A Yoan Pablo Hernandez-Marco Huck showdown is the Holy Grail of the cruiserweight division at the moment, but significant hurdles stand in the way — not mention both are defending their titles this month.
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.
They’ve never met in the ring and both are recently deposed titleholders, but Sergio Martinez-Felix Sturm is a fight promoter Lou DiBella says he is considering.
Former Australian amateur star Damien Hooper, now an unbeaten light heavyweight prospect, faces tough guy Joel Casey on Wednesday in Australia. Hooper spoke to RingTV.com about fighting Casey, his upbringing in Toowoomba, his boyhood law troubles and amateur career, and his future plans.
Erislandy Lara, who faces Canelo Alvarez tonight in Las Vegas, was part of an influx of Cuban amateur stars who left their homeland and brought their talents to the professional ranks.
It is 17 years ago today since two-division former champion Steve Collins’ last fight. The Cabra, Ireland-born fighter stopped Craig Cummings in three rounds in what was to be his seventh and final defense of the WBO super middleweight crown …