It’s official: RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko’s next title defense will be against undefeated IBF mandatory Kubrat Pulev.
The rematch between IBF junior lightweight titleholder Argenis Mendez and Rances Barthelemy will be fought on July 10 at The Convention Center in Miami, IBF Championships Chairman Lindsay Tucker informed RingTV.com on Monday.
Anatoliy Dudchenko isn’t just a light heavyweight contender; he’s a fighter who has the road to success mapped out and will face anyone to reach his destination.
James DeGale-Brandon Gonzales will feature on the undercard of Carl Froch’s grudge rematch against George Groves – with the winners of both 168-pound contests set to meet each other later in 2014.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook reveals trainer Joel Diaz’s thoughts on Tim Bradley’s rematch against Manny Pacquiao and much more.
Young Southern California standout Randy Caballero knocked out Kohei Oba in eight rounds in an IBF bantamweight title eliminator at the Central Gym in Kobe, Japan on Friday. The time of stoppage was 1:58.
This Saturday an all British IBF bantamweight title bout will be contested between champion Stuart Hall and challenger Martin Ward in Newcastle, England, while a third British star, Jamie McDonnell, lurks ominously in the background.
IBF junior middleweight titlist Carlos Molina remains in jail, awaiting an extradition hearing relating to sex offense charges in Wisconsin.
Dmitry Sukhotsky and Anatoliy Dudchenko will meet in an IBF light heavyweight title eliminator on the April 4 edition of NBC Sports Net’s Fight Night from the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Main Events CEO Kathy Duva announced on Monday.
The anticipated rematch between IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch and George Groves appears to be on for late May in the UK after deals were struck with both fighters. The IBF confirmed on Wednesday that the rematch will not go to purse bids.
The IBF has ordered an immediate rematch for Rances Barthelemy and Argenis Mendez, who suffered a controversial second-round knockout loss to Barthelemy on Jan. 3 in Minneapolis that was later ruled a no-decision.
George Groves made a request to the IBF to increase his purse from 15 percent to 25 percent for the mandated rematch with Carl Froch. That request was denied Thursday by the organization. Check out this and other news of the day in Lem’s Latest.
British bantamweight Jamie McDonnell has been stripped of his IBF title because he “allowed third parties to influence him, to advise him and to make representations on his behalf,” according to Dennis Hobson Promotions.