Dominic Wade won a split decision over Sam Soliman on Friday in the main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation from Little Creek Casino in Shelton, Washington.
The IBF has given Englishman Billy Joe Saunders until Feb. 12 to agree to face Hassan N’Dam in the wake of Felix Sturm’s decision to campaign at 168 pounds, but the more likely opponent for the vacant middleweight title appears to be Sam Soliman.
Fans share their thoughts on Jermain Taylor’s IBF middleweight title victory over Sam Soliman, seek Dougie’s thoughts on the controversy surrounding Taylor and the fight, and ask his opinion on Canelo Alvarez’s pay-per-view promise and boxing ability in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Former middleweight champ Jermain Taylor scored a unanimous decision over Sam Soliman, who suffered four knockdowns and an injured right knee during their IBF title bout on Wednesday in Biloxi, Mississippi. Taylor won by scores of 116-111, 115-109, and 116-109.
The trainer of Jermain Taylor has responded to a bizarre video in which the former middleweight champ is shown firing a gun and saying “I’ll never lose to another white boy,” presumably in reference to his showdown with IBF beltholder Sam Soliman tonight.
RingTV.com caught up with Jermain Taylor, who challenges Sam Soliman for the IBF 160-pound title on Wednesday. The former undisputed middleweight champ kindly took part in the popular series “Best I’ve Faced,” picking the best fighters he’s fought in 10 categories.
Boxing’s ultimate road warrior Sam Soliman defends his IBF middleweight title against former champ Jermain Taylor on ESPN2 on Wednesday. RingTV.com spoke with the veteran about achieving his goal of winning a world title, his life in Australia and his showdown with Taylor.
In what looks like former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor’s last, true shot at glory, trainer Pat Burns says his charge is ready to face IBF titlist Sam Soliman on Wednesday night.
Sometimes success is about timing and the time is right for cruiserweight titlist Marco Huck to make noise at heavyweight, starting with forming his own promotional firm.
Former middleweight titlist Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam says he knows what went wrong in his loss to Peter Quillin but insists his Oct.1 eliminator against Curtis Stevens will be a different story.
In the aftermath of a shooting that wounded his cousin, former middleweight champion Jermain Taylor is now free on $25,000 bond and is scheduled to make a court appearance on October 15.
Fans share their thoughts on Roc Nation’s future, Marcos Maidana’s chances of upsetting Floyd Mayweather Jr., Jermain Taylor’s shot at IBF middleweight titleholder Sam Soliman, the Yoan Pablo Hernandez-Firat Arslan cruiserweight championship and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
A deal has been reached for Sam Soliman to defend his IBF middleweight title against former undisputed 160-pound champion Jermain Taylor in October, Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing confirmed to RingTV.com on Wednesday.
On October 1, Curtis Stevens will face Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam in an IBF middleweight title eliminator in Santa Monica, Calif. on ESPN2.