Jermain Taylor has been tentatively approved to make a voluntary defense of his IBF middleweight title against Sergio Mora on Feb. 6 at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, according to IBF Championships Chairman Lindsey Tucker.
Light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev was granted an exception from the IBF on Friday that allows him to face Jean Pascal in a March 14 bout rather than mandatory challenger Nadjib Mohammedi.
The handlers of light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev have applied for an exception with the IBF which, if granted, would allow him to face Jean Pascal in a planned March 14 bout rather than mandatory challenger Nadjib Mohammedi.
IBF bantamweight titleholder Randy Caballero will face the winner of an eliminator bout between Japan’s Ryosuke Iwasa and Sergio Perales of Texas.
Could a Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal fight circumvent Adonis Stevenson’s mandatory defense against Pascal? Kathy Duva from Main Events certainly isn’t ruling it out.
RING cruiserweight champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez’s Dec. 6 defense against Ola Afolabi has been postponed due to Hernandez suffering an injury.
THE RING’s No. 2-rated strawweight Francisco Rodriguez will vacate his IBF belt and rise into the junior flyweight division, according to Sean Gibbons of Zanfer Promotions.
On August 9, Katsunari Takayama and Francisco Rodriguez will meet in a strawweight title unification match.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn about Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s new strategy to market himself toward Latino fight fans.
A purse bid has been scheduled for July 14 for an IBF middleweight title eliminator between Curtis Stevens and Hassan N’Dam. The winner will be the mandatory challenger to titleholder Sam Soliman, IBF Championships Chairman informed RingTV.com on Monday.
The IBF has ordered Bernard Hopkins to defend his light heavyweight title against Nadjib Mohammedi, giving the fighters’ handlers 30 days to negotiate a deal before a purse bid is mandated, the IBF’s Championships Chairman Lindsey Tucker informed RingTV.com on Tuesday.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get an update on the sanctioning body summit in Cancun, Mexico and much more.
RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will return to the squared circle in the fall to make his 17th defense against Kubrat Pulev in a bout promoted by K2 Promotions.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us a glimpse of whom will serve as ringside judges and third man for this Saturday’s bout between middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto.
He might not have much experience in the ring as a pro, but IBF bantamweight challenger Paul Butler says his experience of sparring with Stuart Hall proved the titleholder can’t hurt him.