Esteemed Referee Eddie Cotton Dies from Coronavirus Complications 📰

Unfortunately, word has gotten out today that long-time quality 🗣️Referee Eddie Cotton has passed away, due to the complications brought on by contracting COVID-19.  He was transported to a hospital 2 weeks prior, with suspicions of having pneumonia. His career as a professional Referee spanned from 1992 – 2014, and secured multiple major assignments mid-career, including  Continue reading “Esteemed Referee Eddie Cotton Dies from Coronavirus Complications 📰”

Simply Put, the Greatest Single Round in Boxing History

By Tré Berry III🖊️| 04/15/2020

That was round 1 of 👑🇺🇸Marvelous Marvin Hagler (60-2-2, 51KO👊) and 🇺🇸Thomas “Hitman” Hearns (40-1-0, 35KO👊👊) legendary 🗓️April 15th, 1984 clash 36 years to the day. Hagler would go on to defend his ♛RING-MAGAZINE, WBA, WBC & IBF Middleweight Titles in an 💣explosive finish by knocking Hearns out, putting him away for good in the 3rd round. Continue reading “Simply Put, the Greatest Single Round in Boxing History”

Prospect Watch: Who’s Got Next?

By Jon Uddin

Last time, we looked at a few prospects that look the part and we will be watching closely as they continue to develop. This time we focus on prospects that appear ready, and are on the verge of taking the next step to contender status. Continue reading “Prospect Watch: Who’s Got Next?”

Prospect Watch: Post Corona Watch List

By Jon Uddin✏️

The crisis with the coronavirus hasn’t just halted a number of big fights that were being lined up, it has also brought the development of the new wave of prospects to a pause. Here we will look at a few of those young fighters that we have our eye on and where they currently stand in their progress. Continue reading “Prospect Watch: Post Corona Watch List”

Boxer’s Greatest Nights (Hopkins Takes His Place As a Legend, Defeats Trinidad to Become Undisputed Middleweight Champion) 📺

By Tre Berry III🖊️ | 03/30/2020

The finale towards crowning an Undisputed Middleweight Champion of the world took place on September 29th, 2001.  Crafty and ruggedly skilled longtime Middleweight World Titlist 🇺🇸Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins (39-2-1,  KO👊) was looking to make the 14th defense of his IBF title, and his first defense of the WBC strap that he had won from 🇺🇸Keith Holmes a fight prior, while Puerto Rico’s legendary wrecking-ball 🇵🇷Felix “Tito” Trinidad (40-0-0, 33KO👊👊) was looking to defend his WBA Middleweight Title that he ripped away from 🇺🇸William Joppy earlier that year by way of 🔥fiery destruction and malice.  Continue reading “Boxer’s Greatest Nights (Hopkins Takes His Place As a Legend, Defeats Trinidad to Become Undisputed Middleweight Champion) 📺”

Iron vs Jinx: Mike Tyson Gets His Crown (Mike Tyson | Michael Spinks)

MIKE TYSON VS. MICHAEL SPINKS

Fight Date – 📅June 27th, 1988

Location – 🏟️Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.A.

On The Line – Mike Tyson’s WBA, WBC, IBF Heavyweight Titles & Michael Spinks 👑LINEAL/RING Heavyweight World Championship Belt

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This was the meeting that boxing needed to officially put to rest the dispute at Heavyweight as to who was the Champion, as two undefeated great fighters would meet at the Convention Hall of in front of roughly 20,000 in attendance.  🇺🇸“Iron” Mike Tyson (34-0-0, 30KO👊👊) at the age of Continue reading “Iron vs Jinx: Mike Tyson Gets His Crown (Mike Tyson | Michael Spinks)”

A Light-Heavyweight Classic War (Saad Muhammad | Jerry Martin)

MATTHEW SAAD MUHAMMAD VS. JERRY MARTIN

Fight Date – 📅September 26, 1981

Location – 🏟️Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey

On The Line – WBC Light-Heavyweight Title (Muhammad 8th defense of title)

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In the early rounds it was 🇺🇸Jerry Martin (22-2-0, 15KO👊) (the WBC #2 challenger) who pushed the pace of the fight, but the challenger would find himself hurt in the third round as a result of 🇺🇸Matthew Saad Muhammad (30-3-2, 22KO👊) landing a series of lefts and rights to the head. Continue reading “A Light-Heavyweight Classic War (Saad Muhammad | Jerry Martin)”

Great Showdown in the Heavyweight Division (Joe Louis | Billy Conn)

JOE LOUIS VS. BILLY CONN I

Fight Date – 📅June 18th. 1941

On The Line – 👑World Lineal Heavyweight Title (Joe Louis)

Location – 🏟️The Polo Grounds, Harlem, New York, U.S.A.

