SHOWTIME Boxing host Brian Custer and analysts Al Bernstein, Steve Farhood, and Paulie Malignaggi look back at the year of undefeated three-division champion Mikey Garcia. Garcia will attempt to win a world title in a fourth weight class when he challenges unbeaten IBF 140-pound world champion Sergey Lipinets on Saturday, February 10 live on SHOWTIME.
HBO Boxing Insider Kieran Mulvaney goes one-on-one with David Lemieux ahead of his middleweight title fight with Billy Joe Saunders on Dec. 16. The fight happens Saturday at 9:40 p.m. ET/PT on HBO World Championship Boxing.
Cris Cyborg is set to face Holly Holm in one of the most anticipated bouts of the year at UFC 219. In the co-main event, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Edson Barboza face off trying to climb the lightweight ladder to a title shot. Don't miss the action on December 30 live on Pay-Per-View.
The fight fans have been waiting for has concluded. Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KOs) was able to defend his WBO 130-championship in dominating fashion against the then-undefeated Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-1, 11 KOs). After six rounds of technical boxing, Lomachenko was able to convince Rigondeaux and his corner that he had seen enough action for the night.
Tonight fans of the sport of boxing will witness history as Cuba’s Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) will move up two weight classes to take on burgeoning Ukrainian superstar Vasyl Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs). The bout will be the first time two two-time Olympic gold medalists meet in the professional ranks.
In front of 12, 391 fans at Madison Square Garden, Brooklyn native Sadam “World Kid” Ali (26-1, 14 KOs) defeated future Hall-of-Famer Miguel Cotto (41-6, 33 KOs). The night was a coronation for Cotto as this was the last fight in his storied career. Ali was not here to be just an opponent and gave Cotto all he can handle and more.
Boxing is one of the most popular sports in Puerto Rico and an essential part of the cultural makeup of the island. Looking back at Cotto’s career it is difficult to argue that he is not one of the best to have come out of the island. Let’s take a look at how Cotto stacks up to some of the legends of the island.
Four division world champion Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs) and current WBA International Welterweight Champion Sadam "World Kid" Ali (25-1, 14 KOs) today hosted the final press conference for their WBO World Junior Middleweight Championship fight, which takes place Saturday, Dec. 2 at the World's Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden
Golden Boy Promotions will present Lucas Matthysse (38-4, 35 KOs) and Jorge Linares (43-3, 27 KOs) on the same card at The Forum in Inglewood, California on January 27 as the first event on HBO’s ‘Boxing After Dark’ for 2018.