During his Hall of Fame career, Larry Holmes was like the Rodney Dangerfield of boxing – he got no respect. In recent years Holmes has finally started getting some of the much deserved respect for his amazing career and accomplishments. Holmes’ long reign had the unfortunate distinction of falling in between two of the most beloved heavyweight champions in boxing history – Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson. While Ali and Tyson were high profile controversial … Read Article
Former WBO middleweight champion, Peter Quillin (32-0-1, 23ko), has warned Brooklyn rival Daniel Jacobs that he will be out to take his WBA (reg) title on Saturday night in their 160 lb clash for local bragging rights.
Quillin – who has been lambasted by fans for perceived ‘ducking’ after vacating his title for a career high payday rather than fight Russia’s Matty Korobov last year, has also claimed that local-buzz is fervent ahead of the … Read Article
WBO lightweight champion, Terry Flanagan (29-0, 12ko), has sent out a warning to his divisional rivals ahead of his Feb. 13 title defense against Liverpool’s Derry Mathews, saying ‘I want to unify.’
The unbeaten Manchester ace must first get past former WBA (interim) titlist ‘Dirty Derry’, who vacated his strap in order to make the fight and who also lost a previous 3 round decision to Flanagan in 2012 as part of Matchroom Sport’s ‘Prizefighter’ … Read Article
New lineal heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, will happily trash his IBF title on principle after the sanctioning body threatened to strip him for immediately rematching Wladimir Klitschko, rather than face their #1 contender Vyacheslav Glazkov.
Both Fury’s trainer and Uncle, Peter Fury, and Promoter Mick Hennessy have been enraged by the sanctioning body’s decision to order a purse bid for the Glazkov fight less than a week after Fury’s monumental win over Klitschko, and despite … Read Article
Olly Cambell: A concrete decision from Manny Pacquiao on who the Filipino star will select for his career swansong fight next April is imminent says his promoter, Top Rank’s Bob Arum.… Read Article
World title contender Billy Joe Saunders has taken a pop at former boxer and ‘I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’ contestant Chris Eubank.
The undefeated London fighter, who faces middleweight world champion Andy Lee on December 19th at the Manchester Arena, took a swipe at the father of his arch-rival Chris Eubank Jr, labelling him “annoying” and “pathetic” during his stint on the ITV show. … Read Article
Boxing websites and writers enjoy giving away awards at the end of each year. They give away awards such as best knockout, round of the year, boxer of the year, best new prospect, etc. … Read Article
Before they enter the ring at Barclays Center, fighters competing on Saturday’s card headlined by the middleweight title showdown live on SHOWTIME® between Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs and Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin held a media workout Wednesday at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn.
In attendance at the workout were both main event fighters, co-main event participants Jesus Cuellar and Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo along with Chris Algieri, Erick Bone and “Sir” Marcus Browne, who will have … Read Article
New WBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury and his team are ‘excited’ by the possibility of their rematch with Wladimir Klitschko and hope to secure the fight on British soil, his Uncle and trainer, Peter has revealed.
After Fury’s statement win for British boxing on the world stage, ex-champion Klitschko has today [Weds] confirmed that he will invoke the rematch clause in the contract and seek to recapture his former titles, with Team Fury hopeful a … Read Article
Retired former super-middleweight champion, Carl Froch, is still publicly flirting with the idea of a comeback fight against Gennady Golovkin, having met the Kazakh’s manager, Tom Loeffler for the first time.
Speaking to iFLtv alongside Loeffler after last week’s Klitschko/Fury weigh-in, the 38 year-old Froch states how he believes he would have trouble making the 168 lb super middleweight limit for any comeback, unreasonably going on to suggest he could fight the Kazakh 160 lb … Read Article