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Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz live stream DAZN

Tonight, June 1st 2019, Anthony Joshua (22-0, 21 KO’s) will defend his WBA/WBC/WBO World Heavyweight titles against Andy Ruiz Jr (32-1, 21 KO’s).  The fight will take place at Madison Square Garden New York City NY, and will be live on DAZN at 9pm ET.  In the co-feature, Callum Smith (25-0, 18 KO’s) will defend his WBA/TheRing Super Middleweight titles against Hassan N’Dam (37-3, 21 KO’s).  Also on the card, Katie Taylor (13-0, 6 KO’s) will defend her WBA/WBO/IBF Womans Lightweight titles against Delfine Persoon (43-1, 18 KO’s) who will defend her WBC Lightweight title.  They will also fight for the vacant TheRing Lightweight title to crown and undisputed champion.  Here is the tale of the tape and predictions:

Andy Ruiz Jr Tale of The Tape Anthony Joshua
32 Wins 22
1 Losses 0
21 KO’s 21
0 Draws 0
33 Total Fights 22
64% KO% 95%
6’2″ Height 6’6″
74″ Reach 82″
Orthodox Stance Orthodox
Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico Nationality Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
September 1st 1989 Date of Birth October 15th 1989

 

PREDICTIONS:

Katie Taylor  —  def  —  Delfine Persoon  —  via  —  decision

Callum Smith  —  def  —  Hassan N’Dam  —  via  —  TKO 9th round

Anthony Joshua  —  def  —  Andy Ruiz  —  via  —  decision

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

Inoue put on another sublime display in Glasgow.

Earlier today, Naoya Inoue (17-0, 15 KO’s) and Emmanuel Rodriguez (19-0, 12 KO’s) squared off in the World Boxing Super Series Semi Finals,and IBF/WBA title unification, and Inoue made quick work of the previously undefeated Manny Rodriguez.  Rodriguez was thought to be Inoue’s toughest opponent to date in his young career, but Inoue apparently did not get the message, disposing of Rodriguez in less then 2 rounds.  Rodriguez looked sharp in the first round, walking down Inoue.

Inoue, apparently, was just collecting information in the first round, and he came out strong in the second.  Inoue landed a blistering left hook a third of the way through round two, that sent Rodriguez down to the canvas for the first time in his career.  Rodriguez would get up right away, but on shaky legs.  Inoue then blasted him with a right hand to the body, that put him down for the second time in the round.  Looking almost finished when he got up, Rodriguez was in bad shape.  Inoue sprinted in towards Rodriguez for the finish, and put him down for the thirst time with a flurry of punches.  Rodriguez beat the count and rose up again, but the referee had seen enough and stopped the fight.

Naoya Inoue stays undefeated with a record of 18-0 (16 KO’s), and will advance to the final round of the WBSS to face Nonito Donaire (40-5, 26 KO’s).  He will also take home Rodriguez’ IBF title.  He is now the unified WBA/IBF bantamweight champion, and the lineal Ring Magazine Champion at 118 pounds which was vacant.  Rodriguez is now 19-1 (12KO’s)

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

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Francisco Vargas Tale of The Tape Miguel Berchelt
24 Wins 35
1 Losses 1
17 KO’s 31
2 Draws 0
27 Total Fights 36
63% KO% 86%
5’8″ Height 5’7″
70″ Reach 71″
Orthodox Stance Orthodox
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico Nationality Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico
December 25 1984 Date of Birth November 17 1991

 

PREDICTION:

Miguel Berchelt  —  def  —  Francisco Vargas  —  via  —  TKO 8th Round

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE


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Julian Williams Tale of The Tape Jarrett Hurd
26 Wins 23
1 Losses 0
16 KO’s 16
1 Draws 0
28 Total Bouts 23
57% KO% 70%
5’10” Height 6’1″
72″ Reach 76″
Orthodox Stance Orthodox
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Nationality Accokeek, Maryland, USA
April 5 1990 Date of Birth August 31 1990

 

PREDICTIONS:

Stephon Fulton  —  def  —  Paulus Ambunda  —  via  —  Decision

Jarrett Hurd  —  def  —  Jullian Williams  —  via  —  Decision

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

 

