Sebastian Formella and why you might know him soon.

Formella is a 32 year old welterweight from Germany thats currently 22-0. Hes also the current IBO world champion though as most know its not recognised as a real championship. He did however win it by beating a good fighter in Thulani Mbenge who many thought would fight for a real world title in theContinue reading “Sebastian Formella and why you might know him soon.”

Who would fight for the WBC featherweight title if Russell vacates

Russell has said in recent interviews that he wants the big fights and will move up to find them at this point in his career. This means the WBC title will likely be vacant soon and I wanted to talk about who will likely fight for it. Jessie Magdaleno is number 2 in the WBCContinue reading “Who would fight for the WBC featherweight title if Russell vacates”

Donte Dixon, one to watch for the future

Donte Dixon took on Eduardo Valverde today and while the fight was competitive he was able to force the stoppage in the 4th and final round. This was a bit of a statement as Valverde is a good fighter and hadn’t been stopped before. Dixon looks like he has good power, hand speed and shotContinue reading “Donte Dixon, one to watch for the future”

Defend or vacate

It’s normal to see boxers defend their world titles twice a year now which in my opinion is still not often enough but what shouldn’t be allowed is defending once a year. To start off with the two fights a year nonsense is annoying. It means we don’t get to see the top fighters veryContinue reading “Defend or vacate”

Who should Canelo fight next and who deserves it?

Every time Canelo finishes fighting one guy the biggest topic in boxing is who does he fight next? As it gets closer to his usual fight dates the media start to produce stories about whos the front runner for his next opponent whether it’s true or not. Over the last month we’ve gone from theContinue reading “Who should Canelo fight next and who deserves it?”

Shakur Stevenson and Michael Conlan fights announced

Both Stevenson and Conlan had headline fights annouced today to take place at the Madison Garden Theater. Stevenson is making the first defense of his title vs Miguel Marriaga who is most well known for losing to Lomachenko and Oscar Valdez. He’s not a bad name on Stevenson’s resume though Marriaga really has made aContinue reading “Shakur Stevenson and Michael Conlan fights announced”

Examples of why boxers should take opportunities as a B side

This won’t be an extremely long piece as its just something I wanted to get down in writing after I saw a fighter in the schedule on boxrec. The fighter I saw was Leonardo Baez a relatively unknown Mexican fighter that you’d expect to be a B side for a rising prospect. That’s actually whatContinue reading “Examples of why boxers should take opportunities as a B side”

Leandro Jose Blanc : Prospect profile

Leandro Jose Blanc is a 2016 Olympian and 2-0 pro from Argentina. He competes in the Light Fly division though has made minimum weight before. He turned pro in september of 2019 and looks like he’ll be an active pro as he fights for the second time in three months this weekend. This is aContinue reading “Leandro Jose Blanc : Prospect profile”

Yordenis Ugas and why he deserves another title shot

Ugas is a 33 year old Cuban welterweight who after some early set backs had a great run to get a title shot vs then champion Shawn Porter. When that moment came he took it and gave it his all and after 12 rounds it looked like his hard work would pay off and he’dContinue reading “Yordenis Ugas and why he deserves another title shot”

Jade Bornea, One to watch out for in 2020

Jade Bornea is a 24 year old super flyweight from the Philipines who later tonight will be making his US debut on UFC fight pass. He currently holds a record of 14-0 with 10 knockouts with a lot of those KO’s coming from body shots. He has a good boxing brain and throws in beautifulContinue reading “Jade Bornea, One to watch out for in 2020”