Tag: Fights

Emanuel Navarette Closes the Year with Hometown Knockout

By Jon Uddin

The homecoming fight for 🇲🇽 Emanuel Navarette went as planned as he successfully defended his WBO Super-Bantamweight title for the fourth time this year, stopping countryman 🇲🇽Francisco Horta in the fourth round at Auditorio GNP Seguros in Puebla, Mexico Saturday night. Continue reading “Emanuel Navarette Closes the Year with Hometown Knockout”

Joshua Puts up a Loud Performance for his Critics as he Fights his Smartest Fight – Regains the Heavyweight Titles

By Tré Berry III🖊️

The brand new 🏟️stadium built for this event in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia was doused with a heavy dose of 🌧️rain throughout the entire event. Fortunately for 🥇🇬🇧Anthony “AJ” Joshua (23-1-0, 21KO👊), the lingering black cloud hanging over his head from his upset loss to 🇲🇽🇺🇸Andy “Destroyer” Ruiz (33-2-0, 22KO👊) back on June 1st was lifted off him by his most intelligent performance to date, where he methodically picked away at Ruiz’s weaknesses, and picked him apart through the duration of 12 rounds toward a wide Unanimous Decision victory to regain the WBA, WBO & IBF Heavyweight Titles back in his possession. Continue reading “Joshua Puts up a Loud Performance for his Critics as he Fights his Smartest Fight – Regains the Heavyweight Titles”

Povetkin & Hunter Live Up to the Bill, Fight to a Credible Draw Verdict

By Tré Berry III🖊️

As manifested, this was the best fight on the card, and these 2 Heavyweight contenders showed their worth at the top of the contender list as American 🇺🇸Michael “The Bounty” Hunter Jr. (18-1-1, 12KO👊) established himself as a threat early, and Russia’s 🥇🇷🇺Alexander Povetkin (35-2-1, 24KO👊) proved to be able to still perform consistently at the age of 40. While each fighter took turns having their moments, both fighters will have to deal with the reality that their Heavyweight Title eliminator match was rendered a DRAW by the judges. Continue reading “Povetkin & Hunter Live Up to the Bill, Fight to a Credible Draw Verdict”

Change of Plans & Change of Venue – Ancajas Heads Down to Mexico to Take on Gonzalez in Co-Headliner

By Tré Berry III🖊️

IBF Super-Flyweight Titlist 🇵🇭Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas (31-1-2, 21KO👊) was supposed to go about defending his World Title on November 2nd against 🇲🇽Jonathan Rodriguez, but days prior to the fight taking place, Rodriguez had some visa issues and couldn’t enter the United States, so Ancajas fight date was postponed, and he elected to take on another challenger. That challenger for this contest is Chilean IBF #14 ranked 🇨🇱Miguel “Aguja” Gonzalez (31-2-0, 8KO👊). Continue reading “Change of Plans & Change of Venue – Ancajas Heads Down to Mexico to Take on Gonzalez in Co-Headliner”

Prospect Watch: Diego Pacheco Closes the Year on Ruiz v Joshua Undercard

By Jon Uddin

Busy, busy, busy.

2019 has been a very active year for 18 year old middleweight prospect 🇺🇸Diego Pacheco (7-0-0, 6KO👊) who has already cleared six fights this year.

Saturday night the eight time amateur national champion’s seventh bout of the year will be against 31 year old 🇹🇿Selemani Saidi (20-15-5, 15KO👊) of Tanzania, taking place on the heavyweight blockbuster rematch between unified Heavyweight Champion Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua from the Diriyah Arena in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. Continue reading “Prospect Watch: Diego Pacheco Closes the Year on Ruiz v Joshua Undercard”