In part 2 of this in-depth interview, promoter Eddie Hearn discusses the upcoming heavyweight clash between David Haye and Tyson Fury, Nathan Cleverly’s fall from grace, plus the possibility of matching welterweight Kell Brook against a certain outspoken bloke from Cincinnati, and more.
It’s been a frustrating time for undefeated heavyweight contender Kubrat Pulev, who has been out of the ring for nearly a year because few wanted to face him. American veteran Tony Thompson accepted the challenge and Pulev spoke to RingTV.com about their Saturday showdown.
Kiko Martinez spoke to RingTV.com the day after his thrilling sixth-round TKO of Jhonatan Romero, which earned him the IBF 122-pound title. The new beltholder spoke about the upset victory, his recent loss to Carl Frampton, and about being in the same division as Guillermo Rigondeaux and Nonito Donaire.
RingTV.com checked in with David Haye during the former heavyweight titleholder’s camp for his anticipated Sept. 28 showdown with unbeaten contender Tyson Fury, which takes place in Manchester, England. Haye, who is amused by Fury’s brashness, says he will test the giant’s chin on fight night.
Undefeated junior featherweight titleholder Jhonatan Romero spoke to RingTV.com before he left for Atlantic City where he will defend his IBF belt against Kiko Martinez on Saturday in the co-featured bout to the Daniel Geale-Darren Barker fight on HBO. The classy Colombian boxer spoke about his tough upbringing.
Former middleweight titleholder Felix Sturm is pulling for Daniel Geale to beat Darren Barker this weekend so he can get a shot at avenging last year’s split-decision loss to the Australian.
RingTV.com caught up with Nathan Cleverly a couple of weeks before the WBO light heavyweight titleholder’s clash with undefeated KO-puncher Sergei Kovalev. The 26-year-old Welshman spoke about a variety of things including the upcoming fight, his career to date, and his thoughts on the 175-pound division.
Darren Barker enters his second title shot a stronger man, mentally and physically. Barker, who has put nagging injuries behind him, carries experience and confidence from his game challenge to Sergio Martinez into his Aug. 17 fight with IBF beltholder Daniel Geale. The British middleweight contender shared his thoughts on the Geale fight, his career and the 160-pound division with RingTV.com.
WBA bantamweight titleholder Anselmo Moreno spoke to RingTV.com about making his 12th title defense in his native Panama on Saturday, parting ways with Golden Boy Promotions and his willingness to fight anywhere in the world against the best fighters in the 118- and 122-pound divisions.
British lightweight contender Anthony Crolla spoke to RingTV.com about his recent victory over Gavin Rees, fighting other top UK lightweights and one day challenging WBO titleholder Ricky Burns. Crolla also gave his thoughts on fellow Manchester man Tyson Fury’s chances vs. David Haye.
Omar Figueroa, who has stopped four of his last five opponents in the first round, wants to keep his KO streak going when he faces Nihito Arakawa in the opening bout of Showtime’s “Knockout Kings II” telecast on Saturday. However, the humble-but-formidable lightweight prospect says he can do a lot more than punch.