Antonio Tarver says he’s going to be heavyweight champ and won’t be dissuaded by critics, but he has to get through Steve Cunningham first.
At age 46, former RING light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver might be working the ringside microphone for “Premier Boxing Champions” but he’s still hanging on to the idea of one last title run at heavyweight.
Former heavyweight champions George Foreman and Evander Holyfield provide their assessments of Deontay Wilder, the new WBC world titleholder, following his victory over Bermane Stiverne.
The expected KO didn’t materialize, but Deontay Wilder walked away from his unanimous-decision victory over Bermane Stiverne as the first American to hold a heavyweight world title since 2007.
Deontay Wilder will have the opportunity to silence his many doubters when he steps into the ring with WBC heavyweight titleholder Bermane Stiverne on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Deontay Wilder has the perfect KO record, the height and the hype, but Bermane Stiverne says he’ll do more than just defend his title on Jan. 17: “I’m going to chop him down.”
Bermane Stiverne will defend his WBC heavyweight title against knockout artist Deontay Wilder on Jan. 17 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with Leo Santa Cruz defending his 122-poud title on the undercard.
Former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver will continue his move into the heavyweight ranks against Klitschko-trainer Johnathon Banks on Saturday.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, former Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer insists he has no information regarding the current issues between Floyd Mayweather and Leonard Ellerbe.