In an impressive performance, Shakur Stevenson (14-0, 8 KOs) stayed unbeaten with a sixth-round body shot knockout of Felix Caraballo (13-2-2, 9 KOs) on Tuesday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
It’s been a tough few weeks for fight fans; the drought brought about due to the lockdown conditions we are all currently living under seeing to it that we all must do without our fix of fistic violence. Yes, there are far more serious concerns regarding the coronavirus and the damage it has done and will sadly continue to do before this is all over.
IBF lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez (15-0, 12 KOs) and WBA/WBC/WBO champ Vasiliy Lomachenko will fight for the undisputed 135-lb championship in September on ESPN pay-per-view, according to their promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank. The two champions have decided to take the fight with or without fans, possibly Las Vegas Nevada.
The Heavyweight Dinosaur, The Cruiserweight King And The Lethal Light-Heavyweight
Together, they’re not known as grandly as anything like The Three Kings, but between them, from 1991 to 1997, heavyweights George Foreman, Evander Holyfield and Michael Moorer (placed here not in order of greatness but in alphabetical order) gave us four fights that proved memorable for a number of reasons.
Like the rest of us, Bob Arum wants to see the best fighters fighting the best fighters. And one of the most sought after, most exciting and most genuinely fascinating fights that can be made this year (once the whole coronavirus virus issue has been successfully dealt with) is Terence Crawford vs. Errol Spence.
As fans may have read, former super-middleweight champ Carl Froch recently called out Joe Calzaghe – this despite the fact that both men have been retired for some time, ten years in the case of Calzaghe. Speaking on his podcast, “The Cobra” mocked the size of Calzaghe’s head, pointing out how swollen it looks these days. Froch said that if Calzaghe took him up on his offer for a fight, he would “iron him out.”
Jose Aldo might have been forced out of his bantamweight title bout with Henry Cejudo at UFC 250, but ‘The Messenger’ has every intention of defending his title against ‘Scarface’ after he takes care of Dominick Cruz next month.
That’s according to Cejudo’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, who said Cejudo wants to face Aldo in eight weeks’ time.
Whether he has retired from the rigors of the ring or not, superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. has paid out his plans to become “one of the world’s best trainers.” Saddened deeply due to the passing of his uncle and head trainer Roger (along with his father, the two Mayweathers taking turns to train “Money”), the 43 year old has taken to social media to inform fans of his goals.