Wladimir Klitschko will defend his RING, IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles against Tyson Fury on Oct. 24 in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Fans share their thoughts on the Wladimir Klitschko-Bryant Jennings heavyweight title bout and the future of the heavyweight division, more feedback on Ruslan Provodnikov’s bold stand against Lucas Matthysse, plus opinions on recent news and other boxing subjects and mythical matchups, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Bernd Bonte, the CEO of Klitschko Management Group, wasn’t impressed with Tyson Fury’s eighth-round stoppage of Christian Hammer over the weekend but he recognizes the British heavyweight contender’s marketability as a future challenger for RING champ Wladimir Klitschko.
Tyson Fury’s measured eighth-round stoppage of Christian Hammer on Saturday in London adds further credence to the idea that the once-laughable Englishman is now one of the best heavyweights in the world. The fight was tune-up ahead of a projected title shot against either Wladimir Klitschko or Deontay Wilder.
Heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko spoke to the media about defending his RING, WBA, WBO and IBF belts against Bryant Jennings on April 25 at Madison Square Garden before their NYC press conference. Klitschko also spoke about his legacy, Shannon Briggs, Deontay Wilder, and his return to the U.S.
RingTV’s Bill Emes caught up with Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions to talk about the April 25 showdown between RING heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko and undefeated American contender Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden. Loeffler also discussed the potential of Miguel Cotto fighting Gennady Golovkin.
Bryant Jennings is relieved the negotiations for his April 25 challenge to heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko are finally over. Now the undefeated heavyweight contender says he can focus on getting ready for the fight and shocking the boxing world.
Bryant Jennings has signed his contract to challenge RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko on April 25 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, the undefeated contender announced through promoter Gary Shaw of Roc Nation Sports on Tuesday.
HBO will replay eight bouts featuring the network’s premier fighters over the course of four days starting tonight. The fight will highlight victories by Sergey Kovalev, Gennady Golovkin, Manny Pacquiao, Wladimir Klitschko, Juan Manuel Marquez and Terence Crawford.
If Johnathon Banks were to lose what he has called “must-win fight” against former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver on Thursday, he would seriously consider retiring to become a full time trainer for RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko.
RING heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko is considering a title defense against undefeated American contender Bryant Jennings on April 25, potentially in New York, Jennings’ promoter Gary Shaw told RingTV.com on Tuesday.
Fans share their thoughts on Wladimir Klitschko’s surprisingly entertaining stoppage of Kubrat Pulev, what might be next for the heavyweight champ, who might have a prayer of beating him, as well as the Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri fight, gatekeepers, and mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
RING/IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has suffered a torn biceps muscle that has forced the postponement of his scheduled Sept. 6 defense against Kubrat Pulev, according to a Monday release from K2 Promotions.
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!