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.
Heavyweight Anthony Joshua already caused a buzz in the division in just seven fights and plans on keeping the momentum going as he will fight twice in less than a month by mid-October.
Featherweight contender Lee Selby cruised to a unanimous decision over Romulo Koasicha in Cardiff, Wales on Saturday. Nathan Cleverly debuted in the cruiserweight division, halting Shawn Corbin in the second round, on the undercard.
In his own words, Welsh featherweight Lee Selby “started at the bottom” and has worked his way up through a series of regional titles to find himself fighting Romulo Koasicha this Saturday in an eliminator for the WBC belt.
Promoter Eddie Hearn announced at a press conference last week that Welsh duo Nathan Cleverly and Lee Selby will co-headline a bumper show on May 17 in Cardiff, Wales, against opponents to be announced.
Lee Selby made a triumphant return to Wales, stopping Rendall Munroe in the sixth round to win the vacant European featherweight crown in front of a raucous home crowd. The fight of the night, however, was Gary Buckland’s split decision over Gavin Rees.
Junior welterweight Ruslan Provodnikov, who will face WBO beltholder Mike Alvarado on Oct. 19, said that he is pulling for both Tim Bradley and Manny Pacquiao in their respective fights with Juan Manuel Marquez and Brandon Rios.
As part of the wrap-up to last Saturday’s majority decision by Floyd Mayweather Jr. over Canelo Alvarez, Showtime will air the final episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo.
Olympic gold medalist Luke Campbell made his professional debut, but an adoring crowd didn’t see much of him as overmatched opponent Andrew Harris was rescued after 88 seconds of action.