Fighting in front of a large pro-crowd, WBA light welterweight champion Ricky Burns (41-5-1, 14 KOs) kept his title by defeating previously unbeaten mandatory challenger Kiryl Relikh (21-1, 19 KOs) on Friday night at the SSE Hyro in Glasgow, Scotland. Relikh looked like the better fighter of the round in the last four rounds. He also appeared to take rounds one and two. … Read Article
A purse offer was held today in New York for the WBC heavyweight interim championship bout between Alexander Povetkin and Bermane Stiverne. The winning promoter was World of Boxing with a bid of $3,165,000 dollars.
The purse offer for the mandatory defense of WBC heavyweight silver champion Johann Duhaupas against Carlos Takam was also held today in New York. The winning promoter was OPI2000, Salvatore and Christian Cherchi, with a bid of $235,000 dollars.… Read Article
Dillian Whyte (19-1, 15 KOs) fought his heart out tonight in beating Ian Lewison (12-3-1, 8 KOs) by a 10th round TKO at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. The fight was stopped after the 10th round by Lewison’s corner. He had taken a beating in the 9th and 10th rounds, and he clearly had nothing left. … Read Article
Ghana’s WBO Africa Bantamweight champion, Duke Micah remains focused on the job at hand when he faces UK based Zambian, Matthew Chanda for the vacant Commonwealth Bantamweight title in London on November 12 as he pursues the ultimate world title dream.
Undefeated Micah (18-0, 17 KOs) is currently rated number 11 in the world to the WBO Bantamweight belt held by Marlon Tapales of the Philippines and the Ghanaian is keen to claim the Commonwealth … Read Article
Two dangerous and avoided heavyweights will meet each other next month in Monaco, as Luis Ortiz will face Carlos Takam in a scheduled big card, according to reports in Spanish media.
Ortiz, who split with Golden Boy earlier this year, is just happy to see some action, while the same could be said of Takam. Last seen losing a close and competetive decision to unbeaten Joseph Parker, Takam too will be eager to get back … Read Article
Though nobody will ever say the first, and as it will now no doubt be, the only, meeting between heavyweights Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko produced a great fight, there was a potentially great rematch of a fight awaiting us, and maybe a memorable trilogy of a rivalry. But now, due to Fury’s plethora of out of the ring problems, this particular rivalry has ended in a frustratingly unresolved manner.
Who knows what would have … Read Article
Unbeaten middleweight Billy Joe Saunders, holder of the WBO belt, says it’s time to “find out how good I am.” Next up, the talented southpaw will meet Russian unknown Artur Akakov, in what will be Saunders’ first fight of 2016. Next up afterwards, as long as he comes through with belt safely in hand, will be a mega-fight against either Saul Canelo Alvarez or Gennady Golovkin.
This is the word according to promoter Frank Warren, … Read Article
Curtis “Cerebral Assassin” Stevens (28-5, 21 KOs) returns to the ring and the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on the Kovalev-Ward “Pound For Pound” non-televised undercard to face James “The King” De La Rosa (23-4, 13 KOs) in a ten-round middleweight showdown.
Stevens, 31, of Brownsville, Brooklyn returned to the ring on May 7 of this year and stopped previously undefeated Brazilian prospect Patrick Teixeira in the second round on the HBO Pay-Per-View® undercard … Read Article
Young Ghanaian boxer, Isaac ‘Royal Storm’ Dogboe has declared a readiness to battle Oscar Valdez for the WBO featherweight world championship currently held by the Mexican and will put his case across when he travels with his father/trainer, Paul Dogboe to this year’s WBO Convention in Puerto Rico.
Undefeated Dogboe (15-0, 9 KOs) is attending the October 17 to 21 event as the WBO Africa as well the WBO Asia Pacific featherweight champ and also … Read Article
Cyclone Promotions, in association with Team Sauerland, are delighted to announce that George Groves will defend his WBA International super middleweight title against Germany’s two-time world title challenger Eduard Gutknecht at the SSE Arena, Wembley on Friday November 18, live and exclusively on Channel 5, sponsored by Maxi-Nutrition.
Hammersmith’s ‘Saint’ George Groves is currently on an impressive win streak having swept aside Manchester’s former world title challenger Martin Murray in his last bout.… Read Article