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Kendrick Ball, Jr. crowned New England middleweight champion
PhilBoxing.com, 17 Mar 2019
WORCESTER, Mass. (March 16, 2019) - A perfect storm struck last night at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. In the "Every Man for Himself" main event, hometown favorite Kendrick "Peppa" Ball, Jr. headlined his first Read Full Story >>>
Thai WBA # 1 Flyweight Sarawut Thawornkham Training in the Philippines for Artem Dalakian Title Battle
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Mar 2019
Sarawut in General Santos City.
WBA # 1 ranked flyweight Sarawut Thawornkham (20-1, 15 KO's) of Bangkok, Kingdom of Thailand, has begun training in the seaside town of General Santos City, in southern Philippines for his Read Full Story >>>
Errol Spence Jr V Mikey Garcia [Vol. IV]: #ManUp#
By Michael Woods, NYFights.com, 17 Mar 2019
Opposites attract like
#MAGA# hats and facts so
Maggots turn black
Into some fly shit
Has Spence been
A fly on some wall shit
Mikey might be ride or die
“The Truth” ain’t on some spy shit
(Arlington, TX): There’s a haunting.
On Wednesday, unbeaten IBF Read Full Story >>>
Promoter: 1 million pay-per-view buys suddenly a possibility for Errol Spence vs. Mikey Garcia title fight
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, 17 Mar 2019
DALLAS — Richard Schaefer has been involved in boxing for more than two decades and knows as much as anyone how difficult it is to sell pay-per-views.
The consensus has been that Saturday’s IBF welterweight title fight at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, between champion Errol Spence Jr. and Mik Read Full Story >>>
Won’t Get Fooled Again?
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, 17 Mar 2019
I’ll get on my knees and pray. We won’t be fooled again.”—Pete Townshend
“Won’t Get Fooled Again” was first released as a single in 1971 and was immediately enshrined in the rock ‘n’ roll canon. It wasn’t as sexy as “Brown Sugar” by The Rolling Stones, which was released the same year, but most p Read Full Story >>>
Spence 'Not Bothered At All' By Leonard, Tyson Picking Garcia
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, 17 Mar 2019
ARLINGTON, Texas – Errol Spence Jr. isn’t the least bit concerned with what anyone else thinks about how his fight against Mikey Garcia will unfold.
Legends “Sugar” Ray Leonard and Mike Tyson have predicted the smaller Garcia will upset Spence in their 12-round, 147-pound title fight Saturday nig Read Full Story >>>
It’s the Spence-Crawford Era, Garcia is Just Living In It
By Ste Rowen, Boxing Insider, 17 Mar 2019
It feels that ever since the fight was announced, Errol Spence, IBF welterweight champion vs. Mikey Garcia, WBC lightweight champion has been laughed at in many corners of the boxing world, but as time has gone by, and experts have run the roost over each fighter’s prospects, the weight of opinion h Read Full Story >>>
Did Errol Spence Jr Bite Off More Than He Can Chew By Fighting Mikey Garcia?
By Peter Kahn, Forbes.com, 17 Mar 2019
We're just hours away from one of the most anticipated fights of 2019 if not the most anticipated fight. As I am writing, the fighters and their respective camps in addition to the droves of media that has congregated in the greater Dallas area have made their way to and from the weigh-in yesterday Read Full Story >>>
Spence, Garcia 3-Plus Pounds Apart At IBF’s 2nd-Day Weigh-In
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, 17 Mar 2019
DALLAS – Maybe Mikey Garcia and Errol Spence Jr. won’t be as far apart in weight late Saturday night as most everyone expects.
Garcia weighed 152 pounds Saturday morning at the IBF’s second-day weigh-in, just three-plus pounds less than Spence, who weighed 155.5 pounds. The IBF’s rule for title f Read Full Story >>>
Errol Spence v Mikey Garcia: Super-Fight Preview and Prediction
World Boxing News, 17 Mar 2019
Mikey Garcia stands on the cusp of greatness as the Mexican-American bids to emulate the spectacular achievements of Floyd Mayweather.
Garcia (39-0, 30 KOs) is striving to put together a legendary career and is aggressively pursuing that goal.
