On Saturday night, Showtime broadcast a split-site doubleheader featuring Adonis Stevenson vs. Badou Jack and Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz Jr.
Tags: Adonis Stevenson, Air Canada Centre, Badou Jack, boxing, Canada, Gary Russell Jr., Joseph Diaz Jr., Maryland, MGM National Harbor, Michael Baca II, Mike Baca II, Oxon Hill, Recap, results, Russell Jr.-Diaz Jr., Russell-DIaz, showtime, Stevenson-Jack, TGB Promotions, Toronto, WBC featherweight title, WBC light heavyweight title
Our own John Lepak is a true boxing traditionalist. So when he caught up with lightweight prospect Alex Dilmaghani, an in-depth old-school interview ensued.
Tags: Alex Dilmaghani, Andy Almendras, boxing, Canada, February 10, Ignacio Beristain, interview, John Lepak, Juan Manuel Marquez, Lee Baxter, Lee Baxter Promotions, Mississauga, Nacho Beristain, Ontario, Q and A, Q&A
On Saturday night, WBO middleweight titlist Billy Joe Saunders defied the odds by defeating David Lemieux – and called out whom he wants to face next.
Tags: Bill Tibbs, Billy Joe Saunders, boxing, Canada, Canelo Alvarez, David Lemieux, Gennady Golovkin, HBO, Laval, Place Bell, Quebec, Recap, results, review, Saul Alvarez, Saunders-Lemieux, WBO middleweight title
Steve Kim looks back on an interesting HBO tripleheader, from Laval, Quebec, Canada, which featured Billy Joe Saunders vs. David Lemieux in its main event.
Tags: Antoine Douglas, Billy Joe Saunders, boxing, California, Canada, Canelo Alvarez, Cletus Seldin, David Lemieux, Dominic Ingle, Gary O'Sullivan, Gennady Golovkin, HBO, Ivan Redkach, John Molina Jr., Lancaster, Molina Jr.-Redkach, Molina-Redkach, O'Sullivan-Douglas, PBC, Pioneer Event Center, Premier Boxing Champions, Recap, results, review, Saunders-Lemieux, Spike O'Sullivan, steve kim, Ulysse Jr.-Seldin, Ulysse-Seldin, WBO middleweight title, Yves Ulysse Jr.
On Saturday night, WBO middleweight titlist Billy Joe Saunders faced David Lemieux, in Laval, Quebec, in an HBO main event. Michael Baca II reports.
Tags: Antoine Douglas, Billy Joe Saunders, boxing, Canada, Cletus Seldin, David Lemieux, Gary O' Sullivan, Gennady Golovkin, HBO, HBO World Championship Boxing, Laval, Michael Baca II, Mike Baca II, Place Bell, Quebec, Recap, results, Saunders-Lemieux, Spike O' Sullivan, WBO middleweight title, World Championship Boxing, Yves Ulysse Jr.
He could be perceived as the Dennis Miller of the boxing media (but thankfully with way fewer surrealistically obscure metaphors). Carlos Acevedo is BACK!
Tags: al haymon, Barclays Center, Billy Joe Saunders, boxing, Brooklyn, Canada, Caribe Promotions, carlos acevedo, David Lemieux, Editorial, Errol Spence Jr., Guillermo Rigondeaux, IBF welterweight title, Lamont Peterson, Laval, Lomachenko-Rigondeaux, Madison Square Garden, Miguel Roman, Montreal, New York, op-ed, opinion, Orlando Salido, PBC, Place Bell, Premier Boxing Champions, Quebec, Recap, results, RocNation Sports, Roman-Salido, Saunders-Lemieux, Spence Jr.-Peterson, Square Jungle, the square jungle, The Theater, Vasyl Lomachenko, WBO junior lightweight title, WBO middleweight title
On one summer night, in the U.S. and Canada, success in boxing was measured on two different levels. The President shares his thoughts on August 19.
Tags: Ali Funeka, Andrew V. Kennedy, August 19, Billy Briscoe, boxing, Brampton, Canada, Cesar Chavez, Crawford-Indongo, ESPN, Fite.tv, HBO, Hector Aguilar, IBF/WBA/WBC/WBO junior welterweight titles, Julius Indongo, Kane Heron, Lee Baxter, Lee Baxter Promotions, Lincoln, Mladen Miljas, Nebraska, Omaha, Ontario, Powerade Centre, review, Sam Vargas, Terence Crawford, The President, Top Rank, Toronto, TSN, Vargas-Funeka, WBA NABA welterweight title
Tonight’s rematch between WBC 175-pound titlist Adonis Stevenson and Andrzej Fonfara has many possible outcomes but only two could lead to ultimate glory.
Tags: Adonis Stevenson, al haymon, Andre Ward, Andrzej Fonfara, Bell Centre, boxing, Canada, Eleider Alvarez, Jean Pascal, lineal light heavyweight title, Michael Baca II, Mike Baca II, Montreal, PBC, Premier Boxing Champions, Quebec, Sergey Kovalev, showtime, Stevenson-Fonfara II, Virgil Hunter, WBC light heavyweight title
Can Toronto, Ontario-based promoter Lee Baxter bring boxing to prevalence in an area not necessarily known for the sport? He’ll most certainly do his best.
Tags: Air Canada Centre, al haymon, Alex Dilmaghani, Andrew V. Kennedy, Billy Briscoe, Canada, Danforth Music Hall, Hardknocks Boxing Gym, Lee Baxter, Lee Baxter Promotions, Mladen Miljas, Ontario, Powerade Centre, Premier Boxing Champions, The President, Toronto
Say what you want about former IBF 168-pound titlist Lucian Bute but, despite his recent KO loss to Eleider Alvarez, he has nothing to be ashamed of.
Tags: Adonis Stevenson, Alvarez-Bute, Canada, Eleider Alvarez, Howard Grant, Lucian Bute, Otis Grant, Quebec, Quebec City, Rian Scalia
Ray “Boom Boom” Manciniand Steve Kim in UCN's "Gloves Off"
Take me to your leader: Naoya Inoue moves up to bantamweight
Eddie Hearn and Anthony Joshua demand home canvas advantage
Joe Tessitore remains ringside for ESPN
Jose Benavidez Jr. is healed, healthy and hunting for world title shot
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