Ever heard of Matt McGovern? If not, you’re missing out on one of combat sport’s best-kept secrets, who combines boxing and MMA in his WFC cards.
WBC 108-pound titlist Yu Kimura, who recently spoke to Anson Wainwright, will defend his strap against Mexico’s Ganigan Lopez in Japan.
RingTV.com interviewed WBC light heavyweight titleholder Adonis Stevenson about criticism and if a showdown with Sergey Kovalev can happen in 2016.
WBC heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder was in Brooklyn to announce his Jan. 16 ring return but the brash American wanted to talk about a lot more.
Bryant Jennings believes upcoming opponent Luis Ortiz needs to score a win on Dec. 19 to earn respect in the heavyweight division.
Former British and Commonwealth bantamweight champion Stuart Hall says he will start fast and hard against Vusi Malinga when the two clash for the vacant IBF title on Saturday in Leeds, England. “The fans will be the winners in this fight,” Hall told RingTV.com, “because Malinga and I will meet in ring center and this will be a toe to toe war.”
Junior featherweight contender Kiko Martinez is finally in a position to call the shots in his career after signing with middleweight champ Sergio Martinez’s promotional company and winning the IBF title. He faces mandatory challenger Jeffrey Mathebula on Saturday in Elche, Spain.
RingTV.com spoke to Sakio Bika before his WBC super middleweight title defense against Anthony Dirrell on Saturday. The rugged veteran shared his thoughts on winning a major belt, the best fighters he’s faced, his upbringing and his rough style: “I always come to fight and give the fans what they want.”
Edgar Sosa is having the best year of his 13-year pro career. The former 108-pound beltholder stopped rival Ulises Solis in March and outpointed Giovani Segura in May. Sosa, who challenges RING/WBC flyweight champ Akira Yaegashi on Friday in Tokyo, spoke with RingTV.com about his stellar 2013 and his accomplished career.
Tony Bellew says he will dash the plans of promoters and HBO to make an Adonis Stevenson-Sergey Kovalev showdown. “After Nov. 30, nobody will want to see that fight because Stevenson is getting his ass whipped. Not just beat but knocked out… and there will no coming back from it.”
RingTV.com spoke to super middleweight contender George Groves about his controversial stoppage defeat to British rival Carl Froch, the aftermath of the thrilling but ultimately unsatisfying IBF title bout and the rematch that boxing fans want to see.