If it was improbable the first time around as amateurs, it’s even more so now as pros. The debut of KSI and Logan Paul will take place this weekend. The boxing community seems to be split down the middle as to whether this is a pure joke or it will implore the casual sports fan to take an interest in the sweet science.
Garcia is looking to prove his doubters wrong and showcase his talents. Romero Duno on the other hand is looking to beat Garcia and put his name in the conversation as an elite lightweight fighter.
This Saturday October 26th marks what could be the beginning of the Shakur Stevenson era. The vacant WBO featherweight title on the line, which was left behind by Oscar Valdez (26-0, 20KOs) when he moved up to 130lbs. Shakur Stevenson (12-0, 7KOs) will take on fellow undefeated fighter Joet Gonzalez (23-0, 14KOs), in Reno, Nevada. This fight will pit the number one and two ranked WBO featherweights in the division against one another.
Patrick Day fought for his life until the very end, just as he did in the ring. After four days in a coma, he succumbed to his injuries and passed away today, October 16, 2019. He was just 27 years old.
A night of knockouts filled Madison Square Garden on the undercard of Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (40-1-1, 35KOs) vs Sergiy Derevyanchenko (13-2, 10KOs). The action, although exciting on the undercard, could not compare to the main event.
Mario “El Azteca” Barrios (25-0, 18KOs) took on Batyr Akhmedov (7-1, 6KOs) for the WBA Super Lightweight Title. Barrios, a solid young fighter had the clear edge to many coming into this fight. To those who watched the fight it would seem this fight had three parts. This included rounds 1-4, 5-11, and the final round. Lets review how and why some feel this fight was closer than what some of the scorecards revealed.
One journey I have followed for a few years now is that of Sean “Untouchable” Max`son (1-0, 1KO). He made his pro debut on July 27, 2019 but the road to get there took many things, including patience.
Predicting that this one would go the distance before the fight, was a long shot to say the least. Let’s take a look back at each quarter of this brawl.
Most cases point to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs), Vasiliy Lomachenko (14-1-0, 10 KOs), and Terence Crawford (35-0-0, 26 KOs) as the top 3 (in no particular order). Let’s take a look at each boxer to see how they stack up…
The table has been set for Otto Wallin (20-0, 13KOs, 1 NC) to attempt to dethrone a heavyweight kingpin. The Swede will take on Lineal Heavyweight Champion, the one and only Tyson Fury (28-0-1, 20KOs) on Saturday, September 14th in Las Vegas, Nevada at the T-Mobile Arena.