WBC Heavyweight Champion Vitali Klitschko (40-2, 38 KOs) faced off with former WBO Heavyweight Champion Shannon Briggs (51-5-1, 45 KOs) today at a press-conference at o2 World Hamburg, Germany, where they will meet in the ring on Saturday, October 16. The ticket sale starts today at www.eventim.de where tickets are available from 50 euro..
Archives for August 2010
COLOGNE, GERMANY (August 31, 2010) Middleweight contender Giovanni Lorenzo captured the interest of the sports media, fans and champion Felix Sturm on Monday afternoon in Cologne, Germany, by appearing at the final press conference wearing the jersey of local underdog soccer team, Borussia Mönchengladbach. Lorenzo and Sturm will battle this Saturday night, September 4th at the Lanxess-Arena in Cologne for […]
By James Slater – In what could turn out to be a good, entertaining under-card bout, light-heavyweights Adrian Diaconu and Omar Sheika will clash on the Lucian Bute-Jesse Brinkley show set for October 15th in Montreal, Canada. While the main event looks like a reasonably straightforward win for the excellent and undefeated IBF 168-pound king (no disrespect to Brinkley, a […]
By James Slater – It’s official and it’s not surprising. The World Boxing Council, upon receiving a request from the Top Rank organisation to recognise the upcoming November 13th bout between Manny Pacquiao and Antonio Margarito as a fight that will contest the sanctioning bodies’ vacant light-middleweight title, voted unanimously to do so. This move was widely expected, and now, […]
by Geoffrey Ciani – This week’s 88th edition of On the Ropes Boxing Radio featured an exclusive interview with reigning WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (30-1, 23 KOs), who is recently coming off of a fifth round knockout victory against Matt Godfrey (20-2, 10 KOs). It is rumored that Huck will partake in a cruiserweight tournament that is expected to […]