Magomed Abdusalamov faces fellow unbeaten heavyweight Mike Perez on the Golovkin-Stevens undercard on Saturday. RingTV.com caught up with the Russian puncher, who says the heavyweight division lacks excitement and vows to “wake up” the weight class with his aggressive style.
RingTV.com spoke to Carl Froch about the bad blood showdown with Geroge Groves and no punches were pulled during the conversation. Froch defends his IBF super middleweight title against his young unbeaten countryman on Nov. 23 in Manchester, England.
Ruslan Provodikov was one-half of one of the best fights so far of 2013, his brutal 12-round battle with Tim Bradley in March. The Russian bomber tells RingTV.com that his Saturday showdown with Mike Alvarado will be just as dramatic. “I think it will be another candidate for fight of the year,” said Provodnikov.
One of the best amateur boxers in recent history, two-time Olympic champ Vasyl Lomachenko, will turn pro on the Tim Bradley-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard on Saturday. Anson Wainwright caught up with the Ukrainian southpaw to learn more about his background and pro ambitions.
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.