Overall, 2016 is off to a strong start for the Belfast-born Carl Frampton.
Super Bowl predictions have become as much a part of the game as chicken wings, pizza, beer, late-night antacid, overhyped commercials and those only-for-fun, never-for-money squares pools.
Super Bowl 50, as things shake out, is shaping up like a throwback. You’ve got two of the top defenses in the league banging it out in the trenches, like back in the day with the Steel Curtain, Doomsday Defense, Purple People Eaters and Fearsome Foursome.
Deontay Wilder is halfway there already. Familiarity with the squared circle. A sense of theatrics that includes a masked ring walk. A trash-talking opponent invading the scene of his most recent victory.
Andre Dirrell learned from a sibling two weeks ago that several relatives have lead poisoning as a result of contaminated water supplies in his native Flint, Michigan.
When he’s not in the gym, PBC star “Showtime” Shawn Porter can often be found inside a movie theater. In his #ShowtimeAtTheMovies reviews on Facebook and Instagram, the former 147-pound world champion loves to tell it like it is, whether he thought a film was good, bad or somewhere in the middle. So with last week's release of "Creed," the latest installment in the “Rocky” series, PremierBoxingChampions.com asked the movie buff and veteran of 28 pro fights to provide his expert analysis.
Over the past two years, Amir Khan has fought three times in the 147-pound division, winning all three in rather convincing fashion. Now that he’s established himself at that weight, Khan is focused on one goal for 2016: He wants to own the division.
Boxing and Thanksgiving go hand-in-hand. Why else would Adam Sandler name-check Mike Tyson in his “Thanksgiving Song?” And who could forget Paulie chucking the Thanksgiving turkey in the alley because Adrian wouldn’t go out with Rocky?