It looks as though Shannon Briggs has finally talked, harassed and pestered his way into a big fight and the big pay day that will go along with it. After spending months irritating then-heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko in an unsuccessful attempt at getting a title shot – with Briggs entertaining some and irritating others with his war cry of “Let’s go Champ!” – Briggs shifted his attention to the UK scene.… Read Article81 Comments on David Haye agrees to fight Shannon Briggs after weigh-in scuffle: “He’s talked himself into getting KO’d”
Charles Martin – 245 Pounds
Anthony Joshua – 244 Pounds… Read Article
When Tyson Fury upset long – reigning champion, Wladimir Klitschko last November to win the lineal heavyweight championship, it immediately injected new life into a division in need of life. Okay, so it wasn’t exactly George Foreman taking Joe Frazier’s lunch money or Larry Holmes and Ken Norton beating each other up with the rusted links of the evolutionary chain.
It was more like the first microbes that crawled from the primordial ooze of the … Read Article73 Comments on The Heavyweight Division and Much – Needed (hopefully) Clarity
Over three decades ago, May 11th 1984, former unified welterweight king Sugar Ray Leonard, boxing as a light-middleweight, fought for the first time since a near two year layoff. Going in with the little-known Kevin Howard, Leonard was returning to the ring having announced his retirement in November of 1982 due to suffering a detached retina in his left eye.
Coming back with an idea of perhaps making a bold challenge for Marvelous Marvin Hagler’s … Read Article39 Comments on Sugar Ray Leonard – Kevin Howard: the failed comeback that came before the ultimate return to glory
LONDON (April 8) – Boxing ace Amir Khan has hailed Manny Pacquiao as one of the greatest ever.
The Filipino superstar is set to call time on his illustrious career when he takes on Timothy Bradley live and exclusive on Premier Sports this Saturday night from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. … Read Article30 Comments on Khan interested in Pacquiao-Bradley fight
How did it get so late so soon?
It seems like it was just yesterday, when a young Filipino boxer was crossing the ropes, diving into an ocean full of unknowns, to face an elite rival in Juan Manuel Marquez for the first time. That was 2004, twelve years ago.
Now, after an astonishing record-breaking career, Manny Pacquiao is on his way out of boxing, hoping to transition into a full time political career, and … Read Article61 Comments on Manny Pacquiao admits to facing the effects of time
The final press conference before the heavily hyped IBF heavyweight title clash between Charles Martin and Anthony Joshua took place today and both undefeated men appeared and sounded confident. Joshua had more to say than did a somewhat subdued Martin, but both fighters are sure they will get the win on Saturday night.… Read Article17 Comments on Anthony Joshua: We’re here to go to war. Charles Martin: London will be mine
Jack Culcay (21-1, 10 KOs) meets Jean Carlos Prada (31-1-1, 22 KOs) for the WBA World Super Welterweight title tonight at the MBS Arena in Potsdam, Germany.
Culcay, a former amateur, European and interim World Champion, is confident he can claim World honours at the first time of asking. ‘’I have always dreamed of becoming a World Champion, and now my time has come,’’ said the 30 year-old.… Read Article6 Comments on Jack Culcay vs. Jean Carlos Prada – Tale Of The Tape
Boxing’s only eight-division world champion and the reigning Fighter of the Decade, Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, and five-time world champion TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY will have their Official Weigh-In Today! Friday, April 8, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Open to the public, doors will open at 1:00 p.m. with the undercard stepping on the scale beginning at 2:30 p.m. PT. Pacquiao and Bradley will step on the scale at approximately 3:15 p.m. They are … Read Article11 Comments on Live: Pacquiao vs Bradley Official Weigh-In
It has been more than 3 and a half years since middleweight powerhouse Gennady Golovkin made his HBO debut when he made easy work of Grzegorz Proksa. During the post fight interview with HBO’s Max Kellerman, Golovkin indicated that he was ready for a big time fight, and that anyone between 154 and 168 was a potential target. The words were bold, but the actions which followed told a different story – particularly when Golovkin’s … Read Article192 Comments on All Gennady Golovkin ever wanted! (VIDEO)