It’s official: RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko’s next title defense will be against undefeated IBF mandatory Kubrat Pulev.
No less than 18 RING-rated fighters were in action over the past two weeks, including RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and two young welterweight standouts, Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter, who advanced in the 147-pound rankings.
Deontay Wilder is determined to become a dominant heavyweight titleholder whether he has to beat the winner of the May 10 Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch for the WBC’s belt, or THE RING champion Wladimir Klitschko.
Wladimir Klitschko stopped Alex Leapai at 2:05 of the fifth round to retain his RING, IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles Saturday in Oberhausen, Germany.
RingTV.com will do live round-by-round updates of RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko’s defense against Alex Leapai today at Koenig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
Former heavyweight titleholder Shannon Briggs disrupted the Wladimir Klitschko-Alex Leapai news conference on Tuesday in Duesseldorf, Germany, demanding a title shot in advance of THE RING champ Klitschko’s April 26 title defense.
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.
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British heavyweight star Tyson Fury did pretty much what was expected by posting a fourth-round stoppage of Joey Abell on Saturday in London. The undefeated contender took a step towards an eagerly anticipated summer rematch with countryman Dereck Chisora.
RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, holder of the IBF, WBA and WBO belts, will defend his titles against Alex Leapai on April 26 in Oberhausen, Germany.
Dereck Chisora wants to fight Wladimir Klitschko this October on the 40th anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s legendary battle with George Foreman in Kinshasa.
Magomed Abdusalamov is expected to begin rehabilitation on Monday, according to his promoter, Nathan Lewkowicz.