WBC featherweight title Archives - Undisputed Champion Network

The Square Jungle: Lomachenko-Linares, Stevenson-Jack, Eddie Hearn and DAZN

As long as boxing exists, there is a Square Jungle in which it resides. And in this Jungle, Carlos Acevedo rules with an iron keyboard and a wit to match.

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Showtime results: Adonis Stevenson and Badou Jack draw; Gary Russell Jr. beats Joseph Diaz Jr.

On Saturday night, Showtime broadcast a split-site doubleheader featuring Adonis Stevenson vs. Badou Jack and Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz Jr.

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Unconventional wisdom: Joseph Diaz Jr. challenges Gary Russell Jr.

Tonight unbeaten featherweight contender Joseph Diaz Jr. faces WBC titlist Gary Russell Jr. It’s an opportunity for which he’s prepared for his entire life.

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Here Boxing’s Obsolete

Why has – and is – so little boxing programming been scheduled for HBO in 2018? Steve Kim reports.

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The Come Up: Joseph Diaz Jr.

After fighting just twice in 2017, undefeated featherweight contender Joseph Diaz Jr. is ready for what he calls ‘The Come Up.’ Michael Baca II reports.

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Vergil Ortiz, Golden Boy Promotions’ blue-chip prospect

Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Vergil Ortiz, who fights on ESPN, Thursday night, says he’s already prepared for bigger and better challenges.

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The Kronk Khronicles: Training camp diaries – Jeff Fenech

Few in Our Sport truly know what the heartbeat of Detroit’s Kronk Gym system really sounded like. “Lightning” John Lepak is one of them. So is Jeff Fenech.

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Joseph Diaz Jr. to face Jorge Lara in WBC eliminator on September 16

After an chance to face Josh Warrington fell out, Joseph Diaz Jr. will now take on Jorge Lara on September 16 in a WBC featherweight title eliminator.

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Weird, wild stuff in boxing

In boxing, we expect lulls in action every now and then but, sometimes, we get a weekend just choked with weird, wild stuff. Snarky Steve Kim reports.

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Bobby “Schoolboy” Chacon: Rest in peace, champion

On Sept. 7, 2016, two-division titlist Bobby “Schoolboy” Chacon passed away at 64. Bill Tibbs looks back at the career of the champ with the winning smile.

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