Global Boxing News for 11 Dec 2018
By Scott Gilfoid: Last week the World Boxing Council sanctioned the Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury rematch, which still hasn’t been made official yet.
While there is no deal in place for a third edition of Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin, the Nevada State Athletic Commission has listed an event that will be promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and GGG... Promotions for May 4 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
ITV INKS BLOCKBUSTER 3-YEAR DEAL WITH HAYMON SPORTS & PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS (PBC) NEW DEAL WILL BRING UK FIGHT FANS THE BEST BOXING IN THE WORLD ITV is delighted to announce today a ground-breaking... new deal with Haymon Sports and Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) to bring exclusive coverage of exciting PBC world-class boxing events to ITV viewers and fight fans in the UK.
By Dan Ambrose: Saul Canelo Alvarez will be fighting without a weight handicap this Saturday night in moving up to 168 to challenge WBA World super middleweight champion Rocky Fielding at his natural... weight on DAZN at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Hall of Famer Bob Yalen has been delighted by the feedback from the boxing fraternity Stateside following his appointment as President of MTK Global. Yalen's arrival was announced in October and when... he attended Tyson Fury's dramatic WBC world heavyweight title challenge to Deontay Wilder in Los Angeles on December 1, he was overjoyed with the reaction.
Akeem Ennis Brown - aka 'Riiddy' - is adamant he'll seize both his opportunity and the WBO European super-lightweight title at York Hall on Friday. The unbeaten Gloucester youngster (11-0-KO1), who... has already won the English title and a WBC world youth title by the age of 23, faces world-ranked Darragh Foley (15-2-1-KO8) on a stacked MTK Global card live on BoxNation.
JAMIE MOORE says that Josh Warrington will struggle to replicate his stunning performance when he took Lee Selby's IBF World Featherweight title in May. Warrington (27-0) upset the Welshman and he is... now the underdog again ahead of his first defence against Frampton (26-1) on Saturday December 22, live on BT Sport Box Office.
By Michael Smith: In an effort to beef up the Dillian Whyte vs. Dereck Chisora II Sky Box Office card on December 22, promoter Eddie Hearn has added former heavyweight world title challenger Carlos... Takam (35-5-1, 27 KOs) to the card at the O2 Arena in London, UK.
By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn says Tyson Fury messaged him this week about making a fight against IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. Hearn says he wants Fury to get on the phone and call... him pronto so they can put the Joshua-Fury fight together.
By Jim Dower: WBA ‘regular’ junior middleweight champion Brian Castano (15-0, 11 KOs) will be defending his title against former World Boxing Association Super World 154 lb champion Erislandy Lara... (25-3-2, 14 KOs) in the first quarter of 2019 on Premier Boxing Champions, according to ESPN.
Upset-minded heavyweight prospect Alexander "The Great" Flores departed a week ago on a 13-hour flight from California to New Zealand to challenge former world heavyweight champion Joseph Parker this... Saturday (Dec.
By Jeff Aranow: Heavyweight contender Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller’s promoter Dmitry Salita maintains that he’s the best American heavyweight in the division today, and he says he would beat WBC... champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.