Tag: Heavyweight

Dillian Whyte Makes it Right This Time, Gaining Revenge Against Alex Povetkin, Stopping Him in the 4th

Once is happenstance, twice is a coincidence, so would it occur again? Perennial contender 🇯🇲🇬🇧Dillian “Bodysnatcher” Whyte (28-2-0, 19KO👊) emphatically made sure that wasn’t the case, reversing his fortune by knocking out Gold-Medalist/top contender 🥇🇷🇺Alexander “Sasha” Povetkin (36-3-1, 25KO👊) by way of 4th round TKO to get his WBC “Interim” World Heavyweight Title back for future plans. Continue reading “Dillian Whyte Makes it Right This Time, Gaining Revenge Against Alex Povetkin, Stopping Him in the 4th”

What Do You Say? Let’s Run it Back – Povetkin and Whyte to Share the Ring Once Again in Rematch

Who here could forget last August’s match-up between perennial world contenders 🇯🇲🇬🇧Dillian “Bodysnatcher” Whyte (27-2-0, 18KO), and 🥇🇷🇺Alexander Povetkin (36-2-1, 25KO)? It showcased three knockdowns, two by Whyte’s hands as he looked like he was about to finish the Continue reading “What Do You Say? Let’s Run it Back – Povetkin and Whyte to Share the Ring Once Again in Rematch”

The Battle of Kiwi Heavyweights Goes Parkers Way in a Nailbiter, Wins by Wide Scores Despite Stern Test Put Forth by Junior Fa

The battle of New Zealand took place earlier, as perhaps the most respected current Heavyweight in the business today & former WBO Titlist 🇼🇸🇳🇿Joseph Parker (28-2-0, 21KO👊), and unbeaten, big rising prospect 🇹🇴🇳🇿Junior Fa (19-1-0, 10KO👊) engaged in battle at Spark Arena in Auckland, New Zealand for their contingent to witness first hand.  It was Parker who emerged victorious, but was an interesting contest that was fought competitively through 12 rounds. Continue reading “The Battle of Kiwi Heavyweights Goes Parkers Way in a Nailbiter, Wins by Wide Scores Despite Stern Test Put Forth by Junior Fa”

Joe Juggernaut Joyce Slowly Breaks Dubois Down, Works Battered Eye to Win by 10th Round Count-Out

Tonight made up for a terrible main-event last night for what amounted to a solid Heavyweight scrap.  Upon its conclusion, 🥈🇬🇧Joe “Juggernaut” Joyce (12-0-0, 11KO👊) scored a 10th round Knockout victory over 🇬🇧Daniel “DDD” Dubois (15-1-0, 14KO👊), due to a shotgun jab to Dubois left eye that was rendered completely closed due to ongoing punishment to elevate himself as the new domestic British Commonwealth and European Heavyweight Champion.  Up to that point, the action in the bout was on relatively even terms. Continue reading “Joe Juggernaut Joyce Slowly Breaks Dubois Down, Works Battered Eye to Win by 10th Round Count-Out”

History Was Made, Expectations Met, and a Champion’s Legs Were Taken Away (Tyson vs. Berbick)

On this date, 🗓️November 22nd, 1986, Heavyweight boxing legend 👑🇺🇸“Iron” Mike Tyson (27-0-0, 25KO) began his legend by becoming the youngest of all time to win a version of a Heavyweight world title at age 20, destroying tough WBC Heavyweight titlist 🇯🇲Trevor Berbick (31-4-1, 23KO) in devastating fashion, and sending a terrifying message to the rest of the boxing world. Continue reading “History Was Made, Expectations Met, and a Champion’s Legs Were Taken Away (Tyson vs. Berbick)”