Photos of Roman Martinez vs. Orlando Salido, Jonathan Oquendo vs. Jhonny Gonzalez, Badou Jack vs. George Groves and Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Andre Berto.
Badou Jack defeated George Groves by a split decision to retain his WBC super middleweight title on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Andre Berto card Saturday in Las Vegas.
Weigh-in pics from the MGM Grand ahead of tomorrow’s show headlined by Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Andre Berto.
Floyd Mayweather Jr., Andre Berto and the rest of the “High Stakes” cast arrives at the MGM in Las Vegas for this Saturday’s fight night.
WBC super middleweight titlist Badou Jack will face the UK’s George Groves on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Andre Berto undercard, Sept. 12.
Badou Jack and George Groves will have to wait just a little longer to settle their differences in what promises to be a crossroads bout for both men.
George Groves will be fit and ready for his WBC 168-pound title clash against Badou Jack this summer despite sustaining a head injury on Monday in a boat accident.
Super middleweight George Groves is the only man to beat James DeGale thus far and he has trained with Andre Dirrell, so the British contender’s insight into this Saturday’s PBC on NBC matchup comes with some authority.
Olympic gold medalist James DeGale is well known in the UK but the British super middleweight contender has the opportunity to make his name among American fans when he faces Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF title on Saturday in Boston in the main event of a PBC on NBC show.
British super middleweight contender George Groves insists he is prepared to wait for his mandatory WBC title shot rather than face long-time domestic rival James DeGale for the vacant IBF belt. The WBC title is held by Anthony Dirrell, who was granted a voluntary defense by the organization.
Carl Froch is expected to vacate his IBF super middleweight title this week, leaving the way clear for mandatory challenger James DeGale to fight for the belt in late spring. DeGale’s promoter Eddie Hearn proposed a rematch with George Groves for the IBF title, which prompted a social media exchange between the two.
The vacant RING lightweight championship will be on the line on Saturday when WBO titleholder Terence Crawford takes on Raymundo Beltran in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. Crawford is THE RING’s No. 1-rated lightweight; Beltran is the magazine’s No. 2 contender.
Fans share their thoughts on Manny Pacquiao’s ridiculously dominant decision victory over Chris Algieri, where they think he stands in terms of ability, and what they think is next; fans also praised Vasyl Lomachenko and evaluated the fighters on the monster Cleverly-Bellew rematch card in this week’s Monday mailbag.
James DeGale looked good scoring a third-round stoppage of former title challenger Marco Antonio Periban on the Tony Bellew-Nathan Cleverly undercard on Saturday in Liverpool, England, however fellow 168-pound contender and domestic rival George Groves looked ordinary halting Denis Douglin.
Pics from the fights in Liverpool: Tony Bellew’s rematch win over Nathan Cleverly and Scott Quigg’s UD win against Hidenori Otake, plus victories by James DeGale, George Groves, Anthony Joshua and Callum Smith. Photos by Scott Heavey/Getty Images.
Both Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew were on point for their cruiserweight grudge-rematch in Liverpool, England, with George Groves, James DeGale, Jamie McDonnell and Scott Quigg also set to fight on the card.