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Tonight, Saturday May 4th 2019, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KO’s) and Daniel Jacobs (34-2, 29 KO’s) will fight for the TheRing/WBAsuper/WBC/IBF & the lineal Middleweight titles.  The fight will take place at the T-Mobil Arena in Las Vegas Nevada, and will be live on DAZN at 9pm ET.  In the co-feature, Lamont Roach (18-0-1, 7 KO’s) and Jonathan Oquendo (30-5, 19 KO’s) will go at it for the NABO Super Featherweight title.  Also on the card, Pablo Cesar Cano (32-7-1, 22 KO’s) VS Micheal Perez (25-3-2, 11 KO’s) & Vergil Ortiz Jr (12-0, 12 KO’s) VS Mauricio Herrera (24-8, 7 KO’s).  Here is the breakdown and predictions:

CANELO ALVAREZ

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-Record:  51 – 1 – 2, 35 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Middleweight

-Height:  5′ 9″

-Reach:  70.5″

-Notable Fights

  • Miguel Cotto — Win, UD (12), 11/21/15.  (Won TheRing & WBC Middleweight titles)
  • Amir Khan — Win, KO 6th round (12), 5/7/16.
  • Gennady Golovkin 2 — Win, MD (12), 9/15/18.  (Won TheRing/WBA/WBC Middleweight titles)

 

DANIEL JACOBS

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-Record:  35 – 2 – 0, 29 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Middleweight

-Height:  5′ 11″

-Reach:  73″

-Notable Fights

  • Peter Quillin — Win, TKO 1st round (12), 12/5/15.
  • Gennady Golovkin — Loss, UD (12), 3/18/17.
  • Sergiy Derevyanchenko — Win, SD (12), 10/27/18.  (Won IBF Middleweight title)

 

PREDICTIONS:

Vergil Ortiz Jr  —  def  —  Mauricio Herrera  —  via  —  KO

Pablo Cesar Cano  —  def  —  Michael Perez  —  via  —  Decision

Lamont Roach  —  def  —  Jonathan Oquendo  —  via  —  Decision

Daniel Jacobs  —  def  —  Canelo Alvarez  —  via  —  Decision

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

 

Heavyweight  —  (No Limit)

Champ – Vacant

  1. Anthony Joshua (22-0-0, 21 KO’s)   IBF, WBA, WBO
  2. Deontay Wilder (40-0-0, 39 KO’s)   WBC
  3. Luis Ortiz (29-1-0, 25 KO’s)
  4. Gillian Whyte (24-1-0, 17 KO’s)
  5. Joseph Parker (24-1-0, 18 KO’s)

Cruiserweight   —   (200 pound limit)

Champ – Oleksandr Usyk (15-0-0, 11 KO’s)   RING, IBF, WBA, WBC, WBO

  1. Mairis Briedes (24-1-0, 18 KO’s)
  2. Murat Gassiev (26-1-0, 19 KO’s)
  3. Denis Lebedev (31-2-0, 23 KO’s)
  4. Yunier Dorticos (22-1-0, 21 KO’s)
  5. Krzysztof Glowacki (30-1-0, 19 KO’s)

Light Heavyweight      (175 pound limit)

Champ – Vacant

  1. Eleider Alvarez (24-0-0, 12 KO’s)   WBO
  2. Dmitry Bivol  (14-0-0, 11 KO’s)   WBA
  3. Adonis Stevenson (29-1-1, 24 KO’s)   WBC
  4. Badou Jack (23-1-3, 13 KO’s)
  5. Sergey Kovalev (32-3-1, 28 KO’s)

Super Middleweight   —   (168 pounds limit)

Champ – Vacant

  1. George Groves (28-3-0, 20 KO’s)   WBA
  2. Gilberto Ramirez (38-0-0, 25 KO’s)   WBO
  3. Callum Smith (24-0-0, 17 KO’s)
  4. David Benavidez (20-0-0, 17 KO’s)   WBC
  5. Jose Uzcategui (27-2-0, 23 KO’s)

Middleweight   —   (160 pound limit)

Champ – Saul Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KO’s)   RING, WBA, WBC

  1. Gennady Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KO’s)
  2. Daniel Jacobs (34-2-0, 29 KO’s)
  3. Billy Joe Saunders (26-0-0, 12 KO’s)   WBO
  4. Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-0-0, 10 KO’s)
  5. Jermall Charlo (27-0-0, 21 KO’s)

