Wladimir Klitschko will defend his RING heavyweight championship against unbeaten Alexander Povetkin on Oct. 5 in Moscow. The two Olympic champs spoke about the fight at a press conference on Monday.
“I definitely don’t want to be the guy who kills somebody in the ring. I wouldn’t want that on my heart,” said heavyweight Deontay Wilder, who is now 29-0 with 29 knockouts. “But I’m definitely going to keep doing what I do, you know, because I love the knockouts.”
Heavyweight Deontay Wilder said, “Let’s make it happen,” upon hearing that a victory over Sergei Liakhovich could earn him a shot at the winner of a Sept. 6 bout between Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.
Undefeated heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder could be on a collision course with the winner of a Sept. 6 bout between Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola if he defeats Sergei Liakhovich on Friday.
Former heavyweight Eddie Chambers will debut as a cruiserweight on Aug. 3 against South Africa’s hard-hitting Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu.
“I’m definitely looking forward to being the next heavyweight champion of the world,” said undefeated prospect Deontay Wilder, who will face ex-beltholder Sergei Liakhovich on Aug. 9 at The Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino in Indio, Calif.
American heavyweight prospect Bryant Jennings withstood a stern challenge from hard-charging Andrey Fedosov and scored a six-round TKO of the iron-chinned Russian on Friday. Light heavyweight puncher Sergei Kovalev scored another KO in the NBC Sports Net Fight Night co-feature.
With a new manager – James Prince – and outlook on boxing, a more-focused Bryant Jennings enters his NBC Sports Net-televised bout with Andrey Fedosov on Friday. The undefeated heavyweight prospect envisions an eventual showdown with Tyson Fury.
Lamont Peterson’s younger brother, Anthony, will compete in a lightweight bout on Saturday’s undcard to Lamont’s 141-pound main event against Lucas Matthysse.
Olympic gold medalist and former featherweight beltholder Yuriorkis Gamboa will meet Colombia’s Darley Perez in an HBO-televised lightweight match on June 8 in Montreal.
Angel Garcia, the father and trainer of Danny Garcia, called Zab Judah “a sissy” who is going to get his “ass whupped” for spoiling his son’s promotional signing event at a Brooklyn sports outlet on Tuesday.
Referee Tony Weeks will make his East Coast debut with Friday night’s Lamont Peterson-Kendall Holt fight at The D.C. Armory in Washington, D.C.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer said he was concerned about the threat of terrorism during Sunday’s Super Bowl blackout at the Superdome in New Orleans.
Gary Russell, Oscar De La Hoya, Andre Ward, Howard Davis and Antonio Tarver are among the former Olympians who reflected on their professional debuts.
Advisor Leonard Ellerbe: “Manny Pacquiao can’t tell Floyd Mayweather [expletive].”
WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitsschko stopped Manuel Charr on Saturday. RING champ Wladimir Klischko has another dubious opponent lined up, but other heavyweights made moves this weekend to be a force in the post-Klitschko era.