Ahead of his much-delayed cruiserweight debut on Saturday, former WBO 175-pound titleholder Nathan Cleverly has stated a grudge rematch with fellow Brit Tony Bellew is nailed on for later this year.
Former heavyweight boxing champion Jimmy Ellis, who trained with fellow Louisville fighter Muhammad Ali and squared off against some of his era’s best fighters, has died in his hometown at the age of 74.
Former light heavyweight titleholder Nathan Cleverly will make his much-delayed cruiserweight debut on May 17 when he faces Guyana journeyman Sean Corbin at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales.
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.
Ricky Burns defends his lightweight title against Terence Crawford on Saturday in perhaps his toughest test yet. Will he come out on top? The UK’s top fighters from the past and present seem to believe so.
Former light heavyweight champ Jean Pascal made a large leap up THE RING’s 175-pound rankings following his unanimous decision over Lucian Bute. The magazine’s Ratings Panel also saw fit to update and reshuffle the light heavyweight top 10.
Tony Bellew will make his cruiserweight debut on March 15 in Liverpool, England, and the two-time light heavyweight title challenger has vowed to fullfil his dreams in the new weight class. Bellew spoke to RingTV.com about his loss to Adonis Stevenson, his thoughts on a Stevenson-Sergey Kovalev showdown and his move to cruiserweight.
Hard-punching African cruiserweights Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu and Olanrewaju “God’s Power” Durodola will clash on Jan. 24 in Atlancit City.
Former WBO light heavyweight titleholder Nathan Cleverly will face hard-punching cruiserweight contender Ilunga “Junior” Makabu on the Gennady Golovkin-Osumanu Adama undercard in Monte Carlo on Feb. 1.
IBF light heavyweight beltholder Bernard Hopkins says he hopes to unify the all of the major titles in the 175-pound divison prior to his 50th birthday.
RingTV.com has a live round-by-round update of tonight’s sixth-round technical knockout by RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson over WBC mandatory challenger Tony Bellew.
The comeback of former WBO light heavyweight titleholder Nathan Cleverly, scheduled for this Saturday at the Copper Box Arena, London, England, is off after the Welshman suffered a back injury. The bout was to be Cleverly’s first in the cruiserweight division.
Super middleweight champ Andre Ward said that Gennady Golovkin, Sergey Kovalev and Adonis Stevenson are being made out to be “The Boogey Men of their divisions.”
Unbeaten light heavyweight beltholder Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes after receiving his WBO belt and championship ring in New York City. Kovalev talked about his title-winning victory over Nathan Cleverly, his Nov. 30 HBO date vs. Ismayl Sillakh, and a future showdown with RING champ Adonis Stevenson.
The late Emanuel “Manny” Steward trained Thomas Hearns, Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko and Mike McCallum among his seemingly endless list of current and former world champions.