Category: BOXING

Best fights of the week 28, year 2017

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 28: (Mon-Sun) from July 10, 2017 to July 16, 2017.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Omar Figueroa vs Robert Guerrero

 

K-1 Muay Thai Fight of the Week: Adegbuyi vs Guto Inocente

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Alexandre Pantoja vs Neil Seery
Mma Knockout of the Week: Gunnar Nelson vs Santiago Ponzinibbio

 

2017 BOXING fight – Jose Cayetano vs Kid Galahad – full fight Video

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-07-15, pretty good fight between Jose Cayetano and Kid Galahad: it gets three stars.

Jose Cayetano entered this fight with a professional record of 21-5-0 (10 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.18 super bantamweight in the world. He lost to Scott Quigg last year (=Quigg vs Cayetano) but he came back to win in 2017 against Gregorio Perez.
His opponent, the undefeated Kid Galahad, has a perfect boxing record of 22-0-0 (13 knockouts) and he entered as the No.45 featherweight. He has fought once in 2017 winning over Leonel Hernandez. Kid Galahad vs Jose Cayetano is valid for the vacant IBF Inter-Continental featherweight title; undercard of Chris Eubank Jr vs Arthur Abraham. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 BOXING fight – Lee Selby vs Jonathan Victor Barros – full fight Video IBF

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-07-15, some good exchanges between Lee Selby and Jonathan Barros but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The Ibf Fw champion Lee Selby entered this fight with a boxing record of 24-1-0 (9 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.6 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Leo Santa Cruz). He suffered his only loss when he faced Samir Mouneimne in 2009, since then he has won 20 consecutive fights beating Eric Hunter in 2016 (=Selby vs Hunter) and Andoni Gago in 2017 (=Selby vs Gago).
His opponent, the former Wba Fw champion Jonathan Victor Barros, has an official record of 41-4-1 (22 knockouts) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2012, against Juan Carlos Salgado (=Salgado vs Barros) and Mikey Garcia (=Garcia vs Barros), but then he has won seven fights defeating Satoshi Hosono in 2016. Lee Selby vs Jonathan Victor Barros is valid for the IBF World featherweight title (Selby’s third defense); undercard of Chris Eubank Jr vs Arthur Abraham. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 BOXING fight – Joe Smith Jr vs Sullivan Barrera – full fight Video

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-07-15, fight not particularly exciting between Joe Smith Jr and Sullivan Barrera: it gets two stars.

Joe Smith Jr entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 23-1-0 (19 KOs=83%) and he is ranked as the No.4 light heavyweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced Eddie Caminero in 2010, since then he has collected 17 consecutive victories beating Fabiano Pena, Andrzej Fonfara (=Fonfara vs Smith) and Bernard Hopkins in 2016 (=Hopkins vs Smith).
His opponent, Sullivan Barrera, has an official record of 19-1-0 (14 knockouts) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class. He lost to #1 Andre Ward last year (=Ward vs Barrera) but then he has beat Vyacheslav Shabranskyy (=Shabranskyy vs Barrera) and Paul Parker (=Barrera vs Parker). Sullivan Barrera vs Joe Smith Jr is valid for the WBC International light heavyweight title; undercard of Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 BOXING fight – Jezreel Corrales vs Robinson Castellanos – full fight Video WBA

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-07-15, disappointing fight between Jezreel Corrales and Robinson Castellanos: it gets two stars.

The Wba super-Fw champion Jezreel Corrales entered this fight with a record of 21-1-0 (8 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 super featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Vasyl Lomachenko). He suffered his only defeat when he faced Jhonatan Arenas in 2009, since then he has collected 20 victories and one no-contest beating twice Takashi Uchiyama in 2016 (=Uchiyama vs Corrales I and Corrales vs Uchiyama II).
His opponent, Robinson Castellanos, has a boxing record of 24-12-0 (14 knockouts) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class. He lost to Oscar Escandon last year (=Castellanos vs Escandon) but he came back to win in 2017 against Yuriorkis Gamboa (=Gamboa vs Castellanos). Jezreel Corrales vs Robinson Castellanos is valid for the WBA Super World super featherweight title; undercard of Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 BOXING fight – Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura – full fight Video WBC

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-07-15, fight not so exciting between Miguel Berchelt and Takashi Miura: it gets two stars.

