Richard Schaefer chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated

26
Dec

Richard Schaefer chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated

Richard Schaefer on being chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated: “In the end, this is all about the fans of our great sport and I will continue to deliver the best fights and fighters to them in 2014 and beyond.”

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19
Dec

WBC orders Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch for vacant title

The WBC has ordered the promoters of Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola to begin free negotiations for a rematch for the WBC heavyweight title that was vacated by Vitali Klitschko earlier this month. Stiverne unanimously decisioned Arreola in April.

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16
Dec

Vitali Klitschko declared WBC’s Champion Emeritus

WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko, who will run for president of the Ukraine, has been declared “Champion Emeritus,” which means his belt is now vacant for the WBC’s top contenders to fight for.

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30
Oct

Lem’s latest: Hopkins-Murat draws large audience

Bernard Hopkins drew a large audience for his unanimous decision victory over Karo Murat. The IBF light heavyweight title bout was televised on Showtime.

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28
Oct

Schaefer: Wilder’s next fight could be for the title

Undefeated heavyweight puncher Deontay Wilder has served as a sparring partner for undisputed champion Wladimir Klitschko, and could be in line for the WBC title owned by Klitschko’s older brother, Vitali Klitschko.

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26
Oct

Wilder KOs Firtha in fourth round

Heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder scored two knockdowns in the first round and another in the fourth and final round of Saturday’s knockout of Nicolai Firtha.

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26
Oct

Weigh-in has alien, short cake, kick-ass threats

Bernard Hopkins vows to march on at 48 years old against Karo Murat, Deontay Wilder tries to earn his 30th knockout without a loss, and Peter Quillin and Gabriel Rosado trash talk in advance of Showtime’s Saturday tripleheader.

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24
Oct

Wilder has Steward in mind going into Firtha bout

“I want to keep his memory alive,” said Deontay Wilder of the late Emanuel Steward, who believed he could become America’s next heavyweight champion.

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21
Oct

Wilder: Fans will see the next heavyweight champion

Deontay Wilder is 29-0 with as many knockouts heading into Saturday’s bout with Nicolai Firtha in Atlantic City, N.J.

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