Fan interest in the upcoming May 6 clash between Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. continues to grow, and Oscar De La Hoya is doing a great job of promoting the all-Mexican bout. With pride at stake, the unofficial “Battle of Mexico” promises to bring out the best in both men. No further hype is required to sell the fight but De La Hoya is providing some anyway.… Read Article
It won’t be too much of a shock if WBC heavyweight ruler Deontay Wilder scores a KO victory tonight; in fact most fans are fully expecting Wilder to despatch his fifth title challenger Gerald Washington inside the distance. However, it will be something of a sensation if reigning IBF heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua scores a KO in his next fight.
Joshua of course faces former king Wladimir Klitschko, on April 29, with the WBA title … Read Article
It seems fans who were hoping to see an immediate return meeting between intense British heavyweight rivals Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora will be disappointed. For although a rematch of the terrific 12 round battle the two engaged in back in December will always be a possibility, the two contenders have separate bouts in the pipeline.
According to promoter Eddie Hearn, Whyte, who aims to get himself in line for a world title shot this … Read Article
Below are what the fighters and their teams had to say at today’s fan fiesta and Q & A session in Los Angeles:
CANELO ÁLVAREZ, Former Two-Division World Champion: “This is a brand new weight for me, but my team and I are going to work hard to get prepared and do everything necessary to win on May 6th. … Read Article
Justin “The Chosen One” DeLoach scored a shocking upset over Chris “Young King” Pearson in a second-round knockout victory on Friday in the main event of ShoBox: The New Generation on SHOWTIME in front of a sellout crowd from Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula.
DeLoach, (17-1, 9 KOs), of Augusta, Ga. continued his impressive winning streak with his seventh straight victory as he claimed the vacant USBA super welterweight title with the win, knocking … Read Article
Eleider Alvarez (22-0, 11 KOs) had too much for 36-year-old Lucian Bute (32-4-1, 25 KOs) tonight in halting him in round 5 of a fairly one-sided fight on Friday evening at the Videotron Centre in Quebec City. The win for Eleider locks him in as the WBC mandatory challenger for WBC 175lb champion Adonis Stevenson. … Read Article
Deontay Wilder returns to his home state of Alabama for what’s sure to be some down-home, southern-cooking against yet another non-de script opponent in former USC football player Gerald Washington. In case the main event is a one-side debacle, Al Haymon added two intriguing bouts for Saturday’s PBC on Fox broadcast.
Dominic Breazeale attempts to put the pieces back after suffering a knockout loss to Anthony Joshua last June. On Saturday, Breazeale will try his … Read Article
Deontay Wilder 222 vs. Gerald Washington 239
Tony Harrison 153.6 vs. Jarrett Hurd 153
Dominic Breazeale 263 vs. Izu Ugonoh 230.6
By Ryan Greene, Premier Boxing Champions – Jerry Izenberg will tell you he’s covered boxing for so long that the only reason he missed the fight between Cain and Abel was due to a big traffic jam.… Read Article
In what looks like a can’t-miss action fight, middleweight contenders Martin Murray and Gabriel Rosado will collide in Liverpool on April 22, it has been announced. Murray, almost always in a good fight, wants one more crack at a world title. Rosado, almost always in a good fight, wants the exact same thing.… Read Article
BERNIE BAHRMASEL: Welcome to this media conference call promoting the highly anticipated world middleweight championship between Unified World Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and WBA Middleweight Champion and Mandatory Challenger Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs set for Saturday, March 18 at The Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden in New York City. The championship event, presented by K2 Promotions will be produced and distributed by HBO Pay Per View and will start at 9 pm … Read Article