135-pound champion has sights set on unification bout vs Mikey Garcia or Jorge Linares, but must first take care of business against Javier Fortuna this Saturday night on Showtime.
PBC Jabs is back with our first episode of 2018! We've got a fantastic year of boxing ahead of us, and in this episode, Jordan Hardy previews the exciting matchups we've got lined up so far. Plus, 135-pound world champion Robert Easter Jr. checks in ahead of his January 20th title defense against former world champion Javier Fortuna.
Robert Easter Jr. hoped to be the first boxer to stop Denis Shafikov in his second title defense. Instead, the 135-pound champion had to grind it out over 12 rounds against the toughest opponent of his career to remain unbeaten.
Robert Easter Jr. might very well get the toughest test of his career from Denis Shafikov, but the 135-pound champion still promises a knockout performance in his hometown.
This week in PBC Jabs, host Jordan Hardy wraps up Tuesday’s FS1 card and checks in with unbeaten 135-pound world champion Robert Easter Jr. before his hometown title defense Friday night against Denis Shafikov in Toledo, Ohio, on Bounce TV.
There is a youth movement in boxing, spearheaded by a group of champions and contenders who are showing old-school grit and a willingness to go anywhere and fight anyone to get to the top.
No two father-son relationships are the same. That holds especially true in boxing, where the relationship often includes a trainer-fighter bond, as well.
Here’s a list of some of PBC's top rising stars. Boxers on this list have been on a hot streak, like a slugger in baseball on a hitting streak or a running back in football who keeps posting 100-yard rushing games. Other than alphabetical, they’re not ranked in any particular order. We’ll leave that to you—the reader.