Superstar Floyd Mayweather Junior, who has recently been embarking on a “Victory Tour” of the UK, may soon be travelling to these shores on a regular basis. As per an exclusive by Gareth A Davies of The Telegraph, Mayweather’s Mayweather Promotions and Eddie Hearns’ Matchroom stable will join forces to co-promote shows in the UK – specifically matching fighters from the two outfits together.… Read Article
Sugar Ray Robinson, the ex-welterweight king, entered the ring with an amazing 120-1-2 record, his adversary, one he had grown accustomed to going to war with, climbed through the ropes with a 78-14-3 ledger. And the feared “Bronx Bull,” Jake La Motta was not going to give up his cherished middleweight crown without a fearsome, brutal fight.… Read Article
Reigning heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is no stranger to Twitter, with the unbeaten giant often writing outlandish and sometimes humorous messages on his official Twitter page. But today’s announcement of sorts from Fury is sure to cause speculation and probably plenty of debate.
Fury, who claims he has huge news that he will share soon, took to Twitter two hours ago to write the following:
“Some massive news coming soon, had to come to London … Read Article
If it took place, it would be a great fight between two great fighters who are now in the twilight of their legendary careers: Juan Manuel Marquez against Miguel Cotto. And, in a piece over on ESPN.com, Dan Rafael has reported how Marquez, inactive since his May 2014 points win over Mike Alvarado, is in talks to face Cotto later this year.
Understandably, considering his layoff, the Mexican great is not 100-percent sure he will … Read Article
Rival super-bantamweights Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg have sat down and had the face-to-face treatment courtesy of Sky Sports’ “The Gloves Are Off” series, and from what the teaser trailer shows, the full episode – to be aired tomorrow, Valentine’s Day – should be quite something.
The two men appear to have some mutual respect, with an apparently grudging handshake taking place, but the back and forth verbal exchanges suggest some very real bad blood … Read Article
It’s one of those stories that, when you read it, you have to double check to see if you really have read correctly. Once great multi-weight king Roy Jones Junior – who recently announced how, contrary to some reports that said he had retired, made it clear he has not yet done so – will indeed fight again. Sort of.
It’s up on a number of boxing sites, so it must be true: Jones, 47, … Read Article
Following his shock upset stoppage loss to Viktor Postol in October, former 140-pound champ Lucas Matthysse aims to prove he is far from done by invading the talent-rich welterweight division. Dan Rafael of ESPN.com reports how the big punching former champion is currently back in training and will make his ring return at 147, probably on the under-card of the huge Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan bill in Las Vegas on May 7th. Matthysse will face TBA, … Read Article
Retired superstar Floyd Mayweather Junior may not have sold as many tickets as he had hoped on his UK Victory Tour, but the 49-0 great known as “Money” says he has had a good time “touching so many fans” whilst here in the UK. On the Manchester leg of the tour, Mayweather – who will soon celebrate his 39th birthday and insists he has no urge to fight again – said yesterday he had nothing … Read Article
Robert Uzzell: I can’t tell you the comments I’ve read on Twitter, Facebook, and other boxing webpages crucifying Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. A catchweight, lineal middleweight title fight (155 pounds) has Canelo stepping into the ring to defend against Amir “King” Khan. Fans are furious at Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) for “cherry-picking” a much smaller Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) who has only fought at welterweight twice. They say this is a complete mismatch and an … Read Article
Los Angeles, CA (February 12, 2016) Consensus #1 Pound-for-Pound Fighter and World Boxing Council Flyweight Champion, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez will defend his title against world ranked Puerto Rican McWilliams Arroyo on Saturday, April 23 at the Fabulous Forum in the co-featured bout to the World Middleweight Championship between Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Dominic “Lights Out” Wade, it was announced today by K2 Promotions. Both bouts will be televised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning … Read Article