Tag: Heavyweight

Things We’ve Noticed:🤔 Anthony Joshua’s Ongoing Quest For Respect Within the Boxing Realm of Fans, Plus the Balancing Act of Star Power and Acceptance

Unified WBA/WBO/IBF Heavyweight Titlist 🥇🇬🇧Anthony “AJ” Joshua (24-1-0, 22KO👊) has everything you could want as a prizefighter – true power, an Olympic Gold-Medal, world title belts, skill, fan appeal, and true star-power within the sport right now, that is only eclipsed by 🇲🇽Canelo Alvarez. Despite having all of those blessings at his disposal, you can’t help but to feel that something seems to be missing from the overall equation to 🪢tie everything together – and Joshua knows himself what that component is…and that is a lack of respect from pundits regarding the manner in which he handles his business, despite the victories. Continue reading “Things We’ve Noticed:🤔 Anthony Joshua’s Ongoing Quest For Respect Within the Boxing Realm of Fans, Plus the Balancing Act of Star Power and Acceptance”

Carlos Takam Gave a Good Account of Himself, But Joe Joyce Hammered Him Away For a 6th Round Stoppage

Some may have anticipated a dominant performance, but it didn’t result that way for the favorite. With that being said, once 🥈🇬🇧Joe “Juggernaut” Joyce (13-0-0, 12KO👊) got his man hurt, he never let up, and veteran 🇨🇲🇫🇷Carlos Takam (39-6-1, 28KO👊), took nonstop punishment in the 6th frame, forcing the Referee to step in and stop the fight, resulting in the 12th stoppage of Joyce’s 13 professional wins. Continue reading “Carlos Takam Gave a Good Account of Himself, But Joe Joyce Hammered Him Away For a 6th Round Stoppage”

Forgotten By Some – Murat Gassiev Reintroduces Himself With Fourth Round Stoppage Over Wallisch

Time can play tricks on you when fighters have been on a hiatus. There was a time where 🇷🇺Murat “Iron” Gassiev (28-1-0, 21KO👊) proved himself to be the second best in the world of what was a great Cruiserweight class, and was half of the draw in the 🏆WBSS Final match. He expressed his desire to move up to Heavyweight, and took time to Continue reading “Forgotten By Some – Murat Gassiev Reintroduces Himself With Fourth Round Stoppage Over Wallisch”

Joe Joyce Returns After Juggernaut Victory, To Take On Sturdy Veteran Carlos Takam in Heavyweight Bout

Physically imposing Heavyweight battering ram 🥈🇬🇧Joe “Juggernaut” Joyce (12-0-0, 11KO👊) has been flying high over his somewhat surprising victory over legit prospect/world contender 🇬🇧Daniel Dubois…but the big man Joyce has refused to rest on his laurels, and the praise that has been heaped upon him following his career victory Continue reading “Joe Joyce Returns After Juggernaut Victory, To Take On Sturdy Veteran Carlos Takam in Heavyweight Bout”

Acclaimed Heavyweight Alexander Povetkin Retires From Boxing 📰

Word has gotten out that 41 year old Russian Heavyweight perennial contender 🥇🇷🇺Alexander “Sasha” Povetkin (36-3-1, 25KO👊) has retired from the sport of boxing. Povetkin was a Gold-Medalist, who medaled in the ◯2004 Athens Olympic games at Super-Heavyweight. He had an interesting professional career where he put forth many strong performances, earnings victories over the likes of Marco Huck, Ruslan Chagaev, Chris Byrd, Eddie Chambers, Dillian Whyte, and other notable Heavyweights in the last 15 years. Continue reading “Acclaimed Heavyweight Alexander Povetkin Retires From Boxing 📰”