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Will Spence vs. Garcia open the door for bigger fights?
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, 16 Mar 2019
Mikey Garcia’s bold move in challenging a younger, unbeaten world champion at his peak should be a precedent-setting stroke that others should follow.
At a time when boxing has become flush with television cash that includes Saturday’s entry into the pay-per-view business by Fox, the fighters can Read Full Story >>>
Spence unfazed by cheers for Garcia on his turf
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 16 Mar 2019
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Mikey Garcia is here in the hometown of welterweight world titleholder Errol Spence Jr., but it was Garcia who drew the biggest cheers from the thousands of fans at AT&T Stadium on Friday afternoon as two of boxing's pound-for-pound best stepped on the scale to weigh in for their Read Full Story >>>
The bigger the better? Errol Spence Jr. vs. Mikey Garcia
By Bill Tibbs, MaxBoxing.com, 16 Mar 2019
The old axiom in boxing, well in most sports for that matter, is that a good big man will beat a good little man almost every time out.
That is exactly what uber-talented, and noticeably bigger, IBF world welterweight champion Errol Spence is thinking as he heads into his highly anticipated fight Read Full Story >>>
Errol Spence Jr vs. Mikey Garcia staff picks and predictions
By Mookie Alexander, Bloody Elbow, 16 Mar 2019
The BE team has submitted its picks for Saturday’s big boxing match between IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr (24-0, 21 KOs) and WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (39-0, 30 KOs). Unsurprisingly, even though Spence isn’t a gigantic favorite, everyone is going for Spence to defend his titl Read Full Story >>>
Evander Holyfield says Oleksandr Usyk faces tough task at heavyweight
World Boxing News, 16 Mar 2019
Former two-weight world champion and boxing legend Evander Holyfield has given his take on Oleksandr Usyk campaigning at heavyweight.
Holyfield, who became undisputed at both cruiserweight and the 200 pounds plus division, is in an ideal position to judge Usyk’s forthcoming task.
The Ukrainian Read Full Story >>>
Errol Spence Says He's The Next Floyd Mayweather, But Bigger
PhilBoxing.com, 16 Mar 2019
TMZ SPORTS -- Errol Spence tells TMZ Sports he's ready to take Floyd Mayweather's place as the #1 star in boxing -- saying, "I'm next up to be a superstar icon."
Spence is 24-0 and headlining a massive PPV fight a Read Full Story >>>
ERROL SPENCE JR. VS MIKEY GARCIA: TQBR ROUNDTABLE PREVIEW AND PREDICTION
By Matthew Swain , The Queensberry Rules, 16 Mar 2019
Like Arthur’s knights, even the one who fucked his wife, had douchey hair, and eventually the ignominy of being portrayed by Richard Gere, the TQBR Crew must come together to discuss the important topics of the day. Smartphones our swords, and emotional disturbance our armor, we sally forth once mor Read Full Story >>>
Spence & Garcia Make Weight; IBF Weigh-In Saturday Morning
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, 16 Mar 2019
ARLINGTON, Texas – One weigh-in down, one to go.
Errol Spence Jr. and Mikey Garcia made weight Friday afternoon for their 12-round, 147-pound title fight Saturday night at AT&T Stadium. The 29-year-old Spence, of DeSoto, Texas, stepped on his state commission’s scale at 146¼ pounds, slightly more Read Full Story >>>
Garcia-Spence Jr. -- Fight Analysis
By Ralph Rimpell, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Mar 2019
The Boxing world has been waiting for at least a year to see if 4 division champion (Featherweight, Super Featherweight, Lightweight, Junior Welterweight), and future hall of famer Mikey Garcia (39-0, 30KOs) face off Read Full Story >>>
TICKETS FOR WBSS 140 & 118LB BLOCKBUSTER SEMI-FINALS IN LAFAYETTE, USA ON-SALE!
PhilBoxing.com, 15 Mar 2019
Tickets from $25 for the WBSS Super-Lightweight and Bantamweight Semi-Finals – Regis Prograis vs Kiryl Relikh and Nonito Donaire vs Zolani Tete – at the Cajundome in Lafayette, LA, USA April 27 are now on sa Read Full Story >>>
Lennox Lewis Says He'd Break Down Tyson Fury, But Man, It'd Be Tough
PhilBoxing.com, 15 Mar 2019
TMZ SPORTS -- Out of Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury ... who does all-time heavyweight great Lennox Lewis think would've given him the absolute TOUGHEST fight?
