Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin would each earn career-high purses if a proposed Aug. 31 clash comes to fruition in Moscow. A Russian promoter has bid more than $23 million to host the bout.
HBO’s exiting Larry Merchant: “I’m proud to be associated with so many talented people who made us into a groundbreaking network.”
Unbeaten WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin will be after his 12th straight knockout victory against Gabriel Rosado on Jan. 19 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
WBC lightweight titleholder Adrien Broner could make the first defense of his belt on the same night that heavyweights Johnathon Banks and Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell fight in a rematch.
Hammer-fisted WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin could put his unbeaten mark on the line opposite super middleweight Thomas Oosthuizen on Jan. 19 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Undefeated heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder will pursue his 26th knockout in as many victories without a loss against unbeaten Kelvin Price on the Dec. 15 Amir Khan-Carlos Molina undercard.