Some use the jab to set up their right hand. Others use it to disrupt an opponent's flow. Jermain Taylor used it to get past Jeff Lacy -- and to get his sagging career back on track.
For 12 rounds, Jermain Taylor put friendship to the wayside and dominated Jeff Lacy with a resounding unanimous decision Saturday.
Chazz Witherspoon got back on the winning track by outlasting Adam "The Swamp Donkey" Richards for an eighth-round TKO in an action-packed heavyweight fight on Saturday.
Eight years ago, Jermain Taylor shared a room with fellow Olympian Jeff Lacy. Taylor will share the ring with his old foe when they meet in a crossroads battle on Saturday.
Jeff Lacy pounded out a unanimous decision against Peter Manfredo in a grueling fight in the 10-round co-feature on the Floyd Mayweather-Ricky Hatton undercard Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Jeff Lacy's career is in jeopardy after the former super middleweight titleholder suffered a torn rotator cuff in his left shoulder during last Saturday's majority decision victory against Vitali Tsypko.
Joe Calzaghe's domination of Jeff Lacy was as impressive as Hopkins over Trinadad, and then some. Calzaghe delivered on one of the most anticipated fights of the year.
Joe Calzaghe (40-0, 31 KOs) hopes an impressive showing against fellow super middleweight champ Jeff Lacy (21-0, 17 KOs) Saturday in England will yield respect.
Mikkel Kessler might be unknown here, but the European super middleweight proved once again Saturday that he could stand with the likes of Jeff Lacy or Joe Calzaghe.
Super middleweight Jeff Lacy's fourth defense Saturday was his most impressive, as he overwhelmed longtime contender Scott Pemberton in furious fashion.
A series of fortunate events has granted journeyman Scott Pemberton his first title shot, in his 34th fight, on Saturday when he challenges champ Jeff Lacy.
By forcing Robin Reid to submit Saturday, Jeff Lacy scored his best victory and heightened anticipation of a possible super middleweight unification fight with Joe Calzaghe.
Former Olympian Jeff Lacy will make the third defense of his 168-pound title against former belt-holder Robin Reid of England Saturday.