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Lemsip Years: How a concern of each defeat and falling unwell virtually ruined Josh...

After losing for the first time as a pro, Josh Kelly spent the best part of 16 months figuring out why he was so terrified of things going wrong, writes Elliot Worsell PART I – Undefeated FOUR years ago, Josh...

On today: Felix Trinidad obliterates Mamadou Thiam, defends WBA 154-pound title

It’s just a shame that Tito’s stay at 154 pounds was so brief. On July 22, 2000, Felix Trinidad scored a thumping third-round stoppage of mandatory challenger Mamadou Thiam to retain his WBA junior middleweight title at the American...

Born on today: Marcel Cerdan

Cerdan (right) cracks Tony Zale en route to sensational middleweight title victory.  Sometimes, it takes a poet to inspire a poet, a writer to inspire a writer or a painter to inspire another painter. Some other times, a boxer can...

On today: Ray Mancini chops down Ernesto Espana in six, retains WBA 135-pound title

Mancini (left) in his first title defense against Ernesto Estrada. Photo by The Ring Magazine/ Getty Images This guy was just made for TV. On July 24, 1982, the super-popular Ray Mancini produced an exciting sixth-round stoppage of Venezuela’s Ernesto...

On today: Sonny Liston demolishes Floyd Patterson in a single spherical – once more

It was almost an instant replay of the original. On July 22, 1963, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sonny Liston retained the heavyweight championship of the world by scoring a second consecutive first-round knockout of Floyd Patterson. The...

Jose Benavidez Jr.: Everybody goes to see a extremely robust efficiency from me  

Jose Benavidez Jr. showed off his skills during a media workout at his family’s gym in Seattle on Thursday, as he nears his junior middleweight showdown against two-division world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia headlining action live on Showtime...

Isaac Dogboe wins a slim split-decision over Joet Gonzalez

Isaac Dogboe (R) outlasted Joet Gonzalez in a WBO featherweight title eliminator at Grand Casino Hinckley in Hinckley, Minnesota. (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images) Joet Gonzalez, a two-time title challenger, and Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe,...

On this present day: Amir Khan scores knockout over Zab Judah, unifies IBF and...

“King Khan” in the form of his life. On July 23, 2011, Britain’s Amir Khan dazzled in a fifth-round knockout over the always-dangerous Zab Judah at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The official time was 2:47. Khan,...

On at the present time: Terence Crawford defeats Viktor Postol, claims Ring and WBC...

Crawford (right) in an underrated triumph over the then-unbeaten world titleholder Viktor Postol. Photo by Mikey Williams/ Top Rank A victory that has aged very well. On July 23, 2016, Terence Crawford scored an impressive 12-round unanimous decision over Viktor...

George Acosta, Richard Brewart rating wins on Thompson Boxing card

George Acosta vs. Isaac Avelar headlines Thompson Boxing Promotions' "New Blood" on Friday night, July 22, 2022 Junior lightweight prospect George Acosta overcame a rocky start to win a hard-fought unanimous decision over Isaac Avelar, Friday night, at Doubletree...