Prior to Erislandy Lara’s latest 154-pound title defense against Yuri Foreman, Bill Tibbs caught up with Lara trainer Ronnie Shields to talk about the bout.
Tags: Bill Tibbs, Erislandy Lara, Florida, Hialeah, Hialeah Park Racing and Casino, January 13, Lara-Foreman, Ronnie Shields, Spike, WBA junior middleweight title, Yuri Foreman
Unbeaten 168-pound prospect Ronald Ellis is looking to kick off his 2017 with a win over Christopher Brooker on Jan. 20 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Tags: Atlantic City, Bally’s Event Center, Bill Tibbs, California, Christopher Brooker, Courage Tshabalala, Danny Milano, Iron Gym, New Jersey, Ronald Ellis, Ronald Ellis Sr., Santa Monica, Sheer Sports Management, super middleweights
He had but one fight this year but former three-time featherweight titlist Orlando Salido is still getting major props as part of 2016’s finest in boxing.
Tags: Bill Tibbs, Francisco Vargas, Orlando Salido, Roman Martinez, Salido-Lomachenko, Salido-Martinez, Sean Gibbons, Vargas-Salido, Vasyl Lomachenko
2016 might not have been the most definitive year of note in boxing’s annals but it wasn’t that bad; was it? Bill Tibbs brings it all home.
Tags: 2016, Aaron Pryor, Alejandro Gonzalez Jr., Artur Beterbiev, Barry Tompkins, Bernard Hopkins, Beto Duran, Bill Tibbs, Bob Arum, Bob Miller, Bobby Chacon, boxing, Carl Frampton, Crystina Poncher, Daniel Jacobs, Danny Garcia, Doug Fischer, Ed Brown, Francisco Vargas vs. Orlando Salido, Gennady Golovkin, Joe Smith Jr., Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Keith Thurman, Mike Towell, Muhammad Ali, Paulie Malignaggi, Rich Marotta, RingTV Live, Rival Boxing, Russ Anber, showtime, Sky Sports, steve kim, Terence Crawford, Top Rank Promotions, Vargas-Salido, Vasyl Lomachenko, Year in review
Former undisputed 160-pound/175-pound world champion Bernard Hopkins may have lost his farewell bout but it, by no means, tarnishes a Hall of Fame legacy.
Tags: #Final1, Bernard Hopkins, Bill Tibbs, California, Final 1, Inglewood, Joe Smith Jr., Smith-Hopkins, The Forum
On Saturday, unbeaten 160-pound prospect Jason Quigley isn’t just closing his 2016 with a third fight; he’s helping support Bernard Hopkins’ curtain call.
Tags: Bernard Hopkins, Bill Tibbs, California, Golden Boy Promotions, Hopkins-Smith, Inglewood, Jason Quigley, Joe Smith Jr., Jorge Melendez, middleweight, Sheer Sports Management, The Forum
Unbeaten super middleweight prospect Steven Nelson is riding a red-hot streak into his final two bouts of 2016. Bill Tibbs reports.
Tags: Beltran-Menard, Bill Tibbs, CenturyLink Center, Crawford-Molina, HBO, John Molina Jr., Mason Menard, Menard-Beltran, Nebraska, Omaha, Ray Beltran, Raymundo Beltran, Reyes Diaz, Steven Nelson, Terence Crawford
On Saturday, IBF 154-pound titlist Jermall Charlo will defend his strap against Julian Williams in a pivotal bout of unbeatens. Bill Tibbs reports.
Tags: Bill Tibbs, Charlo-Williams, December 10, IBF junior middleweight title, Jermall Charlo, Jermell Charlo, Julian Williams, Ronnie Shields, showtime
On December 10, can Andy Ruiz Jr. make history by becoming the first Mexican heavyweight champion in history with a win over Joseph Parker?
Tags: Andy Ruiz Jr., Auckland, Bill Tibbs, Bob Arum, December 10, Joseph Parker, New Zealand, Parker-Ruiz, Ruiz-Parker, Top Rank Promotions, vacant WBO heavyweight title, Vector Arena
Despite his bravado, former featherweight champion Nicholas Walters still quit against the challenge of 130-pound titlist Vasyl Lomachenko…but why?
Tags: Alex Stewart, Bill Tibbs, Bob Arum, Evander Holyfield, George Foreman, HBO, Jose Cayetano, Lomachenko-Walters, Michael Moorer, Mike Tyson, Nicholas Walters, Orlando Salido, Scott Quigg, Top Rank Promotions, Vasyl Lomachenko, WBO junior lightweight title
Ray “Boom Boom” Manciniand Steve Kim in UCN's "Gloves Off"
The role of the journeyman: David Berna prepares to be a hurdle to Michael Conlan
Michael Conlan’s getting his Irish up
‘L.A Fight Club’ results: Seniesa Estrada shuts out Sonia Osorio
Jose Ramirez: ‘When I step in the ring, I’m fighting for more than myself’
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