Gervonta “Tank” Davis – Hi-Tech Lurks In The Shadows!

Gervonta "Tank" Davis - Hi-Tech Lurks In The Shadows
Gervonta “Tank” Davis – Hi-Tech Lurks In The Shadows

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez

Roman 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez Pound-for-Pound Champion
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez Pound-for-Pound Champion

ENGLEWOOD, CA – On the Gennady Golovkin vs Dominic Wade under card, boxing’s pound-for-pound champion, Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez, retained his WBC flyweight title by routing a game McWilliams Arroyo.

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Golovkin vs Wade: Another Day at the Office

Golovkin vs Wade: Another Day at the Office
Golovkin vs Wade: Another Day at the Office

INGLEWOOD, CA — It was just another day at the office for Gennady Golovkin Saturday night as he recorded his 22nd consecutive knockout by stopping Dominic Wade before a sellout crowd at The Forum.

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Freddie Teddy April 9 Live On PPV

Freddie Roach vs Teddy Atlas April 9, Live on PPV
Freddie Roach vs Teddy Atlas April 9, Live on PPV #pacquiaoBradley3

Here is an illustration of two of the most animated and outspoken trainers in boxing. Freddie Roach, Teddy Atlas and their fighters will collide in the square circlw Live, April 9th in Las Vegas, NV.

The Real King Kong Climbing The Division

Luis Ortiz Climbing The Heavyweight Division
The Real King Kong Climbing The Heavyweight Division

 

Luis Ortiz is a nightmare for any opponent in the heavyweight division. The current Interim Champion,  Luis Ortiz, destroys his opponents by inflicting significant physical damage, using bone-crushing-blunt-force. With a record of (24-0-0-21) it’s easy to see why there aren’t any top contenders knocking down Ortiz’ door because fighting Ortiz is high risk with little financial reward.

The Mighty Gennady Golovkin (GGG)

The Mighty Gennady Golovkin
The Mighty Gennady Golovkin

Saturday October 17, in front of 20,548 rabid fans at Madison Square Garden, Golovkin methodically beat down a game David Lemieux to unify the Middleweight titles. Saturday’s stoppage of Lemieux marked Golovkin’s 21st straight KO and his 15th successful defense of his titles. You got to give credit to Lemieux who unlike other fighters stepped up to face the devastating puncher in GGG.

With his victory on Saturday, GGG and the rest of the boxing world will have their eyes on the November 21, 2015 battle, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs Miguel Cotto for the WBC World middleweight title.

The Iceman Cometh!

Viktor Postol Defeats Lucas Matthysse
“The Iceman” Viktor Postol Defeats Lucas Matthysse

Saturday October 3, 2015 “The IceMan” Viktor Postol Out Boxed, Out Punched and Finished the hard hitting Lucas Matthysse to capture the vacant WBC super lightweight world title. Saturday’s fight was a huge win for the Ukraine born Postol. With such a dominate win against a top fighter in Matthysse, unfortunately Postol will most likely become the fighter to avoid.

Donaire vs Rigondeaux: A Rare fight Indeed!

Donaire-Rigondeaux A Rare Fight Indeed
Donaire-Rigondeaux A Rare Fight Indeed

Noito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire (31-1) vs Guillermo Rigondeaux (11-0) is likely to happen April 13, 2013. This is a refreshing fight for American boxing fans because rarely do we get to see the two best fighters in their primes fight for division supremacy  Great matchmaking like this remind me of the glory days; Leonard – Hearns, Leonard – Duran, Whitaker – Nelson Chavez – Taylor, Hagler – Hearns, this list goes on.

However, in today’s boxing world, the road to the top isn’t about taking on the best and/or all comers. It’s about matching your top fighter with a low risk opponent. Take for instance Adrian Broner facing Gavin Rees This Saturday, February 16, 2013. Rees–a good Euro fighter and very much an unknown to most American boxing fans–will come in as a huge underdog. Broner’s camp knows Rees is a perfect style to showcase Broner’s speed and to help Broner’s stock rise without risking too much in the process. Rees is barely a top 10 fighter in the lightweight division. A better, more worthy opponent would be no. #5 ranked Richard Abril. Like Ponce De Leon did before him, Abril would fight Broner on the outside and pick him apart. Broner – Rees is just one example of   the many bad matchmaking decisions in championship boxing today.

We tend to attack the fighters for ducking good opposition but for the most part it’s the promoters that make these ridiculous mismatches which eventually become Pay-Per-View garbage. Networks like HBO and Showtime not take