Tonight, Sergey Lipinets vies for his first major title when he faces Akihiro Kondo for the vacant IBF 140-pound title. And Marty Mulcahey breaks it all down.
Tags: Akihiro Kondo, Alex Vaysfeld, Barclays Centers, boxing, Brooklyn, Buddy McGirt, Freddie Roach, Kondo-Lipinets, Lipinets-Kondo, Martin Mulcahey, Marty Mulcahey, New York, preview, Rodrigo Mosquera, Sergey Lipinets, showtime, Terence Crawford, vacant IBF junior welterweight title, Wild Card Boxing Club
Cold, delicious, citrus malt beverages be damned, Steve Kim still had the strength to sum up last weekend’s boxing action.
Tags: Alantez Fox, Alberto Machado, Andrade-Fox, Andre Ward, Antonio Orozco, Artie Pelullo, Banner Promotions, boxing, Boxing After Dark, Burnett-Zhakiyanov, Demetrius Andrade, Eddie Hearn, ESPN, Freddie Roach, Gabriel Rosado, Gassiev-Wlodarczyk, Glen Tapia, Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN, Golden Boy Promotions, HBO, HBO Boxing After Dark, Howard John Foster, IBF cruiserweight title, IBF/WBA bantamweight titles, Jezreel Corrales, Krzysztof Wlodarczyk, Machado-Corrales, Mairis Briedis, Mark Nelson, Matchroom Boxing, Max Kellerman, Murat Gassiev, New Jersey, New York, Newark, Oleksandr Usyk, Prudential Center, Recap, results, RocNation Sports, Ryan Burnett, steve kim, Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona, WBA cruiserweight title, WBA junior lightweight title, WBC cruiserweight title, WBO cruiserweight title, WBSS, World Boxing Super Series, Yunier Dorticos, Zhanat Zhakiyanov
On Saturday night, HBO broadcast a card headlined by the junior lightweight title bout between Alberto Machado and Jezreel Corrales. Michael Baca II reports.
Tags: Alantez Fox, Alberto Machado, Andrade-Fox, Belfast, boxing, Boxing After Dark, Burnett-Zhakiyanov, Demetrius Andrade, Freddie Roach, HBO, HBO Boxing After Dark, IBF/WBA bantamweight titles, Jezreel Corrales, Machado-Corrales, Michael Baca II, Mike Baca II, New York, Northern Ireland, Recap, results, Ryan Burnett, SSE Arena, Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona, WBA junior lightweight title, Zhanat Zhakiyanov
With former WBA junior lightweight titlist Jezreel Corrales missing weight, Alberto Machado’s chances of winning his first world title just got better.
Tags: Alberto Machado, boxing, Boxing After Dark, Corrales-Machado, Freddie Roach, HBO, HBO Boxing After Dark, Jezreel Corrales, Juan De Leon, Machado-Corrales, Marvin Somodio, Michael Baca II, Miguel Cotto, Mike Baca II, New York, preview, Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona, WBA junior lightweight title, Wild Card Boxing Club
On Saturday, the only game in town wasn’t Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor. In fact, HBO had its own championship party in Miguel Cotto-Yoshihiro Kamegai.
Tags: Angel Aguilar, boxing, California, Carson, Cotto-Kamegai, Danny Flores, Deivi Julio, Emilio Sanchez, Freddie Roach, Genaro Gamez, HBO, Janiel Rivera, Javier Padilla, Joet Gonzalez, Marco A. Sanchez, Miguel Cotto, Nacho Beristain, Rafael Reyes, results, review, Rey Vargas, Ricardo Arias, Rolando Padilla, Ronny Rios, Ruben Rodriguez, steve kim, StubHub Center, Tenochtitlan Nava, vacant WBO junior middleweight title, Vargas-Rios, WBC junior featherweight title, World Championship Boxing, Yoshihiro Kamegai
When ratings are great for boxing on a non-pay-per-view platform like ESPN, then you KNOW Our Sport is on to something. Steve Kim reports.
Tags: Australia, Bob Arum, Bob Iger, boxing, Brisbane, ESPN, ESPN2, First Take, Freddie Roach, Horn-Pacquiao, Jeff Horn, Manny Pacquiao, review, SportsCenter, steve kim, Terence Crawford, Top Rank, Vasyl Lomachenko, WBO welterweight title
A frequent visitor to Freddie Roach’s Wild Card Boxing Club, former WBA 122-pound titlist Scott Quigg has now made a different slant to his visits.
Tags: Brian Hughes, England, Freddie Roach, Joe Gallagher, London, Manny Pacquiao, Scott Quigg, steve kim, Viriol Simion, Wembley Stadium, Wild Card Boxing Club
It might have been Super Bowl Sunday but that doesn’t mean Steve Kim is out of the boxing loop. Here are his observations on this past weekend’s action.
Tags: Alvarez-Chavez, boxing, Canelo Alvarez, Canelo-Chavez, Chavez-Alvarez, Chavez-Canelo, Chris Eubank Jr., Felix Trinidad, Felix Verdejo, Freddie Roach, Golden Boy Promotions, Guinness, Guinness Draught, James Kirkland, Joshua Franco, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Las Vegas, Miguel Cotto, Mike Mamula, Oliver Flores, Petr Petrov, Renold Quinlan, Ricky Marquez, Roc Nation Sports, Saul Alvarez, steve kim, Sunday, Super Bowl Sunday, T-Mobile Arena, Terry Flanagan, Top Rank Promotions, Victor Pasillas
For a company that wants little to do with the boxing media, Roc Nation Sports’ Michael Yormark sure wants our support for Miguel Cottto-James Kirkland.
Tags: Andre Ward, Ann Wolfe, Canelo Alvarez, Cotto-Kirkland, February 25, Ford Center, Freddie Roach, Frisco, HBO Pay-Per-View, James Kirkland, Kirkland-Cotto, Michael Baca II, Michael Yormark, Miguel Cotto, pay-per-view, Roc Nation Sports, Saul Alvarez, Sergey Kovalev, Texas, The Return, Tony Walker, Ward-Kovalev, Wild Card Boxing Club
On Saturday night, Showtime featured two big title bouts, courtesy of Ringstar Sports and TGB Promotions, featuring Abner Mares and Jermall Charlo.
Tags: Abner Mares, Adan Mares, California, Claudio Rosendo Tapia, Erickson Lubin, Evincii Dixon, Freddie Roach, German Villasenor, Hugo Centeno Jr., IBF junior middleweight title, IBF junior welterweight title eliminator, Jermall Charlo, Jesus Cuellar, Josesito Lopez, Juan Ubaldo Cabrera, Julian Williams, Los Angeles, Mario Barrios, Michael Baca II, results, Ringstar Sports, Ronald Montes, Sergey Lipinets, showtime, TGB Promotions, Todd Manuel, USC Galen Center, WBA "regular" featherweight title
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