch knockout that will garner some talk of accolade nomination. Continue reading “Conor Benn Breaks Out, Delivers Devastating Knockout Over Chris Algieri to Move Steps Closer Towards Elite Welterweight Relevancy”

Stern Early Challenge From Firuza Sharipova Made it Interesting, but Katie Taylor’s Tactical Change in the Second Half Secured the Decision to Remain Undisputed Champ

Kazakhstan’s ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟFiruza Sharipova (14-2-0, 8KO๐Ÿ‘Š) talked a lot leading up to the bout, and she let her fists mirror the talking for her in the early goings, making it a quality tactical bout…but as time progressed ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช“Irish” Katie Taylor’s (20-0-0, 6KO๐Ÿ‘Š) class showed out, and she seized control en route to winning a comfortable points decision to defend her unified titles a total of 6 times, as well as tallying up 13 title defenses in the Lightweight division. With this out the way, there is actually room for the biggest fight of them all to be made in the women’s sport.  Continue reading “Stern Early Challenge From Firuza Sharipova Made it Interesting, but Katie Taylor’s Tactical Change in the Second Half Secured the Decision to Remain Undisputed Champ”

Consistency Pays Off – Bivol Does What He Does Best in Dominating Salamov for Latest Title Defense

In Ekaterinburg, Russia, WBA Light-Heavyweight world titlist ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บDmitry Bivol (19-0-0, 11KO๐Ÿ‘Š), and fellow Russian countryman ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บUmar Salamov (26-2-0, 19KO๐Ÿ‘Š) headlined a fight card for the faithful at ๐ŸŸ๏ธKRK โ€œUraletsโ€ Arena, Bivol proved to be levels way too sharp for the title challenger. Continue reading “Consistency Pays Off – Bivol Does What He Does Best in Dominating Salamov for Latest Title Defense”

Illness Sidelines John Riel Casimero – The Dubai Main Event Between Him and Butler is Now Altered ๐Ÿ“ฐ

WBO Bantamweight belt possessor ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญJoel Riel Casimero (31-4-0, 21KO๐Ÿ‘Š) this weekend was supposed to take on his mandatory opposition in Dubai against ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งPaul Butler (33-2-0, 15KO๐Ÿ‘Š), however word has surfaced that Casimero dealing with the effects of gastritis, has decided to pull out of the fight altogether. Continue reading “Illness Sidelines John Riel Casimero – The Dubai Main Event Between Him and Butler is Now Altered ๐Ÿ“ฐ”

Injuries and the Pandemic – How Inescapable Circumstances Derailed Their Initial Plans, and How it Effected Richard Commey and Vasiliy Lomachenko in the Longrun

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 12/08/2021

Life at times can throw you interesting โšพcurveballs, whether it alters something about you, or it reconstructing the ground in which you walk on. Such was the case for both ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญRichard Commey (30-3-0, 27KO๐Ÿ‘Š), and ๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆVasiliy Lomachenko (15-2-0, 11KO๐Ÿ‘Š)…and though their stories completely contrast one another, it is also intertwined in a sense, to where they each play a part in an important ๐Ÿ“–chapter in a grand story of the division. For their fight to be on the horizon in the next few days, it is a near full circle microcosm given where the story all originates from.ย  Continue reading “Injuries and the Pandemic – How Inescapable Circumstances Derailed Their Initial Plans, and How it Effected Richard Commey and Vasiliy Lomachenko in the Longrun”

Tank Davis Deals With Relentless Pitbull Cruz For Twelve Rounds on Staples Center PPV Card, Does Enough to Get the Decision

