American Boxing News for 19 Oct 2017
Katie Taylor says she's prepared to seize her biggest moment in boxing when she challenges WBA Lightweight champion Anahi Esther Sanchez at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday October 28, live... on Sky Sports Box Office. Taylor has raced to her first World title shot in the paid ranks after six fights, with her final […] The post Katie Taylor says she's prepared to seize her biggest moment in boxing appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Paul Hyland Jnr believes beating Stephen Ormond in style will prove he's ready for the British Lightweight title as they clash at the SSE Arena on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports. Hyland Jnr puts... his IBF European strap on the line for the first time against the experienced Dubliner, and the champion says this […] The post Hyland Jnr: I Am Expecting A War With Ormond appeared first on Boxing News 24.
James Tennyson says he's on the cusp of major fights as he defends his WBA International Super-Featherweight title against Darren Traynor at the SSE Arena in Belfast on Saturday night, live on Sky... Sports. Tennyson defends the strap for the first time against Traynor, and a win could see him improve on his number five […] The post Tennyson: I Want Huge Fights In 2018 appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Sanigar Events presents ‘Christmas Cracker’ a night of explosive Professional Boxing at The Dolman Hall, Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol featuring the best up and coming West Country talent. Dan... Sarkozi will headline the 7 fight show hoping to top off 2017 with a clean sweep of 4 wins. Sarkozi has plans to challenge for the […] The post Professional Boxing at Ashton Gate Stadium on Dec.1 appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Sean Jones: Jessie Vargas (27-2, 10 KOs) is not impressed at all with WBO junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto's decision to end his career with a fight against welterweight Sadam Ali (25-1,... 14 KOs) on December 2. HBO Championship Boxing will be televising the Cotto vs. Ali fight in the main event rather than […] The post Jessie Vargas slams Cotto vs. Ali fight appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Jim Dower: Former 2-time middleweight world title challenger Gabriel Rosado (23-11, 13 KOs) weighed at 159.8 pounds on Wednesday for his scheduled 10 round fight against Glen Tapia (23-4, 15 KOs)... on Thursday night on ESPN2 from the Monte Carlos Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tapia weighed in at 161 lbs. Both […] The post Gabriel Rosado vs. Glen Tapia – Weights appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Scott Gilfoid: Heavyweight prospect Joe Joyce said he worked over former WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne in a recent sparring session between the two of them. Joyce says Stiverne, 38, was... like a walking punching bag, and that he'd knocked his dreadlocks "clean off" during the session. Joyce says he basically punched Stiverne up […] The post Joe Joyce: I punched Stiverne’s dreadlocks clean off appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Gerardo Granados: Last Saturday at the Barclays Center, two solid title fights took place with super welter IBF Jarred Hurd, after being behind on the score cards early on, stopped Austin Trout in... the 10th round, and super welter WBC Jermell Charlo demolished Erickson Lubin in the first round by a knock out of […] The post Will Erislandy Lara fully achieve the American Dream? appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Rosa, Evans to headline Cleveland card
By Dan Ambrose: WBC super middleweight champion David Benavidez (19-0, 17 KOs) says former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-3-1, 32 KOs) isn't worthy of a title shot right now. The... 20-year-old Benavidez says he would consider giving Chavez Jr. a crack at his title if he were to beat someone good, but […] The post David Benavidez says Chavez Jr. not "worthy of title shot" appeared first on Boxing News 24.
The World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) tournament returns to America this Saturday night for the fourth and final cruiserweight division quarterfinals bout, when undefeated International Boxing... Federation (IBF) champion Murat “Iron” Gassiev makes his first title defense against former two-time world champion Krzysztof “Diablo” Wlodarczyk to air live in Canada exclusively on Super Channel from […] The post Gassiev vs. Wlodarczyk start time appeared first on Boxing News 24.