Super middleweight Paul Smith is ‘100 percent confident’ he will defeat WBO titlist Arthur Abraham in their Feb. 21 rematch at the O2 World Arena in Berlin, Germany, according to promoter Matchroom Sport.
Irish junior lightweight Jono Carroll and welterweight Jeff Saunders have joined Matchroom Sport, promoter Eddie Hearn announced on Thursday.
Citing the health of his father, British lightweight Luke Campbell has pulled out of a scheduled March 7 bout at the Hull Ice Arena in Hull, Yorkshire, England, Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport announced on Tuesday.
Carl Froch is expected to vacate his IBF super middleweight title this week, leaving the way clear for mandatory challenger James DeGale to fight for the belt in late spring. DeGale’s promoter Eddie Hearn proposed a rematch with George Groves for the IBF title, which prompted a social media exchange between the two.
As lightweight Daniel Estrada prepares for his challenge of Kevin Mitchell this weekend, he has a valuable key in his corner: former RING junior welterweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez.
On the heels of Al Haymon’s major NBC deal, Spike TV announced its own ‘Premier Boxing Champions’ series on March 13.
Should he successfully defend his IBF welterweight title against Jo Jo Dan on March 28, Kell Brook looks toward even bigger fights in the division.
During his Jan. 31 bout against British contender Kevin Mitchell, lightweight Daniel Estrada will be trained by Nacho Beristain and supported by Juan Manuel Marquez.
An elbow injury has forced IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch to abandon hopes for a March showdown with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., with his next fight now likely to be in early summer.
Kell Brook, the undefeated IBF welterweight titleholder from Sheffield, England, tells The Telegraph’s Gareth A Davies that he “cheated death” after machete attack in Tenerife in September, “now my destiny is to beat Amir Khan.” Brook is ready to return to action.
On Jan. 19, IBF welterweight titlist Kell Brook will announce who he will meet in March for the first defense of the belt he won from Shawn Porter.
Heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua, a 2012 Olympic gold medalist for Great Britain, has suffered a back injury and been forced to pull out of a Jan. 31 clash with former title challenger Kevin Johnson at the O2 Arena in London, according to a Monday press release from Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport.
After a brief stay at cruiserweight, former light heavyweight titlist Nathan Cleverly returns to the 175-pound division on April 11.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, lightweight contender Kevin Mitchell has his sights on WBC titlist Jorge Linares. But first, he has to get past Daniel Estrada on Jan. 31.