The hand injury that forced Lucian Bute to postpone his May 25 showdown with Jean Pascal has also resulted in the entire Montreal card to be cancelled. It is not known if the Canadian broadcast of Kessler-Froch II will air without Bute-Pascal.
Former IBF super middleweight titleholder Lucian Bute suffered an injury to his left hand that will force the postponement of his May 25 clash with fellow Canadian and former light heavyweight champ Jean Pascal.
Andre Ward called Guillermo Rigondeaux “a sharpshooter” against Nonito Donaire, adding, “this is the best I’ve ever seen him look.” Of the criticisms of Rigondeaux’s strategy, Tim Bradley said, “If you want to see blood and guts, and you want to see warrior-type of fights, then you should definitely hit MMA.”
Austin Trout: “Team Fight to Walk is very important to me. The statistics about number of everyday people and US troops impacted by Spinal Cord Injuries are scary.”
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.”
Unbeaten English super middleweight contender George Groves insists he has swapped Frank Warren for Eddie Hearn as his promoter to secure a title shot sooner rather than later – and even a possible showdown with IBF holder and countryman Carl Froch.
Although unbeaten Floyd Mayweather has created a media firestorm by naming IBF beltholder Devon Alexander as the leading opponent to face him on May 4, Alexander’s trainer says his fighter is focused on recovering from a biceps injury, and the IBF says it won’t approve a defense against Mayweather.
Carl Froch’s super middleweight title unification bout with rival Mikkel Kessler at the O2 Arena in London on May 25 will mark Sky’s return to pay-per-view boxing for the first time since the David Haye-Wladimir Klitschko debacle.
Super middleweight contender Adonis Stevenson will pursue his seventh straight knockout win against Darnell Boone, who stopped Stevenson in 2010.
IBF super middleweight holder Carl Froch admits he must be ‘crazy’ to crave a rematch with Danish rival Mikkel Kessler quite so badly…
Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler will fight for a second time – in the UK later this year – with the date and venue to be announced next week, promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed on Tuesday.
Three-time super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch has set his heart on a rematch with Mikkel Kessler this summer and, according to his promoter Eddie Hearn, would give up his IBF belt to get it.
Having lost title bouts to Andre Ward, Lucian Bute and Joe Calzaghe, super middleweight contender Sakio Bika looks to cash in on a potential WBC title fight agianst Nikola Sjekloca on Feb. 16.
RING, WBA and WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward said “I can’t wait to get back out there and perform for all my fans” after having endured surgery on his right shoulder on Friday.
While IBF light heavyweight titleholder Tavoris Cloud could defend his belt against Bernard Hopkins on March 9, IBF super middleweight beltholder Carl Froch is weighing mandatory challenger Adonis Stevenson or WBA counterpart Mikkel Kessler.