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 12/06/2021

Superstar high ranked Lightweight contender ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธGervonta “Tank” Davis’s (26-0-0, 24KO๐Ÿ‘Š) last minute PPV experiment appears to be a very successful one in the long run, as late replacement Lightweight contender ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝIsaac “Pitbull” Cruz (22-2-1, 15KO๐Ÿ‘Š) lived up to his moniker by relentlessly taking the fight to Davis void of any fear, and made it an eventful, fun friendly fight for the large gathering of fans at the sold out ๐ŸŸ๏ธStaples Center in Los Angeles, California. Davis, who paid a tribute to the late, great ๐Ÿ€Kobe Bryant in the building that he built, dawned Laker colors to commemorate the all-time great. Continue reading “Tank Davis Deals With Relentless Pitbull Cruz For Twelve Rounds on Staples Center PPV Card, Does Enough to Get the Decision”

Devin and JoJo Thrill the Crowd at the MGM Grand in Tactical Warfare, But Haney Was Too Sharp, Worked En Route to Winning Decision

While the fight card as a whole was atrocious given the undercard with one sided fights, and quick hooks by Referees, the main event surely made up for the shortcomings, with good, clean action. High ranking Lightweight ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธDevin “The Dream” Haney (27-0-0, 15KO๐Ÿ‘Š) got his first real test from an in-prime, high caliber opponent in ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธJoseph “Jojo” Diaz (32-2-1, 15KO๐Ÿ‘Š). Despite some heavy mid round pushback by Diaz, Devin’s sustained work through Continue reading “Devin and JoJo Thrill the Crowd at the MGM Grand in Tactical Warfare, But Haney Was Too Sharp, Worked En Route to Winning Decision”

Like Clockwork๐Ÿ• – McCaskill Went to Work, and Overwhelmed Late Replacement Wyatt for Title Defense to Remain Undisputed Champ

Undisputed Women’s Welterweight Champion ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธJessica “CasKILLA” McCaskill (11-2-0, 4KO๐Ÿ‘Š) remained just that, as she went on to defeat late replacement opponent ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆKandi Wyatt (10-4-0, 3KO๐Ÿ‘Š) by way of 7th round technical knockout to secure the title defense. Caskilla came out hot, with no regard for her opponent, putting those huge fists to work. Continue reading “Like Clockwork๐Ÿ• – McCaskill Went to Work, and Overwhelmed Late Replacement Wyatt for Title Defense to Remain Undisputed Champ”

Their Stories – Get to Know King George…How His Victory Over Teofimo Lopez Affects Everyone’s Short Term Outlook on Their Careers (George Kambosos Jnr.) ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 11/29/2021

Unless you’ve been in some sort of food-induced coma for the weekend after ๐ŸฆƒThanksgiving festivities (that reference is for those in the States), Australia’s ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บGeorge “Ferocious” Kambosos (20-0-0, 10KO๐Ÿ‘Š) shook up the pot heavily with his monumental defeat over ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธTeofimo Lopez to win all of the highest ranked belts in the Lightweight division. The victory makes him the first Australian-born fighter to become a Lineal Champion since ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บKostya Tszyu achieved that status back in 2001. Continue reading “Their Stories – Get to Know King George…How His Victory Over Teofimo Lopez Affects Everyone’s Short Term Outlook on Their Careers (George Kambosos Jnr.) ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ”

Brutal Showdown to Go Down in Lure for the History of the Division, as Stephen Fulton Jr. Eeks Past Brandon Figueroa to Unify WBC and WBO Super-Bantamweight Titles

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธย | 11/28/2021

Another one…๐Ÿ—“๏ธ2021 has been a bit of a renaissance year in terms of getting top bill performances, and in getting the elite talent back to meeting each other in the ring. A strong night of boxing Saturday was – but it was the headliner showdown at Park Theater in Las Vegas, between WBO titlist ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธStephen “Cool Boy Steph” Fulton Jr. (20-0-0, 8KO๐Ÿ‘Š), and fellow undefeated WBC titlist ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธBrandon “Heartbreaker” Figueroa (22-1-1, 17KO๐Ÿ‘Š) that stole the fight of the week honors, and will certainly garner interest in much higher accolades, as it was the latest of burgeoning Fight of the Year candidates. Continue reading “Brutal Showdown to Go Down in Lure for the History of the Division, as Stephen Fulton Jr. Eeks Past Brandon Figueroa to Unify WBC and WBO Super-Bantamweight Titles”

