QUEBEC CITY (July 30, 2016) – Light heavyweight world champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (28-1, 23 KOs) delivered a highlight reel knockout victory over Thomas “Top Dogg” Williams Jr. (20-2, 14 KOs) in the fourth-round of an exciting main event showdown on Premier Boxing Champions on Spike Friday night from Centre Videotron in Quebec City, Canada.… Read Article26 Comments on Stevenson KOs Williams Jr; Alvarez beats Berridge
Fresh from bringing down Korean boxers to train and fight professionally in Ghana, Gh Bosslink Promotions CEO, Collins-Bio Donkor has now also struck a deal for British boxer, Adam Taylor to come and hone his skills in the famous West African country.
Boxing247.com can exclusively report that Taylor, a super middleweight who has as a semi-pro fought all over the world but never in Africa and who now has a professional record of 2-1 and … Read Article5 Comments on Gh Bosslink Promotions bringing British boxer to fight in Ghana
(Photo credit Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME) This Saturday night undefeated pugilists risk their O’s in a classic style-matchup that continues the oldest argument amongst fight fans. Leo Santa Cruz made a big statement last August when he beat three-weight champion Abner Mares. His counterpart, Carl Frampton, comes in to this dual fresh off the heels of his most impressive win over previously unbeaten Scott Quigg. The Barclays Center will serve as a middle-ground of sorts with UK … Read Article13 Comments on Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton: Classic Style Matchup
(Photo credit Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME) SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT
WBA FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – 12 Rounds
LEO SANTA CRUZ – 125 ½ pounds
CARL FRAMPTON – 125 ¼ pounds… Read Article6 Comments on Weights: Santa Cruz 125 1/2lbs, Frampton 125 1/2
LONDON (29 July) – Carl Frampton insists that size won’t be a factor when he faces Mexican world champion Leo Santa Cruz this Saturday night.
The Belfast boxing ace faces his biggest test to date when he steps in against the taller and rangier Santa Cruz, who has two-and-a-half-inches over him in height and a telling seven-inch reach advantage. … Read Article15 Comments on Frampton not worried about size disadvantage against Santa Cruz
(Photo credit: Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME) Has tomorrow night’s WBA featherweight title clash between defending champion Leo Santa Cruz and challenger and super-bantamweight champ Carl Frampton been given enough hype? Has the clash of unbeatens been given the respect and attention it deserves? There are a number of internet articles out there pushing the fight, mostly Irish websites doing the work it must be said, but there doesn’t really seem to be a massive buzz surrounding this … Read Article7 Comments on Carl Frampton on his fight with Leo Santa Cruz: “No hype required!”
WBC heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder is not the only big name who will likely be out of action for the rest of the year due to injuries picked up in the ring. According to Showtime boss Stephen Espinoza, WBA welterweight king Keith Thurman will probably rest up for the remainder of 2016, so as to allow the cuts he picked up in his tremendous war with Shawn Porter to heal. And as gruelling and as … Read Article17 Comments on Keith Thurman likely to be out of action for the remainder of 2016
There was a time, in the 1970s and 1980s especially, when almost all the big heavyweight fights took place under the glitzy lights of Las Vegas. Be it George Foreman, Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes, Mike Tyson or Evander Holyfield, and be it Caesars Palace, The Las Vegas Hilton or The Mirage, most of the heavyweight action was being fought in the Nevada desert. This changed in the 2000s and it’s hard to think of the … Read Article33 Comments on Can a Wilder-Joshua clash bring the heavyweight magic back to Las Vegas?
(Photo credit: Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME) BROOKLYN (July 28, 2016) – Undefeated three-division world champion Leo Santa Cruz and undefeated former unified 122-pound world champion Carl Frampton went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before their featherweight world title clash that headlines a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING triple-header this Saturday, July 30 live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Televised coverage begins on SHOWTIMEat 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and features undefeated former world champion Mikey Garcia taking … Read Article9 Comments on Santa Cruz, Frampton, Garcia, Malignaggi final quotes
It’s not official yet, but welterweights Danny Garcia and Andre Berto are in talks for a possible September or October fight; so reports RingTV.com (although the man with all the news, Dan Rafael, wrote how this fight was a possibility a few days ago). Reportedly, the likely date is September 24th at The Barclays Centre in New York, with a later date in October also being looked at. But never mind the finer details – … Read Article66 Comments on Get ready for Danny Garcia vs. Andre Berto