Tag: Respect in Combat

Respect in Combat (Gonzalez|Yafai)

There’s an intrinsic feeling whenever you are able to cross paths with someone you admired and looked up to, and that goes for any profession, scenario or situation that you can think of.  That moment is 🔎magnified when you are able to share a boxing ring with them and be able to make contact with them by way of 🥊🥊gloved fists. Continue reading “Respect in Combat (Gonzalez|Yafai)”

Respect in Combat (Valdez|Lopez)

The victorious 🇲🇽Oscar Valdez with 🇺🇸Adam Lopez after their Super-Featherweight battle Saturday night. Lopez dropped Valdez in the second round and was up on all the judges cards when he was stopped in the 7th round.

“I take my hat off to Adam Lopez. He’s a great fighter, great warrior, just like his father [Hector Lopez] was. I just got hit. This is boxing. I prepared myself for two, three months for Gutierrez. Got a new opponent, but that’s no excuse. This kid is a warrior.”
-Oscar Valdez

Respect in Combat (Herring|Roach)

Post fight photo of 🇺🇸Jamel Herring and 🇺🇸Lamont Roach Jr. after their WBO Super-Featherweight title fight Saturday night in Fresno, California. Herring (21-2-0, 10KO) was successful in the first defense of the belt, defeating Roach (19-1-1, 7KO) by unanimous decision.

“Nothing but love and respect for this man. We put on a great show. He’s going to bounce back strong!”
-Jamel Herring on Lamont Roach Jr.