British boxing could see another champion crowned tonight in Las Vegas, and at the end of the month, on the 29th, still another Brit could win a world title. Amir Khan goes up against the formidable Saul Canelo Alvarez tonight, in what is arguably the biggest fight of the year. And on May 29th in his native Liverpool, Tony Bellew goes in with another formidable, if less known foe in rock-hard and tricky southpaw Ilunga … Read ArticleComments Off on Ilunga Makabu vows to smash Tony Bellew, ruin his world title dream
British boxing is flourishing right now, and thanks to fighters names Tyson Fury, Amir Khan, Anthony Joshua, Kell Brook, David Haye and James DeGale, fans have a number of reasons to tune in to some important and potentially explosive fight nights. World titles abound for British boxing’s finest, from welterweight all the way up to heavyweight. But who of the UK’s finest has the best chance when it comes to becoming an international superstar?
Let’s … Read ArticleComments Off on Khan, Fury, Joshua, Brook, Haye, DeGale: British boxing’s biggest stars – but who is the best and who can attain true superstardom?
Well, that was short-lived. Earlier today, a “news” story broke regarding a possible, in fact an imminent, Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor super-duper-mega-fight set for Las Vegas. As per a report in UK tabloid The Sun, who quoted “a source close to Mayweather,” the fight would be announced soon. Well, no it won’t.
Few fans believed it anyway, but UFC President Dana White, in speaking with Lance Pugmire of The LA Times, put the story firmly to … Read ArticleComments Off on Brief buzz about Mayweather-McGregor mega-bucks fight put to bed by Dana White: “Complete fiction”
Could “retired” superstar Floyd Mayweather be set to return to the ring to face UFC star, the also “retired” Conor McGregor? The mega-match, dubbed “The Billion Dollar Fight,” is said to be on the verge of being announced soon, an unidentified “source close to Mayweather” has said. The story first broke in UK tabloid, The Sun, and since then a large number of publications have reported on the news. Twitter has also exploded, with many … Read ArticleComments Off on Mayweather-McGregor: “The Billion Dollar Fight” announcement coming soon says “source”
Forget the fact that it is THE biggest and most sought after fight in all of boxing today, and forget the fact that the WBC have mandated the fight; Mexican star Saul Alvarez is seemingly asking feared puncher Gennady Golovkin to prove himself worthy of a shot at him! Speaking with Lance Pugmire of The LA Times, Canelo said the following:
“He needs to work his way up, he needs to earn his shot. … Read ArticleComments Off on You cannot be serious! – Saul Alvarez says Gennady Golovkin “needs to earn his shot”
Saul Alvarez 155 vs. Amir Khan 155
David Lemieux 160 vs. Glen Tapia 159.5
Frankie Gomez 146 vs. Mauricio Herrera 145.5
Patrick Teixeira 159 vs. Curtis Stevens 160
Diego De La Hoya 122 vs. Rocco Santomauro 121
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LOS ANGELES (May 5, 2016) – Once again on the cutting edge of technology, media and sports, Golden Boy Promotions will bring its fans Canelo vs. Khan via Live via the Internet. The company will stream the May 7th mega-fight between WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight Champion Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan live at 9 PM EST and 6PM PT.
As the world’s leading boxing, sports and entertainment company, Golden Boy Promotions specializes in … Read ArticleComments Off on Golden Boy Promotions To Offer Boxing’s First Megafight Of 2016 Canelo/Khan On Internet PPV
Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez faces Amir Khan for the lineal middleweight title at Canelo’s made-up weight class of 155 pounds. The Cinco de Mayo matchup will be broadcasted by HBO PPV live from the brand new T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bout’s original purpose was to help drum-up interest while building to a September PPV blockbuster on Mexican Independence weekend.
Now it looks as if fans will have to suffer through a marinating … Read ArticleComments Off on Canelo vs. Khan: For Real or Just A Formality?
Dereck Chisora will likely earn himself a world title shot if he can defeat Kubrat Pulev in tomorrow’s European heavyweight title clash – possibly against IBF champ Anthony Joshua (Eddie Hearn says a victorious Chisora would be an option for Joshua). But can “Del Boy” become only the second man to defeat the tough, durable and experienced Pulev? One man who has his doubts is heavyweight ruler Tyson Fury.
Fury told Sky Sports he will … Read ArticleComments Off on Fury doesn’t think Chisora will beat Pulev, will root for him anyway
One of the more interesting heavyweights out there, unbeaten Andy Ruiz Jr, has not yet seen his skills tested at the highest level; or anything approaching the highest level to be perfectly honest. This doesn’t mean Ruiz, 26-0(17) and hailing from California, cannot fight, he most certainly can. Possessing fast hands, power and, despite his bulky physical appearance, a good engine, the 26-year-old has impressed his share of fans and experts. We just don’t yet … Read ArticleComments Off on Andy Ruiz Jr to make ring return next month; you’ll never guess who against!