Though the fight is not yet official, it is highly likely that world middleweight king Gennady Golovkin will fight Danny Jacobs next, with the target date being December 10. And Abel Sanchez, trainer of course of GGG, likes the fight a whole lot, calling it a great fight. Speaking with ESPN.com, Sanchez said that in his opinion, Jacobs, holder of a version of the WBA 160-pound title, is the second best middleweight in the world … Read Article
Joe Calzaghe is backing his countryman Nathan Cleverly (29-3, 15 KOs) to dethrone WBA World Light Heavyweight Champion Juergen Braehmer (48-2, 35 KOs) on Saturday night at the Jahnsportforum in Neubrandenburg, Germany.
The legendary two-weight World Champion, who held WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO and Ring magazine titles during his undefeated forty-six-fight career, believes Cleverly ‘speed’ and ‘work rate’ will prove too much for the German veteran.… Read Article
Super-featherweight king Vasyl Lomachenko’s sensational world title showdown against undefeated Nicholas Walters will be shown exclusively live on BoxNation on November 26th.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Lomachenko will defend his WBO title in a thrilling clash against knockout artist and former featherweight champion Walters from The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. … Read Article
Juergen Braehmer (48-2, 35 KOs) defends his WBA World Light Heavyweight title against Nathan Cleverly (29-3, 15 KOs) on Saturday night at the Jahnsportforum in Neubrandenburg, Germany.
Braehmer, who returns following a one-sided points victory over his domestic rival Eduard Gutknecht, will be aiming for a seventh successive defence of his WBA World title against Cleverly, the former WBO World Champion, who announced his return to the light heavyweight division with a 2015 ‘Fight of … Read Article
Boxing Day comes to Las Vegas one month early with a blockbuster fight between two of the hardest hitters in the sport. Two-division world champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist VASYL LOMACHENKO will defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight title against undefeated former world featherweight champion NICHOLAS “Axe Man” WALTERS. Lomachenko vs. Walters will take place Saturday, Nov. 26, at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. It will be televised live … Read Article
The heavyweight boxing landscape took a huge shift with the news that world champ Tyson Fury would be unable to fight for the foreseeable future due to mental health issues, and with Fury likely to be stripped of the belts he currently holds: the WBA and WBO titles, rival fighters are looking at getting their hands on them.
The latest news – subject to change, of course – tells us this: IBF champ Anthony Joshua … Read Article
Fight fans might have read the various stories that suggested Bobby Gunn was set to face boxing star Mike Tyson in a bare-knuckle “super-fight” that would go out on pay-per-view. The story began who knows where but it picked up momentum and even RingTV.com has a piece on it. But Michael Woods of The Bible of Boxing has done us all a favor by quashing the rumors once and for all.
Woods got hold of … Read Article
Former British heavyweight champ David Price will continue his comeback under new trainer Dave Coldwell out in Germany, when the 33-year-old will box a six-rounder against a TBA on the Juergen Braehmer-Nathan Cleverly card on Saturday, October 1. After that, Price will appear on the under-card of Anthony Joshua’s November 26 IBF title defence (which could see AJ fight Wladimir Klitschko in what would of course be a huge fight).
The plan, Coldwell said in … Read Article
Tony Lopez, Jr. (11-1, 4 KOs) takes on undefeated Stephon “Showstopper” Young (14-0-3, 6 KOs) in the co-feature on “Knockout Night at the D” in a ten round bout for the vacant WBA-NABA bantamweight championship in a matchup between two young and extremely hungry up-and-coming fighters.
This fight will be televised live on CBS Sports Network and ESPN internationally from the outdoor arena at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center this Friday, September 30th. This … Read Article
Three action-packed world championship fights will act as co-main events to the MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO – JESSIE VARGAS World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight world title fight, Saturday, November 5, at the Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with MP Promotions and Wynn Las Vegas, the Pacquiao – Vargas world welterweight championship event will be produced and distributed live by Top Rank … Read Article