Former champ Adrien Broner was today released from prison having served his 30-day sentence, the one he got for turning up in court either drunk or hung-over; his trial for alleged assault and robbery set to begin. Now a free man again (for now, at least) “The Problem” is of course expected to do what he does best aside from get into trouble – fight. Broner remains a big name, a fighter who can attract … Read Article42 Comments on Adrien Broner released from jail, possibility he may fight in October
Just one month after his successful title defense against Chris Arreola on July 16, WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) is on the fast track to recovery following injuries suffered during the bout to his right hand and biceps.
Making the fourth defense of his title, Wilder dominated Arreola for eight one-sided rounds to earn his 36th stoppage victory in front of nearly 12,000 fans at the Legacy Arena, in Birmingham, AL. … Read Article31 Comments on Deontay Wilder to be back inside ring in January
On May 15, 2016, the WBC granted Champion Deontay Wilder the right to make a voluntary defense of his World Title, which took place on July 16, 2016. In connection with that defense, Champion Wilder injured his right hand and arm, injuries that required surgery. As a result of his injuries and surgeries, Champion Wilder is expected to be inactive until some time in 2017.… Read Article49 Comments on Povetkin vs Stiverne interim championship ordered by the WBC
I. BACKGROUND – The WBC heavyweight championship of the world was scheduled to be contested on May 21, 2016 in Russia. The Bout was Champion Deontay Wilder’s mandatory defense of his title against Mandatory Challenger Alexander Povetkin. The Bout was the result of a purse bid the WBC conducted and which promoter World of Boxing won.
On May 13, 2016 VADA reported to the WBC that Alexander Povetkin’s anti-doping test that had taken from his … Read Article14 Comments on WBC Ruling: Alexander Povetkin
MGM are delighted to confirm David Price as the latest addition to our growing stable of boxers.
The Heavyweight Division is currently in the midst of an exciting new era and MGM firmly believe that David Price will feature prominently on the world scene within the next twelve months.
Price, former Commonwealth Gold and Olympic Bronze medallist, has experienced mixed fortunes in the professional ranks. A former British and Commonwealth champion before suffering shock defeats … Read Article5 Comments on David Price Signs With MGM
It seems we are further away than ever when it comes to seeing the anticipated return fight between Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko. Ex-champ Klitschko, who first saw a July 9 return with Fury fall apart due to Fury picking up a calf injury, is now threatening to take the man who out-pointed him to court. Klitschko uploaded a video on his Twitter page earlier today, in which he stated the following:… Read Article44 Comments on Wladimir Klitschko says he will take Tyson Fury to court “to protect my own rights and eventually see the rematch”
Following recent judging decisions and after carrying out a thorough examination by the relevant Commission, AIBA has decided to take immediate and appropriate actions.
Since the beginning of the Olympic Games, AIBA has conducted 239 bouts. The AIBA R&J Commission has reviewed all decisions and determined that less than a handful of the decisions were not at the level expected and consequently it has been decided in accordance with the AIBA R&J evaluation committee that … Read Article18 Comments on AIBA Statement On Olympic Boxing Results
It’s a big fight if not a massive one and it’s a solid match-up that either fighter might win; and according to one of the principals, James DeGale, his super-middleweight unification showdown with Badou Jack is “nearly there” for either October or November in Las Vegas. Yet another important fight this year involving a British boxer, DeGale-Jack will see one fighter crowned as the IBF and WBC 168-pound ruler.… Read Article15 Comments on James DeGale-Badou Jack unification clash likely for Oct/Nov in Las Vegas
David Price really wants a shot at IBF heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua – the man he revealed last week he flattened in sparring many moons ago. Price, under new trainer Dave Coldwell, is finally finding his “nasty side,” according to the trainer who spoke with Sky Sports today. Coldwell says Price is “fed up of being ridiculed and written off,” and now has “the devil in him” as he trains and looks for his next … Read Article57 Comments on Price trainer Coldwell: “If not [Joshua next] we’ll fight Joseph Parker in order to get the opportunity”
Mexican legends Erik Morales and Marco Antonio Barrera both participated in one of the most memorable trilogies in boxing history, where each man put it all on the line while exhibiting incredible heart, determination, courage, and elite boxing talent. But before these two had even had their first bout against each other, an out of the ring rivalry had already been brewing where each man jockeyed for the coveted position of Mexico’s top pugilist.… Read Article45 Comments on Video: A look back at Erik Morales vs Marco Antonio Barrera I