Tag: Light-Heavyweight

Edgar Berlanga’s Streak Continues

Super-Middleweight world prospect 🇵🇷Edgar “The Chosen One” Berlanga’s (14-0-0, 14KO👊👊) record and streak of first round knockouts remains perfect after Tuesday night’s knockout of 🇺🇸Eric Moon (11-3-0, 6KO👊) in 62 seconds.  Making his presence felt in the mind of viewers on numerous undercards, Berlanga is on the cusp of being ranked in the top-15 in major sanctioning bodies, and is already ranked at Middleweight as #12 in the WBO ranks.  The future appears to be pretty bright for the young, hard hitting prospect.

Olek Gvozdyk’s Sudden Retirement From the Sport of Boxing 📰

To the surprise of many on June 9th, the news was spread that 🥉🇺🇦Oleksandr “The Nail” Gvozdyk (17-1-0, 14KO👊) would announce his retirement from boxing at the age of 33.  Gvozdyk was a multi-talented, intriguing boxer, who had accomplished a good deal at all levels.  As an amateur standout, he compiled a 225-30 overall record (unofficially), and capped his storied tenure at the unpaid ranks with a Bronze-Medal in the ◯‍◯‍◯‍◯‍◯2012 London OlympicsContinue reading “Olek Gvozdyk’s Sudden Retirement From the Sport of Boxing 📰”

A Light-Heavyweight Classic War (Saad Muhammad | Jerry Martin)

MATTHEW SAAD MUHAMMAD VS. JERRY MARTIN

Fight Date – 📅September 26, 1981

Location – 🏟️Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey

On The Line – WBC Light-Heavyweight Title (Muhammad 8th defense of title)

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In the early rounds it was 🇺🇸Jerry Martin (22-2-0, 15KO👊) (the WBC #2 challenger) who pushed the pace of the fight, but the challenger would find himself hurt in the third round as a result of 🇺🇸Matthew Saad Muhammad (30-3-2, 22KO👊) landing a series of lefts and rights to the head. Continue reading “A Light-Heavyweight Classic War (Saad Muhammad | Jerry Martin)”

Eleider Alvarez Delivers Early Knockout of the Year Candidate Against Michael Seals

After nearly a year out of the ring, former WBO Light-Heavyweight Champion 🇨🇴Eleider Alvarez (25-1-0, 13KO) was successful in his return to action Saturday night and delivered a highlight reel knockout in the seventh round to close the show against veteran power puncher 🇺🇸Michael Seals (24-3-0, 18KO).  Continue reading “Eleider Alvarez Delivers Early Knockout of the Year Candidate Against Michael Seals”

Back to the Basics (the Adjustment Period for Oleksandr Gvozdyk) 🔍

By Tré Berry III🖋️

🔩🇺🇦 OLEKSANDR “THE NAIL” GVOZDYK 🇺🇦🔩 

It has been a while since we’ve done a piece for this segment here; The reason being a plethora of strong performances taking place throughout all of boxing, and there were very few 📉let downs in terms of personal performance during that duration of time. This segment is typically reserved for those who have under-achieved a little, or needs some sort of overhaul to their approach, but today we will buck the trend, as former WBC Light-Heavyweight Champion 🥉🇺🇦Oleksandr Gvozdyk (17-1-0, 14KO👊) is realistically too good for this type of segment under normal conditions… Continue reading “Back to the Basics (the Adjustment Period for Oleksandr Gvozdyk) 🔍”