Upset Alert๐Ÿšจ – George Kambosos Jnr. Came to Madison Square Garden, Took Control Early, to Upset and Defeat Teofimo Lopez to Win Bevy of Lightweight World Titles ๐Ÿ—ฝ

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 11/28/2021

This is not, I repeat…this is not the welcome homecoming that now-former Champion ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธTeofimo “Takeover” Lopez Jr. (16-1-0, 12KO๐Ÿ‘Š) had anticipated. That party was spoiled by determined, angry Aussie fighter ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บGeorge Kambosos Jnr. (20-0-0, 10KO๐Ÿ‘Š), who not only willed the events of the fight to bend his way, but he fought very intelligently in aiding himself to get there.  Continue reading “Upset Alert๐Ÿšจ – George Kambosos Jnr. Came to Madison Square Garden, Took Control Early, to Upset and Defeat Teofimo Lopez to Win Bevy of Lightweight World Titles ๐Ÿ—ฝ”

Making a Name For Himself, and Earning the Hardware – Kenichi Ogawa With Second Fight in the States, Pummels Azinga Fuzile to Win Vacant IBF World Title

The Chief support to Lopez/Kambosos headliner was an interesting one, that showcased fresh new faces to an American audience as they fought at Madison Square Garden in the HULU Theater. South African boxer ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆAzinga Fuzile (15-2-0, 9KO๐Ÿ‘Š) came into the contest ranked 2 by the IBF, while Japanese war machine ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตKenichi Ogawa (26-1-1, 18KO๐Ÿ‘Š) sat right behind at #3 by the same recognized sanctioning body. Continue reading “Making a Name For Himself, and Earning the Hardware – Kenichi Ogawa With Second Fight in the States, Pummels Azinga Fuzile to Win Vacant IBF World Title”

Their Stories: The Curtain is Closed, and the Show is Over For Showtime – A Respect Commanding Journey Comes to an End, As The Sun Sets on a Career (Shawn Porter) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธย | 11/21/2021

To start, yes…we know people tend to not take retirement seriously pertaining to the sport of boxing given its history of boxers walking away, only to get the itch back to recapture that sense of belonging…but listening to ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธShawn Porter (31-4-1, 17KO๐Ÿ‘Š) last night after his bout with Terence Crawford, the pain exuded through his demeanor in falling a little bit short in his Herculean effort against arguably the best…and analyzing the ๐Ÿ“ƒblueprint of his career as one who literally fought every (already established) top flight Welterweight in various different capacities, it appears as if the 34 year old Porter was serious about his declaration to call it quits. Continue reading “Their Stories: The Curtain is Closed, and the Show is Over For Showtime – A Respect Commanding Journey Comes to an End, As The Sun Sets on a Career (Shawn Porter) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ”

The Thriller Lives Up to the Hype, and Porter Exceeded Expectation Cast Upon Him, But Crawford Found His Way, to Eventually Get Signature 10th Round Stoppage Victory

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 11/21/2021

Are you not entertainedโ“ The Welterweight division blessed us with a gem that is worthy of replaying back, and will certainly be talked about for years to come. WBO World Welterweight Titlist ย ๐Ÿ”ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธTerence “Bud” Crawford (38-0-0, 29KO๐Ÿ‘Š) for years has been itching for that test to prove himself against an elite ranking Welterweight, and he finally got his wish tonight. The relentless ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธShowtime Shawn Porter (31-4-1, 17KO๐Ÿ‘Š) in many instances gave Bud all that he could handle, as Shawn arguably had his best outing as a pro. Continue reading “The Thriller Lives Up to the Hype, and Porter Exceeded Expectation Cast Upon Him, But Crawford Found His Way, to Eventually Get Signature 10th Round Stoppage Victory”

Late Surge of Isaac Dogboe Thwarts Pitufo Diaz’s Early Work, as Dogboe Walks Away With a Majority Win