The Wbc super-Fw champion Miguel Berchelt entered this fight with a pro record of 31-1-0 (28 KOs=90%) and he is ranked as the No.2 super featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Vasyl Lomachenko). ‘El Alacran’ Berchelt suffered his only loss when he faced Luis Eduardo Florez in 2014, since then he has won ten consecutive bouts beating George Jupp (=Berchelt vs Jupp), Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo (=Berchelt vs Piriyapinyo) and Francisco Vargas in his last three (4-stars fight, Vargas vs Berchelt).
His opponent, the former Wbc super-Fw champion Takashi Miura, has an official boxing record of 31-3-2 (24 KOs=77%) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. He lost to Francisco Vargas in 2015 (The Ring magazine Fight of the Year 2015, Miura vs Vargas) but then he has beat Jimmy Borbon and Miguel Roman (4-stars fight, Roman vs Miura). Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura is valid for the WBC World super featherweight title (Berchelt’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 BOXING fight – Artur Szpilka vs Adam Kownacki – full fight Video

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-07-15, pretty good fight between Artur Szpilka and Adam Kownacki: it gets three stars.

Artur Szpilka entered this fight with a professional record of 20-2-0 (15 KOs=75%) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since January 16, 2016 when he was defeated by Deontay Wilder (=Wilder vs Szpilka).
His opponent, the undefeated Adam Kownacki, has a perfect boxing record of 15-0-0 (12 KOs=80%) and he entered as the No.32 in the same weight class. He has already fought once in 2017 winning over Joshua Tufte. Adam Kownacki vs Artur Szpilka is on the undercard of Omar Figueroa Jr vs Robert Guerrero. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 BOXING fight – Marcus Browne vs Sean Monaghan – full fight Video

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-07-15, one sided fight between Marcus Browne and Sean Monaghan: it gets two stars.

Both undefeated, the 26-year-old Marcus Browne (9 years younger than Monaghan) entered this fight with a perfect record of 19-0-0 (14 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.10 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Andre Ward) while his opponent, Sean Monaghan, has an official boxing record of 28-0-0 (17 knockouts) and he entered as the No.24 in the same weight class. In their last two fights Browne has defeated Radivoje Kalajdzic (=Browne vs Kalajdzic) and Thomas Williams Jr (=Browne vs Williams Jr) while Monaghan has won over Janne Forsman and Fernando Castaneda. Marcus Browne vs Sean Monaghan is on the undercard of Omar Figueroa Jr vs Robert Guerrero. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 best BOXING fight – Omar Figueroa Jr vs Robert Guerrero – full fight Video

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-07-15, one round to warm up and then the war exploded: Omar Figueroa Jr vs Robert Guerrero is one of the best boxing fights of 2017 and it gets four stars!

The undefeated former Wbc Lw champion Omar Figueroa Jr entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 26-0-1 (18 knockouts) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since December 12, 2015 when he defeated Antonio DeMarco (=Figueroa vs DeMarco); before this bout he had won over Ricky Burns (=Figueroa vs Burns).
His opponent, the former world champion in four different weight classes Robert Guerrero, has a record of 33-5-1 (18 knockouts) and he entered as the No.22 welterweight in the world but ‘The Ghost’ won just one out of his last four bouts, against Aaron Martinez (=Guerrero vs Martinez). After this fight he has lost to Danny Garcia (=Garcia vs Guerrero) and David Emanuel Peralta (=Guerrero vs Peralta). Omar Figueroa Jr vs Robert Guerrero is the main event of the evening. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 BOXING fight – Chris Eubank Jr vs Arthur Abraham – full fight Video IBO

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-07-15, good fight between Chris Eubank Jr and Arthur Abraham: it gets three stars.

The Ibo super-Mw and former interim Wba Mw champion Chris Eubank Jr entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 24-1-0 (19 KOs=79%) and he is ranked as the No.5 super middleweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced Billy Joe Saunders in 2014 (via split decision, Saunders vs Eubank Jr), since then he has won six bouts beating Nick Blackwell (=Eubank vs Blackwell), Tom Doran (=Eubank Jr vs Doran) and Renold Quinlan in his last three (=Eubank Jr vs Quinlan).
His opponent, the former Ibf Mw and Wbo super-Mw champion Arthur Abraham, has a record of 46-5-0 (30 knockouts) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. He lost to #1 Gilberto Ramirez last year (=Abraham vs Ramirez) but then he has beat Tim Robin Lihaug (=Abraham vs Lihaug) and Robin Krasniqi (=Abraham vs Krasniqi). Chris Eubank Jr vs Arthur Abraham is valid for the IBO World super middleweight title (Eubank’s first defense); the winner of this fight will enter the World Boxing Super Series super-Mw competition. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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