BADOU JACK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jack retains WBC title with majority draw against

WASHINGTON (AP) Although Badou Jack didn't get the decisive victory he was looking for Saturday night, he's still planning on a unification bout with James DeGale next. Jack still holds his WBC super-middleweight belt after fighting to a majority draw against veteran Lucian Bute. DeGale defended his 168-pound IBF title earlier Saturday with a unanimous decision over Rogelio Medina...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Badou Jack Gets Oddball Draw, James DeGale Wins And Struggles

Badou Jack turned in about three-fourths of a sterling performance Saturday on Showtime against Lucian Bute, who had been resurgent but found his offense stymied and ribcage pummeled for most of the 12 rounds. And then the bout ended with, somehow, a draw. The doubleheader also saw James DeGale in the ring as a preview for a potential showdown with Jack, and Jack outdid DeGale against...
Via The Queensbury Rules
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Whicker: Badou Jack travels long road to super middleweight title

LAS VEGAS -- It was another stifling morning in March at Floyd Mayweather's gym, wedged in between Chinese restaurants in a strip mall.There is a lot of traffic between the gym and the Vegas Strip, particularly the big boxing rooms where the actors and music moguls gather at ringside, and where they hand out the millions.
Via LA Daily News
22 days ago

Badou Jack vs. Lucian Bute Press Conf. Quotes & Photos

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 4, 2016) – WBC Super Middleweight World Champion Badou Jack and former world champion Lucian Bute hosted a media roundtable on Friday night to discuss their championship showdown taking place Saturday, April 30 from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. and live on SHOWTIME. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT with IBF...
Via BadCulture
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Klara Svensson wants to make it 2 for 2 for Sweden & join Badou Jack as new titleholder

Sweden’s Badou Jack won the a WBC super middleweight title in Chicago on Friday night. This Saturday, Klara “The Swedish Princess” Svensson (15-0, 5 KOs) will attempt to make it two out of two for Sweden when she challenges Erica Anabella Farias (21-1, 10 KOs) for the WBC Female World Light Welterweight title at the Frederiksberg-Hallerne in Copenhagen. Jack’s victory has...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Erislandy Lara vs. Ishe Smith Set For 12/2

MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS PRESENTS WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT “LONESTAR BATTLE: ERISLANDY LARA VS. ISHE SMITH” FRIDAY, DEC. 12 LIVE ON SHOWTIME ® Rising Star Badou Jack To Meet Texan Samuel Clarkson and Undefeated Junior Middleweight Chris Pearson Faces Tough Slugger Steve Martinez  From The Illusions Theater at The Alamodome In San Antonio, Texas  Live on SHOWTIME...
Via BadCulture
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Shobox weigh-in results: Love vs. Medina, Jack vs. Escalera, Gavril vs. Falowo

The six fighters who will compete in tonight's Saturday ShoBox made weight Friday at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. In the main event of a ShoBox tripleheader from The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort today, undefeated super middleweight contender J'Leon Love (18-0, 10 KOs), of Inkster, Mich., will take on Rogelio "Porky" Medina (32-6, 26 KOs), of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico,in...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather Promotions Shobox tripleheader on Aug 30th: Love, Jack & Gavril in action

On Saturday, August 30th at The Pearl at Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mayweather Promotions presents a Shobox tripleheader live on SHowtime at 9:30 pm Eastern. Also that night, Showtime will be premiering the first episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 episode 1. Here are all of the details on the card, and the three featured fights.   SHOWTIME: SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHTS...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Pearson Tested; Badou Jack Stopped; J'Leon Love Treads Water

If we must be inflicted with a zombified verson of ShoBox that fellates the promotional stable of Floyd Mayweather, the least Showtime can give us is match-ups in the spirit of the series, i.e. prospects in tough tests. We got that in two of the three bouts on Friday, with one test too difficult and another just about right. The third, the headliner, didn't rate. Super middleweight...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Unbeaten prospect Badou Jack knocked out in 1 minute

Badou Jack, a previously unbeaten fighter in the Mayweather Promotions stable, had a bad outing on Friday night's Shobox. Real bad. He went from on the cusp of a title shot, to knocked out in less than one minute. Watch the video of Badou Jack knocked out in one minute on ShoBox right here. It was certainly a shock, and a huge upset, as Badou Jack "The Ripper" was a very highly touted...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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