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Adam Lopez to Face Mario Munoz in a Clash of Bantamweight Contenders

Adam Lopez to Face Mario Munoz in a Clash of Bantamweight Contenders

For boxing fans anxious to get a jump on the sport’s rising stars, Showtime’s Shobox has long been must-see television. On Friday night, the program continues with a clash of promising, undefeated contenders at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, as Adam Lopez (14-0, 7 KOs) faces Mario Munoz (16-0-1, 10 KOs). The WBC Fedelatin Super [...]

February 16, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Anthony Joshua to Face Charles Martin for the IBF Trinket

Anthony Joshua to Face Charles Martin for the IBF Trinket

On Saturday, the announcement came out that 2012 Olympic heavyweight gold medalist Anthony Joshua will face Charles Martin April 9 at the O2 Arena in London. This is being promoted as a world title fight, but that is a fantasy in which I refuse to participate. The IBF heavyweight belt should in no way be [...]

February 15, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Mikey Garcia Could Be Back in Action This Year

Mikey Garcia Could Be Back in Action This Year

According to a report on Thursday afternoon by BoxingScene.com’s Steve Kim, elite trainer Robert Garcia hopes to see his undefeated younger brother, Mikey, return to the ring in the first half of 2016. It will be welcome news to serious boxing fans if he does. The younger Garcia brother has been out of action for [...]

February 12, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Julian Williams to Face Marcello Matano in an IBF Eliminator

Julian Williams to Face Marcello Matano in an IBF Eliminator

On March 5, undefeated light middleweight Julian Williams will face once-beaten Marcello Matano at the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The bout is an IBF title eliminator. Williams started boxing at age 12 and had a nice amateur career, before turning professional in 2010. Now 25, he has been steadily advancing up the ranking. His [...]

February 11, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Roy Jones Jr. Addresses Retirement

Roy Jones Jr. Addresses Retirement

When he was in his prime, many had Roy Jones Jr in the “greatest of all time” discussion for boxers. He made quick work of just about everyone. If he were in his prime now, he’d do Mayweather numbers. But Jones is 47, way past his prime, and is still fighting. When he fights, many [...]

February 11, 2016 Kevin Burke Boxing, Headlines 0

Fedor Chudinov and Felix Sturm Rematch on February 20

Fedor Chudinov and Felix Sturm Rematch on February 20

The February 20 rematch between Fedor Chudinov and Felix Sturm in Nordrhein-Wesfalen, Germany is not raising a tremendous amount of interest in the United States, but it’s still a very significant fight at the world-class level. The WBA super middleweight title will once more be up for grabs in this clash of generations. At 37, [...]

February 10, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Top Rank Signs Luis Ramos Jr.

Top Rank Signs Luis Ramos Jr.

On Monday night, Top Rank Promotions announced via Tweet that they had signed lightweight contender Luis Ramos Jr. to their stable. It’s a move that could give Ramos the opportunity to make an important move in a division that is wide open right now. Lightweight is one of the sport’s most unsettled divisions. Jorge Linares [...]

February 9, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Happy Birthday, Bennie Briscoe

Happy Birthday, Bennie Briscoe

On this day in 1943, 1970s middleweight contender Bennie Briscoe was born Augusta, Georgia. But as a fighter, Briscoe will forever be associated with the “City of Brotherly Love.” A star graduate of the legendary “Philie Gym Wars,” Briscoe was the quintessential “Philadelphia Fighter,” technically skilled, tough as nails and unafraid to face all comers. [...]

February 7, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

January 2016 Fighters of the Month

January 2016 Fighters of the Month

The first month of 2016 continued the trend of 2015, with more boxing than ever before available on the small screen. Traditionally a relatively slow month for boxing, this past January was packed with action. The biggest fights of the year are still ahead of us in the Spring and Fall. But two high-level performances [...]

February 5, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Jamel Herring: Semper Fi Returns to Action February 9

Jamel Herring: Semper Fi Returns to Action February 9

Last month, combat veteran Sammy Vasquez did the army proud when he improved his perfect record to 21-0 with 15 KOs by defeating Aaron Martinez on the Danny Garcia vs. Robert Guerrero undercard. On Tuesday, February 9, lightweight Jamel Herring will represent the Marines when he takes on Columbia’s Luis Eduardo Flores at the Sands [...]

February 4, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0