Category Archives: Boxing News

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Glen Tapia: “I’ll be back in the ring”

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) On the inaugural Golden Boy Promotions ESPN card from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, Glen Tapia (23-4, 15 KOs) of New Jersey, went the…

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Emmanuel Taylor Plans to Outbox Matthysse on Canelo-Chavez Jr.

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) After being out of the ring since October of 2015, former 140-pound champion Lucas “The Maquina (The Machine)” Matthysse (37-4, 34 KOs) will have his hands…

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Lemieux to Make Quick Return Against Marco Reyes as Co-Main Event for Canelo-Chavez

KNOCKOUT ARTIST DAVID LEMIEUX TO MAKE QUICK RETURN AFTER 2017 KNOCKOUT OF THE YEAR PERFORMANCE AND SQUARE OFF AGAINST MARCO ‘DORADO’ REYES AS CO-MAIN EVENT FOR CANELO-CHÁVEZ, JR. CINCO DE…

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Linares-Garcia is the Fight the Lightweight Division Needs

By: Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) Despite Matchroom’s branding of the fight as ‘Repeat or Revenge?’, once the opening bell rang at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night there was very little…

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Jorge Linares Retains Title in Manchester

By: Sergio L. Martinez @srgmtz100 Jorge Linares (42-3-0, 27 KOs) retained his lightweight title by decision against Anthony Crolla (31-6-3, 13 KOs) in the rematch. The fight was live from…

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‘The Tartan Tornado’ Storms Through the Hardened Warren Joubert

By Tony McLean @tony_mclean92 Josh Taylor successfully retained his Commonwealth Super-lightweight title at the Meadowbank sports arena in the heart of Edinburgh. Roared on by the hair raising home crowd…

Jason Quigley vs. Glen Tapia Live Results

FirstClassBoxing.com is at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California for Golden Boy Promotions on ESPN: Jason Quigley vs. Glen Tapia By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) Jason Quigley 13-0 (10…

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The Ignorance of the ‘0’

By Jake Collins (@MelancholyFolly) The generally accepted best to ever live has 19 of them. The Greatest has five. A (previously) widely agreed P4P #1 now has one too. Losses…

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What can Crolla do differently in Linares Rematch?

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) This weekend Anthony Crolla seeks redemption when he takes on the man who took his WBA lightweight title last September. Jorge Linares was the clear winner…

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Golovkin Wants All the Belts in the Middleweight Division

By Andrew McCart (@Andy_FCBoxing) On Saturday night at The Mecca of Boxing unified middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KO’s) successfully defended his titles against mandatory challenger Daniel “The…