Articles by author: Keith Idec(3048 results)

Errol Spence Drops, Beats Down Lamont Peterson For TKO Win

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York - In his first defense of the IBF welterweight title, Errol Spence (23-0, 20 KOs) beat down former two-division beltholder Lamont Peterson (35-4-1, 17 KOs) over sev...Read More

Robert Easter Wins Close Call, Split Nod Over Javier Fortuna

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York - IBF lightweight king Robert Easter (21-0, 14 KOs) had to go through fire and won an unpopular twelve round split decision over former super featherweight champion...Read More

Adam Kownacki Breaks Down and Stops Iago Kiladze in Sixth

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York - In a heavyweight contest, rising contender, Adam Kownacki (17-0, 14 KOs) dropped and stopped Iago Kiladze (26-2, 18 KOs), who is trained by Hall of Fame coach Fre...Read More

Spence-Peterson Undercard Results From Barclays Center

NEW YORK – Anthony Peterson pounded out a 10-round, unanimous-decision win against Luis Florez on his older brother’s undercard Saturday night at Barclays Center. Peterson repeatedly went to Florez’s ...Read More

Peterson: Beating Spence, Others Would Get Me to Hall of Fame

NEW YORK – Lamont Peterson was optimistic, yet honest. He doesn’t consider what he has accomplished thus far in boxing worthy of induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The two-division ...Read More

Easter Expects Garcia to Beat Lipinets in 140-Pound Title Fight

The last time Mikey Garcia fought, Robert Easter Jr. picked against him. Easter believed Adrien Broner would beat Garcia, though that choice was personal for Easter, too, because Broner is like a brot...Read More

Roach: I'd Love to See Spence-Crawford, They're the Two Best P4P

NEW YORK – The welterweight Freddie Roach really wants to see Terence Crawford fight isn’t Manny Pacquiao. Roach considers Crawford and Errol Spence Jr. the two best boxers in the sport, pound-for-pou...Read More

Fortuna Fails to Make Weight Again; Easter's Title Not at Stake

Javier Fortuna’s second trip to the scale Friday afternoon wasn’t all that different from the first time he got on it. Fortuna was only able to lose four ounces within the two hours he was afforded to...Read More

Fortuna Blames Weather for Missing Weight for Easter Fight

Javier Fortuna is the smaller man, but you wouldn’t have known it when he and Robert Easter Jr. weighed in Friday afternoon at the Brooklyn Marriott for their lightweight title fight. The 5-feet-11 Ea...Read More

Easter: Lomachenko Wouldn't Beat Me; Don’t Think It'll Happen

NEW YORK – If he handles Javier Fortuna the way he expects Saturday night in Brooklyn, Robert Easter Jr. would welcome a fight against another 130-pound champion considering moving up to lightweight. ...Read More

Spence: Thurman, Garcia, Porter Wouldn't Answer Call to Fight Me

NEW YORK – Errol Spence Jr. didn’t mean any disrespect to Lamont Peterson. They continued to demonstrate strong regard for one another at a press conference Thursday in Manhattan for their fight Satur...Read More

Can Spence Overpower Peterson, Demolish Him Way Matthysse Did?

Can Spence Overpower Peterson, Demolish Him Way Matthysse Did?

By Keith Idec - NEW YORK – The lopsided odds on their fight might lead you to believe Errol Spence Jr. will demolish Lamont Peterson the way Lucas Matthysse annihilated him. Matthysse dropped Peterson...Read More

Roach: I Love Pacquiao-Lomachenko; Crawford Too Big, Young!

NEW YORK – Freddie Roach would much rather have Manny Pacquiao fight Vasyl Lomachenko than Terence Crawford. Pacquiao said earlier this week that he wants to fight Lomachenko. Unfortunately for Pacqui...Read More

NSAC Suspends Ogawa for Failed PED Test, Farmer Result in Doubt

Kenichi Ogawa’s win against Tevin Farmer became even more suspicious Thursday. Ogawa’s win was already considered controversial because Farmer out-boxed him, only to lose a 12-round split decision Dec...Read More

Whyte: Browne Old & Slow; He Has No Way of Stopping Me

Lucas Browne and Dillian Whyte continued talking trash to each other Thursday. London’s Whyte was dismissive of Browne’s chances of winning their heavyweight fight during a press conference to officia...Read More

DiBella: There's No Way Easter-Fortuna Will Be a Boring Fight

Lou DiBella isn’t certain whether Javier Fortuna’s power will be as effective against an elite-level lightweight as it was when he knocked out opponents in lower weight classes. DiBella does know that...Read More

DiBella: If Spence Dominates Peterson, There With Crawford, Loma

Lou DiBella anticipates Lamont Peterson testing Errol Spence Jr. on Saturday night. DiBella, who’s promoting the card headlined by the Spence-Peterson fight, considers the experienced Peterson just th...Read More

Terence Crawford vs. Jeff Horn Heading To MSG on April 14?

It was believed that the impending match-up between defending WBO welterweight belt-holder Jeff Horn (18-0-1, 12 KOs) and mandatory challenger Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs) would take place at the T...Read More

Lipinets Trained With One Hand, 'Begged' to Stay in Garcia Fight

Alex Vaysfeld, Lipinets’ co-manager, told on Wednesday that the IBF junior welterweight champion “begged” him to proceed with the Garcia fight February 10 at The Alamodome in San Anton...Read More

Lipinets Suffers Hand Injury, Fight Against Garcia Postponed

Mikey Garcia will have to wait a little longer for his opportunity to become a world champion in a fourth weight class. According to multiple reports Wednesday, Garcia’s junior welterweight title figh...Read More