Answer ... the 6'9" herky-jerky boxer-puncher that ro Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao to scout Spence, Garcia
By Roy Luarca, Rappler, 15 Mar 2019
MANILA, Philippines – Manny Pacquiao will be a keen observer when reigning titlist Errol Spence and challenger Mikey Garcia tangle for the International Boxing Federation welterweight crown on Saturday, March 16 (Sunday, March 17, Manila time) at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
The eight-di Read Full Story >>>
With Spence-Garcia, boxing fans have chance to witness something truly special
By Chris Walker, SportingNews.com, 15 Mar 2019
Boxing seldom gives fighters the opportunity to acquire incredible feats. An historic sport forever bogged down with alphabet confusion that leads to nonsensical rankings, undeserving mandatories, and unfulfilling voluntaries, the chance for boxing’s participants to register that one victory, a defi Read Full Story >>>
Errol Spence looking for ‘the biggest win’ of his career against Mikey Garcia
By John Dennen, BoxingNews, 15 Mar 2019
IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence gets the biggest fight of his career so far on Saturday (March 16), when he takes on Mikey Garcia at the AT&T stadium in Arlington, Texas.
In this fight Spence has an intriguingly challenger. Garcia is the WBC champion at lightweight and has leapt up two di Read Full Story >>>
Erik Morales: If Garcia Beats Spence - He Could Be P4P #1
By Miguel Rivera, BoxingScene.com, 15 Mar 2019
Hall of Famer and four-time world champion, Erik 'Terrible' Morales is well aware of the heavy risk involved for Mikey Garcia on Saturday night.
Morales remembers when he took a very dangerous risk by facing Marcos Maidana in 2011, and almost everyone expected him to get demolished within the fir Read Full Story >>>
Errol Spence Jr. Is Fighting the Fight for the Rest of His Life Saturday Night
By Stephen Young, Dallas Observer, 15 Mar 2019
DeSoto's Errol Spence Jr. is in a tough spot. Saturday night, the IBF welterweight champion of the world will take the long walk from one of AT&T Stadium's locker rooms to the stadium's 50-yard line before stepping into the ring for the biggest fight of his life. Spence is 24-0 in his professional c Read Full Story >>>
Errol Spence Jr.-Mikey Garcia bout ushers in new era for Fox
By George Willis, New York Post, 15 Mar 2019
To the traditionalists and doubters, it seemed liked a waste of money when boxing manager Al Haymon assembled a group of investors and began buying time on various broadcast platforms to showcase his stable of fighters.
The ultimate goal was not only to expand his company, Premier Boxing Champion Read Full Story >>>
DAZN: Tidal Wave or A Bubble Waiting To Burst?
By Paul Magno, Boxing.com, 15 Mar 2019
Gennady Golovkin signing with DAZN is a good thing for fans, paving the way for a part three with Canelo Alvarez, a part two with Daniel Jacobs, and a contest with Demetrius Andrade (at the cost of losing out on a Jermall Charlo encounter). One could also argue that if Deontay Wilder were to accept Read Full Story >>>
Double jeopardy: Sergey Lipinets - Lamont Peterson
By Allan Cerf, MaxBoxing.com, 15 Mar 2019
Particulars: On Sunday, (NOT Saturday) March 24, 2019 at Oxon Hill, Maryland (PBC) it’s Sergey "Samurai" Lipinets vs. Lamont "Havoc" Peterson, PBC.
Background: Aging Lamont Peterson, whose touching backstory we’ve covered before, takes on
Lipinets – a Kazak born Russian now living in Beverley Read Full Story >>>
Schaefer: Spence-Garcia Could Produce 1M PPV Buys, 50K Tickets
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, 15 Mar 2019
DALLAS – Richard Schaefer explained the reasons for his seemingly extreme optimism.
The veteran promoter told BoxingScene.com on Thursday that pay-per-view and ticket sales for the Errol Spence Jr.-Mikey Garcia card are tracking higher than those involved in promoting it anticipated. What Schaefe Read Full Story >>>