Tag: This Weeks Fights

The Monster Inoue was Let out the Cage, Knocks out Rodriguez to Advance to the Final Round

The last of the Semi-Finals matchups has just concluded in the Bantamweight division, and here you have your new RING-MAGAZINE/IBF Bantamweight World Champion 👑Naoya ‘The Monster’ Inoue (18-0-0, 16KO), as Inoue succeeded in dominating & knocking out then-IBF Champion Manny Rodriguez (19-1-0, 12KO) in only the 2nd round of this contest, putting Rodriguez down 3 times in the second round… Continue reading “The Monster Inoue was Let out the Cage, Knocks out Rodriguez to Advance to the Final Round”

A Fresh Start at a Brand New Weight for Billy Joe Saunders

Talented, polarizing British boxer Billy Joe Saunders (27-0-0, 13KO) decided to alter his journey by looking north to enter the Super-Middleweight division. The former Champion finds himself at the doorstep of the vacant WBO Super-Middleweight World Title, and his opponent will be #1 ranked WBO contender Shefat Isufi (27-3-2, 20KO) who is of Serbian descent, fighting out of Germany. Continue reading “A Fresh Start at a Brand New Weight for Billy Joe Saunders”

Gary Russell Returns to the Ring

For what will be the co-headliner to the Wilder/Breazeale Showtime card that is happening in Brooklyn, NY at the Barclay’s Center, WBC Featherweight World Champion ‘Mr.’ Gary Russell Jr. (29-1-0, 17KO) finally returns from his 364 day hiatus to fight #3 WBC contender Kiko Martinez (39-8-2, 28KO) of Spain.
Russell is a bonafide World Class fighter, who has thee speediest hands in all of boxing, but he’s a confusing case… Continue reading “Gary Russell Returns to the Ring”

The Beast Meets the Tartan Tornado

The Junior-Welterweight Tournament in the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) has been heating up, and here we have the second of Semi-Final match-ups. Scotland’s young mega-talent & #2 Seed Josh ‘Tartan Tornado’ Taylor (14-0-0, 12KO) will finally get his first shot at a World Championship Title by facing #4 Seed/IBF Junior-Welterweight Champion Ivan ‘Beast’ Baranchyk (19-0-0, 12KO). Josh Taylor for this event is playing host to a Glasgow crowd at the SSE Hydro Arena.
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Wilder Takes on His Mandatory Challenger

Powerpunching WBC Heavyweight World Titlist Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (40-0-1, 39KO) will look to make a 9th defense of his Title by letter of the law in facing Mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale (20-1-0, 18KO) on Saturday, May 18th.

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