Smith Jr. destroys Geffrard in 9th round KO

Steve Geffrard’s story was something out of a Hollywood script. The South Florida native accepted the right to the address on eight days’ notice, but it didn’t compose the shocking annoyance. WBO World Heavyweight Champion Joe Smith Jr. made his first successful defense of his crown, knocking out Jeffrard in the ninth round on Saturday … Read more

Martin Luther King Jr. and the King of the Ring Muhammad Ali Celebrating birthdays!

by Ken Hesner: Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech made him known worldwide. This Baptist preacher celebrates his birthday on January 15th! Heavyweight King of the Ring Muhammad Ali celebrated his birthday on January 17th. The former world champion had an unparalleled talent in sports. Many fights he called a stopover … Read more

Joe Smith Jr. could get Canelo Alvarez fight in May if he wins tonight against Geffrard

by Dan Ambrose: WBO Light Heavyweight Champion Joe Smith Jr. stands to win a massive fight against Canelo Alvarez in May or a unification showdown against IBF/IBF champion Artur Petterbiev if he wins the night in his defense against Steve Jeffrard. (Image credit: Mickey Williams (top ranking via Getty Images) Smith (27-3, 21 KOs) defends … Read more

Joe Smith Jr. vs. Steve Geffrard

WBO Light Heavyweight Champion Joe Smith Jr. and his alternate opponent Steve Jeffrard appeared Friday in their main fight Saturday night on ESPN at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Vergona, New York. (Image credit: Mickey Williams (top ranking via Getty Images) Weights: Joe Smith Jr – 174.25 lbs Steve Jeffrard – 173.5 lbs The … Read more