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 wasn’t too long ago that Canelo was universally loved in the boxing world.
Next up for Khan is the fighter many consider to be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, and boy what an upset would it be if Khan could pull it off…
Vasiliy Lomachenko is back and he has no shortage of opponents. Whether its a fellow champion, a solid contender, a rising star, or another elite fighter, Lomachenko has options. It will be interesting to see which fights get made and whether he can continue to prove he is among the pound for pound greats.
Should these two fighters meet, it would be the most anticipated fight in a long time and we would have the chance to see the absolute two best welterweights on the planet share the ring. These two have risen to the top, and pundits would undoubtedly be split about who would win. This is as 50/50 as a fight gets.
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.
Can Shawn Porter (30-2-1, 17 KOs) really hang with the top welterweights? He has fought top and mid-level welterweights within the division but the results have not been very convincing. Last nights display against Yordenis Ugas (23-4, 11 KOs) was far from convincing and many had him losing the fight including the Fox TV broadcasters.
The last two weeks have been a roller coaster for boxing fans. Many thought they were going to get a possible Fight Of The Year candidate in May and now fans are left disappointed.
It has been nearly 20 years since there was an undisputed heavyweight champion of the world and that was Lennox Lews. Take a look at how we could see history repeat itself 20 years later as competition in the heavyweight division is currently white hot.
Currently, the light heavyweight division is stacked and easily one of the sport’s best. From the WBC champ, to the IBF champ, the division is filled with savages roaming around.
Currently the WBA “regular” champion, and recently signed to Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions, Manny Pacquiao has no shortage of fights on the table.
Last week, the WBO made Billy Joe Saunders, (26-0, 12 KOs) the mandatory challenger for Demetrius Andrade’s (27-0, 17 KOs) WBO Middleweight Title which is laughable, to say the least. What was the WBO thinking?
So where exactly does Golovkin’s place in boxing history currently stand? There is no doubt he is a top middleweight, but has he reached the ceiling that many had believed he would when he was knocking out solid, but not elite fighters in Geale, Stevens, and Lemieux?
With these two performances, what did we learn about Jermell and Jermall Charlo to wrap up 2018?
Charlo is hoping to make a big statement this weekend and prove to the boxing world that he is ready for all the big names he’s been calling out in the middleweight division, most notably Canelo Alvarez.