Fight fans everywhere were at fever pitch for the so called “Fight of The Century” between superstars Floyd Mayweather Junior and Manny Pacquiao. These same fans know full well how the fight turned out to be one big dud; possibly the biggest big-fight disappointment in 50 years or more.… Read Article
Matchroom Sport, Klitschko Management Group (KMG) and K2 Promotions have reached agreement with U.S. premium television giants Showtime and HBO to televise the most significant heavyweight world championship match in more than a decade. On Saturday, April 29, IBF Heavyweight World Champion Anthony Joshua will face former unified world champion Wladimir Klitschko from a sold-out Wembley Stadium in London. … Read Article
The latest instalment of the popular “The Gloves Are Off” show aired on Sky Sports last night, and heavyweights Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko sat across one another as Johnny Nelson peppered them with questions regarding their fast-approaching Wembley showdown.… Read Article
The two fighters and the promoter promise a war!
Everyone is excited about this Saturday night’s middleweight battle between tough, strong and fan-friendly contenders Martin Murray and Gabriel Rosado. Both warriors have promised a war, as has the fight’s promoter Eddie Hearn.… Read Article
As fans may have read, a while back, Kathy Duva, promoter of former light-heavyweight champ Sergey Kovalev, requested “neutral” judges for the big June 17 rematch fight with Andre Ward. Ward of course defeated Kovalev by close, controversial 12 round decision last year, and Duva, and Kovalev, want non-American judges (or at least one non-American judge) for the return fight.
Kovalev is convinced he was robbed back in November, and he is anxious to avoid … Read Article
Tall, clever and possessing attention-grabbing punch power, Julius Indongo proved last night that he is no one-hit wonder. The southpaw from Namibia burst onto the big stage in Russia in December, when he shocked defending IBF 140 pound champ Eduard Troyanovsky in a round, and last night he comprehensively outboxed Scottish hero and defending WBA champ Ricky Burns to become a two-belt holder (actually three belts, the IBO strap also his).
Now 22-1(11) the 5’11” … Read Article
When he fought his one and only fight on British shores – back in April of 2013, when he iced Audley Harrison inside a round, ending Harrison’s career – Deontay Wilder proved a real hit with the fans. Now a long-reigning WBC king, Wilder will again travel to the UK later this month; to both watch and commentate on the big Wladimir Klitschko-Anthony Joshua WBA/IBF heavyweight title fight showdown.
It’s no secret that “The Bronze … Read Article
The Mohegan Sun’s Rising Stars Boxing Series teamed up with HBO Latino for another exciting night of boxing at the Uncas Ballroom at the Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino. The stacked undercard of international and local prospects was the perfect lead-in to the exciting televised event on HBO Latino.
In the first fight of the evening, Kazakhstan middleweight Meiirim “The Sultan” Nursultanov (2-0, 1 KO) stopped Javier Olvera (1-1, 1 KO) of Mexico in the … Read Article
Ricky Burns (41-6-1, 14 KOs) lost his WBA light welterweight title tonight to IBF champion Julius Indongo (22-1, 15 KOs) in a 12 round unanimous decision defeat at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. The fight was about as one-sided as you’ll ever see without it stopped. However, two of the scores by the judges seemed to be in fantasy land in giving Burns rounds that he clearly didn’t win. The scores were 120-108, 118-110 … Read Article
It’s arguably a tougher time than in a long time to pick a fighter everyone can agree is deserving of being ranked the best pound-for-pounder. When Floyd Mayweather was fighting, the title was his and nobody was arguing. But today, who deserves the honour: Gennady Golovkin, Vasyl Lomachenko, Andre Ward?
Ward himself, the current top P-4-P fighter in the world according to Ring Magazine, recently gave his own personal top-5. Speaking on ESPN’s “A Los … Read Article