He has won world championships at featherweight, j Read Full Story >>>
Katie Taylor dominates Rose Volante, wins third world title
MaxBoxing.com, 17 Mar 2019
Now it’s three.
IBF and WBA world champion Katie Taylor used speed and accuracy to add a third world title to her collection by stopping game WBO titleholder Rose Volante in round nine at Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Taylor laid the foundation for her stoppage victory in the Read Full Story >>>
Tanaka successfully defends WBO flyweight belt against Taguchi
Kyodo News, 16 Mar 2019
GIFU, Japan -- Japan's Kosei Tanaka defended his World Boxing Organization flyweight title Saturday with a victory over compatriot Ryoichi Taguchi by unanimous decision.
All three judges scored the fight for Tanaka following a fierce 12-round battle at Gifu Memorial Center.
The 23-year-old fro Read Full Story >>>
Errol Spence vs Mikey Garcia: Pursuit of greatness pushes Garcia to dangerous heights
By Jack Rathborn, Independent Online, 16 Mar 2019
Quiet, unassuming and with polished skills, Mikey Garcia’s quest for greatness could see him shake up boxing like a snow globe on Saturday.
In a sport where most at the top are braggadocious, Garcia's best promotion has been in the ring in a career where politics have often hidden his exceptional Read Full Story >>>
MIkey Garcia is a Winner Regardless of Result Against Spence
By Michael Rosenthal, BoxingScene.com, 16 Mar 2019
Mikey Garcia has already won.
I would’ve advised him not to move up in weight to challenge IBF welterweight titleholder Errol Spence, just as his family members (including brother and trainer Robert Garcia) did. Spence’s combination of size and apparent ability would seem to be too much even for a Read Full Story >>>
Tale of tape favors Spence, but crowd chants for Mikey Garcia
By Norm Frauenheim, 15rounds.com, 16 Mar 2019
ARLINGTON, Tex. – Home is where the chants are.
At least, that’s what Mikey Garcia hoped he was hearing Friday at AT&T Stadium during the weigh-in for his bid to upset welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. Saturday in a ring near the middle of the Dallas Cowboys homefield and beneath a video scr Read Full Story >>>
Mikey Garcia takes a risk against Errol Spence Jr. Saturday, Fox PPV, 9 pm ET
By Gayle Falkenthal, Community Digital News, 16 Mar 2019
SAN DIEGO, Calif. March 15, 2019 – Boxing fans love a true 50-50 fight more than anything, and they’ve got one teed up on Saturday between welterweight champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. and junior welterweight titleholder Mikey Garcia moving up to the challenge in a battle of undefeated champion Read Full Story >>>
Errol Spence Jr. vs. Mikey Garcia Preview
By Caryn A. Tate, Boxing.com, 16 Mar 2019
On Saturday, March 16, IBF world welterweight champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (24-0, 21 KOs) will defend his title against four-division world title holder Mikey Garcia (39-0, 30 KOs) at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas. The event will be broadcast via FOX pay-per-view.
Garcia is moving up to Read Full Story >>>
Mikey Garcia eyes ‘history books’ in bout vs. Errol Spence
By George Willis, New York Post, 16 Mar 2019
Mikey Garcia said he craves “big challenges” and “big obstacles,” which explains why the four-division champion is moving up two weight divisions to challenge Errol Spence Jr. for the IBF welterweight championship Saturday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
The two unbeaten boxers meet in Read Full Story >>>
Freddie Roach likes Spence for Pacquiao
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Mar 2019
THERE has been a tough threatening twist in the much-awaited world welterweight boxing championship slated in Arlington, Texas on Sunday.
Errol Spence, taller and stronger, has remained the big favorite close to his Read Full Story >>>
Presser Quotes: Conlan Ready to Headline St. Patrick's Day Bill @ MSG
PhilBoxing.com, 16 Mar 2019
Conlan-Ruben Garcia Hernandez, Luis Collazo-Samuel Vargas, and Paddy Barnes-Oscar Mojica to stream LIVE Sunday on ESPN+ beginning at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT
ENTIRE undercard to stream on ESPN+ beginning at 3 p.m. ET/1 Read Full Story >>>