On Saturday, June 15, IBF Featherweight champion Josh Warrington (28-0 6KOs) will finally clash with bitter rival Kid Galahad (26-0 15KOs) at First Direct Arena in Warrington’s hometown of Leeds in West Yorkshire. These two hate each other and it should be a very entertaining fight.
Gennady Golovkin (39-1, 35KOs) was back in full force yesterday when he knocked out Steve Rolls (19-1, 10KOs) in the fourth round. It was definitely a tune-up fight for Golovkin that was meant to showcase his skill in his DAZN debut. Now with that fight out of the way, who should be next for the Kazakh slugger?
“This week has been incredible, and part of the development of Anthony Joshua the fighter and the brand is to take him worldwide and keep growing the incredible profile around the world.”
“It’s another special sporting weekend ahead. What a special arena this is, the most famous in the world. AJ is here lighting up New York with posters everywhere, I thought the workout at Brookfield Place was fantastic yesterday down in the financial district. There’s a real buzz around the city and it’s an honour to be here again and it’s magnificent to have so much talent on display on Saturday night.”
Andy Ruiz Jr. says he is ready to shock the world by ripping the WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO Heavyweight World titles from Anthony Joshua this Saturday June 1 at Madison Square Garden in New York, live on DAZN in the US and Sky Sports Box Office in the UK.
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.
Miguel Berchelt was coming into this fight as the favorite and rightfully so. Since defeating Francisco Vargas to capture the WBC Super Featherweight Crown in 2017 he went 4-0. He’s a seasoned champion and that’s exactly what he portrayed last night at the Convention Center in Tucson, Arizona.
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.
This is very unusual and a bit controversial since Lomachenko is not ranked within the WBC, let alone ranked either #1 or #2. However, it’s still great news for boxing fans.
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.
It wasn’t too long ago that Canelo was universally loved in the boxing world.
For a late replacement, Ruiz Jr. is pretty good. Some might even argue that Ruiz Jr. is a better opponent than Miller originally was.
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!
On Friday, April 26th, WBC Super Flyweight champ Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (47-4-1, 41 KOs) will meet Juan Francisco Estrada (38-3, 26 KOs) for a second time in what should be a very action packed, close fight. The fight will take place at The Forum in Inglewood, California and is a part of a very stacked DAZN card.