Just days after a big heavyweight title fight between WBC champ Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz fell through, a second world title clash in the sport’s glamour division is also said to be in serious jeopardy. According to various reports, Bulgaria’s IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev is injured and his October 28 challenge of IBF/WBA heavyweight ruler Anthony Joshua will have to be postponed as a result.… Read Article
WBA super champion George Groves defeated fellow countryman Jamie Cox in the Ali Trophy quarter-final with a fourth-round knockout and paved the way for a British superfight semi-final with Chris Eubank Jr.
“We have an opportunity to put on a mega fight. I can’t wait, it’s going to be epic!” said Eubank Jr. after facing off with Groves. Groves ended Cox’s unbeaten record Saturday night as he delivered a stunning right hook body shot to … Read Article
Will MMA star Conor McGregor take another shot at boxing glory? Currently, in light of how financially successful McGregor’s August fight with Floyd Mayweather was, the Irish warrior has a few boxing options open to him – including a fight with Paulie Malignaggi and a fight with reigning WBO welterweight champ Jeff Horn.… Read Article
Josh Warrington has a message to Frank Warren stablemate, Carl Frampton: “Let’s fill Elland Road.” Warrington is a big admirer of the two weight World Champion who recently signed for Warren and boxes Horacio Garcia at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on November 18.
And Frampton will be eyeing up Warrington when his rival faces Dennis Ceylan in a IBF Featherweight title Final Eliminator at First Direct Arena, Leeds on October 21.… Read Article
This one has made You Tube for all the wrong reasons. On Saturday’s Wembley card topped by George Groves-Jamie Cox competing in the WBSS, welterweights Nathan McIntosh and Louis Adolphe met in a battle of prospects. What happened at the end of the very first round simply stunned and sickened each and every fan watching the action.… Read Article
Thirty long years ago today, a peak, or near-peak “Iron” Mike Tyson retained his heavyweight titles with a quite ruthless, nasty display of utter dominance. Tyson met a fighter he disliked in Tyrell Biggs and what was seen by some as a possible test for Tyson turned out to be something of a massacre.
Though Biggs, then unbeaten and having captured attention due to his winning of the 1984 Olympic gold medal up at super-heavyweight, … Read Article
On December 9 2017 at Madison Square Garden one of the best fights of the decade will take place when Vasyl Lomachenko takes on Guillermo Rigondeaux. Two technically sound, defensively gifted fighters. Two decorated amateurs with numerous accolades including multiple gold medals. However despite being a pro longer and taking on many big names Rigondeaux seems like the sidekick. Lomachenko is a star. He has many fans both hardcore and casual while Rigondeaux is still … Read Article
Photo credit @ringtoneboxing – More than a few fans may have been unaware that Kevin Johnson is still fighting, with “KingPin” announcing his retirement from boxing after his quick stoppage loss to Anthony Joshua back in 2015. But the former world title challenger is indeed still fighting, overseas mostly, and last night in Munich, Germany Johnson picked up the first meaningful win of his career in quite some time in stopping Francesco Pianeta in the … Read Article
Chris Eubank Junior wore a stern face as he watched his rival George Groves drill Jamie Cox with one humongous body shot last night at Wembley. The two British super-middleweights are all set to rumble early next year in the next phase of the thoroughly enjoyable World Boxing Super Series tournament.
Groves will also defend the WBA 168 pound title he retained inside four-rounds last night. But Eubank, unbeaten as a super-middleweight (his sole loss … Read Article
After a couple of frustrating months during which he saw big fights with both Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale fail to materialise, British heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte has finally got an opponent: Whyte, who is referred to by his promoter Eddie Hearn as one of the most avoided fighters out there today, will face Robert Helenius on October 28.… Read Article