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Overview of the Vasyl Lomachenko title competition vs. Teofimo Lopez

Back with a series of blockbuster events at the end of the year, Top Rank Boxing – the world’s leading boxing promotion company brings the world’s top boxing event with 9 matches.

In particular, the focus that is most awaited by the audience is the unification of light championships between “Hi Tech” Vasyl Lomachenko – owner of the WBA (Super) and WBO belts, against young talent Teofimo Lopez – the person holding the IBF belt.

Considered one of the best Boxers at the moment, Vasyl Lomachenko is known for unifying the world championships with the fewest number of games.

Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Teofimo Lopez

After only 15 times, the Ukrainian boxer has gathered 3 prestigious boxing belts including WBC, WBA (Super) and WBO. In particular, his defeat of generals recently are very strong martial artists such as Jorge Linares, Luke Campbell, Guillermo Rigondeaux.

On the other side of the line, Teofimo Lopez is the youngest talent Lomachenko has ever faced. The American boxer born in 1997 is considered the first of the new generation to challenge the position of the puncher who won the Olympic gold medal twice.

In the last match, Lopez only took 2 innings to beat Richard Commey knockout, bringing back the prestigious IBF belt – joining the ranks of young punchers who own the world belt.

Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Teofimo Lopez is the next light boxing match

In fact, the feud between Lomachenko began when both appeared in an event in 2018. At that time, Lomachenko fought with Jose Pedraza to unify the two belts, and Teofimo Lopez was a martial artist to compete with Mason Menard for the WBC – NABF belt.

When they met at the boxers’ hotel, Teofimo Lopez’s father approached and wanted to get to know Lomachenko but was refused. This was then used as a reason to “regain honor” for his father when determined to defeat Vasyl Lomachenko.

This is the first pay-per-view sale of two boxers

This is the first pay-per-view sale of two boxers

Once interrupted by the COVID-19 epidemic earlier this year, the match between Vaysl Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez was rescheduled on October 17 at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

The event is expected to start at 7:00 am with 8 reserve matches, before the main match starts at 10:00 noon on October 18.

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Deontay Wilder still maintains the No. 1 contender position at WBC

Despite experiencing a defeat by KO/TKO earlier this year, Deontay Wilder remains the No. 1 contender of heavyweight WBC.

In early 2020, Deontay Wilder lost the heavy WBC championship belt to Tyson Fury after 7 completely overwhelmed matches. Then, WBC had to see temporary heavyweight champion Dillian Whyte defeated by Alexander Povetkin in the fifth half. In less than 6 months, the heavy WBC had 2 changes in heavyweight.

However, contrary to Dillian Whyte, who fell to 5th place after the last defeat, Deontay Wilder remains the number one contender. This is good news for fans of heavyweight boxing.

Despite the defeat at the beginning of this year, Deontay Wilder still holds the No. 1 position in the WBC rankings

Because, when Dillian Whyte fails, this means that Tyson Fury is not obliged to defend the title against Dillian Whyte anymore and is likely to rematch soon with Deontay Wilder. The WBC only promised Whyte a title if he won, but promised nothing more to Alexander Povetkin.

According to originally planned, Deontay Wilder will have the opportunity to revenge against Tyson Fury on December 19 this year. This is also said to be a prerequisite match for one of the current 3 heavyweight pillars (Joshua, Fury, Wilder) to stand together.

Even Tyson Fury once frankly vowed to rematch with Deontay Wilder at any cost to prove he was the best. Hopefully, the rematch between the two heavyweight stars will quickly be signed.

Tyson Fury is only interested in the competition of Deontay Wilder

The only thing that mattered to the defending WBC champion was his third rematch with Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder and nothing else.

Many people want “Gypsy King” to face other opponents such as defending champion Anthony Joshua, but Fury wants to settle his grudge with Wilder. It seems that after two games the result of one draw and one win is not enough for Tyson Fury. Fury wanted a third match to end the fight between the two boxers.

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Kamaru Usman vs Gilbert Burns scheduled at UFC 256

After missed the first appointment, the UFC 256 was the second chance for Kamaru Usman to defend the title against former teammate Gilbert Burns.

This morning, rumors of Jorge Masvidal vs. match Nate Diaz 2 is confirmed, the re-performance of two Welterweight gangsters was targeted by President Dana White in early January 2021.

The scheduled match made the audience wonder, so where will the unfinished title match between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns take place.

Contrary to speculation that the 4 hottest and strongest Welterweight punchers will gather at UFC 256, it seems that only one official title match between Usman and Burns will appear at the event.

Kamaru Usman is scheduled to meet former teammate Gilbert Burns at UFC 256

According to UFC’s revelation, the Welterweight Championship title match will be UFC 256’s Main Event on December 12 (US time).

