British heavyweight hope David Price will fight in Liverpool, England, on June 26, for the first time in two years, with quality back-up in the form of Tony Bellew, Callum Smith and Rocky Fielding.
Fans share their thoughts on Manny Pacquiao’s ridiculously dominant decision victory over Chris Algieri, where they think he stands in terms of ability, and what they think is next; fans also praised Vasyl Lomachenko and evaluated the fighters on the monster Cleverly-Bellew rematch card in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Tony Bellew gained revenge over Nathan Cleverly, scoring a split-decision victory in their grudge rematch on Saturday in his hometown of Liverpool, England, and, in doing so, may have set up a shot at one of the cruiserweight titleholders.
Pics from the fights in Liverpool: Tony Bellew’s rematch win over Nathan Cleverly and Scott Quigg’s UD win against Hidenori Otake, plus victories by James DeGale, George Groves, Anthony Joshua and Callum Smith. Photos by Scott Heavey/Getty Images.
Both Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew were on point for their cruiserweight grudge-rematch in Liverpool, England, with George Groves, James DeGale, Jamie McDonnell and Scott Quigg also set to fight on the card.
Nathan Cleverly is hoping to repeat his victory over domestic rival Tony Bellew on Saturday in Liverpool, England, at cruiserweight. The former light heavyweight titleholder defeated Bellew by majority decision three years ago. He spoke to RingTV.com about the rematch and his aim at the cruiserweight titleholders.
On Saturday, in Liverpool, England, British cruiserweight Tony Bellew seeks redemption when he faces rival Nathan Cleverly in a rematch that could be every bit as exciting as their original encounter. Bellew expressed his dislike for Cleverly in a Q&A with RingTV.com.
As Walberto Ramos has been scratched from facing Jamie McDonnell this Saturday due to visa issues, Javier Chacon will take Ramos’ place against the bantamweight contender.
Super middleweight prospect Callum Smith’s upcoming bout against Nikola Sjekloca is a major improvement in competition as well as a title eliminator.
Former super middleweight title challenger George Groves sees his next opponent, Denis Douglin as a true risk to his own WBC mandatory challenger position.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the official weights for tonight’s middleweight title eliminator between Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam and Curtis Stevens an much more.
The grudge continues for former light heavyweights Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew, who face each other in a cruiserweight rematch in November.
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.