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, 🇨🇺Luis “King Kong” Ortiz (33-2-0, 28KO) survived a scare in his Heavyweight bout against 🇺🇸“Prince” Charles Martin (28-3-1, 25KO), 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”
Written by Tré Berry III | 12/31/2021
Though this wasn’t really the fight that reigning WBO Super-Flyweight Titlist 🇯🇵Kazuto Ioka (28-2-0, 15KO) planned for, he got a good, respectable challenge from fellow countryman 🇯🇵Ryoji Fukunaga (15-5-0, 14KO) 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”
Headlining the Uzbekistan card showcasing many of their best talent was elite Super-Welterweights 🇫🇷Michel Soro (35-3-1, 24KO), and 🇺🇿Israil Madrimov (8-0-0, 6KO) 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 🇺🇸Jermell Charlo, and 🇦🇷Brian Carlos Castaño 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”
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 ESPN or ESPN+, which was the original plan from the get-go.
Nonetheless, as you would expect, 🇯🇵Naoya “Monster” Inoue (22-0-0, 19KO) blasted his opponent out by way of eighth round stoppage over 🇹🇭Aran Dipaen (12-3-0, 11KO). 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”
A 5-time amateur world champion, Olympic Gold-Medalist, and an Undisputed Lightweight World Champion in the professional ranks…life is good for 🇮🇪“Irish” Katie Taylor (19-0-0, 6KO) who is in the process of cleaning out the division. With 12 Lightweight title defenses under her belt, and 5 defenses since becoming the Continue reading “Off to Liverpool – Dominant Katie Taylor Looking Forward to Facing off Against Eager Challenger Sharipova in Undisputed Title Defense”