Deontay Wilder is 27-0 with 27 knockouts: “I’m trying to delete all of the American heavyweights. I’m trying to get rid of all of them so that I can become just that main one.”
Tyson Fury, who makes his U.S. debut against Steve Cunningham on NBC on April 20, has a personality as big as his 6-foot-9 body, and he’s never at a loss for brash words. “As Jesus Christ is my savior, I am the savior of the heavyweight divison,” he says.
Referee Tony Weeks will make his East Coast debut with Friday night’s Lamont Peterson-Kendall Holt fight at The D.C. Armory in Washington, D.C.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer said he was concerned about the threat of terrorism during Sunday’s Super Bowl blackout at the Superdome in New Orleans.
Heavyweight Johnathon Banks was advised by Wladimir Klitschko not to face Seth Mitchell after having suffered a broken right thumb during a sparring session on Monday.
Heavyweight Johnathon Mitchell has suffered an apparent thumb injury that will force him out of a Feb. 16 rematch with Seth Mitchell, whom he knocked out in the second round in November.
Heavyweight contender Seth Mitchell will be rooting for The Baltimore Ravens to win Sunday’s Super Bowl even as he focuses on avenging his lone defeat against Johnathon Banks.
Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola meets Bermane Stiverne in a March 9 eliminator bout for the right to face Vitali Klitschko.
Heavyweight Seth Mitchell said he wants to “right this wrong” by defeating Johnathon Banks, who stopped Mitchell in the second round in November.
Having lost title bouts to Andre Ward, Lucian Bute and Joe Calzaghe, super middleweight contender Sakio Bika looks to cash in on a potential WBC title fight agianst Nikola Sjekloca on Feb. 16.
Heavyweight Seth Mitchell on his second-round knockout loss to Johnathon Banks: “Sometimes, you’ve got to point the finger at yourself.”
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.
Fights involving multi-belt winners Floyd Mayweather, Bernard Hopkins and Shane Mosley are part of the plans of Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer for the year 2013.