Chris Eubank Jr says Kell Brook would be “fun fight”

Chris Eubank Jr, Kell Brook, Liam Williams - Boxing News

Chris Eubank Jr likes the idea of facing Kell Brook in a warm-up fight for his next promoters at Sauerland. The former IBO super-middleweight champion Eubank Jr (29-2, 22 KOs) wants to get some ring rust off from his year layoff before challenging for a world title at 160 against possibly Gennadiy Golovkin, Ryota Murata, or Jermall Charlo.… read full article “Chris Eubank Jr says Kell Brook would be “fun fight””

Yildrim’s Manager Ahmet Oner Hyping Canelo Shot, Says Yildrim Is “A Golovkin-Style” Fighter

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Though plenty of fans feel Canelo Alvarez, 54-1-2(36) will easily stop Avni Yildrim when he defends his two 168 pound titles against the WBC mandatory challenger on February 27 in Miami, Yildrim’s manager, Ahmet Oner, says his guy will try harder than Canelo’s last foe, Callum Smith.… read full article “Yildrim’s Manager Ahmet Oner Hyping Canelo Shot, Says Yildrim Is “A Golovkin-Style” Fighter”

Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim on Feb 27 in Miami

Avni Yildirim, Canelo Alvarez - Boxing News

Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez will defend his WBC, WBA Super and Ring Magazine World Super-Middleweight titles against Avni Yidirim on Saturday February 27 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, live on DAZN in over 200 countries and territories (excluding Mexico) or on cable/satellite pay-per-view in the U.S.… read full article “Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim on Feb 27 in Miami”

“Zurdo” Ramirez targets Canelo Alvarez!

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Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez targets Saul “Canelo” Alvarez for future mega-showdown

If 29-year-old Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (41-0, 27 KOs), arguably already one of the top 25 Mexican fighters of all-time, has his way as he enters his prime years, he will eventually have a mega-showdown with fellow countryman Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (54-2-32, 36 KOs) before making their way to the Hall of Fame.… read full article ““Zurdo” Ramirez targets Canelo Alvarez!”

Harold “The Shadow” Knight Joins Dillian Whyte’s Training Team Ahead Of Povetkin Return

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A long-time co trainer of the great Lennox Lewis, Harold “The Shadow” Knight has joined Dillian Whyte’s training team ahead of Whyte’s must-win return fight with Alexander Povetkin, set for March 6. Knight, an accomplished 130 pounder back in the 1980s before medical reasons forced his premature retirement, was with Lennox for all his big fights.… read full article “Harold “The Shadow” Knight Joins Dillian Whyte’s Training Team Ahead Of Povetkin Return”

On This Day: Manny Pacquiao Gets Sweet Revenge Over Erik Morales

Erik Morales, Manny Pacquiao - Boxing History

15 years ago today, two all-time greats met in the second fight of their at times brutal trilogy. Manny Pacquiao, having dropped a close but fair decision to Erik Morales the previous year, fought “El Terrible” again.… read full article “On This Day: Manny Pacquiao Gets Sweet Revenge Over Erik Morales”

Jaron Ennis vs. Sergey Lipinets agreed for May on Showtime

Jaron Ennis, Sergey Lipinets - Boxing News

Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis will be taking a big step up in class in taking on former light welterweight world champion Sergey Lipinets next May on Showtime Boxing.

The unbeaten 147-pound contender Ennis (26-0, 24 KOs) is getting a chance to show that he belongs at the top either the other welterweights in the division.… read full article “Jaron Ennis vs. Sergey Lipinets agreed for May on Showtime”

Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildrim Heads To Miami, Feb. 27th

Avni Yildrim, Canelo Alvarez - Boxing News

It’s not a big surprise (nor is it a great fight), but Canelo Alvarez will next fight WBC mandatory Avni Yildrim, this on February 27th. The fight was expected, if not massively enthused over, and now Mike Coppinger writes how the fight is headed to The Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.… read full article “Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildrim Heads To Miami, Feb. 27th”

Interesting Clash Of Unbeaten Heavyweights On Plant-Truax Card: Rock Vs. Coffie

Darmani Rock, Michael Coffie - Boxing News

An interesting match-up between two young (young-ish in the case of one of the two fighters), unbeaten heavyweights will go down on the under-card of the Caleb Plant-Caleb Truax card on January 30. 24-year-old Darmani Rock, 17-0(12) will face 34-year-old Michael Coffie, 11-0(8) in a ten-rounder.… read full article “Interesting Clash Of Unbeaten Heavyweights On Plant-Truax Card: Rock Vs. Coffie”

20 Years Ago Today, Floyd Mayweather Jr Gave Us His Career-Finest Performance

Diego Corrales, Floyd Mayweather Jr - Boxing History

When it comes to picking the peak performance, the career-finest ring display of the greats, it’s often a pretty easy job. With Muhammad Ali, people point to his flawless display against Cleveland Williams. With Sugar Ray Leonard, people point to his epic win over Thomas Hearns.… read full article “20 Years Ago Today, Floyd Mayweather Jr Gave Us His Career-Finest Performance”