Once scheduled to face off at UFC 251, however, due to a sudden COVID-19 positive Gilbert Burns, he had to retreat and make room for Jorge Masvidal. With Kamaru Usman successfully defending the title, “Mourinho” Gilbert Burns was given a second chance right after his recovery.

Regarding the BMF title match between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz, it is likely that this pair will be pushed back to the Main Event at UFC 257, January 2021. Currently, the fans are waiting for confirmation. UFC’s last two hottest Welterweight matches at the moment.

Masvidal and Nate Diaz 2 will not share the event with Usman vs. Burns

Before the match, Kamaru Usman decided to leave the famous Sanford MMA gym to ask for coach Trevor Wittman – who was leading temporary lightweight champion Justin Gaethje.

The reason “The Nigerian Nightmare” made this decision because he did not want to embarrass coach Henri Hooft, the coach that has trained Usman and Burns for many years.

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UFC is scheduled to host the match “BMF” Jorge Masvidal vs Nate Diaz 2

The announcement of the rematch between the two boxers who won the “Baddest Motherf ** ker” title was revealed by President Dana White.

Since mid-2019, the return of Nate Diaz – a famous puncher with a “Gypsy” style has led UFC to the idea of ​​an iconic belt, “Baddest Motherfucker” with rising star Jorge Masvidal.

Not long after that, at UFC 244, the match between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz became one of the most notable events of the tournament in 2019. Besides, the appearance of superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as a belt giver made the UFC 244 more interesting.

Showing overwhelming from the first half, Jorge Masvidal quickly won against Nate Diaz when causing a serious tear on the opponent’s face. Although the match was stopped halfway, the fans regretted it, but Masvidal’s BMF belt was still considered a successful event.

Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz for the BMF belt at UFC 244 is a successful move for the UFC. Recently, the UFC confirmed that it is planning to hold a rematch match between Masvidal and Nate Diaz.

After the success at UFC 244, Jorge Masvidal failed in the title match against Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. The defeat did not affect too much on the name of “War Dog” but in return, made him not have the opportunity to immediately compete for the title.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many sports around the world including UFC boxing. In addition, the difficulty of finding a match with Nate Diaz is also a headache for UFC right now. From these problems, a rematch for Nate to reclaim the debt at UFC 244 with Masvidal, with the reward of the BMF belt is considered the most reasonable.

Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal are very close to a rematch

According to president Dana White, the rematch will take place in January next year. Expected, two boxers will still compete for the BMF belt at the UFC 256 event – the first major event of the tournament in 2021.

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World boxing may need a villain instead of decent boxers (Part 1)

Just play well, dedicate yourself and keep a decent lifestyle, with few scandals, athletes will be loved. However, those who bring change to the whole game are often the villains.

From around the 1960s, when Muhammad Ali chose his style of cocky arrogance, to the period when Mike Tyson identified himself as “the worst in the world”, the story has not stopped. Until now, Conor McGregor is also following in the footsteps of the seniors to become a “bastard” in the media.

In sports and football, there are famous and arrogant names, but many fans like Cristiano Ronaldo, Zlatan Ibrahimovich, or basketball with Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal. These people are the ones who have contributed to creating attraction for the subjects they participate in.

Heroes in the dark

The price of becoming a villain is not cheap, because when you choose to play the villain, it means you choose to attract attention in an extreme way. And before people get to know and love it, in the beginning, everyone will hate the arrogant.

To get the title match with Liston, young boxer Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) had to speak up cursing and killing his senior within a few months. Mr. trash talk is so much that the public has turned from interesting feelings to headaches with the mouth of the young boxer. However, Muhammad Ali at that time stopped only when he got the title match he wanted.

Muhammad Ali is also a talkative, single-worded, and extremely arrogant man. During that time, everyone hated Ali, no one wanted to hear a brat bragging about himself.

Honestly, Muhammad Ali’s evil play strategy or any other puncher is a reckless one. Because if Muhammad Ali was beaten to the ground in the match against Liston, he would never have the chance to compete with anyone, and he would not be a world legend.

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UFC is having a hard time due to Covid-19

UFC is having a hard time organizing the event because their fighters are continuously attacked by Covid-19.

As expected, Pedro Munhoz will stand at UFC Fight Night 172 on July 16. The opponent of Brazilian boxers is Frankie Edgar. However, the UFC has confirmed that Pedro Munhoz has been positive for Covid-19 and has never returned.

Pedro Munhoz has Covid-19

The UFC is currently looking for an alternative and the match with Frankie Edgar on July 16 will continue as usual. However, with too much time and the mandatory requirements of medical examination, it is possible that Edgar’s debut in the chicken weight class (53 – 55 kg) will have to be rescheduled.

