Original Source: Salvador “Chava” Sanchez 44-1-1 (32 KO’s) was an amazing fighter accurately fitting the mantra, “A talent gone too soon.” He passed almost 40 years ago, yet his influence still permeates throughout the boxing world. On August 12, 1982, Sanchez perished in a collision involving his white 1981 Porsche[Read More…]
The future of Top Rank boxing.
The coronation of the young King.
Errol Spence Jr. (28-0, 22 KO’s) is a special individual. He’s a family man, a son, brother, and father. He’s an Olympian, representing the United States back in 2012. He’s also one step closer to becoming undisputed in one of boxing’s historic weight divisions, standing now as the unified IBF,[Read More…]
Mikaela Mayer (17-0, 5 KO’s) grew up in Southern California, leaving the golden state and embarking on a journey as a young challenger in pursuit of Olympic aspirations as an amateur, and seeking world champion ambitions as a professional boxer. The path was a little rocky and there were detours[Read More…]
Mission accomplished. Mikaela Mayer (13-0, 5 KO’s) returned Tuesday evening on ESPN via Top Rank Boxing, headlining an event that was slated to feature defending WBO junior lightweight champion Jamel Herring (21-2, 10 KO’s) vs. Jonathan Oquendo (31-6, 19 KO’s). The 2016 U.S. Olympian and current unbeaten junior lightweight contender,[Read More…]
Roughly four years ago, Shakur Stevenson (13-0, 7 KO’s) was fighting for a spot on the 2016 United States Olympic team roster, facing off against and defeating the talented Ruben Villa to earn his position on the team. The U.S. Olympic Boxing Trials, held at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, was[Read More…]
After another successful defense of his WBA bantamweight world title this past weekend, Naoya “The Monster” Inoue (21-0, 18 KOs), improved his unblemished record and continues to forge his path towards greatness. The pound-for-pound elite Inoue, swiftly and violently stopped Filipino challenger Michael “Hot and Spicy” Dasmarinas (30-3-1, 20 KOs),[Read More…]
This past decade was indeed defined as the Money Era. Future Hall of Famer Floyd “Money” Mayweather (50-0, 27 KO’s) showed the world money reigns supreme. His presence and precedent was set in previous decades. As a dominating force since the 1990s, back when he was known as “Pretty Boy,” Mayweather captured accolades, bank rolls and world[Read More…]