RING/WBC light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson weighed 174.5 pounds at Thursday’s weigh-in for his Friday title defense against Dmitry Sukhotsky, who weighed 173.5, at Colisee de Quebec in Quebec City. The fight will be televised on Showtime in the U.S.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn further details on the ongoing litigation between Golden Boy Promotions and All Star Boxing regarding an alleged contract breach involving Canelo Alvarez.
Having lost a majority decision to WBO featherweight titlist Vasyl Lomachenko in June, Gary Russell Jr. will seek a comeback win against Christopher Martin on Saturday night.
Middleweight Tureano Johnson will face Alex Theron on Jan. 9 in support of welterweight Dusty Hernandez Harrison’s return to Madison Square Garden.
He couldn’t get a shot at the Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder winner, but it looks like it all worked out for Bryant Jennings in the form of the first heavyweight title fight to be held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, against reigning champ Wladimir Klitschko.
April 25 could be the date on which RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko returns to the United States to defend against Bryant Jennings.
Mauricio Herrera isn’t happy with his controversial decision loss to Jose Benavides Jr., but the junior welterweight spoiler is undaunted going into the new year. Herrera tells RingTV.com: “I want the biggest, baddest dudes out there. I want the biggest names… you throw me in with the best fighter out there it brings out the best in me.”
Ken Hershman, president of HBO Sports, looks back on 2014 and into the future in a lengthy Q&A with THE RING.