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Three Punch Combo: Pro Boxing at the 2017 Quarter Pole, Linares-Garcia and More

THE 2017 YEAR IN BOXING, A QUARTERLY REPORT -- The first quarter of the year is complete. Here are a few nuggets and observations I have compiled from what has been an eventful three months. On January 14th, an evenly matched bout between prospects Ievgen Khytrov and Immanuwel Aleem turned into something special. This was a back and forth w...

Jorge Linares Puts on a Clinic, Setting Up a Likely Showdown with Mikey Garcia

Jorge Linares Puts on a Clinic, Setting Up a Likely Showdown with Mikey Garcia

You had to have seen it to really appreciate it. If you love offensive boxing blended with technical mastery, then I suggest you watch a replay of this past weekend’s WBA lightweight championship bout between defending title holder Jorge Linares 42-3 (27) and the man he won it from last September, Anthony Crolla 31-6-3 (13). What you'll see ...

The Hauser Report: Trouble in Montana, Mayweather-McGregor Redux, and John Duddy

The Hauser Report: Trouble in Montana, Mayweather-McGregor Redux, and John Duddy

THE HAUSER REPORT: Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission executive director Greg Sirb is on the short list of administrators who have a full understanding of how to regulate boxing. Sirb is passionate about the sweet science and recently directed his passion toward the State of Montana. Section 6303(a) of the federal Professional Boxing Sa...

The 50 Greatest Featherweights of all Time Part Five: 10-1

The 50 Greatest Featherweights of all Time Part Five: 10-1

GREATEST FEATHERWEIGHTS, PART V: It is possible that the Top Five listed below is the single finest collection of fighters I have assembled in running down the Top Fifties in six of the eight classic weight divisions. As a ten, it may not measure up to Middleweight and Lightweight, but as a five, the Featherweights are right there with the ver...

Results From Manchester: Linares Too Classy for Crolla

Results From Manchester: Linares Too Classy for Crolla

JORGE LINARES RETAINS HIS TITLE -- Jorge Linares was in hostile territory last September when he opposed Manchester’s Anthony Crolla in Manchester with Crolla’s WBA world lightweight title at stake. But Linares, competing in his 10th world title fight, emerged victorious, copping a unanimous decision in a bout where the local man had sever...

‘The New’ Ray Robinson is Looking to Make a Name for Himself

‘The New’ Ray Robinson is Looking to Make a Name for Himself

PHILADELPHIA -- It would have been a great story, if not a unique one.  A boxing-obsessed father, maybe even a former fighter himself, names his son after a legendary champion. The kid takes up the sport his daddy was so crazy about, finds he has a natural affinity for it, and does honor to his distinguished namesake. It happened exactly t...

Arthur Conan Doyle and The Croxley Master

Arthur Conan Doyle and The Croxley Master

ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE’S TALE OF THE PRIZE RING -- Arthur Conan Doyle is known throughout the world as the creator of Sherlock Holmes, the most famous detective of all time. Less known is the fact that Doyle, a doctor by trade, was a boxing enthusiast. Holmes first appeared in print in 1887 when Doyle was 28 years old. A decade later, Doyle a...

Jason Quigley Wins NABF Title on ESPN Card at Fantasy Springs

Jason Quigley Wins NABF Title on ESPN Card at Fantasy Springs

INDIO, Calif.-Ireland’s Jason “El Animal” Quigley stormed to an early lead and despite an injured right hand held off the late rally from New Jersey’s Glen Tapia to win the vacant NABF middleweight title on Thursday. A near packed house at Fantasy Springs Casino, including many flag waving fans directly from Ireland, saw Quigley (13...

The New Pound-for-Pound Rankings: A Comparison of Three Polls

The New Pound-for-Pound Rankings: A Comparison of Three Polls

POUND-FOR-POUND TOP 10 -- In the last few days, three tribunals – The Ring, ESPN, and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board – issued a new set of ratings. The consensus #1 pound-for-pound fighter heading into last weekend – Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez – dropped to #3, #4, and #5, depending upon the source. Here are the three ...

Golovkin’s Showing versus Jacobs Means Nothing Regarding Canelo

Golovkin’s Showing versus Jacobs Means Nothing Regarding Canelo

GOLOVKIN-CANELO IN LIGHT OF GOLOVKIN-JACOBS -- If you've been a follower of the sport of boxing or, say, even the NFL, hopefully you've gleaned that no fighter or team is as bad as they looked during their most recent setback, nor are they as spectacular as they performed on their recent best day. We've seen it over and over on Sunday afternoo...

RECENT BOXING RESULTS

Date: Friday, March 17th, 2017

Location: Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, New York

Wt Class / Title Fights Result Rnd
Welter Alex Saucedo (W)

Johnny Garcia

TKO RD 2 of 8 @2:42
Super Bantam Michael Conlan (W)

Tim Ibarra

TKO RD 3 of 6 @:59
Feather Jose Gonzalez (W)

Jhovany Collado

UD RD 6 of 6
Super Feather Robson Conceicao (W)

Aaron Hollis

TKO RD 2 of 6 @:36