David Price: I still wouldn’t rule out fighting Tyson Fury down the line

David Price: I still wouldn’t rule out fighting Tyson Fury down the line

Had he managed to avoid disaster against Tony Thompson and, last time out, Erkan Teper, Liverpool’s David Price would arguably have been right in the mix to challenge heavyweight ruler Tyson Fury in a fight or three’s time. Price, who holds an amateur win over Fury (“I’m still the last Englishman to beat him, by the way,” he told Sky Sports recently) launches his latest comeback on May 29th and he says he still harbors a desire to get the chance to mix it with Fury.

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DeGale plans move up to light-heavyweight, has Stevenson and Kovalev in his sights

DeGale plans move up to light-heavyweight, has Stevenson and Kovalev in his sights

Britain’s James DeGale, the reigning IBF super-middleweight champion, wants to go down in history as one of the best fighters from his homeland; and that means becoming a dominant world champion in two weight divisions. This is what the Olympic gold medal winner told The Star, and the gifted southpaw says he is looking at getting himself big fights with the stars of the 175-pound division in the near future.

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If not the Canelo-Khan winner then who next for Golovkin?

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Middleweight star Gennady Golovkin has a very real problem: he is fast running out of credible opposition. In fact, Golovkin might have already ran out of suitable opponents. Making ruthlessly short work of Dominic Wade last night for his 35th pro win and his 16th title retention, Golovkin won without moving out of first gear. Golovkin was in such command he even dropped his hands and allowed Wade to hit him. Even this was unable to help the challenger.

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Skoglund and Lauren win title fights in Stockholm

Skoglund and Lauren win title fights in Stockholm

Erik Skoglund continued his unbeaten streak with a heroic performance against Ryno Liebenberg to claim the IBO International Light Heavyweight title last night at the Hovet in Stockholm.

Liebenberg had said he would drag Skoglund into a ‘dog fight’ and that is exactly what happened after Skoglund received a nasty gash above his right eye following a clash of heads in the sixth-round.

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Golovkin stops Wade; Gonzalez defeats Arroyo

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IBF/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs) did what everyone expected him to do in destroying an over-matched Dominic Wade (18-2, 12 KOs) in two rounds after putting him down three times on Saturday night at the Forum in Inglewood, California. The referee Jack Reiss stopped the fight after Wade was slow in getting up after the second knockdown in the 2nd round.

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Sergey Kovalev vs. Isaac Chilemba on 7/11

Sergey Kovalev vs. Isaac Chilemba on 7/11

Ekaterinburg, Russia: The Russian Wrecking Ball, WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion, Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KOs) returns to his home country of Russia to defend all three of his belts against Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba (24-3-2, 10 KOs) on Monday, July 11 in Ekaterinburg. The fight will take place on the opening night of the International Industry Trade Fair “INNOPROM-2016” at the DIVS Palace of Sports and is sponsored by Russian Copper Company and Igor Altushkin and presented by Main Events and Krusher Promotions in association with German Titov Promotions.

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Wilder says he will emulate the tactics Klitschko used against Povetkin

Wilder says he will emulate the tactics Klitschko used against Povetkin

Alexander Povetkin might be fighting at home in Russia when he challenges WBC heavyweight ruler Deontay Wilder on May 21st, but the former Olympian who captured gold will likely be the underdog in the eyes of many fans – maybe by a margin of something like 60/40 or 70/30, with the edge going to Wilder. The biggest reason Povetkin will not be favoured to win is his height, or lack of. Wilder is 6’7” and Povetkin stands a little under 6’1.” That’s quite a disadvantage for the Russian.

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Carl Frampton/Barry McGuigan confirm summer fight with Leo Santa Cruz in New York

Carl Frampton/Barry McGuigan confirm summer fight with Leo Santa Cruz in New York

Unbeaten Irish star Carl Frampton Tweeted moments ago how his planned challenge of reigning WBA featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz has been agreed and will go ahead at a date to be confirmed in New York this summer (venue also still to be made official, but Barclays Centre looks a strong possibility). Frampton’s manager Barry McGuigan also took to social media to announce how a deal has been reached for the fight to go ahead.

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Fruitless Hope: Will GGG dominate again?

Fruitless Hope: Will GGG dominate again?

We are just hours away from Gennady Golovkin (34-0-0) defending his titles against the unbeaten Dominic Wade (18-0-0) at the Forum, in Inglewood, California. While Wade is most certainly a suitable opponent, it is hard to imagine anyone who is not a current champion with a five star resume to have the slightest chance against Golovkin. I am not, in any way, shape or form writing Wade off, especially not in a sport like boxing, where a split second or a miniscule mistake can end the night. Having said that, the mind, just like muscle memory, has a tendency to presume expectations to be met.

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Weights: Gennady Golovkin 159 vs. Dominic Wade: 159.6

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IBF/IBO/WBA middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs) looked very strong and in great shape today at his weigh-in with Dominic Wade (18-0, 12 KOs). Both fighters looked like they were ready to step inside the ring and begin throwing punches in their fight this Saturday night on HBO.

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