Articles by author: Peter Lim(123 results)

Jermall Charlo: Are Canelo, Golovkin Ready For Me? I'm Ready!

Jermall Charlo went above and beyond the call of duty when doing his homework on Jorge Sebastian Heiland ahead of their July 29 matchup in Brooklyn, New York. Not only had he studied his opponent's s...Read More

Can Horn Do To Pacquiao What Leon Spinks Did To Ali in 1978?

Manny Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn is starkly reminiscent of Muhammad Ali vs. Leon Spinks I in 1978 - an all-time great in the twilight of his career defending his title against an untested rookie. Spinks w...Read More

Agnew Vows To Bring a "Grit and Grind War" To Dmitry Bivol

Although he has three times as many bouts as his opponent, including a world title fight, light heavyweight Cedric Agnew (29-2, 15 KOs) enters the ring a substantial underdog against Dimitry Bivol (10...Read More

Regis Prograis, Joel Diaz Square Off in High Stakes Showdown

Undefeated junior welterweights Regis Prograis (19-0, 16 KOs) and Joel Diaz (23-0, 19 KOs) face off in Showtime’s latest installment of ShoBox: The Next Generation. Arguably the most competitive platf...Read More

Brook vs. Spence Analysis: It May Come Down To Chin Durability

Conventional wisdom suggests that, sans any unforeseen collisions of styles, sleights of hand, or tricks under their sleeves, Errol Spence (21-0, 18 KOs) should emerge victorious in this encounter. Hi...Read More

Arturo Marquez Drops Goodrich Three Times For TKO in Two

Arturo Marquez (7-0, 4 KOs) scored a spectacular second round TKO over Andrew Goodrich (2-2), electrifying his hometown crowd at the Ballroom at Bayou Place in Downtown Houston. The son of 1992 U.S. ...Read More

Arturo Marquez in Action at Bayou Place in Downtown Houston

Welterweight Craig Callaghan (16-1, 7 KOs) takes on Josue Garcia (7-4, 4 KOs) in the main event of the latest Savarese Promotions Boxing fight night tonight at the Ballroom at Bayou Place in Downtown ...Read More

Lanardo Tyner: Charlo Will Knock Hatley Out Within Five Rounds

Lanardo Tyner is the only fighter to have defeated Charles Hatley, who challenges Jermell Charlo for an alphabet junior middleweight belt on Saturday. Tyner (32-10-2, 20 KOs) dropped Hatley twice en r...Read More

Is GGG Losing Spunk or Was Jacobs as Crafty as He Appeared?

Granted, Daniel Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) didn't win the fight but snapping the murderous-punching Gennady Golovkin's 23-bout knockout streak and falling short of an upset by a round or two was certainly ...Read More

Golovkin vs. Jacobs: It May Come Down To Who Lands Flush First

Gennady Golovkin (36-0, 33 KOs) will enter this fight like he always does - prepared for anything that comes his way and dealing with it accordingly. He has prevailed against fighters of every style, ...Read More

Miguel Flores Makes No Excuses After TKO Loss To Dat Nguyen

In a stunning upset, Dat Nguyen (20-3, 7 KOs) scored a jaw-dropping sixth-round TKO over previously undefeated Miguel Flores (21-1, 9 KOs) in Flores' hometown of Houston. Nguyen took the fight on four...Read More

Santa Cruz-Frampton II a Refreshing Benchmark for Sportsmanship

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton II turned out to be as entertaining and action-packed a scrap as their first fight. Both fighters showed remarkable sportsmanship and mutual respect before, during and...Read More

Houston Boxing Awards: Charlo Brothers, Shields, More

What a bizarre two years it has been for Houston boxing. On Jan. 1, 2015, the fourth largest city in the United States was devoid of any professional world titleholders. But by Dec. 31, 2016, there we...Read More

Charlo's Catch-and-Counter KO of Williams is One For The Ages

Jermall Charlo's momentary lapse of sportsmanship should not detract from the masterful maneuver he executed to win the fight. The level of difficulty of the catch-and-counter Charlo used to separate ...Read More

Jermall Charlo a Razor-Thin Favorite Against Julian Williams

Undefeated junior middleweights Jermall Charlo (24-0, 18 KOs) and Julian Williams (22-0-1, 14 KOs), both 26, concur that they're facing their sternest tests to date when they clash at the USC campus i...Read More

Junior Castillo Crushes Washington With One-Punch KO

Middleweight Junior Castillo (12-1, 10 KOs) scored a picturesque one-punch knockout of Taronze Washington (17-22, 9 KOs) in the main event of the latest Savarese Boxing fight night at the Ballroom at ...Read More

Lou Savarese Brings Boxing Back To Downtown Houston

Former heavyweight contender Lou Savarese opens a new chapter of his seven-year stint as Houston's leading boxing promoter on Dec. 1 when he brings his bi-monthly fight night to the Ballroom at Bayou ...Read More

Jermall Charlo Vows A-Game, Adjustments For Julian Williams

In preparation for the third defense of his junior middleweight title against Julian Williams on Dec. 10, Jermall Charlo (24-0, 18 KOs) is not making any major overhauls to the engine that has fast-tr...Read More

Lomachenko's Chin The Only Unknown Entity in Against Walters

It isn't often in the sport of boxing where you find two fighters with such disparate records face off in a matchup that's virtually a 50-50 coin flip. But when Nicholas Walters (26-0-1, 21 KOs) and V...Read More

Sergey Kovalev-Andre Ward: Pure Offense vs. Pure Defense

In the sport of boxing, it is not uncommon to see a clash between two diametrically polar styles. It is rare but not that uncommon for two of the best top 10 pound-for-pound fighters to meet in the ri...Read More