Could “retired” superstar Floyd Mayweather be set to return to the ring to face UFC star, the also “retired” Conor McGregor? The mega-match, dubbed “The Billion Dollar Fight,” is said to be on the verge of being announced soon, an unidentified “source close to Mayweather” has said. The story first broke in UK tabloid, The Sun, and since then a large number of publications have reported on the news. Twitter has also exploded, with many … Read Article
The WBC middleweight title has been kidnapped for ransom. Back in 2014 Miguel Cotto, an outstanding welter/super welterweight, caught a huge break when he was chosen to relieve ailing warhorse Sergio Martinez from his middleweight title. It is not clear how he qualified for a title fight at middleweight without having ever fought in this weight classs. He had lost his super welterweight title to Austin Trout and after that fought and TKOed Delvin Rodriguez … Read Article
In a recent interview, British star, Amir Khan stated that should he defeat Saul “Canelo” Alvarez this Saturday night for the WBC Middleweight title that he would not rule out the possibility of facing Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin.
That’s a scary thought, far more scary than what might happen to him this weekend against an opponent who will outweigh him by a substantial margin come fight time. And what may be scarier than all possible … Read Article
Odds courtesy of Bovada
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez -550 (2/11)
Amir Khan +375 (15/4)
Will the fight go the distance?
Yes (Fight goes the distance) +160 (8/5)
No (Fight does not go the distance) -240 (5/12)… Read Article
Weigh-In results from Manchester: Crolla weighed 134.3 lbs., Barroso weighed 134.2 lbs.
Anthony Crolla says prove he is the best Lightweight in the World as he defends his WBA World title against Ismael Barroso at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports.
Crolla is the underdog against the hard-hitting challenger that made a name for himself in December when he KO’d Kevin Mitchell inside five rounds at The O2 in London to … Read Article
UKTV’s leading free-to-air entertainment channel Dave has secured the exclusive UK rights for former two-weight world champion David Haye’s latest fight as he continues his comeback to the ring. ‘Haye Day’ will once again air on Dave, live from The O2 on Saturday 21 May.
A peak audience of 3.2 million people tuned into Dave in January to watch ‘The Hayemaker’ return to the ring for the first time in three and a half years … Read Article
(Photo Credit: Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions) LAS VEGAS (May 5, 2016) Fighters on the undercard of Canelo vs. Khan hosted a final press conference today at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino ahead of Saturday’s bouts. Co-main event fighters David Lemieux (34-3, 31 KOs) and Glen “Jersey Boy” Tapia (23-2, 15 KOs) were joined by Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (22-5, 7 KOs), Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez (20-0, 13 KOs), Patrick Teixeira (26-0, 22 KOs), and Curtis Stevens … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (May 5, 2016) – Once again on the cutting edge of technology, media and sports, Golden Boy Promotions will bring its fans Canelo vs. Khan via Live via the Internet. The company will stream the May 7th mega-fight between WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight Champion Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan live at 9 PM EST and 6PM PT.
As the world’s leading boxing, sports and entertainment company, Golden Boy Promotions specializes in … Read Article
British boxing is flourishing right now, and thanks to fighters names Tyson Fury, Amir Khan, Anthony Joshua, Kell Brook, David Haye and James DeGale, fans have a number of reasons to tune in to some important and potentially explosive fight nights. World titles abound for British boxing’s finest, from welterweight all the way up to heavyweight. But who of the UK’s finest has the best chance when it comes to becoming an international superstar?
Let’s … Read Article
Forget the fact that it is THE biggest and most sought after fight in all of boxing today, and forget the fact that the WBC have mandated the fight; Mexican star Saul Alvarez is seemingly asking feared puncher Gennady Golovkin to prove himself worthy of a shot at him! Speaking with Lance Pugmire of The LA Times, Canelo said the following:
“He needs to work his way up, he needs to earn his shot. … Read Article