Following various and conflicting reports as to the situation regarding Guillermo Rigondeaux, Queensberry Promotions (“QP”) would like to state the facts as to why, Rigondeaux will not be arriving in the UK to take part in his contracted fight against British Champion, Jazza Dickens at the Echo Arena, Liverpool as chief support to the WBO World title fight between Terry Flanagan and Derry Mathews this Saturday (12th March).… Read ArticleComments Off on Rigondeaux will not fight Dickens this Saturday
Charles Martin, the recently crowned IBF heavyweight champion, isn’t just going to defeat Anthony Joshua next month, he is going to knock him out and go on to become recognised as the best southpaw in boxing history. At least this is what a supremely confident “Prince” Charles told Sky Sports recently.
Martin – whose sole victory of note came against Vyacheslav Glazkov in a fight that ended in an unsatisfying manner when Glazkov’s knee blew … Read ArticleComments Off on “Prince” Charles Martin says he’ll go down in history as the greatest-ever southpaw; vows to “spark out” Joshua
Do you think Bradley won the first meeting? When I first watched the fight in a room full of people and not giving full concentration I thought Tim lost. But having watched it again, with full concentration, I thought Tim won at least six rounds.… Read ArticleComments Off on Atlas talks Pacquiao-Bradley 3 fight
Australian warrior Lucas Browne, who overcame tremendous odds to take a portion of the heavyweight title this past Saturday night in Grozny, Russia, does not appreciate being called out and challenged by fighters he says have not earned a world title shot. Browne, who has also boxed away from home in England, is understandably proud of the way he worked his way up to title contention and he says other fighters who want to challenge … Read ArticleComments Off on Lucas Browne not happy about being called out by “undeserving” fighters
Shawn Porter Vs. Keith Thurman is a great welterweight match-up between two quality 147-pound operators, as fans agree. The fight should be taking place this Saturday night, but a car crash suffered by Thurman curtailed the fight; as fans also know. However, if the fight does not happen, by May or June at the latest, there is a chance we could see an equally good match-up involving former IBF champ Porter: one with reigning WBC … Read ArticleComments Off on Shawn Porter would like to fight Danny Garcia if the Thurman fight doesn’t happen by May or June
A Russian promotional company World of Boxing had recently won the bidding war for the Alexander Povetkin (30-1-0) vs. Deontay Wilder (36-0-0) bout, which will now be taking place somewhere in Russia, with the Moscow Olympic Stadium probably being the likely venue.
Wilder will be guaranteed $4.5 million, and Povetkin a much slimmer number of $1.9 million.… Read ArticleComments Off on Alexander Povetkin vs. Deontay Wilder will take place in Russia
Hello Felix, congratulations on your world title winning effort. How do you feel after all?
Thank you! I´m feeling great as champion again.
What were your feelings during the fight?
I felt quite comfortable. the first 5 rounds went by pretty quick. And I think I won them all. Rounds 9, 11 and 12 were also mine. That was enough for the victory. I gave myself some rest between the 6th and 8th, reduced my … Read ArticleComments Off on Felix Sturm Interview: “Chudinov said I won fair and square”
Iconic publication Sports Illustrated has covered all the major sporting events around the globe for decades; but what are the publication’s picks for the top 100 greatest moments in sports history?
The website of the magazine has just revealed the picks for the top 100, and boxing features quite a few times; six in all. And “The Greatest,” Muhammad Ali, features in no less than four of the choices for momentous moments in the history … Read ArticleComments Off on Sports Illustrated – Top-100 moments in Sports History revealed: boxing features six times
MONTREAL (March 8, 2016) – Montreal’s biggest boxing star, former IBF Middleweight World Champion David Lemieux (34-3, 31 KOs) will make his grand return to the ring against San Benito, Texas’ “King” James De La Rosa (23-3, 13 KOs) on March 12 at Montreal’s Olympia Theatre. The exciting middleweight battle will be broadcast live in the U.S. by FOX Deportes and will be available in English via live stream by Ring TV, both starting at … Read ArticleComments Off on David Lemieux to face James De La Rosa on Saturday
In truth, former heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko has not said too much about his November loss to Tyson Fury. Apart from stating, early on after the points defeat, that the loss had hurt him deeply and that he was “suffering,” Klitschko has been out of the public eye – so much so that some fans wondered aloud whether the near 40-year-old really wanted the contracted return bout.
Well, rest assured fight fans who crave seeing … Read ArticleComments Off on Wladimir Klitschko Tweets a short message to his fans, confirms Fury fight is still on