Category: When the Smoke Clears

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”

When The Smoke Clears:💨 John Molina Jr.

By Jon Uddin🖊️ | 10/02/2019

Saturday nights battle against Josesito Lopez didn’t pan out the way 🇺🇸John Molina Jr. had hoped it would. Molina was out down twice in the opening round and three times overall, eventually being stopped in the eighth round.

It appears the reality that the gas tank is on E set in for Molina after that fight, and after 14 years in the ring, “The Gladiator” has announced his decision to retire from the ring. He finishes his career with a record of 30-9-0 with 24 knockouts. Continue reading “When The Smoke Clears:💨 John Molina Jr.”

When the Smoke Clears:💨 Jose Ramirez vs. Maurice Hooker

By Jon Uddin🖊️ | 07/29/2019

Well it delivered every ounce of excitement that was expected when the fight was announced.

And the announcement was all that was needed to sell this one to boxing fans. There were no extra gimmicks, crazy trash talk, or tweets of the day necessary to convince anyone that a potential classic was on the way, which is good, because none of those things are in either fighters personalities.
Both Ramirez and Hooker epitomized boxers that “let their fists do the talking” come fight night and were delivering a matchup that fans appreciate seeing fighters go for in a time in boxing, where it has been rare to make that happen without extended delays. Continue reading “When the Smoke Clears:💨 Jose Ramirez vs. Maurice Hooker”

When the Smoke Clears:💨 Andrew Cancio

By Jon Uddin🖊️ | 06/26/2019

The first major hurdle 🇺🇸Andrew Cancio had to clear to keep his career going in 2019 was stepping into the ring at the Fantasy Springs Casino in February and pulling the upset over WBA Super-Featherweight Champion 🇵🇷Alberto Machado. Continue reading “When the Smoke Clears:💨 Andrew Cancio”