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There were 54,000 people in attendance, as dominant Heavyweight legend 👑🇺🇸Joe “Brown Bomber” Louis (49-1-0, 41KO👊) had to endure arguably his toughest test during his Championship run against highly skilled former Light-Heavyweight World Champion 🇺🇸Billy “Pittsburgh Kid” Conn (54-9-1, 12KO👊). Continue reading “Great Showdown in the Heavyweight Division (Joe Louis | Billy Conn)”

Boxing’s Makeshift Scheduling & Adaptation During a Pandemic 📰

Needless to say, things are starting to, and in some ways have already gotten weird in these times where necessary protocol precautions have been put in place due to the lack of containment of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 🌎worldwide, and it has begun to affect the boxing world. Continue reading “Boxing’s Makeshift Scheduling & Adaptation During a Pandemic 📰”

Garcia Overcomes Strong Start from Vargas and Wins by UD to Get His First Victory at Welterweight

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 02/29/2020

The Frisco, Texas main event was a challenging one, though the fight took on 3 different phases.  Former 4-division Titlist 🇺🇸Mikey Garcia (40-1-0, 30KO👊) was able to inflict enough damage and 📌tack on the points to defeat 🇺🇸Jessie Vargas (29-3-2, 11KO👊) who jumped out to a solid lead behind his boxing ability.  Mikey’s power was felt, and changed the tide of the fight midway, aiding in securing what is his first victory in the Welterweight division, coming against a quality opponent. Continue reading “Garcia Overcomes Strong Start from Vargas and Wins by UD to Get His First Victory at Welterweight”

Chocolatito Once Again Reclaims a Piece of His Glory, Defeats Yafai to Win WBA Super-Flyweight Title

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 02/29/2020

He’s back…..Nicaraguan boxing legend  🇳🇮Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez (49-2-0, 41KO👊) completes his epic comeback to prime time by dominating and 💣bombing out previously unbeaten 🇬🇧Khalid “Kal” Yafai (26-1-0, 15KO👊).  Chocolatito with this incredible performance and victory just became a 6-time World Champion, adding Yafai’s WBA Super-Flyweight Title to a loaded trophy case and re-introduces himself to boxing’s hierarchy. Continue reading “Chocolatito Once Again Reclaims a Piece of His Glory, Defeats Yafai to Win WBA Super-Flyweight Title”

The Little Engine That Could – Julio Cesar Martinez Defeats Jay Harris in a Thrilling Contest to Defend Title

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 02/29/2020

An excellent contest concluded tonight, with WBC Flyweight Titlist 🇲🇽Julio Cesar “El Rey” Martinez (16-1-0, 12KO👊) giving British top world contender 🇬🇧Jay Harris (17-1-0, 9KO👊) his first loss as a professional.  This fight was one of the best fights of this young 🗓️2020 calendar year, and lived up to its expectations, and set the benchmark for the co-main and main events to follow on the Frisco, Texas fight card. Continue reading “The Little Engine That Could – Julio Cesar Martinez Defeats Jay Harris in a Thrilling Contest to Defend Title”

Joseph Parker Scores Knockout Over Winters in His Return Showcase, Reveals What he Wants Next

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 02/29/2020

The return of former Heavyweight Titlist 🇳🇿Joseph Parker (27-2-0, 21KO👊) went as planned, as he successfully up-ended opponent 🇺🇸Shawndell Terell Winters (13-3-0, 12KO👊) in the 5th round, getting the TKO victory after getting a little time in, and a respectable effort from his opponent to keep him fresh going forward. Continue reading “Joseph Parker Scores Knockout Over Winters in His Return Showcase, Reveals What he Wants Next”

Fists of Fury – The Gypsy King Tyson Fury Stays True to His Word & Stops Deontay Wilder to Become the Heavyweight Champion of the World

