Articles by author: Ben Jacobs(289 results)

Eduardo Ramirez Aims To Take Lee Selby To War, Snatch Win

The city of Los Mochis in the northern state of Sinaloa in Mexico has produced a string of top class boxers who have made their names on the international stage by becoming world champions. Fernando ...Read More

Lomachenko Coach: Rigo Will Have To "Fight" if He Wants To Win

Cicilio Flores has worked with some of the best names in boxing in recent years and is recognised as one of the sport’s leading strength and conditioning coaches. Having prepared the likes of Sergio ...Read More

Eleider Alvarez Gives The Latest on Adonis Stevenson Situation

If championship belts were handed out based on patience, Eleider ‘Storm’ Alvarez would already be the light heavyweight world champion. The Colombian, based in Canada, has been the number one contend...Read More

Rigondeaux's Coach Warns: Lomachenko is in For a Nightmare!

Next month sees two of the best fighters in the world square off against each other at Madison Square Garden in New York City when unbeaten Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) steps up to challenge WB...Read More

Tramaine Williams Tabs Lomachenko Over Rigondeaux, Explains

Top featherweight prospect Tramaine Williams (13-0, 5 KOs) recently gave an interview to in which he stated his belief that he will be ready to challenge the top names in the division ...Read More

Liborio Solis on McDonnell Fight Ending, Facing Paul Butler Next

Last Saturday night’s anticipated rematch between Jamie McDonnell and Liborio Solis ended in unsatisfactory fashion when the fight had to be stopped in the third round due to a cut over McDonnell’s ey...Read More

Tramaine Williams Hoping To Work His Way To Lee Selby

Possessing one of boxing’s most eye-catching nicknames, Tramaine ‘The Mighty Midget’ Williams (13-0, 5 KOs) is also catching the eyes of fans as he comes to the end of a year which has seen large prog...Read More

Tevin Farmer Aims To Make Statement in Ogawa Title Fight

In what could be one of the most memorable boxing comeback stories in recent years, Philadelphia’s Tevin Farmer (25-4-1, 5 KOs) has the opportunity to win his first world title just months after suffe...Read More

Granados: I'll Pick Things From Porter's Losses to Thurman, Brook

Records in boxing can sometimes be deceiving, and that is certainly the case when you look at Adrian Granados (18-5-2, 12 KOs). The Chicago man may have five defeats to his name but all of them can b...Read More

Guillermo Rigondeaux's Trainer Lashes Out at HBO's Jim Lampley

The normally mild-mannered Cuban trainer, Pedro Diaz, recently expressed his dismay at the actions of HBO commentator Jim Lampley subsequent to Guillermo Rigondeaux’s fight against Moises Flores on Ju...Read More

Jorge Linares To Train With Ismael Salas in London For Next Bout

WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares (42-3, 27 KOs) recently arrived in London where he will base himself for his next training camp with a view to fighting in September or October. ...Read More

Diego Chaves Admits Surprise at Brook's Loss To Errol Spence

Diego Chaves had at one point been scheduled to face Britain’s Kell Brook for the IBF welterweight title, although that fight was cancelled when the Sheffield man pulled out through injury. In a prev...Read More

Uzcategui's Agent on Dirrell Rematch Order, Lawson Court Case

On Monday, it was reported by that the International Boxing Federation [IBF] ordered a rematch between Jose Uzcategui and Andre Dirrell. On May 20, Uzcategui was disqualified by refere...Read More

Diego Chaves: I Want Brandon Rios Again, I Deserve a Rematch

After enduring a difficult couple of years in which he was unable to secure important fights at the level with which he had been used to, Argentina's Diego Chaves is now a promotional free agent and l...Read More

Salido Has Agreed in Principle To Vasyl Lomachenko Rematch

A much talked about rematch between Vasyl Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) and Orlando ‘Siri’ Salido (44-13-4, 31 KOs) could be close to fruition. Earlier tonight Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times tweete...Read More

Uzcategui Vows: I Will Shut Andre Dirrell's Mouth, Knock Him Out!

Jose Uzcategui (26-1, 22 KOs) has been patient, but after waiting a long time for his shot at the International Boxing Federation (IBF) title, he is ready to unleash his frustration on Andre Dirrell (...Read More

Lemieux May Land on Canelo-Chavez, Future Foe For Canelo?

Middleweight contender David Lemieux (37-3, 33 KOs) is still be enjoying his spectacular early knockout of the year contender over Curtis Stevens from earlier this month. Lemieux is hoping to land a s...Read More

Golden Boy's Diaz: I Felt Jacobs Beat Golovkin, Canelo Will Too!

Those that predicted that Gennady Golovkin would comfortably beat Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez should they meet may have a different opinion after Golovkin’s tense victory over Danny Jacobs last Saturday. W...Read More

Jorge Linares' Trainer Details Preparation For Crolla Rematch

The belief emerging from Jorge Linares’ team is evident. While the Venezuelan put in what some describe as his career best display last September against Anthony Crolla, his trainer Ismael Salas told...Read More

Matthysse Returning Hungrier Than Ever, Says Golden Boy's Diaz

Former world title contender Lucas Matthysse (37-4, 34 KOs) is hard at work training in Argentina in preparation for his comeback fight against Emmanuel Taylor (20-4, 14 KOs) which takes place on May ...Read More