With Bermane Stiver-Deontay Wilder just a day away, the yearning for an American heavyweight has surfaced once again. In this feature from THE RING Magazine, we break down the top U.S. big men by decade.
Mark Breland, who will work Deontay Wilder’s corner when the American heavyweight challenges Bermane Stiverne for the WBC title on Saturday, was one of the best amateur boxers ever. The former two-time welterweight titleholder spoke to RingTV.com about the best fighters he faced during his underrated pro career.
With hopes of ultimately facing RING welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., undefeated Keith Thurman is looking to others in THE RING’s 147-pound ratings as future challenges.
Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson and challenger Dmitry Sukhotsky in Montreal promoting their Dec. 19 fight on Showtime. The card will also feature Andre Dirrell against an as-yet unnamed opponent.
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It was a dead week but Billy Dib’s move to 130 did open up a spot at featherweight, which was filled by Filipino contender Marvin Sonsona.