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Articles by author: Peter Lim(129 results)

Charlo KO1 Lubin Starkly Reminiscent of Tyson KO1 Spinks

Wasn’t the punch Jermell Charlo (30-0, 15 KOs) deployed to knock out Erickson Lubin (18-1, 13 KOs) in the first round eerily reminiscent of Mike Tyson’s fight-ending blow, also in the opening round, a...Read More

Ronnie Shields: Lara should be undefeated, ranked in P4P top 10!

World junior middleweight titleholder Erislandy Lara (24-2-2, 14 KOs) defends his belt against Terrell Gausha (20-0, 9 KOs) at the Barclay’s Center in a Showtime-televised card that will feature two o...Read More

Derrick James Discusses Charlo vs. Spence - 'Elite Level' Sparring

As ringmaster at R&R Boxing in Dallas, trainer Derrick James has been privy to some brilliant action over the last three years – sparring sessions between Jermell Charlo (29-0, 14 KOs) and Errol Spen...Read More

Charlo: Errol Spence is Perfect Sparring Partner For Lubin Fight

World junior middleweight titleholder Jermell Charlo (29-0, 14 KOs) has raised his profile fighting from coast to coast on national TV over the last few years. But a lesser known fact is that, on the ...Read More

Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin - Analysis and Opinion

To simply categorize this fight as a skills-versus-power matchup would be an overgeneralization. Granted, Alvarez has the edge in skills and Golovkin in power. But Canelo is no slouch in the power dep...Read More

Crawford-Indongo Offers a Rare and Intriguing Unification Treat

Most boxing pundits will agree that Terence Crawford (31-0, 22 KOs) is a class or two above everyone else in the 140-pound division. But Julius Indongo (22-0, 11 KOs) possesses a style so difficult it...Read More

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

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