Two-division world champion Canelo Álvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and former WBC World Middleweight Champion Julio César Chávez, Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) today hosted a press conference in New York City, the second stop on their four-city press tour. The fans for both fighters came out in throngs and lined up early to get close to Canelo and Chávez, Jr. at the event. Canelo and Chávez, Jr. will meet on Cinco de Mayo weekend, Saturday, May … Read Article
Two-division world champion Canelo Álvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and former WBC World Middleweight Champion Julio César Chávez, Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) will host a press conference in New York on Tuesday, February 21st at Hard Rock Cafe, ahead of their anticipated clash on Cinco De Mayo weekend, Saturday, May 6 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. … Read Article
Unified Middleweight World Champion, GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN, (36-0, 33 KO’s) is deep in preparations in Big Bear Lake, California under the tutelage of longtime trainer ABEL SANCHEZ heading towards the highly anticipated showdown with WBA Middleweight Champion and Mandatory Challenger, Brooklyn’s DANIEL “THE MIRACLE MAN” JACOBS, (32-1, 29 KO’s). The event will take place Saturday, March 18 from Madison Square Garden and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. … Read Article
While almost all fight fans and boxing historians feel there will NEVER be another fight or night as epic and as truly special as the happening that was the Joe Frazier-Muhammad Ali super-fight from 1971, reigning WBC heavyweight king Deontay Wilder says that a fight between he and rival champ Anthony Joshua would rank right up there with “The Fight of The Century.”… Read Article
Just who will superstar Manny Pacquiao fight next, and where will the fight take place? Recently, with doubts creeping in over Pacquiao’s assumed April fight with Jeff Horn in Brisbane, an online poll, set up by Manny himself, asked fans who they wanted to see him fight next and in the United Arab Emirates.
And yesterday evening UK time a number of reports came out in the British press that said a deal had been … Read Article
It was back in June of 2013 when Adonis Stevenson shocked and stunned defending WBC light-heavyweight ruler Chad Dawson, sensationally taking the crown inside a round. Stevenson, a wickedly powerful southpaw banger, looked set for a thrilling reign as world champ; maybe with big unification fights to come.
But, despite “Superman” engaging in some exciting fights, Stevenson has let some people down with his choice of opposition – former champ Dawson especially. Since the crushing … Read Article
Is Adrien Broner an elite welterweight? Did Broner deserve the hard-fought ten round split decision victory he picked up over Adrian Granados on Saturday night? Who will Broner fight next? These are just a few of the questions surrounding “The Problem” and the future of his career. In a fair world, Broner would grant the deserving Granados a return fight, but that’s not going to happen.
Granados might have answered one of the questions asked … Read Article
As he continues his preparations for “The Battle of Mexico” with Canelo Alvarez, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is already looking to be in good condition. In the past, Chavez suffered in fights due to not having trained properly, but these weight issues appear to have gone for this fight, one the former middleweight champ is calling “the fight of his life.”
Chavez appears slimmed down and well on his way to being bang on the … Read Article
IBO Cruiserweight champion Marco „Captain“ Huck presented a new trainer six weeks before the WBC titlefight with Mairis Briedis in Dortmund, Germany.
Former European welterweight champion Oktay Urkal is now responsible for training and fight preparation.
“I´m very glad that I´ve get a young ambitious trainer who has also a lot of experience in the ring”, says the champion. “We know us for years because we were in the same training group with Ulli Wegner. … Read Article
The upcoming David Haye-Tony Bellew fight is a big fight and an attractive fight here in the UK, but Haye is targeting a much bigger fight; one he goes as far as to say is “the biggest fight on the planet.” It’s no secret Haye believes he will do away with Bellew in double-quick fashion (and he may well do so on March 4) and it’s also no secret that the former WBA heavyweight champ … Read Article