American Boxing News for 24 Apr 2017
Birmingham’s Tommy Langford was beaten by Avtandil Khurtsidze with a fifth-round stoppage as the Brooklyn-based Georgian claimed the Interim WBO Middleweight belt to set up an intriguing bout... against undefeated WBO World Champion Billy Joe Saunders. Khurtsidze came out swinging, putting Langford under relentless pressure from the off. He caught Langford a couple of times […] The post Billy Joe Saunders Promises To Make Khurtsidze Look ‘Stupid’ appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Multiple champions reign at England Boxing Elite National championships 2017 EIGHT men and women were crowned a multiple national champion at the 130th England Boxing Elite National Championships 2017... this weekend at The Magna Centre in Rotherham. In the men's competition, light-flyweight, Kiaran MacDonald (Sunderland ABC), light-welterweight, Luke McCormack (Birtley ABC), middleweight, Ben Whittaker (Firewalker […] The post Multiple champions reign at England Boxing Elite National championships 2017 appeared first on Boxing News 24.
A slugfest; a Fight of the Year contender; and huge knockouts – bringing boxing back to Leicester delivered! Catch up with the results from the Leicester Arena below. Fight # 1 6 X 3 Minute Rounds... Super-Middleweight Contest CHRIS BLANEY WPTS6 (58-56) V CHRISTIAN HOSKIN GOMEZ Ricky Hatton's Super-Middleweight charge Chris Blaney opened the evening's […] The post All Boxing Results From The Leicester Arena appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Dan Ambrose: Former IBF junior middleweight champion Jermall Charlo (25-0, 19 KOs) says he's moving up to the 160 pound division, and he's going to whip both Gennady "GGG" Golovkin and Daniel... Jacobs after he moves up to that weight class. Charlo, 6'0", would be a very difficult fight for Golovkin and Jacobs. With […] The post Jermall Charlo: I'll whip GGG and Jacobs; Canelo is protected says Chavez Jr - News appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Pacquiao says Horn fight will show he's not done yet
By Rob Blakeman: I can remember very well getting up early on a Sunday morning back in March 2003 for what I thought might be an interesting fight and then spilling my breakfast cereal as I watched... incredulously as Corrie Sanders did a two round demolition job on the WBO World Heavyweight Champion Vladimir Klitschko […] The post Wembley Superfight: Déj Vu For Dr Steel Hammer Or Joshua Exposed? appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Jeff Aranow: Amir "King" Khan (31-4, 19 KOs) took to Twitter last Saturday night to call out WBA/WBC welterweight champion Keith "One Time" Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) following Shawn "Showtime"... Porter's 9th round knockout victory over grizzled veteran Andre Berto (31-5, 24 KOs) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The Berto vs. […] The post Khan calls out Thurman; "One Time" rooting for Spence over Brook – News appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Andy Hill: If one had to choose a single word to describe Anthony Joshua's professional boxing career, the word fast would not be far from the top of the list. It took Joshua only sixteen fights to... capture a recognized world heavyweight championship belt. Including the two fights that have since followed, on Saturday […] The post Speed Kills! Why Joshua stops Klitschko in round 5 appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Scott Gilfoid: Former two division world champion Tim Bradley expects Errol "The Truth" Spence Jr. (21-0, 18 KOs) is going to be really tested by a fighter he rates highly in IBF welterweight... champion Kell "Special K" Brook (36-1, 25 KOs) in their fight in a little over 1 months on May 27 at […] The post Watch: Bradley: Errol Spence will be tested by Kell Brook appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Scott Gilfoid: A pudgy-looking WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders had to be restrained from attacking newly crowned interim WBO champion Avtandil Khurtsidze (33-2-2, 22 KOs) last Saturday... night at the post-fight press conference following the Georgian's 5th round knockout victory over Saunders' stable-mate Tommy Langford (18-1, 6 KOs) at the Leicester Arena, Leicester, […] The post Saunders tries to attack Khurtsidze during press conference appeared first on Boxing News 24.