Boxing Scene

Frank Martin took offense to the prevailing wisdom surrounding his showdown against Michel Rivera. Initially heading into their 135 pound clash this past December, countless prognosticators viewed their encounter as an evenly matched one.  Yet, despite the boxing world expecting a close bout, Martin (17-0, 12 KOs) pounded the Dominican contender through 12 complete rounds.
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The stars and the moon appeared to be aligning perfectly for Richardson Hitchins. After waving farewell to Mayweather Promotions and signing on with Matchroom Boxing, the former Olympian envisioned hefty paydays and gargantuan fights. Amongst a long list of highly ranked contenders at 140 pounds, Hitchins believed that a matchup between himself and Montana Love
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Joe McNally made sure to tell anyone who would listen that Liam Smith’s underrated punching power would be one of the foremost factors in his domestic showdown with Chris Eubank Jr. McNally claimed following Smith’s stunning fourth-round stoppage of Eubank that the favored fighter’s underestimation of Smith’s strength was one of the primary reasons for
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Dillian Whyte is back in demand following his majority decision win against Jermaine Franklin in November.  Although Whyte is a frontrunner to face Anthony Joshua in a rematch sometime in 2023, he’s also interested in fighting a former heavyweight champion from a completely different sport.  In an interview with Sky Sports, the 35-year-old Whyte (29-3,
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Artur Beterbiev finally expressed some enthusiasm for one of the most intriguing matchups in boxing. The WBC, WBO, and IBF light heavyweight champion Russia has usually responded to queries about fighting countryman Dmitry Bivol, the WBA titlist, for the undisputed championship with brusque indifference. But in a recent interview, Beterbiev dispensed with his usual air
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Undefeated two-division world champion Rey Vargas will battle top 130-pound contender O’Shaquie Foster for the vacant WBC Super Featherweight World Championship in a showdown that headlines action live on SHOWTIME Saturday, February 11 from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas topping a Premier Boxing Champions event. The Showtime telecast begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m.
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If Chris Eubank Jr. wants his rematch next, Liam Smith acknowledged that he’ll have no choice but to honor that contractual clause. If not, Smith pointed out during his post-fight press conference late Saturday night that he’ll have plenty of other appealing options now that he has become the first fighter to knock out Eubank.
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