James DeGale-Brandon Gonzales will feature on the undercard of Carl Froch’s grudge rematch against George Groves – with the winners of both 168-pound contests set to meet each other later in 2014.
Promoter Eddie Hearn announced at a press conference last week that Welsh duo Nathan Cleverly and Lee Selby will co-headline a bumper show on May 17 in Cardiff, Wales, against opponents to be announced.
British junior middleweight contender Brian Rose is set to face unbeaten WBO titleholder Demetrius Andrade on June 12 in the U.S., according to Rose’s promoter Eddie Hearn.
The acrimony-filled rematch between super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch and George Groves will take place at the 90,000-seat Wembley Stadium in London.
Ricky Burns will go into the fifth defense of his WBO lightweight title as the underdog this Saturday night, when he meets unbeaten American star Terence Crawford, but promoter Eddie Hearn is convinced that the Scottish stylist carries more than one ace up his sleeve.
Former IBF middleweight titleholder Darren Barker has been forced into retirement by his latest potentially-crippling hip injury, suffered during his second-round TKO loss to Felix Sturm last month. The British favorite announced his retirement on Wednesday.
Unbeaten welterweight contender Kell Brook impressively dispatched former WBA titleholder Vyasheslav Senchenko in four rounds in his native Sheffield, England, on Saturday. Brook is the No. 1 contender for the IBF belt held by Devon Alexander but his promoter is also interested in bouts vs. Amir Khan and Andrien Broner.
Gabriel Rosado says Gennady Golovkin’s Grant brand gloves had less cushion across the knuckle area than the ones he wore during his seventh-round stoppage loss to Golovkin in January.
After a promotional change earlier in the year and a fight postponement due to injury, undefeated junior featherweight contender Carl Frampton is ready to make up for lost time. The popular Belfast native, who fights Jeremy Parodi in his hometown on Saturday, has set sights on UK rival Scott Quigg and newly crowned IBF beltholder Kiko Martinez.
The partnership between UK boxing promoter Matchroom Sport and Sky Sports television is to be extended by a further two years, it was announced Friday.
As part of the wrap-up to last Saturday’s majority decision by Floyd Mayweather Jr. over Canelo Alvarez, Showtime will air the final episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo.
WBO lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns has undergone surgery to repair the broken jaw he sustained in his controversial draw title defense against Raymundo Beltran on Saturday. The injury is career threatening, according to Burns’ promoter.
In part 2 of this in-depth interview, promoter Eddie Hearn discusses the upcoming heavyweight clash between David Haye and Tyson Fury, Nathan Cleverly’s fall from grace, plus the possibility of matching welterweight Kell Brook against a certain outspoken bloke from Cincinnati, and more.