HBO will present a split-site doubleheader on Aug. 2, with a welterweight bout between Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves in Las Vegas, plus light heavyweight Sergey Kovalev in action from Atlantic City.
Anatoliy Dudchenko is fully aware that his career has a definite shelf life and in June, he plans on continuing his light heavyweight title march with a big win over Nadjib Mohammedi.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, Andrzej Fonfara hints that RING/WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson can sustain another knockout loss in their bout this Saturday.
Much to the dismay of light heavyweight contender Anatoliy Dudchenko, the IBF has dictated that Bernard Hopkins can prioritize a title unification bout with RING/WBC champion Adonis Stevenson.
Anatoliy Dudchenko isn’t just a light heavyweight contender; he’s a fighter who has the road to success mapped out and will face anyone to reach his destination.
Steve Cunningham spoke to RingTV after his up-from-the-canvas victory over unbeaten heavyweight puncher Amir Mansour. “What’s a champion without overcoming something?” the two-time cruiserweight titleholder said.
Amir Mansour had no complaints and made no excuses after suffering his first loss to Steve Cunningham on April 4. The heavyweight puncher says the hard-fought 10-round loss was a blessing. “This was something that I probably needed,” he said.
Middleweight contender Curtis Stevens tells RingTV that he didn’t fight the right fight against ultra-aggressive and tough Tureano Johnson. “I give myself a D (grade),” he said, but added: “I’m always entertaining whether I make it look hard or I make it look easy.”
Middleweight prospect Tureano Johnson gave an emotional post-fight interview after his bold fight against hard-punching contender Curtis Stevens, which ended with his controversial stoppage in the final round. Johnson was ahead on the scorecards.
Kathy Duva praised the fighters and her Main Events staff for making the April 4 NBC Sports Net “Fight Night” one to remember. Duva also provides an update on the Sergey Kovalev-Adonis Stevenson situation.
Former cruiserweight titleholder Steve Cunningham got up from two fifth-round knockdowns to outpoint heavyweight puncher Amir Mansour on Friday in Philadelphia. Middleweight contender Curtis Stevens rallied to stop relentless Tureano Johnson in the final round of the “Fight Night” co-feature.
Undefeated heavyweight Amir Mansour used boxing to escape his own personal hell, and now says this Friday’s matchup with Steve Cunningham is a kill-or-be-killed battle to reach a place where he can help others.
Unbeaten middleweight prospect Tureano Johnson expects “a throw-back fight” against former title challenger Curtis Stevens, who will be after his second straight knockout win on the undercard of the Steve Cunningham-Amir Mansour heavyweight fight on April 4.
Middleweight contender Curtis Stevens returns against unbeaten Tureano Johnson on the undercard of the Steve Cunningham-Amir Mansour heavyweight fight on April 4 on NBC Sports Network’s Fight Night series.
Unbeaten heavyweight Vyacheslav Glazkov out-hustled the smaller Tomasz Adamek en route to a unanimous decision victory that was the main event of an NBC Sports Net’s Fight Night show on Saturday at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, Pa.
Middleweight Curtis Stevens put November’s loss to Gennady Golovkin behind him with a first-round blitzing of Patrick Majewski, who offered little resistance on the way to a 46-second knockout.
South African cruiserweight Thabiso Mchunu will face a considerably taller opponent in Olanrewaju Durodola on Friday, but it isn’t the first time. Nor is it the first time people will make the mistake of underestimating him.
Curtis Stevens says he wasn’t himself during his loss to Gennady Golovkin in November: He couldn’t punch like usual, he couldn’t move and he couldn’t react. Against Patrick Majewski on Friday, Stevens says he’ll stop thinking so much and let his hands go.