Boxing’s biggest star, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, and number two contender Danny “Miracle Man” Jacobs finally faced each other Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. After a week of talk, predictions, a weigh-in scuffle and a fight-day weight controversy, the middleweights squared off to determine who would claim bragging rights as the best boxer in the world. Continue reading CANELO ALVAREZ BEATS DANIEL JACOBS BY UNANIMOUS DECISION TO WIN UNIFIED MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE
Turns out Floyd Mayweather isn’t the only boxer looking to get in on some MMA action, with Gennady Golovkin telling TMZ he’s up for fighting both Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. When asked which of two he’d be game to fight, he simply responded, “Both.” Continue reading Gennady Golovkin Is Down to Fight Conor McGregor and Khabib
They left it up to the judges. Again. Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez fought to a controversial draw last year in their excellent first fight and Saturday at T-Mobile Arena was the grudge match. It was supposed to settle once and for all who is the better fighter. Continue reading Canelo Alvarez Upsets Gennady Golovkin To Earn Middleweight Titles
Deontay Wilder knew he could do it. He did. In their Saturday championship fight at Barclays Center the Bronze Bomber took down Luis “King Kong” Ortiz with a savage 10th-round knockout. Continue reading Watch Heavyweight Champ Deontay Wilder Destroy Luis Ortiz with a Thrilling KO
We may have to put the Floyd Mayweather retirement talk on hold … at least for a short while. TMZ reports that the boxing legend is considering stepping back into the ring one more time.
It doesn’t take an expert to know that Floyd Mayweather is going to make Conor McGregor look like a damn child when they square off in the ring on August 26. But an expert’s perspective is different from Johnny Sportsfan’s.
In combat sports, opponents are compared to each other via the classic “Tale of the Tape” which reveals such information as height, weight, reach, and other key statistics. These stats are readily known for the August 26 bout between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, but there’s more than just those figures. Their physical attributes are one thing, but the career trajectory of the Irishman should also be reviewed closely to that of the champion boxer. In some ways, McGregor’s biggest victory would be to obtain the same type of career that Mayweather has enjoyed for years.