With the victory, Pacquiao regained his status as one of the best welterweights in the planet and will have no shortage of future opponents. Currently signed to Premier Boxing Champions, Pacquiao has numerous options on the table. Lets take at look at some of them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Undefeated IBF Welterweight Champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr (24-0, 21KOs) will clash with fellow undefeated boxing star Mikey Garcia (39-0, 30KOs) tomorrow night at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. This is a highly anticipated fight for boxing fan from all over. Two pound-for-pound, undefeated champions facing off, for what should be a blockbuster fight.
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.
Mikey Garcia (39-0, 30 KOs) continues to grind at the SNAC training center ahead of his showdown with welterweight champion, Errol Spence Jr. (24-0, 21 KOs). Mikey Garcia is moving up from 135 pounds to 147 pounds in hopes of winning a world title in a fifth weight division.
Teofimo “El Brooklyn” Lopez is something special. His electrifying charisma to go along with his thunderous power, slick speed, and technical boxing skills, are gradually transforming him into boxing’s next superstar.
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.
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!
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…