In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya will both be featured on HBO’s “The Fight Game with Jim Lampley” tonight.
American heavyweight veteran Tony Thompson says his split-decision over Odlanier Solis puts him back into the title mix. “I’ve made myself a viable commodity in the heavyweight division again,” Thompson told RingTV.com.
Heavyweight veteran Tony Thompson scored a narrow but deserved split-decision over Odlanier Solis on Saturday in Tekirdag, Turkey. Thompson, who won by scores of 115-113, 115-114, 112-116, outworked Solis over 12 pedestrian rounds.
Perennial heavyweight contender Tony Thompson continues his march abroad when he faces Odlanier Solis on March 22.
British heavyweight hopeful David Price has made some camp alterations since suffering back-to-back TKO losses to Tony Thompson last year and is eager to show an improved version of himself when he takes on late replacement Istvan Ruzsinszky on Saturday.
Heavyweight contenders Tomasz Adamek and Vyacheslav Glazkov will meet in an NBC-televised bout on either the March 15 or April 15 as part of NBC Sports Net’s “Fight Night” series, according to Main Events President Kathy Duva.
English heavyweight David Price is linking up with Adam Booth, long-time trainer of David Haye, as he attempts to rebuild his career following back-to-back defeats to veteran American Tony Thompson. “It’s a fresh start,” said the 30-year-old 2008 Olympic bronze medallist.
American heavyweight hope Tony Thompson, THE RING’s No. 9 contedner, was denied a chance at a third shot at champion Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday when he was soundly outpointed by unbeaten fellow contender Kubrat Pulev in an IBF eliminator in Germany.
It’s been a frustrating time for undefeated heavyweight contender Kubrat Pulev, who has been out of the ring for nearly a year because few wanted to face him. American veteran Tony Thompson accepted the challenge and Pulev spoke to RingTV.com about their Saturday showdown.
Heavyweight Tony Thompson has won seven of his past eight fights by knockout heading into Saturday’s clash with Kubrat Pulev.
Andre Berto still wants to be a player in the 147-pound division but after losing two of his last three bouts, the former two-time titleholder will have to prove he can do it by beating welterweight gatekeeper Jesus Soto Karass tonight. Find out who the gatekeepers are in boxing’s other divisions.
“I’m definitely looking forward to being the next heavyweight champion of the world,” said undefeated prospect Deontay Wilder, who will face ex-beltholder Sergei Liakhovich on Aug. 9 at The Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino in Indio, Calif.