L. Ellerbe – Thank you. Now we’ll bring the main event. It’s a rematch of the 2012 technical draw and you know both men are going to want to settle the score. So first up I’d like to introduce, he comes to us with 36 and 2 record with 21 KO’s. He’s fighting out of Glendale, California. He represented the United States in the 2004 Olympics. He’s a very very tough fighter. He’s been in … Read ArticleComments Off on Erislandy Lara, Vanes Martirosyan Interview Transcript
Leonard Ellerbe – I would like to thank everyone for joining us on the call today. We have an exciting tripleheader of Super Welterweight World Title fights. It will be headlined by Cuban sensation and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion, Erislandy Lara against exciting challenger and 2004 U.S. Olympian, Vanes Martirosyan in a rematch of their 2012 technical draw.
In our co-main event, and up-and-coming star, the IBF Junior Middleweight World Champion, Jermall Charlo taking … Read ArticleComments Off on Jermall Charlo, Austin Trout Interview Transcript
Tyson Fury, the Heavyweight Champion of the World, was interviewed last week by a video media outlet known as SportsView London. During the interview, Mr Fury made comments that have been viewed by some as offensive.
Mr Fury would like to apologise to anyone who may have taken offence to these comments.… Read ArticleComments Off on Tyson Fury Statement
David Haye, the former undisputed cruiserweight ruler and a former WBA heavyweight champ, continues his comeback this Saturday, against unbeaten but little-known Arnold Gjergjaj in a scheduled 10-rounder at The O2 in London. Gjergjaj is young at age 31 and he has a good-looking 29-0(21) record. However, the critics have, well, criticised Haye’s choice of opponent, some even saying Gjergjaj represents a step down from Haye’s first comeback foe, Mark de Mori.… Read ArticleComments Off on Haye defends his choice of opposition: “Gjergjaj is perfect preparation and then I’ll look at a big fight with Briggs”
Has Alexander Povetkin’s reputation been forever ruined due to his coming up positive for a banned substance, causing the postponement, perhaps cancellation of his title fight with Deontay Wilder? Already, past Povetkin opponents are second-guessing their fights with the Russian star.… Read ArticleComments Off on Carlos Takam and team re-watch losing fight to Povetkin: “It’s strange because in the last rounds Povetkin was more fresh suddenly”
The former IBO middleweight titleholder, Peter ‘The Pride of Providence’ Manfredo, Jr.’s comeback fight after being out of the ring for three years, didn’t go as planned as he had settled for a eight round draw against Vladine Biosse in a good back and forth super middleweight bout. Manfredo, Jr. received one scorecard 78-74, Biosse the other 77-75, and the third was 76-76. … Read ArticleComments Off on Manfredo, Jr. and Biosse Battle to a Draw
Wladimir Klitschko’s rise to heavyweight dominance wasn’t always smooth sailing. The long time dominant heavyweight champion had several major setbacks on the road to greatness before joining forces with Hall of Fame trainer Emanuel Steward. He had already suffered defeats at the hands of Ross Puritty and Corrie Sanders prior to teaming up with Steward, and then when the two had their first fight together, Wladimir suffered another devastating loss at the hands of Lamon … Read ArticleComments Off on VIDEO: Wladimir Klitschko has a chance to redefine his legacy
MAY 15, 2016 – In the wake of the news on Friday that Alexander Povetkin tested positive for the banned substance meldonium, WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder and his representatives have been made aware of the WBC’s decision on Sunday that the fight will not occur in Moscow on May 21.
“I’m very disappointed that due to Povetkin’s failed drug test the fight is not going to happen on May 21 in Moscow,” said Deontay … Read ArticleComments Off on Wilder vs Povetkin: Deontay Wilder Statement
To the surprise of practically nobody, the WBC have officially postponed next Saturday’s heavyweight title fight between champ Deontay Wilder and mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin. As fans know, Russian star Povetkin came up positive for an illegal substance in his pre fight drugs testing.
The situation is confusing as Povetkin and his team insist the drug was only taken while it was legal (being banned in Jan of this year, Povetkin last taking it in … Read ArticleComments Off on Wilder-Povetkin officially off, WBC title fight postoned pending further investigation
It’s been said before now, by a number of fans, that heavyweight ruler Tyson Fury – who partied and partied after winning the crown and piled on a ton of weight as a result – could go down in history as “another Buster Douglas.” Douglas of course, smashed “invincible” heavyweight king Mike Tyson to defeat in a truly stunning performance, then ate himself up to around 300-pounds and almost lost his life after falling into … Read ArticleComments Off on Could Tyson Fury become another Buster Douglas? David Haye fears the worst