Promoter Frank Warren says he believes Showtime has offered WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder two fights before he faces Tyson Fury in a rematch, which means the two of them won’t be able to fight each other until early 2020.
The fans have spoken and they’ve picked Floyd Mayweather Jr. by an overwhelming margin to be Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent when he returns to the ring in June or July. Pacquiao, 40, created a four-fighter poll on his Twitter site asking his boxing fans to select his next opponent from the small list of fighters: Mayweather Jr., Keith Thurman, Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter.
Liam Smith will be looking to put on an dazzling performance this Saturday night on DAZN and Sky Sports against Sam Eggington, and then hopefully have another go against WBO junior middleweight champion Jaime Munguia, who beat him last July. Smith, 30, being put in with Eggington (24-5, 16 KOs) is a considerable step down from the type of fighters he’s been mixing it with.
Former IBF light welterweight champion Sergey Lipinets (15-1, 11 KOs) wore down and stopped former two division world champion Lamont Peterson (35-5-1, 17 KOs) in the 10th round on Sunday on Premier Boxing Champions at the MGM National Harbor Resort & Casino in Oxon Hill, Maryland.
24 MARCH 2019 - MANILA, PHILIPPINES: Camarines Sur-native Michael “Gloves on Fire” Dasmarinas stunned Kenny “Big Heart” Demecillo, and won by unanimous decision, in the IBF eliminator fight held at the Resorts World Saturday night in front of a packed crowd, which included 8-division world champion boxer and Senator Manny Pacquiao in the audience.
Terence "Bud" Crawford, Amir "King" Khan and Top Rank chairman Bob Arum will host a conference call on TOMORROW (March 26) at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT (5 p.m. GMT) for the year's most anticipated welterweight showdown.
Crawford, a three-division world champion, is preparing to make the second defense of his WBO welterweight world title against Khan on Saturday, April 20 at Madison Square Garden.
COSTA MESA (March 23, 2019)— Kubrat Pulev wanted to send a resounding message to the big names of the heavyweight division, and he did so by scoring an emphatic knockout victory in front of a sold-out crowd at The Hangar.
After recovering from a flurry of punches that caused a dangerous cut on his left eyebrow in the fourth episode, the Bulgarian contender blasted Bogdan Dinu by technical knockout at 2:40 of the seventh round.