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).
This past Saturday, February 16, 2019 we saw WBA super featherweight champion Leo “El Terrremoto” Santa Cruz (36-1-1, 19 KOs) easily outbox last minute replacement Rafael Rivera (26-3-2, 17 KOs) to retain his title, by a wide unanimous decision (119-109 on all scorecards) at L.A Live’s Microsoft Theatre.
Happy New Year and welcome to 2019! What better way to kick off a new year of boxing than to post our 2019 Wish List. The world of boxing is buzzing with competitive trash talk and intrigue, as there are an abundance of interesting fights that have yet to take place. We’ve captured our Top 5 wishes for boxing this year and threw in a few honorable mentions as well. Enjoy!
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.
A slideshow of the the top 10 fights of 2017. An EPIC year of boxing it was!
In tomorrow night’s second Premier Boxing Champions double-header card, both Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares enter the ring at the StubHub Center, in Carson, California. However, they won’t be facing each other as originally anticipated. Instead, they’ll both be facing other lesser known opponents, in what is ostensibly a tune-up fight for both of them, before they square off in early in 2018.