In a hard fought fight, World Boxing Organization 135 pound champion Terry Flanagan (33-0, 13 Kos) beat the scrappy Petr Petrov (38-5-2, 19 KOs) in defeating him by a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night in front of a large pro-Flanagan crowd at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK. Neither fighter was ever hurt… Continue Reading Flanagan, Smith and Dubois win – Results
Tonight’s fight between former WBO junior middleweight belt holder Liam Smith and Liam Williams will have a slightly different twist than what was originally planned due to Smith coming in over the 154lb limit during Friday’s weigh-in. The interim WBO junior middleweight title will still be on the line, but only for Liam Williams. The… Continue Reading Liam Smith, Liam Williams, Lomachenko – News
Fresh off a 9th round knockout loss to Saul Cnelo Alvarez, former WBO junior middleweight champion Liam “Beefy” Smith (23-1-1, 13 KOs) will be fighting British 154lb champion Liam Williams 16-0-1, 11 KOs) for his title on April 8. This is a tough fight for the 28-year-old Smith to be coming back for after the… Continue Reading Liam Smith vs. Liam Williams on April 8
Many boxing fans were mystified by Golden Boy Promotions decision to match Saul “Canelo” Alvarez against WBO junior middleweight champion Liam “Beefy” Smith (23-1-1, 13 KOs) on September 17 this year rather than matching him against middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin or another top middleweight in the division. The fans wondered why Golden Boy would… Continue Reading Did Golden Boy pick Liam Smith to get Canelo easy shot Saunders?
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s fight against former WBO junior middleweight champion Liam Smith brought in approximately 300,000 buys on HBO pay-per-view on September 17, according to Canelo’s promoter Oscar De La Hoya. He’s saying the fight brought in 20 million, and he’s happy despite a considerable drop off from the 600,000 buys Canelo brought in for… Continue Reading Canelo vs. Smith PPV results
Saul Canelo Alvarez is the latest fighter that is finding out the hard way that the boxing fans are not interested in paying to see garbage fights on pay-per-view any longer. Canelo’s steadily shrinking buys for his last two fights against Liam Smith and Amir Khan suggests that the Mexican star is losing popularity rather… Continue Reading Canelo’s shrinking PPV audience show fans won’t pay for garbage
It was thought by many boxing fans that last Saturday’s fight between WBO junior middleweight champion Liam Smith and Saul Canelo Alvarez would bring in disappointing numbers on HBO pay-per-view, and it looks like that’s what has happened. Lance Pugmire of the LA Times is saying that his sources are reporting that the Canelo-Smith fight… Continue Reading Canelo-Smith PPV numbers poor