It’s not the most obvious “Dream Fight” that springs to mind when daydreaming on who would win out of today’s best middleweight, unified king Gennady Golovkin and great 160-pound fighters of yesteryear, but a GGG-Chris Eubank fight and how you think it would have gone is a pretty interesting notion all the same. Fans have thought about how Golovkin and his particular blend of skills would have done against the likes of a Marvin Hagler, … Read ArticleComments Off on Gennady Golovkin Vs. Chris Eubank: who wins – GGG or Simply The Best?
Erislandy Lara – 153 ½ Pounds
Vanes Martirosyan – 153 ¾ Pounds
Jermall Charlo – 153 ¼ Pounds
Austin Trout – 154 Pounds
Jermell Charlo – 153 ¾ Pounds
John Jackson – 153 ½ Pounds… Read Article
First it was Alexander Dimitrenko, then it was Jakov Gospic, but now, finally, Shannon Briggs has a confirmed opponent for tomorrow night: Briggs, 59-6-1(52) will face Argentine heavyweight Emilio Ezequiel Zarate, 29-16-3(11) in his chief supporting role on David Haye’s second comeback fight at The O2 in London.… Read ArticleComments Off on Can Emilio Ezequiel Zarate give Shannon Briggs a fight? Will Briggs give David Haye a fight?
UKTV has today announced its presenting team for the live and exclusive broadcast of Haye Day this Saturday at the O2, as David ‘The Hayemaker’ Haye takes on Arnold ‘The Cobra’ Gjerjaj. … Read ArticleComments Off on Video: David Haye 224 vs Arnold Gjergjaj 237
Weigh-In Results from Moscow:
Denis Lebedev 198.7 vs. Victor Emilio Ramirez 198.6
Felix Valera 174.6 vs. Dmitry Bivol 174.25
Umar Salamov 174.6 vs. Bob Ajisafe 174.5
Dmitry Kudryashov 201.6 vs. Julio Cesar Dos Santos 197.75
Rakhim Chakhkiev 198.5 vs. Tamas Lodi 198.5… Read Article
If not exactly playing the outright bad guy Carlos Takam has presented himself during his various media obligations in Auckland, as sullen, withdrawn and taciturn. Takam’s answers to even the most routine of questions posed to him could best be described as monosyllabic, although this may due to his tenuous grasp of the English language, Takam clearly preferring that any dialogue and discourse be conducted in French.… Read ArticleComments Off on Video: Joseph Parker 234 vs. Carlos Takam 241
It seems Eddie Hearn has worked his magic and enticed reigning WBO welterweight ruler Jessie Vargas to Sheffield to face IBF king Kell Brook in a unification match-up. According to a number of sources – trade paper Boxing News among them – an official announcement of the fight, set for Brook’s home town on August 27th, is “imminent.”
Brook, excited over the way he has finally bagged himself the kind of big fight he has … Read ArticleComments Off on Kell Brook-Jessie Vargas unification close for August 27th, fight set to be announced any day now
Liverpool’s WBO Super-Welterweight World Champion Liam Smith will be keeping a very close eye on this Saturday’s Super-Welterweight world title triple header in Las Vegas, aired exclusively on the Channel of Champions BoxNation.
In the main event Erislandy Lara defends his WBA title against Vanes Martirosyan in a rematch of their 2012 bout that ended in a technical draw. Brothers Jermall and Jermell Charlo will look to make history in co-featured bouts as the first … Read ArticleComments Off on Liam Smith Predicts Lara-Martirosyan, Charlo-Trout, Charlo-Jackson
As a number of people suspected was the case all along, heavyweight champ Tyson Fury was merely messing around when he claimed he was floored three times in sparring this week and was on the verge of splitting with his uncle and long-time trainer Peter Fury. Ever the practical joker, the unpredictable 27-year-old announced on social media how he was decked and generally beaten up by a Belgian light-heavyweight fighter brought in for speed work … Read ArticleComments Off on Tyson Fury comes clean: tales of being dropped in sparring, falling out with trainer, “just fooling”
As all fight fans have surely read, Mexican star Saul Canelo Alvarez has given up his WBC middleweight title and basically handed it over to unbeaten Kazakh puncher Gennady Golovkin. For the time being, that particular super-fight will have to wait; even though Canelo – who has been dubbed “yellow” by some angry fans who feel he has shown fear by continually avoiding GGG – maintains he will face him and will defeat him. We’ll … Read ArticleComments Off on Eubank Jr claims GGG “doesn’t deserve” to be considered the best middleweight in world, says he’d fight him “tomorrow”