RingTV’s Bill Emes caught up with Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions to talk about the April 25 showdown between RING heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko and undefeated American contender Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden. Loeffler also discussed the potential of Miguel Cotto fighting Gennady Golovkin.
Cruiserweights Ilunga “Junior” Makabu and Thabiso Mchunu have agreed to face each other on June 13 for the right to challenge current WBC titleholder Grigory Drozd.
Deontay Wilder has the perfect KO record, the height and the hype, but Bermane Stiverne says he’ll do more than just defend his title on Jan. 17: “I’m going to chop him down.”
Bermane Stiverne will defend his WBC heavyweight title against knockout artist Deontay Wilder on Jan. 17 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with Leo Santa Cruz defending his 122-poud title on the undercard.
The WBC’s mandatory junior welterweight challenger, Viktor Postal, will accept an agreement that permits titleholder Danny Garcia to make a defense before facing the undefeated Russian.
Undefeated WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin weighed in at 165 pounds less than a month away from his Oct. 18 title defense against Marco Antonio Rubio, who weighed in at 174.5 pounds, according to a WBC-mandated 30-day advance weigh-in.
Roman Gonzalez won THE RING magazine and WBC flyweight championship with a ninth-round stoppage of Akira Yagashi on Friday in Tokyo. The three-division titleholder from Nicaragua, now 40-0, scored knockdowns in Rounds 3 and 9 en route to his 34th knockout.
Floyd Maywather Jr. will be risking both his WBC welterweight and junior middleweight belts against Marcos Maidana in their rematch on Sept. 13 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman announced on Wednesday.
The WBC has scheduled purse bids for Sept. 12 in Las Vegas in case deals are not reached between its No. 1-rated 140-pound contender Viktor Postol and RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, and heavyweight Deontay Wilder and titleholder Bermane Stiverne.
Angel Garcia spoke with RingTV’s Bill Emes immediately following his son Danny’s devastating KO against Rod Salka. Garcia spoke about the victory, his son’s move to 147 pounds, possible fight with Lamont Peterson, and his disgust with the WBC and WBA for ruling to strip his son had he lost the non-title bout vs. Salka.
Heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder didn’t see much entertainment value in Saturday’s matchup between Bryant Jennings and Mike Perez and doesn’t think fans did either, but he says that’s good for him.