Lou DiBella – Welcome to the final conference call for the SHOWTIME Championship Boxing show, January 16 of this new year at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The show will begin at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on SHOWTIME. It’s a world championship, heavyweight championship doubleheader. These are the first two heavyweight title fights in over 100 years in Brooklyn on the same night, 115 years since the last heavyweight title fight in … Read Article
(Photo credit: Showtime Boxing) WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (35-0, 34 KOs) say he thinks that IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) will fight him in the future in a unification fight. Wilder says he sees Fury as a tall guy with little power who likes to act like a fool inside the ring. Wilder says Fury knows he’ll get knocked out when he faces him.
Fury needs to get past Wladimir Klitschko … Read Article
(Photo credit: Team Sauerland) – Weigh-In Results:
Dereck Chisora 253,5 lbs
Andras Csomor 220,5 lbs
Noel Gevor 199,2 lbs
Valery Brudov 198,4 lbs
Vincent Feigenbutz 166,9 lbs
Giovanni De Carolis 167,1 lbs… Read Article
Sky Sports Box Office will show the eagerly anticipated super-bantamweight unification World Title fight between two of Britain’s undefeated champions, Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg.
Tickets sold out in a matter of minutes for the must-see event at the Manchester Arena on Saturday February 27. Someone’s perfect record will go as the long-awaited clash between Frampton the IBF champion and Quigg the WBA belt holder will finally determine the number one domestic boxer in the … Read Article
Matchroom Sport promoter Barry Hearn says British/Commonwealth heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (15-0, 15 KOs) made 4 times the amount in his last fight against Dillian Whyte than WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder made in his last title defense against Johann Duhaupas last September.
Joshua-Whyte reportedly brought in over 400,000 pay-per-view buys on Sky Box Office for their December 12 fight at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Joshua, 26, won the fight by a 7th … Read Article
WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (23-0, 12 KOs) would be willing to take less money if IBF/IBO/WBA middleweight champion Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs) were willing to travel to the UK to fight him over there in his own home territory for a unification fight in April.
Golovkin and his management are the ones that really want the fight with Saunders, as they want to pick up another title so that they … Read Article
It’s not going to be easy for Gennady Golovkin and his management to get a unification fight against WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders for April 23. Saunders is saying that the offer that was made to him by Golovkin’s management at K2 Promotions was not enough for him to agree to a fight against the 33-year-old IBF/IBO/WBA champion Golovkin.
Saunders, 26, says he wants more money and/or Golovkin to agree to come to the … Read Article
An exciting Latino fistic explosion between warriors Danny Garcia and Robert Guerrero will be screened exclusively live on BoxNation on Saturday 23 January.
Garcia, the former unified World Super-Lightweight Champion, and Guerrero, a former four weight World Champion, collide at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles, over twelve rounds in an expected thriller.… Read Article
Little known fringe contender Mark De Mori is talking about potentially retiring from the sport if he knocks out 35-year-old David Haye in their heavyweight fight this month on January 16th at the O2 Arena in London, England. De Mori, 33, wants to retire on a high point and he feels that a victory over the ring rusty Haye would be potentially a great way for him to leave boxing.
De Mori is an underdog … Read Article
Sports Emmy® Award-Winning Writer Mark Kriegel meets in New York with undefeated WBC World Champion Deontay Wilder, as the American heavyweight champ looks to continue his path to heavyweight history by putting his imprint on the division one step at a time.… Read Article