Much to the dismay of light heavyweight contender Anatoliy Dudchenko, the IBF has dictated that Bernard Hopkins can prioritize a title unification bout with RING/WBC champion Adonis Stevenson.
Ukrainian light heavyweight Anatoliy Dudchenko has signed with Main Events and is training with former heavyweight titleholder Chris Byrd in San Diego.
Undefeated heavyweight puncher Deontay Wilder has served as a sparring partner for undisputed champion Wladimir Klitschko, and could be in line for the WBC title owned by Klitschko’s older brother, Vitali Klitschko.
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.”
Golden Boy Promotions would like to add British 2012 Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist Anthony Joshua to a stable that already boasts unbeaten American fighters Seth Mitchell and Deontay Wilder.
Heavyweight prospect Seth Mitchell believes that he can raise the status of boxing by becoming the first American to hold the title since since 2007, when Shannon Briggs briefly wore the WBO’s belt.
Oscar De La Hoya on undefeated heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder: “It’s time to take him to the big stage — the HBOs and the Showtimes. It’s time to unleash Deontay Wilder.”