Heavyweight prospect Seth Mitchell believes that he can raise the status of boxing by becoming the first American to hold the title since since 2007, when Shannon Briggs briefly wore the WBO’s belt.
Promoter Don King, who turns 81 on Aug. 20, invited Pygmies to the “Rumble In The Jungle,” claims to be able to communicate with Floyd Mayweather in “ghetto-ese,” and once killed a man — just a few stories from the life of the man who coined the phrase “Only in America.”
Oscar De La Hoya on undefeated heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder: “It’s time to take him to the big stage — the HBOs and the Showtimes. It’s time to unleash Deontay Wilder.”
Wladimir Klitschko will defend his RING heavyweight championship against southpaw Tony Thompson in a rematch of Klitschko’s knockout victory over Thompson in July of 2008.
Challenger Chad Dawson wants to deliver a career-defining knockout over RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins on Saturday night.
American heavyweight title hopeful, Seth Mitchell, held an open workout on Wednesday in Clinton, Md., in advance of his clash with Chazz Witherspoon on April 28.
Jim Lampley said issues surrounding Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao, and a number of others will be broached on the new HBO boxing series “The Fight Game.”
Vicente Escobedo, two bouts into his junior lightweight campaign, is trying to maneuver himself into a title shot against WBO 130-pound beltholder Adrien Broner.
Paulie Malignaggi’s mouth has earned him a check that his butt can cash — talking boxing on BBC radio.
With Saturday night’s postponement of the Wladimir Klitschko-Jean Marc Mormeck fight, American Seth Mitchell finds himself in the spotlight against Timur Ibragimov.