Due to a tendon tear in the left carf of IBF/IBO and “The Ring Magazine” World Heavyweight Champion and WBA/WBO Superchampion Wladimir Klitschko his championship fight against Tyson Fury has to be postponed. After sustaining this injury in his training session yesterday Wladimir Klitschko has promptly left his camp for seeking medical treatment from Dr. Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfahrt i.a. team doctor of the German national soccer team who has diagnosed the injury.… Read Article
Matchroom boxing’s Eddie Hearn – promoter of IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook – says that he can envision his fighter cleaning house at welterweight before moving up in pursuit of world titles at both 154 and 160.
Brook fights Argentina’s Diego Chaves on October 24th in Sheffield before supposedly then closing out his year in December on the big Anthony Joshua/Dillian Whyte bill from London’s O2, that it’s mooted will be the 3rd Matchroom/Sky PPV … Read Article
Andre Ward’s trainer Virgil Hunter says that if he is to become a fully fledged 175 lb fighter and sign to fight Russian banger Sergey Kovalev, it will happen when they are ready to do it and not the other way around.
Ward returned after 19 months out at a catch-weight of 172 lbs in June, beating up on overmatched British challenger Paul Smith and there is strong rumour that the Roc Nation star will … Read Article
Irish boxing legend Steve Collins is predicting that not only will Frank Buglioni (17-1-1, 13ko) dethrone Fedor Chudinov (13-0, 10ko) tomorrow night when the two go head-to-head for the Russian’s WBA (reg) title at the SSE Arena in London, but that the ‘Wise Guy’ will move on to become a force in the 168 lb division.
Collins, along with his brother Paschal, train Buglioni largely from their Celtic Warriors gym in Dublin and claim they … Read Article
IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux claims he is unconcerned about being the betting underdog when he goes into October 17th’s huge unification showdown with WBA (super) champion, Gennady Golovkin at Madison Square Garden, saying he is ready to ‘shock the world.’
After his thrilling title winning fight in June against France’s Hassan N’Dam, in which he decked the European four times, the big hitting Lemieux goes out of the pan and straight into the fire … Read Article
The much sought after 122 lb UK unification clash between IBF boss Carl Frampton and WBA (reg) titlist, Scott Quigg is closer than ever before according to both parties, although it’s still far from a done deal yet.
The ongoing, back and forth saga, has seen numerous shifts toward hot and cold, on and off, with Hearn previously offering a flat £1.5 million offer that was rejected by team Frampton when the financial minutiae – … Read Article
Matchroom Sport’s unbeaten London 2012 gold medalist Luke Campbell (12-0,10ko) has been added to the December 12th Anthony Joshua/Dillian Whyte bill, with a promise that the lightweight star will be in a big fight on the night, quite possibly in a WBC title eliminator against Dagenham’s Kevin Mitchell.
Campbell (WBC #8) was last seen at the beginning of August, outclassing domestic rival Tommy Coyle en route to earning a 10th round stoppage, picking up the … Read Article
Legendary 50 year old future Hall of Famer and certified freak of nature, Bernard Hopkins (55-7-2, 32ko), is in talks about a potential 2016 bout with Germany’s WBO super-middleweight champion, Arthur Abraham (43-4, 29ko).
Hopkins has made no secret about wishing to capture a world title at 168 lbs, having previously dominated at 160, as well as claiming world 175 lb honours over the course of his 27 year professional career.… Read Article
It was one year ago that Golden Boy Promotions Chairman and CEO Oscar De La Hoya, HBO Sports President Ken Hershman, and Mexican superstar boxer Canelo Álvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) hosted a press conference in Los Angeles to announce a major new agreement granting HBO Sports exclusive rights to televise Canelo’s fights in the U.S.
Canelo’s road to HBO was paved by his perseverance and desire to become one of boxing’s best. He has never … Read Article
IBF Middleweight World Champion power-puncher David Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs) of Montreal, Quebec, Canada held an open to the public media work out at the historic Forum in Montreal today. The Montreal native is set to face WBA, IBO and WBC Interim Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) in a highly anticipated Middleweight World Championship Title Unification on Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden. The championship event … Read Article