When DR Congo's Emmany Kalombo and India's Shiva Thakran square up for the IBF International Super Welterweight title in Johannesburg on December 9 at ESPN Africa Boxing 24, both boxers will be driven by personal missions.
Former IBF world champion and WBC International champion Dee-jay Kriel will be making his debut on ESPN as he plots a comeback after losing to Felix Alvarado in a IBF junior-flyweight title fight in January 2021 in Texas, USA.
26-year-old Ukrainian boxer Karen Chukhadzhyan (21–1, 11 KOs) will fight for the interim heavyweight world title. Chukhadzhyan, owner of the IBF InterContinental belt, will fight against the best American candidate Jaron Ennis (29–0, 27 knockouts). The duel will be played on January 7 in Washington, and the IBF...
Boxing Hall of Famer US referee Mills Lane has died at the age of 85. “His general condition has deteriorated markedly. He left quickly. He did not suffer, his family was next to him, ”said Lane’s son, quoted by the Reno Gazette Journal. Lane served as a referee...
By Ken Hissner: In last Saturday’s event at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Tottenham, UK, South Africa’s former IBO World Cruiser champion and current WBA Inter-Continental Heavyweight champion southpaw Kevin Lerena28-1 (14), in the first round, looked like a killer in dropping Daniel ‘Dynamite’ Dubois, 18-1 (17), of the UK, scoring a knockdown.
Undefeated five-time world champion Gervonta Davis (27-0, 25 KOs) will defend her WBA lightweight title against fellow undefeated world champion Hector Luis Garcia (16-0, 10 KOs) in the main event at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC on Saturday January 7th. The pair competes in a 12-round world championship match live on pay-per-view on Showtime. The three fight PPV undercard was announced today.
Tyson Fury suspects that he’ll never fight Anthony Joshua at this point. Fury feels that if Joshua truly wanted to challenge him in what would’ve been billed as the biggest fight in British boxing history, even with Joshua coming off back-to-back losses to Oleksandr Usyk, they would be preparing to go at it Saturday night in London. Instead, the undefeated Fury and Dereck Chisora will square off for the third time before a crowd expected to approach 70,000 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
The next defense of Usyk’s titles should take place through the WBA, and this organization will not interfere with the unification fight. Head of Top Rank Bob Arum explained why the mandatory challenger for the IBF heavyweight title Filip Hrgovic will not interfere with the unification fight between the WBA/WBO/IBF/IBO champion Oleksandr Usyk and WBC belt holder Tyson Fury.
Josh Warrington targets a dream fight in America following his return to the ring in Leeds to defend his IBF world featherweight title against Luis Alberto Lopez
Warrington returns to the ring in his home city of Leeds next Saturday The 32-year-old ‘Leeds Warrior’ is aiming to retain his belt against LopezHe will be joined on his ring walk by Leeds star Crysencio Summerville. Josh Warrington has come a long way since working as a...
By Craig Daly: Jaime Munguia has made it clear that he’s not interested in using his #1 ranking with the WBO to challenge middleweight champion Janibek Alimkhanuly for his title. You can argue that no one expected Munguia to agree to a fight against Janibek (13-0, 8 KOs) because...
Julio Cesar Martinez wants to unleash his frustrations out on Samuel Carmona when he defends his WBC World Flyweight title for the fifth time at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona, live worldwide on DAZN. TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW VIA TICKETMASTER. Martinez (18-2 14 KOs) was was set...
Josh Kelly Easily Claims British Title from Troy Williamson!. In a very important battle for the BBBofC junior middleweight crown, the title holder Troy “Trojan” Williamson (19-1-1, 14KOs) and Josh “Pretty Boy” Kelly (13-1-1, 7KOs) engaged in a battle to the delight of the fans. Many...
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Twenty two years ago today (Dec. 2, 2000), Felix Trinidad stopped Fernando Vargas in the final round of what was arguably the best fight and performance of his hall-of-fame career. The IBF-WBA unification bout was third and final bout of Trinidad’s brief (one year) stay in the junior middleweight division....
The famous British promoter does not believe that Usyk and Fury will fight for the title of absolute champion. Eddie Hearn believes that there is no fight for the title of absolute world champion between Tyson Fury and Alexander Usik. According to the well-known British promoter, his client Filip Hrgovic has no intention of giving up his status as a contender for the IBF title. At the same time, Tyson Fury previously said that he does not intend to fight for the IBF title.
Filip Hrgovic wants ‘immediate purse bid’ for Oleksandr Usyk’s IBF title, threatening to block Tyson Fury’s path to undisputed fight | Boxing News
Croatian heavyweight Filip Hrgovic is pushing for his mandatory shot at the IBF title Oleksandr Usyk holds, even if it torpedoes Tyson Fury fighting the Ukrainian for the undisputed championship. Usyk holds the unified IBF, WBA and WBO titles and is expected to take on Fury in early 2023, if...
Segolene Lefebvre Stripped of WBO Title Due to Injury. The junior featherweight division in women’s boxing has lost a champion. Undefeated 29-year-old Segolene “Majestic” Lefebvre (16-0, 1KO) was stripped of the title by the WBO for violations of the organization’s bylaws. Lefebvre was supposed to defend...
Julio Cesar Martinez wants to unleash his frustrations out on Samuel Carmona when he defends his WBC World Flyweight title for the fifth time at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona, live worldwide on DAZN. Martinez (18-2 14 KOs) was was set to face long-running rival McWilliams Arroyo in...
The promoter of the Ukrainian boxer said that Alexander will do everything to become an absolute champion. The promoter of WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk Oleksandr Krasyuk shared his opinion about the possible interruption of the fight with Tyson Fury, as the Ukrainian has to defend the belt with Filip Hrgovic.