Eddie Hearn is saying that #1 WBC heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte’s resolution with the World Boxing Council is being finalized today, and he says it’s a “major moment for his career,” in speaking to IFL TV.
Saul Canelo Alvarez has more deserving opponents than Gennady Golovkin to fight in his next match in September says Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez. It’s not about money for Canelo. Golovkin wants the trilogy fight outside of Las Vegas, but he’s not in position to dictate where the third fight will take place.
(June 24, 2019) — British featherweight champion Ryan Walsh will make the sixth defense of his title in a 12-round showdown against the unbeaten Lewis Paulin on the latest edition of #MTKFightNight Friday, June 28 at York Hall in London.
In the 10-round super lightweight co-feature, loquacious contender Ohara “Two Tanks” Davies will take on former lightweight world champion Miguel Vazquez.
(June 20, 2019) — A pair of MTK Global Fight Nights featuring many of Europe’s top up-and-comers will be featured this weekend on ESPN+, the leading multi-sport streaming service.
On Friday, from the historic Ulster Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Steven “The Quiet Man” Ward will face off against Liam Conroy in a 10-rounder for the vacant WBO European light heavyweight title. The following day, from Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, 22-year-old sensation Lee McGregor will make the first defense of his Commonwealth bantamweight title against Scott Allan in a 12-round showdown.
LOS ANGELES: Not even pelting rains could stop WBA regular welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao from his efforts to be in tip-top shape for his coming fight with “super” belt-owner Keith Thurman.
The 40-year-old Filipino ring icon bucked sporadic rains that struck the city and cold weather that engulfed the mountainous Griffith Observatory Park on Friday as he looked nearing his peak for the sort of WBA 147-pound unification confrontation with his 30-year-old rival set July 20 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.
FILIPINO Aston “Mighty” Palicte returns to the ring as he takes on Japanese Kazuto Ioka on Wednesday for the vacant World Boxing Organization super flyweight title at the latter’s home turf of Japan. It is a fight that one analyst said requires for the Philippine fighter to be at his utmost best.
LOS ANGELES -- The reigning Fighter of the Decade and boxer laureate, Senator Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs), is preparing to return for the first time since dominating Adrien Broner over twelve rounds back in January.
One week removed from his landing to a throng of fans and media at LAX, Manny has exceeded everyone's expectations in training camp for his challenge of undefeated WBA welterweight super champion Keith "One Time" Thurman -- which may be the only normal thing about his current training camp.
Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller hasn’t been contacted by lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s co-promoters at Top Rank or Frank Warren about a fight between the two of them. There were rumors last weekend that the unbeaten Miller (23-0-1, 20 KOs) was in the running for Fury’s next fight following his second round knockout win over Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ni Louis Pangilinan
LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Parehong pasok sa paglalabanang timbang si Pambansang Kamao Manny Pacquiao at bagitong undefeated world champion Keith " One Time" Thurman kahapon sa official weigh in para sa WBA welterweight fight nila ngayon sa MGM Grand Arena sa Las Vegas.