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Joe Smith is Slated To Return To The Ring in May

After being boxing's Cinderella story of 2016, it was Sullivan Barrera who struck midnight for Joe Smith Jr. - who was defeated by the Cuban back on July 15th of last year. After scoring a big knockdo...

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Joe Smith's Broken Jaw is Healing Well, Return Eyed For February

According to promoter, Joe DeGuardia, light heavyweight Joe Smith is recovering well from the broken jaw he suffered at the hands of Sullivan Barrera on July 15th at the Forum in Inglewood, California...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Smith: Stevenson Didn't Want to Fight Me; Might Not Until Forced

NEW YORK – Joe Smith Jr.’s dream was about to come true. The light heavyweight contender from Long Island wasn’t just going to get a world title shot. The hard-hitting Smith was going to challenge WBC...

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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. ...

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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...

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Joe Smith, Promoter Eyeing Sergey Kovalev Fight After Barrera

NEW YORK – Joe Smith Jr. would love the chance to pick up where Andre Ward left off earlier this month. If Smith defeats fellow light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera on July 15, the hard-hittin...

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Joe Smith Getting in Top Form For Sullivan Barrera

NEW YORK CITY - Hard hitting light heavyweight contender JOE SMITH JR., (23-1 19 KO's), held court in front of a tremendous crowd of New York City media on Tuesday afternoon at the Mendez Boxing Gym a...

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Smith: Don't Think I'm Getting Deserved Credit for KO of Hopkins

NEW YORK – Bernard Hopkins called Joe Smith Jr. over for a quick chat three months ago. The Boxing Writers Association of America’s annual awards dinner in Manhattan marked the first time Hopkins had ...

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Kathy Duva Talks Ward vs. Kovalev II, Barrera vs. Smith

Kathy Duva Video Interview - Leading up to the highly anticipated light heavyweight rematch between Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev – set for Saturday, June 17 and presented live by HBO Pay-Per-View® – ...

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