While Kovalev may not be in his absolute prime, he is still a supremely dangerous opponent. Should Canelo get the victory this Saturday, it would be hard to argue that he is not the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet. But some believe that Kovalev will pull an upset…
After defeating Regis Prograis for the IBF and WBA world titles in the World Boxing Super Series, who’s next for the 28 year-old Scottish fighter?
2019 has been a memorable year so far, full of upsets and comebacks. As we reach the final months of the year, it’s time to review who the best fighters in boxing are. Who has cracked our pound-for-pound list ? Let’s see.
If Benevidez continues down the road that he is currently on he will undoubtedly get worldwide recognition in the near future. And what exactly should be the next step on that road?
Will we see the return of destroyer Munguia, the continuation of lack-lustre Munguia, or will Allotey become boxing’s new breakout star? We will find out tonight.
Keith Thurman might’ve lost his fight on Saturday but he showed plenty of heart. It will be interesting to see how he responds after losing the first fight of his career. He has numerous options on the table and it would be no surprise to see him bounce back and fight for a title next year.
With the victory, Pacquiao regained his status as one of the best welterweights in the planet and will have no shortage of future opponents. Currently signed to Premier Boxing Champions, Pacquiao has numerous options on the table. Lets take at look at some of them.
When Amir Khan won silver in the 2004 Olympic games at the age of 17, many touted him as the next big thing. For his first 18 fights, Khan was proving just that. He was quickly becoming a sensation in his native U.K., but that all came crashing down when he faced his first major test against then-undefeated, Breidis Prescott in 2008.
Cancio proved it was their first fight was no fluke, as he stopped Machado again last Friday; this time quicker, to retain his “regular” WBA 130 pound title.
Jermell Charlo (32-1-16 KO) knocked out rugged Mexican, Jorge Cota (28-4-25 KO) on Sunday in his first win since dropping a decision (and WBC title) to Tony Harrison (28-2-21 KO) last December. Charlo was back in impressive form, dropping Cota with a short right hook in the third round before drilling him with a picture perfect 1, 2 that left Cota laid out on the canvas.
Ruiz Jr.’s victory shook up the sport for sure, but is he now considered the best heavyweight in the world? Is it Wilder or Fury? Where does Joshua stand in the heavyweight rankings now? Lets take a look.
Gennady Golovkin (39-1, 35KOs) was back in full force yesterday when he knocked out Steve Rolls (19-1, 10KOs) in the fourth round. It was definitely a tune-up fight for Golovkin that was meant to showcase his skill in his DAZN debut. Now with that fight out of the way, who should be next for the Kazakh slugger?
This is a true grudge match that has both fighters eager to cause the other a lot of damage. There will for sure be be fireworks!
It is widely expected that Canelo will fight in September again and there are a number of interesting options for him on the table. Who should be next for Canelo Alvarez?
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-3-1, 32 KOs) is set to return on June 22nd in Mexico, ending a two-year layoff. Chavez last fought in 2017 against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KOs).