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When Flash Meets Lightning – Part I (Lomachenko|Teofimo) ⚡⚡ 📰

It appears that the two opposing camps has finally come to an 💲agreement to stage the most intriguing fight of the 2020 calendar year going by spectator demands.  Lightweight supremacy is on the line, as Pound-4-Pound King and RING-LINEAL/WBA/WBC (Franchise)/WBO Lightweight Champion of the World 🥇🥇🇺🇦Vasiliy “Loma” Lomachenko (14-1-0, 10KO👊) will share the big stage with young, electrifying IBF Lightweight titlist 🇺🇸Teofimo “Takeover” Lopez (15-0-0, 12KO👊) for a date scheduled to be October 17th, to be broadcast on the regular 📺ESPN channel. Continue reading “When Flash Meets Lightning – Part I (Lomachenko|Teofimo) ⚡⚡ 📰”

A Halt to Plans for Jorge Linares and Javier Fortuna’s Upcoming Bout 📰

🇻🇪Jorge Linares vs. 🇩🇴Javier Fortuna, which was scheduled for August 28th has been halted after it was learned that Linares has contracted COVID. The former Champion’s promoters at Teiken Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions has stated that  Continue reading “A Halt to Plans for Jorge Linares and Javier Fortuna’s Upcoming Bout 📰”

The Boxing World Loses a Pivotal Figure, R.I.P. Brotha Naazim Richardson (1965-2020) 📰

Rest in peace to legendary Philly boxing Trainer 🗣️Naazim Richardson. Among the fighters Richardson guided in his storied career were 🇺🇸Bernard Hopkins, 🇺🇸Shane Mosley, 🇺🇸Steve Cunningham & other standouts.  One thing that was notable with Richardson was that his fighters often reached new plateaus under his guidance, pushing Hopkins towards becoming Undisputed Middleweight World Champion, and his handling of Sugar Shane Mosley in his latter stages to once again become Lineal Welterweight Champion. Continue reading “The Boxing World Loses a Pivotal Figure, R.I.P. Brotha Naazim Richardson (1965-2020) 📰”

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 📰”