American Boxing News for 21 Feb 2017
Two-division world champion Canelo Álvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and former WBC World Middleweight Champion Julio César Chávez, Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) will host a press conference in New York on Tuesday,... February 21st at Hard Rock Cafe, ahead of their anticipated clash on Cinco De Mayo weekend, Saturday, May 6 at the T-Mobile Arena in […] The post Canelo Alvarez & Julio César Chávez, Jr. NYC Live Stream – Presser appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Glynn Evans surfs the net to extract titbits on the seriously chiselled Russian who has designs on toppling our WBO lightweight king at Manchester Arena on April 8th. Petrov was born in Ryazan, an oil... refining city and electronics hub, 120 miles south-east of Moscow in March 1983. He will be 34 this year. Following […] The post Petr Petrov Factfile: Getting To Know 'Turbo Terry' Flanagan's Challenger appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Frank Buglioni has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing and will defend his British Light-Heavyweight title against Ricky Summers at The O2 in London on March 4, live on Sky Sports Box... Office. Buglioni ripped the crown from Hosea Burton in an epic clash in Manchester in December, stopping the local favourite in the […] The post Buglioni Joins Matchroom Boxing appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Bellew: I'll 'smack' Haye pre-fight if I have to
By Dan Ambrose: Alfredo Angulo hints that Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) lacks the heart, which is why he's chosen to fight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1 32 KOs) in his next fight on May 6... instead of middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (36-0, 33 KOs). Angulo, who lost to Canelo by a 10th […] The post Angulo explains why Canelo chose Chavez Jr. instead of Golovkin appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Jermill Pennington: Adrien "The Problem" Broner (33 -2-24ko) was in the ring this past weekend Versus a formidable foe in Adrian "Tigre" Granados (18-5-2). Granados’ claim to fame is knocking off... the highly touted prospect Amir Imam in what was supposed to be an easy fight for Imam. Instead, Granados ruined all plans and […] The post Adrien Broner: The problem with "The Problem" appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Jeff Aranow: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Saul Canelo Alvarez met on Monday for their international press tour in Mexico City, Mexico to hype their May 6 fight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas,... Nevada. The casually dressed 30-year-old Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) looked like a giant during the face off with […] The post Chavez Jr. towers over Canelo at Mexico City press tour appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Two-division world champion Canelo Álvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and former WBC World Middleweight Champion Julio César Chávez, Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) today kicked off their four-city international press... tour in Mexico City. The event drew thousands of fans and hundreds of media to watch Canelo and Chavez, Jr. in their first face off ahead of […] The post Canelo Alvarez & Julio César Chávez, Jr. Mexico City press conference quotes, photos appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Scott Gilfoid: Promoter Eddie Hearn says his fighter IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-1, 25 KOs) told him that he's going to be knocking out challenger Errol Spence Jr. (21-0, 18 KOs) in... their fight on May 27 in Sheffield, England. That's what Brook said to Hearn. Brook seems to be up in arms […] The post Hearn: Brook says he'll KO Errol Spence appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Mauricio Sulaiman: WBC President - Jose Sulaiman's son. This weekend has been very special for me and my wife, Christiane, as we visited our son, Jose, during parent's weekend at Tabor Academy in... Massachusetts. To sit in his algebra class and remember the good old days at school and to see how technology has […] The post WBC – Feb. 20, 2017 – 12th Round appeared first on Boxing News 24.