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Mchunu cruises past Wilson

Thabiso Mchunu’s win over Garrett Wilson may not have been spectacular but he enhanced his reputation as a really good defensive fighter.

Mchunu was too slick and too quick in his defense of the NABF cruiserweight title at the Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut. 172 more words

Cruiserweight: 2014, Apr 14-20

The cruiserweight week began on Wednesday with a big upset.  Unbeaten Australian Brad Pitt appeared to be cruising to a dominant victory through the first 3 rounds of his scheduled 12-rounder with heretofore middling prospect David Aloua of New Zealand, when in the 4th round Aloua shocked him with a sudden bolt of lightning in the form of a right hand that dropped and badly hurt Pitt.   1,569 more words

Hearn: Bellew-Cleverly Rematch Deal Is Almost Done

Promoter Eddie Hearn says that the hotly anticipated rematch between cruiserweight rivals Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew is close to being finalised.

Cleverly earned a narrow win over Bellew in October 2011 when he defended his WBO World Light Heavyweight title on enemy territory in Liverpool. 360 more words

Cruiserweight: 2014, Apr 7-13

Nothing of note to report on at cruiserweight last week.
Dan’s Top 20 (weeks in current position-weeks in top 10 (if applicable)-weeks in top 20) 1,318 more words

Ratings update 2 September 2014


Number one Marco Huck (38-2-1, 26 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over unrated Mirko Larghetti (21-1, 13 KOs). Huck had Larghetti out on his feet in the final seconds of the fight, but the final bell rang a mere second before the ref jumped in to wave the bout off. 113 more words


Cruiserweight: 2014, Mar 31- Apr 6

Thursday in Novorossiysk, Russia, undefeated and sensational Russian prospect Dmitry Kudryashov shined, as expected, against shopworn Czech journeyman Lubos Suda.  The ring appeared exceptionally large to my eyes, and the mostly gun-shy Suda was trying to milk it for all it was worth.   1,124 more words

Hard Road to Glory by Johnny Nelson: Book Review

Recently finished reading Johnny Nelson’s “Hard Road to Glory” biography. Before reading this I had no knowledge really of Nelson and hadn’t really seen any of his fights, all I knew was that he was a former world champion. 151 more words