Tag: Welterweight

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)”

Their Stories: Second Chances, And a Life Spared (Errol Spence Jr.) 🇺🇸

Written by Tré Berry III🖊️ | 11/06/2020

What a 🎢rollercoaster ride it has been for 🇺🇸Errol Spence (the Dallas native in the last 15 months).  Riding high last year off of his September 28th hard-earned victory over 🇺🇸Shawn Porter, Errol was sitting on ⛰️top of the world, that is until his world came crashing down, in both a figurative, and literal sense. Continue reading “Their Stories: Second Chances, And a Life Spared (Errol Spence Jr.) 🇺🇸”

Bud Crawford Looks to Close Book on Opponents Career, While Brook Has His Eyes on Redemption

Boxing’s swiss-army knife and Pound-4-Pound WBO World Welterweight Titlist 🇺🇸Terence “Bud” Crawford (36-0-0, 27KO👊) is up to bat next, as he will have eyes on skilled former IBF Welterweight Titlist 🇬🇧Kell “Special K” Brook (39-2-0, 27KO👊) on ESPN for what will be an attempt for Crawford to secure a 4th defense of his Title since moving up to the division three years ago. Continue reading “Bud Crawford Looks to Close Book on Opponents Career, While Brook Has His Eyes on Redemption”

Mean Machine Puts Zewski Out of Commission In the Eighth

Despite a respectable early challenge by 🇨🇦Mikael Zewski (34-2-0, 23KO) who boxed well from the outside, the “Mean Machine” 🇱🇹Egidijus Kavaliauskas (22-1-1, 18KO) eventually caught up to Zewski to secure the technical knockout in round 8 of their headliner Welterweight contest. Continue reading “Mean Machine Puts Zewski Out of Commission In the Eighth”