Articles by author: Keith Idec(3447 results)

Diaz: Gary Russell in For a 'Rude Awakening Come Fight Night'

Joseph Diaz Jr. took in every derogatory thing Gary Russell Jr. said about him Tuesday. Diaz will use the defending champion’s criticisms as motivation during what’s left of training camp before their...Read More

Sulecki: Danny Jacobs Won't Ever Repeat Golovkin Performance

All Maciej Sulecki seems to hear and read about is Daniel Jacobs’ commendable performance against Gennady Golovkin. Jacobs gained a lot of respect for giving Golovkin what to that point had been the m...Read More

Parker Promoter Wants Him to Fight Bellew vs. Haye Winner

Joseph Parker’s promoter would welcome a return trip to the United Kingdom for a fight against the Tony Bellew-David Haye winner. The rematch between Bellew (29-2-1, 19 KOs) and Haye (28-3, 26 KOs) is...Read More

Golovkin: 'We'll See' About Having Canelo Rematch in September

Canelo Alvarez is committed to returning to the ring September 15. Alvarez’s comeback from his six-month suspension was confirmed in a statement released by Golden Boy Promotions on Wednesday. That co...Read More

Broner-Vargas Telecast Peaked at 891,000 Viewers on Showtime

Adrien Broner hasn’t been able to win a fight decisively since he stopped Ashley Theophane two years ago. Broner still won the ratings game yet again Saturday night. Nielsen Media Research revealed Tu...Read More

Charlo Wants to Test Himself Against Golovkin 'On the Way Out'

NEW YORK – Jermall Charlo’s win Saturday night solidified him as the mandatory challenger for Gennady Golovkin’s WBC middleweight title. Charlo completely understands, of course, that doesn’t necessar...Read More

Jermall Charlo Expects to Return for August Fight in Houston

NEW YORK – Ideally, Jermall Charlo would love to challenge Gennady Golovkin for middleweight supremacy in his next fight. Charlo, the mandatory challenger for Golovkin’s WBC 160-pound championship, re...Read More

Gervonta Davis: Lomachenko Would Have to Be Pay-Per-View Fight

NEW YORK – Gervonta Davis is open to fighting Vasyl Lomachenko next. Davis’ one condition is that it would have to be a pay-per-view event, so that he could try to make as much money as possible for t...Read More

Broner: My Stock's Up After Vargas Fight; I Performed for Y'all!

NEW YORK – Adrien Broner didn’t get the victory he thinks he earned Saturday night. Broner is sure, though, that the way he fought against Jessie Vargas proved the inconsistent ex-champion can continu...Read More

Amir Khan: The Kell Brook Fight Has to Happen at 147 Pounds

Amir Khan claims he wants to fight Kell Brook in the near future. Khan also contends the Brook bout must be contested at the welterweight limit of 147 pounds, which could be a big obstacle in negotiat...Read More

Broner: Vargas Wants Rematch Because It's Most Money He'll Make

NEW YORK – Jessie Vargas and Adrien Broner agreed that they want a rematch as they stood alongside each other at ringside late Saturday night. Whether a second bout between them takes place remains to...Read More

Adrien Broner, Jessie Vargas Battle To a Majority Draw

Adrien Broner, Jessie Vargas Battle To a Majority Draw

By Keith Idec - NEW YORK – For the first time in his career, Adrien Broner didn’t get the nod in an exceptionally close fight Saturday night. Cincinnati’s Broner bloodied Jessie Vargas’ face and argue...Read More

Jermall Charlo Demolishes Hugo Centeno in Two For Interim Belt

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York - In a battle for the WBC interim-middleweight title, Jermall Charlo (27-0, 21 KOs) blasted out Hugo Centeno (26-2, 14 KOs) in two rounds. ...Read More

Gervonta Davis Crushes Jesus Cuellar in Three For WBA Title

Barclays Center Brooklyn, New York - For the vacant WBA super featherweight world title, Gervonta Davis (20-0, 19 KOs) crushed former champion Jesus Cuellar (28-3, 21 KOs) in three rounds....Read More

Broner vs. Vargas - LIVE Results From Brooklyn

Heavyweight prospect George Arias beat Tyrell Wright by unanimous decision in a highly competitive, eight-round fight Saturday in Brooklyn. The Bronx’s Arias (11-0, 6 KOs) won by scores of 78-74, 77-7...Read More

Centeno: Charlo Should've Knocked Out Injured Heiland Sooner

NEW YORK – Jermall Charlo isn’t overly impressed by Hugo Centeno Jr.’s spectacular knockout of Immanuwel Aleem in Centeno’s last fight. The feeling is mutual regarding Charlo’s most recent victory. Ce...Read More

Mares: Gervonta Should Beat Cuellar Easily, But He Tends to Tire

The man who most recently shared a ring with Jesus Cuellar cannot envision him winning Saturday night. Abner Mares expects Gervonta Davis to beat Cuellar “easily” when they fight for a version of the ...Read More

Broner Weighs In Heavier Than Vargas for Their 144-Pound Fight

Jessie Vargas’ significant size advantage over Adrien Broner was on full display after they made weight Friday afternoon in Brooklyn. The 5-feet-10 Vargas towered over the 5-feet-6 Broner as they stoo...Read More

Gervonta Davis Makes Weight on First Try - First Time in 3 Fights

The weigh-in Friday for his fight against Jesus Cuellar represented progress for Gervonta Davis. For the first time in three fights, Davis made weight on his first attempt when he stepped on the New Y...Read More

Jesus Cuellar: Gervonta Davis is Overrated; He's No Mayweather!

NEW YORK – Jesus Cuellar hasn’t fought in 16 months and has moved up from featherweight to fight Gervonta Davis at 130 pounds. Those are among the reasons Davis is consistently listed as an 8-1 favori...Read More