Liam Smith scored a highlight reel knockout of John Thompson to land a world title. Now he meets an untested, and unbeaten, local challenger in his first defense.
Fireworks in Manchester, England, as junior middleweight Liam Smith scores a one-punch knockout of John Thompson to claim the vacant WBO 154-pound title.
British 154-pounder Liam Smith has home advantage against American contender John Thompson but feels his talent is the key to success.
2015 Boxcino winners Andrey Fedosov (heavyweight) and John Thompson (junior middleweight) have been granted top 10 rankings by the WBA and WBO.
Andrey Fedosov stopped Donovan Dennis in the eighth round on Friday in Corona, California. Fedesov won the Boxcino tournament heavyweight title and earned a top 10 ranking by the WBA. In the co-featured bout of the final “Friday Night Fights,” John Thompson stopped Brandon Adams in the second round to win the Boxcino junior middleweight title.
Brandon Adams, the runner-up in last year’s Boxcino middleweight tournament, battles John Thompson on Friday in the 10-round finals for the Boxcino junior middleweight tournament in Corona, Calif. The bout, along with the heavyweight Boxcino tournament final between Alexey Fedesov and Donovan Dennis, airs on ESPN2.
Brandon Adams, Vito Gasparyan, John Thompson and Stanyslav Skorokhod all advanced to the semi-final round of the Boxcino 2015 jr. middleweight tournament on Saturday in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Undefeated lightweight prospect Ivan Redkach entered Friday’s ShoBox: The New Generation main event against Tony Luis with a lot of hype from boxing writers but Luis made the Southern California-based Ukrainian work hard for his 10-round victory.
Unbeaten lightweight prospect Ivan Redkach returns on the first ShoBox: The New Generation of the 2014. Adrien Broner has had his assault charges dismissed.
Miguel Cotto weighed 153.6 to Austin Trout’s junior middleweight limit 154 in advance of Saturday night’s fight at New York’s Madison Square Garden.