A Deontay Wilder-Hughie Fury fight has been spoken of before now, at least as a possibility, and yesterday, in a Tweet by unbeaten Hughie, cousin of course of troubled former world heavyweight king Tyson, an actual date for this would-be fight appeared. 22-year-old Fury, 20-0(10) Tweeted the following:
Watch Britain’s Anthony Joshua defend his IBF World Heavyweight title against Eric Molina for just £14.95 – Britain’s lowest price
On Saturday 10th December, all TalkTalk TV customers will be able to watch Anthony Joshua defend his IBF World Heavyweight title against Eric Molina at Britain’s lowest price of only £14.95.
Viewers will be treated to a thrilling night of British boxing from the comfort of their own homes via Sky Sports Box Office on … Read Article
The recent news that MMA superstar Conor McGregor got himself a license to box in the state of California really did start a scrum of activity amongst active and even inactive boxers, all of whom want a piece of McGregor in his assumed boxing debut/tune-up ahead of his hoped for (but very unlikely) mega-match with Floyd Mayweather.
The latest boxer to call McGregor out is Australian lightweight warrior Michael Katsidis. Katsidis, as he explained to … Read Article
It was just over 42 years ago when promoter extraordinaire Don King’s vision of having the great Muhammad Ali try and regain his crown from an unbeaten George Foreman in the African jungle became reality. And it was 15 years ago this year when Hasim Rahman shocked Lennox Lewis in South Africa. Now, promoter Eddie Hearn says it is possible that IBF heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua could follow in the footsteps of Foreman and Lewis … Read Article
Last night in Sofia, Bulgaria, heavyweight contender Kubrat Pulev enjoyed an easy homecoming as he bashed around an out of shape Sam Peter in front of his adoring fans. Pulev, basically having nothing to beat, landed punches on the overweight, slow-footed 36-year-old at will. Peter threw a few punches, off balance as he was, but nothing ever came close to troubling 35-year-old Pulev.… Read Article
Former lineal and one-time WBO heavyweight champ Shannon Briggs hits 45 today, yet far from being content in retirement (Briggs did, after all, turn pro way, way back in the summer of 1992) the former champ is restlessly looking for a big fight. With his “Let’s Go, Champ” mantra always at the ready, Briggs wants one more big one before he’s ready to call it a career.
And whether you feel Briggs is merely chasing … Read Article
In one the more poorer performances we’ve seen from WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs), he was forced to dig deep to beat fringe contender Artur Akavov (16-2, 7 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision tonight at the Paisley Lagoon Centre in Glasgow, Scotland. Saunders fought well enough to win between four to six rounds on this writer’s scorecards, but definitely not to deserve the victory. … Read Article
Ashley “Treasure” Theophane (40-7-1, 11KO’s ) faced Yakabu Amidu (19-9-2, 17 KO’s ) in 10 rounds of action in the main event of Mayweather Promotions’ Sin City Showdown Friday night. Theophane came out focused and on cue with his game plan, he was able to deflect most of Amidu’s punches and break his opponent down. It was a steady 10 rounds of action, Theophane was able to break Amidu down with consistent jabs and body … Read Article
Tonight at The Ice Palace in Moscow, unbeaten challenger Murat Gassiev scored a 12-round split decision victory over defending IBF cruiserweight champ Denis Lebedev. The new champion, now 24-0(17) prevailed via scores of 116-112 and 116-111, the third judge had it 114-113 for Lebedev, who is now 29-3(22).
A very tough, hard-fought battle, tonight’s main event saw both men take plenty of punches. Lebedev, the older man by a substantial 14 years at age 37, … Read Article
Tonight at The Ice Palace in Moscow, Russia brutal puncher Dmitriy Kudryashov scored yet another highlight reel KO as he iced Colombia’s Santander Silgado in the very first round. The stern-faced, bearded Kudryashov came out stalking right away, backing the 31 year old up from the get-go.
A hard left hand put Silgado down as he was along the ropes and he went down heavily. Bravely beating the count, Silgado was soon laid flat out … Read Article