Category Archives: Boxing News

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2017 Awards: Fight of the Year

Award season. Yup, it’s that time of year again… So here is the FirstClassBoxing team picks for ‘Fight of the Year’. Andrew McCart – Roman Gonzalez Vs. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai My fight…

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Two-Division World Champion Danny Garcia Returns to the Ring to Face Former Champion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios

Two-division world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia returns to the ring to take on former world champion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios in a welterweight showdown on Saturday, February 17 live on…

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HBO’s Montreal Card Round-Up

By Jake Collins (@MelancholyFolly) When you glanced down the fight list and observed the 3 main fights, you’d reasonably be able to make a stake for any fighter winning their…

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BILLY JOE SAUNDERS OUTPOINTS DAVID LEMIEUX TO RETAIN WBO MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE

Billy Joe Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) outpointed hometown hero David Lemieux (38-4, 33 KOs) to retain the WBO Middleweight World Championship in the 12-round main event of HBO World Championship…

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Saunders Vs. Lemieux: Who Wins?

In the early hours of Sunday morning, one of Britain’s finest but most unpopular boxers will climb into the ring against the hugely lauded David Lemieux. It might be safe…

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James DeGale – What’s Next?

By Jake Collins (@MelancholyFolly) If you found yourself in a certain bar in East London over the weekend, you could have treated the new IBF Super Middleweight World champion to…

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Miguel Roman Defeats Orlando Salido in Fight of the Year Candidate

Miguel “Mickey” Roman (58-13, 45 KOs) brought new life to his career with a spectacular and dominant ninth-round technical knockout victory against four-time, two division world champion Orlando “Siri” Salido…

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Sadam Ali Pulls off Stunning Unanimous Upset of Miguel Cotto

On a night that Madison Square Garden and the boxing world bid farewell to a boxing legend in Miguel Cotto (41-6, 33 KOs), Sadam “World Kid” Ali (26-1, 14 KOs)…

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - NOVEMBER 20: Devon Alexander  and Walter Castillo face off during his weighin for their upcoming bout at the Hilton on November 20, 2017 in St. Petersburg, FL. (Photo by Douglas DeFelice/Premiere Boxing Champions)

Former World Champion Devon Alexander Returns to Drop & Defeat Walter Castillo

Former world champion Devon Alexander (27-4, 14 KOs) returned to the ring in impressive style as he dominated Walter Castillo (26-5-1, 19 KOs) on his way to a unanimous decision…

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Errol Spence Jr. to Defend his World Title Against Lamont Peterson

Undefeated IBF Welterweight World Champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. will make the first defense of his title when he takes on former two-division world champion Lamont Peterson on Saturday,…