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.
Mike Tyson will be inducted into the Nevada Hall of Fame on Aug. 10, along with former titleholder Mike McCallum and the late Diego Corrales.
IBF super middleweight beltholder and THE RING’s No. 1-rated 168 pounder Carl Froch has the home advantage on Saturday against THE RING’s No. 2-rated super middleweight Mikkel Kessler, who win their first clash by unanimous decision.
Unbeaten super middleweight Anthony Dirrell will end a 17-month ring absence when he returns on May 3 in a Fox Sports Net-televised bout against an opponent to be determined at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.