With HBO’s decision to sever ties with Golden Boy Promotions may have come an opportunity for several overseas promoters to expose their fighters to a wide American audience. The U.S. cable network is “open to all ideas.”
Octogenarian U.S. promoter Bob Arum has warned critics and opponents of Frank Warren, who has recently lost Ricky Burns and George Groves to a rival, that they write the veteran British promoter off at their peril.
British promoter Frank Warren has confirmed he is suing Ricky Burns for ‘substantial damages’ following the announcement on Monday that the Scottish WBO lightweight beltholder has signed with rival British promoter Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Sport.
Unbeaten English super middleweight contender George Groves insists he has swapped Frank Warren for Eddie Hearn as his promoter to secure a title shot sooner rather than later – and even a possible showdown with IBF holder and countryman Carl Froch.
An injury to unbeaten English welterweight Kell Brook could force the postponement of his scheduled Jan. 19 clash with IBF beltholder Devon Alexander.
WBO light heavyweight titleholder Nathan Cleverly will face Ryan Coyne in a clash of unbeatens on Nov. 10 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The fight, on the Abner Mares-Anselmo Moreno undercard, will be Cleverly’s second-ever bout on U.S. soil.