A number of RING-ranked fighters – including lightweights Ricky Burns and Terence Crawford and super middleweights Robert Stieglitz and Arthur Abraham – saw action during the last two weeks, which caused some changes within the magazine’s divisional rankings.
Unbeaten American Terence Crawford lived up to the hype by wrenching the WBO lightweight title from Ricky Burns’ grasp in Glasgow on Saturday, firmly announcing his arrival on the world stage with a unanimous decision. The official scores were 116-112 twice and 117-110.
Unbeaten American lightweight contender Terence Crawford outboxed, outfought and generally outclassed Ricky Burns over 12 rounds, taking the Scotish veteran’s WBO title via unanimous decision on Saturday in Glasgow.
WBO lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns added strength and conditioning coach Matthew Smillie to his team to help prepare him for tomorrow’s title defense against undefeated American challenger and odds favorite Terence Crawford.
Readers from around the globe share their thoughts on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana matchup, plus give their two cents on the Julio Cesar Chavez-Bryan Vera rematch and the Ricky Burns-Terence Crawford fight, among other subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag.
Unbeaten Terence Crawford is also known as “The Hunter” and the switch hitting stylist has arrived in Scotland intent on capturing the WBO lightweight title at the expense of reigning beltholder Ricky Burns.
Ricky Burns defends his lightweight title against Terence Crawford on Saturday in perhaps his toughest test yet. Will he come out on top? The UK’s top fighters from the past and present seem to believe so.
Ricky Burns will go into the fifth defense of his WBO lightweight title as the underdog this Saturday night, when he meets unbeaten American star Terence Crawford, but promoter Eddie Hearn is convinced that the Scottish stylist carries more than one ace up his sleeve.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum expects his fighter, unbeaten lightweight Terence Crawford, to score “a decisive victory” against WBO titleholder Ricky Burns on March 1 before Burns’ partisan fans at Scottish Exhibition Centre, Glasgow, Scotland.
A WBO eliminator between Raymundo Beltran and Roman Martinez will highlight the Manny Pacquiao-Tim Bradley 2 undercard. The full PPV card was revealed Thursday by Top Rank CEO Bob Arum.
Ricky Burns will make the fifth defense of his WBO lightweight title against unbeaten American star Terence Crawford at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Center in Glasgow, Scotland, on March 1 and fans are bracing themselves for what could be a thunderous collision at 135 pounds.
WBO lightweight holder Ricky Burns will face unbeaten American Terence Crawford March 1 in Glasgow, Scotland, with the home favorite admitting he has it all to prove despite it being his fifth defense.
Marcos Maidana says Adrien Broner “has not been tested by a natural welterweight like me. That’s why this is the hardest fight of his life.” Maidana challenges Broner for the WBA 147-pound title on Dec. 14.
Ruslan Provodnikov said of his upcoming fight with Mike Alvarado, “It’s not going to be about technique. Simply war. It’s just going to be a street fight. I promise you that.”