New York, May 29-Star Boxing's Chris Algieri (20-1, 8 KOs) looked primed and ready to go yesterday at Barclays Center, weighing-in at 146.6-pounds for this evening's clash against Amir Khan (30-3, 19 KOs), [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
(Photo credit: Lucas Noonan/Premier Boxing Champions) By Scott Gilfoid: Unless former WBO 140 light welterweight champion Chris Algieri (20-1, 8 KOs) makes some major improvement in his punching power [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
The boxing gem of Puerto Rico, undefeated #3 world-rated lightweight contender Felix “El Diamante” Verdejo will be celebrating his upcoming HBO Boxing debut by pressing the flesh and throwing some leather for his fans in New York. He will make … Continue reading ? The post Verdejo to Hold Public Event tomorrow in the Bronx appeared first on Boxing News.
On Friday night, Amir "King" Khan will take what he hopes will be the fight that leads him to a major payday against pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. As part of the next episode of the Premier Boxing Champions series, Khan will...Show More Summary
Tanaka goes for Japanese title record
Shane Mosley has been increasingly outspoken on Twitter lately, and it's making for some pretty funny exchanges. Shane Mosley challenged Paulie Malignaggi to a BKB fight. Paulie declined by saying if he did fight him it would only be in a boxing ring where he would box circles around Mosley, who wouldn't win a round. Show More Summary
Emile Griffith was born on Feb. 3, 1938, and was the first fighter from the U.S. Virgin Islands to become a world champion. He turned pro in 1958 and was a favorite in New York City. Griffith won the welterweight title from Benny “The Kid” Paret…
Carl Froch is yet to publicly announce whether he will fight again or retire, but reports suggest The Cobra may be interested in a lucrative battle against Gennady Golovkin. Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn, who represents Froch,...Show More Summary
Photos: Zanfer Promotions IBF light flyweight champion Javier “The Cobra” Mendoza (23-2-1, 19 KOs) will defend his title against Milan Melindo (32-1, 12 KOs) on Saturday in Ensenada, Baja California. The two faced-off at a Thursday press conference. Javier Mendoza: … Continue reading ? The post Mendoza-Melindo Press Conference appeared first on Boxing News.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYKD5k7O2mI By Scott Gilfoid: IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (34-0, 23 KOs) made weight on Friday for his title defense against an outgunned #4 IBF Frankie Gavin [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
Trainer John David Jackson believes Chris Algieri has what it takes to upset Amir Khan tonight on Spike TV. After Chris Algieri managed to upset Ruslan Provodnikov last June, he got the opportunity of a lifetime against one of the sports biggest stars in Manny Pacquiao. Show More Summary
(Photo credit: Lucas Noonan/Premier Boxing Champions) By Ryan Allan: Amir "King" Khan returns to the States tonight to take on former world champion and Manny Pacquiao punching bag Chris Algieri in a bid [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
Britain's Kevin Mitchell vows to knock out Jorge Linares when they contest the Venezuelan's WBC lightweight title on Saturday.
The only remaining welterweight belt not held by Floyd Mayweather Jr. is on the line this weekend, as undefeated IBF champion Kell Brook defends against fellow Brit Frankie Gavin at 2 p.m. ET Saturday in London. Brook demonstrated he was one of the division's most talented younger fighters when he took the belt from Shawn Porter last summer. Show More Summary
Weights for Friday night’s King’s Promotions show from the Stadium Holiday Inn Philadelphia Frank De Alba 129.3 vs. Bernardo Gomez Uribe 128.5 Steve Upsher Chambers 139.7 vs. Alejandro Rodriguez 140.4 Farah Ennis 167 vs. Michael Gbenga 169.9 Miguel Cruz 147.5 … Continue reading ? The post Weights from Philadelphia appeared first on Boxing News.
By Scott Gilfoid: Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn is hoping his heavyweight fighter Anthony Joshua (12-0, 12 KOs) keeps his knockout streak going on Saturday night in his fight against 35-year-old [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
By Karl Freitag Kell Brook 146.25 vs. Frankie Gavin 146.75 (IBF welterweight title) Jorge Linares 135.25 vs. Kevin Mitchell 134.25 (WBC lightweight title) Note: Linares weighed in.25 heavy. He has one hour to lose it. Evgeny Gradovich 126 vs. … Continue reading ? The post Brook, Gavin, Mitchell, Gradovich, Selby make weight; Linares.25 heavy appeared first on Boxing News.
This week’s quiz says goodbye to Premier League football and the Borussia Dortmund manager, and hello to tennis at Roland Garros and Amir Khan in NYC Continue reading...
The first WBC Francophone championship in Canada will take place on June 20 in Montreal between Hypolite Schiller and French Kevin Thomas Cojean. At stake will be the vacant supermiddleweight title. The WBC Francophone title with chairman Houcine Houichi started … Continue reading ? The post WBC Francophone in Canada and France appeared first on Boxing News.
Kell Brook defends his IBF welterweight title against fellow Englishman Frankie Gavin in the main event on an intriguing bill at the O2 Arena in London Saturday. The Special One (34-0, 23 KO) has wasted little time in returning to the...Show More Summary