American Boxing News for 19 Apr 2018
Junior bantamweight titlist Khalid Yafai will defend his belt for the third time when takes on David Carmon on May 26.
By Jeff Aranow: Adrien 'The Problem' Broner had a lot of choice words for his opponent Jessie Vargas and his co-promoter Leonard Ellerbe of Mayweather Promotions during today's final press conference... for their fight this Saturday night on Showtime at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Broner (33-3, 24 KOs) said there is no […] Boxing News 24 - Twitter: @boxingnews24
World ranked welterweight Giovani Santillan (23-0, 13 KOs) defends his WBO NABO Title against once-beaten Alejandro Barboza (11-1, 7 KOs) in the “Locked n’ Loaded” main event next Friday, April... 27. The 8-round bout originates from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Santillan, ranked No. 5 by the WBO, last defended his title in November […] Boxing News 24 - Twitter: @boxingnews24
Evander Holyfield's The Real Deal Boxing has announced that the 'Real Deal, Showcase Series III' twelve-bout card set for this Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the historic Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, NY... will be streamed live free of charge on the CBS Sports Digital website and can be viewed HERE starting at 7:00 p.m. ET. […] Boxing News 24 - Twitter: @boxingnews24
By Scott Gilfoid: Dillian Whyte (23-1, 17 KOs) will be returning to the ring on July 21 against Kubrat Pulev (25-1, 13 KOs) in an IBF heavyweight final eliminator match at the O2 Arena in London,... England. The fight isn’t a done deal yet, but Whyte’s promoter Eddie Hearn is hoping to get it made […] Boxing News 24 - Twitter: @boxingnews24
Virgil “Quicksilver” Hill has gone back to the future, parlaying what he learned as an amateur boxer into a Olympic silver medal, five world titles in two weight class, induction into the... International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF), and now giving back as a Los Angeles-based boxing coach and invaluable member of the USA Boxing […] Boxing News 24 - Twitter: @boxingnews24
The fireworks between Amir Khan and Phil Lo Greco may have stayed in the box during the final press conference ahead of the pair's Saturday night bout, but Lo Greco could not resist a dig at his... British rival.
Former featherweight titlist Carl Frampton has a lot of respect for Nonito Donaire. Frampton also knows a victory against the former fighter of the year on Saturday will earn him another title... opportunity.
Carl Frampton faded in the later rounds of his points victory over Horacio Garcia, but he believes his stamina is much improved ahead of his bout with Nonito Donaire.
Amir Khan says that the personal attack from Phil Lo Greco in the build-up to their clash on April 21 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, live on sky Sports, has fuelled his fire in training camp. Khan is... back in England from training in San Francisco and is ready to lace them up for […] Boxing News 24 - Twitter: @boxingnews24
World record breaking knockout king Zolani Tete has fired another warning shot at Bantamweight rival Ryan Burnett ahead of his WBO Bantamweight World Title defence against Omar Andres Narvaez this... Saturday at the SSE Arena in Belfast, shown live on BT Sport and BoxNation. Tete, 30, is chasing a unification showdown with WBA ‘Super’ Bantamweight […] Boxing News 24 - Twitter: @boxingnews24
Joshua Buatsi will fight for the sixth time as a pro on the undercard of the Heavyweight rematch between Tony Bellew and David Haye on May 5 at The O2 in London, live on Sky Sports. Buatsi has raced... to 5-0 since turning over in July, ending three of those bouts inside the distance. The […] Boxing News 24 - Twitter: @boxingnews24
By Dan Ambrose: Vanes Martirosyan (36-3-1, 21 KOs) says he has the style to defeat IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) when the two share the ring together on... May 5 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Martirosyan was named as GGG's replacement opponent for earlier on Wednesday for their fight […] Boxing News 24 - Twitter: @boxingnews24
SHOWTIME Sports will provide live streams of official fight week events in advance of this Saturday's SHOWTIME tripleheader that is headlined by a battle between former four-division champion Adrien... Broner (33-3, 24 KOs) and former two-division Jessie Vargas (28-2, 10 KOs). The fight will be televised Saturday, April 21, LIVE on SHOWTIME at 9 p.m. […] Boxing News 24 - Twitter: @boxingnews24
Tommy Coyle believes 'it's written in the stars' that he'll rip the Commonwealth Lightweight title from Sean 'Masher' Dodd at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports. The... Hull star says he's back in love with boxing after a great camp with Jamie Moore, and the 28 year old is […] Boxing News 24 - Twitter: @boxingnews24
By Chris Williams: Lucas Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) wasn't holding back in telling the fans and the media at the Manila conference how Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) isn't the same fighter since his... brutal 6th round knockout loss in his fourth fight with Juan Manuel Marquez six years ago in December 2012. Pacquiao's record […] Boxing News 24 - Twitter: @boxingnews24
By Jeff Aranow: Saul Canelo Alvarez was given a 6-month suspension on Wednesday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for his two positive tests for clenbuterol. The 5-man Nevada Commission voted... unanimously 5-0 to suspend the 27-year-old Golden Boy star for six months. The suspension is considered a light one in the eyes of the […] Boxing News 24 - Twitter: @boxingnews24
Kenichi Ogawa will be stripped of his junior lightweight title and has been suspended until June 9 for failing a drug test in December.
By Allan Fox: In a surprise move, WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey 'Krusher' Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) will be facing unbeaten #1 WBC contender Eleider 'Storm' Alvarez (23-0, 11 KOs) next rather... than #1 WBO Marcus Browne (21-0, 16 KOs) in the summer on HBO Boxing at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, in […] Boxing News 24 - Twitter: @boxingnews24