Pedro Munhoz (18-4-1 MMA) is a 7th ranked fighter in the UFC chicken rankings. The Brazilian puncher has been blocked from a 3-match winning streak when facing Aljamain Sterling at UFC 238. With the forced withdrawal from UFC Fight Night 172, Munhoz’s time to return to the championship race will be greatly interrupted.

UFC Fight Night 172 currently has 8 matches scheduled, the match is the confrontation between Calvin Kattar and Dan Ige in featherweight class (61-66 kg).

There have been 4 matches canceled or affected because of Covid-19, besides the Battle of Munhoz – Edgar there are also matches Vinicius Moreira – Modestas Bukauskas, Anderson dos Santos – Jack Shore and Carla Esparza – Marina Rodriguez.

In addition to Munhoz, Moreira, along with Dos Santos, were infected with Covid-19, causing the matches with these fighters to change. A coach of Marina Rodriguez was positive for the virus so although Marina was not positive, UFC had to move this match to another event.

Before Pedro Munhoz, another Brazilian boxer Gilbert Burns was also positive for Covid-19 and withdrew from the title match at the imminent UFC 251. So, the players attending the upcoming martial arts events are very worried. UFC President Dana White has not yet commented on the incident.

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Conor McGregor unexpectedly challenged WWE president Vince McMahon

Targeting the CEO of the world’s leading wrestling tournament, Conor McGregor always knows how to polish his name.

Conor McGregor retired, which was one of the top MMA news in June. Even Dana White and Conor’s longtime coach John Kavanagh confirmed this to be true.

And recently, TheMacLife page continued to post stormy information: Conor McGregor wanted to encroach into the wrestling arena to perform WWE by challenging … President Vince McMahon.

In addition, Conor himself used his personal account to share the above post with the content “McMahon vs. McGregor CEO Flashmatch ”, a reference to the confrontation between him and the president of WWE empire – Vince McMahon.

Conor McGregor offered to switch to WWE by challenging President Vince McMahon

Was intended to attend WWE in 2017, however, this intention of Conor McGregor did not materialize. This is also considered the reason why Conor quickly turned to the Boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Conor’s gait is said to be cosplaying from Vince McMahon’s pitch walk.

The second time he revealed his intention to join WWE right after announcing his retirement from the MMA world, surely, many viewers were wondering if this would be another decision of Conor to roam, or continue to be just a how to make an Irish boxer grab the attention of the martial arts community

WWE champion Drew McIntyre warned of the challenge of Conor McGregor

Drew McIntyre, who holds the WWE championship, warns Conor McGregor of his intention to challenge the venerable president Vince McMahon.

Challenge WWE president Vince McMahon is the latest news Conor McGregor – UFC superstar brings to the audience. Of course, a shocking statement to get attention is something everyone understands when talking about this act of “The Notorious”.

But the current WWE champion Drew McIntyre did not consider Conor’s words to be a joke. Even McIntyre directly warned Conor about his intentions.

Drew McIntyre’s post about Conor’s intention to encroach

Winning the WWE title in early 2020, Drew McIntyre is the newest champion of the world’s largest performing wrestling tournament. The Scottish wrestler defeated 6 opponents, including the most famous champion Brock Lesnar in the important match to ascend to the throne at WrestlerMania 36.

It can be seen that Conor McGregor’s “invitations” to WWE not only attracted the attention of MMA fans. Now, even the champions of this tournament have to speak out about that intention, showing that the attraction of “The Notorious” is still huge after the announcement of the retirement of MMA in early June.

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Did you know: Boxing was once on the verge of extinction?

Boxing is a sport with a long history. But in a long period of history, it once stood on the verge of extinction.

Around the 17th century BC, boxing through the Mediterranean island of Crete spread to ancient Greece. From the frescoes unearthed at the ruins on Santorini Island on the Aegean Sea, one can see the posture of a teenage boy fighting Boxing.

At a site on the Aegean coast of the 5th century BC, scientists also discovered a pair of porcelain vase with pictures of two people fighting Boxing. Archaeological findings in the Mesopotamian plateau also discovered the relics of Boxing activity 1700 years ago.

In addition, Ancient Greek Mythology tells of the 1000-year-old Prince of Athens, Sahias, who mastered boxing, practicing this type of Boxing. Contemporary, in ancient Greece Boxing is considered a sport of competition. These things make it clear Boxing was very popular in ancient Greece.

Boxing is the 3rd oldest sport after running and wrestling. In ancient Egypt, Boxing was a very flourishing sport. Then came the time of the ancient Roman Empire, due to the Roman emperor Theodores issuing a ban on Boxing so the sport seems to have stood on the verge of extinction.

