WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs) unleashed a monstrous right hand in the 9th round to knock his opponent Artur Szpilka (20-2, 15 KOs) completely out on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Wilder’s right hand ended the show in the 9th round in what was a very closely contested match. The fight was stopped at 2:24 of round nine.… Read Article
David Haye (26-2, 24 KOs) will be walking into the ring tonight a considerable favorite to beat his hand-picked opponent Mark De Mori (30-1-2, 26 KOs) at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Haye says he can’t wait to get inside the ring so that he can see how much he has left. Haye, 35, wants to show the boxing world that he’s a serious threat to the top fighters in the heavyweight division with … Read Article
Little known fringe contender Mark De Mori is talking about potentially retiring from the sport if he knocks out 35-year-old David Haye in their heavyweight fight this month on January 16th at the O2 Arena in London, England. De Mori, 33, wants to retire on a high point and he feels that a victory over the ring rusty Haye would be potentially a great way for him to leave boxing.
De Mori is an underdog … Read Article
Golden Boy Promotions are looking for an opponent for their franchise fighter Mexican Saul “Canelo” Alvarez to fight on May 7th on Cinco De Mayo on HBO pay-per-view. The date for Canelo’s fight is now in place for May 7th, and now Golden Boy is looking for an opponent and a venue for the fight to be staged.
This will be another pay-per-view fight for the 25-year-old Canelo Alvarez, which means that Golden Boy will … Read Article
If WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders doesn’t accept the offer made to him by IBF/IBO/WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s promoters at K2 for a unification fight in April, then Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs) will face his #1 IBF mandatory Tureano Johnson (19-1, 13 KOs) on April 23rd. The fight will be televised on HBO Championship boxing at Madison Square Garden in New York.
This would not be a pay-per-view bout like the 33-year-old Golovkin’s … Read Article
(Photo Credit: Alex Menendez – HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions) Interim WBA heavyweight champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) put the world on notice tonight with a very nice 7th round stoppage win over a tough as nailed 31-year-old American Bryant “By-By” Jennings (19-2, 10 KOs) in a fight televised by HBO Championship Boxing from the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York. … Read Article
(Photo credit: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME) Former WBO 160lb champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (32-1-1, 23 KOs) tasted defeat for the first time in his career on Saturday night in getting blasted out by the hard hitting WBA “regular” middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs (31-1, 28 KOs) in a 1st round TKO defeat in a fight between two Brooklyn natives at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Jacobs landed a crushing right hand to the head that … Read Article
IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (22-1, 14 KOs) retained his IBF title tonight with a less than thrilling 12 round unanimous decision win over 35-year-old Lucian Bute (35-3, 25 KOs) from the Vidéotron Centre in Quebec City, in Quebec, Canada. Bute, 35, had the crowd on his side the entire fight, and they did a good job of motivating him during the championship rounds. … Read Article
Making his fourth attempt at winning a world title, challenger Martin Murray (32-3-1, 15 KOs) came up a little short in losing a controversial 12 round split decision to WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham (44-4, 29 KOs) at the TUI Arena in Hanover, Germany. The scores were 115-112, 116-111 for Abraham, and 115-112 for Murray. … Read Article
Brandon Rios (33-3-1, 24 KOs) was totally outclassed tonight in losing to WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley (33-1-1, 13 KOs) by a 9th round knockout in a one-sided mismatch between these two Top Rank promoted fighters at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rios was stopped for the first time in his 11-year pro career after getting knocked down twice in the 9th from body shots. … Read Article