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Joe Smith Jr Earns WBO Title in Star Boxing Thriller

Years of union construction work and tree trimming, while maintaining a dedication to his craft, came full circle on Saturday night when Long Island’s “Common Man” JOE SMITH JR. (27-3 21KO’s) cemented his legacy in boxing history by defeating MAXIM VLASOV (46-4 26KO’s), being crowned the new WBO Light Heavyweight Champion of the World.  In front of a rowdy […]

Undefeated Cruiserweights Clash As Efetobor Apochi Faces Deon Nicholson on FOX PBC Fight Night Prelims On FS1 & FOX Deportes Saturday, April 17

Undefeated cruiserweight contenders Efetobor Apochi and Deon Nicholson will meet in a 12-round WBA title eliminator headlining a special one-hour FOX PBC Fight Night Prelims on FS1 and FOX Deportes Saturday, April 17 from the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Center in Los Angeles. The FOX PBC Fight Night Prelims telecast begins at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT and will serve […]

Granite Chin Promotions returns with “Crossroads’ on April 17

Granite Chin Promotions is bringing old-time, local rivalry pro boxing back Saturday night, April 17, with the presentation of the “Crossroads” day-night doubleheader, featuring seven regional and local title fights, at New England Sports Center in Derry, New Hampshire.  Former New England middleweight champion Kendrick “Peppa” Ball (15-1-2, 11 KOs) steps up in terms of competition against […]

Smith Jr – Vlasov Quotes Prior to Fight Night on Saturday

JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. (26-3 21KO’S) is set to go to battle against MAXIM VLASOV (45-3 26KO’s) for the WBO Light Heavyweight Championship in the main event on ESPN this Saturday night (4/10). This afternoon, the two fighters met for the first time in person, at the Osage Casino, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which will […]

Joe Smith Jr Talks about his Rise in Light Heavyweight Division

This Saturday night (April 10), JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. (26-3 21KO’S) will challenge for the vacant WBO World Light Heavyweight Title in the main event on ESPN against Russian veteran, MAXIM VLASOV (45-3 26KO’s). The fight was rescheduled from February 13, to April 10, due to Vlasov testing positive for COVID-19.  The WBO world title is up for grabs […]

Boxing Legend Mike Tyson Returns to AEW DYNAMITE This Wednesday

Ahead of this Wednesday’s action-packed episode of AEW DYNAMITE, All Elite  Wrestling announced that boxing legend Mike Tyson will be returning for an appearance during  its live show on TNT.  No stranger to the squared circle, Tyson appeared at the DOUBLE OR NOTHING PPV event in May  2020, followed by a memorable AEW DYNAMITE episode […]

Looking to add his name to Mount Rushmore of Long Island Boxing Joe Smith, Jr. Hopes to Impress April 10

When Long Island’s, JOE SMITH JR. (26-3 21KO’s) takes on Russian veteran, MAXIM VLASOV (45-3 26KO’s) for the WBO World Light Heavyweight Championship on April 10, on ESPN in Oklahoma, he has the opportunity to engrain his name among Long Island boxing royalty.  Long Island, compromised of just two counties, Nassau and Suffolk, has a strong home-grown boxing population. […]