On Feb. 28, British middleweight Chris Eubank Jr. will face undefeated Russian Dmitry Chudinov at the O2 Arena in London, promoter Frank Warren announced on Tuesday.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn who undefeated Tyson Fury faces next on his road to squaring off against RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko.
The heavyweight scene is tightening up as undefeated (and WBO mandatory challenger) Tyson Fury returns to action on Feb. 28.
The stakes are higher for British middleweight rivals Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr. in advance of their clash on Nov. 29 in London as their bout was made a title eliminator for the right to face the winner of the Dec. 13 Matt Korobov-Andy Lee fight for the WBO’s vacant belt.
A deal is in place for a Dec. 13 battle between Matt Korobov and Andy Lee for the WBO’s vacant middleweight title, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum informed RingTV.com on Monday. The card is being promoted by Frank Warren and will take place in Ireland.
Thanks to a sudden hand injury suffered by IBF junior bantamweight titlist Zolani Tete, his voluntary Oct. 25 defense against Paul Butler has been canceled.
Paul Butler wants to etch his name in the history books by winning a 115-pound belt after winning a bantamweight strap. But IBF titlist Zolani Tete defiantly stands in his way.
Not letting the peculiar nature of Peter Quillin vacating the WBO middleweight title take hold, Top Rank Promotions’ Bob Arum is making moves to promote Matt Korobov vs. Billy Joe Saunders for the belt.
British promoter Frank Warren wants new IBF bantamweight titleholder Paul Butler to face fellow Englishman Jamie McDonnell, who was stripped of the same belt last year.
Ahead of his much-delayed cruiserweight debut on Saturday, former WBO 175-pound titleholder Nathan Cleverly has stated a grudge rematch with fellow Brit Tony Bellew is nailed on for later this year.
Despite rumblings of the contrary, former four-time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield nixes rumors of a comeback against Gary Cornish.
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.
Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev brutally dethroned WBO light heavyweight titleholder Nathan Cleverly in the fourth round of a fight that left the home crowd at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales in stunned silence. Stephen Smith and Enzo Maccarinelli scored sensational knockouts on the undercard.