WBC heavyweight titleholder Bermane Stiverne weighed in Friday at 239 for his defense against Deontay Wilder on Saturday at the MGM Grand. Wilder weighed 219.
With Al Haymon’s big deal with NBC in place, you’d think Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza would be somewhat intimidated. Seemingly, that’s not the case at all.
Talented undefeated junior welterweight prospect Amir Imam kicks off 2015 against aggressive boxer-puncher Fidel Maldonado Jr. on the undercard of Bermane Stiverne’s WBC heavyweight title fight against Deontay Wilder on Saturday. Find out more about Imam in this week’s New Faces.
Just when you think boxing on free TV is a great thing, the news gets better: As part of NBC’s ‘Premier Boxing Champions’ series, fighters will undergo stringent drug-testing and brain studies.
Sam Watson, aide to adviser Al Haymon, believes a mega-bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is bound to happen on May 2 in Las Vegas.
As he readies himself for his WBC 122-pound title defense against Jesus Ruiz on Saturday, Leo Santa Cruz knows he shouldn’t take his opponent lightly.
In the build-up to their heavyweight title clash, WBC beltholder Bermane Stiverne says Jan. 17 is Deontay Wilder’s ‘judgment day.’
On Friday, undefeated junior middleweight Alantez Fox plans to show the boxing world that he’s ready for the next level – maybe even a major title shot.
Showtime will air an All Access episode devoted to WBC titleholder Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder on Friday at 10:45 p.m. ET/PT in advance of their Jan. 17 heavyweight clash at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the network announced on Tuesday.
Should he defeat Jesus Ruiz on Jan. 17, WBC junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz plans on facing the best his division has to offer.
Leo Santa Cruz will defend his WBC junior featherweight title against Jesus Ruiz on the undercard of a heavyweight bout between WBC titleholder Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder on Jan. 17 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, according to Golden Boy matchmaker Eric Gomez.
In another benchmark moment of an already storied career, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya has been named “Promoter of the Year” by Sports Illustrated.
Super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell and light heavyweight prospect Artur Beterbiev got past scary moments to notch dominant victories on the Stevenson-Sukhotsky undercard on Friday in Quebec City, Quebec. Dirrell scored a unanimous decision over Derek Edwards; Beterbiev stopped Jeff Page in Round 2.
With the sacrifice it takes to become a heavyweight contender with a major title shot on the line, little compares to the opponent Deontay Wilder’s daughter, Naeiya has fought.