Due to the craziness displayed by Dereck Chisora earlier this week, when the heavyweight threw a table at his bitter rival Dillian Whyte, the BBB of C came close to calling tomorrow’s fight off. Instead, Chisora has been fined the sum of £25,000 and tomorrow’s clash will not contest the British title as was initially the case.… Read Article
Anthony Joshua 249 vs. Eric Molina 237.5
Odds: Joshua 1/12 to KO Molina, 9/1 Either Whyte or Chisora to be Disqualified
William Hill, the title sponsors of Joshua v Molina, have installed AJ as their 1/33 favourite to win his IBF world heavyweight title defence against the Drummer Boy (12/1).… Read Article
Andy Ruiz 255.7 vs. Joseph Parker 246.7
Jeff Horn 146.6 vs. Ali Funeka 146.4
Isaac Dogboe 121.8 vs. Julian Aristile 121.8
Junior Fa 270.1 vs. Pablo Magrini 210
Josh Parker 189.6 vs. Ash McConville 203.4
Brown Buttabean 281 vs. Che Barlow 231.5… Read Article
Today’s Official Weigh-In at Century Link Center Omaha – Exhibit Hall A is open to fans. Located on the main level, doors will open at 2 p.m. CT with the fighters stepping on the scale at 3 p.m. CT. It will also be streamed live, beginning at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT… Read Article
Ghana’s Isaac ‘Royal Storm’ Dogboe and Julian Evaristo Aristule of Argentina both made a weight of 121.8 lbs on Friday ahead of their fight for the vacant WBO International and Aristule’s WBO Latino super bantamweight titles as well as final eliminator for the world title held by American Jesse Magdaleno tomorrow in New Zealand.
Undefeated Dogboe (15-0, 9 KOs) faces the vastly experienced Aristule (32-6, 16 KOs) on the undercard of the Joseph Parker versus … Read Article
Featherweights lay it all on the line as three-weight division champion Abner Mares challenges 126-pound titleholder Jesus Cuellar, broadcasted live from the Galen Center in southern California, on Showtime. Abner finds himself in a make-or-break situation for the first time of an impressive career. Cuellar gets a chance to put a stamp on the resume and raise his profile significantly ensuring even bigger fights at featherweight or junior lightweight in the near future. … Read Article
Pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford has vowed to make a statement against John Molina as he looks to be crowned the 2016 ‘Fighter of the Year’.
29-year-old Crawford clashes with the teak tough Molina this Saturday night, exclusively live on BoxNation, at the CenturyLink Center in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. … Read Article
There is no shortage of boxing action this weekend, with a number of big and important fights going down in various locations. The three fights that have attracted a good deal of the attention are the Anthony Joshua-Eric Molina fight (Yes, the under-card fight of Dereck Chisora Vs. Dillian Whyte has also attracted plenty of press and fan interest, but the word now is that the fight might not even happen. As a result of … Read Article
Featherweight world champion Jesus Cuellar and former three-division world champion Abner Mares went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before their world title showdown that headlines action this Saturday, December 10 at Galen Center at USC in Los Angeles and live on SHOWTIME®.
The press conference also featured super welterweight world champion Jermall Charlo and top rated challenger Julian Williams who meet in a battle of unbeaten rising stars that opens the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP … Read Article
Muhammad Ali was the best fighter of 1966, as he went 5-0 (with four knockouts) in defense of his heavyweight title. That included a third-round KO of Cleveland Williams, when Ali might’ve been at his very best.
The editors of THE RING Magazine at the time acknowledged Ali’s preeminence that year, stating clearly that no one could touch him.
However, they made an unusual decision when it came time to name the magazine’s annual Fighter … Read Article