A thriving UK scene just got more interesting with the return of former WBA heavyweight titleholder David Haye, who is back to claim world honors.
Former WBA heavyweight titleholder David Haye is planning to end the unbeaten professional run of fellow Londoner Anthony Joshua, according to British tabloid newspaper The Sun.
Former heavyweight and cruiserweight titleholder David Haye admits he may have to act in a supporting role to re-launch his career as an elite boxer.
Jean Marc Mormeck, a 42-year-old former cruiserweight champ, retired from boxing after dropping a majority decision to Polish standout Mateusz Masternak on Friday in Hauts-de-Seine, France. Mormeck’s pro career spanned nearly 20 years.
Tyson Fury still plans to be in action this Saturday in Manchester, England, despite the shock cancelation of his heavyweight title eliminator against Dereck Chisora.
Tyson Fury told RingTV.com that a rematch with Dereck Chisora is just about finalized, and that it will be a WBO eliminator. But first, Fury will fight a tune-up against journeyman Gonzalo Omar Basile.
After two projected bouts against David Haye fell through last year and stalled Tyson Fury’s progress and embittered him on the boxing business, the 25-year-old heavyweight contender is just happy to be back against veteran Omar Basile on Feb. 15
Trainer Virgil Hunter says the best is yet to come from THE RING and WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward.
The WBC has ordered the promoters of Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola to begin free negotiations for a rematch for the WBC heavyweight title that was vacated by Vitali Klitschko earlier this month. Stiverne unanimously decisioned Arreola in April.
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.
David Haye pulled out of his showdown with Tyson Fury for the second time following shoulder surgery that could signal the end of his career. The former heavyweight titleholder, who hasn’t fought since last July, has been dropped from THE RING’s rankings.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer said he has not heard back from Mick Hennessy since the English promoter called him about a potential clash of unbeatens between heavyweights Tyson Fury, whom Hennessy promotes, and Deontay Wilder, who is handled by Schaefer.
English heavyweight David Price is linking up with Adam Booth, long-time trainer of David Haye, as he attempts to rebuild his career following back-to-back defeats to veteran American Tony Thompson. “It’s a fresh start,” said the 30-year-old 2008 Olympic bronze medallist.
A deal has been reached for a catchweight five pounds above the original limit for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Bryan Vera on Saturday, raising questions of fairness and fighter safety. HBO’s Jim Lampley gives his take on the son of Mexico’s most famous boxer.