Articles by author: Ben Jacobs(297 results)

Francesco Patera on Win Over Ritson, Eyes Luke Campbell Bout

Fresh off a career best performance in Newcastle, England, Francesco Patera will defend his EBU European Lightweight title on February 16 2019 against Frenchman, Marvin Petit. “I’m very happy to be fi...Read More

Josh Taylor Lives Up To Expectations in Tough Win Over Postol

Josh Taylor (13-0, 11 KOs) took another step to an impending world title challenge last Saturday night in Glasgow when he defeated the experienced Ukrainian, Viktor Postol by unanimous decision. Most...Read More

Granados Expects Tough Fight With Fortuna, Eyes Jose Ramirez

Highlighting the undercard of Errol Spence’s world title defence against Carlos Ocampo later tonight is Adrian Granados (18-6-2, 12 KOs) and Javier Fortuna (33-2-1, 23 KOs) in a potentially explosive ...Read More

Munguia: I'd Love To Face Charlo, Hurd, Castano or Brook in 2018

Since his world title win over Sadam Ali in May there has been somewhat of a Mungíamania surrounding the young Tijuana native. The power punching World Boxing Organization [WBO] champion spoke to Boxi...Read More

Munguia on Liam Smith Fight: Ali's Style is More Difficult For Me

Just last month, rising Mexican talent Jaime Munguia (29-0, 25 KOs) dethroned former World Boxing Organization [WBO] champion Sadam Ali with a vicious fourth round stoppage. The 21-year-old had been t...Read More

Gilberto Ramirez Coach: We Want To Fight David Benavidez recently spoke to World Boxing Organization [WBO] champion, Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramírez about his upcoming defence against Roamer Alexis Angulo on June 30. The Sinaloa fighter is now in ...Read More

Gilberto Ramirez Backs Smith Over Groves, Eyes Uzcategui Fight

World Boxing Organization [WBO] super middleweight champion Gilberto Ramírez’s (37-0, 25 KOs) next defence will be in Oklahoma on June 30 against the hard-hitting Roamer Alexis Angulo (23-0, 20 KOs) o...Read More

Carlos Molina on Being Cautious With Mexican Meat, 365 Testing

‘King’ Carlos Molina (28-8-2, 8 KOs) is finalising preparations for his March 31 clash with talented Englishman Josh Kelly (5-0, 4 KOs). The fight which will take place on the undercard of Anthony Jo...Read More

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