Should Crawford get past Khan this Saturday, he will have many options that he could face (barring boxing politics). But just how far can he go, what is his ceiling? If he maximizes his potential, where will that leave him?
On Saturday, April 20, at Madison Square Garden, in New York City, Terence “Bud” Crawford (34-0, 25 KOs) will defend his WBO welterweight title for the 2nd time since beating Jeff Horn in 2018. He will be fighting Amir “King” Khan (33-4, 20 KOs).
This Saturday night in Carson, California, Danny Garcia (34-2, 20 KOs) will square off against Adrian Granados (20-6, 14 KOs) live on Fox. It will be Garcia’s first fight since dropping a split decision to Shawn Porter (30-2, 17 KOs) last September. It was Garcia’s second attempt at claiming the coveted WBC welterweight title but he fell just short in a tightly contested fight.
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.
Sergiy “The Technician” Derevyanchenko (12-1 10KOs) will look to get back on track Saturday when he meets Jack “Golden Jack” Culcay (25-3 13KOs). The fight will take place Saturday, April 13 at The Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They will clash to decide who holds the number one contender spot in the IBF rankings at Middleweight. It’s a high stakes fight, making it very interesting.
This Saturday at The Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Caleb “Golden” Truax (30-4-2, 19 KOs) will meet Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (34-1-1, 23 KOs). The fight is a must win for both fighters.
The moment we have all been waiting for – finally hearing who former unified middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (38-1-1, 34KOs) will fight in June. A fight against Brandon “Cannon” Adams (21-2, 13KOs) has been announced for June 8th.
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.
Boxing is one of the few sports where a father and son can reach the pinnacle of the sport together. Many fathers have trained their sons since childhood and have seen them become world champions. Here are five of the best father/son duos in boxing (in no particular order).
With that feather in his cap, Spence strengthened his position as the best welterweight on the planet, but where does he rank in the pound-for- pound list ? Does he crack the top 5 ? Lets see.
Last night we saw an action packed fight from start to finish. One fighter’s career was elevated and the other’s came to an end. Sergey ‘Samurai’ Lipinets (15-1, 11 KOs) vs Lamont ‘Havoc’ Peterson (35-5-1, 17 KOs) was a big opportunity for both guys.
Juan Antonio Rodriguez shocks Mercito Gesta by knockout.
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.