Super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell and light heavyweight prospect Artur Beterbiev got past scary moments to notch dominant victories on the Stevenson-Sukhotsky undercard on Friday in Quebec City, Quebec. Dirrell scored a unanimous decision over Derek Edwards; Beterbiev stopped Jeff Page in Round 2.
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.
With a win over Derek Edwards on Friday night, super middleweight Andre Dirrell hopes to get one step closer to a rematch with IBF titlist Carl Froch.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get details on whom super middleweight Andre Dirrell will tentatively face next on Dec. 19.
The Dec. 19 Adonis Stevenson-Dmitry Sukhotsky card in Quebec City is filling out nicely with super middleweight Andre Dirrell, light heavyweight Artur Beterbiev and an IBF welterweight eliminator between Kevin Bizier and Jo Jo Dan now added to the Showtime broadcast.
Super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell scored his fifth straight win and his third stoppage during that run with a fourth-round knockout of Nick Brinson on Wednesday at Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Sometimes success is about timing and the time is right for cruiserweight titlist Marco Huck to make noise at heavyweight, starting with forming his own promotional firm.
Former super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell could fight on the undercard of the Oct. 8 main event between IBF middleweight titleholder Sam Soliman and former undisputed champ Jermain Taylor at Beau Rivage waterfront resort in Biloxi, Miss.
Unbeaten super middleweight Anthony Dirrell will get another shot at WBC titleholder Sakio Bika on Saturday in Carson, Calif. Dirrell, who dropped the rugged veteran en route to a draw in their first match, spoke to RingTV.com about the Showtime-televised rematch and his life.
Former light heavyweight titleholder Gabriel Campillo scored a technical fifth-round stoppage against Thomas Williams Jr. after the ringside doctor ended the fight due to a cut suffered by the previously unbeaten prospect on Friday in Shelton, Washington.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the official weights for tonight’s edition of “Friday Night Fights,” notable underdog victories and much more.
The last two weeks have been slow ones but many RING-rated fighters saw action, including the magazine’s top-ranked flyweight, Roman Gonzalez, top-10 middleweight Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam and junior lightweight contender Diego Magdaleno, all of whom notched KOs.
Carl Froch has two options according to Andre Ward: “He has to rematch [George] Groves or try to avenge his loss to me.”
Previously undefeated super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez has been dropped from THE RING’s 168-pound rankings following his failure to make weight for his challenge to RING champ Andre Ward, who dominated him to decision victory.