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Sullivan Barrera Targets Badou Jack, Dares Him To Take Fight

MIAMI, FLA. - While Southern Florida braces for Hurricane Irma, red hot light heayweight Sullivan Barrera continues to train for what he hopes is an explosive end of year showdown. After stopping Paul...Read More

Kovalev vs. Barrera in Talks For Year-End Showdown

Sullivan Barrera, one of the best contenders in the light heavyweight division, acknowledged that his team is in serious discussions which are aimed at securing a clash against Sergey Kovalev (30-2-1,...Read More

Duva: Barrera is One of Several Options For Kovalev's Return

Light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera is one of several opponents under consideration for former WBA, WBO, IBF world champion Sergey Kovalev, according to the promoter of both boxers, Kathy Duv...Read More

Barrera Had No Idea Smith Bout Was 10-Rounds Until Ref Said It

There was a lot of confusion last weekend, when light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera fought Joe Smith Jr. in an HBO televised opener from The Forum in Los Angeles, California. Barrera went dow...Read More

Barrera Wants to Fight Cleverly at Madison Square Garden

Sullivan Barrera hasn’t wasted any time calling out who he wants to fight next. Barrera sent a Twitter message to WBA world light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly and his promoter, Eddie Hearn, on...Read More

Berchelt-Miura Peaked at 729K Viewers, Averaged 683K on HBO

HBO’s broadcast of the Miguel Berchelt-Takashi Miura main event Saturday night peaked at 729,000 viewers, according to ratings released Tuesday morning by Nielsen Media Research. Their 12-round, 130-p...Read More

Sullivan Barrera: Now Let's See if They Have The Balls To Fight!

Light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera (20-1) has reeled off three impressive wins in a row since suffering his first professional loss against Andre Ward in March of 2016. He stopped undefeated...Read More

Joe Smith: Barrera Fought a Good Fight, I Congratulate Him

Los Angeles - Newly crowned WBC Intercontinental Light Heavyweight Champion Sullivan Barrera (20-1, 14 KOs) gave a career-making performance, getting off the deck in the first round to take a 10-round...Read More

Sullivan Barrera Gets Off The Floor To Dominate Joe Smith Jr.

The Forum, Inglewood, California - In a battle for the WBC International light heavyweight title, Sullivan Barrera (20-1, 14 KOs) overcame a first round knockdown to dominate Joe Smith Jr. (23-2, 19 K...Read More

Sullivan Barrera Motivated To Impress, Win Big With Joe Smith

Sullivan Barrera is in the right frame of mind heading into his big clash tonight. Not only does he believe all the pressure is on Joe Smith to pull out a victory, but he finally has someone close to ...Read More

Photos: Berchelt vs. Miura, Barrera vs. Smith - Official Weights

INGLEWOOD - All six participants for Saturday night's HBO 'Boxing After Dark' telecast made weight Friday afternoon. Miguel Berchelt (31-1, with 28 KOs) will defend his WBC junior lightweight title ag...Read More

Photos: Berchelt vs. Miura, Barrera vs. Smith - Final Presser

Main event and guaranteed to provide "Fight Of The Year" material, the WBC World Super Featherweight clash between warriors Miguel "El Alacran" Berchelt (31-1, 28 KOs) and Takashi Miura (31-3-2, 24 ...Read More

Smith-Barrera Winner To Face Sergey Kovalev in The Fall?

On Saturday night from the Forum in Inglewood, California, a light heavyweight match-up between Joe Smith and Sullivan Barrera kicks off the HBO 'Boxing After Dark' broadcast. They are fighting for th...Read More

Photos: Berchelt vs. Miura, Barrera vs. Smith - Open Workouts

LOS ANGELES - Fighters from the July 14 LA FIGHT CLUB card and July 15 HBO Boxing After Dark triple header led by Miguel "El Alacran" Berchelt (31-1, 28 KOs) and Takashi Miura (31-3-2, 24 KOs) today h...Read More

News: Estrada-Cuadras, Smith-Barrera, Telemundo Update

Koasicha, 26, hails from San Luis Potosi, Mexico and is looking for another world title shot after his fail bid against Vasyl Lomanchenko in November of 2015, his record stands at 25-6-15 KO's. Veraza...Read More

Barrera: Joe Smith is Very Powerful, But He Doesn't Have a Chin!

Sullivan Barrera knows Joe Smith Jr. can punch. The light heavyweight contender is not so sure Smith can take a punch nearly as well as he delivers one. Barrera considers Smith’s chin a weakness and i...Read More

Berchelt vs. Miura HBO Tripleheader - News and Notes

The all-action fighters participating on the stacked tripleheader this Saturday, July 15 have wrapped up camp and begun their journey to Los Angeles for their championship bouts at The "Fabulous" Foru...Read More

Joe Smith Aims To Make Another Statement With Barrera

Following his recent knockout of boxing legend BERNARD HOPKINS, Long Island fan favorite JOE SMITH JR. moved right into the mix in the light heavyweight division, boxing's deepest and most exciting. ...Read More

Barrera: Ward Hits Low On Purpose; Kovalev Didn't React Right

Sullivan Barrera battled Andre Ward for 12 rounds last year. Barrera believes Ward, who had a point deducted for hitting him low in the eighth round, throws low blows “on purpose” to take his opponent...Read More

Joe Smith: I'm on a Quest, I Want To Fight The Best Guys

Joe Smith: I'm on a Quest, I Want To Fight The Best Guys

By Thomas Gerbasi - Way before Joe Smith Jr. became a light heavyweight contender by knocking out Andrzej Fonfara in a single round and then halting Bernard Hopkins in eight rounds, his trainer, Jerry...Read More