Tag: Light-Heavyweight

Beterbiev vs. Deines Contest To Be Postponed Due to Injury 📰

Feared knockout artist and unbeaten Unified WBC/IBF Light-Heavyweight Titlist 🇷🇺Artur Beterbiev (15-0-0, 15KO👊) will unfortunately have to have delays on making his long awaited 2020 debut, after reports have surfaced on him suffering a rib injury during training, having his scheduled fight postponed against 🇩🇪Adam Deines (19-1-1, 10KO) in Moscow. Continue reading “Beterbiev vs. Deines Contest To Be Postponed Due to Injury 📰”

A Blue Collar Beatdown

A combination of heavy hands, volume punching and a relentless “ready or not here I come” attitude, helped 🇺🇸Joe “The Beast” Smith Jr. come up with a huge win over former WBO Champion 🇨🇴Eleider “Storm” Alvarez Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, headlining a card broadcast on ESPN+. Continue reading “A Blue Collar Beatdown”

Alvarez and Smith Kick off WBO Four Man Light-Heavyweight Tourney

Saturday from The Bubble at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, former Light-Heavyweight Champion 🇨🇴Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (25-1-0, 13KO) and 🇺🇸Joe Smith Jr. (25-3-0, 20KO) will clash in a 12 round eliminator bout to open up the four man tournament that will determine the WBO Champion. Continue reading “Alvarez and Smith Kick off WBO Four Man Light-Heavyweight Tourney”

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 📰”