Tomasz Adamek and Steve Cunningham will fight a rematch of their thrilling 2008 cruiserweight championship bout on the NBC network on Dec. 22. This time the two former titleholders will fight as heavyweights.
Don King’s $1.1 million purse bid to promote the Chris Arreola-Bermane Stiverne WBC heavyweight eliminator bout doubled that of counterpart Dan Goossen.
WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitsschko stopped Manuel Charr on Saturday. RING champ Wladimir Klischko has another dubious opponent lined up, but other heavyweights made moves this weekend to be a force in the post-Klitschko era.
Chad Dawson says he’s a “better fighter than Andre Ward,” whom he will meet in a clash of RING champions on Sept. 8.
Former titleholder Tomasz Adamek has not lost at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., in nine appearances heading into his Sept. 8 heavyweight bout with Travis Walker.
Super middleweight Edwin Rodriguez will face Jason Escalera on Sept. 29 — six years to the day from when his twin children barely survived their premature birth.
Former cruiserweight beltholder Steve Cunningham, who recently signed with Main Events, willl likely make his heavyweight debut in September.
The Oakland press conference for the Sept. 8 fight between super middleweight champion Andre Ward and light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson featured some early exchanges between the fighters’ camps.