At the same time, in fact, people no longer loved Boxing. The main reason is that the form of Boxing has changed, Boxing is no longer a sport that makes people enjoy anymore. It has turned into a form of entertainment that satisfies a part of the privileged class in society, while simultaneously showing its devastating side.

Boxing was once virtually eradicated in history

At that time, the privileged class captured criminals, prisoners, and Boxing practicing slaves. They arrested these men when fighting, with their hands wrapped in a special rope, which contained weapons such as pieces of steel, pieces of lead and barbed wire. When forced them to fight is very brutal brutal.

In the eyes of this privileged class, those who fight even if they die will be nothing small. They see fighting like children playing toys, playing around with criminals or being taken prisoner.

Another reason is that in Europe, horse-riding is a sport of the nobility began to flourish. The development of techniques on horseback limited the development of Boxing. People gradually stopped practicing Boxing. Boxing began to decline until almost disappeared.

Thereafter, over 1200 years, until the 17th century, in boxing was revived and developed again. During that 1200-year period, boxing was almost eradicated, and it was unnoticed by everyone.

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Who is Tyson Fury, the WBC world heavyweight champion?

Tyson Luke Fury was born on August 12, 1988 in Manchester. His parents are Irish named John and Amber. Tyson Fury was born 3 months premature and weighs only 450g. His father chose the name Tyson, inspired by heavyweight legend Mike Tyson.

Tyson Fury’s family has a long tradition of Boxing. His father competed in the 1980s and became known as “Gypsy” John Fury. Tyson Fury’s cousins ​​are also professional boxers, including Hughie Fury, Nathan Gorman, Andy Lee and Hosea Burton. Tyson Fury’s half-brother, Tommy Fury, at the end of 2018 also started his career.

Fury came to Boxing at the age of 10. His amateur record table is 31-4 with 2 gold medals, 1 gold medal and 1 bronze medal in European, English and world tournaments. Tyson Fury began his professional career in December 2008.

After 24 consecutive victories and winning domestic and continental championships, Tyson Fury had the opportunity to compete against Wladimir Klitschko in the WBA belt match ( Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, The Ring together with the title of Lineal champion in November 2015.

Tyson Fury returns to glory after a victory over Deontay Wilder

After the victory over Wladimir Klitschko, Fury retired because of instability. During this time, Tyson Fury gained a lot of weight because of the abuse of alcohol and drugs. In December 2016, Tyson Fury was determined to return. He has battled mental health issues, with cravings and with alcoholism. With less determination, Tyson Fury lost 63kg and had a rematch in June 2018.

On December 1, Tyson Fury competed with Deontay Wilder for the first time. Although the match was more impressive than the opponent, the match had a controversial draw.

On February 22, Tyson Fury fought against Deontay Wilder and won an overwhelming victory. With the Knockout triumph, Tyson Fury confirmed that he deserves to be the owner of the WBC belt.

Profile Tyson Fury

Date of Birth: August 12, 1988

British nationality

Height: 206cm

Weight: Heavyweight

Professional achievement: 30-0-1

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Why is Boxing harder to play than MMA? (Part 2)

Sophisticated tricks defeat the experienced opponents

But that is just the blow, Boxing’s strategy to keep strength is also a difficult problem to solve. Because the weapon is a fist, which has a short range but flexibility, the punches are forced to use their mobility to control the match.

Accordingly, the tempo of boxing is always maintained at the highest level because everyone has to move. This is also the reason why Boxing boxers easily exhausted than other martial arts because of the abuse of the law.

Ben Askren’s Lay n Pray tactic reduced the tempo of the game to below average

Boxing holding tactics are also more complicated because of the nature of the subject. The legs are forced to move so that they cannot receive attacks, you cannot “cuddle” the opponent to recover, even more unable to use the “concrete” strategy as safe as Kamaru Usman did with Tyron Woodley at UFC 235.

You must calculate each blow strikes, each stage “threaten” to the opponent to hesitate to attack. Even forced the opponent to “burn physical” when confronted with you.

In boxing, even when defending, you are still forced to move

In a rematch between Canelo and Golovkin, Canelo did the unthinkable, pushing back against the cardio Golovkin monster. Instead of fearing the strength and stamina of the opponent, Canelo Alvarez decided to lead the match in the rematch.

This cheeky tactic has caused Gennady Golovkin to have “breathless” moments after pitted against Canelo Alvarez. In other words, Canelo used the “suicide” tactic to burn Gennady Golovkin’s stamina. That was something no one could have anticipated before choosing to confront someone like Gennady Golovkin.

Along with Taekwondo and Wrestling, Boxing is considered a “basic fighting sport”, ie any country with an interest in sports must also have this subject. Now, if we are suddenly asked “the only country in the world without Boxing”, perhaps your only answer is the Bhutanese Buddhist paradise? Big mistake! Bhutan has a national Boxing team.