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Keith Thurman Has Something To Prove Against Josesito Lopez

This upcoming weekend at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York fans will be witness to the long-awaited return of former unified WBA and WBC welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs). Thurman has been missing in action due to various injuries for almost two years and will be facing veteran contender Josesito Lopez (36-7, 19 KOs) in a twelve round welterweight bout.

Canelo Alvarez's Controversial Legacy

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is undoubtedly a great boxer. He’s currently one of, if not the biggest name in the sport with notable wins over Shane Mosley, Austin Trout, Erislandy Lara, Miguel Cotto, Amir Khan, Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr., and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, with his only official loss to Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Canelo’s greatness, however, is not without controversy.

The Writing on the Wall: Boxing Leaves HBO

2018 marks the end of an era. On the weekend of December 8th of 2018, HBO gave its final boxing telecast featuring a tripleheader headlined by undisputed female welterweight champion Cecilia Braekus. Many fans did not attend the show, and it was a sad end to a franchise that has been at the forefront of the boxing world for the last 45 years.

Canelo Alvarez stops Rocky Fielding at Madison Square Garden

This past weekend the world’s most famous arena welcomed boxing’s current most renowned pugilist when Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KOs) stepped inside the ring against the United Kingdom’s Rocky Fielding (27-2, 15 KOs). The 28-year old Alvarez would be making his first foray into the super middleweight (168) division as he challenged for Fielding’s WBA title and making his New York debut at Madison Square Garden.

The World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight Quarterfinals Media Day in Chicago

On Saturday, November 10, at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion, two quarter final fights will take place as part of season two of the World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight Tournament. Krzysztof Glowacki (30-1, 19 KO), from Walcz, Poland, will face Maksim Vlasov (42-2, 25 KO) of Samara, Russia, in a 12-round battle for the Interim WBO World Championship.  Additionally, Mairis Briedis (24-1, 18 KO) from Riga, Latvia, will take on Hamburg, Germany’s Noel Mikaelian (23-1, 10 KO) for the WBC World Diamond Belt Championship. 

How does Manny Pacquiao match up with fighters in the PBC?

2018 has been a year that has brought many significant changes to the sport of boxing. One of which was something that most boxing fans would have bet money that it would never take place. Earlier this month it was announced that former eight-division world champion and current WBA “regular” welterweight (147) champion Manny Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KOs) would join Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) as he signed a deal with mysterious boxing adviser Al Haymon.