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
Superstar Manny Pacquiao wants his fans to decide who he fights next. Pac-Man, via his social media site, has asked his fans to pick his next challenger who will fight him in the United Arab Emirates. The former multi-weight king and reigning WBO welterweight champ has given fans four names to choose from:
Kell Brook… Read Article
Shannon Briggs is excited right now, for two reasons. Firstly, as the 45 year-old has posted on his social media page, purse bids take place today for Briggs’ WBA heavyweight title fight with Fres Oquendo. And secondly, Briggs is hugely motivated to put his name in the record books as the first heavyweight to have won a world title in three separate decades.
Briggs, who became the lineal heavyweight champ with his disputed decision victory … Read Article
Welsh legend and all time great Joe Calzaghe has tried a few things since leaving the ring with a perfect 46-0 record in 2008. “The Pride of Wales” has turned his talented hand to acting, he has written his biography and he has performed pundit duties. But boxing remains in Calzaghe’s blood and he has just successfully applied for his manager’s licence.
Joe will now look to guide up and coming young talent, which will … Read Article
For a while, it looked as though superstar Manny Pacquaao’s next fight would take place in Australia, however, it now seems definite Pac-Man will box in the UAE; either in Abu Dhabi or Dubai – at least this is the word according to Pacquiaio’s long-time advisor Michael Koncz.
Koncz put a message up on Pac-Man’s official social media channels, saying “See you in UAE for my next fight.”… Read Article