47-1 as a pro, world titles won at middleweight, super-middleweight, light-heavyweight and heavyweight and big names such as James Toney, Bernard Hopkins, Virgil Hill, Vinny Pazienza and Mike McCallum not only beaten but dominated. This is what the once great Roy Jones Junior could have walked away with in the spring of 2003.… Read Article
Odlanier Solis, the naturally gifted Cuban who won so much as an amateur and appeared, before he began to pile on the pounds, to have a bright future at pro level, has not quite reached the end yet. According to a news report in German paper BILD, Solis will fight Manuel Charr in March, with, get this – a version of the WBA heavyweight title on the line.… Read Article
Tony Bellew remains as confident as ever with just over two weeks to go until his big all-British showdown with David Haye. At least this is the way it seems, with the reigning WBC cruiserweight king telling Sky Sports that he is willing to fight the former WBA heavyweight ruler not once, but twice.… Read Article
It’s been just over two months since the brutally entertaining British heavyweight slugfest between bitter rivals Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora, and fans are eager to see what the two warriors do next; whether they will meet in a return fight or go a different route. Chisora, who lost a razor-thin, debatable 12 round split decision, wants the rematch but – as he explained to Sky Sports – he doesn’t think Whyte wants it.… Read Article
Has feared, unbeaten KO King and reigning middleweight champ Gennady Golovkin made the mistake of looking past his March 18 challenger Danny Jacobs? This is what “The Miracle Man” believes to be the case, as he explained to RingTV.com from his training camp. Jacobs has heard about the potential June 10 fight GGG is looking at having at home in Kazakhstan, against reigning WBO middleweight champ Billy Joe Saunders.… Read Article
Arguably the deepest, most talent-rich division in boxing today, the welterweight division is shaping up for a great year. By the time IBF champ Kell Brook steps into the ring to face Errol Spence Junior – for some the new superstar, not only of the welterweight division but of the entire sport – WBA and WBC champs Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia will have settled their differences.… Read Article
Last year we were both treated to and surprised by a couple of big fight match-ups that literally came right out of the blue. Nobody saw Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan coming, and it was even more of a shock when Gennady Golovkin-Kell Brook was announced later in the year.
Could we see some more surprises here in 2017? Manny Pacquiao Vs. Amir Khan, would that provide the big shock factor if it took place this year? … Read Article
It’s agreed, it’s on and promoter Eddie Hearn says it’s the best fight that could be made in the welterweight division today. And even though a number of fans would likely argue how the upcoming Keith Thurman-Danny Garcia is a better, bigger fight, the Kell Brook-Errol Spence fight is without doubt a big deal.
Hearn announced this evening UK time that terms have been agreed and that the fight will go ahead “in the UK.” … Read Article
Doubts are creeping in with regards to former featherweight champ Carl Frampton getting his third and deciding fight with Leo Santa Cruz in his beloved Belfast. As fight fans are aware, Frampton and Mexico’s Santa Cruz are currently 1-1 in their terrific rivalry, and Frampton is adamant that having traveled to the US for the first two battles he is entitled to have the rubber-match at home in Ireland.… Read Article
There was a time when defeat, let alone a nasty KO defeat, was an utterly unthinkable fate for the sublime Roy Jones Junior when he was doing his stuff in the ring. Not any more. Sadly, and no longer shockingly, a stoppage defeat has become a regular occurrence for the man with the once blurring fists and the chilling power.
For reasons only the future Hall of Famer knows (and yes, Jones is still absolutely … Read Article