Twice-beaten South Africa-based light heavyweight contender Isaac Chilemba, who is from Malawi, has signed with Main Events.
There were some impressive performances (Gennady Golovkin’s third-round KO of Matthew Macklin) and some not-so-impressive showings (Thomas Oosthuizen’s split-draw with unrated Brandon Gonzales) this past Saturday, which caused a few changes in THE RING’s divisional rankings.
Pics from the undercard of Golovkin-Macklin, featuring junior middleweight Willie Nelson's win over Luciano Cuello, and super middleweight Thomas Oosthuizen's draw against Brandon Gonzales. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Brandon Gonzalez faded late in his 10-round super middleweight bout with Thomas Oosthuizen but he landed the more effective punches en route to their HBO-televised split draw on Saturday in Mashantucket, Conn.
Fans from around the world give their two cents on tomorrow’s Gennady Golovkin-Matthew Macklin middleweight fight, Adrien Broner’s attitude and future, Vanes Martirosyan, the Ricky Burns-Raymundo Beltran fight, and much more in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Young super middleweight contender Thomas Oosthuizen tells RingTV.com that he is eager to dazzle the American boxing audience in his HBO debut against fellow unbeaten up-and-comer Brandon Gonzales this Saturday.
Hammer-fisted WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin could put his unbeaten mark on the line opposite super middleweight Thomas Oosthuizen on Jan. 19 at New York's Madison Square Garden.
Undefeated heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder will pursue his 26th knockout in as many victories without a loss against unbeaten Kelvin Price on the Dec. 15 Amir Khan-Carlos Molina undercard.
South African super middleweight Thomas Oosthuizen scored a unanimous decision over Rowland Bryant in the featured bout of Dibella Entertainment's Broadway Boxing show on Thursday in New York.