This was more of a thinking man’s fight, functioning at a slower pace, but it was still a quality fight between two esteemed Featherweight world contenders. Former Super-Bantamweight titlist ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งIsaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe, (23-2-0, 15KO๐Ÿ‘Š) found himself trailing in the action early against contender ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทChristopher “Pitufo” Diaz (26-4-0, 16KO๐Ÿ‘Š) who was putting together quality work from the outside. Understanding the circumstances Continue reading “Late Surge of Isaac Dogboe Thwarts Pitufo Diaz’s Early Work, as Dogboe Walks Away With a Majority Win”

After Explosive Start, Effects of a Headbutt Caused on McWilliams Arroyo Rendered His Fight With Julio Cesar Martinez a No-Contest

When anticipation is met with a let-down due to injury sustained in a highly sought after bout – that is where most tapped in viewers are after what had taken place. WBC Flyweight titlist ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝJulio Cesar Martinez (18-1-0, 14KO๐Ÿ‘Š) found himself in an early scare in the 1st round, but returned the favor against ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทMcWilliams Arroyo (21-4-0, 16KO๐Ÿ‘Š) as they both hit the canvas in the opening frame. A headbutt however, and the effects of it unfortunately reared its ugly head at the end of the second round, when Arroyo couldn’t continue, thus this contest being ruled a “No-Contest”. Continue reading “After Explosive Start, Effects of a Headbutt Caused on McWilliams Arroyo Rendered His Fight With Julio Cesar Martinez a No-Contest”

Though Lopsided on the Scorecards, Velasquez Gives a Healthy Effort, But Akhmadaliev’s Craft Proves to be Too Much, Wins By Decision

Reigning unbeaten WBA/IBF Super-Bantamweight unified world titlist ๐Ÿฅ‰๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟMurodjon Akhmadaliev (10-0-0, 7KO๐Ÿ‘Š) got a good, honest nights work in tonight, much credit given to late replacement foe ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑJose Velasquez (29-7-2, 19KO๐Ÿ‘Š), who showcased heavy durability, and toughness, making for a very physical assignment despite being blown out on the scorecards. Murodjon secured his 2nd defense of his titles, while Velasquez earned a new contingent of fans enthralled with his energy and toughness. Continue reading “Though Lopsided on the Scorecards, Velasquez Gives a Healthy Effort, But Akhmadaliev’s Craft Proves to be Too Much, Wins By Decision”

Trรฉ Berry’s Prediction, Breakdown, Analysis and Past Comparison For Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 11/18/2021

Saturday evening will feature arguably the most anticipated Welterweight contest of the last ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ5 years – not solely just because of the abilities, and stature of both combatants, but also because there was a time where it looked damn near impossible to get โ›“๏ธTop-Rank Promotions and โ›“๏ธPBC on the same accord, to get one of PBC’s premiere Welterweights to go up against Top-Rank’s royal bargaining chip. Continue reading “Trรฉ Berry’s Prediction, Breakdown, Analysis and Past Comparison For Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter”

Tim Tszyu Dominates Takeshi Inoue in Australian Venue, Inches Closer Towards a Potential World Title Shot

WBO #1 mandatory, and #3 IBF world Super-Welterweight challenger ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บTim “The Soul Taker” Tszyu (20-0-0, 15KO๐Ÿ‘Š) may just be known by many as the son of a legend (of course his father being the great ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บKostya Tszyu), but those paying close attention to to what the 27 year is doing, are aware enough to know that he is certainly Continue reading “Tim Tszyu Dominates Takeshi Inoue in Australian Venue, Inches Closer Towards a Potential World Title Shot”

The Cold, Intimidating Personality of Terence Crawford – How He and Shawn Porter Formed a Friendship

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 11/16/2021

Even now, when you think of ย ๐Ÿ”ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธTerence “Bud” Crawford (37-0-0, 28KO๐Ÿ‘Š) past his nearly unmatched abilities, what comes to mind is that he is not the easiest person to approach, isn’t one that’s down for a long conversation, and can be stand-offish at times, which doesn’t necessarily have to be categorized as a bad thing.ย  He simply enjoys the space that he operates in, and he only opens the โ›ฉ๏ธgates to those who he trust, and are close to him in his personal circle of supporters. Continue reading “The Cold, Intimidating Personality of Terence Crawford – How He and Shawn Porter Formed a Friendship”

