Undefeated heavyweight Joseph Parker (21-0, 18 KOs) put on a punching display tonight in beating Ukrainian Alexander Dimitrenko (38-3, 25 KOs) by a 3rd round KO on Saturday night in front of a large crowd of boxing fans at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau, New Zealand. Parker put the 34-year-old Dimitrenko down four times in the fight. … Read Article
Joseph Parker (20-0–0) V Alexander Dimitrenko (40-38-2) round by round
Dimintrenko born in Crimea but domiciled in Germany is going to struggle to hear the spattering of his fans that have arrived at the Vodafone Events Centre to support him. Parker fighting a stones throw from his family home is supported accordingly, the place brimming with pro-Parker fans. … Read Article
Late replacement Erik “El Trumpo” Ruiz upset Hanzel Martinez in tonight’s “Knockout Night at the D” main event in front of another sold-out crowd at the outdoor Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.
The “Knockout Night at the D” series, presented by the D Las Vegas and Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, is promoted by Roy Jones Jr. (RJJ) Boxing Promotions. Hall Of Fame announcers Jim “J.R.” Ross and Al Bernstein called the action from ringside … Read Article
Veteran lightweight Petr “Zar” Petrov emerged victorious over Michael “The Artist” Perez in an elimination fight to earn a shot at WBA Lightweight Champion Jorge Linares. The main event capped an action-packed, sold out Golden Boy Promotions card at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. on Friday night.
Broadcast live on Estrella TV and streaming live simultaneously on Ring TV, estrellaTV.com and on YouTube via Fenomeno Studios, Petrov (38-4-2, 18 KOs) used a … Read Article
Juergen Braehmer (48-2, 35 KOs) and Nathan Cleverly (29-3, 15 KOs) both made weight today ahead of their WBA World Light Heavyweight title contest tomorrow night at the Jahnsportforum in in Neubrandenburg, Germany, as did the undercard fighters.
WBA World Light Heavyweight Championship:
Juergen Braehmer: 78.5 kg
Nathan Cleverly: 79.2 kg… Read Article
Just when it seemed things were already bad enough for Tyson Fury, shocking news breaks that says the 28-year-old has allegedly tested positive for cocaine. Fury, as fight fans know, pulled out of his return fight with Wladimir Klitschko on September 23, the official line being that the heavyweight champion was “medically unfit to fight.” Later, it was revealed by Peter Fury that Tyson was battling mental health issues.… Read Article
Ricky Burns will land a huge showdown with Adrien Broner if he successfully defends his WBA World Super-Lightweight title against dangerous mandatory challenger Kiryl Relikh at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Friday October 7, live on Sky Sports.
Three-weight World king Burns makes the first defence of the belt he won in style in May, knocking out Michele Di Rocco in the same arena in eight rounds.… Read Article
Undefeated WBO World Middleweight Champion Billy Joe Saunders (23-0 12 KOs) will make the first defence of his title against Russia’s Artur Akavov (16-1 7 KOs) on Frank Warren’s mouth-watering October 22 Motorpoint Arena Cardiff show, live and exclusive on BoxNation.
Last December, Saunders defeated Irish hero Andy Lee to take his WBO crown in a close and absorbing fight in Manchester that saw the Hatfield star floor the former champion twice in the third … Read Article
Top British promoter Frank Warren is sticking by troubled heavyweight champ Tyson Fury, refuting claims the unbeaten 28-year-old who is currently battling mental health issues is finished as a fighter. A number of people are ready to put the boot in on Fury (if they haven’t done so already) and with the governing bodies looking at stripping Fury of his belts, rival fighters are ready to come in and snatch them.
Still, no matter what … Read Article
Ottawa and Outaouais boxing fans in Canada will receive a special Christmas gift when Montreal’s adopted son and the most dangerous world title challenger,Artur Beterbiev (10-0, 10 KOs), faces Paraguay slugger and reigning WBC Latino light heavyweight champion Isidro Ranoni Prieto (26-1-3, 22 KOs) in a real power punching affair, December 23 in Gatineau as part of the GYM Boxing Series, presented by the Casino de Lac Leamy in collaboration with Videotron.
Beterbiev is world … Read Article