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.
Whether you rank Lomachenko at number one, two, or three in your pound-for-pound list, he has certainly proved he is one of the best fighters in the world today.
IBF Lightweight champion Richard Commey (28-2, 25KOs) will meet tested warrior, Raymundo “Sugar” Beltran (36-8-1, 22KOs) on Friday, June 28 at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California.
On Saturday, June 15, Lineal Heavyweight champ Tyson “Gypsy King” Fury (27-0-1, 19KOs) will take on Tom Schwartz (24-0, 16KOs) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. This will be Fury’s first fight on his new ESPN deal.
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.
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).
Former unified Middleweight Champion, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (38-1-1 34KOs), has signed an official 3 year, 6 fight deal with DAZN. The deal will likely lock him up for the rest of his career.
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.
Tyson “Gypsy King” Fury (27-0-1 19KOs) has signed a blockbuster 5 fight deal with ESPN worth £80 million (roughly 103 million dollars). He has also signed a co-promotional deal with Top Rank Promotions. The deal potentially makes him the biggest star in the heavyweight division.
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?
On Saturday December 22, 2018 in Manchester, Carl “The Jackal” Frampton (26-1 18 KOs) will take on IBF Featherweight Champion Josh Warrington (27-0 6 KOs). In the USA, the fight will be shown on ESPN+, otherwise you can catch the fight on BT Sport Box Office. It should be interesting to see if Warrington can pull off another upset like he did in his last fight against Lee Selby.
Vasyl Lomachenko’s (12-1, 9 KOs) performance Saturday night versus Jose Pedraza (25-2, 12 KOs) left me questioning whether or not Loma is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world and I could only land on one answer…