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.
RingTV.com’s resident Travelin’ Man recounts the first day of his weekend trip to Uncasville, Conn., where he worked the CompuBox keys for an NBC Sports Net Fight Night at Mohegan Sun. Groves also gives a brief history of notable heavyweights who dropped down to cruiserweight.
American heavyweight prospect Bryant Jennings withstood a stern challenge from hard-charging Andrey Fedosov and scored a six-round TKO of the iron-chinned Russian on Friday. Light heavyweight puncher Sergei Kovalev scored another KO in the NBC Sports Net Fight Night co-feature.
With a new manager – James Prince – and outlook on boxing, a more-focused Bryant Jennings enters his NBC Sports Net-televised bout with Andrey Fedosov on Friday. The undefeated heavyweight prospect envisions an eventual showdown with Tyson Fury.
Bryant Jennings gave up dreams of being an NFL star for becoming a heavyweight contender. The hard-working Philadelphia native, who fights Steve Collins on NBC Sports Net’s Fight Night on Saturday, is quickly realizing his new goal.