After a 13 month layoff, former WBA Middleweight Champion 🇺🇸Rob “Bravo” Brant got back in the win column by stopping Ukrainian 🇺🇦Vitalli Kopylenko in five decisive rounds. The scheduled 10 rounder took place on the Eleider Alvarez vs Joe Smith undercard at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas Saturday night. Continue reading “Bravo Bounces Back”
Boxing fans will see a lot of this today…
St Valentines Day Massacre
World Middleweight Championship
February 14, 1951
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois
In the third defense of the Middleweight title, 🇺🇸Jake Lamotta was able to still proclaim that he had never been dropped, but he was not able to leave with his belt.
👑🇺🇸Sugar Ray Robinson unleashed hell on Lamotta, specifically in the 13th round when he battered and bloodied the “Bronx Bull” to the point referee Frank Sykora jumped in to stop the beating. The beating Lamotta took forever labeled the fight “The St Valentines Day Massacre”.
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Saturday marked the inaugural match for 🇲🇽Jaime Munguia (35-0-0, 28KO👊) in the Middleweight division, who took on well respected Irish contender 🇮🇪Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan (30-4-0, 21KO👊) whom he battled with through the rounds and would take out by stoppage victory in the 11th to the delight of his fans in attendance at the Alamo-Dome in San Antonio, Texas. Continue reading “Munguia Successful in Middleweight Debut, Stops O’Sullivan in the 11th Round to Keep his Plans Alive”
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Life is good for Olympic Gold-Medalist and WBA(Regular) Middleweight Titlist 🥇🇯🇵Ryota Murata (15-2-0, 12KO👊) who for the second time in as many opportunities, avenged a loss as he ransacked former conqueror 🇺🇸Rob Brant earlier this year in July to snatch the Title back that Brant took from him a fight prior. Sitting as arguably Japan’s most popular fighter Continue reading “Ryota Murata Welcomes Steven Butler to Yokohama For a Challenge”
Bragging rights in Australia are at stake Saturday when former Welterweight Titlist 🇦🇺Jeff Horn (19-1-1, 13KO) faces fellow countryman 🇦🇺Michael Zerafa (26-3-0, 15KO) in a 12 round Middleweight bout at Bendigo Stadium in Victoria, Australia. Continue reading “Horn and Zerafa Square off in “Battle of Bendigo””