Alexander Povetkin might be fighting at home in Russia when he challenges WBC heavyweight ruler Deontay Wilder on May 21st, but the former Olympian who captured gold will likely be the underdog in the eyes of many fans – maybe by a margin of something like 60/40 or 70/30, with the edge going to Wilder. The biggest reason Povetkin will not be favoured to win is his height, or lack of. Wilder is 6’7” and … Read Article58 Comments on Wilder says he will emulate the tactics Klitschko used against Povetkin
Unbeaten Irish star Carl Frampton Tweeted moments ago how his planned challenge of reigning WBA featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz has been agreed and will go ahead at a date to be confirmed in New York this summer (venue also still to be made official, but Barclays Centre looks a strong possibility). Frampton’s manager Barry McGuigan also took to social media to announce how a deal has been reached for the fight to go ahead.… Read Article19 Comments on Carl Frampton/Barry McGuigan confirm summer fight with Leo Santa Cruz in New York
We are just hours away from Gennady Golovkin (34-0-0) defending his titles against the unbeaten Dominic Wade (18-0-0) at the Forum, in Inglewood, California. While Wade is most certainly a suitable opponent, it is hard to imagine anyone who is not a current champion with a five star resume to have the slightest chance against Golovkin. I am not, in any way, shape or form writing Wade off, especially not in a sport like boxing, … Read ArticleComments Off on Fruitless Hope: Will GGG dominate again?
IBF/IBO/WBA middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs) looked very strong and in great shape today at his weigh-in with Dominic Wade (18-0, 12 KOs). Both fighters looked like they were ready to step inside the ring and begin throwing punches in their fight this Saturday night on HBO. … Read Article55 Comments on Weights: Gennady Golovkin 159 vs. Dominic Wade: 159.6
Feared middleweight star Gennady Golovkin wants a number of things: a fight with middleweight world champ Canelo Alvarez, all four major alphabet titles at 160-pounds (GGG currently holds two of them; the WBA and the IBF, as well as the interim WBC belt) and, further down the road, the record for most successful consecutive middleweight title defences. Currently the record is 20, held by Philadelphian living legend Bernard Hopkins. But Golovkin, in speaking with ESPN.com, … Read Article66 Comments on Can GGG top The Executioner!? – Golovkin wants to break Hopkins’ record
British heavyweight David Price will return to the ring on May 29th, on the under-card of the Tony Bellew-Ilunga Makabu cruiserweight title clash that will go ahead in his native Liverpool. Price, last seen being iced inside two rounds by Erkan Teper, has been working – very hard by all accounts – with promoter and trainer Dave Coldwell and the 32-year-old still believes he can fulfill the potential he showed earlier in his career when … Read Article23 Comments on David Price set to begin latest comeback on Bellew-Makabu card, May 29th in Liverpool
CARSON, CALIF. (April 22, 2016) – Rising contender and 2012 U.S. Olympian Terrell Gausha (17-0, 8 KOs) takes on Mexico’s Orlando Lora (30-6-2, 19 KOs) in a 10-round super welterweight affair that highlights undercard action at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. on Saturday, April 30.
In addition, heavyweight contenders Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington (16-0-1, 11 KOs) and “Fast” Eddie Chambers (42-4, 23 KOs) will meet in a 10-round bout while unbeaten rising knockout artist … Read ArticleComments Off on Gausha vs. Lora, Washington vs Chambers on 4/30
By his own admission, heavyweight champ Tyson Fury struggled to remain motivated after his big November win over Wladimir Klitschko. The new champion piled out weight, wasn’t really interested in talking about boxing and even suggested he might retire, claiming he had done everything he had set out to do. True, we never know when Fury is being serious, but some fans wondered if the hard to figure out 27-year-old meant it when he said … Read Article24 Comments on Tyson Fury: I’ve got that fire back in me
Not many in the sport of boxing think unbeaten Dominic Wade has any real shot at victory versus Gennady Golovkin this Saturday. But that doesn’t stop the 15,000+ fans from attending this mismatch on HBO, at The Forum in Los Angeles. At this point Gennady could fight Roberto Duran and fans would still pay to watch this man perform. OK maybe not.
No hate coming out of this article, fact is power punchers tend to … Read Article36 Comments on Golovkin vs. Wade: Another Ho-Hum Main Event on HBO in 2016
Saturday’s HBO World Championship Boxing doubleheader telecast begins at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. Opening up the telecast from the Forum in Inglewood, CA., is a 12-round featherweight title matchup between champion “Chocolatito” Gonzalez and McWilliams Arroyo.… Read Article4 Comments on Livestream: Golovkin vs. Wade & Chocolatito vs. Arroyo Official Weigh-In