Once upon a time, most figured the only reason that a 41-year old version of Zab Judah would be in upstate New York during this time of year was to accept enshrinement into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
It was a weekend he had circled on his calendar for all of 2019 and Jamel Herring didn’t let it go to waste.
Miguel Berchelt was twice as nice as the second time around.
The WBA Championships Committee ordered the mandatory fight between the WBA super featherweight super champion Gervonta Davis and #2 rated Ricardo “Cientifico” Nunez.
If this past Saturday’s Canelo Alvarez-Danny Jacobs fight didn’t quite do it for lovers of a slugfest (Canelo’s win being thrilling in spots but never really coming close to satisfying the bloodlust a good number of fight fans have), chances are the violence on display inside the Convention Centre in Tucson this coming Saturday evening will leave no-one feeling at all dissatisfied.
Tevin Farmer has a mandatory defense of his IBF super featherweight title due next, and he made some headlines this week for an altercation with contender Joseph Diaz Jr in Las Vegas, which led to him later saying he wasn’t going to give Diaz a shot at his title, and that he would make potential opponents “starve” the way the sport made him starve for years as a contender without the connections to get a title shot.
Freddy Fonseca didn’t deliver on all the trash he talked to Joseph Diaz Jr. this week.
Archie Sharp believes a fight with the British super featherweight champion, Sam Bowen, is an inevitable encounter that is there to be made.
IBF junior lightweight champion Tevin Farmer, won three championship bouts in 2018, and when it came to deciding the “2018 Philly Fighter of the Year” Briscoe Award, Farmer proved to be unbeatable.