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.
With HBO’s decision to sever ties with Golden Boy Promotions may have come an opportunity for several overseas promoters to expose their fighters to a wide American audience. The U.S. cable network is “open to all ideas.”
Cruiserweight titleholder Marco Huck overcame a spirited effort from 42-year-old challenger Firat Arslan to retain his WBO belt for the 11th time on Saturday in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
Former Ring cruiserweight champion Steve Cunningham will make his first appearance as a heavyweight on the undercard of a Sept. 8 main event matching Tomasz Adamek and Travis Walker.
Former cruiserweight beltholder Steve Cunningham, who recently signed with Main Events, willl likely make his heavyweight debut in September.
Former three-time welterweight beltholder Antonio Margarito will face Abel Perry on May 26 in Tucson Ariz.
Philadelphia-based cruiserweight Steve Cunningham, who is promoted by a German company, is better known in Germany than he is in America. He will fight Yoan Pablo Hernandez in Germany on Saturday in a rematch with THE RING’s vacant title on the line.
Yoan Pablo Hernandez scores an upset over IBF cruiserweight titleholder Steve Cunningham via technical decision, and middleweight Gregorz Proksa takes out Sebastian Sylvester early.
Steve Cunningham: “I have defeated all reigning cruiserweight champions, and I will clinch another victory on Saturday night. The weapons are oiled and I am ready to go to war.”