Joet Gonzalez surely said some things that bothered Shakur Stevenson during the unusual buildup toward their featherweight title fight.
Josh Taylor and Regis Prograis lived up to the hype today in London, putting on a competitive, high-level main event in the World Boxing Super Series 140-pound tournament final, with two world title belts on the line.
It wasn’t the original opponent Dereck Chisora wanted to beat in his forty-first career fight, but he got the job done regardless in an all-British heavyweight encounter against David Price.
It wasn’t pretty, but Lawrence Okolie got the job done in a battle between unbeatens.
Former unified bantamweight world champion Ryan Burnett today announces his retirement from professional boxing. Over the last few years, he has dealt with injuries sustained during competition and in training.
Wanheng Menayothin ran his record to an unbeaten 54-0, with 18 of those wins by knockout, with a dominant victory over Simpiwe Konkco on Friday at City Hall Ground in Chonburi, Thailand.
Former unified super welterweight champion Jarett Hurd is in town to support his friend Shakur Stevenson who takes on Joet Gonzalez tomorrow night for the vacant WBO featherweight title.
The IBF and WBA 140-pound titles and his unblemished record won’t be the only things at stake Saturday night for Regis Prograis.
Unification is in the air.
Golden Boy announced that its Thursday Night Fights series will now be streamed on DAZN. The series is set to continue today as Mexican warrior Elwin “La Pulga” Soto (15-1, 11 KOs) makes the first defense of his WBO Light Flyweight World Title against Filipino contender Edward “The Heneral Fighting” Heno (14-0-5, 5 KOs) in a 12-round main event at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif.