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Andrzej Fonfara Hires Virgil Hunter as New Head Trainer

After years of working with Sam Colonna was time for a change. Light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara (28-4, 16 KOs) parted ways with the coach and hired a new, much more familiar trainer. ...Read More

Joshua Warns Wilder: Focus on Arreola, I'll Be To America Soon

IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is not paying attention to the challenges that are coming from Deontay Wilder, who holds the WBC heavyweight crown. This past Saturday night at the O2 Arena in ...Read More

Szpilka: Joe Smith Got Lucky, Fonfara Beats Him in a Rematch

This past Saturday night in Chicago, every saw what should be the current leading candidate for Upset of The Year, as unknown light heavyweight contender Joe Smith Jr. (22-1, 18 KOs) pulled off a shoc...Read More

Fonfara-Smith PBC on NBC Sees Increase With 1.32M Rating

According to Television By Numbers, Saturday's Premier Boxing Champions televised card on NBC drew an overnight rating of 1.32 million viewers. This edition of PBC on NBC, which began at 8:30PM EST a...Read More

Joe Smith Jr. Eyes Big Fight: Now Everybody Knows Who I Am!

Very few in the boxing industry even gave Joe Smith Jr. a chance of being competitive versus perennial Top 5 light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara, largely due his relative anonymity in the spor...Read More

Photos: Joe Smith Shocks 175 Division, Destroys Fonfara in One

Fonfara - Smith Photos - CHICAGO - Hard-hitting light heavyweight contender Joe Smith Jr. (22-1, 18 KOs) delivered a shocking upset with a first round stoppage of crowd favorite Andrzej Fonfara (28-4,...Read More

Andrzej Fonfara: I Didn't See The Punch Coming, It Happens

Light heavyweight contender Joe Smith defeated favorite Andrzej Fonfara by first-round TKO in the main event of a Premier Boxing Champions tripleheader Saturday night at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago....Read More

Joe Smith on Fonfara KO: When Someone is Hurt, I'm a Finisher!

In one of the year's shockers, Star Boxing??’s Long Island knockout artist Joe "The Irish Bomber" Smith Jr. (22-1, 18 KOs) stunned heavily-favored power-puncher Andrzej Fonfara (28-4, 16 KOs) with a f...Read More

Joe Smith With a Shocker, Destroys Andrzej Fonfara in One Round

Joe Smith With a Shocker, Destroys Andrzej Fonfara in One Round

By Cliff Rold - There aren’t a lot of names more common than Joe Smith. On Saturday night at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois, an uncommon result made a name for a fighter making his arrival amon...Read More

Andrzej Fonfara-Joe Smith on NBC: CompuBox Historical Review

CHICAGO - Premier Boxing Champions on NBC takes place tonight, June 18 at the UIC Pavilion headlined by light heavyweight bruiser Andrzej Fonfara battling hard-hitting New Yorker Joe Smith Jr....Read More

Photos: Fonfara-Smith, Payano-Warren II, Lubin, Centeno Weighin

Fonfara vs. Smith weighin photos - Andrzej Fonfara and Joe Smith Jr. are all set to headline Saturday's edition of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC live in primetime (Saturday, 8:30pm ET/7:30pm l...Read More

PBC on NBC Weights From Chicago: Fonfara 174.5, Smith 173

Andrzej Fonfara and Joe Smith Jr. are all set to headline Saturday's edition of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC live in primetime (Saturday, 8:30pm ET/7:30pm local time) from UIC Pavilion in Chi...Read More

Andrzej Fonfara: I Want Wear Joe Smith Down and Finish Him!

He’s spent all but four bouts in his pro career in his adopted hometown of Chicago, but it always feels like a homecoming whenever Andrzej Fonfara fights in the Windy City....Read More

Photos: Andrzej Fonfara, Joe Smith Face To Face at Final Presser

CHICAGO - Light heavyweights star Andrzej Fonfara and hard-hitting Joe Smith Jr. went face-to-face for the first time Thursday at the final press conference before they enter the ring Saturday, June 1...Read More

Photos: Andrzej Fonfara, Joe Smith, Juan Carlos Payano Workouts

CHICAGO - Fight week kicked-off in Chicago on Wednesday for Premier Boxing Champions on NBC taking place this Saturday, June 18 at the UIC Pavilion headlined by light heavyweight bruiser Andrzej Fonfa...Read More

Joe Smith on Fonfara: I Deserve This Fight, I Belong With Top Guys

Joe Smith on Fonfara: I Deserve This Fight, I Belong With Top Guys

By Thomas Gerbasi - Joe Smith Jr. doesn’t think about the broken jaw anymore, only when reporters bring it up in interviews. “Yeah, that’s about it,” the Long Island light heavyweight laughs. And if a...Read More

Andrzej Fonfara vs. Joe Smith Tops PBC on NBC June 18 Triple

The full details of the June 18 edition of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC have been formally announced on Friday, with Andrzej Fonfara set to face Long Island's Joe Smith Jr. in the main event ...Read More

Andrzej Fonfara-Joe Smith Jr. on June 18th in Chicago, PBC on NBC

TBRB #2 (also rated WBO/WBC #2 and WBA #3) Andrzej Fonfara (28-3, 16 KOs) will next face Joe Smith Jr. (21-1, 17 KOs) on June 18 in Chicago, Illinois. The fight will be televised by NBC as part of the...Read More

Lubin, Payano-Warren II Added To June 18 PBC on NBC Triple

Upon the conclusion of the April 16 edition of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC, the upcoming schedule simply teased a next working series date of June 18, but with the fights and venue all to be...Read More

Andrzej Fonfara is Still Very Willing To Face Sergey Kovalev

Polish light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara would not rule out the possibility of challenging WBO/IBF/WBA light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev - even if the fight takes place in Russia. ...Read More