It’s still not clear who IBF heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua will be defending his belt against on November 26, but it will definitely not be David Price. Promoter Eddie Hearn had some air time on Sky Sports today, and he repeated the three “most likely” names for Joshua’s next bout: Kubrat Pulev, Bermane Stiverne and Joseph Parker, who is of course Joshua’s mandatory challenger.… Read Article3 Comments on Eddie Hearn says David Price won’t get Joshua shot in November; likes the idea of Price-Joseph Parker in a final eliminator
Despite the fact that he has packed on the pounds, and the muscle, to fight effectively as a middleweight, IBF welterweight champ Kell Brook says he is very much interested in dropping back down in weight to defend his crown after his massive September 10 fight with 160-pound king Gennady Golovkin is done.
A good number of experts have opined how they feel Brook’s audacious move up to get it on with GGG equals him … Read Article5 Comments on Kell Brook on Errol Spence Jr: “If people want to see that fight, I will do it”
Amir Khan in 2017 – Retired? Forgotten? Still relevant? Still exciting?
Khan, the former 140-pound king who was last seen paying the price for taking a quite audacious, but also brave, challenge up at 155-pounds, insists he if far from finished. The 29-year-old who stated a few years back how he planned to retire from boxing by the age of 30 (a milestone the Olympic silver medallist will reach this coming December) has taken to … Read Article28 Comments on Amir Khan: Is he still relevant? Will you pay to see his future fights?
Undefeated Caleb “Sweet Hands” Plant (14-0, 10 KOs) dropped and dominated Colombia’s Juan De Angel (18-5-1, 17 KOs) on his way to a unanimous decision victory Tuesday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes from Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pa.
The Nashville-native was able to keep his perfect record intact and was in control from start to finish of his … Read Article5 Comments on Results: Caleb Plant beats Juan De Angel
Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr.’s sensational sixth-round knockout of Leonard Bundu delivered over +6 million viewers during his Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC fight this Sunday, according to Nielsen. Following the broadcast of the 2016 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team’s gold medal-winning performance, Spence Jr.’s fight posted a peak audience of 6.34 million viewers and averaged 4.8 million viewers for the entire hour. This fight is the highest-rated PBC fight to-date.… Read Article57 Comments on Errol Spence Jr vs. Leonard Bundu seen by 6 million viewers
Golden Boy Promotions has issued the following statement:
“Today, Golden Boy Promotions and Luis Ortiz amicably parted ways,” said Stefan Friedman, spokesperson for Golden Boy Promotions. “We are proud of the work that Golden Boy and Luis accomplished together culminating in his WBA Heavyweight Interim Championship victory and subsequent title defenses. We wish Luis and his team all the best in the future.”… Read Article47 Comments on Statement from Golden Boy Promotions on Luis Ortiz
Kell Brook is leaving no stone unturned in his training for his fast approaching September 10 challenge of middleweight champ Gennady Golovkin. In fact, Brook is using some techniques that are of a secretive nature as he pushes his body to the max for the biggest fight of his entire career. Speaking with The Sheffield Star, the IBF welterweight champ’s head trainer Dominic Ingle revealed how the science dept of their local university in Sheffield … Read Article96 Comments on GGG vs Brook: Kell Brook using “confidential” science techniques in training for mega-fight with GGG
Muhammad Ali had his “Anchor Punch.” Bruce Lee had his one-inch punch.
Ali had his “Shuffle.” Lee had lethal power in both feet.
And, yes, some fight fans have even debated, and did debate back in the early 1970s, over who would have won if these two iconic figures had met in a bout. Maybe the idea of Ali and Lee(who passed away, shockingly, in 1973) fighting isn’t all that crazy.… Read Article44 Comments on Muhammad Ali Vs. Bruce Lee: The ultimate fantasy fight!
By Mauricio Sulaiman – WBC President – Jose Sulaiman’s son – Boxing was a founding sport of the ancient Olympics in Greece, and has been an Olympic sport since the first edition of the modern Olympic Games in 1904. The Olympic Games are organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which is in full control of all aspects of competition: formats, rules, and all of the financial and commercial matters of the event, which is … Read Article5 Comments on World Boxing Council News: Olympic Glory
It’s always a subjective thing, compiling a pound-for-pound top-10, but whenever a fighter, a former fighter who once graced most p-4-p charts is drawing up such a list, the picks are worth looking at. And former super-middleweight king Carl Froch, now happily retired and able to look back on a terrific career, has provided his picks for the ten best pound-for-pound boxers today.
Froch, who faced a number of fighters who were, at one time, … Read Article116 Comments on Who is the pound-for-pound best in the sport today? Former entrant Carl Froch’s pick may surprise you