By Michael Collins: Undefeated heavyweight contender Tyson Fury (19-0, 14 KO’s) has already counted tonight’s fight against American Kevin Johnson (28-2-1, 13 KO’s) as a victory in the win column and he’s looking past Johnson towards a much wanted fight against either Vitali Klitschko or his brother Wladimir Klitschko. It remains to be seen whether Fury can get past Johnson, but if he does he’ll likely get one of the Klitschkos in the ring because … Read Article
By Dwight Chittenden: WBC heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko will be making a decision about whether he’ll retire or not by mid-December according to his manager Bernd Boente. Vitali’s political career is what could be the factor for him retiring if he chooses to step away from the boxing game. … Read Article
By Michael Collins: Former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye gave an interview on Wednesday where said that an agreement has already been made with WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko in 2013. Whether Haye is on the level with this is still unknown because we’re only hearing Haye say it and not Vitali.
Haye said to Sky Sports News “”The fight has already been agreed, the contract’s done – the money, the split, everything. We don’t … Read Article
World Heavyweight Champions Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko have started their own Google+ profile. Latest news, videos and insider information of the lives of the champions will be regularly posted.
WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO and “The Ring Magazine” Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko will defend his titles against undefeated Polish Mariusz Wach in Hamburg, Germany on November 10. The fight week press conference on November 5 will be shown live in a Hangout On Air starting … Read Article
By BoxingBet.pl – Reputable trainer Manvel Gabirelyan who is known for his work with the former two-time WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev, wasn’t impressed by Alexander Povetkin’s last win over American veteran Hasim Rahman (50-8-2, 41 KO). The Armenia-born coach also believes that it’s definitely too early for Povetkin to face the WBA/WBO/IBF/IBO champion, Wladimir Klitschko (58-3, 51 KO).
– Povetkin’s opponent was just a punching bag for one round. There was no Rahman in … Read Article
By James Slater: Wanna see a good fight? We’ve seen some great, dramatic fights this year (think Martinez-Chavez, Maidana-Karass, Brook-Jones, Garcia-Khan to name but a few) and 2012 has more promising action still in store. But next year, 2013, could be even better – in fact a whole lot better.
How? By making these fights become a reality.
This is the way I see it, anyway: from heavyweight on down, the best match-ups that can … Read Article
By Michael Collins: WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko has a great deal of respect for former WBO heavyweight champion Corrie Sanders (42-4, 31 KO’s), who was murdered in South Africa this past weekend by three unknown thugs that robbed the restaurant where Sanders was celebrating a party.
Vitali said to the German news site Bild Plus “Corrie Sanders was my most difficult opponent I ever fought. Corrie was fast, could give and take a punch. … Read Article
WORLD BOXING COUNCIL NEWS
September 11, 2012 – Mexico City. From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán: The following is one of the weekly “Hook to the Liver” columns by WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán that are published in El Universal every Sunday. From September 9, translated from Spanish:
HOOK TO THE LIVER
By José Sulaimán
I took the plane trip to Russia to be present for the defense of our great world … Read Article
by Paul Strauss: (Vitali stops Charr in 4th on bad cut), DeMarco vs Molina – Junior sits it out, Ward vs Dawson – Andre makes another one look easy
To start off the night’s festivities, HBO showed a replay of forty-one year old Vitali Klitschko’s 4th round TKO destruction of Manuel Charr at the Olimpiyskia in Moscow, Russia. After the fight, announcer Jim Lampley asked Larry about the possibility of David Haye remaining a … Read Article
Blog Talk Radio’s, “The Pugilist KOrner” is proud to present a special “Andre Ward Edition” of “The Weekend Wrap” tonight at 9:00 PM EST.
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