It’s always best advised to take most of what heavyweight champion Tyson Fury says with a pinch of salt. The unbeaten giant says so many things – some controversial some just plain daft – and not all of his outbursts truly reflect what he is thinking. So what to make of Fury’s latest statement (yes, Fury had even more to say after yesterday’s astonishing press conference in Manchester!) – that he will fight Wladimir Klitschko … Read Article
Belfast’s undefeated Carl ‘The Jackal’ Frampton has relinquished his IBF World super bantamweight belt ahead of his WBA Super World featherweight title challenge of California’s undefeated champion Leo Santa Cruz, on July 30 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, USA. In order for Frampton to pursue two-weight World title glory against Santa Cruz this summer, the Northern Irishman must vacate his coveted IBF super bantamweight crown due to mandatory obligations.… Read Article
British star Amir Khan always believed that he would get the chance of a legacy fight, despite setbacks in his pursuit of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
The two-time world champion has told BoxNation that he has always been convinced of landing a superfight ahead of his eagerly anticipated showdown with Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez next Saturday night. … Read Article
Today the second kick-off press conference with Wladimir Klitschko and Tyson Fury took place at the RTL media center in Cologne, Germany. With an attendance of 150 media representatives and 250 RTL associates, the TV broadcaster organized a first-class media event marking the ten year anniversary of close partnership with the Klitschko Management Group.… Read Article
Weights for Premier Boxing Champions on Spike that will take place Friday, at The Taj Mahal Casino and Hotel in Atlantic City.
Andre Dirrell 169 – Blake Caparello 167
Anthony Dirrell 168.8 – Caleb Truax 168.6
Jonathan Guzman 122 – Daniel Rosas 121.2
Brendan Barrett 248 – Alando Pugh 236… Read Article
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (April 27, 2016) – Fight week kicked-off Wednesday afternoon with media workouts for the long awaited rematch between former world champion “Vicious” Victor Ortiz and Andre “The Beast” Berto that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes on Saturday, April 30 from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
The action begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and features an explosive battle between light heavyweight sluggers Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez and … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (April 27, 2016) – Laying down the gauntlet against Presidential Candidate Donald Trump for his disparaging comments about Mexicans and Muslims, Golden Boy Promotions Chairman and CEO today offered the GOP frontrunner two free ringside seats to watch the Canelo vs. Khan super-fight showdown on May 7 in Las Vegas during a live interview on Fox Business News TV’s “Cavuto Coast to Coast.”… Read Article
Photo credit: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME) WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 27, 2016) – Fight week began Wednesday for the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING doubleheader taking place Saturday, April 30 at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. as fighters toured monuments throughout the nation’s capital before they enter the ring for their respective world title fights on Saturday night.… Read Article
Isaac Chilemba, WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight Challenger
“I want to thank Main Events for making this fight possible. Thanks to Sergey Kovalev for giving me this challenge.”
On Kovalev’s Recent Opponents
“I believe Kovalev he is a hard-working fighter. There is no such thing as an easy fight. I believe Kovalev worked hard to get where he is. I don’t think he would say any of his opponents weren’t tough. He has never … Read Article
Watch the video filmed by Kugan Cassius over at IfilmTV (scroll below to find) if you cannot be bothered to read about the highlights today’s Tyson Fury-Wladimir Klitschko press conference gave us in Manchester, but either way, fans have to agree: Fury, out of shape (by his own admission) and not at all in love with boxing (far from it, Fury said today that he “hates” boxing) simply does not care what anyone thinks about … Read Article