Promoter Bob Arum thinks it would be a terrible idea for Anthony Joshua to overlook the threat that Kubrat Pulev posses to him, and he could lose to him if he’s focused on that contest.
Avni Yildirim’s manager Ahmet Oner has already contacted adviser Al Haymon about starting negotiations to stage the Canelo Alvarez fight on Showtime rather than on DAZN.According to the German news site BILD, the WBC still wants the Canelo-Yildirim fight despite DAZN passing on it, and they’ll look to go to pure bids and then place it on Showtime.
In taking a swipe at the overweight David Benavidez, Jermall Charlo asked his fans on social media if they want him to go after the vacant WBC super-middleweight title.Benavidez (23-0, 20 KOs) lost his 168lb title last Friday when he weighed in at 170 3/4 pounds in what was supposed to be his defense against Roamer Alexis Angulo.
LAS VEGAS (August 22, 2020) — Joe "The Beast" Smith Jr. once again lived up to his moniker. The Long Island native, nearly four years since he knocked Bernard Hopkins through the ropes, knocked out Eleider "Storm" Alvarez in the ninth round of a WBO light heavyweight world title eliminator.