By Tré Berry III🖊️

A big performance was put forth tonight under the bright lights of the 🎰Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and that came from 👑🇬🇧Tyson “Gypsy King” Fury (30-0-1, 21KO👊), who bloodied, beaten and battered 🥉🇺🇸Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (42-1-1, 41KO👊👊) through 7 rounds, getting the stoppage victory on the road to become your new ♛RING/TBRB Lineal Heavyweight Champion of the World, adding on top of it the WBC Title that was lifted off of Wilder and put on Fury after a well fought signature victory tonight. Continue reading “Fists of Fury – The Gypsy King Tyson Fury Stays True to His Word & Stops Deontay Wilder to Become the Heavyweight Champion of the World”

Tré Berry III’s Analysis & Prediction for Who Will Reign Supreme From Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury 2

This weekend, we will get a RING/LINEAL Heavyweight Champion of the World after a 3-4 year hiatus when power punching WBC Titlist 🥉🇺🇸Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (42-0-1, 41KO👊👊) will accompany skilled former Champion 🇬🇧Tyson “Gypsy King” Fury (29-0-1, 20KO👊) into the ring at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.  The fight is expected to be the continuation of the action that took place in their first fight 14 months prior, and is equally as interesting approaching the fight as it was the first time around. Continue reading “Tré Berry III’s Analysis & Prediction for Who Will Reign Supreme From Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury 2”

Jorge Linares in Top Form Tonight, Stops Carlos Morales in the 4th Round With a Big Right Hand

By Tré Berry III🖊️

Former RING-LINEAL/WBA Lightweight Champion of the World 🇻🇪Jorge “El Nino De Oro” Linares (47-5-0, 29KO👊) had a bit of a renaissance performance personally upon his reinsertion to the Lightweight division after a stint at 140, and he looked impressive in defeating solid journeyman 🇲🇽🇺🇸Carlos Morales (19-5-4, 8KO👊), knocking him out for what was the first time in Morales career that he had been stopped. Continue reading “Jorge Linares in Top Form Tonight, Stops Carlos Morales in the 4th Round With a Big Right Hand”

A Sharp Russell Gets the UD Victory in Allentown Over Impressive Challenger Nyambayar

By Tré Berry III🖊️

If anyone forgot, 🇺🇸“Mr.” Gary Russell Jr. (31-1-0, 18KO👊) set out to remind people of his elite standing at the Featherweight division as he successfully defended his WBC Title for a 5th time, defeating a skilled, tough challenger in 🥈🇲🇳Tugstsogt “King Tug” Nyambayar (11-1-0, 9KO👊) to give him his first loss in the pro ranks.  This victory keeps the channels open towards Russell continuing to pursue marketable elite match-ups hovering at and around his division that he can now shift his full focus towards. Continue reading “A Sharp Russell Gets the UD Victory in Allentown Over Impressive Challenger Nyambayar”

Kosei Tanaka Vacates his WBO Title to Become Mandatory for Kazuto Ioka at Super-Flyweight 📰

By Tré Berry III🖊️

Upon undefeated P4P star 🇯🇵Kosei Tanaka (15-0-0, 9KO👊) being elevated to “Super Status” a few weeks back when it comes to privileges associated with the WBO, Tanaka decided to set his path towards inching closer to the mega fight that he wants.  Kosei Tanaka has decided to vacate his WBO Flyweight Title, and with the super status attached to his name, now becomes an immediate mandatory option for fellow great Japanese countrymen 🇯🇵Kazuto Ioka (25-2-0, 14KO👊) in the Super-Flyweight division. Continue reading “Kosei Tanaka Vacates his WBO Title to Become Mandatory for Kazuto Ioka at Super-Flyweight 📰”

Diaz Jr. Finally Lives Out his Dream of Becoming a Champion, Defeats Farmer to Win IBF World Title

By Tré Berry III🖊️

One of the most hard-lucked talents in boxing finally breaks through on the big stage, as Mexican-American 🇺🇸Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz Jr. (31-1-0, 15KO👊) becomes the new IBF Super-Featherweight World Titlist after beating 🇺🇸Tevin “American Idol” Farmer (30-5-1, 6KO👊) by way of Unanimous decision in a very impressive performance that opens the door wide for the range of opportunities that are now in viewing range. Continue reading “Diaz Jr. Finally Lives Out his Dream of Becoming a Champion, Defeats Farmer to Win IBF World Title”

