American Boxing News for 22 Jul 2017
WBC World Champion Briedis meets Irish-based and Cuban-born Perez in quarter-final showdown on September 30th at the Riga Arena in Latvia The World Boxing Super Series is delighted to announce that... the Riga Arena in Latvia will play host to the cruiserweight quarter-final bout between reigning and defending WBC World Champion Mairis Briedis (22-0, 18 […] The post Briedis vs Perez on September 30th at the Riga Arena in Latvia appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Dan Ambrose: Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) won't receive credit from the boxing media after he defeats the popular Mexican fighter Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) on September 16,... says Triple G's trainer Abel Sanchez. He doesn't think the media will give Golovkin credit for beating the 27-year-old Canelo, despite the fact […] The post Sanchez: Canelo will be called a bum after GGG beats him appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Jeff Aranow: Former welterweight champion Antonio Margarito will be back inside the ring on September 2 in facing 30-year-old journeyman Carson Jones in a scheduled 10 round fight in Chihuahua,... Mexico. The Margarito-Jones fight will be televised on beIN Sports Espanol. There are probably enough boxing fans that still remember Margarito for his past […] The post Antonio Margarito vs. Carson Jones on September 2 appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Allan Fox: Andre Ward's trainer Virgil Hunter sees physical flaws in UFC fighter Conor McGregor's game that is going to make him vulnerable Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their fight on August 26. Hunter... says McGregor has the waist of a model that will make him vulnerable to body shots from the 40-year-old Mayweather if […] The post Hunter sees McGregor as flawed physically for Mayweather fight appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Briggs hit with 6-month ban over PED test
Lou DiBella Thanks, everybody, for joining us for what’s going to be a terrific card with Adrien Broner versus Mikey Garcia in the main event at a 12-round junior welterweight fight on SHOWTIME on... July 29th, 9:00 pm, Eastern Time, 6:00 pm, Pacific Time, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, the home of […] The post Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia & Jermall Charlo vs. Jorge Sebastian Heiland Media Conference Call Transcript appeared first on Boxing News 24.