IBF super middleweight titleholder Lucian Bute is preparing for the animosity he will face from the crowd in Nottingham, England, when he takes on Carl Froch at Capital FM Arena on May 26.
Episodes of HBO’s 24/7 series featuring Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Miguel Cotto will be televised on CNN in advance of their May 5 fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Outspoken Carl Froch shares his thoughts on Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson, says Mikkel Kessler overlooked Andre Ward, and believes Lucian Bute is over-rated.
Andre Ward says European fighters like Carl Froch and Amir Khan are “uncomfortable” when things get rough in the ring.
Transformations in the styles of Andre Ward and Carl Froch have taken place over the course of their participation in Showtime’s Super Six World Boxing Classic 168-pound tournament.
Joe Calzaghe on Bernard Hopkins: “I said, ‘Okay, let’s do a 60-40 split,’ and that completely shut him up. He wouldn’t be quiet, and so I said, ’60-40,’ and he went silent. He said, ‘Can’t we negotiate?'”
Mikkel Kessler’s damaged hand marks the second time the former super middleweight titleholder has pulled out of a bout with an injury.
Among Lem Satterfield's many notes: IBF beltholder Tavoris Cloud might defend his title against Jean Pascal after fighting on the Oct. 15 Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson card.
Glen Johnson said a deal to challenge IBF super middleweight beltholder Lucian Bute on Nov. 5 in Canada has been finalized.
If Andre Ward defeats Carl Froch on Oct. 29, Lucian Bute, Mikkel Kessler and even his respected mentor Bernard Hopkins would be among the future challenges he would consider.
Jack Loew, Kelly Pavlik's long time trainer, said that the fighter should have followed through on Saturday night's match up with Darryl Cunningham instead of pulling out over his unhappiness about his purse.