Global Boxing News for 18 Feb 2019
By Dan Ambrose: Mikey Garcia was highly critical of Terence Crawford this weekend in slamming him over his career resume while driving to build up his own credibility in explaining his rationale for... wanting to challenge IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. for his title on March 16. Mikey (39-0, 30 KOs) could have easily […]
By Mike Smith: Errol Spence Jr. says he views Saul Canelo Alvarez as the favorite to beat IBF middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs in their fight in less three months from now on May 4 on Cinco de Mayo... on DAZN. (Photo credit: Andy Samuelson/Premier Boxing Champions) Spence has a lot of admiration for the talent […]
Mandatory heavyweight challenger Fres Oquendo failed to sign the contract for an April fight against secondary world titlist Manuel Charr and the bout has been canceled.
By Tim Royner: Former IBF/WBA bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett (19-1, 9 KOs) has resumed training following his loss to Nonito Donaire last November in the World Boxing Super Series 118 lb... tournament in Glasgow, Scotland. Burnett, 26, took a knee in the 4th round of that fight after suffering a back injury. Burnett told Belfastlive.co.uk […]
By Chris Williams: Teofimo Lopez is chomping at the bit to fight Vasyl Lomachenko for his WBA/WBO lightweight titles in his next fight on April 20 on Top Rank Boxing at ESPN at Madison Square Garden... in New York. Lopez says his promoters are working on a fight between him and Lomachenko for late this […]