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GGG, Canelo Alvarez reportedly resume fight talks

The most anticipated boxing fight this side of Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor would be between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez. And the two sides apparently are back in talks again about a potential fight.ESPN’s Dan Rafael reported on Thursday that the promoters for both fighters began talking Wednesday about a fight. Golovkin’s promoter, Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions, said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

GGG tops Daniel Jacobs in hardest fight of his career

Daniel Jacobs gave Gennady Golovkin the fight of his life, and may even have deserved to win. But on Saturday night on HBO Pay-Per-View, Golovkin escaped with the close decision in a tense, tactical contest.Jacobs, a big, fast middleweight with a technical pedigree who has overcome worse than Golovkin — that is, cancer — gave Golovkin fits. This writer scored it 114-113 for Golovkin...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Daniel Jacobs Stuns Quillin To Win By Rd 1 TKO

BROOKLYN, NY – In an ending no one saw coming, WBA middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs defeated Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin by first round TKO in front of the 8000+ fans at the Barclays Center to retain the title and win the unofficial “Battle of Brooklyn.” Wasting no time, Jacobs pounced at the sound of the opening bell and swung for the fences catching Quillin off guard. A mere...
Via BadCulture
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Jacobs Makes Short Work Of Peter Quillin

The Battle for Brooklyn ended up looking more like the invasion of Grenada. Mild underdog Daniel Jacobs took out the top-ranked middleweight not named Gennady Golovkin Saturday night on Showtime. Peter Quillin never got started, despite being viewed as the more powerful boxer and in the ring against a guy who not that long ago got dropped by light-punching Sergio Mora. It only took...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacobs vs Quillin Photos/Quotes NYC Press Conference

NEW YORK, N.Y. (Oct. 7, 2015) -WBA Middleweight World Champion Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs (30-1, 27 KOs)and former world champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (32-0-1, 23 KOs)participated in a kickoff press conference on Wednesday at Planet Hollywood Times Square in New York City to formally announce their highly anticipated Dec. 5 showdown in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP...
Via BadCulture
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Jacobs visits two children’s hospitals with Get in the Ring Foundation

Cancer survivor and Middleweight titlist Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs (29-1, 26 KOs) continued to spread his motivational story of perseverance this week by making visits to Gilda’s Club in Warminster, PA on Tuesday and Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in New York on Wednesday as part of his Get In The Ring Foundation community outreach. Jacobs took time out of training for...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Jacobs to be guest speaker at Tuesday night’s Ring 8 event

WBA middleweight titleholder Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs and 2015 New York State Boxing Hal of Fame inductee Harold Weston will be tomorrow night’s special Ring 8 guest speakers at O’Neill’s Restaurant, located at 64-21 53rd Drive in Maspeth, New York. Jacobs (29-1, 26 KOs), fighting out Brooklyn, is an inspiration having overcome cancer to become world champion. An outstanding amateur...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Matthew Macklin returns this Saturday; still hoping for showdown with Andy Lee or Daniel Jacobs

Matthew Macklin boxes at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Saturdayf or the first time in five years and says he must bounce back in style to land a title shot. Macklin returns to action following his defeat against Jorge Sebastian Heiland in Dublin in November, and the 32 year old says he is aiming to prove he still has plenty to offer at the top level and can land World title...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ring 8 Awards on Dec 14 to honor Chris Algieri, Danny Jacobs & more

The 28th annual RING 8 Holiday Event and Awards Ceremony will be held Sunday afternoon (12:30-5:00 p.m. ET), December 14 at Russo's On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York. International ring announcer Dave Diamante will serve as master of ceremonies. Ring 8 has announced its 2014 award winners (see complete list below), including undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Jacobs’ savage knockout of Giovanni Lorenzo results in mind-blowing GIFs

Danny Jacobs, who refers to himself as “Miracle Man” after overcoming  osteosarcoma, an aggressive form of spinal cancer that resulted in temporary paralysis in his legs after being diagnosed in 2011, started making his comeback in the ring a few years ago and that comeback has arrived courtesy of a devastating knockout of Giovanni Lorenzo […]The post Danny Jacobs’ savage knockout...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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