This Saturday will serve either as a coronation or a comeuppance. Many have been privately and publicly hoping for a downfall of WBC champion Danny Garcia while at the same time hoping to truly embrace WBA champion Keith Thurman as the face that runs the place in the wake of Floyd Mayweather’s retirement and Manny Pacquiao’s decline. Both are set on a collision course, … [Read more...]
Adrien Broner vs. Adrian Granados: The Boxing Tribune Preview
When Premier Boxing Champions and Showtime Sports unveiled its early schedule for 2017, the Junior Welterweight clash between the controversial Adrien Broner and Adrian Granados quickly was flagged as an upset in the making. Broner, a champion in four weight classes, enters this fight after a layoff of nearly 10 months where he lost his Junior Welterweight titles on the … [Read more...]
Leo Santa Cruz Settles the Score With Carl Frampton.
Though it may not have been as epic as their vicious fight last year, Leo Santa Cruz managed to avenge his first career defeat to Carl Frampton and regained his Featherweight titles lost in another excellent fight between the world's best Featherweights. From the very beginning, Santa Cruz came out working behind his jab and successfully utilizing his reach all while mixing … [Read more...]
Mikey Garcia Demolishes Dejan Zlaticanin, Captures Lightweight Title.
The idea was that Mikey Garcia was taking a big risk in facing the dangerous Dejan Zlaticanin in just the second fight after ending his nearly three-year hiatus, but Garcia showed that time hasn’t slowed him down one bit as he brutally knocked out Zlaticanin in three rounds. From the very start, Garcia utilized his superior height and reach to keep Zlaticanin on the outside, … [Read more...]
De La Hoya’s flaws lead to failure in Haymon lawsuit
Last Thursday, in Los Angeles, Golden Boy Promotions’ $300 million lawsuit against Al Haymon and Haymon Sports, LLC was dismissed by a federal judge. Two days earlier, in Pasadena, Golden Boy Promotions founder, Oscar De La Hoya, was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol and charged with a DUI after failing a series of field sobriety tests. And you can find great … [Read more...]