The Bold and the Brash Set to Clash – Crawford Gets Welterweight Test That He Was in Need of, While Determined Porter Looks to Do Everything to Overthrow the Champ

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 11/15/2021

Two of the most stubborn pugilists in the sport of boxing are contracted to meet center-ring, at the ๐ŸจMandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, November 20th. If you have been following the sport for the bulk of the last decade, then you are privy to the โ›“๏ธPBC and โ›“๏ธTop-Rank tribalism wars that have prevented many top fights from happening, or drastically delayed those fights in taken them past its expired date of relevancy.

Reigning unbeaten P4P Monarch and 3-division titlist/current WBO Welterweight world champ ๐Ÿ”ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธTerence “Bud” Crawford (37-0-0, 28KO๐Ÿ‘Š) has fallen into that ๐Ÿ•ธ๏ธtangled-web the second that he got to the 147 lb. division, with most of the weight classes relevant boxers residing over on Premier Boxing Champions side of the coin. Continue reading “The Bold and the Brash Set to Clash – Crawford Gets Welterweight Test That He Was in Need of, While Determined Porter Looks to Do Everything to Overthrow the Champ”

Jaime Munguia and Gabe Rosado Gave Fans in Anaheim Something to Remember – Relentless Munguia Outguns the Brave Rosado in a Fight of the Year Candidate

You wanted ๐ŸŽ†fireworksโ“ well you got what you asked for. There were a multitude of fans that concluded pre-bout that there was no way that this fight wouldn’t be anything outside of the firefight that was expected, and all of the โœ…boxes were checked for that distinction. It was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝJaime Munguia’s (38-0-0, 30KO๐Ÿ‘Š) relentless onslaught of variety, combination punching and a revealed mean streak that kept him ahead of the curve, against ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธGabriel Rosado (26-14-1, 15KO๐Ÿ‘Š) who brought with him everything in the ring, and landed some serious leather, to the point where he split a portion of one of his gloves late in the bout. Continue reading “Jaime Munguia and Gabe Rosado Gave Fans in Anaheim Something to Remember – Relentless Munguia Outguns the Brave Rosado in a Fight of the Year Candidate”

The Day of Shock – Kiko Martinez Scores Massive Upset Victory Over Kid Galahad to Become IBF World Featherweight Titlist, Making Spanish History in the Moment

It’s difficult to state what had just taken place. If you were watching the bout, ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งKid Galahad (28-2-0, 17KO๐Ÿ‘Š) was in full control of the fight, using his superior physical prowess to nullify, and muffle the sequences ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธKiko Martinez (43-10-2, 32KO๐Ÿ‘Š) was looking to string together…but the 35 year old Spaniards persistence ultimately paid off in the long run, while Galahad’s complacency, and his tendency (for this fight alone) to leave his chin up in the air Continue reading “The Day of Shock – Kiko Martinez Scores Massive Upset Victory Over Kid Galahad to Become IBF World Featherweight Titlist, Making Spanish History in the Moment”

Terri Harper Knocked Out on Her Feet in Front of Home Crowd, as Alycia Baumgardner Stuns Shocked Sheffield Arena Crowd to Win Title

For what it was worth, this was by far the most intriguing match-up on the card being held at ๐ŸŸ๏ธSheffield Arena, and it was for good reason. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธAlycia Baumgardner (11-1-0, 7KO๐Ÿ‘Š) was slated to give ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งTerri “Belter” Harper (11-1-1, 6KO๐Ÿ‘Š) her stiffest competition thus far in her career, and she did much more than just that. Having a firm command of the fight early on, Baumgardner caught Harper with a ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธpicture-perfect right hand counter, that knocked her unconscious, and was out of her feet. Baumgardner shocked those at the arena, to become the new WBC Super-Featherweight world belt holder, living up to her nickname, officially known as ๐Ÿ’ฃ“the Bomb”. Continue reading “Terri Harper Knocked Out on Her Feet in Front of Home Crowd, as Alycia Baumgardner Stuns Shocked Sheffield Arena Crowd to Win Title”

