WBC cruiserweight king Tony Bellew is all set for his first title defence. His promoter Eddie Hearn told Sky Sports today how the defence will top a Liverpool show on October 15, with an official announcement of the opponent and other details next week. For now, Hearn says there are three names in the mix: former WBC and IBF champ Krzysztof Wlodarczyk, former WBA title challenger B.J Flores and unbeaten WBC mandatory challenger Mairis Briedis.… Read Article
WBC challenger Grigory Drozd (39-1, 27 KOs) did a good job of outworking World Boxing Council cruiserweight champion Krzysztof “Diablo” Wlodarczyk (49-3-1, 35 KOs) on Saturday night to beat him by a 12 round unanimous decision at the Dynamo Palace of Sports in Moscow, Russia.
Wlodarczyk was waiting too long to let his shots off in each round, and this enabled the much busier Drozd to win rounds based on being busier.
In the past, … Read Article
HOBOKEN, N.J. (September 8, 2014) — Integrated Sports Media (ISM), North America’s undisputed leader of major boxing pay-per-view distribution, announced today that it will bring “Clash of the Cruiserweights” to North American fans, Saturday, September 27, live from Dynamo Palace of Sports in Moscow, Russia.
Three world championship fights will be featured on “Clash of the Cruiserweights,” promoted by Andrey Ryabinsky (World of Boxing), which is being distributed in North America by Integrated Sports Media … Read Article
WBC Cruiserweight Champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk successfully defended his title last night at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois. This victory completed his trilogy of fights with Italian former champion Giacobbe Fragomeni and was also his sixth defense of the WBC belt. Wlodarczyk displayed a true veteran’s poise in the ring tonight and put on a flawless performance. Fragomeni was giving up several inches in height and reach but sometimes it felt like a foot. Wlodarczyk’s … Read Article
The final press conference for “World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3” was held on Wednesday (December 4), night at Output Lounge Sports Bar in Chicago and all the combatants were respectful and confident ahead of their respective showdowns this Friday night at UIC Pavilion in Chicago.
WBC World Cruiserweight Champion Krzysztof “Diablo” Wlodarczyk and challenger Giacobbe Fragomeni, plus “Chicago’s Polish Prince” Andrzej Fonfara and his opponent, Colombian KO artist Samuel Miller were joined on … Read Article
The professional boxers appearing on the sensational “World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3” WBC World Cruiserweight Championship fight held public workouts at Oakley Fight Club in Chicago today and all looked ready for battle.
WBC World Cruiserweight Champion Krzysztof “Diablo” Wlodarczyk, as well as his arch rival and opponent Giacobbe Fragomeni and “Chicago’s Polish Prince” Andrzej Fonfara worked out with their trainers and did interviews and met fans.… Read Article
On Friday, December 6, at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, promoters Andrew Wasilewski and Piotr Werner of Ulrich Knockout Promotions, Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing and Dominic Pesoli of 8 Count Promotions will once again bring world-class professional boxing back to the Windy City with their latest blockbuster event, this one entitled “World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3”.… Read Article
Two-time and current WBC Cruiserweight Champion Krzysztof “Diablo” Wlodarczyk, a native of Warsaw, Poland, is making his way to Chicago this week in support of his countrymen, Andrzej Fonfara and Artur Szpilka, in their “Big Fight 2” appearances this Friday, August 16, at U.S. Cellular Field.
In a show of true patriotism, Wlodarczyk will be in attendance Friday night when “Chicago’s Polish Prince”, and fellow Warsaw native, IBO Light Heavyweight World Champion Andrzej Fonfara, battles … Read Article
Russian Rakhim Chakhkiev (16-1, 12 KO’s) used the wrong strategy tonight against WBC cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (48-2-1, 34 KO’s) and it cost him the fight by getting stopped in the 8th round at the Dynamo Palace of Sports in Moscow, Russia. Chakhkiev fought at a fast pace, too fast obviously, and by the 8th round he was fighting on fumes.
Wlodarczyk then knocked Chakhkiev twice in the 8th to get a stoppage with referee … Read Article
WBC cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (47-2-1, 33 KO’s) will be defending his title for the fifth against former 2008 Olympic heavyweight gold medalist from Russia Rakhim Chakhkiev (16-0, 12 KO’s) on June 22nd in Moscow, Russia. This is going to be a tough fight for the 31-year-old Wlodarczyk because the 30-year-old Chakhkiev is a tough inside fighter with excellent power. He’s a much different type of fighter than the guys that Wlodarczyk has been fighting … Read Article