Former IBF light heavyweight champion Tavoris Cloud (24-1, 19 KO’s) is going to test whether WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (21-, 18 KO’s) is for real or not this Saturday in their fight in their fight at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. Stevenson, 36, has proven to be a devastating puncher in last 9 fights in which he’s scored 9 consecutive knockouts.… Read Article
Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, The Sports Krib proudly presents a very special “HBO Double Header” Edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!
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To kick off tonight’s program, James and Joseph will discuss HBO’s September 28th broadcast, which is slated to take place in two different countries. JC Chavez Jr. versus Bran Vera will be aired live from Carson, California, and Adonis Stevenson versus Tavoris Cloud will be streamed … Read Article
MONTREAL (August 14, 2013) – World Boxing Council (WBC), The Ring Magazine and linear world light heavyweight champion, Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (21-1-0, 18 KOs), will defend his crown for the first time, facing former International Boxing Federation (IBF) world light heavyweight champion, American Tavoris “Thunder” Cloud (24-1-0, 19 KOs), on Saturday, September 28 in a titanic collision at the Bell Centre in Montreal, airing live on HBO in the United States.
“Superman Returns” will be … Read Article
Tony Bellew (20-1, 12 Ko’s) failed the last time he got a title shot against WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly in losing a 12 round majority decision to him two years ago in October 2011. Bellew, 30, is now on the cusp of getting another world title shot, this time against the winner of the Adonis Stevenson vs. Tavoris Cloud fight.
Bellew is tentatively scheduled to fight the winner of that bout on November … Read Article
The World Boxing Council has given permission for WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (21-1, 18 KO’s) to make a voluntary defense against former IBF light heavyweight champion Tavoris Cloud (24-1, 19 KO’s), according to Steve Kim.
This means that that the 35-year-old Stevenson can bypass his mandatory title defense against challenger Tony Bellew. I’m sure Bellew won’t like this news because he had been hoping that he’d be next in line to face Stevenson … Read Article
By Frank Walsh: March 9th, 2013. The boxing media, fans, officials and fighters made their way to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Among them, a 48 year old living legend, Bernard Hopkins. With each fight, he defies what is accepted to be the limits, of what the human body should achieve at his stage of life, in a brutal sport. And most importantly to Hopkins himself, he defies those who doubt him to … Read Article
By Jack Scales: Age and time eventually catching up with us are two inevitabilities we are faced with in this life. However, one man who has continued to evade this fact, is none other than Philadelphia’s treasured son, Bernard ‘The Executioner’ Hopkins. For years, critics, fighters and trainers alike, have predicted his fall from the upper echelons of the sport, but as every boxing fan knows he has constantly proven his doubters wrong, whilst simultaneously … Read Article
BERNARD “THE EXECUTIONER” HOPKINS, Six-Time And Two-Division World Champion & Oldest Fighter In History To Win A World Title
“Any athlete who goes in there and knows they are 100 percent ready physically has an advantage. Athletes deal with aches and pains, but I was able to rest for the whole summer of 2012 and I had a chance to heal my body 100 percent.
“Tavoris Cloud might actually be hungrier than me. How often … Read Article
BROOKLYN, March 6 – New York area favorites Michael Perez of Newark, Eddie Gomez of The Bronx and Staten Island’s 2012 U.S. Olympian Marcus Browne will step into the ring in exciting preliminary action on Saturday, March 9 when they head up an action-packed undercard leading up to the IBF Light Heavyweight World Championship between Bernard Hopkins and Tavoris Cloud at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York which will be televised live on HBO World … Read Article
Oscar De La Hoya — We are absolutely thrilled about once again having Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins fighting in a championship fight, which he will be when he faces Tavoris “Thunder” Cloud. It will be a 12 rounder for the IBF Light Heavyweight World Championship.
I’m also happy to announce that we have a very exciting under card from top to bottom. The co-main event will be Keith Thurman vs. Jan Zaveck. That will be … Read Article