After Amir Khan’s recent comments regarding Kell Brook, one has a feeling it will be an exercise in futility, yet Matchroom Boxing boss Eddie Hearn has gone on record to say that he plans on making an offer to Khan later this week for a November super fight between the two Brits, which in the unlikely event it’s accepted, would give Khan the opportunity to answer his own question “Do I have to put a … Read ArticleComments Off on Eddie Hearn: If No Floyd, Who Else Can Khan Fight But Brook?
Matchroom Boxing have big plans for undefeated heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua, who enters his first significant title fight on September 12th, when he fights Scotland’s Gary Cornish for the vacant Commonwealth heavyweight strap at the O2 in London.
After destroying American veteran Kevin Johnson inside two rounds in May in what was meant to be his toughest test yet, the former Olympic gold medalist feels he is on a faster than anticipated career arc, possibly … Read ArticleComments Off on Anthony Joshua v Gary Cornish On September 12th
Nottingham’s Carl Froch finally brought the curtain down on his world title winning boxing career last week to take up his new role as full-time pundit for Sky Boxing, bringing about an end to the will he/won’t he fight again debate that had been rumbling since his 2nd victory over countryman George Groves last May.
After vacating his IBF title rather than face James DeGale, the Cobra was stripped of his WBA (reg) strap for … Read ArticleComments Off on Carl Froch: No Apologies Over GGG / Intends To Stay Retired
Nutley, NJ (July 20, 2015) – This past Friday night at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, Jerry Odom (13-2, 12 KO’s) was stopped in three rounds by Samuel Clarkson (15-3, 9 KO’s) in what was supposed to be a fight contested in the Super Middleweight division.
Odom of Washington, DC did his part to meet his contractual obligation and made the 168 pound contracted weight. Unfortunately Clarkson checked in over 4 pounds higher at 172.8… Read ArticleComments Off on GH3 Promotions statement on Jerry Odom defeat
Once beaten 19-year-old German knockout artist Vincent Feigenbutz (20-1, 19 KOs) made easy work of 38-year-old Mauricio Reynoso (15-2-1, 11 KOs) in destroying him in three rounds last Saturday night to capture the interim WBA World super middleweight title at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany. Feigenbutz battered Reynoso with power shots until dropping him in the 3rd round with a hard left to the body. The fight was then stopped at 1:21 of … Read ArticleComments Off on Feigenbutz destroys Reynoso, Fedor Chudinov next
Before last night’s “High Stakes” card in Manchester, fans were expecting an announcement from IBF 147 lb champion Kell Brook – who was sat ringside alongside promoter Eddie Hearn – regarding his next fight in October. Although the announcement failed to materialise, there was a rather awkward moment when the big screen in the arena flashed to welterweight rival Amir Khan backstage before shooting across to Brook, who hadn’t realised immediately that Khan was in … Read ArticleComments Off on Amir Khan: Do I Have To Put A Beating On Brook To Prove I’m The Better Fighter?
Last night in Texas, IBF 122 lb champion Carl Frampton overcame an early scare against Mexico’s Alejandro Gonzalez Jr, surviving two flash knockdowns in the opening stanza, to bully his way back into a hard fought and deserved UD win against a fighter who looked a whole lot better than “the 11th best 122 lb fighter in Mexico” as Matchroom Sport’s Eddie Hearn delightfully splashed over his twitter in acknowledgement of the pre-fight world rankings.… Read ArticleComments Off on Carl Frampton: Possible Move To Featherweight? / Avoiding Quigg Says Hearn
Last night saw heartbreak for Anthony Crolla’s world title dreams in Manchester when a valiant and spirited effort from the home-town challenger ended in a controversial draw, despite champion Darleys Perez losing two points for low blow infringements.
The challenger put in a heroic shift that upon the sounding of the final belt saw his corner hoist him into the air to the raucous cheers of the partisan crowd who threatened to take the roof … Read ArticleComments Off on Anthony Crolla & Team Left Devastated By Draw / Hearn Calls For Rematch
On 18th July, 2015, Arthur Abraham won his fourth encounter with Robert Stieglitz via sixth round KO, successfully defending his WBO belt and maintaining his position atop The Ring super middleweight ratings. A fight between Abraham and James DeGale would crown a new Ring Magazine champion – they are the number one and number two rated fighters in their division respectively. Potentially, if these two 168 pounders fail to negotiate a fight, DeGale could in … Read ArticleComments Off on The Transnational Boxing Rankings Board: More Support is Needed
WBA (reg) 122 lb champion Scott Quigg despatched his toughest foe to date – Kiko Martinez – in considerable style last night in Manchester, blowing away the Spaniard with what appeared to be consummate ease, setting up some big-money fights against the likes of Nonito Donaire – and God willing for the British fans- Carl Frampton, who survived his own scares in El Paso against tough Mexican Alejandro Gonzalez Jr.
Talking to iFLtv immediately following … Read ArticleComments Off on Scott Quigg: “I Do Believe I’m The Best In The World”