Canelo Alvarez Makes History – Becomes the First Undisputed Super-Middleweight Champion of the World, But Had to Deal With a Very Impressive Caleb Plant in Order to Get There, Securing the 11th Round Knockout Victory ๐ŸฅŠ๐ŸฅŠ

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 11/06/2021

When you get a fight of this magnitude, no matter what type of fanfare the A-side fighter receives, we all want to see a legitimate challenge in order for him to earn his stripes if he does in deed prevail. Well tonight, that is exactly how it played out at the MGM Grand Garden, as ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝSaul “Canelo” Alvarez (57-1-2, 39KO๐Ÿ‘Š) found himself in a highly competitive chess match with a version of ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธCaleb “Sweethands” Plant (21-1-0, 12KO๐Ÿ‘Š) that he felt to be a bit slicker than he had anticipated, and had some interesting moments in his favor.

The amount of pressure that Canelo was supplying however from the third round on, was slowly mounting to a โ›ฐ๏ธclimax, and Alvarez finally found his opportunity to close the show, putting Plant down twice in the 11th, to get the highlight knockout victory, becoming the Undisputed RING / WBA / WBC / WBO / IBF Champion of the World, making history in the process as the first to do so. Continue reading “Canelo Alvarez Makes History – Becomes the First Undisputed Super-Middleweight Champion of the World, But Had to Deal With a Very Impressive Caleb Plant in Order to Get There, Securing the 11th Round Knockout Victory ๐ŸฅŠ๐ŸฅŠ”

A War Breaks Out in Virgin Hotels – Despite Terrible Scores, Mikaela Mayer and Maiva Hamadouche Put on a Show, and Mayer Walks Away a Ring-Magazine World Champion

Who says that it is just the men that produce wars in the ring? Immediately from the get-go, WBO Super-Featherweight World Titlist ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธMikaela Mayer (16-0-0, 5KO๐Ÿ‘Š), and IBF world titlist ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทMaiva Hamadouche (22-2-0, 18KO๐Ÿ‘Š) went to work at a feverish pitch, and neither refused to budge in their pursuit of combat, as the bout was 95% fought in closed quarters, with both trying to exert their will over the other to establish positioning. Continue reading “A War Breaks Out in Virgin Hotels – Despite Terrible Scores, Mikaela Mayer and Maiva Hamadouche Put on a Show, and Mayer Walks Away a Ring-Magazine World Champion”

Things Weโ€™ve Noticed:๐Ÿค” Boxing’s Misconstrued Notion of What it Means to Be Undisputed Champion

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 11/02/2021

The act of ๐Ÿ‘‘crowning a fighter upon his/her moment in awarding all of the World Title belts together will forever be a special moment within the confines of ๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธboxing history.ย  What if I were to propose to you that the current view of Undisputed Champion is taken out of its original contextโ“ย  Continue reading “Things Weโ€™ve Noticed:๐Ÿค” Boxing’s Misconstrued Notion of What it Means to Be Undisputed Champion”

The Terrifying Abilities of Boots – Jaron Ennis Makes it Look Easy, Denting the Iron Chin of Contender Thomas Dulorme For a Highlight Reel First Round Knockout

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธย | 10/30/2021

As you would expect ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธJaron “Boots” Ennis (28-0-0, 26KO๐Ÿ‘Š) with his immense level of nearly unmatched natural talent, walked through respected perennial contender ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทThomas Dulorme (25-6-1, 16KO๐Ÿ‘Š) with no problems…but it was Ennis ability to knockout the strong chinned โ›ฉ๏ธgatekeeper in the first round that will have the boxing world buzzing, as Dulorme has never been knocked out Continue reading “The Terrifying Abilities of Boots – Jaron Ennis Makes it Look Easy, Denting the Iron Chin of Contender Thomas Dulorme For a Highlight Reel First Round Knockout”

