Ukraine's Vasyl Lomachenko aims to become a three-weight world champion in his 12th professional fight when he faces Jorge Linares.
By Joe Koizumi Photos by Sumio Yamada WBO 105-pound champ Ryuya Yamanaka (16-2, 5 KOs), 105, impressively kept his belt in his initial defense as he was awarded a TKO… Read More » The post Yamanaka-Calleros Full Report appeared first on fightnews.com.
It's great for boxing that Jorge Linares and Vasiliy Lomachenko are set to fight May 12. It'll be even better for the sport if the lightweight title bout signals an end to the fighting between Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions.
By Chris Williams: Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank have finalized the May 12th fight between WBA World lightweight champion Jorge Linares and 2-time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko. This wasn’t an easy fight to put together due the date of the fight conflicting with the replay of the Saul Canelo Alvarez vs. Show More Summary
“Let me ask you about Don King,” said Payne to Don King. “You were one of the first supporters of Don King…”
The unbeaten Tyrone McKenna will face Anthony Upton Jr on the undercard of Carl Frampton v Nonito Donaire on April 21 following an injury to McKenna’s original opponent, Phil Sutcliffe Jr. Promising super-lightweight McKenna (15-0-1-KO6)...Show More Summary
Los invictos cruceros Arsen Golulamirian (22-0, 14 KOs) y Ryad Merhy (24-0, 20 KOs) colisionan este sábado en Marsella, Francia, por el campeonato de peso crucero de la AMB, que… Read More » The post Golulamirian-Merhy por el titulo crucero de la AMB este sábado en Francia appeared first on fightnews.com.
El campeón súper mediano de la AMB Tyron Zeuge (21-0-1, 11 KOs) hará la tercera defensa de su título contra Isaac Ekpo (32-3, 25 KOs) el sábado en el Inselparkhalle… Read More » The post Zeuge-Ekpo 2 por titulo AMB este sábado en Alemania appeared first on fightnews.com.
In a battle of two of the world’s pound-for-pound best, JORGE “El Niño de Oro” LINARES will defend his World Boxing Association (WBA) and Ring Magazine Lightweight titles against VASILIY “Hi-Tech” LOMACHENKO on Saturday, May 12, at “The World’s Most Famous Arena”, Madison Square Garden. Show More Summary
Nine area photographers will each exhibit one photo highlighting local boxing action from 2017 at the 11th Annual Briscoe Awards on Sunday at the VBA Clubhouse in Philadelphia. The photos… Read More » The post Ring photogs in focus at Briscoe Awards appeared first on fightnews.com.
In a battle of two of the world’s pound-for-pound best, Jorge “El Niño De Oro” Linares will defend his WBA title against Vasiliy “Hi-Tech” Lomachenko on Saturday, May 12, at… Read More » The post Linares-Lomachenko Ticket Alert appeared first on fightnews.com.
By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing Former WBC heavyweight champion Frank Bruno has warned WBA, IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua that WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker will be dangerous… Read More » The post Bruno: Parker is a very dangerous guy appeared first on fightnews.com.
Golden Boy and Top Rank have signed a deal for Jorge Linares to defend his 135-pound crown against Vasyl Lomachenko, who will move up from 130 pounds, on May 12 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
By Ron Jackson Real Steel Promotions presents two WBF title fights on Friday night at the Edenvale Community Centre, in Gauteng, South Africa, with junior-middleweight Emmany Kalombo against Nkululeko Mhlongo… Read More » The post WBF title twinbill in South Africa appeared first on fightnews.com.
Robin Safar (5-0, 3 KOs) returns for his sixth professional contest against Premyslaw Gorgon (6-2, 3 KOs) on April 21 at the Gärdehov in Sundsvall. Safar has impressed so far, moving to 5-0 in his first year as a professional, and the...Show More Summary
WBC/WBA/IBF middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin doesn’t buy Canelo Alvarez’ claim that tainted meat is the reason he tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol. “Again with Mexican meat? Come on,”… Read More » The post Golovkin: Canelo is cheating appeared first on fightnews.com.
By Allan Fox: It appears there’s nothing that Saul Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) can say that’ll convince his opponent Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) that he didn’t intentionally cheat by taking clenbuterol last February.Show More Summary
I don’t see any other way boxing can move forward while these two continue to suck up the sport’s life force without putting much back…
Julian "J-Rock'' Williams, who won both of his 2017 fights, will take on Nataniel Gallimore in a world title elimination bout on April 7 in Las Vegas.