Scott Quigg was due to defend his regular WBA junior featherweight title against Paulus Ambunda on September 13 but, for the second straight time, his opponent has pulled out at short notice. This time Quigg is without an opponent due to Ambunda suffering a hamstring injury.
RingTV.com caught up with new IBF welterweight titleholder Kell Brook hours after the unbeaten British star arrived back on home soil from the U.S., where he upset Shawn Porter on Saturday. Brook wants showdowns with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and fellow Brit Amir Khan.
Super middleweight contender George Groves spoke with Tom Gray about bouncing back from his crushing loss to Carl Froch, sparring with Gennady Golovkin, his thoughts on the Sakio Bika-Anthony Dirrell fight and his plans to challenge the winner of the WBC title match.
British welterweight contender Kell Brook has waited a long time for his shot at a world title and he will finally get it when he faces IBF beltholder Shawn Porter on Saturday in Carson, Calif. Brook, who is unbeaten as Porter is, has prepared for a grueling battle of attrition.
Former titleholder and Showtime commentator Paulie Malignaggi analyzes the intriguing IBF welterweight title bout between unbeaten standouts Shawn Porter and Kell Brook that takes place on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Former multi-weight world champion Roy Jones Jr. halted British cruiserweight Courtney Fry in the fifth round of a scheduled 12-round bout in Riga, Latvia, on Saturday.
Former IBF middleweight titleholder Darren Barker analyzes the Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale fight for RingTV.com. Barker, who beat Geale via close split decision last year, says the Australian has many underrated qualities but believes that Golovkin is the best 160 pounder in the sport.
British cruiserweights Tony Bellew and Nathan Cleverly are headed for a sequel to their memorable 175-pound encounter, won by Cleverly three years ago, after posting convincing victories over Julio Cesar Dos Santos and Alejandro Valori, respectively, in Liverpool on Saturday night. Full undercard report included.
Tony Bellew said he’s feeling energized and dangerous going into his second fight at cruiserweight, against Julio Cesar Dos Santos on July 12, and also added a few kind words about He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named.
Talented junior lightweight Stephen Smith from Liverpool, England, returns this Saturday for a stay busy bout in his beloved hometown, but WBC titleholder Takashi Miura, whom he hopes to meet in October, is never far from his mind.
Critics poured scorn on Ricky Burns following a trio of poor performances against Jose Gonzalez, Raymundo Beltran and Terence Crawford, but the Scottish star looks to bounce back with new coach Tony Sims on Friday when he meets the unbeaten Dejan Zlaticanin in Glasgow.
Two-time middleweight title challenger Martin Murray continues his road back to the 160-pound championship on Saturday when he takes on tough former European champ Max Bursak in Monte Carlo. Murray spoke to RingTV.com about the fight and the middleweight division.
British junior featherweight Scott Quigg is calling out WBC titleholder Leo Santa Cruz. Quigg’s UK rival Carl Frampton was Santa Cruz’s No. 1 challenger but Frampton will face IBF titleholder Kiko Martinez on Sept. 6. Quigg told RingTV.com: “This is the one I’ve always wanted and I’m 100 percent convinced that I’ll beat him.”
Undefeated British welterweight contender Kell Brook meets IBF beltholder Shawn Porter on Aug. 9 in Brooklyn, N.Y., and the Sheffield, England native, who missed three title shots at former titleholder Devon Alexander due to injury, is very confident of making up for lost time.
Stuart Hall upset the odds when he won the IBF bantamweight title in December and the relentless pressure fighter from Darlington, England, is keen to defy the odds again when he meets undefeated favorite Paul Butler in Newcastle on Saturday.
He might not have much experience in the ring as a pro, but IBF bantamweight challenger Paul Butler says his experience of sparring with Stuart Hall proved the titleholder can’t hurt him.
Amidst an electric soccer-style atmosphere, Carl Froch claimed an eighth-round stoppage victory to wipe the slate clean in his rematch with countryman George Groves.