By: Sean Crose “Everyone is beatable,” says middleweight title challenger Vanes Martirosyan. “Everybody.” The 37-3-1 Californian, known for his friendship with former UFC star Ronda Rousey, is scheduled for what is unquestionably the biggest fight in his career when he faces 37-0-1 multi-titlist Gennady Golovkin on May 5th at the…

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By: Sean Crose “I started when I was eight,” Ishe Smith says. “Kinda just getting bullied at school…my mom’s friend was into boxing.” So began what eventually morphed into quite the notable career for the first Las Vegas native to ever win a major title. “It’s a part of who…

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By: Ken Hissner After Saturday’s quick knockouts on Showtime two of the winners shot their mouths off after destroying lesser opponents and asking for something they may regret in the future. In other words “Watch what you ask for!” Houston’s Jermall Charlo, 27-0 (21) won the interim WBC World Middleweight…

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By: Kirk Jackson Renowned Hip-Hop legend Notorious B.I.G. once posed the question in the form of a song, “What’s Beef?” from his Life After Death album. While the conflict between Gennady ‘Triple G’ Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez presents different context and thankfully nothing to the extremes of what unfortunately…

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By: Ste Rowen Otto Wallin scored a dominant unanimous decision victory, winning the battle of the Vikings and claiming the EBU European Union Heavyweight title, along with the pride of Sweden. Now 17-0, Wallin claimed his best win by far in his home city and the seeming ease with which…

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By: Eric Lunger It was a sold-out Echo Arena in Liverpool, UK, that saw the return of former Super Lightweight Champion Amir Khan to the ring after an almost two-year hiatus from the sport. For Khan (31-4, 19 KO’s) there were two main questions to be answered. First, how much…

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By: Eric Lunger This Saturday, at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, UK, former unified super lightweight champion Amir Khan (31-4, 19 KOs) returns to the ring after an almost two-year hiatus from the sport. His opponent is Phil Lo Greco (28-3, 15 KOs) of Toronto, Canada. The bout will stream…

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By: Kirk Jackson Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner aims to secure victory this weekend against fellow former champion Jessie Vargas, in what may be considered a crossroads fight for each fighter. The fight between Broner and Vargas headlines a spectacular ShowTime event, action-packed featuring other boxing stars such as Gervonta Davis,…

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By: Ken Hissner The best Philly prospect since 1984 Olympic Gold Medal Winner Meldrick Taylor just won his 19th fight and 17th by stoppage. Yes, that’s Jaron “Boots” Ennis out of his father’s Bozy’s Dungeon in North Philly. Promoter Chris Middendorf informed this writer that Saturday at the Masonic Temple…

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By: Bryant Romero Adrien “The Problem” Broner enters this Saturday arguably heading into the most important bout of his 10 year pro boxing career when he takes on Jessie Vargas (28-2, 10 KOs) at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn. Broner (33-3, 24 KOs) will be putting it all on the…

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By: Ken Hissner After turning professional with two stoppages in June of 1996 Ran Nakash came to the legendary Blue Horizon in North Philadelphia by legendary matchmaker Don Elbaum. His trainer was Ran Taal. The Jewish Cruiserweight from Haifa, Israel, would return nine more times to the same location. Fourteen…

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