Multiple sources are reporting that that former world champion Andre Ward (29-0, 15 KOs) is expected to return against Alexander Brand (25-1, 19 KOs) on August 6 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland California. For Ward, this will be a … Continue reading ? The post Andre Ward planning August 6 fight appeared first on Boxing News.
By Scott Gilfoid: Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KOs) was disappointed on Friday with the news of IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) pulling out of their July 9 fight due to an [...] The post Klitschko: Fury’s injury just means I’ll get my belt a few weeks later appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will make his return to the boxing ring September 17 against undefeated British boxer Liam Smith. Canelo officially announced the matchup Friday, via Boxing Scene: I am very pleased to announce my next fight against Liam Smith, a tremendous fighter with real knockout power, and the WBO junior middleweight world title owner. Show More Summary
Mike Alvarado 147.75 vs. Josh Torres 147.75 Matt Korobov 162.75 vs. Brian Vera 162.4 Erick De Leon 130.25 vs. Carlos Valcarcel 131.75 Arturo Marquez 146.25 vs. Nubion Houston 146.5 Joey Alday Jr 149 vs. Justin Henderson 145.25 Jesse Garcia 130 … Continue reading ? The post UniMas Weights from Dallas appeared first on Boxing News.
(Photo credit: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME) By Allan Fox: WBA World welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman (26-0, 22 KOs) and challenger “Showtime” Shawn Porter (26-1-1, 16 KOs) both made weight [...] The post Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter official weigh-in results appeared first on Boxing News 24.
WBO light-middleweight champion Liam Smith will face WBC middleweight title holder Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez in America in 17 September
By Dan Ambrose: It’s now official: Saul “Canel” Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) will be challenging unbeaten WBO junior middleweight champion Liam Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) on September 17 on HBO PPV from [...] The post Saul Canelo Alvarez faces Liam Smith for WBO 154lb title on 9/17 appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Tomorrow's PBC on CBS card is set, with Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter making weight. Keith "One Time" Thurman and "Showtime" Shawn Porter are good to go for tomorrow night's PBC on CBS main event (technically, Showtime ChampionshipShow More Summary
Photo: Ruben Cortez/Top Rank Mike Alvarado waiting for the weigh-in today in Dallas. The post Shot of the Day appeared first on Boxing News.
Today's episode has a lot of thoughts, including the Canelo-Golovkin situation, Tyson Fury's injury, picks for the weekend, and more. It's Friday. And, well, it's a big show today, with a lot going on in the boxing world, at least as...Show More Summary
WBO World Super-Welterweight Champion Liam Smith will make the third defence of his World Title against pound-for-pound star Canelo Alvarez on Saturday 17th September in America. The mega-event promoted [...] The post Liam Smith faces Canelo Alvarez on 8/17 appeared first on Boxing News 24.
LOS ANGELES (June 24, 2016) - Known for his power and dominance in the ring, Canelo Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) will look to win his third title in the junior middleweight division when he challenges [...] The post Canelo Alvarez vs. Liam Smith on September 17 appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Canelo Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) will look to win his third title in the junior middleweight division when he challenges undefeated heavy-hitter Liam “Beefy” Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) for the WBO junior middleweight world championship on Saturday, September 17. The … Continue reading ? The post Canelo opponent named: Liam “Beefy” Smith appeared first on Boxing News.
Stepan Horvath 153.25 vs. Ferenc Hafner 151.25 (WBO European jr middleweight championship) Fabiana Bytyqi 104.25 vs. Teodora Bacheva 102 WBC Youth female minimumweight title) Lucie Sedlackova 125 vs. Sopio Putkaradze 124.5 (WBO European female featherweight title) Josef Zahradnik 142.25 vs. Show More Summary
Anthony Joshua tops the bill at the O2 Arena in London once again on Saturday. The popular heavyweight makes the first defence of his IBF title against fellow unbeaten fighter Dominic Breazeale at a place that has quickly become his boxing home. Joshua (16-0, 16 KOs) became champion by wiping out Charles Martin inside two rounds at the O2 in April. Show More Summary
By Scott Gilfoid: While few boxing fans believe that #2 WBA, #2 WBC Chris Eubank Jr. (22-1, 17 KOs) has any chance at all of beating IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin [...] The post Joshua thinks Eubank Jr. could beat Golovkin appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Scott Gilfoid: IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Tyson Fury announced earlier on Friday that he won’t be able to defend his titles against Wladimir Klitschko in their scheduled fight on July 9th [...] The post Tyson Fury was not ready for Klitschko rematch, says source appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Keith Thurman 146 vs. Shawn Porter 147 (WBA world welterweight title) Porter stripped naked and was right on the limit. Jarrett Hurd 153.8 vs. Oscar Molina 154.8 Venue: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York Promoter: DiBella Entertainment TV: Showtime The post Thurman and Porter make weight appeared first on Boxing News.
Bilal Laggoune, Belgium (79,3) vs Hakim Chioui, France (79,3) 12 rnds: Vacant WBC Francophone lightheavyweight title Supervisor: Houcine Houichi Undercard: 8 rnds: Joe Fournier (86,0) vs Mustapha Stini (TBA) 6 rnds: Meriton Karaxha (64,3) vs Deniss Gerasimovs (64,5) 6 rnds: … Continue reading ? The post Weights from Ninove, Belgium appeared first on Boxing News.
By Joe Koizumi Photos by Sumio Yamada (to come later) Unheralded Jason Sosa (19-1-4, 15 KOs), US, surprisingly dethroned previously unbeaten WBA super-featherweight champ Javier Fortuna (29-1-1, 21 KOs), Dominican Republic, with an upset...Show More Summary