Tag Archive | Joe Smith Jr

Tensions build as clash between Dmitry Bivol and Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez builds 

Former World Super Middleweight Champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (44-0, 30 KOs) has done everything short of threatening the health of World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Light Heavyweight Champion Dmitry Bivol to get a title shot. Ramirez has won not only one but two title eliminators, both by way of sensational knockout performances, the latest his […]

Joe Smith Jr. Dominates Steve Geffard

On a night that almost didn’t come to fruition, Long Island’s working class hero JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. (now 28-3 22KO’s) did what he always does and got the job done against late replacement, but well conditioned, STEVE GEFFRARD (now 18-3 12KO’s) via KO just 37 seconds into round 9. While Geffrard took the fight on 8-days’ notice, […]

Joe Smith Jr. to Defend WBO World Title Against Late Replacement Steve Geffrard

WBO light heavyweight world champion Joe Smith Jr will make his first title defense against an unlikely contender. British puncher Callum Johnson tested positive for COVID-19, so Smith will now face Steve Geffrard on Saturday, Jan. 15 at Turning Stone Resort Casino and LIVE on ESPN and ESPN Deportes (simulcast on ESPN+) at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. In the 10-round co-feature, […]

42-0 Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez World Light Heavyweight Champion in waiting

 Undefeated Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (42-0, 28 KOs), the first Mexican boxer to capture the World super middleweight title, is now the World light heavyweight champion in waiting. “Zurdo” is currently rated No. 2 by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) and No. 5 by the International Boxing Federation (IBF). After Ramirez’ recent knockout victory over Sullivan Barrera (22-3, 14 KOs), […]

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, […]