By Sarabjit Sandhu: 2012 U.S Olympian Dominic Breazeale (17-0, 15 KOs) already has his plan of attack well formulated for his fight against IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (16-0, 16 KOs). Breazeale is going to come at the 6’6” Joshua with major power shots and will be focusing on hitting him as hard as possible everywhere. Breazeale believes the best plan for beating an inexperienced fighter like Joshua is to give him some of his own medicine rather than just letting him be the one … [Read more...] about Breazeale: I’m going to hit Joshua hard and hit him everywhere
By Sean McDaniel: WBA World lightweight champion Anthony Crolla (31-4-3, 13 KOs) passed up the option of facing WBO lightweight champion Terry Flanagan (30-0, 12 KOs) in a unification fight that would have attracted a great deal of interest from British boxing fans in the UK. Crolla, 29, passed on the option of fighting Flanagan, and is instead fighting WBC lightweight ‘Champion in Recess’ Jorge Linares on September 24 at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Flanagan isn’t going to … [Read more...] about Is Crolla afraid of Terry Flanagan?
By Manuel Perez: Challenger Chris Arreola believes he has nothing to lose in his fight against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder on July 16 at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. Arreola’s once fine career has bottomed out in the last two years with him struggling to beat even lesser fighters that aren’t ranked in the top 15. Photo Credit: Bill Hoffman/Bruno Event Team Arreola thinks Deontay is the one that has everything to gain due to him being an unbeaten fighter with the … [Read more...] about Arreola: Deontay Wilder has a lot to lose
By Sarabjit Sandhu: For boxing fans that wanted to see Kell Brook (36-0, 25 KOs) move up to junior middleweight to take on WBO 154lb champion Liam Smith in the near future, they can forget about it. According to Brook’s promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport, Brook will only move up to the 154lb division for important fights against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez or Miguel Cotto. Hopefully for Hearn and Brook’s sake, they don’t hold their breath waiting for Canelo or Cotto to call them up looking … [Read more...] about Brook will only move to 154 for Canelo or Cotto
By Steven Sturges: The much talked about unification fight between WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack (20-1-2, 12 KOs) and IBF 168lb champion James DeGale (23-1, 14 KOs) is going to be moved from September to November. The Jack-DeGale fight will be televised on Showtime Championship Boxing. It’s unknown why the fight is being moved other than it will give the promoters for both fighters more time to hype the fight in their respective countries. DeGale and Jack fought on the same … [Read more...] about James DeGale vs. Badou Jack being moved to November
By Manuel Perez: Chris Arreola (36-4-1, 31 KOs) will be looking to create a huge upset on July 16, when he faces WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs) at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. For the boxing fans that hate this fight, they need to remember what Arreola did to another inexperienced heavyweight in Seth Mitchell three years ago. Mitchell was a lot like Wilder when he fought Arreola. Mitchell didn’t have an amateur background to speak of, as he … [Read more...] about Wilder-Arreola: Chris will expose Deontay!
By William Wallace: IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KOs) has a potentially difficult fight ahead of him on July 11 in his fight against the crafty top contender Isaac Chlemba (24-3-2, 10 KOs) at the DIVS Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia. This is a tune-up fight for Kovalev to get him ready for a pay-per-view fight on HBO against former super middleweight champion Andre Ward for later this year on November 19. The Kovalev-Chilemba fight will be televised on HBO … [Read more...] about Sergey Kovalev vs. Isaac Chilemba on July 11
By Steve Sturges: In one of the more interesting fights for this year, WBC lightweight ‘Champion in Recess’ Jorge Linares (40-3, 27 KOs) will be facing WBA World lightweight champion Jorge Linares (31-4-3, 13 KOs) in a unification fight of sorts on September 24 in Crolla’s hometown at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. The winner of the contest must fight WBC lightweight champion Dejan Zlaticanin. The WBC lightweight Diamond belt be on the line for the fight. For Crolla, this will … [Read more...] about Jorge Linares takes on Anthony Crolla on 9/24