Deontay Wilder (35-0, 34 KOs) will be back in the ring for a voluntary defense on 1/16 against Polish slugger Artur Szpilka (20-1, 15 KOs) in a fight televised by Showtime Championship Boxing from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The opponent isn’t as interesting as some of the names that were mentioned as possibilities like Shannon Briggs, Amir Mansour and Vyachyeslav Glazkov. … Read Article
TRENTON, NJ (December 9, 2015) – Yenifel “Lightning” Vicente (28-3-2, 20 KOs) defeated Juan Dominguez (19-1, 13 KOs) by knockout just :20 into the third round of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes main event from Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, New Jersey.
Vicente opened up the bout landing big shots that rocked Dominguez early. Vicente continued applying pressure throughout the first frame, but Dominguez … Read Article
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has had a really tough time trying to get an opponent for his voluntary defense on January 16th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. An opponent that was reportedly close to signing for the Wilder fight, Vyacheslav Glazkov, opted to walk away from the fight and go a much easier route by fighting for the IBF heavyweight title that was stripped from Tyson Fury earlier Tuesday.
Now it … Read Article
The IBF sanctioning organization did their job today in dutifully stripping their reluctant heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) of his IBF title for him failing to agree to defend the title against #1 IBF mandatory challenger Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov. The move clears the way for Glazkov to fight for the vacant IBF title against unbeaten #4 IBF Charles Martin for the title.
The 6’7” Fury captured the IBF title last Saturday night in … Read Article
It’s fight week for the boxing gem of Puerto Rico, undefeated Top-Five world-rated lightweight contender, FELIX “El Diamante” VERDEJO, and former five-division world champion and 2012 Fighter of the Year, NONITO “The Filipino Flash” DONAIRE!. Both will headline, in separate title bouts, the year-end finale of MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV, which will be televised LIVE from Roberto Clemente Coliseum This Friday! December 11, on truTV, beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT . The live … Read Article
Former eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs) will have his next opponent announced this Friday during the truTV card, according to Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum. It’s unknown why Arum is waiting for that card in order to announce the fight, but it would appear that he’s trying to drum up interest in the card, which is headlined by the aging 33-year-old super bantamweight Nonito Donaire fighting Cesar Juarez.… Read Article
After his recent win over the 39-year-old Wladimir Klitschko, IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) has expressed interest in facing the 43-year-old Vitali Klitschko and now the 50-year-old Lennox Lewis. It’s unclear why Fury wants to take on some of the older heavyweights that once graced the sport of boxing, but it looks like Fury has dialed himself in to fighting the elder statesman in order to possibly get easy paydays.
We’re not … Read Article
TRENTON, NJ (December 7, 2015) – Former world champion champion “Bad” Chad Dawson (32-4, 18 KOs) return to the ring to take on Shujaa El Amin (12-8) in a 10-round light heavyweight bout as part of an exciting undercard on Tuesday, December 8 at Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, New Jersey.… 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