Cornelius Bundrage hopes his age, 41, and the IBF junior middleweight title he holds is enough to entice RING middleweight champ Miguel Cotto and pound-for-pound rated Tim Bradley into the ring this year.
The anticipated April 18 showdown between 140-pound power punchers Ruslan Provodnikov and Lucas Matthysse at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York, has already sold more than 3,000 tickets and is close to selling out, according to co-promoter Artie Pelullo.
By leading his Philippine Basketball Association team to victory on Wednesday, WBO welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao took a risk himself by entering the fray as a player.
On Saturday, millions across the UK and the Republic of Ireland will be able to watch IBF junior featherweight beltholder Carl Frampton defend his title against mandatory challenger Chris Avalos live on free terrestrial television.
Tickets to the May 9 Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland fight at Minute Maid Park in Houston go on sale Tuesday, March 3, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Wednesday. The junior middleweights will also host back-to-back public press conferences in Houston and San Antonio on March 3.
While many others are geeking out over the May 2 meeting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, others are waiting with bated breath for Ruslan Provodnikov-Lucas Matthysse. Our own Vladimir Lik caught up with the ‘Siberian Rocky’ for a one-on-one.