BADOU JACK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Callum Smith looking to make statement with win over Blackledge ahead of title shot

Callum Smith says the pressure is on to beat Luke Blackledge in style when he defends his British Super-Middleweight title at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night. Smith defends his British title for the first time against Blackledge and insist he’s 100 percent focused on keeping hold of the Lord Lonsdale belt – but the unbeaten Super-Middleweight talent knows the big one is...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago

Luke Blackledge: I’m going to take Callum Smith’s title shot from him

Luke Blackledge has told Callum Smith that his world title dreams will be destroyed on Saturday as he plans to rip the British Super-Middleweight title from him at the Manchester Arena. Smith defends his crown for the first time after destroying local rival Rocky Fielding inside a round last November, and then claimed the mandatory spot in the WBC in April with another Merseyside...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago

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
May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

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

Badou Jack Defeats Dirrell to Becomes WBC champ

CHICAGO — During the Premier Boxing Champion broadcast on Spike, the middleweight title shifted hands once again… Friday night, in Chicago at the UIC Pavilion, Badou Jack defeated Anthony Dirrell by majority decision to become the new WBC super middleweight champion. This was Dirrell’s first defense of the title since defeating Sakio Bika for the title. “I was in great shape...
Via BadCulture
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack outpoints Dirrell to claim WBC super-middleweight title

  Badou Jack outpointed Anthony Dirrell on Friday night at the UIC Pavilion to take the WBC super-middleweight title. Jack (19-1-1) received winning of 116-112 and 115-113, and the third had it even at 114-114. Jack, the Las Vegas-based Swede who fights under the banner of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s promotion company, connected with a big one-two combination in the ninth round and forced...
Via Associated Press
April 25, 2015  |  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

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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