Former titleholder Jean Pascal will appear on the undercard of Saturday’s HBO-televised clash between RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson and Tavoris Cloud.
Heavyweight knockout artist Deontay Wilder is preparing as if he will be fighting on the Oct. 26 Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat card on Showtime from Atlantic City.
Light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins made his case for facing Floyd Mayweather at 160 pounds in the aftermath of Mayweather’s unanimous decision victory over Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night.
Former light heavyweight champ Jean Pascal will face George Blades in a 180-pound bout on the Sept. 28 undercard of the Adonis Stevenson-Tavoris Cloud title fight.
Wladimir Klitschko will defend his RING heavyweight championship against unbeaten Alexander Povetkin on Oct. 5 in Moscow. The two Olympic champs spoke about the fight at a press conference on Monday.
Former light heavyweight champ Jean Pascal and ex-super middleweight titleholder Lucian Bute will fight on Jan. 18 at Bell Centre in Montreal. Their fight, a mega-bout in Canada, was originally scheduled for May 25 before a hand injury to Bute pushed it back.
IBF super middleweight beltholder and THE RING’s No. 1-rated 168 pounder Carl Froch has the home advantage on Saturday against THE RING’s No. 2-rated super middleweight Mikkel Kessler, who win their first clash by unanimous decision.
Less than two years away from being 50, Bernard Hopkins has accomplished all there is to do in boxing, yet the light heavyweight titleholder – who defends his IBF belt against Karo Murat on July 13 – is still as motivated as ever and in the hunt for one more “mega fight.”