It’s not at all surprising, but heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, upon hearing like the rest of us who newly crowned IBF heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua will be facing in his first title defence, decided to put the boot in. Taking to his oft-used Twitter page shortly after reading how Joshua will defend against Dominic Breazeale on June 25th, Fury started off by saying we should all give Joshua a break, as he is still learning … Read ArticleComments Off on Tyson Fury lays into Anthony Joshua’s choice for first title challenger
Though he has often been overly critical of the Klitschko brothers, Wladimir especially, deep down Tyson Fury respects both men as great champions. The trash-talk is back in full force right now, as is to be expected as Fury is getting ready to square off with Wladimir for a second time in his first title defence; so don’t expect any kind words from Tyson when he speaks about Klitschko. But Hughie Fury, Tyson’s cousin – … Read ArticleComments Off on Hughie Fury says he and Tyson will rule the heavyweights for a long time, “like the remarkable Klitschkos”
A huge undercard for Joshua vs Breazeale is being pieced together by promoter Eddie Hearn, and the first fight announced is a mouth-watering Super-Middleweights George Groves and Martin Murray in an eliminator bout for the WBA crown.
Both men are hunting a World title shot in the second half of the year, a fourth in the division for Groves and a first at 168lbs for Murray, who boxed three times for a World crown at … Read ArticleComments Off on George Groves vs Martin Murray on Joshua/Breazeale undercard
Anthony Joshua MBE will make the first defence of his IBF World Heavyweight title against unbeaten American Dominic ‘Trouble’ Breazeale at The O2 in London on June 25. Joshua ripped took both the belt and unbeaten record of American Charles Martin at the same venue on April 9, and he’ll be looking to take another ‘0’ in his maiden defence.
Breazeale brings a formidable 17-0 record to the UK with 15 wins inside the distance … Read ArticleComments Off on Anthony Joshua vs Dominic Breazeale on June 25
(Photo credit Chris Farina/K2 Promotions) Los Angeles, CA (April 24, 2016) In front of a sold-out crowd of 16,353 at the Fabulous Forum, on Saturday night, Boxing Superstar and Unified Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, 35-0, (32KO’s) defended his titles (WBA, IBF, IBO and WBC “Interim”) with a devastating second round knockout of Mandatory Challenger Dominic Wade, 18-1-0 (12KO’s).
The knockout was GGG’s 22nd in a row in addition to his 16th straight world … Read ArticleComments Off on Photo Gallery: Golovkin destroys Wade; Gonzalez beats Arroyo
Had he managed to avoid disaster against Tony Thompson and, last time out, Erkan Teper, Liverpool’s David Price would arguably have been right in the mix to challenge heavyweight ruler Tyson Fury in a fight or three’s time. Price, who holds an amateur win over Fury (“I’m still the last Englishman to beat him, by the way,” he told Sky Sports recently) launches his latest comeback on May 29th and he says he still harbors … Read ArticleComments Off on David Price: I still wouldn’t rule out fighting Tyson Fury down the line
Britain’s James DeGale, the reigning IBF super-middleweight champion, wants to go down in history as one of the best fighters from his homeland; and that means becoming a dominant world champion in two weight divisions. This is what the Olympic gold medal winner told The Star, and the gifted southpaw says he is looking at getting himself big fights with the stars of the 175-pound division in the near future.… Read ArticleComments Off on DeGale plans move up to light-heavyweight, has Stevenson and Kovalev in his sights
Middleweight star Gennady Golovkin has a very real problem: he is fast running out of credible opposition. In fact, Golovkin might have already ran out of suitable opponents. Making ruthlessly short work of Dominic Wade last night for his 35th pro win and his 16th title retention, Golovkin won without moving out of first gear. Golovkin was in such command he even dropped his hands and allowed Wade to hit him. Even this was unable … Read ArticleComments Off on If not the Canelo-Khan winner then who next for Golovkin?
Erik Skoglund continued his unbeaten streak with a heroic performance against Ryno Liebenberg to claim the IBO International Light Heavyweight title last night at the Hovet in Stockholm.
Liebenberg had said he would drag Skoglund into a ‘dog fight’ and that is exactly what happened after Skoglund received a nasty gash above his right eye following a clash of heads in the sixth-round.… Read ArticleComments Off on Skoglund and Lauren win title fights in Stockholm
IBF/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs) did what everyone expected him to do in destroying an over-matched Dominic Wade (18-2, 12 KOs) in two rounds after putting him down three times on Saturday night at the Forum in Inglewood, California. The referee Jack Reiss stopped the fight after Wade was slow in getting up after the second knockdown in the 2nd round. … Read ArticleComments Off on Golovkin stops Wade; Gonzalez defeats Arroyo