On March 26 Andre Ward will make his 175 pound debut when he takes on undefeated Cuban contender Sullivan Barrera. The former US Olympic Gold Medalist first came to prominence in the professional ranks when he emerged victorious in the Super Six Boxing Classic. This unique one of a kind tournament saw Ward dominate many top fighters from the time, including tournament favorites Mikkel Kessler and Arthur Abraham, as well as Carl ‘The Cobra; Froch, … Read ArticleComments Off on Andre Ward vs Sullivan Barrera – Preview & Prediction Video
Well folks, we finally have it. Keith “One Time” Thurman will battle “Showtime” Shawn Porter, March 12 on CBS. On the line will be Thurman’s World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title. Both fighters want to stake their claim as the top dog in the 147-pound division.
Fans and media alike look to this fight as a big boon for the sport of boxing, with most listing it as the most important fight in Premier Boxing … Read ArticleComments Off on Thurman vs. Porter: Does Demand Exceed Supply?
Super-middleweight warlords Fedor Chudinov and Felix Sturm collide again in their highly-anticipated rematch at the Koenig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany, exclusively live on BoxNation tomorrow night (Saturday 20th February) from 7pm.
Undefeated Russian star Chudinov returns to Germany to make the second defence of the WBA Super World Championship that he won on a split-decision against hometown hero Sturm last May and then smashed Britain’s Frank Buglioni over twelve rounds in the first title … Read ArticleComments Off on Chudinov – Sturm in Germany this Saturday
Undefeated featherweight world champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz held an open media workout Thursday at Who’s Next Boxing Academy in La Puente, Calif., as he prepares for his first title defense against Kiko “Sensación” Martinez Saturday, February 27 live on SHOWTIME from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. Santa Cruz vs. Martinez headlines a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader that features Mexican warriors Julio Ceja and Hugo Ruiz meeting in an awaited super bantamweight world title … Read ArticleComments Off on Leo Santa Cruz LA Media Workout Quotes
It wasn’t all that long ago that boxing people were calling a brash, unbeaten lightweight titlist , “The New Floyd Mayweather Junior.” That was back in 2012, and a lot has happened in the career of Adrien Broner, who is known as “The Problem,” since then. Most troublesome for the trash-talking 26-year-old from Cincinnati, was his brutally exposing beating at the hands of Marcos Maidana just 11 days before Christmas in 2013.… Read ArticleComments Off on Broner vs Theophane on April 1st – no joke, but is anyone interested in this fight?
According to Dan Rafael, a cruiserweight unification clash that will contest the WBA and IBF titles could be heading to Russia – or maybe the U.S – on April 30th. Promoter Andrey Ryabinsky says Dennis Lebedev and Victor Emelio Ramirez have a deal in place to fight at the end of April.
Ryabinsky wants to stage the fight in America, yet he does not thus far have a TV deal to show the fight in … Read ArticleComments Off on Lebedev vs Ramirez cruiserweight unification in the works for April 30th
Today’s UNDEFEATED New York City Press Conference for the World Middleweight Championship between Boxing Superstar and Undefeated, Unified Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin 34-0 (31KO’s), and Undefeated Mandatory Challenger Dominic “Lights Out” Wade, 18-0 (12KO’s), will be streamed live starting at 12:30 p.m. ET from Madison Square Garden, “The Mecca of Boxing”. … Read ArticleComments Off on Golovkin vs Wade – Live Stream – NYC
Errol Spence Junior, 19-0(16) is one of the hottest new talents around today. The former amateur standout who turned pro in late 2012 seems to have it all: speed, power, a fine boxing brain and a fan-friendly style and approach. The only thing the southpaw welterweight needs is further pro experience.
Spence, aged 26 and from Texas, had a very busy 2015, taking four fights – all wins needless to say – as his level … Read ArticleComments Off on Errol Spence Junior could face Chris Algieri in April
Middleweight star and, in the opinion of many, the best 160-pounder fighting today, Gennady Golovkin was talking to the press yesterday, ostensibly about his upcoming April defence against the unbeaten but largely unknown Dominic Wade (who didn’t even turn up at the press conference in L.A) but talk was always destined to turn to another, bigger fight: GGG Vs. Canelo Alvarez.
As Lance Pugmire of The Los Angeles Times reports, GGG was asked about Canelo … Read ArticleComments Off on Golovkin no fan of Canelo-Khan clash, says “[Canelo] will knock the hell out of him.”
It seems we are inching, ever so slowly, towards a confirmed date and venue for the highly anticipated return fight between heavyweight ruler Tyson Fury and the man he shocked last November, Wladimir Klitschko. Peter Fury, Tyson’s uncle and head trainer, spoke with Sky Sports today and he said the fight has been narrowed down to two locations:
“We are trying to locate and secure the venue and get moving forward,” Fury told Sky Sports. … Read ArticleComments Off on Fury-Klitschko II talks ongoing says Peter Fury: fight will either take place in UK or UAE