Top 20 P4P Boxers – April 2019

Top 20 P4P Boxers

March saw two significant fights resulting in changes to the World in Sport P4P list. First, WBC welterweight champion Shawn Porter barely scraped by with a split-decision win over Yordenis Ugas on the 9th. Though I thought Porter did enough to keep his title, it was by and large a

Spence vs. Garcia Recap – Errol Spence Jr. Dominant in Arlington

Spence vs. Garcia

Errol Spence Jr. successfully defended his IBF welterweight title Saturday against WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia, winning by unanimous decision in front of almost 50,000 fans at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. Spence vs. Garcia - Fight Recap The fight began slowly, with both fighters feeling each other out, throwing mostly jabs.

Porter vs. Ugas Recap – ‘Showtime’ Escapes With Win in Close Fight

Porter vs. Ugas

Shawn Porter eked out a split decision over game challenger Yordenis Ugas on Saturday at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA. The win was Porter's first successful defense of his WBC welterweight title. Porter vs. Ugas - Fight Recap Overall, the fight was competitive throughout. The vast majority of rounds

Porter vs. Ugas Preview – Tale of the Tape and Prediction

Shawn Porter vs. Yordenis Ugas

WBC welterweight champion Shawn Porter will make his first title defense against Yordenis Ugas on March 9th at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA. The bout will be televised in the USA on FOX. Tale of the Tape - Porter vs. Ugas Shawn Porter Yordenis Ugas Record 29-2-1 (17 KOs) 23-3-0 (11 KOs) Nickname "Showtime" - Age 31 32 Country United States Cuba Stance Orthodox Orthodox Height 5'7" 5'9" Reach 69 1/2" 69" Debut 2008 2010 Fight

Top 20 P4P Boxers – March 2019

P4P March

No changes to the World in Sport P4P list this time. The only fighter on my list who fought since the last rankings is Leo Santa Cruz, who earned a unanimous decision win over Rafael Rivera to retain his WBA "super" featherweight title. Though Rivera is a tough contender, the

DeGale vs. Eubank Jr. Recap – Eubank Drops, Decisions British Rival

DeGale vs. Eubank Jr.

Chris Eubank Jr. emerged victorious on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London, earning a unanimous decision over former world champion James DeGale to reclaim the IBO super middleweight title. DeGale vs. Eubank Jr. - Fight Recap The first round saw Eubank Jr. patiently waiting and watching for openings to counter. DeGale

Santa Cruz vs. Rivera Recap – Santa Cruz Dominates in UD Win

Santa Cruz vs. Rivera

Leo Santa Cruz successfully defended his WBA "super" featherweight title against Rafael Rivera on Saturday night, winning by unanimous decision at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Santa Cruz vs. Rivera - Fight Recap As many expected, the fight started out with instant action. Rivera came out strong throwing hard and fast