Robert Easter Jr. is set to make his first defense of his lightweight title Jan. 27 at the Huntington Center in his hometown of Toledo against a yet-to-be determined foe.read more
Murat Gassiev shot up the cruiserweight ratings after his split-decision victory over Denis Lebedev on Saturday in Moscow.read more
At the weigh-in for tomorrow’s IBF lightweight title eliminator, Denis Shafikov and Richard Commey both came in under the 135-pound limit.read more
Ghanaian lightweight contender Richard Commey hits the road again with Friday’s IBF title eliminator against Denis Shafikov in Moscow.read more
The IBF has ordered Denis Shafikov and Jose Felix Jr. to fight for the right to challenge lightweight titleholder Robert Easter Jr.read more
BWAA Trainer of the Year Abel Sanchez did not accept his award in person because he was training Denis Shafikov for the Russian’s upset TKO of Jemal Herring.read more
Rances Barthelemy won his second world title in a second weight class by defeating Denis Shafikov by unanimous decision on Friday in Las Vegas.read more
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