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ANTHONY DIRRELL RUMORS

DeGale: ‘At the end of the day I’m better’ than Dirrell

BOSTON — Championship boxing returns to Boston on Saturday when American fighter and 2004 Olympic bronze medalist Andre Dirrell steps into the ring to take on 2008 Olympic gold medalist James DeGale of Great Britain with the world super middleweight title on the line. Both of these men bring sparking records into Boston University’s Agganis Arena: Dirrell is 24-1 with 16 knockouts...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Badou Jack Defeats Dirrell to Becomes WBC champ

CHICAGO — During the Premier Boxing Champion broadcast on Spike, the middleweight title shifted hands once again… Friday night, in Chicago at the UIC Pavilion, Badou Jack defeated Anthony Dirrell by majority decision to become the new WBC super middleweight champion. This was Dirrell’s first defense of the title since defeating Sakio Bika for the title. “I was in great shape...
Via BadCulture
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Results & photos: Badou Jack upsets Anthony Dirrell; Daniel Jacobs stops Caleb Truax in 12th

Premier Boxing Champions took Chicago by storm Friday night on Spike from the UIC Pavilion. The televised opener showcased Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (37-3, 23 KOs) getting an eight-round unanimous decision win over James Stevenson (22-2, 15 KOs). The first main event saw Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs (29-2, 26 KOs) in a 12th round knockout win over the hard-nosed Caleb...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Badou Jack Upsets Anthony Dirrell

Chicago, IL — Anthony Dirrell came into the UIC Pavilion looking to stay undefeated and retain his WBC super-middleweight belt against Badou Jack (19-1). He ...
Via Outside Analysis
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack outpoints Dirrell to claim WBC super-middleweight title

  Badou Jack outpointed Anthony Dirrell on Friday night at the UIC Pavilion to take the WBC super-middleweight title. Jack (19-1-1) received winning of 116-112 and 115-113, and the third had it even at 114-114. Jack, the Las Vegas-based Swede who fights under the banner of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s promotion company, connected with a big one-two combination in the ninth round and forced...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Dirrell vs. Jack, Jacobs vs. Truax final presser photos & quotes

Fight week officially kicked-off Wednesday in Chicago as fighters on the Premier Boxing Champions on Spike fight card participated in the final press conference before entering the ring on Friday, April 24 at UIC Pavilion. The night of fights features Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell (27-0-1, 22 KOs) battling Badou Jack “The Ripper” (18-1, 12 KOs) and Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Wladimir Klitschko, Anthony Dirrell And Felix Verdejo

It’s the last week of boxing before the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight week, so we thought we’d give you a fashion suggestion with these cool Punchout themed shirts (via r/boxing). It’s not that bad a week either, with things to keep you occupied on both Friday and Saturday nights. Showtime will have episode two of their Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao series...
Via Bloguin Best
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Dirrell Vs. Bika Results: Anthony Dirrell Wins Ugly Rematch

The first fight was competitive, and not as messy; the second fight was downright ugly, but Anthony Dirrell turned a draw into a clear win Saturday night on Showtime against Sakio Bika. Referee Jack Reiss was arguably the main character in this super middleweight do-over, sometimes for good and sometimes for ill. Early on, he wouldn’t let Bika get away with his usual prolific fouling...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Videos: Watch Bika vs. Dirrell first fight highlights

Sakio Bika and Anthony Dirrell are heading towards a rematch, now just 10 days away. Their first fight was a back and forth, rough affair, which left fans wanting more, and the fighters wanting a more decisive conclusive. The first encounter between super middleweights Sakio Bika and Anthony Dirrell kicked off with a fiery first round. From there, the Brooklyn showdown between Bika...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A With Anthony Dirrell: Surviving cancer & a motorcycle accident, gets title shot against Sakio Bika

Unbeaten Anthony "The Dog" Dirrell, who is no stranger to overcoming adversity, finally gets his crack at a world title when he challenges defending champion Sakio Bika for the WBC Super Middleweight Championship on Saturday, Dec. 7, from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. For Dirrell (26-0, 22 KO's), of Flint, Mich., the world title fight caps a remarkable journey for the 29-year...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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