In this week’s Monday mailbag, fans from both sides of The Pond share their thoughts on Kell Brook’s domination of Frankie Gavin, Amir Khan’s tough outing against Chris Algieri, Lee Selby’s title win against Evgeny Gradovich, Anthony Joshua’s demolition of Kevin Johnson and what might be next for the weekend’s winners. Enjoy!
Lee Selby has a knack of making supposedly tricky and competitive assignments appear utterly simple and straightforward, and this trend continued on Saturday at O2 Arena in London as the Welshman dominated IBF featherweight titleholder Evgeny Gradovich through eight rounds to win a technical decision .
There was barely a shred of fat to be had at the weigh-in for the huge Matchroom Boxing show which takes place on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday.
In this week’s Friday mailbag, fans share thoughts on tomorrow’s quadrupleheader in London featuring Kell Brook-Frankie Gavin, Jorge Linares-Kevin Mitchell, Evgeny Gradovich-Lee Selby and Anthony Joshua-Kevin Johnson, plus all-British mythical matchups, love for Nigel Benn, questions about Freddie Roach, Alexander Povetkin and Chris Algieri, and much more. Enjoy!
Lee Selby is referred to as ‘the Welsh Mayweather’ for his silky skills and defensive nous and the featherweight from Barry has the opportunity on Saturday to claim his first world title against the Russian Evgeny Gradovich.
Former five-division world titleholder Oscar De La Hoya believes Jorge Linares’ WBC lightweight title defense against Britain’s Kevin Mitchell, which takes place in London, England, on May 30, will be a highly competitive all-action encounter.
Unbeaten junior middleweight Liam Smith eyes a clash with Demetrius Andrade, while his lightweight stablemate Scott Cardle secures a British title shot.
In what looks like a very satisfying card indeed, heavyweight Anthony Joshua will face American Kevin Johnson and world titleholders Jorge Linares and Evgeny Gradovich will defend against the U.K.’s Kevin Mitchell and Lee Selby, respectively, at London’s O2 Arena.
Welsh featherweight star Lee Selby will challenge for his first world title when he faces IBF featherweight champion Evgeny Gradovich in London on April 25
A bout between IBF featherweight beltholder Evgeny Gradovich and Lee Selby is being targeted for late March in Gradovich’s native Russia.
With his stoppage win over Joel Brunker on Saturday, featherweight Lee Selby became the mandatory contender to Evgeny Gradovich’s IBF title.
On Saturday, Lee Selby faces Joel Brunker in a featherweight clash to determine the No. 1 contender to IBF titlist Evgeny Gradovich’s belt.
Having been in recovery for a torn biceps muscle, RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has been cleared for training and is scheduled to face Kubrat Pulev on Nov. 15.