Vitali Klitschko, brother of course of Wladimir, is convinced his sibling will emerge victorious in his fast approaching April 29 clash with unbeaten star Anthony Joshua. Vitali – a great fighter in his own right, now heavily involved in politics in his native Ukraine – took some time out to speak with Sky Sports about the upcoming IBF/WBA title fight that will play out in front of a record breaking 90,000 crowd.… Read Article
Not only is Oscar De La Hoya even more adamant that his fighter Canelo Alvarez is the A-side in the (hopefully) upcoming Canelo-Gennady Golovkin fight, the Golden Boy head fully believes that Canelo defeats GGG and gives him no respect in the fight.
Everyone associated with the great sport of boxing – be it fighters, trainers, pundits or even fans – knows that for a fighter to be successful, the life of a fighter must be lived 100 percent. It sounds simple enough, but unfortunately the sport is littered with tales of talented boxers coming apart, sometimes agonisingly so, due to failing to maintain a dedicated regimen outside of the ring.… Read Article
Nico Hernandez was a highly decorated amateur fighter with an impressive 94-5 record that culminated with him winning the 2016 Olympic junior flyweight bronze medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This was America’s first boxing medal since the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Hernandez earned a great amount of hardware throughout his stellar career: Silver Glove National Championship six consecutive times (the first time ever), Ringside World Championship eight years in a row, 2014 National Golden Gloves … Read Article
Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin engaged in a terrific entertaining scrap this past Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. It was a close and competitive affair throughout, and Golovkin was ultimately awarded a unanimous decision victory, with judges’ scorecards of 115-112, 115-112, and 114-113. … Read Article
Juan E. (Houston, TX): Roman Gonzalez was my top P4P fighter coming into the fight, and regardless of his loss, I still have him there. What were your thoughts on his performance and the decision?
Vito W.: Similar to my thoughts on Golovkin, I disagree with Chocolatito being the top P4P fighter in the sport, and pretty much for identical reasons. I think the whole ‘mythical’ element of the P4P discussion is very watered down, … Read Article
Though he didn’t get the verdict many people felt he deserved in his close fight with middleweight ruler Gennady Golovkin, Danny Jacobs certainly proved, or re-proved, his worth in a big way. Arguably the second best middleweight in the world today, Jacobs, once he recovers from the crushing disappointment of losing (or, in the opinion of some, “being robbed”) can get himself some big, big fights.
Jacobs, who lost for just the second time in … Read Article
“I’ve seen flaws I can take advantage of”
After narrowly, even controversially, outpointing Danny Jacobs on Saturday night, middleweight ruler Gennady Golovkin is looking at his next move. Will it be Canelo Alvarez next, or will it be Billy Joe Saunders? Saunders hopes it will be he who gets the next shot at GGG.… Read Article
Has your opinion changed any on who wins if and when (hopefully when) Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez get it on? Maybe you always felt the Mexican superstar would be able to take GGG and his belts and unbeaten record, or maybe you feel this way now in light of how, shall we say, ‘ordinary,’ Golovkin looked on Saturday night in scraping past a determined and skilled Danny Jacobs?
Of course, Canelo fights nothing much … Read Article
Welsh warlord Liam Williams scoffs at recent insinuations from Liam Smith that he cowers whenever the pair come together, writes Glynn Evans.
The rivals collide at Manchester Arena on April 8th in a salivating Anglo-Welsh clash to determine Britain’s best at 154lbs with BT Sport and BoxNation screen live.… Read Article