47-1 as a pro, world titles won at middleweight, super-middleweight, light-heavyweight and heavyweight and big names such as James Toney, Bernard Hopkins, Virgil Hill, Vinny Pazienza and Mike McCallum not only beaten but dominated. This is what the once great Roy Jones Junior could have walked away with in the spring of 2003.… Read Article
Undefeated champion Jermall Charlo relinquished the IBF junior middleweight title this afternoon in order to pursue bigger challenges and another world championship in the middleweight division.
Charlo, 26, who lives and trains in Houston, has a sterling record of 25-0 with 19 KOs. He won the title with a TKO victory over Cornelius Bundrage on Sept. 12, 2015, and successfully defended it three times, defeating Wilky Campfort, former 154-pound champion Austin Trout and top contender … Read Article
Odlanier Solis, the naturally gifted Cuban who won so much as an amateur and appeared, before he began to pile on the pounds, to have a bright future at pro level, has not quite reached the end yet. According to a news report in German paper BILD, Solis will fight Manuel Charr in March, with, get this – a version of the WBA heavyweight title on the line.… Read Article
Tony Bellew remains as confident as ever with just over two weeks to go until his big all-British showdown with David Haye. At least this is the way it seems, with the reigning WBC cruiserweight king telling Sky Sports that he is willing to fight the former WBA heavyweight ruler not once, but twice.… Read Article
Former IBF Lightweight world title challenger, Richard Oblitey Commey (24-2, 22 KOs) makes a return to ring action on March 11 when he faces Belgium based Tunisian, Hedi Slimani (26-2, 14 KOs) in a WBC international lightweight championship in Accra on March 11.
Commey hopes to relaunch his world title dreams with victory over the 29 year old Slimani in the Ghanaian capital in a show put together by Streetwise Promotions and Errol Hawk Sports … Read Article
Weights from Thursday’s weigh in for the “Skill vs. Will” Pay Per View card featuring future Hall of Famer Roy Jones, Jr. taking on Bare Knuckle Legend Bobby Gunn. The show will be televised LIVE ON PAY-PER beginning at 9 PM ET / 6 PM PT
Bobby Gunn 197.4 – Roy Jones, Jr. 199
(WBF Cruiserweight title)
Kanat Islam 154.2 – Robson Assis 154.6… Read Article
TODD duBOEF: On behalf of Top Rank we would love to thank HBO, the No. 1 premium channel in the world with great programming all the time, and MGM, who we have a great relationship with in Las Vegas and all over the world; and obviously both fighters — Jason Sosa has had an incredible rise especially over the past year and gotten himself a title and Vasyl Lomachenko, having only eight professional fights, has … Read Article
Undefeated world champion Keith “One Time” Thurman hosted media at his training camp in St. Petersburg, FL Wednesday as he prepares to face fellow welterweight world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, Saturday, March 4 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™.
Broadcast coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT with undefeated rising star Erickson Lubin battling once-beaten knockout artist … Read Article
It’s been just over two months since the brutally entertaining British heavyweight slugfest between bitter rivals Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora, and fans are eager to see what the two warriors do next; whether they will meet in a return fight or go a different route. Chisora, who lost a razor-thin, debatable 12 round split decision, wants the rematch but – as he explained to Sky Sports – he doesn’t think Whyte wants it.… Read Article
Has feared, unbeaten KO King and reigning middleweight champ Gennady Golovkin made the mistake of looking past his March 18 challenger Danny Jacobs? This is what “The Miracle Man” believes to be the case, as he explained to RingTV.com from his training camp. Jacobs has heard about the potential June 10 fight GGG is looking at having at home in Kazakhstan, against reigning WBO middleweight champ Billy Joe Saunders.… Read Article