Tag: Respect in Combat

Respect in Combat (Jermall Charlo | Sergiy Derevyanchenko)

WBC Middleweight World Champion 🇺🇸Jermall Charlo and always-game 🇺🇦Sergiy Derevyanchenko embracing after their 12 round headliner on Saturday night. The Charlo’s (both Jermell and Jermall) are tough sells. They don’t just like anybody, you have to earn their respect…and that’s exactly what Sergiy was able to do, as Jermall showed the most respect to him post-fight out of all his opponents.

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