The newly crowned WBC Diamond, WBA, Ring Magazine and Lineal Lightweight World Champion Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (41-3, 27 KOs) defeated Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla (31-4-3, 13 KOs) in a huge unification blockbuster at the Manchester Arena on September 24, 2016, live on Sky Sports. After a bout going all twelve rounds with both Linares and Crolla fighting resiliently until the end, the judges announced their scores of 115-114, 117-111, 115-113 all awarding … Read Article
One of the immediate reactions many people had yesterday when they heard the news that heavyweight champion Tyson Fury had pulled out of his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko for a second time, was to demand that Fury be stripped of his heavyweight titles. This November 18th will of course mark a full 12 months since Fury became world champion, and due to inactivity and of not granting Klitschko his rematch clause-enforced rematch, Fury should, many … Read Article
Fight fans have almost certainly heard by now how the scheduled October 29 rematch between Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko is off, due to the heavyweight champion being “medically unfit to fight.” There is talk of Fury suffering from mental issues, but nothing has been confirmed and Fury is of course entitled to his privacy. We wish him well.
But the boxing world moves on and now that Fury-Klitschko II is off for the time … Read Article
On a night when undefeated heavyweight Trey Lippe Morrison won his television debut and Ivan “The Beast” Baranchyk and Ivan “The Volk” Golub remained unbeaten, light heavyweight Radivoje “Hot Rod” Kalajdzic regained his winning ways by registering a fifth-round knockout over previously unbeaten Travis Peterkin in the main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation quadrupleheader live on SHOWTIME Friday from Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Okla.
Making his ShoBox debut and first start since … Read Article
The world championship bout between Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko is cancelled, once again because of Fury. The Klitschko Management Group (KMG) was informed by Fury’s promoter that Fury cannot box for several months due to medical reasons. Thus, the fight night planned for October 29, 2016 in Manchester unfortunately must be cancelled.
Wladimir Klitschko received this message at his training camp. “I am totally disappointed that Fury cancelled the fight for a second time. … Read Article
Early, breaking news reports are saying the troubled Tyson Fury-Wladimir Klitschko rematch is set to be officially postponed, again! According to a short piece from David Anderson of The Mirror, Fury has suffered another injury, meaning the heavyweight champ will not be ready for October 29th. As fans know, Fury suffered a reported ankle injury ahead of the original July 9 rematch date, and now it looks as though we will be getting a … Read Article
Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has been using the mantra, “now more than ever” ahead of his on/off now on again rematch with Tyson Fury. “Obsessed” with getting revenge and of “putting right” the decision loss he suffered last November, the 40-year-old has pointed out on Twitter how he is “vicious” when returning to the ring from a loss.
And Dr. Steel Hammer says he will be vicious on October 29, in his latest comeback.… Read Article
Chris Traietti (21-3, 17 KOs) takes on undefeated Mike Lee (17-0, 10 KOs) in a ten round bout at the UIC Forum in Chicago, Illinois on September 30th for the vacant USBA light heavyweight title. This fight will be televised on the CBS Sports Network.
This is an extremely important bout for Traietti because with a victory, it will move him into the top fifteen of the IBF world ranking and help to facilitate a … Read Article
There have been a few stories floating around regarding who IBF heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua might fight in his upcoming defence on November 26. With Hughie Fury’s October 29 fight with Andy Ruiz Jr now off, Fury was a possible option for Joshua’s upcoming defence – and Peter Fury has said on twitter that his son would definitely take the fight, and that he himself would accept it if the money was right.… Read Article
Fans of the cruiserweights could be in for a great night of action, most likely brutal action, on December 3rd, as Denis Lebedev will defend his two world titles against unbeaten banger Murat Gassiev in Moscow. Lebedev, 29-2(22) and the defending WBA and IBF champ, is no stranger to brutal fights, win or lose (see his horror show of a slugfest with Guillermo Jones in 2013), while Gassiev, 23-0(17) has scored at least a couple … Read Article