Heavyweight contender Tyson Fury will face Alexander Ustinov, the fighter Dereck Chisora broke his hand sparring against last week, on Saturday in Manchester. Chisora’s injury nixed his anticipated rematch with Fury that was scheduled for Saturday.
Rod Salka believes he will beat RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia on Aug. 9 despite the fact that he was already considered an undersized foe before the non-title bout was renegotiated to a 142-pound catchweight.
Gennady Golovkin and Daniel Geale spoke to the New York City boxing media just days away from their July 26 showdown at Madison Square Garden. Golovkin says Geale presents a “different style” but the undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder says he’s ready for it. Geale says he won’t “stand there and wait to get hit.”
Bryant Jennings held court with the NYC boxing media just days away from his Saturday showdown with fellow unbeaten heavyweight contender Mike Perez at Madison Square Garden. Perez also commented on their HBO-televised fight. Neither fighter cares much for critics.
Six years after his perilous journey from Cuba, heavyweight contender Mike Perez finds himself on the threshold of a WBC title shot. He will meet fellow unbeaten contender Bryant Jennings in a 12-round title elimination match at Madison Square Garden on HBO on Saturday.
The purse bid has been won and the fight is on: Amnat Ruenroeng will defend his IBF flyweight title against McWilliams Arroyo on September 14.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on the upcoming bout between Stuart Hall and Randy Caballero for the vacant IBF 118-pound belt.
Tyson Fury still plans to be in action this Saturday in Manchester, England, despite the shock cancelation of his heavyweight title eliminator against Dereck Chisora.