In part two of his latest journal, Lee Groves counts punches for the ShoBox headliner featuring Antoine Douglas and Istvan Szili.
Our resident Travelin’ Man. Lee Groves returns to Bethlehem, Penn. for another “ShoBox” punch-counting adventure.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. outpointed undersized Marcos Reyes on Saturday in El Paso, Texas. It wasn’t a good showing for Chavez, who may be beyond help.
Undefeated 140-pound contender Amir Imam will face former world-title challenger Fernando Angulo in El Paso, Texas, on July 18.
Deontay Wilder weighed in at 229 pounds for the first defense of his WBC heavyweight title against 239.25-pound Eric Molina, which will take place Saturday at Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Alabama on Showtime. Jose Pedraza, 129.25, and Andrey Klimov, 129, made weight for their IBF junior lightweight title co-feature.
In this week’s Friday mailbag, fans from around the globe share their thoughts on Felix Verdejo’s potential, Deontay WIlder’s place in the heavyweight division, Nicholas Walters-Miguel Marriaga, Jesus Cuellar and the featherweight division, Oscar De La Hoya vs. John Duddy (wha!?), mythical matchups and more. Enjoy!
Undefeated heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder, challenger Eric Molina and others on this Saturday’s card working out in Birmingham, Alabama. Photos by Stephanie Trapp/Showtime.
Former two-weight world titleholder Paulie Malignaggi still has a dragon left to slay and is targeting the European (Boxing Union) welterweight title after being installed as mandatory challenger based on past accomplishments and his Italian heritage.
It’s an old refrain — “I’m not looking past …” — but Deontay Wilder insists he’s not going to underestimate Eric Molina, who most think poses little threat to the WBC heavyweight titleholder.
In this special Memorial Day mailbag, fans from both sides of The Pond share their thoughts on James DeGale’s IBF 168-pound title winning effort against Andre Dirrell, what might be next for both super middleweights, the state of the 168-pound division, the Amir Khan-Chris Algieri fight, Jessie Vargas, this year’s crazy busy boxing schedule and much more. Enjoy!
Undefeated heavyweight beltholder Deontay Wilder will make the first defense of his WBC title against Eric Molina in the main event of a June 13 Showtime-televised card from the Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Ala., the cable network announced on Thursday.
The welterweight championship match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is indeed a pay-per-view record-breaker. And the number of buys is expected to continue climbing.
The May 2 Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight shattered the previous record for total pay-per-view buys and now ranks as the highest-grossing pay-per-view of all time by generating more than 4.4 million U.S. buys and more than $400 million in domestic pay-per-view revenue alone, according to a press release from HBO, which co-broadcasted the event with the Showtime cable network.
It was a war in which bombs were launched; blood was spilled and whose participants were never the same again. Our resident historian Lee Groves remembers the breathtaking spectacle that was Diego Corrales-Jose Luis Castillo I, 10 years later.
With potentially the biggest fight in recent memory nearly upon us, WBO welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao reflects on the importance of facing RING champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. this Saturday.