Boxing News & bits for January 3, 2018

  • The WBC President says lightweight champ Mikey Garcia has to fight mandatory challenger Jorge Linares.  Here’s hoping..
  • The upcoming Danny Garcia versus Brandon Rios bout will be a WBC welterweight eliminator.  The winner will be the mandatory challenger for Keith Thurman‘s title AFTER Shawn Porter, who is currently number.

Uh oh!  Looks like Vinny Pazienza beat the crap out of someone who allegedly stole $16,000 from his home.  – Yahoo Sports

Bob Arum has some fightin’ words for UFC president Dana White: “By coming in the business, he is really admitting that boxing is the more popular sport.  And in order to keep his company alive, he has to go into the boxing business.”  – TMZ Sports

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Justin M. Salvato is the creator & owner of BOXING 4 FREE. He's a former amateur boxer, former USA Boxing coach, and former boxing fitness instructor. These days he enjoys vintage computing, retro video games, and talking tech. He also writes a blog about the Coleco ADAM computer and Life with Microsoft.

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