Akhmadaliev Defeats Roman in Outstanding Performance to Become the New Unified 122 Lb. Champion

By Tré Berry III🖊️

The first major fight on the card lived up to its expectations, and with a great showing of skill and ring command, Uzbekistan’s standout 🥉🇺🇿Murodjon  “MJ” Akhmadaliev (8-0-0, 6KO👊) defeated former Unified Titlist 🇺🇸Danny “Baby Faced Assassin” Roman (27-2-1, 10KO👊) by way of a Split-Decision verdict to win the WBA and IBF Super-Bantamweight World Titles, and successfully tied 🇺🇸Leon Spinks record of becoming a Unified Champion with just 8 fights on the resumé. Continue reading “Akhmadaliev Defeats Roman in Outstanding Performance to Become the New Unified 122 Lb. Champion”

Talking Legends:📽️ Fighting Harada

By Tré Berry III🖊️

These days, when you see the President of the Japanese Boxing Association, that being Masahiko Harada (better known to the masses as 🇯🇵Fighting Harada (55-7-0, 22KO👊)), you see a distinguished, quiet, jovial 76 year old man whose default facial expression is that of a smile and deep reflection – one who looks the part of being the least threatening man in the room if you were to base your assessments heavily weighing on aesthetics. What some folks today don’t realize that aren’t aware of his early legacy was that this little guy was a nightmare Continue reading “Talking Legends:📽️ Fighting Harada”

Jermall Charlo Brings the Storm to Dennis Hogan, Ices Him in 7

By Tré Berry III🖊️

Undefeated WBC Middleweight Titlist 🇺🇸Jermall “Hitman” Charlo (30-0-0, 22KO👊) and Irish Australian-based world contender 🇮🇪Dennis “Hurricane” Hogan (28-3-1, 7KO👊) headlined the card that occupied the 🏟️Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY last night.  There is where Charlo racked up the 30th victory of his career by dominating Hogan and securing a 7th round knockout, for what was Charlo’s second defense of the green strap. Continue reading “Jermall Charlo Brings the Storm to Dennis Hogan, Ices Him in 7”

Haney Wins via Shutout Over Santiago, Eyes Mandatory Fortuna Next – Addressing the WBC’s Woes

By Tré Berry III🖊️

A late recap – On the undercard of Logan Paul/KSI, undefeated young Lightweight super-talent 🇺🇸Devin “The Dream” Haney (24-0-0, 15KO👊) remained undefeated by outpointing previously unbeaten Dominican boxer 🇩🇴Alfredo Santiago (12-1-0, 4KO👊) to a 12 round Unanimous Decision that resulted with complete shutout scores on all 3 official scorecards (120-107 x3). Continue reading “Haney Wins via Shutout Over Santiago, Eyes Mandatory Fortuna Next – Addressing the WBC’s Woes”

A Brilliant Fight – Inoue Shows Moxy & Versatility En Route to a Decision Victory, While Donaire Once Again Proves his Legend

By Tré Berry III🖊️

What a beautiful fight this was, between two esteemed boxers who openly hoped to face each other in the 🎥World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) Final once the Tournament was set up in the division, and the participants were announced. The Bantamweight Champion of the World and Tournament #2 seed 🏆🇯🇵Naoya “Monster” Inoue (19-0-0, 16KO👊👊) through grueling back and forth action in spots became the Unified RING/WBA/IBF Bantamweight Champion, and now has the Muhammad Ali Trophy in his possession as a reward for going through his toughest fight with one of the true legends of the sport in Tournament #8 seed 🇵🇭Nonito “Flash” Donaire (40-6-0, 26KO👊), who proved once again why he is a First-Ballot Hall-of-Fame worthy by making a real contest of it. Continue reading “A Brilliant Fight – Inoue Shows Moxy & Versatility En Route to a Decision Victory, While Donaire Once Again Proves his Legend”

