Watch Terence Crawford Knockdown JoseBenavidez Jr. Before Winning By TKO [Video]

After trading insults back and forth during fight week, Terence Crawford and Jose Benavidez Jr. met in the ring and let their hands do the talking. In the end, Crawford remained the champion and Benavidez became the latest believer of Crawford’s ability to put body’s on the canvas. After competing for 11 full rounds, Crawford put the cap on a dominant performance by connecting with an uppercut that sent Benavidez Jr. rolling on the canvas. Able to survive the count, Benavidez Jr. got to his feet only to be met with a barrage of punches that forced the referee to jump in and stop the fight. With the win Crawford retains the WBO welterweight title…

WBC Announces “Tournament” For 147 and 154 lb Divisions

In the wake of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s retirement from boxing, the World Boxing Council (WBC) is left without champions in the welterweight and super welterweight divisions. After naming him the Emeritus Champion at their annual convention in China, the sanctioning body announced a tournament of sorts to fill the vacancies left behind by Mayweather. “Floyd Mayweather received the highest honor ever presented to a boxer with the Lifetime Achievement Award during the WBC Annual Convention in Kunming, China,” “Mayweather, the WBC Emeritus Champion, retired from boxing as reigning WBC welterweight and super welterweight champion and will always be regarded as one of the greatest champions in WBC history. “The WBC wishes the best of luck to…

[Audio] Thurman: “My Moment Is In The Near Future”

LAS VEGAS, NV – At today’s final press conference for Saturday night’s fight featuring Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana, I had a chance to catch up with Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman. Fresh off his win against the now retired Julio Diaz, Thurman took a few minutes to answer questions from myself and Mark Ortega of BehindTheGloves.com. Listen to the audio as Keith discusses his performance against Diaz, the importance non-boxers place on ‘chin-worthiness’ and every fighter’s ability to be touched.

Decarie Fighting Back Up The Welterweight Division

Antonin Decarie fighting his way Back to top of welterweight division Headlining ‘Fight Club Series’ PPV March 28 Live from Hilton Lac Leamy in Canada Antonin Decarie’s impressive collection is missing only a world title belt     GATINEAU, QUEBEC, Canada (March 20, 2014) – French-Canadian welterweight contender Antonin Decarie (29-2, 9 KOs) has been fighting his way back to the top of the 147-pound division.  Once ranked No. 1 in the world by the WBO, prior to his unsuccessful interim WBA world title bid in 2010, Decarie has been rated among the top 15 in his weight class for the past five years.   Presently ranked WBC #8 and IBF #13, Decarie continues his journey March 28, headlining the seventh installment…

Bailey Takes Campaign To Fight Thurman To Twitter

According to a statement given by Full Court Press, Randall “KO King” Bailey is still here, he’s not going anywhere, and he wants to line up fights with contenders like Marcos Rene Maidana or Keith Thurman. Coming off his recent loss to Devon Alexander, he felt the fight wasn’t the best fight and it just happened to be one he lost. “World title fights aren’t always the best fights,” he explained. “I want to be in entertaining fights, the ones TV networks want to pay for, and fans love to watch. If I had my choice, right now, it would be against Maidana or Thurman, even (Vyacheslav) Senchenko. They come forward and fight, rather than run…

Guerrero tops Aydin

Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero bested undefeated Turkish dynamo Selcuk Aydin to win the WBC interim world championship Saturday night by unanimous decision in San Jose. In front of a hometown crowd, Guerrero moved up two weight classes from his normal fighting weight of 126-pounds (featherweight) to 145 pounds to take on Aydin. Citing his family as inspiration, this move could be very lucrative for Guerrero in the hotly contested Welterweight class. Floyd Mayweather, who gets out of jail next month, holds the full WBC welterweight title. With this victory, Guerrero is now the mandatory challenger although it’s uncertain who Mayweather will fight next. This fight was an all out emotional war starting from Friday’s weigh-in where the fighters…

A Bitter Brewer Gets Served

A night of great fight action took place on MSNBC. A loaded card featuring Welterweights Prenice Brewer and Ronald Cruz on one card and hometown favorite “King” Gabriel Rosado vs Sechew Powell in the Junior Middleweight division on the other. Brewer brought his 16-1-1, 7KO record to challenge Rosado’s 17-0, 12 KO and seemed to have a good chance in breaking Rosado’s unbeaten streak. But that failed to materialize. The brawl scheduled for 12 rounds, wasted no time getting started. Rosado got it on right away by attacking the body of Brewer with power shots and uppercuts. Brewer, who seemed to be standing around for most of the fight, managed to land a jab or…