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Tyson Fury ready for Klitschko

Mandatory WBO World Heavyweight Title Challenger Tyson Fury is closing in fast on his dream clash with WBO World Champion Wladimir Klitschko following the Ukrainian’s victory over Bryant Jennings.

The WBO will now order a 30-day negotiating period to start between both promotional camps to reach an agreement for the mouthwatering showdown. If an agreement is not reached in the given period then a purse bid will be set for the fight.

Promoter Frank Warren, in association with Mick Hennessy, will now look to bring the fight to the UK and stage it at an outdoor stadium in one of the biggest heavyweight fights on these shores in recent years. Continue reading

Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury – Who Wins?

This weekend lineal heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (63-3,53ko) returns to America to fight Philadelphia’s Bryant Jennings (19-0,10ko) at Madison Square Garden in New York, the big Ukrainian fighter’s first fight on American soil in seven long years.

Nobody expects relative novice Jennings to trouble the dominant champion in a fight that is for all intents and purposes a mismatch. Jennings has only been boxing for 6 years in total, amateur AND professional and the question lies more in who is going to be the next star of the division? Continue reading

Give Up On Floyd, Amir

It’s looking increasingly likely that Britain’s Amir Khan (30-3, 19ko), who fights American Chris Algieri (20-1, 8ko) in New York on May 29th, will have to give up on his dream of fighting Floyd Mayweather, a fight he has been chasing for the better part of 2 and a half years.

Mayweather has stated equivocally that win or lose on May 2nd, his last fight will be in September.

“My last fight will be in September. I don’t know who I will fight in September, but I shan’t be overlooking anyone” Continue reading

Klitschko v Fury – Is Jennings Able To Spoil The Party?

Ahead of this weekend’s heavyweight clash from New York that pits dominant lineal champion Wladimir Klitschko against Philadelphia’s Bryant Jennings, Frank Warren has written in his weekly column for the Independent in the UK to talk of his hopes for British #1 Tyson Fury, and how he wants the fight for his man against Wladimir in the UK.

Fury is the mandated challenger to Wladimir’s WBO belt and should Klitschko beat Jennings Saturday night as all expect him to, then Warren and the Klitschko’s have 30 days to put the fight together before it goes to purse bids.

Warren wrote of Klitschko; Continue reading

England Boxing Statement On Nicola Adams

OLYMPIC champion, Nicola Adams, has withdrawn from this weekend’s England Boxing Elite National Championships following a break-in at her home in Leeds which resulted in the theft of two cars and a number of items including training kit and valuable personal possessions. Continue reading

Peter Sims is Back at MGM

After another successful camp in January Peter Sims is back at MGM Marbella with his stable of boxers. This time he has brought 6 fighters with him; Lucien Reid, Craig “Spider” Richards, Dean Byrne, Dave Leo, Tyler Goodjohn and Ben Hall. Continue reading