The Winner of the ♛Ring Junior-Welterweight Title & 🏆Muhammad Ali Trophy is…

By Tré Berry III🖋️

What a fight this was, living up to the wait as we watched on throughout the Tournaments start, culminating to a Fight-of-the-Year worthy type of finale. By way of Majority decision, the Champion of the Junior-Welterweight division is WBSS #2 seed 🏆🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿Josh “Tartan Tornado” Taylor (16-0-0, 12KO👊), winning the biggest fight of his life in London at the O2 Arena, in front of his traveling fanbase. The #1 seed of the tournament 🇺🇸Regis “Rougarou” Prograis (24-1-0, 20KO👊) fought a hell of a fight, and this one could have been voted either way, but it wasn’t in the cards for him this night as Taylor was successful enough in the eyes of judges to win the ♛RING-MAGAZINE World Title, as well as pairing the WBA/IBF Title belts together, and being awarded the coveted 🏆Muhammad Ali TrophyContinue reading “The Winner of the ♛Ring Junior-Welterweight Title & 🏆Muhammad Ali Trophy is…”

Things We’ve Noticed:🤔 The Dangerous Plight of the Balanced Slugger (Artur Beterbiev)

By Tré Berry III🖋️

The beauty of boxing is in its wide variance of personalities, approaches, expression, and in it’s many different styles that is delivered for the boxing contingent to analyze, study, and enjoy. Last Friday, we’ve had one of the best fights of the 2019 year, which featured now Unified WBC/IBF Light-Heavyweight Champion 🇷🇺Artur Beterbiev (15-0-0, 15KO👊👊) out-dueling and eventually breaking down the talented Oleksandr Gvozdyk en route to a 10th round TKO victory. Beterbiev is now on the other side of the boxing world, having finally pulled himself up to the ⛰️mountain-top in the pros… Continue reading “Things We’ve Noticed:🤔 The Dangerous Plight of the Balanced Slugger (Artur Beterbiev)”

Spence Jr. Wins the War of Attrition, Porter Came to Bang, and the Staples Center Got Their Moneys Worth

If you were anticipating getting raw all-out Combat as we had been leading up to this week have, then you would be thoroughly pleased with the turnout between two iron-clad tough fighters testing each others mettle. By way of Split-Decision, 🇺🇸Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (26-0-0, 21KO👊) left the Staples Center as the new unified WBC/IBF Welterweight Champion, adding a feather to his cap, and 🇺🇸“Showtime” Shawn Porter (30-3-1, 19KO👊) definitely made him work for it, giving his all as we all have grown accustomed to witnessing. Continue reading “Spence Jr. Wins the War of Attrition, Porter Came to Bang, and the Staples Center Got Their Moneys Worth”

Talking Legends:📽️ Marvelous Marvin Hagler

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”

Lomachenko & Campbell Engage in High Speed Chess – Vasiliy Secures the Strong Victory, While Campbell Gains Respect

In front of a packed O2 Arena in London, England, reigning Lightweight King 👑🥇🥇🇺🇦Vasiliy “Loma” Lomachenko (14-1-0, 10KO👊) adds the vacant WBC Title Belt to the possession of his RING/WBA/WBO World Titles as he defeated the game former Gold-Medalist challenger 🇬🇧🥇“Cool Hand” Luke Campbell (20-3-0, 16KO👊) through a Unanimous Decision. Continue reading “Lomachenko & Campbell Engage in High Speed Chess – Vasiliy Secures the Strong Victory, While Campbell Gains Respect”

Ramirez in FOTY Candidate TKO’s Hooker in the 6th Round 🔥

Wow, now that was Combat! 🇺🇸Jose Carlos Ramirez (25-0-0, 17KO) and 🇺🇸Maurice Hooker (26-1-3, 17KO) put forth 6 action packed rounds of non-stop back and forth strategic action, and Ramirez came out on top, bombarding Hooker in the 6th round to become the Unified WBO & WBC Junior-Welterweight Champion. Continue reading “Ramirez in FOTY Candidate TKO’s Hooker in the 6th Round 🔥”

The Living Legend Does it Once Again, Adds to his Legendary Campaign of a Career 🔥

He did it…40 year old all-time-great ♛🇵🇭Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (62-7-2, 39KO👊) overtakes 🇺🇸Keith “One Time” Thurman’s (29-1-0, 22KO👊) claim as WBA World Champion, and becomes a Welterweight Champion for the 4th time in his career, as well as the oldest man to do so (40 years old), out-dueling the younger man of 10 years via Split Decision verdict with historical implications. Continue reading “The Living Legend Does it Once Again, Adds to his Legendary Campaign of a Career 🔥”