Tag Archive | Joe Smith Jr

Algieri-LesPierre Prepare for Battle on 8/3 at Madison Square Garden

World Champion, and Long Island native, CHRIS ALGIERI (24-3 9KO’s) returns to the ring for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, against fellow New Yorker, Brooklyn’s, MIKKEL LESPIERRE (22-2-1 10KO’s) over 10-rounds at the Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden. This all-New York battle takes place on the undercard of Michael Hunter vs Mike Wilson heavyweight bout, and […]

42-0 Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez on a mission to steal Dmitry Bivol’s soul & take his WBA Super light heavyweight title belt

Undefeated Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez’ stock recently rose even higher after his sensational fourth-round stoppage of world title challenger Sullivan Barrera (22-3, 14 KOs), positioning the gifted Mexican boxer for a world title shot in the light heavyweight division, and putting the three world champions on notice. After notching his 42nd pro victory without a loss, “Zurdo” drew rave reviews for his […]

Undefeated Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez goes for 42nd victory vs. Sullivan Barrera

Undefeated former World Boxing Organization (WBO) Super Middleweight Champion (WBO) Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (41-0, 27 KOs), who will be making his debut as a member of Golden Boy’s stable, goes for his 42nd professional victory July 9th against world light heavyweight title challenger Sullivan Barrera (22-3, 14 KOs). Zurdo vs. Barrera, presented by Golden Boy Promotions, will be streamed exclusively on DAZN, […]

Joe Smith Jr Day Set for May 15 at Mastic Fire House

Long Island boxing fans are clamoring for face time with Star Boxing’s newly minted WBO Light Heavyweight Champion of the World, JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. (27-3 21KO’s), and they will have their chance! JOE SMITH JR. DAY is set for Saturday, May 15th at 1-3PM at the Mastic Fire House (located at 1080 Mastic Road, Mastic, New York […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]