Tag: Joe Smith Jr.


Las Vegas, NV (October 2, 2023) — On Saturday night live from the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada Golden Boy Promotions, and Joe DeGuardia‘s Star Boxing present a WBA title eliminator between two former world champions in Mexico’s Gilberto “Zurdo“ Ramirez (44-1 30KO’s) and Long Island’s Joe “Common Man” Smith Jr. (28-4 22KO’s).  The highly […]


GILBERTO “ZURDO” RAMIREZ AND JOE “COMMON MAN” SMITH JR. TO CLASH IN CRUISERWEIGHT DEBUT LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (August 21, 2023) – Former World Champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (44-1, 30 KOs) will make his grand debut in the cruiserweight division and measure up against former light heavyweight World Champion Joe “Common Man” Smith Jr. (28-4, 22 […]

Reyes To Fight Travis Crawford In A 4 Round Super Featherweight Bout On October 1st

Huntington, New York (September 27, 2022) – What makes a great fighter nickname? Some fighters like Star Boxing’s Richie “Popeye the Sailor Man” Rivera are given a nickname from their childhood that just sticks. Others are bestowed a nickname that fits the fighters out of the ring persona, like Star Boxing’s former WBO World Champion, “The Common Man” Joe […]

Common Joe Versus The King: Artur Beterbiev-Joe Smith Jr.

New York, New York (May 4, 2022) — Three belts and light heavyweight supremacy will be at stake when WBC/IBF world champion Artur Beterbiev meets WBO champion Joe Smith Jr. in a highly anticipated unification showdown Saturday, June 18, at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. Beterbiev, boxing’s only world champion with a 100 percent […]

Joe Smith Jr. to Defend WBO Light Heavyweight Title Against Late Replacement Steve Geffrard

VERONA, N.Y. (Jan. 7, 2022) — WBO light heavyweight world champion Joe Smith Jr will make his first title defense against an unlikely contender. British puncher Callum Johnson tested positive for COVID-19, so Smith will now face Steve Geffrard on Saturday, Jan. 15 at Turning Stone Resort Casino and LIVE on ESPN and ESPN Deportes (simulcast on […]

Smith Vs Vlasov World Title Fight Postponed

New York (February 11, 2020) – Saturday’s Top Rank on ESPN main event between Joe Smith Jr. and Maxim Vlasov – for the vacant WBO light heavyweight world title – has been postponed after Vlasov tested positive for COVID-19. Vlasov said, “I am devastated with the postponement of my world title fight against Joe Smith […]