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.
On Thursday, Nov 7th Unfeated IBF/WBA Reg Bantamweight Champion Naoya Inoue (18-0, 16KOs) will clash with WBA (Super) Champion (40-5, 26KOs) at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan.
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.
On Saturday, November 2nd, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (52-1-2, 35KOs) will move up two weight classes to face off against WBO Lightheavyweight Champion, Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (34-3-1, 29KOs) at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV.
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.
On Saturday, October 26th, WBA/WBC (Diamond) Super Lightweight Champion, Regis “Rougarou” Prograis (24-0, 20KOs) will clash with IBF Champ Josh “The Tartan Tornado” Taylor (15-0, 12KOs) at O2 Arena in East London, UK. Aside from the monster unification, the winner will be awarded the Muhammad Ali trophy, along with 10 million dollars.
On Friday, October 18th, IBF Light Heavyweight Champ Artur Beterbiev (14-0, 14KOs) will face off against WBC/Lineal Champ Oleksandr “The Nail” Gvozdyk (17-0, 14KOs) at the Liacouras Center, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This should be a treat for fans. We rarely get to see two top undefeated champions putting it all on the line for a unification.
Many fans are wondering if Sergiy can get over the hump in his second fight for a title. Sergiy has always been a determined and focused fighter. He brings grit and Ukranian scrappiness to the ring. He has trained hard for this fight.
On Saturday, October 5th, former unified Middleweight Champion, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (39-1-1, 35KOs) will clash with Sergey “The Technician” Derevyanchenko (13-1, 10KOs) at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
On Saturday, September 28th, IBF Welterweight Champ Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (25-0, 21KOs) will clash with WBC Welterweight Champ Shawn “Showtime” Porter (30-2-1, 17KOs) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. This should be a blockbuster fight.
Chris Colbert is a fast rising, 22 year old prospect out of Brooklyn, New York. He’s a former golden gloves champion, and he qualified for the Olympics in 2016, but decided to go pro instead. Beltran would be his first notable opponent at the professional level.
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.
Undefeated WBO Featherweight Champ Heather “The Heat” Hardy (22-0, 4KOs) will meet the hard hitting Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano (36-1-1, 27KOs) on tonight at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Here’s how we see the fight playing out…
On Friday, September 13, Devin “The Dream” Haney (22-0, 14KOs) will battle Zaur Abdullaev (11-0, 7KOs) for the WBC Interim Lightweight title at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The winner of this bout between the #2 and #3 ranked opponents, will become the WBC mandatory for (WBC,WBA,WBO) Unified Lightweight champion, Vasiliy “Hi-Tek” Lomachenko (14-1, 10KOs). Lomachenko just defeated Luke Campbell (20-3, 16KOs) for the vacant WBC title, which was vacated by Mikey Garcia (39-1, 30KOs).
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.