BADOU JACK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jack retains WBC title with majority draw against Bute

WASHINGTON (AP) Badou Jack retained his WBC super-middleweight title with a 12-round majority draw with Lucian Bute on Saturday night. Judge Stephen Rados scored the fight 117-111 for Jack, and Omar Minton and Glen Crocker both had it 114-114. Jack (20-1-2) had won four fights in a row heading into his second title defense. Jack said he still plans to move on to a unification...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Badou Jack Gets Oddball Draw, James DeGale Wins And Struggles

Badou Jack turned in about three-fourths of a sterling performance Saturday on Showtime against Lucian Bute, who had been resurgent but found his offense stymied and ribcage pummeled for most of the 12 rounds. And then the bout ended with, somehow, a draw. The doubleheader also saw James DeGale in the ring as a preview for a potential showdown with Jack, and Jack outdid DeGale against...
Via The Queensbury Rules
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Weigh-in results & photos: Badou Jack vs. Lucian Bute, James DeGale vs. Rogelio Medina

Weights are in for tomorrow night’s Showtime card with two super middleweight titles on the line from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. The card is headlined by Badou Jack vs. Lucian Bute and also features James DeGale vs. Rogelio Medina, with the winners slated to face each other later in the year. WBC SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP: 12 ROUNDS Badou JACK Stockholm, SWEDEN...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Whicker: Badou Jack travels long road to super middleweight title

LAS VEGAS -- It was another stifling morning in March at Floyd Mayweather's gym, wedged in between Chinese restaurants in a strip mall.There is a lot of traffic between the gym and the Vegas Strip, particularly the big boxing rooms where the actors and music moguls gather at ringside, and where they hand out the millions.
Via LA Daily News
25 days ago

Badou Jack vs. Lucian Bute Press Conf. Quotes & Photos

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 4, 2016) – WBC Super Middleweight World Champion Badou Jack and former world champion Lucian Bute hosted a media roundtable on Friday night to discuss their championship showdown taking place Saturday, April 30 from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. and live on SHOWTIME. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT with IBF...
Via BadCulture
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Erislandy Lara vs. Ishe Smith Set For 12/2

MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS PRESENTS WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT “LONESTAR BATTLE: ERISLANDY LARA VS. ISHE SMITH” FRIDAY, DEC. 12 LIVE ON SHOWTIME ® Rising Star Badou Jack To Meet Texan Samuel Clarkson and Undefeated Junior Middleweight Chris Pearson Faces Tough Slugger Steve Martinez  From The Illusions Theater at The Alamodome In San Antonio, Texas  Live on SHOWTIME...
Via BadCulture
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Shobox weigh-in results: Love vs. Medina, Jack vs. Escalera, Gavril vs. Falowo

The six fighters who will compete in tonight's Saturday ShoBox made weight Friday at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. In the main event of a ShoBox tripleheader from The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort today, undefeated super middleweight contender J'Leon Love (18-0, 10 KOs), of Inkster, Mich., will take on Rogelio "Porky" Medina (32-6, 26 KOs), of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico,in...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather Promotions Shobox tripleheader on Aug 30th: Love, Jack & Gavril in action

On Saturday, August 30th at The Pearl at Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mayweather Promotions presents a Shobox tripleheader live on SHowtime at 9:30 pm Eastern. Also that night, Showtime will be premiering the first episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 episode 1. Here are all of the details on the card, and the three featured fights.   SHOWTIME: SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHTS...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Pearson Tested; Badou Jack Stopped; J'Leon Love Treads Water

If we must be inflicted with a zombified verson of ShoBox that fellates the promotional stable of Floyd Mayweather, the least Showtime can give us is match-ups in the spirit of the series, i.e. prospects in tough tests. We got that in two of the three bouts on Friday, with one test too difficult and another just about right. The third, the headliner, didn't rate. Super middleweight...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Unbeaten prospect Badou Jack knocked out in 1 minute

Badou Jack, a previously unbeaten fighter in the Mayweather Promotions stable, had a bad outing on Friday night's Shobox. Real bad. He went from on the cusp of a title shot, to knocked out in less than one minute. Watch the video of Badou Jack knocked out in one minute on ShoBox right here. It was certainly a shock, and a huge upset, as Badou Jack "The Ripper" was a very highly touted...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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