DIBELLA ENTERTAINMENT (DBE) has signed highly touted undefeated heavyweight prospect OLEKSANDR “Sasha” TESLENKO to an exclusive promotional contract. Teslenko will make his DBE debut on Broadway Boxing, next Wednesday, February 7, at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in Times Square, New York City. Broadway Boxing is presented by Nissan of Queens, Azad Watches, OPTYX, and Christos Steak House.
Former ABA champion Troy Williamson is set for a busy few weeks of action as he prepares for back-to-back bouts inside the space of eight weeks.
The undefeated MTK Global-managed middleweight will return to the ring on February 25 in Dunston with that bout acting as a warm-up for his undercard slot in support of Carl Frampton’s big Belfast bout against Nonito Donarire on April 21.
If things turn out as promoters Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya want them to, 2018 could turn out to be one of the best boxing years in a lone time, big fights-wise. We’ve just heard how GGG-Canelo II is on for May 5, and there are talks underway regarding another fight between pound-for-pound stars going at it.
Might we one day see another explosive, powerful, fast and dynamic fighter named Tyson rise to the top of the heavyweight division? If looks, and genetics are anything to go by, Mike Tyson’s 15 year old son, Miguel Leon Tyson, might just become a formidable fighter and give it a try one day in the not too distant future.
Swedish heavyweight Otto Wallin is backing Kai Robin Havnaa (11-0, 9 KOs) to impress as the Norwegian cruiserweight faces Gezim Tahiri (13-3, 7 KOs) in a ten-round homecoming fight on February 3 at the SØR Amfi in Arendal.
The Sundsvall southpaw has been sparring Havnaa to help him prepare for his first left-handed opponent, and having shared the ring with the undefeated 29 year-old, Wallin believes Havnaa is ready to record his twelfth professional victory.
talkSPORT has exclusively secured the radio rights for the semi-finals and the final of the World Boxing Super Series.
There will be live ringside coverage on talkSPORT of both super-middleweight fights starting with the eagerly-awaited crunch clash between two of the UK’s best boxers, Chris Eubank Jr and George Groves, on February 17.
EUROPEAN Champion, Peter McGrail is one of the three boxers from the GB Boxing squad in the British Lionhearts line-up for the team’s first match of the 2018 season of World Series Boxing (WSB) against the France Fighting Roosters, on Friday 2 February 2018 in Paris.
It’s always great when you awake to big boxing news, and it was in the early morning hours UK time when confirmation news broke regarding the anticipated return meeting between middleweights Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez. This of course is great news indeed.
Fans needed this fight to get done and now, venue aside, all the details are pretty much in place. May 5 is the date, over Cinco de Mayo festivities, and another absolute blockbuster is all but guaranteed. But will we see a great fight? Will we see a comprehensive winner? Will we see a KO?