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.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn more about former three-division titlist Adrien Broner’s tentative return to the ring.
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.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we find out who’s next on IBF junior middleweight titlist Carlos Molina’s hit list, should he successfully defend his strap against Cornelius Bundrage.
British cruiserweight rivals Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew will share top billing at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on July 12 as they edge closer to an anticipated rematch. Cleverly faces Argentina’s Alejandro Emilio Valori. Bellew is taking on Brazilian Julio Cesar Dos Santos.
Former light heavyweights Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew, now cruiserweights, move toward a possible rematch as they co-headline a big card in Liverpool on July 12.
Tony Bellew was ringside for Nathan Cleverly’s second-round stoppage of Shawn Corbin in his cruiserweight debut last Saturday and, with time to ponder the action, the Liverpool puncher was anything but lost for words when it came to his domestic nemesis.
Featherweight contender Lee Selby cruised to a unanimous decision over Romulo Koasicha in Cardiff, Wales on Saturday. Nathan Cleverly debuted in the cruiserweight division, halting Shawn Corbin in the second round, on the undercard.
In front of a home crowd, former light heavyweight contender Tony Bellew got his cruiserweight campaign off and running with a 12th-round TKO of Valery Brudov at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, though not without incident.
Ricky Burns defends his lightweight title against Terence Crawford on Saturday in perhaps his toughest test yet. Will he come out on top? The UK’s top fighters from the past and present seem to believe so.
Unbeaten featherweight prospect Gary Russell Jr, has been added to the Jan. 30 Victor Ortiz-Luis Collazo undercard at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The fight card will be televised by Fox Sports 1.
Tony Bellew will make his cruiserweight debut on March 15 in Liverpool, England, and the two-time light heavyweight title challenger has vowed to fullfil his dreams in the new weight class. Bellew spoke to RingTV.com about his loss to Adonis Stevenson, his thoughts on a Stevenson-Sergey Kovalev showdown and his move to cruiserweight.
WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev could return to the ring in Moscow as early as March, accordingto his manager, Egis Klimas. Kovalev says he wants to fight RING champ Adonis Stevenson in 2014.
IBF light heavyweight beltholder Bernard Hopkins says he hopes to unify the all of the major titles in the 175-pound divison prior to his 50th birthday.
Fight fans share their thoughts on Adonis Stevenson’s and Sergey Kovalev’s crushing Saturday victories and a potential showdown between the light heavyweight punchers, as well as dream ‘Super Six’ tournaments, James Kirkland-Glen Tapia, and more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Following Adonis Stevenson’s sixth-round stoppage of Tony Bellew and Sergey Kovalev’s brutal second-round KO of Ismayl Sillakh, the most anticipated light heavyweight matchup in many years is a showdown between the power-punching titleholders. However, the fight might not happen in 2014.