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
By Sarabjit Sandhu: Popular British welterweight Amir “King” Khan (31-4, 19 KOs) suffered a devastating 6th round knockout loss last month against the much heavier and stronger former WBC middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) on May 7 in a fight televised by HBO pay-per-view. Khan, 29, says he plans on resuming his pro career, and he’s interested in fighting for a world title against WBC welterweight champion Danny Garcia in the near future. The World Boxing Council … [Read more...] about Can Amir Khan’s career be salvaged?
By Steve Sturges: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum wants to get his new star Vasyl Lomachenko (6-1, 4 KOs) back into the ring inside three months against the best opponent he can find to agree to face him. Lomachenko stopped WBO super featherweight champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez in the 5th round last Saturday night to win the WBO 130lb title at Madison Square Garden in New York. Arum is considering picking one of the following fighters for Lomachenko: Francisco Vargas, Takashi Miura, Nicholas … [Read more...] about Arum considering options for Lomachenko’s next fight
By Sean McDaniel: WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (27-1, 22 KOs) defends his title next month on July 29 against #9 WBC Thomas Williams (20-1, 14 KOs) in a fight that will be television on Premier Boxing Champions from the Videotron, in Quebec City, Quebec. This is a fight that greatly favors the 38-year-old Stevenson, even though he’s getting up there in age and is nearing 40. The southpaw Williams is 10 years younger than Stevenson at 28, and he should be able to fight … [Read more...] about Adonis Stevenson battles Thomas Williams on 7/29
By Sarabjit Sandhu: After just three years as a pro, Anthony Joshua (16-0, 16 KOs) is already a world champion in holding down the IBF heavyweight title he won off Charles Martin last April with a 2nd round knockout victory at the O2 Arena in London, England. Joshua, 26, wants to win the remaining titles, which are in the possession of IBO/WBA/WBO champion Tyson Fury and WBC champion Deontay Wilder. Joshua will be defending his IBF title on June 25 against #13 IBF Dominic Breazeale (17-0, … [Read more...] about Anthony Joshua is greedy for title belts
By Sarabjit Sandhu: Nick Blackwell thinks British middleweight champion Chris Eubank Jr. (22-1, 17 KOs) should put his focus on his fights at the domestic level rather than wasting time calling out fighters like Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. Blackwell points out that Eubank Jr. is talking about wanting to fight world champions and then turning around and fighting for the British title rather than walking his talk. Eubank Jr. will be defending his British title on June 25 against Tom Doran … [Read more...] about Blackwell thinks Eubank Jr. should stop calling out middleweight champions