The 1990s was one of the greatest decades in the history of professional boxing. It had some of the highest regarded champions of all time, some of the best match-ups of all time, the biggest upset in sports history, one of the most amazing trilogies ever, and a slew of talented and entertaining boxers who helped make this such a magical time in heavyweight history.… Read Article
There was a time when defeat, let alone a nasty KO defeat, was an utterly unthinkable fate for the sublime Roy Jones Junior when he was doing his stuff in the ring. Not any more. Sadly, and no longer shockingly, a stoppage defeat has become a regular occurrence for the man with the once blurring fists and the chilling power.
For reasons only the future Hall of Famer knows (and yes, Jones is still absolutely … Read Article
Superstar Manny Pacquiao wants his fans to decide who he fights next. Pac-Man, via his social media site, has asked his fans to pick his next challenger who will fight him in the United Arab Emirates. The former multi-weight king and reigning WBO welterweight champ has given fans four names to choose from:
Kell Brook… Read Article
Too much rolling of eyes, this notice was, (amongst others), posted on the BBBoC site a few days back –
British Heavyweight Title Fight – SAM SEXTON v GARY CORNISH
The Stewards decided to put out the above contest to purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions attached to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 8th March 2017, the contest to take place by the end of June … Read Article
Shannon Briggs is excited right now, for two reasons. Firstly, as the 45 year-old has posted on his social media page, purse bids take place today for Briggs’ WBA heavyweight title fight with Fres Oquendo. And secondly, Briggs is hugely motivated to put his name in the record books as the first heavyweight to have won a world title in three separate decades.
Briggs, who became the lineal heavyweight champ with his disputed decision victory … Read Article
In celebration of Ghana’s 60th Independent Anniversary, Streetwise Promotions in association with Errol Hawks Sports Management present three WBC International Title fights on Saturday, March 11 at the newly built Bukom Boxing Arena in the capital city of Ghana.
“We’re thrilled to work with Mauricio Sulaiman and the World Boxing Council to present this outstanding night of boxing on March 11,” said MICHAEL AMOO-BEDIAKO of Streetwise Promotions. “It’s an honor to be part of Ghana’s … Read Article
Kiev, Ukraine (February 12, 2017) WBO Cruiserweight World Champion, OLEKSANDR USYK, (11-0, 10 KO’s) has issued the following statement today in regards to his future training and the parting with his trainer JAMES ALI BASHIR.
“Bashir is a very nice man and good trainer. He has his own approach to training. But the moment came when I realized that it was not enough for me any longer. That is why I decided to change everything … Read Article
Welsh legend and all time great Joe Calzaghe has tried a few things since leaving the ring with a perfect 46-0 record in 2008. “The Pride of Wales” has turned his talented hand to acting, he has written his biography and he has performed pundit duties. But boxing remains in Calzaghe’s blood and he has just successfully applied for his manager’s licence.
Joe will now look to guide up and coming young talent, which will … Read Article
By Paul “Paparazzi” Jones | Published: February 11, 2017| Photo © Paul “Paparazzi” Jones
WASHINGTON, DC– Former two-time world champ Lamont ‟Havoc” Peterson (34-3-1, 17 KOs) faces (Interim) WBA Welterweight Champion David Avanesyan (22-1-1, 11 KOs) on February 18 in the co-main event of a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING card featuring Adrien “The Problem” Broner and Adrian “El Tigre” Granados.… Read Article
For a while, it looked as though superstar Manny Pacquaao’s next fight would take place in Australia, however, it now seems definite Pac-Man will box in the UAE; either in Abu Dhabi or Dubai – at least this is the word according to Pacquiaio’s long-time advisor Michael Koncz.
Koncz put a message up on Pac-Man’s official social media channels, saying “See you in UAE for my next fight.”… Read Article