Jose Zepeda’s Anger Fully Taken Out on Josue Vargas, Blasting Him Away With a First Round Explosion

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 10/30/2021

What is that sayingโ“ “Be careful what you wish for…because you just might get it”๐ŸŽต, and a young fighter who clearly wasn’t ready for the moment was taken care of in very quick fashion. Puerto Rican New York native ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทJosue Vargas (19-2-0, 9KO๐Ÿ‘Š) arrogance was on full display in the lead up to the week, to where it finally escalated at the weigh-in, sparking a scuffle between the two entourages Continue reading “Jose Zepeda’s Anger Fully Taken Out on Josue Vargas, Blasting Him Away With a First Round Explosion”

Shakur Stevenson Showcases Level of Skill Possessed By Very Few in the Sport, as He Completely Neutralized Jamel Herring to Win WBO Title

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 10/24/2021

This bout coming in carried some intrigue with two notable prizefighters at different portions of their career, with very different personalities, but world class skill to bring to the table. Tonight, the young super-talent ๐Ÿฅˆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธShakur Stevenson (17-0-0, 9KO๐Ÿ‘Š) continued his accelerated growth, and showed a level of craft that will further echo the whispers of him being boxings potential vanguard in the near future, as he completed outclassed, out-boxed, and out-muscled now-former Champ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธJamel Herring (23-3-0, 11KO๐Ÿ‘Š), shutting him out on the scorecards through 10 rounds before forcing Referee ๐Ÿ•ด๐ŸผMark Nelson to step in to Continue reading “Shakur Stevenson Showcases Level of Skill Possessed By Very Few in the Sport, as He Completely Neutralized Jamel Herring to Win WBO Title”

Major Upset Alert๐Ÿšจ – Sandor Martin Introduces Himself to the World, Outboxes Revered Mikey Garcia Through Ten Rounds to Pick Up Monumental Majority Decision

Written by Trรฉ Berry IIIโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ | 10/17/2021

Spain’s European Junior-Welterweight titlist ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSandor Martin’s (39-2-0, 13KO๐Ÿ‘Š) nickname is “Arrasandor”, which means “devastating” in English. Well tonight, that nickname is apropos for what happened tonight regarding his opponent, that being notable former four-division titlist ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธMikey Garcia (40-2-0, 30KO๐Ÿ‘Š) suffering what was a monumental Upset defeat at the hands of Martin, who thoroughly out-boxed him through their 10 rounds shared in the ring together, witnessed by those at ๐Ÿž๏ธChukchansi Park in Fresno, California.ย  Continue reading “Major Upset Alert๐Ÿšจ – Sandor Martin Introduces Himself to the World, Outboxes Revered Mikey Garcia Through Ten Rounds to Pick Up Monumental Majority Decision”

Mairis Briedis Proves to Be too Strong for Artur Mann, Puts Him Down Thrice, and Stops Him in the Third Round to Defend Titles

Latvia’s only ever world champion is thee Cruiserweight Champion of the World ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปMairis Briedis (28-1-0, 20KO๐Ÿ‘Š), and he made his return back on his soil to defend his RING/IBF Cruiserweight world titles officially for the first time, after winning the WBSS tournament, and the ๐Ÿ†Muhammad Ali trophy 13 months ago. He faced off against IBF #1 contender ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชArtur Mann (17-2-0, 9KO๐Ÿ‘Š) of Germany, and stopped him by overpowering him with physical strength, and a sustained attack to the body until until he succumbed to the weight of the blows in the 3rd round, for Briedis’s 1st RING title defense. Continue reading “Mairis Briedis Proves to Be too Strong for Artur Mann, Puts Him Down Thrice, and Stops Him in the Third Round to Defend Titles”

