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!
At the final bell of the 12th round, it was evident to all in attendance and watching at home that they had just witnessed the coronation of a new junior middleweight champion.
WBA (Super) & IBF Junior Middleweight Champ Jarrett “Swift” Hurd (23-0, 16KOs) will defend his titles against the #1 IBF ranked boxer, Julian “J-Rock” Williams on Saturday, May 11 at EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, VA. This should be a good fight.
On Saturday night we finally saw the long awaited showdown between Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs) and Daniel ‘Miracle Man’ Jacobs (35-3, 29 KOs) and to some fight fans the clash did not live up to expectations.
These are two of the best middleweights in the world getting ready for war, in what should be a fight of the year candidate. Boxing fans should be in for a treat!
So it has been a few days since we saw two world champions and contenders in highly anticipated fights, all of which ended in clear one-sided victories. Now that the adrenaline and expectations of the fans has subsided and the dust has settled, lets take a look back on one of boxing’s most anticipated weekends so far in 2019.
Two-division world champion Lamont “Havoc” Peterson (35-4-1, 17KOs) will take on former IBF junior welterweight world champion Sergey “Samurai” Lipinets (14-1 10KOs) in a 12-round welterweight matchup on Sunday, March 24 at MGM National Harbor in Maryland.
On Saturday night, March 16, 2019 we witnessed undefeated the WBC Lightweight World Champion – Mikey Garcia (39-1, 30KOs) – move up not one but two weight classes to challenge the boogeyman IBF Welterweight World Champion Errol Spence Jr. (25-0, 21KOs) in a huge showdown. A lot of fans, experts, legends and current fighters had Spence as the huge favorite given his significant size advantage over Garcia.
Undefeated IBF Welterweight Champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr (24-0, 21KOs) will clash with fellow undefeated boxing star Mikey Garcia (39-0, 30KOs) tomorrow night at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. This is a highly anticipated fight for boxing fan from all over. Two pound-for-pound, undefeated champions facing off, for what should be a blockbuster fight.
IBF Junior Lightweight champ Tevin Farmer (28-4-1, 6KOs) will take on undefeated contender, Jono Carroll (16-0-1, 3KOs) at the Liacouras Center, Philadelphia on Friday March 15th. They will finally settle their ongoing Twitter beef! No more trash talking. Let’s fight!
This Saturday, two of boxing’s top pound-for-pound fighters will square off when Errol Spence Jr. (24-0, 21KO’s) defends his IBF welterweight title against four-division world champion Mikey Garcia (39-0, 30KO’s) in Dallas, Texas. The fight, which will be broadcast by Fox Pay-Per-View, is highly anticipated by many fans and boxing media alike, but also criticized by others.
On Saturday, March 9, Shawn “Showtime” Porter (29-2-1, 17 KOs) will defend his WBC Welterweight title against Yordenis Ugas (23-3, 11 KOs) at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. The fight will be aired live on Fox and the Fox Sports app. The main card begins at 8pm EST, and the main event (Porter vs Ugas) is expected to start some time around 9:30pm EST.
On Saturday night, March 9th, Dmitry Bivol (15-0, 11 KOs) from Saint Petersburg, Russia will take on New York native Joe Smith Jr. (24-2, 20 KOs) on DAZN at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, New York. Bivol will be defending his WBA Light Heavyweight title for the fourth time.
Former two-time Super Middleweight Champion James DeGale (25-2-1 15 KOs) will meet Chris Eubank Jr (27-2 21 KOs) on Saturday, February 23, at the O2 Arena in London. The two outspoken boxers will finally settle their long running feud and decide who’s better.
Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (32-3-1, 28 KOs) will be seeking revenge against Elieder “Storm” Alvarez (24-0 12KOs) on Saturday, February 2nd in Frisco, Texas. There are important questions that are going to be answered during this fight. First, was the first fight a fluke?