Joe Smith Jr. demolishes Andrzej Fonfara in shocking upset

19
Jun

Joe Smith Jr. demolishes Andrzej Fonfara in shocking upset

Joe Smith crashed light heavyweight favorite Andrzej Fonfara to the canvas in the first round to score a career-changing knockout in Chicago on Saturday.

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17
Jun

Joe Smith Jr.: Common name, uncommon drive

A common man from his name to his day job, light heavyweight Joe Smith Jr. looks to put in an uncommon performance versus Andrzej Fonfara on Saturday night.

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17
Jun

Andrzej Fonfara ready for Joe Smith Jr., seeks Stevenson rematch

Light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara seeks victory over Joe Smith Jr. but wants to fulfill his potential and avenge defeat to Adonis Stevenson.

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14
Oct

Andrzej Fonfara, Nathan Cleverly primed for crossroads match

Light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara takes on former titleholder Nathan Cleverly in Chicago on Friday in what Cleverly calls a “make or break” fight.

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12
Jun

Erislandy Lara outclasses Delvin Rodriguez to a shutout decision

Erislandy Lara, THE RING’s No. 2-rated junior middleweight, outclassed unrated former title challenger Delvin Rodriguez en route to a shutout 12-round decision on Friday in Chicago. It was a typical Lara performance, lauded by boxing media and purists but booed by fans in attendance. In the “PBC on Spike” co-feature, light heavyweight contender Artur Beterbiev stopped Alexander Johnson in seven rounds.

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11
Jun

Artur Beterbiev continues fast track to world title

Artur Beterbiev, a top-10 rated lightweight heavyweight contender despite only having eight pro bouts, returns Friday against Alexander Johnson at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. His bout will be televised on SpikeTV along with the Erislandy Lara-Delvin Rodriguez main event.

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10
Jun

Erislandy Lara enters Delvin Rodriguez bout feeling unbeaten

As far as Erisdlany Lara, his team and his small-but-vocal fan base are concerned, the Cuban junior middleweight standout enters his Friday “PBC on SpikeTV” main event against Delvin Rodriguez as an unbeaten fighter. Lara’s only two losses, decisions to Paul Williams and Canelo Alvarez, were controversial.

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23
Apr

Anthony “Dog” Dirrell says he’ll back his bark with bite

WBC super middleweight titleholder Anthony Dirrell aims to remain unbeaten and prove he’s a class above his first challenger, Badou Jack, by knocking out the once-beaten 2008 Olympian from Sweden on Friday in Chicago. The fight headlines a “PBC on Spike” show on SpikeTV.

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23
Apr

Daniel Jacobs warns Caleb Truax that he’s more than a cancer survivor

Middleweight standout Daniel Jacobs takes on hardnosed spoiler Caleb Truax on Friday at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago as part of the Primer Boxing Champions series on SpikeTV. Jacobs warns Truax to be concerned about his superior skill and talent and not focus too much on his story of surviving cancer.

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20
Jan

Andrzej Fonfara: I’ll show Chavez Jr. how light heavyweights punch

If the April 18 fight between Andrzej Fonfara and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., which both sides have agreed to, is allowed to happen, the Polish 175-pound contender says fans can expect a war. “He has his Mexican style and I have my Polish style,” he said. “I don’t think this fight will end in a decision.”

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