Junior Middleweight   —   (154 pound limit)

Champ – Vacant

  1. Jarret Hurd (22-0-0, 15 KO’s)   IBF, WBA
  2. Jermell Charlo (31-0-0, 15 KO’s)   WBC
  3. Erislandy Lara (25-3-2, 14 KO’s)
  4. Jaime Munguia (31-0-0, 26 KO’s)   WBO
  5. Brian Castano (15-0-0, 11 KO’s)

Welterweight   —   (147 pound limit)

Champ – Vacant

  1. Keith Thurman (28-0-0, 22 KO’s)   WBA
  2. Errol Spence Jr (24-0-0, 21 KO’s)   IBF
  3. Terence Crawford (33-0-0, 24 KO’s)   WBO
  4. Shawn Porter (29-2-1, 17 KO’s)   WBC
  5. Manny Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KO’s)

Junior Welterweight   —   (140 pound limit)

Champ – Vacant

  1. Regis Prograis (22-0-0, 19 KO’s)
  2. Josh Taylor (13-0-0, 11 KO’s)
  3. Jose Ramirez (23-0-0, 16 KO’s)   WBC
  4. Keryl Relikh (22-2-0, 19 KO’s)   WBA
  5. Viktor Postol (29-2-0, 12 KO’s)

Lightweight   —   (135 pound limit)

Champ – Vasyl Lomachenko (11-1-0, 9 KO’s)   RING, WBA

  1. Mikey Garcia (39-0-0, 30 KO’s)   IBF, WBC
  2. Jorge Linares (44-4-0, 27 KO’s)
  3. Robert Easter (21-1-0, 14 KO’s)
  4. Jose Pedraza (25-1-0, 12 KO’s)   WBO
  5. Richard Commy (27-2-0, 24 KO’s)

Junior Lightweight   —   (130 pound limit)

Champ – Vacant

  1. Miguel Berchelt (34-1-0, 30 KO’s)   WBC
  2. Gervonta Davis (20-0-0, 19 KO’s)   WBA
  3. Alberto Machado (20-0-0, 16 KO’s)
  4. Tevin Farmer (26-4-1, 5 KO’s)   IBF
  5. Francisco Vargas (25-1-2, 18 KO’s)

Featherweight   —   (126 pound limit)

Champ – Vacant

  1. Leo Santa Cruz (35-1-1, 19 KO’s)   WBA
  2. Garry Russel Jr (29-1-0, 17 KO’s)   WBC
  3. Carl Frampton (26-1-0, 14 KO’s)
  4. Oscar Valdez (24-0-0, 19 KO’s)   WBO
  5. Josh Warrington (27-0-0, 6 KO’s)   IBF

Junior Featherweight   —   (122 pound limit)

Champ – Vacant

  1. Isaac Dogboe (20-0-0, 14 KO’s)   WBO
  2. Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-1-0, 11 KO’s)
  3. Rey Vargas (32-0-0, 22 KO’s)   WBC
  4. Daniel Roman (25-2-1, 9 KO’s)   WBA
  5. Jesse Magdaleno (25-1-0, 18 KO’s)

Bantamweight   —   (118 pound limit)

Champ – Vacant

  1. Zolani Tete (27-3-0, 21 KO’s)   WBO
  2. Naoya Inoue (16-0-0, 14 KO’s)
  3. Ryan Burnett (19-0-0, 9 KO’s)  WBA
  4. Emmanuel Rodriguez (18-0-0, 12 KO’s)   IBF
  5. Juan Carlos Payano (20-1-0, 9 KO’s)

Junior Bantamweight   —   (115 pound limit)

Champ – Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (46-4-1, 41 KO’s)   RING, WBC

  1. Juan Francisco Estrada (37-3-0, 25 KO’s)
  2. Khalid Yafai (24-0-0, 15 KO’s)   WBA
  3. Jerwin Ancajas (30-1-1, 20 KO’s)   IBF
  4. Kazuto Ioka (23-1-0, 13 KO’s)   WBA
  5. Roman Gonzalez (47-2-0, 39 KO’s)

Flyweight   —   (112 pound limit)

Champ – Vacant

  1. Moruti Mthalane (36-2-0, 24 KO’s)   IBF
  2. Artem Dalakian (17-0-0, 12 KO’s)   WBA
  3. Andrew Selby (10-0-0, 5 KO’s)
  4. Cristopher Rosales (28-3-0, 19 KO’s)   WBC
  5. Sho Kimura (17-1-2, 10 KO’s)   WBO

