Wladimir Klitschko’s WBO mandatory is Leapai

04
Dec

Wladimir Klitschko’s WBO mandatory is Leapai

RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has been mandated by the WBO to face Alex Leapai, who scored a unanimous decision over the sanctioning organization’s previous No. 1 contender, Denis Boytsov, last month.

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04
Dec

Lem’s latest: Maidana says Broner is not ‘a slick boxer’

Marcos Maidana says Adrien Broner “has not been tested by a natural welterweight like me. That’s why this is the hardest fight of his life.” Maidana challenges Broner for the WBA 147-pound title on Dec. 14.

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11
Nov

WBO orders Burns-Crawford, Stieglitz-Abraham III

Unbeaten lightweight contender Terence Crawford has been made the mandatory challender to WBO beltholder Ricky Burns. The WBO has also ordered a third match between its super middleweight titleholder Robert Stieglitz and Arthur Abraham.

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30
Oct

Lem’s latest: Hopkins-Murat draws large audience

Bernard Hopkins drew a large audience for his unanimous decision victory over Karo Murat. The IBF light heavyweight title bout was televised on Showtime.

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13
Nov

Lem’s latest: Broner profiled; Pryor-Arguello I annivesary

Adrien Broner: “With the talent that I have, the type of guy that I am, the charisma that I have, I knew that there would be some point in time when boxing will revolve around Adrien Broner.”

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