Tag: Ring-Magazine Welterweight Champion

Like Clockwork🕐 – McCaskill Went to Work, and Overwhelmed Late Replacement Wyatt for Title Defense to Remain Undisputed Champ

Undisputed Women’s Welterweight Champion 👑🇺🇸Jessica “CasKILLA” McCaskill (11-2-0, 4KO👊) remained just that, as she went on to defeat late replacement opponent 🇨🇦Kandi Wyatt (10-4-0, 3KO👊) by way of 7th round technical knockout to secure the title defense. Caskilla came out hot, with no regard for her opponent, putting those huge fists to work. Continue reading “Like Clockwork🕐 – McCaskill Went to Work, and Overwhelmed Late Replacement Wyatt for Title Defense to Remain Undisputed Champ”

A Super Fights Super-Fight – With Expectations at its Zenith, Sugar Ray Leonard, and Thomas Hearns Put Forth a War For the Ages, That Defined an Entire Generation

Written by Tré Berry III🖊️ | 09/16/2021

On this date 🗓️September 16th, 1981 – Forty years ago to the day…a super-fight was fought, and its action established itself as one of the greatest Welterweight Championship bouts in boxing history, as well as one of its greatest events. Both at the top of their game, brimmed with expectation, and both in their prime, Gold-Medalist, and Ring-Magazine/WBA Welterweight Champion of the World 👑🥇🇺🇸Sugar Ray Leonard (30-1-0, 21KO👊) and dangerous unbeaten WBC Champion 👑🇺🇸Thomas “Hitman” Hearns (32-0-0, 30KO👊) met for their pivotal unification bout for Undisputed World Champion, in a bout that was pivotal for their legacy. Continue reading “A Super Fights Super-Fight – With Expectations at its Zenith, Sugar Ray Leonard, and Thomas Hearns Put Forth a War For the Ages, That Defined an Entire Generation”

The Two Prideful World Champions Collide in San Juan, Puerto Rico (Carlos Palomino vs Wilfred Benitez)

Written by Tré Berry III🖊️ | 01/14/2021

On this date, 🗓️January 14th, 1979, RING/WBC Welterweight Champion of the World 👑🇲🇽“King” Carlos Palomino (27-1-3, 15KO👊) came into this bout, having a firm stranglehold over the ⚖️147 lb. division for 3 years dating back to the year 1976.  Accompanying Palomino to the ring on this night was gifted prodigy 👑🇺🇸🇵🇷Wilfred “El Radar” Benitez (36-0-1, 24KO👊), who had already left his mark in the sport by becoming the youngest ever to win a Title after beating the great 🇨🇴Antonio Cervantes at Junior-Welterweight. Continue reading “The Two Prideful World Champions Collide in San Juan, Puerto Rico (Carlos Palomino vs Wilfred Benitez)”

“Let’s Do it Again” – Cecilia Brækhus Activates ReMatch Clause 📰

If you were questioning if retirement was creeping into the mind of 38 year old legend 🇨🇴🇳🇴Cecilia “First Lady” Brækhus (36-1-0, 9KO), well we just got a definitive answer, and that answer is no.  She opted to attempt to get her world titles back that judges awarded now-Welterweight Champion of the World 👑🇺🇸Jessica “CasKILLA” McCaskill (9-2-0, 3KO) by activating an existing rematch clause in her previous contract. Continue reading ““Let’s Do it Again” – Cecilia Brækhus Activates ReMatch Clause 📰”

McCaskill Shifts the Welterweight Climate by Defeating Brækhus In a Controversial Majority Decision Win

🇺🇸Jessica McCaskill (9-2-0, 3KO👊) made history tonight in becoming the first fighter to defeat long-reigning Welterweight Queen 🇨🇴🇳🇴Cecilia “First Lady” Brækhus (36-1-0, 9KO👊) to become a simultaneous 2-division Champion, holding the WBA & WBC Junior-Welterweight Titles, and now holding the RING, WBA, WBC, WBO, IBF Welterweight straps as the new Undisputed Champion of the Continue reading “McCaskill Shifts the Welterweight Climate by Defeating Brækhus In a Controversial Majority Decision Win”