Junior Flyweight   —   (108 pound limit)

Champ – Hekke Budler (32-3-0, 10 KO’s)   RING, IBF, WBA

  1. Ryoichi Taguchi (27-3-2, 12 KO’s)
  2. Ken Shiro (13-0-0, 7 KO’s)   WBC
  3. Carlos Canizares (21-0-1, 17 KO’s)
  4. Milan Melindo (37-3-0, 13 KO’s)
  5. Felix Alvarado (33-2-0, 29 KO’s)

Strawweight   —   (105 pound limit)

Champ – Vacant

  1. Wanheng Menayothin (51-0-0, 18 KO’s)   WBC
  2. Knockout CP Freshmart (18-0-0, 7 KO’s)   WBA
  3. Hiroto Kyoguchi (10-0-0, 7 KO’s)
  4. Byron Rojas (24-3-3, 10 KO’s)
  5. Vic Saludar (18-3-0, 10 KO’s)   WBO

Image result for canelo alvarezThroughout the history of Boxing, the man they call the “Money Fighter” has gotten away with murder, both inside and outside of the ring.  The term “Money Fighter” can best be defined as, the fighter that is the main attraction in the sport at the moment.  They fighter that grosses the most money because the fans adore him.  one of the biggest examples of a money fighter getting away with things outside of the ring would probably be Mohamed Ali.  Yes Ali did a lot of great things in his life, such as contributing to society with awareness about racial injustice and things of that sort.  But Ali also did a lot of things that were questionable, but people loved him so it flew under the radar.  Another example would be Mike Tyson.  We all love “Iron Mike” but we also know that Mike has a very checkered past, and the second chances he got were endless.  Why??  Simply because he made the sport of boxing a ton of money, and was one of the most exciting fighters to watch in the ring of all time.

This decades money fighter will unfortunately be Canelo Alvarez.  Putting aside Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao of course, because they are at the ends of their careers.  Canelo Alvarez’s outside of the ring life was semmigly normal, until this year, when he got busted for Clenbuterol.  Alvarez and Oscar de La Hoya insisted that the positive test was due to the problems of tainted meat in Mexico, which actually is a real problem.  There have been several fighters from Mexico last year and this year that tested positive for the banned substance, but never a fighter of Canelo’s magnitude.  Lets say that he unknowingly ingested the drug.  How stupid is he for not training in America?  He’s got the money to do it, and he’s got an A+ team around him.  Did they really not realize this could happen?  The answer is quite simple.  He knew what he was doing, and he did knowingly take Clenbuterol.  How could he not know?  He also knew that the punishment for him would be a slap on the wrist, compared to other fighters not of his stature.

For those who don’t know, Clenbuterol is a banned substance, that allows you to burn fat without losing any muscle mass, and it boosts your energy levels at the same time.  It can also be used as a masking agent for other performance enhancing drug and steroids.  It was a genius plan if you ask me.  He got shredded, upped his energy, and had almost a year to prepare for his rematch against the aging Gennady Golovkin because of the 6 month suspension he had to serve for the positive test.  There was no appeal!!!  That should tell you everything you need to know on the matter.

Everyone loves Canelo.  Thats not an opinion, thats a fact.  Because of this, he has also gotten away with murder in the ring.  Canelo Alvarez is 50-1-2 (34 KO’s), but the fact of the matter is, his real record should be 47-4-3 (34 KO’s).  Canelo fought to a draw with Austin Trout (got the win on paper), he was beaten by Erislandy Lara (got the win on paper), and he was beaten twice by Gennady Golovkin (got a draw and a win).  For christ sake, when Canelo fought Mayweather, one judge scored it a draw.  Mayweather won 10-11 rounds of that fight!  Golovkin outlanded Canelo in both of their fights, and doesn’t have a win to show for it.  So the 47 wins that Canelo actually does have, were against outclassed opposition.  Every time he fights a top fighter, he losses or draws, but some how, some way, gets the win.  Its a sad truth of boxing unfortunately.  And it will continue to be a sad truth.  But Canelo will keep on ticking, because he is a fan favorite, which makes a ton of money for the sport.

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE