Bika-Periban moved to June 22

07
May

Bika-Periban moved to June 22

Super middleweights Sakio Bika and Marco Antonio Periban will fight for the vacant WBC title on the June 22 undercard of a Showtime-televised main event featuring Paulie Malignaggi’s WBA welterweight title defense against Adrien Broner at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

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12
Apr

Bika-Periban for WBC belt formerly owned by Ward

Well-traveled super middleweight Sakio Bika will face Marco Antonio Periban for the WBC title following Andre Ward’s being declared “Champion Emeritus.”

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12
Apr

Hopkins: After Murat, then Froch, Bute, Cleverly?

If he gets beyond a mandatory title defense against Karo Murat in July, IBF light heavyweight beltholder Bernard Hopkins would like to face Carl Froch or Lucian Bute. (This story also contains a video of Hopkins accepting Gennady Golovkin’s challenge.)

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07
Mar

Cloud calls Hopkins’ shades, mask, hoodie ‘childish’

Tavoris Cloud on Bernard Hopkins’ outfit at Wednesday’s press conference: “It was funny to just turn around and to just see a grown man with a ski mask on standing there and not saying nothing to nobody.”

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15
Jan

Promoters: Kessler-Froch II is on

IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch has struck a deal to face WBA interim beltholder Mikkel Kessler in a rematch. Kessler defeated Froch by unanimous decision in April of 2010.

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07
Jan

Ward anxious for ring return after shoulder surgery

RING, WBA and WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward said “I can’t wait to get back out there and perform for all my fans” after having endured surgery on his right shoulder on Friday.

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05
Jan

Lem’s latest: Hopkins-Cloud; Froch mulls Kessler, Stevenson

While IBF light heavyweight titleholder Tavoris Cloud could defend his belt against Bernard Hopkins on March 9, IBF super middleweight beltholder Carl Froch is weighing mandatory challenger Adonis Stevenson or WBA counterpart Mikkel Kessler.

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03
Jan

Golden Boy touts Bika-Sjekloca, Salita-Camacho Jr., Charlo-Yorgey

Super middleweight contender Sakio Bika could face Nikola Sjekloca for the WBC’s interim belt on Feb. 16, according to Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer.

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03
Jan

Lem’s latest: Lopez returns, Kessler-Froch II?

Former beltholder Juan Manuel Lopez wiill try to rebound from his second knockout loss to Orlando Salido when he returns to the ring on Feb. 2 against Aldimar Silva Santos in Lopez’s native Puerto Rico.

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14
Nov

Lem’s latest: Mack says he’s gotten under Froch’s skin

Super middleweight fringe contender Yusaf Mack on IBF titleholder Carl Froch, who he challenges on Saturday in England: “I don’t fade and he can’t beat me.”

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