Articles by author: Peter Lim(157 results)

Spence-Garcia: A Look Back at Other David vs. Goliath Matchups

History, convention wisdom and just plain common sense tells us that, with all things relatively equal, the good big man more often than not prevails over the good little man in boxing. It might sound...Read More

Austin Williams Discusses Matchroom Debut, Career Plans

Prior to mid-2015, Austin Williams had never laced on a pair of boxing gloves. Basketball was the sport he excelled in through high school and he intended to continue to pursue his hoop dreams at the ...Read More

O'Shaquie Foster Takes on Fassinou in Homecoming Bout

Junior lightweight prospect O’Shaquie Foster (14-2, 8 KOs) takes on Fatiou Fassinou (28-11-3, 15 KOs) on Feb. 23 at the Beaumont Civic Center in Beaumont, TX. It will be Foster’s first fight since rei...Read More

De La Hoya Eyes Munguia vs. Charlo Showdown in Houston

Since demolishing and dethroning caretaker 154-pound titleholder Saddam Ali in May, Jaime Munguia (31-0, 26 KOs) has been on a whirlwind fight schedule. In July, Munguia, 22, decisively outpointed for...Read More

De La Hoya: I Have To Thank DAZN For Coming To The Rescue

In the wake of Manny Pacquiao’s dominating victory over Adrien Broner on Showtime PPV, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya declared the days of pay-per-view were over. De La Hoya made tha...Read More

Pacquiao-Broner: Aging Legend vs. Elite Gatekeeper

Public persona-wise, Pacquiao versus Broner plays out like an ultimate good-versus-evil battle. The personification of sportsmanship, Pacquiao has always been respectful, diplomatic and humble in and ...Read More

2018 Houston Boxing Awards: Prograis, Charlo, Ajagba, More

Just like that, Houston is once again devoid of a world titleholder as the two boxers who held alphabet belts were dethroned in 2018, both somewhat controversially. Their defeats are detailed in the F...Read More

Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury - An Analysis of The Fight

This is one of the freakiest heavyweight matchups in terms of body types. At 6-foot-7 and 6-foot-9 respectively, Wilder versus Fury might go down as the tallest combined heavyweight title fights of al...Read More

Marine Sergeant Morante Campaigns For Boxing in Paralympics

US Marine Corps sergeant Eric Morante was only 23 when he lost his right leg to a vehicle-borne IED driven by a suicide bomber in Iraq in 2007. After enduring three-and-a-half years of surgeries and t...Read More

Regis Prograis Views DAZN, WBSS as The 'New Wave' in Boxing

On the eve of his 23rd professional fight, streaking junior welterweight Regis Prograis (22-0, 19 KOs) finds himself smack in the middle of two major phenomena taking the boxing industry by storm on a...Read More

O'Shaquie Foster Motivated To Shock Jon Fernandez on ShoBox

The latest installment of ShoBox: The Next Generation will see undefeated 130-pounder Jon Fernandez (16-0, 14 KOs) of Spain take on O’Shaquie Foster (13-2, 8 KOs) of Texas in the main event of a quadr...Read More

Energy Execs Glove Up To Knock Out Child Sexual Abuse

Since hanging up his gloves in 2007, former heavyweight contender Lou Savarese has punched his meal ticket as a trainer and promoter. Together with partner Bobby Benton, he bought over the Main Boxing...Read More

Golovkin-Canelo II: Body Punching Might Determine Outcome

Only a year has passed since their first fight so, short of one or both fighter growing old overnight, it will be the same two fighters squaring off in the rematch. But while they might not have chang...Read More

Tony Yoka Aims To Win Title in Less Time Than Anthony Joshua

Eugenics has always been a highly controversial and misunderstood science. On the one hand it has been used to breed thoroughbred race horses, cuddly best-of-show canines, high-yielding dairy cattle a...Read More

Prograis: Me and Baranchyk Will Reach WBSS Final, Not Taylor

Regis Prograis was ranked number two by the WBC last year when Terrence Crawford vacated all four 140-pound belts to move up to welterweight. The logical step was for Prograis to fight for the vacant ...Read More

Alfonso Lopez, Raphael Igbowke Return at Humble Civic Center

Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr. broke new ground in the boxing business by becoming promoters while they were still active and promoting their own fights. Continuing in that trend is former ...Read More

Benefit For Late Boxer and Trainer Kenny Weldon

A pro sparring benefit will be held for the family of late boxer, trainer and gym owner Kenny Weldon on May 12 from 11 am to 5 pm at the Fighter Nation Boxing Gym, 13305 Woodforest Blvd in Houston. We...Read More

Jermall Charlo Sparred Bell Twins in Preparation for Centeno

On May 21 of 2016 Jermall and Jermell Charlo made boxing history by becoming the first twins to hold world titles concurrently in the same weight division. Jermall successfully defended his IBF junior...Read More

Alfonso Lopez Stages Card at Galveston Island Convention Center

Under the banner El Tigre Promotions, former super middleweight contender Alfonso Lopez (27-3, 21 KOs) will promote his first professional fight card at the Galveston Island Convention Center on Satur...Read More

Lara Has No Fear of Hurd's Tendency To Rally in Second Half

The sport of boxing has hit an era of world title unification bouts. The latest comes in the form of a 154-pound showdown between WBA, IBO titleholder Erislandy Lara (25-2-2, 14 KOs) and IBF titlehold...Read More