Fight fans have grown accustomed to pre-fight brawls, scuffles at weigh-ins and even testy behaviour between two rival fighters after the fight, yet yesterday, light-welterweights Zab Judah and Hevinson Herrera took things one step further. Attempting to weigh-in ahead of today’s scheduled ten-rounder in New York – a fight that would have marked former welterweight king Judah’s first fight since December of 2013 – the New Yorker and the Colombian got into a heated exchange … Read Article
Britain’s London 2012 Olympic gold medalist, Anthony Joshua, (13-0, 13ko) fights Scotland’s Gary Cornish for the Commonwealth heavyweight strap on Saturday night in London, and is one of the most highly touted young prospects in the whole of boxing at the minute.
Assuming that he is victorious in that fight as most expect, it sets up a December 12th, British title showdown with old amateur foe, Dillian Whyte, and the evidently naturally talented Joshua’s winning … Read Article
(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) LAS VEGAS (Sept. 9, 2015) – Floyd Mayweather and Andre Berto participated in the final press conference for “HIGH STAKES: Mayweather vs. Berto” on Wednesday at the David Copperfield Theatre at the MGM Grand ahead of their major showdown taking place this Saturday, Sept. 12 live on SHOWTIME PPV (8 p.m. E/5 p.m. PT) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
In what is expected to be the final fight of his … Read Article
The first undercard fights for the October 24th Kell Brook/Diego Chaves Sky Box Office card have today been officially announced.
The first fight sees Scotland’s former 2 weight world champ, Ricky Burns, continue his ‘comeback’ – for want of a better phrase – challenging against Finland’s Edis Tatil (25-1-0, 8ko) for the Finn’s EBU lightweight title.… Read Article
“Bam Bam” Brandon Rios is finally set to return to the ring in November against Timothy Bradley, a full 10 months after his dominant and destructive victory over an “out-of-sorts” ‘Mile High’ Mike Alvarado in their January rubber-match.
It’s been a long time coming for the Robert Garcia trained brawler, who, until reasonably recently, was all set to be coming to England to challenge IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook, until the fight fell apart at … Read Article
A number of months ago, George Groves promised James DeGale that he would fight him if he managed to defeat Andre Derrell in a fight for the vacant IBF Super-Middleweight title, something DeGale went on to do on May 23rd.
If Groves himself manages to gain the WBC Super-Middleweight belt from Badou Jack when he fights him on Saturday, the showdown between the two brits is bound to take place. However, four time world champion … Read Article
Provided both men come through their respective fights this weekend against Gary Cornish and Brian Minto, then unbeaten British heavyweight rivals Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte will indeed definitely be fighting on December 12th at London’s O2 Arena.
However, one is tempted to feel a little sorry for Whyte, who since signing to fight the Olympic gold medalist – and after being promised two decent warm up’s in preparation by promoter Eddie Hearn – has … Read Article
Unbeaten Jamaican “Axe Man,” Nicholas Walters, will be returning to the ring against a TBA opponent on December 12th, his promoter Bob Arum has revealed via ESPN.com.
The brakes were seemingly put on Walters’ sharp rise up the boxing ladder when he failed to make the 126 lb limit for his last fight, against Miguel Marriaga back in June, dropping his WBA (super) strap on the scales in the process, and now, as many thought … Read Article
Austin “No Doubt” Trout, (30-2, 17 KOs) scored a sensational sixth round knockout over contender Joey “Twinkle Fingers” Hernandez, (24-4-1,14 KOs) on Tuesday night in the main event debut of Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and FOX Deportes’ TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS from a packed house at the Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, California.
Working behind a piston-like jab from the opening bell, Trout of Las Cruces, NM scored at will and frustrated Hernandez of Miami, FL throughout … Read Article
(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) LAS VEGAS (Sept. 8, 2015) – The countdown to “HIGH STAKES: Floyd “Money” Mayweather vs. Andre Berto” continued Tuesday afternoon as Floyd Mayweather and Andre Berto made their Grand Arrivals at MGM Grand in Las Vegas before their fight this Saturday, Sept. 12 live on SHOWTIME PPV® (8 p.m. E/5 p.m. PT) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
In what is expected to be the final fight of his illustrious 19-year … Read Article