Deontay Wilder is 29-0 with as many knockouts heading into Saturday’s bout with Nicolai Firtha in Atlantic City, N.J.
The WBO middleweight title bout between unbeaten beltholder Peter Quillin and Gabriel Rosado was officially added as the co-feature to the Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat fight on Oct. 26 in Atlantic City, N.J. Rosado is undefeated in New Jersey.
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.
Heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder, who has been added to the Oct. 26 Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat card, believes David Haye will defeat Tyson Fury on Feb. 8, and that he will be fighting for a major title during the early months of next year.
Heavyweight knockout artist Deontay Wilder is preparing as if he will be fighting on the Oct. 26 Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat card on Showtime from Atlantic City.
Canelo Alvarez believes that he will “find a way” to land his shots against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday and the defending junior middleweight champ says sparring with lighter-weight fighters helped make him sharp enough to do so.
Mark E. Ortega compiled notes on Golden Boy Promotions’ future plans from the Jhonny Gonzalez-Abner Mares post-fight press conference following Gonzalez’s shocking first-round KO victory, as well as from CEO Richard Schaefer, who also spoke about Adrien Broner, Keith Thurman, Peter Quillin and Deontay Wilder.
RingTV.com’s resident historian and CompuBox operator Lee Groves shares a few war stories from punch-counting colleague Joe Carnicelli before recounting a ringside look at the action of the recent ShoBox: The New Generation card at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, Calif.
Vitali Klitschko, who has been busy in politics and nursing a hand injury, has been given until March to make the mandatory defense of his WBC heavyweight title against Bermane Stiverne.
Fans give their two cents on Saturday’s Nathan Cleverly-Sergei Kovalev light heavyweight clash, heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder’s potential, upcoming British fights, Adrien Broner’s chances against the welterweight elite, and more, in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
“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.”