By Allan Fox: Keith Thurman isn’t quite sure if IBF welterweight champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) will beat former 2 division world champion Lamont “Havoc” Peterson (35-3-1, 17 KOs) or not in their fight on January 20 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Show More Summary
The Foundation supports an upcoming documentary titled “The Only One: Boxing Legend Henry Armstrong”...
By Tim Royner: Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev has not given up on himself after 2 consecutive losses, and he’s ready for his fight this Saturday night against Vyacheslav Shabranskyy. Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs) recently suffered 2 defeats to the now retired Andre Ward. Show More Summary
By Allan Fox: Trainer Nacho Beristain is not in favor of famous fighters and ex-fighters like Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao calling out UFC star Conor McGregor for fights inside the boxing ring. Beristain doesn’t like that, as he respects the sport of boxing. Show More Summary
By Jeff Aranow: If Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn gets his way, he’ll soon be guiding the career of former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs). Hearn is very interested in taking over the management of the 29-year-old Fury’s career, and getting him back in fighting once again. Show More Summary
By Sean Jones: The World Boxing Organization has pushed Saul “Canelo” Alvarez to the No.1 spot for their middleweight rankings for November. With the new ranking, the 27-year-old Canelo is now poised to challenge the winner of the Billy Joe Saunders vs. Show More Summary
By Jim Dower: Former light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs) weighed in at 174 pounds on Friday for his match this Saturday night against Vyacheslav Shabranskyy (19-1, 16 KOs) for the vacant WBO 175 lb. title at Madison Square Garden in New York. Show More Summary
By Scott Gilfoid: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum says 65-35 is a fair split of the money for the unification fight between WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker and IBF/WBA champion Anthony Joshua. The 86-year-old Arum feels that the 65-35...Show More Summary
By Jim Dower: Alexander Ustinov (34-1, 25 KOs) and #4 WBA former world title challenger Manuel “Diamond Boy” Charr (30-4, 17 KOs) will be fighting for the vacant WBA heavyweight title this Saturday night on November 25 at the Koenig-Pilsener-Arena in Oberhausen, Germany. Show More Summary
Kovalev will have to keep on doing what he does best. The savage knockout has the best chance of bringing crowds back, again and again…
British welterweight ace Gary Corcoran’s world title bid against Manny Pacquiao conqueror Jeff Horn will be shown exclusively live on BoxNation next month. The 27-year-old will face the unbeaten Australian at the Brisbane ConventionShow More Summary
Neither Ustinov nor Charr has done enough in their careers to be crowned heavyweight champion of the world…
By Scott Gilfoid: Joseph Parker and his promoter David Higgins have gotten IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua riled up to the point where he’s anxious to get the fight underway next year, according to promoter Eddie Hearn. The negotiations are close to being agreed on. Show More Summary
Photos: Sumio Yamada Wanheng Menayothin 105 vs. Tatsuya Fukuhara 105 (WBC world minimumweight title) Note: Menayothin is looking to take his record to the magic 49-0 against Fukuhara (19-5-6, 7… Read More » The post Wanheng (48-0), Fukuhara make weight appeared first on fightnews.com.
Sergey Kovalev 174 vs. Vyacheslav Shabranskyy 174.8 (WBO light heavyweight title) Jason Sosa 131.2 vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa 130.6 Sullivan Barrera 174.8 vs. Felix Valera 174.2 Bakhram Murtazaliev 153.8 vs. Carlos… Read More » The post Kovalev, Shabranskyy make weight appeared first on fightnews.com.
By Stanley White: Dmitry Bivol expects former light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev to emerge victorious this Saturday night with his fight against the tough Vyacheslav Shabranskyy in their clash for the vacant WBO 175 lb. Show More Summary
Undefeated, rising star Tramaine “The Mighty Midget” Williams is returning to the “Sunflower State” with his own “Gold & Glory” plan as he battles for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) International junior featherweight title co-main event on the “KO Night Boxing: Gold & Glory” card, at Hartman Arena in Park City, Kansas. Show More Summary
The first year of Rivera Promotions Entertainment (RPE) as a promotional company was a resounding success, as well as an invaluable learning experience for its owners and operators, retired three-time, two division world champion Jose Antonio Rivera and his son, Anthonee (A.J.) Rivera. Show More Summary
The heavyweight division has been booming in recent times and this Saturday night BoxNation subscribers will be able to watch Alexander Ustinov and Manuel Charr clash for the vacant WBA World Championship exclusively live. Taking place...Show More Summary
Sunny Edwards and Ross Murray both expect their upcoming fight to be the toughest of their careers so far when the pair clash in an all-MTK Global Monday-night bout. The super-flyweight Battle of Britain will take place on a Frank Warren-promoted...Show More Summary