As a result of a left thumb injury sustained during preparation for his bout against Johnathon Banks, Antonio Tarver has pulled out of their fight, originally scheduled for Sept. 29.
Having put much of his focus on training RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, Johnathon Banks’ own pro career has been somewhat relaxed. He’ll return against Antonio Tarver on Sept. 29 in what he calls a must-win fight.
Fans share their thoughts on Roc Nation’s future, Marcos Maidana’s chances of upsetting Floyd Mayweather Jr., Jermain Taylor’s shot at IBF middleweight titleholder Sam Soliman, the Yoan Pablo Hernandez-Firat Arslan cruiserweight championship and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver will end a 10-month ring absence with a heavyweight bout against Johnathon Banks on Sept. 29 at The State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas, Mike Battah of Leija-Battah Promotions announced.
As “ShoBox: The New Generation” nears a milestone 200th episode, Gordon Hall and Steve Farhood reflect upon the shows’ impact on boxing with RingTV.com with tales of humor, sadness and inspiration.
Antonio Tarver spoke to RingTV.com’s Tom Gray about his fight game-changing one-punch KO of Roy Jones Jr. 10 years ago this week in a special Q&A. The former light heavyweight champ talks about his history with Jones, their pro rivalry and mutual respect.
IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins is scheduled to be a guest on Wednesday’s episode of The Arsenio Hall Show.
IBF light heavyweight beltholder Bernard Hopkins says he hopes to unify the all of the major titles in the 175-pound divison prior to his 50th birthday.
Antonio Tarver hadn’t fought in 16 months and was 45 pounds above his prime weight but he had more than enough skill and savvy to dispatch heavyweight journeyman Mike Sheppard inside four rounds on Tuesday in the main event of the Golden Boy Live! event at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla.
Unbeaten Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz has signed a co-promotional deal with Golden Boy Promotions and Dade Promotions.
Adrien Broner plans to “light up” Marcos Maidana “like a Christmas tree” on Dec. 14. Broner, the WBA welterweight beltholder, defends his title against the hard-punching Maidana in the headliner of a Showtime card in San Antonio.
Bernard Hopkins on Karo Murat: “I need a stoppage, definitely. I haven’t had a knockout since 2004.”