There is a strong rumor that sometime in October Adrien Broner will face the “Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov in an either junior welterweight or welterweight showdown. More than likely it will be on NBC, CBS or ESPN as part of the Premier Boxing Champions series. The news only leaves one question:
Is Al Haymon finally tired of Broner?
For all his in and out of the ring antics, Broner is good for boxing. He is a character t... :Read more
Former world unified 140 pound champion Danny "Swift" Garcia (31-0, 18KOs) successfully made his welterweight debut as expected this past Saturday night. He stopped former two-division world champion and local favorite Paulie Malignaggi (33-7, 7KOs) in round 9. The main event bout took place at Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York. ESPN aired the fight live.
Physically you could tell right away that Garcia was much bigger than Malignag... :Read more
There are many running themes in boxing. Two of the most prominent ones are that the sport is dead and the other is that other combat sports, mainly Mixed Martial Arts, are eating boxing’s lunch as far as winning new fans. This fall there are two major fights that could help resurrect the sport (although those in in the know, know that it’s not dead) and win over some new fans.
The issue is that both are on Pay-Per-View.
You wou... :Read more