Boxing

Boxing

IBO super middleweight champion Chris Eubank Jr. (25-1, 19 KOs) outclassed an aging former 2 division world champion Arthur Abraham (46-6, 30 KOs) in winning a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Wembley Arena in London, England. The judges scored the fight 118-110, 118-110 and 120-108. Boxing News 24 scored the fight to Eubank Jr. by 9 rounds to 3 score.

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Former WBC World lightweight champion Omar Figueroa Jr. (27-0-1, 19 KOs) completely destroyed former 2 division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (33-6-1, 18 KOs) in stopping the 34-year-old in the 3rd round on Saturday night on Premier Boxing Champions on Fox at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York.

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In a battle of ring rusty welterweights, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (33-5-1, 18 KOs) weighed in at 146.6 pounds on Friday for his 10 round fight against former WBC World lightweight champion Omar Figueroa (26-0-1, 18 KOs) on Saturday night on Premier Boxing Champions on Fox from the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Figueroa weighed in at 146.4 lbs.

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Unbeaten light heavyweight contender Marcus Browne (20-0, 15 KOs) obliterated previously unbeaten #6 WBO Sean Monaghan (28-1, 17 KOs) by a 2 round knockout on Saturday night on Premier Boxing Champions on Fox FSI at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York.

Browne, 26, knocked the 35-year-old Monaghan down with a left hand to the head in the 1st round. In round 2, Browne hurt Monaghan with a flurry of shots that caused referee Steve Willis to step in and halt the fight.

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Conor McGregor’s agenda is to beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. and ruin his boxing legacy on August 26 in their fight on Showtime PPV from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather and the birthday boy McGregor met on Friday for their final stop in their 4-city International press tour at the SSE Wembley Arena in London, England.

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Super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko says he doesn’t need to fight 122-pound champion Guillermo Rigondeaux. Lomachenko wants the boxing fans to know right up front that he DOES NOT need to fight the undefeated former 2-time Olympic gold medalist Rigondeaux. But if a fight between the two former Olympic gold medalists take place, Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) says he would destroy Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs).

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In less than 24 hours the IBO World Champion Chris Eubank Jr (24-1) will face off against Arthur Abraham (46-5) in his first defence of the title in the Wembley Arena, London. Also at stake on the night will be a place as third seed in the World Boxing Super Series Quarter Finals against Turkish Super Middleweight Avni Yilidrim.

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The Manny Pacquiao I once knew used to be a tireless unstoppable force of nature leading his opponents to complete exhaustion. The Manny that I now see has changed not necessarily for the better. Pacquiao’s defeat at the hands of Australian champion and now new welterweight champion Jeff Horn earlier this month on July 2 was an unsuspected one and yet whoever watched that fight was kind of expecting it.

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