Navarrete and Gonzalez Engage in 12 Round Brutal War – Navarrete Walks Home With a Unanimous Decision Victory in Competitive Bout

The last four weeks have featured viable 2021 Fight of the Year (FOTY) candidates, and the newest addition to the mix took place last night in San Diego at the ๐ŸŸ๏ธPechanga Arena. Reigning WBO Featherweight titlist ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝEmmanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete (35-1-0, 29KO๐Ÿ‘Š) may have broken ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธJoet Gonzalez’s (24-2-0, 14KO๐Ÿ‘Š) face…but he couldn’t quite break his spirit, as he endured his injuries and pushed through to contribute his half to a brutal fight.ย  Continue reading “Navarrete and Gonzalez Engage in 12 Round Brutal War – Navarrete Walks Home With a Unanimous Decision Victory in Competitive Bout”

A Warriors Tears – The Hardwork, Dedication, and Time Away Pays Off, Felt All in One Moment After Learning of His Monumental Victory in the Heavyweight Ranks ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ

The talk of the ๐ŸŒworld right now is ๐Ÿ”ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆOleksandr Usyk (19-0-0, 13KO๐Ÿ‘Š), and for obvious reasons, as he brazenly walked down a giant as David, and slayed Goliath without a slingshot. Usyk has always been this good…but given the notoriety of his opponent, the ๐Ÿ“บmainstream public finally got a chance to see the immensely gifted Ukrainian in action, and he fully took advantage of the opportunity, pulling out all the stops, and showing that you can stand tall as a multi-dimensional threat amongst the big boys of the sport. Continue reading “A Warriors Tears – The Hardwork, Dedication, and Time Away Pays Off, Felt All in One Moment After Learning of His Monumental Victory in the Heavyweight Ranks ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ”

Oleksandr Usyk Puts Forth Clinic Of His Life, Lives Dream Of Becoming Heavyweight World Champion, Dismantling Anthony Joshua, Beating Him at His Own Game ๐ŸฅŠ๐ŸฅŠ

Written by Trรฉ Berry III๐Ÿ–Š๏ธโœ๏ธ | 09/25/2021

What we had all just witnessed from ๐ŸŸ๏ธTottenham Stadium was a masterclass performance, and the โšกelectricity felt throughout the entire crowd for their man pre-fight, and during the first few rounds slowly dissipated in a way that indicates the level in which the Ukrainian fought at tonight. Yes in some circles, the word “masterclass” is an overused term, but it is apropos for what had just been witnessed.

Former Cruiserweight Undisputed World Champion, and King ๐Ÿ”ฑ๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆOleksandr Usyk (19-0-0, 13KO๐Ÿ‘Š), can now hold his chin high, as he slayed one of the Goliaths in the Heavyweight division – dominating, and at times bullying former Champion ๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งAnthony “AJ” Joshua (24-2-0, 22KO๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ‘Š) during the backend of the fight, his crowning achievement in becoming the new WBA/WBO/IBF Heavyweight Champion of the World in a history-making performance, that will surely go down in not just Heavyweight lore, but boxing as a whole, as one of the sports standout moments.  Continue reading “Oleksandr Usyk Puts Forth Clinic Of His Life, Lives Dream Of Becoming Heavyweight World Champion, Dismantling Anthony Joshua, Beating Him at His Own Game ๐ŸฅŠ๐ŸฅŠ”

Their Stories: The Gamblers Plight – His Natural Penchant To Always Seek, and Fight the Best Available Options (Vasiliy Lomachenko) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Ukrainian boxing maestro ๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆVasiliy “Loma” Lomachenko (14-2-0, 10KO๐Ÿ‘Š) brings many things to the table that became the focal point of his performances, and his presence in the current boxing pantheon. Such components to that ๐Ÿงฉpuzzle is his all-around overall skill, natural physical tools, graceful movement, boxing guile, and his flare for the dramatic. Continue reading “Their Stories: The Gamblers Plight – His Natural Penchant To Always Seek, and Fight the Best Available Options (Vasiliy Lomachenko) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ”