When it comes to the Philadelphia fight scene, few scribes have their fingers on the pulse like Luis Cortes III, who provides a look at the area’s schedule.
Tags: 2300 Arena, Alexander Dimitrenko, Armando Alvarez, Atlantic City, Bethlehem, Billy Dib, Bivol-Chilemba, boxing, Branden Pizzaro, Bryant Jennings, Christian Carto, Christopher Brooker, Christopher Diaz, Derrick Webster, Dmitry Bivol, Editorial, Eleider Alvarez, Eric Hunter, Eric Moon, ESPN, Gadwin Rosa, Golden Boy Promotions, Hard Hitting Promotions, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Isaac Chilemba, Jaron Ennis, Jason Sosa, Javier Oquendo, Jeremy Cuevas, Jesse Hart, Joseph Adorno, Joshafat Ortiz, King's Promotions, Kovalev-Alvarez, Luis Cortes III, Main Events, Marshall Kauffman, Masayuki Ito, Mike Gavronski, New Jersey, Ocean Recort Casino, op-ed, opinion, Peltz Boxing, Pennsylvania, preview, Raul "Chino" Rivas, Ricardo Garcia, Samuel Teah, Sands Bethlehem Event Center, schedule, Sean Monaghan, Sergey Kovalev, Shakur Stevenson, ShoBox, showtime, SugarHouse Casino, Sullivan Barrera, Tevin Farmer, Thomas Lamanna, TKO Fitness, Top Rank, Tyrone Crawley, vacant IBF junior lightweight title, vacant WBO junior lightweight title, WBA light heavyweight title, WBO light heavyweight title
Unbeaten Jaime Munguia might hold the WBO junior middleweight title but his hunger to be a fistic great separates him from the pack of beltholders, at 154.
Tags: boxing, Editorial, Fernando Beltran, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, HBO, Jaime Munguia, Las Vegas, Liam Smith, Munguia-Smith, op-ed, opinion, preview, Robert Alcazar, Sadam Ali, steve kim, WBO junior middleweight title, Zanfer Promotions
Tonight on ESPN, undefeated lightweight prospect Teofimo Lopez looks to continue what he and father/trainer Teofimo Lopez Sr. call ‘the takeover.’
Tags: Bill Tibbs, boxing, Editorial, ESPN, Lakefront Arena, Louisiana, New Orleans, op-ed, opinion, preview, Teofimo Lopez, Teofimo Lopez Sr., Top Rank, Top Rank Boxing on ESPN, Vitor Freitas, William Silva
Once a symbol of a braver, bolder era in boxing, Manny Pacquiao’s next fight, tonight against Lucas Matthysse, seems to be cloaked in mediocrity.
Tags: boxing, carlos acevedo, Editorial, ESPN, Kuala Lumpur, Lucas Matthysse, Malaysia, Manny Pacquiao, Matthysse-Pacquiao, op-ed, opinion, preview
Can undefeated featherweight Joet Gonzalez keep his undefeated streak alive, and enter contention at the same time, with a win over Rafael Rivera tonight?
Tags: boxing, California, Editorial, ESPN, Frank Espinoza, Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN, Golden Boy Promotions, Jajaira Gonzalez, Joet Gonzalez, Jose Gonzalez, Jousce Gonzalez, Los Angeles, Martin Mulcahey, Marty Mulcahey, Novo Theater, op-ed, opinion, preview, Rafael Rivera, vacant WBO NABO featherweight title
Tonight undefeated featherweight Joet Gonzalez will face Rafael Rivera, in the main event of a ‘Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN’ main event, in Los Angeles.
Tags: boxing, California, Editorial, Emilio Sanchez, ESPN, Frank Espinoza, Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN, Golden Boy Promotions, Jajaira Gonzalez, Joet Gonzalez, Jousce Gonzalez, Los Angeles, Michael Baca II, Mike Baca II, Novo Theater, op-ed, opinion, preview, Rafael Rivera, vacant WBO NABO featherweight title
Will Manny Pacquiao’s bid for another title, against Lucas Matthysse on July 15, give birth to a career resurgence or serve as his road to retirement?
Tags: Bill Tibbs, boxing, Editorial, July 15, Lucas Matthysse, Manny Pacquiao, Matthysse-Pacquiao, op-ed, opinion, preview, WBA "regular" welterweight title
Tonight’s visit, in Fresno, California, marks just one stop in the national roadshow in which Top Rank is taking part, to bring better boxing to the masses.
Tags: Abel Sanchez, Alex Saucedo, Barry Switzer, Bob Arum, boxing, California, Danny O'Connor, Editorial, Egidijus Kavaliauskas, ESPN, Fresno, Jose Ramirez, Juan Carlos Abreu, Kavaliauskas-Abreu, Lucas Matthysse, Manny Pacquiao, Matthysse-Pacquiao, op-ed, opinion, preview, Ramirez-O'Connor, Save Mart Arena, Save Mart Center, steve kim, Tony Holden, Top Rank, Top Rank on ESPN, WBC junior welterweight title
For WBO 168-pound titlist Gilberto Ramirez, a win on ESPN tonight isn’t just a successful title defense. It’s a window to new opportunities in his division.
Tags: Alex Saucedo, Bob Arum, boxing, Callum Smith, Chesapeake Arena, ESPN, George Groves, Gilberto Ramirez, Michael Baca II, Mike Baca II, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, preview, Ramirez-Angulo, Roamer Alexis Angulo, Top Rank, Top Rank Boxing on ESPN, WBO super middleweight title, WBSS, World Boxing Super Series
On Saturday night, unbeaten 175-pound hopeful Steven Nelson looks to advance his profile, in support of Jeff Horn vs. Terence Crawford, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Tags: Bill Tibbs, boxing, DeShon Webster, Editorial, ESPN, Horn-Crawford, Jeff Horn, Las Vegas, light heavyweight, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, op-ed, opinion, preview, Steven Nelson, Terence Crawford, Top Rank
Ray “Boom Boom” Manciniand Steve Kim in UCN's "Gloves Off"
A heat wave of boxing hits Philly
‘ShoBox’ hopes the third Ennis is the charm
Michael Dutchover goes to school in Southern California
Jaime Munguia is still under construction
Father knows best?
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