by TMZ Sports : Boxing superstar Shannon Briggs is calling out the heavyweight champ — saying Deontay Wilder is a lying “COWARD” who’s smearing his good name … ’cause he’s secretly scared out of his mind. … Read Article
Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs (32-1-0 28KO) told Showtime’s Jim Grey it wasn’t a lucky punch that was responsible for his win over Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (32-1-1 23KO) at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY, saturday night. He explained there are no “lucky punches” in boxing. Every punch thrown comes from hours of training, monotonous, repetitive training that instills the muscles with a memory of their own. The hope is those muscles will react in a certain … Read Article
Dillian Whyte (16-0, 13ko) has questioned bitter rival Anthony Joshua’s (14-0, 14ko) mental strength ahead of their much-hyped, grudge British and Commonwealth heavyweight title clash on Saturday night, saying that he feels the gold medal winning Olympian is too heavily reliant on his promotional ‘hype-machine’ and myriad elite resources, stating mentally, the man he calls ‘Fake-J’ is feeling the heat inside.… Read Article
WBA interim middleweight titlist Chris Eubank Jr, has vowed to punish bitter rival Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan on Saturday night in London, saying that the Irishman will live to regret his deliberate antagonism across social media in the build up to the fight.
Eubank Jr has deemed ‘personal’ twitter posts from O’Sullivan, that were directed towards his famous father and other family/team members, as a ‘step too far,’ yet the Cork-born fighter insists it was ‘banter’ … Read Article
Lineal light heavyweight champion, Adonis Stevenson is again insistent that he wishes to put his WBC title on the line against consensus divisional #1 and WBO/WBA/IBF champion, Sergey Kovalev, saying ‘I want that fight made!’… Read Article
Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs (31-1-0, 28 KOs) steamrolled former undefeated WBO 160lb champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (32-1-1, 23 KOs) with a thrilling first round knockout. The bout between the two Brooklyn natives was a major win for Jacobs, giving him significant reason to claim “top dog” status in the burgeoning discussion on who represents the class of the middleweight division.… Read Article
Jack Culcay retained his interim WBA World Light Middleweight title with a unanimous points decision against the previously unbeaten Dennis Hogan last night at the Inselparkhalle in Hamburg, Germany.
A solid performance from Culcay proved too much for Hogan, who despite his best efforts was outclassed by the German fighter who landed the cleaner and more decisive punches.… Read Article
Unbeaten British middleweight contender Billy Joe Saunders, has told his fans to ‘feel free’ to bet on him beating WBO champion Andy Lee on Dec. 19 in Manchester, saying he doesn’t feel the Irishman ‘can win this fight at all.’
Mandatory challenger Saunders, finally gets his world title opportunity after two previous postponements delayed the fight considerably, and the former Olympian is brimming with confidence, telling fans they can attempt to cash in on him … Read Article
British cruiserweight contender Tony Bellew (25-2-1, 16ko), says his career is at a crossroads ahead of Saturday’s EBU title fight with Mateusz Masternak (36-3,) in London, affirming victory is the only option so as to stay on course for his goal of winning an eventual world title.
Bellew has had an indifferent 2015 in the ring thus far, spending a portion of the year in the States filming Rocky spin-off movie ‘Creed,’ he twice struggled … Read Article
Former light heavyweight world champion Jean Pascal, has stated that he has fixed the flaws that cost him his first fight with WBA/WBO/IBF 175 champion Sergey Kovalev, and that his hook up with esteemed trainer Freddie Roach will be the difference maker in their Jan. 30 rematch.
Pascal was stopped by Kovalev in 8 rounds back in March before going on to a controversial decision victory over Yunieski Gonzalez in July, yet claims that now … Read Article